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Charming urban habitat near ASU/downtown Tempe from $55/night

Bedrooms 1
Space 370 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

If you are looking for a quaint bungalow in a quiet 50s historic neighborhood that's close to everything, then you have found the place to stay !

This fantastic location is less than two miles from ASU, Tempe Town Lake, Mill Avenue and Tempe Marketplace. A short 5 minute walk from numerous retail stores, grocery, and restaurants including the famous Four Peaks Brewery. Metro light rail at the edge of the neighborhood will transport you to downtown Phoenix while a free city shuttle bus will take you to downtown Tempe. The 202 & 101 freeways are 5 minutes away.

Tempe and surrounding communities are home to several annual events including the spring and fall arts festival, Rock'n'Roll marathon,Fiesta bowl block party, Iron Man triathlon, Phoenix Open golf, Barrett-Jackson car auction and baseball spring training camps.

Our bungalow is adjacent to a private home with a separate entrance. We offer all the comforts of home including a full kitchenette, washer/dryer, modern walk-in shower, patio with grill, cable tv, wifi, queen bed, linens, hair dryer and iron.

Hope you enjoy your stay !

More Details

Charles Buss
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 2, 2018

About Charles Buss

I have lived in Tempe for more than 30 years. I attended ASU and loved the area so much that I never left. I work occasionally as a real estate agent, renovate homes, lead the neighborhood association and on the Tempe Historic Commission. I enjoy healthy living and the year round warm weather that Tempe offers.

Charles Buss purchased this bungalow in 1987

Why Charles Buss chose University Heights

Located just a mile from Arizona State University, the area has a great college town vibe. The neighborhoods 1950's ranch style homes create a peaceful oasis of friendly neighbors some of whom have been here for decades.

What makes this bungalow unique

This private, efficiently organized space was recently remodeled to provide almost anything a traveler might need for their stay. Located in a quiet safe neighborhood that's close to public transportation and numerous shopping/entertainment venues you will be happy you visited our bungalow..


University Heights Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 370 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Charming urban habitat near ASU/downtown Tempe from $55/night
average rating of 4.836735 based on 49 reviews

Nice little Apt. Has all I required.

  • 4 of 5

In a repeat renter and will come back. Location is perfect and the apt is all that I need. Thanks again Charles!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming and quaint home away from home. Had everything we could possibly need.

  • 5 of 5

Property was in a clean, friendly neighborhood with close access to everything. Charles the owner was so nice and helpful too. We’d definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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private and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My overall experience was very positive. The owner provided a comfortable place that was well designed for one or two people. It was loaded with amenities. The entry door was private, allowing me to come and go without disturbing anyone. A very peaceful place in a quaint, treeful neighborhood. Charles is a convivial person who was always attentive to my needs and never intruded into my space or activities. My one year old Golden Retriever named Bucky liked the accommodations as well. He was happy to hang outside right out the door in a very small fenced in area which did not require me to keep an eye on him. He especially liked laying down inside the gate while watching street life and dog walkers.

The location is Tempe so it's easy to get to all the things Tempe's Mill Avenue has to offer, which is nice, but it's easy to drive into Scottsdale and Phoenix as well. Most of my time was spent in Scottsdale yet I never minded the Tempe location. It seems to me that this location and the price of the unit make it an excellent place for people to have easy access to Scottsdale without paying Scottsdale high rental fees.

Also, it's worth noting that the house is on a dead end street so there is very little traffic. Helps with a good night of sleep. Bucky liked easy access to some fine front lawns for his business meetings.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy convenience

  • 5 of 5

This cozy studio was perfect for our month long visit to Tempe. It’s convenient to all of Tempe, ASU, Scottsdale and the east valley which worked really well for us. It’s also easy to get on the freeways and close to the Tempe Marketplace. Check out Four Peaks Brewery for good food. The neighborhood is friendly and quiet. Charles, our host, was professional, and on site if any issues come up...none did for us! He has extensive knowledge of the area if you need it. We had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and we loved the large shower. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay!

  • 5 of 5

Super handy, clean, excellent place to stay near Tempe. My husband and were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go (or the public transportation is close and great too). Charles is an excellent and helpful host. Definitely thankful for our time here!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Sky Harbor Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Four Peaks Brewery
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
karsten ASU
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
light rail
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
202 / 101 freeways
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.27%

Cancellation policy: 100% refund for cancellations at least 14 days prior to check in. No refunds for cancellations less than 14 days prior to check in.

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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