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The Perfect Arizona Desert Golf or Southwestern Retreat

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Entrance to the Luck 8 Ranch from North School House Road. How cool is that?

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Last updated: 04/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Come to your own Cave Creek AZ ranch to relax, swim in a private pool, and enjoy the serenity, spectacular views, golf, art, wildlife or adventure that awaits you in your own western ranch oasis. The Lucky 8 Ranch is located in the Sonoran Desert. This secluded ranch with all the comforts is just 1 mile from the 'Cowboys and Caviar' (including art galleries, restaurants, golf, and more) of Cave Creek and Carefree Arizona. Lucky 8 Ranch sits on two and a half acres of pristine desert and takes advantage of 360 degree mountain views.

Wake up with the desert and experience beautiful sunrises while enjoying a hot cup of cocoa, coffee, or hot tea, on your private porch, deck or rear deck off an office.

Head into 'town' and spend the afternoons shopping and dining in historical downtown Cave Creek or Carefree AZ, or if you prefer, relax poolside with your favorite book and a fresh brewed iced tea, spring water or iced coffee.

Brilliant sunsets and mountain views from the pool and the property alert you to watch for the excitement of the desert wildlife, and the crackle of a cowboy campfire just waiting for stories and tall tales. You'll especially enjoy the indoor and the rustic outdoor fireplaces.

But, you can also relax at the end of the day in front of hugh flat screen HD TV in the comfortable living room and enjoy a spacious master bedroom suite. There are two other western themed bedrooms which can be configured for two twins in each, or two king sized beds with sleep inducing pillow topped mattresses. Your dream rental is waiting for you.

Planning a golf adventure or meeting? The place is minutes from The Boulders, several awesome golf facilities, and is outfitted to serve as the perfect spot for a business meeting or mastermind.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1780 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is strictly prohibited and will result in an assessment....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Den

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  • King size beds (1) Very high end pillow topped mattress in the master bed room., Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 bedrooms with twins can also be configured to pillow topped king beds., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a high end air mattress bed that can be used in the small den as an extra 'bedroom'...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • small corral and covered stalls for those who trailer their horses on vacation....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Selection of dvds changes....moreless

  • Games:

    There are board games and puzzles...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Bring your own tunes. Music player for I pods and I phones....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    48' flat screen - great picture DISH TV...moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVDs at the house and the library - 1 mile away in town has thousands....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The down town of old Cave Creek is only one mile from the ranch...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    There are mountain views in three directions and a great view of Black Mountain from the outdoor dinning areas and pool....moreless

  • Resort:

    There are numerous golf resorts only minuets away from the ranch including the resort and spa at the Boulders....moreless

  • Rural:

    The ranch is only one mile from the town of cave creek and all of the restaurants and amenities but has a very rural feel, mountain views and wildlife....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Great dinning table with beautiful lighting....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Works great keep cool in the summer...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    high speed wireless...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    brand new equipment mid 2012...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    fireplace and outdoor cowboy grill and fire pit....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed internet is available....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    The bedrooms are set as follows: master bedroom - a king and two rooms with two twins. They can be reconfigured to kings and the linens are all provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    on site parking for two cars or trucks and a horse trailer....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    brand new equipment mid 2012...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Inside and outside fireplaces (outside is a camp style cowboy fire kettle)...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Want to cook, bake or get take out? You're covered. French press, coffee maker, tea pot, baking, cooking and all needed tools. Owner's are both cooks and one is a pastry chef by training...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    very large covered front porch with private deck off master and outdoor eating area as well as smaller covered back porch...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    No hot tub per se but large outdoor pool with four palm trees to remind you that you're on vacation....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Private separately walled pool....moreless

 

Reviews

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 15 - May 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,750 $4,500
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,750 $4,950

Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Special one day corporate events are available by request.


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Last updated: 04/27/2015
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Location

  • The Town Dump

    "Great place to get your southwest souvenirs and gifts! Fun and generally inexpensive."

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  • Town Center of Carefree

    "Loads of restaurants and a fun place to walk around. Banks and post office as well."

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  • Tonto Bar & Grill

    "Great outdoor dining on the porch with beautiful views."

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  • Tonto National Forest

    "This is a beautiful trip."

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  • Golden Door Spa At the Boulders - CLOSED

    "Top end spa only minutes from the ranch at Cave Creek."

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  • Buffalo Chip Saloon-Steakhouse

    "You've gotta go to the live bull riding event. FAntastic."

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  • Cartwright's

    "High end steak house. Great food. minutes from the Lucky 8 Ranch"

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  • Horny Toad

    "Casual and great for kids and families. Outdoor eating."

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  • Big Earl's Greasy Eats

    "Big Earl's is a local burger and beer joint with salads and outdoor eating right in town. F..."

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  • Heart & Soul Cafe

    "Great breakfasts and pancakes. Just a short drive from the house."

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  • The Boulders Golf Club

    "Enjoy amazing golf and spa facilities just minutes from the ranch. Spouse doesn't golf but ..."

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  • Baskin-Robbins

    "Need an ice cream to cool the heat or to end the day. Just a short drive from the ranch."

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  • Wagon Wheel

    "This casual and local hidden gem is a breakfast must."

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  • Safeway

    "Well stocked and loads of choices close to the ranch."

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  • Ben & Jerry's

    "This is our go to ice cream spot to cool the heat or to finish the day!"

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  • Barro's Pizza

    "Yes they do have a gluten free option."

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  • US Post Office

    "Close to the ranch ( 1 mile) send all the fun stuff home so it's no bother on your travel days."

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  • Desert Foothills Library

    "Amazing selection of books, activities and dvds. Enjoy! About 1 mile from the ranch"

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  • Cave Creek Tumbleweed Hotel

    "Great little spot near the ranch if you have extra guests. Inexpensive and clean and friendly!"

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  • Bartlett Lake Marina

    "Boat rentals and a great day on the lake only 30 minutes from the Lucky 8 Ranch."

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  • Black Mountain Fitness Center

    "Stay fit and relaxed on your trip. Enjoy a top notch fitness facility, yoga and classes only..."

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  • El Encanto Mexican Cafe

    "Great food, outdoor dining and fun for all ages. 1.1 miles from the Lucky 8 Ranch"

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  • Rancho Manana Golf Course

    "More great golf just minutes from the Lucky 8."

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  • Harold's Cave Creek Corral

    "Casual and awesome happy hour prices. Meet the locals."

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  • Black Mountain Cave Creek

    "Beautiful. Full view from the ranch and hiking!"

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  • Binkley's Restaurant

    "Amazing fine dinning. 2 miles from the ranch."

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  • Golf at the Boulders

    "Enjoy a great round of golf at a world class course only a short drive from the Lucky 8 ranc..."

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  • Oak's Diner & Flapjacks

    "Casual and good breakfast right in town and minutes from the ranch."

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  • Heard Museum North Scottsdale

    "Need a activity to improve the mind!"

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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor (Public)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Horney Toad, Buffalo Chip, Harolds
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bolders and more
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Earls, El Encanto, Cartrights, Binkley's
80 Miles
Nearest Ski
Flagstaf
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
Barret Lake

Car: Necessary

Cave Creek is an old western town. The NewYork Times travel section has dubbed it the intersection of 'cowboys (the old west) and caviar' (the new shopping and affluent vacation spot). Our little ranch is located only one mile from the town and all of it's restaurants, shopping and more. Yet it's also only a mile from horseback ridding and hiking. Great views in all directions.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: This is our family get away and the conforts show it. We're from the east coast but have always wanted a desert escape and oasis. This property is used by our adult children, our parents, and friends and several weeks of rental have been donated to our favorite charities. We know that you'll enjoy it as much as we all do.

Why the Owner Chose Cave Creek:
We bought this beautiful ranch property so that we could retire and keep horses right at home. But until we do, we love the hiking, trail riding (the trail goes right in front of the hose), unbelievable views, the awsesome town of Cave Creek and the golf and life style. The views are stunning with mountains in all directions and visible from the pool.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
This property has everything that a golf vacation, summer or winter get away, or a family trip needs to be what you've dreamed about. From the views, to the pool, to the fireplace, and cowboy fire kettle, to the art work, western themed rooms, spacious master, and wild life, you'll have one great experience after another. Close to town but out in the country. It has it all.


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Photos

  • Entrance to the Luck 8 Ranch from North School House Road. How cool is that?

    Entrance to the Luck 8 Ranch from North School House Road. How cool is that?

  • Enjoy the neat clean and western flare of each of the three bedrooms.

    Enjoy the neat clean and western flare of each of the three bedrooms.

  • This well appointed ranch house living room is comfy and fun

    This well appointed ranch house living room is comfy and fun

  • The swing chair from inside the fron entranceway. Enjoy the views and wildlife.

    The swing chair from inside the fron entranceway. Enjoy the views and wildlife.

  • Sunset from the deck off the master bedroom

    Sunset from the deck off the master bedroom

  • Yes they're almost all like this!

    Yes they're almost all like this!

  • Enjoy this shaded retreat for meals and coffee or tea in the morning

    Enjoy this shaded retreat for meals and coffee or tea in the morning

  • The out door fire kettle for fires and outdoor cooking.

    The out door fire kettle for fires and outdoor cooking.

  • The pool is walled. Your own palm trees.

    The pool is walled. Your own palm trees.

  • This kitchen has everything for cooking and baking. See Dave Frees' Pinterest.

    This kitchen has everything for cooking and baking. See Dave Frees' Pinterest.

  • View from the back porch - cactus and mountains in every direction!

    View from the back porch - cactus and mountains in every direction!

  • Palm trees around the pool and a beautiful AZ sky

    Palm trees around the pool and a beautiful AZ sky

  • This is a great kitchen! Enjoy cooking in or going out in old Cave Creek

    This is a great kitchen! Enjoy cooking in or going out in old Cave Creek

  • The bedrooms can be configured s twins or king beds.

    The bedrooms can be configured s twins or king beds.

  • The master-bedroom is spacious and well appointed. Enjoy!

    The master-bedroom is spacious and well appointed. Enjoy!

  • This cafe table and chairs is only one of many outdoor seating areas.

    This cafe table and chairs is only one of many outdoor seating areas.

  • Mountain views from the sofa

    Mountain views from the sofa

  • The porch, outdoor eating area and the master bed room deck

    The porch, outdoor eating area and the master bed room deck

  • Master bedroom deck. Great for sunsets over the mountains

    Master bedroom deck. Great for sunsets over the mountains

  • Cool porch to watch the mountains and wildlife - surrounded by citrus trees

    Cool porch to watch the mountains and wildlife - surrounded by citrus trees

  • Need info on activities, lakes, restaurants, food riding, ballooning and more?

    Need info on activities, lakes, restaurants, food riding, ballooning and more?

  • Entrance to the Luck 8 Ranch from North School House Road. How cool is that?

    Entrance to the Luck 8 Ranch from North School House Road. How cool is that?

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 04/27/2015
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