About the property
- House1240 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 3 nights
2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 4 adults + kids
Private and large quiet lot in a great neighborhood with mostly seasonal home owners. This cottage features new CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING and heating, vaulted wood ceilings and modern amenities. New slate gray kitchen appliances just added in January. Two decks and three flat screen HDTV's. Cable, Netflix, and FREE WiFi provided. In addition to the two decks, the patio has now been finished (05/18) with beautiful wood look porcelain tile to enhance the outdoor experience. We have just added a fourth flat screen in the new game room with Roku access and SLING TV. The new game room boast Lazy Boy recliners, a nine foot shuffle board table and electric fireplace in addition to the wood fireplace in the great room. New pictures will be posted by June showing the game room and other recently added features. The cottage has comfortable quality furniture from Thomasville, Basset, Serta, and World Market. Cookware, linens, spa bath towels, etc.all quality. Simple, nicely updated quiet cabin with granite counter tops and modern kitchen with wood burning fireplace close to the heart of everything that makes Pinetop a really neat retreat. The cottage offers the best location in the Pinetop area as access to the National Forrest, ski area, fishing, lakes, hiking, biking, ATV trails, antique shops, restaurants, etc are all close.
You'll find hotel amenities such as shampoo, conditioner, bath and body bars, coffee, tea, popcorn, and more. Bring your boat, quads, etc. as the large circular driveway can accommodate anything that can be towed.
A short 25 minute drive to Sunrise Ski. This area is the best in Pinetop as it is close to all of the outdoor recreation that the White Mountains offer yet just a few minutes to the restaurants, shopping, and the numerous local shops of Pinetop.
Comfortable king and queen beds with down duvet comforters and 520 count linens to make your stay relaxing. The interior is well decorated with expansive front windows framing views of tall mature pines. Two twin roll-aways are available for additional sleeping for kids. The side yard has enclosed fencing to allow your small dogs to roam about with safety coated wire on the two rail fencing. A new 16 X 24 detached garage has just been completed and the previous garage has been converted into a game room. The game room is not included in the overall square footage of the property so this is truly a bonus room with an additional 240 square feet..
We have the best housekeeping service on the mountain to ensure the cottage is clean and worry free.
Access is available (with fee) to the Pinetop Lakes recreation center which offers swimming, billiards, hot tub, tennis, weight/exercise room and more! Approximately 1/3 of our guest are return guest having stayed at least on one previous occasion. We think that speaks to the value, cleanliness, and quality of the cottage. Active military and first responders, please inquire for special rates. Low ACCURATE tax rate of 6.05%. One owner is licensed to sell real estate in the state of AZ.
Ken and Judy Petersen
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- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- May 27, 2018
About Ken and Judy Petersen
We purchased this cabin in 2002 and did an extensive remodel. We added a master bathroom with dual vanities and two walk in closets for both bedrooms. Total added square footage added was about 200 square feet. Formerly a long term rental, we decided we wanted to enjoy the cabin also and occasionally reserve a weekend for ourselves to escape the Arizona desert heat. We are continually updating the home. In 2014 updates include new stone on the chimney and wainscot exterior, new king bed in the master, decor corbels on the exterior, and a new gas BBQ grill. For 2015, new exterior paint and added interior decor. In 2016 we added Trane central air conditioning and the best available roll-a-way European bed for extra guest. For 2017 we have added upgraded slate gray kitchen appliances. For 2018, a new detached garage was added with covered breezeway to enhance winter ski access and additional leisure square footage in the previous garage. We enjoy sharing this property with our guests as we reach our goal, which is to enjoy this as our summer retirement home.
Ken and Judy Petersen purchased this House in 2002
Why Ken and Judy Petersen chose Pinetop
This site built home sits on a special lot with Blue spruce and Ponderosa Pines as well as a few Quaking Aspen. Silver Leaf Maple trees add a beautiful texture as the breeze stirs the leaves. Blue spruce and Limber pines are additional varieties you'll find on the property as well as indigenous rose plants.. The circular drive allows easy access in winter conditions for all vehicles. The location is the absolute best with the town of Pinetop a couple of minutes away as well as the closest area to skiing and all the National Forest wonders to explore. Hondah casino is just 2 miles away. There are two golf courses within a stone's throw, Pinetop Lakes and Pinetop Country Club. The recreation center is close by for swimming, work outs, spa, and so much more. The community also includes an equestrian center for horseback rides and winter sleigh rides.
What makes this House unique
Expansive wood framed crank windows and screened storm door allow the summer mountain breeze to draft through the cottage. On those few warm summer days, central air conditioning will keep you comfortable. Most cabins in Pinetop do not have A/C so this is unique to the area.The natural rock fireplace with masonry construction is rare. The floor plan allows for maximum usage of space and feels much larger than it is. The new game room is perfect for friendly shuffle board competition or relaxing and reading on one of the Lazy-boy recliners. This well lite room has four windows allowing lots of light and mountain air cross ventilation. In the evening, turn on the electric fireplace and soak in that mountain ambiance. If you get chilly, the fireplace has a two stage heater as well. The cottage is tastefully decorated with most furnishings new or updated continuously. Words like comfortable and quaint are overused but really do describe the feeling here. The cottage is perfect for relaxing outside shaded by huge pines. Relax on the deck or the tile patio to enjoy the mountain air and the Mountain Blue jays perched in the trees. For those days and evenings in June where the temperature gets a little warm, there is central air conditioning to cool down and ensure a great nights sleep. The new detached garage with breezeway access to the the new recreation room is perfect for those ski getaways with plenty of space for ski gear and a shuffleboard table to entertain the group for hours by the new electric fireplace. Perfect for couples, retirees, and small families. The Pinetop-Lakes recreation center is just a couple of minutes away in the neighborhood and all of its amenities are available for guests. Just show a copy of the rental agreement and for a small fee guest can swim, work out, play tennis, and so much more.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Beautiful and well appointed cottage in the woods.
Hello , we just arrived home and I just wanted to let you know that you have one of the most beautiful and well appointed homes that we’ve stayed in with VRBO. Everything I mean everything was at our fingertips and we stayed at the house and never even at ate out once. The additional wreck room was extremely relaxing to watch a movie in. The floating fireplace was a joy to watch , good job,It was such a pleasant change of scenery since we live in Maricopa. The beds were comfortable and porch was awesome.In fact we loved it so much we picked up a couple of real estate booklets to scope out the area.Thank you so much for sharing your home with us and making our 13 year anniversary something will never forget.
Awesome little cabin!!
We enjoyed our stay a lot! It had everything we needed, was cozy and comfortable. We will definitely rent it again for future stays.
Ken and Judy were so easy and great to work with and the cabin is beautiful. Many thoughtful upgrades that give it a cabin feel yet still luxurious such as the bedding, kitchen and beautiful living room area.
Perfect vacation home in the White Mountains!
This property is well suited for renters. Easy access to mtn, stores, and easy check out process as well. Appliances are brand new and the fireplace is great.
Well maintained, very clean, beautifully decorated
From the minute we arrived we had everything we needed for a wonderful stay! It felt like home! We will definitely book this property again!!!!
Great cabin & location
Totally relaxing. The cabin had everything one needed & located close to restaurants, church & stores. Quiet area. Felt very rested when we left.
Closest access to White Mountain Ski Resort. Two miles from Hon Dah Casino and close to the best restaurants and antique shops. Golf nearby at Pinetop-Lakes Country Club or the Pinetop Country Club course. Recreation Center privileges available. Several antique shops in the heart of Pinetop just 5 minutes away. Woodland Lake park is just 4 miles away and provides a scenic walk in the pines around the town's small lake. Renowned Charlie Clark's restaurant and Charlie's Grove offers outdoor live music and fun during warmer Months. Several Lakes within minutes including Fools Hollow, Sunrise, and Big Lake. Fishing opportunities include Rainbow trout, Apache trout, small and big mouth bass as well as several other species. Here is a list of a few of the opportunities: Sunrise Ski Resort, (928) 735-7669 Petrified Forest, (928) 524-6228 Apache/Sitgreaves Forest, (928) 368-2100 White Mountain Trail System, (928) 368-2100 Show Low Historical Society Museum, (928) 532-7115 Sipes White Mountain Wildlife Area, (928) 367-4281 Pintail Lake Wildlife Area, (928) 368-2100 Fools Hollow Lake Show Low Lake, (928) 537-4126 Woodland Lake Park, (928) 368-6700 Rainbow Lake, (928) 368-2100 White Mountain Apache Cultural Center, (928) 338-1230 Fort Apache National Historic Park, (928) 338-1230 Kineshba Ruins, (928) 338-1230 Airport, (928) 537-4539 9 local golf courses, contact local Chambers of Commerce Antique Shops, contact local Chambers of Commerce
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Cancellations must be made within 14 days of the arrival date to avoid forfeiture of the security deposit. No smoking allowed on premises. Cleaning fee of $95 is non-refundable. Winter season rules November to April - no pets during this time. Snow plow service for arrival will be furnished. Additional snow plowing available at renters expense. Driveway is gravel, expect 1 or two inches of snow pack after plowing. Front wheel or all wheel drive is recommended.