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Pictures of our "high country getaway"

Thursday, May 02, 2013

We are very blessed to have a little "high country" get away. We have owned it for 25 years. The altitude is 6500 feet. Average summer temps are high 70`s and low is mid 40`s


Welcome to our little bit of heaven. Drive leading into our cabin.



Measures 28 feet X 40 feet...no electric...no running water..but all the comforts.



What you see when you 1st come in the front door. To the right ,in the back, is the door to the bathroom. Everything is all open except the bathroom.



To the right, is my kitchen area with a propane stove. Don`t want doors on my shelves.



There is a queen size bed...a futon..and 3 twin bed mattresses to sleep on.


We added this dining room on last year. Measures 8 feet X 12 feet. The picture window (5X6) is on the west wall and we see a beautiful view of trees and sunsets.



No shower...but there is a nice sink to wash up in



A covered deck..measures 8X12.....facing north so shade all day


Our "original " fire pit that we built 25 years . I wanted these benches made ...my grsons and husband made them .




We use solar lights and batterie powered laterns at night for light. Solar lights are put out early morning and brought in at night.



I love the look of the high ceiling beams inside the open cabin.


My youngest grson and I set this dead tree in the ground 2 years ago. It is set in a 2 foot hole with rocks at the bottom and a beautiful piece of dried wood. I throw out bread crumbs, etc. to feed the blue jays. (none this past weekend)



A sunset we saw while eating dinner.


Cabin view from the south end by the road.


Thanks for visiting. (Driveway leading out to the road)

We have to bring up our water for drinking. There is a Texaco gas station down the road that we fill up 5 gallon containers of water for washing up, doing dishes, putting out our campfire, etc.
The Grand Canyon is only 50 miles away. We have been blessed to have seen it at sunrise, sunsets, rain storms and snow.
Located just 7 miles away is the town of Williams. It is a historic western town and is well known for its time of Route 66.
The steam train that goes to the Grand Canyon goes 1000 feet from our cabin. We can actually see the smoke that comes from the engine. The whistle can be heard long before it passes. We have walked those tracks many times before the steam train was even mentioned about coming back.

Thank you, Lord for such a wonderful place to be .
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GRANNYGRIGGS 5/7/2013 8:39PM

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MARILYNROBERT 5/3/2013 11:50PM

    I LOVE it!!!!! It looks like heaven to me. Thank you for showing us the pictures.

Marilyn

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BARBFROMAZ 5/3/2013 1:56AM

    Great photos of your cabin and property up north, and I like your running commentary describing each photo. Good job!

Hope we get to,go again this summer.

Barb


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CLOWN54 5/2/2013 11:33PM

    Nice place Callie. reminds me of our hunting cabin in the up of Michigan.

looks very peaceful.

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NELSONCHERYL59 5/2/2013 8:00PM

    How wonderful, my kinda place, wide open country, away from people, simple, rustic... i love it. So happy u hav such a nice getaway. emoticon

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TWIDDLYDE 5/2/2013 7:33PM

    Nice quiet place. I hope you had a nice time. My husband and I stayed in Williams in 2006 and rode the train to the grand canyon. It was the first time either of us had seen the grand canyon. We had planned this stop over to see the grand canyon on our way to visit my husband's brother who lived in Surprise AZ at the time. To bad I did not know you back then. It would have been fun to get together. Who knows, maybe we will make another trip to AZ someday! One never knows what God has in store.

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MEXGAL1 5/2/2013 4:17PM

    Looks very peacefull Callie

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DOTTIEJANE1 5/2/2013 9:59AM

    emoticon thanks for sharing

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JAMBABY0 5/2/2013 9:53AM

    very nice pics and looks comfy, thanks for sharing

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