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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 4.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 7)

This beautiful authentic Adobe Home built and designed by noted designer Bill Tull and fully updated and expanded by the world renowned design firm Livable Interiors in 2007, and was featured as the cover home in the May 2009 issue of Phoenix Home and Garden. Home enjoys beautiful views of Black Mountain, desert and Sonoran Sunsets. Located in the exclusive gated resort Boulders Community with the Golden Door Spa on premises. The Boulders featured 2 golf courses and 3 restaurants.

Features 4 full bedrooms, 4.5 baths. Extensive art collection and truly remarkable interior finishes and design. Pool, spa and 4 comfortable patios with an outdoor kitchen. Full dining room for 12, breakfast room for 4 and media room that can sleep 2. in addition to private steam shower in junior master suite. Master has Jacuzzi and Bidet. All bedrooms have private baths, & real fireplace. 5 gas in home and 2 wood burning outside.

If this home was in the Boulders rental pool it would rent for over $35,000/month

Keywords: The Boulders, Luxury Home, Exclusive community, Private, Designer detailed, guest house, four bedroom, Desert Mountain accessibility

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

Why The Owner chose Adobes De La Tierra

The Boulders offers convenience at the same time is really a true example of what the Southwest is in regard to casual but elegant lifestyle and architecture.

A truly great place to walk or bike and enjoy what the high desert has to offer safely.

What makes this house unique

Beautiful sunsets and desert wildlife. Close to golf, restaurants, shopping and unique towns of Carefree and Cave Creek. Easy access to airports and professional baseball, basketball, football and hockey. Local concerts and festivals. An hour to Sedona and two to Flagstaff. Spring training, Barrett Jackson Auction, The Waste Management Open, And the Arabian Horse Show. Whether you want to dress up or down, you can do each while vacationing here.

The area offers many free concerts and art and crafts shows.

You also enjoy the varied communities of Cave Creek, a true cowboy town, combined with the serenity of Carefree and of course the world class Southwest city of Scottsdale and Phoenix

Guestbook comments from the owner

It is fun to be the host to such wonderful laid back people.
Apr 2016
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Adobes De La Tierra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Can arrange golf and use at Desert Mountain 6 private courses


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average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Beautiful home in a gorgeous setting!

  • 5 of 5

Terrific family vacation in a wonderful home with all the amenities you could imagine.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris. Your family was wonderful. Look forward to seeing you in the future .
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Outstanding house and property for group or private getaway

  • 5 of 5

We traveled out to this excellent property as a couple for a few nights and then had friends join us for the remainder of our stay. The house is beautifully decorated and appointed. It provides enough privacy for multiple couples to stay, while also offering plenty of social areas to enjoy food and drinks. Scott, the homeowner, was an absolute pleasure to work with and a wealth of knowledge about the area (he is a real estate agent as well). Short car ride to get into town and plenty of golf courses in the area. Beautiful sunsets on the back deck. Private neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My guests come first. It is a pleasure having people like this in my home .
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A Home isn't a Home unless it is lived in.

  • 5 of 5

Shoulders relaxed, worries melted away, aches and pains are gone now after a week at this exceptional home. Scott is the ultimate host. Thoughtful, considerate, and caring. Everything was perfect. The artwork and decorator choices make this exceptional space extraordinary.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Families like this make my vrbo experience more than the financial benefit !
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Great Place for Couples Golf Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beatiful home with great areas to hang out and relax with friends. We stayed there with three couples for a few niggts on a golf trip. One couple in each master suite and one in the casita. Heres what we loved about the place.

-Great views of sunset and quiet neighborhood

-Feeling of authentic Arizona experience

-Tons of space and cool places to hang out

-Great pool and jacuzzi

-Great big kitchen and grilling area

-Beautiful artwork throughout the house

-One of a kind home

-Dining room for dinners

-Close to golf courses we wanted to play

-Cozy but large living room with fireplace

-Big and unique showers

-Not in a typical suburban neighborhood

-Gorgeous mornings by the pool

-Beautiful landscaping all around

-Very responsive owner who is close by

-Bedrooms are on seperate sides of house

Next time we book a golf trip to Scottsdale or go down for spring training, we won't even shop around, we will just call Scott and go back to this rental. It was great.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Barrington, IL.

Great House at The Boulders

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home was great for a family vacation. The creative and relaxed decorating was so fun with unique items everywhere that helped make the week special. All the spaces were great but the four private patios and the many fireplaces were an added bonus. The view from the pool was beautiful and the neighborhood was perfect for walking. The close proximity to grocery stores and the well equipped kitchen made cooking easy. There is plenty to do in the area but it is also the perfect house to just relax as a family!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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North East England

Great place for a vacation

  • 5 of 5

The Turquoise House is colourfful, quirky and definitely fun. Each room is intriguingly dressed with a huge variety of objet d'art which draw your eye and please your senses. The home is very comfortable and extremely well equipped; the kitchen has high end electrical appliances making cooking a breeze. The steam shower was a new highlight for us, even though we'd stayed in several other rentals in the Scottsdale area over a number of years. The home was immaculate, clean and comfortable.

The property is situated in a very quiet cul de sac in a gated community and the owners' very clear directions meant that we had no problems driving there from Sky Harbor. The tranquil surroundings ensured that our vacation was truly relaxing. Much of our time was spent beside the pool enjoying the bird population, as coming from the UK, hummingbirds and roadrunners are a huge treat! In fact one roadrunner strolled past about 6 feet from where I was sitting! Eagles soared overhead and we heard coyotes in the distance. When it was too hot to stay outdoors, we relished the coolness provided by an efficient air conditioning system.

It is ideally situated for day trips to Sedona and Grand Canyon, and being a bit adventurous, we took a two day trip to Monument Valley, a long drive, but those iconic buttes seen close up are a photographer's dream and the images will help us through the long wet English winter nights!

Not being golfers, we didn't take advantage of the owner's offer to play at Desert Mountain, but we visit and enjoyed a dramatic sunset from the trailhead there. The views south towards Tucson mountains were awesome, thanks Scott.

Grocery shopping was easy with a choice of stores close by. There is an impressive range of bars and restaurants within a short drive.

But above all, the home ensured that our vacation was so relaxing, everything we needed was on site, so we were able to kick back and chill out under the desert sun and stars. On two consecutive nights whilst enjoying the myriad of stars overhead, we watched in awe as a meteor silently traversed the sky leaving an orange trail in its wake.

Scott is a most attentive caring owner who goes that extra mile to ensure his guests' comfort.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
39 Miles
phoenix and Scottsdale Private
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Boulders
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
The Boulders
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Boulders
Nearest Ski
110 Miles
Car: necessary

Part of the beautiful lush high Sonoran Desert. Arrangements can also be made to utilize many of the facilities of Desert Mountain, the number 1 residential golf and lifestyle community in the world, that includes 6 private signature golf courses. Great restaurants abound including Binkley's, one of the finest fine dining establishments in the Southwest. Prices on food and beverage are very reasonable in many establishments and fun, Including line dancing and Bull Riding. Horseback riding also available.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Pet Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $1,500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund