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Beautiful Single Story Home With Swimming Pool And View Lot

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

2 Bedroom With Den, 2 Bath, Splash 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 42 inch TV in the Living Room with blue ray player and 32 inch 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.

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Richard and Deb Loewen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

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 2007

Why Richard and Deb Loewen chose Florence

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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Single Story Home With Swimming Pool And View Lot
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Outside of the house was picture perfect! The sitting area in the front was so inviting.

  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing with every comfort you could think of. It was impeccably clean and furnished wonderfully. The backyard was beautiful and we, being from Michigan in December, absolutely loved the amazing pool. Feel it must be mentioned that as soon as I stepped out the backdoor there's a veiw of desert plants, cacti, and small mountain. There were birds all around almost always and everything combined made such a pleasant setting. Everything went smoothly for our stay which is always a reliever when anyone's on vacation. It was so relaxing not haveing to worry about a thing. Overall, the place was perfect, really everything we were looking for.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Emily, Thanks for the great review. Please keep us in mind if you decide to visit the area in the future. Richard and Deb
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Short Vacation in Florence AZ

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience at this nice, clean home. Would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay! Beautiful, CLEAN, and comfortable. Richard and Deb were great. Answered any and all questions quickly! Totally recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! We would welcome you back anytime. Richard and Deb
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Mount Vernon, Washington State

Wonderful, quiet and very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and this home was just what we needed! Very Clean , well stocked, and very comfortable! It felt like home 😎 The pool was perfect, so refreshing after our round of golf! I enjoyed floating around reading my books. The pool floats were awesome. It was so nice to put the car in the garage. Everything we needed to know was in the guest book.

Communication with the owners was easy and they were very available if needed. We definitely would stay here again . Thank you so much for sharing your home with us, we really appreciate your hospitality. Kelly and Mark

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the positive review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back anytime! Richard and Deb
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Atlanta, GA

Great House and Amenities

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay on Desert Blossom Way! The house was perfect for our family of four, although we could have easily fit another person or two if needed. It was decorated very nicely with soft, comfortable beds and a fully-stocked kitchen. Our 9-year-old daughter had a blast at the big community pool and waterpark (just $5 per person for guests). We had two questions while we were there...the owners were easily accessible by phone, very kind and took care of us right away. This is exactly how a VRBO experience should be! Thanks so much for everything.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review! We would welcome you back anytime.
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I were visiting family who just moved to the area and needed a place to stay. There weren't many choices of hotels so I we opted for this lovely home. Back story...this is our second time renting a vacation home and our first experience did not go well at all so I was holding my breath days before we checked in.

First of all, coordinating with the Richard was a breeze. He responded to all my questions within hours. Information on how to access things were specific and simple.

When we arrived, the home was cool as the AC was set at a comfortable temperature, everything was in its place, the place was spotless. My husband was impressed with how the place was organized and well maintained, my sister (who visited) was impressed with the cleanliness of the floor since her 10 month old was crawling everywhere, and my parents really felt comfortable in this home. I especially liked how they kitchen was well stocked for cooking.

The sliding door to the backyard and pool automatically closes on its own and requires you pull a latch found towards the top in order to open it. I didn't have to worry about the little ones getting to the backyard without us knowing. The garage was full of stuff for swimming, e.g. Floaters, water guns, noodles, and pool rafts.

The pool and backyard was very clean and very relaxing to just hang out.

The location is perfect because there's a grocery store, gas station, bank, and hospital 5 mins away.

The only thing that wasn't perfect was the lip stick found on some of the cups and wine glasses, but that was overlooked because everything else trumps that faux pas.

Thank you for making our stay memorable.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kimberly, Thanks so much for the positive review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Very sorry about the wine glasses (I guess the dishwasher does not always get all the lipstick!) I believe those glasses were probably washed in the dishwasher by previous renters and then put back in the cabinets without being checked carefully by them. Our cleaners are very meticulous (as you mentioned in the cleanliness of the floors) but would not be looking at dishes already put away. We strive to keep the house in tip top shape for all our renters. Sincerely, Richard and Deb Loewen
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Phoenix,Mesa Gateway Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
The Gym Grill and Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Poston Butte Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Hunt Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Car: recommended

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


Rates & Availability

Anthem at Merrill Ranch House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
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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Anthem at Merrill Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1255 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vanity has double sinks
  • 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
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • 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
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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