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Overview of Breathtaking Views Near Grand Canyon and Much More. Peaceful. Helpful Owner!

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Flat-screen TV, fireplace, DVD player, books
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets

Breathtaking Views Near Grand Canyon and Much More. Peaceful. Helpful Owner!

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

3 bedrooms3 bathroomsSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMuseum of Northern Arizona26 min drive
    Popular LocationArizona Snowbowl32 min drive
    Popular LocationHumphreys Peak34 min drive
    AirportFlagstaff, AZ (FLG-Flagstaff Pulliam Field)39 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 6
1750 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    1 king bed
Bedroom 3
    2 double beds
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
    Bathtub/shower combo
Bathroom 3
    No shower or bathtub

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Breathtaking Views Near Grand Canyon and Much More. Peaceful. Helpful Owner!

Ski-in/ski-out access for family fun on the slopes
GET AWAY FROM THE CROWDS! Gorgeous, open mountain views and night skies on acreage! Selected as the best vacation rental home in the state of Arizona by BestProducts online magazine. *** All Nationalities Welcome! *** Dog friendly for up to 3 dogs, fee per dog and approval required.

This rural chalet is a lovely and perfect home base for visiting the Grand Canyon, Sedona, and many more nearby and wonderful attractions in this area of the American Southwest, such as, Meteor Crater, Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and much more. It has been listed for several years on various travel sites and has over 300 5-star reviews, and growing. The owner happily provides insider area tips and a full set of personal activity and information guides.

The Mountain Star is located in the heart of the Coconino National Forest along the San Francisco Peaks scenic corridor between the mountain town of Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon. This spectacular and convenient location sets The Mountain Star apart from Williams and other rural locations. It can be rented for as little as 2 days, but is ideal for longer stays.

The Mountain Star is less than one hour’s drive from the Grand Canyon’s main entrance, and if you don’t want to drive yourself, a local tour company van will pick you up directly from this property. So enjoy the Grand Canyon and then leave the heat and crowds behind to enjoy your very own mountain retreat!

The Mountain Star, located at an elevation of 8,000 feet (2,438 meters) on 5 beautiful acres and backed by National Forest land, offers breath-taking natural beauty, expansive views, direct and easy access to nature, boundless outdoor activities (nature walks and hikes, biking, climbing, etc.) and a spectacular night sky. It is a sanctuary for inspiration, relaxation, reflection and rejuvenation, as well as being perfectly situated for outdoor fun and adventure. Its spacious, 2nd-story wrap-around deck with picnic table, chairs and outdoor fireplace provides for unparalleled enjoyment of the mountain air and scenery.

The Mountain Star is completely wind and sun powered (with an automatic propane generator backup system). During the warmer months, the home is 'air conditioned' with refreshing mountain air using the operable windows that are in every room of the house, ceiling fans throughout and the operable window blinds throughout...and nights are always refreshingly cool in the warmest of summertime. A powerful and effective evaporative cooler is also provided for the few occasions when a little extra cooling comes in handy! During the colder months, the Mountain Star stays warm with 3 radiant heaters, a gas 'fire place' and a very efficient, living room pellet stove.

All outdoor photographs on this site were taken in, from or very near the property.

In addition to all the usual, full home amenities, this resort home offers:
• Spacious, 2nd-story wrap-around deck with picnic table, chairs and an outdoor fireplace. Cut and split wood provided.
• Over one acre of fenced “backyard”
• Dog friendly (See rental agreement)
• Children welcome
• Large outdoor campfire pit stocked with wood
• Music and exercise fun loft equipped with a full drum set and an acoustic guitar! Also: an elliptical trainer and dumbbells.
• Spectacular star and moon viewing
• Living room pellet stove
• Outdoor Horseshoes game
• Whole house audio s game
• Whole house audio system
• Easy hookup of your smart phone or ipod to the home’s central sound system
• Satellite Radio
• Well-stocked DVD library
• Craft and hobby room
• Remote controlled living room skylight
• Large flat screen tv with Kinect Xbox 360.
• A book library including Spiritual, Self-help, Poetry and Daily Inspirational readings, as well as fiction, local hiking and wildlife guides.
• A remote-controlled “Mountain Master” bedroom fireplace
• A large soaking tub with National Forest view
• Board games and inspirational card decks
• Yoga Mats
• Mountain drinking water
• Well-equipped kitchen and pantry
• Several hiking day packs
• Several sets of hiking poles
• Propane barbecue
• Mountain days and nights!

Some local attractions (approximate drive times)
• Grand Canyon - 1 Hour
• Flagstaff – 25 minutes
• Arizona Snowbowl - 30 Minutes (scenic sky rides and access to high mountain trails)
• Bearizona - 1 Hour
• Lake Mary - 45 Minutes
• Lava River Cave - 15 minutes
• Walnut Canyon National Monument - 1 hour
• Oak Creek Canyon - 45 Minutes
• Wupatki National Monument - 1 hour
• Sedona - 1 Hour
• Meteor Crater - 1+ Hour
• Sunset Crater National Monument - 1 Hour
• Monument Valley - 3+ Hours
• Vertical Relief Rock Climbing - 30 minutes
• Lake Powell – 2.5 hours
• Red Mountain – 10 minutes

Please feel free to email me with any questions you may have, including such things as packing tips, activity ideas, planning help, etc. I will share my phone number via email. I am happy to provide you website links that describe the attractions listed above. Also, I can provide you with recommended website links for the following:
• Grand Canyon tours and hiking excursions
• Mountain bike rental and guided tours (very nearby)
• Wedding and honeymoon planning
• Local Yoga lessons/classes
• Hiking in Northern Arizona
• Scenic Drives in Northern Arizona

I have lived in the Flagstaff area for over 30 years and know the area well. I warm heartedly invite you to experience the joy, convenience and inspiration of The Mountain Star!

*** Responsible and loving adults only…with or without their children :) ***
Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

Recreational amenities at the vacation home include ski-in/ski-out access, a fitness center, and in-room fitness.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Rob Dutton

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

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Property amenities


  • Close to skiing
  • Ski-in/ski-out access


  • WiFi available

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking options include a garage
  • Car recommended

Family friendly

  • Children's games
  • Stair gate


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Paper towels
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Toilet paper
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Shampoo

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Living room
  • Wood stove


  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Firepit


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In the city center
  • In the mountains

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Elliptical machine
  • Snow sports gear
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 6
  • Unit size: 1750 sq ft (163 sq m)



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock
Property Registration Number 46-3883091

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

About this area


Located in Flagstaff, this vacation home is in the city center and in the mountains. Museum of Northern Arizona and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum are cultural highlights, while Pioneer Museum is a local landmark. Enjoy the area's slopes with skiing, and don't miss out on the sledding. Guests love the property's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Museum of Northern Arizona - 26 min drive
  • Buffalo Park - 32 min drive
  • Arizona Snowbowl - 32 min drive
  • Humphreys Peak - 34 min drive
  • Sunset Crater National Monument - 56 min drive

Getting around

  • Flagstaff Station - 30 min drive
  • Flagstaff Pulliam Field Airport (FLG) - 39 min drive

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 72 out of 72 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Peaceful and beautiful!
Rob is a great communicator and everything in the home is labeled. The views are incredible. We did not want to leave, and we will return. Thank you!

5/5 Excellent

Great cabin with amazing views
What a fun place to stay! We loved the gorgeous views, large deck and comfortable living space. Rob was great to work with and there was a ton of information at the house for things to do in the area. Really enjoyed the Mountain Star!

5/5 Excellent

Off the grid & fabulous
This is not your typical Vrbo—this place has a true “vibe” and feels like you’re in someone’s home. Amazing views (the stars are something else!!!), great amenities and a super knowledgeable and caring host makes this a really special rental. If you’re in the Sedona/flagstaff/ Grand Canyon area definitely consider booking here!

5/5 Excellent

Mountian star
Great place to stay to sight see and explore Arizona

5/5 Excellent

Awesome Experience
Couldnt have asked for a better “experience” from the moment we booked until the day we departed, thank you Rob! The Mountainstar is everything you see in the pictures and more.

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