Luxury N. Scottsdale Retreat - Golf, Spa, Private, Wedding Receptions, Etc.

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Relax or entertain at our luxurious 4-Bedroom secluded retreat in N. Scottsdale with amazing views of the mountains under the dark skies and stars in the Arizona desert.

Private and serene retreat setting like no other to entertain your family and friends or have a wedding reception, Spa party, or Holiday party. Allow our property manager to customize a massage package or golf package for you and your guests. This magnificent property is on a gorgeous 1 acre enclosed yard with a multi-level patio, bar, chilled CO2 beer keg, refrigerator, 50-burger grill, two fireplaces, heated negative-edge pool (this will require an extra fee for heating), spa (no extra charge), and large covered patio with luxury style outside furniture. You can also listen to HiFi Digital sound on the outside surround sound system while entertaining, watching TV, or relaxing.

Close to all the excitement!

Just 5 min. from famous Greasewood flats and Four Seasons Resort for some great entertainment. Also 5 min. away from Troon North Golf Course and Vista Verde Golf Course; both in the Top 25 of Arizona's golf courses. 15 min. away for Cave Creek, where you can get a real western town feel and a taste of the west at Harrold's Corral and many of the restaurants on the main street. Want to be close but not too close to Barrett Jackson Car Auction, The Waste Management Phoenix Open, or any of the other N. Scottsdale events; you are only 15 to 20 min. away. You are close to Hwy 101 that's an easy 30 min. drive to Sky Harbor airport. If you want to shop, you are near Desert Ridge Marketplace, Scottsdale 101, Scottsdale Pavillion, and City North. Get serious just 30 min away at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Alright, you want to get away to a Casino; 15 to 20 minutes down the road and you have your pick from Ft McDowell Casino, Talking Stick Casino & Resort, and Casino Arizona.

Technology Available

The retreat has all of the necessary amenities including high-speed Internet, Apple TV for the latest movies from iTunes and Netflix, and satellite TV network.

A 4-car garage protects your vehicles and you are secluded away within a 6' wall that surrounds you providing you with security and privacy.

Special Event/Hosting Services available through our property manager.

If you need any special services setup, golf tee times, event tickets, VIP tickets, etc., let us know; we plan many events here and know who to contact to make sure your events are just as special.

Don't miss your opportunity to vacation in style while playing in the desert!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The primary renter must be at least 21 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Must let owner know how many children will be staying...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Only smoking on outdoor patio areas...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Owner must know what and how many pets will be staying; a separate pet deposit is required....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Private Bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed

    Trundle Bed...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    CA King Bed...moreless

  • Spacious Bedrooms with surround sound speakers; Master has access to patio, Flat screen Smart TVs, luxury linens, and comforters....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    2nd Bedroom private bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    Public bath shared by 3rd and 4th Bedroom...moreless

  • Luxury bathrooms; tall sinks for easy access, beautifully decorated; Master Bath with roman tub, walk-in snail shower, his and her sinks and vanity areas and huge walk-in custom closet with a lot of space for you to store your clothes....moreless

Other Amenities

  • A Private Chef, Massage, and other services to include car/limo rental are available upon request; additional charges apply. Note: All renters are required to either pay a $3,000 refundable security deposit or purchase Renters Damage Protection through or their own insurance and provide us a copy of coverage. Thank you....moreless


  • Stereo:

    High quality Receiver and Amp to power inside speakers and surround sound speakers in living room and outside patio and bar area....moreless

  • Television:

    55' Flat Screen Smart TV in Living Room; 42' Flat Screen Smart TVs in all bedrooms...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of the McDowell Mountain Range, Four Peaks, Needle Peak and other scenic mountains....moreless

  • Resort:

    Close to Troon North Golf Resort, Four Seasons Resort, and Grey Hawk Resort....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    8-person luxury dining table and chairs for special holiday occasions; expandable leaf...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air Conditioning throughout home...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Fireplace:

    Indoor gas fireplace; two outdoor wood fireplaces...moreless

  • Garage:

    4-Car Garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heating throughout home...moreless

  • Internet:

    CenturyLink Hi-speed WiFi Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens will be provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Full custom living room with entertainment center, fireplace, and huge leather sectional couch and chaise lounger...moreless

  • Parking:

    4-Car Garage plus side of home and private driveway parking space...moreless

  • Telephone:

    CenturyLink Local/National Service; International upon request...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All bath towels will be provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:



  • Coffee Maker:

    A single cup/multi-cup coffee maker will be supplied...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Eating and cooking utensils will be supplied...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Jenn-Air Full-featured Dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Custom designed kitchen with large center granite island. Jenn-Air cooking appliances and dishwasher and KitchenAid Refrigerator; plus a wine cooler...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Full-featured Microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Wall mounted Bake and Convection Oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic cleaning supplies will be available; broom/dust pan, mop, trash can. No staple items will be supplied unless requested....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    KitchenAid Refrigerator/Freezer ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas 6 Burner Stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    A toaster will be supplied...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    More than 2,000 s.f. of upper deck, patio, pool patio and bar/grilling area for you to enjoy space and entertain for parties....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Plenty of gardens throughout with artificial grass to play on....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large 50-Burger Grill...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    6 - 8 person Hot Tub/Spa; two types of jets...moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Private negative edge Caribbean Blue Pebble-Tec pool. Water fall and pool can be heated upon request (a daily charge applies)...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Wedding Season 2016
Sep 1 - Nov 15, 2016
4 night min stay
$500 $500
Fri, Sat
$2,800 $11,250
Fall Season
Nov 16 - Dec 22, 2016
4 night min stay
Fall Sports Season 2017
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2017
4 night min stay
$3,675 $15,000
Spring/Sports Season 2017
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Swim Season 2017
May 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Wedding Season 2017
Sep 1 - Nov 15, 2017
7 night min stay
Holiday Season 2017
Nov 16 - Dec 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Fall Sports Season 2018
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$2,625 $10,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Pet Fee $250
  • Tax Rate 7.27%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. All deposits and fees will be paid through electronic payments or bank approved ACH. All extra fees are billed daily (heated pool), per pet, or per use (maid service). Any other service such as Personal Chef, Rental Cars/SUVs/Trucks and Chaffeurs are TBD, and event services based on event management contract.

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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16.4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Scottsdale Municipal Airport
11.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Living Room Wine Bar, Scottsdale, AZ
4.8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Troon North Golf Club, Scottsdale, AZ
13.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101
3.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Rare Earth Wine and Pizza
156 Miles
Nearest Ski
Snowbowl; Flagstaff, AZ
246 Miles
Nearest Beach
Puerto Penasco. Mexico

Car: Recommended

You are very close to all of Phoenix Valley's featured events during our vacation rental times. If you love to golf, there are more than 50 top courses within 25 miles of this property. If you love to shop, you are in the right place ranging from technology to traditional products found in Old Scottsdale, you will find it within 45 min.

If you love to eat out...well you will never eat at the same place while staying here. There are literally 100's of great restaurants for all types of tastes within minutes of the property. Are you treating your corporate clients, key employees, or wanting to have a special event while staying at the retreat; this property can host more than 150 people easily. Plenty of space and the views are amazing.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: We are The Kristine Taylor Philanthropies a non profit organization helping improve the lives of individuals battling life threatening health problems. We provide home security, foster hope through emotional, physical, and financial assistance, while creating an environment for greater community involvement.

Why Rio Verde Foothills, Scottsdale, AZ, USA:
This property was purchased as a retreat for people who need a way and escape to Paradise! A place where you can stay for a few days and get lost in the views of the McDowell Mountains, Four Peaks and other vast reaches of mountains to the east from the home. Relax in a heated pool and spa to exercise if need be, or just recreation; both are welcome here. The pool is serene with a negative edge waterfall that gracefully compliments the surrounding landscape. The fireplaces at night bring that “campfire” feeling and togetherness while enjoying the million star clear black skies and the sounds of the wild.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Close to all types of restaurants, world renown golf courses, western town Carefree, outdoor hiking and riding, shopping, professional sports events, and all types activities, especially during the months from December through April.

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  • Back yard view from estate

    Back yard view from estate

  • Arial view

    Arial view

  • Grounds are kept up and are pristine for your enjoyment.

    Grounds are kept up and are pristine for your enjoyment.

  • Master Bath Area with HUGE walk in closet to left.

    Master Bath Area with HUGE walk in closet to left.

  • Guest Suite with pull out trundle bed.

    Guest Suite with pull out trundle bed.

  • Guest suite with walk in closet and bath area

    Guest suite with walk in closet and bath area

  • Guest suite with walk in closet.

    Guest suite with walk in closet.

  • Gourmet kitchen with bar seating and nook area with table and seating for 6!

    Gourmet kitchen with bar seating and nook area with table and seating for 6!

  • Spacious open floor plan

    Spacious open floor plan

  • Back of Estate

    Back of Estate

  • Private estate of over 1 acre

    Private estate of over 1 acre

  • Very large Master Suite

    Very large Master Suite

  • Master shower with custom shower head above.

    Master shower with custom shower head above.

  • Guest bath area

    Guest bath area

  • Bath area inside guest suite

    Bath area inside guest suite

  • Large Great Room for family entertaining!

    Large Great Room for family entertaining!

  • Private dining area

    Private dining area

  • Large laundry room

    Large laundry room

VRBO #642721

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, October 24, 2016

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