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*Quiet Cul-De-Sac *Desert Canyon 10th Green * Heated Pool* NO BKNG FEES!

31 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Fountain Hills House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8) Heated Pool

NO BOOKING FEES!!! Vacation in paradise and enjoy the luxury of our custom home, overlooking the tenth fairway and green of the fabulous Desert Canyon Golf Course along with a breathtaking view of Red Mountain. Enjoy the ease and economy of flying into Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and your short drive northeast up the Beeline Highway to our beautiful retreat. Located on a private, yet convenient cul-de-sac, just minutes from Mayo Clinic, Ft. McDowell and some of Arizona’s premier golf courses and shopping/dining experiences, the contemporary, open floor plan with high ceilings provides the perfect spot to sit by the Mini-Pebble heated pool or entertain friends with the 60” Plasma TV and wet bar or the 65” DLP TV and Brunswick pool table. Gather around the high-top table to enjoy a game of cards, or relax with a movie from our large DVD library. For the music enthusiasts, enjoy our vast CD collection or better yet, if there’s a pianist in the group, let them serenade you on the beautiful ivory baby grand piano. Enjoy the beautiful summer nights on the 600+ square feet of covered patio or sit in the spacious Spa and make a wish on the beautiful starry skies above Fountain Hills, a wonderful community centered around its world famous fountain, where street lights are the exception and quiet relaxation is the rule.

The three bedroom, split floor plan features an oriental master suite with a reading corner where you can get lost in your favorite book , or simply enjoy the view out the window overlooking our large desert lot and the 10th green of the beautiful Desert Canyon Golf Course. Walk out the slider and take a dip in the pool, then return to the fabulous master bath, complete with a custom copper jetted tub, double vanity and Rain Forest Marble/Glass shower with Grohe double shower head.

Awake from a peaceful night’s sleep on the designer King bed in the second bedroom, and walk out your slider to enjoy your morning coffee on your private patio, watching the sunrise over the Superstition Mountains. Or collapse in the third bedroom onto the Italian leather contemporary King bed.

Enjoy the gourmet kitchen complete with premium appliances, custom cabinetry and exquisite Verde Bamboo slab granite countertops with full backsplash. Sit at the large island and “supervise” the cook, or make your own ice cream with the built-in fabulous Bosch Kitchen Machine. The large laundry room features premium, large capacity front load washer and dryer, as well as a large utility sink.

Take a short walk up the hill to enjoy the fabulous (and incredibly reasonable) Sunday Brunch Buffet on the patio at DC Bar & Grill, featuring Eggs Benedict, Huevos Rancheros, Homemade Rolls, Apple Smoked Bacon, and Bread Pudding ... Simply Delightful!!! Or consider venturing a few minutes into town for great food and live music on Friday & Saturday nights at the warm and rustic Saddle Bronc Grill on Saguaro Boulevard.

We have tried to create a Spa-like retreat with custom artwork and furnishings, slab granite countertops and travertine floors throughout, but it is our home ... You are precious and valued guests in our home and we will strive to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We are proud to be in Arizona and loving life in one of the most beautiful states in our great country!!!

We have four beautiful children and a beautiful blonde border collie named Toby (Spoiled like a grandchild, since we're now empty-nesters) Our profile picture is from our oldest daughter's wedding, celebrated at this house and the Steakhouse @ Desert Canyon, just a short walk away.

We began Equine Medicine in 1988, and over the years have raised, shown, and raced Thoroughbreds, Morgans, and Quarter Horses.

We love the beautiful scenery and the wildlife of the desert. We love to play golf and tennis, yet our true passion is time spent at the lake with our family & friends -- and of course, Toby swimming.

We love the terrain and scenery of our quiet desert retreat ... the mountains, the hills, the wildlife, the peaceful neighborhood, and the convenience to great food, golf and shopping, even medical care at the world-renowned Scottsdale Mayo Clinic

We love sports (especially football ... GO BRONCOS), movies, music, good food and great friends.

The Owner purchased this house in 1999

Why The Owner chose Arizona

In 1999, we wanted a warm weather home and everyone told us Fountain Hills was THE spot in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. We spent a week looking around the metro area without limits...drove over 1000 miles and looked at many houses and areas, yet we always were drawn back to Fountain Hills.

We wanted grass without having to maintain it, thus Desert Canyon Golf Course for our backyard.

We loved Red Mountain and the Superstitions, thus our phenomenal view.

We wanted the smaller community feel, yet the amenities of a major metropolitan area without having to live amidst the big city chaos, thus our quiet cul-de-sac without street lights and traffic.

We wanted the convenience, economy and access of Sky Harbor International Airport, an easy 20-30 minute drive from the house.

We wanted the slightly cooler temperatures and cleaner air the hills provide.

What makes this house unique

Lots of wildlife on our large desert lot along the beautifully manicured fairway and green, just outside the pool area.

Incredible sunrises and sunsets

Walk to the Desert Canyon Golf Course and enjoy a round of golf or dine at the exquisite Steakhouse at Desert Canyon.

Reviews

5
based on 31 traveler reviews

*Quiet Cul-De-Sac *Desert Canyon 10th Green * Heated Pool* NO BKNG FEES!
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

A Beautiful Oasis

  • 5 of 5

W have rented previously through VRBO but have never found owners to be as friendly, helpful or professional as Meredith and Herb. All emails and questions were answered promptly and any small concerns dealt with immediately. The house is bright and cheerful and is fully equipped with anything one might desire (especially for flying guests). The gourmet kitchen is fully stocked even down to basic condiments and kitchen supplies - very helpful. We found everything to be immaculate and well maintained - a real plus in our books.

We travelled with 1 other couple and a third couple joined us for a few days. We found the house to be plenty roomy and functional even with the 3rd couple.

If you like to walk the neighbourhood is beautiful. As it is hilly, the views are spectacular and the clubhouse patio (a 3 min. walk) offered the same outstanding panoramas.

Lucky us, we were able to christian the new hot tub! Fabulous, as was the pool and beautiful landscapes from the backyard.

We are active seniors still walking and golfing and found everything we required in the upscale neighbourhood of Fountain Hills.

It is truly a beautiful oasis in the desert.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maple Grove, MN
5

Much needed Relaxing Week

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this beautiful house in Fountain Hills. We stayed at the property from 3/28-4/4/15. The house is well maintained and the owners have outfitted it with detail in mind for guests who are flying into the Phoenix area. Herb and Meredith take great pride in their home and we were delighted we chose it for our vacation. We would definately come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Regina, Saskatchewan
5

Repeat Canadian Guests

  • 5 of 5

Another fabulous stay at your home over the past week and a bit. The pool was absolutely amazing with the warm temps - never missed a day lounging around it. Everything you could imagine that is magnificent - describes this property. The views of Desert Canyon Golf Club are literally right out the kitchen window. Speaking of the kitchen, it is a chef's delight and each room is immaculately decorated. The owners are extremely hands on and an absolute delight to deal with. They truly make you feel like it's your home while you are there. Proximity is perfect to golfing, shopping, and sporting events. Sadly we have to wait another year to visit but most assuredly will return. Thank you for everything!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Over and above

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased with our stay in this terrific home. The owners bent over backwards to allow us to fit our family vacation in this wonderful place. We were able to spread out inside in the comfortable and open area and also enjoy the outside decks and pools. The house allowed us to have a really relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so glad we could take care of you … we loved having you all!!! It means everything to us to provide a spot for families to gather … with our children grown, we know how much we cherish any moments spent together!! We're so glad you all enjoyed the open floor plan and the back patio!! One of our favorite things is relaxing by the pool, sunshine or sunset, with the splendor of Red Mountain in the background. We look forward to hosting you all, any time you travel south, to our warm desert paradise. Thanks again for everything!!!!
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Williston, North Dakota
5

Perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't believe our eyes when we opened the door! Two couples enjoyed the space and privacy this house has. Loved the outside to relax on the deck as well! None of us play golf but we sure enjoyed watching the golfers and also the maintainence crew from Desert Canyon Golf Course every day. Didn't realize how much work goes into getting the grounds so beautiful. Also liked walking to the clubhouse for happy hour and the delicious food. Was very hard to leave this gorgeous place we called home. There is so much to see and do in this area but we stayed "home" a couple of days because we just loved this place. We will be back next year or sooner. Thanks Meredith and Herb for letting us stay at your RESORT!!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our pleasure!!!!! We love having you all join the family!!!!! We're so glad you enjoyed the short walk to the Desert Canyon Clubhouse for toddies and treats!!! One of the reasons we bought our home was the golf course and Red Mountain views from the back patio around the pool!! We love being close to everything yet so quiet, we feel like it's our own personal paradise!!! So glad you enjoyed what we love most!!!! Looking forward to your return!!!!! Meredith & Herb
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Rick

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the location of this beautiful home. The neighborhood is quiet and we especially enjoyed the pool and backyard. The living area and pool table made for fun evenings. Great home - we highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
DC Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
Desert Canyon
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
DC Bar and Grill
Car: necessary

Conveniently located near many of Arizona's Premier Golf Courses, Ft. McDowell Casino, World-renowned Restaurants and Shopping, 4-wheeling, Hiking and Biking Trails, Incredible Museums and Art Galleries, Professional & Collegiate Sporting Events, The Phoenix Area hosts premier athletic events including SUPER BOWL XLIX in Glendale @ University of Phoenix Stadium, the NBA All-Star Game, the MLB All-Star Game and Home Run Derby, while annually hosting top-tier national events including the Super Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, and the Waste Management Phoenix Open @ TPC Scottsdale, The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, Local Art Shows, Southwest Classic Horse Show, Arabian Breeder Finals, Saddlebred Futurity

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Rates & Availability

Fountain Hills House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak
Sep 16 2016 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,675
 
 
Off-Peak
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pool Heat $25/Day $175
Deposit $500
Cleaning $250
Tax Rate 13.87%

Rates are subject to change and based on occupancy.

Taxes not included.

Please email for additional rates and special event pricing!!



It is our home … please contact us for details in becoming our guest!!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Fountain Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Custom Copper Tub & Vanity - Custom Rainforest Marble Shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Custom Granite Vanity & Cabinetry
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 double
  • King size beds (3) All 3 Bedrooms feature Designer King Beds with premium mattresses and linens, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Premium Leather Sectional w/ Premium Air Full Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
King size beds in all three bedrooms, Full size premium air mattress convertible bed in the leather sectional

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