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Five Star Blissful Bear Log Cabin in East Verde River Park.

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

Relax and enjoy the beautifully cozy Blissful Bear Log Cabin.

3 bedroom/1 bath newly renovated, well-maintained & clean log cabin nestled under the Mogollon Rim. A cool escape from the valley heat or chase the winter snow. A cozy retreat and short drive to Rim Country's many attractions, activities and amenities. Child friendly with fully fenced in yard. Walking distance & across-street access to the East Verde River. Located just off SR87, 3 miles north of Payson in the Tonto National Forest. Large porches and gas grill. The Blissful Bear Log Cabin sleeps 6; master and children's bedroom on 2nd floor, 3rd bedroom on main level. Central AC & heat. Check-in day flexibility and last minute reservations considered based on availability. Linens & towels furnished. Satellite TV and WiFi access included. Pets (dog) OK, pet fee applies.

Carolynne and Jeff Callan
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

About Carolynne and Jeff Callan

Jeff is an IT professional and author. Carolynne is a very grateful stay at home mom, formerly a nurse. Our primary home is in the valley. We are blessed with 3 wonderful children & a log cabin in Payson!

Carolynne and Jeff Callan purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Carolynne and Jeff Callan chose Arizona

We fell in love with Payson the first time we visited. The Blissful Bear Log Cabin is enchanting, feels like you have travelled far away although is only 1 1/2 hours from the Valley & an average of 20 degrees cooler.

What makes this cabin unique

Close to town yet rural peaceful feeling. Child friendly with fully enclosed yard. Newly renovated, clean and cozy.


Payson Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 queen , Vaulted ceiling w/ fan
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Perfect for smaller guests, includes game/play area
    1st floor bedroom - 1 double , Full-sized bed w/ closet and overhead fan
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Five Star Blissful Bear Log Cabin in East Verde River Park.
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews
Mesa, az

Perfect cabin for families!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect cabin for families with children. The cabin is wonderfully decorated and stocked with toys and a backyard playground. The views are incredible and located right next to the pathway to the river. Everyone is so friendly and waves. Will definitely come back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend by the river!

  • 5 of 5

Kids loved their room, my 6 year old daughter almost couldn't go to sleep the first night because she couldn't believe how awesome it was! Very comfortable and cozy place to spend a weekend away from it all. Plenty of reasons to visit, including the surrounding scenery and easy hiking trails nearby for the kids. Wouldn't hesitate in the least to stay again and will definitely be recommending it for our friends with families!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great cabin in quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property! We had an amazing time and the children's room is top notch!! The kids almost didn't even want to go outside. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, cosy,and a magical Christmas experience

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place to stay. Would definitely stay there again. Everything you need to have a great time and feels very homey. Only downside is poor Internet service but who cares since that is not why we were there.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. We have been working with our Internet Service Provider and will upgrade our service as soon as higher speeds become available in the neighborhood. The phone company has been dragging its feet for months in authorizing faster trunk lines to the area. Until they do, we are sharing limited bandwidth which accounts for the network sluggishness.
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin! Large upstairs bedrooms for the kids. Kitchen appointed well enough to cook some parts of Thanksgiving! Dining room table had leaves so we actually hosted game night with family! Loved it and if back in Payson will look to rent again!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifully located and outfitted cozy cabin !

  • 5 of 5

What a cozy cabin for a girls get away weekend! The cabin ambiance left the three of us no other choice but to relax, recharge and revel in the beauty of changing fall colors. One of our favorite places was the covered deck fully outfitted with comfortable furniture, gas grill and dining area with which to admire the lovely views. The numerous walking opportunities around the neighborhood and along the river as well as hiking at Tonto Natural Bridge were a perfect compliment to the deep relaxation the cabin inspires. The cabin interior is nicely decorated with new couches and chairs, firm mattresses and more than enough spaces to sit and converse very comfortably. We found everything we needed in the kitchen and then some. The owners Jeff and Carolynne are very organized and responded to our questions immediately. We are so thrilled to have had the opportunity to stay here and hope to be able to return! Blissful is a great word to describe this cabin!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Payson Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer seasonal rate (1)
May 30 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 4th Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer seasonal rate (2)
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
Columbus Day Weekend
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Day Weekend
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday Seasonal rate
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Housekeeping Charge $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 6.6%

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. Pet fees are per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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