Scottsdale, USA


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San Diego vicinity family of 5 April 9-17,2016

 We are a retired couple. We often travel with our son and his wife and our 13 year old granddaughter.
 Our home has two bedrooms and an inflatable bed.Each bedroom has twin beds and our office can be made into a 3rd bedroom using the twin inflatable bed and a screen to give privacy. We can sleep 5 people. There are two bathrooms, each with a tub and a shower.Both bathrooms have been updated recently but there are no pictures of the renovation.The master shower room has a new tumbled travertine shower and the guest bath has new travertine floors. There is an office, living room, and dining room.We have recently installed bamboo wood floors in the living/dining room and in the office. In addition, there is a comfortable family room and a modern kitchen with granite counters. The new stove is dual fuel with a gas cooktop and an electric oven and broiler with a warming drawer.There is a gas barbcue outside as well as a small swimming pool. The terrace has views of mountains, large cactus and ancient rock formations. There are 3 tvs with cable service as well as net flicks and amazon prime. We have wifi via a router and an apple computer.The house has ceiling fans and central air conditioning. We have weekly cleaning, landscaping and pool service.Our car is a 2010 Honda CRV with automatic transmission and air conditioning.
  There are two living room spaces. In the main living room there is a leather sofa and two comfortable chairs. The family room has a very comfortable sofa and loveseat. There is a large television set with cable tv. In the office there is a reading chair and our computer armoire. This room can also be screened off and used as another bedroom.
   The kitchen is open to the family room. There is a stone mosaic table for casual meals. The kitchen is very well equipped with modern appliances. There is a gas stove, toaster oven, microwave oven, dishwasher, kitchen aid mixer and a food processor as well as a coffer maker. There is a large center island with a granite counter for preparation. There is a refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser and freezer.
  The two bedrooms each have twin beds. There is an armoire in the master bedroom with cable tv. The office can be screened off and used as another bedroom with a twin sized air bed.
   There are two full bathrooms. Each has a bath tub and shower and two sinks.
   Our patio has wonderful views of the Boulders rock formations and Black Mountain. The small swimming pool is there. It can be heated. The area is fenced with a large natural desert open space behind. There is a giant suguaro cactus there. The area is a haven for birds and quail. We have also seen javelina (like a small wild pig) and coyotes on occasion. We have a 5 burner gas grill as well as a table and chairs and a chaise longue for reading and relaxing. We are across Scottsdale Road from the world famous Waldorf Astoria Boulders Resort. Watch these two videos about our, and several good videos about Scottsdale and Phoenix tourism on Youtube.
Las Vegas Nevada is a four and a half hour drive away. Santa Fe, NM, and the national parks in Utah are a days drive away.

Our address is 34483 N. 68th Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85266 and phone number is 480-575-7549.--not Seattle AZ

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Our Family

  • 1 Adults
  • 1 Children
  • 18 Exchanges made


  • retired

Our Home

  • House Type: Single storey home
  • Floor: 1
  • Environment: In the suburbs
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 5


In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange


  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television


  • Garden
  • Garage
  • Private swimming pool


  • No smoking
  • Suitable for disabled people
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Paris, France
  • Île-de-France, France

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

  • shopping Albertsons (0.0 km)
  • mountains black mountain (0.0 km)

 We are located in north Scottsdale not far from the towns of Carefree and Cave Creek. There are amazing views of ancient rock formations known as the Boulders. Our area is called Terravita. It is a resort community with a large swimming heated swimming pool, spa  tennis,basketball, walking trails, a fitness center and a restaurant. There are many public golf courses in the area. There are many fine restaurants in Scottsdale and great shopping. Cave Creek was once a stage coach stop in the old west and the town is still looks like a cowboy movie. The sightseeing is wonderful in Arizona including the Grand Canyon National Park. We are across the road from the 4 star Waldorf-Astoria Boulders resort and the Golden Door Spa. Phoenix Airport serves the area. Some exchangers have enjoyed trips to Sedona, Flagstaff and Tucson. There are lots of hiking areas, mountain bike trails, and jeep tours. You can also rent horses for guided trail rides through the Sonoran desert. Scottsdale is known for art galleries, spring training for baseball, upscale casinos, and special activities throughout the winter season. Some special events are the Waste Management Open golf tournament, Barrett-Jackson auto auction, the annual Arabian Horse Show and the Parada del Sol rodeo as well as the Fiesta Bowl.


  • retired


  • Girl - Age: 19


  • We do not have pets.


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