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Cabin with a view and walk to river

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Payson

Only 1.5 hours from Phoenix lies this amazing neighborhood tucked away in the Tonto National Forest. Come and enjoy our four seasons and cool nights. We are just 5 minutes from town with all of its conveniences but the cabin is quiet and relaxing. The East Verde River flows through the community and is available for fishing and swimming. There is plenty of hiking through the forest. Just 10 minutes up the road is the Tonto Natural Bridge. The town of Payson has restaurants, parks, golf, mini-golf, movies and a casino.

The home has two bedrooms upstairs. One with a queen bed and walk in closet. The second bedroom has twin bunk beds and a single bed with a single trundle underneath. The single beds can be used separately or you can pop the trundle up and push them together to make another queen bed. The walk out basement also has a queen murphy bed.

You can sit and enjoy the wonderful view from our covered porch or sit on the patio and grill dinner. We often hear and see elk in our neighborhood. The East Verde River is within walking distance to the cabin. During the summer there are several relaxing swimming spots and the river is stocked with trout for amazing fishing.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016

About Rachel

We live in the Phoenix area with our three kids. We love being outdoors running, hiking, swimming and enjoy having a place to get away from the heat!

Rachel purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Rachel chose Arizona

We fell in love with the views from this cabin and its location can't be beat! We have amazing scenery and are within walking distance to the year-round flow of the East Verde River where our kids love to swim, fish and throw rocks in the water. All this just three convenient miles outside of town.


based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

Cabin with a view and walk to river
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Great Time

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time. Six of us staying there was plenty of room . House neat and clean lots of towels and dishes. All we needed to do was supply the food. Neighborhood quiet. Glad we chose Rachels cabin with a view. Great view from the porch.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time with our family, beautiful view and short walk to nearby river. Thank You for sharing your property with us!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to Rachel for great experience. The cabin was clean and well stocked. The area (East Verde Estates) is crazy scenic with a path along the river for daily walks if you so choose. There were 3 bedrooms/sleeping areas and two bathrooms which is priceless when you have a bunch of family members or a guest that comes to stay. A sunroom/dining area is at the front of the top floor and I agree with a previous guest, this is a great area for study/work - our daughter did her homework there. There's a view of the canyon from the porch that is nice, and better still - it was actually very private. We like East Verde as a launching pad for our daily trips rather than Payson. Payson is only a 5 minute drive and serves as source of groceries/amenities, but the wonder of the area is around Payson, not in it....so get out and find the scenic destinations. Overall, this stay was a great value. You would be hard pressed to find more for the money.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Stephen! So glad you and your family had a wonderful time. We just added the second bathroom and I'm happy you found it useful. You and your family are welcome anytime you find yourselves in the Payson area.
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Awesome cabin

  • 5 of 5

Visited with some friends to escape the city for a weekend. The cabin was clean, very well maintained, and seemed to have everything you'd ever need. Anything we could think of was already there. The dining room table was perfect for board games and cards, and the patio has a very solid sunrise view. Would absolutely recommend this place to a friend.

It was roughly 15 minutes outside of Payson - just secluded enough that you're still "in a cabin" but you don't need a 4-wheel drive to get there.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

First, I would like to say that the owner was extremely responsive, which was very much appreciated, particularly since we booked on very short notice. The house was extremely clean, and very well stocked. The kids loved the games. The kitchen was fantastic, the views from the patio, beautiful. We woke up the first morning to an Elk Cow right in the front yard, which was awesome. Just a short walk from the river, which even on a very humid day was not too bad. Nice and secluded but close enough to the center of Payson, and less than an hour to a couple of the main lakes. While there is a TV and DVD player, I appreciated that it was in the beautiful finished basement, rather than the main living area. Visiting with children, it was our main goal to keep them off the electronics as much as possible.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family Cabin for young kids

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the cabin! Grandson had a wonderful time. Only problem no trout in river or much water in the area of the cabins. Within an hour of woods Canyon lake which was wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family enjoyed your stay! We love that we can walk to the river for swimming and fishing and that we are an easy drive to stunning nearby AZ lakes like Woods Canyon. We hope to see you again soon!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Payson, Arizona

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £82 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £123
Tax Rate 6.6%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is complete.
Full refund 5 days prior to arrival, except fees
Cleaning fees are always refunded if the guest did not check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Payson, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Child Bed , 2 Cot , 2 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , This basement room has a queen murphy bed
  • The bunk room has twin bunk beds and a split queen trundle bed. The split queen can be used as two beds or the bottom trundle can pop up and when they are pushed together make another queen bed. We have 2 pack and plays that can be used for babies as well.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming

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