The John Riordan House. Built 1898. Vacant, Buried for 60 Years, Restored 2012(56 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
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.
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Member since: 2014
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Modern Bathroom has full size shower, vanity and separate toilet room.
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
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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Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: 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.
- Primary: 480 892 0603
Links to more information:
The John Riordan House, at the top of the town ofJerome.
The John Riordan House built in 1898.
Front Parlor including fully functional Victrola and pump organ.
Fully functioning 1893 wood burning stove.
Parlor looking in from master bedroom.
Side deck and front porch overlooking the center of the Town.
View of entire valley from wood deck.
View off the front porch with Sedona in the backround
The John Riordan House before restoration.
Left side of house before restoration. New parking area located here.
LITERALLY a BIRDSEYE view off the birdhouse front porch.
The John Riordan House, Jerome, Arizona.
John Riordan House top left view from the town below.
Front master bedroom.
Still photo of the actor from the movie filmed in the house in December 2013.
Back bedroom with functioning old typewriter.
Eating area and kitchen.
Dusk with infinite stars to follow
The John Riordan House at top center of picture right above main area.
Right side of house before restoration.
Left side of house before restoration
Birdhouse in replica of The John Riordan House.
Human eye view off the real house front porch.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, February 27, 2017
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