About the property
- Guest House1000 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum StayNone
This is a historic Adobe Home, it has traditional southwestern design like the Pueblo arches. Wooden beams run along the ceiling, a inviting wood burning fireplace, with two private patios for morning coffee. There is a sunlit library for working remotely. This is an exclusive neighborhood, romantic and peacefully nestled in the foothills of Camelback Mountain. Live amongst the succulents and aloe vera cactus in the oasis, and still be in the city for the attractions and lively events.
It is a quiet, peaceful, romantic setting that is only minutes from central Phoenix.
Enchanting unique features of the casita are a master bedroom suite that is emblematic of the desert southwest with traditional wooden beams and ceiling, and a wood-burning fireplace. This artistic jewel will not only house your body but lift your spirit.
Up the circular staircase is the library/lounge and a sunroof/ solarium with chaise lounges to soak in the almost perpetual sunshine.
Points of interest -
There are hiking trails from the casita to the Phoenix mountain preserve. Walking north on Palo Christi or cross Lincoln and a half a mile up a moderately steep paved road will lead you into the Phoenix Mountain Reserve. If you go south on Palo Christi and you will end up at the Hermossa Inn where you want to have a cocktail at sunset in their splendid flower and sculpture gardens viewing the sunset dessert skyline.
Continue south on Palo Christi and you’ll end up at the Arizona canal which are gonna walk in either direction for short sprints or longer excursions.
Walk around the neighborhood and look at the palatial homes that will take your breath away.
We are only 20 minutes from the airport, sports arenas, Phoenix Art Museum, the world class Native American heard museum in from Roosevelt row where you don’t want to miss first Fridays which is the funkiest happening here in Phoenix.
You’re around the corner from the central Camelback Road car under the financial capital shopping centers and world-class restaurants.
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- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- May 26, 2018
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Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
"Little House" among the cactus
My wife and I stayed a week at the Casita in the aptly named Paradise Valley. To reach PV you head north on 32nd St. which runs straight to the lower slopes of the Phoenix mountains where the Casita is located. The surrounding area is lovely as most homes fit discreetly into the natural semi-desert landscape. The interior of the Casita is special, too. More than fifty years old, its pueblo style and adobe decor express the history of the region as do the numerous original prints and paintings on the walls, mostly by native American artists.
The decor in the bedroom is particularly attractive with its exposed beams and (working) adobe fireplace. The handsome king-sized bed was one of the most comfortable we have encountered in all our experience of VRBO travel. It was pleasant to wake up in the morning and watch the sun’s rays appear on the giant saguaro cactus in the front yard.
The steps to the upper floor are steep and winding but the reward awaits you at the top. The library has a fitted carpet, plush furniture, and floor to ceiling shelves on two walls. They contain a remarkable collection of mostly non-fiction books on history, culture, art (especially native American), psychology, religion, spiritualism, and more. The room opens onto a large deck with loungers that faces all compass points but east. An overhanging tree will provide summer shade.
Cooking facilities are limited, although a catering service is on offer if you want it. We managed just fine with the toaster oven and microwave. We breakfasted in (easy), lunched out (even easier) and dined in or out to suit our fancy. Eating out and food shopping were five driving minutes away at the intersection of 32nd St. and Camelback Rd. The Safeway there contains a large deli with wide array of prepared foods (they do a very nice whole roasted lemon chicken). Restaurants and coffee shops are located on both sides of 32nd St. For more choice, Scottsdale is not far away to the east, ditto for Glendale to the west.
Hosts Ellie and Carl, and housekeeper Kim, were available to offer help and advice as we settled in, so we had a thoroughly enjoyable stay at the “little house.”