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Hidden Hollow Log Cabin + Kid's Treehouse (B/W Snowbowl and Downtown)

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths (6 people maximum)

During winter, 4-wheel drive and chains are required to access this one-of-a-kind 2,400 sq. ft. family luxury log cabin made out of massive spruce logs from British Columbia, Canada. On 2.5 acres of secluded ponderosa pine, bordering Cocconino National Forest. 3 min. drive beyond cabin turnoff is the Snow Bowl turnoff. Sledding allowed on cabin premises. 6 people maximum during stay. No pets or smoking please!

Besides enjoying private views of the peaks from the wrap-around porch or upper balcony, take a hike on the forest trails just steps away. Cabin has 3 bedrooms (2 rooms with queen beds and 1 with bunk bed w/trundle) + loft area w/queen futon, family room sleeper couch, 2 bathrooms but we ask that you bring no more than 6 people (to reduce wear and tear on cabin).

If you are looking for a cozy log cabin experience, this is it! Click on the More information link to see a pictures of the newly completed tree house. a kid's dream! Great for families, friends and honeymooners. 4 wheel drive required during winter months!

Keywords: Log Cabin

More Details

Cristina Ladas
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Cristina Ladas

I currently reside in Phoenix with my husband and 3 great kids... but love escaping to our cabin in Flagstaff. As our kids have grown up, we have less and less time to make it up there so we have decided to let others enjoy it while we can't.

I work in Cave Creek School District as the world language coordinator and grant director. I also freelance as a grant writer and external evaluator. I love languages and traveling!

Cristina Ladas purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Cristina Ladas chose Fort Valley Estates

In a mere 2 hour drive north from sunny Phoenix, we can be sipping hot chocolate on our cabin deck listening to the pine trees sway in the cool breeze. In winter, if it's raining here, it's probably snowing at the cabin! Quick, get in the car and grab the sleds!

What makes this cabin unique

There are not many authentic log cabins in Flagstaff...much less, ones that sit on 2.5 acres and border the national forest. At slightly higher elevation than downtown Flagstaff, the cabin is just a bit cooler in summer and snowier in winter. It's just before you hit the turnoff for Snow Bowl Ski Resort. Since it's on the north side of Flagstaff, it's a perfect spot for exploring northern AZ (Canyon is only 72 miles away)!


Fort Valley Estates Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 4 wheel drive and chains required in winter
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower , No tub-we conserve water
    Main floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , No tub-we conserve water
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    2nd Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Kids Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bunk with pop-up trundle and secret loft
    Upstairs Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Futon
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Situated on over 2 acres bordering the national forest.


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Hidden Hollow Log Cabin + Kid's Treehouse (B/W Snowbowl and Downtown)
average rating of 4.974359 based on 39 reviews

Words aren't enough.

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 2 daughters and I had a very wonderful and relaxing time at the cabin. Words cannot express the beauty and craftsmanship of the cabin itself which by the way was stocked with every amenity you would need.. My girls loved playing in the kid tree house which kept them busy for hours. We are looking forward to going back again this winter.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. We love our little corner of the forest too! It's pretty special!
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Great location. Outdoor heaven, but close to town.

  • 5 of 5

Cristina was a great host. Great communication and place was as good as advertised. Had everything we needed plus some. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Will be a family tradition for us! Great cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We’ll appointed cabin has crock pot all utensils, well cared for! Tree house is fun for kids, easy drive into town, or the lava caves, snow bowl, etc. working with the owner was very pleasant and easy. A local neighbor saw our kids playing and brought us by some home-made soaps in a little gift bag, just to say hi. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words and for taking good care of our special place! Come again soon!
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is our yearly summer getaway from the desert heat. We never get tired of this beautiful cabin with the spectacular Mountain View’s. It’s so peaceful there. Honestly, we always hate to leave, we consider the cabin our second home. We can’t wait for our next stay

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! Always love having you stay!
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Beautiful and peaceful cabin in the forest.

  • 4 of 5

I stayed here with my 3 yo and my mother. We had a wonderful time and my daughter loved the log play house!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect lodging in Grand Canyon/Sedona area.

  • 5 of 5

This house was spacious and well maintained. The setting in the woods gave us a great quiet retreat during our visit. The property was super clean and well stocked. The kitchen had everything that we needed. The owners are very organized and gave us plenty of detailed instructions for the house.

If you are staying anywhere near the Flagstaff area, then you should book this house.

We will definitely keep this one bookmarked for future visits.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Downtown Flagstaff
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Downtown Flagstaff
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Downtown Flagstaff
Nearest Ski
11 Miles
Snowbowl Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Snow Bowl Ski Turnoff
Nearest Point of Interest
Museum of Northern AZ
Nearest Point of Interest
Historic Flagstaff
Car: necessary

3 min. beyond cabin turnoff is Snow Bowl ski resort road. Day trips include The Grand Canyon, Sedona, Lowell Observatory, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, Native American Ruins and hikes galore!




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115
Property Damage Protection $59

Rates rise from $350 in summer to $375 in winter due to snow plowing costs. Big Holidays (Thanksgiving, Xmas-New Year, Independence Day) = $375 a night. Smaller holidays run at regular rates but with a 3 night min (i.e. Labor Day, MLK Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, etc)
No pets allowed.
No more than 6 adults max. In winter, we reserve the right to rent to smaller groups due to difficulties in filling the water tank (at the top of our steep driveway).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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