This house (and guest house) provided a great venue for a big family trip for our group that ranged in age from 12-81. See Heather83’s review as it is pretty comprehensive on what to expect in terms of amenities. We loved the pool and the patio and there was plenty of room for everyone to be comfortable. Kitchen is great and very large with high end appliances. Rooms are comfortable and the property has some character to it with the guest house, fireplaces and rooms to have privacy if you want to read, relax or take a nap. Bring your own stuff like pool toys and remember that there are supplies in the guest house too (if you rent that) in case you run out of towels, dishwasher pods, wine glasses, etc in the main house. Guy was easy to work with and responsive to our questions — would rent again from him.
We stayed at the Paradise Valley Oasis for a week with extended family and loved it!
Location was perfect – within 10-15 minutes of anything you’d need, from gas, restaurants, shopping, attractions – in a gorgeous neighborhood.
The pool was perfect and where we spent the majority of our time. The house had plenty of room for people to spread out and entertain themselves (pool table, TVs, quiet places to curl up with a book) and the booking process was quick and easy.
All towels (bath and pool) and most paper products were included. They also have two high chairs and pack and plays for you to use – which was huge since we were traveling with a toddler.
We ate the majority of our meals at home, and after a stop at Costco (15 minutes away) we had plenty of room to fit everything in the huge refrigerator, freezer and pantry.
A few things to note:
• Bedrooms/Bathrooms: The master bedroom and bath are lovely, and on the main floor. The rest of the bedrooms are upstairs. The listing does not make it clear, but there are 4 bedrooms upstairs (1 Queen, 1 Queen, 1 Full and one large room with 3 Queen beds) and one full bath. Everyone did fine and rotated showering/getting ready and we are a pretty low key bunch – but that was the one thing they all commented on.
• Kitchen: The kitchen is awesome. Tons of storage, utensils, pots/pans, glassware, even chilled glasses in the freezer for beer. There are stoves, warming drawers, a phenomenal and huge griddle, and even a refrigerated drawer for herbs/produce. There were a few things they did not have though which you may want to bring in advance or […]
18 friends since 4th grade celebrated our 50th Birthday out in AZ. We chose the home not only because 11 of us could stay there each with our own bed but also for the great location to hiking, golf and nightlife. House was perfect with a big patio and pool area to hang out in and around. Guy was easy to work with and very accommodating to some of our needs. House was in great shape and not “over the top” so you didn’t feel like you were walking on egg shells. Will definitely stay there again. Thanks Guy.
My golf group (14) stayed this past week at Paradise Valley Oasis. Throughout all the years, this trip has been one of the best we have ever had. This was the first time renting a house for our yearly trip and we made an excellent decision. The property more than well accommodated everyone. We golfed all day and had great meals and camaraderie in the evenings. We will definitely use Guy on our next trip to the Scottsdale area. Thank you Guy for all of your help in making this trip superb and very memorable.
In addition to what the other reviewers have written, we’d add that there are some terrific hiking spots nearby.
Recommended for: Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
This house was exactly what we were looking for when planning a reunion for 20 guys. It was centrally located with perfect proximity to golf courses, bar scene/night life, restaurants/groceries and easy ride to and from the airport. The house is kept in pristine shape and offers all the amenities a group could ask for such as a surplus of kitchen supplies, tons of televisions, nice swimming pool and outdoor chairs, a pool table and just an all around comfortable feel. The owner could not have been more accomodating regarding the booking and check out process as well as anything we needed during our stay (although we didn’t need anything since we were so fully equipped). All instructions were properly laid out and the owner was very flexible with our check in and check out times. There was an ample amoun of towels and toiletries in every room and we were never lackig anything. I strongly recommend this place to anybody looking to plan a getaway to an amazing area. For the record, we went in August and the weather was not too hot at all and actually made for a nice time to visit Arizona as the town was not as crowded. I recommend visiting this area 12 months out of the year. We-Ko-Pa and Grayhawk were incredbile courses with professional staff for anybody looking to golf. 10/10 for the owner and staff!
Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
JEFF FEDORAK said… We enjoyed are stay at this home. Had all the amenities one could want. We did not rent the guest house and probably could have used an extra bathroom with 8 guys staying in the home, but things still worked out well. The kitchen and pool area are excellent. A few minor issues were quickly rectified by the owner. I would recommend this home to all groups of travelers.
Recommended for: Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Totalmente recomendada para familias muy grandes, como nosotros, donde todos disfrutaron a su manera. Unos en la magnífica alberca, muy bien equipada y segura hasta para los más pequeños, otros en la comodidad de sus salas de TV, otros en el Spa, unos más a las tiendas cercanas y a los famosos malls de el área de Phoenix, pero lo que distingue a las reuniones familiares mexicanas, es la comida y es ahí donde esta propiedad nos ha dejado con un excelente recuerdo de nuestra estancia. Una cocina amplia, limpia, y muy bien equipada nos dio la oportunidad de convivir por largas horas en el tiempo que estuvimos ahí. Guy, el dueño es un anfitrión excelente, lo que nos prometió nos lo ha cumplido, y hasta aún más. Como anécdota, antes de la llegada, pregunté si la cocina contaba con una olla eléctrica, ya que en otras ocasiones, la hemos llevado nosotros y nos ayuda a preparar comida para muchos, sin muchas preocupaciones. Guy me dijo que no tenía una en casa, pero que no me preocupara, que llegando, tendría una nueva para que la estrenara, y así fue, desgraciadamente llevábamos la nuestra y no tuvimos necesidad de utilizar la nueva crockpot. Las instalaciones son de primera, todo funcionaba correctamente, en otras propiedades visitadas con anterioridad, algo siempre falla, no es el caso de esta casa, el mantenimiento se ve que es constante. Si el grupo es muy grande, les recomiendo la casa de huéspedes, ideal para gente que quiere retirarse a descansar y alejarse del ruido de todo el grupo, cuenta con su propia cocina, y está a unos pasos de la casa principal. Definitivamente es el lugar ideal para vacacionar, si alejarse […]
This home was fantastic for a brief vacation and would be even better for a longer term stay. Ours was an off-season august rental, in advance of moving our daughter into aSU. Its proximity to the Phoenix airport, Scottsdale, and Tempe make it an ideal location for shopping, dining and recreation. We were traveling with teenagers and would recommend the property for adults and/or families with teens or older children. We thoroughly enjoyed the pool area with the waterfalls and slide – the photos don’t do it justice. The privacy and 360 degree mountain views are amazing. Inside, we were particularly impressed with how beautifully the home is decorated. The kitchen, with its Subzero and Viking appliances, pantry, and laundry room, plus the expansive Master suite, with its to-die-for closet, walk-in shower and private patio with spa, made us wish we were staying longer. The house was clean and well-appointed. Simple conveniences, like a large tub of pool towels, were not overlooked. Being off season, we encountered a few minor maintenance issues but the owner/property manager was both accessible and responsive. We look forward to returning, perhaps with the extended family, at a time of year when we can take advantage of the outdoor area, which includes a fireplace, grill, and seating for 18.
For anyone looking for a very large home that will sleep 12 adults in separate beds in a beautiful home, very tastfully decorated with lots of elbow room, this is the place for you. The backyard was very large with private pool & spa, great flat screen tv to watch the game. The neighborhood was very upscale and very quiet, close to shopping and many good restaurants. If you are a golfer you will love the proximity to many of phoenix’s best golf courses, our favorite was The Phoenician challenging yet forgiving for all levels of play. The panarama from the house was quite stunning. Have a good time and don’t hesitate to rent this beauty.
LOVE LOVE LOVE the house! Great location, easy to find, great neighborhood, nice jogging paths, amenities close by, scenice drive back to Scottsdale. The pool and hot tub were highly appreciated. The kitchen is perfect for group cooking. Guy was great to work with. We will absolutely be back asap. Thanks for the great experience!
Bret Voelkel, Jasper, In.
Absolutely beautiful home! So very well equipped…especially the kitchen! Wpuld definitely stay here again. Owner was very helpful and available.
We’d never rented such a large place before but since we had a larger than normal group [8 people] we wanted to be able to spread out a little. Great call! The house was huge…AND in a great neighborhood…AND close to everything we wanted/needed. The walk-in closet in the master bedroom was larger than my bedroom at home…the master bedroom was larger than my first house! The master bath was very large and well appointed with the steaming hot tub right outside with a nice privacy wall. The gourmet kitchen [complete with Sub Zero and Viking appliances offered everything a group of [self appointed] cooks could ask for. The back yard was so cool with views of the mountains and a perfect heated pool/waterfall/slide. To mention that the house was immaculately clean and that the communication with the owner was beyond expectations almost seems a given, but I know from experience that it is not to be taken for granted. Guy and Dixie have a well refined process for everything from rate quotes to move in to move out…and everything in between. It made for a most enjoyable visit to Paradise Valley with no surprises [except the good kind!] We will most certainly return. Bret
This home is gorgeous! I highly recommend it to anyone considering a stay there. It’s gorgeous inside and out. The jacuzzi is great too! My stay was an A+ experience.
We as well as our guests where so amazed by the accommodations of this home. It is so beautiful and can nearly sleep an army! What a way to spend my husbands 40th. Guy gave us some great recomendations of places to eat and visit. There is great mt. biking, night clubbing, and restaurants all within min. of the house.
What a wonderful house! We had 22 people in it and were never on top of one another. The decor was beautiful. Very comfortable. Felt just like home.
Both the house and property were absolutely beautiful! All of the amenities were wonderful, and well kept. The jacuzzi was great! The house was very spacious, and was very comfortable for our large group of 22! I would definitely recommend this property to anyone visiting the area! Thanks for the wonderful experience.
What a great place to stay. We as well as our two Westies loved it. The skiing at Sunrise was great. Given we have skied a lot in France and Switzerland we were very happy with the conditions at Sunrise. As Arnold said we will be back.
My family and friends spent 2 weeks at Kobey’s Cozy Desert Oasis over the Thanksgiving holiday. The home is incredibly lush and inviting. We were greeted shortly after arrival by the owner, who graciously gave us a tour and provided general information and instructions. We enjoyed the great weather, fantastic golf, a huge Thanksgiving dinner in the formal dining room with invited relatives from the Phoenix area, and relaxed in the hot tub or enjoyed unlimited cable shows and movies almost every night. We highly recommend this vacation home, and hope to stay at another Kobey vacation home in the near future.
I loved this home! And it really is a home, not just a house to stay in on vacation. The house was beautiful, clean, comfortable and even with as large as it is, it was very cozy. From the waterfall, pool, and fireplace in the beautiful back yard with the hot tub, everything about this place was amazing. I’d go back to Arizona just to stay there. AMAZING!
Location, Location, Location… & the price is right – You can’t stay at a resort this nice, this cheap!!!
Location, Location, Location. My wife and I needed a week long vacation in a beautiful area with lots of sunshine. Kobey’s Cozy Desert Oasis was just the ticket. We enjoyed the location close enough to shopping (for my wife) restaurants (for me) and lots of hiking and walking around the neighborhood (for both of us). Beautiful house with everything you need and more for a restful vacation. I have recommended this resort oasis to many of our friends. My wife and I would return in a minute. Don’t pass this one up. Oh ya and the price is right – You can’t stay at a resort this nice this cheap!
This house was perfect for our crew of 8 golfers. Plenty of space for all. The home is nicely appointed with many amenities. The spa and high definition TVs were definite favorites! Great area, close to everything and many great courses. We will surely re-visit in the future! Thanks Guy for your hospitality!
This home was beautifully decorated but still very comfortable. It was perfectly set up for large groups. The house was clean and meticulously maintained. The back yard set up with the hot tub and pool was impressive! I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and would highly recommend your house!
We had a group of 11 Basketball fans that were there March 25 to 29, 2009 for the NCAA. WE have been going to different cities for a NCAA weekend for the past 5 or 6 years and staying in hotels. This is so much better! The house was great, allowing us to spend time with everyone or to go to the privacy of your own room. Guy was easy to work with and did everything he said he would. I would recommend this to any big group. Paul Witty
We traveled to Arizona for a family reunion and graduation. The house and pool access was wonderful for young and old from 3 years to 62 years. The kitchen was large enough to accommodate our large family and the hot tub was lovely.
My family had the pleasure of staying in this lovely home back in February 2008. We were visiting the Phoenix area with my daughter’s gymnastic team. We shared this home with 5 other families. It was quite comfortable and all of its amenities were perfect for our group. It is also very conveniently located within Phoenix and surrounding area.