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Pamla Paris

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, french, spanish

THE EARTH HOUSE: Adobe Home in the High Desert with 360 Degree Mountain Views

7 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Willcox House Rental Photos and Description

Secluded 2 bedroom, 2 bath with 360 degree rural mountain views and high desert

PROPERTY & AREA INFORMATION

Experience 360 degrees of incredible mountain views in this authentic adobe home on 10 acres of natural high desert.

Unbelievable peace, quiet and tranquility await. In early evening, you will hear the yap of the coyote. In early morning, you will see Jack Rabbits and Cottontail hop across the front yard. Road Runners, Hawks and even White Owls cam be observed on or near the property. If you look closely under the Mesquite, you will see the elusive and, in some areas, endangered Horned Toad, .

In this big sky country, you are guaranteed to see falling stars and, on some evenings, the Mikey Way.

There are stunning desert sunsets and sun rises in red, blues and pinks, blues and grays. In the morning, you can observe the moon dip behind the mountains.

You can visit the breathtaking Chiricahua National Monument, Kartchner Caverns, the wild west re-creations in famed Tombstone, Old Bisbee - the artist haven and old copper mining town, Cochise Stronghold of famed Apache Chief Cochise , Amerind Museum, Bowie National Historic Site, Ft Graham Observatory and more. But please plan to spend some time in the Historic Willcox with its famed cowboy museums.

The Earth House, with its proximity to so many area sites, is the perfect place to stay for those who enjoy birding, antiquing, archaeology, rock hounding, hiking, our Native American and cowboy history or just serenity.

Willcox has a famous cowboy history with museums and hosts wine tasting in several locations in town. If, during your visit, you desire the culture that only a big city can afford, Tucson is just a short drive down I-10.

The Earth House will provide you a unique vacation experience as the home itself is a creative work of art.

See the Youtube on this adobe home at 'Adobe home in Willcox, AZ'. Also see 'explorecochise.com' for more infomation on the area.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pamla Paris (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, spanish

About Pamla Paris

I grew up in North Florida and obtained my BA & MBA from Troy State University. My career took me to Charleston, SC and then to the Memphis.TN area. Following retirement, I returned to my Gulf Breeze, FL home. I have two dogs, "Missy" a mixed breed, and "Dingo", a true Dingo. They love chasing the desert rabbits - truly an exercise in futility. It took five years to complete construction of The Earth House. It is a true, vs fake or "burnt", adobe house. Each 12"x 14" x 4" adobe block that went into the making of this home was made on site with desert sand and stabilizing concrete. Visiting The Earth House is my time to get away from the hustle and bustle of city living, to visit my desert friends and to enjoy the outstanding nature, sunrises and sunsets.

Pamla Paris purchased this house in 2010

Why Pamla Paris chose Arizona

This craftsman's beauty cannot not be found in a typical American home. It will make your stay a unique experience.

What makes this house unique

The home is enchanting with its tongue and groove ceiling, large vigas and adobe construction. It is in a quiet, remote, peaceful setting yet close enough to see the big city lights of Tucson and/or to tour the western sites.

Reviews

4.7
based on 7 traveler reviews

THE EARTH HOUSE: Adobe Home in the High Desert with 360 Degree Mountain Views
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
5

Very nice property

  • 5 of 5

Very quite peaceful time just what we wanted

Thank you

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Winter 2016

  • 4 of 5

If you enjoy American history and hiking the adobe home is a great place to stay. Spacious, clean and quiet.

Friendly neighbors and the residents in the town of Willcox offer many suggestions for site seeing and hiking. We enjoy our 2 month stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA
4

High desert retreat

  • 4 of 5

Great getaway spot. Spacious, bright house, located in a wonderful location for exploring the mountains, countryside, and sights of southeast AZ. Beautiful views. The owner is responsive and very helpful. We had a wonderful, relaxing time and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bristol Tennessee USA
5

Lovely Home in Lovely Setting

  • 5 of 5

This rental is a lovely, well-built, spacious and nicely decorated abode home. It is located well outside of town on a gravel road. Although there are neighbors, it still has an isolated feel to the location and a great place to view the stars and see various critters in the yard such as road runners, lizards, and jack rabbits. The owner is a gracious and very helpful host. There are many interesting features that you can drive to during the day, including the Chiricahua National Monument. We certainly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

PRIVACY UNLIMITED !!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was actually my second trip to this property. The first last Feb. Had to be cut short due to medical problems. Pam, our gracious hostess, allowed us to come back and use the 2 weeks that we had not been able to use in Feb. at no charge. What a great gesture. Thanks again Pam.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. I am happy that the medical crisis was resolved and that you were able to return to enjoy the home. Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.
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Gulf Breeze, FL
5

Beautiful with lots of character

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Home is incredibly beautiful. You won't find another place like this one. Be prepared to bring groceries and dine in. Suggest the owners put a futon in the Master Bedroom. It is so large, there is room and would give extra bed for more visitors to stay. Very peaceful & safe.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. Please tell your friends!
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Map

Big Tex BBQ Restaurant
"Smoked BBQ inside an old box car train. Located right in downtown Willcox."
Tapas at Coronado Vineyards
"Great place for a nice meal in a beautiful setting. Wine tasting is a MUST. Gift shop on s..."
Chiricahua National Monument
"Amazing. Breathtaking. Must see."
Kartchner Caverns State Park
"Amazing. Check website for dates and times. Closed part of the year."
Bisbee
"Artist paradise. You will travel through Tombstone to get here. If you go to Tombstone, kee..."
Rex Allen Museum
"Lots of cowboy history in this here town. Don't miss the Rex Allen, Jr. concert on Oct 5. "
Tombstone
"Go back in time. Locals as well as tourists dress up like gun slingers and saloon girls."
Amerind Foundation Inc
"WONDERFUL Native American artifacts & history. Love it. The drive through the Dragoon Moun..."
Coronado National Forest
"A wonderful 45 minute scenic mountain road trip. When leaving the house, turn right onto S ..."
Roper Lake State Park
"Bring your fishing pole or a boxed lunch. Go there when you take the scenic route to Saffo..."
Cochise Stronghold
"Hike the interpretive trials through Cochise Stronghold. This is the famous fortress of Apa..."
Dragoon Mountains
"Wonderful drive on the way to the Amerind Museum. Be sure to stop at the rest area at the t..."
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
"Outstanding and worth the drive to Tucson. Remember: These are mountain interstate miles. ..."
Keeling Schaefer Vineyards Willcox Tasting Room
Rex Allen Statue
Rex Allen Museum
"Lots of cowboy history in this here town. Don't miss the Rex Allen, Jr. concert on Oct 5. "
Friends of Marty Robbins Musuem
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Tucson, AZ
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Willcox, AZ
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Willcox, AZ
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Benson, AZ
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Willcox, AZ
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Tucson, AZ
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Safford, AZ
Car: necessary

This small 'Old West' town is full of history with local museums and old buildings. It was the home to the Earp's of famed Wyatt Earp as well as Rex Allen, the 'singing cowboy'. Several local wineries offer wine tastings including the Coronado Vineyards. Within driving distance is Chiricahua National Monument, Cochise Stronghold, Tombstone, Old Bisbee (Named America's #1 Best American Small Historic Town), Patagonia Lake, Kirchner Caverns, Amerind Museum in the Dragoon Mountains and Ft Graham Observatory. There are fun events throughout the year in Willcox and in surrounding Cochise County, such as birding, antiquing, Old West shoot-out re-enactments, rodeos, antique car shows, rock climbing, museums and other annual festivals such as the Rex Allen Festival, Art Festival, Willcox Wine Tasting Festival and "Wings over Willcox". Recommended activities are in my photo lineup. But the best thing about your stay will be the quiet, peaceful environment surrounding The Earth House; the beautiful sun rises and sun sets over the surrounding mountains, big sky at night, the evening yap of the coyote, rabbits hopping across the property and birds galore.

Nearest Golf: Willcox, AZ - 15.0 miles

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Rates & Availability

Willcox House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$95
$1,950
 
 
Spring/Summer
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$85
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $125
Pet Fee $100

PREFERRED PAYMENT METHOD: Reservation and Final Payments via personal checks. I also accept HOMEAWAY Credit Card Payments and Square Credit Card Payments but any International Processing Fees will be deducted from your Security Deposit at the time of reimbursement. VRBO/Homeaway provides Trip Cancellation Insurance at an additional cost to you and is not associated with my account. Other reputable third party Trip Cancellation Insurers may be found online. I am an reputable property owner and strive to please. Please call me if you have any concerns.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Willcox House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1684 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 large bathrooms. Master has a shower; Bath #2 is a tub with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen bed in Master; 1 Queen bed in BR #2
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
Notes:
Whole house water filtration system. RV Hookups available for additional $25 per day. This rate includes water, sewer and electricity.

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