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Karen Glennon

Member since: 2013
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Speaks English, Spanish, japanese

Enjoy a quiet White Mountain getaway in a charming, rustic guesthouse.

21 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday bungalow in Arizona - Blazing Colt Inn

Comfortable 2 bedroom/2 bath with optional bunkroom (addt'l chg); sleeps up to 8

Nestled in a quiet neighborhood overlooking Becker Lake Wildlife Area and encircled by wildflower gardens, the guesthouse is an ideal getaway for bird-watchers, hunters, fishermen, hikers, skiiers and families seeking a peaceful retreat in the White Mountains of Arizona.

Once the outbuildings of an old ranch, the rock building was converted to living quarters and occupied by the present owners before it was turned into a guesthouse. Built of local volcanic rock in the 1940s, it has served as a feed granary, tack room, bunkhouse for migrant workers, storage facility and truck shop. Legend has it that Aldo Leopold and John Wayne walked these grounds as guests of previous ranch owners. Their horses would have been corralled here while they visited.

The 600-square foot Blazing Colt Inn has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, living/dining areas and laundry facilities. It comfortably accommodates 4-5 guests. An adjoining, 400-square foot bunkroom is available for an additional $50 per night. With 1 queen and 2 twin beds, it can accommodate 4 additional guests, with an open air option available in summer months. It offers an ideal 'camping' experience for kids.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Karen Glennon (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks English, Spanish, japanese

Reviews

5
based on 21 holidaymaker reviews

Enjoy a quiet White Mountain getaway in a charming, rustic guesthouse.
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
5

Amazing B&B

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the opportunity to spend a week at the Blazing Colt Inn in June of 2015. My son married a local girl and we were there for their amazing wedding! Karen was an amazing hostess and the Inn was perfect! If you are going to be in the Springerville area and are looking for a great retreat...I highly recommend checking out the Blazing Colt Inn! You won't be disappointed! -Marla Bailey Schooley, Mason, Texas

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

BLAZING COLT INN

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Blazing Colt Inn, was pleasant and relaxing. Karen was a friendly superb hostess. The Inn was like an art gallery, very cool. Small town atmosphere is always pleasant. Met with an old friend from the past. I'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Felt like home

  • 5 of 5

The Cabin was a piece of art with a story in every corner. Coming up from Phoenix it was hard to stay awake with all the rain and cool weather. We felt like family with Karen who we feel is a wonderful host. Everything has its purpose and place.

We hope to see you for skiing this year.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very Enjoyable Stay-Very comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We stayed two nights at this lodge. It was clean and inviting. The surroundings are beautiful. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wide open spaces

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The owner graciously showed us her creative home. It l was nice to bring our small dog along.The house was very attractive and comfortable. The library is eclectic and I found some good reading.

People are friendly in the nearby towns. We enjoyed the barbecue at Averys.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place!!!

  • 5 of 5

Karen was the best host and gracious to us in what ever we needed. My father and sister loved our father daughter weekend. It was comfortable, clean and had all the needs to cook and serve. We had a great time and will be back in 2016.....

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Springerville Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Avery's, X A Saloon
Nearest Golf
49 Miles
Alpine and Silver Creek golf courses
Nearest Motorway
1.25 Miles
US Hwy 60
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Avery's, Rusty Cactus, Safire, Booga Reds
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Sunrise Park Resort
Car: recommended

Nestled in a quiet neighborhood overlooking Becker Lake Wildlife Area and encircled by charming gardens, Blazing Colt Inn is an ideal getaway for bird-watchers, hunters, fishermen, hikers and others seeking a peaceful retreat in the White Mountains of Arizona.

Half a mile away, Becker Lake Wildlife Area's Lakeview Trail is a one mile loop following the western edge of Becker Lake to an observation platform overlooking the southern marshy end of the lake. Here waterfowl and shorebirds can easily be seen and occasionally a herd of deer or antelope. The River Walk Trail meanders along the Little Colorado River for a half-mile. Mule deer can often be spotted grazing nearby.

For birdwatchers, Blazing Colt Inn is located within the Upper Little Colorado River Watershed IBA which encompases approximately 27 miles of the Little Colorado River from its headwaters on Mount Baldy flowing northeast to the Wenima Wildlife Area. The 7,079-acre Mount Baldy Wilderness Area lies within the Springerville Ranger District of the Apache National Forest. With elevations varying from 9,000 to 11,400 feet, it includes habitat for Mexican Spotted Owl and Northern Goshawk. The 355-acre Wenima Wildlife Area is a river riparian habitat that stretches over two miles along the Little Colorado River. Two hiking trails provide easy access to both streamside and upland areas. Numerous waterfowl, birds, and raptors can be seen, including Golden Eagle, American Kestrel, Belted Kingfisher, Blue Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, and a variety of migrating warblers and songbirds. Both Mountain and Western Bluebirds are found in the junipers in winter. Wintering Bald Eagles are present in substantial numbers on all the area lakes. (http://aziba.org/?page_id=648)

The Casa Malpais Archaeological Park, located near downtown Springerville, is the premiere archaeological site in the White Mountains of Arizona. This unique site is known as a 'fissure pueblo' because ancient peoples built within fissures in the extensive basalt lava flow. It also features an astronomical calendar, great kiva, ancient stairways, and rock art from the Mogollon culture. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1964, guided tours to the site are available from March through November. The 3/4-mile hike rises 150 feet in elevation along steep, rocky terrain. The Casa Malpais Museum, located in the Springerville Heritage Center is open year-round. (http://www.casamalpais.org/)

In addition to the Casa Malpais Museum, the Springerville Heritage Center includes a Visitor Center and art gallery displaying the works of many talented local artists. It also houses the Renée Cushman Museum, consisting of a donated art collection which “includes a Rembrandt engraving, pen-and-inks by Tiepolo, and an impressive collection of European antiques, some dating back to the 15th century” (Fodor’s). Exhibits of area history and pioneer families offer visitors a glimpse into the area's past.

The White Mountains of Arizona are an angler's paradise and several state fishing records have been set in the area's pristine freshwater lakes and streams. Trout are the most prevalent species, with rainbow, brown and brook trout the most abundant. The White Mountain Apache trout is found on the West Fork of the Black River, one of the few areas in Arizona and the only place in the world where these trout exist. Talented (and lucky) anglers may also find themselves hooking some large- and small-mouth bass, catfish or even sunfish. From novice to experienced, all anglers in the White Mountains enjoy dramatic pine and fir forests, dotted with dramatic aspens. The scenery is the perfect backdrop for any fishing, whether you are reeling them in or not. The landscape may be the reason that, throughout the year, fishing never stops. Late spring, summer and fall angling is popular across the region. Winter ice fishing is also available depending on weather conditions. (http://www.azwhitemountains.net/fishing-arizona-white-mountains.cfm)

Arizona offers some of the best hunting in the nation and Blazing Colt Inn lies within AZ Game & Fish Department's (AZGFD) Hunting Unit 1, which boasts world-class elk along with antelope, mule deer, white-tailed deer, bighorn sheep, black bear, mountain lion, javelina and turkey. Quail, rabbit and waterfowl are also found in this area. Big game hunting is permitted by the AZGFD through a lottery system. (http://www.azgfd.gov/eservices/draw.shtml)

Sunrise Park Resort is one of two ski resorts in northern Arizona and is located approximately 30 miles southwest of Blazing Colt Inn. During the summer, the resort offers scenic lift rides, hiking, biking and horsebackriding.

Restaurants, shops and antique stores throughout the White Mountain region - Springerville, Eagar, Greer, Alpine, Show Low, Pinetop and Lakeside - also offer ways to spend a leisurely day.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Springerville, Arizona

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2 night minimum stay
£239
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Additional pricing information

Bunkroom: (second night) £34
Pet Fee £24
Bunkroom if > 4 GUESTS £34

WARNING: The additional charge for the bunkroom, which accommodates up to 4 additional guests, is $50 per night. The quoted amount is likely to be wrong if (1) you do not need the bunkroom (deduct the two $50 bunkroom charges), or (2) you need the bunkroom for more than two nights (add $50 for each additional night over the two quoted above). Please adjust the quoted amount accordingly.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Arizona, USA

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • 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:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , This bathroom is in the main living area.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This bathroom is within the master bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bunkroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Available for extra $50/night, w/ open air option in summer.
  • Master bedroom has an interior 3/4 bathroom and a small, private sitting area. Bunkroom is ideal for kids. In a remodeled garage, the garage door can be opened for an outdoor sleeping experience. Note: there is no separate toilet or shower in the bunkroom; occupants must share facilities with main house guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis

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