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Exceptional In-Town Historic Estate Rental with Panoramic Views & Gardens

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The historic Clawson House sits on top of Clawson Hill adjacent to Castle Rock in the heart of the town of Bisbee, which has been designated a National Historic District. The Territorial house, originally built in 1895 for mine manager, Spencer Clawson, was expanded in the 1920’s and now occupies over two acres of level and hillside land, with views out in three directions, including views over Downtown Bisbee out to mountains in Mexico.

The house includes wrap-around porches on three sides, with large rooms that incorporate original woodwork and built-in cabinetry, floor-to-ceiling French doors, original hardware, and sliding pocket doors. The house has been a perennial favorite on both Bisbee home and garden tours.

Downstairs, there is a large entrance hall, large living and dining rooms, downstairs bedroom with bath and shower (shower in bath tub), TV room or study, fully-equipped large kitchen with separate breakfast area, and screened-in porch. The living room has a gas fireplace. Upstairs is a large hall and two large bedrooms that share a bath. Each of the three bedrooms has a queen-sized bed. The upstairs bathroom has a Victorian clawfoot bath that is outfitted as a shower (in bath tub) as well. Outside is a xeriscape cottage garden that blooms March through November, and a large outdoor eating area for al fresco dining.

Due to the age of the house, and the fact that it is built one story off the ground, the house is NOT handicapped-accessible. There are staircases with 12 steps (shown in pictures) to climb to enter the house. Once in the house, however, the first floor (with downstairs bedroom and bath) is completely level. The bath has a standard bathtub with shower head.

Bisbee is a former mining town, located a mile high in the Mule Mountains, and one-and-one-half hours drive southeast of Tucson. Subsequent to the mine closing in the mid-1970’s, Bisbee has emerged as a friendly, fun and quirky artists/crafts town, and in addition is a good center for exploring nearby areas such as Ramsey Canyon (one of the premier birdwatching areas in the United States), Tombstone, the Coronado National Monument, Kartchner Caverns, as well as the Chiracahua National Monument and Forest. There are numerous hiking opportunities in and around Bisbee, and a public golf course is five miles away. The town offers a number of fun restaurants, many of which are within a short walk. Also within walking distance is the High Desert Market. The market is only a few hundred yards from the house and serves a great breakfast!

Because of its altitude, Bisbee has moderate year round temperatures, with a temperature 'spring' that begins in April and a 'water' spring that begins in July, with short and cooling 'monsoon' rains coming through the mountains through early September. Many residents of Tucson and Phoenix use Bisbee as their summer 'get-away.'

The house is not air conditioned, but there are a number of ceiling fans in the rooms, including the bedrooms. Most homes in Bisbee do not have air conditioning.

While winter temperatures are moderate by most people's standards, with many bright, sunny days, Bisbee (as with other historic towns in Arizona and New Mexico) is located at significant altitude. It is NOT South Florida (or Palm Springs, for that matter). Your can check out Bisbee temperatures on a number of web pages.

Bisbee is increasingly being publicized as a vacation destination, and on March 29, 2002, Money Magazine listed Bisbee on its 'Best Places to Vacation' list of ten top vacation destinations, citing its climate and accessibility to a variety of nearby attractions In addition, the National Trust for Historic Preservation added Bisbee to its 2005 list of America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations -- the first Arizona city to make this list of 'unique and lovingly preserved communities.' (click on 'More Bisbee Information' link below for copy of articles).

For the fashion conscious, Kate Spade featured Bisbee in a 12 page photo shoot that appeared in the March 2006 Vogue and Town and Country magazines.

Due to the many antiques which are in the house, the house is NOT suitable for families with young children unless they are closely supervised or used to living with antiques. The house is restricted to no more than three couples as there is three queen size beds only, with no other sleeping arrangements, such as pull out couches. No Smoking. There is a very helpful onsite caretaker on the property who occupies a separate apartment, and can be contacted to provide additional assistance during your stay. The apartment is located underneath the house, with its separate outside entrance, and in no way affects the privacy of guests.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome with payment of an additonal refundable deposit.

Routine cleaning of linens and towels is provided at no additional charge, as is routine vacuuming of the premises after guests leave. We reserve the right to charge for unusual cleaning associated with spills, stains, etc.

Keywords: House, Estate Rental

More Details

Owner
Lee Causer
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bisbee in Cochise County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Total 2 Full Bathroom 1 on main floor 1 on second floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
Notes:
Gas fireplace in living room. House keeping available upon request: $20.ph / 4 hour min.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Exceptional In-Town Historic Estate Rental with Panoramic Views & Gardens
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews
Scottsdale, AZ
5

The best place to stay in Bisbee!

  • 5 of 5

The property is perfectly located. Very easy to access and lots of parking.

The house is pristine, very well appointed with all of the comforts you could ask for. The art that is featured throughout the Clawson house is fabulous.

Lee, the host is so friendly and fun! Thanks Lee!

We will definitely be returning.

Gloria, Bill, Tony , Sally, Steve & Sue

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sedona, AZ
5

Christmas in Bisbee 2017

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Clawson house for a week, starting Christmas day thru New Year's day. We are a family of four, with two kids 8 and 10. We loved our stay. We have many friends in Bisbee so we had dinners, kids over, scrabble parties, poker parties, etc. It was perfect for entertaining and also allowing the kids many different places to play and get lost in imaginary games. Perfectly situated, the Clawson is so well decorated and up to date, yet still has the charm of a turn of last century grand home. And big thank you to Lee, the caretaker, who was always helpful but never intrusive, and a true pleasure to get to know.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the Clawson House!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay could not have been better at the Clawson house. It is the nicest place in town and really close to everything. You can walk to downtown - there is a public staircase with a private entrance, that is full of artwork. Restaurants and shopping are steps away. The home is decorated beautifully with all the amenities that you can imagine. There are porches for sunsets, sunrises, and a screened in porch if the bugs are out! The gardens and flowers are beautiful! There are so many seating spaces that a 3 days weekend was not enough time to try them all out! The host - Lee, is so nice and very considerate and cooperative. He was very helpful to us! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible experience!

  • 5 of 5

The house, grounds, and host were phenomenal! We loved it! The one and only not awesome thing is that the house is on the local tour route, so you'll be chillin in the gorgeous backyard with a cold drink and suddenly a golf cart full of tourists is staring at you. But we loved it anyway and would go back in a heartbeat. Thanks Lee!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

jewel of bisbee

  • 5 of 5

Truly the jewel of Bisbee, commanding panoramic views of old Bisbee and visible from almost any point in the downtown area. Spacious and elegant loaded with historical artifacts and wrapped in a stately wrap around porch, the Clawson house is a unique and precious gem. Lee, the affable and handsome host, is a font of information and good neighborly conversation. Overall an amazing stay I hope to repeat.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house, great walking location to downtown Bisbee

  • 5 of 5

House is fully equipped with essentials in bathrooms and kitchen. Since the property is located high on the canyon the views and breezes are lovely. Walking distance to a market and pizza restaurant. Perfect location for Bisbee's 1000 Stairs event which is the third weekend of October, July 4th, Blues Festival, and anything else happening in downtown Bisbee.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Cafe Roka
"One of my favorite restaurants… anywhere!!! Using the farm to table concept, the modern Ame..."
High Desert Market and Cafe
"The High Desert Market and Café was written up in the May 2013 Arizona Highways, which descr..."
Screaming Banshee Pizza
Bisbee's Table
Bisbee Coffee Company
Bisbee Breakfast Club
Old Bisbee Brewing Company
"A great local brewery in Bisbee's historic Brewery Gulch. If you enjoy a good brew, this is..."
Car: recommended

Wildlife Viewing (esp, birdwatching), Sightseeing (Tombstone is 25 miles to the North), Coronodo and Chiricahua National Monuments

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Bisbee, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
John Charlie Retreat
28 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
1 night minimum stay
£360
for 1 night
From
£304
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£471
for 2 nights
From
£207
From
£279
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,414
£4,273
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £56.46
Refundable Damage Deposit £178.68

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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