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Anita - Adventures in Sustainability

Member since: 2009
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Speaks english, german

Beautiful & Pastoral; Holiday Specials!

59 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this Cottonwood holiday house

3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, Jacuzzi Sleeps 6 (4 only allowed less than 1 month)

Grand Canyon Visitors! Treat yourself to this gracious and elegant home in the tall trees and abundant greenery a block away from the Verde River. Close to the famous Red Rocks of Sedona (15 mi.), this quiet and pastoral home gives you access to numerous sightseeing adventures in Sedona while providing the peace of a rural setting to come home to. Wake to birds chirping and horses grazing in the back pasture. See blue herons winging south to their rookery, and colorful sunsets painting the sky and Mingus Mountain. Or explore the red rocks formations, visit the ghost town of Jerome, hike to the Native American ruins such as Tuzigoot and Montezuma’s Well, ride the Verde Canyon train, enjoy fishing at Dead Horse Ranch State Park, or drive through beautiful Oak Creek Canyon – you’ll be centrally located for it all. Internet provided at no charge.

Guest Review: We just returned from an eight night stay at this home and we had an amazing time. Anita was there to greet us and house smelled wonderful from brownies baking. The house is warm and charming and it had everything we needed. Anita is very thoughtful as she leaves all the essentials and niceties there for the guests. The house is very clean and the bedrooms/bathrooms are very spacious. The living area is fantastic and the fireplace warmed up the living space and made it very cozy. The kitchen is very well equipped with dishes and utensils. The home is a perfect location for major attractions such as Grand Canyon, Montezuma Castle, Sedona, etc. It is a great place to come back to after a day of sightseeing. We brought wonderful memories back and will certainly consider renting this house again.

More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Anita - Adventures in Sustainability (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks english, german

Guestbook comments from the owner

"My husband and I rented this lovely home for a week's stay in the Sedona area. It was perfect --- roomy, comfortable, fully appointed with everything we needed and blissfully quiet. The home in Cottonwood is only 15 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Sedona and 15 minutes from the quaint mining town of Jerome, yet when out on the patio at night with a thousand stars all around, you feel like you are the only ones in the world. The location was excellent for the many day trips we made to hike in all directions. Anita is the perfect host and I would not hesitate to stay at this home again in the future."
Sep 2012
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based on 59 traveller reviews

Beautiful & Pastoral; Holiday Specials!
average rating of 4.6101694 based on 63 reviews

Wonderful vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in this beautiful home. Our first stay was two years ago, and we enjoyed it

so much, we decided to come back again and enjoy another great time. My sister and her husband

joined us this time and they were happily impressed at the comfort and amenities of this home.

We enjoyed spending even more time relaxing at "home" this time, and enjoying the beautiful back

yard with horses, cows in back pasture and birds singing, with a mountain view too. Wonderful privacy and quiet. The gas fireplace was so pretty and relaxing with extremely comfortable furniture in all rooms. The kitchen was fully equipped,and also enjoyed the BBQ out back. The beds were very comfortable too with nice mattresses. Such lovely spaciousness and comfort were so appreciated. We did return to our favorite restaurants in Cottonwood, and nearby Sedona for sightseeing, shopping and restaurants. The Grand Canyon was a nice day trip and well worth seeing. So nice to be close to all the activities and scenery. General shopping also was close and easy to locate (such as Safeway, Frys, etc.)

Anita, as always was very pleasant, helpful and answered any questions we had upon our arrival.

She again greeted us with warm, delicious brownies. Thank you again Anita for another awesome stay in

your beautiful, comfortable home. We look forward to returning again (for the third time!) next year.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! We love sharing our home with people that appreciate it so much!! The lushness of the greenery all around and the quiet of our wonderful neighborhood are what we enjoy also. We look forward to seeing you again! Anita
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Beautiful and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

Nice location to many sightseeing areas and shopping. Property owner very accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house was just perfect for the six of us. It was very clean, comfortable and spacious. We enjoyed all the amenities, not to mention freshly baked brownies. We loved Bentley!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than the pictures - simply beautiful, comfortable, PERFECT !!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on a Tuesday evening and at first were concerned because the neighborhood where you turn in to reach the house looks a little run down, but then you turn the corner and there are a few lovely homes; Anita's is one of them. We also walked around at night and the entire neighborhood is safe and the people were friendly. Woke in the morning, brought coffee on the lovely deck, and watch horses frolic in the field in back of the house. The home itself is spectacular; large master bedroom with Jacuzzi tub (yes, I used it after a day of hiking Sedona, and it was heavenly). Two good size other bedrooms with a nice bath to share between them, large laundry room. The living areas and kitchen/dining room were huge, spotless, and welcoming. Anita left us a pan of brownies to welcome us and eggs and coffee for our first morning there. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay and with a price we could afford. I will stay at this home every time I visit Sedona and the surrounding areas. We also visited Jerome and old Cottonwood itself; the house is perfectly situated for site-seeing all around the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your excellent rating. I only leave eggs when they''re left over from the brownies! But the brownies will be there again when you come back!!!!
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Central location to explore the Verde Valley

  • 4 of 5

This home is situated in a delightful quiet rural area of Cottonwood. It was easy travel to Sedona, Jerome, Grand Canyon and Phoenix.

This is an older home that has been somewhat updated, beds are comfortable.

Anita was quick to respond to a couple of minor issues which were dealt with quickly. She even added a TV channel so we wouldn't miss Basketballs March madness.

The only issue we had was that there is no telephone landline in this home and the Internet connection is very slow and not 100% reliable. Not having cellphone access this could have been an issue.

We reccomend this property as a relaxing getaway.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sedona Rental

  • 4 of 5

This was our first visit to the Sedona area and we were not sure of best location. As it turned out Cottonwood was a good choice. Close to Jerome and Sedona. The house was nice and Anita was very nice and helpful. The Tavern in Old Cottonwood is a great place to eat and also Hog Wild BBQ. We would recommend this property to a friend and hope to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor
Nearest Train
80 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
89A and Hwy 260
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nick's Steakhouse,Mai Thai,Georgie's
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Ballooning, Red Rock Hiking, Petroglyphs, Native American ruins Rafting, Wine Tasting, Out of Africa Wildife, Grand Canyon Tours, Jeep Excursions


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Cottonwood, Arizona

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
1 Sep 2016 - 18 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
19 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
Winter !
1 Dec 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
Winter holidays
16 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 11
4 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
Valentines Day
10 Feb 2017 - 15 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
16 Feb 2017 - 18 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
19 May 2017 - 5 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 1
6 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 4th
30 Jun 2017 - 5 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer II
7 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$392
Cleaning A$124

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 house rental in Cottonwood

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2445 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Separate double sink dressing area
  • Convenienient for Handicapped use - support bars installed.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 2 sofa bed/futon , 2 Lazy Boy Recliners
  • Talk to owner about children prior to rental.
  • Books ...
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • Raft
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 1 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • 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
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Close to Old Town Cottonwood; Many wonderful restaurants and wine tasting rooms 2 miles away.