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Downtown Phoenix, In Historic Neighborhood

Bedrooms 1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Historic Neighborhood studio, close to downtown Phoenix.

Brand new, private studio casita, sleeps 2. Has a full bath, tub/shower, small kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker and sink. A 26' flat screen T.V. Theres a beautiful outside sitting area for dinner or cocktails. Casita is located behind the main house. Our home is located in downtown Phoenix, AZ two blocks from light rail pick up station. There are many wonderful resturants within walking distance.

Janice Martin
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Janice Martin

Retired couple who just finished a historic remodel, plus new 'casita' guest house.

Janice Martin purchased this bungalow in 2012

Why Janice Martin chose Phoenix

We choose to move to this area phoenix because we like the location being so close to downtown phoenix. We totally remodeled an older historic home, leaving all the charm of the original property.

What makes this bungalow unique

Casita is walking distance to the Heard, and Phoenix Art Museums and the Encanto Light rail stop. Our backyard features a nice sitting area for coffee, cocktails or dining.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Downtown Phoenix, In Historic Neighborhood
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Denver, CO

Great location, great host, & great place!

  • 5 of 5

We love coming to AZ and we really enjoyed staying in the Casita! So comfortable, great location and we will definately stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Casita in a great location

  • 5 of 5

I was delighted to find such a clean, well appointed guest suite in a nice part of town. It is very close to the Heard Museum which is a must for visitors to the Southwest. The bed was comfy, plenty of towels and extra blankets. It has a small refrigerator and a microwave like you might find in some hotels but also provides silverware, dishes, glasses and a small sink. The courtyard is inviting. Overall it is a perfect place to stay when playing tourist or in town on business.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice review. Thank you so much. Please come back anytime, we would love to have you. You are the perfect guest. Safe Travels, Janice and Charlie Martin
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perfect fit for a conference attendee

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed little bungalow. Safe neighborhood and a very short walk to the fabulous light rail system. Enjoyed my short stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a sweet 'retreat!'

  • 5 of 5

We travel to Phoenix every few months to visit our daughter and (now) son-in-law and our 'grand-doggies.' This trip culminated with their wedding, and while we usually stay in their guest house, we just thought it would be nice to have a little peaceful retreat of our own to wind down in at the end of each day. Janice and Charlie's beautiful, comfortable casita and kind hospitality was the perfect choice!

We enjoyed our morning coffee outside on the porch, in the beautifully manicured back yard, and took long walks through their Willo neighborhood. We highly recommend First Watch for an amazing breakfast, and dinner at Corduroy (both are a very short walk)....and all high marks for this lovely little casita! :-)

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You two were awesome! We really enjoyed meeting you and having you stay with us. You were both wonderful guest. Come back anytime. I promise more Lola time. Janice and Charlie.
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Great casita, great location, great owners

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a long weekend and we couldn't be happier with everything about the casita. There was plenty of space and the owners had thought of a lot of little things that may be needed while staying at their property. It is close to the light rail and this makes access to downtown very easy. The owners are very accommodating and were able to help us by going above and beyond with some requests we had. They also made us feel very at home and let us know that their grill and patio set was available for use during our stay. We will definitely be staying here in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you guys so much for such a great review. We enjoyed meeting you and hope you'll come back anytime. Janice and Charlie
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great tiem

  • 5 of 5

This VRBO was excellent. Very clean and cute. It had everything one could need to enjoy your stay. Bed was very comfortable and the host was very helpful and thought about our needs ahead of time. I love it there. It was a little bit far from the people we came to see but that couldn't be helped. It was not hard to find.

Altogether a fine stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Sky Harbor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Oven and Vine, Wonderful wine and flatbread. Walk
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Encanto Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Light Rail, Encanto stop
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 10 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Oven and Vine, Durants, Switch, Corduroys
Nearest Ski
140 Miles
Arizona Snowball, Flagstaff AZ
Car: not necessary

Some of the many downtown Phoenix activities include, Phoenix Art Museum, Heard Museum, Phoenix Library, Chase Field; home to the AZ Diamondbacks, Talking Stick Arena; home to the Phoenix Suns. Light Rail can also take you to downtown Tempe, Arizona State University, the Phoenix Zoo and Phoenix Botanical Gardens.


Rates & Availability

Wilshire Place Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Fall/Winter/Spring Season
Oct 1 2017 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject change until reservation is confirmed. Durning Fall, Winter and Spring months there is a 2 night minimum. With exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Wilshire Place Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 275 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower/tun and sink
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen sized bed, small sitting area w/ flat screen TV. Small kitchenette.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • tennis

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