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Private Guesthouse in Historic Phoenix

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 2 Sleeps

This fully furnished, 650 square foot, two-story casita has a

kitchen, bath, sitting area on the main level and a sleeping area on

the top level with a fabulous view of the mountains, city-scape and

the trees (hence the name) in this lovely Coronado Historic District


This smoke-free casita is tucked behind the main 1929 residence.

Enjoy uptown freedom and downtown convenience. The strengths of this

rental are design, garden-setting and location. The sports and

cultural offerings of downtown Phoenix are less than two miles away.

The central location puts any of the valley’s 200+ golf courses

within easy reach. This gem is only minutes from the hottest shopping

and resorts and golf in Scottsdale. Ninety minutes from Sedona. Two

hours from Tucson. Four hours from Grand Canyon.

Both north-facing walls include large windows that allow you to enjoy

the well-maintained gardens. The casita has its own sitting and

eating area in this beautiful backyard. Old-growth trees provide

ample shade in the summer. The fire pit will keep you warm on chilly


Owner lives in main house on property. All maintenance issues

handled within 24 hours.

More Details

Property Manager
Doreen Pollack
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

About Doreen Pollack

Former Chicago Gal now loves the Desert! Gardener and animal lover!

Doreen Pollack purchased this bungalow in 2001

Why Doreen Pollack chose Phoenix

This home has lots of character! Original home built in 1929 has historic charm. The lot has several mature trees and lots of plants and feels like an oasis in the desert!

What makes this bungalow unique

Very central to all freeways, light rail, Grid Bikes yet quiet neighborhood feel.


Coronado Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Sorry, no tub. Shower stall only.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • tennis
Amenities: All utilities included. All electric AC, heat and cooking. This well-planned 650 square foot guest house is an up-scale 'home away from home'. Everything is new and top quality. The light, airy two-story guest house has a comfortable, contemporary decor with new floors and spiral staircase. Main floor: A ceramic tiled floor runs throughout. The living room has a twin sleeper-sofa, chair, flat screen TV and view of the gardens. The bath has a sleek appearance with new sink, toilet and cabinets with granite counter top and glass-door ceramic tiled shower. The galley kitchen is furnished with a refrigerator, microwave, cook top, toaster oven, coffee maker, dishes, cooking utensils, stainless steel sink, and granite counter top with a bistro set. There is a laundry room with washer and dryer available. The bedroom is upstairs and carpeted. It has a queen bed, closet, reading chair, computer armoire and a view of the gardens and grapefruit tree from the full window-wall. The transom-like sky light allows for views of the stars! An exterior entrance opens out onto a private deck with view of the gardens below and the uptown sky scrapers twinkling at night. Stairs lead down to the ground level and make bringing in luggage a breeze. There is private patio seating at both an outdoor table and at the Adirondack chairs around the fire pit. Barbecue grill available. Private patio is great for al fresco dining, reading, and enjoying the Phoenix nights Supplies: One week supply of paper goods are stocked for guests; after consumed, guests provide their own. Cleaning supplies and tools provided. Coffee provided. Cleaning service can be arranged for longer than one week stays. No cleaning provided during rental period.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Private Guesthouse in Historic Phoenix
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
Dallas, TX

Perfect, Private Cottage in Phoenix.

  • 5 of 5

I traveled to Phoenix to teach classes over a 2 day period and stayed at this little cottage. It seems to be brand, spanking new inside, it's clean, modern and just perfect for 1-2 people who just need a place to come relax at night and wind down from the day. The upstairs bedroom is inviting, the bed is comfortable. I slept very well. Bring your own coffee, as all there was is decaf...but there is a Starbucks only about 3/4 mile away, so no big deal. I would stay here again any time, I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy getaway for two

  • 5 of 5

We loved stayed here for our Spring Training trip this year! The unit had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and we enjoyed how close we were to most of the stadiums and some great restaurants. Would definitely return and recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and Quiet retreat

  • 5 of 5

this location was perfect for us. Easy to get around town. Lots to do in this part of town from arts to dining to sports.

Guesthouse is clean with all of the amenities stated. Back yard is a quiet retreat.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Very secure and safe place. It is across the street from a great park.

  • 4 of 5

What a location,5 minutes from the city 3 minutes from route 17 and maybe 7 minutes from route 10.

Encanto Golfcourse is a 10 minute drive and that is a great municipal track.

Our host has two dogs. Jack just wants petting and biscuits and Gracey really shy. They both respond to the sound of the gate which is great security. I'm

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Perfect for two!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location in a safe neighborhood for our two week visit to Phoenix. Very quite and private with quick access to the interstate. Just right for a home base to visit other locations from.

The lower level is cozy and works well for two people. Very clean and all the amenities you need, not to mention a great shower! The upper level bedroom is huge! Plenty of closet and dresser space providing for storing your clothes and other items. There is a small deck off the second level bedroom to enjoy a coffee in the morning or pick a fresh grapefruit when in season!

Jack and Gracie (Doreen's two dogs) were great! They would greet us each morning and occasionally in the evening which was nice as we missed our two pups back home.

All in all, I recommend this place for any single or couple looking for an affordable, clean, safe place close to the Phoenix metro. Doreen is a wonderful host!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic experience!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Doreen's casita for a month while I was working at a local hospital for medical school. I consider myself lucky for finding such a nice place to stay. First of all, Doreen is a very friendly and helpful person; I enjoyed my chats with her very much. Her dogs and cats were nice neighbors and made my stay feel more comfortable since I love animals. The grapefruit tree and Doreen's garden made everything feel like a little paradise within central Phoenix.

The casita itself had everything I needed, so I was quite comfortable throughout the whole month. The natural light I got on the upper bedroom floor was unbeatable. I was able to walk around the neighborhood on my way to a restaurant/bakery called "Nami" a few blocks away which had some awesome soy-based ice cream sundays! The neighbors were all friendly, so I felt safe as well. There were many people running and riding their bikes around the neighborhood and the park across the street, which was nice to see.

I really have nothing bad to say about my experience. I would recommend this place to anyone who doesn't mind a few furry friends in the yard. I will definitely come back!

Thank you Doreen!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I enjoyed having you as a guest and look forward to your future visit.
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Sky Harbor
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many within minutes!
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Superbowl 2015.....

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Free days at local museums.....

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

Recreation: Wireless internet access available. Cable TV and DVD

player provided. Tennis courts, basketball courts, park, grocery,

restaurants, coffee shops, all with in walking distance. Hospital,

freeways, theater, sports arena all with in 5 miles.

Transportation: On bus line. Street Parking for car. No RV parking


Comments from Guests:

We greatly enjoyed our stay. Your treehouse is so cute, cozy and accommodation. Thank you for the grapefruit and lemons. We also truly enjoyed your friendly loving pets, Annie and Mischief.

Your recommendations for sightseeing and activities are right on - we enjoyed all of them. L'Auberge in Sedona was a wonderful lunch.

We are happy that our journey brought us here and fortunate to have met you. Our stay here was indeed an experience to remember fondly.

Gene & Donna Nelson, Michaganders (30 day stay)


Rates & Availability

Coronado Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Final Four 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 5.3%

I have 2 dogs and 2 cats of my own on the property.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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