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Rustic Get-Away Near The La Sal Mountains 35 Miles Southeast Of Moab, Utah.

Bedrooms 3
Space 980 sq ft
Property type mobile home


About the property

3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Hiking, Biking, 4 Wheeling, Snowmobiling, Fishing and Hunting. Come stay at our Fully Furnished 3 bedroom mobile home complete with: 3 bedrooms/queen beds, 1 bath, washer/dryer, cozy living room with wood stove and alternative electric heat and evaporative cooler, fully equipped kitchen with new appliances including dishwasher, microwave, dishes and cookware. Enjoy this rustic home with cozy furnishings including DVD/VCR players and original art by Larry Christensen. Choose to relax inside, or on the screened porch to enjoy the view and mountain air, or in 10 minutes be in the La Sal Mountains to enjoy the scenery and a variety of activities. Great location to get away from cities and crowds, but close enough to drive into Moab for all the festivities offered there year round. Come enjoy the peace and quiet offered in a beautiful mountain setting nestled between Pine Ridge and Mount Peale with a breath-taking view! This rustic mountain get-away may not be fancy on the outside, but it's clean, cozy and comfortable on the inside with all the comforts of home. This was our family's cabin for many years, and now that we have built our home next door, and live here permanently, we continue to use it as a guest house and vacation rental. Come enjoy this beautiful area we have come to love so much.......with it's peaceful setting, and vast possibilities of activities!

Larry and Kathy Christensen
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2018

About Larry and Kathy Christensen

My wife, Kathy, is from Moab and we always planned to return to this area when we retired. We lived in the Provo Utah area for 20 years, and while living there purchased our property in La Sal in May of 2005 for cabin property. After spending several years retreating from the city to this beautiful quiet place, we decided to retire in La Sal, rather than in Moab. When we purchased the property, the purchase also included a 3 bedroom mobile home. We spent several months fixing it up, furnishing it, and stocking it with everything we could think of to accommodate us when we came to stay. We used it for our cabin for 7 years, and actually lived in it when we sold our home in Provo area, and was in the process of building our home that we now live in next door to the trailer. After moving into our home here, we have had many people tell us we should rent our trailer out to vacationers, that it was the perfect get-away from the city, and with all the furnishings, was the perfect cabin setting. Thus, we found out about VRBO, and listed it a couple months ago.

I am an artist with an MFA, have taught at BYU and UVSU, and have taught private lessons as well. I currently am part of a Gallery in Moab that is operated by 20 local artists, and I sell my work there and out of our home. My wife, Kathy, retired from a long career with the Forest Serviced, starting on the Manti-La Sal N.F. in Moab, and retiring as a Budget Analyst on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache N.F. located in the Provo/Salt Lake area in March 2013. I am retired from teaching at Universities, but continue to paint and market my art. Kathy and I dreamed of moving here, and every time we drive home from a few days in the city shopping and visiting family, we feel excited all over again to be able to live in this area and LOVE coming home!

Larry and Kathy Christensen purchased this mobile home in 2005

Why Larry and Kathy Christensen chose World

We purchased this property because it was close to my wife's home town of Moab, and we loved that it was close enough to Moab to drive in for restaurants, shopping, and local events, yet far enough away to be peaceful. After using it for cabin property for so many years, we fell in love with it, and decided to build our home next door to the mobile home we used as our cabin. The property is located at the base of the La Sal Mountains, neighbors are at least 1 acre apart, and most places more than that. We are surrounded by the Manti La Sal N.F., which offers hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, snowmobiling, camping, and site seeing and relaxing. It also offers the beauty of the desert settings in all directions, some of which include Arches National Park, Canyonlands NP, and several others. Being an artist, and with Kathy having worked for the Forest Service, we are delighted with such diverse beauty, all within a reasonable one day drive. Right out the front door of the mobile home, you can be on a mountain road heading to one of the many lakes, or just to site see. Yet the mobile home provides all the comforts of home, including fully stocked kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a washer and dryer. You're in the mountains, but when you are wanting to rest and kick back, you have all the comforts of home. Also, it's only 35 miles southeast of Moab, so it's close enough to drive in and enjoy all that Moab offers, but far enough out to enjoy the peaceful mountain setting. We have loved it here for 9 years, and are excited to be living here full time now! We are here to help our visitors get familiar with the area and recreation options, and are excited to share and area we have fallen in love with!!!

What makes this mobile home unique

We are located at the base of the La Sal Mountains 35 miles SE of Moab Utah. What is so amazingly unique about this whole area is that you can be in the desert in the morning, and in the mountains 15 minutes later. In the winter months, a person can cross ski in the La Sal Mountains, and drive into Moab the same day and Golf at the beautiful 18 hole golf course there, shop, have dinner, or participate in the any one of the year round events hosted there. From this area, you can see multiple National Parks and National Forest lands. The recreational opportunities are so diverse, people of all ages can enjoy the area, from Extreme Sports Activities to just relaxing and site seeing. Another unique benefit is the archeological findings that include multiple ruins and petroglyphs, and more. Another activity people come from all over the world to participate in is the river rafting. There are multiple companies in Moab that guide raft trips down the Colorado River. This area is so diverse, the recreational opportunities are endless!!!


World Mobile Home Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • mobile home
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please no smoking inside the trailer or on the porch. Smoking outside is OK. Please don't leave remains on the property grounds, dispose of properly.
  • Please no pets.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom is full with combination Tub and Shower. It is supplied with towels and washcloths, hair blow-dryer, and complimentary shampoos, soaps, and lotion.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • There are 3 Bedrooms, each with queen beds, comfy clean bedding/linens and fun furnishings. Each bedroom can sleep 2 adults, and the living room has 2 sofas that can each sleep 1 person and a loveseat that can sleep a child. There are also 6 thick vinyl covered foam sleeping matts (twin size) available for extra guests.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Our property is located at the base of the La Sal Mountains, 35 miles SE of Moab. We used this as our family cabin for 7 years, while we lived in the SLC/Provo area. We came here as often as we possibly could because it provided a peace we didn't experience in the city. The rural setting, clean air, and diverse recreation opportunities are wonderful! Being so close to Moab, you can take advantage of any variety of year round events there, and when you're done for the day, retreat to this serene peaceful setting. Or if you're just wanting to hike, bike, fish, 4-wheel, hunt, snowmobile, or just relax, you can stay here, and do it all within minutes from our property. The trailer is furnished with everything needed for a family or group of friends to be self sufficient during their stay. With 3 bedrooms/ queen beds, 2 full sofas and a love seat, a spacious living room with wood stove as well as a fully stalked Cozy Country Kitchen, it's a perfect 'Get-Away'!


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Rustic Get-Away Near The La Sal Mountains 35 Miles Southeast Of Moab, Utah.
average rating of 4.894737 based on 38 reviews

Great place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

Simply Superb!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very pleasant getaway

  • 5 of 5

Kathy and Larry's place is a very isolated and peaceful place. Very well equipped with all amenities and tastefully decorated with Larry's beautiful artwork. A great place to get away and relax.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home owners are exceptionally friendly. Made us feel right at home.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet and peaceful. Half hour drive from Moab And arches National Park. Also plenty of hiking and fishing in the La Sal national forest.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful, out-of-the-way place to stay. It's very quiet and peaceful, with deer roaming the yard. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Rustic Get-Away & it was as cozy & welcoming as we remembered. We love how quiet it is & the 2 year old in our group was enchanted by the deer that ambled through the yard every day we were there. Kathy & Larry continue to anticipate every need from popcorn to accompany the large collection of movies to a highchair & toys for the baby. They are the best hosts we have ever encountered & we are already planning next year's trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Rustic Getaway is in the LaSal Mountains perfectly located between Arches NP and the southern entry to Canyonlands NP. The La Sal Mountains are beautiful as well. If you want to explore this part of Utah then this place is for you. It's not a 4 star hotel but it is a clean cozy place to rest your head between adventures.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Beaches on the Colorado River
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One Time Cleaning Fee $25 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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