April and George fell in love with Kanab 15 years ago when they traveled through on their way to an art show but they never imagined they would live in the quaint, beautiful town.
George has been a professional Artist Blacksmith for over 25 years. April hand crafts protective leather aprons and manages both businesses. In 2014, George was offered a seasonal opportunity to perform public blacksmith demonstrations outside the east entrance into Zion National Park. Near the end of the second season, George and April found they didn't want to return their remote, ranching corner of New Mexico.
Their home in New Mexico sold quickly which, in turn, meant they had to quickly find a home in Kanab, a very hot and limited real estate market. When they looked at this property with two homes on it, they decided they would share Kanab's beauty with others by hosting a vacation rental. They purchased this property in 2017, renovated both homes and began offering the larger home as a vacation rental in January 2018.
They enjoy riding four wheelers, hiking and kayaking- all perfect pass times for the area.