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Scottsdale Desert Villa 4bdrm+Media Room close to all amenities

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 260 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms (sleeps 8-10)+ Media Rm

This beautiful home is conveniently located across from McDowell Mountain Golf Club and Javelina Trail, close to West World where Barrett Jackson Car Auction and Horse Show are launched, and a number of prominent golf courses. Scottsdale Community & Aquatic Center, is just at the foot of the mountain, where Hwy 101 & Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard connects. It's a short drive to Scottsdale shopping Kierland Commons and its many restaurants.

Quality built and beautifully laid out featuring 2,800 sq. ft. spacious and luxurious living, with 4bdrm+Media Room, open Living, Dining Rooms, and a well equipped gourmet Kitchen for those who loves cooking, a gorgeous lushly landscaped Private backyard with View of mountain on the left (North) and city lights on the right (South), a large covered patio, a resort style swimming pool with water feature, suitable for length swim and other water activities. Spa/whirlpool area for your enjoyment and relaxation. Outdoor Turbo elite barbeque grill and many of the outdoor furnitures will help fully enjoy your outdoor experience.

This property is on the corner, is well suited for both indoor and outdoor enjoyment, and yet fairly cosy, with 3 car garage.

This property was built in 2000 by reputable developer Shea Homes, and is well maintained by previous owner, VERY CLEAN. For virtual tour

More Details

Sandy So Benoit
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
9 March, 2018

About Sandy So Benoit

My husband and I love traveling spending time in new locations while enjoying the comforts of home.

Sandy So Benoit purchased this villa in 2012

Why Sandy So Benoit chose North Scottsdale

Perfect location! This is a comfortable spacious home that can easily accommodate family and friends. It also provides great outdoor facilities for fun and relaxation, up on beautiful McDowell Mountain Ranch with views and access to trails. It is private yet steps to McDowell Mountain Golf Club where we can have our 3 meals if we decided not to cook! Further down the road (105 Street) is a pub 'Twisted Lizard', spa saloon, community centre and restaurant ...... great location!

What makes this villa unique

4 Bedroom+Media Room, gourmet Kitchen, Resort style swimming pool with spa/whirlpool, View & outdoor BBQ. Serene setting lushly landscaped w/Canterra stone fountain. Walking distance to golf course, mountain trails. Great shopping, fine restaurants and other amenities.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in North Scottsdale, Arizona

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 260 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Large Master Ensuite separate his & her sinks, makeup counte
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Toilet & sink
  • Master Ensuite is huge, separate sinks and counter for Him and Her. Vanity table for lady. Huge walk-in closet. Main Bathroom has 2 sinks, door to private bathub with shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
  • 4 Bedrooms+Media Room, sleeps 8 Master Bedroom 1 - 1 King with night tables (x2), dresser and TV, 2nd Bedroom - 1 Queen with night table & desk 3rd Bedroom - 1 Queen with 2 night tables 4th Bedroom - 1 Queen with 2 nightables Media Room
  • Books ...
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Tennis ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
Kitchen is well equipped with stainless steel appliances, KitchenAid fridge with ice and water, GE Profile double convection ovens and microwave, Bosch dishwasher & gas cooktop, toaster oven & separate 4 slice toaster, hot water kettle, coffee maker, KitchenAid blender, complete utensil equipments, pots and pans, corning wares, baking trays and preparation bowls, spice rack, dishes & plates, cups and glasses, and wine glasses. We have 3 TV sets - LG 60' LED in Media Room, HD with sound bar, a Sony in Living Room, and a Samsung in Master Bedroom for your enjoyment. Provided for your convenience is our local land line telephone 4sets, wireless internet access.


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Scottsdale Desert Villa 4bdrm+Media Room close to all amenities
average rating of 4.645161 based on 31 reviews

Outstanding home, location and owners!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here with our adult children and grandchildren. The home is beautiful, clean, private and well-equipped. Simple things like kleenex, soaps, spices were there for our use. We cooked every meal at home for many people with plenty of dishes, pots, pans, and amenities. The pool is beautiful with wonderful hot tub. There is an outstanding media room that kept the noise contained when the kids were sleeping. The furniture is first class and very comfortable. The home is located across from a walking trail that is paved and has outstanding views of the Phoenix area and mountains. We ran/walked the trail almost every day with strollers! The owners returned our questions almost immediately and were wonderful to deal with. We would absolutely rent this place again! Thank you Sandy and Ron!

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3 10

Our second stay at this lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Our family was so happy to have another opportunity to stay at this beautiful home! We stayed 5 years ago, it was one of our favorite VRBOs ever, and we hoped to return. This time it was my husband and I, our 2 adult children and our son’s fiancée. The home is spacious and comfortable-we used all of the bedrooms, which are lovely, cooked all meals in the wonderful kitchen. There is plenty of living space with the large kitchen/family room/eating area, media room and outdoor spaces so that we could all spread out and enjoy time together and also enjoy some privacy when desired. One of the features we love about this home is the ability to walk across the street to both the Javelina and Taliesin Trails which are beautiful and which we used daily. The home is walking distance (about 2 minutes!) from the beautiful McDowell Mountain Golf Club where we enjoyed a drink one evening. Sandy, the owner, and Reinherd, the manager, are very easy to work with and very responsive. I hope we are able to stay at this beautiful home again!

  • Review Submitted: 08/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of the nicest, equipped rental we have had. Nice location too

  • 5 of 5

Roomy, well stocked, clean, nice location, easy access to everything. The adjacent javelina trail was a big plus. Did have some problems with the spa heat. The property manager was receptive.

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home from home .....but with a pool and sunshine !

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th (maybe 5th?) stay at this property and next year we will be going back again.

It's just perfect - great location, a quiet residential area but near enough to everything. The pool is amazing as is the air conditioning and the media room. There's nothing you could want from a rental property that isn't provided - you could move in permanently and just buy food !

Really helpful owners and an efficient management company - if you are reading this, then your search for the right property is over.

  • Review Submitted: 30/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 Star Home - Excellent stay - We would book again!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely home for a month and wish we could have stayed longer. We have a family of 5 and had more than adequate room inside and out. The home was very clean, had a nicely equipped kitchen for cooking meals in and a highly desired split floorplan with master bedroom on one side and other bedrooms on the other. The backyard was great for relaxing or entertaining with great pool/spa, large covered patio for shade, gas BBQ for grilling and very private - there is no neighbor directly behind the home. The owner is responsive and we had no problems with the home during our stay. The location is A+ very close to the paved walking trails (which we used every morning), walking distance to the McDowell Mountain Golf Course and renovated clubhouse (which we also walked to during the evenings). Area amenities like restaurants, shopping, nightlife, golf and entertainment are within minutes. We have used VRBO frequently over the years and this one of the top homes we have visited. We would certainly book again. This home would be perfect for a short term getaway or long term adventure.

  • Review Submitted: 10/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that our guests enjoyed our property and it's location ..... as much as we do! Thank you!! It is our blessing that we have a good local property management team, so professional and nice to work. They have been in business for over 3 decades. Thank you very much!!
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Another Great Stay in the Desert!

  • 5 of 5

Our golf foursome has stayed at the Scottsdale Desert Villa annually for a number of years, and once again it was just perfect for us. Although we spend most of our daytime out of the house playing golf, the house checks has all a renter could want - four separate bedrooms, two television viewing areas, beautiful and quiet backyard with pool and spa, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, and more. Communication with the owner (Sandy) is always responsive and accommodating.

Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 20/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our property is just a short drive up on McDowell Mountain Ranch Road, enjoy the breeze and Mountain view and yet so close to alll amenities. Steps to McDowell Mountain Golf Club and Javelina Trail, Twisted Lizard pub and restaurant is 3 minutes drive down the road, AJ Fine Foods and numerous shopping opportunities are just down at the foot of the Mountain where Hwy 101 & Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard connects.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in North Scottsdale, Arizona

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
16 Dec 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee approx only AU$254.86 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$637.15
Tax Rate 6.65%

NO Smoking NO Pets Check In 4pm Check Out 11am
Cleaning Fees, Pool Heat are based on the # of Guests in booking, length of stay, and for Pool Heat/utility the time of year. Pool Heat will be added by the owner, on request, once your booking inquiry or reservation request is received. The system will not post these 2 fees on its own. Heating EXTRA for Swimming Pool & Whirlpool. Holiday periods rate may be slightly higher.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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