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This almost- new 1875+ square foot townhome is located in the heart of the 'Festival City USA' of Cedar City, Utah. On the main floor you will find one bedroom with a detached bathroom, laundry facilities, a living room, dining area, and a fully-equipped kitchen.
The two upstairs bedrooms feature on-suite bathrooms and walk-in closets. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed, with a Sealy mattress for a great night's sleep. ( A twin-size roll away bed is in an upstairs bedroom closet.) Each bedroom and living area has cable TV.
This is an ideal place for several couples who want to vacation together with separate bathroom facilities. Is is also a great place for large families!
The main floor and upper level accommodates six adults.
The connecting basement level is available. The only additional charge is a one-time $40.00 + tax cleaning fee.. It has a bedroom with a queen bed, an on-suite 3/4 bath, a small kitchen, and an open living and dining area. With a sofa bed and the roll away twin-sized bed, this level can accommodate five.
We like to think of Red Door Lodging as a 'Make-Your-Own Bed and Breakfast'. A pancake breakfast starter kit and coffee is our gift to you upon your arrival!
The kitchen is stocked with the amenities you will need to make your stay both enjoyable and economical. There is even a crock pot so you can have something delicious waiting for you when you get back from your hike, trip to Zion National Park, or many of the other activities that are available here.
The furnishings are comfortable, yet not overwhelming. Things are decorated tastefully without going overboard. We believe that people are looking for nice clean accommodations that are close to the places that they want to go to. Southern Utah University and both theater festivals are a few blocks away.
At 5857 feet above sea level, Cedar City has much more moderate temperatures in the summer compared to its more well known neighbor 50 miles south, St. George, which is located in Utah's 'Dixie'.
This equates to beautiful evenings that can be spent in the open-air seating of several of the Shakespeare plays put on each year during the world famous Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival, which now includes a fall schedule. They also have indoor productions, if that is more to your liking.
The Neil Simon Festival also has plays during the summer which are held indoors at the Heritage Center during July and August.
As you can tell from the photos we have not done any landscaping yet. We hope that you did not want to come to southern Utah to look at our landscaping. So, it looks a little stark on the outside, but is nice and homey on the inside.
We have had a lot of rentals, but this is our first foray into the vacation rental business. We feel like we are offering a good alternative to people looking for nice accommodations without having three connecting motel rooms with no kitchen. Of course you will have to make your own bed and breakfast, but sometimes you just don't want to eat with people you don't know.
If you are wondering how far away some of these world class attractions are, here is a list of some of the most popular ones:
Utah Shakspeare Festival- .45 miles (about 4 1/2 blocks) Neil Simon Festival- .27 miles (about 3 blocks) St. George, Utah- 52 miles, about 50 minutes Las Vegas, Nevada- 170 miles, about 2hrs, 30 minutes Brian Head Ski Resort- 33 miles, about 45 minutes Lake Powell-155 miles, about 3 hours Cedar Breaks National Monument- 26 miles, about 40 minutes Bryce Canyon National Park- 80 miles, about 1 hr. 45 minutes Zion National Park- 60 miles, 1 hr. 15 minutes North Rim of the Grand Canyon- 160 miles, 3.5 hrs. Zion Park, Kolob Canyons- 25 miles, 35 minutes
There are a lot of other places to go in this part of the world and we must say that the sites are breathtaking and awe inspiring! You might come away a changed person with a new outlook on life.
While you may come just to attend one of the festivals, there are things to do year-round here as well. It seems like with the amount of snow we have received this year that Brian Head and the other ski resorts in Utah might be open past June. After the snow is gone they have other things going on up in the cool high elevations of the mountains. Mountain biking, hiking, and lake fishing are always popular.
If you are more adventurous, you might try renting a Harley and letting the wind blow through your hair as you look up at the majestic cliffs of Zion Park without the car roof blocking your view.
WE DO NOT OFFER RATE DISCOUNTS THANKSGIVING WEEK (NOVEMBER 19-25, 2012) OR CHRISTMAS (DECEMBER 20TH- JANUARY 2ND, 2013.)
Keywords: Red Door Lodging Townhome: 163 E. College Ave (70 S.) the east (right) ) side, in Cedar City Utah
Queen size Beds (4) A queen bed in each bedroom., Baby Cribs (2) We don't have a crib, but we do have a porta-crib. We also have one with the basement option., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is one in the basement if you go with that option...moreless
Grocery store, restaurants, city park, Southern Utah University, (home of Utah Shakespeare Festival), and Heritage Center (home of the Neil Simon Festival), and shopping are within walking distance. ...moreless
Satellite / Cable:
There is a TV in every bedroom and one in each living room...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Hot Air Ballooning
Bedding: sheets, pillows and pillowcases. Towels, washcloths,etc....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning with basement$100 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$100
Payments can be made in three payments.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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A mirror image of this listing is also available for groups that just won't fit into one side of these side by side town homes. This side also has 4 bedrooms and 4 baths! SeeVRBO listing # 400801 for more details.
Cedar City is the home of the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival, the Neil Simon Festival, and the Utah Summer Games. The Huntsman World Senior Games is only 50 miles south in St. George, Utah. Four wheeler (ATV) rentals are available to explore the many miles of trails in Southern Utah. Just a few hours away are four national parks: Zion, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon and Great Basin, and three national monuments: Cedar Breaks, Pipe Spring, and Grand Staircase-Escalante. Cedar City Regional Airport is serviced by SkyWest Airlines with ticketing done through United and Delta Airlines. There are also several shuttle services that run several times daily to Airports in Las Vegas Nevada and Salt Lake City Utah, where you can connect with the entire world. Golf is a thriving past time in this part of the world with dozens of courses spread between Parowan and Mesquite Nevada.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Hi, I am Carolyn Murset. My husband and I moved to southern Utah 30 years ago because of the magnificent scenery and the equally magnificent people. We had two kids when we moved here and ended up with five. We now have 7 grand kids who all love this part of the world as well. It is no wonder so many people visit here and then end up staying. He loves to take pictures and has hung a few at this property for you to look at. He is partial to black and white photography. Our youngest daughter also seems to have caught the bug and you will see some of her photos as well. I sing, play the guitar and have hundreds of other interests. It was my idea to start down this trail with a vacation rental and we believe it will be a good thing for us and for our fellow travelers. We like to travel, but don't seem to do it as often as we would like to; in fact, we still have not gotten our passports!
Why the Owner Chose Cedar City: We built this where a very crooked little house used to sit and think Cedar City is a great place for people to visit.
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome: We believe that after you stay at our nice twin townhome that you will want to book way in advance so that you can have another wonderful experience here in beautiful southern Utah.