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Historic Downtown Phoenix Location

(27 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Bungalow
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom With Loft And Large Comfortable Back Yard

This renovated, 1920 Tudor-style home, located in the Ashland Avenue historic district is one of the most unique properties in the valley! Not an Arizona “cookie cutter” home or condo – vacationing in this home offers what is great about the old west – beautiful light, city views, quiet cool spaces, and nearby places for entertainment!

This residence has been renovated yet retains its historic feel, featuring two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, washer / dryer, a loft office and comfortable backyard with shade, 4 person jacuzzi, BBQ grill and fire pit. Easy access to rail and bus with a central city location it makes perfect sense to stay here if you're coming to Phoenix for any reason.

Check in at 4:00 pm - check out at 11:00am.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 1422 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years of age for primary renter...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Memory foam mattress -satellite TV-sitting area-full closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Memory foam mattress - satellite TV - bathroom -laundry...moreless

  • Bedroom #2 has a separate en suite bathroom with a stackable washer and dryer for your use. The closet for the bedroom is a walk-in with a chest of drawers inside. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    laundry area within bathroom adjacent to bedroom...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Ashland Avenue Historic District, a desirable address when developed and it continues to be a desirable location today. Well connected to the rest of the Valley via light rail, bus or freeway....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Ample parking on the property as seen in photos....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Breakfast bar - no stools...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:


  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    1 patio just outside back door with 2 chairs, couch and ottoman. 2nd deck across the backyard has bbq grill, fire pit and dining table for 4....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Gazebo's for shade on both patios...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa



from 27 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,050 $3,600
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$900 $3,000
High Season 2017-18
Oct 1 - May 31, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,050 $3,600
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,050 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning $50
  • Tax Rate 8%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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  • Downtown Phoenix

    "For a time the downtown area had a reputation as a cultural wasteland. In the recent past th..."

  • Desert Botanical Gardens

    "Always a must see, especially if you wonder what does grow in Arizona, in spite of our reput..."

  • Heard Museum

    "Since the house was initally on the Heard family property and reputedly was the Heard family..."

  • The Phoenix Zoo

    "If you want to go to a zoo, this is it. Spend the day or the evening wandering amid the anim..."

  • Talking Stick Resort Arena

    "Catch a game, Suns, Rattlers, Mercury, a concert or a circus. There is always something goin..."

  • FEZ Restaurant & Bar

    "Part of the chain that also offers Switch around the corner from the house and Ticoz, down 7..."

  • Matt's Big Breakfast

    "Lines form every day, What more do I need to say. If the line is too long, check out some of..."

  • South Mountain Park Scenic Drive

    "Just the place to go to look out over the entire valley. This is the vantage point from the ..."

  • Cibo

    "Great little hideway that serves excellent Italian food."

  • Encanto Park

  • Biltmore Fashion Park

    "Want to shop? Want to eat? Want to see a free movie on Friday night? This is where you can f..."

  • Orpheum Theater

    "A true gem in downtown. Restored to some of its preivious glory. A great place for a musical..."

  • Gila River Arena

  • The Lost Leaf

  • Bikini Lounge

    "Sometimes people just have to hit a dive bar. If this is the case, go here. "

  • Hidden House Cocktail Lounge

    "Another place to go if you want to lay low. Lots of room to move with pool tables galore."

  • Phoenix Municipal Stadium

    "Spring training home of the Oakland A's till 2015, then the Arizona State Sun Devils take ov..."

  • Chase Field

    "From baseball to soccer, from giant trucks to revival meetings, Chase Field (aka Bob for tho..."

  • Phoenix Art Museum

    "Want to get your dose of art. Stroll down to the Phx. Art Museum. You won't be disappointed...."

  • St. Mary's Basilica

    "The original house of worship. So important the Pope stopped here when he came to Phoenix. Y..."

  • Crescent Ballroom

    "Another example of bringing vibrancy to the downtown area. Concerts, nightly fun and a good ..."

  • Barrio Cafe

    "Near the house there are numerous restaurant but Silvana has done it right for a while. If y..."

  • Arizona Science Center

6.73 Miles
Nearest Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Durants & Switch
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Phoenix Country Club
0.2 Miles
Nearest Train
Phoenix Metro Light Rail
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-10, 202-51
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Durants & Switch
159 Miles
Nearest Ski
Flagstaff Snow Bowl

Car: Recommended

Our home is in a prime location and part of historic downtown Phoenix. The Ashland House originally was a bunk house for the Heard family ranch hands, built in the 1920's. We think you’ll experience the same peace, relaxation and enjoyment that we do when you come to stay!

There’s so much to experience in downtown Phoenix within just a few miles of our home. Take a morning walk to a local coffee shop or an early afternoon walk for lunch or happy hour at Humble Pie, Durants, The Main Ingredient, Switch, Sochu House or any number of other restaurants – all less than one-half mile away. Get on the light rail and go for an adventure or straight to the ballgame.

This renovated, 1920's Tudor-style home, located in the Ashland Historic District is a unique property in the Valley. This is definitely no Arizona “cookie cutter” home or condo – vacationing in this home offers what is great about the old west – beautiful light, city views, quiet cool spaces, and nearby places for entertainment!

This residence has been renovated but retains its historic feel, featuring two bedrooms and two full bathrooms along with a loft. This home is not just a place to rest your head while visiting Arizona, it is a destination in itself!

Quality linens, lots of pillows, memory foam mattresses, fluffy duvets, TV's in each bedroom, all the amenities of home will make your stay truly unforgettable. A kitchen with Corian counters, updated appliances, and ample kitchenware make cooking in this kitchen better than being at home. The only decision you’ll need to make is whether to eat in or at one of the numerous establishments nearby. One of the most popular places in the house isn't in the house at all - it's in the fabulous covered areas in the landscaped backyard. There is a 4 person jacuzzi in the backyard to help make the stay even more pleasurable.

And while the house will comfort you – the location might just blow you away! The Ashland Historic District is located at the heart and soul of the entire Valley. Located within 2 miles from the I-10, 51, and 202 freeways, and just two miles north of the original downtown Phoenix, this house will allow everyone easy and quick access to everything there is to do in the Valley. Located within 10 minutes from the downtown Convention Center, Chase Field, US Airways Center, the Encanto Golf Course and Phoenix Country Club, the Phoenix Art Museum, the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, the Heard Museum, and the Arizona Fair Grounds– this neighborhood is also renowned for its great locally owned bistros and cafes and its close proximity to a lively art and theater scene. A short 15 minute drive gets you to Sky Harbor Airport, world-class shopping, spas, and golf at the famous Arizona Biltmore, the Desert Botanical Gardens, the Phoenix Zoo, ASU and Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe and Tempe Town Lake, and the beautiful Phoenix Mountain Preserve.

Many restaurants in downtown Phoenix are within a few miles. We’ll provide a guide at the home so you’ll know where to head. We’re centrally located and a great place to stay if you are coming for the spring training games – or if you want to launch off to explore Sedona, the Grand Canyon, or one of the many other natural wonders, National Parks and National Monuments Arizona has to offer (did you know Arizona has more National Monuments than any other U.S. State?)

Many people who’ve moved to Phoenix call it paradise, and we think they are right. Come and experience our Phoenix – and our home! We look forward to having you as our guests.

Check our calendar for availability, email or call for information.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We are retired educators who enjoy staying in comfortable and quaint homes when we vacation. We live in Phoenix (my wife is a native) and wouldn't move anywhere else. We went to school here, our children and relatives all live here too. We have made this property a place we would stay in if we were visiting Phoenix. If you're coming to Phoenix and want some ideas on where to go and what to do, we're probably able to help you make your stay a memorable one.

Why the Owner Chose Ashland Place Historic District, Phoenix, AZ, USA:
Having grown up in Phoenix we've seen the metro area change tremendously over the years. In turn, areas that have remained ideal are the historic downtown residences. As we shopped for homes we had specific things in mind and this home hit the mark consistently.

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Location, location, location is something you hear often when talking about where to go to vacation or have an extended break. We hit the jackpot here. With easy access to everywhere in the Phoenix metropolitan area this home offers a solid and comfortable location from which to branch out and explore Phoenix or Arizona in general.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

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  • Entry to the Ashland House

    Entry to the Ashland House

  • East side of home - front

    East side of home - front

  • Looking in from entry to house

    Looking in from entry to house

  • Kitchen


  • partial view of loft

    partial view of loft

  • partial view of master bedroom

    partial view of master bedroom

  • Master shower partial view

    Master shower partial view

  • 2nd patio area w/ gazebo, 4 person dining table, 4 person jacuzzi, BBQ, fire pit

    2nd patio area w/ gazebo, 4 person dining table, 4 person jacuzzi, BBQ, fire pit

  • Gazebo  & patio outside of back door

    Gazebo & patio outside of back door

  • Central Ave & Heard Museum light rail stop 2 blocks away

    Central Ave & Heard Museum light rail stop 2 blocks away

  • West side of home with large driveway

    West side of home with large driveway

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Living room viewed from loft

    Living room viewed from loft

  • Bedroom 1 sitting area and full size closet with double mirror

    Bedroom 1 sitting area and full size closet with double mirror

  • Master bath entry

    Master bath entry

  • Master bed

    Master bed

  • 4 person jacuzzi

    4 person jacuzzi

  • Backyard carob tree and planter

    Backyard carob tree and planter

VRBO #468049

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017

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