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Quaint Home In Town With Rural Feel!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Quaint house with farm like feel tucked down a quiet dirt lane. Walk to town!

Welcome to Desert Blue

Our newly remodeled home is in the heart of Moab but feels a world away. The house is situated down a dirt lane which turns into a private road with very little traffic. It is quiet and peaceful with a truly rural feel. Our location is ideal! It is easy walking distance to main street; the recreation center with pool and fitness center; paved bike path and many other conveniences of town.

Our remodeled home feels brand new and is clean and fresh. We have custom cabinets, granite counter tops, beautiful hard wood floor through out and new kitchen appliances. We have three bedrooms and two bathrooms, each with walk in showers. The large bedroom has a king size memory foam bed and its own sitting area. The second bedroom has a queen bed with its own full bathroom. The third bedroom has two twin beds. The furnishings are uniquely rustic and eclectic with a luxurious at home feel.

Enjoy sitting or eating on the back patio in the large newly landscaped yard. We have a BBQ grill on the patio and also other seating areas around the property for you to relax and enjoy the surrounding red rock views. This lot is very private!

Going to town? No need to deal with parking when visiting main street. We have plenty of parking.

This is a great place to unwind after all your Moab adventures. .... come, put up your feet and enjoy!

More Details

Andrea Shotwell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Andrea Shotwell

We live in Northern Utah and first arrived in Moab 25 years ago. It has been a very special place for us ever since. We purchased property near by about 14 years ago and you can often find us climbing, hiking and exploring here in spring and fall when we aren't working. We purchased this property in June 2014 and have spent the summer working on it with friends and a few awesome hard working locals. We hope you can enjoy the area as much as we do.

Andrea Shotwell purchased this house in 2014

Why Andrea Shotwell chose Utah

We loved the quiet lot next to town,

lots of wild life because we are close to the creek,

walking to the town for coffee and gelato,

walk to yoga,

close to climbing ,

close to bike trails ,

lots of exploring

What makes this house unique

The creative fences we built this summer,

mostly all native plants in the yard with low water usage,

In town location with out of town feel


Moab House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , walk in shower, travertine tile
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , walk in shower, granite counter tops
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , this bedroom has it's own bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(75 traveler reviews)

Quaint Home In Town With Rural Feel!
average rating of 4.9466667 based on 75 reviews

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We had the luxury of spending 3 nights here. It was the perfect base camp for our adventures around the Moab area. The house was extremely clean, beds comfortable, and wifi quick :). Will definitely stay here again next time we visit!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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cozy, convenient, clean home with charming touches

  • 5 of 5

Andrea was fantastic and we loved staying in her home in Moab - just what we needed for easy access to town and quiet sleeping at night. Thank you Andrea!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home in Moab

  • 5 of 5

Desert Blue is perfect in every way! The house is exactly as the pictures represent. The bedrooms were all comfortable, and the AC and fans kept the house very cool. The kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry room were all well stocked. The house is very close to downtown Moab, and we were able to walk to dinner/shops. Andrea was so helpful and friendly.

The patio was our favorite. We spent a lot of time outside sitting and enjoying the peaceful surroundings. Remember to bring mosquito repellent! We forgot, and the mosquitos like to come out after sunset. That was the only negative with our stay here and has nothing to do with the house. It is just the way it is outdoors.

My three girlfriends and myself visited Moab when we ran in the Thelma and Louise Half Marathon one week ago. We all loved the house and never wanted to leave! We would absolutely rent this home again. We had a wonderful vacation at Desert Blue!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place...Excellent Location!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about our stay at Desert was great! Everything is exactly as listed...maybe even a little better. Arches National Park is only about 5 miles away, and Canyonland is about 30 miles...making this location perfect. When not hiking at the parks, we spent most of our time on the back porch enjoying the wonderful weather. No need to get in the car to go grab anything from's only a 5 minute walk to most restaurants, shops, grocery stores! Andrea was great and quick to respond to any questions. If going to Moab, this is the place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for our Moab stay

  • 5 of 5

Great location. The house was great. Will definitely come back here next time I come to Moab

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place ... awesome owner

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place... A couple streets away from the main drag in Moab... quiet ..very clean ..would highly recommend.. sunsets are awesome on patio..

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Moab Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
4.6 Miles
Moab Golf CLub
Nearest Motorway
33 Miles
Interstate 70
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Desert Bistro
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
powder horn ski resort
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
many small beaches on the colorado river
Car: not necessary



motorcycle single track

back country skiing in La Sals Mountains



desert canyon hiking

yoga classes


Rates & Availability

Moab House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
winter 2018
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
jeep safari
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.85%

check in time is 3 pm and check out is 11 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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