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Contemporary Style Home, Renovated by Owner/Designer - 100% wind energy powered

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,250 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Orchard House, 566 W. Swapp Drive, Kanab UT: House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps

Located in the heart of the scenic red rock country of southern Utah and northern Arizona, Kanab provides the ideal base for exploring the national parks of the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Glen Canyon/Lake Powell, and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, as well as a host of state parks and other outstanding attractions.

Our small and friendly town of Kanab has many and varied attractions as shown on this local Office of Tourism video:

Recently renovated by the owner, a local architect and landscape architect, this home provides luxury and stylish accommodation in an exceptionally tranquil setting, while only 5 minutes from the town center. The property offers privacy and shaded outdoor dining area under mature mulberry trees to the east. The gravel forecourt provides off-street parking for 3 cars. The rear garden with several fruit trees is fully fenced for privacy and pets, and includes a BBQ area.

The central open plan living room, kitchen, and dining area provide comfort and convenience in this state-of-the-art contemporary remodel.

The fully appointed kitchen offers generous counter and cabinet space, with electric range, microwave, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. The adjoining utility room has a washer and dryer, iron and board, vacuum cleaner and storage cabinets. High speed fiberlink internet is provided, plus flat screen Roku/Netflix televisions in the living room and master bedroom. All new furnishings, tiled floors throughout, atmospheric lighting, and large windows with blinds create a fresh and modern atmosphere.

Three bedrooms provide new comfortable beds and ample linen, with generous closets. The master bedroom offers a king bed, with a tub/shower in the en suite bathroom. The guest bedrooms have queen beds and access to the tiled walk-in shower in the half bathroom.

A new heating and ventilating system throughout provides guests with convenient thermostat adjustment.

The home runs on 100% clean wind energy sourced thru Arcadia Power (, which is Green-e Energy certified and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. More details available on request.

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Tim Clarke
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Tim Clarke

Having trained in architecture and landscape architecture in the UK, I moved to southern Utah in 1997 where I work as a freelance designer. My wife and I are closely involved with Best Friends Animal Society, where much of my recent design work has been based.

I designed and built a home in Kanab six years ago, which subsequently became a rental property (, and is landscaped with local waterwise plants, and also powered by !00% renewable wind energy.

Tim Clarke purchased this house in 2014

Why Tim Clarke chose Kanab

I was attracted to Orchard House (named for the fruit trees) for it's quiet location, friendly neighbors, and proximity to town, as well as being a few steps from the playing fields on Powell Drive. The house is now fully renovated, as described, and the rear garden is fully fenced for pet owners, and has views of our redrock cliffs. Kanab is also a very safe town ... I never lock my car !

What makes this house unique

The open plan living room / dining / kitchen provides a spacious and well-lit area. I offer guests full privacy with keypad entry, and a recently installed high-speed FiberLink wireless internet service. The living room and master bedroom both have TVs. Full air conditioning provides heating and cooling with thermostatic control. New king and queen pillow top mattresses provide for a very comfortable night's sleep.

Also the house is powered by 100% renewable wind energy, traded through our local power company.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Kanab

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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 , combination tub/shower , Adjoining master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Guest bathroom accessible from hallway next to living room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Contemporary Style Home, Renovated by Owner/Designer - 100% wind energy powered
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Liberty, Missouri

Stylish, comfortable, safe area, wonderful property owners to work with!

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a five night stay at the beautiful Orchard House in beautiful Kanab, UT and can't rave enough about how wonderful the property is. The renovations, style and comfort that we experienced, along with the hospitality extended by the owners, is incomparable to other guests' experience in other places and different vrbo properties. Thank you, Tim, for truly making us feel like we were home away from home and I can't wait to stay again in Kanab, hopefully very soon!

  • Submitted: 6-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Sherrie ! It was a pleasure to meet you and your four volunteering buddies at Best Friends. It will certainly be my pleasure to host you all again next time. Very best wishes, Tim
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Midlothian, VA

Clean and well stocked with everything a traveler might need during their stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented this wonderful home for 5 days and used it to visit all of the local attractions nearby (Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion, Powell Lake, Best Friend's Rescue, etc) and it was great to come home in the evening to enjoy the spacious house. Close to nearby restaurants was a plus. The owner was great to work with in all aspects of the transactions and I would highly recommend this home to anyone visiting the area. Beats a motel room by far! Dog friendly as well which was a big plus for us.

  • Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I traveled with my husband, his two daughters and their two boyfriends for a family volunteer vacation to Best Friends in Kanab. We chose Tim's place because of the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, open concept (so we could all be together/interact), the enclosed backyard (we brought home a sleepover dog each night) and the laundry facilities. Everything was absolutely wonderful!

My only complaint was the fact there was no shampoo or conditioner in the bathrooms. Nothing a trip to the store didn't remedy though.

  • Submitted: 3-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This lovely house was easy to find and stocked with every thing a traveler could want in a vacation home! The neighborhood was quiet and the furnace kept us nice and warm as temperatures dropped and snow fell. I highly recommend this home away from home!

  • Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing stay

  • 5 of 5

My stay at this HomeAway in Kanab was everything you could ask for. Big spacious backyard, towels, kitchen appliances, and several small necessities all provided. Zion was an hour away and was a scenic drive. Glazier Market just 5 minutes away and had everything you need. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: 7-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, Carlos. I'm glad that you and your wife enjoyed your stay and all the amenities of Orchard House and the town of Kanab. I hope that you can return for another visit, and I'll be glad to welcome any of your friends visiting our beautiful area. All the best, Tim
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Wonderful home in a nice neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this home. The bed was very comfortable, and Tim provided the most helpful details before our arrival, so that we felt right at home once we walked in the door. There is a park just across the street, that was wonderful for taking the dogs. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: 20-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Heather ! So glad you enjoyed your stay, and left the house spotless too ! Yes, it's great having the park just across the street, plus the backdrop of the redrock cliffs. Hope you'll have the opportunity to stay again. All the best, Tim
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Car: necessary

Kanab is a small town with all the amenities. Located between the outstanding national parks of Zion, Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon North Rim, there are also many local state parks and unlimited trails for hiking, running and atv-ing. Lake Powell and the Colorado River offer many water sports options.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Kanab

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit C$132.04

10% discount on nightly rate for Best Friends Animal Society members.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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