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Desert Retreat- Corner Lot, Private Courtyard, in an Active 50+ Community

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Last updated: 05/09/2017
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Desert Retreat- Corner Lot, Private Courtyard, In An Active 50+ Community

Beautifully maintained home and great outdoor living in Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch, in Florence AZ.

Your home away from home! Come experience the beauty of this home, the relaxation in Arizona's premier active adult golf community. Named one of the 50 best communities in the nation by Where to Retire Magazine.
This 1850 sq. ft home offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a den, and a great room with a 46 inch HD TV, dining room and kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped with all stainless steel appliances, dishes, cookware and utensils. In addition to the indoor amenities there are two outdoor spaces to experience, a private courtyard that you can enjoy your morning coffee or your afternoon refreshment in. Enjoy late afternoon 'happy hours' and evenings on the covered back patio complete with sitting for 6 where you can dine with meals prepared on the outdoor stainless steel gas barbeque, read, lounge or just sit and watch the Arizona sunsets and the beautifully landscaped yard with many varieties of Cactus!

The Master Suite offers a King size bed with an adjoining master bathroom with double vanities, private water closet, large shower area and walk in closet. The guest suite has a queen size bed, a large closet and a bathroom that is adjacent to the bedroom.

During your stay, with a minimum of one month stay or longer you are eligible for 'residents rates' at the 18 hole Poston Butte Golf Course managed by Troon Golf. The 48,000 square foot Union Center for Wellness and Higher Learning offers a state-of-the-art fitness area (with onsite personal trainers) indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna, pickle ball and bocce ball courts, horseshoes, jogging/walking track, walking/biking trails throughout the community and even catch and release fishing. You can also enjoy your free morning coffee at the Union Center while attending one of the many classes offered at the ASU Lifelong Learning Academy.
Some of the extras included in this home are Cable TV, Blue ray DVD player and wireless Internet. Just bring your laptop!

Anthem shopping center is just a 10 minute walk or a 5 minute bicycle ride which includes Safeway grocery with Pharmacy and a Starbucks located within the Safeway store. US Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Sheer Bliss Hair Salon, Global Nail Spa, Merrill Ranch Dentistry and a family practice physician, Chens Chinese Restaurant and Valentinos Italian Restaurant.

Come relax, workout, golf, swim, hike, bike and enjoy all that Arizona has to offer!


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/09/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Active adult community 55 years of age...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All


  • Botanical Garden
  • Live Theater
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    2 plus garage space ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna


from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/09/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Mesa Gateway airport
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Poston Butte Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Anthem Grill

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/09/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 09, 2017

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