Spend Your Carefree Holiday at the Luxurious Carefree Casita
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- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Steve & Joanna welcome you to the Carefree Casita located in Carefree, on the northern border of Scottsdale, Arizona. Carefree is the 'Home of Cowboys and Caviar, Where the Old West Meets the New'. You will encounter the vast Sonoran Desert with forests of saguaro cacti, beautiful mountain vistas of the Tonto National Forest, and giant boulder formations.
The Carefree Casita is located adjacent to the grounds of the Carefree Resort and Villas. While not directly affiliated with the Resort, the Carefree Casita shares the same lovely location with the amenities of the area. The Carefree Casita is a convenient launching point to golfing, hiking, biking, photography, horseback riding, and so much more. Not to mention the weather, with our semiarid climate the air is generally dry and clear, with low relative humidity and a high percentage of sunshine.
Joanna & Steve take pride in providing you with all that the Carefree Casita has to offer. You will find a very comfortable venue with all the amenities that you would have in your own home. You will have lots of room to stretch out and make yourselves comfortable. The villa has a master suite and an adjoining master bath with walk-in closet. The junior suite, available for an additional charge, features its own bathroom with walk-in closet, terrace and separate den.
Ideally suited for the couple that wants a private getaway, the two couples that want to travel together, or the family of up to six members, all will be comfortable at the Carefree Casita. Please remember we welcome you and your family members over the age of eight. Unfortunately we are not set up to accept pets at the Carefree Casita.
Keywords: Villa, Casita, Condo, Resort, Luxury
- Vacation Rental
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6
- King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 2.5 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Parking Off Street
- Pilots dream location, fly in to SkyRanch at Carefree (18AZ)
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- CD Player
- Music Library
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool
- Jetted Tub
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Mountain Biking
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Sight Seeing
- Theme Parks
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Wildlife Viewing
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
ReviewsWrite a review
Making the reservation was very comfortable and the sending the check was also comfortable. The instructions were very easy including the information about the key pad. The place was clean and impressive. The amenities were fine. We did use the Wi-Fi connection. The bedding was comfortable. The area was lovely. We liked the place and the location. The overall stay was a wonderful. I would definitely recommend Casita Carefree to others.
- Guest DEA
- Date of stay 02/24/13
- Review Submitted 05/20/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, romantic getaway, age 55+.
My husband and I just returned from Carefree Casita. We loved the jr Suite and found it very comfortable, warm, and easy to feel at home. We had everything we needed. The Carefree area was very beautiful. Loved the big tall cactus and the blooming little ones too. Steve & Joanna were very easy to work with and answered our questions and concerns very quickly by email at all times. We would highly recommend staying here. The area was quiet and secure.
- Guest John & Jeanene Rishavy
- Date of stay 04/20/13
- Review Submitted 04/28/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, adventure seekers, girls getaway.
The Casita Junior Suite is clean, comfortable, and convenient - a wonderful place to stay. It is big with lots of room to spread out and in a great location. Steve could not be more friendly and helpful. Next time we are are out West we will hope to stay at the Casita. Thanks, Steve!!
- Guest Carlos
- Date of stay 02/20/13
- Review Submitted 02/25/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, tourists without a car, adventure seekers, girls getaway.
Owner response: Thank you for the kind words, we look forward to your next visit. Steve & Joanna
We arrived late because of weather conditions at home, but the codes worked perfectly to get us safely into the unit. We were surprised at how much room there was when we got there, but it was a very enjoyable experience. It was over the holidays, so we spent a lot of time away from the unit at one of our daughters homes, so did not use the pool or do any walking like we usually do on vacation. The listing description and photos were completely accurate, The property was clean and well maintained, and the instructions provided made it easy to use the internet and get in and out of the unit. We would of course recommend this property to friends and family. We mainly ate at our family homes, so did not get experience with restaurants and other activities this trip.
- Guest Jay
- Date of stay 12/21/12
- Review Submitted 12/28/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, adventure seekers.
Owner response: Thank you for your comments, we look forward to your next visit when coming to Carefree to see your daughter. Next time leave some time for yourselves so you can enjoy the pool and other amenities of the area. Steve and Joanna
Wonderful in October
Wonderful in October
Steve & Joanna, Thank you so much for the use of your casita. It was excellent! Of the many units we've stayed in at the Carefree Resort Village, yours was by far the nicest. Open layout, spacious kitchen, two-car garage, very nice furniture - all pluses. How nice to be in a villa that actually felt like being at home rather than being in a rental. Your VRBO information and pictures accurately portrayed the unit. It's proximity to the pool - all of 50 steps or so - was a bonus. We found the casita clean and ready for use. We had no problems with it at all, so never needed to call you. The food at the Lariat (in the Carefree Restort) was as high-quality as usual. Cave Creek is always terrific. We didn't miss either of the bull riding shows at The Chip on Wed. and Fri. nights. Buffalo Bills is still the best place to go to find something strange and wonderful to take home. Great to have the Road Haus (German food) open as the Chicago Bears bar of Cave Creek/Carefree. Would we recommed your casita to our family and friends for their use? You bet we would! We'll be getting back to you as well for one or both of our 2012 Carefree vacations. Thanks a lot. Paul & June
- Guest Paul
- Date of stay 09/29/12
- Review Submitted 10/16/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, adventure seekers.
Owner response: Thank you for your kind comments, we appreciate all your comments and we are so glad that you found some fun things to do in the area. We look forward to your return visit. Steve & Joanna
Our stay at Carefree Casita was all that we hoped it would be and more. It is spacious, welcoming and very well presented. The master bedroom suite was fantastic, very comfortable bed. All reservations, directions and entry passes worked very well. The pool area was very clean, great temperature for the water. We would definitely return again and have already recommended it to some friends we spoke to today. The kitchen is extremely well equipped so that we could enjoy some meals in. Thank you to Steve & Joanna for providing such as great option Carefree!
- Guest Tin Mule
- Date of stay 04/14/12
- Review Submitted 04/22/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, adventure seekers, girls getaway.
Want to spend a perfect vacation? Travel to this beautiful casita in Carefree, AZ. The Condo is beautifully decorated & exceptionally clean. Steve & Joanna are the most gracious owners, having been present when we arrived, gave us the tour & even helped to unload our car! We highly recommend spending your holidays/vacation at this casita. We do plan to return. Thanks for a wonderful Time!
- Guest chiz
- Date of stay 04/07/12
- Review Submitted 04/19/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, tourists without a car, adventure seekers, girls getaway.
Owner response: Thank you for your comments, we are so happy that you found the Carefree Casita the perfect getaway. We look forward to your return and I would be happy to help you again with your luggage :) See you soon at the Carefree Casita, Steve & Joanna
Charming Southwestern Decor
Charming Southwestern Decor
My husband and I rented the Carefree Casita for one week at the end of February. Stephen was very responsive to my many requests both before and after we arrived. We liked to go for walks through the development and found people in the complex very friendly frequently stopping to chat and to offer helpful information. The casita was clean and as pictured on the VRBO website. Everything worked properly except the one lamp gave us some difficulty. We visited with friends in Scottsdale who introduced us to geo caching and we played a lot of golf. We also went on a Ping factory tour and attended Coyote, Suns and Diamondbacks games - no end of activity to do in the area. We would recommend Tonto's restaurant at Rancho Manana and Mastro's steak house. We would definitely recommend the Carefree Casita to friends and we would also consider staying there if we return to the Phoenix area. We had a great vacation and Stehen and Joanna's casita definitely had a big part to play in that success.
- Guest Sports Enthusiast
- Date of stay 02/24/12
- Review Submitted 03/24/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+, adventure seekers, girls getaway.
Owner response: Thank you for your kind comments. We too find the area lovely and the people friendly. The Carefree area is an upscale part of the Valley of the Sun and it is reflected in the type of people that frequent the area. Those nasty light bulbs, I normally catch the ones that burn out, but obviously I missed one. Thank you for your understanding and letting me attend to it. Come stay with us again, Steve and Joanna
We just returned from a fabulous stay at the Carefree Casita. The property is beautiful, and was perfect for our family of 5. My parents retired to the area and have downsized. The Casita is the perfect location, close to family and all that Carefree has to offer. The children loved the heated pool! The condo is well stocked, very clean, and so comfortable. I highly recommend it!
- Guest kitty
- Date of stay 02/17/12
- Review Submitted 02/27/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+, people with disabilities, girls getaway.
Owner response: Glad you liked the place, let us know when you are coming to visit Grandma and Grandpa again. The Carefree Casita will be here for you. Steve and Joanna
Perfect Arizona Get Away
Perfect Arizona Get Away
We have stayed in the Carefree / Cave Creek area three times before and this was the nicest by far. Perfect actually. The condo was very clean and very well appointed. Steve was not only easy to deal with, he went out of his way to make everything perfect for us. The private second floor patio offered a wonderful view to the South and we loved having access to a two car garage. Everything about this condo was just wonderful. We absolutely love the quiet & slow pace of Carefree & Cave Creek. There are lots of great restaurants in every price range, evening entertainment and interesting shopping. We will definitely try to stay at Steve and Joanna's condo next year.
- Guest Woody
- Date of stay 02/11/12
- Review Submitted 02/19/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, tourists without a car.
Owner response: Thank you for your kind comments, we look forward to having you again next year. Steve & Joanna
Jan-Apr ....... $199/night .. $1249/week .. $3249/month May-Sep ....... $159/night .. $ 999/week .. $2249/month Oct-Dec ....... $179/night .. $1149/week .. $2749/month Exit cleaning fee .... $125 | Reservation Deposit ...$500 Three night minimum stay. Above rates are for the Master Suite, please inquire about the Junior Suite and the applicable charges for its use.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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A wonderful place for a special occasion. The food is prepared in a unique way and the tastes are exquisite. While expensive, we find it well worth celebrating an anniversary or a special birthday. Binkley's has received several accolades and patrons come from all around the Valley of the Sun....MoreCollapse
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Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We relocated to Carefree in 2009 and love the area, most notably the weather. Due to the wide open spaces, wildlife abounds. Please join us at the Carefree Casita to see why we have fallen in love with Carefree and the Sonoran Desert which is surrounded by the Tonto National Forest.
Why the Owner Chose Carefree:
Living in a modest home in the area, we needed a place for family and friends to stay. Why not at a luxury resort/villa setting. As we will not have family and friends staying all the time, we wanted to make it available to the discerning traveler who appreciates the comfort of their own home. Join us for few nights, a week or even a month. You will most certainly enjoy this property.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The Carefree Casita is located in a unique situation, overlooking the SkyRanch at Carefree Airport (18AZ) on property near the Carefree Resort and Villas. SkyRanch is a private airport and if you are a pilot, you too can fly in and have access to all that Carefree has to offer. If you are not a pilot, don't worry, there are few daily operations and it is fun to watch the airplanes land.
- Primary: (480) 488-8438 (Arizona, USA)
Welcome to the Town of Carefree
Relax at the Clubhouse and Swimming Pool.
Relax by the Swimming Pool.
Entry way welcomes you to the Carefree Casita.
Six Adults Can Be Easily Accommodated for a Epicurean Meal.
Comfortable Area to Watch Television, Read a Book or Just Enjoy Each Other.
Another View of the Master Suite.
Enjoy the fauna of the area.
The Village at Carefree
Arched entry to building, the Carefree Casita is up a few steps to 2nd floor.
The Kitchen, Where All Good Family Gatherings Start.
Wide Open Area Makes for a Very Comfortable Space.
Large Master Suite with Desk, Walk in Closet and Large Bathroom.
Comfortable Place to Read a Book, or Just Fall Asleep.
Or the flora.
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