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Barb Steinbrink

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Centrally located Close to downtown Phoenix, gated complex close to pool

6 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Alhambra Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom 2 full baths

The location is excellent to get around the Valley. 4 blocks from the Light rail, which goes to downtown Phoenix, Convention center and many other fun things, Light rail also goes to downtown Tempe, and Mesa. I have only done it once but was a really fun time. The condo complex is quiet, gated and well kept, not fancy but nice. Has small fitness room, laundry room, pool table, and picnic area. It is right by the pool, which is awesome.POOL IS NOT HEATED sorry. Condo all on one level on the first floor

This my second home, I am not able to come down a lot so rent it out some too .A couple of the negatives FOR ME about the condo, which may or may not bother anyone else, the condo is on the shady side, so living room, dining room and kitchen, so feels dark to me. I immediately open blinds and turn on lights, my other house in Prescott has windows all over the place. This condo has only has 3 windows total. 2 windows bedrooms, nice and bright and light,. Only has one sliding door. Living room,and outdoors a lotvof big trees which makes living room, dining and kitchen a little dark, but has plenty of lights to turn on . I immediately open blindss. The other thing is the back patio is small like 5X7 but does have pub table with 2 chairs. Pool is very close, with chairs and loungers. I always want people to like it, so will give negatives as well.

The positives are it is really cute and comfy, has comfy lounger, couch and recliner and 42 in flat screen in living room. 2 good sized bedrooms 32 inch flat screen in master and small tv in other bedroom. Updated with granite, newer kitchen and condo is one of the best locations in complex, easy to find and close to all amenities of complex. Washer dryer in the unit.

Further details for this vacation rental

Pets are ok but complex rules will only allow uo to 25 lbs.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Barb Steinbrink (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Barb Steinbrink

HI I am an ER nurse and live in PRescott about 2 hours away. I love real estate and have done real estate for several years. I have 3 other vacaion rentals: a 3 bedroom about 5 blocks from here with a private pool, Homeaway listing no:224448 , a condo in downtown Scottsdale and a 3 bedroom in sun city.

Barb Steinbrink purchased this condo in 2010

Why Barb Steinbrink chose Phoenix

This is a great condo, close to everything, gated, nicely decorated, real comfy!

Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

Centrally located Close to downtown Phoenix, gated complex close to pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Orange County, CA
5

Great condo in perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

This downstairs condo was perfect for us and in a very convenient location - close to downtown, the fairgrounds, and the airport. We felt very safe in the "Melrose" area and there were lots of really cute shops and restaurants. The condo was very clean and comfortable, and the owner Barb was very responsive and pleasant to work with. Easy to find (although be aware some GPS apps will take you to the exit side of the gated complex) and well stocked with everything we needed to be comfortable. We will for sure stay there again when we come to Phoenix next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boise Idaho
5

Central Phoenix Condo

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo located in central Phoenix. Short walk to the Phoenix Metro (light rail) that going west takes you to a nice shopping area (Target, etc.) and going east takes you to Midtown, Downtown, Chase Field, US Airways Center, Sky Harbor, ASU, Tempe, and Mesa. Lots of good casual restaurants within walking distance and even more both casual and upscale restaurants right along the Metro light rail line. If you plan to use the Metro and bus system a lot, you would be best to buy a weekly or monthly pass which is available from the machines at the light rail stations. Short walk to major grocery store. Also close to bus route on Camelback Road which takes you to Scottsdale and Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and lots of shopping and restaurants. Gated community with covered parking place near unit. Nice pool, but not heated so we didn't use. If you have a pet, there is a vet just down the street. Nice owner-easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Choice

  • 5 of 5

The condo is in a great central location. There are many restaurants close by, as well as a major grocery store and other shopping. The condo community is quiet and well maintained. The condo itself is well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The owner is very accommodating and clearly wants to make your stay as good as she can make it. Probably the best thing I can say is that we already have made plans to return next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

This is a great apartment with plenty of space and everything you need to make you feel at home. We we're only here for a few days but everything was great. The pool is small but nice (even in November), there is plenty of room in the lounge and the kitchen is well sorted with a big fridge and all pans and things that you might need.

The location is good. You still have to drive to most places but that seems to be the way in Phoenix in general. There is a great BBQ joint within walking distance (circle BBQ?) and a really good dive bar a few blocks away called Char's has the blues which was a great night out!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lot's of fun in the sun

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying in this wonderful condo. It is close to everything with lots to do. We were able to walk or catch the light rail for most things we did. We went to Tempe for the Hawaiian Festival on the light rail. Relaxing by the pool was very nice and there was some very nice places to eat all within walking distance. We especially enjoyed the BBQ place a couple blocks away. A large grocery store is close by for buying food and making your own meals in the well stocked kitchen. Everything was as described in the listing and the place was quiet, very clean and well maintained. This is someplace we would recommend to anyone. We plan to stay here again at some time in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Central Phoenix charmer

  • 5 of 5

2 blocks walk to light rail, take it to large shopping center north several miles or to ASU/Tempe south. Condo is in the heart of central, historic Phoenix with charming neighborhoods to see, multiple delicious restaurants and close to cultural/arts district by lightrail to downtown area. An old fashioned ice cream parlor, vintage 1950s, with waitresses in authentic dress is a six-eight block drive north. The condo is steps to the community pool with grilling facilities, and close to laundry facilities in the other direction. Security gates, covered parking, copious fluffy towels and televisions in each bedroom as well as the sitting room give multiple choices for multiple guests. Master bedroom has private bath, seriously indulgent mattress. 2nd bedroom is right next to the 2nd bath - convenience all the way around. Kitchen is equipped with appliances and pots/pans/seasonings that allow cooking full meals or just microwaving. Full refrig accommodates the few blocks to a large grocery store with a full range of food stuff, fruits, vegies, wines and a deli. A true home away from home and a great stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9.7 Miles
9.7 miles 18 minutes per map quest
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Applebees 10 blocks
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
3 miles
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
light Rail 4 blocks
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate I. 17 is 4 refundable.9 miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

This is a nice GATED complex lots of trees, nice pool with waterfall, condo location in great complex, right by pool and bar pool, fitness center, small, laundry room. meeting room, bbq grill, a little farther away in complex is pool table room, picnic area with another bbq grill. First floor condo, Right off parking lot, quiet complex, don't see that many people around. There is an applebees within few blocks, 1.5 miles to big mall that has movie complex, Walmart, Target, Pennys, Coscto, Ross, Big 5, shoe stores, restraunts, and lots of stuff. A bunch of Antique shops right by complex. There is a Frys about 3 blocks. Lots of little bars up camelback Rd, main road, 4 blocks from complex. Cross streets are Camelback and 7th avenue. Zip code is 85013 phoenix. This is not a fancy neighbood but well maintained. Chase ball field and Convention Center are between 5 and 6 miles. This is a very centrally located location.

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Rates & Availability

Alhambra Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
summer
May 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$120
$595
$1,295
 
 
winter rates
Oct 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
$695
$2,795
 
 
spring training
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$795
$2,995
 

Additional information about rental rates

security refundable $100
non refundable cleaning $75
Pet Fee $100

NOTE THE DIFFERENT RATES FOR SUMMER AND WINTER
SUMMER $595.00
WINTER $695.00 per week
There is a $100.00 non refundable pet fee if you have pets
Nightly $125.00
MONTHLY SUMMER $1,395.00
WINTER $2,395.00
Pet fee is$100 and non refundable . Condo rules no pets over 25 pounds

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Amenities

Alhambra Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 929 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Town ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
Notes:
Pool is right by condo, as well as laundry and fitness. Fitness has only a couple of things. Condo has a combo washer/ dryer, weird but works for small loads. Large Laundry room close to condo. Also has picnic area with 2 picnic tables and a gas grill. Pool area has a gas grill and a bar area. No public stools but I have two bar size director chairs available. Have a baby crib that I can bring with some notice.

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