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Spacious retreat in the Tonto National Forest

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

4 bdrm+, 2 bath house in a Ponderosa pine setting in central AZ

This spacious home is located in the small village of Strawberry, AZ. Located on a lot shaded by tall Ponderosa pine trees with a wrap-round deck on 3 sides this home offers a relaxing setting with rustic furnishings.


Owner
LINDEN OLSON
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About LINDEN OLSON

We are partially retired farmers from extreme southwest MN. While on vacation in AZ we found this area to be a refreshing change from the grassland prairie we have lived in for most of our lives. Warmer in the winter than MN and cooler in the summer than southern AZ this scenic area offers many attractions and activities for those who like hiking, sightseeing, shopping, rock climbing, simple relaxation or any number of other individual or family interests.

LINDEN OLSON purchased this cabin in 2012

Why LINDEN OLSON chose Arizona

Nestled among tall Ponderosa pines our home offers something for everyone whether it is for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation; a get away or escape; or a cozy place curl up with a good book or to come back to after a day of hiking in a forest, desert or mountain setting; antiquing; horseback riding; mountain biking; skiing; boating; shopping or sightseeing. Eat in one of a variety of good area restaurants or prepare a meal using our fully equipped kitchen and/or gas grill. Get a refreshing night of sleep in a good bed in a quiet area. If you are in the right place at the right time you may get a glimpse of some of the elk, deer, squirrels, birds, coyotes, javelinas or other wildlife that inhabit the area. Enjoy antiquing or/and looking at artistic creations in Strawberry, Pine, and Payson. Want more? Take a day trip to Sedona or Jericho. Need something? A scenic 19 mile drive down Hwy 87 lies Payson, AZ, a town of 17,000 that offers most of the services of a large city including shops of all kinds, antiquing, golfing and seasonal activities. Want to beat the heat in the summer? Strawberry is about 20 degrees cooler than the valley around Phoenix.

What makes this cabin unique

Spacious, open floor plan, floor to ceiling gas fireplace, wood fireplace (wood included), large floor to ceiling windows, great natural lighting and view of Strawberry mountain, well furnished kitchen with island, wireless internet, Dish TV, and much more. You bring the food and personal items and we furnish the rest.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(69 traveler reviews)

Spacious retreat in the Tonto National Forest
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 69 reviews
5

Everything was exactly as pictured!

  • 5 of 5

Our family have a wonderful time in this spacious cabin. We spent hours by the fire and enjoyed all of the amenities within. The host Charlie gave us a warm welcome. We hope to come back again!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Large family enjoyed our getaway

  • 5 of 5

We came to Strawberry hoping for snow, disappointed there, but in every other way we were delighted with our stay. Ours was only 3 nights. I would recommend longer, because the house is so comfortable, The kitchen could not have been better. I loved having a gas stove (I don't at home :-( ). In all it was a wonderful though little getaway at a great price. Thanks for it all! I definitely will do it again.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

BEAUTIFUL PLACE...

  • 5 of 5

NICE CLEAN PLACE...EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT...SEE YOU NEXT YEAR....GOD BLESS THE Olson FAMILY

AND CHARLIE TOO

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Absolutely stunning

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at a lot of cabins over the years and Strawberry Haven is definitely one of our favorites! The home and furniture are rustic and fit the motif of Cabin in the Woods very well. We were there just before Christmas and there was a Christmas tree in the living room which was perfect for our occasion!

The cabin is easy to get it and not far from a few markets in case you forget something. The kitchen was well stocked with cookery and the bathrooms had plenty of towels.

We loved the large windows of an A Frame cabin and Strawberry Haven was no exception. We will stay again!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1st Cabin Rental :)

  • 5 of 5

This was our first cabin rental and it has been the best experience we could ask for. The cabin is very warm and cozy and equipped with anything one may need for a comfortable stay. Everyone in our group loved and and will both recommend it and go back once we get a chance. Lots of space, clean, comfortable. Feels like a family cabin and cant ask for more.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Church Board Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This property met all our needs for our Church Board Retreat from the 22nd to the 24th of September. Kitchen was well stocked and we brought enough food to feed an army. Charlie was great, introducing us to the house and talked lots about the Fossil Creek area. Weather was perfect and felt wonderful to get away from the bustle of Phoenix to the quiet of Strawberry. It had enough seating for all of us as we processed through all the material Pastor had prepared and had a lot of good discussion. Only complaint we had was forgot mustard for the Brats and the cabin could use a half bath. Last morning was a bit nippy according to the person who slept out there. But we all enjoyed ourselves and had fun and learned a lot. Special thanks to Charlie and Linden, our stay was great! We will see about planning another retreat next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
PHOENIX-MESA PHX OR AZA
Nearest Barpub
1.15 Miles
SPORTSMAN'S CHALET
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
PAYSON, AZ
Nearest Motorway
1.15 Miles
AZ-87 / AZ-260
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
MAMA JO'S ITALIAN GRILL
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
ARIZONA SNOWBOWL
Car: recommended

Nestled among tall Ponderosa pines our home offers something for everyone whether it is for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation; a get away or escape; or a cozy place curl up with a good book or to come back to after a day of hiking in a forest, desert or mountain setting; antiquing; horseback riding; mountain biking; skiing; boating; shopping or sightseeing. Eat in one of a variety of good area restaurants or prepare a meal using our fully equipped kitchen and/or gas grill. Get a refreshing night of sleep in a good bed in a quiet area. If you are in the right place at the right time you may get a glimpse of some of the elk, deer, squirrels, birds, coyotes, javelinas or other wildlife that inhabit the area. Enjoy antiquing or/and looking at artistic creations in Strawberry, Pine, and Payson. Want more? Take a day trip to Sedona or Jerome. Need something? A scenic 19 mile drive down Hwy 87 lies Payson, AZ, a town of 17,000 that offers most of the services of a large city including shops of all kinds, antiquing, golfing and seasonal activities. Want to beat the heat in the summer? Strawberry is about 20 degrees cooler than the valley around Phoenix. Email us for more information about the house, weather and other activities/information about the area.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20
One Time Cleaning Fee $90
Refundable damage deposit $200

Discounts may be available for stays longer than 2 days.
Until confirmed rates are subject to change.
CONTACT US FOR FULL RATE SCHEDULE INCLUDING HOLIDAY WEEKS AND DISCOUNTS
PayPal/Credit Card payments accepted with a 3% surcharge.
Damage deposit also includes excessive cleaning charge if applicable.
Refunds:
Over 30 days: 100%
15 to 30 days: 50%
8 to 14 days: 25%
Less than 8 days none

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Strawberry Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1-Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , SHOWER, TOILET AND LONG VANITY - ADJACENT TO MASTER BEDROOM
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2- SECOND BATHROOM - TUB WITH SHOWER, TOILET AND VANITY.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 -Master - 1 king , 1-MASTER BEDROOM - IN LOFT -KING BED WITH PILLOW TOP MATTRES
    Bedroom 2- - 1 queen , 2- SECOND BEDROOM - QUEEN BED WITH MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS
    Bedroom 3- - 2 twin/ single , 3-THIRD BEDROOM - 2-BEDS - TWIN SIZE
    Bedroom 4- - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 4-PULL OUT TRUNDLE DAYBED IN LOFT AREA
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Detached bedroom a few steps down the deck from the cabin.
  • Additional sleeping available: a mattress that can be put in the master bedroom or loft area and the sofa in the great room. Children may like to sleep in sleeping bags (not provided) on the deck, the yard, or the floor by the fireplace in the great room. Bedroom 5 has its own infrared heater and is a great sleeping place for those desiring a quieter place to sleep or wanting a more secluded sleeping area.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • snowboarding
Notes:
Located on hard surface road. Automatic standby generator. Lots of hiking trails within a few minutes drive.

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