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Alton Lodge / Spacious Log Home on beautiful, quiet 20 acres with large Kitchen

Bedrooms 9
Half Baths1
Space 8,000 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

8000 sf log home w/ 9 bd 8.5 bath with additional apartments upon request.

Conveniently located between Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks and the Grand Canyon. Alton Lodge is just off the beaten path nestled in a secluded, quiet valley surrounded by breathtaking scenery. This beautiful lodge sits on 20 acres, complete with huge lawns, gardens, flower beds and lots of outdoor activities venues like sand volleyball, golf, horseshoes, hiking. The lodge has 9 bedrooms - 8.5 baths, each bedroom has private bathroom. Several bedrooms have lofts with ladder access.


MAX occupancy with apartments is 42.

Huge kitchen with commercial appliances, custom granite counter tops and 2 large outdoor grills. Large dining room with seating for 25. Extra refrigerator and freezer. Lodge has sitting area with fireplace great for reading or relaxing, large family room, 4 fireplaces and 3 patios to relax on. Heated with radiant heating in the flooring. Includes laundry and gym facilities.

More Details

Wade and Julie Heaton
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

About Wade and Julie Heaton

Our family has lived in the area for 20 years. We are raising our 6 children in this beautiful valley. We love this area and the people that call it home. We both are excited to share our love of the area with you and your family.

Wade and Julie Heaton purchased this lodge in 2014

Why Wade and Julie Heaton chose Alton

Alton is a peaceful community nestled in a secluded, quiet farming valley just a few miles from the main road. The valley is surrounded by unbelievable scenery and is truly a special place. One guest said it best, "If there were more places like Alton, the world would be a better place!"

What makes this lodge unique

This is a real log home with some fantastic modern twists. The kitchen is great to make gourmet meals or simple staples to help you spend more time with the ones you love. There is lots of space with the open floor plan to accommodate just a few or a large crowd. We have a beautiful outdoor firepit to accommodate a large group along with a outdoor amphitheater with log benches. The lodge is located on 20 acres, providing lots of room for activities....including playing games on the 30,000 sf lawn, a sand volleyball court, a golf driving range, horseshoe pit or archery range. Or just sit on one of the two decks and enjoy the view and the quiet.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge rental in Alton

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 35
  • Max. adults: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • ORV's are NOT allowed to be un-trailered on property.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 25 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , Two rooms share this bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , Living Room half bathroom
  • The Master bathroom has tub and a stone walk-in shower. Each guest room has an attached bathroom.
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 35
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Main Floor no Loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Main Floor no Loft
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , No Loft Shares a Bathroom with Room 4 Jack and Jill Style.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Shares Bathroom with Room 3. Jack and Jill style. XL Loft
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , 1 bunk bed , Full on bottom bunk and twin on top bunk. Large Loft
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed , Has a Medium size loft.
    Bedroom 7 - 1 large double bed , Has a Medium size loft.
    Bedroom 8 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed , Has a Small Loft.
    Bedroom 9 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed , Has a Small Loft.
  • The Master bedroom has a king bed, futon full bed and a gas fireplace with a great window seat. Guest bedrooms have a queen bed with private bath. Bedrooms have night stands with lamps, dressers, closets or armoire. Several bedrooms have lofts with ladder access. **The lofts are extra space. Kids love to play and sleep in them. All the ladders are solid wood with safety chains. We do have about 4 air mattresses and 15 sleeping bags. We also have lots of extra blankets.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • snowmobiling
There is a large fire pit with log benches, great for roasting marshmallows. We also have an amphitheater for group gatherings with views of the pink cliffs. There is also a 10' outdoor movie screen and projector to watch your favorite movies on the lawn. There is also a horseshoe pit/horseshoes available. We have a beautiful 2 on 2 sand volleyball quart on the property.


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Alton Lodge / Spacious Log Home on beautiful, quiet 20 acres with large Kitchen
average rating of 5.0 based on 46 reviews
San Diego, CA, USA

Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

We were all very impressed with the spacious home and all of its' upgraded amenities, especially the commercial grade dishwasher and entire kitchen. We loved the view from the home too. It was a special treat for us as we watched the horses and catt lo e and also took walks around the spacious property. The fresh eggs were a delight!

  • Review Submitted: 11/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, NE

A perfect place for a large gathering

  • 5 of 5

We hosted a family gathering of 34 people, who came from many parts of the world. The Lodge provided plenty of private bedroom space, a generous area for playing games, indoors and out. It is nicely located for visits to Zion, Bryce Canyon, Escalante, and even Page, and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. The kitchen was well equipped, with the surprising exception of small bowls for cereal or soup and cups. All enjoyed their time there very much. Julie and Wade were friendly hosts, providing help when needed but not interfering. We heartily recommend this property as a pleasant and cost-effective place for large groups. It does require prior planning for food because there are no nearby large grocery stores or good restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 30/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, CA

Oh my god!!! The house was AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin......The house is amazing. The pictures does not do justice. The volleyball sand were so soft. The golf range was perfect. We decided to go to Bryce Canyon instead of Zion due to the marathon, and it did not disappoint.

Wade and Julie responds quickly if you need anything. The wind knocked down the window on the second floor. For some reason, the window did not break and Wade showed up in 15 min to put it together. WiFi was turned off and Julie showed up to fix and I did not notice she was there.

The house is in between Zion and Bryce. Cant ask for a better location! We even hiked up the trail in town to overlook Alton and it was beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: 02/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

There was plenty of room for our family. We enjoyed both the indoor and outdoor spaces.

  • Review Submitted: 26/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing time in a beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great experience at the Alton Lodge! We had 32 people stay with us and the main house was plenty of space for us all. It was perfect to have a bathroom in each room. We also took family pictures down by the fire station/park/church in town. It is a quiet little farming town and it is beautiful. Bryce Canyon was not too far away and we were able to go there on Friday to hike and see the beautiful red rock canyon. We are avid Utah Jazz fans and the owners even made sure we would be able to watch the games while we were there. Thank you for an amazing family reunion! It will be the first of many!

  • Review Submitted: 19/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is big and spacious. There was plenty of room for all of us. Everything we needed was there in the kitchen and in the bedrooms. The kids loved the lofts in the room. It was beautifully decorated for the holidays! Everyone is asking when we can go back!

  • Review Submitted: 09/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Cedar City Regional Airport, Utah
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
Thunderbird Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 89
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Brian Head Resort
Car: necessary

Bryce Canyon National Park

Is 30 minutes northeast of Alton Lodge, Bryce Canyon offers one of a kind Utah scenery and incredible views that are only found here. With so much to do and so much to see Bryce Canyon offers tours and programs that will help you plan your visit.

Zion National Park is located 34 miles southwest of Alton Lodge and offers a wide variety of activities such as: 4x4 Tours, Hiking, Biking, Rock Climbing, Horseback Riding, ATV Riding, River Tubing and much more. And while you're at Zion don't forget the infamous Giant Screen Theater that houses several movies you don't want to miss out on.

Grand Canyon National Park....You won't want to miss an opportunity to see this stunning landscape. 277 river miles (446km) long, up to 18 miles (29km) wide, and a mile (1.6km) deep, the Grand Canyon is a site to behold. The North Rim is only 84 miles south of Alton Lodge providing you with an opportunity to share amazing landscape with family and friends. If the view isn't enough, Grand Canyon National Park offers many activities such as Tours, Mule Trips, Hiking, Programs, Art Exhibits and more.

Brian Head Resort is located 40 miles northwest of Alton

Lodge and offers great snowy slopes for skiing, snowboarding, or tubing in the winter and fresh terrain for biking in the summer. Brian Head is a great family oriented place to visit. Be sure to check out their activities and seasonal information at their official website.

Cedar Breaks National Monument

34 miles northwest of Alton Lodge is Cedar Breaks, which is conveniently on your the to Brian Head Resort. So if you plan to go to Brian Head (and even if you don't) this breathtaking monument isn't something you want to wave off for you and your whole family to enjoy.

Dixie National Forest

Make sure you and your family enjoy Southern Utah's beauty that is Dixie National Forest. This beautiful landscape conveniently surrounds Alton Lodge as well as Bryce Canyon. Take in more of Southern Utah's natural beauty with a stop at its beautiful forest. For more information and tips on thing to do at Dixie National Forest.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$335.97
Damage Insurance AU$106.17

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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