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Straw Bale Artist Retreat

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Last updated: 12/17/2012

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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mena cottage description

The house is both straw bale and traditional stick built with three bedrooms and two bathes as well as an outdoor shower. There is also a small office/utility room that has a twin bed and a sun room with a twin bed. There is a pond in front of the house so you can watch the fisherman in the family. The house was designed for outdoor living, with windows that have screens and ceiling fans, though there is air conditioning in all rooms for those who suffer from the heat. The patio is a wonderful place to spend time just soaking in the beauty of nature.In the evening it is lit with amber lighting which gives off a soft light. It is an extremely snug house for winter days, with a fire in the wood burning stove and the fire place lit. There is electric heat if you are not a fire bug. There is also a play house for the kids with a T.V. and DVD player.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo:

                small CD player that will play your IPOD etc....moreless

              • Books
              • Toys:

                There is a play house with dress up clothes, dishes, dolls, etc., and a few boys toys....moreless

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Live Theater
              • Churches
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Synagogues
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Cinemas

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching

              local services and businesses

              • Massage Therapist
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Fitness Center

              Location Type

                  • Water View:

                    in the front yard is a nice size pond. we practice catch and release...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        There is a table that seats six and a smaller table that seats two....moreless

                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Wood Stove
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        there is plenty of parking on the property...moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                        there is parking for all vehicles though not covered...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Living Room
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Heating:

                        electric units as well as a wood burning stove....moreless

                      • Parking
                      • Telephone:

                        Local calls only....moreless

                      • Iron & Board

                      Kitchen

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Kitchen
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Pantry Items:

                        There are seasonings for cooking....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        there is a canoe for using in the pond that is in the front of the house....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        lovely terrace in the front of the house...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        acres of woods and open space...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

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                      $200.00 for first three nights $150,00$200.00 per night for first three nights $150.00 for each additional night;
                      off season will be Jan. and Feb. as well as June and July Rates will be $150.00;
                      for the first three days and $125.00 for each additional night.Dates available: All year round

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      The property's calendar has not been updated in over 19 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

                       

                      Location

                      13.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
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                      Car: Necessary

                      we are near the largest ATV trails in the nation. One hour from Hot Springs, where you can tour the old bath houses and take hot bathes in the natural spring water. There is also a museum about the gangsters that hung out there in the good old bad old days. Just an hour and a half away is the only diamond mine in North America and you can keep any diamonds you find. There are also crystal mines in the area. There is a crystal clear swimming whole five minutes away and it is 15 miles to some beautiful waterfalls plus miles of hiking trails. Fort Smith is about and hour and a half away. There is a museum there that has the court room of the famous hanging judge.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: I am a artist and work in clay and fiber. Clay was my first love and so I make pottery and sculpt in it. Fiber came along later and I found that weaving is great in the winter when I just cant face getting my hands wet.

                      Why the Owner Chose Mena:
                      This property spoke to me the first time I saw it. Everything I looked at after seeing it just did not touch me the same way.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      It is secluded as it is in what is called a hollow. There is a great pond for fishing and lots of room for walking.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english
                       

                      Photos

                      • Front patio

                        Front patio

                      • Front patio

                        Front patio

                      • Side yard

                        Side yard

                      • Yellow Bedroom

                        Yellow Bedroom

                      • View of fireplace from landing

                        View of fireplace from landing

                      • Side garden in spring

                        Side garden in spring

                      • Dear in the front yard on the dam

                        Dear in the front yard on the dam

                      • glass sink in downstairs bathroom

                        glass sink in downstairs bathroom

                      • Front patio

                        Front patio

                      • Side view of kitchen

                        Side view of kitchen

                      • Green Bedroom

                        Green Bedroom

                      • View from landing

                        View from landing

                      • Other side of living room from landing

                        Other side of living room from landing

                      • Pond in front of house in winter

                        Pond in front of house in winter

                      • shower in downstairs bathroom

                        shower in downstairs bathroom

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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