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Mountain Chalet: Visit Sedona, Grand Canyon, Meteor Crater, Petrified Forest.


Property Details

Updated: Oct 19, 2016
16' Ceiling & Massive Stone Fireplace, 3 Br + Loft, 1&1/2 Baths, 750' Of Deck

Steps from the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest our Mountain Chalet is a two story cabin with a beautiful wrought iron spiral staircase and open loft, oak flooring, high ceiling great room, with 16ft windows, along with a massive floor to ceiling natural stone. indoor charcoal grill and plenty of parking. LCD tv's, Dish provided TV channels, wireless Internet and stereo systems. Lots of low tech games for kids and adults.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

This is our family second home that we occasionally make available to visitors. It is fully equipped all linens, towels and firewood. It is a year round cabin with forced air central heating.

I am a retired higher education administrator and my spouse is a retired interior designer and homemaker. We have adult twin daughters who are pursuing careers in Phoenix and Seattle.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

My friends and I spent a week at this location and had a ball. The house is conveniently located between some pretty spectacular areas. We visited the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Lake Powell as well as many other local areas of interest. The house is nicely appointed and has a full kitchen. The owner was a pleasure to deal with and we look forward to another visit in the near future-- perhaps during a different time of the year. I highly recommend this property!

Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Sep 2011
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7 Reviews

based on 7 traveler reviews


A timely retreat...

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect, comfortable place. All us fit perfectly and slept like we had not slept in a long time! We, including my 4 nieces and nephews, did not watch tv for 4 days! A miracle! We loved the environment with walks, hiking and family time. My nephew and his family had endured a tragic event in his neighborhood. This short retreat was a timely gift from God. Thank you. The only thing we commented on was the use the indoor grill. Even with the flue open, very smoky. Art was so responsive. Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable cabin with many nice extras.

  • 4 of 5

Great cabin with plenty of room, grand fire place with stocked wood, and relaxing patio surrounded by tall pines. Amply stocked with blankets, towels, dishes, appliances, spices, and other supplied consumables that were a nice added touch. No need to bring anything except your food, drinks, and overnight bag. Indoor charcoal grill is a unique feature but requires quite a bit of charcoal to use effectively since you cannot adjust the grate to get closer to the coals- a regular outdoor gas grill would've been a nice backup option. Corner lot at the edge of town is a nice easy to find location and good spot for people watching, although a bit noisy with all of the ATV traffic since it is on the main road. Definitely recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the fine review. I Will add the crank to adjust the charcoal level.
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The house was beautiful. We loved the surrounding trees and peacefulness the property had to offer.

  • 4 of 5

It house was clean and we felt very welcomed when we arrived. The neighborhood was very nice and well maintained. The wrap around porch was a great place to hang out and it gets a nice breeze at night and in the morning. We visited the house over Fathers Day weekend and stayed the week after. There was a little more traffic (ATV's and razors) over the weekend, but it was very quite and peaceful during the week. The house had plenty of room for our family. We had a one year old with us and it was pretty easy to somewhat childproof the area. The only problem we encountered was we traveled to Munds Park during a heat wave. The daily temperatures reaching 95-99 on two days we were there. The house was pretty toasty and didn't cool off at night. We reached out to the owner and he gave us some tips to help with the heat. There is a small window AC in the kitchen but it doesn't cool the house. Luckily it was only bad for about 2 nights. The house is located right outside of the National Forest. It was very easy to walk to and get on the trails. We discovered a lake near by (within walking distance) and we enjoyed going and sitting under the trees on the bench. It was a great place to stay, we would love to go back in the fall or Spring when it is not so hot there. Normal daytime temperatures are in the 80's, we just went during a heat wave. I would recommend this place to others. It was a nice house and was very spacious. The owner was very helpful and responded to our emails very quickly. Thanks for letting us stay in your second home!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. Based on your comments we have added a second ac unit in the upstairs bedroom and added suggestions for keeping the cabin cool in the event heat wave in our Tips for a Wonderful Cabin Stay. Please visit again and we will adjust our daily rate.
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Comfy, cozy, fun

  • 4 of 5

Over all the experience was amazing. Had a great time with my family over Christmas. The upstairs bed seemed like it did not fit the box spring, and needed extra support so we placed a piece of wood underneath it which seemed to help. Furniture location in the great room was a bit akward for the tv, but I figured it was probably due to the Christmas tree (which was beautiful). You have wonderful spices to cook with which was nice, and plenty of pans and containers. I bet being there on the deck in the summer time is so nice, I wish we could have utilized it but it was too cold! Maybe we will have to come back during the summer. Fireplace and wood was awesome, kept us very comfortable. Thank you for sharing your second home with us.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and we are pleased you had an amazing experience. The upstairs bed spring and mattress are new so we will check it and correct any problems.
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The perfect Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated Father's Day in this wonderful cabin. Everyone agreed it was comfortable, cozy and had plenty of space for all.

The Ashton's were prompt in replying to our questions and very accommodating.

We look forward to coming back.

Kelly B

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect cabin feel.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the property. Had everything you needed and more. Was very comfortable and felt like our own cabin rather than a rental.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Steps from the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest. Our Mountain Chalet is a two story home with a beautiful wrought iron spiral staircase, open loft, high ceiling great room, with 16ft windows, along with a massive floor to ceiling natural stone fireplace. The cabin is located 20 minutes south of Flagstaff and comfortably sleeps 8 in 3 bedrooms and a sleeping loft. The downstairs has 2 bedrooms, one with a queen bed and flat screen TV connected to satellite/netflix services and the other downstairs bedroom has twin beds. The upstairs has a king bed and TV, plus a separate loft with 2 twin beds.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : flagstaff, az at 14 Miles Nearest Barpub : Pinewood Blvd at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Pinewood County Club at 1 Miles Nearest Motorway : I17 at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Pinewood Blvd. at 1 Miles Nearest Ski : Snowbowl at 30 Miles Car: necessary

The location shown on the Google map is approximate.


Rental rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $85
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 6.9%

Fees for holiday periods are $295/night, these are Thanksgiving, Christmas, new year and July 4th. Any special needs or question please free to contact owner.

There is no tax on monthly rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

  • chateau / country house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Rural


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing

Floor Area

  • 1700 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, Bathroom cabinets and sink.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • master - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single, This is a loft open to the great room.


  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Over 700 sq. feet of deck on three sides of the cabin with patio furniture. Lots of windows for natural lighting and surrounded by beautiful pine and juniper trees. You can enjoy wireless internet access, satellite TV, and Netflix movies on a flatscreen LCD TVs. DVD, stereo/CD and VHS formats are also available. Curl up by the fireplace and play with the many board games, toys, and puzzles. Indoor charcoal grill (charcoal provided), kitchen fully equipped with microwave, dishwasher, oven, stove, coffee maker, crock pot, toaster, dishes, and cookware. Also provided are clean bedding/linens, paper goods, kitchen/laundry/bathroom soaps, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, a large variety of cooking spices, some canned goods, and condiments. The cabin has central heat and a full size washer and dryer.

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