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Beautiful Private Home.Majestic View of Black Mountain!5 mins from the Boulders!

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
14 nights


Carefree Mountain Estates House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Beautiful, relaxing home ideally located in Carefree near Boulders Resort. Surrounded by the Sonoran desert. First time offered for rent. Close to several amazing golf courses, restaurants. Great backyard featuring large private pool with whirlpool. Kiva gas fireplace, bbq grill and spectacular view of Black mountain.Enjoy the sky deck with a glass of wine and view of the desert. It is private yet not in the middle of nowhere. There are three bedrooms. The master bedroom has gas fireplace with full bath and dual shower. The two full bedrooms have private bathrooms adjoining them with tub and shower. So each room is private. The extra room is a flex room and currently has a twin bed. So six adults can easily be comfortable but this house can accomodate kids as well.


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 26, 2016
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About The Owner

We bought this house as a second home and enjoyed it with our kids for the last 15 years. Our kids are teenagers now and off to college and we do not get a chance to get to Arizona as much as we want to.

The Owner purchased this house in 1995

Why The Owner chose Carefree

This is the most gorgeous place with magnificent views of the Boulders and so close to Scottsdale but you still have the feel of the natural desert.

What makes this house unique

Incredible sunsets, wildlife galore, javelinas, bobcats and amazing flowers. Fantastic restaurants and shopping.


based on 7 traveler reviews

Beautiful Private Home.Majestic View of Black Mountain!5 mins from the Boulders!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Chicago, IL

Amazing Arizona Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at this beautiful home. The pool/cookout area was fantastic. The fact that the pool heat was included was a definite plus. The house is spacious with comfortable furniture and beautiful art. The rooftop deck was wonderful for coffee in the morning and cocktails in the evening. We also loved the outdoor fireplace in the evening. There is plenty of outdoor furniture for relaxing under the shade of the veranda or sunning next to the pool. The neighborhood is quiet, and we loved taking walks and spotting wildlife, especially in the early morning. The Cave Creek area is loaded with fun restaurants, and we even went to a local rodeo event which was so fun. We joined a local gym for a month to keep up with our exercise. Nearby, the Maricopa County park system has several spectacular parks in which to hike. The property is close to anything you want to do in the Arizona area - Frank Lloyd Wright's home, baseball, shopping - and convenient to the airport (30 min.) or a drive to Sedona (90 min.). The owner is very responsive, trustworthy, and returned our damage deposit in a timely manner. We highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A month away from the cold

  • 5 of 5

Coming from up north, we had a wonderful month long stay in this lovely and very stylish Arizona home--the beauty, features, accessories and comfort were all we could ask for. It is in a wonderful location--near everything yet secluded and peaceful. Outside the back is a comfortable covered outdoor dining area and grill--very pretty landscaping and very private. We were able to experience all the sun we wanted by/in the pool, yet refresh, read and eat in shaded comfort. Enjoyed margaritas on the sunset deck--with spectacular views. We traveled with adult family, and the home enabled pleasant group activities, dining and games, while allowing quiet and peaceful time as well. Lots of hiking, golf, and wonderful restaurants all within a short drive. Our owner promised a great experience; ours exceeded all expectations. We plan to stay again next year!!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arizona heaven

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate to stay for 2 weeks in this fabulous home. We left Oregon on a foggy, rainy morning and arrived to SUNNY Phoenix and Carefree. This home is larger than our own and we found it to be very comfortable and relaxing. We ventured out to Cave Creek, Carefree and Scottsdale but always couldn't wait to get back "home" to this house. We spent hours in the hot tub and pool and by the outdoor fireplace. We spent some morning sunrises and evening sunsets on the sky deck. The pool and hot tub were perfect temperatures. The pool and spa were immaculately clean. I definately appreciated that the pool heating was included in the rental price. It is one of the main reasons I chose this house over others.

Debi, the caretaker came and helped get us settled in and went over some things like how to turn the spa on, etc. She gave us some wonderful recommendations for local restaurants and sight seeing. I sent her a text or 2 and she always responded immediately.

We had a minor issue with the temperature of the kitchen sink water. It would get lukewarm and occasionally hot. I did not find this to be a major issue. Debi was aware of this and offered to come check it. We were not going to be home and she did not want to enter the house without us there, which I respect.

Some of our favorite places: Tonto bar & grill for happy hour at Rancho Manano golf course, El Encanto in Cave Creek for frozen margaritas, Boulders spa was nice but pricey, We-Ko-Pa golf course is stunning but an hour away (ask the locals for the back way through Rio Verde), Greasewood Flat is a magical place about 10 miles away on Alma School rd off of Rio Verde (aka, Dynomite). It has been there since the 1970's. Old arizona style. Outdoor venue with picnic tables to share, fire pits, live bands/artists, a dancing patio, good beer (aka, microbrews) and good burgers. There are bikers, seniors, and young families dancing, smiling and listening to the music. You won't regret it if you go. Unfortunately, Four Seasons and the surrounding neighborhoods are forcing them out and they will not be there much longer. It is really sad to see this icon go away.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlottesville, Va.

Private Sonoran Retreat

  • 5 of 5

I spent 5 nights with my family at this lovely Carefree home and I cannot recommend it enough. It is spacious, comfortable and very well appointed. Our family of four each had a large room and private bath, with the kids' rooms at the far end of the house from the master! The public space is open and relaxing with ample room for entertaining or for larger family gatherings.

As nice as the inside space is, it is the backyard space and beautifully landscaped lot which really set this house apart. The backyard offers breathtaking views of the Black Mtn with a large iconic Sagauro Cactus towering over the natural, boulder crowned pool. The spa spills over a negative edge into the pool and is a particular treat at night under the stars. The various sitting areas allow you to enjoy being outside at all hours of the day. We looked forward each night to the upper patio next to the gas fireplace. The roof top patio affords sweeping views of the surrounding foothills and moutains - its hard to come down even for another cup of coffee!

The location in this private, small Carefree community was ideal for us as we wanted a more private, local experience. It is a quick, scenic 20-30 minute ride into the middle of Scottsdale, but there are many things of interest very close by - golf, hiking, shopping and restaurants.

The owner is very responsive, helpful and accommodating - we can't wait for another chance to visit this house again!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Collins, Colorado

More beautiful than photos!

  • 5 of 5

Arizona architecture is highlighted in a beautiful setting. Backyard with pool, whirlpool, chimney is inviting at different times of the day. Stars at night are breathtaking. Quiet location but near restaurants and the Heard museum. The Pedragal shopping area has fun concerts at different times.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property

  • 5 of 5

Just had the pleasure of staying at this property in mid-February and what a great house! I visit AZ a few times a year and usually stay across the street at The Boulders. This time I decided to take a chance on renting a house and I am so glad I did. The house has everything you need – plenty of space, very comfortable, lots of supplies and a great outdoor area. We ate dinner one night on the roof deck and the views were amazing. You are close to everything (Cave Creek, Scottsdale) and some really entertaining nightlife. A short few minute drive to the “Chip” on Friday nights to catch some live bull riding and then over to Harold’s for a great time with some live music. We happened to catch Mogollon there for the 2nd time and WOW – they rock!

Susan the owner is awesome – always responsive to any questions I had – including how to get cold water in the master shower! The pictures do not do this house justice. Thanks again Susan – we will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Depending on month this area of Carefree offers many outdoor craft shows, car shows, rodeos and it is 10-20 minutes from all Scottsdale activities. Scottsdale offers an abundance of movie theaters, restaurants, art shows and other entertainment. 50 minute drive to downtown Phoenix. It is an ideal location.


Rates & Availability

Carefree Mountain Estates House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1-June 1
Oct 1 2016 - Jun 1 2017
14 night minimum stay
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14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Special Summer rates .. Please email or call Susan 917 335 4330

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Carefree Mountain Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bathroom is huge. Large dual shower, clubfoot bathtub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Each Queen bedroom has private adjoining full bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Each queen bedroom has full bathroom adjoining
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Bathroom off of kitchen/ pantry area
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Bathroom located next to pool. Outside of house
  • 5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Adjoining private bathroom, bathtub/shower toilet sink
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Huge master bath. Two sinks. Double huge shower. Bathtub
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Adjoining private bath. bathtub/shower sink toilet
    Other (See Description) - 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Extra bedroom. Single bed, baby crib.
  • King size beds (1) king bedroom with fireplace and TV, Queen size Beds (2) two queen bedrooms with full bathroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin bed in extra room with crib as well, Baby Cribs (1) In fourth bedroom with twin bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
Skydeck with gorgeous views of the foothills of Black Mountain, wildlife. Close to Cave Creek restaurants and entertainment. Golf galore. Shopping, sights, hiking and short trip to Bartlett Lake. This house is located right off Carefree Highway and has easy access to get anywhere. One and a half hours approximately to Sedona.

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