East Verde River Cabin: Fishing, Hunting and Family Fun.
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Charlie fishing the East Verde River (Between the Waterwheel access and 2nd bridge: Take the 2nd bridge access and cross road to trail head. It's only 2 miles from cabin!
3 Bedroom/2 Bath, 2 Fireplace Cabin Across the Street from the East Verde River nestled in the cool Pines @ 5,300 ft. elevation 10 miles NE of Payson in Whispering Pines. Public access down street at wet bridge. Fly fish for trout & small-mouth bass. Cabin Sleeps Eight (1 queen, 2 full, 2 twin). Linen & towels furnished. WIFI, Blu-Ray, NetFlix, Direct TV with NFL MAX package and Netbook Computer. Fully Equipped Kitchen & Laundry room w/ washer & dryer, Cabin Decor (Trout, Elk & Bear Rm). Living room w/leather sectional, 2 recliners. Custom Kitchen Table & Fireplace Mantels made of Juniper. Gas grill & Fire ring. For the fishing enthusiast: 2 fly tying tables, a fishing rod holder inside & wader hanger outside. Dog friendly (up to 2 good dogs) For hunters: Excellent Elk & Turkey hunting w/ Tonto National Forestry access less than 1/4 mile from cabin. Enhance your stay by adding a guided fishing trip or buying supplies and flies.
In greatroom, 42 inch Phillips flatscreen LCD HDTV with Blue Ray player, Free Netflix and Pandora.
Fireplace firewood is provided FREE for 2 fireplaces (one in kitchen and other in greatroom). Fire ring firewood (pine) is often stacked near fire ring, but is NOT guaranteed. We are unable to restock fire ring wood between all guest stays, but it may be collected in nearby Tonto National Forest for 'small camp fires for free'. Please Do Not burn fireplace wood in the fire ring. It is expensive hard wood (pecan, oak, aspen, and alligator juniper) so it will burn hot and not soot up chimneys. We have 2 ceramic heaters. One on each floor. Feel free to place them where you want. (They use much less electricity than baseboard heat.) When you arrive at cabin, if the ceramic heaters are not enough, please turn on baseboard heaters until you have time to light fireplaces. There is one located in bathroom and Bear room downstairs and a thermostat at top of stairs on the left side of wall for the living room. There is one in the Elk room too. Also, the fireplace dampers/flutes are closed. Before starting fires please look up and pull the black bar forward to you to open so fire smoke goes up chimney. If one fireplace is not in use keep that damper closed so smoke from the other fireplace doesn't reenter home because the chimney stacks are next to each other. Lots of free firewood is behind cabin and next to driveway (oak, aspen,pecan, alligator juniper). From our and other guests it is best to place firewood as far back from front as possible to encourage smoke up flute and when first lighting it to heat up the chimney stack with a firestarter stick (not able to keep firestarter log/sticks stocked at cabin. Please bring. Have long matches though). These are just tricks you may already know. When the fire is out its best to close flute as soon as possible, because when the chimney stack cools down it can drive cold smoky air in. If that happens, just open the windows and run the ceiling fans.
If it is misused, we will not be able to continue offering it free for the fireplaces or may be forced to raise rates. Thank you Very Much.
Football Season: Direct TV NFL Sunday Ticket: For those of you who want to get away, but can't stand the thought of missing a game in real time, we have Direct TV Sunday Ticket. Information for all NFL Sunday Tickets on Direct TV:
If a game the viewer wishes to watch is blacked out in their home market because it's not sold out, the game remains blacked out on NFL Sunday Ticket. Any other game televised locally is also blacked out. (viewers must watch them instead on the local FOX or CBS affiliates) See Channel Guide in Guest Handbook at Cabin Please. Games joined or switched away from in progress usually have their blackout status altered immediately.
Fishing licenses can be purchased at the camping, hunting, outdoor sports counter of Walmart in Payson. Even in the winter, there is hold over trout at the 1st and 2nd wet bridges. They are the smarter ones that lasted thru the angler season so they are spooky, but if you catch one you are the master! A honey hole document for fishing hot spots will be sent with directions and cabin keyless entry code after payment is made in full a day prior to stay.
The East Verde River TROUT STOCKING SCHEDULE started April 2nd, 2012 and continues weekly through August 29th, 2012 for the summer season by the AZ Game and Fish Department. See stocking schedule at:
From Hwy 87, take a right onto Houston Mesa Road. It's 10 miles to cabin. At 6.9 miles, the first East Verde River access (parking area on right) is just beyond the bridge overpass has some great shallow swimming holes friendly to kids, dogs. It is a fish and game trout stocking spot. At 7.5 miles the next parking area on right is called Waterwheel which is VERY scenic with hiking trails and waterfalls. It has 3 sites stocked by fish and game. At 8.1 miles just after crossing the first wet bridge is a parking area called 2nd crossing on left which has great fishing areas (stocked by fish and game), hiking trail (see marker directly across the road by river). At 8.8 miles, the next parking area is on left beyond the 2nd wet bridge (also a fish stocking spot). Continue up curved hill and enter Whispering Pines Subdivision (on right side). The Left side is still Tonto Forest. The 3rd wet bridge crossing on scott's drive is only another mile and .5 miles from the cabin. It is a great spot to plant some lawn chairs (under stairs at cabin) and soak you feet, play, etc...
Upstream from cabin (take a right on Houston Mesa Rd from cabin and bear left at the road split). It is called Washington Park and is another river access with a well known great hiking trail called Highline Trail (5 miles from cabin). There are other river access points upstream on the dirt control road toward Hwy 260 (instead of bearing left toward Washington Park, cross bridge on right and bear left). This heads to Tonto Creek and fish hatchery, camping areas, etc... all part of Tonto Forest.
Reminder: Please check outlets for any plugs, chargers, cords for your portable devises. 1 out of 4 guests leave one behind which we return as quickly as possible, but it still takes a week (start to finish).
35 things to do in Payson
Drive, Bike, or Hike the Top of the Mogollon Rim.
Visit Tonto Natural Bridge & Tonto Fish Hatchery.
Fossil Hunting @ Paleo Site.
Visit the Shoofly Indian Ruins & Zane Grey Museum.
Visit the Rim Country Museum in Payson.
Fish at One of the Many Rim Country Lakes.
Golf on the public Payson Course.
Take an Airplane Ride to View Rim Country.
Canoe, Fish, Walk Around Willow Springs and Woods Canyon Lakes.
Go Gambling at the Mazatzal Casino.
Take the Children to Green Valley Park.
Take a Stroll Down Payson's Historic Main Street.
Stargaze Under the Clear, Night Sky.
Attend One of Payson's Many Rodeos.
Pick a Trail and Go Hiking - Over 50 Miles to Choose From! A Railroad Tunnel too.
Go Fishing on One of the Many Streams that Surround Rim Country.
Relax in the Verde Hot Springs.
Look for Crystals on Diamond Point.
Go Horseback Riding.
Visit the Payson Candle Factory.
Natural Springs at Fossil.
This is a no smoking property.
Pets are conditionally allowed. Please inquire. Generally up to 2 good dogs are allowed for an additional fee. 1st dog $50. 2nd dog add $25.
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- 1608 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
Toys & kid movies. 2 spiderman and 1 barbie fishing rod in hall holder are NOT provided any longer due to multiple replacements. Please check the Payson Walmart to purchase for $15 to $20 each....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered:
- Wheelchair Inaccessible:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Twin Bunks do have ladder and guard rails. Note weight limit on Elk Room bunk is 150 lbs, but the Bear room Bunk can hold up to 250 Lbs. 2011 Graco Stanton Crib with stationary sides compliant with federal regulations in Elk Room. There is a queen size blow up mattress in hallway closet. Child Graco Play Pin in Closet. Safety gate on top of stairs and portable one in closet. All Bedrooms have a TV with DVD player. Note: They are not connected to DirectTV or wireless network as in the Greatroom....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Pet Friendly : large dog crate, dog bed, 3 bowls, spare leash, few throw toys and doggie poop bags in laundry room. Kid Friendly : few toys & kid movies. 1 spiderman and 1 barbie fishing rod in hall holder. are NO LONGER provided. Please buy at local Payson Walmart for $15 to $20 depending on season. 4 folding chairs for river use. 2 Adult reel rods. 4 chair folding card table. BlueRay Internet TV, Netflix movies, Online Music, Books, Games, some children toys, 2 Fly Tying tables, Fishing rod holder, Wader Holder outside, 2 fireplaces, Fire Ring, Cabin theme decor, large dog kennel, fans in all bedrooms and living room, fish guide service and flies may be available for purchase - please inquire. Free Firewood for fireplaces. Baseboard electric heat and 2 ceramic portable heaters (one for each level). Free NFL Sunday Ticket per Direct TV guidelines for blackouts. WE HAVE ANOTHER PROPERTY IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS!: http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3968322...moreless
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
Flat screen 50" livingroom to Blue ray player, free Netflix, Pandora service, 2 small TV's with DVD players in bunk rooms. Trout Room with large TV and DVD player. The bedroom TV's not connected to the Blue ray & internet connection. Only the greatroom with Direct TV total choice, phoenix local , Netflix, Pandora. . Other services on Blue ray player offered is not free....moreless
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- Video Library:
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access:
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Computer Available:
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
3 Wood Cabinet Cherry 1500W Portable Quartz Infrared Heater w/ wheels 5600BTU in each bedroom Plus Base Board Heat. Please Note: Fireplaces put out a lot of heat and have heatilators to blow heat....moreless
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
DSL modem service with Qwest: 1.5 mbps/896 kbps. 1.5mbps down (.8 mbps up) which is the highest area option unless you want to VPN to work network & optimize even further. We have never had an issue with average use (email, surfing, and have a net book, netflix, etc... always work fine). Qwest service 800-244-1111 for Payson zip code 85541....moreless
- Wood Fireplace:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Small Cooler
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 13 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
Dec 23 - Dec 27, 2015
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning service $65
- Pet Fee $50
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 6.6%
Christmas week $1000(7 nights) then nightly rate of $200. min stay 4 days. Any other holidays is $850 (7 nights). Thanksgiving nightly rate of $175 . $160 per night for other holidays. . Monthly rate $2500 min. No reservations taken beyond a month. $60 cleaning fee per stay. $50 for 1 pet fee, $25 for extra pet per stay (not taxed)
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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1/4 mile from forestry access to the Mogollon Rim, East Verde River Across street, Public Access .5 mile at first wet bridge from cabin. Fly Fish for trout and small-mouth bass, the game and fish stock trout every other Tuesday across the street from property, Go tubing, Sightsee hike and explore the rim, Hunt for Turkey & Elk or watch them graze in the meadow beside property, Cross 3 wet bridges to cabin retreat, Comparable not found at this low price.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: Greetings! My name is Charlie Palmer and I am the owner and operator of AZFishGuide. I am a Licensed Fly-Fishing Guide in the State of Arizona and have been Fishing for over 30 years. Fly Fishing is my passion and I enjoy teaching others. That is why I have started my own Fly Fishing Guide Service. My goal is to educate others in the sport, make Fly Fishing fun, and introduce clients to some of the amazing streams and lakes that Arizona has to offer.
Why the Owner Chose Payson:
Location! It's my dream and passion to be outdoors fishing, hunting, hiking, relaxing with family and getting out of the desert heat:) It is at 5,300 ft elevation in the cool pines with mountain mogollon rim nearby, forestry all around and the East Verde River across the street with the sound of the falls while sitting out on the deck. Stars are so bright at night. Elk graze in the meadow next to the property. Its only a 10 mile scenic drive thru 3 wet bridges NE of Payson where restaurants, shopping, movies & Hospital are. Nature close to convenience.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
3 Bedroom/2 Bath, 2 Fireplaces, Cabin Across the Street from the East Verde River nestled in the cool Pines in Whispering Pines. Fly fish for trout & smallmouth bass. Cabin Sleeps Eight (1 queen, 2 full, 2 twin). Linen & towels furnished. WIFI, Blu-Ray, NetFlix, and Netbook Computer. Fully Equiped Kitchen & Laundary room w/ washer & dryer, Cabin Decor (Trout, Elk & Bear Rm). Living room w/leather sectional, 2 recliners. Custom Kitchen Table & Fireplace Manels made of Juniper. Gas grill & Fire ring. For the fishing enthusiast: 2 fly tying tables, a fishing rod holder inside & wader hanger outside. Dog friendly (1-2 Dog only!) For hunters: Excellent Elk & Turkey hunting w/ Tonto National Forestry access less than 1/4 mile from cabin.
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East Verde River Cabin
Trout Run Room Door Sign
Kitchen Fireplace. Free Pecan,Oak,Aspen,Juniper Firewood stacked next to cabin
Sectional with 2 recliners, 2 fly tie table stations, Flatscreen TV.
Bear Cave. Twin over Full Adult friendly Bunk Bed.
Elk Meadow Room Twin over Full. Memory Foam Mattresses. Crib
A place to hang your fishing gear. Another rod holder is inside.
View of field next to property on Right. Elk often feed here.
New Feb 2015 large Grill with extra propane tank for backup.
Calm areas to play. Great spot for kids and dogs next to 3 wet bridges.
Water Wheel Recreation Area approx 3 miles from cabin.
A guest Susan has a dog named
Trout Run Room. Queen Log Bed. Memory Foam Mattress.
Kitchen with Juniper table, Mantel and fireplace
Kitchenware is stocked. Propane grill on deck.
View of Living room Fireplace with Heatilator Unit to keep cozy warm
Bear Cave. AC. TV with built in VCR. DVD with many kid movies.
Cabin Theme Bathrooms, Clean & stocked with linens.
Backyard slope and Elk trail behind home part of property.
Another deck view.
Scott Drive Wet Bridge crossing East Verde River.
Elk hanging out eating along the East Verde River.
Tubing on East Verde River approx 2 miles from cabin.
Tonto Natural Bridge. 12 miles north from Hwy 87 and Houston Mesa Road.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, November 26, 2015
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