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Sedona Oak Creek Canyon Home- On the Creek - Stunning Views!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Bed House Overlooking the Creek in Oak Creek Canyon Surrounded with Mtn Views

The Orchard House - See and hear the pleasant calming sounds of Oak Creek & wind in the trees from an Eden like private canyon back yard with ivy & wild roses grown along the back fence. Canyon walls surround you, as Oak Creek runs year round. Retreat to this charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath ''cool'' canyon cabin with a deck overlooking the creek. This house is referred to as The Orchard House, due to the several varieties of apple, pears, and peach trees, with grape vines along southern fence line.

A wood-burning brick fireplace in great-room, a vintage replica stove in kitchen make for a great cabin-like setting. There is ample room inside & out for friends & family. A covered porch on both front & back patios compete for absolutely amazing views of mountains, creek, birds and stars! You will find that you will spend alot of time in the backyard - with the deck/seating area overlooking the creek (our favorite place), a rope swing, a porch swing, mature trees, 4 bird feeders, fire pit, two grills, Sonos speakers and lights strung throughout.

If you are here to rest, relax and enjoy the beauty of Sedona, then this is the place to be. You will find this house to be detailed with all of the necessary things to make your stay enjoyable. Lots of thought and attention to detail make this property desirable...3 very comfortable beds, plenty of cooking utensils, 3 different ways to make coffee, including a Keurig, comfy seating, fresh linens for beds and bathroooms. If you are headed to the creek, we have rafts, towels, cooler, and balls to make your trip fun. A perched game room/bunkhouse with a separate entrance is a fun place for kids or adults to hang out.

The agenda; stroll to the creek, enjoy the ebb & flow of life's simple pleasures, take on a hike in many of Oak Creek Canyon's forest trails or visit Slide Rock that is one mile up the road. The location is unique as you are a short drive (5 miles) back into uptown Sedona where the dining, shopping or spa-ing opportunities are endless. Try the famous pink jeep tour for a fun and educational experience! Or you can head up the 30 minute scenic route to Flagstaff on the newly renovated highway where there are ample opportunities for hiking, biking, shopping, dining or snow skiing to name a few.

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Tia Gunkel
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2018

About Tia Gunkel

We met in Phoenix many years ago, while my husband was going to school at Grand Canyon University. We currently live in Chandler, AZ, but I have always lived in Phoenix and my husband is from Oklahoma originally. We love Arizona, but the heat can be tough, thus the purchase of the Sedona home where we can cool off and get away!

Tia Gunkel purchased this house in 2017

Why Tia Gunkel chose Sedona Shadows

This property was a find of a lifetime for us, as we were vacationing in Oak Creek Canyon on our anniversary. Although we live in Chandler, AZ, we had not been to the area in quite some time and were blown away by the beauty and uniqueness of the area. It was everything we were looking for: running creek water that can be heard and seen, tall mountains that can be seen from all views, several variety of

trees, cool temperatures, and absolute tranquility. We weren't in the market for a second home, but couldn't resist this one when it was shown to us while on our vacation! The things we love about it the most is the peacefulness and absolute beauty that surrounds this property. The canyon mountains are all around us, with Oak Creek literally behind us, which can be seen and heard very well from our deck. The birds are always singing and flying through the trees, and the history of the 100 year old orchard trees. As for the home it is very simple and easy to relax in. It is an older home that we were excited to completely update and remodel. With the construction out of the way, we are ready to enjoy this home and property for a long time!

What makes this house unique

We just couldn't resist the way that this property made us feel. It is so different from where we live in Arizona. The beauty of the land and surroundings make you feel that there is nothing to worry about it. Because there is so much to see and look at, your worries are taken away. There is nothing better than sitting in the back yard on the deck staring at the rushing creek as it moves past you with the soothing sound of water and looking up at the beauty of the mountains and trees. As my dad says, "Nothing else matters when you are here. The overwhelming sense of peace takes all of your cares away".


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Sedona Shadows around the Sedona

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No parking in the street, per HOA rules
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Hall Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Super Comfy beds in all of the bedrooms!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water tubing
The Orchard House is 5 miles north of tons of Uptown Sedona, where the main shopping center and restaurants are located. There are many hikes and campgrounds along scenic Hwy 89A, which runs through the canyon.


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Sedona Oak Creek Canyon Home- On the Creek - Stunning Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful updated home on lush, well cared for lot. Interior very clean. Had everything we needed. Loved the porch swing, tree swing, patio table overlooking the stream and comfy beds for a peaceful night's rest. One of the nicest VRBOs we stayed in.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we hoped for and more!

  • 5 of 5

The Orchard House was a wonderful getaway for our 3 generation family. The adults loved the beauty and simplicity of the home. We all loved the out of doors and our 4 year old grandson couldn't believe his luck in finding his own 'house' above the garage. We all had a fantastic time fishing and wading in the creek. The house is well stocked and exceptionally comfortable. Thank you, Tia!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home inside and out!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you we loved this home. There were so many little touches by the owners to meet all of our needs. Will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property was perfect! The backyard is lovely. The house has everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 nights. Our family of 6 had plenty of room. We spent early mornings watching all of the different kinds of birds eating from the bird feeders. Our children enjoyed swinging on the wooden swing hanging from the tree. We even hiked down to the creek behind the property. The beds were very comfortable and the house was well stocked with everything we needed to cook. We enjoyed shopping in uptown Sedona, went hiking, and swimming at Red Rock Crossing. We climbed Up to Cathedral Rock and visited Chapel of the Holy Cross. All we’re so worthwhile. There was so much we didn’t get to do in our short trip, but loved every minute of what we did do. Thank you Tia for one our favorite VRBO stays!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baton Rouge

Perfect Place Away from the Crowds

  • 5 of 5

We chose this property for it's location just north of Sedona and was perfect for our needs. It accommodated us four with plenty of room and every amenity we needed. The owners were very attentive and flexible. The interior is modern and the back yard is pure joy to relax in after a day of hiking. We even took a dip in Oak Creek to cool off one day! This is a great property to make your stay in Sedona magical. We can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overland Park, KS

Best Oasis in Sedona!

  • 5 of 5

I hesitate giving this rave review because I want to keep this secret to myself! Seriously. I use VRBO often and this is the best yet! The home is decorated beautifully, with extra detail to the amenities and care taken to make any renter and their family/guests feel at home. Our favorite part was the outdoor setting. Having such a beautiful, lush space where we could listen to the creek, enjoy the birds, have a relaxing fire and stargaze in the evenings was wonderful. Close access to some GREAT hikes and only 5 -8 min from the more busy part of town when we needed or wanted to head that way it was an excellent location. I highly recommend this property. If I return to Sedona—I’m definitely renting here again!

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Sedona Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Uptown Sedona
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Seven Canyons Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.4 Miles
Indian Gardens
Nearest Ski
26 Miles
Snowbowl in Flagstafff


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £94.96
Additional Guest Fee £22.79 per person per night
Refundable Damage Deposit £379.85

Rates are subject to change, until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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