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APRIL SPECIAL call for details - Wilderness, Romantic, Privacy, Fishing, Views

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,266 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

National Forest 2br/2ba With Abundant Wildlife and Huge Deck Overlooking River

Rural private pet friendly setting in the picturesque Ouachita National Forest. Large picture windows covering two sides of this six sided house overlooking the Irons Fork River. This completely remodeled beautiful home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus a brand new queen sleeper sofa, washer/dryer, central heat and air, wood burning fireplace along with full kitchen including stove, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher. Fully furnished with all utensils, pots, pans, and coffee pot along with linens and towels. Adding that special touch, including soaps, shampoos, coffee etc. make this a true home away from home. Living room has 50" plasma TV, DVD/VHS player, and tons of movies to choose from. Relax and unwind on the extra large deck overlooking the water, or take a stroll among the many flower garden paths, or visit the fruit orchard only yards away. You most likely will see many wild animals including deer, bunnies, squirrels, armadillos and occasionally a friendly bear with her cubs will stroll along the back of the field. This is a dry county, so if you want to indulge, you will need to bring it with you. Closest liquor store is 60 miles. The only internet we receive here is from our phones. Please print directions and map. GPS devices will most likely get you lost out here in the "sticks" lol. Rent for 5 nights (including weekend rates) and get 2 weeknights FREE. Also, Team National members receive additional discounts - call for details. Pet fee is $10 per pet per night (max 2 pets) with a $50 maximum fee charged.


Owner
Roland & Becky Otts
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mena in Ouachita

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1266 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 bathrooms with sink, toilet and shower. Master bath has 2 sinks, toilet and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 2 bedrooms with queen beds and queen sleeper sofa in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Check in time is 4:00 pm and check out time is 11:00 am. Sorry we do not provide Wi-Fi or internet. We use our phones for internet because there is no internet service in this area.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(98 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.9489794 based on 98 reviews
5

We loved how it was right on the water!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay here! Roland and Becky were very welcoming and the house was stocked with whatever you need, including chocolate chip cookies waiting for us when we got there! We loved how secluded it was, how the windows really opened up the house to the outside, and how we were right on the water! We enjoyed sitting on the big deck listening to the water from the river and the rest of nature! We grilled out on the BBQ grill almost every night! We caught a 1.5lb bass, 3 bluegills, a baby channel catfish, and a baby bullhead catfish. During our stay we visited Queen Wilhelmina State Park (the view is amazing!), ate at Southern Belle restaurant in Oklahoma, went fishing at Lake Ouachita, dug for diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park, enjoyed some snow cones in the town of Mena, and just enjoyed hanging around the property. It was so quite and relaxing! We were sad to leave!

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Autumn, it was nice meeting you guys and are glad you had a great visit. Hope to see you again soon.
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5

Very Peaceful Setting!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of the cabin. Everything was perfect. Loved that it was right on the water. My boys loved it to along with my husband. And thanks for the cookies that were awaiting us when we got there. We couldn’t have asked for a better get away place. This vacation was so needed for my family. And the cabin was superb. If we are ever in the area again. We will come back. This felt like a home away from home. Thanks for everything. And the dogs were so friendly. And I loved sitting on the porch and listening to the birds chirping. . We got to see a family of deer at the end of the drive. And all the beautiful flowers that surrounded the cabin. Thanks so much for a great stay!!

The Mckissick Family

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

remote and secluded

  • 4 of 5

the lodging is a reserve and a place where nature exists all around you. quiet and clean with all the comforts of home and the owners are great hosts and readily available with suggestions and recommendations.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A peaceful relaxing retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We loved rural arkansas ! The glass house is cozy and has everything we needed. The weather was great for spending time on the large deck listening to the sounds of the creek and nature! Mena is a great little city, we found lots to see and do. The hosts are super nice people, very friendly and we hope to see them again sometime. We would recommend the Glass House Retreat to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A True Retreat from the Over Stimulating World

  • 5 of 5

Interested in the sound of a running river, birds and the breeze? Then the Glass House Retreat is your answer to Escape. The wrap around deck, nature (and we were here in late winter) and crackling fireplace await you at this wonderful Home. Roland and Becky met us upon arrival. Becky also baked cookies and banana bread and posted a Happy Birthday sign for my Mom's birthday. Roland and Becky are warm, personable and kind hosts. EVERY kitchen and bathroom supply was available. Kitchen well stocked for cooking. Downtown Mena less than 20 minute drive, but also close to hiking trails and other outdoor pursuits. The Retreat is clean, cozy and comfortable. Direct TV, movies and DVD , as well as games offer plenty of entertainment. Or bring a good book and "unplug" from our overstimulating world. We will be back (to fish off the deck). Thank you Otts for offering the Glass House as a Retreat!!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for a romantic weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful long weekend at The Glass House Retreat celebrating our anniversary. It was such a very beautiful, private setting. We did not get an opportunity to meet the owners, but the personal touches they left in anticipation of our arrival were lovely: (homemade cookies, chocolates on the bed, welcome message, etc.). We very much appreciated the privacy we were afforded. My wife and I were looking forward to the opportunity to escape our hectic lives for a few days and simply enjoy each other's company in total privacy and seclusion - and that is exactly what we got. We're very glad that we discovered this special place, and we definitely plan to return!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Fort Smith, Ar
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Ouachita Country Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 88
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Mena various restaurants
Car: necessary

Map & Directions

https://goo.gl/maps/mYaJw

1 mile of dirt road dead ends into our property. Electronic gate will be open. If not, call 479-216-6190

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mena, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Spring
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£187
for 2 nights
From
£93
From
£101
Fri,Sat
£482
£1,552
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£202
for 2 nights
From
£101
From
£109
Fri,Sat
£521
£1,552
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£187
for 2 nights
From
£93
From
£101
Fri,Sat
£482
£1,552
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£187
for 2 nights
From
£93
£467
£1,552
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 10.5%

Cancellation policy as follows:
15 or more days before arrival date - No Charges will be assessed
8 to 14 days before arrival - $25 per night booked ($125 max)
2 to 7 days before arrival - $50 per night booked ($250 max)
0 to 1 day before arrival - NO REFUND
Extenuating circumstances will be dealt with on a case by case basis.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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