Happy Trails is a CLEAN & COMFORTABLE, NON-SMOKING 2 bedroom (SLEEPS 4) PRIVATE HOME in a quiet, residential neighborhood, 3 blocks from "Standing on the Corner Park" & Route 66, historic La Posada Hotel, 5-star dining & gardens. Authentic vintage Arizona furnishings. Locally fresh roasted coffee, full kitchen, bath & laundry room. Mature pet-friendly. Perfect for day trips to all the scenic sites in Northern Arizona. Easy access from I 40 freeway. NON-SMOKING HOUSE.
Complimentary local Fresh Roasted coffee and teas are offered. Each bedroom features ceiling fans, full sized antique brass beds with new mattress sets, area rugs over hardwood floors and a private entrance to the full tiled bath. Bedrooms have individually controlled electric baseboard heat. Large dressers and closets for your personal, clothing, and luggage needs. A large combined living/dining area with comfortable space to relax while you peruse the well selected library and guide books to all the outdoor, natural, and cultural sites, which offer a wide selection of destinations of the area in and around Northern Arizona. A large backyard offers landscaped sitting and eating areas, This unique home makes the perfect base camp to plan from many of the available convenient day trips. Large utility closet for all your hiking, camp chairs and biking excursions. Hang out your sleeping bags while you hang out and plan your excursions from all the guides, topo maps, maps, and menus from local eateries. Comfort and convenience is what Happy Trails and Winslow hopes to offer our guests.
Curb-side parking in front of house. Guests have access to whole house and large landscaped yard which includes a propane grill for outdoor cooking. Use of backyard and gardens is seasonal from May to October. Prior arrangements can be made for additional use of space and it's amenities. Secure off street parking is available upon request. Location of key to house will be made available to verified guests at time of confirmed reservation and ETA.
Your on-site host is a third-generation Arizona native. Guests can arrange for your stay to be a solitary retreat, or a guided experience to all the usual sites of interest as well as an introduction to some of the area's best kept secrets. Your host has a background in the arts, humanities, historic preservation, agriculture and ranching. She is also a nationally recognized quilter. A large, separate well lit professional studio is available for private quilting retreats. She lives in her unique, self designed casita on site at the rear of the fully landscaped property.
If you require special dietary rules or needs you will need to bring your own provisions. There is a Safeway and a Walmart, as well as the usual fast food fare. The nearest specialty shopping is due West in Flagstaff, Arizona which is also home to the Museum of Northern Arizona, The Hubbell Telescope, Northern Arizona University, winter skiing, and a variety of eateries and night spots.
PLEASE READ HOUSE RULES BEFORE MAKING AN INQUIRY. Happy Trails is a very comfortable, quiet, spacious, authentic, private non-smoking home.Your host appreciates timely responses to your needs PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL as I go out of my way to provide my guests with a comfortable and private stay. PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: Who is your favorite musician? There is no right or wrong answer as it only assures me that you have read the house rules and agree to the contractual agreement with Airbnb as a guest.
NO SMOKING IN THE HOUSE OR ON THE PROPERTY.
No dogs on beds or furniture.
Please clean up after yourselves after cooking in the fully equipped kitchen.
No unregistered guests or pets are allowed.
Your host appreciates timely responses to your needs PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL as I go out of my way to provide my guests with a comfortable stay. There are no specialty stores in Winslow. If you have dietary, beverage, or food preferences, you will need to bring them with you. There is plenty of parking, for your convenience. Please park directly in front of the house.
A large dog proof backyard welcomes well behaved, mature dogs. There is a $15.00 non-refundable pet fee that reflects the provisions provided for your beloved pet, a large dog pillow, feeding station in the kitchen and a doggie host basket, complete with treats, toys, and grooming supplies.
Happy Trails is in a quiet residential neighborhood, all guests are required to respect the City noise ordinance from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am.
The speed limit in Winslow is 25 mph, 15 mph downtown and is enforced. Please make yourself acquainted with the Airbnb Terms of Service (TOS) and providing information in your Airbnb profile and communicating your needs. Your host appreciates timely responses to your needs PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL as I go out of my way to provide my guests with a comfortable stay. I expect guests to read the few house rules which are easy to follow and not prohibitive. Please make yourself acquainted with the Airbnb Terms of Service (TOS) and providing information in your Airbnb profile and communicating your needs. Your host appreciates timely responses to your needs PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL as I go out of my way to provide my guests with a comfortable stay.
I do not accept bookings longer than 3 weeks nor do I give discounts to first time guests, Good communication is the key to a more pleasant stay, whether you plan a private retreat, overnight business stays, or would like help with your tourist travel itinerary. I appreciate Guests inquires who are good communicators while I at the same time have absolute respect for their privacy while they are Guests at Happy Trails. I read reviews if you have them and follow up with my guest's reviews. If you are a first time user of Airbnb I will gladly help you with any questions you might have. I want to make sure that all my guests have the optimum experience that best fits their needs if I am able to facilitate them.
Please free to contact me with any questions and I will answer them ASAP.
"Slow down and Take it easy in Winslow, Arizona." Thank you for your interest in Happy Trails.
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It has taken me a while to respond to this part of the profile as I find it much easier to share what I love. I am a third-generation native Arizonan, born in Tucson, and have retired from several professions. I am a avid reader of history, philosophy, comparative mythology, and anthropology. I am a retired member of a Arizona plumbers and pipefitters union; a family trade that allowed me to attend graduate school at the University of Arizona where I studied art history, philosophy, anthropology, and comparative mythology. I later taught Art history and Humanities at the college level. I am from a ranching family and my late husband was a rancher who owned and operated a large cow/calf operation in Northern Arizona. I have been employed in the fields of historic preservation, natural resources, and rural economic development. I still am involved in several aspects of rural agri-business. I have been inducted into the Arizona Quilters Hall of Fame and been featured in the American Quilt Studies Group for contributing to the preservation of the fine art of hand quilting. I consider myself a full-time studio artist and have a large studio on site. I live in a 600 square foot casita I designed myself at the rear of the property.
I love to garden, haunt yard sales for real wood furniture and western memorabilia, I have been studying the poetry of Emily Dickinson for 40 years and consider her America's most brilliant poet. I also read western literature, such as Wallace Stegner, Barry Lopez, Willa Cather, Cormac McCarthy, John McPhee just to name a few. I love history, biographies, and the natural sciences, from Konrad Lorenz to Stephen Jay Gould. I subscribe to The New Yorker, and natural resource publications. Current social theory is also a favorite, Harold Bloom, Louis Menand, and bell hooks. I like very early country & western music, as well as Jazz, from Miles Davis to Billy Strayhorn, Clifford Brown and many more. I prefer Rachmaninoff to Mozart.
My motto besides "Don't Fence Me In," is "I don't care which branch of the tree you swing off of, just as long as you don't break any of the other branches for anyone else."
I would say that my style of hosting is that through good, clear communication through the Airbnb platform is to provide my guests with the optimum convenient experience on their journey, whether it be a quiet overnight stay away from the sounds of the freeway, or a longer stay of exploring the beauty of Northern Arizona in which Winslow is the center of. I particularly enjoy meeting like-minded people who are interested in nature, gardening, exploring the wonders of the Southwest, art, and great literature.