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Hidden, Lush Treasure Close to Everything...Your Own Private Resort!

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,035 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home Tucked Between Cubs And Oakland A's Facilities

Come on in, set down your bags and stay awhile! Jump in the pool, soak in some Arizona sunshine (or not - we have a HUGE covered patio), catch a Spring training game at either Cubs Park or Hohokam Stadium (Oakland A's), or go play 18 at the prolific golf-courses Valley wide.

Whatever you do, we know you will love this home. Located on a quiet cul de sac. You can be anywhere from Downtown Phoenix to Tempe to Old Town Scottsdale to the Sky Harbor Airport in just a few minutes!

No expense was spared when this house was extensively renovated both inside and out in 2012 - no detail was overlooked. Welcome to our resort-home away from home!

The Gourmet Kitchen is large with nearly every amenity. The island has a 5-burner gas range and sink and is set up for seating on the one edge of the island. The surrounding counters provide additional working areas along with the convection oven, special Advantium/microwave oven, and huge refrigerator with purified water and ice in the door. There is an additional refrigerator in the utility area that has additional ice as well.

Immediately off the Kitchen is custom, banquette seating for a large group.

Also in this same Great Room as the Kitchen is the HUGE leather sectional big enough for the whole gang and a entertainment center with a 65” flat screen TV with surround sound, Blu-ray, and DirectTV.

Next to the Great Room is a room that has a beautiful billiard table and a formal dining table. It all flows seamlessly together. Even though it is a big space with wonderful high ceilings it is still warm and not cavernous.

Master bedroom #1 has a King bed with a large lounging chair for two and an en suite with a walk in shower with controls for two separate showers simultaneously. There is a jetted tub, a bidet, and a double sink.

Master Bedroom #2 has a Queen bed along with a set of trundle beds and an ensuite.

Bedroom #3 has a Full size bed.

Bedroom #4 has a Queen bed

Bedroom #5 has a Queen bed.

There is a luxury bathroom near bedrooms 3, 4 and 5 that has a double vanity, tub, and a walk-in shower

Nearly every room has dimmable lighting to set the mood for any occasion. With multiple skylights throughout house there is abundant natural lighting.

The outdoor space is certainly not overlooked in any way. There is a large covered patio with table seating in one area and another area has vignette with a couch and cushioned chairs. Ample deck allows for gathering or dining in and out of the sun/stars. A portable fire pit and chairs can be enjoyed on cool evenings. The heated pool is large enough to play or exercise. The outdoor kitchen has a large gas infrared grill, sink with hot/cold water, and a integrated beverage well to ice down some favorite refreshments. The sound system will add atmosphere to any occasion. And a high-end mist system can take the edge off on a warm, dry day. There also is a nice sized lawn area for play and contrast to the deck. Finally, since the inside has spectacular lighting, we have carried that to the outside as well to facilitate enjoyment both day and night!!

Parking is not an issue with garage space for two vehicles and driveway space for six more.

Plenty of shopping and restaurants are one to three miles nearby in Mesa Riverview or Tempe Marketplace.

This home was featured on a local TV segment called Cool Home is conjunction with a historic home tour in our neighborhood - check out the video by clicking on the video icon at the top left corner of the photo above.

For quick response to any unlikely issues, we live within a few minutes drive.

If in the west Los Angeles area (Venice Beach/Santa Monica), be sure to check out our other property...see it listed under 'Owner info' tab - 'Click Here to see All My Rental Listings'

More Details

Catherine Bartsch
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2017

About Catherine Bartsch

We've raised our family in Mesa and love it here!

Catherine Bartsch purchased this house in 2012

Why Catherine Bartsch chose Arizona

With a large extended family and friends, we love to entertain so this made sense. But most of our kids have moved out so we don't use this property to it fullest and want to share it with others.

What makes this house unique

Close to it all and so many amenities - what's not to love?


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mesa in Maricopa County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4035 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Gorgeous Travertine floors & Marble countertops
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Travertine floors & Countertop
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Travertine floor and Marble countertop
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Beautiful Master with amazing En Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Second Master with queen bed, trundle & En Suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

Hidden, Lush Treasure Close to Everything...Your Own Private Resort!
average rating of 4.967742 based on 31 reviews

Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home! Absolutely perfect for a family get together!!! The pool was amazing, great backyard, many games and activities for children and the whole family. We use VRBO often and have always had good results but this was hands down the best! The owners were helpful, accommodating and very responsive. Did not want to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect House for our Family!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 and my husband' sister's family of 4 stayed for 6 nights in March. What a wonderful vacation we had!! We had 5 children ranging from 5-12 and they are still all saying it was the best vacation ever. The house was so roomy, clean, comfortable, and perfect. Catherine and Brent were so easy to work with and would recommend this house to all! We spent so many hours in the pool and enjoying the awesome patio and backyard. Thank you for opening your house up for us. We really hope we can do it again someday!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

This home is immaculate and has all the amenities that you would ever need.

The owners of the home were warm, welcoming and really bent over backwards to insure that we knew they were only a text or phone call away should we need anything at all.

If you are there for Spring Training it is very conveniently located to several of the ball parks as well as restaurants and shopping.

Would stay here again in a heart beat!

Thank you so much for opening your home to us!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing property

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a stay at this amazing home. Brent and Catherine have thought of everything you could possibly want or need! Everyone in our family had such a great time. The beautiful pool, outdoor living space, pool table, unbelievable kitchen and great room, . The list goes on and on. We will definitely be back. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved this spacious well-equipped home and its beautiful landscaped backyard and pool!

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything our family needed for a perfect vacation! The house was immaculate, everything was in working order, and we appreciated the owners' care in providing some initial supplies and giving us a thorough tour and instructions so we could enjoy all features available. Everyone loved the 3-wing bedroom layout and large bathrooms, not to mention the pool table which saw a lot of use. The large kitchen was also great for us. Most of all, with 2 grandchildren, we appreciated the beautiful big backyard with green grass and room to play, as well as the heated pool. Thank you, Catherine and Brent, for making your lovely home available to us for our annual family gathering.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property is amazing!! It looks even better in person than the pictures do. It feels like you are staying at your own private resort. This house can easily accommodate 5 couples. Pool table! Private backyard with heated pool with loungers, water misting system, outdoor bbq kitchen, outdoor audio system and the grass is as green as the nicest golf course! Pick your own oranges in the backyard as well. Amazing kitchen! So much space.........the largest sectional couch I have seen to watch the game! Fireplace for cool nights! There is an outdoor firepit if you are up to it. I could go on and on. This will be a return destination when I am in the Phoenix / Mesa area. Brent and Catherine are great to deal with!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Blue Adobe Sante Fe Grille
"Excellent New Mexico food!!"
Chicago Cubs Spring Training Stadium
"GORGEOUS stadium!!!"
Hohokam Stadium
"Can't wait to see this new home of the Oakland A's for Spring!"
Bass Pro Shops
"A destination all by itself - restaurant is excellent, too!"
The Phoenix Zoo
Casino Arizona
"Super close by!"
University of Phoenix Stadium
"Super Bowl 49!!!!!"
Chase Field
"Retractable roof makes this place enjoyable even when it is 100 degrees out!!"
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
"Diamondbacks and Rockies share this fabulous facility!! "
Old Town Scottsdale
"Lots of shops and great restaurants and bars!!"
Mill Avenue District - Downtown Tempe
"Happening area right on the edge of Arizona State University campus!"
Grand Canyon
"Wonder of the world - has to be on everyone's bucket list!!"
"Stunning beauty!!"
"Eclectic mining town from early 20th century. Lots of cool shops and eats! Even a great m..."
"Closest border town."
Kartchner Caverns State Park
"Very beautiful!!"
Arizona State University
"World class learning and cultural center!"
Puerto Penasco
"Nothing like fresh shrimp cocktail while gazing at a sunset over the Sea of Cortez!"
Desert Botanical Gardens
Tempe Marketplace
"Great shops and restaurants!!!! "
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar
"Good eats!!"
Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort
"Great place to hit the slopes!"
Saguaro Lake
"Quick drive and you are in the water!"
Salt River Tubing
"An Arizona tradition!"
Fountain Hills Park
"MASSIVE fountain goes off every hour on the hour!!!"
Rosa's Mexican Grill
"Tucked in the back of this plaza - still GREAT food!!!"
"They have LUXURY seating!!!"
Famous Dave's
Salt Cellar Restaurant
"Very unique venue - with EXCELLENT seafood!!"
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Sky Harbor
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Toby Keith; Brass Tap; Cactus Moon Sports Grill
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Long Bow
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Metro Light Rail
Nearest Motorway
1.6 Miles
State Route 202
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Logan's Roadhouse, Chillis, Rubios, Famous Daves
Nearest Ski
171 Miles
Snow Bowl
Nearest Beach
220 Miles
Puerto Penasco Mexico
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mesa, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
April 2017
2 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
17 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
27 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
19 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
9 Jan 2018 - 25 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Spring Training
26 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £625.87
Cleaning Fee £195.58 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.02%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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