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Pinetop Country Club Retreat:AC, Hot Tub coming Fall 18, Bordering Apache Forest

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

ATTENTION 2019 SUMMER GUESTS we just Installed AC!! ATTENTION 2018 WINTER SKIERS were installing a Hot Tub for Fall 2018 Ski Season!! There are many Pinetop VRBO homes to choose from, but few that are newly remodeled, meticulously maintained, abundantly stocked and offered at this price point! Come to this quiet neighborhood and enjoy this custom built 3 bdrm, 2 bath home located across the street from Pinetop Country Club. Relax on our hammocks as you enjoy 180 degree view of Indian Reservation forest, with empty lots on both sides of home to enjoy complete privacy. Bring your pets and let them play in the fully fenced dog run and/or let them run freely between dog run, 2 balconies and Arizona room. Evenings are relaxing at the campfire pit, located on the back corner of our property. You will find 2 back decks and 1 front deck. All of our decks have chairs and end tables. One deck holds a full size table w/chairs, good for card playing , chess(provided) and dining. BBQ on our Weber propane grill. Want to keep your teenagers busy? Let them enjoy games of ping-pong in the 'screened in' Arizona room. This tranquil, 'cabin feel' home boasts a floor to ceiling 2-sided wood-burning stone fireplace, located between living and dining area. Vaulted wood beamed ceiling overlooks living and dining areas. Spacious seating for 8 at dining table, with cushioned leather bench on one side of table to seat lots of kiddos. Bring the family together with our cozy 7 pc leather sectional, while watching Blue Ray DVD movies on 60' Smart TV. Our Yamaha Home Stereo/ theatre will add to your overall enjoyment of this stylish home. We have Aspen log furniture in 2 of 3 bedrooms, with newer Serta Waldorff Astoria mattresses on both queen beds with 800 count thread sheets. Use our Belgium waffle maker to delight your guest/family with fresh waffles from newly remodeled kitchen. Free wii-fi included. .

The Pinetop community is unique in that it offers 4 season's worth of enjoyable activities. Book a stay at Cinder Mountain Retreat so you can enjoy hiking/walking paths, horseback riding, cycling, sledding all within the Pinetop Country Club community. Outside of the neighborhood, you can enjoy fishing, hunting, hiking, skiing, gambling and a host of other activities.

College students & International travelers: Unfortunately, this is not the house for you..sorry!

More Details

Michelle and Matthew Baller
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Michelle and Matthew Baller

High school sweethearts, Matthew and I have been together for over 34 years. We moved to Tucson, from Denver, 16 years ago, where I work as a Reading Specialist with elementary aged students. We have two college students and plan to continue making many memories with them, here at Cinder Mountain Retreat!

Michelle and Matthew Baller purchased this house in 2014

Why Michelle and Matthew Baller chose Pinetop

We love this home because of the tranquil view it offers of the Indian Reservation forest, thus we named it Cinder Mountain Retreat. Also, the fact that it is newly remodeled, is a huge bonus to us. We felt it was time to buy this vacation home because we have a long history of visiting this area often to hunt elk, fish, camp, kayak, snow ski and gamble. Now that we own Cinder Mountain Retreat, we are especially blessed and excited to share it with extended family from Arizona and our Tucson friends.

What makes this house unique

Cinder Mountain Retreat has been newly remodeled and this is what initially attracted us to the property. Once we viewed Cinder Mountain Retreat in person, we were in awe of the backyard view. It is rare to have unobstructed 180 degree views of the forest. Because we want all guests to have a positive experience, most everything in this home has been newly purchased. Another perk to renting this home is the convenient access to skiing, fishing, kayaking, hunting and so many other recreational activities. There is definitely something here, in this area, for all ages to enjoy.


Pinetop House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Includes double vanity sinks and Rain showerhead.
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Rain showerhead
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , Queen bed with Serta Waldorff Astoria mattress set.
    Kid's Bedroom - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of Aspen Log bunkbeds; pack-n-play in closet.
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Aspen log queen size bed w/ Serta Waldorff Astoria mattress
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Pinetop Country Club Retreat:AC, Hot Tub coming Fall 18, Bordering Apache Forest
average rating of 4.982456 based on 57 reviews

Nice, well maintained property. Would stay again (3rd stay!)

  • 5 of 5

Great location to the Pinetop CC. 3rd stay here and it is always been top notch.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home retreat

  • 5 of 5

It was beautiful and very comfortable. We enjoyed it. The TV was difficult and I thought could have been more "guest friendly".

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Helen & thank u for appreciating the beauty & the comfort of the place! We strive to provide awesome amenities to make all our guests feel at home. Yes, I agree that electronics like the tv can be frustrating in a new environment! As a result, we recently updated our “how to operate tv” instructions in the House Info binder we provide. If all else fails, I am a text or phone call away to help troubleshoot! Thanks for staying & please return! Michelle
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Loved the neighborhood & the House was very comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the house and loved the open space outside. We saw horses and a baby bear on the Reservation Land from the back deck & that was Amazing! Only improvement for us would be air conditioning & a bigger dog run. Would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Anthony, for the review! So pleased you loved the open spaces from the 2 back decks! We are blessed with that 180 degree view of the forest! (How fun that you guys got a peek at the wild horses and bear cub!) Concerning the “dog run”, we actually use both the back decks, along with the dog run to allow for more movement for our dog. Our labradoodle likes the freedom to run from the “dog run” up to 1st back deck, thru the “screened in ping-pong room”, to the 2nd deck, since it is all enclosed. Also, we have Great news! This October, we are adding a central air conditioner to the heating system. No more warm days inside the cabin during the summer. We appreciate the input & look forward to you, your sons & dog possibly returning. Take care - Michelle
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  • 5 of 5

From the minute we walked in we were excited! My kids loved the ping pong 🏓 table and the games that were provided. We felt at home. Everything was provided. My kids kept asking me if we could buy the house. I enjoyed a nap on the hammocks provided. We will definitely stay here again. My kids were never inside they were always our riding the scooters or bikes. The last day we got to see wild cows licking the salt lick.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Pinetop home!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this home for a weekend getaway to get away from the heat and see some new scenery of the trees etc. We just had a very lovely weekend relaxing outside, cooking, reading, etc!! The adults and the kids loved the ping-pong table! Would highly recommend if you are looking to stay in this area...great for families very comfortable:)

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the Baller's house for a long Memorial Day weekend. It is the best rental house we have had in at Pinetop. Everything worked properly, including the TV, which is not common in most rentals. It was roomy with a very nice back porch backing onto the forest. When we couldn't find any garbage bags, an e-mail to Michelle resulted in a local neighbor bringing us some in about a half hour. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Located in Pinetop Country Club, 25 minutes from Sunrise Ski Resort, 5 minutes from Hon-Dah Casino, only 2 minutes from Apache/Sitgreaves National Forest and a mile from horseback riding stable. Our property backs up to breathtaking Indian Reservation Forest land.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115
Pet Fee $75
Property Damage Insurance $59

We Welcome your pets!! However, Pets during ski season must be approved by owner with a max of 2 pets per day.

Max occupancy 8 people. Rates subject to change.

We also have a contract with a local snow plowing company that comes out on their own as needed so no worries having driveway access(we ask that you please kindly let them have access to driveway when they arrive so they can do a thorough plow when possible).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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