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The Ranch House Retreat by The River

The main Ranch House – Ian Whitehead

Are you in need of a Western Ranch Get-Away ???
Yearning for the Quiet and Relaxed Country Life??

What about Lush green acreage nestled at the base of the Mountains where a River runs through it?

Welcome to this enchanting Santa Fe Casita featuring a spacious one bedroom/ living area/ kitchenette and full modern bath. The 2 acre retreat is situated near the Verde River, on a private country lane lined with quarter horse ranches and pecan orchards. Your views are incredibly lovely over looking green pastures, Pine, Cottonwood and Mesquite trees..

Driving Directions

Interstate 17 to HWY 260 exit.

HWY 260 East ( towards Payson) 4 miles.

Right on Quarter Horse, right past the Verde River Bridge.

go to end of Quarter Horse Lane and turn right at West Grippen Lane.

Private, paved road. The Ranch House signage is on the right.

Eco-Friendly Notes

We are known for our rich, agricultural farming which is irrigated from private ditch canals streaming from the Verde River. We are an amazing green, rich, lush pocket in an arid, high desert region of Arizona.

Horse ranches and livestock abound on large acreage parcels.

Folks come from all over the state to our Farmer's Markets and our famous Corn Festival.

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

Owner lives on site.

Ranch Activities Available

This is a non-working ranch surrounded by larger working ranches. Next door is a privately owned training facility which specializes in ground training, roping and barrel racing.

Horse back riding outfits available in the valley for hire and trail rides.


Season Open

All 4 seasons


Rate Range

$125.00 per night with a 2 night minimum stay. Discounted weekly rates.


Locally or Family-Owned Business


Breakfast Style Served

Breakfast Not Included

Comfort was the design emphasis with top quality 2008 construction, hardwood floors and sunny French windows. With your own private entrance, you will find an elevated, well appointed and tastefully thought out lodging.

Kitchenette facility includes dishware, cutlery, small refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, coffee and tea setups, travertine counter tops and porcelain sink.

Full modern bath offers 2 large closets, linens, alder wood doors, drawers and cabinetry and travertine counter tops.

Guests will find themselves just outside of the bustling tourism of Sedona, minutes away from the Red Rocks, golf, hiking, biking, horse back riding, shopping, restaurants, attractions and wineries.

Grab your gear and Hike/Bike the Sedona Red Rocks by day and escape the tourist crowds by night.

Love the Casino life?? Cliff Castle Casino is 8 minutes away.
What about canoeing, kayaking and rafting?? We are 1 mile from the White Bridge Verde River access.

This peaceful, private, hidden retreat is centrally located within a short drive to Phoenix, Flagstaff, Prescott and the Grand Canyon.

Guests can indulge in plenty of clean air, solitude, blue skies and starry nights!!

Join the folks who repeatedly state "We don't want to leave!"

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