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Desert Retreat - 4BR/3BA Heated Pool & Spa - (Renovated 2015)

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

3100 SF, 4 bedroom, 3 full bathrooms, heated pool and spa, private backyard

Great home for Familes, Long Term Renters, Shoppers and Golfers! Very private & Quiet Home with Beautiful Mountain Views. This beautiful 3,100 square foot home was recently renovated and newly furnished and decorated with new mattresses, kitchen utensils, pots, pans, etc. This is the perfect place to get away and enjoy some quiet time relaxing or enjoy all that Central Scottsdale has to offer such as Golfing at Troon, McDowell Mountain, Ancala and Eagle Mountain. Hiking trails in the area such as Lost Dog Trail & Sunrise Trail, or boating on Lake Bartlett. As well as the large variety of stores at Keirland and Scottsdale Quarter. Families will enjoy the short commute to the Phoenix zoo.

You will enjoy relaxing in the heated pool or spa and lounging in the pool loungers or patio furniture in the west facing backyard. Outdoor entertaining is complete with BBQ, Out Door Dining, Loveseat & 2 chairs.

Everyone will have their own space in this home with an open floor plan & 14+Ft Ceilings. The home has 4 Bedrooms/3 Full Baths - 1 King, 2 Queen & 2 Twins. The master bedroom is very large with own sitting area and access to the backyard. The kitchen has a large center Island with 2 chairs and comes equipped with cookware, utensils, pots & pans, cutlery, coffee maker, etc. There is a Family Room & Great Room which are both equipped with a 60' LED TV w/BlueRay and Cox Cable TV as well as a pool table in the Great Room!

You'll enjoy great mountain views and gorgeous sunrises and sunsets here in quiet privacy while still being close to all of the activities you visit Arizona to do.

More Details

James Fried
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About James Fried

My wife and I enjoy vacationing in comfort. This home has been set up for us to enjoy all that Scottsdale has to offer. We both have come down to Scottsdale numerous times and decided to buy in Scottsdale because there is so much to see and do. In Scottsdale you are always guaranteed good weather during your stay.

James Fried purchased this house in 2014

Why James Fried chose Scottsdale

This property has everything you need and is close to all ammenities in the Scottsdale Area. It is just renovated and has new furnishings. The property has amazing views in the backyard as well as a private heated pool and spa to enjoy day or night. This property is located in a quiet neighbourhood backing onto a reserve to allow you to relax and enjoy Scottsdale's beautiful weather in quiet. We have set up this home up to be enjoyable and comfortable for our guests to get the most out of the stay in Scottsdale. We hope people love this home the way we love it and recommend it to their friends and continue to come back to enjoy what we enjoy about the Phoenix area.

What makes this house unique

This property has lots of space and is a great home for multiple guests. The great room opens up to show off the backyard with the impressive swimming pool and spa as well as the views overlooking scottsdale mountain and camelback mountain in the distance. The home is in central scottsdale so all shopping, golf, hiking trails and water sports are a short car drive away.


Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Sky Harbour
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
101 loop
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

20 minutes from Scottsdale Quarter & Kierland. Mayo Clinic is within a 5 minute drive. Many nearby golf courses.


North Scottsdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Master Sitting Area, 48' TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Attached full bathroom. 40' TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 40' TV
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Desert Retreat - 4BR/3BA Heated Pool & Spa - (Renovated 2015)
average rating of 4.825 based on 40 reviews
Naperville, IL

Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first VRBO rental and it couldn't have been more perfect! The home is exactly as pictured and there wasn't a single detail that has been overlooked in this home. From small touches like liquid soap and tissues in every bathroom to every imaginable appliance and spice in the kitchen, they have thought of everything! Both the inside and outside areas of this home are immaculate and you truly feel at home in this beautiful home. There are numerous rental choices in the North Scottsdale area but I chose this home specifically for the pool and spa and they didn't disappoint! They were exactly what I was looking for and where I spent almost every minute of my relaxing days and nights on vacation. The outside area is very private and the home is in a quiet upscale subdivision. There are grocery stores, banks, spas, restaurants, etc. all within 5-6 minutes of the home. The owner, James, is very professional and it was a pleasure to do business with him. I look forward to visiting your beautiful home again soon James - thank you for a wonderful stay and for making my first VRBO rental such a great experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta

Desert retreat

  • 5 of 5

The house was fantastic! Everything you needed in a vacation home and more. Pool was cleaned every week, as well as the house is sprayed once a month. Very close to all the amenities, shops as well as mountain side fitness. Owner was very attentive and answered all my questions promptly. Will forsure stay at the house again.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This place is an amazing house and we love coming here every year. James the owner keeps everything immaculate and is so great to work with. The pool is the best part!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation Home and Backyard

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this home, especially the pool and hot tub. We had four children with us and spent every day in the pool - there were plenty of pool toys for all of us! The home was beautiful and spacious. We cooked every day in the large kitchen and had a great time playing pool. The beds were very comfortable! The house is equipped with plenty of televisions and we were able to play our music through the house and outside. Perfect! We would definitely recommended this home!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, MA

Perfect golf getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our golf vacation, albeit brief 4 day stay in your Scottsdale home Jim. Everything was perfect for our visit out from the east coast. Wonderful home with everything we needed and in a great location. The house did not disappoint. Although we could only stay for a short time we are already looking forward to our return next year for a full 10 day retreat. Thanks for all the communications and easy transactions leading up to our trip. It could not have been any easier. See you next May!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for Spring Break!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our spring break family gathering. We enjoyed cooking in the large spacious kitchen, grilling, playing pool, and splashing in the outdoor pool and hot tub. It was a 30 minute Uber to Sloan Field to watch the World Champion Chicago Cubs play their last spring training game. Beautiful Arizona weather, and the desert was in full bloom! Thanks for a great vacation stay at Desert Orchid!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Cleaning $300
Property Damage Protection $99

*Standard rate is to be used as guideline for most of the year but rates will vary throughout the year. Standard rates provides monthly renters an idea of what the cost is for more than 30 days
*These rates are to be used for stays longer than 30 days. Please inquiry for up to date rates and deals.
*Pool and Spa Heat is not included - $50/day for pool and spa, $20/day for spa only
*Cleaning - $300 / stay / clean

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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