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10 Minutes to Troon, Troon North and Four Seasons Resort.......Call for Pricing!

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Backyard with pool/spa and putting green


Last updated: 05/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Private Home w/Casita 4 bedrooms. Sleeps 8 total. 2.5 acre estate.


SCOTTSDALE DESERT RETREAT is located on 2-1/2 acres in beautiful North Scottsdale, in the Equestrian community of Granite Mountain Ranch. This Tuscan inspired home, built in 2008, is 4,500 square feet,, which includes a private, separate casita.

Please contact Treva Bruce, owner via e-mail or phone 602-625-8066 for information. Do not use the "Book it Now" Button.

Your "home away from home" in the beautiful Arizona Sonoran Desert, offers quiet surroundings, mountain views, beautiful sun rises & sunsets.....all in the the privacy of your own desert oasis just outside your back door!

Nearby golfing includes, but is not limited to TPC- Scottsdale, home of the Phoenix Open, Troon & Troon North, Desert Mountain, Rancho Manana, Legend Trail, The Boulders, & Rio & Tonto Verde, Starfire & Orange Tree, are just a few!

You will be close to shopping, dining, auto shows, sporting events & local attractions. WASTE MANAGEMENT TPC Golf Tournament, Baseball's Spring Training, Barrett Jackson, Russo & Steele Auto Auctions, Scottsdale's Arabian Horse Show at WestWorld, Nascar, Phoenix University Stadium (Home of the Arizona Cardinals), Scottsdale & Phoenix Art Festivals and so much more, all nearby for your enjoyment.

Great shopping and dining within 15-30 minutes include Kierland Commons, The Scottsdale Quarter, Scottsdale's Fashion Square, The Promenade, Desert Ridge, Carefree And Cave Creek, just to name a few! Dining options, fine or casual, including Mastro's, Jade Palace, Dominick's, Preston's Steak House, Cheesecake Factory, Brio Italian, Nicks, Sassi, Cafe Bink, Rare Earth, Pinnacle Grill, Binkley's, Spotted Donkey, Ocean Club are all within a short drive of your vacation home.

If walking and/or hiking is what you enjoy, this is the place! Beautiful Sonoran Desert Trailheads hiking and walking trails are all within minutes of home. Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon are a short 1-1/2 hour drive. Something you might not want to miss!

The beautiful Botanical Gardens, the Phoenix Zoo, Butterfly Wonderland, Arizona on the Rocks - indoor rock climbing, and Glow Golf are additional attractions just a short drive away!

If you are simply looking for a place to relax and unwind or spend time with family and friends, this home offers all you might need for some "down time". The beautiful pool, heated spa, and two gas fire pits are perfect for enjoying the cool evenings outdoors. The large outdoor covered patio with dining for 8 includes an outdoor kitchen with gas grill, oven, and mini refrigerator. You will enjoy beautiful Arizona sunsets from the pool and patio areas and also from the outdoor upper deck.

If your plans are golf for the day, the putting green offers a chance for you to warm up your game before venturing out to a nearby gold course. A fun place to chip and putt with the kids on a warm Arizona day!

The main house offers a large Master Suite with luxury bath, separate toilet/bidet room, walk in shower, his and hers vanities and a large walk in closet. TV with surround sound, gas fireplace, walls of windows and entry to the back patios and pool area complete this beautiful suite.

Two additional bedrooms, each with 1 king bed, private bathrooms, walk in closets and access to the outdoor courtyard and/or patio areas. The separate Casita, just a few steps away, offers a retreat for a couple, the kids, or your 'nanny'! Here you will find a king bed, sitting area, kitchenette, coffee maker, toaster, microwave and mini refrigerator. HD TV and X-Box for both the big and little kids! A beautiful bathroom, walk-in shower, separate toilet room and large walk in closet complete the casita.

A large gourmet kitchen offers all you might want for your cooking enjoyment, IF you are one who likes to cook on vacation! You will enjoy the large island for prepping, with seating for 3-4. appliances include a six-burner Wolf cooktop, two Wolf ovens, one with convection, a microwave and warming drawer, Wolf Sub Zero refrigerator and Bosch dishwasher. A large dining table with seating for 8, wet bar and wine cooler complete the kitchen & dining areas.

Close by is the great room with HD TV, surround sound, and gas fireplace. A comfortable gathering place for all to enjoy. Folding doors open this beautiful room to the outdoor living space for easy access to the patio and pool area.

Should you choose SCOTTSDALE DESERT RETREAT for your vacation, we look forward to sharing our home in the beautiful Arizona Sonoran Desert with you, your family, and friends.

Sincerely, Treva and family!

Keywords: Retreat, desert, home, Scottsdale, Troon, Pinnacle Peak Patio, Scottsdale Fashion Square, Old Town Scottsdale,
Four Seasons, Grayhawk, DC Ranch, TPC, Arabian Horse Show, Auto Show, Spring Training, Sedona, Casino, Entertainment, Hiking, Super Bowl 2015, Spring Training, West World, Barrett Jackson, Pro Bowl, Golf, Hiking, Pool, Sunsets, shopping, dining.

Please contact owner, Treva Bruce @ 602-625-8066 or via the inquiry link on this website.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking allowed only in outdoor areas. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Bedroom w/walk in closet, bath w/shower & outside entrance....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    Bedroom with private bath,walk in closet & outside entrance....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 4 king

    Casita w/ kitchenette, sitting, large bath & walk in closet....moreless

  • All bedrooms have private baths, walk in closets, dressers, night tables,TV, docking AM/FM radio and outside access. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, bidet

    Jetted tub. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


  • Each bedroom has its own bathroom with walk in shower and outdoor access. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games for your use. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable


  • Away From It All


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful views of Four Peaks, Granite Mountain, McDowell Mountains, Pinnacle Peak, ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Main house and Casita...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Greatroom, master bedroom, courtyard and to fire pits in pool area. ...moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Main house and Casita...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless internet available throughout the property. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Great room with HD TV, surround sound, folding doors leading out patio and pool areas. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Verizon & AT&T are the best carriers for cellular phones in this area. Other carriers are spotty. There is a landline for your use for outgoing local calls and incoming calls. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and pool towels provided. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee makers in both kitchen and Casita. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dinnerware, flatware glassware, including plastic tableware for outdoors. Casita has serving dishes and flatware. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    Microwaves in kitchen and Casita. ...moreless

  • Oven:

    Two ovens. One with convection. ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Need something for cooking or serving? Most likely you will find it here! ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Sub Zero in Kitchen. Wine Cooler. Under counter refrigerator in Casita. Extra Refrigerator in the garage. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Wolf 6 burner gas range. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Kitchen and Casita...moreless


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Scottsdale's finest Golf courses within 10-30 minutes. Troon, Desert Highlands, TCP, Boulders, Desert Mountain and more! ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Putting green with chipping tee box. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    Heated at an additional charge....moreless



from 38 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 - May 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Summer - 2017
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
5 night min stay
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Nov 1 - May 31, 2018
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates






CLEANING FEE:1-4 people $400.4-8 people $600. POOL/SPA HEATING:$100 per day. AC:$100 per week. Holiday and special event additional charges will be included in your quote when applicable.

SECURITY DEPOSIT: Credit Card given on arrival. CANCELLATION POLICY: Contact Treva for guidelines. You are encouraged to purchase Traveler Insurance.

Pets considered: Contact Treva

PLEASE CONTACT OWNER: TREVA BRUCE @ 602-625-8066 for availability, pricing, reservations, policies & terms. Please do not click the "BOOK IT NOW" button. Deposit is 50% of total amount & due at time of booking. Final payment is due 60 days prior to your arrival date. All monies are paid via PayPal invoicing. You do not need a PayPal account. Security Deposit is a valid Credit Card on arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/17/2017
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38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rare Earth
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Troon, Boulders, Dove Valley, Starfire,Tonto Verde
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pinnacle Grill,Sassi,Pinnacle Peak Patio,

Car: Necessary

SCOTTSDALE DESERT RETREAT is located in the gated community of Granite Mountain Ranch in beautiful Sonoran Desert in North Scottsdale.

Please contact owner, Treva Bruce, via email or a phone call. DO NOT CLICK ON THE "BOOK IT NOW" BUTTON.

You will enjoy quiet desert surroundings where you will want to relax and unwind. When you are ready to venture out, the beautiful Arizona Sonoran desert offers everything you might want. World Class Golf courses such as TCP SCOTTSDALE, Troon and Troon North, The Boulders, StarFire, Orange Tree, Legend Trail, Fire Rock, Dove Valley, just to name a few! Fabulous dining at Mastro's Steakhouse, Ocean Club, Dominick's Steakhouse, Flemmings, Brio, Binkley's Cave Creek, Tonto Grill, Houston's, Sassi and more! Causal eateries such as Pinnacle Peak Patio, Pinnacle Grill, Greasewood Flats, Harold's of Cave Creek, Spotted Donkey, Zinc Bistro, Kona Grill, El Encanto Mexican Food, Tonto Bar & Grill @ Rancho Mañana, and more. Shopping at Kirland and Scottsdale Quarter, City North, Scottsdale Fashion Square and Desert Ridge. Antique Car Shows, Horse Shows at West World, Spring Training, Art Shows and of course FIESTA BOWL, NASCAR and so much more! All just a short drive from your vacation home. Outside the community of Granite Mountain Ranch you will find beautiful Desert Trailheads, hiking and walking trails and jeep tours. You might want to take a short 1-1/2 hour drive to beautiful Sedona, or visit Tombstone in southern Arizona, just 2 -1/2 hours from your vacation home. You will wish you could have stayed longer!

Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter holidays require a minimum stay of one week.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

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  • Backyard with pool/spa and putting green

    Backyard with pool/spa and putting green

  • Entering your home away from home

    Entering your home away from home

  • Wet bar and hutch

    Wet bar and hutch

  • Kitchen with every amenity
you would want!

    Kitchen with every amenity you would want!

  • Office/den


  • Master bedroom with beautiful bath and sitting area

    Master bedroom with beautiful bath and sitting area

  • Master bedroom sitting area

    Master bedroom sitting area

  • Bedroom #1 with bathroom

    Bedroom #1 with bathroom

  • Casita...your own getaway

    Casita...your own getaway

  • Casita kitchen...bathroom through door on right

    Casita kitchen...bathroom through door on right

  • Outdoor kitchen

    Outdoor kitchen

  • Surrounding desert

    Surrounding desert

  • Welcome to Scottsdale Desert Retreat

    Welcome to Scottsdale Desert Retreat

  • Step up to entertainment

    Step up to entertainment

  • Beautiful dinning room for all your dinning delites

    Beautiful dinning room for all your dinning delites

  • Great room relax and enjoy

    Great room relax and enjoy

  • Office/den library

    Office/den library

  • Mater bedroom

    Mater bedroom

  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • Guest Bedroom #2 with bathroom

    Guest Bedroom #2 with bathroom

  • Casita


  • Patio & outdoor kitchen. 
New outdoor furniture  coming soon! Before you

    Patio & outdoor kitchen. New outdoor furniture coming soon! Before you arrive!

  • Sunsets for you to enjoy from your upper deck every evening!

    Sunsets for you to enjoy from your upper deck every evening!

VRBO #613396

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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