About the property
- House2400 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6 adults + kids - inquire about maximum
Welcome to Pinetop Bear Inn! The premier White Mountain Vacation rental Destination in northeast Arizona!
Pinetop Bear Inn is located in the heart of beautiful Pinetop, Arizona in the White Mountains... With 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, futon for extra guests, great room, and a library, Pinetop's Bear Inn is the perfect vacation destination, business retreat, family reunion location, or just a luxurious getaway! Relax and enjoy the porch swing overlooking tall stands of pine trees. (Enjoy Wireless Internet!)
Our rustic cabin style resort lodge in Pinetop, Arizona is just over a 2 hour drive from Phoenix and Tucson. Pamper yourself in the evenings at our beautiful mountain resort cabin while spending the days fishing, golfing, hiking, biking or horseback riding. Dine at historic Charlie Clarks Steakhouse, The Chalet, Kabuki, and the El Rancho,or select from a wide assortment of cuisines to satisfy your pallet.
Pinetop, AZ boasts the largest stand of Ponderosa Pine trees in the country.
Golf activities, locations, and information : The invigorating mountain air and scenic background make 18 holes in Pinetop-Lakeside a memorable experience. Visit one of the region's championship golf courses, featuring exquisite greens, surrounded by lush forests and the beautiful White Mountains.
Escape the desert's 112 degrees ... July and August offer cool summer breezes with temps in the mid '70s in the White Mountains. Perfect golfing weather on Ponderosa lined fairways. The chatter of birds, the smell of fresh pine, butterflies and squirrels adding to the just tooooo peaceful surroundings.
Lakes in Pinetop-Lakeside & White Mountains AZ: With more than 65 lakes and streams, the White Mountains is an angler's paradise. Many species of fish inhabit the waters, but trout are the big draw. Whether you want to camp, or you'd rather put up in a motel or lodge and take day trips to the lakes and streams, the area offers accommodations to suit every taste.
Both fishing and camping on the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation require permits, which are available at all reservation lakes with full facilities. You can also pick them up at Hon Dah, at the junction of State Routes 260 and 73.
Some sites are open year-round for fishing and camping, but many have stores and other facilities that don't open until varying dates in May, so it is advisable to call or write ahead.
Sunrise Ski Park - Summer & Winter activities: Sunrise Ski Park is open for the summer! Enjoy scenic lift rides, hiking, sight-seeing, and photography! Horseback riding is available nearby.
In the heart of Arizona's magnificent White Mountains, Sunrise Park Resort is a recreational paradise offering a wide range of fun and excitement. In winter, the three mountains offer some of the finest skiing in the Western United States. Our 65 runs promise adventure for skiers of any level. There is also a separate snowboarding area, cross country ski trails and a special children's 'ski-wee' area.
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- Response time:
- within one day
- Calendar last updated:
- May 21, 2018
What makes this House unique
This house is located on 1 and 1/2 acres of Ponderosa Pines, cedar and oak trees, providing privacy and a wonderful peaceful feeling. It seems secluded although it is close to the all Pinetop and the White Mountains have to offer! The house itself has large rooms that are decorated to create comfort and enhance your time away from home.
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Check-out: 10:30 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Very welcoming and home -like stay
Fireplace, scale and privacy of the property, and well put together kitchen were so nice. We could tell that the family that owns the place takes great care of it. Christmas decorations were such a nice touch.
Communication from owner was very helpful in planning our trip.
Loved our stay. Pinetop is a wonderful vacation getaway. The weather was great except for some afternoon storms in July. Everything you need is within easy access io Bear Inn. The restaurants were great and plentiful. Lots of lakes in the area and wonderful hiking trails. Woodland Lake Park is within easy walking distance and a great morning walk around the pond.
Bear Inn is a lovely place to stay. Everything you can possibly need for your stay is there. We spent 90 % of our waking time at the cabin on the wide long front deck. Loved it. The wildlife (birds, squirrels, bunnies, jack rabits and deer) was plentiful and great to watch. One day a fawn walked right up to the front steps. It is private and quiet.
Fantastic place to stay.
A Wonderful Place for a Ski Vacation!
We stayed at the Pinetop Bear Inn during Christmas/New Year's week and absolutely LOVED the place! First off, the owner is a sweetheart and truly cares about your stay and experience. She made sure everything at the house was in order prior to our stay, and also made sure that we did not have any questions about our stay before we arrived. She even helped return my son's wallet to him after he inadvertently left it in the couch cushion. :-)
The house was immaculate when we arrived, which was even more amazing because there were guests in the house that morning. Everything you could possibly want was available in the house, from kitchen utensils and cookware, to bathroom necessities, towels, sheets, etc. I loved the small coffee maker in the master bathroom to get me started in the morning before the "main" coffee in the kitchen. We were able to cook a nice breakfast every morning before heading off to the slopes, and we spent every evening together in the "great" room, as it is the perfect place for families to gather. The house was decorated for the holidays too, which was a very nice touch, and the owner allowed us to park our vehicle in the garage, which helped with loading and unloading in the cold.
It took us about 40 minutes to get to Sunrise Ski Resort every morning, which wasn't too bad considering we were in Pinetop. The house is located off the main street, maybe 2 minutes tops from Hwy 260. It is conveniently located near a gas station, as well as some of the best restaurants in town. Everything in the house worked great, including the heat, appliances, and the WiFi, although if you have 4 teenagers all on the WiFi together, it does tend to bog down, but that certainly isn't the fault of the internet connection.
All in all, we felt that the Pinetop Bear Inn was the perfect place for our family ski vacation, and we will definitely be staying here again for our next Sunrise ski trip. I highly recommend this wonderful rental.
The house was in a great location in Pinetop and had everything needed for a wonderful stay. I would highly recommend it. The owner was great to deal with and sincerely cared about our stay.
We had a wonderful experience with our Pinetop Bear Inn rental. This was a mini vacation (4 nights) with grandparents and daughter, son-in-law, 2 grandchildren (6 & 2) and family dog. We found the cabin clean and well maintained. The proximity to Woodland Lake worked out perfectly. Since it was mid July we did have rain in the afternoon just about every day for a few hours, but this was a novelty for us since we all live in the Phoenix area. The children loved the toys that were provided and we all enjoyed the front porch and swing. We only ate out once at a German restaurant we had read about and looked forward to, but proved to be a big disappointment. The location was pretty and the salad was good and then it went way downhill. We ate at the cabin for the other three days and use the grill. Much better for the family. On Sat. my dautghter, son-in-law, and 6 yr. old grandson attended a talk about bears at the Wildlife Center and thought it was well done. They were disappointed they only heard 2 of the talks before the rain fell. All in all we had a wonderful vacation and would recommend the rental. The owner was very helpful and pleasant to work with.
Gotta stay here - location, location, location!
I knew from the moment I was contacted by the owner that we would enjoy our stay here. This was our first time renting a cabin and she really helped ease the way.
The home was fabulous and the location to all that Pinetop/Lakeside has to offer was excellent.
Being dog friendly was a plus-plus also.
There were many homes to choose from in the area - our expectations were exceeded by the hospitality shown by the owner. The house is beautiful and well maintained.
2-3 hours from Phoenix.
3-4 hours from Tucson.
Close to shopping, restaurants, casino.
Trail system in White Mountains is extensive and accommodates all types of hikers/walkers.
Trail to Woodland Lake is directly across Woodland Lake Road – short trail to paved trail around lake, also connects to several miles of trails between Woodland Lake and The Springs on Woodland Road (the walk from the house to the lake, around the lake and back is about a mile).
Short drive to other trails in forest outside of the Country Club area.
Sunrise Ski Slopes,
Big Lake and many other forest lakes and streams.
1 or 2 day trips:
Canyon De Chelly,
Other Activities: Dining at Historic Charlie Clarks Steakhouse - 4 blocks away
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PLEASE NOTE: Cleaning fee is adjustable depending upon number of guests and length of stay. Rates vary depending upon dates of visit. Please inquire.