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Sedona Spice: All the Best Views, Vistas & Value.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace


About the property

Two Bedrooms, Two Baths With Wide Mountain Views & 25-foot Living Room

Sedona Spice ... is Eye Candy looking out AND looking in! This Amazing Getaway is centered within full view of the amphitheater of cathedral rocks that IS Sedona!

Our amazing location places you so advantageously, you may feel in resonant harmony with all its artistic, spiritual, adventure filled, and spectacular surroundings. The area is renowned for not only for the artistry of it's inhabitants but for its energy, reputed to bring you a feeling of great peace, centering, and well being.

Spicy Cinnamon Reds adorn this upscale Home Away from Home, a fully equipped top floor-Top View Vibrant cottage which has already inspired twenty-five 5-Star REVIEWS on VBRO.

This is the top floor of a large building which also houses the caretaker in a separate lower building. During your stay you will hear not a peep because the floors/ceilings are double-slung sound-deadening drywall.

Located in Uptown Sedona - at the entrance to Oak Creek Canyon, 95 miles north of Phoenix, 28 miles to Flagstaff, 100 miles to Grand Canyon, and 3 precious miles upwind of dusty, trafficky West Sedona, Sedona Spice boasts new central heating & air conditioning. Please sample the varied award winning Restaurants and Cantinas, some withing walking distance!

We have decided NOT to charge you for the cleaning that will be required upon your departure, leaving you free to explore, pamper yourself, shop the special artisan galleries or simply sight see is nestled in a quiet neighborhood off the beaten path -- restored southwestern home.

Points to remember:

Unobstructed views through 4 big windows in living room.

You can walk to restaurants, Hyatt Resort, shopping, even mountain trailheads!

Absolutely private and quiet. Easy access.

Place your favorite scented candle in our GIANT fireplace with custom slate chimney for added romantic glow, or when visiting in winter & fall, brighten your days with the plentiful firewood which is always complimentary.

Enjoy meals outside on the long deck after grilling your grass-fed steaks on the propane-fired BBQ, provided just for YOU!

More Details

David Congleton
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About David Congleton

I retired to Sedona in 2004, after renting here 8 times! I know the area inside & out, and purchased this home for something to do and for retirement income. We try to keep the rates reasonable and consider this to be a great value, with privacy, centrality, absence of traffic or noise, off the beaten path yet within blocks of all the activity you could want.

And if you don't know, Sedona is considered a hiker's & mountain bikers' paradise.

David Congleton purchased this cottage in 2011

Why David Congleton chose Arizona

We have installed all new windows, floors, carpets, furnishings, beds --- all within the past three years.

Everything works ... and if it doesn't we fix it!

The whole place still has a 'new' feeling that is palpable. And very artsy - not a sterile rental....

What makes this cottage unique

If you prefer a southwestern 'homey' stay, and golf resorts are not your thing, this is the place for you ... colorful, well appointed, comfortable & inspiring.

Decorated & Maintained by an Artist!


Sedona Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower with bench, nice sink.
  • Both newly furnished, bright colors, modern appliances, coordinated & cheerful.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master BR - 1 queen , ComfortableTemperpedic
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Lower Bunk is FULL size/ Upper Bunk is TWIN
  • We change out our towel, sheets & comforters twice a year, for your comfort & safety.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
Massage Therapist available nearby. Call Nancy @ 928-301-7750.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Sedona Spice: All the Best Views, Vistas & Value.
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews

A beautiful view from a beautiful home!

  • 4 of 5

What a gift to wake up to a warm fire and incredible mountain views. This home was a great choice for us. It offered everything we needed to enjoy Sedona and all that it offers. Thank you!

Bonnie & Larry

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gratitude, Bonnie & Larry, for this.... I can usually tell which folks are going to be 5-star guests, and these people showed their colors early! Please come back!
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I would buy it from him today if he was selling. :)

  • 5 of 5

No kidding. Im afraid to write too much for fear of never being able to get back in but if David promises I'll always have a spot, ok. :) First, my sweetie and I were going to cancel due to health struggles. Not ONLY was David sympathetic and offered to help us in any way he could but he also immediately offered 3 friends/practitioners/healers and all of their contact info. He is what Sedona is about. So many genuinely kind hearted people. Love and Healing. :) The house: WOW! Everything the other reviews say and more is true. The views are the best of anywhere I've stayed. Everyday waking up to that was hard to leave it! The porch, the grill, the endless firewood and fireplace., washer and dryer, the space is open and airy and so comfy. The sofa, the huge chair that spins in front of the amazing views, its all in the pictures. What isnt in the description is the helpfulness of Cori at every turn...whatever we needed she offered her help with. The kindness and love and warmth in the space. There is a "vibe" in Sedona and that same vibe is in this space. You wont find that in any hotel or resort for sure. We LOVED your space David and its the first time I actually felt sadness leaving Sedona. I felt like I was leaving "home", more than just a vacation. Oh! And for those of you visiting: you must go to PISA LISA! Not only are their gourmet pizzas and decadent salads amazing but their staff are even more so. They became fast friends who parted with hugs and tears after only 10 days. We CANNOT wait to return. I mean literally we are looking at the calendar now haha. David: Thank you for sharing your home, for your healers and for being SUCH a blessing to us when we needed it most! Xoxo. Christy and John

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I had to think a while about how to answer this, because I've never received anything this overwhelming.It should first be said that Christy & John were exemplary communicators - they were open for suggestions and were curious about Sedona's offerings ... this couple left the house immaculate and were respectful of the place and our time. It is interesting that some visitors never communicate during their stay, content to enjoy the place in anonymity ... while others want to connect and share. Frankly, I am good with both approaches. It's just that when you get good people like Christy & John, it allows you to feel that you are sharing something rather than just charging money for it... and that is a really, really good feeling. THANK YOU, kids, for your review, and although I won't sell Sedona Spice to you, I will happily welcome you back any time!!
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, unbelievable views, and very nice house!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hudsonville, Michigan USA

Great location, beautiful views and comfortable house

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here 1 week in December with husband, son & fiancee (he proposed on Devils Bridge). Plenty of space for the four of us, clean house on arrival, within easy walking distance to many shops but in a quiet neighborhood. We loved the views out the front windows - just like the pictures on the website. So much to do in Sedona, excellent hiking, good restaurants. Would probably stay here again if we revisit Sedona.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great accommodations, perfect location, helpful property manager

  • 5 of 5

The view from Sedona Spice is fantastic, and it is in a quiet neighborhood just a short walk to Sedona Uptown. We enjoyed the short, scenic drive to many trailheads; not enough can be said about the terrific hiking in this area!

Three of our favorite nearby restaurants were Elote, The Hudson, and Cafe Paleo Brio. If you want an amazing meal for a special occasion (at a high price), we recommend Che-Ah-Chi at Enchantment Resort.

Our week at Sedona Spice was everything we had hoped for.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: David, so glad you and your wife sampled the "top layer" of Sedona's offerings ... you hit the very best of the cuisine and apparently walked it off every day! Sorry you could not have been here on Christmas Day, when we were bathed in 6 inches of fluffy snow!! Oh... and we appreciate your reluctance to use the fireplace overmuch, and your suggestions! I will add something to theTips sheet to the effect that starting a fire in late afternoon and letting it burn down by bedtime is the best protocol. If you visit again, and we hope you will, please feel free to burn!burn!burn! [we buy a new cord of oak every spring]
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Great place to stay and enjoy the pleasures of Sedona. Quiet but convenient to downtown.

  • 5 of 5

Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Much appreciation, Darlene!
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Rates & Availability

Sedona Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July Special
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.4%

Pets negotiable ... must be disclosed in advance. Additional $50 fee will be added. If and when Companion Animal is approved we follow PAWs (Pet are Welcome) guidelines and Pet Rider/Addendum must be agreed upon.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
105 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Cowboy Bar
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
verde santa fe, cottonwood
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
Interstate 17
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Many & Varied
Nearest Ski
38 Miles
snow bowl, flagstaff
Car: necessary

Sedona is broadly divided into three areas:

1. Village of Oak Creek

2. West Sedona

3. Uptown Sedona

The VOC is actually 6 miles south of the town of Sedona, and is primarily a golf & retirement community.

West Sedona is the 'working' part of town, with strip malls & commercial features. Some views.

Uptown Sedona is closest to the red rocks & hogs the best views... stunning vistas and cathedral-like mountains, nearby. The downside is that it is a 10-minute drive to groceries and drugstores.


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