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THE JOHN RIORDAN HOUSE. BUILT 1898. VACANT, BURIED FOR 60 YEARS, RESTORED 2012

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Accurately Historically Restored With Functioning Antiques and Fantastic Views

Step back into 1898 with all the comforts of modern day conveniences. 2 bedroom, one bath, with 1200 square feet of wood deck and flagstone patio overlooking the center of the Town of Jerome and the entire Verde Valley. Easy (vertical) walking distance to the center of town shops, wineries, restaurants. Great year round weather and peaceful mountain air evenings. Stay in a house that is 118 years old buried in mud and abandoned for 60 years.

The John Riordan House is the highest rentable space available in Jerome. It is located directly above the center of town with fantastic views of the tourists and valley below. Please perform an internet search for much more complete information and interesting history on 'The John Riordan House, Jerome.'

A full two page story of the 81 and 86 year old Riordan brothers returning to their childhood home after it was buried for over 60 years was featured in the November's 2014 issue of Arizona Highways magazine. That story is on the link below "Owners Info" near the bottom of this page.

More Details

Owner
Glenn Odegard
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Glenn Odegard

As a fifth generation general contractor and carpenter, I bought the house with the intent to restore to it's original state to preserve a unique piece of Jerome and Arizona history.

Pictured along with myself (on right) is Neil Riordan(on left). Neil, now age 81 along with his brother John , now aged 86, who grew up in this house from 1931 until 1953. Click on the second link below to read the 2 page article in ARIZONA HIGHWAYS MAGAZINE about the families life and their escape when the mudslide struck the house while living inside.

Glenn Odegard purchased this house in 2012

Amenities

Jerome House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Modern Bathroom has full size shower, vanity and separate toilet room.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Lovely front master bedroom has a queen sized bed and contains two dressers, and small closet.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(69 traveler reviews)

THE JOHN RIORDAN HOUSE. BUILT 1898. VACANT, BURIED FOR 60 YEARS, RESTORED 2012
average rating of 4.942029 based on 69 reviews
5

Perfect Jerome stay

  • 5 of 5

Loved my stay at the Riordan home. The view was incredible, home was clean and comfortable. Brought my 17yr old daughter who actually put her phone down sat outside in the hammocks and was taking in the views and serenity this place has to offer.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming & comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely antique home filled with period furnishings and a wealth of information on the house and town of Jerome. The deck and patio are wonderful for eating and enjoying the evening overlooking the lights of Cottonwood below. Our teenagers loved lazily swinging in the swings and reading. Would recommend a vehicle that can handle the steep narrow streets of town! The owner was very pleasant and helpful!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful Home, well done, very relaxing. Will go back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Super awesome place to stay if you are staying in a Jerome! Lots of history to take in. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the John Riordan House and have been reminiscing about having coffee or a glass of wine on the deck overlooking the expansive valley below. Thank you for providing such unique and beautiful accommodations for our family!!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unequivocally the absolute best place to stay in Jerome.

  • 5 of 5

This property provides an unparalleled authentic historic restoration and fascinating backstory going back over 119 years. Coupled modern conveniences, the house produces the highest views from above while offering easy walking convenience to access the town.

After being abandoned and buried in mud for over sixty years, it was painstakingly and authentically restored to its original victorian splendor. Furrnished with antiques honoring the original decor you feel as if you have been transplanted back in time over 100 years.

Would highly recommend this rental to others for those that want to create a lifetime memory that will be remembered for all who visit.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Jerome is a nationally Certified former Ghost and Historic town. The John Riordan House is easy walking distance to the center of town.

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Rates & Availability

Jerome House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$215
$1,129
$3,268
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 3.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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