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Clean, Comfy, Safe, Convenient Location, Bikes, IN SUN CITY with 7 Rec Centers

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 31 nights


About the property

Experience that Arizona Western feel while being close to everything you need.

Our Sun City home, which we fondly refer to as the 'Hitching Post' is located in Sun City, AZ and is a huge adult community of over 70,000 people.

We realize that a pet may be an important part of a family so a small dog may be approved as long as very clean and well-trained.

We offer passes to Sun City's 7 Recreation Centers at cost of $2/person/day (there is talk of these rates increasing to $3) 2 of these recreation centers area within 1 mile of our home and all 7 are less than 10 minutes away. Here's what you get: Nearly a dozen pools heated to over 85 degrees. All kinds of pools: indoor, outdoor, walking pools, lap pools, sunning pools, shady pools, and salt water or traditional pools. Huge hot tubs and spas at every center. Free miniature golf at several centers. Complimentary state of the art fitness centers and nearly every kind of sport game you can name. Free WIFI Internet access AT THE 7 Recreation Centers and libraries as well as in our home.

Tennis, racket ball, bocce ball, lawn bowling, pickle ball -Free Billiards, Snooker, Ping Pong, Shuffleboard - If you like to do it, you'll likely find it here. Row a boat or fish at Lakeview center. Clubs and workshops of every kind. Free movies, music, and entertainment at times. Reduced prices at our 2 bowling alleys and the many golf courses you're surrounded by. Come try out beautiful Sun City and see why we love it here!

Our home has been recently updated and has a new and fresh feel. We know what you want and need to be comfortable.

We make sure everything is in working order, neat and clean and ready to let you get into 'vacation mode'. Take advantage of our bicycles to cruise the quiet neighborhoods.

We want you to feel like you're in Arizona and we make local resource materials available and convenient to help you get around and take advantage of all there is to do here.

You immediately notice how well-kept the neighborhoods in this area are. Our home is in an excellent location - just a couple blocks off the 'main drag' (Bell Rd). We have all kinds of birds, and you'll notice small kangaroos hopping around the back yard (well, actually, they're large Arizona Jack Rabbits).

The Golf Course fees are some of the most reasonable around.

Other nearby activities include:

Peoria Sports Complex about 10 minutes away.

The Glendale spring training facility and stadium -- Arrowhead Shopping Towne Center, (250+ retailers), Costco, Target, WalMart, Macy's Nordstrom's Rack etc. There are two 18 screen theaters and nearly every restaurant you could possibly name (plus, a few of our secret favorite spots!)

Scottsdale: Known for its art community and cooking events, the renown Mayo Clinic, the world famous Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions, the annual Arabian Horse Show. and the PGA Tour's best attended winter tournament.

Sedona: known as the 'Red Rock Country' and Tucson are both only a 1 1/2 hour drive. The Grand Canyon is 3 1/2 hours north.

Boating, fishing and hiking activities are available at Lake Pleasant and the White Tank Mountains. If you're looking for a showcase of Museums, the Symphony, An Opera house, Fine Eating, the Desert Botanical Gardens, the Heard Native Museum and many other urban delights, Phoenix is 30 minutes away.

Additionally, there're many art events and galleries to see the spectacular work of local and nationally acclaimed artists. Last, but not least; Phoenix International Raceway, home of NASCAR races.

Minutes west is Surprise Stadium, spring training home of the Kansas City Royals and the Texas Rangers. Many baseball teams make the Phoenix area their winter home, so if you're a fan, there are many games for you to attend.

More Details

Carl or April Weber
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 8, 2017

About Carl or April Weber

We're Michiganders! But, Michigan is tough in the winter. After years of searching the US and foreign soil, we finally chose Sun City to be our winter paradise.

Carl or April Weber purchased this house in 2012

Why Carl or April Weber chose Arizona

We chose Sun City for many reasons. This property is in the best part of Sun City (in our humble opinion). Quiet, but close to everything.

It's close to a major airport (Phoenix Sky Harbor) and major highways. It's close to good health care (minutes away). Sport, shopping, and cultural activities abound. The weather is great. We love the desert and the 'wild west'. And it's a great starting point for day or overnight trips to Grand Canyon, Vegas, California, etc. No place is perfect, but this is close.

What makes this house unique

Our home, The Hitching Post is just what you need as a simple base for activities. It's efficient, clean, comfy, and affordable and in beautiful Sun City. And you'll like the extra touches we've provided.

We're experienced at this and enjoy providing a nice rental property to explore an area. We have a vacation rental in South Haven, MI for several years now with excellent reviews. We've decided to do the same thing here in Sun City because there's so much to see and the recreation centers are such a huge asset!


Sun City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk In Shower with seat.
  • This is a nice, large tub sized shower but is cut low so you can easily step in. Large seating area in shower. Clean and bright with fluffy towels.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom #1 Features a Queen Bed - New Pillow Top Sealy Organic Cotton Line with premium bed linens. Walk In Closet. Desk and comfortable desk or reading chair. Bedroom #2 Features 2 Twin Beds with Pillow Top Mattresses. Walk in Closet.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
The neighborhood area is very nice, well-kept, and in a safe and convenient area of town. The area is conducive to walking and riding bicycles and has a nice view of sunsets over the mountains. If you choose to purchase passes to the 7 recreation centers here in Sun City, there is so much to do you'll likely not have time to get it all in!


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Clean, Comfy, Safe, Convenient Location, Bikes, IN SUN CITY with 7 Rec Centers
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Great location and all the comforts of home.

  • 5 of 5

Well supplied, neat, clean with everything in working order. A great base for whatever you'd like to do. Owners responsive to any questions or needs. We will stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place in Sun City

  • 5 of 5

I am thankful I found this wonderful home for my April visit to Sun City. My name for it is the "just right" house - location, immaculate condition, perfectly furnished and outfitted, everything I wanted and needed. I am so glad I found this on vrbo instead of booking a hotel room - it was my personal oasis, coffee on the patio every morning, kitchen and laundry when I needed them and a comfortable bed every night. I was there to visit my dad who lives in Sun City full time and absolutely plan to stay there for future visits.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Hitching Post and your kind words. We'd love to have you back anytime. Take care. Carl and April
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  • 5 of 5

The hosts, Carl and April were very welcoming and helpful when we arrived. They supplied (with their own $ ) recreation passes for each of us (their were 4 of us ) to 7 very close and unique recreation centers. The centers were varied with activities of all kinds...swimming, bocce ball, mini-golf and even a lake to use a boat and fish. (boat usage was free ) At one of the rec centers, we golfed until around 8:30 p.m. and enjoyed the Sun City evening under a full moon! The plants at the golf course were beautiful. The house was VERY clean and well appointed, yet it had a very comfortable feel to it. We used the bbq one night and saved money cooking in with all appliances/utensils available to use. They really thought of everything. We were treated to cold bevs in the fridge upon arrival as well as candied orange peels which April made herself! The beds and bedding were heaven~ Clean and comfortable! The neighborhood is quiet, yet friendly and both neighbors shared fruit from their trees with us. Of course, if you are looking for more privacy, I believe it would not be hard to get that also. No one was intrusive, yet open if you wanted to meet new friends. The community is a retirement community and we saw very few people actually residing there at the time, yet there were occasional bike riders and walkers. The hosts made bikes available in case we wanted to use them. The laundry room was separate from the house and fully stocked with what we needed for clean clothes on our trip. It is located off the main drag, but available to shopping, and we were very impressed at the closeness to major roads connecting to other suburbs of the greater Phoenix area.The photos are a bit darker and do not show how much natural light there really is in the house. I mentioned this to April and she said she would rather have people pleasantly surprised than be disappointed. Well, we were definately pleasantly surprised! We loved our experience with these homeowners as they seemed to really care about the quality of our experience and there were so many extra thoughtful touches. Thank you Carl and April for the extra effort at making our family vacation a memorable and greatly pleasurable experience. We would definately love to stay at your place again! It was so nice and so very clean~

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Lynn and Lori for your kind words. The 2 of you and your 2 daughters were dream renters! You are all such friendly people that we felt like we'd always known you from the first minute we met. When people arrive at our home, our goal is to immediately make them feel comfortable and able to let their vacation begin. We're glad you all had a great time and we feel fortunate to have met you. Take care until we meet again. Carl & April
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Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor International PHX
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Multiple within
Nearest Golf
0.05 Miles
7 Community Golf Courses in the surrounding 5 mi.
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
HW 101
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Multiple within
Car: necessary

Sun City is a well-kept community filled with all of the activities you can imagine. With proximity to local golf courses, recreation centers, shopping, dining, spring training and professional sports, and the Greater Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Chandler areas all within a 10 to 30 minute drive. Come try out one of the best kept secrets in the Phoenix area!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Pet Fee $95
Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. There is a $100 cancellation fee for all reservations - regardless of time frame and can be deducted from any funds available. Additional cancellation fees will apply for any cancellation made less than 60 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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