Cozy and air conditioned 100 year old home close to Zion National Park and Gooseberry Mesa! Built in 1915, yet updated in 2015, this 2300 square foot home sits on a quiet half-acre property with nice grass to run in, pecan trees for shade and room for your gear and kids to play. The home includes five total bedrooms: three bedrooms have queen beds, two bedrooms have two twin beds. In total, the home sleeps ten people in beds, and we have a queen air mattress if needed, as well as a toddler cot and pack n play.
There are two updated bathrooms, one upstairs and one down.The upstairs bath includes a shower/bathtub, double sink, and a lot of storage. The downstairs bathroom has a shower, double sink, and vanity. Both bathrooms are stand alone, meaning you do not have to go through a bedroom to get to the bathroom, which is nice if you are sharing the home with friends.
There is a comfortable great room downstairs with sofa/love seat and TV. The home includes free WiFi access so you can stay connected during your visit. There is a table in the kitchen for eating and another table in the spacious front room/dining room. This home is perfect for a large groups including families, bikers or hikers needing a place to crash after a day of exploring. We have hosted many large groups of friends coming to explore Southern Utah.The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, cups, pots and pans, coffee maker, microwave, waffle maker, kitchen supplies, a new stove and oven, and a great spice rack for cooking! We have a barbecue grill as well.
The yard is amazing. There is grass everywhere except the circular driveway. Kids can run and play with plenty of room. We have volleyball nets/balls/ lacrosse sticks if you want to toss a ball, and a pickle ball equipment(set of 4) for the courts 2 blocks away. There are pecan trees, pomegranate trees, and a cherry and apricot tree on the property. Most of the trees bear fruit in late August.
The home includes a washer and dryer in the mudroom inside the backdoor, making it convenient to keep up on laundry. We have laundry soap for your use.
There is a new city park for kids just a block from the home. In the summer, it has water features, including a splash pad with water spouts for kids to run through. It also has basketball hoops and a playground. Back at the home there are plenty of books, games and puzzles for kids to use while they are there.
The city pool in Hurricane opens May 15th and stays open through Labor Day weekend. It is a very nice outdoor pool with a snack bar.
Southern Utah is a bike lovers paradise! Bike out of the driveway, or take a quick drive to Gooseberry, JEM, or any of the other trails that are nearby (15 minutes from our home). The views from these world class bike trails are stunning and the weather is amazing, especially in the spring and fall, making it especially enjoyable for all day rides. We have great storage for your bikes in a little building behind the house. Over the Edge bike shop is literally one block from the home, so you can get riding tips or trail advice or get things fixed quickly and easily by knowledgeable experts of this area.
There are 5 bikes in the little house in back (two adult bikes and three kids' bikes); we just ask that you fill the tires with air before riding. You can bike out of the driveway and have plenty of riding to do with beautiful views.
The property includes plenty of parking on a large circular driveway with carport.Bring your 4 wheelers, bring your boats, explore Sand Hollow and Quail Creek.
There are some parades that come through town, and we think it is fun, but you may think it is noisy. Just remember the dates July 4th, July 24th, and then Peach Days over labor day weekend. Each of these celebrations includes a fun local parade. They don't last long. People just set their chairs on the front lawn, and the parade goes by.
This home is in a prime location. Zion National Park is a scenic twenty five minute drive away; Gooseberry Mesa is fifteen minutes east for world class mountain biking. Sand Hollow is fifteen minutes to the west and is a fun place to play at the beach and swim and water ski. Sand Hollow is also accessible through the back route through the Hurricane fields and makes for a fun bike ride from the house. Snow Canyon State Park just outside of St. George offers hiking and rock climbing and more stunning views. It is a hidden gem, well worth exploring and is less crowded than Zion. Bryce Canyon National Park is less than two-and-a-half hours away and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is about a two-and-a-half hour drive. Las Vegas is only a two-hour drive from Hurricane. In short, this is a prime location to explore the scenic wonders of southern Utah and northern Arizona.
There is so much to do and see. Make this comfortable and large home your home away from home while you enjoy beautiful southern Utah.