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Quaint Studio Cottage, walk to downtown Prescott. Pet friendly, fenced yard

Bedrooms Studio
Space 325 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property


Perfect for one person or a couple this quiet, comfortable studio is a cozy home away from home. The big picture window in the main room looks out onto a grassy area with fenced yard and sunset views of the Prescott National Forest and Thumb Butte. This studio has everything you will need for a comfortable stay. The main area has a love seat and queen sized bed (new in July 2017). The full kitchen is equipped with a full-sized range, refrigerator and microwave. Along with smaller appliances like a Keurig or drip coffee maker, blender, hand mixer and toaster. Also included for convenience are spices, cooking oil, coffee/tea and coffee supplies. Paper towels, toilet paper, cleaning supplies and trash bags are also included. The oak cabinets provide under-cabinet lighting and are fully stocked with all the cookware you need to create a great meal if you feel like dining in. The quaint dining table seats 2 and has room to set for a full meal.

Birch Cottage also features a walk-in closet and a shared washer/dryer in the laundry area just off the closet. There is one bathroom with a roomy shower and plenty of hot water and lots of fluffy towels. There is free Wi-Fi and Direct TV for the flat screen which is visible from all areas of the room.

In the shared fenced yard there is a barbecue grill, and patio furniture. We have on-site parking.

Birch Cottage, Aspen Cottage (VRBO #679470) and Cedar Cottage (VRBO #679471) are on the same property and could be used for a family reunion, or friends all attending one of the many events Prescott has to offer. Located on one of the prettiest residential streets in the historic district, South Mount Vernon is just 5 blocks from the downtown square and you will enjoy walking past the gracious historic homes on the lovely tree-lined street to get there.

More Details

Mark and Laurie Temple
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2018

About Mark and Laurie Temple


My name is Mark and my wife, Laurie and I bought this property in February 2015 and just recently starting managing it. I grew up in Prescott just down the street on Mt Vernon Ave. and used to deliver newspapers on this street. Laurie and I have been raising our 2 boys in this beautiful little town and now have one just graduated U of A and one at Prescott High School. Even though I graduated from ASU and the schools are big rivals here in Arizona I really enjoy rooting for my son's school too!

We love Prescott and since we have been here for so many years we have insider info of the area and can help with most everything. The people here are wonderful and there is always something happening.

I know you will enjoy your stay here and the many things Prescott has to offer!

Mark and Laurie Temple purchased this studio in 2015

Why Mark and Laurie Temple chose Prescott

We purchased this property not just because it is located on the most historical street in Prescott but also because I grew up just down the block and have many fond memories of this area. Delivering newspapers, sledding and playing football in the street with the neighborhood kids. Everything that reminds me of a small town experience.

What makes this studio unique

What I love about this property is that it reminds me of a simpler time. Quiet, tree lined street where you can take a walk in the cool early mornings and evenings. A nice quiet area in the back that can be enjoyed by guests and their pups. Being close to the downtown area with lots of things to do and then being able to return back "home" to relax.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation studio rental in Prescott

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 325 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2 ...
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Pedestal sink, Walk in shower, tiled floor. All updated in 2013. Plenty of linens
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • New queen size mattress & box springs (July 2017). There is a ceiling fan with a light over the bed. Night tables with reading lights are on each side of the bed. The television can be viewed from the bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • tennis


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Quaint Studio Cottage, walk to downtown Prescott. Pet friendly, fenced yard
average rating of 4.647059 based on 34 reviews

Lovely, comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful area. The rental was perfect for us. We spent days exploring the area and were glad to be able to stay in such a nice place. Highly recommended for two people. I have a bit of phobia when it comes to hotels, I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little studio

  • 5 of 5

Perfect little studio for me and my two dogs. Nice small fenced in yard for the pups too, which is always a nice touch. Hosts were really nice and made sure I had everything I needed. Will definitely be staying here more often when I visit.

  • Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely place in Prescott

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spot for 2 in Prescott’s historic neighborhood. Walking distance to downtown. Hosts were communicative and responsive! We will definitely keep in mind for our next visit!

  • Submitted: 29-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet little cottage

  • 5 of 5

Mark and Laurie have created a clean, quaint and a very reasonably priced cozy little cottage. Everything was clean, neat and tidy. Laurie even put out doggy sheets for my lab, Jack. I will return.

  • Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and perfectly located!

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is wonderfully located and nicely kept up. We were able to walk to downtown and all the restaurants.

  • Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Birch cabin

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect. The bed was super comfortable, and it was quiet. Great place to stay :)

  • Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Love Field, Prescott, AZ
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
A whole street called Whiskey Row!
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Prescott Lakes Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 89
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many restaurants around and on the Square
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
Snowbowl, Flagstaff, AZ
Nearest Beach
413 Miles
San Diego, CA
Car: recommended

Birch Cottage is located on one of the most beautiful, historic streets in Prescott: South Mount Vernon Avenue. There are two additional cottages on the same property. All together you can sleep up to 12 people. To view the other cottages, please see VRBO 679470 and VRBO 679471.

Founded in 1864, Prescott is a small town of historic homes and quaint public places. With lots of natural outdoor activities.

A stay in Birch Cottage puts fresh air and much of what Prescott has to offer within walking distance.

Right down town, we have local art galleries, museums, art shows, and historical sites. Abundant live music venues, dancing, and great restaurants.

Nearby there is The World's Oldest Rodeo, casino, and many seasonal events.

For outdoor activities there is hiking, tennis, rock climbing, golfing, mountain biking, lakes and canoeing, horseback riding and more.

A national weapons training site at Gunsite where the CIA get trained!

4 colleges - including Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. We also have a variety of Churches and a Synagogue.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation studio rental in Prescott

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$77.02
Pet Fee C$38.51
Damage Deposit C$256.74

The Birch Cottage is STRICTLY non-smoking inside.
Max occupancy 2 people unless pre-approved.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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