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Great Mtn Views, 5min to Historic Downtown Sqr & Whiskey Row, 2bd/2ba Sleeps 4-7

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,126 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2br+/2ba - Sleeps 4-7 With Mountain Views

Snow & rain are starting up North. Come to the sun. Enjoy the views of Granite Mountain and Thumb Butte from the master suite deck and the north window of the den. This house is set atop a granite knoll overlooking a quiet, but accessible, friendly 'village' on a half acre lot about half a mile from the Prescott National Forest. It is a nice quiet neighborhood full of walkers and their pets (sorry no pets at the rental). Enjoy sunsets from the 3-person swing on our newly rebuilt west facing deck. Luxuriate in the master suites queen bed while taking in the view of downtown Prescott's twinkling lights. Take soaks in the long jacuzzi tub of the master suite.

With views in all four directions, this house is a split level with upper master suite and three attached decks. It has central air and heat, a small laundry room and space for one car in the two car garage. With more than 2100 square feet of living space there is ample room for multiple people to enjoy different parts of the house without bothering others.

There are two bedrooms plus the den with a pull out couch and a single fold out bed in the dining room. The master suite has a queen bed, long jacuzzi bath with a separate shower. There is a north facing deck and large east facing window which give mountain views including the San Francisco peaks. It has its own old school TV, desk, leather reading chair with ottoman, large walk in closet. I enjoy laying on the bed in the master suite and going to sleep watching the city lights sparkle in the distance. The other bedroom has a full sized bed, lots of closets and writing desk. The ample den (might call it a TV room as it is larger than the second bedroom) with 47' TV screen also has a leather lazy boy recliner and a fold out couch bed that sleeps two. Also in the den, built into the closet, is a computer set up with high speed internet and new printer. Off the den is the west facing deck with a view of the hillside and sunsets in the evening.

The kitchen and dining room are open and airy and with no barriers between the two, the chef can enjoy their guests while busy at work in the kitchen. The kitchen itself is fully equipped with four burner gas cook top, electric oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, espresso machine, food processor, juicer, full set of china and silverware, pots, pans, cookware, double door refrigerator w/ ice maker, a small table mid kitchen with up to 4 chairs under a new solatube. The kitchen includes built in writing desk and cabinetry.

The living room is a great place to gather with friends and family, read a book or take an afternoon nap. It has a fire place, great muted east window, a couch, lots of comfortable chairs, stereo with record and CD players and a filled book shelf.

The dining room has a large oval table with 6 chairs, a piano, book shelves full of books, single fold out bed, stereo/CD player, bar stools facing breakfast counter into kitchen. Off of the dining room is the south facing deck with wonderful views of the surrounding hillsides. The bird bath and bird feeders often attract a wide variety of birds including humming birds, which can be seen from the kitchen and dining room as well.

Please come enjoy our little slice of heaven in the hills.

More Details

Rick Grosscup, Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, german
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
June 13, 2018

About Rick Grosscup, Owner

I am the second generation owner of the property. We grew up in Chicago. After college I entered the Navy and retired as a Commander after 24 years. I was a CPA and raised my family in Eugene OR.

Rick Grosscup, Owner purchased this house in 1979

Why Rick Grosscup, Owner chose Prescott

My parents spent years looking for just the right spot to retire in the SW. When they saw this house it was an instant decision to buy and spend their final 30 years here. The clean, dry mountain air (5,800 feet elevation in the neighborhood), temperatures running about 15 degrees cooler than the valley (Phoenix) makes for a pleasant atmosphere.

My family and I frequented Prescott and fell in love with it during our visits. My parents traveled extensively, but were really at peace in this house.

What makes this house unique

Quiet, scenic mountain views, accessible to all needs, great history; Great trails abound in town and in the National Forests; there are super drives to the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff, Sedona, Jerome, Bagdad, Crown King and many SW Native American locations. Heck, Las Vegas is only a four hour drive for an out of pocket experience.

In addition to all the walkers, there are plenty of bicyclers and runners around. There is a good deal of activity on and around local lakes, including fishing, kayaking and bathing.

Prescott offers Sharlot Hall Museum celebrating the city's status as the first territorial capital of Arizona, Smoki museum offers a native american fare. There are many other interesting sites along Whiskey Row, the Courthouse Square stores and week end open air markets all summer; great restaurants and coffee house. Historic house abound near town center, and there are guided talks/walks to get to know the city.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Prescott

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2126 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • 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 ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Full sized bed
    Master Suite - 1 queen , Deck with great view, TV, door separates from downstairs
  • Downstairs has a full sized double bed. VRBO did not give me that option to list.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
This is the house that my parents developed on retirement from Chicago in 1979. I inherited it, and hope to live here in the future. I love it here: great weather, super neighbors, lots of outdoor activities, good cultural intrigues. What else could I want?


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Great Mtn Views, 5min to Historic Downtown Sqr & Whiskey Row, 2bd/2ba Sleeps 4-7
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews

Great property great location loud dog next door

  • 4 of 5

would be 5 stars but dog next door likes to bark. Bring earplugs and you’ ll Be fine

  • Submitted: 4-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Mountain View’s

  • 5 of 5

This home is very spacious with beautiful Mountain View’s. Includes all the amenities that you will need. The decks are also spacious for entertaining. I would certainly recommend this home to anyone but especially for larger group. I have already rebooked this home for my next trip. The garage comes in handy during inclement weather. Rick was very helpful and informative regarding any questions I had. This home is definitely a winner.

Diana G

  • Submitted: 15-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Merritt Island, FL

Precisely As Advertised

  • 4 of 5

The views are indeed stellar. This property is close enough to town for convenience, but far enough out so you don't feel hemmed in. Great owner! The only reason this didn't get 5 stars is the exterior needs some love, and some of the interior amenities could use updating. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: 10-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prescott 2100 sq. ft. home great for our families needs.

  • 5 of 5

I wanted a large enough home for my husband and I to take our daughter's family of 5 to Prescott, AZ for a quick get-a-way weekend The 2100 sq. ft/ home had 2 full baths and slept 7 which is what we needed. The kitchen was well stocked with dishes and pots & pans. We made several meals at home including using the grill on the one deck. The house was very roomy and comfortable and the 2 outside decks were nice to sit out on in the evenings. It was only a few minutes drive to downtown Prescott, (shopping & restaurants) and a Safeway market. We spent 1 day at Lynx Lake and hiked all they way around it! Another day we went to Watson Lake hiked, had a picnic lunch and rented kayaks.

It was a very enjoyable couple of days and we would definitely rent this property again!

  • Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home

  • 4 of 5

This home had everything we needed for our stay. The bedrooms for both couples were comfortable. Having 3 decks on different sides of the home, gave a lot of choice depending on sun, wind and shade. I couldn't think of a thing the house was missing from the kitchen. The owner was fantastic for providing plenty of information on restaurants, sights to see, and hiking books. Prescott was a lovely little town. Both the Sharlot Museum and the Smoki Museum are a must see! The Wi-Fi did not work with our ipads, but the owner has a computer there to surf and check email. We were very happy with this stay.

  • Submitted: 26-Mar-2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gray, Maine

Pleasant, Comfortable, Well-Situated

  • 4 of 5

This is a great place to stay while you explore Prescott. Despite the sometimes-barking dog, it has much to recommend it. The owner went out of his way to be accommodating, purchasing some office supplies and many trail maps before we arrived. We loved watching birds on the feeder and wildlife in the yard, and, as everyone else has said, loved the sunny peacefulness and views from all decks. The split-level layout was important to me (as to anyone with breathing difficulties), and it was great to have a bay of the garage. Probably most important was the location and locale - near National Forest walking paths and near, but not too near, downtown (for both fun and necessities), plus a very pleasant and friendly neighborhood. This is not a fancy new house, but it is comfortable, and we also appreciated how well it accommodated visiting family.

  • Submitted: 24-Apr-2015
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Prescott

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$132.69
Damage Deposit C$331.73

Before paying contact the owner to confirm payment details.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
* Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit and/or rental money. Further, the party will not be permitted to check-in and/or will be removed from the premises.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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