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Come In Out Of The Cold -- Spend Your Winter In Arizona

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Chandler - Our Little House in SunBird

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Our Little House is located in the SunBird Golf Resort in south Chandler, and you will have access to all the amenities of the community. The charming little house is newly renovated with new exterior paint, expanded covered patio and dual pane low-e windows throughout. The home is fully furnished and equipped with everything except your clothes and golf clubs. We even provide a toothbrush in case you forgot your own. The master bedroom has a queen bed, bureau, 32-inch smart HDTV, large walk-in closet, en-suite bath with walk-in shower. The second bedroom has a queen-size bed, high-boy dresser and walk-in closet. The main bathroom has a shower over the tub. The cozy living room has 2 La-Z-Boy recliners, a sofa with reclining seats at either end, a 54-inch 4K TV. The kitchen has a glass-top electric range, built-in microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator with ice-maker and a pantry. We provide all the basic cookware, plates, glasses, utensils, coffee maker, toaster, blender, as well as towels and bed linens and stacked washer/dryer. We pay all utilities, including electric, basic cable and NetFlix, and we provide secured wireless hi-speed Internet service. The patio on the east side of the house is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee, and there is a chaise lounge for soaking up the sun. The carport accommodates a car and a golf cart. There is a small storage area for luggage, etc. The streets of SunBird are perfect for jogging, walking, bike riding. One of the 2 SunBird heated swimming pools is only a block from our house. The on-site Post Office and the Clubhouse with everything it has to offer are within walking distance. High temperatures in the winter months range from the mid-60s to 80s, and low temperatures generally range in the 40s. There may be an occasional rain shower, but you certainly will not need a snow shovel!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Patti Poe
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
4 October, 2016
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About Patti Poe

We live in a wonderful development about 1/2 mile from Our Little House. I (Patti) grew up on a farm in northeastern Colorado. I worked as an attorney in Southern California for many years. Barry was born in Phoenix and grew up in Southern California. We moved to Chandler in 2003 in order for our children to grow up in the family friendly environment Chandler offers and to be educated in the amazing Chandler Schools. We are grateful every day that we have the privilege of living and being a part of the Chandler community. I am a Realtor, and Barry is a self-employed computer consultant. We have always been actively involved in our children's schools and extracurricular activities. We purchased our first rental home in SunBird in 2004 and rented it until we had an opportunity to sell it at a good profit in 2011. We soon discovered that we missed having a connection to SunBird, so we purchased Our Little House in September 2012 and look forward to sharing it with you.

Patti Poe purchased this house in 2012

Why Patti Poe chose Arizona

The residents of SunBird, both full-time residents and winter visitors, are the friendliest people you will find anywhere. The streets are alive with neighbors walking, biking, chatting or heading off to golf together. Every evening, people carry food and wine to a neighbor's house to have dinner together. Laughter is always ringing from the pools. The clubhouse, post office, pro shop and restaurant are filled with people happy to see each other. It is a small town comprised of people from all over who share a common goal of avoiding snow.

What makes this house unique

Our Little House has a very livable floor plan and made us feel at home. We knew that we could make it into a cozy, comfortable home away from home for visitors escaping the cold. Additionally, many of the homes in the community back to another property and do not afford much privacy. Our Little House backs to a street that is not very busy. There is considerably more privacy and not much street noise. Although the homes directly on the golf course are considered premium properties, we appreciate that Our Little House does not have as many dents and cracks from stray golf balls.


based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Come In Out Of The Cold -- Spend Your Winter In Arizona
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews

Immaculate & Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Patti was an absolute pleasure to work with from our first inquiry to our arrival! Patti checked in on us to make sure we had everything we needed which was appreciated! She even had a basket of fresh fruit and snacks waiting for us. The home is immaculate, has a wonderful kitchen to cook in and the couches and beds were all comfortable. We loved the location with just a short walk to the clubhouse and pool. We also enjoyed the carport to keep our car cool during our stay. It was perfect for our family of four. Thank you so much Patti!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved it

  • 5 of 5

On arriving we didn't know what to expect, but we were highly pleased with the home, clean, spacious and very homely, just what we needed. The location was ideal it took minutes to get to grocery, shopping, diner, and other places, everything we needed was provided by the owner. Highly recommend this home and the location. Will be using this home away from home again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed having you, and we are happy you enjoyed our stay and the wedding. See you next time!
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Wonderful Vacation Villa!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I lived in this very nice villa in the beautiful Sunbird Golf Resort. Neither of us play golf, but it was apparent to us that the golf related amenities as well as the other leisure related facilities were very nice.

Before arrival, the owner provided special assistance in receiving and storing an order of medical related supplies. Upon arrival, we were met by Patti Poe, the owner, and were very graciously received. We were immediately impressed with how the villa was furnished with homey, not commercial condo type, furniture and how clean and freshly painted the interior appeared. Our first impressions became our lasting impressions as we lived there for three weeks.

The gated resort is easy in and out with excellent security and lighting. While major streets surround the resort, it is very peaceful and quiet at all hours, day or night.

In summary, we were very happy with our experience in this villa and resort location. We definitely will seek to rent this same villa again when we return to the Phoenix/Chandler area.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We enjoyed meeting you and were happy to accommodate you for your vacation. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Arizona!
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Worry Free, vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Thanks, Patti and Barry for the warm welcome upon our arrival. The condo was spotless and is equipped with all amenities a vacationer could ask for. We unfortunately only had a week at this lovely home, but found the community clean, safe and people friendly. Shopping was nearby. We had great sunshine and warm weather so that made everything perfect. We hope to return sometime in the future, and recommend it for a worry free stay.

Campbell's from Canada

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind remarks. We enjoyed meeting you and are sorry you could not stay longer. Please keep us in mind for your next Arizona vacation!
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Mrs. W

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed this location. It was very clean, had all the amenities we needed and convenient to surrounding restaurants and shopping. We will stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Arizonia vacation

  • 5 of 5

All I can say is WOW......We enjoyed our stay and the villa was very clean, lovely, and quiet. We are seniors and we bought our sister with us who has never flown before. She was really impressed. Everything was convient, stores and shopping. We were close to Living Word Bible Church in Mesa where we attended the conference. The people we met were very friendly and kind. Everything was just wonderful. I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking to save money for a short or long stay. It was too cool for us to get in the pool, but maybe next time we can. Quiet neighborhood. Glad we had a chance to stay here. Good for your pocketbook too.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy to finally meet you and your sister, and we are glad that your trip was successful. We look forward to hosting you again for your next Arizona excursion!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Sky Harbor
Nearest Golf
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
10 Fwy
Nearest Restaurant
Car: recommended

SunBird Golf Resort is an Active Adult community (age 55+) that includes an 18-hole golf course, clubhouse, restaurant, on-site post office, laundry facilities, 2 heated swimming pools, fitness center, tennis courts, billiard tables, endless clubs & activities. There are many other golf courses in the area, including the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort in Historic Downtown Chandler which is the home of Arizona's first golf course. Short distance to Cactus League Baseball Spring Training venues, restaurants, museums, hiking, casinos, shopping centers, including outlet malls. Enjoy Bashas' Gallery of Western American and Native American Art, Historic Downtown Chandler's Tumbleweed Christmas Tree, Chandler Center for the Arts, Santan Flat Grill & Saloon, Rawhide Western Town, Heard Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix Zoo, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Major airports are Sky Harbor (25 miles) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (15 miles).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Chandler, Arizona

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low Season 2016
1 May 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Months
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Holiday Months 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £164
Cleaning Fee £82
Tax Rate 1.5%

You can reserve and pay using "Book It Now" and paying by credit card or free e-check, or by emailing us at ppoe@poelogan.com and making arrangements to pay by cashier's check or PayPal.

Cancellation/refund policy:
100% refund if cancelled > 60 days before Check-in Date
50% refund if cancelled between 60 & 30 days before Check-in Date
Forfeited if cancelled < 30 days of Check-in Date

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Chandler, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 920 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Hallway bath has skylight and tub/shower. Master bath has walk-in shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master bedroom has a queen-size bed and a bureau dresser. Large walk-in closet behind double sliding mirrored doors. Built-ins for extra drawer space and library. Wall-mounted flat-screen smart TV. Guest bedroom has queen-size bed, high-boy dresser and walk-in closet.
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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