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Cabin Retreat in the Tall Pines

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,034 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6-8

A gorgeous A-frame cabin on 2.5-acres is located in Parks just off Historic Route 66 between Flagstaff and Williams (Gateway to the Grand Canyon). Two sides of the property border the Kaibab National Forrest. It is an excellent retreat from the heat in the summer and snow play in the winter. Enjoy historic downtown Flagstaff and home of NAU just 17 miles away. The drive to the Grand Canyon is less than one hour. Points of interest within 30 minute drive are Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon & Slide Rock State Park, Williams, Kaibab Lake, Bearizona, and Arizona Snowbowl ski lodge. Places to see in the Parks area include the Lava Tube Caves, Sycamore Canyon, Key Hole Sink, Deer Farm and Oak Hill Snow Play Area. There are many great quad and dirt bike trails. Other activities include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, golfing, skiing, dinning, shopping, sightseeing and star gazing.

Description of the Cabin: Our 2-story cabin is 2035 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms (2 master bedrooms) with beds for 7 people. A futon and two hide-away single beds can be used for maximum occupancy of 10. The cabin is beautifully decorated in a Cowboy & Indian theme and Southwest art. The lower master suite has a queen bed, satellite TV, private deck facing the forest and a private bathroom. The 2nd story master bedroom has a king size bed. The 3rd bedroom has a bunk bed and single twin. The 2nd bathroom is on the upper level. The loft is a great play area for children with a TV for video games, toys and board games. The Loft has a futon that converts into a standard size bed with an additional vanity sink. The living area has leather furniture, satellite TV and DVD player. The dining area has a bay window looking over the pines, comfortably seats 8 but will hold 10 people. The kitchen is well equipped with service for 10. The laundry room has a washer and dryer. The large deck has patio furniture, gas heater and gas grill.

On-Site Amenities: A large circular driveway provides room a RV or toy hauler. There is an awesome play ground fort for the little ones and a fire pit perfect for toasting marshmallows under the stars. Special detail went into the décor such as hand carved bear cubs climbing a pole that supports the loft, Hopi Indian and South American one-of-kind art pieces. Oak Hill Snow Play Area (1 mile away) has 2 main sledding areas. Directly across the street (Route 66) is Key Hole Sink where you can see petroglyph drawings. The Deer Farm (2 miles away) is perfect for the little ones. Bearizona and Kaibab Lake is 8 miles away. This is the kind of vacation retreat you will come back to again and again.

Activities and Attractions: Historical Flagstaff has many multi-cultural restaurants, great shopping and art galleries. Lowell’s Observatory and Meteor Creator are near Flagstaff. During the winter months there is downhill skiing at Snowbowl. From spring to fall, take a ride to Sedona's Red Rock Canyon and Oak Creek Canyon. While there, hop on a Pink Jeep Tour or Hot Air Balloon ride over some of the most beautiful and unique scenery in our country. During the summer, pack a cooler and enjoy a day at Slide Rock State Park where kids slide along the rocks and adults’ sunbath or catch up on their reading while lounging on the many levels of flat rock formations along the creek. In less than one hour you can be at the Grand Canyon hiking or riding a mule to Indian Gardens. The city of Williams has the Grand Canyon Railway featuring the Polar Express during the winter months, many fun restaurants, an indoor skate board park and Native American shopping

More Details

Property Manager
Gina Day
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Gina Day

Hello! My name is Gina and I love to travel. With that said, I try to stock our cabin home with just about everything you need to make your trip easy, fun and relaxing. I keep active and enjoy new experiences when I travel so I provide lists of things to do or place to see in the surrounding towns for our renters. Renters from out of state or the country especially appreciate this as it helps them make the most of their time in northern Arizona. Even Arizonians appreciate this because they don’t realize how much there is to do up here and it is constantly changing and improving.

I also love to cook so I keep the kitchen stocked with items to simplify meal preparations so you can enjoy more time having fun and relaxing but still enjoy a home cooked meal.

Our family keeps busy in the city so when we come up to the cabin, we unplug and reconnect with each other. For this reason, do not have Wi-Fi but we do have satellite TV, DVDs and board games for all ages.

Gina Day purchased this cabin in 2003

Why Gina Day chose Parks

We built this cabin with love and it took 2.5 years. We completed it in 2006 and we are constantly making improvements. We wanted a place to take our children so we could relax and enjoy all the natural beauty of northern Arizona. We love to snow ski and board and have hiked the Grand Canyon to Phantom Ranch, Indian Gardens and from south rim to north rim countless times.

We also love hanging out in historical down town Flagstaff...there is always something going on. Flagstaff is clean, safe and has unique and wonderful restaurants and shops to visit. We also enjoy Williams for the same reasons. We decided to rent out our cabin because we wanted to share all this with others so they would have a nice place to take their family and friends at the best possible price.

Although we are in the Kaibab National Forest (it really is our back yard), and because of our exact location, you can quickly and easily drive in any direction and find fun and adventure. Our cabin sits at 7,000 feet so if it snows in Flagstaff, it will snow on our property. So many renters have told us a stay at our cabin was the first time their children played in snow. Children and adults love this place...it is MAGICAL!

What makes this cabin unique

What makes our cabin so unique is the location. We are minutes to Interstate 40 and walking distance to Historical Route 66. The town of Parks and Williams will remind you of the Disney movie “Cars”, right down to the historical 76 Station that serves up great breakfast burritos and sandwiches.

The national forest service gave us permission to install a gate on their fence so you may easily walk into the Kaibab National Forest and if you look close enough, you may find horney toads. They really do look like miniature dinosaurs! Elk and deer are a common site while sitting on the deck or driving through town, especially at dusk.

The cabin is clean and decorated with local art and comfortable furniture so guests feel as if they are somewhere special. I can only assume all this explains our repeat clientele base and we feel blessed they choose to return to our cabin.

Amenities

Parks Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2034 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Additional sink in Loft
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , bunk bed and a single twin bed
  • Futon in Loft converts to a single bed. Chairs in livingroom converts to two single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Cabin Retreat in the Tall Pines
average rating of 4.952756 based on 127 reviews
5

BEAUTIFUL SCENERY AND GREAT LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a perfect home and location to visit Williams, Sedona, Flagstaff and the,Grand Canyon look no further than Double Day cabin in Parks Arizona. The information Gina provided to make sightseeing easy was very valuable. Housekeeper did a great job in having the house ready on our arrival. I hope to return soon. Thanks again for making a family vacation a great one.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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McKinney
5

Everything we hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is perfect. Roomy, cozy, quiet, clean, well furnished and equipped, great location. I could go on and on. It was everything we were hoping for. We paid for an extra day and if we didn’t have jobs and school we’d have stayed forever. It’s central to every thing you’d want to see on an Arizona vacation: Grand Canyon, Painted Desert, Meteor Crater, not to mention several other amazing sites. Also the Route 66 parts of Williams, Flagstaff and Sedona are super fun. Gina was terrific to work with. The entire experience was awesome! We’ll be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Drew, I am delighted to know you and your family enjoy your stay at our cabin retreat in the tall pines! Thank you much for the 5 Start review and terrific review. We'd love to have you back anytime! Best wishes always, Gina
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5

Enjoyed it.

  • 5 of 5

Great location and wonderful cabin.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Linda, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Gina & Dave
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5

Awesome Vacation Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Great property, and a fantastic cabin. “Cabin” doesn’t really do it justice as it is a vacation home. All the seclusion, privacy, and detachedness you want; plus all the creature comforts. A most memorable experience, and the information from Gina is priceless.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Boldy, Thank you so much for the 5 Star review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Gina
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5

Great place for 3 kids, 2 families

  • 5 of 5

If you're heading to Williams, the Grand Canyon or Flagstaff and have some young kids - this is your place! Had 4 adults and 3 kids under 8 - set up couldn't be better. Had more than enough space (could have slept a few others comfortably). All the amenities you need too. 20 min from Williams and 30 from Flagstaff. A couple other rental properties within blocks so if you have others coming, have them rent in the area. Gina and David were great communicators - answered all questions and provided a TON of info on the region should you need it.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear MC, We are delighted to know that you and your family had a wonderful time at our cabin home. Thank you for the nice review. Merry Christmas! Gina & Dave
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Chandler, Arizona
5

Wonderful secluded cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Nicely appointed, very comfortable, large yet cozy and the seclusion of national forest on several sides provides a high level of privacy. Also, lots to do nearby in Williams or hiking to petroglyphs (2 miles down route 66). Will most likely stay again. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Keith, Thank you for the 5 Star review. I am glad you enjoyed the natural settings at the cabin and surrounding area. We'd love to have you back any time! Kind regards, Gina
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Mountain Ranch Resort
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Elephant Rocks
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Flagstaff
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
I-40 Exit 178
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Pine Country Inn
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Arizona Snowbowl
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Rock Climbing and lava tube caves

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Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 6.9%

Rate is based on occupancy of up to 6 people. Additional guests are $10 per night up to 8 maximum. Children under 3 years of age do not count toward occupancy.

Check-In time is 4:00 PM (MST)
Check-Out time is 11:00 AM (MST)
Prior approval is required for any changes to check-in or check-out times.

Pets are not allowed but owner may consider special cases.

Manager'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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