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In Flagstaff's Historic Townsite Just Blocks from the Center of Downtown

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Cozy but modern cottage that is designed for your comfort in the center of town!

The Cottage on Birch is in Flagstaff's Historic Townsite residential neighborhood, 8 blocks from the center of Historic Downtown. It is the perfect base for year-round activities in and around Flagstaff.

The cozy two bedroom, one bath cottage has a queen bed in the first bedroom, and two twins (that can be made into a king bed) in the second bedroom. The kitchen is small but well thought out with everything needed to cook full meals, and the dining area has a dining table and placemats for four people.

There is wifi and a smart DVD player, plus a bluetooth soundbar to use with music from your own device.

The house is light, airy, and sunny year-round. When the weather is warm (usually from Mid-May through September--sometimes earlier or later) you can enjoy the beautiful yard, comfortable seating, 6-person outdoor dining table, BBQ, and lounge chairs on the lawn under the crab apple tree.

Whatever your interests--from relaxing to enjoying downtown nightlife to hiking and outdoor sports, the Cottage on Birch is the perfect place to stay in Flagstaff.

Weekly and monthly rates are discounted!

More Details

Owner
Constance Taylor
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

About Constance Taylor

I have lived in Flagstaff for 24 years--from 1980 to 2002, then left and returned again in 2013. I am excited to share this place in the BEST part of Flagstaff with you, my guests!

I am a professional woman who is passionate about travel, food, and culture and sharing these experiences with others. I'm an avid cook and a frequent traveler within the western U.S. and Europe (especially Italy), but have visited many other places on the globe over the years. I don't travel as a tourist, but like to live in places like a local while I am there. I am excited to share this experience with others when they stay in my lovely downtown Flagstaff property.

Constance Taylor purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Constance Taylor chose Arizona

This cottage was built as a mother-in-law cottage sometime in the 50s or 60s behind the original historic 1923 home. I have lovingly updated the cottage, keeping it cozy and cute, but modernizing it along the way. The beds are comfy, the kitchen is well equipped, and the cottage is clean as a whistle.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is behind the original 1923 home, and was one of the few on the street when it was built. The front home and the cottage share a patio and gas BBQ. The yard is open to the neighborhood, which gives guests a great feeling of being a part of this beautiful historic area.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Flagstaff in Coconino County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Twin beds can be made into a king.
  • Bedrooms have very comfy bedding including down pillows, quilts with duvet cover, and nice cotton sheets. There is an end table, lamp, ceiling light, dresser, and closet.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis
Notes:
The owner can stock the kitchen prior to your arrival at your cost. She is also available to cook/cater meals at your request. Please contact the owner to discuss these options.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

In Flagstaff's Historic Townsite Just Blocks from the Center of Downtown
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews
5

Great place. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for our family. We traveled back and forth to Sedona and Grand Canyon. Within walking distance to many places in Flagstaff.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, CA
5

Cozy and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage suited our needs perfectly. We came to visit our son at NAU. Our son stayed with us one night and it was a nice break for him from the roommates, and easy for us to just hang out together in a comfortable environment. Location is close to town and campus.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at this property and it was great again for our family of 4. The location is so convenient to NAU and downtown. We had everything we needed to make meals and relax during downtime. We were very comfortable here and really appreciated how well the heat worked when it was so cold outside! We will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Weekend ski trip stay

  • 5 of 5

The property description was very accurate and not misleading in any way. I received prompt and courteous responses to all my questions from the owner. Nice fenced in backyard area, which is great for keeping kids who are playing out of the streets. Great quiet downtown location with minimal traffic and a short walk to historic downtown Flagstaff. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place to others.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our two teenage sons stayed here for 3 nights and felt like this was our home. Very well appointed with games to play, Netflix access, and within walking distance to downtown. We parked our car and only drove it when absolutely necessary - so nice to walk! Just enough room for us all (including living room futon for an extra sleep spot). Connie was very friendly, responsive and helpful. Hope to have the opportunity to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great feedback! I am so glad you and your family felt at home in the cottage and were able to explore downtown Flagstaff by foot! best, Connie
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5

Great Little Cottage, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

It's a wonderful little place, cozy and well kept. The kitchen has everything we needed. The neighborhood is quiet, and not far from downtown. The place has all kinds of television access. It has one off-street, driveway parking space. We only had one car, so that was no problem for us.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Deborah, it was my pleasure hosting you. And normally we have more parking along the fence, but our big snow claimed those spaces for a while! Hope to see you again, best, Connie
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Location

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Charly's Pub and Grill and other downtown bars
Nearest Golf
6.4 Miles
Continental Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.6 Miles
Flagstaff Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
2.8 Miles
I-40 and I-17 Interchange
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many downtown restaurants
Nearest Ski
13.8 Miles
Arizona Snowbowl Rd. and Hwy 180
Car: recommended

The Cottage on Birch is in Flagstaff's Historic Townsite residential neighborhood, 8 blocks from the center of Historic Downtown, and two blocks from Thorpe Park and an extensive urban trail system (FUTS). In the spring, summer, and fall there are lots of festivals, music events, and arts fairs. In the the winter you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, and winter sports. Year-round, there are great restaurants, bars, music, and arts events just minutes away by foot, bicycle, or car.

The cottage is convenient to Lowell Observatory, the Museum of Northern Arizona, Coconino Center for the Arts, Northern Arizona University, The Arboretum and Flagstaff, Walnut Canyon National Monument.

Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix, 79 miles southeast of the Grand Canyon South Rim, and 30 miles from Sedona via Oak Creek Canyon. It is an excellent location to base outdoor trips in Northern Arizona, and a leaping off point for Four Corners and the National Parks of Utah and Colorado.

But, the best thing about the cottage is its location in the center of the Historic Townsite, a quiet, residential neighborhood. When the weather is warm (usually from Mid-May through September--sometimes earlier or later) you can enjoy the beautiful yard, comfortable seating, 6-person outdoor dining table, BBQ, and lounge chairs on the lawn under the crab apple tree. People walk dogs, bicycle, and even stop to say hi if you're interested! It's a two block walk to Thorpe Park which is a grassy playground and tennis courts, and from there you can walk, run, or bike along miles of trails in the Flagstaff Urban Trails System (FUTS).

Whatever your interests--from relaxing to enjoying downtown nightlife to hiking and outdoor sports, the Cottage on Birch is the perfect place to stay in Flagstaff.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Flagstaff, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter 2017
20 Feb 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£306
for 2 nights
From
£120
From
£138
Fri,Sat
£856
£2,640
 
 
Easter Weekend
14 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£479
 
 
Winter 2017
17 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£306
for 2 nights
From
£120
From
£138
Fri,Sat
£856
£2,640
 
 
Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£342
for 2 nights
From
£138
From
£155
Fri,Sat
£945
£3,128
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£532
 
 
Summer 2017
29 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£342
for 2 nights
From
£138
From
£155
Fri,Sat
£945
£3,128
 
 
4th of July Weekend
30 Jun 2017 - 3 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£688
 
 
Summer 2017
4 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£342
for 2 nights
From
£138
From
£155
Fri,Sat
£945
£3,128
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£532
 
 
Summer 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£342
for 2 nights
From
£138
From
£155
Fri,Sat
£945
£3,128
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£306
for 2 nights
From
£120
From
£138
Fri,Sat
£856
£2,640
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £60 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £160
Tax Rate 10.95%

Check in time is 3:00 pm or later. Check out time is 11:00 am or earlier.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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