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Roger Velez

Member since: 2009
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Grand Canyon Solar Powered Vacation Home, 25mi to Park Entrance

44 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Grand Canyon Village - Canyon Eco Ranch

Home, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 4-8)

This unique Solar Powered Vacation Home has 3 Bedroom/2 Bath on 12 acres that is perfectly situated for you to enjoy Northern Arizona's spectacular sites and raw Western ambiance.

You can explore the Grand Canyon's raw beauty, Williams Western ambiance, Historic Route 66, Hidden Native American treasures, Flagstaff's historic and modern amenities, high country pines and aspen trees.

This unique Vacation Home also offers a totally Off the Grid experience that will allow you to witness the possibilities of a more self sufficient home. The home is primarily powered by a 1.1 kw Solar System, back-up generator, self contained water and waste system, propane, plus energy efficient home components.

Of course you need to be a bit more proactive and become conscious of how you utilize each Home system, but this will give you the chance to see the possibilities of your self-efficient lifestyle.

This 3 Bedroom and 2 Bath home is Beautifully put together Utilize our ability in efficiency.

Your Vacation Cabin has:

Full Kitchen supplies, No microwave

Linens, Towels

1.1 Kilowatt Solar System with back up generator.

All energy efficient lighting.

All room Ceiling Fans for cooling efficiency.

Pellet Stove Fire place.

Utilizes propane.

5000 gallons of Water in two 2500 gallon water tanks.

Septic system is state of the art Alternate Septic System that can provide grey water for vegetation.

The Log Cabin was constructed utilizing a Cabin Kit that reduced construction material waste significantly.

Logs are supported by 2 x 6 framing to provide excellent insulation value.

Cabin Location:

The Vacation Cabin is located 20 miles (25 minutes) South of the South Rim entrance to the Grand Canyon.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Roger Velez (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks English

Why Roger Velez chose Grand Canyon

This is one of the Seven Wonders of the World that people should visit sometime in their life.

What makes this house unique

A clear night sky will allow you to see more stars than is imaginable.

Freedom from the grid will give you an experience of going back in time also.

Reviews

4.8
based on 44 holidaymaker reviews

Grand Canyon Solar Powered Vacation Home, 25mi to Park Entrance
average rating of 4.818182 based on 44 reviews
5

very good!!

  • 5 of 5

The house is super clean and beautiful. Also its very closed to the entrance of NP. We had a great time stay here!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best vacation rental home we ever had.

  • 5 of 5

Roger was very supportive and helpful. He made sure that our stay was pleasant.

We enjoyed our stay in this lovely house. We enjoyed the comfort and the silence.

All rooms and beds are stylish appointed and the kitchen is really perfect equipped.

All rooms were very clean.

We and my parents were totally exited and enthusiastic.

Thank you very much for such a great vacation home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place in desert

  • 5 of 5

When you like a quite place in the desert with al the comfort and with sustainable character nearby the Grand Canyon, this is the house; we - parents with 4 teenager kids - enjoyed very much!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Safe Travels!!
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4

Peaceful

  • 4 of 5

The accommodation were great. There was plenty of room for our group of 6 adults and 2 children.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!! Safe Travels !!
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5

Beautiful little solar home underneath the starry sky

  • 5 of 5

Great place for our 7 member family, plenty of room, well appointed, clean. Due to overcast skies needed to use the generator once and it was a breeze. Place is large enough for a big family, and still feels cozy. Owner sent all info well in advance and was hyper responsive, recommend highly. Very close to Grand Canyon and private enough to get away from crowds.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great memories

  • 5 of 5

Getting to the house took us a bit longer since we didn't have 4WD and encountered many ruts along the way. Once we got there, we were in for a treat! The house had everything that we needed. Normally when we vacation, we stay off the computer and television so this was a perfect fit for us. My children liked the game room and enjoyed playing checkers. They also enjoyed exploring outdoors.

We learned quickly the first night that we consumed more electricity than was available. There after, we did fine with the power. It was a good learning experience for all of us.

There are beautiful views of the sunset from the house. In the evenings, we sat on the porch and looked at the stars. I don't think I ever heard silence like I did at the house. If you get up early enough, you can sit outside on the front porch with a cup of coffee and watch the sunrise.

When we stayed, the temperatures were in the mid 80's during the day. Since we were out sightseeing at that time, we put the ceiling fans on when we got back to the house and opened up the windows. There was no need for air conditioning. There was a nice cool breeze going through the house.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much!! Safe travels in the future. Roger
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Location

Nearest Airport
220 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, East Sky
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
HWY 64
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Arizona Snowbowl
Car: necessary

25m/40km South of Grand Canyon South Rim Entrance.

Grocery Stores:

Williams 30 miles

Flagstaff 60 miles

Grand Canyon Village 25 miles

Convenient/Gas Store 5 miles

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Grand Canyon Village, Grand Canyon

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2 night minimum stay
£507
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Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45
Cleaning Fee £77

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Grand Canyon Village in Arizona

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Full 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting

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