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Beautiful Single Story Home With Swimming Pool And View Lot

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,255 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom With Den, 2 Bath, Backyard Pool

Beautiful 2 Bedroom + Den home in Parkside at Merrill Ranch with backyard pool. This house offers all the amenities of home. Master Bedroom has a king bed. The second bedroom offers a queen bed and there is a double wall bed in the den! You will find a 50 inch Smart TV in the Living Room with Blue Ray player and 32 inch TV with Blue Ray player in the master bedroom. The backyard is complete with a pool, natural gas barbeque and fire pit. The rec center is just minutes away and a weekly family pass can be purchased separately to enjoy the lap pool, fitness facilities and seasonal waterpark. Take advantage of the Tennis courts, Beach Volleyball courts or relax at the fishing pond. The Poston Butte Golf Course and Anthem Grill are just minutes away.

More Details

Owner
Richard and Deb Loewen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Richard and Deb Loewen

We live in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We bought this house as a vacation/retirement home but are still to busy to use it a great deal and wanted to let other people enjoy the beauty and warmth of Arizona.

Richard and Deb Loewen purchased this house in 2009

Why Richard and Deb Loewen chose Anthem at Merrill Ranch

This is a beautiful quiet neighbourhood with a fantastic rec centre and golf course.

What makes this house unique

We love that the house backs on to an open space with no backyard neighbours.

Amenities

Anthem at Merrill Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1255 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vanity has double sinks
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 murphy bed
  • Master Bedroom has 32 inch HD TV and nice ensuite with double sinks
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Single Story Home With Swimming Pool And View Lot
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews
5

Outstanding "Home Away from Home"!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were so impressed with Richard and Deb's home in Florence, AZ. It was so well stocked with everything you needed for an extended stay, the pool and patio area was so clean, the ammenities at the Community Center were top notch and the neighborhood was quiet and loaded with walking paths through the beautiful desert landscapes. Most of all, booking the home was an easy process, since Richard and Deb answered all our questions and prepared a wonderful informational folder with any question we might have. This was our first time experiencing a home through VHBO, and it won't be our last. Hoping to come back next year! Thank you again for sharing your home with us.

Sincerely,

Karl and Diane

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karl and Diane. Thanks so much for the great review and for taking such good care of the house. We are looking forward to your next stay with us! Sincerely, Richard and Deb
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Stillwater, Minnesota
5

Winter escape paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was a very lovely home that was perfect for our month-long stay. Great location, and we loved all the paths throughout the desert that we used daily. Richard and Deb were very prompt with any concerns that we had during our stay.

We look forward to returning to this area and renting this home again in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jane, Very happy you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to having you back in the future.
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5

Beautiful, relaxing, well-maintained, perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This property truly felt like "home". Everything was clean and well-maintained with every amenity we could have wanted. The pool heats up nice and toasty, too, which is a huge plus in December! I had family come over for Christmas dinner and everyone commented on how beautiful and comfortable the property is and they wish they could stay! My father even saw the neighborhood resident road runner! :-) Truly a gem in the desert, walking distance to shopping and food, with a nice neighbor to boot! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Judi. Thanks for the great review! We would welcome you back anytime.
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4

Great place. Great area. Great weather.

  • 4 of 5

We already knew that as we have friends who have homes in this community. Lots of things to do within the community through the red center.. Hiking group, pickleball, tennis, golf, trivia, cards, line dancing etc.

The house had everything we needed. Very comfortable. Good instructions regarding the use of the pool, TV, etc. Would stay here again!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Completely satisfied with first rental experience

  • 5 of 5

Such an easy process. The home was perfect. The one thing to keep in mind that threw me for a loop is the second payment goes to Canada, which most banks charge additional fees for. Other than that, the week couldn't have been better.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gaylen. Thanks for the review. As far as your payments go, they would have both gone to the same bank account which is actually a U.S. based bank out of Georgia and not Canada. I spoke with VRBO Customer Service and the additional fees are actually charged by them. They have a 3 percent fee for all transactions so this would have been charged by VRBO for both your transactions. This is something that we ourselves have no control of. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you keep us in mind if you return to the area. Sincerely, Richard and Deb Loewen
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Kelowna,BC
5

Very well equipped home in a quiet residential neighbourhood & very private back yard to enjoy pool

  • 5 of 5

Very attentive owners who add new features to their well equipped home annually with great attention to comfort outdoors & new technology indoors. Two bicycles are provided for guest use to explore the surrounding area. Guests receive instant responses during their stay if they ask the owners any questions via e-mail. The outdoor space is very private as the block wall fenced back yard of the home looks onto a very large nature area with natural desert tree & shrub growth guaranteeing peaceful privacy. You often can view wild rabbits & the occasional road runner if you look out over the block wall. The lovely back yard swimming pool provides a welcome fitness opportunity & and a way to cool down when the desert sun is shining at its midday peak intensity. The back yard is beautifully landscaped & has a cozy natural gas above ground fire feature for socializing in the evening. Safeway grocery store is easy to access by walking or cycling the desert pathways or by a quick drive. The well equipped kitchen allows guests to prepare home cooked meals and a large BBQ is also available for great outdoor cooking experiences as well. The master bedroom with walk-in closet & attached full ensuite bathroom provides luxurious space. There is second separate full bathroom. In addition there is a comfortable second bedroom. As well there is a very useful third room containing a Murphy wall bed & also a desk. This room is great to use as a working area if you need to keep up to date while away from home during your vacation. We feel fortunate to have discovered this wonderful home with amazing owners & so we have been booking to return annually.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom and Sue. Thanks so much for the great review! We look forward to having you back next year. Richard and Deb
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Phoenix,Mesa Gateway Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Anthem Grill
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Poston Butte Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hunt Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
McDonald's
Car: recommended

Located next to the Poston Butte Golf Course. Awesome Recreation Center with Seasonal Waterpark for additional charge.

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Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $500

Pool heat at an additional $100.00 per month. Rates are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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