ABOUT CASA GQ:
Casa GQ is a thoughtfully furnished, 1800 sq. ft., totally renovated, 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, solar efficient, Mid-Century Contemporary home, in an established historic neighborhood in the hip Melrose corridor, just four short blocks from the Light Rail on Central Avenue. The living room, dining room, kitchen and family room are open to each other, lending to guest friendly open concept enjoyment. The family room has a 55'' Samsung HD wifi smart flat panel TV, DVD and stereo surround, perfect for movie nights. The Asian themed dining room is ideal for meals with family and friends. The gourmet cooks kitchen is fully equipped, open to the dining and living areas, and features beautiful cabinetry; white quartzite counter tops on a large island with seating for two. The appliances include a counter depth side-by-side refrigerator with water/ice in the door, counter-top gas range, microwave, dishwasher, large stainless sink and garbage disposal. Plus, lots of nice glassware, dinnerware, flatware, serving pieces, pots, pans, baking dishes and plenty of storage. You’ll find this special kitchen ideal for entertaining and feel right at home. You’ll also find upscale artwork around Casa GQ and comfortable, elegant furnishings. There is a convenient, full bath room off of the living room, dining room, family room and kitchen area. Casa GQ has one King Bedroom (master) including ensuite and a Samsung 40 inch LCD TV with plenty of cable options, A Queen Bedroom and a third bedroom with two Twin Beds. All the bedrooms are appointed with dreamy, memory foam mattresses and lux bedding. There is also plenty of closet space in each room! Casa GQ is great for long term winter escapes, an executive long stay, colleagues work weekends, girls’ getaway, couples romantic retreats and parents can relax here with their kids too. High speed WIFI throughout the home allows guests to work at will. The rear sun-filled, brick paved courtyard is right off of the TV room and kitchen and features a large dining table with comfortable high back chairs to seat 6. The Weber gas barbecue is great for grilling and healthy eating. The back patio is perfect for sipping coffee, reading a book or conversation or having a glass of wine. The property also has Palm, Lemon, Gardenia, Lime, Japanese Privet, Desert Willow trees and landscaping, adding nature to its’ exterior appeal.
Casa GQ is between Central and 7th Avenue (Starbucks, Central Lux, Natural Grocers), fun shops and award winning restaurants (Durant's, Nobuo at Teeter House and Pizzeria Bianco), downtown campuses of Phoenix College, ASU and UofA, Steele Park, Park Central Mall, VA Medical Center, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Comerica Theatre, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix Public Library, Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix Convention Center, all of downtown Phoenix & 20 minutes to 8 spring training fields.
Melrose on 7th contains a patchwork of residential and commercial infrastructure, some of which dates as far back as the 1940s. Though always an established neighborhood, it wasn’t until the past decade that the area truly began to solidify into the vibrant one it is — and is still becoming — today. Besides its quaint collections of single-family, post-war residences weaved throughout, Melrose on 7th has largely become known as a citywide epicenter for all things secondhand. From retro duds to mid-century furnishings and home accessories, the district has made a name for itself as a one-stop shopping destination for all things vintage. Most recently, Melrose on 7th has also evolved to become a well-known hub for Phoenix’s growing LGBT community, being the location of not only numerous bars and nightclubs, but also being home to the region’s only dedicated community center, as well as its only community-friendly church. A short walk to the East is Steele Indian School Park and the Agave Farms nursery with gardening classes, beekeeping and a large rose garden. To the West is 7th Ave. Here are some of the most popular and interesting destinations: George & Dragon Pub, Central Wine, Clever Koi, Fãme Cafe, Hula's Modern Tiki, Agave Farms Nursery, Lux Cafe & Pane Bianco. Biking/Driving Distance (under 5 minutes): Rebel Lounge (music - emerging bands), Char's Has the Blues (music - rhythm & blues), Charlie's (LGBT club), Postino, Churn, The Rock (LGBT Show Bar), The Windsor, Federal Pizza, Lou Malnati's, Flower Child, Zook's, Toast, Southern Rail, First Draft bar & bookstore. These are only some of the highlights!
* 15 minutes from Sky Harbor Airport *12 minutes from Downtown and the Phoenix Convention Center * 10 minutes to the Wrigley Mansion and Biltmore Area * Staying at Casa GQ is ideal while attending the Barrett-Jackson Car Show, The Waste Management Phoenix Open, the Arabian Horse Show, Russ-Steele Car Show, Spring Training and other seasonal events. For those spending a winter in the area, this lock-and-leave home is a good place to use as a base for visiting Las Vegas, Tucson, Casa Grande, the Grand Canyon, Sedona/Oak Creek Canyon, Flagstaff and Prescott. Nearby freeways I-10, I-17 and SR 51 take you anywhere in no time! Why not have all the amenities of home, come and enjoy! Stay for a week, a month or a season. You will love it!Get the full listing »