House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 8-11)
About JoAnna Ignace
We purchased this home as a second home for our family. We have decided to share this experience with others. We hope you love our home as much as we do! We loved the City park across the street, the close proximately to trails and shopping, dining, what a fun place to bring my family.
JoAnna Ignace purchased this House in 2012
Why JoAnna Ignace chose Deer Valley
We loved the park next door and the quiet neighborhood and found it's proximity to great shopping and eating areas to be an ideal spot for us to relax and enjoy the sun in. We discovered over our time there many other great things nearby like Lake Pleasant, the The Thunderbird Mountain Park, golfing, and we love traveling to Cave Creek and Carefree for a more upscale western experience.
What makes this House unique
The yard is AWESOME. My husband is a fanatic about having a gorgeous manicured lawn and it's one of the desert area's best - I can tell you - it's not easy growing grass down there. The yard has a tropical paradise feeling to it. It's very private and nice to relax in. The house plan is very open and that's awesome for socializing with family and friends.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 9:30 AM
Children must never be left unattended.
Minimum age of primary renter:21
Max guests:11 (sleeps up to 11 adults)
The additional Insurance is optional, It is for your benefit. The Security deposit is for Mine. VRBO will not allow a collection on both.
There is one non-recording camera in living room. It may be unplugged at check in. Please re plug upon departure for the security of the property.
No Smoking/No pets/ No Street parking, Additional parking is available for free at the rec-center across the street. Quite time is after 10 pm
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Backyard oasis in Deer Valley (Phoenix)
We enjoyed our stay in Phoenix. The home was exactly as advertised, clean, spacious, comfortable and well cared for. The home is in a quiet neighbourhood and the park across the street was a nice bonus. The pool area in the backyard was absolutely lovely, a real oasis. We would highly recommend this property.
AWESOME BACKYARD, GREAT HOUSE
My family loved your home. WE thought the house was large and gave everyone enough room. The backyard area was awesome...the heated pool, the fire pit, the landscaping.....the only reason I didn't give a 5 star is that there was not a gas grill and I am not sure I have ever rented a place without one. It made planning for supper with my parents and in-laws a little more difficult. I know there was some pellet grill that I could have paid more to use but wasn't interested...Thanks again for a great place.
Comfortable and well equipped!
This home is updated and fully equipped. We thoroughly enjoyed our 8 nights in this lovely home. Our reason for going to Arizona was to play in a 6 day lawn bowling tournament. Coming back at the end of each long, cold day to our home away from home was heaven. All 4 beds were comfortable. There were more than enough towels for all 4 of us as well as extra blankets on those very chilly nights. We liked the fact the cupboards had lots of cups, mugs, plates and bowls as well as, pots, pans and every utensil you could think of. The cupboards were also stocked with spices, salt, pepper, teas, coffee and even condiments in the fridge. Thank you! They even supplied hair dryers, shampoo and body wash. An extra bonus was having a printer that we could print our airline boarding passes on. The backyard is gorgeous with lots of seating and a fabulous heated pool. Unfortunately the week we stayed it was very cold. We only got to use the pool once. The only thing we were a little disappointed in was the fact the house had a security camera in the main living area that appeared to by on and this was not disclosed. We felt we were being watched. We had nothing to hide, we played cards in our PJ’s each night, it just felt weird.
Beautiful home. Very comfortable and close to freeway.
Very much enjoyed our stay, especially the backyard and pool as well as the extremely comfortable master bedroom. Thanks to JoAnna for her flexibility with the dates of our stay.
Perfect, relaxing, and had everything we needed!
It was a clean and great place for us to see it while we were at the barrett Jackson auction with our cousins...lots of fun and definitely enjoyed the backyard space!
My husband and I have been renting vacation homes in the Phoenix area for the last 6 years, as well as numerous houses in other locations throughout the US and Mexico. I have never rated a home with only 2 stars before this. Frankly, I'm amazed at the great 5 star reviews that this home has received. It makes me a little apprehensive, as this is in no way a 5 star property. First of all, we were disappointed to learn that the 2 parking spaces that are described are located in the driveway, the two car garage is locked up. Street parking is not allowed. If you need any additional spaces those are, we later learned, located a half block away at a public park. Second, the closet in the master bedroom is locked so you will need to put your clothes in the closet of the bedroom down the hall----VERY INCONVENIENT! Third, one of the bedrooms is actually a den so it doesn't even have a closet. This brings me to the issue of the dishes and cooking utensils in the home-----SAD! Refrigerator is old and worn, icemaker broken, old rusty toaster oven, pots and pans with peeling Teflon. There are a total of 8 dinner plates, one unusable because of a very large chip. There may be some better things in the kitchen pantry but it’s also locked! I felt like we had rented half a house. It’s stated in the VRBO property description that there is comfortable dining seating for 6. That is true but 6 can't sit together as the table seats 4 only and the other two places are at the counter. We discovered and disabled an active wall mounted camera in the family room.
Now for the positives, very nice backyard and pool. The king size bed in the master was comfortable and there was a nice family room. There were plenty of towels and a decent washer and dryer. Be advised that other than toilet paper there wasn’t much in the way of supplies in the house.
Shortly after our stay we were very surprised to receive a text from the owner saying that we had damaged the rug in the front living room and it would need to be replaced. She said she would be submitting a claim to our insurance company and went on to inform us that we would not get our $500 deposit back unless we told the insurance company that we did the damage. My 71 year old husband and I damaged nothing, nor did any of our visitors. We decided not to lie to the insurance company. Our deposit has not been returned.
Thank you for your review, it is proof that my reviews are all legitimate tenants that stay in my home. I can see where a 100% 5-star rating could look rigged, However, It is sad that you use the rating system to take out your revenge on me on a situation that could have been easily worked out between us. My home is inspected and cleaned between each tenant, and upon immediate inspection, after your departure, it was discovered that the large area rug in the family room had two very large visible matted and very damaged spots that could not be repaired. I immediately contacted you to inform you that the rug was damaged. I even sent you the photos of the very visible damage; I explained to you that these things happen and that is what the insurance policy you paid $59.00 is for, and that would cover the expense of replacing rug which your party damaged. However, your lack of cooperation took me quite by surprise. You left me no choice but to keep your deposit to pay for the replacement of the rug. You are the first tenant in my rental history that I have had resort to keeping their security deposit; This is the last resort option and something I DO NOT like to do, So your negative review did not surprise me. But for the record, my reviews are only posted by tenants who stayed in my home, and as they show most have loved it and leave 5-star reviews. Most people will see that you are a disgruntled tenant, and realize that one revenge post does not make up for the many other positive reviews I have received. I do thank you for the several positive comments that you could muster up, I do wish you the best and still wished we could have worked things out.
This property is located in Northern Phoenix in a newer quiet well-maintained neighborhood. It is conveniently located near many new shopping centers and outlet malls. It is easily accessible from the highway and is close to many golf courses, convention centers, 2 minutes from Wet n Wild water park, 1 minute from large new park and community center, 15 minutes from arena, 5 minutes from golf course, 3 minute from wilderness running areas (thunderbird mountain park), 5 minutes from world-class restaurants and designer shopping outlets and much more. Ideal for someone looking to relax and have many amenities close by while still feeling like you are not in the middle of a big city. Also in short driving distance (15 minutes) from Lake Pleasant and Marina. Only 1/2 hour from Care-free and Cave creek to the North which are beautiful day trips with lots to see and do. 1 hour North is Cliff Castle Casino. Because it is in the North of Phoenix you are much closer to visiting Sedona or Grand Canyon for the day. Lots of mountain biking opportunities nearby. About 1/2 hour drive to all the downtown attractions such as museums, convention centers, zoo etc.