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Shirley Millar

Member since: 2006
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Speaks english, spanish

Trail's End suite on Oak Creek with Rustic Old West Decor

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Photos and Description of this Cornville holiday cottage

1 Bedroom, 1 bathroom, full kitchen; sleeps 1-3

Sycamore Springs, like Sedona, is a destination place. The Trail's End Suite is a spacious 900 sq ft unit on the upper floor of the guest house on 12-acres of a historic ranch on lower Oak Creek. Knotty pine tongue-and-groove walls and vaulted ceilings surround Rustic Old West decor featuring handmade aged barn wood and leather furniture. The sun deck overlooks waterfalls that spill into 2 ponds, as well as meandering walkways along its banks, Gardens, mature shade trees, and green lawns year round provide rest for tired spirits. Your home away from home has private entrance, soundproofing and full kitchen with all major appliances. Special amenities include Hot Tub, Satellite TV, Wireless Internet, local phone, gas Hearth Stone stove, gas BBQ, and patio table. Just 15 min. southwest of Sedona off a scenic highway. Centrally located. Hosts live on-site to make your stay safe, comfortable, and memorable. Sorry, NO children under age 15. NO PETS

Gardens on the Property: The many gardens on this enticing gentleman's ranch can be enjoyed as well as

Wildlife, and Birds. Stroll along Oak Creek to see pastures dotted with cattle. The wildlife are attracted to the various water features on the property. Oak Creek fishing is free from the banks.

Oak Creek is a riparian habitat for many bird species including herons, hawks, and owls and flycatchers. History of the Property: This property marks the beginning of the Old Girdner Trail. Cattle were driven annually from this historic ranch up through West Sedona below Wilson Mountain, then crossing Oak Creek, continuing up Munds Canyon (near Schnebly Hill in Sedona), and ending at Mormon Meadow (south of Flagstaff). Up to one thousand head were driven by the Girdner men and their neighbors to the high country during the summer so their home pastures could be devoted to growing alfalfa for winter feed. Many of the decor items featured inside the Suite, the Spa Cabin and the grounds are originals from those cattle driving days.

Sorry, we cannot accommodate children under age 15 or pets.

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  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Shirley Millar (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks english, spanish

About Shirley Millar

We enjoy living here on this ranch and desire to share it with others who need a quiet refuge from the demands of life. We desire to give our guests a unique , restful, comfortable experience whether it be a week or weekend stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"THis is our first time here and it will not be our last! This place is so beautiful and reminds us of home and family. Thank you, so much, for sharing this place . We can't wait to tell our friends and family where they must come stay while in Arizona."
Sep 2016
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Trail's End suite on Oak Creek with Rustic Old West Decor
average rating of 4.923077 based on 237 reviews
Crystal Falls, MI, USA


  • 5 of 5

Staying at the Sycamore Springs Guest House was the best choice we could have made for our vacation. It is easy to find and just minutes from Sedona.The owners are wonderful hosts. Our suite was very nice, with a full kitchen and a bed so comfortable it was hard to get up in the morning! The surroundings were so peaceful and beautiful. This green oasis was a pleasure to come 'home' to after a long day of sight seeing in the desert. We highly recommend it .

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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It just doesn't get better than this!

  • 5 of 5

"We are grateful to have enjoyed the opportunity to experience your beautiful corner of the world. This is clearly a labor of love for you and your hard work and attention to detail is very appreciated. It is so very generous of you to share it with others. God bless!"

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Orleans, LA


  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I got the place for a small little over night trip. This place was perfect. It had all the comforts of home and did not fall short in any of our exceptions. Unfortunately we got there very late but the owners were more then willing to work with us and were extremely friendly. The bed was comfortable, the kitchen filled with anything we could need to cook a meal, the balcony perfect for a cup of coffee or hot coco in the morning. Without a doubt I would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oasis in the Desert

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your wonderful property! I was looking for a place away from the bustle of life in Tucson. This place is like a real oasis... the grounds are so beautiful and serene. The suite is wonderfully decorated, with everything one could need. We've taken pictures and will be sharing them with friends and family. I look forward to staying with you again in the future....and we loved your dogs & Catnip too!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always glad when someone finds the rest they need here and takes the time enjoy the grounds. Our pets are glad to greet our guests but don't make pests of themselves. We would enjoy having this mother/daughter return.
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Las Cruces, NM


  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying in this wonderful suite in September. From the time we arrived until the time we (unfortunately) had to leave, there was a sense of peace and tranquility. It was comfortable, homey, spacious and felt completely secluded. Even though there was another guest on the grounds, we never saw or heard anyone. Shirley was very friendly and was very helpful when giving us ideas of where to visit or where to eat. I was tickled when "Catnip" came to visit me every morning while I enjoyed my coffee on the deck and every evening just to say good night.

Oh, and the hot tub!! You can't say enough about the fantastic hot tub! Completely private and those jets get you in all the right places.

The owners have gone to great lengths to make this property and the surrounding grounds a place that you will want to come back to time and time again. And that's exactly what we plan to do-come back again and again. Thank you for sharing your wonderful space with us. Looking forward to the next time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised upon our arrival. I rarely say "excellent" as an overall rating but m,any aspects of it were just that. The hosts, the quiet, the hideaway aspect (location), and the overall comfort, and close to Sedona and Flagstaff for a casual day trip, if so desired. We only had a couple days to get away this summer and this can easily be characterized as a "home away from home". Spacious suite, rustic atmosphere, and the grounds were natural yet well maintained. Our suite was great, and believe it or not, others were even better. Well worth it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Verde Santa Fe Golf COurse
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Verde Canyon Railroad
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Up the Creek Grill
Car: necessary

Discover Red Rock country of Northern Arizona in Sedona, voted the most beautiful city in America.

Offering state parks, Indian Ruins and stunning drives through unusual rock formations. The variety offered by the landscape of the high desert and mountains and Grand Canyon is unrivaled. Art festivals, Music festivals, winery tours, jeep tours and hot air balloon rides and challenging hikes with wondrous views are a few of the many ways to enjoy this unique area of Arizona.

Other Activities: ATV, Jeep, Hot-air balloon tours, Indian Ruins, state parks,observatory


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Cornville, Arizona

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Sec deposit A$132
Tax Rate 6.33%

Cancellation policy: Reservation may be cancelled with Deposit refunded within 7 days of arrival.
On reservations of 10 days or more, $200 initial deposit required with complete refund of deposit 14 days before arrival
No refunds for early departures.
Rental agreement necessary

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Cornville

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Full size bathroom features ceramic tile counter top, knotty pine tongue-and-groove ceiling, walls, and cabinets. Tree-top view from window. Old West theme wallpaper and borders. Rustic iron horseshoe towel bars and accents. Full-size tub and shower with tile surround.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Sleeps 2 in bedroom; 1 more in living room. Queen size bed with plush bedding. Rustic barnwood headboard and matching end tables with slate tile tops convey the Spirit of the West. Knotty pine tongue-and-groove walls and vaulted ceiling. Warm earth tone-colored carpeting. Full-size clothes closet. Large picture window overlooks a canopy of trees, 2 ponds, beautifully landscaped grounds, and the semi-enclosed spa cabin. Special soundproofing ensures privacy between the upstairs and downstairs units of the Sycamore Springs Guest House. Both units can be rented for 2 couples traveling together.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
A private soak in the Spa Cabin is available on an alternating basis between guests staying in the two Suites in the Guest House. There is hot tub seating for 6. The Spa Cabin is reached by a short walk along the creek banks. It is semi-enclosed and built from aged barnwood and decorated with antique farm implements. The Spa Cabin offers privacy from the other buildings on the property but is open to great views of the pond and pastures. Luxurious spa robes and towels are provided. In-Room Massage by pre-arranged appointment. An open air Ramada is available for lovely fireside dinners at the glass patio table overlooking the pond and pastures. A gas grill is available for your favorite chef to prepare his or her favorite barbeque. Enjoy watching ducks dine in the pond from our new Briarpatch Arizona room from wicker chairs by the fireplace. No pets or children under 15. Smoking allowed outside only. Hosts live on-site to ensure a safe, comfortable, and memorable stay.