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Spacious custom home backing national forest land 10 minutes from NAU

Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
Rates from USD $4800 | Monthly

House | Entire Home | House Sitting Negotiable
Available Dates:
From July 1, 2024 until June 30, 2025


Our home is located in beautiful Flagstaff Arizona, in the Westwood neighborhood, nestled at about 7000 ft near the San Francisco Peaks. Our neighborhood is quiet and family friendly with larger lots just outside of Flagstaff City limits. Our home sits on a 2 acre property backing Coconino National Forest and state land with easy access for running, biking, hiking, and recreational vehicles. Flagstaff enjoys 4 seasons and stays cool in the summer for those looking to escape the desert heat. We are a little over 2 hours from Phoenix, 40 minutes from Sedona and a little over and hour to the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Flagstaff is an outdoor adventurists dream town. Easy access to downhill and cross country skiing in the winter (our house is about 25 minutes from Snowbowl ski area and 45 minutes to the Flagstaff Nordic Center). Numerous hiking and mountain biking trails abound, easy access to multiple kayaking and paddle boarding areas. cute, dtown and good restaurants, friendly community and a plethora of outdoor activities at your finger tips with additional national parks and ski destinations all within a days drive. The layout of our home is as follow. First floor: large master with ensuite bath (jacuzzi tub), shower and dual vanity, walk in closet; living room with wood burning fireplace, dining room, kitchen; den with desk space, closet and sofa sleeper, 1/2 bath and laundry with washer drier and slop sink. Second floor: BR 1 with walk in closet and queen bed/desk/dresser, bedroom 2 with full bed, dresser/desk/closet, full bath, with dual vanity, and large flex room with king size bed, sitting area/TV and Peloton. Pets are negotiable but we do not have a fenced yard. Ideally we are looking for a family to rent our home for a full year while we are on faculty sabbatical, but 6 month arrangements might be negotiable. Additional photos and or video walk through available upon request. Note: we plan to store some of our personal belongings while we are away but home will be fully furnished.




2,797 ft2

Suited For

Property Type


From July 1, 2024 until June 30, 2025

Minimum Stay

6 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: We are going on sabbatical and would like to time start and end date between school years. Some flexibility from mid June to mid July. Ideally we would like to rent for the full year but might consider a 6 month rental.


House in Flagstaff, Arizona, United States

Closest University

Northern Arizona University

Nearby Universities
Coconino Community College

westwood estates

Nearby Cities


Comments: Our home is on a 2 acre property backing national forest land, just outside city limits (about 5-10 minutes to NAU depending on traffic. Our neighborhood is private, safe and friendly. In the summer, relaxing on our back porch or patio is one of our favorite places to be. In the winter our fireplace keeps things warm and cozy when it's snowy and cold outside. Access to national forest is right behind our house.

Explore the Area


  • Off Campus
  • Bike to Campus
  • Suburban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Woods
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $4800 Monthly | Negotiable

Utilities are not included

A cleaning service is not included


The home is suitable for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

Ask about the availability of a car

Comments: we may have one vehicle available for use.

House Sitting

I may need help while I am away

I may need help with plants or garden





High Speed Internet





Balcony or Patio


Dedicated Parking




Temperature Control










Comments: 2 acre property backing national forest land and endless opportunities for biking, running, hiking etc. Solar panels. Healthy mix of retirees/second home owners and professional families; 1 mile from the main Gore campus.


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