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Capitol Reef National Park Vacation Rental Home

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

New Modern, One Story House With 2 Bedrooms,2 Bathrooms And 2 Large Patios

WELCOME TO OUR TORREY VACATION HOME

Our home is new and modern with an open layout your family and guests will love. Professionally decorated, each room is simple yet of high quality. Large windows and sliding glass doors allow you to experience every sunrise, sunset, and magnificent scenery without ever stepping outside. When you do step out, you step onto two large patios designed for your comfort, a place to relax, read or to entertain. As you dine, the balmy breezes and red rock vistas just add to your enjoyment.

For your privacy, the home has bedrooms and bathrooms on opposite ends. One bathroom features a large, rain head shower and the other a Jacuzzi tub. Each bedroom opens onto a private patio. The beds, mattresses and linens are of high quality for a good night’s sleep. For your convenience, we have a new stacking washer and dryer, if needed.

If cooking is your passion, look no further. Our vacation home kitchen is complete. All new Stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and island. You’ll find all of the cooking tools you need from good, sharp knifes to quality pots and pans. The cupboards are filled with dishes, utensils and glasses, mixing bowls and the main staples – flour, sugar, coffee, spices, plus more. Included are top of the line coffee and tea maker, waffle iron, ice cream /sorbet maker, popcorn popper, pancake griddle, blender, mixer, etc. You’ll love preparing your meals as you look out the 8’ window to the creek below and the clouds forming over the Boulder Mountains.

The east patio has a first-class, gas, BBQ with a beautiful wicker table that seats six. There are also two lounge chairs with ottomans for relaxing and watching for wild turkeys, rabbits, deer and elk that frequent the area. We enjoy our morning coffee watching the sun come up from this patio. The west patio and entrance to the house is best for the views of the red rock vistas and sunsets from the two lounge chairs and ottomans. Both patios are covered for year round enjoyment. Off the patio are gravity loungers for star gazing.

We also have all the electronics you’ll need – large screen cable TV, DVD/Blue Ray player, high speed Wi-Fi internet and wireless printer. Relax in front of the fireplace while watching the game or catch up on emails at the desk in the master bedroom.

We are located minutes away from beautiful hiking and biking trails, National Forests, Torrey Town and its restaurants, bars and shopping, and the gateway to Capitol Reef National Park. Other Utah destinations like Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and Lake Powell, are within hours drive making our home a perfect base camp.

We are always available for any information or questions you may have about our home and the surrounding area. Call 801-518-2918

We look forward to your sojourn to our Capitol Reef Vacation Home in Torrey, Utah.

To see more reviews for this home, see VRBO/564942

More Details

Owner
Martin & Linda Townsend
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Martin & Linda Townsend

We purchased our 1st piece of property here in Torrey, Utah in 1981 with the idea of eventually retiring here. Now that we have sold our business we decided to build this vacation home which enables us enjoy this area year round. We love the hiking, fishing, exploring, picnics in the park and the patio parties our family and friends enjoy. Torrey has always been a special place to rest and renew ourselves, a place of discovery.

Martin & Linda Townsend purchased this house in 2014

Why Martin & Linda Townsend chose Utah

We bought this property because of the magnificent red rock views and the creek that runs through the back of our property under the cottonwood trees. We are within 100 yards of national forest land that provides unbelievable hiking and exploring. At 7,000 ft. with mountains above us and desert below, there is always a soft breeze that makes the temperature here very comfortable, especially for sleeping. Star watching at night is incredible, when was the last time you saw the Milky Way?

What makes this house unique

A benefit of our home is the proximity to the town, restaurants, bars and Capital Reef National Park. Other things of benefit is it’s one level, heating and air conditioned, multiple large widows to bring the outside in, well stocked kitchen for those of us who love to cook and large patios to entertain on.

Amenities

Torrey House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Large walk in shower with rain head
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Portable bed for more than 4 people. Luxious beds and bedding
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Capitol Reef National Park Vacation Rental Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

5+ stars house

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this house. So peaceful. It has everything you need! Well appointed kitchen. Martin and Linda are the nicest owners to deal with. If you are planning on staying in the area (Capital Reef NP, Grand Staircase Escalante NM) then this is the house to stay in!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely home in a beautiful setting. The owners are very thoughtful in the amenities they provide for their guests. They exhibit generosity and care in the variety of food and beverages that are provided for guests. This is my second visit with them and I find it so relaxing to stay in their comfortable home.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City
5

Can I move in!

  • 5 of 5

I travel a ton and this was the best rental home I have ever stayed in... way exceeded expectations. First off, Linda and Martin are so sweet and were even so kind to send some Utah and state park maps ahead of our trip out. The home is like a little hideaway on the bluff and the views out the windows every which way can't be beat. It was so clean and well stocked, we kept talking about how awesome everything was. The town of Torrey is super cute and lot's of little gems to check out, the general store being one of them.

Thanks for an awesome stay/experience guys!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best VRBO during our trip

  • 5 of 5

Linda and Martini were great Hosts. There house was just as described. We were two couples and loved the arrangement. Two bedrooms and two baths of each end of the house, with shared space in between. The porches were wonderful for looking at the night sky.

We have never stayed in a place that had so much for the guests, soda, beer, pancake and syrup. Spices and a full pantry!

Everyone who does VRBO could learn from them!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5

Outstanding Home Base for Exploring Capitol Reef National Park

  • 5 of 5

Five stars seems an inadequate rating for this outstanding home base for exploring Capitol Reef National Park and a portion of the Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument.

This home is the most thoroughly equipped and meticulously furnished house out of the many VRBO rentals that we have so far enjoyed in Canada and the United States. The house is deceptively simple on the outside; however, once you step inside and use it, you discover that it is immaculately outfitted with modern, easy-to-use appliances, toiletries, a well-stocked pantry and even an assortment of cold drinks in the fridge.

Linda and Martin have given a great deal of thought to anticipating their guests' every need. We especially appreciated the fact that Martin patiently awaited our arrival in the dark desert night and then showed us about the house. We also appreciated the fact that Linda telephoned us during the week to notify us that the connecting road into Torrey might be blocked by repairs. (It was, but we were given good advice as to how we could detour around the construction.) Martin and Linda were responsive and helpful without in any way being intrusive.

We arrived in the dark and were therefore astounded the next morning when we discovered the fabulous desert and mountain views from every window.

Based on our personal experiences during 7 days, we highly recommend the scenic drive, Capitol Dome, Goosenecks Overlook and Hickman's Natural Bridge hikes, the petroglyphys and the video "Watermark" in the visitors' centre in Capitol Reef National Park. We also recommend driving - and cycling - the Burr Trail Road between the Notrom-Bullfrog Scenic Backway Road Junction and the village of Boulder. Finally, we recommend the dining available at the Capitol Reef Inn & Cafe and the Rim Rock Inn Restaurant at Torrey. (Cafe Diablo was not yet open.)

We also ate at the famous Hell's Back Grill in Boulder, but, in our view, it was over-priced and did not live up to the hype. What is worthwhile, however, is the excellent book available in the home library, A Measure of Grace, about the establishment and growth of this restaurant in the Boulder community. This is more than a "cookbook"; it is a collection of remarkable portraits of significant people and the respectful relationship that the restaurant owners achieved with the local Mormon community.

The crux of any assessment of a VRBO rental is the question: Would we choose to return for another stay? You bet!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just the Best

  • 5 of 5

Just the best! We have stayed in many vacation rentals, but this is the best. Not the fanciest, just the best. The home and furnishings are high quality; the kitchen is equipped as well as your home (chef knives that are sharp); and the Townsend's hospitality wonderful. They stocked the fridge with water, beer, cream, etc and have supplies like spices, cooking oil, sugar, coffee on hand for you. Would love to come back again next year. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Torrey House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Rates
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$294
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$249
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.2%

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.
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