Luxurious Scottsdale Home Convenient to Everything!

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Last updated: 09/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:14-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

2 Bedrooms (split)
2 Baths with Shower & Double Sinks
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Private Barbecue & Patio
Private Fire Pit
Shared Pool

Scottsdale Oasis is a 2000+ square foot guest house located in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona. This house is the only one of the two houses on the property available for lease. From the moment you drive into the driveway and see the Jim Sudal welcome sign flanked by native cacti and a stunning rock sculpture, you know you have arrived at a very special place.
The interior is filled with timeless mahogany furniture, custom seating areas and lots of art with an emphasis on the southwest. The oversized master bedroom has a Westin Heavenly Sleep pillow top king-sized mattress with 1600 thread count 100% pure Egyptian cotton linens and a closet big enough to be called its own room. You will enjoy a Bose radio/CD player in this bedroom. The private en suite bathroom is equipped with an oversized shower, double sinks, a make-up vanity and an abundance of storage space. The second bedroom, located on the other side of the house, boasts a Westin Heavenly Sleep queen-sized mattress with the same luxury linens and an exit to the patio where you can enjoy the barbecue, fire pit and view of Camelback Mountain; as well as the 6' onyx and marble fountain that hosts many hummingbirds looking for a shower or a sip of water. A Bose radio/CD also graces this bedroom. Feel like curling up with a book? Do so in one of the two very large Queen Anne chairs in the separate sitting room. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything we could think of. If you can't find what you need, let us know; we will do everything possible to get it to you within a short period of time. If you want to set up your computer or write some postcards, there is a built in desk in the kitchen. A wireless printer is there for your convenience.
This house also has a dedicated parking spot in our covered garage which leads into the backyard and to your home-away-from-home.
When you enter the property from the driveway or garage, you will pass by the main house and turn a corner to find a beautiful oasis in front of you. There are so many interesting sights; objects d'art and many rock features including a petroglyph rock all framed by beautiful landscaping going from desert plants to a lush, tropical feel surrounding the refreshing pool. The shared pool has a large shelf with chairs and an umbrella if you feel like lounging in the water. Just beyond the pool is the small pond with colorful koi and beautiful water lilies (in season). There is also a double lounger outside the front door if you want a comfortable place to sip on an iced tea and read a book. You know you are on holiday!
The back of the Scottsdale Oasis boasts a private, custom barbecue built in 2014. It might be difficult to keep your eyes on the grill as you enjoy the majestic beauty of Camelback Mountain right in front of you. Don't miss the fire pit! Nothing beats sitting by the fire pit with a glass of wine on a cool, desert night. This backyard is also home to our own mini desert botanical garden filled with many species of cactus and succulents. Just behind you is the orchard which has over twenty fruit trees from grapefruits (pink & yellow), oranges, tangerines, pomelos, lemons (yellow & pink), limes & pomegranates. In season, you are welcomed to help yourself to as much as you would like. Two bicycles are here for your exclusive use while you are staying in the Guest House. The canal, which is just a couple of minutes ride away, provides endless paths for you to explore our great city and its fine parks and golf courses.
Interested in turtles and tortoises? There are three fenced environments on the property: one with a 150-pound African sulcata tortoise, one with rescued box turtles and the last with rescued desert tortoises (indigenous to Arizona). All three of these environments are located discreetly to the side of the property, or in the front, so if this is not your cup of tea, you will not even know they are here. This house is also home to dogs. If you are not a dog-person, we will keep them out of your way. If you enjoy them, they will offer you a dog-fix while you are away from home! Twelve hummingbird feeders are placed around the property. Arizona hosts the largest variety of hummmingbirds in the United Sates, so you will have many opportunities to see different varieties and enjoy their antics as they feed, protect their 'personal' feeders and bathe/drink from the fountains.
Our Central Scottsdale location and proximity to the 101 Freeway makes this location unbeatable. No matter why you are here, or what you are doing, you are only an easy walk or drive away.

Please be wary of online/email scams! We are the owners/hosts and ONLY do business ourselves directly with potential guests. We NEVER email you discount notifications regarding our property. We ONLY accept checks or credit card payments. We will NEVER ask for or accept wire payments. Always CALL us at (480) 998-2545 BEFORE submitting any type of payment.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Huge Master Bedroom has a king-sized Westin Heavenly Sleep Pillowtop Mattress with 1600 thread count pure Egyptian cotton bedding. Equipped with Flat Screen TV, sitting chairs, triple dresser, armoir and massive closet. Additional pillows available. Bedroom Two sports a queen-sized Westin Heavenly Sleep Pillowtop Mattress with a Flat Screen TV, triple dresser and large closet....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Double Sinks, Laundry Facilities...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Double Sinks, Makeup Vanity...moreless

  • Master Bathroom has a large shower, double sinks, makeup vanity with stool and lots of storage space. Gilbert & Soames and Caswell Massey soaps, lotions and accessories provided. Bathroom 2 has large shower, double sinks, loads of storage and the laundry facilities....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Guests can enjoy the small koi pond and waterfall, private fire pit and beautiful rock features and objects d'art scattered about the property, all connected by a meandering flagstone walkway. In season, the fruit trees are LOADED with juicy citrus and pomegranates. Three secluded pens house our 150 pound African Sulcata Tortoise, rescued box turtles and rescued Desert Tortoises. If you would enjoy seeing them, they would love to have your visit. If not, you won't even know they are here....moreless


  • Books:

    Books on shelf are for your use. If you don't finish a book, please feel free to take it with you. If you would like to add to our library, we would appreciate that!...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Upon request....moreless

  • Games:

    Board games Cards...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Dedicated garage space....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless printer in house for your convenience....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Top of the line bedding (1600 thread count, 100% pure Egyptian cotton sheets). Extra Pillows...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfy Sofa, Leather Lounging Chair, Swivel Rocker & Side Chair frame the Flat Screen TV. A Bose stereo system provides beautiful background music for your enjoyment....moreless

  • Parking:

    Dedicated garage space....moreless

  • Telephone:

    No land line. Please contact us if you will not have a cell phone with you. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    More Towels, hand cloths and wash cloths than you could possibly use!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry detergent, dryer sheets provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig Coffee System....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Top of the line china (dishwasher safe!), crystal and Reidel wine glasses along with Jim Sudal coffee mugs....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch Dishwasher....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully Equipped Kitchen with everything we could think of! Wine tree provided with wine. If you drink a bottle, please replace it with a bottle.....honor system....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built in Microwave....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, tea, sodas, breakfast starter, butter, juice, chips and salsa. Let us know if you have a special request....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side-by-side Refrigerator with ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Glass Top built in range....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Two bicycles at your disposal. We are within a very short ride to the Arizona can ride for miles and miles on the canal system....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Back patio has a beautiful, soothing Onyx & Marble fountain with a table and four swivel chairs, two lounging chairs and many hummingbirds who visit daily. Private Fire Pit added Summer, 2015. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Can walk to Scottsdale Siliverado Golf Course in ten minutes or less!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Dedicated custom built grill (built in 2014) located on private back patio in back of Guest House. Dedicated private fire pit on back patio (built in 2015)....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool is located between the main house and the guest house. ...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
October, November, Decembert
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2016
14 night min stay

January, February
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2017
14 night min stay

March Spring Training
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay

Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay

May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300


No Cancellations allowed on Super Bowl and Spring Training bookings unless property can be rebooked so please make your booking with that in mind. On other reservations, cancellations must be made 60 days prior to arrival subject to a $25.00 cancellation fee.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 09/28/2016
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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blanco, Paul Martins, Houston's, Flemings
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Scottsdale Silverado Golf Course
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101 Freeway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Fleming's Steakhouse
150 Miles
Nearest Ski
Flagstaff, AZ

Car: Recommended

This home is within an easy walk of AJs Speciality Grocer, Hilton Village Shopping, numerous fine restaurants including Fleming's Steakhouse, Scramble, Crust, Blanco & Paul Martin's, to name a few, as well as Scottsdale Silverado Golf Course and the Arizona Canal, a great place to walk or ride a bicycle. Hop in the car for a five minute drive to Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall, Old Town Scottsdale, Talking Stick Casino and McCormick Stillman Railroad Park. We are five minutes from the 101 Freeway and the Salt River Fields Spring Training Center, home to the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies. We are ten minutes away from Scottsdale Stadium, the spring training home of the San Francisco Giants, the Phoenix Zoo, Desert Botanical Gardens, Butterfly Wonderland, Top Golf Riverwalk and many other sights of interest. We are 15-20 minutes from the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction as well as the WM Golf Tournament and the new and wonderful Musical Instrument Museum. The shopping districts at Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter are just 15 minutes away which also include another array of fine restaurants. There are so many incredible restaurants (Scottsdale was recently named the #2 Foodie City in America!), shopping, sports centers, golf courses and things to do within a very short distance of this house.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: After spending time in Virginia and California, we moved to Guam in the early 80's and enjoyed 10 years of great travel throughout Asia with our children. Even though we were working, it felt like an extended vacation! As high school and college years were looming in our eldest child's life, we decided to move back to the mainland, choosing Scottsdale as we were looking for the warm climate we had become accustomed to, and also loved the beauty of the foliage here. This was important after living on a lush, tropical island!

Why the Owner Chose South Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ, USA:
We recognized this property as a 'diamond in the rough' and have taken the last 20 years to build it up, piece by piece, until we feel we have our true dream property. We literally jackhammered up the backyard, from our back door outward, forming it into a park-like setting with many interesting facets and features.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
While we live in the main house and absolutely enjoy having visitors, we also appreciate the fact that many of our guests are looking for privacy. We also enjoy our privacy and therefore are very respectful of your time and space with us.

Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Second Bathroom with Double Sinks

    Second Bathroom with Double Sinks

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Shared Pool

    Shared Pool

  • Your backyard

    Your backyard

  • View from Back Patio

    View from Back Patio

  • Backyard at dusk

    Backyard at dusk

  • Front of House with Fire Pit

    Front of House with Fire Pit

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Laundry Facilities

    Laundry Facilities

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Table

    Dining Table

  • Sitting Room

    Sitting Room

  • Koi Pond

    Koi Pond

  • Private Barbecue

    Private Barbecue

  • Orchard


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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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