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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Spacious Open Concept Home - Large Tropical Backyard With Pool, Spa + Waterfall

Open concept Great Room overlooks lush over sized backyard with 20+ palm trees, extended KoolDeck with 3 seating areas, dining area, BBQ and saltwater pool with spa and waterfall.

Kitchen has granite counters, stainless steel appliances and lots of room to spread out and cook gourmet meals. Well equipped with all the bells and whistles, including a 'Margaritaville' slushy drink maker. Dining area seats 6 with large windows overlooking lemon tree, flowering vines and jasmine. Office nook with laser printer and monitor - just bring your laptop.

Master bedroom has King bed, and large attached bathroom with separate shower and tub. Second bedroom has Queen bed and third bedroom/den has single/twin bed and over sized sofa (larger than twin bed) and second TV. Additional sleeping on single/twin daybed in hallway if needed.

Enjoy outdoor living - this backyard feels like a resort! Overhead fans provide a soft breeze and outdoor speakers set the mood for al fresco dining by the pool, with the scent of night-blooming jasmine perfuming the air. Feel free to pick fruit when ripe from the lemon, key lime, mandarin/tangerine and limequat trees.

Located on quiet cul-de-sac near shopping, groceries, entertainment complex and baseball fields (Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals) all less than a 5 minute drive away.

More Details

Gail Joiner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2017

About Gail Joiner

Owners Gail and Christopher try to get to Arizona as often as possible to get away from the frigid Northeast - when not being used as our family vacation home, we rent out our property for several weeks of the year, and hope that you will appreciate the attention and care we put in to make it a comfortable, luxurious getaway.

Why Gail Joiner chose Surprise

We love Surprise - it is a beautiful, safe, clean, new community in the greater 'Valley of the Sun', with lots of amenities nearby and within an easy drive of Scottsdale and all that Phoenix has to offer. We were sold on this house as soon as we saw the gorgeous backyard, as well as the spacious open-concept layout inside.

What makes this house unique

Your own pool, spa and waterfall in a luxurious tropical setting - 21 palm trees (7 different species), fruit trees, fragrant jasmine. Just like your own private resort!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews

Amazing home with all the bells and whistles!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for our 10 year anniversary and it exceeded our expectations. We had a few, very minor issues, but Gail was quick to respond. This home offers beautiful decor, a relaxing location and is accessible to eveything you need!! Thank you Gail for an amazing trip!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay in Surprise. It was our first visit to the area and it was a perfect week. The house is gorgeous - looks just like the pictures. It's a lovely, spacious, open floor plan, and the decor is fabulous. There was more than enough space for m family of four. The pool and spa were wonderful, and the neighborhood is nice and quiet. We felt at home and will make this our vacation rental each time we visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Property-you won't be sorry you rented

  • 5 of 5

This property is amazing and it looks exactly like the beautiful pictures online. Very spacious and beautiful view of the pool from the master bedroom and living areas of the home. The pool was the hit of the week and everything was in perfect working order....especially the margarita machine. We spent a few extra dollars over a hotel rental, and we are sure glad we did. If we are ever in the area, we won't hesitate to rent again!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing, and Welcoming feeling

  • 5 of 5

The home has a very relaxing, and welcoming feel to it. The home description matched perfecting as the listing portrayed. We loved the open concept floor plan. We were in AZ for a week long baseball tournament during the hot month of June and after a long hot day(s) at the ball field...walking into the beautiful home was a treat!!

The outside was well maintained and beautiful. The home was fully stocked even pool towels were provided. The home owners did a great job investing their money into their home and it showed beautifully.

We truly enjoyed our stay at the home and would return again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sunshine in Arizona

  • 5 of 5

Upon arriving we were pleasantly happy to find the house just like the picture and description on the website. It was like a restort, but more home away from home. Having a home like this all to ourselves was very private with the lovey palm trees and pool with water falls. Just being able to walk in and relax really made the stay perfect. No check in or carrying bags through the lobby was another comfort, with so much room to spread out everyone had their own space to relax or grab some rays by the pool. We will most likely return next year to sunny Arizona, and this house, can't wait to go back again!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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We were very happy

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with our stay, it was a great break from the real world! Wife and I stayed for a week last month and we found it a great place for our family, kids and grandkids thought the waterfall in the backyard was the best thing ever. I think they would have lived in the pool 24/7 if we let them, up we managed to lure them out with a few good BBQ's. Don't miss the big deck box full of various floaties, just around the corner from the BBQ.

The inside was a perfect setup for our family, with everyone able to interact in the big open great room. Nice views overlooking the backyard with lots of greenery, tropical plants and palms. Plant life is so different from Michigan, and not what we were expecting from a desert setting. We liked the surround sound setup, it was nice to have music outside. My wife reported that the kitchen had everything you would need to make a gourmet meal, and even a few surprises - waffle maker, ice cream maker machine.

The house was clean, and beds comfy, with lots of pool towels. Nicely decorated, overall way better than a hotel stay! Lots to do nearby, shopping and restaurants plentiful, but we spent most of our time enjoying the house, pool, spa and that waterfall!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 13.99%

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Litchfield Manor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Also has walk-in closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Daybed - Single/twin size - located in hallway/foyer
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Massage therapist available for in-home massages ($60/hour). Contact details available from owner.

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