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A Peaceful Oasis in North Scottsdale

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,030 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights


About the property

North Scottsdale Guest Suite Located Near Kierland and TPC Scottsdale

Located in North Scottsdale, we are offering a peaceful, tropical oasis for our guests. Our comfortable single level 1,030 sq. ft. private Guest Suite has a separate entrance that does not require our guests to go through our own living space. Our house has a duplex setup providing privacy for our guests. Its location is ideal, being a 4-minute drive to TPC Scottsdale Golf Club and walking distance to Kierland shopping and dining. The Guest Suite has 2 bedrooms; one with a queen bed and sitting area, the other is a cheerful room with 2 twin beds. Both bedrooms have walk-in closets. It also includes a bathroom with 2 sinks and a Jacuzzi tub with shower, a living room, a dining room with a buffet equipped with dishes and silverware, a small refrigerator/freezer, a microwave, and a Keurig for coffee or tea (no kitchen available). In addition, there's access to our back yard with a pool and propane grill (the pool is heated only by the sun; its temperature is dependent on the weather; best swimming weather is April thru September). Wireless internet access, Netflix and cable TV are available at no additional charge. Enjoy the Arizona sunshine in our private back yard! Truly a resort lifestyle.

Dan Elkins
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Dan Elkins

Both Dan and Terry grew up in the Seattle area. They met at Bellevue High School where they graduated together in 1972, and were married 44 years ago. Dan worked as a mechanic and manufacturing engineer for Boeing for over 13 years before moving to Scottsdale 23 years ago. He finished his career as a Technical Writer and is now retired from Honeywell in order to have free time to write books and take mission trips to India. Terry is currently a respiratory therapist in an adult ICU for a major Phoenix hospital. We both love to share our home in Scottsdale and meet new friends!

Dan Elkins purchased this house in 2001

Why Dan Elkins chose Barclay Place

We fell in love with North Scottsdale and bought this home because of its great location. The house is in a quiet residential neighborhood on a quiet cul-de-sac but still close to stores, restaurants, golf courses, hiking trails, and major freeways. You can see beautiful sunrises over the mountains just east of us if you are early risers.

What makes this house unique

The backyard is a tropical oasis in the Arizona desert. The pool is surrounded by lush plants and has a soothing water fall. Once you sit back in our comfy chairs you won't want to leave!


Barclay Place House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 1030 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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 ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Large bathroom has double sinks.
  • The guest suite bathroom is located in the hall between the two bedrooms.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Twin Room - 2 twin/ single
    Queen Room - 1 queen , Includes sitting area with 2 comfy chairs.
  • Both rooms are spacious and have ceiling fans and walk-in closets. The bedroom with two twin beds has a closet with toys for young guests. Two airbeds with bed linens are available as needed for extra guests.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Enjoy a day of pampering at the Westin Resort and Spa or the Scottsdale Princess Resort and Willow Stream Spa which are both near by.


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(37 traveler reviews)

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A Peaceful Oasis in North Scottsdale
average rating of 4.891892 based on 37 reviews

Gem in North Scottsdale

  • 5 of 5

Looking for luxury, location, and a spacious rental? This VRBO has all that and more! Just stayed here for a long New Year’s Eve weekend! You will be spoiled and never find another one like it! Easy check in and check out! Thanks to the owners for providing a first class experience! Look forward to returning soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kelcie! Very nice review! Looking forward your next stay, once the traffic slows down a little bit. Take care. Dan Elkins
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A Perfect Winter Retreat in the Desert

  • 5 of 5

My mom and I stayed at this perfect house during our time in Arizona to watch spring training. The location is really close to top notch shopping, gas stations, and the Kierland Commons shopping center. In addition, it's close to running trails/churches. We really liked being able to sip on coffee while sitting in the back yard overlooking the pool. Dan was a fantastic host and made us feel welcome as if we were one of his family members. We'll definitely be back for spring training 2019! Thanks Dan for making our experience exceptional.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winter Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our weekend in the clean and spacious guest house. Everything went as planned and Dan was very responsive and gave very detailed check in and check out instructions. The location was great and we were able to get to the TPC Scottsdale course very easily and enjoyed the abundant sunshine.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Scott! Please keep us in mind next time you're in Scottsdale. Dan Elkins
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Perfect location for a short Scottsdale getaway!

  • 4 of 5

This was a perfect location for our 2-week stay in Scottsdale to visit family and explore the area. Wonderful hosts and so accommodating. Although great for a short stay, the absence of a kitchen sink especially for a longer stay was a bit of a challenge as we like to enjoy a leisurely breakfast at home and even a dinner occasionally. Dan always had coffee available for us (and real cream!), and the water filter was a welcome addition. So many wonderful restaurants and shops nearby was a real plus. Thanks again for your hospitality!!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Diego, CA and Prescott, AZ

Perfect holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, fabulous hosts and they kindly unplugged their WIFI devices for me at night! Really enjoyed it and ready to go back ASAP!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vicki, please come again! You left the guest suite so clean and tidy that it hardly appeared like you stayed here at all! Much appreciated. Dan
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Denver, Colorado

Quiet and peaceful setting. Wonderful hosts.

  • 5 of 5

The hosts are some of the kindest people we have ever met. The bedrooms, bathroom, living room, and dining room are tastefully, beautifully appointed--and they are all yours if you want to lock the pocket door to the hosts' kitchen and quarters. The hosts are available, but sensitive if you want privacy. Every care is given to the comfort of the guests. Kuerig coffee, small fridge, and microwave are for the guests' use. Incredibly beautiful and soothing garden area around the pool with a relaxing sound of water bubbling, which helps you linger for hours into the evening and recharge.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chase Field
See the Diamond Backs play ball.
Arizona Science Center
Arizona Diamondbacks
Phoenix Suns
Kierland Commons
Scottsdale Quarter
Fairmont Scottsdale
The Willow Stream Spa in the resort is great for a special day of pampering. Included with a...
Old Town Scottsdale
The art galleries are a must see for first time visitors.
Taliesin West
Frank Lloyd Wright's model community is so unique and is only seen here.
The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa
Great place to relax and dine, sip some coffee or visit the spa.
The Westin Kierland Golf Club
This is our closest golf course and it's a beautiful one.
TPC Scottsdale
This is where to pros play golf. The W.M. Phoenix Open is played here every year.
Carlos O'brien's Mexican Food
We love the food here. Be prepared to eat a lot. They serve big portions! Yumm.
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
The Tilted Kilt
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Kierland Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Car: recommended

Closest major cross streets are Scottsdale Rd. and Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99
Refundable damage deposit $350

For bookings cancelled up to 14 days before the start of the stay, traveler receives a 100% refund of payment. You are not charged any booking fees.
For bookings cancelled up to 7 days before the start of the stay, traveler receives a 50% refund. You are charged booking fees on any portion kept.

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30.00 per night, per additional guest

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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