Very private 700 s.f. 2 story 1 bedroom river front home on the last 40 acres downriver of a 160 acre private inholding in the heart of The Grand Staircase/ Escalante National Monument. At the trail head to the renowned Escalante Canyons, there's just our retreat and this caretaker flat in the barn before 75 miles of wilderness area, running into Lake Powell. Views on 3 sides of the Escalante canyon, meadows, 600 ft sandstone cliffs and the river. Hike from your door to first class scenic wonders. The downstairs has cathedral ceilings, glass window walls, and lots of stone. The fully equipped cherry and stainless kitchen, with granite counter tops, has magnificent view windows. There's a large flagstone patio with bbq, and private outdoor shower around the corner. The bath features a walk in glass mosaic tile shower, with local river pebble floor. The master suite with king bed has wrap around views of slick rock walls, and a 6 X 12 foot deck; all tucked under large cottonwood shade trees. Wifi, no TV, non smoking, no pets. Concreted river low water crossing necessary (approx 1 ft deep), high clearance vehicle recommended. $185 per night for 2 persons.