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Downtown Phoenix, In Historic Neighborhood

Bedrooms 1
Space 25 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Historic Neighborhood studio, close to downtown Phoenix.

Brand new, private studio casita, sleeps 2. Has a full bath, tub/shower, small kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker and sink. A 32" flat screen T.V. Theres a beautiful outside sitting area for dinner or cocktails. Casita is located behind the main house. Our home is located in downtown Phoenix, AZ two blocks from light rail pick up station. There are many wonderful resturants within walking distance.

Janice Martin
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Janice Martin

Retired couple who just finished a historic remodel, plus new 'casita' guest house.

Janice Martin purchased this bungalow in 2012

Why Janice Martin chose Willo

We choose to move to this area phoenix because we like the location being so close to downtown phoenix. We totally remodeled an older historic home, leaving all the charm of the original property.

What makes this bungalow unique

Casita is walking distance to the Heard, and Phoenix Art Museums and the Encanto Light rail stop. Our backyard features a nice sitting area for coffee, cocktails or dining.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Willo, Arizona

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 25 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please no smoking on the property. Including the outside patio area.
  • Quiet hours between 10pm and 8am. Must be over 25 years of age to rent.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower/tub and sink
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen sized bed, small sitting area w/ flat screen TV. Small kitchenette.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews

The casita in Willo was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The casita was very clean and all of the necessities were provided. The location to restaurants was excellent. Janice and Charlie are great hosts - there when you need them but not intrusive!

We will definitely be back!

Susan and Dan

  • Submitted: 21-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Susan and Dan. We loved having you stay with us as well. Please come back anytime. Janice
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Perfect for us:)

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, quiet and comfortable -great location . Walk to everything! Owners very welcoming and accommodating. Would recommend highly...... and already have. 5 stars!

  • Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Janice and Charlie were great! All the amenities plus darling decor close to light rail

  • 5 of 5

If you want your own casita with an outside patio to relax and soak up the Sun plus great hospitality close to light rail and restaurants this is your place. Two blocks from the Heard Museum a must see! The decor was very tasteful and well thought out and the bed was fantastic. We had a wonderful stay and highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: 29-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. Zoe and Devin we’re wonderful guests. Please come back anytime. Love to see you again. Janice and Charlie
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Glorious gem and wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Willo Casita while in Phoenix for a conference! Janice, Charlie, and their daughter Stephanie were wonderful hosts: Warm, welcoming, and eager to make sure I had everything I needed from the minute I booked the property. (I also loved playing with the family’s two adorable and friendly dogs, Bowie and Lola, during my stay!)

The casita is close to Valley Metro mass transit, so I had quick and easy access to downtown Phoenix every day. Beautifully decorated down to every last detail, both the interior and exterior of the casita made me feel like an honored guest. From Crabtree and Evelyn toiletries to extra bottles of water in the refrigerator, I couldn’t have asked for more!

I look forward to returning to Willo Casita on my next trip to Phoenix. Everyone should be so lucky to experience Janice and Charlie’s hospitality!

  • Submitted: 11-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jenna, How sweet you are. Thanks a million for that fandipulous review😍please comeback and stay longer. You were the best guest ever. How kind of you to say such nice things about us and our pups, especially Bowie who left several little puppy high fives on your shirt. You we’re truly loved by all. Janice
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Adorable Place in a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location! This place is a hidden gem in downtown Phoenix! Super close to the light rail (which we took everywhere), so we didn't even rent a car. The place was very clean and the owners were super friendly! It was quiet, private and loved the decor down to the last detail. Great place to stay! Would definitely recommend to others and hope to visit again someday!

  • Submitted: 7-May-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind words. We enjoyed having you as well. Come back and visit us anytime. Have a wonderful summer. Janice
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Spring Training

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here recently for five nights and I would stay here again. It was perfect for us. The location is extremely convenient. We were able to walk to the Heard museum, restaurants and the light rail system Is two blocks away. Also, it was very easy to get to the various locations we visited by car. The landlords are very nice, the Casita is very clean and the yard is pleasant to be in. A very nice and quite neighborhood too!

  • Submitted: 3-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. We loved having you stay with us. Janice
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Sky Harbor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Oven and Vine, Vernon and Central Ave
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Encanto Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Light Rail, Encanto stop
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 10 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Oven and Vine, Durants, Pizza People
Nearest Ski
140 Miles
Arizona Snowbowl, Flagstaff AZ
Car: not necessary

Some of the many downtown Phoenix activities include, Phoenix Art Museum, Heard Museum, Phoenix Library, Chase Field; home to the AZ Diamondbacks, Talking Stick Arena; home to the Phoenix Suns. Light Rail can also take you to downtown Tempe, Arizona State University, the Phoenix Zoo and Phoenix Botanical Gardens.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bungalow rental in Willo, Arizona

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Training
Feb 23 2018 - Apr 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee C$63.16
Refundable Damage Deposit C$126.33
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject change until reservation is confirmed. Durning Fall, Winter and Spring months there is a 2 night minimum. With exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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