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Explore Northern Arizona! Grand Canyon, Sedona, Flagstaff. Great for families!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,250 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

VRBO Bear stayed here

We found this property to be beary special

About the property

Comfortably Sleeps 8! 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, over 2100 sq ft.

In the middle of it all, yet away from it all... Elk Meadow Cottage is the best of both worlds. Our house is just 5 miles off of I-40 and bordered on 3 sides by the Kaibab National Forest, giving you privacy, peace, and quiet. Yet, it is also conveniently located just 20 minutes from Flagstaff and Williams/Polar Express, and just over an hour from the Grand Canyon and Sedona! There is so much to do and see in Northern Arizona and Elk Meadow Cottage is the perfect home base for your adventures.

Our Cottage is nicely furnished, has new, top quality linens, and is kept in immaculate condition. We have many fun outdoor activities as well, including a hammock, zipline, slack line, swing, and horseshoes.

The master bedroom features a king bed and adjoining bath with jetted soaking tub. Upstairs are 3 more bedrooms plus a 2nd full bath. Kids love sleeping and playing in the inviting loft space.

Perfect location for your base camp for all the attractions and natural wonders that Northern Arizona has to offer. Access to the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Slide Rock Park, Polar Express & North Pole Experience, Grand Canyon Railway, 5 area fishing lakes, and several golf courses.

Relax by the fireplace with a book or enjoy one of the many family friendly movies and games provided. BBQ and dine on the deck under the pines. Cool, fresh, pine scented mountain air in this wooded setting in the Kaibab Nat'l Forest at 7500 ft. The home is located in an area known for wildlife viewing, views of the San Francisco peaks, and access to miles and miles of hiking / biking / cross country skiing trails.

All the creature comforts you expect in a fine vacation home are here for you.

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More Details

Owner
Emily Locke
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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

About Emily Locke

Hi :-) I grew up in Southern California, then lived in NYC for a few years (where I met my husband) before settling in Anthem, AZ and starting our family! My husband and I have lived in Anthem for 12 years and have four young children. The Flagstaff/Williams area is a perfect escape from the heat of the Valley during the summer, a gorgeous place to see the leaves changing in the Fall, and a wonderful place to experience a 'real winter' and give our kids a chance to sled and build snowmen!! :-)

Emily Locke purchased this house in 2013

Why Emily Locke chose Parks

This place is amazing! We fell in love the first time we saw it. The Parks area is the perfect location, halfway between Flagstaff and Williams. We love the feel of being in the forest rather than in a neighborhood. It really makes us feel like we are "getting away" :-)

What makes this house unique

One of my favorite things about the cottage is the 'Loft', which is a kid-sized play area above one of the upstairs bedrooms. It is such a unique and fun place!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything was great! I really can't think of anything about the house that we didn't like. We loved the wood burning stove, and that there were toys to keep our kids busy. The location was perfect, we loved how secluded it was.
Sep 2013
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Map

Lowell Observatory
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG)
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Grand Canyon Railroad (Williams)
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Interstate 40
Car: necessary

Our beautiful cottage has the convenience of being just 5 miles off of I-40 but is quiet and serene beyond compare. There are frequent wildlife sightings!

Located at the Parks Road Exit off I-40, just west of Flagstaff, this home is perfectly situated to allow you to enjoy the smell of the pine trees and the fresh mountain air, yet convenient to Northern Arizona's most spectacular scenery and attractions including the Grand Canyon, Sedona, the Meteor Crater, Painted Desert, and many many more.

Other Activities: Polar Express, Grand Canyon, fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking, Sedona, Historic Williams, Flagstaff, Lowell Observatory.

Amenities

Parks House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath (downstairs) - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Oversized bathroom
  • All bathrooms linens (bath towels, hand towels, and wash cloths) are provided. Bathrooms are stocked with soap, shampoo and conditioner.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Queen Sized Air Mattress - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Can be comfortably put in several places in the Cottage.
    Game Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen futon with a super comfy, ultra plush mattress topper.
    Pack N Play (1) & Toddler Travel Bed (1) - 2 child bed , Both include sheets and can be placed in any room.
    The Red Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bunk Bed Room - 1 bunk bed , Our bunk bed has a twin on top and a full on the bottom.
    Twins & Toddler - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , The twins can be pushed together and made up as a king.
  • Elk Meadow Cottage has 4 bedrooms, which can comfortably sleep 8+ people. In addition, the Game Room has a queen sized futon. We also have a queen sized air mattress, which can comfortably be placed several places in the Cottage. There are two Pack N Plays & a crib mattress, available for our little guests :-)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We have so many fun outdoor activities for our guests to enjoy during the warmer months :-) We have a zipline, slack line, swing, horseshoes, a hammock, and a see-saw!

Reviews

This big beautiful cottage gives you plenty of room to relax and unwind.

VRBO Bear stayed here

Aug 10, 2016

The VRBO Bear and his family had a great time staying at Elk Meadow Cottage! The Cottage is in a very quiet part of a national forest, which was refreshing and relaxing. The four big bears and two cubs had plenty of room to spread out, including four bedrooms to choose from – each bedroom was unique and delightful. The kitchen was spacious which made preparing meals simple and the living room had enough sitting for all of the bears to gather together to watch TV at night. Elk Meadow Cottage served as a great base for the VRBO Bear and his family to spend their vacation enjoying all the glories of North Arizona!

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Explore Northern Arizona! Grand Canyon, Sedona, Flagstaff. Great for families!
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5

Great location and fun for the whole family

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this cabin! The kids had a great time playing inside (many games to play inside) and outside (hours spent on the zip line, hammock, swing, and see-saws). The adults enjoyed the kitchen and porch to sit and watch the kids and nature). It was a short Rzr ride to the lava cave. Hope to make it back again another time!

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

Great Cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at the Elk Meadow Cottage. Beautiful setting!! Beautiful place!!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful stay in the pines!

  • 5 of 5

We came out with our best friends to celebrate a birthday and brought our 4 month old and they had their 3 year old with them and house was absolutely perfect!! Its nestled nicely in the pines right off a trail and had everything we could have needed and then some! We nicknamed the house the activities house while we were searching for a place and it definetly lived up to the name.

With tons of board games, a game room, a seesaw, zipline, and all the wildlife to spy our toddler was totally entertained, as were we!

We brought along our side by side and there were some great trails to explore as well.

Host was fantastic and helped accommodate our needs....overall wonderful stay and we will certainly be coming back!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family fun at Elk Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Elk Cottage! Emily was helpful in suggesting things for us to do in Northern AZ. Our kids enjoyed the zip line and outdoor activities that were provided outside of the cabin. We also enjoyed the trip thru Sedona, Bearizona and the Grand Canyon. The cottage is a ways so if you plan on getting groceries I would advise to get them in Flagstaff or Williams before going to the cabin. Thank you Emily the excellent communication!! We hope to come back in the near future!!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great getaway in the cool pines.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin sits in a very quiet neighborhood and backs up to national forest land. Our family of five had a wonderful vacation in this cabin. Plenty of hiking and views of wildlife from the back porch. The cabin had all of the comforts of home and we had plenty of extra room.The cabin was very clean and also had many of the little extras.The location is close to Williams, flagstaff and the grand canyon, and we even enjoyed the nearby lava tubes.I would recommend this cabin to anyone looking to enjoy a relaxing vacation. We hope to vacation here again. Thanks for helping us to have a great stay! Chrystal

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Elk Meadow Cottage is awesome

  • 5 of 5

This was by far the best place we've ever stayed on vacation. Emily was super nice and responded very quickly to any questions or concerns I had leading up to the trip. The cottage had every little thing you could think of from several DVD's which was perfect entertainment for my daughter, to binoculars for bird watching. Thank you for your hospitality. I'd love to stay again one day.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.74%

When you call/email for a quote, please include your desired arrival & departure dates, as well as the number of adults and children (ages 0 - 17) in your party.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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