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The Terrace-near Downtown Square; Call the Owner at (928)499-9213

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 bathroom close to Downtown Square

The Terrace is located in the historic residential area just 2 and a half short blocks from The Historic Downtown Courthouse Square & Whiskey Row. You can reach the owner, Larry Schmidt, at (928)499-9213 to inquire or ask any question regarding his multiple VRBO rental properties. There is a tremendous array of activities at The Square and you are literally only a short 3 to 5 minute walk from The Square and the famous Whiskey Row. Also review The Townhouse, VRBO # 1012557, which is 2 bedrooms and one and a half baths.

The Terrace was professionally decorated with a romantic French theme in mind. When you arrive and walk-out onto The Terrace deck and view Thumb Butte Mountain, immediately all of your stress vanishes!

The outside Terrace Deck is quaint and a fabulous place to relax, barbecue or sit and have a quiet cup of coffee or espresso! Just sit and watch your neighbors stroll the sidewalks of the historic residential area which The Terrace is nestled amongst.

The Terrace is approximately 1,100 square feet with two bedrooms (king size bed in the master bedroom and double bed in the second bedroom), one full bath/shower, large completely stocked kitchen (cook your Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter dinner), nook eating area and living room with new 40' flat screen HDTV, HD cable, and Blu-Ray DVD which enables you to downstream Netflix, since we have high speed WIFI access. The Terrace can easily accommodate two couples or a family of five. Also remember we are pet friendly, so bring the pooch!

Check out our other exceptional properties all within walking distance of downtown! The Townhouse is a sister property, view VRBO # 1012557 for details, and The Cottage, view VRBO # 442389, is a larger rental with approximately 1,550 square feet.

More Details

Owner
Larry Schmidt
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Larry Schmidt

I moved to the Prescott area in 2007, and after 10 years, I consider myself a true Prescottonian and ambassador of Prescott. I can be reached at (928)499-9213 to discuss any of my VRBO properties. Although I am getting closer to retirement age, I still am employed in sales management, with a fantastic company in Minneapolis, which enables me to work out of the house.

I got into the renting of VRBO properties in 2011, when my first property was only the 50th listing in Prescott, where in today's world there is over 200 listings. Since I travel a lot myself due to my job, I have used VRBO extensively. I look for clean, well managed properties that are close to local activities with a homey feel, as opposed to the clinical feel of a hotel chain. I strive to run and present a VRBO experience that is consistent with what I would be looking for.

Larry Schmidt purchased this bungalow in 2012

Why Larry Schmidt chose Prescott

I purchased this property due to its fantastic location to the downtown historic courthouse square. The property has dedicated concrete paved parking perpendicular to the street, in the front, which is very unique for downtown, and the street appeal is outstanding.

The property sits in the historic residential neighborhood, so although it is close to downtown it is quiet.

Also as a personal investment, with the Great Recession, I like many others was disturbed by my lack of ability to avoid the huge crash in my 401K investments. With this property and marketing under VRBO/HomeAway, I can control my own investment, and I enjoy the interaction with my guests. The measure of success is the tremendous amount of repeat business my properties generate, and the friendships that I have made along the way.

What makes this bungalow unique

The uniqueness of this property is the fact that it is like a private home which is so close to all of the activites of the Historic downtown square yet nestled in a quiet well kept neighborhood.

Amenities

Nob Hill Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with small desk
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • There is a king size bed in the master bedroom with a writing desk in the room and two closets. The second bedroom has a double bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(76 traveler reviews)

The Terrace-near Downtown Square; Call the Owner at (928)499-9213
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 76 reviews
5

The property was very clean, and well-stocked.

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at either The Terrace or The Townhouse in Prescott, AZ. Larry is very easy to work with, and wants to make sure that you enjoy your stay. The property is situated within walking distance of downtown Prescott, and the famous Whiskey Row, which we did. Uber is also available in Prescott. A plus is that parking is available right in front of the property. We will certainly continue to stay at this property when we return to Prescott in the fall.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Adorable townhome right up the road from the courthouse!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for two nights for a volleyball tournament and the townhome was perfect for the 3 of us. It was centrally located to whiskey row and the surrounding neighborhood is equally as quaint and charming! The owner called me right after I originally booked to make sure I booked the townhome that would work for my party, since he has several. My daughter enjoyed being able to watch Netflix on the TV at night. I would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We were in town with friends on a business/fun weekend. We were astounded with how high hotel prices have gone up. Two rooms at our usual Inn would have run us over $1,000. Our weekend here cost us less than half. Property was clean and well kept. Bedrooms were a good size with comfortable beds. This unit had one bathroom. The shower had good water pressure and plenty of hot water. The kitchen was well stocked with everything needed for cooking. Living room was comfortable and well decorated,with a large flat screen tv. There is a small deck with BBQ, small bistro table, and built in bench. Plenty of room for the four of us to enjoy afternoon cocktails. Views from this unit are quite good with amazing sunrises. There are quite a few stairs up to this place which would not work for the handicapped. We peeked into the unit below and it was just as lovely. We had such a good time visiting in our place we rerely made it into town.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Colleen I am glad that your visit with your friends went well, and The Terrace worked well during your short weekend stay. As you noted, The Terrace is well stocked and accommodates a group of 4 nicely. The outside deck is fun to spend an afternoon or evening out on while sipping wine. The Terrace is a historic property located in the historic residential area near the downtown square, so it has the charm and characteristics of the historic homes, including the stairs. We hope to see you again in the near future. Sincerely Larry Schmidt Owner
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5

Ideal place for us

  • 5 of 5

Great location, convenient, easy walk to central square yet quiet. Larry did everything possible and then some to make sure our stay was pleasant and trouble free. He has a very nice write up on the logistics of the property plus info about area restaurants & an informative and entertaining write up on Prescott from past issue of Arizona Highways magazine. It's clear he loves Prescott and wants all those who visit to have an enjoyable experience, which we certainly did.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim I am glad that you and your wife enjoyed your recent stay in The Terrace, and I appreciate your kind words. Since The Terrace is so close to the historic downtown square there is lots to do and places to eat within walking distance. Yes, I do like to promote Prescott, and sometimes I feel like a self appointed ambassador of the town. It has so many trails to hike or bike, and an outstanding quality of life for all ages. Hope to see again in your future travels. Sincerely Larry Schmidt Owner
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5

Was convenient and allowed us to walk to restaurants and shopping as well.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay!!!the full kitchen is always a plus and the size worked well for my son and I. The T.v.s could be updated and having one of the movie channel access would be another plus- we did end up taking an Uber to movie theater which worked out fine! Thanks for an awesome stay! I would recommend to a friend or may come back myself in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We've rented and enjoyed all of Larry's Union Street properties

  • 5 of 5

This review is long overdue: Over the years, we have rented the cottage, the townhouse, and the terrace. They are all different and very thoughtfully cared for. The cottage is the premier property, and if available I'd go for the cottage. Over the past year or so we lived in the townhouse for about 6 weeks, and the terrace for more than 3 months. You may be tempted to pass on the terrace since it has only a balcony and not a fenced year, but the view at sunset over to Thumb Butte was spectacular. We also saw all the hummingbirds coming in to roost in the big trees out front at dusk. Memorable! Larry upgrades his properties regularly with new carpet, mattresses, etc. so things are very clean and neat and comfy. I think you will be very happy renting any of these properties. But do remember this is a historic home, and they all have their little quirks like stairs and a low ceiling here or there. I like character in houses, so enjoyed these quirks a lot.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hilary & Neal I appreciate your very kind words, and I am sorry that you will no longer be renting, BUT I am extremely happy that you have made Prescott your NEW PERMANENT HOME!!! You two are great people, and Susan and I look forward to a long relationship as your friends. Also, let's play some golf this summer. Sincerely Larry
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Map

Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Phoenix International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Prescott Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 69
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Bryan's Bistro
Car: not necessary

The star attraction of Prescott is the Historic Downtown Courthouse Square and the famous Whiskey Row. The Courthouse was the original Territorial Capital for Arizona beginning in the 1860s, and Whiskey Row is the site of western saloons and brothels of years past! The Square is the heartbeat of Prescott, where you find a vast variety of boutique and specialty shops, original saloons, locally owned restaurants (including organic only restaurants), local art galleries, museums bars with live music.

In fact virtually every night of the week, you will find at least one bar with live music. On the weekends, you will have a choice of country, classic rock, hard rock, contemporary and jazz music. Starting in the spring going through the early fall, there is musicians during the week at The Square sponsored by the City of Prescott.

Prescott has often been voted one of the top five cities to retire in, but there is a vast array of activities for all ages. Our location easily facilitates day trips to the Grand Canyon of Sedona with its awesome Red Rock vistas. When most people think of Arizona, they think of the hot desert (remember it is dry heat, but over 100 degrees is too hot regardless) and Phoenix or Tucson. But not Prescott, since it is at 5,300 elevation within the Prescott National Forest. Feel the cool summer nights and escape the heat of the desert!!!

Don't forget to come during the fall and winter, since Prescott is a year round destination with four distinct seasons, but with temperate temperatures in both the winter and summer. Some annual seasonal events to remember are as follows:

In April the annual world famous amateur and pro Whiskey Row Off Road Mountain Bike Race

During the first week of July the Oldest Rodeo in North America and Fourth of July Parade around Downtown

For the month of October, Mount Vernon Street (one street east of the property) with its Victorian Homes are totally decked out for Halloween, and our Halloween Eve the street is shut down for the kids and Trick or Treating

Prescott is renowned as the Christmas City of Arizona. The Historic Square is totally decked out with lights and decorations. The first Friday in December is Acker Night, where the Square is closed to traffic, and all of the shops and restaurants/bars have musicians playing. Also there are two separate Christmas parades.

So what are you waiting for, come visit and explore all that Prescott and The Historic Downtown Courthouse Square has to offer.

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Rates & Availability

Nob Hill Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mountain Bike Race Weekend
Apr 27 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$155
 
 
Late Spring Season
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 
 
Early Summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 
 
4th of July/Oldest Rodeo Week
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$160
$1,100
 
 
Middle of Summer
Jul 10 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$160
$1,100
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$950
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$155
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$950
 
 
Christmas/New Years 2017/2018
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$155
$1,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$140
$950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.35%

Memorial Weekend, 4th of July, Labor Day Weekend, and Winter Holidays (weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years) rates are higher, Please call Larry at (928)499-9213 for rates.
Rates are subject to change prior to check-in.
Please view our other properties: The Cottage (VRBO 442389) and The Artist's Loft (VRBO 336756), which are both within 2.5 blocks of the Historic Downtown Square

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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