The Best Historic District Victorian Cottage in Eureka Springs
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Eureka Springs cottage description
Experience Eureka Springs the same way residents did over one hundred years ago...in this lovely home in the very heart of Eureka's Historic District.
Built in 1885, this cottage is in the National Register of Historic Homes and is one of the finest examples of the many beautifully restored Historic Victorian homes of this era. It is furnished with many period antiques.
You will find that The Bodie House is a charming Victorian cottage with all the gingerbread trim, located in the heart of the Historic District. You are mere steps (next door) from the trolley stop or a short stroll to the historic downtown for fine dining, unique shops, boutiques and art galleries. Should you decide to venture out for some hiking, horseback riding, boating or fishing, all are found close by. Eureka Springs is surrounded by lakes, rivers, streams and even caves, all just minutes from the Bodie House.
This Historic Victorian cottage is beautifully furnished including a full kitchen and laundry room. Hi speed wireless internet, flat screen high definition TV, DVD, and CD/FM/AM stereo add to your enjoyment. The private deck overlooks and has a full view of the Eureka Springs Valley and the Christ of the Ozarks. A friendly front porch is perfect for people and parade watching. Or, if you like, just enjoy a quiet moment experiencing the natural beauty of Eureka Springs at the Bodie House.
A dining room offers a cozy place to enjoy your meals or a game of cards. There is plenty of room to spread out and relax at The Bodie House.
The Bodie House is a great choice for couples or families. Although there is room enough to sleep up to six people, it is the perfect choice for four. Two bedrooms with double beds and a pull-out couch can accommodate you.
A stay in the Bodie House offers privacy, comfort and rest not found at bed and breakfast rentals. You won’t have anyone staying in the room next door, and you won’t have breakfast with strangers! Yet, you will find all the style and class of a bed and breakfast.
The Bodie House will complement your vacation in every way. From the quiet surroundings to the beautiful views, you will enjoy every aspect.
Rates start at $179.00 per night (off season) to $199 during high season, for up to 4 people, based on a 2-night minimum on weekends. A 3- day minimum may apply to certain holiday and festival weekends. Each additional person is $15.00 per night (cottage sleeps 6). Advance notice and deposit are required. Please call for rental information.
Keywords: great views, privacy, cozy, historic, victorian
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Beautiful Front Porch and Rear Deck Views
- CD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Monument View
- Rock Climbing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
ReviewsWrite a review
Rundown, stairs are scary, not appropriate for aged, bathrooms-shower unhandy, in reality did not measure up to the advertisement, we were very disappointed...
- Guest JR (Tenn)
- Date of stay 06/23/13
- Review Submitted 06/29/13
Manager response: Dear Sir, we are sorry to hear you were disappointed. We rent the house over 100 nights per year and our reviews are overwhelmingly positive. The house is over 128 years old and is in a constant state of projects and repairs. We are continuously upgrading, painting and refreshing. So I cannot be sure what rundown means, but we are always improving and the house is always clean. The stairs are common to old houses all over Eureka Springs. In fact, it is nearly impossible to find historic properties without them. Our stairs are extremely safe due to the hand rails on both sides and narrowness of them. I spoke with our property manager today and he assured me you were told about the stairs prior to your stay. The bathroom has an antique bear claw tub. I'm sorry if this was not satisfactory. The shower in the utility room should have sufficed if you were not able to use the bath. I would like to offer you or your family a greatly discounted future stay due to your disappointment. Please contact the management for details. Thank You.
love this cottage
love this cottage
My family loved staying at the cottage. It is larger than the outside picture shows. Parking was great. Neighbors wonderful. And at first we had concerns on the stair case since my parents are in their late 70's. But it was no problem. Place is clean. And a short walk to town. We had fun watching people and trolleys from the front porch.
- Guest robina (kansas)
- Date of stay 10/08/12
- Review Submitted 01/15/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Charming House - Good location
Charming House - Good location
We enjoyed our stay. The house was immaculate and amply stocked. Loved the location and local color. Great neighbors. Nice walks in both directions. Great scenery. Not a problem for us, but note there are stairs. One thing that we would have liked is better lighting on the back deck. Thank you for sharing your home.
- Guest MemawJay (Sweeny, TX)
- Date of stay 05/10/11
- Review Submitted 05/25/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway.
Manager response: Thanks so much for the nice comments. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return. As for the deck lighting, we just recently replaced the siding on that side of the house and built an awning over the french doors to protect from water damage. The last thing we have to do is install the light fixtures (wiring is already ready). This will be completed in early July. We hope you get to see it! Regards, Jack Bodie
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Year Purchased: 1983
About: Dr. Bodie has lived most of his life in Richardson, Texas. He attended Richardson West Junior High and graduated from Richardson High School in 1972. After graduating from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1976, Dr. Bodie returned to Richardson. He was employed by Texas Instruments, as a manufacturing engineer, until he was accepted into dental school. He graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch ( UT Health Science Center in Houston ) in 1981 with the degree Doctor of Dental Surgery. After two associateships in the Houston area, Dr. Bodie returned to Richardson in 1982 to associate with Dr. Alvin Foster, whom had practiced dentistry in Richardson since 1958. Dr. Foster retired in 1985. Dr. Bodie is an active member of the Dallas County Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association, and has completed over two thousand hours of postgraduate training and continuing education. Dr. Bodie currently resides in Richardson with his wife of 31 years, Sherrill, and daughters Carlan 26 and Erin 21.
Why Eureka Springs:
A beautiful town in a peaceful setting.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Outdoor wilderness, outdoor serenity, outdoor activities and old world town.
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Welcome to the Bodie House!
Perfect for Dining or a Game of Cards!
Comfy Guest Bedroom.
Have Dinner or a Party on the Deck!
Living Room with a View of Christ of the Ozarks!
Master Bedroom Opens to Deck with More Scenic Views!
Awsome Views from the Deck!
A Great Front Porch for Parade and People Watching
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2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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