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Private Luxury Log Cabin At The Gateway To The Grand Canyon Secluded 11 Acres!!

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


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5 Bdrm, 4 Bath, 5000 Sq. Ft Log Cabin On 11 Secluded Acres With Amazing Views!!

Please email owners for exact calendar availability. Stunning Custom Handcrafted Montana Built Log Home sitting on a large 11 acre estate lot in private gated community. There is no other place like this in Arizona! Enjoy the views of the San Francisco Peaks and the surrounding mountains from the wrap around deck or from the great room!! This gorgeous custom hand scribed, hand hewn log home is built with 22 inch Spruce. Nothing was spared in this Great Room floor plan home. Granite on all counter tops, custom slate floors, gas cook-top with pot-filler, double ovens, custom cabinets with drawer shelves, large pantry storage, double cross-hatch rough sawn lumber ceilings and accent walls. Magnificent log trusses in Great Room. The Hideout has a main level that is cozy enough for two people or large enough to accommodate a large crew. There is a wrap around deck covering the entire top level with a 5 burner outdoor BBQ and a great place to listen to the elk bugle or watch the sunset against the Sitgreaves Mountains or the San Francisco Peaks in Flagstaff. The main level is a HUGE open Great Room plan with a top of the line kitchen that opens up to the great room, great for entertaining. The master Bedroom is on this level with its own washer and dryer in the master closet. Master has a huge 8x5 walk-in custom travertine shower! There is an adjustable Sleep Number bed in this room with your own private deck as well as a flat screen TV. The walkout basement has an amazing 'Bar' with a huge flat screen on the wall. But the best part of the downstairs is the additional Great Room with a custom copper arc shaped sink that serves as a beer cooler or a regular sink with garbage disposal!! There is also a Fisher & Paykel dishwasher and coffee maker! This is a great place for a second family or kids to come down and lounge in the massive custom couches and enjoy a great movie! The stereo surround system is amazing! There are king beds and 500+thread count sheets in all of the bedrooms except for the 'bonus' room which has bunk beds that accommodates up to 6 kids or young adults. There is a full bed on the bottom and a twin on the top of both of these bunk beds in the bonus room. The 'Red' room has two oversized closets and the 'Black and White' room has a huge walk-in closet. These two rooms share a bathroom and both have king size beds! This level 'walks out ' to the big backyard.

Pete and I live in Scottsdale and are available for questions regarding our home at any time.

Karen 602-622-0902

Pete 480-326-6521

PLEASE BE AWARE: A four wheel drive vehicle is required from October 1 to March 1 unless otherwise specified. The roads are great and plowed but there is a steep hill that requires a four wheel drive due to winter weather conditions.



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  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Karen and Pete Baldwin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Karen and Pete Baldwin

My name is Karen and this is my husband Pete. Otherwise known as KB and PB :)

We met in '05 and married the next year (the first time for both of us and the only reason we waited was because Pete's dad got 'drawn for moose'.. and I thought what??) We had a beautiful wedding in January, which is apparently, not during hunting season :) The next spring I wanted to get out of the heat and build my dream cabin and since we live in Carefree/Cave Creek, we knew that driving to Pine or the White Mountains was out of the question due to the 4 hour commute. We landed in Williams which is only 2 hours and 15 minutes door to door and with 7300' elevation, the 30 degree temperature difference was amazing! Pete is an outdoorsman from Montana and I grew up here is Scottsdale although we both were born in Michigan. Pete's family has been building custom log homes for 45 years in Montana and we were so proud to have them build this amazing masterpiece!!

Karen and Pete Baldwin purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Karen and Pete Baldwin chose Grand Canyon

The Hideout was exactly what I wanted. It was a cozy place for Pete and myself but also had space/separate living space for both families to accommodate. It is a great place for PB to go hunting and is a quick trip for me to get away from work early on a friday afternoon and escape the 110 degree temps when I leave Scottsdale and land a couple hours later with a 30+ degree temp difference!!!

What makes this cabin unique

Pete and I own a true custom log home. This is apparently very unique here in the desert. Although most folks say they have a 'cabin', I have learned that 'log siding' or pine trees in the yard or anything above 3000 ft elev. do not actually make a cabin. I have been corrected by the utmost authority ... apparently! :)


based on 7 traveler reviews

Private Luxury Log Cabin At The Gateway To The Grand Canyon Secluded 11 Acres!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Pete and Karen's wonderful home with my brother, sister, my dad, our spouses, and all of our kids for spring break. We had plenty of space to do fun things together (cook, play board games, watch movies) and have alone time (teenagers) when necessary. The home is beautiful and very clean. The property is huge, we felt like we were in a mountain retreat. The kids had space outside to have a football game and fun places to build makeshift forts and play hide and seek. My sister and I took long walks around the neighborhood which is all national park like areas on dirt roads surrounded by forest.

The grocery store, cute small town shops and the train ride to the Grand Canyon are all just 5 minutes away. Williams is a very friendly town. The locals smiled and said hello to us everywhere we went. Because we were a group of 14 people ranging in age from 5 to 77 we cooked all of our meals in the large, professional kitchen. The house was very well stocked with everything that we needed. I would highly recommend visiting Williams, AZ and staying in this beautiful, amazing home (my husband wants to move there).

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Awesome amenities, luxury living, an oasis in the pines. I've already booked this cabin for next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Great views!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was just wonderful! This place truly exceeded our expectations. We enjoyed the views and the location was perfect. The cabin was spacious and clean. We enjoyed the nearby town of Williams, everyone was nice and welcoming. I wished we would've stayed longer. Pete and Karen were great, thank y'all for sharing y'all's wonderful place.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Great Home away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed in this home for a few nights with my family. It was complete perfection! This home is beautiful and the owners are wonderful to deal with. Very clean and spacious. I would recommend this rental to anyone!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Wonderful Get Away to Northern AZ

  • 5 of 5

Planned a wonderful get-away long weekend for my siblings and family celebrating our niece's completion of chemotherapy treatment. The house was amazing and met all of our expectations after seeing the beautiful pictures on this website. Both owners, Karen and Pete, were very accommodating answering questions quickly by phone and email. They made us feel very welcome in their lovely home. Great location to explore Northern Arizona. Williams was a fun little Western town to see with Flagstaff not too far away too. Took the Grand Canyon Railway trip to visit the canyon for the day which was fun for kids and adults. Williams also offers Bearizona and the Big Toy Playground which my little nephew loved. Seeing all big equipment demonstrations and then climbing into all the equipment made his day. Wish we could have stayed longer....highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of 10 adults and 4 children stayed at the Baldwins' Williams secluded mountain cabin over the holidays. The house was perfect for a large group with privacy for the adults and bunks for the kids. It is tucked away in the hills for a quiet and relaxing mountain getaway; yet only a 10-minute drive into Williams for groceries or services. There was just the right amount of snow and sunshine during our stay. It is truly a magical spot that was exactly what we were seeking for a family gathering.

The Baldwins were extra helpful when I called for some guidance with the fireplace when we arrived. And overall they are professional and courteous in their dealings.

We took the Grand Canyon Express and our entire group spent a day at the canyon. We also took a drive into Flagstaff and Sedona, and we also did some nature walks. At night we bundled up to look at the stars. There are plenty of things to do in the area, but mostly you just want to relax and enjoy this beautiful house and special setting.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Williams Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Grand Canyon Brewery
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Elephant Rock Golf Course (18 holes)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 66 & I-40
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Wild West Junction
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Elk Ridge Ski Resort 4 mi. Snow Bowl is 30 mi.
Car: necessary

The Hideout is just 4 miles south of Williams, so it's easy to get to Starbucks in the am, but yet secluded in a gated subdivision on the top of 11 private acres with views of the San Francisco Peaks and the Sitgreave mountains. You cannot even see the neighbors in this quiet location with 60' Ponderosas that cover the property! Wiliiams is the last town on the old Route 66 and has a well preserved 'cowboy feel' with a shootout on Main street every evening. There are great restaurants and Ice skating and a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and of course, The Polar Express(in the winter). Kids of all ages get to wear their PJ's in town for dinner or hot chocolate before they board the railway to go see Santa!! In the spring/summer check out the zip line or local Farmer's Market . The Hideout is only 40 minutes from the Grand Canyon! It is a great base camp to hit the trails at the Grand Canyon or the many many miles of Forest Preserve that back up to the property.

This is an Outdoorsman's dream come true with fishing just down the road at Dogtown Lake, White Horse, Kaibab or at the Sante Fe Reservoir, but still backs up to the forest, which is the ultimate hunting location ...'Unit 8'!!!


Rates & Availability

Williams Cabin Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 6.74%

Fully Refundable Security Deposit of $1,000.00 for up to 7 days occupancy, 8 days and more of occupancy requires a Fully Refundable Security Deposit of $2,000.00. Please see our contract for specific terms to protect our beautiful log home.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Williams Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • 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 15 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Huge double walk in travertine shower
    Hall Bath - toilet , Hall Bath off pantry and just inside from garage entry.
    Downstairs Hall Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is the hall bath downstairs that is by bedrooms.
    2nd Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bedroom is in the second master suite downstairs.
  • Master suite has a custom 7' X 5' walk-in double shower with adjustable shower heads and gorgeous tile in-lay... One of a kind 'palomino' slab granite countertops with imported square under mount sinks. Bathroom is adjacent to a huge walk-in closet with it's own washer and dryer.. no need to put laundry away... you are already there!
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master bedroom with a 'Sleep number 5000 bed'
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , The 'Mini Master' suite w/ walk-in closet and stone shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , The 'Black and White' room is a king bed with walk-in closet
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , The 'Red Room' is another king size room!
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , The bonus room has 2 bunk beds each with a twin and a full.
  • Master bedroom with gorgeous views of Ponderosa's and mountain tops and the snow covered peaks in Flagstaff (in the winter). Beautiful breezes off the private deck on this master suite and blackout drapes are a wonderful haven winter or summer. The entire first floor of the cabin is 2500 square feet of living space for a 'master suite living space' including it's own washer /dryer in a huge walk-in closet and massive travertine shower. There is a 40' flat screen in master with views of the 60' tall ponderosas and, sounds of the bugling elk just outside the door! The over sized 2nd master suite is downstairs and still on ground level (thanks to the walkout basement level) with a huge walk in closet and, of course, travertine and granite in it's own bathroom.. .. The 'Black and White' room is the 3rd bedroom with a huge walk-in closet and awesome views. This bedroom shares a full bathroom with the 'Red' room .
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming

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