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Mountain Chalet: Visit Sedona, Grand Canyon, Meteor Crater, Petrified Forest.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

16' Ceiling & Massive Stone Fireplace, 3 Br + Loft, 1&1/2 Baths, 750' Of Deck

Steps from the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest our Mountain Chalet is a two story cabin with a beautiful wrought iron spiral staircase and open loft, oak flooring, high ceiling great room, with 16ft windows, along with a massive floor to ceiling natural stone. indoor charcoal grill and plenty of parking. LCD tv's, Dish provided TV channels, wireless Internet and stereo systems. Lots of low tech games for kids and adults.

Art Ashton
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Art Ashton

This is our family second home that we occasionally make available to visitors. It is fully equipped all linens, towels and firewood. It is a year round cabin with forced air central heating.

I am a retired higher education administrator and my spouse is a retired interior designer and homemaker. We have adult twin daughters who are pursuing careers in Phoenix and Seattle.

Art Ashton purchased this chateau / country house in 1997

Why Art Ashton chose Munds Park

Steps from the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest. Our Mountain Chalet is a two story home with a beautiful wrought iron spiral staircase, open loft, high ceiling great room, with 16ft windows, along with a massive floor to ceiling natural stone fireplace. The cabin is located 20 minutes south of Flagstaff and comfortably sleeps 8 in 3 bedrooms and a sleeping loft. The downstairs has 2 bedrooms, one with a queen bed and flat screen TV connected to satellite/netflix services and the other downstairs bedroom has twin beds. The upstairs has a king bed and TV, plus a separate loft with 2 twin beds.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My friends and I spent a week at this location and had a ball. The house is conveniently located between some pretty spectacular areas. We visited the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Lake Powell as well as many other local areas of interest. The house is nicely appointed and has a full kitchen. The owner was a pleasure to deal with and we look forward to another visit in the near future-- perhaps during a different time of the year. I highly recommend this property!

Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Sep 2011
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Munds Park Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Bathroom cabinets and sink.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , This is a loft open to the great room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
Over 700 sq. feet of deck on three sides of the cabin with patio furniture. Lots of windows for natural lighting and surrounded by beautiful pine and juniper trees. You can enjoy wireless internet access, satellite TV, and Netflix movies on a flatscreen LCD TVs. DVD, stereo/CD and VHS formats are also available. Curl up by the fireplace and play with the many board games, toys, and puzzles. Indoor charcoal grill (charcoal provided), kitchen fully equipped with microwave, dishwasher, oven, stove, coffee maker, crock pot, toaster, dishes, and cookware. Also provided are clean bedding/linens, paper goods, kitchen/laundry/bathroom soaps, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, a large variety of cooking spices, some canned goods, and condiments. The cabin has central heat and a full size washer and dryer.


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Mountain Chalet: Visit Sedona, Grand Canyon, Meteor Crater, Petrified Forest.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 16 reviews

Great two weeks

  • 4 of 5

It is set up perfectly with all you would want. The bed is comfy. Art and family are easy to work with. The climate is great. And no freeway noise! We will stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa, FL

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, spacious and comfortable cabin.

Kitchen has everything you would ever need....very well stocked.

Art was always available in case we needed anything at all.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Randolph, VT

Comfortable but dated

  • 3 of 5

Convenient for day trips to Sedona, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon. Quiet in spite of being right on the road in a dense neighborhood. Had everything we needed, but very dated. Major hiking area just up the road.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our cabin features three smart LCD TV's, high speed internet, Dish satellite and a quality stereo system. It features all new mattresses and bedding. It has a real massive stone fireplace in a great room with a 16' ceiling and windows with a real tongue and groove wood ceiling and oak flooring. It lacks granite countertops and an abundance of stainless steel and everything is fully functional. The online photos are very clear showing the cabin interior and exterior. The appearence is part of the charm of a cabin near the world's largest Ponderosa forest.
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Super cozy and cute!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights here over the Thanksgiving weekend with our family. The cabin is so cute, cozy and clean. We got there in the evening on Wednesday and were so impressed with the cabin. The three bedrooms were very roomy and the loft was perfect for the kids to sleep and hang out in. We were so happy and surprised to find that the gorgeous fireplace was already set up with wood, newspapers and "fire starters" to start a warm, cozy fire. The kitchen had everything we needed to make and serve our Thanksgiving dinner. My favorite was the large great room with soaring windows and a huge rock fireplace stocked with tons of firewood for hours of sitting and relaxing. The beds were very comfortable, and the quiet surroundings made it the perfect place to get some much needed rest. We spent our days hiking and exploring the area, relaxing by the fire and making smores. The evenings were spent making popcorn (which was provided) and watching movies either DVDs we brought or on Netflix (which was provided). There was even Wifi which was perfect for online black Friday shopping. Overall, this cabin is a great value and one that I would definitely recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house and location

  • 4 of 5

We really found the location of the Mountain Chalet convenient. We were able to get to Sedona, Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon and other National Monuments with ease. The location in Munds Park was also nice, we took walks on trails in a close by park with regularity.

The property was in great shape and comfortable. The owner responded to our questions and requests promptly.

We were unable to sort out Netflix, even with the help of the owner and it took a call upon arrival to get the correct internet code, the information we had received was not current. The kitchen was well stocked and we were able to cook easily. Thank you we enjoyed our time there and would recommend it to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have corrected the Internet hookup and added a new TV with easy to use Netflix and other channel selections.
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A timely retreat...

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect, comfortable place. All us fit perfectly and slept like we had not slept in a long time! We, including my 4 nieces and nephews, did not watch tv for 4 days! A miracle! We loved the environment with walks, hiking and family time. My nephew and his family had endured a tragic event in his neighborhood. This short retreat was a timely gift from God. Thank you. The only thing we commented on was the use the indoor grill. Even with the flue open, very smoky. Art was so responsive. Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
flagstaff, az
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Pinewood Blvd
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Pinewood County Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pinewood Blvd.
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Car: necessary

The location shown on the Google map is approximate.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 6.9%

Fees for holiday periods are $295/night, these are Thanksgiving, Christmas, new year and July 4th. Any special needs or question please free to contact owner.

There is no tax on monthly rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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