Secluded Family Cabin on South Sylamore Creek- Fishing, Swimming, Hiking!
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Mountain View cabin description
Located just 15 minutes from the Stone County courthouse square, the cabin is the ideal, secluded hideaway. Waterfront access to South Sylamore creek makes this the perfect place to angle for panfish, soak in the water, or skip rocks with the kids. Hike and explore the five acres of mountain and meadow where you can spot wild turkey, deer and even an occasional bald eagle. Or just kick back and watch the hummingbirds and gold finches from your bedroom balcony.
Main Cabin: 2 bedrooms with queen beds, 1 and a half baths, patio room with full size futon, queen hide-a-bed sofa in living area. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. Linens/towels provided. Flat screen tv with dvd player. Gas fireplace in the living room. Covered deck with gas grill. Private balconies off upstairs bedrooms.
Guest Cabin: a one bedroom/one bath guest cabin is also available for an additional charge. The guest cabin offers a mini-fridge, microwave and coffee pot. The guest cabin is not rented separately from the Main Cabin.
Please note our $5 per additional guest fee applies to children who will be using cabin bedding and linens. Do not include young children for whom you will be bringing portable cribs.
CHECK OUT OUR WINTER SPECIAL. JANUARY 6 THRU MARCH 3, WE ARE OFFERING A RATE OF $65 PER NIGHT, AND A ONE FREE NIGHT FOR STAYS OF FIVE NIGHTS OR MORE.
- 1200 sq. ft.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Considered:
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- DVD Player
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Water View
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Medical Services
- Mountain Climbing
- Mountain Biking
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
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Relaxing & Beautiful
Relaxing & Beautiful
Cabin at the Creek is all that is promised in the description. The owners were very helpful and the cabin was clean. We loved the simple decor, it perfectly matched the house and highlighted the natural beauty from outside the windows. We fished and explored the surrounding area, there is a fire pit we wish we could have used but it rained our last night. We are hoping to return with our family in the future. However, I am afraid this place will become very popular and we won't be able to book it, it really is a gem : ) A few tips for visitors: - The driveway is steep but the scenery is beautiful. We had no trouble with a small car. - If you are staying for a long time and are planning to cook your meals, you might want to bring your favorite pots and pans. The ones they provided were great for a small stay, but if we come back I will bring a few of my own. But maybe I'm just a picky cook : ) - We ate at JoJo's and Tommy's Famous Pizza. Both are good local places and we were satisfied. - If you like to explore bring good boots. There is a path cut in the tall grass, but you will be able to do a lot more if you have good "snake boots"
- Guest Heather N.
- Date of stay 11/15/13
- Review Submitted 11/25/13
What a great cabin. It feels secluded without being too far from everything. We will definitely go back - and have already shared with friends!
- Guest Lorraine M.
- Date of stay 11/08/13
- Review Submitted 11/13/13
Recommended for: Pet owners, romantic getaway.
Wonderful fall weekend getaway!
Wonderful fall weekend getaway!
This was a wonderful venue for a weekend getaway in the Ozarks! True to Arkansas weather, it was warm enough to swim and wade in the creek (which is beautiful and clear) one day, and cold enough to hike with coats on the next :). The accomodations are simple and lovely. The drive in is on a gravel road, but not alarming in any way (if you have ever driven on a gravel road before) like some folks made it out to be. I think the gravel road adds to the charm and seclusion. You could not ask for a more secluded and beautiful setting. We loved it and plan to return. I think this is a great cabin for all seasons! I would highly recommend if you want a secluded spot to get away from it all. In my opinion, finding a selcuded spot can be hard, but this one fits the bill! Also, a whole fmaily of deer came to visit us the last morning we were there. It was wonderful to stand on the porch and watch them. It is also an easy 15 minute drive to town and all ammenitities, which is a great bonus!
- Guest weekend adventurer (Fayettevile, AR)
- Date of stay 10/04/13
- Review Submitted 10/09/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+, romantic getaway.
Definitely an adventure! When we arrived there was a county wide power outage. We used that time to explore South Sylamore Creek and the land surrounding the cabin. Such beautiful surroundings! We were able to enjoy splashing in the creek, picking up rocks, and watching the hummingbirds. At sunset we watch the sky fire up the mountain top in the distance while listening to turkeys flying up to roost. The cabin was clean and well appointed. We cannot wait to return to Mt. View and South Sylamore Creek.
- Guest Maurisa L.
- Date of stay 09/05/13
- Review Submitted 09/11/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Manager response: Thank you for being a good sport about the power outage. I'm glad they got it restored quickly. We look forward to having ya'll back sometime soon.
This place is so relaxing. The cabin is lovely and very clean. The road getting there is a bit steep but its worth it. The creek is cool and clear... Overall it's a beautiful place that we want to revisit! The only suggestion I have is a porch swing!
- Guest Aprivett (Walnut Ridge, AR)
- Date of stay 08/23/13
- Review Submitted 08/28/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Manager response: LOL. We'll look into getting a swing on the porch. Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your stay.
The Perfect Ozark Cabin
The Perfect Ozark Cabin
This is a striking cabin, simple, without forced ruggedness. The creek is a short and pleasant walk from the front porch. A deep pool is just yards downstream, perfect for fishing or swimming. The property was well maintained. Refreshingly clean. Amy (the manager) was very attentive and kind. I consider myself an aficionado of Ozark cabins. This is my new favorite.
- Guest Gabe (Little Rock, AR)
- Date of stay 06/28/13
- Review Submitted 07/12/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, families with young children, age 55+, romantic getaway.
Manager response: We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay and would love to have you back again!
We loved the location being so private. The cabin was excellently designed for our family. Being close to a creek that large was wonderful and we spent a lot of time there. We loved it so much we will probably come back. We did have some concerns: property line is not defined. Neighbors down river had to tell us we were trespassing, fire alarm downstairs was missing and one fire alarm battery was dead. No broom to clean up. No garbage can to put garbage bags in. No garbage bags provided, except the first one. Bugs were in the bedroom so much that they got in our suitcases and in our bed. No dishwashing soap. Return will be conditioned on these concerns being taken care of.
- Guest Curtis (The Woodlands, Texas)
- Date of stay 07/01/13
- Review Submitted 07/07/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, romantic getaway.
Manager response: Thank you for letting us know the fire alarm batteries needed to be replaced. Thankfully, that’s an easy fix. If a guest removes the fire alarm from the wall, we will obviously replace it. The cabin does have a broom; it’s always been stored between the refrigerator and the wall. We leave trash bags based on our renter’s stay, and amount of people staying due to severe trash abuse in the past. We don’t provide an outside can because of our rural location and wildlife. We simply ask that guests leave the bagged trash in the house for us to remove after your departure. Dishwashing soap is provided and located under the sink in the kitchen. I don’t know why or how the bugs got into your bedroom. Our housekeeper cleans thoroughly between each guest and has not seen any bugs in the bedroom. If guests go in and out the balcony door, it’s possible the bugs came in at that time. These concerns are simple, easy fixes and that is why we ask renters to let us know of any missing items or any concerns upon arrival or within the first 24 hours of their stay. My email and personal phone number is left in the cabin for your convenience. Please contact me so issues can be resolved during your stay. Thank you for staying with us, I hope you do decide to come back again!
Cabin at the Creek
Cabin at the Creek
We really enjoyed our stay at the cabin. While I am listing the pros and cons, I would like to be clear that for me, the pros absolutely outweighed the cons. Pros: - Gorgeous cabin and beautiful property - Very roomy. 2 bedrooms, 2 futons and a couch that pulls out. - Night time view from master balcony is like nothing I have ever seen at night. We saw multiple satellites and meteorites. My daughter loved the lightning bug show:) Amazing and romantic. Frankly made our stay here. If we come back, I will be bringing a telescope. Fabulous!!! Only thing that could have made it better is a 2 person hammock (hint, hint, LOL). - Very remote and secluded. Great for privacy. - Beds comfy. Master bed is firmer than the guest bedroom - There is a creek on the property that you can fish and swim in and hunt for rocks with fossils. - Lots of room for the kids to run and explore Cons - You do have to drive down over a mile of dirt / gravel road. The last half mile or so is a bit nerve racking as it is downhill. - You cannot drink the well water. Be sure to bring plenty for drinking and brushing teeth. - Cabin could have been cleaner. There was stuff spilled all inside the refrigerator. We had to scrub it down before we could use it. - There is no washer or dryer. Things to know - If you want to enjoy a glass of wine while star gazing, be sure to bring it with you. Cabin is in a dry county. It is about a 40 mile drive to a county with wine - and even then it is hard to find. - Cabin is in the country. If you have kids, you will need bug spray as there are ticks and mosquitoes. - Bring your own DVD's to entertain the little ones. There is a TV and DVD player. - You can get cell reception. - There is a one bedroom unit right next to the cabin that could be rented for extra family members, or possibly a stranger. I am not sure how often it is rented, but the cabin website calendar shows when things are rented. If this would be an issue, you could check that.
- Guest Carrie (Broken Arrow, OK)
- Date of stay 06/03/13
- Review Submitted 06/09/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, families with young children, romantic getaway.
Manager response: We're so glad that your family enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that you can come back, again! I do want to mention that since your visit we have upgraded the water filtration system to double what it had been before and also made some changes to the well. The water is very clear and free of any sediment from the well and is drinkable for any guest. Also, we have recently added a washer and dryer in the Main Cabin for guest use. Thank you for your review and encouraging others to come visit us, we appreciate it!
had a wonderful time and hoping to comeback soon
- Guest mike (judsonia ar.)
- Date of stay 11/30/12
- Review Submitted 06/06/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, people with disabilities, sightseeing, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+, romantic getaway.
Manager response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and would love to have you back, any time!
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|My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Additional guest rate includes children who will be using provided bedding. If you have young children who will be using portable bedding that you will be bringing with them, do not include them in your quote inquiry.
- Cleaning Fee: $35 + tax
- Pet Fee: $35 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit: $50
- Tax Rate 8%
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Main Cabin and Guest Cabin
Dining Area looking into the Living Area
Walking in the front door and stairway
Half Bath Upstairs
Front Balcony early morning view
Guest Cabin interior
South Sylamore Creek in front of the Cabin
Front Balcony view
Second Bedroom with balcony
Fog over the mountains in the meadow
Guest Cabin Exterior
View from the front porch down to the creek
Sunrise over the meadow
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