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Breathtaking Views of Mogollon Rim from Large Mountain Home

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Last updated: 12/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Payson cabin description

Breathtaking views of the Mogollon rim from all decks and windows of this 2900 sq. ft. mountain home which was designed for comfort, family fun, or entertaining guests--all will surprise and delight you! With 800 sq. ft. of decks, 4 bedrooms, plenty of living space, and a two car garage: your stay will be a special get-a-way. Located 200 feet above the East Verde River valley in secluded Whispering Pines community, you are still 12 miles from the center of Payson or Pine. so you enjoy peace and contentment, yet know that the amenities are not too far away.

The great room is marvelous for spreading out in front of the amazing (hand picked) stone fireplace. Views from the near floor-to-ceiling windows almost hypnotize you. A/C if needed.

Spaciousness extends to the master suite, topping the house with its own bath, dressing room and balcony/deck on the upper two levels.

Mid levels include two more large bed rooms, one king, one queen, a bath, complete kitchen, dining area and the great room furnished to lend itself to enjoying satellite HDTV, reading, games, and conversation areas.

The lower levels include one bedroom, queen size and a bunk bed, another bath, and an amazing oversized game room with a wood burning stove, ping pong table, piano, TV, games, music, puzzles--even a queen wall bed and futon for extra sleepers.
The kitchen/dining area is complete with microwave, dishwasher, disposal, cookware, dishes, utensils, blender, mixer, coffee pot, toaster, etc. Also stocked with flour, condiments sugar, salt, pepper, spices, oil.--Big table with leaves in hall closet. Good for family or holiday feast. Adjoining patio has table, chairs & BBQ s for picnic style dining.

There are electric heaters under each bathroom vanity in the bed rooms living room and game room. However, the preferred heating method is to sit in front of the fireplace or wood stove with a cup of hot chocolate.

Towels and extra linens are found in hall closet. Iron is in laundry room (lower level, W/D, soap)

If you need anything else, let us know when you leave, so we can provide it for your next visit!

Keywords: Hillside home, surrounded by pines fireplace, wood burning stove, game room,


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Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Children Welcome:

            Multiple levels, but room for fun...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Bedroom 4


          • Convertible bed(s)


          • King size beds (2) One in the master suite and one in the deck bed room., Queen size Beds (2) Both front bed rooms have queens., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon for 2, Bunk Beds (1), Murphy Beds (1) Queen...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Satellite / Cable:

            Living room(HD) and game room (Direct TV) you won;t miss any games....moreless

          • Stereo


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Restaurants

          Leisure Activities

          • Sledding
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Almost every window and all decks have amazing views, mountains and valley by day, inspiring stargazing at night Three decks face the Mogollon rim....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Hunting
              • Mountain Biking


              • Air Conditioning:

                In living room. Lower levels stay cool naturally....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Computer Available:

                No computer, Modem and WiFi is available....moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Magic Jack...moreless

              • Garage:

                Two car garage. If we have a project going, there may only be room for one....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Beds will be made when you arrive. If you need them, linens for the Murphy bed, futon and blow up beds are available....moreless

              • Mobile Phone:

                Not available at house, but spotty Verizon coverage in the area....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking area is past the driveway. The driveway is steep. If there is snow on the driveway or is expected, park there, avoid getting stuck. Rear wheel drive pickups should always park there....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Plenty of room....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Local phone, Magic Jack for free long distance...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                WiFi available...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Wood is kept behind the cabinet door to the right of the fireplace....moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                Adds to the ambiance of the game room....moreless


              • Cooking Utensils:

                Silverware. dishes, pots, pans, etc...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Lots of dining space, Dish Washer, Garbage disposal, Microwave, Blender, Coffee pots, etc....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator


              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio:

                (3) 8oo Sq. ft. with great views...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa


              Write a review 4.9
              from 32 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning fee $115
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Taxes Not included

              Cancellation policy:

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

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              Last updated: 12/21/2014
              Check availability
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates


              100 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Phoenix, AZ
              12 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Payson, AZ
              14 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Payson, AZ
              10 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 87
              11 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Payson, AZ

              Car: Necessary

              Whispering Pines 12 miles from the center of Payson, AZ


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1985

              About the owner: We are at the time of life where we can be our own 'bosses' (retired engineer & English CC teacher.) Our family comes first, then friends (also 4 legged variety) followed closely by golf (him) bridge( us) reading (us); Travel (Our planes head mainly to towns where kids & friends live) Next, Remodeling--him, work--her, inspiration. Club & volunteer stuff-- him HO, her KD; TV--him, sports. her drama! We have been married for 50 years to the same people! Both: married '59, graduated Kansas State '60, had baby, '61, baby '62; baby '63--in '64 we got a dog!! All goes well.

              Why the Owner Chose Payson:
              We wanted a place away from the valley where all of the kids and grandkids could come and be together. We found the area while visiting friends in Whispering Pines in a gorgeous snowstorm the day after a warm Thanksgiving in Phoenix. It seemed like heaven to be able to share both worlds with only a two hour ride. We wanted in! We had the shell built and completed the house ourselves. We picked chandeliers from Mexico, rocks for the fireplace from all over the country, and furnishings from family pieces, 'gently used' and even broke down and bought a lot. It works as 'eclectic to the max,' The views in this area belong to God--we just bought here so we could share them. There is a feeling in the air here that brings out the best in people which makes them happy.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
              Inviting friends here for a day or a weekend is a joy for us & them. Everyday cares fall away as the pines, oaks, and juniper give the air a certain mountain tang. Actually, The 5,400 feet elevation makes the nights 25 degrees and days 15 degrees cooler than valley temperatures. Here, we have seasons that give us soft spring rain, exciting summer electriical storms, vivid autumn leaves, and frost, snow, & earmuffs. We never tire of seeing the glorious views of 40 miles of Rim that we share with God. Sunsets from the north deck are amazing, and the experience of watching a storm approach through the valley until the new rain finally drives you from your nest in the porch swing inside--unforgettable. We have had many memorable family reunions here--there have been two Golden Wedding celebrations, a Honeymoon--the magic is just beginning. You won't want to forget your time here. Bring your best camera.

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              Speaks: english



              • HOUSE ON THE HILL

                HOUSE ON THE HILL

              • Great room.

                Great room.

              • Kitchen


              • Game Room

                Game Room

              • Game Room with Murphy Bed

                Game Room with Murphy Bed

              • Master Bedroom.

                Master Bedroom.

              • Front Bedroom

                Front Bedroom

              • Winter wonderland.

                Winter wonderland.

              • Snow melts quickly in March

                Snow melts quickly in March

              • Rim Side of house

                Rim Side of house

              • GREAT ROOM

                GREAT ROOM

              • Fireplace, Firewood is behind door to the right.

                Fireplace, Firewood is behind door to the right.

              • Dining Table

                Dining Table

              • Game Room with Foosball & Game Table

                Game Room with Foosball & Game Table

              • LOWER DECK BEDROOM

                LOWER DECK BEDROOM

              • Lower Bedroom.

                Lower Bedroom.

              • Master bath.

                Master bath.

              • March 19, 2012 view from living room.

                March 19, 2012 view from living room.

              • EVENING


              • Kitchen Deck

                Kitchen Deck

              VRBO #381222

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

              $250 per night (USD)

              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 14

              View calendar: Updated 12/21/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/21/2014
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