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Scenic University Ridge Pet Friendly Home Near U.N.R. & Downtown

(8 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 8)

GREAT HOME FOR UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA VISITS and more! Our beautifully furnished family home is located just above the University campus on spectacularly scenic University Ridge. It is next to UNR and Rancho San Rafael Park and close to downtown Reno and only a minute to the city-encircling McCarran Blvd with relatively easy access to shopping, casinos and all freeways. Mackay Stadium, Lawlor Events Center, the Fleischmann Planetarium, the School of Medicine, the Nevada Historical Society and the Post Office are all only 3-5 minutes away.

Our 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 3-car garage home sits at the highest point on the ridge and comfortably accommodates 8 adults sleeping on 4 full-size beds with additional capacity for 2 - 4 more children or adults sleeping on sofas and/or inflatable queen-size beds. The master bedroom is large with 2 full-size beds with night stands and lamps plus sitting area with table & chairs. The walk-in closet is large with built-in shelving and mirrored double sliding doors. There are double sinks in the master bath with bathtub and shower. The home has a large living room, dining area with expandable table, family room with TV, DVD/VCR with film library and wireless internet connection. NOTE: PETS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS WITH RESPECT TO: KIND, TYPE, SIZE, NUMBER, ETC.

The kitchen is modern with everything one would expect including pots, pans, plates, silverware, coffeemaker, toaster and condiments, etc. Plus, there is an island with additional storage and a large surface work area and a morning breakfast nook with expandable table. The laundry room includes washer & dryer, detergents, cleaning supplies, iron & ironing board and vacuum cleaner. There is a good supply of linens, towels, hand soap, toilet paper and other incidentals including an electric hair dryer.

The house location is private and quiet with a large flat fenced yard complete with orchard and a large patio furnished for entertainment and relaxation. A unique park is located a short walk from the house. In addition to a good assortment of playground equipment and basketball courts with restroom facilities, there is a large gazebo with picnic tables and barbecue.

The city/mountain/UNR views from the park are exceptional and it is a popular panoramic photo location both day and night. Also, a scenic walkway serpentines from the gazebo down to lower level playing fields. The walkway has fitness stops along the way complete with exercise equipment and instructions (see photos).

Our home is comfortable with many amenities and enjoys a special location that will help insure that your visit is special!
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $3,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $125 + tax
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 13%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Wildcreek Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Reno Amtrak Station
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 80
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Little Waldorf
27 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mount Rose
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wingfield Park Swim & Kayak

Car: Necessary


Owner info

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

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  • Master Bedroom now has 2 full-size beds w sitting area & hi-boy chest of drawers

    Master Bedroom now has 2 full-size beds w sitting area & hi-boy chest of drawers

VRBO #698845

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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