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Close to Parks, full of character and fun. Wheelchair and pet friendly!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Unique 2 bedroom bungalow in Kanab town, close to National Parks

Welcome to the Western Star Bungalow! The cutest little home in the West. We have created this one of a kind vacation rental home in Kanab (south western Utah), with lots of fun and lots of character. Imagine returning home after a full day of exploring the Grand Canyon, Zions or Bryce, and having a long bubble bath soak in your deep vintage clawfoot tub, or a delicious hot shower in the large triple headed Anasazi Indian ruin shower!

All newly renovated, this home away from home is absolutely sure to please everyone in your party! Two bedrooms with queen beds plus a pull out queen sleeper sofa in the living room. Sleeps 6 total with two full bathrooms.

The two Master suites, unique and very different from each other (as different as - well, as different as cowboys and indians….). Both rooms are equally fabulous - no more drawing straws with your travel companions over the master suite. The perfect solution for couples traveling together. These bedrooms each have delightful decor, en-suite bathrooms and comfortable beds. You will love our quality mattresses, luxury linens and ample choice of pillows.

The darling kitchen opens to a cosy living room and makes a great place to cook, eat and just relax!

Pack light, full laundry facilities, shampoo, conditioner and hair dryers on site.

Kanab and her surrounding areas have so much to offer,

-with five national monuments

-two state parks

-two national forests

-and three national parks

All within 90 minutes. The Golden circle.

But one of our favorite things about Kanab is it’s unique movie making history! At one time more movies were made in Kanab Utah, than anywhere else in the United States outside of California! Wow, that’s a lot of movies and a lot of interesting history for this little town. Pop up some popcorn and spend your evenings relaxing in our cosy living room surrounded by photos of that fun filming history and watch some of our ever growing collection of vintage western movies made right here. Not into old Westerns? No problem. Stream all of your favorites directly through our brand new smart TV. Our new upgraded fiber optic network means no streaming down time!

Located within easy walking distance to several restaurants and a grocery store.

Wheelchair friendly by design! One level, no stairs and wide front entry door. We know it can be difficult to find accessible accommodations (especially if you want to bring your pet along). Now you have a choice in Kanab. Our Farmhouse bedroom has a 36” entry door with 52” sliding doors into the bathroom. The zero entry shower makes wheeling in easy, and conveniently placed grab bars are a big help when you need a little balance. Also available if needed are shower stool, toilet lift seat and bed side rail. Please contact me with your needs and how we can help!

I do have a basic short term rental contract that I will email after booking. I also have a fully refundable (7days after departure) $300 security/damage deposit.

Stay 6 nights, get the 7th FREE! YeeHaw!

Call about last minute or special pricing. 435-262-6119

NOTE: Update Aug 2017 - Please be aware that the landscaping will not be complete until............ But there is still great outdoor patio space! Thanks for understanding.

Coming at the end of this summer - The studio apartment adjacent to The Western Star Bungalow will be complete! Watch for the unveiling of The Star Garage! (The second awesome place to stay from My Star Vacation Rentals.)

Man caving at it's finest. Room for two car enthusiasts. The Star Garage is attached to the side of the Western Star Bungalow, but each with it's own space - own parking, own amenities, own outdoor space.

Only two things in common:

1. We love them both!

2. The laundry room. The laundry is shared from an outdoor carport entrance.

We can't wait to show you!!

Kanab City License #3976

More Details

Owner
Sherene McClellan
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Sherene McClellan

When we married 34 years ago John told me “We may never be rich, but I promise you we will never be bored!”. That was understatement. Once in awhile, I confess, I just want to be a little bored. Life is always an adventure in our family. Recreating this home has been no exception.

John loves to travel, and got me hooked. So even though we are both native Utahns, we try and see some part of the world every chance we get.

John also loves to create stuff. An artist at heart! So building the Western Star has been a combination of loves. Attempting to see travel through your eyes as we have created the bungalow has been almost as fun as going somewhere new ourselves.

If you have a hankerin’ to talk about old cars or Rat Fink, give John a call. If you’d rather talk about creating costumes or quilts, Sherene is your gal. We both enjoy ATV riding, back country hiking and old movies.

We live in the small town of Mt. Pleasant, four hours North of Kanab. We have always loved this southern part of the state, done lots of backpacking here, and were thrilled when we had the chance to purchase this home in Kanab at the end of 2015.

We have 4 grown children and 3 grandchildren. Life is good!

We are excited to have you come and share some of the great sites that southern Utah has to offer.

We would love to talk to you about your dates and our special deal running now, until we complete the exterior and landscaping this spring. Please call me at 435-262-6119 or email me your number at westernstarbungalow@gmail.com

Thanks so much! Sherene

Sherene McClellan purchased this bungalow in 2015

Why Sherene McClellan chose Kanab

We love Kanab and the surrounding areas. So much to see! And the climate is great. Still a change of seasons, but temps. seldom stay as cold as our home in Central Utah.

What makes this bungalow unique

John is a creator and builder! The home is truly unique. It has been so much fun to see the fruition of our imaginations come to reality. We wanted to create the type of place we would like to stay with our good friends when we travel together. The two master suites have each succeeded in becoming a memorable place to be.

Map

Car: necessary

Kanab is in the center the Grand Circle. Not more than 90 min. drive to Grand Canyon Nat. Park, Lake Powell, Zions Canyon Nat. Park, Pink Coral and dunes, Bryce Canyon Nat. Park and Grand staircase Nat. Monument.

Amenities

Kanab Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • 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
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing

Reviews

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Close to Parks, full of character and fun. Wheelchair and pet friendly!
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
Buckhead, Georgia
5

Loved!!

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Western Star. The home is located in the heart of Kanab and was centrally located to everywhere we visited during our stay. The home was just perfect, very cozy, and enjoyed looking at all the Western Hollywood memorabilia throughout the home. We will definitely stay in this house again when we return to Kanab.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming, unique and perfect for our little family's getaway. So many cute touches! We WILL be back!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful weekend away with the family and this darling home made it even better!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, homey, and great location

  • 5 of 5

We spent part of our honeymoon at the Western Star, and we loved every minute! We used it as a base from which to explore Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park, but we also chose to stay in Kanab for one day because it was such a sweet town. Sherene and John were so kind and helpful. Pre-stay communication was wonderful and responsive, the emailed directions/instructions and the printed "welcome book" provided all the information we needed. We knew we could contact Sherene with any questions, which helped, as well.

The bungalow was fantastic! The pictures online give you a taste of what's to come, but the feeling of "homeyness" can't be adequately shared in photos. The bed (and pillows!) was super comfortable, the kitchen is fully stocked, and being able to do laundry is fantastic (especially after hiking/horseback riding/etc). We appreciated the quiet location and chose to spend an afternoon sitting on the porch and reading. On our last night, we watched one of the Western movies from the shelf that Sherene has available (for which she also points out where in the Kanab area each was filmed!) and ate popcorn. It was the best way to cap off our stay!

We can hardly wait to go back :-)

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Cute and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything that the owner advertised and she made everything easy for us. The arrival instructions, the in-house instructions and the checkout instructions were very well done, especially written as a script. The location was ideal for our trip since we spent most of the week volunteering at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and the visiting Zion and Bryce Canyons later in the week.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

We absolutely loved our stay! Comfortable, clean, and full of character!

  • 5 of 5

The home was the icing on the cake of a great vacation! From the moment we walked in it was apparent how much love and thought the owners have put in to every detail. So glad we chose this property and we will definitely be back the next time we visit the beautiful state of Utah!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Centennial, CO
5

Exactly as described.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and charming decor with everything you could need for a pleasant stay. Very clean and comfortable. Loved sitting outside and enjoying the porch swing.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

stay 6 nts get 7th free $0
Cleaning fee $35
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.2%

We do have a basic Short Term rental contract that we will email to have guest fill in in email back to us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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