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Mark and Lisa Engelman

Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks English

Perfect Home for Vacationing with Family and Friends! See Our Virtual Tour!

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Flagstaff - Elden Connection

Fun, Comfortable For All; 4 Bedrooms, 2 Decks, Huge Den With 70' Tv, Billiards.

SEE OUR VIRTUAL TOUR! You can find the link under the 'Owner Info' tab (VRBO only), or do an internet search for "Elden Connection Virtual Tour". Please take the tour in full screen mode for best results.

Reserve your week now for a family vacation, reunion, or getaway with friends including girls’ weekends or guys’ weekends! This huge house with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms (2 Full / 2 Half) has something for everyone! A fully appointed kitchen and large dining tables inside and out make mealtime a pleasure! Two decks provide plenty of space for relaxation in the sun or in the shade with views of the delightful green space behind the property and also of Mt. Elden. The outdoor gas fire-pit with built in bench seating provides a warm gathering space for chilly evenings. The Brand New Gas Furnace and Central Air Conditioning System (2014) ensure a comfortable indoor environment year round. And four bedrooms deliver a perfect night's sleep for all. The master bedroom with private bath is appointed with a sumptuous California king bed and a relaxing reading nook; a perfect place to escape with a book and a glass of wine! The three guest bedrooms are appointed with a queen size bed, two bunk beds, and a full size bed respectively. The bunk room has a fun kids’ nook appointed with bean bag chairs and a TV with Blu-ray player and Netflix. The bunk beds sleep 4; adults or children. The guest bedroom with full size bed on the main floor includes a TV and also serves as an office. Wifi is available anywhere in the house.

For entertainment and sight-seeing, there are many options in Flagstaff and the surrounding area, most just minutes away, including Historic Downtown with an abundance of restaurants, shopping, and entertainment choices. For day trips, the Grand Canyon, Phoenix, and Sedona are an easy drive. For recreation, access to the Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS) and Mt. Elden for hiking and mountain biking begins just through this home’s back gate. At the house, there is plenty to keep you busy as well; starting with the TV/entertainment area downstairs. This man cave has it all! With both Direct-TV 'whole home' DVR and Netflix, you can watch your favorite shows, movies, or sports events on the 70” wall mounted LED HD-TV with surround sound. Or listen to your favorite USB or iPod device while you unwind with a few games at the pool table with surrounding bar table seating. Enjoy some beverages, conveniently made at the wet bar! Walk outside to the deck and socialize by the fire-pit, or make your way to the living room/dining room area on the main floor for conversations with your friends and family, some board games, or listening to your favorite Pandora station (or other music of choice) on the portable Bluetooth-enabled sound system.

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More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Mark and Lisa Engelman (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Mark and Lisa Engelman

We reside in Phoenix and have enjoyed many weekend trips to Flagstaff over the years. We bought this home and furnished it specifically to share with you! We have had wonderful experiences ourselves with vacation home rentals so it was a logical and exciting next step to get our own home listed as well!

Mark and Lisa Engelman purchased this house in 2012

Why Mark and Lisa Engelman chose Flagstaff

We chose Flagstaff because it is an awesome town on its own with a unique history, great restaurants and shopping, but also because its centrally located to other major attractions such as the Grand Canyon and Sedona. With such a short drive to get there from Phoenix (under 2 hours), Flagstaff offers a welcome escape from the summer heat for 'Valley' residents like us. Flagstaff has many cultural, recreational, and sight-seeing attractions of its own as well, and with 4 distinct seasons it is a desirable destination any time of year. In winter, the snow and surrounding mountains provide many opportunities for fun including downhill and cross country skiing, sledding, tubing, etc. In autumn, temperatures cool and the foliage in the surrounding forests turns colorful for unforgettable hiking and scenic touring. Spring and summer temperatures make ideal conditions for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and sightseeing. Not to mention strolling the delightful downtown area or sitting at a sidewalk cafe and people-watching.

What makes this house unique

Our home in Flagstaff has several unique benefits over other vacation rentals. Its size, number of bathrooms, and number of private sleeping quarters makes it ideal for larger groups. In addition, the layout of the home over three stories with two separate decks in the back, a huge rec room in the basement and living room/dining room on the main floor, makes it easy for people to either gather together, or spread out into their own separate space if desired. The rec room with its 70 inch TV, surround sound system, billiard table, and convenient bathroom is a great area for socializing or relaxation. We love to cook and entertain so naturally the kitchen and wet bar are fully stocked with plenty of dishes, glasses, and quality cookware for large groups. Furnishings and décor are all brand new throughout, with a fun mix of city and country styles. The back gate allows easy access to the large green space behind the house which provides a fun area for the kids to play (while you watch them from the deck), or for you to take a stroll with your dog. The trail running through this area leads directly to the Mt. Elden trail system, providing a great opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy some hiking or mountain biking. Treks to downtown are also easy and quick by car (just 6 minutes!) or safely by bike via the Flagstaff Urban Trail System bike paths.

Reviews

5
based on 92 holidaymaker reviews

Perfect Home for Vacationing with Family and Friends! See Our Virtual Tour!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 92 reviews
Dublin, CA, USA
5

Well-equipped and convenient to many interesting destinations

  • 5 of 5

Our group of six adults thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful home. We loved the well-equipped kitchen! Eating in for breakfast and dinner gave us more time to relax together and saved money. The location is ideal for day trips to national monuments and parks. The owners were very proactive with communication, making sure we always had a way to contact them by phone or email if we had questions. Written instructions for everything in the house made it simple to operate appliances, electronics, and heat/AC. Payment and contract are handled very professionally. Our cleaning deposit was refunded in full the same day we checked out.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house and location

  • 5 of 5

Very well kept, well appointed beautifully decorated property. We took advantage of the location and hiked the trails accessed from the back of the property - beautiful. Enough room to spread out so that if someone wanted to watch a movie or play pool downstairs it was quiet enough upstairs to read or just talk with family. Day trips to the Grand Canyon or Sedona are a short drive away. We also crawled through the lava caves that were just 30 minutes away. Loved this place!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waterford, MI
5

Fabulous Flagstaff Accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough great things about this place. Beautiful & well appointed house with everything you need and more! Lots of room to spread out and relax.

A room for each kid to unwind from the day's activities. Great location for day trips to the Grand Canyon & Page, AZ (lower antelope canyon tour is a must along with horseshoe canyon stop) & Sedona just 1/2 hour away. Packed a lunch each day & headed back home to enjoy a nice dinner to relax. Kids loved the large living room & pool table. Enjoyed a night of board games too.

Mark & Lisa did a great job with communications before/during/after the trip. Always helpful and made sure we were well taken care of in their home. We'll ditch the stay in Las Vegas next time and come back here to Flagstaff. So much more to see & do!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Will definitely be back!

  • 5 of 5

Mark and Lisa (owners) of Elden Connection were very helpful and quick to respond to any questions we had! The house was so clean and very family friendly! There was always something to do with the media room, Netflix, and, most importantly, the amazing outdoor space! Flagstaff is such a clean town with great restaurants, friendly people, nice parks, etc... when we return, we will definitely return to Elden Connection!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago Illinois
5

Great Location, Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

Everything was thought of, from the decorations, to the kitchen supplies, to the little soaps for the bathroom. Sheets were very soft and bed comfortable. We loved having a pool table to play on as well. I would recommend this place to see the sights in the grand canyon, Sedona, and Flagstaff

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago Illinois
5

Beautiful home and close to everything. Owners go out of their way to make it special

  • 5 of 5

We came looking for a place to relax, energize, go hiking, see the Grand Canyon and spend time with family. The house has everything you need including a nice basket with soap in case you forget yours. Owners were very helpful on things to see and do. We would stay their again. Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Grand Canyon National park
Sedona
"Breathtaking sceanery up close an personal. Hiking, mountain biking, jeep tours, new age vo..."
Sunset Crater Volcano
Petrified Forest National Park
Wupatki National Monument
Lowell Observatory
Meteor Crater
Flagstaff Historic Downtown
Arizona Snowbowl
Beaver Street Brewery
"Good brew, great atmosphere, our goto restaurant in Flagstaff when friends or family come to..."
Mamma Luisa Italian Restaurant
Karma Sushi Bar Grill
"Really enjoy this place every time we go. Energetic atmosphere, good service, and great sus..."
Criollo Latin Kitchen
"Pork Belly Tacos - need I say more?"
Cuvee 928
Bun Huggers
Diablo Burger
Golden Dragon
Pato Thai Cuisine
Tacos Los Altos
"Good food, inexpensive, always hot and yummy. Breakfast buritos all day long."
Salsa Brava East
Simply Delicious Cafe Daily Fare
Satchmo's BBQ
"Burnt ends with home made tater tots and red beans and rice. I'm in heaven. Nice little pa..."
Fat Olives
Walnut Canyon
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
"Interesting Log Cabin Mansion in the heart of Flagstaff."
Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course
"Extreme but very fun. Highly recommended by several of our guests."
Lava River Cave
"Cool place to explore in the summer - don't forget your flashlight!"
Nearest Airport
154 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Museum Club
Nearest Golf
2.6 Miles
Continental Country Club
Nearest Train
4.6 Miles
Flagstaff Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1.3 Miles
Interstate 40
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Village Inn, Mike and Rhonda's, Fat Olive's
Nearest Ski
16.7 Miles
Arizona Snowbowl
Car: necessary

This home is located on a friendly cul-de-sac street in the desirable Swiss Manor neighborhood of Flagstaff with close proximity to Historic Route 66, providing for short commutes via car to historic downtown (6-7 min), the Flagstaff Mall or a grocery store (2-3 min), many nearby restaurants, and attractions such as Walnut Canyon, Lowell Observatory, and Arizona Snowbowl. The Grand Canyon is only a 1.5 hour drive! The spectacular red rocks of Sedona are about 40 minutes! Northern Arizona University (NAU) is just 10 minutes away. And it is a 15 minute drive to the road that leads up Mt. Humphries to the Snowbowl ski area.

Close proximity to I-40 also means you can get in and out of town fast, without driving through downtown if desired.

Do you like to hike or mountain bike? The Mt Elden trail system begins just through this home's back gate for miles of beautiful Ponderosa pine lined trails and fresh mountain air! Nearby (~1 mi via hiking) is Flagstaff's most popular loop trail 'Fat Man's', with great views of East Flagstaff and the surrounding area. And if you're feeling up for it, take the 'Lookout Trail' connection off 'Fat Man's' and hike all the way to Mt Elden's summit! There are also many biking opportunities nearby provided by the Flagstaff Urban Trails System (FUTS) bike paths, which can safely take you around town or downtown in just a few minutes.

Need to grab a quick bite or a gallon of milk? There are several local and fast food restaurants within a 10 minute walk from this home. There is also a convenience store within walking distance.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Flagstaff, Arizona

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Memorial Day 2016
27 May 2016 - 29 May 2016
3 night minimum stay
£853
for 3 nights
From
£246
 
 
Summer1 2016
30 May 2016 - 30 Jun 2016
2 night minimum stay
£476
for 2 nights
From
£181
From
£219
Fri,Sat
£1,402
 
 
Independence Day 2016
1 Jul 2016 - 3 Jul 2016
3 night minimum stay
£853
for 3 nights
From
£246
 
 
Summer2 2016
4 Jul 2016 - 1 Sep 2016
2 night minimum stay
£476
for 2 nights
From
£181
From
£219
Fri,Sat
£1,402
 
 
Labor Day 2016
2 Sep 2016 - 4 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£853
for 3 nights
From
£246
 
 
Fall 2016
5 Sep 2016 - 22 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
£446
for 2 nights
From
£166
From
£204
Fri,Sat
£1,288
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
23 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
£1,172
for 4 nights
From
£265
 
 
Winter 2016
27 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£446
for 2 nights
From
£166
From
£204
Fri,Sat
£1,288
 
 
Christmas 2016
23 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,513
for 5 nights
From
£280
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£446
for 2 nights
From
£166
From
£204
Fri,Sat
£1,288
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £103 + Tax
Pet Fee £34 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £239
Tax Rate 10.95%

City of Flagstaff tax rate for vacation rentals is 10.951% in 2015.

There is an additional charge for groups larger than 10 individuals.

Check-In time is 4:00 PM (MST)
Check-Out time is 11:00 AM (MST)
Alternate check-in/check-out times must be approved in advance by the owners.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Flagstaff in Arizona

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , In master bedroom. Includes double sink.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Top floor near guest bedrooms.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Convenient location on main floor.
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Convenient location on lower level for rec room.
  • Ample options for all of the guests in different areas of the house and on all floors.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Guest-Bedroom (Queen) - Upper Level - 1 Large Double Bed , Upper level bedroom
    Bunk Bed Room - Upper Level - 2 Bunk Bed , Sleeps 4. Adults or kids. Includes kids nook with HDTV DVR
    Guest-Bedroom (Double) - Main Floor - 1 Double Bed , Sleeps 2 - Includes desk and HDTV with DVR
    Master Bedroom (King) - Upper Level - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Full Bath,HDTV, desk space, and settee in reading nook.
  • 4 bedrooms, sleeps 10 in actual beds! Air mattresses are available for additional sleeping space (up to 14 total). Three bedrooms on top floor, one on main floor. Graco Pack 'n Play On the Go Travel Playard with optional bassinet.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

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