The Sleepy Dog Guest House--Artist Owned, Quirky, Colorful,
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Bisbee cabin description
The Sleepy Dog Guest House is a one bedroom, artist owned, restored miner's cabin perched high in the hills above Historic Old Bisbee. Sitting on an acre of land, it is incredibly private and quiet--with no neighbors and no noise-- yet we are close enough to town that it's an easy stroll to great restaurants, shopping, sight seeing and antiquing. The Sleepy Dog's memorable atmosphere is regionally eclectic and features folk and contemporary art. The 850sf house features a sitting area, dining room, bedroom, and full, working kitchen. We supply simple makin's for breakfast (self catering) in the morning including coffee, teas, eggs, and bread. The pantry is also stocked with basic spices.
Our guests rave about the incredibly comfortable king sized bed, the well appointed linens, feather bedding and the clawfoot bath tub--great for a long, hot soak--and the stunning views of town and the Mexican mountains in the distance. The views from the house are without a doubt the best that Bisbee has to offer. We also have our own private viewing point out the back gate and up a short trail where you can enjoy coffee in the morning or cocktails in the evening and watch the town unfold in front of you. It's a fun little spot unique to the Sleepy Dog. Our guests are welcome to use all of the sitting areas, porches, both front and back. The overall setting is welcoming and private and is a convenient walk to Old Bisbee
A television (with satellite reception, DVD/VCR player and a collection of over one hundred movies) is available for down time relaxing. Wi-Fi is available, however there is no telephone. Verizon and Sprint cell services are most reliable in this area. We also offer an iPod dock and a three piece speaker system should you be inclined to plug it into your laptop.
The Sleepy Dog is the quintessential Bisbee lodging experience with hiking right out side the front door, amazing star gazing because of the clean, high altitude air, bird watching, and, of course, the house itself. The bird watching is superb! Guests have seen over 30 species of birds ranging from sandhill cranes (10 miles away at their winter home), woodpeckers, roadrunners, goldfinches, vermillion flycatchers, lazlu buntings, towhees, juncos, owls, bluebirds to violet crowned, lucifer and ruby throated hummingbirds.
Bisbee is a quirky little town and so is the Sleepy Dog--very colorful, filled with original art, kitschy collections and a unique blend of comfort, one of a kind decor, and amenities that bring our guests back time and time again. So, if you're looking for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation and an escape from reality for a bit there's only one place to stay, and that's the Sleepy Dog!
Keywords: Cabin, guest house,
- 900 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Dining Area Seats:
- Cooking Utensils
- Linens Provided:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Washing Machine
- Parking Off Street
- Air Conditioning
- Satellite / Cable:
- Music Library:
- CD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Not Necessary
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Fitness Center
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Basketball Court
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Incredible bird watching is right outside the Sleepy Dog door. More than 30 species of birds including Mexican Spotted Owls, Great Horned Owels, six types of hummingbirds, Red Cardinals, Vermillion Flycatchers, Lazlu Bunting, Towhees, Mockingvirds, Solitaires, Wrens and Finches have been seen either at the Sleepy Dog itself or with a short day trip of the house....moreless
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Great weekend getaway
Great weekend getaway
We had a great time in Bisbee at The Sleepy Dog Guest House. Tad, the owner, is a gracious host who made sure we were comfortable. The property is lovely (very fun decor) and cozy and has a beautiful view of the town and the surrounding mountains from the living room and the backyard deck. Highly recommend The Sleepy Dog for a romantic weekend getaway!
- Guest Mindy (Phoenix, AZ)
- Date of stay 12/09/11
- Review Submitted 12/19/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, pet owners, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Owner response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us~it's always great to hear that all of our efforts to make our guests feel at home are worthwhile.
Loved this guest house
Loved this guest house
My Dog Tonka and I enjoyed this guest house some years back. Perfect little get-away for us. Although Tonka can no longer 'do stairs'.... I hope to return once day.
- Guest Carol (Green Valley AZ)
- Date of stay 09/18/08
- Review Submitted 08/04/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, pet owners, romantic getaway.
$125 per night (plus tax of 12.05%) (1-2 people) .. $750/week Ten-fifteen dollar doggie charge per night, $10 extra person charge
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- Nearest Airport: Tucson at 90 Miles
- Nearest Train: Benson at 40 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: Highway 80 at 0.5 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: St. Elmo's at 0.25 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Turquoise Valley at 8 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Sully's at 0.25 Miles
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: Tad Cheyenne Miller is a watercolor painter, lover of dogs, world traveler and a woman who loves road trips, new experiences and meeting people. She has lived in Bisbee for sixteen years.
Why the Owner Chose Bisbee:
The Sleepy Dog Guest House has a fantastic location in Bisbee--it's on the edge of town yet close enough where a car is not necessary. The house's orientation to the sun means warm, sunny days in the winter which is a real plus for snow birds visiting the area. The layout of the house is convenient and comfortable, small enough to be cozy yet large enough not to feel cramped, and the two porches add great el fresco opportunities.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Waking up to the sound of birds, the morning sunshine, the view of town, the comfort of an old house, the clawfoot tub, and the rockers on the porch are the best things about the Sleepy Dog. There's also a private little table and chair arrangement on our special viewing point which is a one minute walk out the back gate.
- Primary: (520) 236-5741 Laura Walker, guest inn keeper
- Secondary: (520) 236-5741
The rocker filled porch is a perfect place to relax
The dining area and a great collection of books to read.
Corner area is a lovely place to read
You are greeted by a wonderful collection of western kitsch at the door.
A view from the bedroom into the living and dining areas
A private viewing point~perfect for coffee or cocktails~bathrobes are ok!
Valarian is a native plant that grows all over town~here is some outside the Dog
Even the stairs leading to the Sleepy Dog have interesting things to look at.
Monsoon clouds and a yucca bloom on the Sleepy Dog hill.
An amazing view from the back porch~monsoon or bird watching at their best.
Lots of color and kitschy collections in the full, working kitchen
From the livingroom you can look down into old Bisbee~what a great view!
Living area with TV, WiFi and a great collection of movies, WiFi, too.
Americana at its best greet you in the kitchen.
The Sleepy Dog is perched on the side of one of Bisbee's famous hillsides.
Beautiful downtown Bisbee~at the end of the rainbow.
What an artistic array of rust and enamel and western kitsch.
Noodle (R.I.P) and the Button, the infamous doggie hostesses at the Sleepy Dog.
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Date last modified - Thursday, October 31, 2013
1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
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