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Buffalo Ridge on Zion Boundary very close to the Park! Gated Community (Hot Tub)

People12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3br, 3ba, Hot Tub, Sleeps 10

Along with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, this scenic mountain home is situated to give you an unobstructed view of sunrise through 2 story tall picture windows in the main room. Step outside onto the oversized deck and listen to the silence. From your deck, you will often see deer and other wild life passing within a few feet of the house. Take in the scents of sage carried by the breezes of this southern Utah high desert location. When the sun goes down, gather in the hot tub for a view of the night sky few have ever seen.

A stay at Buffalo Ridge also gives you unlimited access to all of the facilities of the zion ponderosa ranch resort including their extensive pool and recreational facilities. Visit the Zion Ponderosa website.

Enjoy the upscale furnishings in a western motif that includes genuine log beds in every room, native american indian artifacts, high-end leather furniture, animal hides on the floor, and artwork supporting the theme name of the house, 'Buffalo Ridge'.

Preparing meals will be a family affair with your fully equipped kitchen featuring high-end stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and 'great room' arrangement. Entertainment will be provided by a 50' high-definition plasma tv and blue-ray dvd player. View your daily pictures full screen (!) on this TV via its USB and memory card slots.

Your vacation home is located a short 600 yard walk from Zion Ponderosa's extensive pool facilities. And 1/2 mile from the boundary of Zion National Park. You can walk into the park from you home! A vacation at Buffalo Ridge is an experience you and your family will not soon forget. It is a vacation where you will truly be able to 'get away from it all'.

More Details

Owner
John Marsala
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2017

About John Marsala

Always wanted a place for family and friends where outdoor activities abound. Love Utah and it's fabulous National Parks

John Marsala purchased this house in 2011

Why John Marsala chose Utah

At Buffalo Ridge, you can truly get away from it all. The peace and beauty of this location is without equal. From the house, you can walk into Zion. The Grand Canyon is a 2.5 hour drive, Bryce a 75 minute drive, many other, off the track, State Parks are also close.

Springdale has become VERY crowded as the popularity of Zion has increased. During the busy months, April thru October, the parking lot at the West/Springdale entrance becomes full. People are directed to park in town!!

The advantages of being on the East side are:

1. Avoiding the crowds in Springdale

2. Having easy access to drive to Springdale for dinner; a wonderful 30 minutes drive

through the park!

3. Having easy access to Kanab, another beautiful drive of 35 minutes in the opposite direction. Kanab has the best restaurant in the area.

4. Easy access to Bryce. It is only a 75 minute drive from the house.

5. Easy access to the off-trail hiking of the East/high desert side of the park where you can hike down any of the numerous washes. You can explore areas where few others go!!

What makes this house unique

Buffalo Ridge is a beautiful home. We have chosen furnishing and conveniences to please the most discriminating tastes.

Guestbook comments from the owner

You can really "get away from it all". My partner and I kept commenting on how quiet and peaceful our stay at Buffalo Ridge was. The way the house is situated on the property gives you total privacy; the windows were open all the time!
May 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
St George, UT
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Mt Carmel
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Utah State Highway 9
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Zion Ponderosa Resort
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Brianhead
Car: necessary

Locate 7 miles from East entrance to Zion National Park

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Orderville in Kane County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 32' Hi-Def TV- Private Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 32' Hi-Def TV- Private Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Bunk Bed , 2 Single over Full Bunk Beds- Private Bath
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • caving
Notes:
See Zion Ponderosa website for details of resort facilities and activities

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Buffalo Ridge on Zion Boundary very close to the Park! Gated Community (Hot Tub)
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The property, house, etc. was superb, we thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, met our every need.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful East Entrance Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house nestled in the hills on the Zion Ponderosa Resort property in Mt. Carmel, Utah. The home was the perfect retreat after a long day of hiking in mostly the eastern side of Zion National Park. The home is clean with a well equipped kitchen allowing us to cook our meals each night. The neighborhood is quiet and we took advantage of the nearby resort's miniature golf one evening. An easy 10 minute drive into the east side of the park each day. John's detailed list of hikes offered us some remote hikes where we saw no one else which is the kind of hiking we were hoping for. The morning sunrises from his home are beautiful as we sat out on his deck with our cup of coffee! We would highly recommend this home and can't wait to come back with our adult children very soon. Thank you, John for sharing your home and the magnificence that is Zion!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean and comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our stay at Buffalo Ridge. The home was very clean, well stocked, and great location to Zion and Bryce. We enjoyed the beautiful pool after a long day of hiking. John was very helpful in making our vacation a smooth and enjoyable stay. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fell in love with Zion!

  • 5 of 5

This place is great! We had two families and we had plenty of room for 4 adults and 5 kids. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful & high quality getaway retreat! Decor was perfect and kitchen was thankfully well stocked!!! The hot tub was medicinal & relaxing after a long day of hiking and being open to the stars at night was magical! Also, appreciate the 3 full baths and comfortable bedding. Thank you :)

Fyi: Only issue was the coffee maker was very slow, not sure why?

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim, Thanks for the review and input on coffee maker. I will get it checked. Glad you enjoyed your stay. John
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Perfect place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

My family felt very much at home in this rental. It is spacious and comfortable. The views are spectacular. The house is located close to Zion National Park but far enough away to allow us space away from the 4th of July crowds. John's notes were extremely helpful. We enjoyed several hikes that started close to the property that were not as crowded as the more popular hikes that originate in the park. I would suggest that renters not rely on Zion grocery stores as prices are high. Purchase groceries before arriving in Zion.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Orderville, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,144
for 3 nights
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£335
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£335
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Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £94.36
Property Damage Protection £44.54
Pet Fee £377.45
Tax Rate 11.2%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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