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Garden House With Hot Tub, Outdoor Pizza Oven, Piano And Bicycles

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Centrally-located Home Within Walking Distance Of Large Park, Bike Trails

Beautifully decorated four bedroom house with two indoor living areas and a large covered back yard living area overlooking the pond and garden. All white linens for bed and bath. Sleeps up to 10. Additional guest fee of $20/night applies for over 6 guests. All of the bedrooms, the family room, and the kitchen have ceiling fans. Pets are also subject to an additional fee and must be approved in advance of booking. Minimum 2 day rental on weekends/holidays.

Summary of Sleeping Arrangements:

Upstairs (3 bedrooms, 1 bath): Bdrm 1: King bed, Bedroom 2: Queen bed, Bdrm 3: Full bed, two queen airbeds available and a pack-n-play

Main Level (no beds): Family Room/Dining area and Kitchen

Downstairs(1 bedroom, 1 Bath): Bdrm 4: Full Futon, Twin Bunk and Kid's twin bed, Living Room: Queen fold-out couch. A wood stove is available for use but wood is not provided.

Detail:

Upstairs Master Bedroom is big and full of natural light with solar tubes, walk-in closet and direct access to upstairs bathroom. Large, comfortable, king memory foam bed with down comforter.

The Queen Bedroom is bright and welcoming and the comfortable queen bed has a black leather headboard.

The Peacock room has natural earth plaster walls that sparkle with mica when the sunlight hits them. An antique full-sized bed and dresser and brand new, comfortable mattress add to the charm of this room. A heated mattress pad for this bed is available.

Downstairs, the Kid's Room has one small twin bed and a bunkbed with a double futon on the bottom and a twin on top, a television with Bluray player and Netflix. The Kid's Room has been carpeted with low-pile carpet and a soft memory foam carpet padding to enable play.

The downstairs living room has a piano and a wood stove that provides cozy heat to the whole house in the winter (the central furnace works well too, if you prefer). Wood is provided for the first night of stay. The fold-out couch provides an additional sleeping area. There is a large, 47' wall-mounted t.v. and bluray player. There is no cable, but Netflix and Amazon Prime are programmed, and many movies can also be borrowed upon request. There is a newer front-loading washer and dryer located in the downstairs bathroom.

The Family room on the main level is equipped with a couch and chairs, and a small dining table that expands to fit up to eight people comfortable.

The kitchen is situated between the family room and the covered patio to allow access for inside or outside dining. It is fully equipped with both ceramic plates and a full set of melamine dishes and serving sets for both indoor and outdoor gatherings. Our daughter insisted that any vacation rental should have a waffle maker, so, a waffle maker is included. We live close by and are happy to provide additional cooking/serving supplies as available.

The backyard is our favorite part of this house. The previous owners had their own landscaping business, specializing in sustainable garden design and they made their own garden extra special. There is a cob pizza oven with granite detailing, a small pond, beautiful flowers in abundance throughout spring and summer, flagstone walkways and mature trees. The large covered patio provides a wonderful setting for meals and for relaxing in hanging chairs. The patio dining table seats eight comfortably. Pizza oven is considered an open flame and may be off-limits seasonally depending on fire danger. During fire season, the Coconino County website stays updated with local restrictions. There is a propane BBQ grill in the patio area as well, that can be used year-round.

The front yard has a small covered patio where you can relax or watch your housemates play basketball on the driveway. There is also a large blue spruce providing additional covered seating.

Foxglenn Park is within walking distance, providing easy access to outdoor recreation and seasonal festivals (Kite festival, Celtic Festival, etc.) There are soccer fields, softball, a skate park, and playground as well as access to the Flagstaff trail system and a running loop. Several mountain bikes and child trailer are available to guests upon request.

Also within biking distance is the Flagstaff Aquaplex which has a large indoor pool with a children's play area, two large water slides and a small lazy river. The facility also has a full gym and weight room, rock wall, and childcare available. Aquaplex daily rates are very reasonable.

There are two golf courses nearby- Continental Country Club and Aspen Hills. In the winter we can direct you to some great 'secret' sledding spots in our neighborhood.

We are long-time Flagstaff residents and we are ready to help make your stay wonderful. We have an 21-year old daughter and a 8-year old son so we can direct you to a wide range of fun activities available locally, as well as the standard visitor staples of downtown Flagstaff, Snowbowl, Sedona and the Grand Canyon. There are wonderful places to hike and enjoy the outdoors in and around Flagstaff. There is so much to do: Year-round First Friday Artwalks, summer movies on the Square and concerts in the park, Dew Downtown winter festival, Theatrikos, Flagstaff Hullabaloo, bands at the Orpheum, Pride in the Pines, NAU events...

We know a number of reliable college-aged babysitters that we can recommend upon request.

Following is the distance to some of the nearby attractions:

Sunset Crater: 19 miles

Walnut Canyon: 10 miles

Meteor Crater: 38 miles

Az Snowbowl: 17 miles

Sedona: 30 miles

Lava Tubes: 22 miles

Grand Canyon: 90 miles

Petrified Forest: 120 miles

Lake Powell: 130 miles

Painted Desert: 105 miles

More Details

Owner
Elizabeth Markona
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Elizabeth Markona

Jodon and I both moved to Flagstaff to go to Northern Arizona University and stayed after graduation. Jodon is an Arizona native, and I grew up abroad before settling in this beautiful community over 20 years ago. We love all that Flagstaff has to offer-a small town feel with some bigger-town culture and diversity thanks in part to the university.

We love the outdoors-running, hiking, biking and exploring. We have a 6-year-old son and a 19-year-old daughter who is a freshman and lives at Northern Arizona University.

Elizabeth Markona purchased this house in 2014

Why Elizabeth Markona chose Canyon Country & Northeast

We chose this house because of the proximity to our home and the wonderful garden and outdoor space. We love the neighborhood and like being nearby so we can respond quickly to any unforeseen needs. While we got the place dialed in we stayed here ourselves and loved being able to eat outside on the covered patio, even during monsoon season. Patio heaters help extend the season a little further.

What makes this house unique

One of our favorite features of this home is the outdoor pizza oven. We are happy to show you how it works and help get your pizza party started if we are in town during your stay. Tarragon and other fresh spices are available in the garden and make your pizza extra-delicious. We have had several pizza parties in the few months we've owned the home (it's important to test everything out, right?)

The waffle maker makes breakfast delicious, fun and easy. Let us know in advance and we can make sure to have waffle mix available for you.

Fox Glenn Park, which is within walking distance, is a regular site for festivals, soccer and softball games. There is a skate park, a playground, a paved running or walking path, and access to the trail system from the back of the park.

Amenities

Flagstaff House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Family
  • 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 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Bath - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen Room - 1 queen
    Peacock Room - 1 double
    Master - 1 king , 1 baby crib , new pack-n-play with bassinet/changing area
    Kid's Room - 3 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 additional child sleep mats and queen air bed available
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
Owners in neighboring house and available to assist with guest needs, upon request. Guest privacy is respected. Separate, fenced lot.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.6923075 based on 26 reviews
5

We had a great time in this lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our 2 families in Flagstaff for a swim meet. Very clean and was stocked with everything we needed...even robes and a salad spinner 🙂 The backyard was fantastic and the hot tub was the perfect way to end the kids day of swimming. We would definitely come back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It was a pleasure to host your families here! We hope you come again.
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5

Nicely decorated, clean, and inviting.

  • 5 of 5

We felt "at home" immediately. This home is in a nice, quiet neighborhood and has a beautiful back yard garden. The perfect place to get away and relax. We plan to stay here next time we visit Flagstaff.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Henderson, NV
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a very nice neighborhood and the house is very clean. We really enjoyed our stay there for one night . The backyard is like a private, serene jungle with a very nice hot tub that is ready to go . The house is cozy and the kitchen is stocked with all the amenities (except food of course). I will definitely book this house again when I travel back to Flagstaff.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scottsdale, AZ
5

The perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us stayed here for a retreat and it was the perfect setup. There was plenty of space for us to brainstorm, but then to also relax in the tranquil backyard. Everything was clean and easy to find. And the neighborhood was fantastic for walking. Would definitely stay here again!

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

Relaxing and Serene

  • 5 of 5

House is awesome! Lots of space and places to relax! We absolutely loved the backyard, patio and hot tub! The pond is relaxing to listen to and the flowers are beautiful! Thank you for a wonderful escape!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Good home base for Arizona fun

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was very nice. My daughter played the piano for us every night. We were sad that fire restrictions prohibited the outdoor pizza oven, but these things happen. We used this family home as home base for our many day trips to Sedona, the Grand Canyon, and many of the other National Patks and monuments nearby. Elizabeth was very accommodating, bringing us a fan for the warm days.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Flagstaff Historic Downtown
"First Friday Art Walk, Movies on the Square (summer), shopping, eating, festivals"
Lowell Observatory
Coconino National Forest
Pato Thai Cuisine
"Best Thai food in Arizona. Massaman curry and green curry are exquisite. Recommend the upg..."
Wanderlust Brewing Company
"Good beer, dog and kid-friendly."
Charly's Pub & Grill
"Wonderful patio with view of downtown at the Zane Grey bar upstairs. They also have drink s..."
Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course
"We LOVED this. If you don't use your upper body often you will feel it in your arms at the ..."
Lockett Meadow Campground
"This is a must-see place in late September through mid October when the aspens are golden. ..."
Lava River Cave
"Bad weather but you wanted to go on an outdoor adventure? Too hot or cold for an outdoor hi..."
Salsa Brava East
"Yum. "
Mountain Oasis
"Varied international food, very good spicy pineapple tofu salad. Mac-n-cheese for the kids."
Pita Jungle
"The tapas menu from 3-6 is super affordable ($1-$3) and yummy. The kids meals here are the ..."
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.8 Miles
Wanderlust
Nearest Golf
0.9 Miles
Aspen Valley Golf Club
Nearest Train
3.6 Miles
Flagstaff Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1.75 Miles
I40
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Salsa Brava, Fat Olives, Ms. Zips, Fratelli's
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Snowbowl
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $300

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Dogs may be permitted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact owner for prior permission to bring pets. Pet fee is $50/pet. Weekends and holidays require a 2 night minimum stay. Exceptions will only be made for booking within one week of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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