The Cactus Pad, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Az


Entire home hosted by Ruth Ellen

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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Inspired by territorial Arizona architecture, The Cactus Pad is a brand new, custom-designed, private home located in the historic district of Old Town Cottonwood, The Heart of Arizona's Wine Country. Only one short block off Main Street, enjoy access to entertainment without the need to drive a car. In less than a minute's walk, experience Main Street shopping, wine tasting, gourmet food, live music and more. Stay and explore historic Old Town, enjoy the Verde River, and much more.

The space
This is an extremely private, custom built, quiet home with separate access and off street parking. There is a lovely front patio with a stunning view of Mingus Mountain. Known for the Old Town Main Street District's recent revival, Cottonwood is home to 8 tasting rooms including some of the area's premier wine, a quaint shopping district, local restaurants, and evening night life.
The stunning view of Mingus Mountain is a special treat at sunset.
The Cactus Pad is uniquely positioned giving you access to a host of local fun, adventures, historic monuments, kayaking, biking, hiking and more.
Just 120 miles north of Phoenix, The Cactus Pad is in close proximity to other area attractions and communities:
Jerome - 8 miles
Sedona - 17 miles
Flagstaff - 65 miles
South Rim, Grand Canyon - 150 miles
There are mulitple National Parks and Monuments in the area including Tuzigoot National Monument in Clarkdale, Montezuma's Well and Montezuma's Castle in Camp Verde, Wupatki National Monument and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument in Flagstaff, Tonto National Monument in Roosevelt and many more.
Area State Parks include Red Rock State Park, Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Jerome Historic State Park and other.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Hair dryer

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4.98 out of 5 stars from 84 reviews


Where you’ll be

Cottonwood, Arizona, United States

Old Town Cottonwood is a unique community, recently revitalized. The Cactus Pad is located on a secluded corner of a mixed residential/commercial neighborhood with access to entertainment, art, music, wine tasting, kayaking, hiking, a scenic train ride, or just star gazing under the night sky. We are a short drive from Dead Horse Ranch State Park and Jerome, Arizona's Art Destination.

Hosted by Ruth Ellen

  1. Joined in March 2019
  • 84 Reviews
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  • Superhost
An entrepreneur and small business owner, I have lived in the Verde Valley for nearly 20 years.


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During your stay

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $250

Cancellation policy