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Marcie or Bill

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Executive Home with Private Pool and Jacuzzi

28 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Phoenix House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

We are NOT booking at this time; we plan to sell our home this Summer -- the listing goes "live" on July 11.

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We offer luxury at an affordable (and scaled) price; a stay of 30 nights or more translates to daily rate of about $90 per night! We also offer special rates for active military and Summer guests.

And we know you'll love the house as much as we do -- so book your next vacation, family reunion, or business trip with us!

The desert is a wonderful place to visit. Winter brings cool mornings, pleasant evenings and warm afternoons. Fall and Spring are picture-perfect ... Fall with its golden afternoon sunshine and Spring brimming with flowers and other blooms. Summer offers long days, endless time in the pool, early morning and late evening walks, dining outside (under covered patios) and much more!

You'll never run out of ways to spend your time -- in the spa or swimming; golfing; hiking; enjoying a basketball, baseball, hockey, or football game; visiting our beautiful mountain areas (just a short drive away); or rafting down the Salt River.

The house itself (3000 sq feet/2 stories) is beautifully furnished. As our pictures suggest, you will not be disappointed with the lovely backyard that adjoins a mountain preserve and the two upstairs balconies with breathtaking views.

Jump in the newly resurfaced pool or just lounge in the sun in or around the spa. Inside, relax in front of one of two fireplaces (one in the family room, the other in the master suite), or have a dining adventure in the spacious formal dining room. You'll LUV cooking in our updated kitchen, with eye-catching granite on all counters and the expansive island.

We have HD (and web-connected) TVs and DVD players throughout the house; there's entertainment for everyone. And, of course, you can easily connect to the Internet (via direct Ethernet or wirelessly) if work or web-surfing is your thing.

Other high points include kitchen appliances (dishwasher and double-oven); attractive blinds in the great room, upstairs office, and master suite; hardwood flooring (bamboo--in the master suite and cedar-lined master closet, upper hallway, and stairs to the lower level); decking on the master suite balcony, and a rod-iron railing separating the relaxing patio area from the pool. [Safety for young children is definitely our priority!]

We upgrade every year. Apart from the recent pool resurfacing, our home features updated flooring in the kitchen, family room, and elsewhere on the lower level..

**NEW ... Rent a PNEV at the airport (plug-in electric vehicle ... for example, a Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Ford Fusion, or SmartCar) and the miles you drive are on us (thanks to the new charger we just installed). Why pay for gas when there's an alternative!

[Click 'Links to More Information' (below) to see additional views of our home!]

All utilities, even phone, are provided at no extra charge. Within minutes of the house you’ll find high-end resorts (like Wildhorse and The Pointe) and championship golf courses. For the outdoor enthusiast, there are biking, jogging, and walking trails just minutes from your doorstep. [Ahwatukee abuts South Mountain, one of the largest hiking parks in the country.] The community also boasts some of the finest swimming and tennis facilities in the Phoenix area.

And, of course, there’s gaming at any one of several nearby Indian casinos.

If professional sports are your passion, you've come to the right place: basketball (Phoenix Suns), football (Cardinals), hockey (Coyotes), and baseball (Diamondbacks).

And there's shopping, of course--and lots of it! Several major malls are within a 20-minute drive. Any dining experience you can imagine is within minutes, from exclusive restaurants to burger joints.

Keywords: spacious house, preserve view, two-story, private pool/spa

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Marcie or Bill (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About Marcie or Bill

We have owned property in the Phoenix area for more than 20 years; we love the weather ... and our neighborhood.

Marcie or Bill purchased this house in 2001

Why Marcie or Bill chose Phoenix

We purchased our home as an investment after selling rental property in San Diego that we had owned for many years. We were quite familiar with the area --- having lived in a different house (about 3 miles away) between 1992-97, while Mrs. Michel was earning her doctorate at Arizona State University.

What makes this house unique

Our home has a perfect floor-plan; it's very comfortable with many amenities. We especially enjoy the kitchen and family room areas; they're bright and cheerful, and face the yard which itself backs to the preserve.

Reviews

5
based on 28 traveler reviews

Executive Home with Private Pool and Jacuzzi
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
Estevan, SK, Canada
5

Oh So Nice

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this home....when we arrived we were greeted by Bill. He took us through the house and showed us everything. The house is beautiful...it is located in a quiet and safe area. Bill and Marcie are very easy to work with and gave us a couple of calls to make sure everything was good and answer any questions we had. We spent most of our time on the patio by the pool. The furnishings in the house are exceptional for a rental home...leather couches...great TV's...very nice beds. Thank you for allowing us to stay in your home...we hope to return again in the next year or two

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your great review -- and are thrilled you so enjoyed yourselves. We certainly look forward to seeing you in the future!
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5

Very well kept, very comfortable, great layout, location and amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Great property for couple or family. Truly a home away from home! Hope to stay there again in the future!

Bill and Marcie were very helpful and available as necessary.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your great review ... and look forward to seeing you again in the future!
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5

GREAT PROPERTY, SUPER STAY

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I booked this home for a Thanksgiving visit to friends and family in the Phoenix area. We had another couple and my brother stay with us part of the time. This house is a fantastic place to stay, with high end luxury everywhere. The owners have spared no expense in having everything you might need and then some. We enjoyed the beautiful yard, patio and spa as well as the upstairs deck and of course the roomy, comfortable interior. Location is just about perfect, with all shopping, entertainment and dining very close by, and a short trip gets you to the airport and downtown.

Owners were great to work with and Bill even met us to show us around the house and how to use all of the many amenities. Close to Tempe and the stadium if you are coming out for sports and I-10 just minutes away. We would most definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind words; we really appreciate all the great feedback you've provided. We certainly hope to see you again! We wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season!
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5

Arizona Paradise

  • 5 of 5

For just the two of us the house was a little big we barely used half of it but it was a lovely home tastefully decorated and meticulously kept up. The neighborhood was quiet and close to everything you need or want. The homeowners are very nice people and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful comments; we sincerely appreciate them. We so enjoyed having you as guests ... and hope to see you again in the future! M.
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Calgary AB Canada
5

Gorgeous house and yard!

  • 5 of 5

Bill and Marcie are wonderful to deal with - very gracious hosts. They were very accommodating and quick to respond to emails. The house is fantastic - two offices, a den with fireplace, dining room, living room and a master bedroom which is massive, complete with fireplace. The kitchen, den and master bed overlook a lovely back yard and a foothill. The view was so nice that we didn't use the dining room table. Four bedrooms and three baths would make it appropriate for families. The entrance is also nice with a fountain and benches.

The kitchen is very well equipped and I liked the fact there were two ovens. Anyone who likes to cook would find it had everything you could want. It was immaculately kept, as was the whole house and property.The location is good. It is very quiet and is close to green spaces for walking, biking or running. There are three grocery stores in close proximity and the outlet malls were a close drive. We highly recommend this gorgeous property for a fun and comfortable stay. Thanks for your hospitality, Bill and Marcie!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kinds words; we really appreciate your input. You were fabulous guests ... and we truly mean that! M.
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Niagara Falls Canada
5

South mountain mere minutes away

  • 5 of 5

Home shows well as or better than description. Prompt and courteous service and email communication

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Doug! Bill takes great pride in reading the house for guests and we're thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. We certainly hope to see you again!
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
SkyHarbor
Car: necessary

Running, up-scale shopping, gaming

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Rates & Availability

Ahwatukee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$800
$2,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$900
$2,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Note: Deposits vary, depending on length of stay; contact me for details. Shown on the site are specifics for monthly rentals--including the "per day" cost. A guest's initial payment covers the security deposit (refundable--over and above the rental amount); the second payment covers the rental period and $125 cleaning fee (nonrefundable). We offer discounted pricing for multiple-month rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Phoenix House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) A daybed, located in the downstairs office, Bunk Beds (1) The lower is a double, the upper a twin
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
All linens and towels, bicycles, RV and boat parking, patio furniture; backyard 'fronts' a preserve. PhotoSmart printer and dedicated fax line

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