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Chicago Cubs Spring Training, ASU, Scottsdale within Short Drive!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Bright & Cozy Pool-Side Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Welcome to our Casita! Happy & active snowbirds have been visiting this cozy, quiet loft style unit since 2005. We are very appreciative of the wonderful relationships we have been building with those snowbirds who value the simplicity, quality and affordability of this vacation rental and treat this Casita as their own.

This former model has vaulted ceiling and simple Southwestern decor throughout. This sunny corner unit has no one below/above/next to any rooms.

Our Casita is conveniently located in West Mesa where everything is a short drive away. West Mesa's rapid growth brings to us lots of excitements including new Chicago Cubs/ASU stadium, light rail, museums and performing arts. (http://www.mesaaz.gov/ToDo/) Great golf courses and shopping at Riverview are less than 10min away, and Phoenix airport, upscale shopping and dining in Scotsdale, etc. are all less than 20min drive away.

Relax on the down filled chaise by the fireplace and watch some TV, read some books (available at the unit and at the pool) or play one of fun board games (available at the unit) while your dinner cooks in the fully equipped kitchen.

Kick back and enjoy a glass of wine and some cheese on the balcony with a view of the swimming pool, or grab the plush bathrobes and beach towels and head to the lighted / heated pool for a few laps or spa before bed.

Watch a movie (some DVDs available) in the comfortable bed before ending another exciting day in AZ......and wake up refreshed for some breakfast in the sunny kitchen!

Thank you for your interest in our Casita! We hope to welcome you to this warm and cozy vacation rental soon!

Blessings,

Jack & Ayaka

More Details

Owner
Jack & Ayaka
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, Cantonese, Japanese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
10%
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

About Jack & Ayaka

Jack is a project manager for a high tech company and Ayaka is a food safety consultant.

We are blessed by wonderful tenants every year and enjoy getting to know them!

Jack & Ayaka purchased this condo in 2005

Why Jack & Ayaka chose Mesa

Mesa is known for good vacation rental but West Mesa is really the place to stay since East Mesa is pretty far from the major attractions. The airport, ASU, great golf courses, award winning performing arts center and museums, shopping and restaurants, Cubs spring training, etc. are all within a short drive.

We also like this particular area within the complex because it's away from the road, private and by the swimming pool.

What makes this condo unique

The most common comment we receive from our tenants is that they feel peaceful in this sunny light-filled loft. To us citrus lovers, the unique benefit is the tangerine tree by the message board by the pool full of sweet fruits :)

Guestbook comments from the owner

The condo looked exactly like the pictures. The condo complex was very nice, people were very friendly, and the condo was bright and cherry. The condo itself was very well stocked and you really don't need to bring any other supplies than clothes and your personal items. The view from the condo overlooked the one pool and it was beautiful at night. If I could make a couple suggestions to the owners it would be to replace the couch (too low and hard to get out of for us Snowbirds as well as put the mattress and box spring in the master bedroom on a frame. We found the owners to be very accommodating as we change our arrival date a couple of times. The location of the condo was very convenient to grocery stores and restaurants. Overall, we really enjoyed our stay and would recommend it.
Dec 2015
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Amenities

Casitas at Park Centre Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Hand-shower in both bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • TV/DVD player, stereo system, computer desk, wi-fi
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Former Model Unit, Vaulted Ceiling, View of the Pool, Quiet & Private / No Unit Below, Garage on Ground Level, Hand Shower, TV and DVD Player in Living Room and Master Bedroom

Reviews

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(4 traveler reviews)

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Chicago Cubs Spring Training, ASU, Scottsdale within Short Drive!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Montague, Michigan
5

Vicki

  • 5 of 5

We are so excited to be able to continue our vacations to Mesa. You can read my previous review and I must say the visits just keep getting better. We have booked the casita for March of 2017 and also 2018!!! Couldn't find a more gracious and accomodating landlord than Ayaka. Thanks again for the best month of the year:)

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montague, Michigan
5

mid 50's couple

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this location. We have already booked return visits for 2013 and 2014. Ayaka is a wonderful landlord, easy to communicate with and genuinely concerned about the comfort of her tenants. This property is within walking distance of grocery, pharmacy, baseball stadium and park for the grandkids to play. It is just a short drive to wonderful restaurants and shopping malls. The location of the condo is fabulous because the smaller, more private pool is just across the drive. Everything you could possibly need is included from all kitchen appliances and utensils to linens. We found the complex to be quiet and friendly. There people of all ages from small children to retirees in their 80s enjoying the larger pool. What a fabulous home away from home for the vacationer. Thanks so much Ayaka!!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Pebody, MA
5

Beautiful Condo

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at this condo every April since 2007 and plan to return again for the sixth time in April 2012. It has all the amenities and a 30 foot walk to the pool and hot tub. It is right around the corner from CVS, the supermarket and restaurants. I started travelling to Arizona in April 2005. I stayed in Tempe the first year and Mesa in 2006 at a gated community condo. I was very fortunate to find this amazing condo and would never stay anywhere else. The owner is very pleasant and everything is always immaculate when I arrive. My wife and I look forward to this trip every year. The condo has everything we need and is accessible to anything we could want and it is in a good area, where it is quiet, but yet in a five to eight minute drive you can access the major highways. There is no place better in my opinion. In 2007, my stepdaughter and her boyfriend joined us for a week. There was plenty of room and it was very enjoyable. Lots to do for everyone and all ages right in the area. I highly recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Rental, Great Location, Great Owner!

  • 5 of 5

Rental: What I loved about the unit was how cheerful and bright each room was. It's a beautiful unit with vaulted ceiling which made the unit seem very roomy. I also appreciated the simple Southwestern Style decor... Kitchen had everything from toaster-oven large enough for medium size pizza, muffin pans, nice silverwares and plates, crock-pot to Wok. At night, we enjoyed watching many movies we rented from nearby Blockbusters while snuggling on the sofa or in bed. The view of the pool with lit up palm trees was very peaceful at night, too. The attached garage was very convenient whenever we had lots of groceries.

Location: We thoroughly enjoyed everything AZ has to offer! The major freeways were all 5 to 10min away, stores were just around the corner. We enjoyed various museums, performing arts centers, restaurants, malls all within 10-20min away. We took a day-trip to Grand Canyon, Sedona and enjoyed horse-back riding in Apache Junction. Squaw Peak was only 20min and we hiked up to the top a few times to enjoy the 360 degree view of Phoenix.

Owners: Jack and Ayaka were very friendly and prompt whenever we communicated with them. We appreciated their willingness to go extra miles to make us happy :)

We would definitely return if we ever have a chance to visit Phoenix!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Maya New York PIzza & Grill
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
Mesa Country Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-202
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Maya New York Pizza & Grill
Nearest Ski
170 Miles
Arizona Snowbowl
Car: necessary

- Quiet pool-side condo away from busy street, no one below, above, next to any rooms except one small shared wall in the bathrooms

- Less than 10 min drive to Sloan Park - Chicago Cubs Spring Training

- 10 Min walk to Hohokam Stadium - Oakland A's Spring Training

- Great hiking trails such as Squaw Peak (our favorite!) and Superstition Mt

- Day-trip to Casa Grande Ruins, Sedona, Grand Canyon (South Kaibab hiking trail is our favorite), Flagstaff (fun in snow), Prescott, Lake Powell, Montezuma Castle, etc.

- Fiesta Bowl, Insight Bowl, National Hot Rod Association National

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Rates & Availability

Casitas at Park Centre Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Shoulder Season 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
High Season 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
30 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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