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The White River Cabin

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

If you are looking at a very unique property, this is it!

We designed this cabin for relaxing and getting away. The house is nicely furnished with all the amenities you would have at home, but in a natural setting. The views from the living room, master bedroom, screened porch, deck, and loft are all breathtaking. There is a 300 foot bluff across the river with a train track at the base. You can fish, swim, or just relax in the White River, which is right in the backyard. The river is a low water river most of the year and is nice and cold, perfect during the hot summer months. We have built a fire pit with firewood for those campfire type of evenings. The property has a 1 acre area out front that is perfect for a football or baseball game.

We have looked at several places to stay in the Mountain View area and found something we thought was missing. Most of the properties in the area are very rustic with little amenities. We wanted to combine the rustic feature with today's amenities, including features like internet and stainless steel appliances. There are several activities to do in the area that mostly have to do with the outdoors in the Ozarks. You can listen to bluegrass in town square, shop for antiques at the stores, or enjoy one of the many restaurants in the area. There are several guide services for fishing, horseback riding, canoeing, or hike in the national forest.

The Ozark folk center is within 8 miles of the cabin and Blanchard Springs Caverns are about 20 minutes away. There are an abundance of activities to do, and you can have fun knowing that you have an incomparable and comfortable cabin to come home to.

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Owner
Leslie or Brant Barnes
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Leslie or Brant Barnes

We live in Fayetteville, AR and have always found Mtn. View an awesome place to get away. I was born and raised in Mtn. Home, AR an hour north of there. I am involved in several different businesses in the mid-south area. As a family we enjoy the mountains and the beach. We also have a 2 bedroom condo on the beach in Destin, FL. We enjoy watching other families enjoy the same places we do!

Leslie or Brant Barnes purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Leslie or Brant Barnes chose Arkansas

We decided to build this cabin/house because it would be unique to the area. It has a rustic exterior, with a modern and comfortable interior and is located right on the White River. We originally bought the lots down on the river because of it's beauty. We always knew that nature can't be re-created. When you get an opportunity to buy something truly unique, jump on it. Although it is very secluded and peaceful, we wanted to have modern amenities like Jenn-Aire appliances, flat screen tv for football, and upscale furnishings. We wanted access to the internet so that we could stay there longer periods while staying in touch. I can get my work done in the mornings and then go enjoy nature the rest of they day!!

What makes this cabin unique

Since our cabin is located right on the White River, you never need to leave the property once you arrive. You can float, swim and fish on site, enjoying the quiet mountain views and wildlife.

There is an Arkansas Game and Fish put in close as well. We are 15-20 minutes to Walmart, but still in the middle of nowhere. There is also a 400 ft. bluff across the river with a train at the base. The C-130's from Jacksonville Air Force Base fly by on low altitude training runs. Overall just an awesome place!

Our cabin also has satellite tv and internet.

Amenities

Mountain View Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Stall shower in downstairs bath, full tub/shower in upstairs bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), inflatable twin mattress (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming

Reviews

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The White River Cabin
average rating of 4.431818 based on 44 reviews
5

Beautiful and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our weekend at the White River Cabin! It is very quiet and peaceful. I loved the fact that though their are neighbors close by, it is still secluded.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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the white cabin is a great vacation spot! Very private location just 9 miles from town!

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was great for everybody in the family! Wi-fi and dish for kids and plenty of wildlife. We had a family of deer that visited every afternoon and morning visits from a very friendly squirrel, plenty of rabbits and an occasional roadrunner! The location was just 10 to 16 miles from everything you could want to do. We would love to return in the fall.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time, the house is very nice and comfortable, the property and location were great

  • 3 of 5

but the river access and view were very disappointing. The path to the river was very steep and slippery and there was very little river bank. The trees and underbrush were also very grown up and blocked most of the view of the river from the house and the back yard and the underbrush was full of poison ivy. Because of this it was impossible to enjoy the view while having a cup of coffee in the back yard. That's important to me so I was very disappointed. You could hear the train when it came by but couldn't see anything. Of course, it rained for three days after we arrived which made the river access even worse. The gravel road leading to the house is in pretty bad shape and became worse after the rain. The 9 mile trip to the main road took about 30 minutes due to the condition of the road. The kitchen is great and well equipped, the beds were comfortable and the front yard is nice and well kept. We saw deer every morning and evening and watching the fog in the mornings and afternoon over the ridges in front was very nice. The wifi hardly ever worked; there was no signal for AT&T and a very weak one for Verizon. Overall we had a good experience but better river access and a view of the river would have made it much better!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summer 2017 First Timers

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the cabin. Didn't have any luck catching fish though. The cabin was nice and peaceful. In the mornings the river was low a few of the days so we were able to walk out in it and fish and wade in the cool green waters. We even took our dog out on the river bottom rocky bank and sand. The last few days we were there the river was high all day and we didn't get out in it since we didn't have a boat, kayak or canoe with us. Loved having the shady back yard too. The deck is in need of repair but overall our stay was enjoyable. Blanchard Springs Caverns was a hit! Not too far away for some fun down below!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The cabin was very comfortable and supplied everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Inside is great! Outside needs attention.

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the cabin. The inside is in great condition. There are a few things outside that need attention. The back porch has a real bad spot right out the screened door, could be dangerous with small kids. Also, compared to the cabins right down the street, this cabin could use some cleaning out around the river area to make it more enjoyable to play or fish in.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Little Rock, AR
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Highway 5
Car: necessary

The White River has exquisite trout fishing with guided service available in the area. There are also several boat and canoe rental spots nearby.

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Rates & Availability

Mountain View Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
 
Fall and Winter
Sep 1 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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