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Secluded Lodge in a Rustic Mountain Setting. Borders Buffalo National River Park

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Last updated: 09/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Boxley lodge description

Nestled in the forest atop the Upper Buffalo National River is our dream home that we now share with you. Saddleback Lodge sports beautiful landscape views of the Ozark Mountains and is reminiscent of a classic hunting lodge. The lodge accommodates 20 overnight guests in 2 king beds, 6 queen beds, 4 twin beds and 5 baths. It features a fully equipped kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, wireless internet, wrap-around porch, and a large GAME ROOM. The Lodge is minutes away from Buffalo National River hiking trails, canoeing, horseback riding trails, and elk viewing. The lodge is the perfect place for your next Buffalo River vacation, reunion, or special event. It is secluded one mile off Highway 21 just five minutes from where the Buffalo River flows through the Historic Community of Boxley Valley.

Amenities
• Fully equipped Kitchen
• Game room with Pool Table, Foosball, Ping Pong, Air Hockey, PS2 with Games, & Board Games
• Wood Burning Fireplace
• Jacuzzi Tub
• Wireless Internet
• Dish Satellite Service
• TVs in all Bedrooms
• 73-inch TV in Living Room
• 60-inch TV in Game room
• Bed & Bath Linens
• Laundry Room
• Laundry & Dish Soap
• Paper Products
• Gas Grill on Deck
• DVDs/VHS
• Horse Friendly ($10 per horse per night)
• Hiking Saddleback Branch & Waterfall
• Fishing
• Horseshoes
• Open Fire Pit
• Wildlife Watching
• Star Gazing

Minutes away from Buffalo National River Activities

Hiking
• Hawksbill Crag
• Lost Valley
• Glory Hole
• Smith Creek Preserve
• Center Point

Canoeing
• Boxley
• Ponca
• Steel Creek
• Kyle's Landing

Elk Viewing
• Boxley
• Ponca

Horseback Riding
• Steel Creek to Granny Henderson's Cabin
• Upper Buffalo Wilderness Trail
• Center Point to Big Bluff

Whether you have come to the area to hike, horseback ride, canoe, or simply relax, this is your home. This is truly the perfect place for a family getaway for those looking for the authentic Buffalo River vacation!

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking allowed on porch....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Main Floor King Suite with Private Bath & Window Seat...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Main Floor Queen Suite with Window Seat & Adjacent Bath....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Upstairs Queen Suite with Private Bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            Upstairs Queen Suite with Private Bath and Toddler Bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 king

            Downstairs King Suite...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

            Downstairs Queen Suite...moreless

          • Bunk Room: 4 twin/ single

            Downstairs Bunk Room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            King Private Bath with Jacuzzi Tub, Shower, & Double Sinks...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Main floor Bathroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Upstairs Bathroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

            Upstairs Bathroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

            Downstairs Bathroom...moreless

          • Bath linens, hand soap, and toilet paper provided.

          Other Amenities

              • Complimentary paper towels and toilet paper provided, as well as, hand soap, dish soap, laundry detergent, and trash bags....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player:

                DVD/VHS player in Game Room...moreless

              • Foosball
              • Game Room:

                Large Game Room with Pool Table, Foosball, Air Hockey, and Ping Pong....moreless

              • Games:

                Board games available in Game Room....moreless

              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dish satellite service available on all TVs....moreless

              • Television:

                73' TV in Living Room 60' TV in Game Room TVs in all bedrooms....moreless

              • Video Games:

                PS2 with a few games available in Game Room...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Video library located in Laundry Room....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                Wood burning fireplace. Wood provided....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Wood burning fireplace or electric heat provided....moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Bedding is provided with extra blankets available in the Linen closet. ...moreless

              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone:

                Landline phone provided for local calls only. Bring calling card for long distance calls No cell service at the Lodge due to the remote location....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Bath towels are provided with extra towels available in laundry room. ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Detergent provided....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Bunn coffee maker. Filters provided....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fully equipped with cooking utensils, cookware, dinnerware, flatware, platters, and serving bowls....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Detergent provided....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Well-equipped kitchen food processor, rice cooker, mixer, George Foreman grill & waffle maker, electric skillets, crockpots, and electric knife....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Jenn-Air electric self-cleaning convection oven. Also an electric oven roaster is provided....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Some spices are provided. Guests must bring their own groceries....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Side by side fridge with filtered ice maker and water....moreless

              • Stove:

                Jenn-Air four burner cooktop with grill....moreless

              • Toaster:

                Four slice toaster...moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Wrap-around porch with table, grill and rockers....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas grill located on back porch....moreless

               

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              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $800
              $5,040

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $69
              • Security Dep $500
              • Tax Rate 10%

              Notes:

              The lodge is also a great choice for your special event, business retreat, or family reunion. Limit 100 guests.

              Special Event Rates

              • $1,000 Event Fee

              • $500 Security/Damage Deposit

              60-day cancellation notice for full refund less $100 administration fee.

              10% discount when seven nights are booked.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 09/28/2014
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              Location

              75 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Fayetteville, Arkansas / XNA Airport
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              21

              Reconnect with your loved ones by visiting the Buffalo National River Park, America's first National River. The River flows 135 miles through the majestic Ozark Mountains and offers many outdoor adventures. Canoe the river, explore the trails, drive the scenic routes, or view the famous Arkansas Elk herd in the Boxley Valley. Saddleback Lodge is in the heart of the Upper Buffalo National River Park and just minutes from where the River flows through the historic Boxley Valley. Floating the Buffalo is fun and exciting, but the adventures don't stop there. Allow the Upper Trails to take you to historic home sites and numerous waterfalls, including the most popular, Lost Valley; most photographed Arkansas Landmark, Hawksbill Crag; or the highest waterfall between the Rockies and the Appalachians, Hemmed in Hollow at 204 feet.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              About the owner: This area has always been home for me. Both sets of my Grandparents were born in what is now known as the Buffalo National River Park. My 24 year old Maternal Grandpa married the love of his life when she was 15 and moved her into a 16x16 cabin which he had built on the River in 1927. The partial foundation and chimney still marks the location of this home site. My dad walked across the Buffalo River every weekend to date my mom. I grew up with 3 siblings on Cave Mountain, just up the road from the famous Hawksbill Crag. My husband, Allen, and I purchased this land in 2000, which is just across the hollow from where I grew up. This is now home to Saddleback Lodge which we built in 2007.

              Why the Owner Chose Boxley:
              Saddleback Lodge is our dream home, but was built late in life when our kids were almost ready to leave the nest. We love our family get-togethers here, but now want to share this wonderful home with you.

              The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
              Saddleback Lodge features Spruce Pine Logs, Native Stone, Cedar, and Aspen throughout the 6000 square foot structure. It offers many unique benefits, such as complete privacy, wood-burning fireplace, large game room, open fire pit, on-site hiking trail to the majestic waterfall, and the beautiful view off the back porch.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

               

              Photos

              • Saddleback Lodge - Summer

                Saddleback Lodge - Summer

              • Saddleback Lodge at Night

                Saddleback Lodge at Night

              • View of Living Room from front door

                View of Living Room from front door

              • Jenn-Air Four Burner Gas Range with Grill

                Jenn-Air Four Burner Gas Range with Grill

              • Main Floor King Private Bath with Double Sinks.  Also has walk-in shower.

                Main Floor King Private Bath with Double Sinks. Also has walk-in shower.

              • Main Floor Queen Suite with Window Seat

                Main Floor Queen Suite with Window Seat

              • Upstairs Queen Suite.  Private bath with Shower/Tub combo.

                Upstairs Queen Suite. Private bath with Shower/Tub combo.

              • Queen beds in Loft

                Queen beds in Loft

              • Queen Suite located downstairs

                Queen Suite located downstairs

              • Game room with Pool Table, Air Hockey, Foosball, Ping Pong, PS2 & 60 inch TV

                Game room with Pool Table, Air Hockey, Foosball, Ping Pong, PS2 & 60 inch TV

              • Open Fire Pit

                Open Fire Pit

              • On-site hiking to Waterfall

                On-site hiking to Waterfall

              • Saddleback Lodge, Christmas 2013

                Saddleback Lodge, Christmas 2013

              • View of Wood-Burning Fireplace in the Living Room

                View of Wood-Burning Fireplace in the Living Room

              • Seat four at the Kitchen Bar

                Seat four at the Kitchen Bar

              • Main Floor King Suite with Window Seat & Private Bath

                Main Floor King Suite with Window Seat & Private Bath

              • Jacuzzi Tub in King Main Floor Private Bath

                Jacuzzi Tub in King Main Floor Private Bath

              • Main Floor Bathroom with Shower/Tub Combo.  Adjacent to Main Floor Queen Suite.

                Main Floor Bathroom with Shower/Tub Combo. Adjacent to Main Floor Queen Suite.

              • Upstairs Queen Suite.  Private Bath with Shower.  This room has a Toddler Bed.

                Upstairs Queen Suite. Private Bath with Shower. This room has a Toddler Bed.

              • Bunk room (4 twins) located downstairs.

                Bunk room (4 twins) located downstairs.

              • King Suite located downstairs

                King Suite located downstairs

              • Wild Life viewing from Front Porch rockers.

                Wild Life viewing from Front Porch rockers.

              • Wildlife that roams on property

                Wildlife that roams on property

              • View from Back Porch

                View from Back Porch

              VRBO #554657

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              Date last modified - Monday, September 29, 2014

              $800 per night (USD)
              3

              7 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 20

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