This breathtaking, tranquil retreat is the ideal getaway for families and groups traveling to Scottsdale! Surrounded by picturesque desert and mountain views with regal palm trees on all sides, the stunning 1-acre estate feels like your own personal paradise. From the resort-style pool, hot tub, and wet bar to the fantastic game room to the 5 luxurious bedrooms that comfortably sleep 11, “The Heart of Palms” will surely take your breath away. We can’t wait to welcome you to our majestic oasis!
-Quiet Hours after 10pm
-Guests are responsible for using maintaining and cleaning the bbq on their own.
-Violation of house rules will result in a lockout
-Luggage drop off may be allowed on a case by case basis
-A lost key will result in a $189 charge to re-key the home
-Glass left it or other damage to the hot tub or pool will result in a fine proportionate to the cost of remediation. For the pool this is in excess of $500
-By booking this property you acknowledge that the home has a pool and hot tub without a lifeguard and you agree to take full liability for your party’s use of the pool hot tub and other facilities
-We use NoiseAware is 100% privacy compliant (non-recording) and is required on this property. If you have any questions, please ask. We are committed to your comfort so please let us know if we can do anything during your stay to make it more enjoyable.
-Any stays longer than 30 days will be subject to an extra deep cleaning fee at check-out that is equal to 2x the base cleaning rate.
Guests enjoy access to the entire 1-acre private estate, including the home, yards, pool and pool deck, patio, and 3-car garage & game room. Take in the magnificent beauty of the Sonoran Desert with a 4.5 mile hike down the Gateway Loop Trail through the gorgeous McDowell Sonoran Preserve right in your backyard. Experience the best of both worlds, serenely tucked away in the Rio Verde Valley while also near downtown Scottsdale and just minutes from world-class golf courses like Troon North and Scottsdale National.
This breathtaking estate is around 25 minutes from the fantastic restaurants and shopping at Kierland Commons, approximately 30 minutes from the Scottsdale Airport, about 40 minutes from downtown Scottsdale, and only about 50 minutes from Phoenix. If you are traveling with a vehicle, we recommend driving when exploring the area. We are down a dirt road, but 2-wheel drive cars will do just fine. Due to our location in the Rio Verde, ride-share wait times may be a bit higher, though Uber and Lyft are both available. Our beautiful neighborhood is perfect for walking, jogging, and biking!
Our peaceful Scottsdale neighborhood, serenely tucked in the tranquil Rio Verde Valley and surrounded by horse ranches, is safe, picturesque, and full of the friendliest neighbors. Ideally situated between the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, McDowell Regional Park, and Tonto National Forest, you’ll experience all the best hiking, biking, off-roading, and horseback riding right at your doorstep! We’re happy to provide recommendations. We’re less than 10 minutes away from world-class golf courses, including Troon North and Scottsdale National, and are close to the Verde River and Bartlett Lake. Adventure awaits at every turn! Take in the peaceful wildlife, stunning natural surroundings, and the most incredible sunsets from your new favorite corner of the world.
NOTE: The spa jets are currently under repair with an estimated fix date of 4/24
The five-bedroom, four-bathroom, 4,000-square-foot home is thoughtfully appointed with luxury, versatility, and maximum comfort in mind. From an adjustable king massage bed in the primary suite to brand new cooling beds to a bunk bed for the kids (and kids-at-heart), everyone is sure to love their private corner of your new favorite home-away-from-home. Begin your day with a delicious breakfast in the fully stocked kitchen, challenge your buddy to a round of pool or arcade games in the game room, then step out to the pool deck and cool off with a refreshing dip. With a wet bar with seating for 8, plus a grill, hot tub, and top deck to enjoy the sunset, the magnificently-landscaped backyard transports you to full vacation mode. If you need to check in with the office while you’re away, set your laptop at one of the dedicated private workspaces, perfect for teleworking. Once you’ve finished, gather your family and friends around for a theater experience movie night on the 75” smart TV with surround sound. Every member of your group will love it here, but don’t take our word for it — check out all of our 5-star reviews!
Note: This home is located down a dirt road. 2 wheel drive cars do just fine but low riding or high performance sports cars may not. Please ask if you have any questions.
The home is located 30 miles from Old-Town Scottsdale, 25 miles away from world class shopping at Kierland Commons and within a 5 minute drive of world class golf courses such as Troon North and Scottsdale National. Ubers/Lyfts will service the home but should be called in advance. Ask about our car service recommendations as well.
Premium furnishings from dishware to mattresses
Indoor surround sound system for both the TV and Spotify
Adjustable bed frames in the primary bedroom with plush mattresses
Heated pool and spa with water features. Pool heating is available for $100 per day. Upon booking you will automatically be sent a payment request for your pool heating fee unless you tell us you would not like the pool heated during your stay.
Al-fresco cooking and dining space
Private, fenced lot
Incredible mountain views from the walk deck
Garage Game Room Featuring:
Big Buck Hunter
Golden Tee machine allegedly played by Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley during a trip to Scottsdale in the 90’s (See if you can beat their scores)