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Spacious Home on Oak Creek with Spectacular Canyon Views from Private Deck

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 204 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom creek side home with canyon views 10 miles to Sedona

Step into "Call of the Canyon" and you will quickly realize you have found a special place. Generous windows give view to the peaceful stream and soaring canyon. Located in the Coconino National Forest, next to West Fork Oak Creek trail you will find plenty to explore in your own backyard. Walk down the steps to the creek and fish for trout or just relax and enjoy the scenery from the deck and try out the new Weber gas grill.


The house has 3 levels. The main level opens up to a fully equipped kitchen, living room and half bathroom. Within the kitchen is a dining table with seating for 4 plus 3 bar stools for counter-top eating. There is also a washer/dryer within a closet off the kitchen.

The living room has ample seating to enjoy views of the creek and soaring canyon. There is also a working fireplace within the living room.


Off the main level is the deck- a perfect place for morning coffee or an afternoon cocktail. The deck is accessed through a sliding screen door off the living room. We have two cocktail sized tables that can be put on the deck. There are 4 tall chairs and 2 bar stools that can be used on the deck as well. We also have a grill for your use.


The house has a total of three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.

The Master Bedroom has a king bed with an en- suite bathroom and double vanity. There is also a private door entry to this bedroom. The master is located on the lower level and does have generous window views to the creek.

The Guest Bedroom has a queen bed with an en-suite bathroom and double vanity. There is also a private door entry to this bedroom. It too has generous windows with views to the creek. This bedroom is located on the lower level.

The Loft Bedroom is located on the upper level. Natural light fills the bedroom. The loft area does not have its own bathroom.


We do have wifi. We cannot guarantee that it will be perfect 100% of the time as the location/canyon signal is sometimes intermittent.

Please note that due to the location of this property and the environmental benefits gained we have opted to use Sun-Mar composting toilets. Operating the toilets is not difficult. You do not use water. Its a composting system in which you use peat moss and turn a drum.


Oak Creek Canyon is approximately 12 miles long and 2000 feet deep. Although private and out of town, Sedona is just 15 minutes away or 9.5 miles. A number of small shops are conveniently located to the home. Junipine Cafe and the Butterfly Garden serve food and are only minutes from the home. Slide Rock Park is just 4 miles south from the house. Here you can enjoy a day of fun swimming on the natural rocks. According to Rand McNally, the Oak Creek Scenic Drive is one of the Top 5 Most Scenic Drives in America.

More Details

John Moran
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

Why John Moran chose Sedona

This property was built by family in 1997 on the footprint of a small cabin. The location makes this property unique.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Sedona

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 204 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Main Floor .5 Bath - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom Lower Level - 1 king , Private bathroom
    Second Bedroom Lower Level - 1 queen , Private Bathroom
    Loft Bedroom - 1 king , Upper Level- does not have private bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming


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Spacious Home on Oak Creek with Spectacular Canyon Views from Private Deck
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews

Great access to the creek and hiking

  • 3 of 5

We had a great weekend however there were some issues. As noted in other reviews the house is great but needs some TLC. As noted the house has some unusual toilets which we could deal with but one of the toilets down stairs was so loud that we slept upstairs in the loft area. The deck was great but patio door is tough to open and needs repair. The screen door is damaged beyond repair. The grill was nice and had not been used much so that was nice.

Overall, we had great time but would only return if some repairs we made. John was a great host and accessible by phone. When we arrived we did not have water as the creek level was too low. John had someone out there within an hour and they took care of the problem. The house has direct TV but no local channels. Not that we went up there to watch TV but it is nice to have in the morning when I am enjoying my coffee. The kitchen was nicely stocked with plenty of wine glasses and other items. Someone had left a beer in the refrig so we did same when we left. Beer pay it forward!.

Make sure you hike West Fork trail. One of the best!!!!!! $2 per person to walk in.

When you pull into the parking look behind you to your right and that's where you will find the house. The house is near the road that you pull off of. The noise from the road is blocked out my creek sounds.

  • Submitted: 17-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and lovely Oak Creek home

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here Christmas week, and really enjoyed the house. It is right next to the West Fork trail, which is amazing, and so convenient as the lot filled up every day! The kitchen is well stocked and we really appreciated the large jugs of water in the fridge, as we forgot to purchase these on the way. It is hard to find at night; I would have asked John more questions but we found our way. The composting toilets are easy to use, keep in mind you are preventing sewage from getting into the creek! One note: the house is 15 minutes from uptown Sedona.

  • Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private creek perfection!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the privacy and access to the trailhead. Spacious and every amentity available. Creek access is unparalleled. You have absolutely no neighbors. Only downside was the composting toilets. The one downstairs was loud and relentless. Also a little to high off the ground for comfort. Other than that this place is perfect. Deck reaches out over the creek and the sound will serenade you to sleep each night. A++

  • Submitted: 5-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tucked away. Perfect R&R location! Balcony + creek = perfection.

  • 5 of 5

I grew up near Sedona and was so excited to share Oak Creek Canyon with my children for the first time! This home provided plenty of space for the six of us (2 adults, 4 children) and ample opportunities for exploration and relaxation. My children loved having the private creek as their backyard...(wadding in the water, observing huge dragon flies, butterflies, and even an Arizona King Snake - not to be confused with the venomous Arizona Coral Snake lol), going to Slide Rock only a few miles south, and of course being adjacent to West Fork Trailhead! AMAZING!! We also went into Sedona to see a movie and eat once, but really enjoyed just being at the house...far enough away to really unwind and be part of nature. My children have been asking when we get to go back again already. I can't wait to enjoy my coffee on the balcony patio again while listening to the creek and watching the trees gently move as the air flows through the canyon. So gorgeous! Blissful location for sure.

  • Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it - I would not hesitate to book again.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great home. The composting toilets caught my kids by surprise but once I explained their operation and purpose, and they realized they didn't stink, they didn't have any issues. We loved wading through the creek and our hike in west fork was unforgettable. The host was responsive and pleasant. Great experience!

  • Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location -nestled in the woods.

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 3 days with our girls. We did have a bit of a difficult time finding it. If you've gone past the shack in the parking lot, you've gone too far. Make an immediate right after entering the parking lot. The drive is a bit narrow but once you're in, everything else is a breeze. Great views! Slept to the sound of the adjoining creek. The beds were comfy and the kitchen had all the items I needed.

  • Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
130 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Junipine Cafe and Grill
Nearest Golf
17 Miles
Oak Creek Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Junipine Cafe and Grill
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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3 night minimum stay

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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