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Cochise Ridge - Beautiful and Affordable

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Beautifully furnished, fully equipped and lovingly maintained, this generously proportioned 2600 square foot, 3-bedroom, 3-bath single family home with beautiful Sonoran desert views is perfect for an active and relaxing Sonoran desert vacation. There are 3 gas fireplaces, one in the living/dining room, one in the master bedroom and one on the patio. The expansive, west facing 1500 square foot travertine patio is completely furnished for outdoor enjoyment with built-in gas grill, soft seating, chaises, covered dining area and splash pool with waterfall. The master has a king bed, walk-in closet, oversize bathroom with tub, walk-in shower, 2 vanities and separate w/c for privacy. Sliding glass doors lead to back patio and well maintained garden. The guest room has king bed, walk-in closet, en suite bath and sliding doors leading to its own secluded patio and garden. The third guest room has either twin beds or one king (create-a-king), en suite bath with walk-in shower. There are 5 flat screen TV's in the home with DVR and premium cable package and sound system. The kitchen has granite countertops, and is completely equipped with appliances and supplies for gourmet meal preparation. There's also a morning room with comfortable reading chairs, desk and printer, a wet bar, garage space for one car and spacious laundry room.

Desert Mountain is a gated community located about 50 minutes NE of Phoenix Sky Harbor and about 4 miles from Carefree. Although golf courses are restricted to Desert Mountain members, access to all restaurants, workout facilities, tennis and community pool may be arranged for an additional guest fee with owners.

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Keywords: Single Family Home

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2017

About Mary

Owners are avid skiers from Vail, Colorado and enjoy traveling the world on road bike trips. We are in the hotel/condominium management business in Vail, CO, so we know what you expect from a vacation rental and we always do our best to surpass your expectations.

Mary purchased this house in 2009

Why Mary chose Scottsdale

Biking, hiking, golf, excellent restaurants, great shopping, sunshine, sunsets and relaxation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A beautiful, spotless, well organized home. Perfect. I felt like I was living in a Crate and Barrel catalogue.
Dec 2009
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Cochise Ridge - Beautiful and Affordable
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We spent a month in this wonderful home and it could not have worked out better. The home is very well appointed and in great shape. The pictures do not do it justice. Three generously sized bedrooms, each with a full bath. Two kings and two twins overall. The patio is expansive, with a fireplace, dining table, a large seating area with both a space heater and umbrella to deal with temperature changes, and additional chases for more serious lounging. The master, living room, and office all have direct access to the patio. The heated splash pool can be used as a spa. The patio provides westward views of beautiful sunsets nightly. A surprising extra bonus was access to the terrific Desert Mountain trail system, which is very well organized, is virtually devoid of other hikers, offers multiple challenging trails, and rewards the hiker with phenomenal vistas northward into the Tonto National Forest. We loved the home and will likely return. Thanks to the Copes for their hospitality!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Peaceful Beautiful Desert Oasis

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I feel fortunate to have "discovered" this property and from arrival to departure our stay was delightful. The home was very clean and the air conditioning had thoughtfully been turned on to enhance the initial welcome. We were pleased with the design/layout with a well-appointed kitchen and comfortably inviting living room and dining area. The master bedroom was splendid with a large comfortable bed, TV and fireplace (not used in September). The master bedroom included a spacious walk-in closet and a large bath area that included a comfortable tub for soaking and a separate walk-in shower with seat. The patio area with pool provided a serene desert terrain setting with great views. Unlike many of our rental stays the longer we stayed the more appreciative we became of how relaxing and welcoming this home was for us.

There is a binder with everything you need to know about the home as well as a lot of information about the local restaurants and other things to see and do in the area. Two restaurants stood out for us: Alberto's (Alberto is the owner who is very charming) and the Blu Burger Grill. Both offered excellent food, great service and friendly atmosphere. We also dined in often to maximize our feeling of how relaxing and peaceful the home was for us. This property definitely had the warmth of an owner-occupied home.

We would definitely stay at this lovely home again in the not-too-distant future.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Asheville, NC

Great House!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed staying here. It is a beautiful house in a great setting. Everything worked as it should and the furnishings were top-notch. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very nice place in Desert Mountain

  • 5 of 5

The description is spot on. Very easy to work with and a wonderful place to stay. If we don't buy a place there we hope to stay at your place again.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

We found this house very easy to feel at home and to live in. The kitchen as well as all the rooms had everything we needed. The house was spacious and clean and very beautiful. There were beautiful restful areas both inside and outside. The location, the scenery around the house and other houses nearby were lovely and picturesque. We would highly recommend this home to others and we would also return ourselves to stay here.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dublin OH

Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful spot for a relaxing getaway and desert views. We enjoyed our stay with hiking nearby and enjoying golf and eating at Binkleys in Cave Creek.

Thank you!!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Desert Mountain House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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Nov 8 2016 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150

Deposit of $500-$1000 to confirm reservation. Balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Desert Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , twins or 'create-a-king'
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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