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San Tan Valley house description

Spoil yourself and your loved ones at Sweet Citrus Vacation Villa in our tastefully decorated home with fine furnishing and artwork. This fabulous property is your home away from home. You will enjoy the large private fenced back yard with a built in barbecue area, a large gas fire pit and lots of comfortable seating. The gardens are fully landscaped with several types of citrus fruit trees, flowering shrubs and fresh herbs for cooking. It is great for gatherings with family or friends or just relaxing with in the sun a good book or watching a movie in the evening. Our community membership allows you access to all amenities of the resort clubhouse, called 'La Casa', including:
- four restaurants with indoor and outdoor as well as private seating;
- a lounge;
- a library;
- preferred pricing at Alvea Spa & Wellness;
- 3 large pools: a resort pool, a lap pool & and indoor pool;
- a complete events centre which is frequently used for weddings;
- the large Mossa Athletic Club with state of the art exercise equipment and classes and
- a fully appointed business centre;
- a lighted tennis and pickleball complex complete with an excellent tennis pro & a ball machine;
- a children's playground;
and some access to the private golf club ranked #6 private golf course in Arizona!La Casa is crafted in a welcoming style of a Mediterranean village. It emphasizes timeless architecture and an intimate setting surrounded by natural beauty and is infused with the warmth of personal interaction.


There is so much to do in our area, it doesn't get much better than golf in the desert and so many fabulous courses to choose from within a 20 minute drive. A visit to the Apache Trail is a must for hikers, boaters. Take a lake cruise, eat at interesting cafe's, visit a ghost town or go for a swim in nearby Canyon Lake. Truly a gem in the desert! We loved the the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, which is a world class Botanical garden which boosts over 2,600 different types of plants from deserts of Australia, North and South America, southern Africa and other arid-land regions of the world blended in to an incombarable natural setting. Check for classes, tours and education programs. Take along a picnic basket and don't forget to visit historic Superior at the end to your day.

The Queen Creek Olive Mill is a short 5 minute drive and is a unique agri-tourism experience. A family run company that grows and presses olives to produce a hand-crafted extra virgin olive oil. They provide tours and hots catered events and offer a great shopping opportunity in its gourmet marketplace. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Join them on Saturday for Bocci Ball....very fun!!

Property Type

  • House
  • 1525 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Over 35 years of age. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Bedding supplied....moreless

          • Guest bedroom: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Office / den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Has a day bed for one person...moreless

          • Master bedroom: king bed (high quality), beautiful, quality chest of drawers, flat screen tv connected to Dish TV, tasteful paintings and carpet, bed stands with reading lights on both sides. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Main bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Ensuite for master bedroom: shower, toilet

            Well appointed bathroom with double sinks & large shower. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Gourmet kitchen that is fully equipped. Perfect for cooking and entertaining with breakfast nook. Part of great room. Barbeque outside. ...moreless

          • Dining:

            Large table with 2 leaves. Seating for eight. ...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Deluxe Italian style. ...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Exceptional leather couch which seats 6 people comfortable. TV connected to Dish TV. New area carpet, Blue Ray disc player. Great for TV, reading and conversations. ...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Superb fitness room with truly state of the art equipment in the Encanterra clubhouse. Also a large room for spin classes, yoga, dance classes, zumba, etc....moreless

          • Parking:

            For 2 cars in driveway outside garage and more on the street. ...moreless

          • Garage:

            For 2 cars in garage. ...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Electric - cozy...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • A superb dog park in Encanterra is located less than a 5 minute walk from the house. It is lush mowed grass and is large enough for the biggest dogs. In addition, one can walk one's dog on trails through a series of small parks on the property. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                Card nights for all at the clubhouse as well as poker nights in the men's room of the clubhouse. Pickleball and tennis. volleyball on a sand court plus weekly in the inside pool. ...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Amplifier and speakers built in to the wood part of the gas fireplace. Use all the music stations on Dish TV or use cd's through the Blueray DVD player. ...moreless

              • Television:

                Two tv's connected to dish TV. Sound can go through the sound system in living room...moreless

              • Books:

                Library in the Encanterra clubhouse with books and magazines it subscribes to. ...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Access to all the music stations on Dish TV. ...moreless

              • Game Room:

                Play ping pong at the clubhouse - two tables....moreless

              • Pool Table:

                In the mens' room in the clubhouse...moreless

              • Video Library:

                A few new blue ray discs. ...moreless

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Toll-free across North America. ...moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Three pools at the Encanterra clubhouse minutes away - a large & beautiful resort style pool which is kept a 86 degrees all year, a lap pool & an indoor pool. ...moreless

              • Sauna:

                No sauna but there are segregated steam rooms in the clubhouse. ...moreless

              • Hot Tub:

                Beautful large hottub beside the main resort style pool. ...moreless

              • Indoor Pool
              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Good skiing at Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff to the north & Sunrise Park Resort to the east in Pinetop near Greer. Best to driver to one of them for 2 or 3 days during the week and rent equipment. ...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Synthetic grass on one of the outdoor areas. Very comfortable. We have young grapefruit, orange, lemon & lime trees & fresh herbs for cooking. You can also enjoy the beautiful gardens at the clubhou...moreless

              • Boat:

                You must do this or rent a boat - The Dolly Steamboat winds its way through the breathtaking waterways of Canyon Lake, where secluded, pristine vistas justify the nickname 'The Junior Grand Canyon....moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Boats available to rent at reasonable prices spread over a group of 4 to 12 at Precision Marine. A 4 person fishing boat rents for $125 per day. Saguaro Lake: 480-986-0969 Canyon Lake: 480-671-566...moreless

              • Tennis:

                Four lit courts, a truly excellent coach. Meet new people at organized group lessons ($10) & games & a near new ball machine. 2 of the courts can be used for pickle ball - it's fun & easy to learn....moreless

              • Golf:

                Encanterra Golf Course - rated no. 6 of Az's private golf courses. The Links at Queen Creek nearby is a 6,100 yd course in a lovely natural setting. Mention No. 1 Golf Travel for the league rate....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                2 adult & 1 child's bikes & 3 helmets so you can safely enjoy the trails that meander through the small parks and quiet roads in Encanterra and the road through the middle of the beautiful course....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Kayaks available to rent at Precision Marine Saguaro Lake: 480-986-0969 Canyon Lake: 480-671-5669 These lakes are absolutely gorgeous and are usable year round as long as there is not much wind. ...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Two patios. The larger one gets a great deal of sun all day as it is south facing. The other patio is shady most of the day. One has a gas fireplace and the other has a fire pit for the evening. ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Large Weber grill perfect for barbequing. ...moreless

              Theme

              • Spa
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

              • Village:

                Queen Creek is only 5 minutes away. It has all the shops you will need on a day to day basis. However if you want higher end shopping in a charming outdoor mall setting head over to San Tan Village. ...moreless

              • Rural:

                Wonderful agriculture area, with olive groves, cotton fields and cirtrus groves. Behind this are the San Tan Mountains and the Superstition Mountains, both of which have excellent hiking. ...moreless

              • Resort:

                In Encanterra Country Club gated community which has a superb golf course, pools, etc....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Peek a boo views of the San Tan Mountains from the court yard...moreless

              • Golf Course View:

                Small golf course view and a great sunset view. ...moreless

              Activities

              • Library
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Laundromat
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Groceries
              • Hiking
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Horseback Riding
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Playground
              • Water Parks
              • Theme Parks
              • Walking
              • Live Theater
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Bird Watching
              • Rock Climbing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
              30 night min stay

              $1,800
              Fall
              Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014
              30 night min stay

              $2,500
              Shoulder Season
              Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2015
              30 night min stay

              $3,200
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
              • Pet fee $150
              • Pet Fee $150
              • Cleaning fee $150
              • Damage deposit $750
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Additional cleans are available please inquire

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              Location

              • Queen Creek Olive Mill

                "Loved this place perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Healthy and very tasty!!"

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              • San Tan Flat

                "Great place for entertainment and great food. Go on the weekends for the most action. We l..."

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              11.5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
              7 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              202
              20 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Canyon Lake near Apache Junction
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Encanterra Lounge
              70 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Sunrise Park Resort
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Encanterra Golf Course
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Encanterra Country Club

              Car: Recommended

              Located in the South-east part of Valley of the Sun near many natural areas and just 45 minutes from downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale, Encanterra Country Club is one of the most successful & beautiful new private clubs and communities to open in Arizona during the past decade.

              It is close to Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Queen Creek, Gold Canyon, the Supersition Mountains, San Tan Mountains Regional Park and the spectacular Apache Trial from Apache Junction which takes you to Canyon and Apache Lakes for boating.

              The private Encanterra Country Club is anchored by an award-winning Tom Lehman designed golf course - chosen among the Best New Private Courses in the nation by GOLF Magazine, Golfweek and LINKS Magazine - and La Casa, a beautiful 60,000-square-foot clubhouse featuring multiple fine and casual options, state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities, an exceptional tennis complex (which can also be used for pickle ball), three pools, and the full-service Alvea Spa, which recently was named the state's top Clubhouse Spa by Arizona Foothills.

              By agreement you can take over our membership in Encanterra Country Club during your stay. This gives you entry to all the pools and country club and the right to play for a guest member fee up to 10 - 18 hole rounds or 20 - 9 hole rounds and use of the excellent practice facilities on game days for 2 on the Encanterra golf course.

              If you stay 3 months there are additional opportunities for the use of the practice facilities and group lessons at a minimal charge.

              For those that like to walk, hike or trial ride San Tan Regional Park is a 15 to 20 minute drive away. There is also good hiking in the Gold Canyon area about 20 to 30 minutes away. You also should not miss visiting the Boyce Thompson Arboretum east of Gold Canyon and 3 miles short of the city of Superior. It is world class and is truly spectacular for any nature lover.

              For dog lovers, Encanterra has a very large grassy area near the house which is an informal dog park. It also has many small parks thoughout the property with trials between them.

              Even though you are in the most natural and unspoiled and semi-rural part of the Valley of the Sun you can easily access the more sophisticated attractions of the Valley including other top quality golf courses such as Gold Canyon Dinosaur & Sidewinder & Ocitillo, various live theatres, music from classical to country, art galleries, pro sports teams, high end malls, outlet malls, downtowns and the Desert Botanical Gardens near the Phoenix Airport.

              We even have an over 400 seat theater with excellent touring shows and school productions 10 minutes away.

              A few minutes away is the delightful Queen Creek Olive Mill. Learn about the making of numerous types of olives and enjoy eating a meal in its olive grove.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: Linda has run a vacation home rental business and a bed & breakfast on Vancouver Island. Chris is a personal injury lawyer. Chris & Linda have fully equipped their home with all the amenities a guest could desire. We have a fully equipped kitchen, 2 TV's, books and games; everything you need to make it a perfect vacation! Walk or cycle on our 2 bikes to the clubhouse or to the many parks on the Encanterra property. Enjoy amazing sunrises and sunsets. After the sun sets light the gas outdoor campfire and enjoy some quality conversation time together before dinner at home or at the resort clubhouse. Our home is pet friendly for your favorite traveling companion. Encanterra is an amazing golf course and it has tennis and pickle ball facilities with nightlights. The resort clubhouse has a spa, a gym and three different restaurants to choose from. It has three pools which are all heated, a gorgeous hot tub and so much more. This is the perfect place for a vacation or long stay or for a family reunion, wedding or anniversary. The chefs will prepare a feast for your guests. The clubhouse is perfect for small ceremonies but it also has a larger banquet hall.

              Why the Owner Chose San Tan Valley:
              Encanterra Country Club offers an active resort-style community. It is a place for rekindling forgotten passions, discovering new pursuits and sharing enriched experiences with family and friends.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The centerpiece resort club, La Casa, is crafted in the welcoming style of a Mediterranean village. It emphasizes timeless architecture and intimate settings surrounded by natural beauty, and infused with warmth of personal interaction. the traditionally influenced private championship-caliber golf course designed by Tom Lehman is quickly garnering national praise and is rated the 6th best private golf course in Arizona.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Sweet Citrus property from the street.

                Sweet Citrus property from the street.

              • Outdoor area with gas firepit. Great view of sunsets from here.

                Outdoor area with gas firepit. Great view of sunsets from here.

              • Shady area around fireplace.

                Shady area around fireplace.

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Kitchen - fully equipped

                Kitchen - fully equipped

              • Office

                Office

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Bikes for you to use on trails in Encanterra.

                Bikes for you to use on trails in Encanterra.

              • Encanterra Golf course has great views of the San Tan & Superstition Mountains

                Encanterra Golf course has great views of the San Tan & Superstition Mountains

              • Top quality equipment in one of 2 exercise rooms.

                Top quality equipment in one of 2 exercise rooms.

              • Huge resort style infinity pool kept at 86 degrees

                Huge resort style infinity pool kept at 86 degrees

              • Lap pool, not main resort style pool

                Lap pool, not main resort style pool

              • One of 2 spacious outdoor areas.

                One of 2 spacious outdoor areas.

              • Eating area

                Eating area

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Dining room

                Dining room

              • Breakfast nook in kitchen area

                Breakfast nook in kitchen area

              • Office

                Office

              • Bathroom off master bedroom

                Bathroom off master bedroom

              • Encanterra golf course & huge clubhouse

                Encanterra golf course & huge clubhouse

              • Great room of Encanterra clubhouse overlooking golf course

                Great room of Encanterra clubhouse overlooking golf course

              • Four tennis courts with great coach - 2 used for pickleball

                Four tennis courts with great coach - 2 used for pickleball

              • Like a 5 star Italian Village

                Like a 5 star Italian Village

              • Sunset over the San Tan Mountains - hike in the regional park nearby.

                Sunset over the San Tan Mountains - hike in the regional park nearby.

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