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Mini Mansion! Great views. Backs right to South Mountain Preserve.

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Imagine a morning that starts with a mountain hike just out your back gate. Then experience the sounds of the quail and watching the hummingbirds feed while enjoying breakfast in your private yard overlooking the Sonoran Desert. Your day has only just begun... Now you fill in the rest. This vacation home, features million dollar mountain views that will highlight your Arizona vacation!

The Mini Mansion is a two bedroom home located on a spectacular mountain preserve lot. It is truly close to EVERYTHING: wonderful shopping, top restaurants, 16,000 acres of Preserve featuring 60 plus miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. There are even indian petrogyphs on the trail right outside the backyard. This ideal location with nearby I-10 access makes it easy to get on the road to Sedona, Tucson, Mexico, Flagstaff or the Grand Canyon..anywhere!

You'll feel right at home too. This cozy get-away has an artistic flair with new furnishings, a well equipped kitchen with granite counter and a backyard that makes an 'evening in' better than any 'night out.' This home is a hiker and bikers paradise! Close to the Arizona Grande resort fitness center and Golf Resort.

If you are planning on spending some time in the Phoenix area, don't pass up the opportunity to stay at this unique Arizona retreat.

Keywords: Home, cozy, preserve, mountain, hiking, biking, nature trails, views

More Details

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2017

About Jane

We hope you enjoy your stay at the Mini Mansion.

Jane purchased this house in 2004

Why Jane chose Phoenix

Location location location. While this home is nicely furnished and attractive inside it is proximity to South Mountian that makes it special. Backing up to the nature preserve allows for spectacular sunsets, trail access and entertainment watching hikers and mountain bikers in the distance.

What makes this house unique

We call this home the Mini Mansion. It seems appropriate as it is a cute little house with a million dollar view. The large patio is like another large living space in the mild Arizona winters. The patio is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a sunset glass of wine or Chinese takeout.


Ahwatukee Foothills Village House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Full Kitchen with granite counters


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Mini Mansion! Great views. Backs right to South Mountain Preserve.
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Gig harbor, wa


  • 5 of 5

Our stay was so fantastic. The hiking was literally right off the back of the home. This home was locate in a very nice residential setting and close to shopping and restaurants and the expressway. The owners were very easy to deal with and personable. Hiking was GREAT! The home was clean and the owners were close by.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Findlay, ohio

Cozy and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful and peaceful setting. We loved sitting on the patio early morning and evening especially. It is like the mountain comes alive with bikers, hikers, and families with dogs. The nature is spectacular. We saw many birds and were graced with a new Quail family who had 11 very tiny babies with them. The owners are near if you have any needs. It is very close to anything you need like groceries, restaurants. We were excited to find a washer and dryer also. I can't say enough of how peaceful it is even though in a neighborhood. We enjoyed it so much and recommend it to anyone coming to Phoenix. Thanks Jane and Bob for sharing this gem with us.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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fountain hills az

Wonderful combination of nature and urban life

  • 5 of 5

This is a great rental for anyone who wants the peace and beauty of a wonderful mountain preserve along with great access to southwest urban life. The owners live nearby and are extremely helpful and responsive, directing us to fantastic restaurants, services, and outdoor activities. Our dogs loved it as much as we did and so did the grandchildren we came to visit. Kitchen is well-equipped, patio is lovely and trails are literally out the door.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
South Mountain Nature Preserve
Nearest Point of Interest
Petroglyphs and Marcos De Niza rock
Nearest Point of Interest
Arizona Grand Resort

Hiking out your back gate. Wildlife Viewing from your patio


Rates & Availability

Ahwatukee Foothills Village House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
January - April
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

50% deposit due at booking. Balance due at check in. Deposit is refundable up to 1 month prior to reservation.

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