|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Breathtaking views of the Mogollon rim from all decks and windows of this 2900 sq. ft. mountain home which was designed for comfort, family fun, or entertaining guests--all will surprise and delight you! With 800 sq. ft. of decks, 4 bedrooms, plenty of living space, and a two car garage: your stay will be a special get-a-way. Located 200 feet above the East Verde River valley in secluded Whispering Pines community, you are still 12 miles from the center of Payson or Pine. so you enjoy peace and contentment, yet know that the amenities are not too far away.
The great room is marvelous for spreading out in front of the amazing (hand picked) stone fireplace. Views from the near floor-to-ceiling windows almost hypnotize you. A/C if needed.
Spaciousness extends to the master suite, open loft, topping the house with its own bath, dressing room and balcony/deck on the upper two levels.
Mid levels include two more large bed rooms, one king, one queen, a bath, complete kitchen, dining area and the great room furnished to lend itself to enjoying satellite HDTV, reading, games, and conversation areas.
The lower levels include one bedroom, queen size and a bunk bed, another bath, and an amazing oversized game room with a wood burning stove, ping pong table, piano, TVm, games, music, puzzles--even a queen wall bed and pull out bed for extra sleepers.
The kitchen/dining area is complete with microwave, dishwasher, disposal, cookware, dishes, utensils, blender, mixer, coffee pot, toaster, etc. Also stocked with flour, condiments sugar, salt, pepper, spices, oil.--Big table with leaves in hall closet. Good for family or holiday feast. Adjoining patio has table, chairs & BBQ s for picnic style dining.
There are electric heaters under each bathroom vanity in the bed rooms living room and game room. However, the preferred heating method is to sit in front of the fireplace or wood stove with a cup of hot chocolate.
Towels and extra linens are found in hall closet. Iron is in laundry room (lower level, W/D, soap)
If you need anything else, let us know when you leave, so we can provide it for your next visit!
Keywords: Hillside home, surrounded by pines fireplace, wood burning stove, game room,
Email owner for these rates.
ANY 2 NIGHT HOLIDAY WEEKEND-$520
3 NIGHT HOLIDAY WEEKEND------$740
4 NIGHT HOLIDAY WEEKEND------$900
2 NIGHT WEEKDAY STAY-----------$425
ADD AVAILABLE WEEKDAY NIGHTS ANY OF THE ABOVE $140 PER NIGHT
ONE NIGHT STAY--------------------$320
$115 NON-REFUNDABLE CLEANING AND $250 REFUNDABLE DAMAGE DEPOSIT REQUIRED.
We are at the time of life where we can be our own 'bosses' (retired engineer & English CC teacher.) Our family comes first, then friends (also 4 legged variety) followed closely by golf (him) bridge( us) reading (us); Travel (Our planes head mainly to towns where kids & friends live) Next, Remodeling--him, work--her, inspiration. Club & volunteer stuff-- him HO, her KD; TV--him, sports. her drama!
We have been married for 50 years to the same people! Both: married '59, graduated Kansas State '60, had baby, '61, baby '62; baby '63--in '64 we got a dog!! All goes well.
Conrad Nelke purchased this cabin in 1985
We wanted a place away from the valley where all of the kids and grandkids could come and be together. We found the area while visiting friends in Whispering Pines in a gorgeous snowstorm the day after a warm Thanksgiving in Phoenix. It seemed like heaven to be able to share both worlds with only a two hour ride. We wanted in! We had the shell built and completed the house ourselves. We picked chandeliers from Mexico, rocks for the fireplace from all over the country, and furnishings from family pieces, 'gently used' and even broke down and bought a lot. It works as 'eclectic to the max,' The views in this area belong to God--we just bought here so we could share them. There is a feeling in the air here that brings out the best in people which makes them happy.
Inviting friends here for a day or a weekend is a joy for us & them. Everyday cares fall away as the pines, oaks, and juniper give the air a certain mountain tang. Actually, The 5,400 feet elevation makes the nights 25 degrees and days 15 degrees cooler than valley temperatures. Here, we have seasons that give us soft spring rain, exciting summer electriical storms, vivid autumn leaves, and frost, snow, & earmuffs.
We never tire of seeing the glorious views of 40 miles of Rim that we share with God. Sunsets from the north deck are amazing, and the experience of watching a storm approach through the valley until the new rain finally drives you from your nest in the porch swing inside--unforgettable. We have had many memorable family reunions here--there have been two Golden Wedding celebrations, a Honeymoon--the magic is just beginning. You won't want to forget your time here. Bring your best camera.
The owner Conrad maintained great contact and gave good directions. The cabin was spacious and met all of our needs. We brought up our family and extended family. All twelve of us were very comfortable. Two of the bedrooms two have balconies with awesome views of the forest. There we deer on the property the first evening we arrived. The basement was great. The kids played ping pong and had plenty of space to hang out together. The property is close to small creeks and not too far from town. Perfect family get-a-way. Thanks Conrad!
This house was just what we needed for a weekend getaway. It has 4 bedrooms with an extra sleeping area in the basement/game room. It was large enough for everyone to have their own space and small enough for a group of 9 friends to have a great weekend playing games, relaxing, watching football, BBQing, and laughing a lot. It has all of the comforts you need in a great secluded area with beautiful views.
We had a great time at the Nelkes' home in the woods. The home is large and has everything you need. The views are absolutely amazing!
My family and I spent four nights at the cabin at the end of July. When we pulled up, there was a family of four elk standing right in the driveway! We spent most of our time out on the deck sitting in the swings, taking in the beautiful views. We went on hikes every afternoon and rainstorms rolled in almost every evening. It was just a very relaxing and happy gathering with my family. The big kitchen table sat all of us comfortably, and we even ate dinner out on the deck the one evening it didn't rain. The steps to the basement were a little tricky at first, but before too long, even my three year old was managing them easily. My kids have been cooped up indoors most of the summer (Phoenix heat), so for them, the beautiful weather and nature made the trip! The first place they would go in the morning was out onto the deck. I would definitely go back again! Thank you so much for sharing your lovely cabin with us.
The most beautiful place i have ever been in. The view was the best thing to wake up to. Im definitely planing to go back this winter. Thank you for the experience.
What an awesome place. A great review of the forest and Rim. Peaceful and pleasant all around. A great setting for family vacation. Proximity to East Verde River recreation areas was a highlight for the grand children. 17 nights of great enjoyment.
Whispering Pines 12 miles from the center of Payson, AZ
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
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|Refundable Damage Deposit||£199|
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