About this listing
1200sqft+ Main house in scenic North Scottsdale, close to fine dining and shopping at Ashler Hills, The Boulders, and The French Quarter at Kierland Commons. Minutes to the Arizona 101 loop road, giving easy access to all of Scottsdale, and Phoenix.
Two homes sit on 2.5 acres of gated, fenced and landscaped Sonoran desert with mountain and city views surrounding. The South Building, which includes the pool, is the Main house, where you'll stay. The North Building is our residence.
Rough-hewn plank walls, polished concrete floors, high, rough-hewn, beamed ceilings, and a bee-hive wood-burning fireplace in the living room indoors. Outdoors, broad patios overlooking the pool, and a view of the horses playing next door give this unusual property a unique Western feel in location, that is matched in style and decor.
Full 1200 square foot 4 room space consisting of a large but cozy living room, large master bedroom and master bath with separate shower and soaker tub under a glass block wall. A fully equipped kitchen with dining area rounds off the space. Over-height french doors in both the living room and bedroom open out onto a broad, private patio overlooking the private pool. Private entrance and parking.
The pool may be shared with other guests if either of the other units are occupied.
Interaction with guests
We live in a separate building on the property so we won't be underfoot. BY REQUEST we will drop in while you're out and make the beds, do dishes and tidy if you require, at no extra cost- but you must text us with a request on your way out during the day, otherwise we'll assume you've done your daily tidying yourselves.
A small basket of fruit, snacks and water is provide to pick you up when you arrive, and another with muffins or pastries and two bottles of juice is provided on your first morning to start your stay. There is a coffee maker and beans waiting for you on the counter.
We find guests quickly stock themselves up for light breakfasts at the fine grocery stores nearby, so we provide the breakfast basket on your first morning only.
A quiet, rural feeling neighbourhood surprisingly close to and surrounded by fine dining and shopping minutes to the north and south on Scottsdale Road. Walking and horse trails abound and you can choose short or long strolls through stunning desert on gentle paths with views of Pinnacle Peak and the surrounding mountains.
There are world class riding and boarding facilities nearby for the Horsey set.
A car is essential.
Other things to note
A large private pool is heated September through November and March through June.
PLEASE NOTE: December, January and February is winter in the desert. Daytime temperatures may not rise above the mid-fifties F, and nightime temperatures can be in the low thirties F. For this reason, the pool is not heated in December, January and February. The cost is prohibitive and we don't wish to pass that on to guests. It would require nearly doubling our rate. POOL is used at your own risk.
The pool may be shared with other guests if one of the other units on the property is occupied, but it is fully walled, private from the neighbours, and separate from our living space. Guests may go naked at the pool if they are comfortable, but please cover up between the pool and the house so as not to startle the horses next door.
There is space to park a large RV or horse trailer. There is horse boarding available nearby on Hayden road at world class facilities if you wish to bring your horses. Many horse-trails criss-cross the neighbourhood.
Be respectful of the horses next door and neighbours, but please enjoy the home as if it was your own. Please keep pets under your control, but the property is fully live-stock fenced so there is no chance Fido will be able to escape and get lost in the neighbourhood. Smoking is allowed on the patios ONLY.
This is not a party home, please. Small gatherings of friends are welcome but no large organized events.