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Hidden, Lush Treasure Close to Everything...Your Own Private Resort!

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,035 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home Tucked Between Cubs And Oakland A's Facilities

Come on in, set down your bags and stay awhile! Jump in the pool, soak in some Arizona sunshine (or not - we have a HUGE covered patio), catch a Spring training game at either Cubs Park or Hohokam Stadium (Oakland A's), or go play 18 at the prolific golf-courses Valley wide.

Whatever you do, we know you will love this home. Located on a quiet cul de sac. You can be anywhere from Downtown Phoenix to Tempe to Old Town Scottsdale to the Sky Harbor Airport in just a few minutes!

No expense was spared when this house was extensively renovated both inside and out in 2012 - no detail was overlooked. Welcome to our resort-home away from home!

The Gourmet Kitchen is large with nearly every amenity. The island has a 5-burner gas range and sink and is set up for seating on the one edge of the island. The surrounding counters provide additional working areas along with the convection oven, special Advantium/microwave oven, and huge refrigerator with purified water and ice in the door. There is an additional refrigerator in the utility area that has additional ice as well.

Immediately off the Kitchen is custom, banquette seating for a large group.

Also in this same Great Room as the Kitchen is the HUGE leather sectional big enough for the whole gang and a entertainment center with a 65” flat screen TV with surround sound, Blu-ray, and DirectTV.

Next to the Great Room is a room that has a beautiful billiard table and a formal dining table. It all flows seamlessly together. Even though it is a big space with wonderful high ceilings it is still warm and not cavernous.

Master bedroom #1 has a King bed with a large lounging chair for two and an en suite with a walk in shower with controls for two separate showers simultaneously. There is a jetted tub, a bidet, and a double sink.

Master Bedroom #2 has a Queen bed along with a set of trundle beds and an ensuite.

Bedroom #3 has a Full size bed.

Bedroom #4 has a Queen bed

Bedroom #5 has a Queen bed.

There is a luxury bathroom near bedrooms 3, 4 and 5 that has a double vanity, tub, and a walk-in shower

Nearly every room has dimmable lighting to set the mood for any occasion. With multiple skylights throughout house there is abundant natural lighting.

The outdoor space is certainly not overlooked in any way. There is a large covered patio with table seating in one area and another area has vignette with a couch and cushioned chairs. Ample deck allows for gathering or dining in and out of the sun/stars. A portable fire pit and chairs can be enjoyed on cool evenings. The heated pool is large enough to play or exercise. The outdoor kitchen has a large gas infrared grill, sink with hot/cold water, and a integrated beverage well to ice down some favorite refreshments. The sound system will add atmosphere to any occasion. And a high-end mist system can take the edge off on a warm, dry day. There also is a nice sized lawn area for play and contrast to the deck. Finally, since the inside has spectacular lighting, we have carried that to the outside as well to facilitate enjoyment both day and night!!

Parking is not an issue with garage space for two vehicles and driveway space for six more.

Plenty of shopping and restaurants are one to three miles nearby in Mesa Riverview or Tempe Marketplace.

This home was featured on a local TV segment called Cool Home is conjunction with a historic home tour in our neighborhood - check out the video by clicking on the video icon at the top left corner of the photo above.

For quick response to any unlikely issues, we live within a few minutes drive.

If in the west Los Angeles area (Venice Beach/Santa Monica), be sure to check out our other property...see it listed under 'Owner info' tab - 'Click Here to see All My Rental Listings'

More Details

Catherine Bartsch
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2018

About Catherine Bartsch

We've raised our family in Mesa and love it here!

Catherine Bartsch purchased this house in 2012

Why Catherine Bartsch chose Mesa

With a large extended family and friends, we love to entertain so this made sense. But most of our kids have moved out so we don't use this property to it fullest and want to share it with others.

What makes this house unique

Close to it all and so many amenities - what's not to love?


Mesa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4035 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet , Gorgeous Travertine floors & Marble countertops
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Travertine floors & Countertop
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Travertine floor and Marble countertop
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Beautiful Master with amazing En Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Second Master with queen bed, trundle & En Suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Hidden, Lush Treasure Close to Everything...Your Own Private Resort!
average rating of 4.9761906 based on 42 reviews
Coal City, Illinois

Amazing property in a quiet neighborhood close to just about anything & everything!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was absolutely perfect for 10 of us to share while getting out of Chicago winter weather for a few days. Enjoyed the Waste Management Open(16th hole extravaganza) on Sunday along with 3 rounds of golf ourselves. Highly recommend Las Sandas golf club, gorgeous. We were all able to return to the luxury home sit and relax by the pool, fire pit or on the huge sectional couch in living room and enjoy the Super Bowl! Just about every amenity you could think of is in this home. Catherine and Brett were great and easy to deal with, this group has been making this trip for 3 years now and we all agreed this house is a keeper. Thanks to all and hopefully see ya same time next year!!!

The Chicago Golfing Crew

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Texarkana, Texas

There are no words to express this property. It was amazing! I was just so busy I couldn’t enjoy it!

  • 5 of 5

Superb stay! Everything was on point. My family loved the Home.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect. Near many attractions. We did Ironman #1 spot for family and near Tempe Beach

  • 5 of 5

House had everything we needed. Owners were so considerate and accommodating!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home because we had a daughter getting married in Mesa and we wanted a place for our family to gather. The house was so cozy and homey. Everything was stocked and clean. It was the perfect place to enjoy our family who travel from all over to attend the festivities. We wish we could have enjoyed the house a few days longer, it was perfect!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Great find!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the place already making plans to return. The owners (Catherine & Brent and daughter Juliet) were very personable and accommodating and you could tell they enjoy hosting visitors into their home. The 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms were perfect for us - and the large common area worked well for feeding 5 hungry teenage boys and keeping them entertained. What we enjoyed most is all the amenities that were a part of the home - such as coffee, spices and many many more extras. Very well maintained, clean - spotless in fact. The pool and deck were a pleasure to enjoy - this is a definite home you must visit and stay - a great holiday!!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Travelers Rest SC


  • 5 of 5

A fantastic house that feels like home! We will definitely be back when we come with our kids families. It perfect for our family with easy access to freeways for those who live at the outskirts of the valley. Shopping is close & convenient! It is the best equipped house we have ever rented!!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Blue Adobe Sante Fe Grille
"Excellent New Mexico food!!"
Chicago Cubs Spring Training Stadium at Sloan Park
"GORGEOUS stadium!!!"
Hohokam Stadium
"Can't wait to see this new home of the Oakland A's for Spring!"
Bass Pro Shops
"A destination all by itself - restaurant is excellent, too!"
The Phoenix Zoo
Casino Arizona
"Super close by!"
University of Phoenix Stadium
"Super Bowl 49!!!!!"
Chase Field
"Retractable roof makes this place enjoyable even when it is 100 degrees out!!"
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
"Diamondbacks and Rockies share this fabulous facility!! "
Old Town Scottsdale
"Lots of shops and great restaurants and bars!!"
Mill Avenue District - Downtown Tempe
"Happening area right on the edge of Arizona State University campus!"
Grand Canyon
"Wonder of the world - has to be on everyone's bucket list!!"
"Stunning beauty!!"
"Eclectic mining town from early 20th century. Lots of cool shops and eats! Even a great m..."
"Closest border town."
Kartchner Caverns State Park
"Very beautiful!!"
Arizona State University
"World class learning and cultural center!"
Puerto Penasco
"Nothing like fresh shrimp cocktail while gazing at a sunset over the Sea of Cortez!"
Desert Botanical Gardens
Tempe Marketplace
"Great shops and restaurants!!!! "
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar
"Good eats!!"
Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort
"Great place to hit the slopes!"
Saguaro Lake
"Quick drive and you are in the water!"
Salt River Tubing
"An Arizona tradition!"
Fountain Park
"MASSIVE fountain goes off every hour on the hour!!!"
Rosa's Mexican Grill
"Tucked in the back of this plaza - still GREAT food!!!"
"They have LUXURY seating!!!"
Famous Dave's
Salt Cellar Restaurant
"Very unique venue - with EXCELLENT seafood!!"
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Sky Harbor
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Toby Keith; Brass Tap; Cactus Moon Sports Grill
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Long Bow
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Metro Light Rail
Nearest Motorway
1.6 Miles
State Route 202
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Logan's Roadhouse, Chillis, Rubios, Famous Daves
Nearest Ski
171 Miles
Snow Bowl
Nearest Beach
220 Miles
Puerto Penasco Mexico
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800
Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.02%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.