About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
The Wilderness House is set in one of the most stunning areas of the American Southwest. This house is completely off the grid with no one in site in this unspoilt private canyon, it feels like you are a world away from everything, yet you are still close enough to the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks as well as the Colorado river and the excitement of Moab.
Beautiful hikes are on your doorstep. And, you can relax at the end of the day with beautiful red rock and mountain scenery and to the sound of rushing water below.
Preparing this description is quite difficult, because the Wilderness House is indescribable. You will be speechless too.
If you need to quiet the chatter and reconnect with nature, then this is the place.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 17, 2018
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Stunning, Amazing Property
Our group just returned (stayed the last week of March, 2018)from the Wilderness House. What a great time we had! Part of the adventure was driving through the beautiful canyon to get there. My Subaru Outback made the commute just fine. For being off the grid, the house was very comfortable and there was always warm water. The hot tub was HOT, which our group thoroughly enjoyed. Working with Mark and Adam was easy and were patient in answering all of our many questions. I loved that the kitchen was well stocked(TWO refrigerators), the BBQ was ready to go, and they even had laundry soap! We spent our days adventuring around the area and slept so well in the house. To make a few suggestions, perhaps a bit more cleaning of the cobwebs on the walls and rafters. (But who really cares with the gorgeous view!?) Note: They ask that you pack out your own trash and recycle. We brought the trash to Ken's Lake down the road. We were unable to pack out the recycle as we couldn't fit it all, as we were traveling from out of state with all our camping gear. (Sorry!) I also really appreciated that the rooms were well spaced and that a large group could fit comfortably. Thank you for all the great memories, the relaxation, the canyon and mountain views. Seriously, the pictures do NOT do this place justice. Come see for yourself! We will be back!
Peaceful, quiet, unique. It is not clearly stated, but the 3rd bedroom is in a separate but nearby building (pool house).
Gorgeous views and peaceful surroundings
We loved staying here. Being right in the mountains was awesome. We literally walked out the door and began hiking! Amazing hieroglyphs just minutes from the house. We stayed here during a VERY busy weekend in Moab. In town there were people everywhere but we enjoyed a quiet, peaceful environment with no disruptions or distractions from others while staying in The Wilderness House. We paid for the use of the hot tub but it was having some problems so it wasn't available. We were promptly refunded the money for hot tub use. Very easy to work with. We would definately stay there again and loved everything about it except the cleanliness could use a bit of work. Of course there is dust that comes in from being in an desert environment - that is understandable but we did find some hairballs in places that looked like it hadn't been cleaned in awhile. General cleaning could be improved but it wasn't too bad. We would definitely stay here again.
Dear David and Marcia,
Thank you for your thoughtful review!
Our housekeeper assures you that the hairballs come from the rug, which is a bit of a shedder, but she and her helper will redouble their efforts to deal with it.........
So glad that you had a nice relaxing time, and we hope to see you again!
The Wilderness House Team.
Your personal slice of Moab away from it all!
Perfect place for groups to rent and stay together! I would definitely stay here again! Glad I had a Jeep!
very interesting place
very unique place. beautiful valley with Indian writings on walls. access through dirt road with two river crossings (stay left at first and right at second river). it was very peaceful overall but there is a person living in a RV in the valley below who runs a generator all the time so there is a near constant sound. it would be much more peaceful without them. the hot tub is nice but the pool and hot tub could use a paint job to make them more attractive. it is fairly rustic but everything works. the upstairs shower is nice. there is a funny smell in the downstairs bedroom and bathroom. very relaxing.
Thanks for your comments, Michae! - It's always helpful to have direct input.......
We shall be doing the painting in November as soon as we start in on our regular annual maintenance , and as for the funny smell downstairs, I believe it was a little harvest mouse that got in somehow from outside and died in the walls.....poor little guy, but it happens.
Re the RV generator, we can't stop the owner using it, but we CAN try to persuade him to house it in a solid shed to cut down the noise!
All the best from
The Wilderness House Crew.
Rare place, beautiful view, we had a lovely time.
Wilderness House was a perfect place for our family vacation. Dinners on the patio, cocktails in the jacuzzi, well appointed home with fine craftsmanship. Could use a bit more vacuuming and window cleaning.
Thank you! Your comments much appreciated, and suggestions passed on !
It IS a problem keeping the desert dust out of the house - whenever there's a breeze it blows into the house somehow, and into the swimming pool too, so even if the cleaning crew have been in the day before, a pristine state is hard to maintain.....
But we are all very glad that you enjoyed your holiday with us.....
Terry Edwards, Manager.
Close to Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, the La Sal Mountains and Castle Valley. 3 hours drive to Telluride (skiing) and Ridgeway (Orvis Hot Springs) in the San Juan mountains of Colorado.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Taxes, currently @ 10.45% will be applied to accommodation charge, cleaning, and hot tub use (if hot tub required) , but not to the refundable damage deposit. These are subject to change from time to time by Utah State...... Prices for rentals longer than a week can be negotiated with the Manager.