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Peaceful Retreat with Majestic Views of Cathedral Rock

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Custom Home 1350 sq ft, 2 levels 2 bdrms 2 baths, open floor plan, 3 patios

Please be my guest and enjoy the serene comfort of our beautiful Sedona home, which features a priceless view of the most photographed monument in Arizona, Cathedral Rock. Many of our guests from around the world return at the same time each year to enjoy their favorite activities. They tell me that they love to sit on the front porch and watch the sun rise over Cathedral Rock and the fiery parade of color over the mountain range at sunset. Full moons you will have to experience yourself! Guests also enjoy the 5 minute walk to Crescent Moon State Park where they hike the trails, swim in Oak Creek and sunbathe on the sandy red beach.

My home is 1350 sq. ft. and is open and airy. It was built in 2000. The ground floor is one large area that includes the kitchen, dining room and living room with large picture windows that are filled with the view of Cathedral Rock. There is a gas fireplace with a glass door in the living room. Color schemes are soft and natural, light hardwood floors, plush carpeting in bedrooms, granite counter tops in the kitchen. Laundry room, 3 patios, each with spectacular views . Carport off the kitchen, parking for 2 cars on the premise.

Master suite is upstairs with spa bath for 2, walk-in closet, and wrap around TREX deck facing the fiery rocks. You would be remiss not to experience Sedona in this relaxing, clean and calm retreat.

More Details

Florene Villane
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Florene Villane

My name is Florene Villane and my husband is Bill Edom. I am a College Professor Southern Californina in Film. Bill is a Photographer and you will see his beautiful picture (Pathway to Heaven) in our house. We stay at our home in Sedona to be inspired, relax and commune with nature. We built this house with a view in every window. It has a special energy for the artistic soul. Enjoy everyday waking up to nature's beauty of light, color, harmony and balance. You will return home with that 'Sedona Glow'.

Florene Villane purchased this house in 2000

Why Florene Villane chose Canyon Country & Northeast

I chose this location to build our vacation home because of its physical beauty; the monsoons in July, the colorful fall foliage, mesmerizing snow on the red rocks during winter and the cottonwoods and desert flowers blooming in the spring. The availability of stimulating cultural events is a big plus. Sedona has become a mecca of artistic, cultural, spiritual, and sporting activities.

What makes this house unique

This is a serene home with awesome views from all sides. It is located only 10 minutes from the heart of Sedona, surrounded by a mixture of culture , nature and activities for the whole family. 30 minutes to 2 hrs to visit Jerone , the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell and Colorado River.


Sedona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No RVs allowed on the property. No bicycles in the house. Do not move the furniture.
  • Rental Agreement will be emailed to you from Property Manager in Sedona. Book the property, secure your dates and a contract will be sent.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is the ground floor bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , This bathroom is on the 2nd floor.
  • The upstairs bathroom has a jetted spa tub/shower with views of Cathedral Rock and Pyramid Rock. Toilet, one sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - This bedroom is upstairs.
    Bedroom 1 - This bedroom is on the ground floor.
  • Both bedrooms have queen size beds. The downstairs bedroom has a full bath and closet. The upstairs bedroom has a full spa bath with shower a large walk in closet and cool air conditioning in the summer months. There is a large 35 foot wrap around deck off the upstairs bedroom with views of Cathedral Rock and Pyramid Rock. Both bedrooms have room darkening shades and blinds.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
This property is located in West Sedona and has 7 views of Cathedral Rock, views of Pyramid Rock and Thunder Mountain. It is a 5 minute walk to Crescent Moon Ranch for hiking and swimming; and a 10 minute drive to Red Rock State Park. Across the street from the west side of the home is National Forestry and Hiking Trails. Close to Urgent Care, Fire Department, Library, High School and College for Civic Events. This is an open, airy, serene retreat; Enjoy!


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Peaceful Retreat with Majestic Views of Cathedral Rock
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews
Rio Rancho, NM

Carol and Dale's stay

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful experience. The house was lovely with everything you need. The view from the house of Cathedral rock was stunning. The picture window in the living room is placed perfectly for viewing Cathedral Rock. Would definitely stay there again. Would buy the place if we could. :) Loved the entire month's visit. Sedona is magical and soothing. Worth every penny.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Total and absolute perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Only superlatives can properly describe this lovely, elegantly comfortable home. The owners obviously have settled for nothing less than perfection in furnishing the place, both inside and out. I had the good fortune to stay there for 5 weeks in June and July, 2016, and enjoyed every moment. My days would usually start with breakfast on the front patio, while the sun rose and the birds hopped and twittered in the hedges. Often I took a hike on one of the many trails which I could access without my needing to drive. And the hikes, just like the windows in the house and the veranda upstairs, all offered breathtaking views of magical Cathedral Rock. One of my fondest memories is of a thunderstorm over the Rock, when she was crowned in a diamond tiara of lightning. Some days I happily hung out at the house, reading in the comfortable chairs, cooking in the perfectly appointed kitchen, drinking in the light show on Cathedral Rock as the sun moved across the sky and the clouds did their constant shape-shifting dance. Such peace and tranquility! My favorite evening activity was to sit on the veranda, sip something cool and watch the colors of the Rock cycle thru a breathtaking gamut of oranges and reds. The nightly silence was only broken by the drum role of thunder or perhaps the songs of the local coyote chorus. Other days I drove into "town," or West Sedona, which offered everything that I needed-two movie theaters; two gyms; an award-winning public library which offered classes and concerts; several yoga studios, (7 Centers is my favorite); 4 grocery stores; art galleries and mystical Sedona specialty shops galore; and amenities such as a computer repair clinic and a friendly, knowledgeable mechanic. All of this was less than 10 minutes by car. No two trips were the same, set as they were against the backdrop of the ever changing light on Sedona's justly famous red rocks. An added treat was the helpfulness and easy accessibility of the management company for a few minor problem that came up. And the perfect finishing touch was the friendliness and attentiveness of Florene, the owner, who shared ideas on things to do that were off the beaten path and regaled me with stories of native American traditions relevant to the house and area. All in all, I felt that I was staying in the home of a kind, generous friend; I hope to return to 25 Zane Gray Lane for many years to come.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tempe, AZ

Spectacular views, comfortable & wonderful home, superb location

  • 5 of 5

Spent the month of August 2015 at this great abode. Frankly it's difficult to imagine not completely enjoying a stay in this home. This lovely home is situated to take maximum advantage of the astounding landscape that surrounds it. The views are so spectacular that we could have virtually spent our entire stay staring out the windows & sitting on the terraces. But of course we didn't do that as the location is perfect for walking right out the door and taking wonderful hikes to and around Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek (great spot to cool off, wade, swim in the Summer). The home's location also provides ready access to all parts of Sedona, films, art, a tremendous public library, beautiful community pool and some genuinely great restaurants for those who enjoy

eating out. Inside the home is extremely comfortable, well equipped, very relaxed and relaxing. We spent several hot days days simply reading, watching DVDs, and always glancing out windows at the mesmorizing view--completely content. Since our stay was in August it feels relevant to add that this great house has ample A/C and very comfortable beds--important for those of us with back problems. The owners are a pleasure to interact with in arranging a stay, very open, warm, and clearly have great taste as evidenced by their home's design & furnishing. One thing I found unusual in a positive way--their management company is also a pleasure to deal with. If there is any problem at all it is dealt with immediately. If any issue or question arises it is always clear exactly what to do to resolve it. Not that there is likely to be any problem as this residence is thoughtfully equipped--for example several flashlights, comforting during magnificent summer thunderstorms. Numerous delightful spots to sit outside on either first floor patios or the upper bedroom's massive deck. Another bonus--great neighbors, friendly folks. It's great fun to stop and talk when out for a walk. Genuinely exceeded all of my expectations even though I had of course viewed the photos on the VRBO site. For example the night sky in this location is unbelievably gorgeous--due to a relative lack of night-time light pollution and clean air the nightly spectacle is quite moving. There is simply so much beauty in, at and around this residence. Seriously hope to return to this home and feel honored that the owners chose to share it with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Barrie, Ontario Canada

A beautiful gem nestled in the red rocks

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the pleasure of spending six weeks in this very special rental. We had an idea of what the house would look like from the photographs on the web site, but were not prepared for the spectacular scenery and beauty of the place when we arrived. We were so excited as we explored the house. Everything was beautifully decorated, clean and well maintained. We particularly enjoyed the front deck during our stay, gazing at Cathedral Rock as we sipped our morning coffee. The master bedroom was a delight, surrounded by windows with a private balcony. I spent many nights star gazing and even some early mornings watching the setting moon. Florene was very helpful and even sent us a welcome email to check and see how we were making out. We really enjoyed visiting the 14 acre oasis of the Amitabha Stupa temple, hiking the red rock trails and partaking of Sedona's many festivals and events. We also regularly frequented the Wildflower Bakery for healthy, quick meals or snacks. Everything was located close to 10 minutes away from the rental and easily accessible by car. We also spent a lot of time in Cottonwood where there is wonderful music and open stages especially My Dobro Bar and Grill for anyone who is a music lover (also very accessible from the rental). We absolutely loved Sedona and Florene's lovely sanctuary and will return again. If you are seeking a peaceful place, want to connect to our beautiful earth and a chance to experience a small piece of paradise, this is the place to stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad CA

Best location and wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

Staying at this home was absolutely perfect. Phenomenal views from so many areas of the home. Everything was in working order. We used the fireplace, oven, fridge, cd player, tv, ceiling fans and grill without any problems at all. This home was in a very private area and close to Cathedral Rock. We felt like we were away from it all. I highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad, CA

Terrific house with incredible views! Ideally located, private, and very comfortable home.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing experience staying in this home. The layout maximizes the gorgeous views with large windows and a to die for balcony. When we arrived we felt like we were entering our own home, very clean, organized and beautifully decorated. The location is perfect as well, everything we needed from the downtown area was just a short drive and the parks and hikes that are near the home are to die for. If you want to have a relaxing vacation this is a great place to stay...there is even a jacuzzi tub with a view of cathedral rock. It doesn't get any better than that!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
115 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
within 10 minutes downtown
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
4 Established Golfing Resorts
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 89A
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
30 ranked restaurants by TripAdvisor in 5 min.
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Car: necessary

This is the retirement home of the owners. They take special care of the property and give individual attention to their renters . Peruse reviews of repeated clients to get a full description. Home is surrounded by 3 State Parks, in a rural area yet 10 minutes from the heart of town. Split level home, clean, open, lots of light, with soft and calming ambiance. Renters enjoy an array of activities from artistic, cultural and Sport.


Rates & Availability

Sedona House Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Processing $65
Monthly housekeeping fee $250
Incidental Fee $49
Weekly housekeeping fee $125

Renters will be asked to sign a secondary contract with a local property manager for your protection. We live in Southern California. For your protection ,we have provided a local property manager in Sedona to take care of all your needs on demand. This policy has been arranged among the owner, VRBO and the Sedona Property Manager for several years. VRBO has a new booking policy. After you book my home, we can communicate, and I will give you all the information on how to connect with the property manager.
In the interim, please read all the guest reviews.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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