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Spacious, Secluded, Peaceful, Must See to Believe!

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Cozy den with wood stove.


Last updated: 09/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Paris house description

Shoal Bay cottage will carry you away from the chaos of daily living and you will feel like you have stepped into another world. The peace and tranquility in this secluded setting is all about relaxation! The sound of the wind blowing through the pines and the aroma of the wooded areas and folliage adds to the Cottage experience. My favorite is early morning coffee on front porch with porch swing and two chairs with table. You will hear a rooster crowing and it is not uncommon to see a curious deer walk by. Springtime brings bursts of color and flowering dogwoods! Fall has breathtaking color perfect weather. Road to cottage is paved except for approx. 2 city blocks of dirt/gravel road. Cottage is 2 miles from Hwy 22. My country directions - when you see entrance to Shoal Bay Park, turn right on Bayview Drive, go one block turn right, still Bayview Drive, go around the curve, up the hill and it is the 3rd mailbox on the left! 363 on mailbox.

The master bedroom has a king size bed with lamps on both sides and antique chair with lamp in corner sitting area, TV/VCR. The middle bedroom has a queen bed (pillow top mattress) with beautiful antique dresser and ceiling fan, reading lamp. The sun room across back of house has double iron bed and single iron bed and fan, massage chair and recliner, TV/VCR. Windows surround this room with breathtaking view of back yard with tall pines, several kinds of birds, squirrel, deer and other wildlife can be observed at various times! Hummingbird feeders and bird houses. Room has back door opening onto deck with chairs and table, as well as gas grill and charcoal grill. Wrought iron table with four chairs and two person swing and glider in back yard near rock garden. Volleyball net and volleyball. Have another twin bed available if needed and 3/4 size cot provided. There is a full w/d in laundry room. Spacious kitchen with island and equipped with everything you could need. Small formal living room in entry way with 2 chairs and lamp, adjoins dining area with table and six chairs/high chair. Pak and Play available. Den is very cozy with wood stove, comfy couch and love seat, glider chair, Satellite TV with DVR. Beds are comfy and linens provided.

I am offering special rates for August and September!!

Keywords: Cottage, bed and bath, cabin, multiple family accomodation, lake house

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome:

                Playground at park. Cottage sits on 1 acre, lots of running and digging places for children! Covered sand box, small swimming pool....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                No wild parties, loud music, etc., this is a quiet community and I highly respect the neighbors....moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Complimentary start of coffee, salt, pepper, paper towels, dishwashing liquid and dishwasher detergent. Microwave, coffee pot....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Pots and pans, dishes, silverware, dish towels, etc. Fish fryer. Everything you will need....moreless

              • Catering Available:

                Through Paris individual catering businesses. Of course would need advance notice....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Complimentary start of dishwasher detergent....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Ice trays. Ice available within 5 minutes....moreless

              • Dining
              • Oven
              • Coffee Maker
              • Microwave


              • Linens Provided:

                New, clean, high thread count, Egyptian cotton....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Complimentary start of laundry detergent....moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                Firewood provided....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Lots of parking!...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central H&A...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Gas grill, spacious, sun room, CH&A, games, puzzles, books, massage chair, 2 minutes to Shoal Bay Park with swimming, boating, fishing, hiking trail, Beautiful lake which connects to Arkansas River, Cottage is only 2 miles off Hwy 22, restaurant (country breakfast fit for a king) gas, bait, 15 min to supercenter, 25 min to interstate 40, 20 min to Paris where there are antique shops, consignment shops, lots of garage sales, Walmart, Paris is the Gateway to beautiful Mt Magazine, Quiet secluded setting on 1 acre of breathtaking pines, wooded area on one side, other side secluded by foliage, hammock, coffee pot, crock pot, fire pit in back yard with iron table and chairs, double seated swing, front porch with swing makes morning coffee a perfect way to leisurely start your day, listening to the rooster crow and the birds singing in the crisp morning air with an occasional deer sneaking across the front yard. Lake within walking distance, volleyball net. Smoking outside....moreless


                  • Television:

                    TV's with VCR/CD player den, master bedroom, antique bedroom, can be moved to another room easily or more provided. Dish satellite with DVR in den. ...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    satellite with DVR in den and master bedroom...moreless

                  • Music Library
                  • Video Library
                  • VCR
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books


                      • Mobile Phone:

                        cell phone signal depends on your carrier. Texting always works anywhere....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Deck out back door with chairs and table. Covered front porch with swing, two chairs and a table....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden


                      • Away From It All
                      • Romantic

                      Location & View

                      • Lake View:

                        Cannot see lake but is within walking distance, equivalent to approx. one city block to Shoal Bay Park, which has playground, bathrooms, swimming area, boat ramps, camping, hiking trail, lots of fishing tournaments, lots of southern hospitality in this area! Possible Marina will be build by spring of 2013 with 97 boat slips and 18 boat rentals, store, gas, bait!...moreless

                      • Mountain View:

                        20 min to Paris which is Gateway to the beautiful Mt Magazine, Cove Lake, Lodge. Stop by new Visitor Center for information and many unbelievable displays of wildlife and history on the mountain!!...moreless

                      • Monument View:

                        Visit our popular county court house in Paris at Christmas time covered with lights. People come from all around to see this amazing sight!...moreless

                      • Golf Course View:

                        Golf courses available either direction on Hwy 22....moreless


                      • Museums
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Golf
                      • Sailing
                      • Rafting
                      • Hospital
                      • Cycling
                      • Kayaking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Tennis
                      • Hiking
                      • Spelunking
                      • Hunting
                      • Fishing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Swimming
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Walking
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Restaurants
                      • Live Theater
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shuffleboard
                      • Sledding
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Mountain Biking


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                      My Standard Rate
                      1 night min stay

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                      My $85 fee is for 2 adults and 3children. My fees range from $85 - $150, depending on how many people. There is a price break after 4 days. I have flexible check in and out days when possible. Just request if needed.

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                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                      Last updated: 09/02/2014
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                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy 22
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Hwy 22

                      The New Blaine Fire Department puts on an astronomical firework show on the 4th of July. This is among other activities such as beauty pageants, fish fry's, etc. Also for Fall foliage info go to


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1996

                      About the owner: I lost my husband last year from a long term illness and I retired from 30 years as a medical transcriptionist. I have stayed busy the last year converting my rental into a nightly rental - Shoal Bay Cottage. This has been a dream of mine and has been a challenge, but I have enjoyed it. This cottage has a special place in my heart and I hope others can feel the peace I get when I am there. It has transformed beautifully but I will always be making improvements as I am able.

                      Why the Owner Chose Paris:
                      My husband and I bought this house 15 years ago after love at first sight. After living there for a while we moved back to town (Paris). He had a roofing business and it was difficult running it from out there. Also my six grandchildren live in Paris with many activities I attended. So - the lake house became a rental; now converted to a beautiful cottage which will accomodate two families.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Fishing, walking, boating, swimming and friendly neighbors. Everything is so close, even a good home cooking restaurant as well as a store with gas, grocery items and bait. It is secluded though in a convenient location. Walking distance to the lake/camping area. Beautiful playground, well maintained. Gorgeous sunrise and sunset over the water!

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Cozy den with wood stove.

                        Cozy den with wood stove.

                      • "Antique" bedroom with pillow top mattress and large closet. Q bed,ceiling fan

                        "Antique" bedroom with pillow top mattress and large closet. Q bed,ceiling fan

                      • Shoal Bay Cottage front entrance.

                        Shoal Bay Cottage front entrance.

                      • Clean and spacious kitchen, fully equipped!

                        Clean and spacious kitchen, fully equipped!

                      • Room across back of house. Standard size iron bed has been added.Massage chr.

                        Room across back of house. Standard size iron bed has been added.Massage chr.

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                      $85 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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                      Minimum stay: 1 nights
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