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Secluded Forest Retreat with Gorgeous Views of Mogollon Rim

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Last updated: 08/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Payson house description

All the comforts of home - yet secluded in the tall pines of the Tonto Natl. Forest this 3 bedroom 2 bath retreat has it all. Everything you need to have a relaxing time is already here- you just bring the food. Only 2 hours from Phoenix, 20 minutes outside of Payson. There is hiking, biking, ATC riding, relaxing creekside or viewing the Mogollon Rim from a 380 sq. foot deck or seeing stars like you have never seen them - we want you to build memories of this vacation!! With a very limited number of private residences sitting among the hundred of acres of tall pines, this new home has spacius and clean bedrooms and a very modern kitchen.

Keywords: forest, secluded, retreat, honeymoon, family, get-away, trails, hiking, mountain ranges, nice weather, cool, large, open space, cool weather.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Everything you need is on-site. Blenders, Crock pots, pans, dishes, cookers, toasters, waffle makers, pressure cooker, etc....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                For those who love Coffee we have both a regular pot and also a grinder pot....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Everything you would ever need in a kitchen and more...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Some misc. spices, etc. there for your convenience...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Ice Maker
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Gas Fireplace
              • Air Conditioning
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Hammock, patio furniture, tall pines, flowing creek, fish stocked pond, telescope, cool summer weather, ...moreless


                  • Books
                  • Toys
                  • Television
                  • Video Library
                  • DVD Player
                  • VCR
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • CD Player


                      • Mobile Phone:

                        Cell phone reception is in and out!...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Both front and bank yard patios areas...moreless

                      • Balcony
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View:

                            You are right below the Mogollon Rim so full views from all windows in the home - plus let's not forget about the view of the night sky...awesome stars!...moreless


                          • Ruins
                          • Fishing
                          • Hiking
                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Golf
                          • Snowmobiling
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Sledding
                          • Boating
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Antiquing
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Cinemas
                          • Cycling
                          • Hunting


                          Write a review 4.8
                          from 29 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Veteran ONLY Special
                          Nov 7 - Nov 9, 2014
                          2 night min stay

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          Nov 27 - Nov 30, 2014
                          3 night min stay

                          Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          Christmas Holiday
                          Dec 24 - Dec 28, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $700 $3,000

                          Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundabe security $150
                          • Taxes Not included


                          Rates are subject to change at any time until Contract is signed by both parties. Reservation not complete until Contract and funds have been received. Pet's must be discussed prior to booking - additional security deposit may be required for them. Additional charges of $50 per night apply to holidays.

                          Cancellation policy:

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

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                          Last updated: 08/24/2014
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                          • Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

                            "Tonto Natural Bridge is a natural arch in Arizona, USA, that is believed to be the largest n..."

                          • Chili's Grill & Bar

                          • Alfonso's Mexican Food

                          • Beeline Cafe

                            "For a great piece of homemade pie! "

                          • Cardo's Pizza & Italian Rstrnt

                          • Payson Golf Course

                            "Check out the Golf in Payson:"

                          • Tonto Creek FIsh Hatchery

                            "Visit the hatchery to learn about hatchery fish production and view wildlife. Tonto Creek Fi..."

                          • Diamond Point Rock Quary

                            "Clear quartz crystals, many of them doubly terminated and resembling New York Herkimer diamo..."

                          • Tonto Village

                            "A very small community with a few hundred people, a small rustic restaurant, bar and the clo..."

                          • Willow Springs Lake

                            "Has outstanding access, a paved ramp, and a campground nearby. Fish the upper ends of the tw..."

                          • Woods Canyon Lake

                            "Dammed in 1956, Woods Canyon Lake is one of the most popular recreations areas in all of Ari..."

                          • Mogollon Rim

                            "Learn more about this wonderful sight, seen from our Mountain Home! http://paysonrimcountry..."

                          • Horton Creek Trail

                            "This magical place has flowing creek along the entire path. Take the entire trip back into ..."

                          • Rim Country Museum

                          • Verde Hot Springs

                          • Diamond Point

                            "Diamond Point lookout is a great view of the entire Rim Valley. You can also visit some of t..."

                          • Goswick Gravesites

                            "Just on the opposite side of creek from the cabin you will find the graves of 3 young childr..."

                          • Granny's Attic Antiques

                          • Fargo's Steak House

                          • Buffalo Bar & Grill

                          • Tiny's Family Restaurant

                            "Best for Breakfasts and fresh bread and rolls! Yum!"

                          • Dairy Queen

                          • Diamond Point Shadows Restaurant

                            "About the closest steakhouse to the Cabin - the only other restaurant that is closer would b..."

                          25 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Payson Airport
                          6.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Highway 260 and Beeline
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Double D In Tonto Village
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          See Guide
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          See Guide

                          Car: Necessary

                          Just a few miles from fish hatchery, on site ATV trails, 52 mile Highline Hiking Trail and National Park's, 20 minutes to cinemas, shoping, restaurants, antique stores and much more!


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2009

                          About the owner: We have owned this property since the early 90's when it was just a solar powered, cord style log shack. We built many memories through the years and enjoyed sharing the place with family and friends. After rebuilding just a few years ago we decided that we would like to share our small piece of heaven with other's who might appreciate the peace of this secluded mountain hide-away. It is our hope that you leave here with some great memories of a splendid vacation that will last a lifetime..

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Very few places are available for private ownership in this area of Tonto Natl. Forest. It sits just under the Mogollon Rim at approx. 5500 foot above sea level so the climate is mild to moderate compared to Phoneix. The place sits next to Ellison Creek that flows year round as well as a fulyl stocked trout pond. The property is surrounded by tall pines and juniper's and the 52 mile Highline trail can be reached within a few hundred feet. Each time we go we see amazing wildlife: bobcat, eagles, wild turkeys, javalinas, rabbits, elk, deer, coyotes and SO much more!

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                          Speaks: english

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          • View from the Kitchen window

                            View from the Kitchen window

                          • A white wintery afternoon

                            A white wintery afternoon

                          • Rim Hike

                            Rim Hike

                          • Master Bedroom with King bed and own bathroom

                            Master Bedroom with King bed and own bathroom

                          • Everything you need in a kitchen - you just bring the food!

                            Everything you need in a kitchen - you just bring the food!

                          • Lvng. room with gas fireplace and a great view!

                            Lvng. room with gas fireplace and a great view!

                          • Queen Bedroom #2

                            Queen Bedroom #2

                          • Backyard -peaceful area

                            Backyard -peaceful area

                          • The large outdoor deck to view stars at night and the mountain rim in the day.

                            The large outdoor deck to view stars at night and the mountain rim in the day.

                          • Ellison Creek, flowing right next door

                            Ellison Creek, flowing right next door

                          • Patio View of the Rim

                            Patio View of the Rim

                          • Master Suite

                            Master Suite

                          • Another Kitchen View

                            Another Kitchen View

                          • Living area again

                            Living area again

                          • Queen Bedroom #3

                            Queen Bedroom #3

                          • Hall Bathroom

                            Hall Bathroom

                          • Falls changing colors

                            Falls changing colors

                          VRBO #348674

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                          $100 - $175 per night (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 08/24/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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