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Western Decorated Casita

New River, AZ, USA
  • Cottage1200 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

This adorable guest house is detached with a private parking and private entrance to a 2 bedroom, full kitchen, living room and dining room. Sleeps 4 (2 queens). Private deck off of one bedroom, another private patio in the enclosed back yard with hot tub, BBQ, Wi Fi , Direct TV and very comfortable. Expansive views of the Tonto National Forest and access right out the back of the property that backs up to the high Sonoran desert. Great hiking or biking to local petroglyphs, virgin cacti, and photography.


Jim Humphrey

Member Since 2009
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
About Jim Humphrey

I am a retired custom home builder. We searched and searched for just the right location and there is none better for privacy and seclusion. We built the main house in 1994 and added the Casita approximately in 2004.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
        • Queen size Beds (2)


        • 1 Bathroom
          • 1

          Location Type

            • Mountain View


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet
                    • Wood Fireplace


                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Microwave
                        • Refrigerator


                            • Dining Area


                                • DVD Player
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television
                                • VCR


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • limited accessibility
                                        • not suitable for children


                                            • marina
                                            • botanical garden
                                            • cinemas
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • churches
                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants
                                            • ruins
                                            • winery tours
                                            • zoo

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • antiquing
                                                • boating
                                                • gambling casinos
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • bird watching
                                                • paddle boating
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • hunting
                                                        • equestrian events
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hot air ballooning
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • snowboarding
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • water tubing

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 10:30 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          16 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Quiet beautiful paradise

                                                          Jean D.

                                                          Property and Casita is well cared for with flowering yard and views. Casita had every amenity. Jim was also kind enough to let us stay an extra day. Area information about trails was also provided. Comfortable and pleasant stay!


                                                          Charlene A.


                                                          A desert escape

                                                          Amanda E.

                                                          This place was perfect. The view from the back yard is just breathtaking. The sunrise and sunsets are unreal. It was alive with quail, coyotes, hummingbirds, and all sorts of desert creatures. The saguaro cacti are enormous. The house is beautifully decorated, and very clean. Jim is the best! The petroglyphs, which are in the backyard, are a must see! We rented a utv and had the best time. We saw a ghost town and some Indian ruins. We also drove up to the Grand Canyon. That was a nice day trip. Sedona isn’t far away from here either. It’s amazing there! This little town now has a peice of my heart. Thank you Jim for your hospitality. This place really is a gem! Love from Franklin, Tennessee❤️

                                                          So nice, this was our second year

                                                          Mary S.Topeka, KS

                                                          We have many favorites - the quiet, the good beds, the well stocked kitchen, the friendly host, but the absolute best is the enjoyed the peace of the Tonto National Forest. There is nothing between you and the forest - good for bird-watching, book reading, and quiet. We will be back next year.

                                                          The best kept secret casita in Arizona!

                                                          Christine S.Woodbridge, VA

                                                          Jim Is most accommodating host providing the guests with a very well equipped kitchen and lovely furnishings in the southwestern style. The backyard is walled and backs up to the mountains in the Tonto National Forest. The views can not be more spectacular. On top of that, you can sit in the backyard jacuzzi and watch the moon come out and listen to the beautiful singing coyotes. You can hike a long trail directly behind the house that leads to the mountains. New River is a great location since you are in the center of the state and can access many places. There is nothing better than staying in your home from home casita in order the fully experience the desert. A hotel would never compare to this luxury. Once you get bit, you will keep coming. Plenty of room for 4 people and gives lots of privacy. I have stayed in many casitas over the years and this one is TOPS. 5+ stars for this paradise.

                                                          Great property. Very friendly helpful owner!

                                                          Jeffrey M.

                                                          Our 4th time here. Quiet. Fabulous view of desert. Great hikes right out the door. We hope to return!!


                                                          New River, AZ, USA

                                                          Western Decorated Casita - This Guest House backs up to the Tonto National Forest. Private, Secluded and Quiet. Beautiful Saguaro cactus right out your door, Hiking to nearby Petroglyphs, close to all the attractions in the Phoenix proper area 4 stall mare motel for your horses (some additional cost) NEW - Just recently added a hot tub.

                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Cleaning Fee
                                                          Additional Guest Fee

                                                          $130.00 nightly + $5.00 per night for each guest thereafter

                                                          16 Reviews
                                                          Exceptional 5/5
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                                                          For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

                                                          Property # 420260vb