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Windy View Ranch: Amazing Mountain Views, Backs Forest, 130+ 5-Star Reviews!

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View of Windy View Ranch - forest behind us, facing West, mountains in front

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Experience a magical mountain getaway in one of the most beautifully-decorated and spacious vacation rentals in Flagstaff! The property is perfect for a romatic escape for two, or a memorable family vacation. We have more 5-star reviews than any other vacation rental home in Flagstaff so you won't be disappointed. And, we are only 1 hour from the Grand Canyon!

OVERVIEW:
This 3,000 sf, 4 br 3 ½ bath single-level home on 2.5 acres is located in north Flagstaff. Built in 2006, the Ranch has a perfect, unobstructed view of the San Francisco Peaks out the large front picture window, and the property backs up to National Forest. Enjoy a more secluded feel here at Windy View Ranch, which unlike many other rentals on the market is not located in a densely-populated neighborhood with home after home next to each other. The home is immaculate with decorator furnishings, for those who are accustomed to and appreciate beautiful décor.

The home's courtyard which faces the forest is the perfect spot to relax and read a novel, share a great bottle of wine, play with the children, enjoy a cup of morning coffee, or host a family cookout with the available propane BBQ grill.

LIVING AREAS:
As you enter the massive great room, soaring windows showcase the forest on one side and the San Francisco Peaks directly out the front patio doors. Ceiling fans in the 25' ceiling cool the room while fixed seating for 8 people in the family room is positioned to take advantage of the great views, the stone-front gas fireplace, and the 42” plasma TV. Watch your favorite shows on High-Definition DirecTV on the big screen, featuring a state of the art Bose sound system and a DVD player.

The perfect gathering spot for special family meals, a large table adjacent to the great room comfortably seats 10 people. Adjacent to the dining area is the beautiful kitchen with granite counter tops, knotty alder cabinets and stainless steel appliances - the windows above the sink offer a perfect view of the Peaks!

BEDROOMS:
On the north side of the home, you’ll find the Master Bedroom Suite featuring perfect Peak views to the West, a massive pine KING-sized bed, and a large comfy sofa. The beautiful master bath has dual sinks, a large soaking spa tub with water jets, a large tile shower and a huge master closet.

With this home that features 4 bedrooms and a total of 2 KING and 2 QUEEN beds, you don’t have to rely on sofa sleepers, futons or trundles; you will enjoy sweet mountain dreams in full comfort! Also on the north side of the house is the second master suite, the Courtyard Bedroom. This next-largest bedroom has a QUEEN-sized bed, it’s own private bath with tub and shower, five windows looking out on the forest, an antique sofa, a color TV with its’ own receiver box, and a private entrance which opens onto the home’s back courtyard.

Also located in the Courtyard Room is an antique white desk with a hardwired Internet hookup, and the wireless router that provides wireless Internet access throughout the rest of the home. A doggie door in this room leads to a 10' x 10' securely-fenced dog run, which can also open up into a 1-acre fenced (5' high) yard.

On the opposite (south) side of the house, you’ll find two more large bedrooms which share a hall bathroom. The Forest Bedroom features a large, pine 4-poster KING-sized bed and a lovely view of the forest. Next door, the Mountain Bedroom’s QUEEN-sized bed and 3 windows with perfect views of the Peaks offer a lovely retreat; an oversize stuffed reading chair is nestled below the window. The shared bathroom in the hallway features double sinks, a tub and a shower, with beautiful tile floors and knotty alder cabinets. If additional sleeping accommodations are needed, two twin-size 6" plush memory foam folding mattresses, with bedding, are stored in the Mountain Bedroom and Forest Bedroom closets. While great for kids, they are HEAVEN to sleep on and will comfortably sleep most adults as well.

OTHER HOME FEATURES:
For your convenience, the home offers a laundry room with a full-sized washer and dryer – the laundry room leads to the 3-car garage, with one large space left available for parking your own vehicle. Just outside the garage is plenty of parking for additional vehicles.

OUTDOOR SPACES:
Of course, the best part of Flagstaff is the great outdoors! Children, pets and families will love spending time in our large, acre-sized, wrap-around fenced yard. In the evenings, watch for elk who often stroll past the property near the forest as they come for a drink at our elk watering tank located just outside our back fence. Bring your ATVs, mountain bikes or dirt bikes; we are only 2 short miles to the Cinder Hills recreation area where miles and miles of dirt track await your exploration. Or, grab a backpack, plenty of water and hike for miles through the forest as the wind whistles through the trees.

LOCAL AREA:
Windy View Ranch also serves as the perfect “base camp” for exploring all the wonders of northern Arizona – from skiing at Snowbowl, to discovering mystical Sedona, to taking a ride to the Grand Canyon or Lake Powell, we’re located in the center of all the action. Or, simply drive 10 short miles into the heart of downtown Flagstaff where plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment choices await your arrival.

PETS?
Although Windy View Ranch is pet-friendly, if you're looking for a pet-free weekend and are traveling from the greater Phoenix area, consider sending your pet on vacation at Second Home Pet Resort (602-997-6600)! This beautiful pet resort offers a 10% discount to customers of Windy View Ranch during non-major holidays - be sure to tell them you are referred by us!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters Must Be 25 Years of Age or Older; Individuals Younger Than 25 Must Be Accompanied by an Onsite Parent or Guardian for the Duration of the Stay....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Huge, Acre Fenced Yard, No Busy Streets Nearby - an Ideal Location for Children!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We Love Dogs! Yard has a 5' high perimeter fence, also a 10' x 10' covered/fenced dog run with doggie door leading into home. Dogs Allowed at Windy View Ranch, Subject to Guidelines - Contact Owner to Inquire....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Lowest rise is approximately 2' high - can access from paved sidewalk/garage....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 4

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (2) One in the Master Suite, and One in the Forest Bedroom, plus Queen size Beds (2) One in the Second Master Suite (Courtyard Bedroom), One in the Mountain Bedroom. Two twin-sized, plush 6" memory foam mattresses (suitable for children or adults) are stored in the mountain and forest bedroom closets if additional sleeping accommodations are needed....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • One-Acre Fenced Yard; Backs Directly Against National Forest; Perfect, Unobstructed Views of the San Francisco Peaks; Single-Level Home; Doggie Door with Adjacent Outdoor Fenced Dog Run....moreless

Entertainment

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

    (2) High-Def DirecTV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Windy View Ranch Has One of the Most Perfect, Unobstructed Views of the San Francisco Peaks Mountain Range in Flagstaff! Plus, as an Extra Benefit, the Home Backs to National Forest....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    Space for One of your own vehicles in the Garage, plenty of Parking for Additional Vehicles on the Property...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Your RV, Boat, Trailer or Toy Hauler Can Easily Be Parked on Our Property....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig (K-cups not supplied) and regular 8-cup coffee maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May-Oct
May 1 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$289
$1,883

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day 2016
Sep 2 - Sep 5, 2016
4 night min stay

$1,396
flat fee
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 24 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay

$1,596
flat fee
Christmas 2016
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
4 night min stay

$1,596
flat fee
New Years Eve 2016
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,197
flat fee
President's Day 2017
Feb 17 - Feb 19, 2017
3 night min stay

$897
flat fee
Easter 2017
Apr 14 - Apr 16, 2017
3 night min stay

$897
flat fee
NAU Commencement
May 11 - May 13, 2017
3 night min stay

$897
flat fee
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,396
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$269

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $60
  • Hskpg Fee $180 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $450
  • Tax Rate 6.9%

Notes:

Hskpg Fee $150-$190; Extra pp fee/night over 8: $10/night ea;

Pet Fee: $50-$100 - contact owner for policy

50% of total fees due at resv, final 50% due 30 days before arrival

Security Deposit of $400-$500 - refundable if no damage

Tax 6.737%


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Continental Country Club
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 40
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Horsemen Lodge
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Snowbowl Ski Resort

Car: Necessary

ATV/Dirt Bike Riding

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We live in Phoenix, Arizona; our two children are grown, and we share our home with two dogs. In 2006, after having enjoyed a summer home in Sedona for 3 years, we began looking for something larger (and with cooler temperatures) in Flagstaff. We love to travel - here is a picture of us in Santorini, Greece. We hope you experience the magic of Windy View Ranch as much as we do; you'll enjoy a feeling of peace and relaxation as you escape the stresses of everyday life and enjoy the beautiful surroundings that make Flagstaff so special...

Why the Owner Chose Flagstaff, AZ, USA:
Flagstaff is a short 2-hour drive from Phoenix, but the temperatures are typically 25 to 35 degrees cooler, making this the perfect mountain getaway! Flagstaff is a beautiful area with mountains, forests and wildlife, yet the city is large enough to have the shopping, dining and amenities that you'd find in a larger urban environment. It's the best of both worlds!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Secluded, rural environment; miles and miles of national forest right out the back door; the most perfect, unobstructed view of the San Francisco Peaks mountain range; yet only a 10-minute drive to the grocery store. The best of ALL worlds!


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Photos

  • View of Windy View Ranch - forest behind us, facing West, mountains in front

    View of Windy View Ranch - forest behind us, facing West, mountains in front

  • Family room - distant hall leads to mountain and forest bedrooms.

    Family room - distant hall leads to mountain and forest bedrooms.

  • Dining area comfortably seats 10, opens to kitchen and great room.

    Dining area comfortably seats 10, opens to kitchen and great room.

  • Open-concept kitchen for socializing while cooking, with plenty of counter space

    Open-concept kitchen for socializing while cooking, with plenty of counter space

  • Master bath - double sinks, walk-in closet the size of a small bedroom!

    Master bath - double sinks, walk-in closet the size of a small bedroom!

  • Courtyard bedroom queen bed, television and doggie door.

    Courtyard bedroom queen bed, television and doggie door.

  • Mountain bedroom with queen bed and panoramic mountain views.

    Mountain bedroom with queen bed and panoramic mountain views.

  • Hallway bath, shared by forest and mountain bedrooms.

    Hallway bath, shared by forest and mountain bedrooms.

  • Powder room 1/2 bath.

    Powder room 1/2 bath.

  • Sunlight floods the great room in the AM  - stunning, panoramic mountain views!

    Sunlight floods the great room in the AM - stunning, panoramic mountain views!

  • Protected 10' x 10' dog run with doggie door leading into Courtyard Bedroom.

    Protected 10' x 10' dog run with doggie door leading into Courtyard Bedroom.

  • Two large bull elk visit our watering tank out back at dusk.

    Two large bull elk visit our watering tank out back at dusk.

  • Comfortable seating for 8 in living room, with 6 recliners, TV & Bose stereo

    Comfortable seating for 8 in living room, with 6 recliners, TV & Bose stereo

  • Family room - distant hall leads to master bedroom & courtyard bedroom.

    Family room - distant hall leads to master bedroom & courtyard bedroom.

  • Large kitchen with two sinks - behind the window is an amazing mountain view!

    Large kitchen with two sinks - behind the window is an amazing mountain view!

  • Master bedroom with king bed - massive!  Mountain views, en suite bath.

    Master bedroom with king bed - massive! Mountain views, en suite bath.

  • Master bath jacuzzi tub and large walk-in shower with hand-held bronze fixtures.

    Master bath jacuzzi tub and large walk-in shower with hand-held bronze fixtures.

  • Courtyard bedroom (alternate view) with en suite bath and private entrance.

    Courtyard bedroom (alternate view) with en suite bath and private entrance.

  • Forest bedroom with king bed and forest views.

    Forest bedroom with king bed and forest views.

  • Spacious laundry room makes clean-up easy!

    Spacious laundry room makes clean-up easy!

  • A warm, inviting place to relax after a day exploring northern Arizona.

    A warm, inviting place to relax after a day exploring northern Arizona.

  • Unobstructed San Francisco Peaks view from the front windows!

    Unobstructed San Francisco Peaks view from the front windows!

  • Large, acre+ fenced back yard for lots of outdoor fun - backs National Forest!

    Large, acre+ fenced back yard for lots of outdoor fun - backs National Forest!

  • How about a snowball fight in the yard??

    How about a snowball fight in the yard??

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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