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Ouachita Mountains Luxury Retreat

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 5,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

This beautiful home is nestled in the heart of the Ouachita National Forest. 20 minutes from Lake Ouachita, 5 minutes from biking, floating, hiking, hunting and fishing in the back yard.

The property is an outdoors person's dream. The home is in a working cattle farm which lies in a valley surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest and Muddy Creek Wildlife Management Area. Deer and small game are prevalent on the farm, with the occasional black bear on the property. Hunting, fishing, hiking, biking and boating are all within five minutes, and Lake Ouachita is only twenty minutes away. Fishing is only seconds away, as the 8 acre pond in the backyard is stocked with bass, crappie, bluegills and catfish. Guests have the run of the entire home, pool and spa, as well as the opportunity to fish in the large pond.

Kitchen is fully stocked with pots and pans, bakeware and utensils, as well as sporting a 48" Viking Range with grill. This up-to-date kitchen lets you prepare meals as if you were in your own home. All bathrooms are stocked with towels, and linens are provided. Three bedrooms have king beds and three have queens. Four bedrooms have their own bathroom.

The heart pine flooring throughout the home was salvaged from two local 1800's barns, all lumber in the home (except for trusses) was milled from pine timber on the farm, and the stone for the foundation and the chimney also is from the farm.

The living area offers a recliner and sectional leather sofa, a flat screen 50" tv with DirecTV and plenty of room for relaxing or entertaining.

This property is located in Montgomery County, Arkansas, which is one of the least populated counties in the state and is 82% National Forest. The scenic Ouachita River is less than five minutes away, offering fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking; call Ric Sharp at M&M Canoe and Kayaks for rental and shuttle service. Approximately 20 minutes away is Lake Ouachita, which is virtually surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest and has some 970 miles of Arkansas's most pristine shorelines. Boats, party barges and houseboats may be rented at a number of Marinas around the lake.

For hikers and bikers, the Ouachita Trail and Womble Trail (both of which are designated as International Mountain Biking Association Epic Trails) are within five minutes of the property, and Lake Ouachita Vista Trail is approximately twenty minutes away.

Montgomery County is also a hunter's paradise, with 82% of the county's 800 square miles comprised of the Ouachita National Forest and Muddy Creek Wildlife Management Area. Hunting opportunities include small game, deer, turkey and black bear.

More Details

Owner
RC Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

About RC Smith

I grew up on the farm surrounding this home and built the home when I moved back to the area in 2001. The farm has been in the family for 100 years, and hopefully will remain in the family for 100 more.

RC Smith purchased this house in 2001

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Oden in Montgomery County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom and bath including shower and spa tub
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Attached bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Murphy Bed , Attached bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Attached bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Mother-in-law suite
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

Ouachita Mountains Luxury Retreat
average rating of 4.736842 based on 19 reviews
3

It is a neat house in a beautiful setting and has a serenity about it that helps you feel calm and

  • 3 of 5

We had a neat family reunion and everyone enjoyed the hot tub in the pool. The front porch plus a great place to gather and look out over the scenery.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

Everything we could have wanted! The house was beautiful. So much to do around the house. The hot tub was awesome. We played games every night and caught quite a few fish

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, TX
5

Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this house! It was quite cold for Spring Break, so I don't feel like we got to enjoy all that it had to offer. That said, we got plenty of use out of the hot tub. My kids loved fishing, and we loved watching the cows. My favorite part was the huge dining room table. We had a puzzle going the whole time we were there. Bring whatever you need - you are far out in the country, and you won't want to leave to run to a store. The ice machine wasn't working, so you may want to grab a bag of ice on your way!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will come back when it is warmer! Parts for the ice maker are on order!
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5

Great house, beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here, house had tons of room if you have a large group. It was about an hour from Hot Springs, which we enjoyed, also several trailheads are not too far away. Great experience!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield, MO
5

Very Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

There were only four of us - two couples do there was plenty of room. The bar-b-que grill on the deck and big kitchen made it easy to make all our meals at the house. The pool and hot tub were very refreshing and relaxing. Even the quarter mile driveway was great for our daily walks and jogs. The house was far enough away from everything but close enough for day trips into Hot Springs and to Crater of Diamonds State Park.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Little Rock, Arkansas
5

Awesome girls getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

There was four of us girls on this trip. We had more room than we knew what to do with. The property was spectacular. The beds were comfortable... there is a great table that we spend many hours at playing dice, doing a puzzle, eating and talking at. The pool and hot tub were awesome. Loved talking with Uncle Ed about the history of the property and hearing that it's been in the family 100 years! The pictures on the listing don't do the property justice! We hope to return soon! Thanks for everything! Rhonda, Lisa, Jami and Shelly

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Oden, 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
 
Summer
28 May 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,275
for 5 nights
From
£232
From
£271
Fri,Sat
£1,523
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving '17
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,160
for 4 nights
From
£271
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£464
for 2 nights
From
£193
From
£232
Fri,Sat
£1,353
£4,020
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £386.51
Cleaning Fee £77.3
Pet Fee £77.3

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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