Located at the edge of Payson, WHISPERING ELK LODGE is a rare jewel with magnificent views.
Custom home within walking distance of Green Valley Park and downtown Payson is a dream come true mountain retreat.
Elegant great room with fireplace, TV for streaming and unbeatable views of park, town, wildlife and July 4th fireworks.
Open floor plan overflows with ambiance and appeal.
"I love this mountain home!" whispered one visiting elk to another.
Indoor and outdoor dining includes exquisite town and mountain views. Due to fire codes the gas grill is now 9 steps down from the deck.
Well stocked kitchen has modern appliances for preparing healthy meals.
Chef will love working in fully stocked, contemporary kitchen with space for preparing and serving delectable cuisine.
Comfortable seating to warm your feet by the propane fireplace.
Dine in style and enjoy breathtaking views of Mogollon Rim, parks, wildlife, bats, sunsets and stars.
Home is light and bright throughout and boasts amazing views from almost every vantage point.
Sensuous sunset and mountain views from primary bedroom with balcony access.
Primary bedroom features a king bed and 65 inch Smart TV (not shown).
Primary bath includes dual vanity sinks, a walk-in shower and bidet.
Spacious primary bath has dual sinks and a walk-in closet for your belongings.
Second bedroom also has a king bed and TV (not shown in photo).
Home is well appointed throughout.
Second bathroom on the main floor has a tub-shower combination and is shared between Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4.
No reason to argue about sleeping accommodations when there are king beds in 3 of 4 bedrooms.
Third bedroom offers mountain and wildlife views or you can choose to watch your favorite sitcom on the smart TV.
Bedroom 4 is downstairs on the ground level and includes 2 twin beds, TV and desk with a chair for your remote work.
Magnificent home with trendy decor is ideally located for walking to Payson and Green Valley Park.
Our mountain escape is only 90 minutes from the appealing East Valley which includes Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Scottsdale, Gilbert and Queen Creek.
Don't be surprised if meals are delayed because the chef is distracted by the spectacular views.
There are several charming restaurants to choose from in Payson or eat at home where there is table and bar seating plus a well stocked kitchen.
Recreational amenities that include 2 bikes, 2 kayaks and fishing poles will keep everyone in the family happy.
It's your turn and this is where you want to stay if you are longing for an escape to a mountain paradise.
There are 11 outdoor concrete steps from driveway to gas grill.
There are both inside and outside steps to access the main floor of the home. Due to fire codes the gas grill is now located at the bottom of these steps.
These 9 steps lead to the deck at the front of home.
Sip your favorite brew or wine and enjoy a ringside seat to Payson's 4th of July fireworks or the myriad of bats night hunting above the lake.
Home's deck overlooks the charming town of Payson and magnificent Mogollon Rim country.
Non-gas powered boats are permitted from sunrise to sunset on the lake at Green Valley Park. Our home has 2 kayaks with accessories and fishing poles for guests to use.
Enjoy four seasons at Green Valley Park, a 45 acre park with elk, Bald Eagles, water fowl, fishing, kayaking, summer concerts and historic Zane Grey's Cabin.
Green Valley Park has expansive lawns, a well stocked lake for fishing, a summer concert series, July 4th and Memorial Day celebrations, picnic pavilions and more.
Great Blue Herons are just one of the many wading birds that linger at Green Valley Park.
30 minutes away and located on the Mogollon Rim, Woods Canyon Lake Recreation Area is the naturalist's idea of paradise with biking, hiking, off-road trails and fishing.
A Bald Eagle fishing in the lake at Green Valley Park is just one of many possible wildlife sightings.
A breathtaking view of winter at Green Valley Park in Payson.
Kayaking, fishing and spectacular biking trails are within walking distance of our mountainside home.
Mogollon Rim is 30 miles from Payson and offers breathtaking scenery as well as horseback and hiking/biking trails, lakes for boating and fishing and back country skiing during the winter months.

Whispering Elk Lodge

  • 4 Beds |
  • 2 Baths |
  • 8 Guests
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Located at the edge of Payson, WHISPERING ELK LODGE is a rare jewel with magnificent views.
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Custom home within walking distance of Green Valley Park and downtown Payson is a dream come true mountain retreat.
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Elegant great room with fireplace, TV for streaming and unbeatable views of park, town, wildlife and July 4th fireworks.
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Open floor plan overflows with ambiance and appeal.
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"I love this mountain home!" whispered one visiting elk to another.
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Indoor and outdoor dining includes exquisite town and mountain views. Due to fire codes the gas grill is now 9 steps down from the deck.
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Well stocked kitchen has modern appliances for preparing healthy meals.
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Chef will love working in fully stocked, contemporary kitchen with space for preparing and serving delectable cuisine.
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Comfortable seating to warm your feet by the propane fireplace.
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Dine in style and enjoy breathtaking views of Mogollon Rim, parks, wildlife, bats, sunsets and stars.
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Home is light and bright throughout and boasts amazing views from almost every vantage point.
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Sensuous sunset and mountain views from primary bedroom with balcony access.
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Primary bedroom features a king bed and 65 inch Smart TV (not shown).
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Primary bath includes dual vanity sinks, a walk-in shower and bidet.
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Spacious primary bath has dual sinks and a walk-in closet for your belongings.
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Second bedroom also has a king bed and TV (not shown in photo).
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Home is well appointed throughout.
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Second bathroom on the main floor has a tub-shower combination and is shared between Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4.
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No reason to argue about sleeping accommodations when there are king beds in 3 of 4 bedrooms.
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Third bedroom offers mountain and wildlife views or you can choose to watch your favorite sitcom on the smart TV.
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Bedroom 4 is downstairs on the ground level and includes 2 twin beds, TV and desk with a chair for your remote work.
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Magnificent home with trendy decor is ideally located for walking to Payson and Green Valley Park.
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Our mountain escape is only 90 minutes from the appealing East Valley which includes Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Scottsdale, Gilbert and Queen Creek.
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Don't be surprised if meals are delayed because the chef is distracted by the spectacular views.
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There are several charming restaurants to choose from in Payson or eat at home where there is table and bar seating plus a well stocked kitchen.
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Recreational amenities that include 2 bikes, 2 kayaks and fishing poles will keep everyone in the family happy.
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It's your turn and this is where you want to stay if you are longing for an escape to a mountain paradise.
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There are 11 outdoor concrete steps from driveway to gas grill.
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There are both inside and outside steps to access the main floor of the home. Due to fire codes the gas grill is now located at the bottom of these steps.
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These 9 steps lead to the deck at the front of home.
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Sip your favorite brew or wine and enjoy a ringside seat to Payson's 4th of July fireworks or the myriad of bats night hunting above the lake.
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Home's deck overlooks the charming town of Payson and magnificent Mogollon Rim country.
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Non-gas powered boats are permitted from sunrise to sunset on the lake at Green Valley Park. Our home has 2 kayaks with accessories and fishing poles for guests to use.
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Enjoy four seasons at Green Valley Park, a 45 acre park with elk, Bald Eagles, water fowl, fishing, kayaking, summer concerts and historic Zane Grey's Cabin.
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Green Valley Park has expansive lawns, a well stocked lake for fishing, a summer concert series, July 4th and Memorial Day celebrations, picnic pavilions and more.
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Great Blue Herons are just one of the many wading birds that linger at Green Valley Park.
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30 minutes away and located on the Mogollon Rim, Woods Canyon Lake Recreation Area is the naturalist's idea of paradise with biking, hiking, off-road trails and fishing.
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A Bald Eagle fishing in the lake at Green Valley Park is just one of many possible wildlife sightings.
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A breathtaking view of winter at Green Valley Park in Payson.
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Kayaking, fishing and spectacular biking trails are within walking distance of our mountainside home.
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Mogollon Rim is 30 miles from Payson and offers breathtaking scenery as well as horseback and hiking/biking trails, lakes for boating and fishing and back country skiing during the winter months.

Whispering Elk Lodge

~ Nature Lovers' Paradise ~
Ultimate Arizona mountain experience awaits you in the quiet, cool pines of Payson, Arizona. Whispering Elk Lodge, our 4 BR, 2 BA home, is only 90 minutes from the greater Phoenix area. Bring your binoculars and camera! Our home has green space on two sides pus a large deck, making it ideal for spotting birds, elk and other wildlife.

The home overlooks Green Valley Park in the town of Payson, giving you ringside seats for exciting events such as the 4th of July fireworks as well as stunning sunrises, sunsets and star gazing. Mogollon Rim is only 30 miles from Payson and offers breathtaking scenery as well as horseback and hiking/biking trails, lakes for boating and fishing, and back country skiing during the winter months. This home is not appropriate for those wishing to hunt. 

Green Valley Park is a 45 acre recreational area with large expanses of grass for picnics, a well stocked lake for fishing and non-gas powered boats, hiking and biking trails, a summer concert series and Zane Grey's historic cabin. Wading birds and water fowl are frequent visitors at the park's lake. The town of Payson is a short walk from home and also offers choice restaurants, shopping and leisure walking. 


~ Comfortable and Classy ~
Magnificent home features an upstairs open floor plan that includes a charming and comfortable great room with a propane fireplace that may be used November through March. The smart TV has competition from the stellar views of Mogollon Rim and the exquisite sunsets.  The kitchen is fully stocked and has bar seating plus there is a dining area with table seating where you can admire the breathtaking views while eating. Both Keurig and drip coffee makers are supplied. Wifi is complimentary.

The great room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and deck are upstairs on the home’s main floor. There
 are both inside and outside steps to access the home's main floor. There are 11 outside concrete steps that connect the driveway to the landing with the grill. There are 9 additional outside steps from the landing with the grill to the front door on the deck. The elevator in the home does not work.

The beautiful covered deck with east and north views of the Mogollon Rim will be one of your favorite spots. Observe hundreds of bats night hunt over the lake in Green Valley Park or have fun identifying constellations in our star-studded skies. Dine outdoors and use the gas grill to make your favorite barbecued food. Due to fire safety codes, the gas grill is now located a few steps down from the deck. 

A washer and dryer on the main floor make laundry tasks easy. Garage space is available for 2 vehicles and there are driveway spaces for 2 more vehicles. Highchairs and Pack 'N Plays are available to rent.

~ Sweet Dreams in Payson ~
The primary bedroom is upstairs on the main floor and has a king bed and large smart television plus balcony access to enjoy the stellar views. The primary bath features a walk-in shower, dual vanity sinks and a bidet. A walk-in closet adjoining the primary bath has room for your wardrobe and personal accessories. A hair dryer and soap are stocked.

Two other bedrooms upstairs on the main floor have king beds and TVs and share Bathroom 2 which features a tub-shower combination. The fourth bedroom is on the ground floor and has 2 twin beds, TV and desk w/chair for your remote work. Guests who sleep here would need to go upstairs to use Bathroom 2 on the main floor.


~ Embrace Active Living ~
Two bikes, fishing gear and two kayaks with accessories are supplied for guests. Walk down the hill to Green Valley Park to search for wildlife, kayak in the lake or cast for fish. Biking/hiking trails are a short jaunt and offer opportunities to glimpse or photograph wildlife and spectacular outdoor scenery. Golf and rafting are a short drive from the home.

Whispering Elk Lodge offers families the perfect mountain experience with many conveniences and recreational activities within walking distance. Our spectacular mountain setting is the place for YOU to be! Ask about early check-in and late check-out which may be options.


~ Reservation Notes ~

The minimum age to rent is 28 years.

We are family friendly; any exceptions to this must be approved prior to confirmation of the reservation. 

The names of all guests staying overnight at the property must be included on the Rental Agreement’s guest list.


Written approval is required to exceed the standard occupancy of 8 for this home. Unless Arizona Vacation Home Rentals has granted permission to exceed the standard occupancy number, Guest agrees to limit guests, including infants and children, to standard occupancy of eight (8).

The number of people must be appropriate for the number of beds. If deemed necessary, Arizona Vacation Home Rentals reserves the right to approve the reservation based on sleeping arrangements.


Daytime visitors to home may not exceed two (2) people to include adults, infants and children unless prior permission is granted by Arizona Vacation Home Rentals.

Absolutely NO parties, gatherings or events of any size permitted. The owner lives nearby and monitors the property. 

AZ Vacation Home Rentals reserves the right to require a refundable security deposit.

No pets are allowed inside or outside the home. The owners and some guests have severe allergies and the home must remain pet free.

Violation of any house rule may result in termination of the rental contract, eviction and Guest will forfeit all monies paid, including rent, cleaning and deposits.
 
All TVs are for streaming and not satellite or cable serviced.


This home does not rent for more than 31 nights under any circumstances.

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Indoor Amenities
Floorplan Split Bedrooms
Washer and Dryer
Hair Dryer
High Speed Wireless Internet
Linens and Bedding Provided
Indoor Natural Gas Fireplace
Ironing Board and Iron
DVD Great Room
Fridge Ice Maker
Smart TV in home
Outdoor Amenities
Mountain View
Lake View
City View
Outdoor Propane Grill
Two Car Garage
Parking for 4 Vehicles
Kayaks
Kayaks Provided
Local Amenities
Community Hiking/Biking Trails
Community Greenbelt Areas
Community Open Space
Kitchen
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Keurig Coffee Maker
Coffee Maker
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  • Checkin Available
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~ Nature Lovers' Paradise ~
Ultimate Arizona mountain experience awaits you in the quiet, cool pines of Payson, Arizona. Whispering Elk Lodge, our 4 BR, 2 BA home, is only 90 minutes from the greater Phoenix area. Bring your binoculars and camera! Our home has green space on two sides pus a large deck, making it ideal for spotting birds, elk and other wildlife.

The home overlooks Green Valley Park in the town of Payson, giving you ringside seats for exciting events such as the 4th of July fireworks as well as stunning sunrises, sunsets and star gazing. Mogollon Rim is only 30 miles from Payson and offers breathtaking scenery as well as horseback and hiking/biking trails, lakes for boating and fishing, and back country skiing during the winter months. This home is not appropriate for those wishing to hunt. 

Green Valley Park is a 45 acre recreational area with large expanses of grass for picnics, a well stocked lake for fishing and non-gas powered boats, hiking and biking trails, a summer concert series and Zane Grey's historic cabin. Wading birds and water fowl are frequent visitors at the park's lake. The town of Payson is a short walk from home and also offers choice restaurants, shopping and leisure walking. 


~ Comfortable and Classy ~
Magnificent home features an upstairs open floor plan that includes a charming and comfortable great room with a propane fireplace that may be used November through March. The smart TV has competition from the stellar views of Mogollon Rim and the exquisite sunsets.  The kitchen is fully stocked and has bar seating plus there is a dining area with table seating where you can admire the breathtaking views while eating. Both Keurig and drip coffee makers are supplied. Wifi is complimentary.

The great room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and deck are upstairs on the home’s main floor. There
 are both inside and outside steps to access the home's main floor. There are 11 outside concrete steps that connect the driveway to the landing with the grill. There are 9 additional outside steps from the landing with the grill to the front door on the deck. The elevator in the home does not work.

The beautiful covered deck with east and north views of the Mogollon Rim will be one of your favorite spots. Observe hundreds of bats night hunt over the lake in Green Valley Park or have fun identifying constellations in our star-studded skies. Dine outdoors and use the gas grill to make your favorite barbecued food. Due to fire safety codes, the gas grill is now located a few steps down from the deck. 

A washer and dryer on the main floor make laundry tasks easy. Garage space is available for 2 vehicles and there are driveway spaces for 2 more vehicles. Highchairs and Pack 'N Plays are available to rent.

~ Sweet Dreams in Payson ~
The primary bedroom is upstairs on the main floor and has a king bed and large smart television plus balcony access to enjoy the stellar views. The primary bath features a walk-in shower, dual vanity sinks and a bidet. A walk-in closet adjoining the primary bath has room for your wardrobe and personal accessories. A hair dryer and soap are stocked.

Two other bedrooms upstairs on the main floor have king beds and TVs and share Bathroom 2 which features a tub-shower combination. The fourth bedroom is on the ground floor and has 2 twin beds, TV and desk w/chair for your remote work. Guests who sleep here would need to go upstairs to use Bathroom 2 on the main floor.


~ Embrace Active Living ~
Two bikes, fishing gear and two kayaks with accessories are supplied for guests. Walk down the hill to Green Valley Park to search for wildlife, kayak in the lake or cast for fish. Biking/hiking trails are a short jaunt and offer opportunities to glimpse or photograph wildlife and spectacular outdoor scenery. Golf and rafting are a short drive from the home.

Whispering Elk Lodge offers families the perfect mountain experience with many conveniences and recreational activities within walking distance. Our spectacular mountain setting is the place for YOU to be! Ask about early check-in and late check-out which may be options.


~ Reservation Notes ~

The minimum age to rent is 28 years.

We are family friendly; any exceptions to this must be approved prior to confirmation of the reservation. 

The names of all guests staying overnight at the property must be included on the Rental Agreement’s guest list.


Written approval is required to exceed the standard occupancy of 8 for this home. Unless Arizona Vacation Home Rentals has granted permission to exceed the standard occupancy number, Guest agrees to limit guests, including infants and children, to standard occupancy of eight (8).

The number of people must be appropriate for the number of beds. If deemed necessary, Arizona Vacation Home Rentals reserves the right to approve the reservation based on sleeping arrangements.


Daytime visitors to home may not exceed two (2) people to include adults, infants and children unless prior permission is granted by Arizona Vacation Home Rentals.

Absolutely NO parties, gatherings or events of any size permitted. The owner lives nearby and monitors the property. 

AZ Vacation Home Rentals reserves the right to require a refundable security deposit.

No pets are allowed inside or outside the home. The owners and some guests have severe allergies and the home must remain pet free.

Violation of any house rule may result in termination of the rental contract, eviction and Guest will forfeit all monies paid, including rent, cleaning and deposits.
 
All TVs are for streaming and not satellite or cable serviced.


This home does not rent for more than 31 nights under any circumstances.

Indoor Amenities
Floorplan Split Bedrooms
Washer and Dryer
Hair Dryer
High Speed Wireless Internet
Linens and Bedding Provided
Indoor Natural Gas Fireplace
Ironing Board and Iron
DVD Great Room
Fridge Ice Maker
Smart TV in home
Outdoor Amenities
Mountain View
Lake View
City View
Outdoor Propane Grill
Two Car Garage
Parking for 4 Vehicles
Kayaks
Kayaks Provided
Local Amenities
Community Hiking/Biking Trails
Community Greenbelt Areas
Community Open Space
Kitchen
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Keurig Coffee Maker
Coffee Maker
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  • Checkout Available
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