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Beautiful Victorian Castle- Weekly or Extended Stays Also Wedding & Event Venue

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's2
Space 4,532 sq. ft.
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

An immaculate luxury three story 1800's style Victorian Estate on 1-1/2 acres, we are a small private gated community with private driveways ...4 spacious bedrooms, a master bedroom balcony, two full and two half bathrooms, a wrap around porch and a large swimming pool with poolside tikibar. Other amenities include a large pavered sun-shaded backyard entertainment area. Estate also boasts a large eat in kitchen, large formal dining room seats 10, sitting parlor, family room, large wash room and pantry, and two car garage. Comfortably sleeps 10 in bedrooms, plus a queen sized pull out couch for a total of 12 guests .... Please view the video because pictures don't do justice.


Owner
Kim Packebush
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 June, 2017

About Kim Packebush

We are a Fire Fighter family, my husband and I have been married 32 years. We are owner/builders of Victorian Manor and Tuscan Acres. In 1990, we bought our property and set out on our mission to create the perfect gated community of old world custom homes. In 2008 my husband retired from the Phoenix Fire Department after 33 years of service, leaving myself, our eldest daughter (Kayleigh) and her husband(Forrest) to continue the fight in the fire service.

Today we have the pleasure of being able to continue our love and connection within the customer service industry, by using our beautiful homes as vacation rentals and wedding venue's. We truly enjoy meeting people from all over the world, and have made lifetime friends because of it. Come and enjoy the uniqueness and beauty of our properties ... we look forward to meeting you!!!!

Kim Packebush purchased this castle in 1998

What makes this castle unique

This property can be rented for events I.e.... weddings, receptions , corporate events, separate contract and fees .

Inquire with owners.

Kim and Dennis

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle around the Desert View Village around the North America

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4532 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Dual Sinks
    Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Dual Sinks
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , sink
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , sink
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Murphy Bed , 1st floor bedroom for elderly having difficulty with stair
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , fam room down stairs pull out couch
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • 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
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
assistance with some water activities at the lake is avail ....i.e. boating, Jet skiing , kayaking, cruises ,paddle boarding, Ect.... Inquire with owners

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Victorian Castle- Weekly or Extended Stays Also Wedding & Event Venue
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
5

Outstanding accommodations and beautiful atmosphere.

  • 5 of 5

Our youngest son was married to his beautiful bride this weekend. The wedding was beautiful and all of our guests (most from out of town South Bend, Indiana) were amazed by the beauty of the facilities. Kim and Dennis, owners, were simply amazing. Any reasonable request we asked about was handed immediately and without question or hesitation. They are truly professionals at what they do. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. If you are contemplating an event or a weekend/week getaway in Phoenix, Arizona, look no farther, this is the place to consider.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joseph and family for your wonderful review, !!!!! this past weekend was definitely one for the books!!! What a beautiful wedding and a phenomenal group of Family and friends!!! it truly is people like you, your family, and friends that makes running this business a privilege !!! Let's keep in touch and hopefully we'll see you again in the near future 😜�🤘� Dennis&Kim
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Overland Park ks
5

Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here in march and we were so impressed with everything this house had to offer! The pictures don't do this house justice. It is so beautiful inside and out. All the bedrooms are big and spacious and the beds were so comfortable. There were 9 of us staying here and it was more than plenty room for us. The backyard was our favorite place to be with the pool and the grill. At night we all sat around the fire pit and had such a great time. The owners also were so accommodating and super friendly. My son was looking for a ball for the basket ball hoop in the pool...within 20 minutes they had gone to the store and bought him 2! So kind and generous. Just made our stay in this beautiful home even better. And location of this house is awesome. Cave creek town was really neat and everything else was a short drive away. Would definitely recommend this house to anyone looking for a great place to stay and we definitely plan on coming back for another visit.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK-YOU ARRON,!!! Dennis and I were delighted with your family's enjoyment of our home, its wonderful to know that your family enjoyed the home as much as we did raising our children there over the years. We hope to see you and your family again very soon. thanks again, Dennis & Kim
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5

This place is simply amazing, beautiful, and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

First, the owner's, Kim and Dennis, are fantastic. So easy to work with, answered all our questions (we were first-timers using VRBO) quickly and thoroughly. They met us at the property to let us in, gave us a tour, and set us up for the week. During our stay they were available for us. I could not have asked for better! The location is perfect, positioned for access to all things Phoenix, yet close to the wonderful downtowns of Cave Creek, and Carefree. It is only a 3 1/2 hour drive to the Grand Canyon, and within minutes of excellent hiking options. You will do no better in location. The property itself is beautiful. A modern Victorian feel. The beds are comfortable, the rooms are spacious, the kitchen is open and stocked with the necessary pots and pans. And finally the pool...I utilized it everyday. I will return, and that should say it all. Thank you for a perfect vacation location Kim and Dennis

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you David for your kind words,!!! you and your family are wonderful people, it truly is people like you and your family that keeps us renting our home, we enjoyed meeting all of you, and are very happy you enjoyed all Arizona has to offer, we are looking forward to your next visit... I'll have your whiskey tumblers waiting for you;);););) Thanks again, Kim & Dennis
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South Riding
5

Great House and Great Location!! Highly Recommended!

  • 5 of 5

We visited the area 1/31/17-2/5/17 to attend the Phoenix Open and to play golf in the area. We had 7 guys and we each had our own bed. The house was very clean and the owners are very friendly and made sure we had anything we needed. I highly recommend this house! You will not be disappointed. The only small issue is that there are only 2 showers in the house. There are 2 extra 1/2 baths that do help when it is time to get ready to go out. Since it was just guys, it worked out fine, but if we had the wives with us it may have been a bit of an issue. However, I would still definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Richard Thank you for your wonderful review,😉we are very happy you all enjoyed yourselves, hope to see you again in the near future Thx Dennis and kim Packebush
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5

Incredible place. Beautifully furnished.

  • 5 of 5

One of the most incredible houses I have ever been in. Roomy, beautifully furnished, clean, and owners super nice. Would have family stay there again when in town next time.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: JOHN AND LYN THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE WONDERFUL REVIEW!! IT WAS TRULY A PLEASURE TO HAVE YOUR FAMILY ENJOY YOUR CHRISTMAS AT THE CASTLE, YOU GUYS WERE THE EPITOME OF THE PERFECT GUEST!! HOPE WE SEE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AGAIN FOR ANOTHER VISIT. THANKS AGAIN DENNIS AND KIM
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Charleston, WV
5

Perfect for our needs

  • 5 of 5

We chose this home as it had enough bedrooms and was close to the event space where a daughter was getting married. Kim and Dennis were helpful and accommodating; the house was even nicer than the pictures on this site! Beds were comfortable, everything was clean and neat. The grounds are lovely and were perfect for the gatherings we had for family and friends during our stay - lots of space, beautiful landscaping. A few last minute glitches (pool cleaner not working properly, garbage disposal broke down) were quickly attended to by Dennis who also was a helpful presence in numerous other ways. The home is is within convenient driving distance of Sky Harbor airport, close to at least two nice grocery stores as well as the shopping districts in Cave Creek and Comfort. It is a convenient location for exploring the north valley area. Our entire family was glad we stayed at this property.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI STEPHANIE THANK-YOU FOR YOUR WONDERFUL REVIEW !!! WE ARE PLEASED WE COULD ACCOMMODATE YOUR STAY AND WEDDING RELATED EVENTS. THANK YOU AND YOUR FAMILY FOR THE TREMENDOUS CONDITION YOU LEFT OUR HOUSE IN , YOU GUYS WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND AND IT WAS TRULY APPRECIATED!!! HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL IN THE FUTURE FOR ANOTHER VISIT!!! DENNIS AND KIM
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Location

Nearest Airport
29.1 Miles
3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
brisams
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
brisams
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
snow bowl
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday castle around the Desert View Village,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,705
for 7 nights
From
£348
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,299
for 7 nights
From
£290
 
 
Spring
1 Feb 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,434
for 7 nights
From
£309
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,299
for 7 nights
From
£290
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £77.3
Cleaning deposit £193.26
Property Damage Protection £76.53

Rates are subject to change until booking is complete,
events such as... parties, functions, wedding and or receptions
are a separate contract and fee.. inquire within

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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