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Deepwood House-Architectural Masterpiece in Woods Minutes from U of A Campus

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Located on the crest of Mount Kessler, surrounded by forty acres of wooded hills and pastures, and engulfed in a tranquil forest of maples and oaks, Deepwood House provides an ideal retreat for small groups, families or individuals who desire a unique, private, and relaxing place to stay while visiting Fayetteville.

The award-winning architectural masterpiece, constructed in the Ozark tradition of cedar wood, stone, and glass, was designed by the late former University of Arkansas Architecture professor Herb Fowler, who aptly christened it 'Deepwood'.

The home is fully furnished and equipped, with a master bedroom and bath and two guest bedrooms sharing a second bath. All the floors are natural flagstone, which beautifully complement a massive stone fireplace dominating a cozy living room. It has a spacious deck nestled in a mature maple forest with views down into Fayetteville and a huge stone patio for barbecuing and entertaining.

Deepwood House can accommodate up to six people, but day-use accommodations for more can be arranged. It is a great venue for weddings. Forest and meadow paths are available for those who like to walk, bike, or run.

Deepwood House is so close yet a world away.

Cancellation policy: If reservation is cancelled 60 days or more before the first day of occupancy, the refund is 90%. If cancelled 30 to 59 days before the first day of occupancy, the refund is 60%. If cancelled less than 30 days before the first day of occupancy, 90% may be refunded only if the facility is rebooked for the same period; otherwise, there will be no refund.

Keywords: Private, Shaded, Woodsy, Expansive, Open, View, Architectural Masterpiece, Stone

More Details

Property Manager
Anne Butt
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

Why Anne Butt chose Arkansas

Designed and built for his own family by architect and professor Herb Fowler in 1960, Deepwood has a rich history and was inspired by the 'built-in-nature' designs of mid-century architects such as Fay Jones and Frank Loyd Wright.

What makes this house unique

Experience the beauty of Mt. Kessler from an architectural time capsule.

Amenities

Fayetteville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • library
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Mountain biking and hiking trails, 8 minutes from U of A Campus

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Deepwood House-Architectural Masterpiece in Woods Minutes from U of A Campus
average rating of 4.548387 based on 31 reviews
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

The caretaker is helpful and accommodating. We had a BBQ for 80 ppl. Setting is gorgeous!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Truly a unique treasure!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented many houses through VRBO before, but this was by far the most pleasurable renting experience! Neil was the most gracious host and so accommodating! We came to celebrate our son's graduation from UofA and had the most memorable weekend. We highly recommend this treasure deep in the woods, but so close to town. We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Get Away with easy access to civilization

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 3 thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. With many of the original furnishings and the mid-century design, you really get the feeling that you have taken a step back in time but with all the modern conveniences. The weather was unusually cold, but with the cozy fire to keep us warm and Neil's help restocking the wood pile, we sort of enjoyed the excuse to stay inside in the evenings and read, watch tv, play cards, etc. Neil was even kind enough to lend us a coat on the first day, since we were coming from 60+ degree Dallas and had forgotten to bring one. My only regret about the weather is that we didn't get to spend time on the deck or walking the property.

It is definitely secluded out here, and you feel like you are away from it all but you are just about 5 minutes from WalMart for groceries, and numerous chain restaurants, and only 10 to 15 minutes from downtown Fayetteville, and 35 minutes to Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville.

You will find everything you need here - paper towels, toilet paper, soap, shampoo, etc. so all you need to bring is any food and beverages you might want. The kitchen is well equipped with dishes, cookware, utensils and even some staples like cooking oil, salt, pepper, butter, etc. I did not see a wine opener but we always travel with a Swiss Army knife so we had one (and my guess is there is one somewhere, I just missed it).

We would definitely stay here again and recommend it to others.

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

Beautiful retreat in the woods

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Deepwood for a women's weekend getaway and it was perfect! We are from Fayetteville, so it offered seclusion in the woods while still being about 20 minutes away from home (and 10 from the grocery!). The caretaker, Neil, could not have been more hospitable. He chopped firewood for the fireplace, offered to help carry bags in, and located a box of rice when one of us dropped a cell phone in the water. Talk about full-service!

The house has lots of history and charm and is located directly across from a Mt. Kessler trailhead that offered amazing views. We could not have been happier with our stay and plan to return in the future for some more R&R!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

My back feels better when I leave Deepwood House.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Beautiful setting, stunning house

  • 5 of 5

The perfect hide away in the woods with an amazing view, incredible, interesting architecture, and great hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Map

Nice walking paths in the woods nearby.

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Rates & Availability

Fayetteville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July 22
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 23 2017
1 night minimum stay
$260
 
 
TCU
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Bikes Blues and BBQ
Sep 20 2017 - Sep 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
New Mexico State
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Auburn
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Coastal Carolina
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Mississippi State
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Missouri
Nov 24 2017 - Nov 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$235
From
$255
Fri,Sat
$1,575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Tax Rate 9.75%

1. Reservations are confirmed upon full payment. Checks or credit cards are accepted.
2. Cancellation policy: If cancellations are made 60 days or more before the first day of occupancy, the refund is 90%. If made 30 days or more before the first day of occupancy, the refund is 60%. If made less than 30 days before the first day of occupancy, 90% will be refunded only if the facility is rebooked, otherwise, there will be no refund.

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