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3-5 Bedroom Sanctuary on 5 Acres - Close to Town, Nat'l Parks, & Best Friends

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Large 3-5 Bedroom, 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 Bathroom One Story Home On 5 Private Acres

Located conveniently within the Grand Circle of Zion, Bryce, and Grand Canyon National Parks, this home is just 2 miles from downtown in the exclusive Ranchos subdivision. Our family friendly home is situated on 5 private acres, with expansive views of the red rock Vermilion Cliffs and the town of Kanab. You and your family will experience an open and inviting floor plan, with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths that can expand to 5 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths for an extended family. The main portion of the home includes: a large master suite with a king size bed and attached bathroom with a large tub and separate shower - a second bedroom with a queen size bed - and a third bedroom with two twin beds.

The kitchen is well stocked with everything needed to prepare and serve home cooked meals. Enjoy the beautiful vistas while relaxing on the covered deck. There is plenty of parking with a three car garage available, and two fenced in areas ready for sleepover dogs from Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

The home can be expanded to include an in-law suite that consists of a living/dining area, kitchen, 2 bedrooms (each with a queen size bed), a living area with an air mattress (as needed), and a full bathroom. This unit can be rented for an additional fee ($75/night).

More Details

Owner
Jody Amacher
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Jody Amacher

Our intense love for animals brought us to Best Friends to volunteer and to see first hand what a very special place it is. Trained as wildlife biologists, we have always shared a passion for the environment. After our first trip to Southwestern Utah, we realized that this is where we were destined to retire to. Growing up in the Midwest, we met in the upper peninsula of Michigan while attending graduate school. From there, we spent 20 years in Maine building our equine, canine, and feline family! We currently live in South Carolina with our horses, donkeys, dogs, cat, and three very exuberant parrots!

Jody Amacher purchased this house in 2012

Why Jody Amacher chose Utah

We were immediately drawn to this home because of its relaxed, open feeling, and the serene beauty of the surrounding cliffs and trees. We knew that it would be a perfect future setting for our equine family.

What makes this house unique

What more could one ask for than to have the opportunity to enjoy the area's natural beauty and to explore the rugged Vermilion Cliffs from your backyard, and yet be minutes from Kanab's charming downtown.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so very much for sharing with us your beautifully situated home. So central and comfortable to every place we wanted to visit on this trip. We had an amazing time!!
Jul 2013
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Amenities

Kanab House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Attached to master suite.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in attached in-law suite.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Located in main house.
  • There is an additional half bathroom in laundry area of home.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , In main portion of house, with TV, attached bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , In main portion of house.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , In main portion of the house.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Located in-law suite, with TV.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , In-law suite bedroom, with queen size bed, TV, DVD player
    In-law suite living room - 1 double , Additional queen size air mattress available for in-law suit
  • Main portion of the home includes 3 bedrooms. Home can be expanded to include an in-law suite with 2 additional bedrooms and an additional queen size air mattress (as needed).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
WiFi available free of charge.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(58 traveler reviews)

3-5 Bedroom Sanctuary on 5 Acres - Close to Town, Nat'l Parks, & Best Friends
average rating of 4.948276 based on 61 reviews
5

Perfect location and clean!

  • 5 of 5

We are six longtime friends who rented this unit w/ the inlaw suite for 5 days to explore the North Rim as well as Zion and Bryce Parks. We all loved it. It was very spacious and clean. Had plenty of nice towels as well as dishware and utensils. The sheets and pillows were all comfortable. The location was awesome for exploring the local National Parks. We also rented the in law unit as it gave us all some space to relax after being gone all day. Hot water and water pressure was a non issue even with 2 people showering at the same time. We would absolutely rent this place again if we are ever out this way in the future.

Harry

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable Home

  • 5 of 5

We love this house. It's our home of choice whenever we stay in Kanab. There's plenty of room so you don't feel cramped. The great room has plenty of comfortable seating. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, pots and pans, utensils and a few pantry items. The beds are comfortable too. The neighborhood is safe and fun to walk through and look at all the different houses and ranches. Wonderful!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Blue Hill, Maine
5

Utterly picturesque. Perfect location to day trip and return joyfully to this comfortable home.

  • 5 of 5

We (my husband and I) stayed for 5 days, and could have stayed for 2 weeks if we'd only known how perfect it would be. Kanab is such a hip and less traveled town to return to after the crowds of Zion. We spent the full five days exploring national parks, state parks and monuments, small historical museums, art museums, and marveling at the grand scale of the West, the friendliness of the locals, and the excitement and kindness of travelers from all over the world. The entire trip was inspiring. This exquisitely situated, well appointed, scrupulously clean and generously proportioned house was the perfect, quiet, calm, cool spot to return to after a fabulously hot and hectic day of exploring. In the early evening we loved getting cleaned up, soaking in the HUGE tub, then having drinks on the deck while enjoying the scent of lilacs, the delightful scurrying of jackrabbits, and the magnificent sunsets. After processing the day's wonders over some good wine (stock up before you get to Kanab... SLC or Paige has good wine stores), we'd head into town for a fabulous dinner at Rocking V or Sego. We also grilled a couple delicious meals at home while enjoying from the deck, the thrilling views of mountains, cliffs, and valleys. My only regret is that we didn't bring more friends/family with us, and that we didn't book earlier so we could have stayed longer. It's a spectacular getaway. The owners were great and even helped us out with hiking poles, local maps, guidebooks, and WATER BOTTLES (take them with you everywhere!!)

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, clean and spacious, we will be back again!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your time at our home. We certainly welcome you back in the future.
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and conditions are perfect. There is everything we need to cook and serve. The laundry machine is very good. There is large parking area in back of the house.

The house location is very good. We visited Zion park, Bryce park, Page area, Wire Path during staying here.

It was wonderful to stay here for our vacation.

We all did enjoy stay in this house.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Had a fantastic stay at this home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was comfortable, roomy and well-priced. The home provided great bedrooms and open, common areas as well, which includes a great patio. We thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor views (and beautiful red rock setting) provided in the area this home is located in and we look forward to staying here again. The home definitely exceeded expectations and we were very pleased with our stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
St. George, Utah
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Kanab, Ut
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US Hwy 89
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Kanab, Ut
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Brianhead, Ut
Car: necessary

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary is located approx. 4 miles north; tour and volunteer at this country's most beloved sanctuary. Gateway to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

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Rates & Availability

Kanab House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season (2017)
Mar 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.2%

10% discount on nightly rate to Best Friends volunteers.

Rates reflect renting the main portion of the house. An additional $75 per night will be charged if in-law suite is also rented.

Rates negotiable for longer stays.

Cleaning Fee: $80 when renting main portion of the house only. $100 when renting both main portion and in-law suite.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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