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Purrfect Villa, a Slice of Picturesque Mountain, Desert Paradise

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights


About the property

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

WELCOME, Imagine spoiling yourself in your uniquely designed Villa, Condo, in the unique town of Carefree, just north of Scottsdale. The Warmth and Sunshine Beckons and Awaits You to Get Away.

You'll have 2 connecting Suites off your own Private entry, foyer. So Spacious with 2200 sq ft, open, airy, clean and bright!! Combined has 2 comfortable, large bedrooms and 3 baths, Master, tub with jets (oh so relaxing), all w/Hair Driers.

Each Bedroom has 2 queen beds, private covered patios, TV, desks. Master (larger) suite has walk-in closet. Plenty of drawer and closet space. Smaller suite has cozy Den with TV, Private Covered Patio and comfortable furniture and writing desk, maps and help materials of what and where to go and see. You'll feel welcome the minute you arrive. All told, great for Couples Sharing, Retirees, Golfers,Families and Snowbirds.

Your Great Room has new decor and furnishings, Fireplace, Private Covered Patio with chairs, a flat screen HD TV, DVD, movies, Stereo, Internet access, board games, Mountain Views. Dining area seats 6. Third bath, shower, off the Great Room. Fully equipped Kitchen, Coffee, cooking and dinning needs, granite counter tops.

Complete laundry room and supplies. Linens provided and pool towels.

. Garage for your 1 vehicle and off road parking next to your Villa. There is a Bike, for your use, in the garage.

Beautiful Pool/Spa right next to your Villa and can see it from your patio. Across from 'Putting Green', practice putter and balls inside your villa.'The Village of Carefree' is secure and gated. You'll have assess to the 'Resort'. but we are not affiliated. Heart of the best, beautiful Golf Courses, Restaurants, Hiking, Biking, Sightseeing, Horseback Riding Shopping. Near-by, Beauty / Health Spa.

Surround yourself with this southwestern grandeur!

A spectacular mountain and desert landscape all around your Carefree Villa and offering you a spacious, quality home away from home, a level of comfort with much tender loving care, all the amenities, activities, adventure, will build lasting memories. Carefree is just that, 'care free', laid-back, unique and friendly. All you could want for a relaxing, exciting, fun filled vacation stay. Enjoy sitting, on the Patios with your coffee or a drink. .

'The hills are alive with the sound of music, so come be our guest!' We're minutes away from beautiful Scottsdale, too. You'll never run out of great things to see and do! Please let us know if there's anything we can do to help and or suggest things and places to go.

From Carefree, south, east, north:

All directions, so much to see.'Carefree Station' is a favorite, with patio and rooftop dinning and interesting shops. 'Cave Creek', western flavor, variety of restaurants, including, 'Horny Toad', 'Cartwrights', and interesting things whether shopping around or site-seeing. There's 'Tonto National Forest', hiking adventure, 'Bartlet Lake, 1/2 hour east, fishing, boating, etc. Not very far down the road, there's 'Old Scottsdale' with great restaurants of all variety, 'Fashion Mall', stores, shops, art galleries and great night-life, just 25 minutes away. If you want to venture further, there's Historic 'Prescott' and 'Jerome'. 'Flagstaff's' in the mountains, 'Pinetop' and 'Showlow', winter skiing, a little further is scenic 'Sedona', spectacular scenery, well worth taking the time to go and see. If you want to grab a motel for a night, you could drive up to the 'Grand Canyon'. If your stay at your villa is long enough, you might want to consider, for it is a good drive. Go North on RT. 40 and see a 'creator' from a meteor and Tucson, South, where western movies were made in 'Old Tucson', and a little further south, 'Tombstone' also if you plan ahead; because you may want to spend the night. If you like to gamble, many Casinos in 'Phoenix'. 'Arizona' is a fantastic state and we would want to welcome you to enjoy it all. We care about your stay and are here to Help you any way we can. Please call for additional answers to your questions.

Carefree Resort, short walk.If you don't want to cook and don't want to drive either, a short stroll up the road, from the Village, to the Carefree Resort and Conference center, offers, The 'Larriot Grill' and very casual, 'Red Horse Saloon'.

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Wayne and Arden Greenholtz
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 30, 2017

About Wayne and Arden Greenholtz

My Husband and I enjoy spending fun time with our little Grandson, traveling with Family Members, going to great restaurants and relaxing in the warmth of the sun.

Wayne and Arden Greenholtz purchased this villa in 2005

Why Wayne and Arden Greenholtz chose Reserve At Tranquil Trail

The Village at Carefree is a beautiful area with all we would want in a vacation location. Carefree is a laid-back, unique Town and near-by Cave Creek have many things to see and do. We have created many good memories.

What makes this villa unique

Our Villa is right next to the beautiful Pool and Spa, right across from the Putting Green. We relax, have our coffee and happy hour together and with friends or family, on the patios. With-in walking distance of the Carefree Resort with 2 restaurants and 2 miles to grocery, bank, drug store. We're close to great golf courses and places to hike in all directions. Southwestern landscaping and mountain views, desert flowers and plenty of sunshine add to the delightful experience of hiking and sight -seeing. So much shopping and varieties of restaurants. Our location is very convenient and we have great neighbors. Our decor has a Southwestern flavor and we do all we can to welcome guests and make them feel at home

Guestbook comments from the owner

Stacey and Damon simply emailed us to say, "Our stay was great!!"
Nov 2010
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Sky Harbor International
Nearest Point of Interest
Legend Trail Golf Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Rancho Manana Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Carefree Station Restaurant in The Spanish Village, Carefree
Nearest Point of Interest
Desert Mountain's 4 Golf Clubs
Nearest Point of Interest
Troon North Golf Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Cave Creek Regional Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Spur Cross Stables
Car: necessary

At Pool site, refreshing temperature controlled pool, there's attractive landscaping, mountains views, relaxing hot tub, there's tables, chairs, chaise lounges, umbrellas, restrooms and the clubhouse, available for private parties.


Reserve At Tranquil Trail Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Patio
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
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
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
There's a Fire Pit at Pool site,tables, chairs, chaise lounges, umbrellas; Restrooms and Club House for Private Parties,


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Purrfect Villa, a Slice of Picturesque Mountain, Desert Paradise
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Best villa in Carefree

  • 5 of 5

We loved this villa- spacious, comfortable, nicely decorated. It had every amenity we wanted. Carefree is away from freeways, a quiet location with great hiking, golf, scenic.drives. We attended many activities in the area- art and wine festivals, Hopi hoop dancing. It is close enough to Scorrsdale to enjoy attractions there also. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wayne and I are so glad you enjoyed your visit and we would love to welcome you back in the near future. Looking forward to your return. . Thank you for your Review
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Comfortable, clean, very nice location.

  • 5 of 5

No surprises here. Everything was as expected from viewing the photos. Villa was clean and well appointed. Nice reference books on local activities and clear instructions on operating equipment in the Villa. Owners were very friendly and handled the reservations in a professional manner. Great area for walking and hiking. Rancho Manana in Cave Creek is a nice golf course.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Duppler Madison, Wisconsin

Don & Carol D.

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to the Phoenix area for 18 years and stayed in all areas of the North East and this Carefree Villa was our favorite. The area is beautiful and the Villa was very well equipped, clean and comfortable. We loved it and hope to return again.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alberta, Canada

Wonderful 2 months!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this condo in Carefree for Jan and Feb 2013. The condo is exactly as shown in the pictures, it is spacious and very well furnished, you couldn't ask for anything better for a relaxing vacation in Carefree, Arizona. There is lots of things to do in the area, we went to art festivals, the Barrett-Jackson car auction, Waste Management golf tournament and hiking/biking. I would recommend this condo for your vacation in the desert, there is lots of wildlife to see in the area. The owners are very easy to deal with and will make sure that you enjoy your stay. We would love to visit again if possible, it is great to get away from the cold winters up north and enjoy some time in the desert.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We just arrived home from our month long visit to Carefree. The villa was very clean, orderly and well stocked. There was even a welcome bottle of wine! We enjoyed the towns of Carefree and Cave Creek, with their many nice restaurants and Farmers market on Fridays. The Spotted Donkey was a favorite restaurant at the El Pedegral shopping area. Of course, the golf was great and so was the shopping in Scottsdale. We took a swim daily (the pool is right next to the villa) and used the hot tub at night to stargaze. We would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: DiDi and Mark were great guests. We're so glad they enjoyed themselves. We do try to make things nice for our guests. We're so glad, our villa ,being so close to the pool, was something they thought important and convenient. Yes we certainly would like to see them come back next year!
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  • 5 of 5

We arrived on December 1st & the owners had a lovely little Christmas tree waiting for us with a welcome note. We have stayed at other rentals in the past and this Villa had everything needed AND well marked and easy to read instructions. This unit is the closest to the pool - just walk over and enjoy, it is right next door.

Almost every week-end Carefree/Cave Creek had an event to enjoy. As an example, while there we enjoyed a Hot Air Balloon Festival, Thunderbird Art & Wine Fair, Fine Chocolate & Fine Art Fair, HD Motorcycle Rally Week w/wonderful parade. Weekly there was a Farmer's Market, this is just a few! (The owners had a CURRENT list of events and also menus from area restaurants which was very helpful.)

As we were there four months we enjoyed getting to know several of the resident owners and enjoyed a St. Patrick's Day outing with some of them.

I enjoy hiking and logged many miles in varying terrain and of all levels of difficulty. The wildlife - javelinas, bobcats, coyotes, and yes, rattlesnakes can all be found in the area, I even saw a 12 inch Gila Monster while hiking. But oh, the beautiful and bountiful blooming desert cactus! Too beautiful to express! We thoroughly enjoyed our Winter.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250
Property Damage Protection $79

ALL RATES ARE QUOTED DOUBLE-OCCUPANCY - Add $35/night for each additional guest.

Must call to book.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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