WONDERFUL HISTORIC CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW

Dianne Riggs or Lynn Riggs

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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WONDERFUL HISTORIC CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW

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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 9

The recently renovated Cross R Ranch house is a historic 1929 Craftsman Bungalow located in colorful Kanab Utah.

The home was on Kanab's 2011 Historic home tour.

The house is located two blocks from downtown Kanab on nine tenths of an acre. The home was built in 1929 by Brigham Adelbert Riggs Jr. a member of one of the first pioneer families in the area. A Rancher, as well as a stonemason by trade, he molded each brick from the red clay found along the Kanab Creek.

The house includes four bedrooms (three with queens, and one with two twins), and a bath, a fully equipped kitchen, dining room (table will expand to accommodate 12) and living room on the main floor and the second level has a bedroom suite with a queen bed, sitting area with futon and new bath. Guests can relax on the front porch or on the patio area where they can grill and enjoy the mountain views.

Starting in the 1920's to the 1990's, hundreds of movies and TV series were filmed in the Kanab area.

Director William Wellman allegedly named Kanab Little Hollywood because of the willingness of local residents to appear in his films. Many Riggs family members had that opportunity. On a quiet night guests can settle in and enjoy watching some of the films on DVD.

Kanab is a perfect base from which to explore Southern Utah. The North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary are just a few of the many scenic areas to visit. A special time to visit Kanab is during Western Legends Roundup usually the last weekend in August.

For large groups, consider renting the Muriel's Place( http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p352107 ) in addition to the Cross R Ranch house. They are on the same block, one house apart.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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Brigham Adelbert Riggs Jr., a carpenter, mason, and rancher, the son of Brigham Sr. and Rachel Ford, built this craftsman bungalow with gable roof. He and his family made the bricks form the native soil found in back of his father’s house across the street near the Kanab creek. He cut the native stone for the foundation and window sills.

Delbert, his wife Miriam Chamberlain, and their six children moved into the home in 1929. His only son, Elson, was 17. After Miriam died in May of 1944, Elson moved back into the house with his wife, Ida Sarah Ward. The home is now owned by Elson’s and Ida’s twin sons Lon and Lynn.

Elson, a surveyor and rancher, also operated a shoe shop in Kanab. Ida didn’t like the way sand blew into the house under the French doors, so she replaced them with windows. Elson searched for and found the same location where his dad had cut the sills for the rest of the house and cut out the sill for the new window like his dad had shown him.

The home is now owned by Elson and Ida's two sons.

Dianne Riggs or Lynn Riggs purchased this bungalow in 1929

The property is located a few blocks from the town center on a quite street.

The landscaped property is well shaded for your outdoor comfort and central air conditioning for your indoor comfort. the home is on a large lot with lots of off-street parking for your cars and toys.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 40 traveler reviews

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Wonderful Historic Craftsman Bungalow
average rating of 4.925 based on 40 reviews
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Wonderful Historic Craftsman Bungalow
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293990
+1 6514891836
Kanab Utah
Muncie, Indiana
5

Annual Best Friends Visit

  • 5 of 5
My friend and I decided to rent a house on our 4th annual trip to volunteer at Best Friends. This was the best decision we ever made in staying in Kanab. We found this home to be everything we expected and more. We immediately felt at home when we walked through the front door. We enjoyed sitting on the front porch watching the sun set after volunteering in Angel's canyon at Best Friends all day. We walked everywhere in town. The location is perfect. It was wonderful to stay in a very well kept home with full amenities. I thoroughly enjoyed having my own suite on the second floor. We are definitely coming back to this wonderful home next year.
  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. We are always happy to hear our home was enjoyed. We look forward to your visit next year. Best friends is lucky to have such wonderful volunteers.
business
Wonderful Historic Craftsman Bungalow
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293990
+1 6514891836
Kanab Utah
4

Very comfortable home in Kanab

  • 4 of 5
Nice comfortable historic home with updated kitchen and bathrooms. We felt like we were returning home after our adventures each day. Will use again when we go to Kanab
  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our home. We look forward to your future visits.
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Wonderful Historic Craftsman Bungalow
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293990
+1 6514891836
Kanab Utah
5

Excellent accomodations in the heart of the parks

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I stayed in this lovely home for a week. Everything was just as advertised, everything we used worked and everything was in good repair. The house was clean and neat and obviously well loved by the owners. The neighborhood is quiet and beautiful. Easy walking distance to the grocery store, the small shops of downtown Kanab and great location for day trips to visit Bryce, Zion, Grand Staircase, Kodachrome and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon as well as other parks and attractions in the area.

We were very comfortable using the upstairs room - this gave us the best view of sunrise, which was stunning each morning. We loved the dining room and living room downstairs and used the laundry facilities in the basement. It was incredibly cozy and a superb value at the price charged. For our personal enjoyment, a flock of wild turkeys came through the yard each day around 8:30 a.m. They, like the neighbors, were very quiet. The street was incredibly dark at night (make sure you know where you are going if you drive in at night from an unusual direction!), and there was only a very small amount of vehicular traffic on the street, which connects directly into Route 89 for accessibility to the parks. The owners were very helpful and accommodating with our reservations, and the instructions for use of various things (laundry, television, garbage day, etc.) were very clear. This is a property in a location that we would revisit, and we hardly ever go back to the same place twice. Kudos to the owners for making their family heirloom property available for us to enjoy. A top flight rental
  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a wonderful review. It is our goal to make our home as comfortable as possible for our guests. We are so pleased you enjoyed our home and its location. We hope you visit us again.
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Wonderful Historic Craftsman Bungalow
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293990
+1 6514891836
Kanab Utah
5

Wonderful Charming Home

  • 5 of 5
My girlfriends and I (6 of us!) so enjoyed our week stay at your lovely charming home, celebrating my 50th birthday! I knew when I saw the pic's of the Cross R Ranch Home that it was the place I wanted to stay, while volunteering at Best Friends and visiting the surrounding parks with my girlfriends. The house was immaculate, stocked with everything we needed, and plenty of space inside and out to relax and unwind after fun days spent enjoying the beautiful area. I look forward to staying at your home again! P.S.we also enjoyed the gray cat that visited us daily and hope that he is just a friendly neighbor who has a good home to go to every night. Thank you again!!
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a wonderful review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our home and the neighborhood cat, Sweetie Pie. We hope you visit us again as Southern Utah has so many areas to explore.
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Wonderful Historic Craftsman Bungalow
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293990
+1 6514891836
Kanab Utah
United States
4

Nice and clean property, close to Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

  • 4 of 5
We travelled from Southern California to Zion and Bryce National Parks and stayed in Kanab at this house. The house is well maintained and clean. We loved our stay. Owner was responive to our queries.
  • Submitted: May 29, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us and for the review. May is a great time to visit the parks and Kanab is a great base for exploring the area. We hope you return again as there is lots more to see in southern Utah.
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Wonderful Historic Craftsman Bungalow
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p293990
+1 6514891836
Kanab Utah
Hamiltonn ON Canada
5

Everything one needs and more

  • 5 of 5
Enjoyed staying at +R Ranch - nice older home with everything one needs and more for our family of four plus 2 friends on canyon adventures! Two patios to choose from depending on the sun and wind direction. Kanab was a nice town with good grocery stores, and recycling bins at one of them. It was a perfect pick for us.
  • Submitted: May 27, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: We are glad to hear you enjoyed our home and Kanab. I think Kanab is the best location for exploring southern Utah. We hope you visit us again and thank you for the great review.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
203 Miles
Las Vegas, NV
Nearest Train
126 Miles
Flagstaff Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
U.S. Highway 89
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Buckskin Tavern
Nearest Ski
102 Miles
Brian Head
Nearest Golf
0.7 Miles
Coral Cliff Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Rocking V Restaurant

Other Activities: Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling, Shopping, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Kanab Bungalow Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$125
$831
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.2%
Notes Our standard rate is for up to 6 people. Over 6 people the rate is $135/nt or $897/wk. and the cleaning fee is $75.
No additional charge for Pets and sleep over dogs are welcome.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Kanab Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2050 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Parking
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • hunting
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
Notes:
Minimum Age Limit for Renters
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