5 Oaks “Glamping” Studio Cabin on Oak Creek

Entire cabin hosted by Leah Joy

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1.5 baths
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Welcome to our hidden/wild cabin in Oak Creek Canyon off 89A, in Sedona, Arizona. Originally our great-grandparents hunting and fishing getaway - this historic cabin housed some of the founding people who settled the Verde Valley & later Sedona. Charlie Willard, our great-great grandfather, founded Cottonwood, Arizona in 1876, & had multiple farms, homesteads in what now, Sedona. This cabin was used as a stop by his children and grand children who were traveling north by horse & automobile.

The space
Updated with new furnishings, some vintage relics, the cabin is small and minimal yet perfect for a quiet, private, getaway. The space has an open floor plan, 1 Queen sized bed, kitchen (but no stove), one single burner hot plate, one 1/2 bath (shower only), large deck overlooking Oak Creek, and additional living space make this a wonderful home to spend time with your significant other. Private creek access is walking distance from the property, or for deeper spots, a short drive to Slide Rock State Park, or Grasshopper recreational area for swimming. Large yard suitable for trucks and vans to park. Kitchen includes full-sized fridge, french press, microwave, dishes, cutlery, and toaster oven.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Valley view
Mountain view
Waterfront
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
24" HDTV
Window AC unit
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Refrigerator

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Where you’ll be

Sedona, Arizona, United States

Vintage trailer court from the 1950's now inhabited by delightful sweet and charming humans who have been in Sedona their whole lives. Our cabin sits in the back, on the creek, having being built before the influx of tourism in Sedona. Txt owner with any questions.

Hosted by Leah Joy

  1. Joined in July 2016
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Leah is AZ native Arizona girl born an raised in Sedona and the surrounding Verde Valley. Leah's great-great grandfather, Charlie Willard, founded Cottonwood, Arizona. This is his original hunting stop-over location from the late 1800's.
The Cabin was built in 1930's and remained in her family ever since.

"Our unique cabin is hidden in Oak Creek Canyon, off 89A, near Slide Rock State Park. After arriving in the Verde Valley in 1879, the Willard family joined with the Munds family to move their cattle and horses from the valley along Oak Creek to the mountains each spring and returning each fall, establishing the Munds Trail on what was later named Schnebly Hill. Camping, fishing, and hunting along Oak Creek became a family tradition. When Highway 79 was built through the orchard of a pioneer homestead, long-time Clemenceau School Superintendent Russell Taylor acquired the land on both sides of the road. Russell and Ramona (Kaiser) Taylor built the cabin where they lived with their son, Julian, until their home near the unpaved road was completed. They sold the cabin to their Cottonwood neighbors, W. Ersel and Jennie (Willard) Garrison, during the mid-1940's. This quaint hide-away has been used by the Garrison family and their friends as a stop-over on trips to the Flagstaff area, and for family vacations and gatherings. In the old tradition of "Western Hospitality," we are gladly sharing our history, heritage, and favorite cabin hide-away.

The Don Willard family cousins built the red-rock buildings in central Sedona (still in use), where they operated a service station, motel, hardware and curious shops for many years.

Charles D. Willard, a Cottonwood pioneer, original homesteaded is now Palatki State Park. Willard Springs, Munds Park, Munds Mountain and other landmarks were named for members of our extended pioneering family.
Leah is AZ native Arizona girl born an raised in Sedona and the surrounding Verde Valley. Leah's great-great grandfather, Charlie Willard, founded Cottonwood, Arizona. This is his…

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I live 10-15 minutes away in Sedona.
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House rules

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
May encounter potentially dangerous animal
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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