Storybook Cottage on Christopher Creek

Payson, Gila County, Arizona
near Christopher Creek
carport • waterfront

Property description

Your “Storybook” Cottage with a separate He/She Shed or home office on the Creek Has Become an Enchanting Reality! This modern “Farmhouse Style” home and separate retreat is a work of art that is the result of thoughtful planning, masterful architecture and EXTENSIVE remodeling and rehabilitation. The owner spared no expense in creating this masterpiece that is surrounded by lush flower gardens, lilac privacy bushes, tall pines, oak, walnut, maple, and ornamental plum trees. The grounds also include an open-beam custom carport with a metal roof that can also be used as an outdoor dining pavilion. Plus, there is landscaping turf throughout, pea gravel and pavers in the front and back, and an eye-catching rock wall and steps that run along Christopher Creek. The back covered deck is a little sanctuary with a charming wood-burning fireplace, hog fencing, and it overlooks the sparkling creek below. Imagine the peace and relaxation you will experience in such a special place. When you enter this two-bedroom, one-bath cottage, you will appreciate the quality and craftmanship that is displayed in a modern “farmhouse” theme throughout. The open floorplan design is spacious and includes open seating in the kitchen to the family room with shiplap walls. Other features include new kitchen countertops, painted original pine cabinetry, new plumbing fixtures throughout, all new lighting and technological dimmers and outlets, custom closets throughout, new interior doors, crown molding, stainless steel appliances, a wood stove fireplace insert in the main home, custom wood shelving and fireplace mantel, new LVP plank flooring throughout, new metal roof for the main home, pavilion, and He/She shed. Newly painted inside and out, a remodeled, 185 sq. ft. “He/She” shed getaway or home office with a radiant heater, ½ bath and outdoor shower. Main house has a walk-in mud room at the entry, block construction, painted cement front siding, foam insulation in the attic, charcoal colored dual pane windows, new HVAC propane gas heater and A/C, new 100 amp electrical panel, a Champion 8000 kw generator with it’s own panel to run the main house, tankless gas water heater, custom heat grate register covers. Metal garden containers for raised vegetable gardens line the creek, garden shed, tool shed, cushion storage for storage, outdoor party lights front and back, security cameras and MORE! Christopher Creek is one of the most beautiful places in Arizona’s Majestic Rim Country with mountain streams, endless hiking trails and six nearby picturesque lakes. This “Storybook Cottage” can become your own little paradise. Don’t miss this RARE Opportunity! (Most furnishings and incidentals are included with the home on a separate Bill of Sale except for a few items. Century Link Internet Bonded DES Service is available. Owner is a licensed Real Estate Agent in the state of Arizona).


Home Features

  • Extensively Remodeled and Rehabbed
  • Modern Farmhouse Theme and Design
  • Open Floor Plan
  • Stone Fireplace with a Wood Stove Insert in Living Room
  • New LVP Plank Flooring Throughout
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • New Kitchen Countertops
  • Painted Original Pine Cabinets
  • Custom Closets Throughout
  • New Plumbing Fixtures
  • All New Lighting with Tech Dimmers and Outlets
  • New Interior Doors
  • Crown Molding
  • Freshly Painted Inside and Out
  • Back Covered Deck Sanctuary with a Fireplace
  • 185 Sq. Ft. Rebuilt "He/She" Shed or Office Space
  • Outside Shower
  • Open Beam Carport or Outside Dining Pavilion
  • Lush Gardens and Vegetation
  • Newer Metal Roof on Main Home, He Shed, & Pavilion / Carport
  • Charcoal Colored Dual Pane Windows
  • Foam Insulation in Attic
  • Tankless Water Heater
  • Newer HVAC System for Propane Heating and Electric Cooling
  • Champion 8000 kw Generator
  • Firewood outside rack system.
  • Landscaping Turf Throughout with Pea Gravel, and Pavers - Front and Back.
  • Security Cameras.
  • Back Security Screen Door.
  • He Shed Comes Complete with Furnishings and Samsung Smart TV.
  • Radiant Heater in He Shed.
  • Newer Septic System and Added Additional Cleanout in 2022.
  • Metal Garden Containers for Raised Vegetable Garden Along the Creek.
  • Outdoor Party Lights Front & Back.
  • Garden Shed, Tool Shed, Cushion Outdoor Storage.
  • Lilac Privacy Bushes Throughout Property.
  • Oak and Arizona Walnut, Maple, Pine, and Ornamental Plum Trees.
  • Lush Flower Gardens Throughout.
  • Steps and Rock Wall Along Creek.
  • Side Gated Secure Fenced Area with Tool Sheds for Storage.
  • The Property has a Survey and an Elevation Certificate Available.
  • Property has Architectural Drawings Available.
  • Most Furnishings, Golf Cart, and Incidentals are Available to Stay With Home
  • ( and negotiable on a separate Bill of Sale)

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571 W Ashby Apple Dr, Payson, Gila County, Arizona, United States

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