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East of the Sun, West of the Moon: Panoramic Mountain Views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

East of the Sun/West of the Moon is located in Parks, Arizona which is between Flagstaff and Williams off of Interstate 40.( 4 miles off) It is the absolute perfect vacation and/or romantic get-away, for the outdoor enthusiast, high altitude trainer, artist/writer, family gathering, or just plain rest and relaxation. It is only 3 miles off OLD ROUTE 66!

It is very private and quiet, and has a FULL panoramic view of The Peaks (San Francisco Peaks, or sometimes referred to as Humphreys Peaks), and other surrounding mountains and hills. It is located on 12 acres, of prairie flat land, that backs/or is adjacent to the Kaibab National Forest (1.4 million acres).This allows for endless trails for hiking/walking, running, or perhaps also enjoy biking, and horseback riding. In the winter, sledding, snowmobiling and cross-country ski right out your door! This is a great home base for excursions to the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Flagstaff and Williams, all the outlying areas.

It is located one hour from the Grand Canyon, 25 min. to Flagstaff, about 50 min. to downtown Sedona (35 minutes. to top of Oak Creek where West Fork hiking trail is located). Only 20 minutes to the town of Williams, where you can catch the train to the Grand Canyon or for the Polar Express (winter season)!

It is a perfect house for two-three couples, with a couple of kids, but please inquire. The main house has 2,100 sq. ft.; a very large open floor plan, and a large antique wood burning stove for heating. The house was custom built, all the wood in the house was hand-milled on site; white oak floor throughout the house.

The house is cleaned with a CHEMICAL FREE cleaning NORWEX products. http://louisacurley.norwex.biz/....This is a NON SMOKING home; however, there is a designated smoking area. Certain times of the year, there is NO smoking on the premises due to extreme fire danger. One would have to smoke in their car. Please inquire.

You will feel rested and recharged after staying here! Mountain views from every window including the master shower, and plenty of windows and natural light.

The floor plan in the house is open - a large kitchen with a six-person farm table. We also have a card table with four chairs. It is very bright and sunny. Yes, we have internet and satellite TV!

The min age of age to rent the property is 25-years old.

Max. occupancy is eight; however, inquire for more. If you are looking for more space, inquire about my guesthouse availability (VRBO 840085) or my neighbor's VRBO house, for Large Family get togethers!

The great room has an antique yet very efficient wood-burning stove; you'll be plenty warm enough!

The master bedroom has French doors that lead out to a separate deck for privacy. The master bath has a large claw-foot cast iron tub, with a separate shower (views of the mountain from the shower too!)

The second bedroom has a king bed OR two twins.

The sunroom has a queen hide a bed with air mattress for extra comfort. We also have a full size hide-a-bed with a air mattress. We have privacy screens to create a separate space in the sunroom. Two cots and sleeping bags are available for the kiddos.

We also have a pack-n-play and a high chair. The master closet is often used as a bedroom for a baby.

Well-behaved dogs and horses by permission only; extra charge. Extra charge and deposit required. We have a fenced kennel.

Dogs are $25 per night, per dog. DOgs are not allowed on furniture. Evidence of so will result in extra cleaning fee or loss of deposit. Dogs are never to be left alone in the house. Evidence of so will result in extra cleaning fee. I do require purchase of property damage insurance also for pets. ($59)

2100. sq. ft. house @ an altitude of 7,300. ft. Built 2005.

Located four miles north of interstate 40, on a paved road, with year-round access.

House is located on a paved road that is plowed first thing in the morning in winter. In winter, we suggest, but is not necessary, for a four wheel or all-wheel drive vehicles.

FOUR Seasons: We are located at 7,300 ft. We have snowy winters normally although the last few years have been mild with spurts of storms and great hiking weather in between. The summers are high 70's-mid 80's with monsoons in the afternoon. Night temps drop into the 50's. Fall is fantastic, low 70's with temperatures dropping at night. The trees start to turn and it is a secret getaway for fall colors!

The kitchen is open and very large with a wrap-around porch and large BBQ. It is well stocked with gourmet kitchen utensils. We even have staples: flour, sugar, spices etc.

The laundry room is available for stays 7 days or more only.

This is an energy saving house, it requires being mindful of water, as we haul water. If you would like to bring your own linens, please let me know.

The deposit depends on how many are staying, and if there are pets or not, please inquire.

There is a guesthouse next door, which may or may not be occupied. See VRBO 840085.

ARIZONA SNOWBOWL - ONE OF THE OLDEST, CONTINUALLY RUN SKI AREAS IN THE U.S.

Located on the majestic San Francisco Peaks, the Arizona Snowbowl lies 14 miles outside of Flagstaff, 2 hours from Phoenix, and 70 miles from the Grand Canyon. The resort opened in 1938 and operates from 9 AM to 4 PM daily.

At A Glance...

• Base elevation — 9,200 feet

• Summit elevation — 11,500 feet

• Vertical drop — 2,300 feet

• Skiable acres — 777

• Runs — 40 (37% beginner, 42% intermediate, 21% advanced); longest is 2 miles

• Chair lifts — 6 (four aerial and two surface conveyors)

• Average season — mid-December to mid-April

• Average snowfall — 260 inches

Nearest Lake is Scholtz Lake which is under 10 miles. Dogtown lake is 26.3 miles.

More Details

Owner
louisa curley
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017

About louisa curley

Purchased the land and built the house ... all the wood was milled on site. It is a true piece of craftsmanship.

louisa curley purchased this house in 2003

Why louisa curley chose Canyon Country & Northeast

This area is beautiful and the feeling that you have the whole planet to yourself is right out the door. You can watch the sun and moon rise and set. Are you into astronomy? This is the place for you!!! Do you need to retreat and recharge? This is the place for you! Are you an artist looking for a great lighting experience? If you like to paint or photograph, this is the place!

This is the place for you!

What makes this house unique

The best part about East of the Sun, is the views. Watching the sunrise, moonrise, and sunsets are fantastic! A common statement from our guest's is, ''your photos don't do our house/property justice."

The wildlife here is equally as grand. On any given day you may see elk, antelope, eagles, blue herons, hawk, coyotes, and fox.

Because it adjoins forest service land you can cross country ski, snowmobile, hike right off the property.

If you have a portable stall, you may bring your horse!

Guestbook comments from the owner

LOVE this place!! You will never want to leave. It's the perfect place to stay if you want to explore Arizona because you are literally in between all the action. Louisa goes above and beyond for all the guests. She is the perfect host! The place is spacious with beautiful decor. The views are beautiful-especially at night. I's super cozy and comfortable and the perfect getaway, anniversary, or any special occasion. We'll definitely be back in the near future.
Sep 2016
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Amenities

Williams House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Ski-In
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Master bedroom has a spacious (two people) antique claw-foot bath tub and two-head shower. One common full bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 queen , sunroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , king or two twins
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size bed in master bedroom. Second bedroom has one has twins that can be converted to a king. Sunroom has a queen size sofa sleeper, plus a blow up queen air mattress. We also have a full size hide-a- bed with a air mattress for extra comfort. There extra air mattresses for the cots for the kids and sleeping bags. The walk in closet in the master can be used for a extra bedroom for a baby with a pack-n-play.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Notes:
We also have a pak n play! High chair too.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(82 traveler reviews)

East of the Sun, West of the Moon: Panoramic Mountain Views
average rating of 4.9634147 based on 84 reviews
Los Altos, CA
5

This home is a standout!

  • 5 of 5

This home is placed in wide open space with an incredible view of an 11,000 foot peak, where you will breathe freely and not want to leave. The home is spacious with a huge dining and living room with high ceilings. The kitchen is modern and very well equipped. The homeowner was very responsive to our needs. We picked it's location to be the Grand Canyon, which makes it a perfect place to commute to the South Rim. But the home is so inviting and its surroundings so quiet peaceful, we could have spent days there just reading and relaxing. One of our best experiencing with VRBO. Brian & Emily Morgan

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible Location

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect location for a family retreat! The cabin is adjacent to National Forest, which provided endless opportunities for hiking and exploring. Additionally, it is midway between Flagstaff and Williams so more options for food, or entertainment are a short drive away. Louisa was very helpful in recommending where to shop and eat, and was very prompt in responding to any questions we had about amenities at the house. The house was stocked with everything imaginable from DVDs to kids toys, puzzles, games and every kind of cookware necessary. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had a great time in Arizona. The cabin was perfect for us and very well stocked. We felt right at home. Louisa was great about communicating with us by email and text. You can tell she really cares about her renters. I would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Peaceful and relaxing. A great getaway.

  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderful and the land is fantastic. Lots of exploring to do nearby and excellent views of the mountains

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Beautiful Cabin, Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was the perfect place for a small family vacation and to getaway from our busy lives! Amazing views of mountains, pet friendly, private and it was a beautiful well-maintained cabin. The only downside to the cabin was the limited water usage per day but we worked around it!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Above expectation

  • 5 of 5

Louisa and her home are awesome!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Flagstaff, Arizona
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Harley Davidson Roadhose
Nearest Golf
21 Miles
Elephant Rock Golf Course
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Williams, Arizona
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 40
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Harley Davidson Roadhouse
Nearest Ski
30.34 Miles
Arizona Snow Bowl (about 40 mins)
Car: necessary

Grand Canyon Railway, Polar Express (winter), Bearizona, Deer Park petting zoo, (15 min drive)

Grand Canyon ( 1hr), Sedona Red Rocks (45 min) Lake Powell (2 hrs)

Petroglyphs nearby, one mile hike.

Nearest lake under 10 miles

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Rates & Availability

Williams House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
memorial day
May 26 2017 - May 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
labor day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
THANKSGIVNG
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
polar express
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$295
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
holiday
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$325
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$259
From
$285
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.9%

THis is a non smoking house, any evidence will be taken out of the deposit. This is also a water conservation home, overuse of water will be taken out of the deposit also. No guarantee of reservation until contract and rental funds received. Conditional refundable deposit varies from $500-$1,000. inquire please.

Dogs are $25 per dog, per night. A signed pet contract is required. Also, damage insurance is required, $59.

Please inquire to review pet contract before booking with dogs.

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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