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Luxury Log Home near Golf, Fish, Hike, Ski, & Casino

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,855 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)


White Mountain 3,854 sf custom log home in a gated community on ridge with spectacular view. Large decks include comfortable furniture and fountain for added outdoor living providing a lovely place for appetizers and cocktails at sunset or a leisurely morning breakfast. Gourmet kitchen with high end appliances by Wolf and others awaits. Two full master bedroom suites include large closets and full baths, decks and views. The queen and twin bedrooms share a bath and include a private deck for the queen and shared deck for the twin bedroom. Amenities include the ultimate El Rancho Merlita shampoo, soap and lotion to get you started.

Conveniently located for all Sportsman activities. Just 30 minutes from Sunrise Ski Resort, and less to great fishing and a multitude of other outdoor activities.

Words cannot describe the beauty and the grandeur of this special creation inspired by old European fairy tales. Designed and hand crafted from beginning to end in 2000 by the woman owner/architect, you will never find another place like this.

Keywords: Custom Home, Lodge, Cabin

More Details

Property Manager
Scott Harrison
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Scott Harrison

I am an architect and general contractor with a background in forestry and working at national parks in my younger years. The Inns at El RANCHO MERLITA in Tucson, Arizona are one of my many projects. My favorite activities are hiking, skiing, hunting, cooking, designing, building, and playing with my family and grandchildren. We are 5th generation natives from Arizona and love the White Mountains.

Scott Harrison purchased this cabin in 2000

Why Scott Harrison chose White Mountain Country Club

My husband's family ranched in the rim country in the early 1900s. We've had a place in the Pinetop area through many generations. Our location overlooks the reservation to the south keeping us close to wilderness area. At 7,000 feet in elevation, it is a great place to be year round. Winter skiing in 1/2 hour away, fishing even closer, and summers are heavenly.

What makes this cabin unique

Our views are pristine and private. We love to walk a wonderful hour loop that winds through rural and developed areas. Here's a quote from my youngest daughter, Valerie, 'This cabin was designed and built by my mother, an architect. It is her dream cabin. She created the design and supervised the construction through every step ensuring all the details meet her high standards. She is also responsible for decorating the cabin to give it that touch of European magic, as if you are in a warm chalet in the alps.'


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in White Mountain Country Club, Arizona

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3855 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2) Master Suites both levels, Queen size Beds (1) Master Bedroom and Guest Bedroom - Upstairs, Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 in Guest Bedroom Upstairs, 2 in Loft, Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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Luxury Log Home near Golf, Fish, Hike, Ski, & Casino
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Grand Lodge review...certainly was Feb 2009

  • 5 of 5

Place was outstanding...wonderfully furnished. With every turn a pat on the eye was in waiting. Paintings, antiques much of it furniture. Just a place to sit back and relax. Nothing was spared in design or furnishings...right down to the heated slate floors and towell warmers. Cozy yet still open and certainly grand. My group of ten hope to return again and again. A slight hitch in the beginning but the customer service was exellent in that the problem was corrected within the hour with little inconvience to my group, things happen. The dinning room seats ten comfortably...Sauna is listed but only saw a steam fixture in the one master shower...did not see jet powered tubs either. But if anything was wrong it was certainly overcome by the beauty of the Lodge and its location. A lot of good energy has run through this place and you can tell the moment you walk it. You will not be disapointed with your choice and if you are then you are a hard to please person and should probably stay home. Great for children but to nice for those not reared properly. Plenty of games to hookups...a georgeous pool table in an upstairs gaming room. The fireplaces through out are great in the winter...they are lit with gas but are wood hassle in starting fires AT all. Might bring some larger industrial size cookware for groups etc. there are some of course but if you love to cook you might bring your favorite. My group is used to the finer things in life for certain and find this place to be way, way to much for the average and hope to come back. The pleasure would certainly be ours.

  • Review Submitted: 17/02/2009
  • Date of Stay: February 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always available by phone to make sure our guests have the best stay possible. We updated our amenities list to be accurate. To clarify, we have two tubs with no jets, and a steam bath shower, not a sauna. It gives us great joy to share our special place with others. We love your reviews!
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Heaven in the mountains

  • 5 of 5

This place has it all! The attention to details that went into the architecture of this beautiful cabin is superb. There's even a dumbwaiter that covers all of the levels, from the garage floor to the very top. You'll enjoy the 4 fireplaces, the open space, the wrap around decks and the close proximity to everything. I definitely intend to rent this beauty again!

  • Review Submitted: 27/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tucson, Arizona

Stunning Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Remarkable architecture, gorgeous setting, the luxuries of a fine hotel (immaculate) combined with the comforts of home.

Great place for a group gathering. Easy to find. Very quiet neighborhood. All contact with owners was prompt and professional.

Once you have filled the fridge (cupboards are stocked with many staples, cook and service ware are plentiful) ) you won't want to leave! If you do, enjoy a fine meal at Bocado. Hit Happy Hour at Charlie Clark's. Walk the Rim Trail. But mostly enjoy the peaceful beauty and comfort of this special home!

  • Review Submitted: 30/07/2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nogales, AZ

Fourth of July Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

Our family rented this home to spend time during the holiday and we were all blown away with how beautiful this home is. The description of the cabin was accurate and we had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. We found the property to be clean and well maintained, and the owners were available by phone if there were any issues.

The bedrooms are roomy and cozy, and the living area was very spacious. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed to help cook some wonderful meals. I especially liked the food warmer, which helped to keep our food warm while we cooked the rest of the the meal. The dining room and table was large enough to have all of us enjoy our meals together.

We enjoyed playing pool in the upper floor while listening to good music. The bathrooms are roomy and the tub was perfect to bathe our twin grandsons in.

The back deck is large, we enjoyed our morning coffee while enjoying the view of the pinetrees and listening to the birds singing. Everything we needed was close by, Safeway and Walmart, to purchase what we needed. We did not eat out, although there were many restarurants close by.

The home is beautifully decorated which brings added charm to it. There is also a great selection of books to read, and many board games and puzzles to play with.

I would certainly recommend this property to friends, we loved staying here, and hope to return again someday.

  • Review Submitted: 19/07/2010
  • Date of Stay: July 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Panama City, FL

Mountain Lodge Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the cabin was fantastic overall. We had ample space for our extended family (12), ages 8-60+. We felt very much at home there, especially as it was decorated for the holidays! We enjoyed cooking some wonderful meals, with everything you could wish for in a kitchen. All drawers were labeled, so it was easy to locate any needed item. There were a couple of minor things - needed snow removal from the driveway, and firewood supply was low. Since we arrived on a Friday afternoon, there was no one at the office number and I did not have Valerie's cell phone with me. It would be helpful if that was added to the reference sheet in the cabin. Those things were minor, and we enjoyed the house tremendously.

  • Review Submitted: 06/01/2010
  • Date of Stay: December 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always wonderful to share the cabin with those who appreciate its warmth and beauty. We have handcrafted this home to welcome our family and guests as an authentic log cabin forest get-away. We strive to provide everything a person or group of people would need for their stay. During the winter it is difficult to predict the snow situation, but thankfully we have a snow plow crew who is on call to clear our driveway upon the request of us, the owners, or the guests if they call. Thank you for staying with us!
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Peaceful Paradise! This ...

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful Paradise! This cabin is perfect. Amazing sunset views from the cabin's back deck. The interior is wonderfully decorated and cozy. Very spacious with many beds and a large dining area. Living room has many seating places. There's a pool table on the upper floor. If you are a reader you will be in paradise iwth all the books in this cabin. The bathrooms are great and the whole place is squeeky clean! Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 09/07/2009
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I will pass these comments on to my mother, the architect/designer of the cabin, that her design dream is a reality that is being enjoyed by many others now :)
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in White Mountain Country Club, Arizona

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30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee AU$268.78 + Tax

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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