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A Luxury Private Home on 7 acres

22 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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5 Bedroom, 3 Bath - Sleeps 13

Come to the tall cool pines to unwind with your family and friends. Experience Northern Arizona and all it has to offer in our magnificent, 3600 square foot custom home we call Tranquility Ranch. Seclusion and privacy is all yours on 7 acres.

Our home is located within minutes from the Grand Canyon Railway and the Polar Express. A short 60 mile drive to the Grand Canyon and Sedona, and Flagstaff is 30 miles. The home is located four miles outside of Williams, and only one mile from Bearizona, a great attraction for the entire family.

Tranquility Ranch sleeps 13 people in 5 bedrooms plus a twin trundle day bed in the upstairs retreat area with great views off the upper deck. The kids will enjoy the kids loft with 3 twin beds. The master bedroom located downstairs, features a fireplace and soaking tub for those romantic evenings. Upstairs, two queen size bedrooms, with one featuring a fireplace, and a queen guestroom downstairs. Wonderful handmade goat soaps and lotions are an added amenity that is provided for your pleasure.

Day trip destinations: 60 miles to the Grand Canyon, 5 miles to Williams where you will be in the heart of old Historic Route 66, 30 miles to Flagstaff, NAU, and the Arizona Snowbowl, where you can Ski or snowboard on 32 runs during the winter months or ride up the mountain on the scenic Skyride, enjoy hiking trails, disc golf and guided ranger tours during the summer. 35 miles to Sycamore Canyon, 150 miles to the Petrified National Forest, 50 miles to Meteor Crater, 30 miles to Lowell Observatory, 100 miles to Jerome Ghost Town, 80 miles to Oak Creek and Sedona. In Williams you will find a Safeway grocery store and shopping along Historic Route 66. In Flagstaff, you will find Harkins Theatre along with other larger named shopping stores. Nearby Williams offers great dining options.

Take a day excursion on The Grand Canyon Railway where you will depart at 9 am and return around 5:30 in the evening. During the winter months of November and December you can enjoy the Polar Express train ride fun for the entire family.

Outdoor activities nearby: Golfing at Elephant Rocks, hiking, walking, biking, and fishing at several area lakes. Bearizona is a short 1 mile from Tranquility Ranch a definite must see for all ages.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Frank Rotter
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016

About Frank Rotter

Allow us to be your hosts for an unforgettable vacation with the family, or just a romantic getaway. We have lived in the Williams area for over 40 years.

Frank has extensive knowledge of the Grand Canyon area having lived there for over 18 years and can give you great insight of exactly what to see and do while visiting the Grand Canyon. Janine has lived in the Williams area all her life and can help you plan your family outings and sight seeing journeys. Local lakes, Bearizona, and Sedona are all favorites of ours, from where to dine, sites to see, and places to go, let us help make your stay amazing.

Frank Rotter purchased this house in 2012

Why Frank Rotter chose Grand Canyon

We are dedicated to providing our guests with more than just a place to lay their heads at night. Whether you are visiting the Grand Canyon, or just want a place to get away from it all, we provide all the amenities you need for a relaxing stay in Northern Arizona.

What makes this house unique

Tranquility Ranch is just that, tranquil. If you are seeking peace and quiet amongst the tall cool Ponderosa pines, look no further.

We enjoy making our guests feel like family.

Come get away!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for opening you home to us on Thanksgiving! We had a very fun & relaxing weekend and made wonderful memories for our children!

Thanks again!
Nov 2014
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based on 22 traveler reviews

A Luxury Private Home on 7 acres
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 40 reviews

Great location and perfect for large groups!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! This house was located close to town but still far enough away to feel the serenity of the woods. Our group was large (Girl Scouts) but we all slept comfortably. It gets a little warm in the afternoon and when cooking because there is no central air conditioner but we spent our afternoons out and about mostly. I would suggest taking the train ride to the Grand Canyon, visiting Bearizona and spending time shopping in Williams if you choose to stay here. All of those experiences were awesome as well and only minutes away from the cabin. Great time! I would love to visit again some day!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, thank you so very much for the kind words.
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  • 4 of 5

We stayed from June 30 2016 - July 3 2016. Very fast communication from owner. This is a beautiful spacious property. We had seven adults and five kids and we still had plenty of room. The kitchen/living area was perfect for all of us. We never felt like we were crowded when all together. The location was ideal. Just about an hour from Grand Canyon and Sedona. I recommend this property especially for a large group.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and quiet property surrounded by pines trees. "Tranquility" Ranch is a perfect name! The owners were very helpful and responded rapidly to inquiries. Close to Grand Canyon, Flagstaff and 5 minutes from Williams.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winter Wonderland

  • 5 of 5

Had a great experience at Tranquility Ranch. Took a Chritmas vacation with the whole family (four generations) to ride the Polar Express. Tranquility Ranch accommodated the entire family in comfort and style! The snowfall on the last night was icing on the cake! Highly recommend this beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious large home but older and in need of maintenance

  • 3 of 5

The home is very big but kind of strange. It has bright green carpet upstairs. We were there at Thanksgiving and it was really cold. The house stayed cold inside, even with 2 heaters going. The back of the house was cold all the time and the loft bedroom was freezing. Very large spacious kitchen, great for cooking a holiday dinner . Major drawback is they are limited on water. They haul their water in so you have to very thrifty with the water useage. To monitor your water, you put a stick in the tank and check the level. I think this is a little unsanitary! Lots of burnt out light bulbs, carpets were stained, only had one tv with a terrible sound system and the doors have poor locks on them and kept coming open. It could be a beautiful house, it just needs some repairs and some maintenance. Love the location and the privacy. There is a caretaker on property most of the time. Owner was quick in responding to any issues.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing place to come home to

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time. We had plenty a room to spread out and relax. Lots of good memories were made in this wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Elephant Rocks Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Flagstaff Snowbowl
Car: necessary

Tranquility Ranch is located in the heart of all the spectacular Northern Arizona attractions: The POLAR EXPRESS, The Grand Canyon Railway and the Grand Canyon are minutes away. Bearizona is located only 1 mile from our home and is one of our families absolute favorite! Sedona, a short one hour drive, has wonderful shopping and dining experiences, one our favorite restaurant being Dahl & Diluca. Williams and Historic RT 66, or the Mother Road, is a favorite and wonderful tourist attraction. Local shops and dining with great parades during Memorial Weekend and July 4th. Flagstaff, where you can ski Arizona Snowbowl in the winter or take a ride up the lift in the summer, is also home to the great NAU.


Rates & Availability

Williams House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016
Sep 5 2016 - Nov 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2016
Nov 28 2016 - Jan 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 11.4%

Please note- your reservation is not confirmed until your deposit and rental agreement has been received.
If your guest number should exceed 8, there is a $39.00 per person, per night additional fee that will be added in addition to the rates quoted.
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Williams House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , private fireplace and soaking tub
    Upstairs Queen Fireplace - 1 queen , Private fireplace
    Upstairs Queen Guestroom - 1 queen
    Downstairs Queen Guestroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single , Kids loft
  • There is also a twin trundle day bed that sleeps 2 in the upstairs retreat area with great views off the upper deck.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming

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