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Cozy Adobe with Hot Tub/Fabulous View in Outdoor Paradise

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Cozy Adobe with Porcupine rim in the background.

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:27 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Spacious, nicely furnished adobe home with private hot tub, secluded patio and wood burning stove. Open floor plan with windows on all sides to view any wildlife passing by. Great location for outdoor enthusiasts or if you are looking for a romantic get-away for two.

The Cozy Adobe is located in scenic Castle Valley, a small residential area where all homes are built on 5 acre lots. The house is situated right along a dry arroyo, assuring privacy and a peaceful setting. The views from the home are spectacular and include Porcupine Rim and Castle Tower, a world-famous climbing destination.

The area around Castle Valley is an outdoor paradise with a variety of recreational opportunities. There are several great hiking trails, like those found at Fisher Towers and Negro Bill Canyon. Road bikers love the La Sal loop road, which winds its way right through Castle Valley and up the mountains. Nearby Porcupine Rim trail offers great views and is famous among mountain bikers. Another option is to leave the desert landscape behind and take the loop road up to the La Sal mountains for a cool hike or bike ride along mountain lakes and alpine meadows.

The Colorado river is a five minute drive from the Cozy Adobe and offers multiple water sport activities like rafting, paddle boating, kayaking and swimming. Horseback riding, wine tasting and two excellent riverside restaurants are found nearby. Scenic route 128, which follows the Colorado river through a gorgeous, steep walled canyon, provides easy access to Moab (30 minutes) and the three National Parks in the area.

The Cozy Adobe is a green home with water and energy efficient appliances. Outside solar hot water and solar PV panels (grid-tie) off-set 100% of energy needs. High speed internet and long distance phone (continental US) are included in the rent.

Home amenities include a flat screen TV for watching movies, DVD/VCR, and a top notch stereo system with a plug-in for your Ipod. The bathroom has a shower, full bath and a washing machine. The bedroom features a queen size bed with Serta mattress and hotel quality linens. Aero beds provide room for up to two additional guests. The cozy patio on the side of the house provides seating for four, while the porch in front of the home has a futon to lounge on and an outdoor fire pit. The garage houses a portable gas grill and can be used to safely store bikes and other recreational toys. The attached carport protects your vehicle in the winter and keeps it cool during the summer months.

Savor this home's many wonderful features. Imagine having breakfast on the cozy patio; viewing wildlife from your windows; relaxing in the hot tub while watching the sun set on red rock formations; having a drink by the wood burning stove; browning marshmallows over the coals in the outside fire pit, or enjoying the vibrant stars of the Milky Way while dozing off on the futon on the front porch.

Keywords: House, Mountain view, Sunset view, Private, Hot Tub, Romantic getaway, Central location, Perfect base for outdoor adventure.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Suitable for children age 5 and up....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Queen size bed with high quality Serta mattress. Two Aero beds (one twin, one queen) can accommodate additional guests. On nice days from spring to fall you can also sleep underneath the stars on the queen size futon on the front porch. Maximum occupancy of four, including children....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Green home with sustainability features including water and energy conserving appliances, solar hot water, and a grid tie solar PV system....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Maps plus hiking/biking guides....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo:

    Ipod and MP3 compatable....moreless

  • Television:

    For watching DVD/VCR movies. No TV channel reception....moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of Porcupine Rim, Castle Rock and other red rock formations...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Evaporative Cooler...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Wood drying rack inside plus large rotating drying rack outside....moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Carport attached to garage....moreless

  • Garage:

    Used for bikes/storage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone:

    Land line. Cell phone reception is spotty in Castle Valley....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, kitchen and beach towels available....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry soap available....moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic pantry items like spices, tea, coffee, cooking oil etc. available....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor table and chairs seat 4, chiminea stove....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    With queen futon to enjoy the view or sleep underneath the stars....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Children need to be supervised while in the hot tub at all times....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2015 - high season
Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2015
27 night min stay

$3,000
2015/16 - low season
Nov 1 - Feb 29, 2016
27 night min stay

$2,400
2016 - high season
Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2016
27 night min stay

$3,000
2016/17 - low season
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
27 night min stay

$2,550
2017 - high season
Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2017
27 night min stay

$3,150
2017/18 - low season
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2018
27 night min stay

$2,550
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

RENTED ON A MONTHLY BASIS ONLY

Rent includes utilities, phone (continental US) and wireless internet. No additional charges.

$100 cleaning fee - waived if you leave the home clean at departure.

$200 reservation/security deposit - fully refundable.

$50 cancellation fee.

Personal checks, direct bank transfers, electronic checks and Visa/Master cards accepted.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: My husband and I bought the Cozy Adobe from a friend in 2008. My husband is a biomedical engineer with his own consulting company, and I am a physical therapist. We have a teenage daughter, who shares our love of Castle Valley with its beautiful red rock and gorgeous views. We hope to live in our home ourselves sometime in the future. In the meantime, we like to share it with those with a passion for the outdoors.

Why the Owner Chose Moab:
For years we visited Moab several times each year to camp, bike, boat, hike and visit our friend, who built the Cozy Adobe in 1993. Each time we saw her, we admired her home because of the views, the location and the way it blends in with the landscape. When we had the opportunity to buy it we could not pass it up.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The home is nestled next to a to a small arroyo, which gives it privacy and a cozy feeling, while maintaining its fantastic view of Castle Tower. We added our own interior touches to make it feel warm, bright and welcoming. To minimize impact on the environment, we installed a solar hot water and solar PV system (grid tie). As a result, we are able to offset 100% of our energy needs, which makes it a great place to stay for those who are interested in living 'green'.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Cozy Adobe with Porcupine rim in the background.

    Cozy Adobe with Porcupine rim in the background.

  • Secluded, outdoor hot tub.

    Secluded, outdoor hot tub.

  • Wood burning stove.

    Wood burning stove.

  • Bedroom with queen bed and top quality mattress.

    Bedroom with queen bed and top quality mattress.

  • Early morning light filters in through the windows in the living room.

    Early morning light filters in through the windows in the living room.

  • View from the patio.

    View from the patio.

  • Even the solar dryer is located in a scenic spot.

    Even the solar dryer is located in a scenic spot.

  • Solar panels behind the garage off-set 100% of energy needs.

    Solar panels behind the garage off-set 100% of energy needs.

  • View of Castle Tower from the front porch in late fall.

    View of Castle Tower from the front porch in late fall.

  • View of the La Sal mountains from Castle Valley in early spring.

    View of the La Sal mountains from Castle Valley in early spring.

  • Try river rafting on the nearby Colorado River.

    Try river rafting on the nearby Colorado River.

  • Sunset view from the front porch.

    Sunset view from the front porch.

  • Open floor plan.

    Open floor plan.

  • Fully equipped kitchen.

    Fully equipped kitchen.

  • Enjoy outstanding views from every room in the house, including the bathroom.

    Enjoy outstanding views from every room in the house, including the bathroom.

  • Start your day with breakfast on the cozy patio.

    Start your day with breakfast on the cozy patio.

  • View from the back of the house.

    View from the back of the house.

  • Garage with carport.

    Garage with carport.

  • Cozy Adobe in spring.

    Cozy Adobe in spring.

  • Mule deer passing by the house in winter.

    Mule deer passing by the house in winter.

  • View of Castle Valley from the loop road.

    View of Castle Valley from the loop road.

  • Hike along the monumental rock formations of Fisher Towers, a ten minute drive.

    Hike along the monumental rock formations of Fisher Towers, a ten minute drive.

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 04/24/2015
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