Vacation is supposed to be fun and relaxing. Our guests repeatedly rate us as the Best Equipped, Nicest and Most Comfortable Vacation Home they have ever stayed in which, has earned us a 5 star rating and Super-Host Status. As for fun, we offer bicycles, kayaks, toys and games for the kids, a basketball hoop, fire pit and large parking area for trucks hauling toys. We also offer the opportunity for you to experience the art of blacksmithing first hand at our blacksmith shop. We offer 1,2 and 3 hour classes through our business Blacksmith Adventures. Come forge memories as you forge your own keepsake project!
THE HIGHLIGHTS of this 3br/2ba that sleeps 8.
*Artfully decorated with original works of art and hand-forged ironwork crafted by the owner; *Open floor plan with comfortable seating; *A giant soaking tub with bath salts for easing those aching muscles after a hike.; *Plenty of parking space for trucks towing toys;
*Basketball hoop, bikes, kayaks, outdoor and indoor games; *Lush green city park across street; *Luxurious, quiet and dark sleeping areas; *Central air and heat; Ceiling fans in every room; *Giant flat screen TV with fast 1 gbps fiber-optic internet; *A foodie's kitchen with plenty of cookware, dinnerware and staples; *Multiple outdoor seating areas with views in every direction; *Wood fire pit and Propane BBQ grill;
Need to stretch your legs? Zionab is conveniently located across from a grassy, tree filled city park which offers the perfect place for travelers to stretch after being cramped in a car all day. Take a leisurely stroll around the 1/2 mile track, enjoy a heart pumping game of soccer, play some bocce ball, toss a Frisbee or fly a kite - all using the equipment available in Zionab's toy box. Or perhaps, you'd prefer to shoot some hoops using Zionab's adjustable height basketball stand. Alternately, you can cruise the neighborhood on their bicycles or use their kayaks for a quick trip to Jackson Flats Reservoir.
Prefer relaxing? Then you can enjoy the views of contrasting crimson red and verdant green scenery while you do some grilling on Zionab's flower filled back patio or watch an amazing sunset from the front porch while sipping your favorite cold beverage. Later, you can gather around the outdoor fire pit (wood supplied) for some fireside stories, star gazing and marshmallow roasting.
When it comes to mealtime, Zionab's roomy kitchen is well stocked for cooking up your family's favorites. Besides the stove/oven combo and microwave, there is a large and small crock pot; an electric griddle for pancakes and such; a food processor for quick prep; a blender for all your frozen favorites; and a dishwasher for quick clean up. There's also a water filter system for your drinking water; a coffee pot; french press; and an electric water pot for tea. As for cooking essentials, Zionab provides a more than adequate supply of pots, pans, lids and bowls to prepare most dishes; along with a nice array of spices and staples like flour, sugars, oils and condiments. Plus, your hosts, George and April, are right next door and are happy to share any ingredients or conveniences they may have on hand. More about the hosts later.
For evening entertainment beyond the TV, you will find a variety of games and puzzles, true old west cowboy apparel and gear for dress up photo fun and a quick craft box. When you are ready to be low key, the HUGE flat screen TV is there. Zionab provides Netflix, Amazon Prime, a variety of DVD's, and a HDMI cable connection for entertainment streamed from your device through the fast 1GBps fiber optic WIFI or there's a Red Box Rental at both of the nearby grocery stores for newer releases.
When you are ready to soothe those tired muscles, enjoy a hot soaking bath in the Master Suite's garden tub with complimentary bath salts. The 50 gallon, quick recovery water heater will ensure everyone has hot water to bathe before bed. Speaking of bed, the romantically decorated Master Suite features a stately king sized poster bed with a luxuriously plush pillow top mattress piled high with pillows and made up with invitingly soft, clean sheets. Cellular shades and black-out curtains make sleeping-in sooo tempting. The Master bedroom is decorated in a romantic shabby chic decor that is full of soft, inviting textures to make you feel oh so pampered. Enjoy the cozy, mood setting electric fireplace as you wind down from your adventure filled day in the beautiful Southwest Utah.
The second bedroom is all horses and cowboys with denim and cowhide. It is aptly named the Cowboy Room. The semi-firm, queen size Serta pillow-top mattress is piled high with cozy bedding and tons of pillows. The headboard is crafted of Juniper wood made from a tree that shaded a livestock shipping corral in it's former life. Blackout curtains and cellular shades close the world out to let you dream peacefully. A comfortable spotted cowhide chair seconds as a quiet reading nook for an assortment of magazines. The Cowboy room features double closets and is adjacent to the roomy guest bathroom which features a tub/shower combo.
The third bedroom is a bit prickly. Just kidding, it's the Cactus Room featuring artwork of desert landscapes. It has two twin beds that quickly convert to a King for maximum flexibility. The firm beds are made up with lush bedding and again piled high with pillows. There's a bookshelf filled with intriguing books and magazines about cowboys, the wild west, and all that Utah has to offer, as well as some blacksmithing books that feature the owner's work. The cabinets in the Cactus room contain some of the funnest family games, quick crafts and puzzles around!
The fourth sleeping option is a couch that converts to a double bed. It can sleep two but sleeps one more comfortably. It is located in the office area off to the side of the living room and kitchen. This sunny spot is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or an afternoon nap. The office area includes a desk that is outfitted with a charging station, phone for local calls and our insider's guide to Kanab and the surrounding area. You are sure to enjoy the Roost's fiber optic internet speed of 1GBps - a rarity for a small town like Kanab.
The West facing dining room seats eight and provides gorgeous views of the red rocks and lush green surroundings. A separate breakfast bar has seating for three. The pub height, back patio table seats six with additional seating in two areas including an the outdoor fire pit that's perfect for campfire songs and roasting marshmallows or just soaking in varying hues of color the sky and red rock cliffs try on as the sun sets. If you prefer to dine out, downtown Kanab is just 2 miles away and offers some unique as well as many familiar dining choices for your pleasure.
Zionab has central air conditioning and heat, ceiling fans in every room, and an extra large washer and dryer for guest's convenience. Kanab's city water is of good quality but the Roost also has a filtered drinking water system for discerning taste buds. It makes the coffee taste wonderful.
Kanab itself is becoming a destination place with many enjoyable activities within a 20 mile radius of the city. New lighted basketball and tennis courts have recently been installed by the city as well as a skateboard and pump track, also lighted. The Kanab City pool is great fun with slides, toddler pool and splash pad. Three new hiking/equestrian trails have recently been installed as has a 17 mile mountain bike trail. Jackson Flat Reservoir is a great fishing spot off shore or with canoes/kayaks. The Reservoir features a 3+ mile paved walking track that encircles it. There are several fun festivals that bring in a variety of excitement throughout the year. Not to mention all the amazing programs that Best Friends Animal Sanctuary offers.
Visit Zion, make Kanab your hub, stay at Zionab! You'll be glad you did.