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Escape the snow and enjoy the AZ desert

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 90 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

We are the original owners of this home which was built for us in October of 2005. The home has 1,650 square foot with an 1,100 square foot garage. Only 30 minutes from famous Laughlin Nevada casinos, surrounded by 8+ golf courses, close to Oatman, a famous old west town on Route 66, minutes away from the London Bridge in Lake Havasu, and two hours from Las Vegas.

This home boasts ten foot ceilings, crown moldings and an open floor plan. The garage has a separate RV garage which the owner uses for boat and personal storage (can be made available upon request), and a two car boat deep garage. Central A/C and heat, water softener and water purification system providing pure drinking water to a kitchen sink spigot and the ice maker.

The kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless appliances and is stocked with everything you need except the food. The dining table opens up to accommodate eight chairs.

The living room has a round glass top game table with four chairs, leather sectional with two recliners, leather swivel recliner chair and three piece oak wall unit with TV, DVD and VCR.

The master bedroom has a plush king size bed, walk-in closet, large walk-in tile shower with seat, dual sinks, and separate toilet room. Bedroom two has a plush queen bed, and bedroom three has two day beds with trundles. All bedrooms have a TV.

The landscaped rear yard includes a horseshoe pit just off the full length patio. Stainless steel BBQ and patio furniture make for comfortable outdoor relaxing.

Keywords: House, single family residence,Home

More Details

John Morrissey
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
10 April, 2018

About John Morrissey

This is our summer vacation home which is only rented to snowbirds escaping the winter each year.Kathy is retired and I am a Commercial Realtor.

We have 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren.

John Morrissey purchased this house in 2005

Why John Morrissey chose Mohave Valley

this property is central to both Bullhead City and Lake Havasu City. Everything you need is close by and Las Vegas is only a 2 hour drive away.

Laughlin NV with several major casinos is only a 30 minute drive.

Take a day trip to the Grand Canyon.

What makes this house unique

Water skiing, Golf, shopping, & dinning out at the Casino restaurants.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Mohave Valley

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 55
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Our home is only rented once a year to a snow bird. You are allowed visitors and guests but term occupancy is for a single couple and not to be shared
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master has shower only Hall has tub shower combo.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , 1 trundle beds
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Bedroom #2, Twin or Single Beds (2) 1 trundle beds in bedroom 3
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • water skiing


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(9 traveller reviews)

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Escape the snow and enjoy the AZ desert
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

All the comforts of home!!

  • 5 of 5

We wintered at John and Kathy's home mid January thru mid April. Their home was everything and more that the other reviews described! Beautiful, comfortable, and in a great neighborhood. They were great and very welcoming. We highly recommend their home to anyone wishing to stay in the Mohave area.

  • Review Submitted: 19/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fremont, OH 43420 Great Lakes Region

A Wonderful Place to Spend the Winter

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this lovely home five of the last seven winters. We planned on staying here again this winter, but health issues got in the way.

Please refer to all previous reviews, as they "tell it all". We considered this home "our second home", without all the issues associated with long distance home ownership. We know that you will find the home and neighborhood safe and comfortable and John and Kathy to be wonderful landlords. You absolutely cannot go wrong by renting this home.

  • Review Submitted: 04/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winter get away

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay from Jan, thru March.2013. Nice quiet neighborhood with plenty of activities in the area. Home was really nice with everything we needed for our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 30/04/2013
  • Date of Stay: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fremont, OH 43420 Great Lakes Region

Snow Bird Delight Review

  • 5 of 5

Last year my husband and I stayed 3 months in John and Kathy's home. We so enjoyed our stay that we made a reservation to stay there again this year for four months. Unfortunately, because of medical issues that have recently developed, we will be unable to return this winter.

John and Kathy's home is clean, private. well appointed and well suppled. We enjoyed our time hiking about the neighborhood and nearby desert and on the patio grilling and playing horseshoes. It is in a quiet, safe neighborhood. The neighbors are quiet and friendly. Entertainment, dining, golfing and other activities are near by as are goods and services. From the back wall, we could see California: Nevada was close at hand as is the Colorado River. There are many places, both man made and natural, nearby to explore. We had no problem finding someone to cut my hair (see card in their kitchen drawer with other local info) and found a friendly church nearby (Mojave Valley UMC). You could not ask for better landlords.

We know that anyone who stays in this home will have a very enjoyable respite form the doldrums of winter. We hope to return next year. We would rate this home, area, and owners a # 10!

For more info see our previous review.

  • Review Submitted: 05/11/2011
  • Date of Stay: November 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you
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Fremont, OH 43420 Great Lakes Region

Snow Bird Delight Review

  • 5 of 5

This is our first time "snow birding" and we couldn't have come to a better home. Our three months here have gone much too fast! The description and photos in the listing accurately reflected the home and its amenities. This home is clean, comfortably and attractively furnished, well maintained and well supplied. The neighborhood is quiet and safe. The transaction for the home went smoothly and John was prompt in answering any questions that we had. We feel that the Mohave Valley area is probably the best place to winter. The weather here is the same or better than Phoenix. Unlike the valley (Phoenix area) there is very little congestion and no smog. Being so close to Laughlin and its entertainment and economical dining is a definite plus!

We would DEFINITELY recommend this home!

  • Review Submitted: 03/02/2011
  • Date of Stay: November 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aberdeen, South Dakota

Snow Bird Delight Review

  • 5 of 5

We rented John and Kathy's home in February and March 2010. The home is very clean, comfortable, well furnished and well maintained. We felt like we were living in our own home. The neighborhood is quiet, and the neighbors were very friendly. We feel that whoever rents this home in the future will be as satisfied as we were. We would recommend it to friends, relatives, or anyone else who would contact us. John and Kathy were excellent landlords and were available to answer any and all questions we had. If we vacation in the Mohave Valley area again we will definitely consider renting this home if it is available. Thank you, John and Kathy, for letting us rent and enjoy your beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: 12/04/2010
  • Date of Stay: February 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Bullhead City
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles

Sight Seeing, Gambling, Catch and release fishing in our community lake-Bass, crappie, etc. Barb-less hooks only


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Mohave Valley

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My Standard Rate
90 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$391.14
cleaning AU$260.76

no pets and no smoking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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