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The Ranch House: Old World Spanish / Cowboy Chic home sleeps 6; Cave Creek, AZ

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 - 31 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Tatum Ranch - Ranch House in Cave Creek

3 bedroom, 2 bath; open and airy; recently updated; emulates the Old West

In historic Cave Creek: the eclectic "Old World Spanish/Cowboy Chic" decor reflects the Old West with a fun and modern twist...dine and drink atop authentic saddle stools...take a nap on the oversized chaise lounge...read a book in the lofty bedroom. Huge modern kitchen/new appliances. Spacious and bright. Quiet neighborhood just minutes from historic Cave Creek, Carefree, North Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Black Mountain and hundreds of year-round local events /activities. Necessary amenities included in kitchen and baths. Two car garage. Within three blocks is the Desert Willow Park, several green acres that include basketball courts, play gyms, picnic areas, etc. It is a beautiful walk to the local park designed for the residents in Tatum Ranch on Desert Willow Parkway. Local activities within a few miles: hiking, bike riding, horseback riding, cycling, balloon rides, parades, Running of the Bulls event, rodeos, boating, shooting range, shopping, etc.

Please note: Provide special rates for three month or longer stay. Please send an email regarding this.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Tammy Moerer
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 September, 2016

About Tammy Moerer

Brad and Tammy purchased this guest home after searching for a long time to find a property that reflected their personalities. They serve as both owners and managers. Both possess a special appreciation for the Old West. One of Tammy's first baby photos was taken when she was 3-months old, in her aunt's arms, atop Beauty, her grandfather's grand chestnut horse. For more than 30 years, she owned and cared for many horses; Bitte, her palomino mare, was her favorite. As a young lad, Brad lived and worked on a dude ranch with his family in Montana. He spent many long days in the saddle on Nipper, his favorite. Having lived in Nebraska for most of their lives, they appreciate the good earth and the cowboy way of life. So, then, it only made sense that they would provide you, their guests, with an aura of the Old West. The Ranch House is located less than five minutes from their full-time residence in neighboring Carefree.

Tammy Moerer purchased this house in 2015

Why Tammy Moerer chose Cave Creek

Both Brad and Tammy have loved the southwest all of their lives, more specifically, Arizona. They appreciate the desert, its many and varied flora and fauna; the unique history of the territory that became the last contiguous state to join the Union on Valentine's Day, 1912; and the people here who share this same attitude. The bones of the home are wonderful; but the light and airy design coupled with the western decor that they selected are the best features of this home. The sun shines nearly every day and disappears over the foothills in the early evening with usually brilliant, bright red and orange sunsets. The back veranda is shaded in the late afternoon, allowing for outdoor dining. In the summer, the monsoons and haboobs leave a feeling of awe. Inside the Ranch House, the open concept provides much light....the kitchen has honed granite counter tops; new stainless appliances and several seating places, the most unique are authentic saddle stools. The great room is sunny and inviting, as are all three bedrooms. The veranda is comfortable and the laundry facilities make your stay easy and convenient. A two-car garage is available.

What makes this house unique

When you enter the Ranch House, you immediately feel a sense of welcome. The home is clean and fresh. The furnishings and decor take you back in time... maybe memories of an old western movie with the Duke or Zorro or Annie Oakley. It might help you recall the lyrics to an oldie like "The Cattle Call" or some recent country western song. You can sit on the authentic saddle stools (that were fashioned by Tammy's father) while you eat or drink. And you might think of the horses that carried these saddles and their riders...Bitte, Pepper, Buck, Cindy, Knothead, Parker, Woodman, Tonka, and others. This is a special place that conjures special memories for Tammy and Brad....and memories for you to make as well....enjoy the Ranch House, the desert, and this amazing part of Arizona. The setting will enhance your special vacation here in this special part of Arizona.


based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

The Ranch House: Old World Spanish / Cowboy Chic home sleeps 6; Cave Creek, AZ
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Loved every minute of my stay. This home has everything you could possibly need.

  • 5 of 5

My stay in the Ranch house was perfect. All the comforts of home. It is decorated with the finest furnishings and amenities. Nothing to do but unpack and begin your stay.Everything was clean, and well stocked with towels, blankets,even shampoos and laundry items. What made my stay even better is that my family live across the street.if you are looking for a home rental, you won't find one better then this. I spent many mornings in the lovely back yard. Very comfortable, relaxing home!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect home away from home! We stayed 3 months and hated to leave.

  • 5 of 5

The Ranch House was immaculate and well stocked with everything we needed to make our extended stay more than comfortable. Tammy and Brad were great hosts and very accessible and accommodating. We highly recommend the Ranch House for your next stay!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute and comfortable. Nicely decorated and in a nice neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay and enjoyed meeting Tammey and Brad.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brian Archer

  • 5 of 5

My family (4 of us) stayed at the Ranch House while our new home was being built and I just can't say enough good things about our time there. Aside from the great location to shopping and sightseeing, the home is in excellent condition, beautifully furnished, and filled with all necessities and amenities. Tammy and Brad were perfect hosts and willing to quickly address any needs you may have. It was a pleasure staying there and renting from them. I highly recommend this great home and equally great hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Suzanne and I had a very enjoyable stay for 1 month. Nice back yard and having 3 small dogs it worked out perfect. Accommodations were very nice and clean. Access to the surrounding area for restaurants and shopping were perfect. We would definitely stay again should the opportunity present itself.

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Tammy & Chad

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was precisely what I was hoping to find for my first time renting via vrbo.com. Everything was as listed/expected and Tammy Moerer went above and beyond to make sure we had all the comforts of home... spare toilet paper, cleaning supplies, coffee and tea, etc. She was very responsive and accommodating before and during our stay. The decor and furnishings are top-notch! Needless to say, we were thrilled to find this perfect rental with such a hospitable and welcoming owner. We certainly plan to stay here next time (fingers crossed that it's available!). If you are looking for a home far enough from the hustle and bustle of the city (not too far) but still conveniently located near gas, grocery, food, etc. look no further! Also, check out downtown Cave Creek if you've never been. Happy travels!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Sky Harbor Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Dove Valley Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Carefree Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Large neighborhood park - 3 blocks

Historic Cave Creek - 2 miles

Eclectic Carefree - 4 miles

Wonderful North Scottsdale - 6 miles

Phoenix - 2 miles

Seasonal Rodeos - 2 miles

Spur Cross Dude Ranch - 3 miles

Ben Avery Shooting facility - 20 miles

Bartlett and Horseshoe Dams - 20 miles

Lake Pleasant - 22 miles (120,000 acres of open space parks: boating, archery, paddling, hiking, etc)

Desert Botanical Gardens - 35 miles


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Tatum Ranch, Arizona

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Fall, 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
December, 2016
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
31 night minimum stay
for 31 nights
Winter, 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring, 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer, 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall, 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
December, 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter, 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £143
Pet Fee £41
Refundable Damage Deposit £410

***Long-term visits encouraged (3 - 6 months)! ..will quote a special monthly rate for stays of 3 months or longer.
***Owners require communication in advance about the possibility of housing dogs. Rate to be determined on case-by-case basis. Due to allergies, no cats or other pets, please. Guest is responsible for all outdoor and indoor cleaning, as it relates to the dog.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Tatum Ranch in Arizona

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , This en-suite master bathroom is roomy. Private commode.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , The second full bath is across the hall from the 2 bedrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Huge masterbedrm/en suite bath & private entrance to veranda
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Private and comfortable. Fabulous bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Another wonderful bedroom. Extra blankets provided
  • Master bedroom and en-suite master bath are large and airy. King-sized bed. Television. Walk-in closet with an abundance of additional drawer space. Commode resides in a private room off the shower area. Two sinks. Towels and shampoo, conditioner, lotion and other amenities provided. Large shower and separate soaking tub. Tub overlooks outside private veranda. You will LOVE this warm and lofty space.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • tennis
The location is premier...only blocks from Cave Creek Road and Tatum; a mile from Carefree Highway; 5 minutes to Scottsdale Road; 7 minutes to the 101/Pima Freeway; 15 minutes to 1-17.

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