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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
Neil Norberg
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

Why Neil Norberg chose Fayetteville

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! 4.6/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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Deepwood House-Architectural Masterpiece in Woods Minutes from U of A Campus
average rating of 4.6 based on 35 reviews
5

Fantastic house

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house and location close to the city. Everything about the house was great.

But, they should really let you know that the caretaker stays in the adjacent detached house about 75' away though. If someone (us) was looking for complete solitude and privacy, that's kind of a bummer to discover when you show up.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great memories

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for a more beautiful place to be for Thanksgiving!

The Voisin's

Mena

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing wooded house!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd visit to the Deepwood house. It is a wonderful treasure just outside Fayetteville. Neil makes sure everything is perfect for the visit. Plenty of firewood ready! We love this wonderful house!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Sherman, Texas
5

LOVE at first Sight!

  • 5 of 5

Our 25th Wedding Anniversary Celebration was a dream come true because of all of the grandeur and serenity at this beautiful place! Neil made us feel welcome with our first correspondence and right on through the day we departed. We loved that restaurants and sightseeing was close by yet we could escape back to the quiet at the end of the day!

This is a trip and stay we will mark down as one of our best!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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Okkahoma
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
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Map

Nice walking paths in the woods nearby.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
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.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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