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Downtown Phoenix, In Historic Neighborhood

Bedrooms 1
Space 275 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 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 32" 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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

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 Willo

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.


Willo Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 275 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please no smoking on the property. Including the outside patio area.
  • Quiet hours between 10pm and 8am. Must be over 25 years of age to rent.
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/tub 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 ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews

A Great Stay in Phoenix!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay in Jan and Charlie's cute, comfy and convenient casita. We plan on repeat visits to the area and look forward to their gracious hospitality.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute, well located casita

  • 4 of 5

Nicely maintained small unit with outdoor seating area. Used the BBQ to entertain one evening and Janet kindly provided more plates and glasses.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us, loved having you. Janice
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The casita in Willo was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The casita was very clean and all of the necessities were provided. The location to restaurants was excellent. Janice and Charlie are great hosts - there when you need them but not intrusive!

We will definitely be back!

Susan and Dan

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Susan and Dan. We loved having you stay with us as well. Please come back anytime. Janice
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Perfect for us:)

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, quiet and comfortable -great location . Walk to everything! Owners very welcoming and accommodating. Would recommend highly...... and already have. 5 stars!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Janice and Charlie were great! All the amenities plus darling decor close to light rail

  • 5 of 5

If you want your own casita with an outside patio to relax and soak up the Sun plus great hospitality close to light rail and restaurants this is your place. Two blocks from the Heard Museum a must see! The decor was very tasteful and well thought out and the bed was fantastic. We had a wonderful stay and highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. Zoe and Devin we’re wonderful guests. Please come back anytime. Love to see you again. Janice and Charlie
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Glorious gem and wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Willo Casita while in Phoenix for a conference! Janice, Charlie, and their daughter Stephanie were wonderful hosts: Warm, welcoming, and eager to make sure I had everything I needed from the minute I booked the property. (I also loved playing with the family’s two adorable and friendly dogs, Bowie and Lola, during my stay!)

The casita is close to Valley Metro mass transit, so I had quick and easy access to downtown Phoenix every day. Beautifully decorated down to every last detail, both the interior and exterior of the casita made me feel like an honored guest. From Crabtree and Evelyn toiletries to extra bottles of water in the refrigerator, I couldn’t have asked for more!

I look forward to returning to Willo Casita on my next trip to Phoenix. Everyone should be so lucky to experience Janice and Charlie’s hospitality!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jenna, How sweet you are. Thanks a million for that fandipulous review😍please comeback and stay longer. You were the best guest ever. How kind of you to say such nice things about us and our pups, especially Bowie who left several little puppy high fives on your shirt. You we’re truly loved by all. Janice
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Sky Harbor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Oven and Vine, Vernon and Central Ave
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, Pizza People
Nearest Ski
140 Miles
Arizona Snowbowl, 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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $100

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

  • 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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