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Beautiful House In Red Rock Canyon Walking Distance To Town

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom Home + Convertible Bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The Water Wheel House is located in a quiet upscale neighborhood within walking distance to downtown Kanab. With 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and a great fenced yard on a corner lot, this really is a great place to stay.

Enjoy the stunning views in all directions. Take advantage of the indoor or outdoor swimming pool, and hot tub at the clubhouse. Walking distance from the house, you will find trails into Tom's Canyon for a short easy hike or, for the more adventures, a network or world class trails for hiking or trail running.

The house accommodates up to 6 people in spacious rooms with comfortable beds. The master suite is located on the opposite side of the house from the other two bedrooms for privacy. The master bath is pure luxury with double sinks, a garden tub, a walk in shower and a walk in closet. The master bedroom has a king size bed and comes equipped with a 32 inch LCD TV. The french doors give access to the covered patio and yard and a stunning view of red rock. In the guest bedrooms you will find a queen size bed and two twin sized beds. A separate full bathroom is provided for the two guest bedrooms. The living room boasts a 36 inch TV and there is cable TV service in both living room and bedroom. The house is also equipped with internet service.

The large covered patio offers great views of the surrounding red rock while protecting you from the sun or rain. The yard is completely fenced off with a 5 foot tall fence to protect children and pets. Bring your own pets, or if you are volunteering at the famous Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, have your sleepovers enjoy the large fenced yard or take them for a walk to the nearby dog park.

More Details

Colin Geddes
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 March, 2017

Why Colin Geddes chose Utah

Kanab is classic western town, bursting with history, cultural resources and magnificent landscapes. This property is right in the middle of it all. A short walk to town or a hike into the canyon are just outside the front door. Close to many National Parks and Monuments, State Parks and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, it is the perfect Base Camp for all your adventures.

What makes this house unique

The La Estancia development is a newer upscale community in Kanab set beautifully beneath the red Vermilion Cliffs. With a wonderful community indoor and outdoor pool, hot tub and clubhouse, you can relax after your day's adventures.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed a week in the house and loved every minute. We are family of 4 and found the house to be quite comfortable and pleasurable. It's clean, spacious, attractive. Appliances, fixtures and furniture are all in great shape. Grill was clean and worked fine. Beds are comfortable. Fans and AC were working great. Overall, this is a great house that our family enjoyed returning to after long days on the trails. We did not use the pools, however, because we got home too late each day, but that was our fault. The location is what really made this house extra special for us. You are close enough to Zion, Bryce and the Northern Rim of the Grand Canyon. It's the perfect hub as Kanab is a nice town. We were lucky to catch the annual Western Festival coming through. The house is also about 7 minutes away from Best Friends Annual Sanctuary, a very special place that the home owner told me about. I would definitely come back to Southern Utah and stay in this home again. My only suggestion - please get ESPN so my son and I can watch baseball after a long day of hiking! Kidding. Thanks Tana for a great place to spend our vacation.
Aug 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kanab in Kane County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Queen Guest Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Twin guest room - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Beautiful House In Red Rock Canyon Walking Distance To Town
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews

Just like home

  • 5 of 5

We had 2 couples for the week and the house was perfect. It was extremely comfortable, quiet, roomy, clean and just like being at home. We also did three sleepovers with dogs from Best Friends. The house had dog blankets, a dog bed, and a large crate. All of them came in handy. The picnic table on the porch is a great touch. We had dinner outside looking at those beautiful mountains.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dixon, Wyoming

Fantastic HomeAway experience

  • 5 of 5

Our Kanab experience was fantastic, from the moment we opened the front door to this beautiful home, till the moment we had to leave.

This home was spotless, and perfectly located for our active Holiday.

We had excellent communication with the property manager who left us "spot on" restaurant suggestions.

The neighbors were freiendly and offered assistance if needed, and gave us a wonderful overview of Holiday opportunities, and local events.

We truly could not have asked for a better home rental experience.

Thank you Colin for sharing your beautitful home with us, we do hope to visit your WaterWheel home again.

Elizabeth and Bob

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Liz! We do strive to provide an amazing home for our guests in order to enjoy the wonderful adventures Kanab and the surrounding areas have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back!
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Beautiful home in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We always stay in homes or condos for our vacations as we are raising our three granddaughters. I like to cook rather than going out to eat and the kitchen was perfect here and very functional. We did decide to go out to eat for lunch and stopped by the Three Bears Restaurant. We would NOT recommend this place to eat as it was sketchy on cleanliness. Three women in the kitchen with no hair nets or gloves cooking and handling food. We should have walked out but didn't and we didn't get sick so all is well.

We were very happy with this home. It is beautiful inside and out and had everything we needed for a great time. Only thing missing in this house were bars of soap for the showers and a cookie pan and pizza pan!! Not a big deal as for some reason, anywhere we have stayed there hasn't been a cookie sheet or pizza pan available. There was shampoo and conditioner in each shower and laundry soap for washing clothes and everything else you would need though. Andrea, the house manager, stopped by just after we arrived and is very friendly and helpful. We didn't have to call her for anything because everything was so great. The pool was great and we swam every day in the indoor pool. This time of year, we were the only ones at the pool so the girls were in heaven! The outdoor pool was closed for winter. This house sits surrounded by beautiful red cliffs and we took walks everyday in the surrounding area. Very quite neighborhood and everyone in the neighborhood that we saw waved and were very friendly. We want to return to this home in the summer and visit the surrounding national parks and monuments. They are all in close proximity to this area. There are plenty of hiking trails also. The house was clean and we were especially excited to bring our dog along with us. There is a kennel, dog bowls, and blankets to cover furniture which made it very easy to have her there. We would definitely recommend this property and will most likely return for another great time in the summer months!! Thanks to the Colin and Andrea for their great service and we are so grateful that the property was everything that it is advertised to be and more!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just like home

  • 5 of 5

My wife, 2 dogs and I very much enjoyed our stay at the Water Wheel house. Everything we needed was provided. The bed in the master is awesome. We did not use the other beds at all. The kitchen was perfect and alll the appliances worked great. We utilized the days g park several times and our pups loved it .

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, tranquil, and spacious!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying in this beautiful home. The views were stunning and the neighborhood was quiet. The first two mornings were very chilly and the heater wasn't working.....with two babies this was a particular problem. I left a message with the property manager and some hours later, another woman contacted me to solve the problem. She brought us four space heaters from her house and scheduled someone to come and fix the heater right away. She was wonderful!

One of the reasons we chose to stay in this home was because it was pet friendly and the owner was warm and welcoming of that fact. You would never be able to tell when you walked in the door that animals had previously been in the home and we loved being able to bring our dog. It was refreshing to not have to be drilled on the size of our dog, etc. as with previous places we have stayed........smaller dogs can do just as much damage! The large crate provided in the laundry room ensured my dog was safe and comfortable when we visited Zions for the day and he enjoyed his daily romps to the nearby dog park.

We have never visited southern Utah before and have reminisced about our time since we have been home. We are gearing up for a return trip in 2017 and will definitely be staying in this home again! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stay at Water Wheel House in Kanab, Utah

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding. The house is beautiful, clean and fully stocked. The location relative to town and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary can't be beat. Would absolutley recommend it and already looking forward to booking again next year! Thank you for making our visit to Utah even better this year!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kanab, USA

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £121 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £282
Tax Rate 13.2%

The 6 night minimum is a Home Owner's Association rule - sorry no exceptions!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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