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Spacious Home on Oak Creek with Spectacular Canyon Views from Private Deck

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom creek side home with canyon views 10 miles to Sedona

Step into "Call of the Canyon" and you will quickly realize you have found a special place. Generous windows give view to the peaceful stream and soaring canyon. Located in the Coconino National Forest, next to West Fork Oak Creek trail you will find plenty to explore in your own backyard. Walk down the steps to the creek and fish for trout or just relax and enjoy the scenery from the deck and try out the new Weber gas grill.

LIVING ROOM/DINING area/KITCHEN

The house has 3 levels. The main level opens up to a fully equipped kitchen, living room and half bathroom. Within the kitchen is a dining table with seating for 4 plus 3 bar stools for counter-top eating. There is also a washer/dryer within a closet off the kitchen.

The living room has ample seating to enjoy views of the creek and soaring canyon. There is also a working fireplace within the living room.

DECK AREA

Off the main level is the deck- a perfect place for morning coffee or an afternoon cocktail. The deck is accessed through a sliding screen door off the living room. We have two cocktail sized tables that can be put on the deck. There are 4 tall chairs and 2 bar stools that can be used on the deck as well. We also have a grill for your use.

BEDROOMS/BATHROOMS

The house has a total of three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.

The Master Bedroom has a king bed with an en- suite bathroom and double vanity. There is also a private door entry to this bedroom. The master is located on the lower level and does have generous window views to the creek.

The Guest Bedroom has a queen bed with an en-suite bathroom and double vanity. There is also a private door entry to this bedroom. It too has generous windows with views to the creek. This bedroom is located on the lower level.

The Loft Bedroom is located on the upper level. Natural light fills the bedroom. The loft area does not have its own bathroom.

COMPLIMENTARY WIFI and CABLE

We do have wifi. We cannot guarantee that it will be perfect 100% of the time as the location/canyon signal is sometimes intermittent.

Please note that due to the location of this property and the environmental benefits gained we have opted to use Sun-Mar composting toilets. Operating the toilets is not difficult. You do not use water. Its a composting system in which you use peat moss and turn a drum.

LOCATION

Oak Creek Canyon is approximately 12 miles long and 2000 feet deep. Although private and out of town, Sedona is just 15 minutes away or 9.5 miles. A number of small shops are conveniently located to the home. Junipine Cafe and the Butterfly Garden serve food and are only minutes from the home. Slide Rock Park is just 4 miles south from the house. Here you can enjoy a day of fun swimming on the natural rocks. According to Rand McNally, the Oak Creek Scenic Drive is one of the Top 5 Most Scenic Drives in America.

More Details

Owner
John Moran
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

Why John Moran chose Canyon Country & Northeast

This property was built by family in 1997 on the footprint of a small cabin. The location makes this property unique.

Amenities

Sedona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Main Floor .5 Bath - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom Lower Level - 1 king , Private bathroom
    Second Bedroom Lower Level - 1 queen , Private Bathroom
    Loft Bedroom - 1 king , Upper Level- does not have private bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Spacious Home on Oak Creek with Spectacular Canyon Views from Private Deck
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
5

Tucked away. Perfect R&R location! Balcony + creek = perfection.

  • 5 of 5

I grew up near Sedona and was so excited to share Oak Creek Canyon with my children for the first time! This home provided plenty of space for the six of us (2 adults, 4 children) and ample opportunities for exploration and relaxation. My children loved having the private creek as their backyard...(wadding in the water, observing huge dragon flies, butterflies, and even an Arizona King Snake - not to be confused with the venomous Arizona Coral Snake lol), going to Slide Rock only a few miles south, and of course being adjacent to West Fork Trailhead! AMAZING!! We also went into Sedona to see a movie and eat once, but really enjoyed just being at the house...far enough away to really unwind and be part of nature. My children have been asking when we get to go back again already. I can't wait to enjoy my coffee on the balcony patio again while listening to the creek and watching the trees gently move as the air flows through the canyon. So gorgeous! Blissful location for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it - I would not hesitate to book again.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great home. The composting toilets caught my kids by surprise but once I explained their operation and purpose, and they realized they didn't stink, they didn't have any issues. We loved wading through the creek and our hike in west fork was unforgettable. The host was responsive and pleasant. Great experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location -nestled in the woods.

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 3 days with our girls. We did have a bit of a difficult time finding it. If you've gone past the shack in the parking lot, you've gone too far. Make an immediate right after entering the parking lot. The drive is a bit narrow but once you're in, everything else is a breeze. Great views! Slept to the sound of the adjoining creek. The beds were comfy and the kitchen had all the items I needed.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. It's a beautiful house with an unbelievable view. We would definitely stay here again. Any issues we had with the house John quickly responded and handled.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Writers retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is a hidden in plain sight gem. We had a great time and I would book again, it was worth all the money to have such a special space. I had a writers retreat weekend with a friend and we took time to stay in the space and enjoy the quiet. The view is fantastic and a simple yet comfortable space to be BE. We have enough floor space in the main area to do yoga, play board games, or just unfold all of our papers. We pushed open the windows to hear the babble of the creek, and slept well. There is a loft that is fantastic to write in. Beds are comfy and appreciate the high quality bedding. Privacy in the bedrooms is comfortable and you can hide in them to be alone and feel "away". The depth of the mountain terrain is clearly felt and fun to be in the black night of the trees.

Other things to consider on this site: You will be at the foot of the entrance into the park and hidden under the main road. In the morning the cars will block you in the drive, and people are happy to move because they are waiting up to an hour to get a parking space in the park. not a problem- but needs fore-thought. You will be on a twisty road that is difficult to maneuver at night, and if you come with a big vehicle ( in any vehicle) please take your time. Night driving can be nerve wracking the first few times in from town. locals drive faster than tourists. The toileting is very nature friendly but not comfortable in the " easy home-feel way" and for those who have lived with indoor plumbing their whole life this may be a shocker. We cityfolk pooped away from the site as often as we could because the composting toilet, while we understood and agreed with the environmental portion of the toilet, WELL- it is definitely a memory we will talk about for YEARS. There are no dressers or hangers to speak of, so if you are planning a long trip- you will have to live out of your suitcase. Laundry is on site and can do a small load. The internet will not work outside of the main floor, so if you are trying to use iPad and such- know they will only work on the main floor, that is important if you are trying to stream music. The very nature of where this hideaway is makes phones impossible without internet. The basics are here, you can cook, normal water functions, plus the fridge can hold a week of groceries. Get groceries FIRST because nothing is near. This is lovely little escape and do not let my "stuff to know" dissuade you from booking. It is lovely.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I love the openness of the living room and the kitchen and the tall windows.

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed having the cabin access to the creek and the easy access to the west fork trail. The views were gorgeous from the living room and bedrooms. Listing to the water and birds from the deck was so relaxing.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
130 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Junipine Cafe and Grill
Nearest Golf
17 Miles
Oak Creek Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Junipine Cafe and Grill
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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