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Escape To The Cool Pines

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Looking to get away for the weekend or for a week? This 1800 sq. ft. cabin is nestled among tall Ponderosa Pines, some 100 years old! A taste of paradise is only about an hour and a half drive from Scottsdale.

The cabin is two stories, the main story being on the second

floor. There are two bedrooms upstairs, one with a queen bed

and the other with two twin beds. Upstairs there is also a

bathroom, family room that has a queen sofa bed and kitchen.

Downstairs there is another family room with another queen futon,

bathroom and laundry room. This is the perfect set up for two

couples or two families as it allows each some privacy. There are

two televisions and DVD players, one in the master bedroom and the

other in the downstairs family room. I have several movies you can borrow. WI-FI is also available.

The deck wraps around the entire second floor so you can

choose to sit in the sun or shade whichever you prefer. There is

a gas BBQ and a hammock you can use. The cabin has three

fireplaces; two wood and one gas. The wood ones are in the

upstairs family room and master bedroom and the gas one is in

the downstairs family room. There is a small fee for wood or you

can bring your own. Don't forget to bring marshmallows to roast!

The cabin sits on an acre and a half of land and backs the

National Forest. It is quite private and quiet. If you walk

into the forest about a quarter of a mile at dusk and you are

quiet and lucky, of course, you could see elk, particularly

in the summer and fall. I have seen up to 20 at a time! At the

very least, you are certain to hear bugling in the middle of the

night if you wake up.

I have a book there that gives you all kinds of ideas as to what

to do; hikes, fishing, swimming holes, restaurants, shops, etc.

Everything you need is there. All you need to bring is your

clothes and food.

More Details

Owner
Rhonda Buck
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Rhonda Buck

Stoney Hollow is my favorite place in the world. There is just something special about being there. It might be the tall pines and listening to the wind in the trees, or backing the National Forest, or feeding the squirrels, woodpeckers, hummingbirds or deer. I just know that I need to get away there every so often to rejuvenate. When you stay at Stoney Hollow you will realize that you are staying in my home and not a hotel. It is friendly, rustic and inviting. Welcome and enjoy!

Rhonda Buck purchased this cabin in 1996

Amenities

Pine Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom has a queen bed and fireplace.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

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Escape To The Cool Pines
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews
Gilbert, Arizona
5

Great escape!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Stoney Hollow. Beautiful location backing up to the forest makes you feel like you're in the middle of nowhere. Saw elk and deer right from the wrap around porch which was a great addition. Cabin was clean and comfortable. Great location and a quick escape from the Phoenix area. Thanks for sharing your home Rhonda!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is very cute and has everything you need. We loved the wrap around deck. Even though we were in a "neighborhood" the cabin was very private. The area is beautiful.

On the downside, the cabin could have been a little cleaner. Sticky stuff on the kitchen floor, hair on the furniture, living room rug and bathroom rugs, (I shook them off myself, and I scrubbed kitchen floor).

Overall, it was a good place to stay for the price.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate your review. It helps me a lot. I try to clean the cabin myself as much as possible but when I can't or have a quick turn around I hire someone. You checked in on a Sunday afternoon and someone checked out that morning so I had it cleaned by someone else. I have never had a concern before so there must not have been enough time in between. Live and learn for next time. Sorry but thanks for your honesty.
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Really liked being able to walk out into the National Forest behind the house. Great deck. Always happy when we are allowed to bring our dog with. Thank you

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"Back to nature"

  • 5 of 5

If you want peace and quiet, this is the place to be. We loved having our coffee in the morning on that beautiful wrap-around deck, "just wish the trees were trimmed down a little more". Everyday was a show for us, we saw deer, coyote and elk right in the yard. Amazing. The fireplace was great for those chilly nights. The place was clean and we loved the fact that Rhonda sends all info in writing is incredible. Hiking was just 10 minutes away. Had a great and relaxing vacation. Thank you Rhonda for making our stay memorable. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It's was so beautiful and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

It was very welcoming and open. The upper patio gave a perfect view of the trees and wildlife. One of the best properties I've stayed at.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Great views! Nicely tucked away!!

  • 5 of 5

Nice home with alot of room. Saw elk and deer everyday!! Rhonda provides food to feed them. Cant forget to mention the cute squirrels and chipmunks that come to visit. You can see everything from deck that wraps around whole home. We will return.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Map

Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 87 - Beeline

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is 5 minutes away. Mogollon Rim with additional views, hiking and fishing is approximately 15 - 20 minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning up to 4 people $60
Pet Fee $25
charge fee 2.9% $15

Weekly rates: Rent for 6 nights and get the 7th night free.

VRBO can not accept same day bookings. Their system will not let you enter the arrival date if it is today.
For same day bookings, please call me directly at four eight zero three one three zero eight six five. If the calendar indicates the cabin is available, often I can work it out with you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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