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The 'Gateway to the Grand Canyon'.

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Last updated: 12/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Grand Canyon house description

Book now for Polar Express!

We deck the halls for the holiday's to create a cozy home for your family. Light a fire and watch the Polar Express movie on the 52' TV, then dress your kids in their pj's and slippers to board the real Polar Express and meet Santa!

This home is located three-miles from downtown Williams and convenient to all local amenities, including golf, skiing, shopping, fishing and hiking. The Grand Canyon Railway (Polar Express) is minutes away.

Approximately a 40 minute drive to the Grand Canyon park entrance and 30 minutes to downtown Flagstaff. Bearizona and the Deer Park are an easy drive from our home.

You will be surrounded by magnificent pines at 6,800 feet in the beautiful Elephant Rocks golf community. Golf course views from the front of the house with a private back yard overlooking Bill Williams Mountain. This immaculate home hosts a fireplace, covered patio and separate deck with BBQ.

The fully equipped kitchen seats eight and offers everything you need to make your family at home. Clean linens and towels are provided for your comfort along with extra blankets for cozy nights.

The master bedroom features a king bed, spacious walk-in closet and private bath with garden tub, shower and double-sinks. The second and third bedrooms have queen beds and a twin roll-away bed and crib is available for your use. The home easily accommodates seven guests. Each bedroom is equipped with satellite TV.

Two mountain bikes and two children’s bikes along with a game table, board games, cards, books, magazines and DVDs are available for your enjoyment.

A full-size washer and dryer are provided for your convenience.

Ponderosa Playce
Member, Williams Chamber of Commerce

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Please let us know the number and ages of the children in your party....moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only:

            This is a non-smoking home....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Guest Bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Twin Rollaway bed located in 3rd bedroom closet...moreless

          • Baby Crib : 1 baby crib

            Crib with mattress and sheets...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin Rollaway Bed (1), Folding Crib (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            Master bath has double sinks...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Guest bath has single sink...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable:

            DirecTV in family room and each bedroom...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television:

            TV in family room and each bedroom...moreless

          • Video Game Console
          • Video Games
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Theme Parks
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Bird Watching
          • Horseback Riding
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Golf Course View
          • Mountain View

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Big Game
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Covered Parking
          • Garage:

            Two car garage....moreless

          • Gas Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet:

            WiFi available for your use....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Extra linens, towels and blankets are provided in each bedroom closet....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Living room features four recliners, a 50 inch TV and gas fireplace....moreless

          • Parking:

            Driveway accomodates 4-5 vehicles....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Extra towels and linens are provided for your use....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Laundry detergent onsite....moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker:

            Coffee and tea are provided along with basic sweetners and honey....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Everything you and your family need for a comfortable vacation....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Dishwasher detergent and dish soap are provided for your use....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped kitchen....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items:

            Basic cooking and baking items including flour, sugar, baking powder and soda, cooking oils and spices....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Basic condiments, salad dressings, butter and ice are available for your use....moreless

          • Stove:

            Single stove with 4 burner electric stove top....moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Bicycles:

            Two adult mountain bikes and two children's bikes...moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Golf:

            Located in the Elephant Rocks golf community....moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Cataract Lake is less than 1/2 mile away....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Polar Express Rates
          Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $175
          Winter Rates
          Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $150
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $225

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
          • Housekeeping Fee $100
          • Taxes Not included

          Notes:

          We do not accept bookings within 30 days of the rental period.

          A $100 cleaning fee is added to all rental rates.

          The $300 security deposit reserves your dates and will be refunded to you within 7 days of your departure.

          Convenient online payment through VRBO or PayPal, or you may pay with a personal check made out to Ponderosa Playce.


          Cancellation policy:

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


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          Location

          30 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Flagstaff, AZ
          0.2 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Elephant Rock
          2 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Grand Canyon Railway
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          Highway 40

          Car: Necessary

          Area attractions include the Grand Canyon (approximately 40 minutes away by car), or enjoy the historic Grand Canyon Railroad from downtown Williams (2 miles away). For a more secluded yet fantastic canyon viewing and hiking experience, visit Sycamore Canyon, the second largest canyon in Arizona. Sycamore Canyon is approximately 15 miles south south of Williams.

          Nearby attractions Flagstaff (30 minute drive), Bearizona! (5 minute drive), Deer Farm and Petting Zoo (20 minute drive) and the beautiful red rocks of Sedona are within a one hour and a half drive.

          Historic downtown Williams and Route 66 is located 2 miles from the house with a full service Safeway grocery store. In Williams, enjoy a carriage ride, rent an ATV for the day or watch one of the daily “cowboy shoot outs” on the street. The Rodeo may be in town while you’re visiting, and nearby trail rides are available. Go to www.experiencewilliams.com for detailed information.

          In Flagstaff, experience Lowell Observatory, Riordan Mansion, the Arboretum, Sunset Crater and Heritage Square.

          Ski at Elk Ridge (15 minute drive), or try the bigger Snow Bowl ski experience located in Flagstaff.

          Enjoy golf for a reasonable fee at Elephant Rocks Golf Course, an 18-hole course with many memorable holes and spectacular views. The original 9-holes were built in the 1930's. Visit www.elephant-rocks.com for information.

          Spend some time fishing at Cataract Lake, Dog Town Lake or Whitehorse Lake, all within a short drive from this home.

          Located in the middle of Kaibab National Forest with many hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2008

          Why the Owner Chose Grand Canyon:
          We were looking for a place to escape the heat in Phoenix. After searching several locations throughout northern Arizona, we selected Williams for it's charm and beauty. Plus, we loved the lush greenery of the golf course area and the nearby lakes and hiking trails. The atmosphere is casual and friendly. You will be welcomed by the locals and greeted in a warm fashion. The town is very safe. Ponderosa Playce is a member of the Williams Chamber of Commerce.


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          Speaks: english

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          Photos

          • Welcome to Ponderosa Playce!

            Welcome to Ponderosa Playce!

          • After a snowfall

            After a snowfall

          • Enjoy the sunset from the outdoor deck

            Enjoy the sunset from the outdoor deck

          • View of the private back yard.

            View of the private back yard.

          • View of the backyard in winter

            View of the backyard in winter

          • Entrance to Elk Ridge ski resort, a few miles away

            Entrance to Elk Ridge ski resort, a few miles away

          • Four recliner chairs are built into the sofa and loveseat

            Four recliner chairs are built into the sofa and loveseat

          • Game table in family room. Play poker, roulette, blackjack and craps.

            Game table in family room. Play poker, roulette, blackjack and craps.

          • Dining table seats 8

            Dining table seats 8

          • Sitting area in Master Bedroom.

            Sitting area in Master Bedroom.

          • Second bedroom has a queen bed

            Second bedroom has a queen bed

          • Guest bath with single sink and enclosed shower/tub.

            Guest bath with single sink and enclosed shower/tub.

          • View of the golf course from the living room window.

            View of the golf course from the living room window.

          • Enjoy the cool alpine breeze from the deck or patio. BBQ available for your use.

            Enjoy the cool alpine breeze from the deck or patio. BBQ available for your use.

          • Rainy day photo

            Rainy day photo

          • New snowfall - view from the backyard

            New snowfall - view from the backyard

          • Elephant Rocks golf course. This picturesque hole is located down the street.

            Elephant Rocks golf course. This picturesque hole is located down the street.

          • Family room features a cozy gas fireplace and large screen TV with DirecTV.

            Family room features a cozy gas fireplace and large screen TV with DirecTV.

          • Comfortable kitchen stocked with everything you need

            Comfortable kitchen stocked with everything you need

          • Master bedroom has a king bed

            Master bedroom has a king bed

          • Take a long, luxurious soak in the large garden tub in the master bath.

            Take a long, luxurious soak in the large garden tub in the master bath.

          • Third bedroom has a queen bed

            Third bedroom has a queen bed

          • Full size washer/dryer

            Full size washer/dryer

          VRBO #428501

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          This listing was first published here in 2012.

          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

          $150 - $225 per night (USD)
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          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 7

          View calendar: Updated 12/05/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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          Speaks: english
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          • Calendar last updated: 12/05/2014
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