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The Sleepy Dog Guest House--Artist Owned, Quirky, Colorful,

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The rocker filled porch is a perfect place to relax

The rocker filled porch is a perfect place to relax An amazing view from the back porch~monsoon or bird watching at their best. The dining area and a great collection of books to read. Lots of color and kitschy collections in the full, working kitchen Corner area is a lovely place to read From the livingroom you can look down into old Bisbee~what a great view! You are greeted by a wonderful collection of western kitsch at the door. Living area with TV, WiFi and a great collection of movies, WiFi, too. A view from the bedroom into the living and dining areas Americana at its best greet you in the kitchen. A private viewing point~perfect for coffee or cocktails~bathrobes are ok! The Sleepy Dog is perched on the side of one of Bisbee's famous hillsides. Valarian is a native plant that grows all over town~here is some outside the Dog Beautiful downtown Bisbee~at the end of the rainbow. Even the stairs leading to the Sleepy Dog have interesting things to look at. What an artistic array of rust and enamel and western kitsch. Monsoon clouds and a yucca bloom on the Sleepy Dog hill. Noodle (R.I.P) and the Button, the infamous doggie hostesses at the Sleepy Dog.

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Last updated: 04/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • 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,

Property Type

  • 900 sq. ft.
  • Cabin
  • 1 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Alternative Lifestyle

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            All of the appliances, frig, stove/oven, microwave, coffee maker...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            0...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Flannel in winter High thread count in summer Feather bedding...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Solar...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking Off Street
          • Air Conditioning

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable:

            WiFi included in nightly rate....moreless

          • Music Library:

            Small boom box and many CDs...moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • VCR

          Communications

              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Private 'viewing point' with table and chairs...moreless

              • Village

              Car

                  • Not Necessary

                  Activities

                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hiking
                  • Tennis
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Cycling
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing

                  Other Activities

                      • 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
                       

                      Reviews

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                      • Great weekend getaway

                        Great weekend getaway

                        • Guest Mindy (Phoenix, AZ)
                        • Date of stay 12/09/11
                        • Review Submitted 12/19/11
                        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!

                        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.

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                      • Loved this guest house

                        Loved this guest house

                        • Guest Carol (Green Valley AZ)
                        • Date of stay 09/18/08
                        • Review Submitted 08/04/11
                        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.

                        Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, pet owners, romantic getaway.

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                      $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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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 04/14/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      This owner has opted not to share the exact location of their property.

                      • 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
                       

                      Owner info

                      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.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • The rocker filled porch is a perfect place to relax

                        The rocker filled porch is a perfect place to relax

                      • The dining area and a great collection of books to read.

                        The dining area and a great collection of books to read.

                      • Corner area is a lovely place to read

                        Corner area is a lovely place to read

                      • You are greeted by a wonderful collection of western kitsch at the door.

                        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 view from the bedroom into the living and dining areas

                      • A private viewing point~perfect for coffee or cocktails~bathrobes are ok!

                        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

                        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.

                        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.

                        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.

                        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

                        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!

                        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.

                        Living area with TV, WiFi and a great collection of movies, WiFi, too.

                      • Americana at its best greet you in the kitchen.

                        Americana at its best greet you in the kitchen.

                      • The Sleepy Dog is perched on the side of one of Bisbee's famous hillsides.

                        The Sleepy Dog is perched on the side of one of Bisbee's famous hillsides.

                      • Beautiful downtown Bisbee~at the end of the rainbow.

                        Beautiful downtown Bisbee~at the end of the rainbow.

                      • What an artistic array of rust and enamel and western kitsch.

                        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.

                        Noodle (R.I.P) and the Button, the infamous doggie hostesses at the Sleepy Dog.

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, October 31, 2013

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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 3

                      View calendar: Updated 04/14/14
                      Owner
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                      (520) 236-5741
                      Laura Walker, guest inn keeper

                      Speaks: english
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