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Executive Home in the Pines on Rainbow Lake in Gated Community

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Lakeside House Rental Photos and Description

Beautiful 4 BR 4BA Luxury Home. Sleeps 8 including all children.

Thanks for your interest in our beautiful home in the White Mountains of Arizona. If our calendar shows that your dates are reserved, please email or call for updated information. This tranquil lake front setting is located in the private gated community of The Shores at Rainbow Lake. Beautifully decorated, this custom home has an open floor plan with wonderful lake views from the great room, family room, dining room, Arizona room, and master bedroom. Sit on the deck or the dock and enjoy the views, wildlife and beautiful days and evening stars. This is our personal vacation home and is usually rented to friends and neighbors only. This offering will not last long, as most summer rentals are booked a year in advance. Maximum number of guests allowed in home is eight, which includes all children. If dates of interest are already blocked, please email or call for updates, cancellations, other arrangements. Thank you!


Large executive home with 2834 square feet plus a lakefront deck with patio furniture and Weber Charcoal BBQ. Private boat dock is accessed from deck. Boat rental facility on lake during summer months. Fully furnished kitchen with service for 8. Dining room with great lake views. Huge master suite and second bedroom plus 2 full baths and powder room in main house. Separate guest house/mother in law suite with living/dining room (sofa bed), kitchenette, bedroom and full bath. The beautifully furnished great room has impressive 18-20 foot vaulted tongue and groove wood ceilings with exposed wood beams and gas fireplace. Full wet bar with wine cooler. off great room.

Two car garage with room for bikes and sports equipment. Landscaping includes many pine and aspen trees. DirecTV satellite service in Family Room and Guesthouse. No telephone service. All other utilities included. All linens, washer/dryer, ceiling fans. Games and books for your use. Private tennis courts on property.


Enjoy boating (10 HP or less), kayaking and canoeing on the lake. Fish and canoe from our dock (canoe available for guest use) or play tennis on the private tennis courts overlooking Rainbow Lake. Bike in the pines and hike on the Mogollon Rim. Shop and dine in Pinetop and Lakeside. Try your luck at the nearby casino in Hondah and explore the scenic White Mountain countryside.


The Shores at Rainbow Lake is a beautiful lake located in the White Mountains of Arizona. Located in the town of Lakeside, only about 3 1/2 hours drive from Tucson or Phoenix. The clean, cool mountain air and sparkling lake are a refreshing break from the desert heat.

On the Mogollon Rim, 30 minutes to Sunrise Ski Area or Fort Apache. Day trips to many national parks and monuments. Shopping, restaurants, churches and medical facilities are within minutes.

If you date is taken, call or email for last minute cancellations or other options.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Don or Patricia
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2016
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based on 16 traveler reviews

Executive Home in the Pines on Rainbow Lake in Gated Community
average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews

A brilliant property

  • 5 of 5

This is a spectacular home. It is truly a luxury property and you will feel very much at home. It is spacious and clean. The dock and deck are an adventure. We have been there two different years and plan to return. It is clean, beautiful, well maintained, has everything you could wish for in the kitchen and GOOD beds. What more can you want. Oh, yes, we caught fish.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a weekend of relaxation on this wonderful property. The location is spectacular...a gated community, great scenery, quiet and peaceful. The house was perfect for our group. Having the casita attached to the main house allowed our 2nd family with kids their own place. We wanted to be on the lake in order for all to enjoy some outdoor activities. The kids played in the leaves, picked pine cones, went for walks and played at the basketball/tennis courts, while the adults spent most of the time on the dock fishing, canoeing, relaxing on the patio or enjoying a camp fire each night.

The fall colors were gorgeous. Location is also close to shopping, sight-seeing and lots of local restaurants to try.

Definitely a memorable weekend for our family!!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing View @ Cabin on Rainbow Lake

  • 4 of 5

My husband & I were looking for a relaxing way to spend out 5 year wedding anniversary with our 2 dogs - and this was perfect. Very quiet and beautiful view. Cabin is located in very upscale neighborhood that was a lot of fun to walk the dogs & look at all the big beautiful homes. The picture of the lake is a good depiction of your view every day - can't go wrong! This would be a great home to go with 2 other couples as there is plenty of room, privacy & bathrooms for all. The huge deck off the back is fantastic & where we spent most of our time.

Owner was very accommodating & answered all of our questions very well & very quickly. Deposit was returned with in a few days. I even left a pair of jeans which they graciously mailed back to me.

The only suggestion - if you plan on doing a lot of cooking make sure to bring all of the spices you need & potentially even some knives for cutting. Previous places we had stayed before had all been over run with spices previous occupants had left behind - so its the first time we brought all of our food up to prepare & realized we should have brought our spices too & had to run out. We are very big cookers & found a bit of a challenge cutting with any of the knives so I had to use my hubby's pocket knife to cut up veggies --- not a big deal at all -- just next time we will be prepared :-)

We have already recommended this to friends that we want to come back & do a group trip!

There is the Pine Top Brewery down the road that has very good BBQ and fun atmosphere.

Hope to be staying here again soon!!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

My family and my friend's family enjoyed our stays at this beautiful house. It is well-furnished, spacious, comfortable, and very family-friendly. It is right by the lake! We felt very relaxed after skiing in Sunrise Ski Resort which was less than 40 minutes away from this house. Kids played board games around the fireplace while we were preparing dinner. :-)

House owner is very easy to communicate and her instructions are very helpful. We got the deposit back in a few days.

I'd highly recommend this beautiful house to those who are looking for a house to stay in White Mountains area.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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Perfect Family Vacation!

  • 4 of 5

What a fantastic home! This is definitely a wonderful vacation property. We had the perfect family Christmas vacation, with plenty of room for everyone. It is very spacious and has a large open floor plan. The location could not have been more perfect, quiet and the view of the lake was wonderful! The owners are very helpful and I guarantee you will have a wonderful time.

My only criticism would be that the heat should have been turned on for our arrival as it took an entire day to warm the house. The hot water heater was not on and the handy man had to come and light it, which was very nice. Also, the cleaning people could use some improvement, all surfaces were dusty and don't look under the couch!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
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Impressive home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the home for 4 nights in early May. Our goal was to get away from work for a few days, decompress, and spend some time with my parents. Its hard to find a nice lakeside rental in Arizona. The house is as beautiful as displayed in the pictures and the rental rate is reasonable. I would agree that the amenities in the house make it an executive home. All the appliances are top of the line and the house is immaculate. During our visit the weather was beautiful and we spent a lot of time at the table outside and at the dock. A very refreshing vacation and locale.

Excellent communications with the landlord. There is no internet (as advertised) but we were able to pick up a wifi signal. The house is on Rainbow Lake and we had hoped to be more successful fishing. The lake is not a good fishing lake but you can catch small catfish from the dock.

A great experience. If a potential renter has any questions, ask the landlord via email. She was very forthcoming. I would and have recommend this house to close friends since returning from vacation

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Show Low
Car: necessary

On beautiful Rainbow Lake in the White Mountains of Arizona, this home is close to some of the most beautiful land in Arizona. Enjoy the beautiful four season climate of the high country in only a 3.5 hour drive from either Tucson or Phoenix.

Other Activities: Chairlift rides at Sunrise Mountain Resort, gambling in Hondah

Golf: Shopping, restaurants, churches, golf courses, and medical facilities are within minutes.

Ski: Beautiful Sunrise Park Ski Resort is approximately a 30 minute drive on beautiful highway from Pinetop-Lakeside. Great snow and seldom a lift line. One the the best kept secrets of western skiing.


Rates & Availability

Lakeside House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
Presidents Day
Jan 12 2017 - Jan 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Feb 22 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 16 2017 - Mar 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 25 2017 - May 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Pet Fee $25

Holidays: week $2500/week. 4 night minimum $400/night
DEPOSIT: $500 reservation/security deposit is required, refundable up to 60 days prior to check in less $100 processing fee. Fully refundable, less cleaning, if there is no damage, lost keys, etc.
CLEANING: $150 for 4 hours professional cleaning. Additional cleaning, if necessary, is charged at $25 per hour. Pet fee: $25.

Security/Reservation deposit is due with reservation. Payment is due two months prior to check in May through October and holidays. One month prior for all other reservations.

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Lakeside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2834 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , 2 vanities
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Powder Room
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest House
  • Master Bath has a garden tub with stained glass bay window. Second bedroom has private bath. Powder room off living room. Guest house has full bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lake views
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Huge master suite with beautiful lake views.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , In the attached guest house.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private with bath off foyer between both rooms
  • Huge master bedroom suite with beautiful lake views. Second bedroom has queen bed, sofa bed, and bath. The attached guest house bedroom has king bed, which can be made up with 2 sets of twin sheets or one set of king sheets. The living room has a separate entrance and sleep sofa. The bathroom is in a hall connecting the two rooms. Beautiful views from both rooms. TV with DirecTV satelitte service in guest house.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • tennis
Beautiful 4 season location on Rainbow Lake in the White Mountains and just over 3 hours from Phoenix or Tucson. Small town environment with many services nearby: movie theater, restaurants, grocery stores, and medical services. Close to downhill skiing, cross country skiing, hiking, biking. golfing, fishing, boating (under 10 HP) and more. Celebrate the seasons at Rainbow Lake.

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