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Still Dates Available in Feb and late March!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 6 nights

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, sleeps 8, privacy and fabulous views

We're glad you are considering a trip to Scottsdale. Whether you're looking for relaxation, glamour, golf or outdoor adventure - you won't be disappointed!

We have designed this rental experience to be unforgettable for you. Being avid travellers ourselves, we know firsthand the central importance that a beautiful and unique home can play in making your vacation a resounding success.

This high-end desert retreat, situated on a one-acre lot in the quiet drama of the outdoors, provides access to the best Scottsdale has to offer. The three-tiered pavered back patio with view fence grants you unhindered views of majestic Four Peaks as it broods over the Superstition Mountains. You may very well observe wildlife from the patio, or witness the pitchy howls of roving coyotes (don't worry, you're all safe, including your pets)!

The home experiences very little traffic noise, yet it is close to Dynamite Rd. Beautiful mature landscaping, built-in BBQ, a fire pit for fun evenings, a shaded patio, and comfortable furniture means you can enjoy a meal in the beautiful outdoors, day or night. Like we said - unforgettable!

The private courtyard features a fountain and desert garden with furniture: perfect for sunbathing (with or without tan lines!), reading and relaxing.

GRAND PLAYER PIANO with a large range of discs, from classical to show tunes, jazz to the Beatles!

Full gourmet kitchen (650 square feet), office, spacious living room with bar, plush master quarters, and very relaxing bedrooms make for a delightful living experience. All mattresses are extremely comfortable. Hi speed internet access, games, books, movie selection, HDTVs with Blue Ray means you'll enjoy your stay.

We are so proud of all there is to see and do in our part of Scottsdale! Make sure to zoom out on the map when you reach the "Location" portion of this listing to see some of the nearby attractions. Sassi restaurant is a MUST for gourmet Italian lovers! The Tom's Thumb, Pemberton, Fraesfield or Pinnacle Peak hikes are all within ten minutes of the home and offer the best walking experiences that Scottsdale has to offer. There are golf courses nearby such as Troon North, as well as horseback riding.

Amazing Optional Amenity: Village Health Club Access (extra fee varies with length of stay and number of occupants). 20 minutes from the home (but nearby to other attractions and restaurants), gain access to Arizona's most exclusive fitness club: the Village at DC Ranch. This magnificent 81,000 square foot club provides all the fitness and sports amenities you desire, including two temperature controlled pools. The club also features a full service day spa and hair salon, a separate wing for children which includes a junior basketball court, kid's club, nursery and outdoor play area, mountain biking featuring organized rides throughout area, a member's business office and private meeting rooms, award-winning cafe and pro shop boutique. This club is one of the best things going in all of Scottsdale! We definitely recommend it, particularly if pool access is important.

So there you have it: create a get-away for you and your loved ones that is simply intense. If you have any questions about our home or the area, drop us a line or call us. Don't be a stranger - we're here to help! We're glad to serve you any way we can, and we hope that you choose our home for your stay in Scottsdale.

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Adam or Lindsay Zingg
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Adam or Lindsay Zingg

We greatly enjoy the beauty of Arizona, and have many family members in the nearby town of Fountain Hills that also draws us to the area. We have found ourselves moving around quite a bit for work and further education during the last several years, yet have been able to spend a good bit of time in Scottsdale as well. We consider ourselves food and wine enthusiasts, excited to try cuisine from most any country. We also enjoy the outdoors, and manage to do a lot of camping in Arizona's mountains, or nearby California, Utah or Colorado.

Adam or Lindsay Zingg purchased this house in 2005

Why Adam or Lindsay Zingg chose Scottsdale

Our property is very unique in that it is extraordinarily peaceful, with its mountain views, and large expanses of open land, all within 15-25 minutes off all that North Scottsdale, Carefree, and CaveCreek have to offer. We are the original owners and fell in love with the luxury of the home, combined with its practicality and spaciousness.

What makes this house unique

While looking for our home in Arizona, were were primarily attracted to the peacefulness and quiet drama of the desert. We have enjoyeded many nights of grilling surf and turf, turning on our player piano, and sitting outdoors with a glass of wine under the bright stars. Our area of the desert is at a slightly higher elevation than the rest of the valley, and so we also loved that the temperatures can be up to 10 degrees cooler than most of Phoenix! In the summer, this means cooler nights, where you can still enjoy the outdoors.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were a group of six from Japan who were sent to Phoenix to film desert storms - "haboobs". What started for our crew as a ten day visit became almost a month as we waited.

We were very comfortable in Adam's home. He met us a couple times just to make sure we were okay. We had a lot of fun and played games, baked, read, hiked. We thought summer would be too hot, but it was not that bad actually.

We strongly recommend the place.
Jul 2016
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Still Dates Available in Feb and late March!
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 27 reviews

Sunrises are Spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

We traveled to Scottsdale for my husband's medical surgery. We wanted a quiet, comfortable place to stay for 10 days with our dogs. The paved area in the front and back yards were perfect for relaxing in the morning and evenings. Our dogs had cool places to lie around and I loved the large kitchen. The sunrises are spectacular and can be seen from the master bedroom. The sunsets can be beautiful too. I would definitely recommend this home to rent.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michele - it's been great speaking with you and Dwight, and I'm glad you and your dogs had a relaxing time.
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Awesome views and very quiet.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the house and plan on coming back shortly. There is great hiking and bike trails right off the property. Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful house.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family absolutely loved staying in this lovely and immaculately maintained home. Adam and Lindsay were so Welcoming and helpful in getting us settled.

Every morning we would begin our day sitting by the patio fireplace, coffee in hand and watched the sky turn orange as the sun rose over the horizon...fantastic! Adam and Lindsay's home is perfectly located between McDowell Regional Park and Granite Mountain. It was so great to be able to jump on our mountain bikes and go on different amazing adventures right from the convenient!

We had a truly remarkable Thanksgiving holiday with our family and we will definitely recommend this wonderful home to all our friends and family.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best place we've stayed!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in a number of places through AirBnB and VRBO, etc. This was the best. We stayed for a couple days right at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, and it was superb. The views are unbelievable, the home was clean, and the furniture and decor were excellent. My husband and I had the most amazing stay, and we won't soon forget our time. Bravo!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Betsy - fun how the last minute booking worked out. Glad it all worked out, and thanks for staying.
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this gorgeous home last September. What can I say - we were impressed. My wife is in the design business, and she couldn't get over the way Lindsay had blended styles inside the house. Very unique (in a good way!). The outdoors is immaculate and the views have to be seen to be believed. You feel like you're right in the desert, which you are, and yet there is a luxurious feel all the same.

Lindsay and Adam were amazing. They made certain we were comfortable and answered all our questions about the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great meeting you and your lovely wife, John. Thank you so much for your kind words and for being such lovely people. Visit again soon!
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Away from it All

  • 5 of 5

Serenely incredible yard and peaceful unobstructed views. You are up high from the Phoenix valley and "away from it all." There are multiple spots to chill with family. The patio faces the sunrise and has ample shade by sundown. 7 seniors hailing from Kansas City, Orlando, Phoenix, Tucson, and Dallas met for a sibling reunion. Yes, we used and needed the massage table, enjoyed the outdoor fireplace while identifying planets and stars, and relaxed by the player piano. Lots of storage everywhere and a huge kitchen made cooking and unpacking a breeze. We all took turns cooking and celebrated May birthdays, the Kentucky Derby, and Mother's Day. In addition to catching up with each other we played cards, went to MIM, Cave Creek to have lunch at the Horny Toad, and Old Scottsdale to browse shops and galleries. Everyone would go back. Thank you Adam and Lindsey.

Margaret Doan

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Margaret, it was great having you stay at our home. Please do think of us for future stays, and enjoy life back in Tucson.
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Reatta Pass
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Pima/Princess Exit
Nearest Ski
155 Miles
Arizona SnowBowl
Car: necessary

We are located in the northeast corner of Scottsdale, which has plenty to see and do! This is a perfect address to experience the West in its astounding and natural glory. We live in a small neighborhood with homes that were built over the last ten years. The unencumbered views of the mountains to the East are unforgettable. We're about 1/3 of a mile south of Dynamite Road, so there is very little road noise. It is quiet and expansive. About four miles up are beautiful horse ranches. Our home is perfect for dining in the back patio, or hiking right out the gate in the back of our yard.


Rates & Availability

Rio Verde Foothills House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
High Season
Feb 15 2017 - Apr 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
Shoulder Season
Apr 16 2017 - May 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer - Fun to be had!
May 8 2017 - Jun 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $95 + Tax
Cleaning&Damage Waiver $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.15%

Rates for access to The Village at DC Ranch range from $100 - $470 depending on number of guests and length of stay (one guest, one week, vs family, one month). Ask for more details.

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Rio Verde Foothills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Study Room
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Jack and Jill - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , With master bathroom
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Office/Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Room has closet, comfortable fold-out mattress sleeps 2.
  • HD / Blu Ray in Master. Beautiful views from Master. Office, great for working, relaxing, dreaming. AMAZING Migun massage bed in office. Pull out sofa in office. Additional queen blow-up bed available for set-up in second bedroom. Can (and have) accommodate as many as 12.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Ask about access to Arizona's most exclusive fitness club: the Village at DC Ranch available for an additional fee. This magnificent 81,000 square foot club provides all the fitness and sports amenities you desire, plus you'll find a full service day spa and hair salon, a separate wing for children which includes a junior basketball court, kid's club, nursery and outdoor play area, mountain biking featuring organized rides throughout area, a member's business office and private meeting rooms, award-winning cafe and pro shop boutique. This club is one of the best things going in Scottsdale! No smoking only inside house; we do have ashtrays in front and back.

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