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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Home in Gated Boulder Mountain Highlands

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Enjoy the feeling of resort living in this quiet gated community. Our house is situated against Boulder Mountain and alongside the Usery Mountain Regional Park in the desert uplands of Mesa, Arizona. Corner lot with grass yard and separate pool area.

Come and enjoy breathtaking desert vistas, pristine air, exciting wildlife and a wide variety of desert plants. To the east enjoy the grandeur of the Superstition Mountains. To the south you can see the lights of the southeast valley and to the far west, Phoenix and Camelback Mountain.

Wonderful home with everything located on one level. The Master suite has a king size bed with an HD TV. Right off the master suite is a full size bathroom and huge walk-in closet. Go out to the patio through the master suite door. Two bedrooms with queen size beds and flat screen TV's located on either side of the second bathroom. The fourth bedroom is small with a day bed and the computer desk.

As you enter through the front door, you walk into the front room and formal dining area that can seat up to 8 people. Continue through the arched hallway into a large comfortable great room area with TV and sitting area adjacent to the kitchen. Exit from the kitchen to the beautifully landscaped grassy backyard and patio area. Off towards the mountain is the fenced in private play pool area. The laundry room has a large front load washer and dryer.

Attached garage for parking along with 2 bicycles that guests are welcome to use. Please note that the HOA does not permit street parking. Your vehicle must fit into the garage or driveway. (Most cars and pick-up trucks fit.) No large truck, trailer or RV parking.

Keywords: RESORT STYLE LIVING IN GORGEOUS BOULDER MOUNTAIN HIGHLANDS, Gated Community located in beautiful northeast Mesa, Gorgeous mountaintop views, Just a short drive to great shopping, beautiful golf courses, fantastic restaurants, mountain hiking and biking, boating and sightseeing,

Just off the highway 202 Loop less than a half hour from the Sky Harbor International Airport and 20 minutes from the Mesa Airport. Downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale are less than 30 minutes away.

Beautiful Saquaro Lake is only 20 minutes away through beautiful desert landscape. They offer a boat launch, restaurant and picnic areas. Rent a boat or take a cruise on their tour boat at the marina, Drive to Phoenix for museums or shopping or lay by the pool and enjoy the quiet and beauty of the desert.

Very large yard with fenced in pebble tech swimming pool, backyard patio with gas grill and furniture. Furnished 4 bedroom home with sitting room, dining area, fully stocked kitchen, family room with HD TV. All you need is your toothbrush!

More Details

Barry Tomaras
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Barry Tomaras

Semi retired previous small business owner and school teacher, we live in a small town in Wisconsin. We have two Golden Retrievers and enjoy traveling to Mesa when we are able to. We absolutely love the Boulder Mountain community and hope to one day spend much more time there. Until that time, we want to share our beautiful home with others.

Barry Tomaras purchased this house in 2011

Why Barry Tomaras chose Mesa

We have been traveling and vacationing in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. After renting for many years we decided to purchase a home in the area we love so much.

What makes this house unique

This is the perfect spot. Beautiful views and easy to get everywhere. In a couple minutes you are either on the highway heading for Phoenix, Scottsdale, or the southeast valley. Head the other direction and within minutes you are driving through the desert on the way to Saguaro Lake or one of the other large reservoirs. Or head the other way and go biking or hiking through the Usery Mountain Regional Park.


Boulder Mountain Highlands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Double sinks in both bathrooms. Master bath has a separate shower and tub along with a walk-in closet attached.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Day Bed (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Home in Gated Boulder Mountain Highlands
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Omaha, NE

Fabulous house

  • 5 of 5

We have been renting in the Phoenix area for 6 or 7 years now. This area of Phoenix is by far our favorite. The location is wonderful. The area is great for bike riding. We rode our bikes from the house 3 miles to Usuary Mountain Regional Park. What a beautiful area to bike. The streets in the area all have bike lanes and traffic is light. Several very nice golf courses close by also. The back yard was wonderful for our 13 year old Golden. Huge grassy yard beautifully landscaped with a very nice fenced in pool. The house is so comfortable, and the kitchen had everything we needed. The owners were great to work with. Every email was answered promptly. We would love to rent this property again if it is available. The one and only downside is the cell phone service. Our carrier is Verizon, and service was very poor. However, the owners provided a land line that can be used for all calls, including long distance, so the cell phone issue was really not a big deal. LOVED this house.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wendy and Terry, Thank you very much for the great review! We are so glad that you found our home so comfortable. We love the area and were drawn to the Usery Mountains and the gorgeous mountains too. When we bought the house, we loved the backyard and the pool. Our two golden retrievers love the backyard and often take a dip in the pool when they get hot! I am glad that you found everything that you needed in the kitchen! I am a gadget girl, so like to make sure that I have everything I need! Thank you again for renting from us and please keep us in mind if you need a home in the future.
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Langley, BC Canada

Mesa Gem!

  • 5 of 5

March 2014 was our second time renting this lovely home for a month. We absolutely love this home and this year shared it with family who were equally enthralled and all want to return again.

You will not be disappointed when you walk into this home. The photos are accurate, in fact you will be even more impressed in person as photos can't do it justice. The house and property have always been spotless and this year we could see numerous changes and improvements (love the roll-up sunshades on the patio).

This community is alongside Usery Mountain Regional Park and from one of the many greenbelt trails within Boulder Mountain Highlands, there is a gate which allows you to enter the park where you can walk the many trails, see desert vistas and plants. March and April the desert is bursting with colourful cactus blossoms.

For the golfer, there are about 6 golf courses within 30-minute drive of the house and dozens more if you don't mind a longer drive. Your hosts have provided a binder of information about nearby activities, attractions and restaurants for your enjoyment.

Our dog gives this house four paws up as it has lots of running space, a wide pool step to wade as youcool off, and grass. Imagine, grass in the desert. It's a dog's dream house too.

We love this house so take good care of it while you are there as we want to find it just as lovely the next time we come for another month.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ray and Sue for your glowing review of our home. So glad you liked all the upgrades we have done to the home. We enjoyed meeting both of you and Juno this winter. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and that you had safe travels home. Hopefully we will see you again sometime in the future. Barry & Mary Jo
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Coeur d'Alene

Cozy quiet home!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with my 3 kids and it was perfect for us. Nice backyard and pool. Neighborhood is quiet and safe. Tv's in each room was nice. All kitchen equipment needed was there! Home was clean upon arrival and looked better than pictures could convey!! Nice covered patio. I would recommend this home. It is a bit far out if you are looking for nightlife and that type of thing. I knew where it was located and enjoyed the privacy and quiet. Owners were very nice and easy to communicate with when any questions arised. I would stay again and recommend it to people looking for a east Mesa vacation place.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a FANTASTIC home to relax!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is by far the best house in Mesa to rent and the owners were incredible to work with. They treat you like family and make your stay so welcomed. Like the other review I almost hate to say how great it was in fear I won’t be able to rent it next time. I just looked at the photos again and almost cried on how much this house looked just the pictures or even better. We all hated to leave. The backyard was awesome; we grilled every night and sat on the porch for hours looking at the stars. You can even hear the coyotes at night which was pretty cool. The kitchen had everything you need to prepare your gourmet meals or just a cup of coffee and bagel. Everything was spotless and plenty of towels for your stay. We even jumped in the pool daily. It was close to everything we wanted to do and coming home to this house made for a nice evening even better. Received a great tip from Barry and Mary Jo for the best place to purchase wine. Total Wine – it’s the home depot of wine stores. If you go plan to spend a few hours there and we even had a wine tasting. Grimaldi’s was nice and relaxing – we sat outside. Barry and Mary Jo have a book on the coffee table that gives you information for anything you might want to do in the area. We can't wait to come back to this home.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for all the nice comments about our home. We look forward to your return! Thanks Again!! Barry & Mary Jo
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Langley, BC Canada

We'll be back...

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for anyone coming for the golf! We hesitate to share how much we love this property and enjoyed our stay because we want to keep coming back each year. This home is close to anything you might want and the community is great for daily walks, inside and outside the gates. If you like the photos on the site you won't be disappointed when you walk in the door as it is everything and more than the pictures show. Barry & Mary Jo are great hosts who are helpful and respond quickly to any questions or concerns you may have about the house.

Our adult children came down for a week and there was plenty of room for four. After they left the house wasn't too big for the two of us and the dog. The kitchen is so well appointed with anything you might need that it was easy when entertaining friends also in the area.

This charming house is obviously Barry and Mary Jo's second home. Thank you so much for sharing it with us and we look forward to our stay in 2014. We are already talking about which route to take for the drive south!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ray and Sue, thank you for the wonderful comments regarding our house. We too love the area and find the area simply breathtaking! Your stay is very important to us, so we are glad to hear our accommodations were to your liking. We should be thanking you and Ray for taking such good care of our house and mowing the lawn! Like Juno, our dogs loved running in the backyard and walking around the neighborhood checking out all of the wonderful sites and sounds. We appreciate your dog Juno's perspective, he is very savvy! We look forward to seeing you in 2014! Hope your travels back were safe! Barry and Mary Jo
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Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Wonderful Home

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at Barry and Mary Jo's home. It is a lovely spacious home with all of the conveniences one would need. The Boulder Mountain Highlands subdivision is located in the most beautiful area of Mesa. The saguaro cactus growing in the surronding hills added to the beauty of the desert. With the large back yard our dogs were safe to run and play. At night we sat out on the porch and enjoyed the sunsets and the Phoenix night lights. You will enjoy how quiet and friendly the neighborhood is anytime day or night. Their information book led us to some of the best restaurants we have ever been to. Our favorites were the Good Egg and Grimaldi's. We highly recommend this property to stay at. We will definitely be going back.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airpoort
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Las Sendas or Red Mountain Ranch
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 202 Loop
Car: recommended

Our community lies situated against Boulder Mountain and alongside Usery Mountain Regional Park in the desert uplands of Mesa, Arizona. Elevation ranges from 1760 to 2010 feet. Those of us who call this community home enjoy breathtaking desert vistas, pristine air, exciting wildlife and a wide variety of desert plants. Our homes are contemporary, southwestern in style and design and placed on lots such that we gain maximum benefit of the myriad views. To the east we enjoy the grandeur of the Superstition Mountains; to the south we can see the lights of the southeast valley and to the far west, Phoenix and Camelback Mountain.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $350

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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