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Amazing Private Desert Home! Beautiful Views! October 'the Best Month'Come Stay.

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Last updated: 12/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Carefree house description

This private house is conveniently located in Carefree, AZ, surrounded by 20 acres of land preserve. Totally private! This is a home, not a villa or condo. Easy walking to shopping, dining and entertainment. Just minuets from historic downtown Cave Creek and the Boulders Resort. The town of Carefree is located due north of Scottsdale.
This home is bright and airy and in great condition. It is comfortable and 'user friendly', the privacy amazing. My home is very easy to maintain. Neighbors call it the HAPPY HOUSE. Viewed from the private back patio, Javalina, quail, coyote, bob cats, desert fox, road runners, Jack rabbits and mule deer are seen regularly at our natural watering hole or frolicking in Galloway wash. There is a 360 degrees of Mountain views and the very best Arizona sunsets. The home is located in the heart of Carefree, but one would never know it.
The house is situated on 2+ acres with a privacy wall that surrounds the pool and outdoor living area that are enjoyed day or night. I am very proud of my home and keep it clean, organized and personal.
There is a Living room / dining room / TV room and workable, well equipped kitchen. Master bedroom has king sized bed, master bath and a private bedroom Patio. A comfortable King bed in the guest room can be separated into twin beds.
Enjoy romantic, starry Arizona nights from the pool, patio or around the outside bee hive fireplace. Great outside dining area. Well landscaped, most enjoyable. Wonderful for entertaining. Wonderful for relaxing. Wonderful for private sunbathing.
Enjoy horseback riding, spring baseball training, golf, hiking, are all here. We are located in the north end of the Valley of the Sun, anything that Phoenix or Scottsdale has to offer is no further than an hour away or less. Sedona Az. is a good hour north. Tonto National Forest, Bartlett Lake 15-30 minutes east. A greatl location for city access and real desert living and exploring. Great hikes to indian ruins and parks (Spur Cross, Tonto National Park) are close by. Within walking distance is the post office, grocery store, farmers market, very fine dining, cowboy dining, wine bars, shops and local live music.

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Keywords: Single family desert home, super views, 2+ acres, surrounded by 20 acres nature reserve.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                27 years of age....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Special arrangements and additional cost could apply. We do not comply with Arizona's pool regulations. Pool is not fenced from exterior doors....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Not allowed inside the home, but smoking whatever outside the home is up to you....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                By special arrangements and additional costs do apply....moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                The house is one story and can be maneuvered by scooter or wheelchair, maybe a bit tight. The house is not handicapped accessible. ...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2

                ...moreless

              • Full master bath with jetted tub, walk in shower, double sinks.

              Other Amenities

                  • My rental is a home. It is not a stark rental by all means. It is full of personality and warmth. The house is well maintained and clean. I take extreme pride in my home. It pleases me to please you and hear all the fine comments that my renters have shared with me. I plan to live here someday, so looking after the house and caring for its surroundings is extremely important to me. We will cater to your needs and if asked will provide to the best of our ability. You really cannot go wrong in staying here. The home is comfortable and easy to maintain. Thanks for considering 'Painted Carefree'...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • DVR
                  • MP3 Dock
                  • Music Library
                  • Radio

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain:

                    360 degrees of beautiful Mt.views. Continental Mts. to the west and North. Black Mt. to the South. Tonto National Park ....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    The views from my home are awesome. We are surrounded with beautiful views and super sunsets. You will be looking at Black Mountain and the Continental Mountains. And Tonto National Forrest....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Considered a rural setting in the comforts of Carefree proper....moreless

                  • Town:

                    Carefee is in short walking distance, Cave Creek just around the corner....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Carefree is considered a village and is within short walking distance. Cave Creek is right here and has funky bars and eating establishments. Shops. Taste of the west!...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Inside dining area and outside dining area....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Yes and an outdoor line as it takes seconds to dry your clothes in Arizona....moreless

                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace
                      • Firewood
                      • Free Local Calls
                      • Garage:

                        The garage is not roomy, but a good garage which leads into the kitchen....moreless

                      • Gas Fireplace:

                        In our living room...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Of course...moreless

                      • Internet:

                        of course!...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided:

                        King and twin sheets. Blankets, comforters and plenty of pillows. Mattress Pad and pillow covers are washed well between rentals....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Comfortable with views everywhere. There is a separate cozy den for watching TV....moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Both bath towels and beach towels...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Yes...moreless

                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Yes sir!...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Beehive fire place located on our serene patio area....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Yes, a couple different kinds....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Well equipped....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Plenty of nice colorful dishes....moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Garbage Disposal
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Kitchen is totally workable. My husband was French and he made plenty of fine meals. It is well equipped, however, not laid out as well as I would have laid it out!...moreless

                      • Kitchenette
                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Microwave:

                        works just fine!...moreless

                      • Oven:

                        Electric...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        All your paper needs and soaps are in the pantry. You don't need to shop for household supplies!...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Side by Side. Ice maker, water dispenser. ...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        Electric...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster:

                        Yes, a toaster!...moreless

                      • Wet Bar

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Beach Umbrellas
                      • Binoculars
                      • Boat:

                        Lake Bartlett is 30 mins. away....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Deck Furniture
                      • Fully Fenced Property
                      • Golf:

                        Many golf course in the area....moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Flowers are my hobby. Depending what time of year you visit the gardens are full of beautiful flowers and herbs for your picking....moreless

                      • Outdoor Furniture
                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Natural Gas Grill. No running out of propane....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Porch Furniture
                      • Terrace
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Heated Pool
                      • Hot Tub:

                        Spa that seats 6 with water fall into pool....moreless

                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Private Pool:

                        Lovely, extremely private play pool. Perfect for sun bathing....moreless

                      • Spa Whirlpool
                      • Whirlpool
                      • Whirlpool
                      • Jetted Tub:

                        In Master Bath....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall Mid Season
                          Sep 18 - Dec 31, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500 $4,300
                          Winter High Season
                          Jan 1 - May 15, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,700 $5,000
                          Super Bowl 2015
                          Jan 28 - Feb 4, 2015
                          8 night min stay

                          $1
                          flat fee
                          My Standard Rate
                          4 night min stay
                          $200
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning fee weekly $200
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Pet Fee $250
                          • Cleaning fee monthly $300
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          Super bowl week rate is different. Please contact for more information.

                          We take a non-refundable $500.00 reservation fee that turns into your refundable $500.00 security fee. Our contract has payment details and will be provided on request.


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                          Last updated: 12/23/2014
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                          Location

                          35 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Sky Harbor
                          0.3 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Town is right around the corner.
                          100 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Flagstaff

                          Car: Recommended

                          The Cave Creek, Carefree area is a eclectic western area that has fine dinning and funky western bars. Lots of hiking, biking and riding trails. Golf is within minutes. Fishing, boating a short, beautiful drive away. Shopping around the conner. Art festivals on most weekends. Easy day trips to Arizona's best locations. Thirty minutes to spring training or Barrett car auction. Near perfect sunny weather all year long. Cave Creek was established in the early 1860's. It is part of the Military trail and has been home to Native Americans for centuries. Gold was discovered and people came to prosper. Then ranching and now an eclectic mix of everything. Movie stars on the hills, cowboys at the bars,

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: I am a outdoor type person. Love animals, love to garden, love great food, love to have fun. You will recognize all these passions at my lovely home!

                          Why the Owner Chose Carefree:
                          This home has been purchased as our retirement home. It is perfect. Perfect location, perfect layout, perfect views. Not ready to retire and are letting others enjoy it till our time comes. This is a home not just a rental!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Privacy! Privacy! Privacy! Views! Views! Views! Plus amazing wild life. Superior Resort Living within the privacy of a home. Check out our awesome reviews.


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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish

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                          Photos

                          • My beautiful desert home!

                            My beautiful desert home!

                          • The front entry to my home.

                            The front entry to my home.

                          • Patio and Outdoor Fireplace!

                            Patio and Outdoor Fireplace!

                          • Our garden in April.

                            Our garden in April.

                          • Living Area, there is a tv room as well. Just not shown.

                            Living Area, there is a tv room as well. Just not shown.

                          • The Kitchen.

                            The Kitchen.

                          • Our outside living room!

                            Our outside living room!

                          • Breakfast anyone?

                            Breakfast anyone?

                          • Southwest View of Black Mountain, from the pool!

                            Southwest View of Black Mountain, from the pool!

                          • Sunrise. Good Morning!

                            Sunrise. Good Morning!

                          • The back yard! Just a Really Fun, Private Place!

                            The back yard! Just a Really Fun, Private Place!

                          • That is Teri! Riding and walking trails within minutes of my home.

                            That is Teri! Riding and walking trails within minutes of my home.

                          • Front Gate Leading to Front Door!

                            Front Gate Leading to Front Door!

                          • Back entry to our home.

                            Back entry to our home.

                          • Outdoor Dining Area!

                            Outdoor Dining Area!

                          • The pool has a new surface and new tile. So refreshing.

                            The pool has a new surface and new tile. So refreshing.

                          • Dining Area and Gas Fireplace.

                            Dining Area and Gas Fireplace.

                          • Master bedroom.

                            Master bedroom.

                          • Sunset Dinners!

                            Sunset Dinners!

                          • Spring of 2014!

                            Spring of 2014!

                          • Our View of the Continental Mountains. The beige in the trees, cloeset neighbor

                            Our View of the Continental Mountains. The beige in the trees, cloeset neighbor

                          • The watering hole!

                            The watering hole!

                          • Our resident Mr. Coyote coming to our watering hole!

                            Our resident Mr. Coyote coming to our watering hole!

                          • Our guest enjoying a trail ride at MTM Ranch just a very short drive from home.

                            Our guest enjoying a trail ride at MTM Ranch just a very short drive from home.

                          VRBO #328011

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

                          $200 - $243 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 12/23/14
                          Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish
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