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A Log cabin in the pines, by Kaibab forest. Historical, small & quiet

A Log cabin in the pines, by Kaibab forest. Historical, small & quiet

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Apr 18, 2015
1 room, queen bed. Perfect for 2.

The main exit to the Grand Canyon is just 13 miles down the freeway or you can use a 7 mile stretch of Old 66 to get on the freeway. Sedona is about an hours drive from here. Grand Canyon to the west, Sedona to the south/east and Flagstaff to the direct east this little cabin is very centrally located for the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Jerome, Flagstaff & Williams. Fishing spots are near, and area 7 west for hunting.

Roger's Cabin is clean and quiet sitting right on the edge of the Kaibab National Forest. Also it's non-smoking and pet friendly.

You won't be disappointed by cabin or the location

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Andy & I Linda were high school sweet hearts, but not approved of by her parents. For over 3 years they cruised the streets of Holbrook, Az which was a town on Old Route 66. Apparently her parents had radar zeroed in on Andy's white, souped up, 1962 Ford pick up. Tucked up nest to Andy, they played the radio, cruised main street, hung out with friends, laughed & dodged her dad's 1966 Chrysler Imperial.

In her senior year of H.S. her dad had a 'chat' with Andy & Andy's dad. Linda didn't know about the 'chat' so for 30 years she thought the was suddenly been dumped. She went off to college & Andy got married.

In 1997 Andy went on a search & rescue mission. So here she was, right here in this old cabin where she had been since 1983. That's when Andy told her about 'the chat' So eventually she still got to marry the boy who stole my heart at a tender young age of 15. With a few years & bumps in the road they said their vows in the same town they grew up in. Andy's mother was unable to attend their wedding, but Linda's (very sorry & appologetic) mother was among the guests.

Alls well that ends well.

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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We have wanted to stay in a log cagin in the woods for a long time, this little cabin is perfect and just what we expected. Warm & cozy, very comfy queen bed and we LOVED the quiet star lit nights.

Just an excellent western experience. We also loved the Pine Country cafe in Williams.
Oct 2013
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10 Reviews

4.7
based on 10 traveler reviews

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A Log cabin in the pines, by Kaibab forest. Historical, small & quiet
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p255456
+1 -928-699-2410
Parks Arizona
5

Perfect little cabin

  • 5 of 5
This Route 66 cabin is the perfect stay. Very clean and tastefully decorated. About 20 minutes to downtown Flagstaff and an hour from Grand Canyon. Surrounded by woods but conveniently walkable to the sandwich shop on the corner. It is situated on the property of the owners and still feels very private. Thanks we really enjoyed our time in the cozy cabin!

Ashley & Andy
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Log cabin in the pines, by Kaibab forest. Historical, small & quiet
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p255456
+1 -928-699-2410
Parks Arizona
5

Cozy and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5
Had a great two-night stay at Roger's Cabin. Cabin is definitely small (one small room plus a bathroom) but cozy and comfortable.

Linda and Andy were friendly and welcoming without being intrusive.

Easy to find with their directions and very close to the highway. A little over an hour to the grand canyon, and reasonably close to WIlliams for groceries etc. we cooked out on the (Weber) grill both nights and had delicious sunset dinners.

My only complaint is that the cabin is not as isolated as I had expected. it's in a cluster of cabins and these are even close to another backyard. The forest on one side of the cabin extends quite a ways, but the view out the front door is less exciting.

All that said, I was very happy with my stay and would definitely do so again.
  • Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Log cabin in the pines, by Kaibab forest. Historical, small & quiet
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p255456
+1 -928-699-2410
Parks Arizona
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Remote Location Small Cabin

  • 2 of 5
Winter not quite over during our stay and despite small size of cabin the one space heater did not keep the place warm enough. No internet or phone were drawbacks. Not enough room for 2 people. Price, however, was right. And we were easily able to get to places on our list. Owners not too visible or accessible but place was clean and ready for us, despite some confusion on caretaker's part about whether we had cancelled. Would likely not stay there again.
  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Log cabin in the pines, by Kaibab forest. Historical, small & quiet
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p255456
+1 -928-699-2410
Parks Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
5

Grandma and 8 yr. old grandaughter

  • 5 of 5
Loved this little cabin. Quiet, clean and beautiful surroundings. Planning on coming back in summer time with Grandpa.
  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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A Log cabin in the pines, by Kaibab forest. Historical, small & quiet
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p255456
+1 -928-699-2410
Parks Arizona
5

Great spot with wonderful people

  • 5 of 5
Roger's cabin is a wonderful little spot on the edge of the national forest. We spent three quiet, cozy nights there, slept soundly, and had breakfast each morning out in a sunny spot in the forest. It was wonderful and clean; small but nicely furnished and just right if a cozy intimate space is what you're looking for. Also the owners are special people and we enjoyed talking with them very much as they taught us about the history of the area and suggested places to explore. They are generous and kind people. Thanks very much.
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
A Log cabin in the pines, by Kaibab forest. Historical, small & quiet
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p255456
+1 -928-699-2410
Parks Arizona
5

Great little getaway

  • 5 of 5
I love to camp but haven't been able to do it at all this year. Now the weather is a little too cold at night to do any traditional tent camping, so my husband and I were looking for a nice, rustic cabin that still had the upside of camping but without waking up in a freezing tent. This is definitely the place.

Coming from Phoenix, we tried to get out of town as soon as we could but, unfortunately, we weren't able to get to our destination before dark. I had told Linda this beforehand and she was very accommodating, providing precise directions so we wouldn't get lost in the dark and in an unfamiliar place. There is a heater in the cabin and it was toasty warm when we arrived, despite the temperature having dropped into the low 40's. There is a very nice fire pit that we immediately lit up, and the cabin itself is exactly as advertised. There were even some things that were surprisingly better than we thought they would be. There is a sufficient amount of flatware and plates/bowls to accommodate 2 people, in addition to plenty of towels and coffee, tea, sugar, salt & pepper, etc. It's not fancy, but doesn't need to be. The décor is cute, and there a few neat little things such as a rake head used as hooks to hold the spatulas and other cooking utensils. We brought our camping box that contains everything necessary to cook and eat, but found we put more than half of the stuff back in the car. There is a BBQ and we brought our camp stove, but we did most of our cooking on the grate over the fire pit (we had brought a couple of cast iron pans.)

The location is a bit different than we were expecting but we weren't disappointed. The general store is a short walk away and the cabin is close to the intersection of two roads, one of which seems to be traveled frequently, but there are no street lights and it is quiet. There's also a train that can be heard going by pretty often, but once you're inside the cabin it's not disturbing at all. The national forest is literally just a step outside and if you wanted to, you could walk forever. After a short exploration I came across an abandoned portion of what was once Route 66 between 1931 to 1941. Pretty cool stuff.

Andy and Linda are very friendly but know enough to allow their guests privacy. We will definitely return anytime we need a nice reprieve. Hopefully, we can find others to come with us in the future so we can try out the bunkhouse too.
  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

From the Owner

When Linda first saw these old cabins she loved it. She had grown up in a remote part of the Navajo res. because her dad had a trading post out there. So living in town was never really something she wanted to do. Andy's roots go back to an old ranching area down in Young at the bottom of the Mogollon rim. It wasn't hard to talk him living here full time once he retired from Salt River Project. If only these walls could talk.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Flagstaff, Az at 25 Miles Nearest Barpub : Williams, Az at 13 Miles Nearest Golf : Williams at 13 Miles Nearest Train : Flagstaff, Az at 20 Miles Nearest Motorway : Old Route 66 & Interstate 40 at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Williams, Az at 13 Miles Nearest Ski : Snow Bowl at 35 Miles Car: necessary

This rustic 95 yr. old cabin provides a relaxing atmosphere.

It;s fairly close to the Grand Canyon, hiking, a lava tube, historic downtown Williams, Flagstaff & Bearizona. Within walking distance is the historic Parks in the Pines store & Deli. & an original section of old Rte. 66 If you want do visit Sedona you would love the drive from here and down through Oak Creek Canyon as it is centrally located for this part of Arizona.

Whether you sit around the fire in the summer, play in the snow in the winter or need a warm place to relax at the end of a hunt, this cozy little cabin is an inviting place to kick off your boots and hang your hat.

You can see the log walls were hand cut with an axe for the door and windows. There are old dates carved in the logs and painted over. At one time there were six or seven of these little 'effenciency' cabins, outhouses, and one public shower. All of the cabins have been taken down except two. Dubbed after a very good friend, Roger B., who rented it for several years, this little one room cabin has it's own 3/4 bathroom and small kitchen area. On site is acharcoal BBQ & fire ring. The queen bed has a memory foam topper along with all the linens.

It sits right next to the forest line fence, so quiet evenings are often enhanced with the passing of a herd of elk as they graze along moving to the water hole on the other side of Old 66.

Andy & Linda are proud of Arizona, love it's history and are happy to share the information with guests from all over the world.

"Roger's Cabin" is rustic, efficient and REAL. It's a piece of American history that is not a place, it's an experience that time left behind.

Availability

From $75 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Standard
Apr 3 2015 - Jan 4 2016
2 night minimum stay
$75
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$95
$600
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Pet Fee $30
  • Tax Rate 9.5%

This little cabin is $75/nt when reserved along with the Bunk House. It makes a great extra bedroom for more than 4 adults.
Reserved without the Bunk House, it is $85/nt plus tax & a pet fee if needed. Our rates are not higher for peak seasons or holidays.
2 nights with no pet fee would be a total of $185.86.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

From the Owner

This little log cabin is about as close to a true western, Arizona adventure as you can ever get. Just like 'back in the day' there isn't a TV. You won't have time for it, there is too much to see and do right here in an hours drive west, east or south from here. If you like modern glass 'n brass, this isn't your style. However, for the folks who like quiet, nature, maybe evening elk grazing through, you would LOVE this place. Although it's not really a 'place' it's an Arizona experience.

Property Type

  • cabin

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items ...

Dining

  • Dining Area

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 200 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • This is a one room, rustic log cabin. It has all of the essentials except a cook stove, however if you are on vacation is that really 'essential?'

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard
  • 2 garden chairs

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • This little cabin is not set up for long term rental, we have had a few requests for that but prefer not to. The firewood is provided by the local Ponderosa Pine tree department just across the fence. There are seasons when outdoor fire is not permitted by the forest service, it will be posted. Other than that there is no restrictions. We provide coffee, sugar, tea, salt, pepper and some basic spices. There desposable plates and also the real deal plates, cups, dinnerware etc. Also there is a slow cooker in there. If you need more than that we will try to provide it for you. Plenty of parking in front of the cabin, you just might want to watch for the sap from the trees. The shade is nice, but . . .

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