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Fabulous Home in Golf Community with 3 Community Swimming Pools: 3 Bdrm/2 Bath

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,630 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 5 nights


About the property

Enjoy family fun and golf in the sun in Johnson Ranch, located in the San Tan Valley, south east of Phoenix, Arizona. Rated as one of the top ten communities in the United States, Johnson Ranch offers a peaceful community with a stunning array of amenities.

The property is approximately 25-30 minutes from the Mesa Gateway Airport and 45-50 minutes away from the Sky Harbor/Phoenix Airport

Spend time golfing on the par 72 championship golf course, or take the kids on a golf date at the Pitch and Putt. Take a dip in one of the three community pools and then relax in one of the hot tubs. Shoot some hoops at the basketball courts, challenge your family to a volleyball game or disc golf, or try your luck at the catch and release trout pond. The San Tan Mountain Regional Park, 10,000 acres, is 8 miles away and has a multitude of hiking trails. No matter what you desire... there is something for everyone at Johnson Ranch.

This 1600+ square foot home built in 2004 features leather furnishings, 9 foot ceilings, ceramic tile flooring and 3 spacious patios in a private backyard. It is a 5 minute walk to the closest community pool and a 3 minute walk to the nearest playground. Numerous stores are a 5 minute drive or a 10 minute bike ride away. Expansive hiking trails are a short 10 minute drive.

Your vacation home has three bedrooms, two baths and a double attached garage. There is even a playpen, booster seat and umbrella stroller for the little one... so you can pack a little lighter. In the garage, you will find 2 bicycles, numerous water toys, misc putters and irons for the pitch and putt golf course, and even a couple of Frisbees for the Frisbee golf course.

When it's time to eat, and you can prepare a fabulous meal in the fully equipped kitchen, complete with breakfast bar and dining table, or dine alfresco on the patio and BBQ your meal on the gas grill. Or just head out to one of the many restaurants just minutes away.

And when you aren't outside enjoying the Arizona sun and many amenities the community offers, you can relax in comfort on the leather furnishings watching the television, complete with DVD player. WIFI is provided. You won't want to leave...

More Details

Cathy Keller
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Cathy Keller

I've owned this home since 2006. I have spent several winters there and loved it! You can walk to the pool, play free pitch and putt, golf, enjoy outdoor dining on the back patios or at local restaurants. If you're a hiker, there is a large regional park just a short 10 minute drive away.

Cathy Keller purchased this house in 2006

Why Cathy Keller chose San Tan Valley

This home is located in a peaceful, family neighborhood. The terrain is flat for easy walking or bike riding. There are miles of sidewalks and paved bike paths throughout Johnson Ranch.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family stayed in this home over spring break. It was perfect. Only a short 5 minute walk to the swimming pool, a wonderful private back yard, gas BBQ, bikes to ride, and the free pitch and putt course just a short 5 minute drive away. It was perfect for getting away from the Portland rain!!
Mar 2017
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San Tan Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1630 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • 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
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms have bathtubs with showers. The master bath has double sinks.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • The master bedroom has a queen bed. One guest room has a king bed. One guest room has a double size sofa bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Fabulous Home in Golf Community with 3 Community Swimming Pools: 3 Bdrm/2 Bath
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 7 reviews

Perfect spring break spot for the family!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time with the family! The nearby pool was where we spent most of our time. It was never crowded! Also, It was great to have miscellaneous kids bikes and helmets that the kids could ride over! NOT having a pool in the backyard was actually a bonus so that we didn't have to worry about the kids safety all week. The park on the way to the pool got lots of use by our two kiddos too! We enjoyed the back patio for reading books and meals many times throughout the week. The Par 3 golf course was a hit too. We were able to take the clubs and balls at the house and since the golf course was nearly empty we could take our time with small kids who aren't very good at golf. We simply ran out of time to do disc golf! We appreciated that Johnson Ranch was away from the hustle and bustle and we truly could relax for the week😊? We will definitely come back for the sunshine next spring break! Oh yeah and it was a nice bonus that we could drive to a spring training game one day!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spring vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

I used to live in AZ, so when we return, we like to be away from the crowds. This home is perfect for bike rides, desert sunsets, and the area gets more exciting every 6 months when we visit. The short walk to the pool is great. We havent fought for a sunbathing lounger yet and always meet friendly neighbors. More restaurants open each year, but the nearby grocery store helps us have light lunches and relaxing breakfasts outside.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Walking in was like staying at your own house, nicely decorated, clean and I lovely back yard. We had a few minor issues that the owner responded to very quickly and resolved them.. Convenient to local restaurants and grocery stores. Highly recommend this home for your home away from home.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Horrible experience

  • 1 of 5

I stayed at this place because I was waiting to move into my new home. After the first day there I noticed that there was a dead bird in the backyard. I put it in the trash can so that my girls weren't scared. After that experience I was a bit turned off but unfortunately I had to stay somewhere. We bought a house and the house we sold closed much sooner than anticipated and we were left scrambling to find a place for a few days. I got the rental with the anticipation that we would close after 8 days. Unfortunately the closing process took longer and we needed a place to stay a few days longer. Of course it would be easiest to stay where I was already so I asked for an extension. The owner was annoyed and asked why. I told her my situation and she told me I would have to get cash right away and that the VRBO was not set up for instant booking. She gave me an extension as long as I got her property manager cash before her cut off time of 6:00. Unfortunately her property manager failed to get back in touch with me so I needed to be out at 11am the next day. I was freaking out since I had my dogs and kids. Finally last minute after paying for another place she said I could stay. I ended up getting my money back from the other place and decided to stay. Also after a couple days her property manage came over as my husband was leaving and she had a key. My husband called me concerned. I immediately emailed Cathy and she told me the property manager wanted to meet us. I told her no one was there and I don't appreciate her coming in without us there. Cathy then told me the property manager needed to get into the backyard and that the property manager left a note. I never got a note or an email. Again they came into the house without us being there. It was a complete invasion of our privacy. Then on the day we checked out Cathy emailed me accusing me of having puppies and that I need to explain myself. She said her neighbors told her. I felt as if I was being spyed on my her neighbors the whole time I was there. The day we left she had her property manager waiting outside and watching us leave. It gave us a very uneasy feeling as we left. I don't recommend staying at her rental. It was not a relaxing environment and full of unnecessary stress.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My house has been a vacation rental for 1 1/2 years. This has been my ONLY unhappy guest. I will be more careful in the future regarding who rents my house.
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Clinton, Wisc. USA

Beautiful home, close to everything and yet quiet

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice. It was just liking walking into your own home away from home. The owner was fantastic to work with. She gave us information on the area and places to visit. Very nice experience .

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Meridian, Idaho

Winter sun seekers

  • 4 of 5

Clean, well appointed and decorated home. Close to groceries, gas and pool. What else do you need? With the new HW 24, it is easier to get into Mesa, but also found it very easy to get places by using the Gantzel/Ironwood highway North to I-60. We had a 3 wk stay and found plenty to do. Local(in community) golf course was great. San Tan Flats is an awesome eatery with excellent service. Also ate at Encanterra Golf Course the night before we left. One of the best meals I've had in a while at very reasonable pricing.(4 stars) Overall, we had 3 couples in the house and all enjoyed themselves a lot. The third bedroom only has a fold out sofabed, but everyone faired well. Lots of games(we left a new one also) and the back yard was beautiful...nice BBQ.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $400

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. There is a 5% cancellation fee for cancellations made more than 60 days from check-in date. There is no refund for cancellations made 60 days or less from the check-in date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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