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☃️☃️ Book your getaway to the pines now! 2500+ square ft. cabin 🌲🌲⛄️

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 236 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4Bdr/2.5 Ba Fully Furnished Vacation Home next to the forest , yet in town

Nestled in the ponderosa pines at a cool 7400’ elevation, your getaway awaits!

With daytime temps in the 80’s and nights in the 60’s in the summer, our 4 bedroom 2.5 bath summer home is the perfect getaway from the Phoenix and Tucson heat of Summer! Get up to the Cool White Mountains and relax.

Located in the gated community of Starwood, in the very northeast corner of Pinetop, this vacation retreat is about as close to the Tonto National Forest as you can get, while still maintaining the safety and security of a gated community. Literally walk to the entrance of the forest in minutes.

As you enter this summer getaway, through the nearly 4’ wide ponderosa pine door, you are surrounded by exquisite knotty pine floors. Explore the light and airy open floor plan with soaring 20’ ceilings with wood planking and crown molding. Professionally decorated with many locally sourced pieces of furniture and artwork, this home offers a truly exceptional mountain home vacation experience.

The great room has a stone faced gas fireplace, and sofas, love seats and couches abound, offering comfortable, relaxing seating while enjoying a fire, reading a book, listening to music or watching TV.

Enjoy sharing meals at the large oval wood dining table, or the granite breakfast bar. The large and open kitchen is set up wonderfully, and the wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops set the scene for wonderful gatherings.

Fully equipped kitchen includes electric cooktop, oven, microwave, fridge / freezer, dishwasher, and all the necessary small appliances as well, including coffee maker, toaster, blender, can opener, etc. Dishes, spices plates glasses, utensils and cookware round out the kitchen. If outdoor cooking is your choice, enjoy the 6 burner grill on the back patio.

The cable and internet equipped Wi-Fi system enables you to surf the internet for work or pleasure. All rooms have flat screen TV’s, and the Family room, Master bedroom and Den have DVD players as well. The Family room sound system in Bluetooth enabled, so listening to your favorite music is a breeze.

Other amenities include ceiling fans throughout, dimmers, and central heating and air conditioning for those rare days when the afternoon temp gets a bit warm.

A half bath is conveniently located off of the kitchen. A laundry room with full size washer and dryer is there for your use as well.

Our home to set up to sleep 10 comfortably, the spacious master sleeps two, the bedrooms and den/4the bedroom are able to sleep a total of 8, with the brand new La-Z-Boy couch in the den converting to a queen sleeper sofa - sealy matress that is very comfortable. All of the bedrooms have large openable windows to catch those summer breezes at night, and have flat screen TV’s for entertainment or relaxing.

The master suite is truly a spacious retreat, the intimate sitting area includes an overstuffed couch and chair, perfect for curling up with a good book. The mini fridge lets you enjoy your favorite beverage, and the coffee maker has that first pot ready when you get up. Open its own door to the deck to catch those summer breezes.

The Master bath has his and hers vanities, with jetted tub, separate shower and toilet room. Relax with an afternoon or evening soak in the jetted tub, then wake up with a brisk shower. The large master closet has plenty of room for your belongings.

Enjoy the expansive back deck with lots of seating, a heater and large propane grille. Relax on the grassy area, enjoy lunch on the picnic table, or take in a game of horseshoes or badminton. Then curl up for a snooze in the hammock. Watch summer storms build in the morning, then enjoy a refreshing rain in the afternoon while the temperature drops.

For a more intimate outdoor experience, take in the cozy front deck, looking out onto the professionally landscaped yard, and enjoy watching the world go by.

Amenities in the summer abound, golf and more golf is available, with the Pinetop lakes public course a 5 minute drive away. Other things to do in the area include Horseback riding / rentals, Mountain biking (rentals available in Pinetop), Hiking, bird watching, and exploring the forest service roads via car, truck or ATV.

For those “In town” experiences, restaurants abound, and there are movie theaters, the Hun-Dah Casino to the east, and lots of little shops and stores all along highway 260.

During the summer there are art and music festivals of one type or another almost every weekend. Especially fun is the Charlie Clarks apple orchard festival in July.

If winter activities are your thing, of course skiing at Sunrise is the best. A large, open area, runs are available for every level of skier from beginner to black diamond. Lessons are available of starters, and the lodge offer good food and drink as well. Other adventures include sledding snowshoeing and snowmobiling. If you just like the snow, have a snowball fight at the house(outside please!)

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Pinetop, Arizona

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 236 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Very spacious master bath with his and hers vanities
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Very convienient 1/2 bath off of kitchen
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 single bed , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sofa bed/futon , brand new La - Z - Boy sofa sleeper
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Very spacious Master bedroom with seating area
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling


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☃️☃️ Book your getaway to the pines now! 2500+ square ft. cabin 🌲🌲⛄️
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews

Nice and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and confortable

  • Review Submitted: 11/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tucson AZ

Terrific Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

Great house lots of room for all of us. We were greeted by the owners son when we arrived making sure everything was okay. The house is just like pictures but nicer

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seriously, if you are looking for a beautiful cabin home to enjoy your getaways...Look no further...

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed everything about this home...Four Adults, Four Children, and a Rottie too (only pre-approved by owner first, with deposit). This place and location, are both exceptional!! The kitchen and dining area are quite roomy. The master bedroom, and bath area are also very large as well as bed is quite comfy!! We hope to return someday and spent another fabulous time in Pinetop, as well as this lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: 26/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Fun Weekend in Pinetop

  • 5 of 5

This property was great. The house was beautiful and in fantastic shape. The location was nice, and close to all activities you may want to enjoy on a full weekend. The local Golf Course, Pinetop Lakes Golf Course was in great shape and a blast to play in the cool weather. The owners were very helpful and super nice to work with. Over all it was a great experience and I would stay at the is property again if I had the chance.

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Goodyear, Arizona

Beautifull Home in the Pines

  • 5 of 5

We spent (8) nights at this property with our son, daughter in law and two small grand children from London. This home is well maintained, well equipped and located in a gated community adjacent to a National Forest (15) minute drive to grocery shopping. We loved the back deck/porch that ran across the back of the house. This deck was our favorite spot to read, relax and enjoy the backyard and pine trees. The grand children (3) and (4) played on the grass in the backyard. We have stayed at a number of properties in various countries and this was a very nice place to relax in the mountain air.

  • Review Submitted: 18/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sierra Vista, AZ

The nicest cabin I have ever rented. Would definitely rent again!

  • 5 of 5

This was a clean, spacious cabin. The back porch and yard were beautiful. We enjoyed having our morning coffee and listening to the birds out on the porch. Quite neighborhood. I have rented cabins in Pinetop for the last 6-8 years n this is by far the nicest. Would definitely rent again. Scale from 1-10 (10being top) "10"

  • Review Submitted: 14/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carolyn and Aric Clawson
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

About Carolyn and Aric Clawson

Our names are Aric and Carolyn - we are native Arizonans who love buying, selling and renovating properties. We have 3 kids, one in college and 2 in high school. Our favorite travelling destinations are the wine country north of the Bay area, Puerto Penasco Mexico ( where we own a beachfront rental property), and in the summer, Pinetop Arizona. Our most recent travel experience was a cruise that took us to Aruba, the Panama Canal, Cartagena Columbia, Costa Rica, and Nassau. The more we travel, the more we come to appreciate Arizona, and the wide variety of climates, activities and amenities that are available to the people who live and visit here.

Carolyn and Aric Clawson purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Carolyn and Aric Clawson chose Pinetop

We were invited by friends several years ago to stay at a cabin in Pinetop for a week. During that stay we just fell in love with Pinetop Country Club and most Importantly Starwood Estates. We loved the newer home amenities and the gated entrance. The beautiful walking areas cool pine breeze and summer rains hooked us immediately. The area has golf courses, horse back riding, lakes, hiking and biking trail and much more.

What makes this cabin unique

This home is unique in that it is a split floor plan, with large, soaring ceilings, that provide a light and airy feeling. the materials and decorating impart a wonderful cabin feel, with wood and stone perfectly integrated throughout.

At the time we bought, our kids were younger and the gated community and almost no traffic (there are only 7 houses on our street) allowed the kids to play and run free in the front and back yard.

The Pinetop / lakeside area has a wealth of activities in the summer, and the shops, stores, movie theaters, restaurants are numerous and enjoyable. The weather is perfect for golf and more golf, and there are many art and music festivals and events throughout the summer. There is even the Hun- Dah Casino close by, lots of fun!

Finally, everything you need or want is in close proximity, particularly the Tonto National Forest, whose entrance is less than 1/4 mile from our house. The weather is perfect in the summer and allows for hiking, biking, and any number of outdoor activities to be enjoyed.


Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Pinetop Lakes
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Charlie Clark's Steakhouse
Nearest Ski
28 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$213.67
Damage Deposit AU$461.47

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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