|Minimum Stay||3 - 6 nights|
We have a No Smoking and No Pets policy. Fully furnished air conditioned neat, clean home on a side street in a secure quiet neighborhood in Anthem Parkside, open floor plan with king, queen and twin beds, landscaped yards, covered back and front
patios for outside dining & entertaining, built in BBQ & outside refrigerator, 42 inch Samsung HD TV/DVR, Blu-Ray VCR, Wireless Internet available, Water Softener, RO treated drinking water, automatic sprinklers and interior vacuum system. There is no home phone, bring your cell.
Home is close to the Anthem Outlet Stores, 25 golf courses and the Anthem Community Center. ACC has tennis courts, pickleball courts, volleyball courts, ball fields, skate park, children's playgrounds, splash pads and local ponds for rainbow trout, bass, crappie and catfish fishing, basketball, weight/workout facilities, rock climbing wall, water park and swimming/diving pools. There are a variety of hiking and horseback riding trails in the area to challenge beginners as well as seasoned trekkers. The Ben Avery Shooting Facility for the gun & archery enthusiast is one the largest facility of its kind anywhere, and is a short distance away. Close by lakes and streams for bass, trout and catfish fishing and marinas for boat rentals.
We are spending more time away from our western Washington base these days, part of the year in Arizona and summers in Alaska.
David Hahn purchased this house in 2010
We chose Anthem because it is north of Phoenix in the desert foothills away from the city w/clean air, in a safe, secure, well planned family oriented community with activities to suit anyone's taste. Our home is within a 30 minute commute of most of the attractions that a city the size of Phoenix has to offer, and less than an hour from the Sky Harbor Int'l Airport.
Very clean, newer home
We came to Phoenix to see the Fiesta Bowl. Had 3 adults and 2 small children staying at the home. It was very comfortable and worked out great.
Only draw back was the cable did not have ESPN so we had to leave to watch other bowl games.
Home was very clean, quiet area.
We had a very negative experience with the owner of this property. Partway through our stay, we learned that he intended to charge us for items that we thought were included when we booked the property (electricity, WiFi, and credit card processing fees). We did not feel that he communicated these extra charges to us clearly when we booked the property. After we checked out, he failed to return any portion of our security deposit to us until we requested it many days after checkout. Two weeks after our checkout, he refunded only a portion of our security deposit, withholding the rest to pay for WiFi and electricity during our stay, as well as to reimburse him for HomeAway's credit card processing fees. After we contacted HomeAway for help, he eventually refunded the entire security deposit, but we did not enjoy having to go through that process after checking out.
The house itself had some issues as well. It was advertised as "allergically clean" when we booked it, but we did not feel that it lived up to that description. The carpet had some type of small white hairs on it that appeared like pet hair, and there was food on the floor under the bed in two of the bedrooms. The air filters in the house were also visibly dirty, which is not conducive to clean indoor air. Also, the door of the fridge was full of half-used condiments.
After the first week of staying in the house, the number of available channels on the DirecTV was drastically reduced. Many of the channels we would like to have watched were suddenly unavailable, when we had watched them the previous week.
We also felt somewhat uncomfortable with the fact that the master bathroom had a window next to the toilet (at eye-level for a man) with no curtain on it. The window looked directly into a window of the house next door. Also, we could have used some more hand towels, as we found only 4 hand towels in the house, for 2 bathrooms.
One of the bedrooms is decorated with two twin beds, rainbow polka-dots, and butterflies. In our opinion it is very feminine, which is lovely for girls but may not be so for boys.
Overall, the experience would have been fine if we had not felt so uncomfortable with the owner. We did not feel that he communicated clearly all of the fees that we would be charged until we were already staying in the house. We had to continue to deal with the return of the security deposit after checking out, which was an unnecessary headache for us.
What a nice home on the north side of Phoenix. Several of us attended an event nearby and stayed at the house for a long weekend. Nice, comfortable, clean, easy access etc. Perfect for our needs.
Our family of 5 stayed at the Bridlewood property during our Spring Break, 2015. The house was clean, well equipped, and offered plenty of space for our family. We especially enjoyed the patio swing, BBQ, and proximity to walking trails where we spotted lots of desert wildlife. The house is conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood near beautiful parks and shopping. The owners were responsive and attentive to our needs. Overall, we had a wonderful time and can't wait to visit again soon!
The Anthem Community Center, with meeting rooms for social activites, locker rooms, pool, water slide, rock climbing wall, indoor basketball/volleyball courts, complete fitness center w/free weights, machines and color tvs is available to guests. Contact us for details.
Other outside activities in the area include tennis courts, large park with play equipment (slides, swings, etc.) skateboard park, ball fields, basketball courts, volleyball courts, man made lake stocked with trout and bass (fly fishing only), bbq areas, duck ponds, and a must ride train that runs through the park.
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
Reduced rates for rentals exceeding 1 month
Payments by Direct deposit, personal check, eCheck, directly to owner or Credit Card through VRBO.
All rates are for 4 adults, each additional adult will be pro rated
For rentals of 29 days and longer: tenant to pay water and electrical usage charges in excess of $150/month per charge
60 Day Cancellation Policy - full refund
Normally, check in after noon, check out before noon...notify owner of your arrival/departure times upon final payment
Wi-Fi: Standard Rate Rental Period: $60/month or less prorated, extra; Fall/Winter/Spring Rate Rental Period of at least one month no extra charge. DIRECTV channel options are available on request
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.