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Secluded Forest Retreat with Gorgeous Views of Mogollon Rim - Area 22

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8) or Wedding pkgs

All the comforts of home - yet secluded in the tall pines of the Tonto Natl. Forest this 3 bedroom 2 bath retreat has it all. Everything you need to have a relaxing time is already here- you just bring the food. Only 2 hours from Phoenix, 20 minutes outside of Payson. There is hiking, biking, ATC riding, relaxing creekside or viewing the Mogollon Rim from a 380 sq. foot deck or seeing stars like you have never seen them - we want you to build memories of this vacation!! With a very limited number of private residences sitting among the hundred of acres of tall pines, this new home has spacius and clean bedrooms and a very modern kitchen.

We also have a special cowboy themed- destination wedding package for you and your family that includes ; gun slinging (fake of course) cowboy attire staff, tables and chairs for up to 50 people, Vickie performing your official wedding ceremony and Ben cooking your cowboy style dinner for up to 50 people. We have a lawn style shed that opens up to serve as a wedding bar and can move staging and upscale porto-johns to the property. For more details, including pricing - contact Vickie.

Keywords: forest, secluded, retreat, honeymoon, family, get-away, trails, hiking, mountain ranges, nice weather, cool, large, open space, cool weather.

More Details

Owner
Vickie Faber
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Sign Language
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Vickie Faber

Vickie has owned this property since the early 90's when it was just a solar powered, cord style log shack. My family has built many memories through the years and enjoyed sharing the place with family and friends. After rebuilding in 2005, Vickie decided to share the small piece of heaven with other's who might appreciate the peace of this secluded mountain hide-away. It is our families hope that you leave here with some great memories of a splendid vacation or wedding and that those memories last a lifetime.

Vickie Faber purchased this house in 2009

What makes this house unique

Very few places are available for private ownership in this area of Tonto Natl. Forest. It sits just under the Mogollon Rim at approx. 5500 foot above sea level so the climate is mild to moderate compared to Phoneix. The place sits next to Ellison Creek that flows year round as well as a fulyl stocked trout pond. The property is surrounded by tall pines and juniper's and the 52 mile Highline trail can be reached within a few hundred feet. Each time we go we see amazing wildlife: bobcat, eagles, wild turkeys, javalinas, rabbits, elk, deer, coyotes and SO much more!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Joanne wrote: "Had a wonderful weekend up north with Landon Pickering and Marianne Robb. Hated to leave the beautiful scenery, cooler temperatures and good times to come back to work. Thanks Vickie Faber Owen for the use of your place and Marianne for helping us catch to many fish!"
Aug 2013
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Amenities

Payson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Special Up scale Port-o-Johns can also be delivered to the property for wedding and larger events with the owners permission.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size beds (1) Master bedroom, Queen size Beds (2) Both spare rooms, Portable Twin or Single Beds (2) On property can be brought out for extra sleeping area. Special wedding bunk rooms also available through wedding package purchase. - Seasonal ONLY -
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
Hammock, patio furniture, tall pines, flowing creek, fish stocked pond, telescope, cool summer weather,

Reviews

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Secluded Forest Retreat with Gorgeous Views of Mogollon Rim - Area 22
average rating of 4.866667 based on 62 reviews
5

Beautiful house, off the beaten path

  • 5 of 5

This is a great little place to stay with all the amenities. 20 minutes up the road from Kohl's Ranch and away from the highway, it is a great place to get away from civilization!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice and quiet!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Clean and everything worked.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing place! Second time we have stayed here and love it. The owner is very accommodating and prepared!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Amazing area for a family trip.

  • 5 of 5

The home is amazing, well kept, in a mostly secluded area. Beautiful night skies, spring weather was perfect compared to the Phoenix heat. Area is full of fishing and exploring. Owner is extremely easy to work with and made us feel welcome. I was reluctant to give such a pleasant review, only because I want it to be available anytime I want to book it! All joking aside, we had a wonderful relaxing weekend and we will certainly be booking again soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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LOVED IT !!

  • 5 of 5

Big , comfortable, amazing ... This place has everything ... more than we needed for family of 4... Truly home away from home

Vickie is amazing host ... very helpful - she made the accommodations easy...

We look forward to returning soon :)

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Very nice house.

  • 5 of 5

The house is equipped with whatever we need. location is great, very relaxing place .

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Payson Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Double D In Tonto Village
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
See Guide
Nearest Motorway
6.5 Miles
Highway 260 and Beeline
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
See Guide
Nearest Point of Interest
The Rim
Nearest Point of Interest
Tonto Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Horton Springs Trailhead
Nearest Point of Interest
Payson Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Diamond Point Rock Quary
Nearest Point of Interest
Tonto Creek FIsh Hatchery
Car: necessary

Just a few miles from fish hatchery, on site ATV and mountain bike trails, 52 mile Highline Hiking Trail and National Park's, 20 minutes to cinemas, shoping, restaurants, antique stores and much more!

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Rates & Availability

Payson House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
 
 
New years
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
$900
$4,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
$139
$850
$3,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $150

PLEASE BE ADVISED, VRBO HAS A SERVICE FEE APPROX 9% - WE HAVE A DISCOUNTED PACKAGE IF YOU BOOK DIRECT WITH US AND/OR IF YOU ARE A RETURNING CUSTOMERS. Rates are subject to change at any time until Contract is signed by both parties. Reservation not complete until Contract and funds have been received. Pet's must be discussed prior to booking - additional security deposit may be required for them. Additional charges of up to $50 per night typically apply to holiday booking. We also have an EXTRA special wedding weekend package for all the family and guests that you MUST Ask about!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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