Property Description 1K / 3Q / 2T(day bed) /Q air mattress / toddler bed / crib/ & full/twin bunk bed
*********WHERE FAMILY MEMORIES ARE MADE*********
*Children 5 yrs. and under not counted/charged as total number of max. guests of 10*
***When booking for children 5 & under add them as 2-year olds***
*** Meet the pigs, horses, donkeys, goats, chickens & turkeys***
*10 min. to Bearizona & Polar Express*
**Just 40 min. to the Grand Canyon**
**Ask for weekly rates **
"AMAZING" will best describe your vacation at our beautiful two-story farmhouse that sits high on a hill overlooking 10 breathtaking wooded-acres of mountainous views that can be seen from the grand wrap-around porch. Don't be surprised to see deer or elk wandering the property visiting in the early mornings. We offer a getaway experience for the entire family with plenty to do at the "Big D Ranch" without ever having to leave the property.
Fun outdoor amenities include 2 hammocks under the trees, horseshoe pit, corn hole, tether ball, swing set and plenty of room to explore and hike the area. Feel free to add onto the little forts that other guests have started. The property is completely fenced including the livestock being fenced separate from the hiking/exploring area. Bunnies dig under, deer might jump over, but everything else stays put. Flagstone patio includes dining table, children's picnic table & chairs, wicker couches and chairs, outdoor fire place, firewood, Gas BBQ grill and propane. THIS IS YOUR DESIGNATED SMOKING AREA. DUE TO EXTREME FOREST FIRE DANGER, PLEASE ONLY SMOKE IN THIS AREA. NO EXCEPTIONS. PLEASE USE THE PROVIDED BUTT RECEPTACLE.
You will also get to meet and pet the pigs, horses, goats and donkeys from the outside of their pasture. There are also chickens and turkeys but they aren't as social.
Indoor amenities include a claw-foot bathtub, Jacuzzi tub, front-load washer/dryer, fireplace, books, Kid's Korral Play room, 3 flatscreen TV's, DVD player, board games for all ages, and an indoor fireplace.
Well-stocked kitchen includes: dishes, utensils, coffee cups, glasses, ( including plastic for the little ones, even bibs ) pots & pans, bake ware, serving bowls and platters, Kitchen Aid mixer, popcorn-popper, blender, pancake griddle, waffle maker, Keurig, drip and French Press coffee makers, coffee grinder, Crock Pot, ice maker, ice cream maker, Twinkie maker and electric fry pan. Spice cabinet contains a small selection of the popular spices but can change from time-to-time. Please check upon your arrival to see if your favorite spice is there.
FOR THE TINY TOTS:
As parents ourselves, we realize how difficult it can be to pack all you need when vacationing with the tiniest of travelers. We hope the highchair, pack and play, toddler bed, full size crib, baby monitor, baby bath, car booster seat, dinner table booster seat, swing, soothing vibrations bouncer, stroller, child's hiking backpack, fold and go bassinet, toy box full of toys, games, plastic plates/ sippy cups/bibs and a child safety gate will help to relieve some of your concerns. You will find these items in one of 3 places. In Kids Korral ( where you will find LOADS of toys), in the closet under the stairs, or upstairs on the landing. There is a Toddler Bed and Crib on the landing.
MEET OUR CARETAKERS:
We are happy to announce the addition of our on site Caretakers, Tyler & Luna. Their love and passion for living in the mountains is contagious. Their cozy RV is about 100 yards from the house in a separate fenced area of the property. Should you require anything, you will find their contact information posted inside the house. They are there for your needs. Otherwise you won't even know they are there.
The Big D Ranch is just off Hwy 64 which leads directly to the south rim of the Grand Canyon via a short, 40 minute drive. The Ranch, which borders the Kaibab National Forest, is just a 5-minute drive to Kaibab Lake where you can hike, fish ( fishing poles, tackle box, binoculars and camp chairs are in the mud room) or just have a picnic. Ice chest for you to use is on the porch. The mudroom is also where you will find first aid, Bar B Q utensils, marshmallow sticks, random hats and bags.
Please "Like" and follow us on our Facebook page "The Big D Ranch" where you will find additional information and pictures.
** Please contact us directly to discuss hosting your wedding or other event.
Renters must be at least 25 years old.
Local attractions and approximate drive times listed below:
• Grand Canyon – 40 minutes
• Bearizona - 10 minutes. Visitors will drive through more than three
miles of Ponderosa Pine Forest viewing North American animals in
natural habitats when they visit. More animals are exhibited in Fort
Bearizona, a beautiful 20 acre walk-thru area, along winding paths which
is more of a "zoo" type setting.
• Catch the Grand Canyon Railway/Polar Express – 10 minutes
• Dozens of great restaurants and shops – 10 minutes to downtown Williams
• Flagstaff – 30 minutes
• Arizona Snowbowl - 45 Minutes (scenic sky rides and access to high mountain trails)
• Bearizona - 10 Minutes
• Kaibab Lake – 5 minutes
• Walnut Canyon National Monument - 45 Minutes
• Oak Creek Canyon – 1 Hour
• Grand Canyon Caverns - 45 minutes
• Wupatki National Monument - 45 Minutes
• Sedona – 45 minutes
• Meteor Crater - 1 Hour
• Sunset Crater National Monument - 1 Hour
• Monument Valley - 3 Hours
• Lake Powell – 2.5 hours
• Red Mountain – 45 minutes
*****WE LOOK FORWARD TO HOSTING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY*****
BedroomsWild West Suite
queen bed, dresser, closet, 2 fans, beautiful views.
King size log bed, dresser, T.V., DVD, 2 fans, closet, views
Nap Shack (4th bedroom)
double · twin/ single
50 ft. detached from house. Full/twin bunk bed. Very cozy.
twin/ single (2)
Day bed / trundle that rolls out to provide 2 twin mattress
Inflatable queen mattress. Maybe even sleep on the porch.
child bed · baby crib
Toddler bed w/rails, full crib, safety gate, misc. comforts
Total sleeping areas: 1 king 2 queens 1 Day Bed with trundle ( 2 twin mattress's) 1 queen inflatable mattress 1 bunk bed ( 4th bedroom / Nap Shack) full bottom / twin top 1 toddler bed with rails 1 full size crib 1 pack&play 1 small infant travel bassinet
toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub
Jacuzzi tub & separate shower. Hair dryer, basic soaps
Both upstairs bathrooms are roomy with tubs and separate showers. Downstairs bathroom offers a toilet and sink. Towels, body soap, hand soap, toilet tissue, Kleenex and hair dryers are provided.
French Door stainless steel / freezer,
Gas / stainless steel,
Gas / Stainless steel,
Drip, Keurig, French Press and a grinder,
some cabinet items like coffee filters, aluminum foil, napkins, spices, etc. are often available. But it changes,
Dishes & Utensils
Plenty of everything including plastic ware for the tiny travelers.,
Extremely well stocked kitchen. Probably every utensil you will need to make breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and treats has been provided for you.,
Like many homes in the area, we do not offer central air. We do offer 2 portable a/c units - one upstairs and one downstairs & 2 fans in each bedroom. At 7000 ft. it cools into the 50's at night.,
towels, sheets, pillow cases, extra pillows and blankets all provided. Pretty much everything you need in that department.,
Front Load. Detergent provided.,
Two Front Load dryers. Dryer sheets provided.,
There's a fireplace both in the living room and outside on the patio. Firewood is stacked on the patio,
bath and kitchen,
Iron & Board,
Fireplace, 48" LED TV, Direct TV, day bed with trundle. ( 2 twin mattress) Board games, dvd's, open the window to Kids Korral and keep an eye and ear on the little ones,
Other Amenities Heater,
Washer & Dryer,
Satellite or cable,
48" LED TV / dvd player in living room,
46" LED TV in master bedroom,
32" and dvd player in Nap Shack.,
No cable to this tv at this time.,
Look for "The Big D Channel Lineup" in each room.,
Satellite / Cable
DirectTV is provided with a Genie to allow recording of programs during your stay.,
Bluetooth Soundbar in Living Room,
Yes. In living room, master bedroom and Nap Shack.,
Yes, several for all ages,
The "Kids Korral" is more of a play room for the kids than a game room. Please see photos for clarity. Don't forget to turn on the black light at night.,
Games for all ages. You will find them in the Living room Entertainment Center.,
Games for Kids,
Yes, way to many to list here. The Kids Korral is full of toys.,
Several movies have been recorded by the DirecTV Genie and are available for playback. Also several DVD's are available. You will find them in the living room entertainment center.
OutsideLawn / Garden
The property is completely fenced including the livestock being fenced separate from the house & hiking/exploring area. Bunnies can dig under, deer might jump over, but everything else stays put.,
Porch / Veranda
Wrap-around porch with AMAZING views. Plenty of seating including a rocking chair. Perfect location for morning coffee or afternoon spirits. You'll want to sit there all day. REALLY!,
Deck / Patio
Flagstone patio. Couch,tables,chairs, fireplace, firewood,gas grill, propane. DUE TO EXTREME FOREST FIRE DANGER SMOKING ALLOWED IN THIS AREA ONLY. NO EXCEPTIONS. PLEASE USE BUTT RECEPTACLE. THANKS,
Ski & Snowboard
Snowbowl in Flagstaff is just a 45 min drive. Elk Ridge Ski Outdoor Recreation Area is located just outside of downtown Williams and is about 15 minutes away.,
Elephant Rock Golf Course and the Williams Municipal Course are just a short distance.
Children 5 years old and under are not included in the total maximum number of guests of 10. Total number of adults and children over the age of 6 cannot exceed 10.
Notes***There is a storage area under the indoor stairs. This is where you will find one of the portable A/C unit. This is also where you might find anything else that you are looking for that isn't in the place where it usually goes. LOL
*** Binoculars , fishing poles, camp chairs, ice scraper, BBQ tools and first aid, can be found in the mud room.
*** There is a cabinet in the dining room. This is where you might find batteries,
tape, light bulbs, sewing kit, extension cords, random common tools. If
you can't find something, feel free to snoop around. It's probably there
somewhere. If you still can't find it, contact us.