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Impeccable Luxury Mountain Home on Rainbow Lake

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

This unique lakefront luxury custom home on Rainbow Lake is a hidden treasure for those seeking a refreshing getaway from the stress and busyness of everyday life.

Our mountain home sleeps 10 people. There is a King bed in the Master Suite upstairs with a private bath, his and her vanity areas, a whirlpool tub, a sitting area w/fireplace and a cozy porch overlooking the lake. There is also a king bed in the unique Master Suite downstairs with private bath, his and her vanity and jacuzzi. It has a glorious view overlooking the lake. In Bedroom #3, the romantic 'French Bedroom' there is a Queen Bed with private Bath. In Bedroom #4 known as the 'Blue Room', there are 2 double beds. All beds have cozy comforters and luxury linens.

The Great Room has a fireplace, Dish TV and a DVD. There is an assortment of movies available. A telephone is available for local calls. There are games and puzzles for you to enjoy. Free WIFI is provided

The gourmet kitchen comes with everything you need for your stay. The dining area has a large table and is ideal for playing games. This room has a beautiful view of the lake as well.

You can relax on the back deck and enjoy watching the ducks, eagles, osprey, herrons and other habitat. It is always a delight to watch the eagles and osprey soaring in the sky and then dipping down for their breakfast or dinner. Bring that book you haven't had time to read. Bring your family and friends. This is a great place for a girlfriends' getaway. It is a delight for all. You can kayak around the lake and enjoy the beauty and sereness of nature. You can also play tennis at the nearby courts or go hiking or fishing. There are lovely antique shops to poke around in the area. In the winter, the Sunrise Ski area is only 35 minutes away. After your invigorating day on the water or the slopes in winter, in the evening you will behold magnificent sunsets. After that, the stars present themselves as dazzling diamonds flung across the night sky - just for you to enjoy!

The deck is a favorite to have morning coffee and meals. We also have a bench on our private dock which is a favorite place to enjoy morning coffee or a glass of wine watching the sunset. The private upstairs portico deck also has magnificant views overlooking the lake.

This is our family home. Smoking is not permitted inside. We rent it out with the expectation that you will care for it as if it belonged to a good friend. Our hope is you will have a great time, come away refreshed and will want to return and will recommend it to others.

Keywords: Luxury, Mountain Home, Family, Peaceful, Lakefront, Kayaking, Unique, Skiing, Snowboarding, Fishing, Bird Watching, Custom Home, Charming, Boutique, NONSMOKING

More Details

Louise Mc Junkin
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Louise Mc Junkin

We have had a home in the White Mountains since our children were small. Now we are thrilled to have 3 generations come up and enjoy the winter and summer fun. This was the year Papa taught our 2 oldest grandsons (9 and 5) to ski. What fun they had on their winter ski trips and pizza parties. Next year grand daughters are coming to join the fun. All the grandchildren love the special summer trips, being out on the lake and catching fish. Our little city gandchildren love to learn about nature, hike, fish, look for eagles and exciting nature scavenger hunts.

Why Louise Mc Junkin chose Pinetop-Lakeside

This is a beautiful area. We wanted to be on a lake and yet near a town. This place is perfect! It is not far from Sunrise Ski area and was especially nice when my husband was on the Ski Patrol. He still skis every chance he gets! We built this home in 1999 and completely gutted and remodeled it a few years ago.

What makes this house unique

Time to kick back, R & R, We can be as busy as we want with activities or can veg out and read sitting by the fire in the winter enjoying the winter wonderland. In the summer we hike, kayak, fish, and spend lots of time on the deck enjoying sunrises and sunsets. In every season, there is always something to view on the lake. There are many kinds of ducks, swans, Canadian geese. We see eagles, heron, many osprey, owls, little foxes, and sometimes those darn beavers who love our trees along the lake. We love the special times here with our children, grandchildren and friends year round. In summer there is fun on the lake and in winter, skiing and snow activities. Holidays are always a special delight here.


Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Variety nearby
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
A variety very close by
Car: necessary


Lakeside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 Downstairs Master - 1 king , Beautifully appointed downstairs Lakefront Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , French Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , CONNECTING FULL BATH
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2),
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Impeccable Luxury Mountain Home on Rainbow Lake
average rating of 4.983871 based on 62 reviews
Tucson AZ


  • 5 of 5

It is very comfortable, the size is perfect, nice kitchen and very spacious bedrooms, the view to the lake is wonderful, quiet and enjoyable.

We tried to cook some steaks, but we didn't see any barbecue grill other than the one that is in the garage, and i didn't know if I was allowed to use it.

Thank you

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alfonso, So glad you and your family enjoyed our beautifully appointed home! Yes, the lake view is wonderful and very peaceful in both summer and winter. People always comment how much they love looking at the lake from the spacious windows in our living room, kitchen, and bedrooms. My favorite is having morning coffee out on the deck, or on the dock watching all the beautiful birds, ducks. So sorry about the barbecue! Yes, You were absolutely welcome to use it. It is there for your enjoyment. Please never hesitate to call me if you have any questions and I will immediately get back to you. We don't leave it out because of all the winter snow and being unattended. I look forward to having you and your family return soon! Kindest regards, Louise
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Perfect Lakehouse Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This house has it all...gorgeous views, peaceful and relaxing environment, and all the luxuries of home. Our family enjoyed taking the kids bike riding, fishing on the dock, looking for wildlife and various birds, kayaking, and making s'mores. The owner was very responsive and went above and beyond for my family. They even have family games and puzzles we used when we were not outside enjoying the lake and yard. The house is clean and very well maintained. I am very particular about where I stay when I vacation. This house has all the amenities of a 5 star resort and then some. This was one of our favorite vacations. I highly recommend this area and this particular house. So happy we found our new favorite vacation spot and will be booking more stays here for sure. Can't wait to book a stay during the winter months and let my kids play in the snow and go skiing.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, direct access to the lake is so fun!

  • 4 of 5

Very nice, huge patio with a great view of the lake. Fully stocked with extras like kayaks and fishing poles. Fire pit in the backyard, not shown in listing pictures, was a nice surprise

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Queen Creek

Best home in the White Mountains

  • 5 of 5

If you only go to the White Mountains once, you need to stay here. This was our 4th or 5th year staying here, and arriving always feels like coming home. There is so much to see and do. We always love kayaking across the lake to see the bald eagles. We saw elk near Springville, deer by Sunrise, and a wolf in Greer. This is truly a one of a kind home with all you need to make amazing memories. The owners are beyond wonderful. Thank you for sharing your mountain home. See you next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best vacation ever! Very much needed!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this vacation so much! Very relaxing, plenty of room for all of us and lots to do. We all fished, went kayaking, took bike rides and played lots and lots of board games on the porch! The only thing we hated was when we had to leave! I woke up every morning and had my coffee on the porch watching all of God's beauty surrounding this place. Breathtaking! We cooked every night and ate outside on porch. We also loved sitting at the dinning room table with all the windows overlooking the lake playing many games while it rained.

Our oldest son brought his fishing boat and two kayaks and the home provided 3 so we all were able to go out in the water at the same time. However, the kids ( 16,17,17,14yr olds) mostly fished off the dock and played games outside. We watched a few movies and all 9 of us sat comfortably in the loving room.

The owner, Louise, was so nice to work with and reached out to me a couple of times to make sure we had everything we needed:)

We have stayed at rainbow lake before but this place was by far one of the best vacations our family has had!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tempe, Az

Memorable stay in such a beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay at this property. It was beautiful and comfortable. It accommodated our family of ten readily. We so enjoyed its location on the lake with the fishing, kayaking and biking gear available. The younger children enjoyed playing on the grassy area in front of the home. Even though the house had an amazing dining room with a beautiful view, we loved eating on the spacious deck. The house was beautifully decorated and upgraded throughout. We had privacy and security, but remained close to shopping and activities. I would not hesitate recommending this home. We hope to return again in the future. The Sears family/Tempe

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Damage Deposit $500

Year Round' $400/night (3 night minimum) .....

Between June 1st and September 15, there is a one week minimum stay required - $2,400 per week

All major holidays have a $50 per night premium except Christmas and New Years - Both $3,000 for 5-7 nights

$160 non-refundable cleaning fee. $500 fully refundable security deposit.

3% convenience fee on all credit cards

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.