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Enchanting Artistic Mountain Chalet. Dog friendly! Check out the video!

Bedrooms 4
Space 167 m²
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Chalet style charmer with 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, sleeps 8 in Kachina Village.

This visually enchanting Artist's Chalet is a perfect Flagstaff retreat. The home is located in Kachina Village in a quiet cul de sac 8 miles from historic downtown Flagstaff, 5 miles from west Flagstaff and 23 miles from Snowbowl. There is a semi private and safe SNOWPLAY AREA including a hill right out the back of the driveway!

This unique and eclectic home has many of the owners paintings and carved and painted furniture showcased throughout the home, as well as many local artists paintings and artwork gracing the home. It also features an expansive entertaining deck to enjoy the garden oasis and tall pines while relaxing in a swinging chair, or outdoor firepit. Upstairs skylights and lots of windows provide plenty of day light and an evening solar system view.

An outdoor paradise, surrounded by amazing hiking trails, excellent cross country skiing, world class mountain biking, and canyoneering. Just minutes from historic downtown Flagstaff, you can find native culture, fine arts and great restaurants and epic winter sports activities at the Arizona Snowbowl and Flagstaff Nordic center. Great adventures and memories are just a short trip in your car! The red rocks of Sedona, Monument Valley, Wupatki National Monument, Painted Desert, the Arizona wine country, kayaking on the Verde river, bumping along dirt roads in the Arizona back country while discovering wildlife, alpine lakes and high desert vistas, and of course, the epic views of the Grand Canyon!

The Artist's Chalet is dog friendly with approval of the property manager. The home has a fenced in back yard that many a critter has played in. Please note that forest is a wonderful place for dogs to explore but don't under-estimate the vastness of this wilderness section. Miles and miles of forest, canyons and steep cliffs offer opportunities for adventure but easy for a critter to get lost (and you too!).

More Details

Property Manager
Matt Nelson
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, With google translate, we can communicate!
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018

About Matt Nelson

I am an artist, outdoor enthusiast and a social worker! This house has been such an extension of all these things.

I've traveled around the world and have had the pleasure of staying in family homes, I'm so happy and to be able to offer my home to you!

Matt Nelson purchased this chalet in 1996

Why Matt Nelson chose Flagstaff

My former wife and I fell in love with this home in the forest back in 96. I made my name as both an artist and a social worker. The Grandon Art gallery was a fixture of Flagstaff for many years and fostered acclaimed artists of the region. Many of these artists, as well as my own work hang on the walls of the House. The original drive way was in the front and there where no plants other than the pines! This is the first year that the apple tree bore fruit!

What makes this chalet unique

The adventure starts from the front porch! Whether you are interested in a meandering hike along a seasonal stream, exploring remote canyons, discovering a hidden waterfall, or canyoneering with ropes and narrow chilly slot canyon swims, you can get there, without starting your car. From the front porch Iv'e seen coyote, fox, elk, bear, porcupine and javalina that have snuffled in the flowers! In the winter time, the sledding hills are spectacular for kids, plus cross country skiing or snowshoeing gives you access to a silent wilderness. The mountain biking is outrageous! Tremendous trails for all levels.

Flagstaff is such a charming mountain town with a vibrant arts, dining and music scene. You might find yourself enjoying great bluegrass music sitting outdoors on the patio of Flag Brewing Company chatting with local artists or river guides reliving the epic run at Hance rapid or lava falls in the Grand Canyon. You will fall in love with this mountain town!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Flagstaff

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 167 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Keep the fire pit fires small. Respect quiet hours (9 AM- 8PM, 10PM in summer), dark skies ordinance, no outside lighting after 10, and the neighbors.
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Large glass enclosed shower with a rainfall showerhead.
    Bathroom 2. Master entry and hall entry. - toilet , bath with shower , Master bath with claw foot tub and make-up seating area.
  • Clean and sparkling bathrooms include toilet paper rolls, hand soap, body wash, shampoo, and conditioner. There are clean hand towels and bath towels for every guest.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Funky Tribal - 1 double bed , Downstairs with a funky tribal theme.
    World Traveler - 1 large double bed , Downstairs with a Worldwide travelers theme.
    Gone Fishing - 1 large double bed , upstairs with a fishing theme.
    Majestic Master Retreat - 1 extra lg. double bed , Large master with a step back in time bathrooom.
  • Each bedroom has its own unique theme. All beds are made with clean linens, blankets, and pillows. The master has skylights and an on suite bathroom that takes you back in time with a claw foot tub and a separate make up area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
  • limited accessibility ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • caving
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Property Manager, Matt Nelson, lives just down the street. He can help with any issues you might have as well as offer insight into local happenings, great trails and dog friendly places!


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Enchanting Artistic Mountain Chalet. Dog friendly! Check out the video!
average rating of 4.86 based on 50 reviews

The Mountain Chalet was private, adorable and perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

The house was spacious, clean and easy to get to. Our family of 6 all slept comfortably with room to spare! Everything we needed was available! Loved sitting around the fire pit at the end of the day

  • Review Submitted: 10/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 & one pup really enjoyed this sweet artistic home. Conveniently had every thing we needed for a relaxing weekend. Our kids LOVED that they could go sledding just behind the house, and we did as well. We will definitely be back again next time we want to enjoy some snow play and a comfy cabin vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 06/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful family getaway

  • 5 of 5

The home is charming and comfortable. Though a bit of a drive to the Grand Canyon, it was conveniently located to Flagstaff and beautiful Sedona. We had dogs and kids with us and it worked out very well.

  • Review Submitted: 19/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Authentic and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The Artist's Chalet made for a perfect weekend getaway for my fiance and I. The fact that such a wonderful property was also pet friendly, made the decision easy. Definitely plan on coming back at some point down the road as we made plenty of memories!

  • Review Submitted: 31/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of six loved our weekend getaway at the chalet! The house was perfectly equipped with Netflix and sleds and everything we needed! The host, Matt, was kind and quickly answered all of our questions. Will absolutely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 21/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Lovely home with all the amenities. Close enough to Flagstaff and Sedona. There is a new Dollar General close by so good place to pick up last minute items. There was an issue with the trash not being picked up but Matt was great and situation was resolved quickly.

We would stay again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 10/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Flagstaff's Pulliam Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Mountainaire Tavern
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Downtown Flagstaff
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Mountainaire Tavern
Nearest Ski
Cross country out the front door
Car: recommended

There is a semi private and safe open space area right out the end of the driveway, over an acre on a hill and great for snowplay!

Flagstaff is abound with outdoor adventure, recreation, and cultural activities!


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$191.14
Pet Fee AU$31.86
Damage Deposit AU$509.72

No refund due to weather. Rates are subject to change until booked.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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