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Kathryn Whitton

Member since: 2015
Call Manager
Speaks english

Serene Mountain Retreat

35 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Photos and Description of this Hurricane holiday house

We have the best of two world's. We are located half way between St. George (less than 20 miles) and Zion National Park (a little more than 20 miles). Acienda is located near the quaint town of Hurricane. St. George has shopping, restaurants, antique stores, and live theatres. Zion has hiking, biking along with great art galleries. Our home is located in an exclusive subdivision with 30 other southwestern homes. Acienda is located on 1.6 acres. The custom adobe home has acid etched floors through out the house with log pole ceilings. It is detailed with southwestern artifacts. Acienda has four bedrooms. Two bedrooms have double beds and the master suite has a queen size bed. The fourth bedroom is a 'kids' room equipped with a futon that can sleep two and its own T.V. and VCR. The living room has a hide-a-bed couch that makes into a queen size bed. There is a full bathroom between the Jack and Jill bedrooms. The master bedroom has its own bathroom with two sinks, a walkout shower and a large master closet. There is an additional half bath located close to the living area. The kitchen is spacious and is next to the dining room that seats 8 people. There is a bar that seats 4 additional people. There is a patio that goes the full length of the house. The dining area, living room and master suite all have French doors to access the patio. The outdoor area has a picnic table, fire pit, barbeque, chairs and a chaise lounge to enjoy the beautiful views. There is a long porch in the front of the house that is adorned with an 8" church pew and a sunken garden. Enjoy your morning coffee or your evening wine on the private patios with beautiful mountain views and spectular starry nights.

The rates are $195.00 for 6 or less people. Additional $65.00 per adult and $25.00 per child for over 6. Pet fee of $100.00 for one dog and $50.00 for each additional dog.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Kathryn Whitton (Property Manager)
Member since: 2015
Call Manager
Speaks english

About Kathryn Whitton

John and I chose to move to Utah because of the beautiful red rocks and the mountains. We moved from California. We both enjoy the outdoors and Zion National Park. We live next door to our vacation home so we are readily available to answer any questions you may have. We respect your privacy and will not interfere.

Kathryn Whitton purchased this house in 2009

Why Kathryn Whitton chose Utah

Romantic Get Away; starry nights-gorgeous sunsets and sunrises, master with fire place, massage upon request, large sauna with robes.

Pet Friendly; front yard enclosed, bare floors, $100

nonrefundable fee, $50 for each additional pet.

Young Family; "pack 'n play", stroller, bicycles, kids' room with T.V., D.V. D, games, books.

Outdoor Enthusiast; hiking, biking, canyoneering, rock climbing, Zion Nat. Park (40 min), Bryce Canyon (2 1/2 hrs.) Grand Canyon (2 3/4 hrs.)

Night Life; restaurants, movies, Imax theatre, outdoor live productions.

What makes this house unique

The benefits are that you are only a 35 minute drive to Zion for hiking etc. You are also in an ideal spot for biking with Gooseberry Mesa only a short distance away. There is also an outdoor live theater in a box canyon called Tuacahn. Many retail stores, restaurants etc near by in St. George.


based on 35 traveller reviews

Serene Mountain Retreat
average rating of 4.8 based on 35 reviews

Yet another great stay in a beautiful secluded hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this location and again we had an excellent time. The house was spacious, clean and comfortable. We are already planning our next stay in the spring. You can't beat the beautiful views and the proximity to Local stores and restaurants and yet still close to Zion.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous views, clean and beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

The pictures are exactly true to what is there but don't really show how truly big the house is.

We were a couple and a single so we each had a separate wing of the house and all 3 had there own bedroom.

The outside sitting area was beautiful and relaxing. It was 35 minutes to Zion and easy access to I15 for day trips north and south.

Hurricane has all the amenities of a nice small town but you might want to buy your alcohol before entering Utah if you don't want to deal with the restricted hours of Liquor Stores.

Everything in the house worked perfectly and was very well stocked. Beds and bedrooms were great.

We highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful! Unique home in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

Between the spacious rooms, the tastefully decorated interior with its artistic accents, and the kindness of the host, we just couldn't of asked for a better home away from home. Kathryn welcomed us in the house and made great suggestions for where to eat and what to see in the area. Super clean and cozy. Thank you for sharing this gem with us!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a very inviting, quiet, private, clean and spacious property. The owner was very pleasant, knowledgeable and helpful with activities and places to see in the area. The house was tastefully furnished with a very pleasant and quiet veranda to enjoy the night skies. We can't say enough about how much we enjoyed it. I would definitely recommend it to anyone that wanted a pleasant getaway. Zion is within driving distance along with day trips to Kanab and a very pleasant drive to Kolab Reservoir. A great time was had by all.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Desert Location

  • 5 of 5

Very quiet, clean, and private. Beautifully decorated! Spacious rooms with wonderful view. The owner was very helpful with information on things to see and do. It was beautiful at night, sitting on the veranda-stars galore, quiet, peaceful. Best vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five stayed at Acienda and was very satisfied with the accommodations and cleanliness. The house's accommodations covered all of our needs. Kathyrn was very accommodating and quickly responsive to all communications from booking through checkout. The location is great for visiting Zion and the North Rim, which were both outstanding, even in the early summer heat. The property's view of the Hurricane cliffs and to points west are outstanding. Star gazing was amazing, and our children enjoyed the daily visits from the resident jack rabbits, lizards and quail. We hope to make a return visit and stay at Acienda in the not too distant future!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
St George International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Sand Hollow Resort
Nearest Train
150 Miles
Las Vegas
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Brian Head Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Sand Hollow Reservoir
Car: necessary

very private exclusive scenic. entertainment for all ages. peace and quiet


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Hurricane, Utah

Rental Basis:
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4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$85 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$131
Cleaning Fee A$197
Property Damage Protection A$130
Tax Rate 10.5%

One dog is a $100 fee and each additional dog is $50.

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $65.00 per night, per additional adults and $25.00 per night for additional children.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Hurricane

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1/Master - toilet , shower enclosure , Sauna room is attached to Master bathroom. Double sink.
    Bathroom 2/Jack & Jill - toilet , bath with shower , Spacious
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Sleeper Sofa in Living Room - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis