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Wits End Ranch-Cabin, Family Reunions, Weddings! Borders Buffalo River Natl.Park

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Last updated: 08/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The Wits End Ranch location is private and secluded, yet less than 5 minutes from U.S. Hwy 65, ¼ mile past the Hwy. 65 & Coursey’s Dr. Junction. It is one of the most beautiful spots in the Ozark Mountains. WEDDINGS, Family Reunions, retreats ... or just a relaxing getaway. The Wits End Ranch is located less than an hour south of Harrison, Arkansas and less than 2 hours from Little Rock, Arkansas and the Springfield/Branson, MO area.

The Ranch property borders the Buffalo National River Park N.P.. There are miles of hiking, biking and horse trails, spectacular scenery, wildlife and outdoor fun for every season of the year. Enjoy a beautiful sunset from the spacious deck. Relax in front of the huge fireplace on fall and winter evenings. A great escape from the hustle and bustle of the real world. Perfect for a family reunion, company retreat or romantic getaway.

The Main House sets high on a hill overlooking the 100,000+ acre National Park. It has two bathrooms, 2 large bedrooms, 1 with a king and 2 double beds, one with a queen, two double beds and a single bed. The living room has a sleeper sofa and two day beds. All towels and linens are furnished. There is a large fireplace, central AC/heat and a fully equipped kitchen. There is a screened in porch, large deck, picnic tables, BBQ grills (charcoal) horse shoes and volleyball/badminton. The yard area is landscaped with rock gardens and natural beauty all around.

The Bunk House can be rented along with the Main House, to accommodate large groups. It has a window AC unit, a bathroom (with a shower), refrigerator, coffee pot and microwave. There are 4 double beds, 4 single beds and a sleeper sofa. It is located across the driveway from the Main House.
*We have 6- 10 X 10 outdoor metal pens for your horses and a large area to park trucks/trailers.

Keywords: Buffalo National River National Park, Tyler Bend Area. Private secluded 2 bedroom/2 bath main cabin & a bunkhouse bordering the National Park

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Volley ball, badnitten & many family board games, large checker game on a table, kid videos and some kid books as well as books for older readers....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking outside only please...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    pets ok as long as owner agrees to be responsible for any clean up/damage cost....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Main cabin has ramp for access thru front door. *step down to living room inside main cabin-no ramp*...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen, 2 double

    Main cabin bedroom 2...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 double

    Main cabin bedroom 1*sleeper sofas also in living m....moreless

  • Wedding Chapel/Event Building/Bunk

    Wedding Chapel & Events bldg.- xtra sleep area 10-14 people ...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (6), Double Beds (2 )( main cabin has 2 large 400 sq. ft. bedrooms & a sleeper sofa and 2 small corner window daybeds. The bunkhouse is one large room with a shower and refrigerator (no cooking)), ,Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1 main cabin: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bath-Bunkhouse/chapel/Event bld.: shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2 main cabin: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Picnic tables, outdoor fire pit, outdoor pens for your horses w/water available, walk to the National Park trail system from the Wits End Ranch property, horseshoes, volleyball net. Only an hour and a half scenic drive from the Table Rock lake, Branson and Siiver Dollar City area. Less than 2 hours from Little Rock Arkansas....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Horse shoe pits, volley ball/badmitten, frisbees, many family board games, books, cards...moreless

  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Library
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Main cabin deck overlooks national park...moreless

  • Rural:

    Great place with fantastic views for outdoor WEDDINGS, Reunions, Retreats......moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    3 dining tables in main cabin-one in chapel/bunkhouse...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    central system in main cabin window unit in chapel/bunkhouse...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Large fireplace in the main cabin....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    100,000+ acres of National Park to hike, bike, run......moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell towers in the area. The Wits End Ranch sets on one of the highest points in the area. Cell reception is usually very good....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    extra parking area for large groups/weddings/meetings...moreless

  • Telephone:

    cell phone tower nearby and the Wits End Ranch sets atop one of the highest hills in the area, Good cell phone reception....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    main cabin...moreless

Kitchen

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    WEDDINGS, sunsets... on the large deck overlooking the National Park...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    2 charcoal grills-main cabin...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Clean fee ea. building $65 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.5%

Notes:

Main Cabin $225.00 per night/4 people. Bunk/chapel/event building is $155.00 a night up to 4 ppl. Add. Guests $15.00 ea. per night. Day use guests $3 ea. Call for wedding $$ info

Family Reunion Specials:Maincabin 2 nights up to 12 people $580.00 +tax. add 1 night $160.+tax Main cabin&bunkhouse up to 20 ppl $920.00+tax/clean fee. add a night $260.+tax.

Check in is 4 PM-Out 10AM

50% due at booking and balance due prior to check in. Credit cards ok- Owner can take credit card info over the phone or, time permitting, checks are accepted 2 weeks or more in advance of the rental date.


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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Harrison, Arkansas
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Silver Hill Canoes/Kayaks 870-439-2372 hwy. 65
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
Harrison, AR-Branson, MO
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US Hwy. 65
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
St. Joe, Gilbert, Marshall, Arkansas

Car: Recommended

Marshall, Gilbert, Leslie and St. Joe Arkansas: There are crafts, antiques, furniture and gift stores along with restaurants, churches and a drive-in movie theater.

Wildlife Viewing: You can enjoy seeing the Buffalo National River elk herd at many locations along the Buffalo River. We also have a wonderful variety of wildlife including whitetail deer, black bear, fox, bobcat, wild turkeys, bald eagles and great blue herons.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Labor Day 3 day weekend specis

    Labor Day 3 day weekend specis

  • Biking back to the Wits End Ranch from the miles of roads in the National Park

    Biking back to the Wits End Ranch from the miles of roads in the National Park

  • Like Sunsets? Sunset view from the deck of the main cabin 2/19/2016

    Like Sunsets? Sunset view from the deck of the main cabin 2/19/2016

  • Deck view, fog over the river valley

    Deck view, fog over the river valley

  • Deck view-fog on the river and moon rise.

    Deck view-fog on the river and moon rise.

  • Summer deck view- fog on the Buffalo National River

    Summer deck view- fog on the Buffalo National River

  • bluff view in the winter not far from  the Wits End Ranch

    bluff view in the winter not far from the Wits End Ranch

  • Main dining area, main cabin

    Main dining area, main cabin

  • Wedding on the deck-Weddings packages start at $2940.00/3 nights call for info.

    Wedding on the deck-Weddings packages start at $2940.00/3 nights call for info.

  • Enjoy the fireplace after a winter day of hiking in the Buffalo River Natl. Park

    Enjoy the fireplace after a winter day of hiking in the Buffalo River Natl. Park

  • Wits End Ranch visitors

    Wits End Ranch visitors

  • WEDDINGS at the RANCH

    WEDDINGS at the RANCH

  • Spring time at the Wits End Ranch

    Spring time at the Wits End Ranch

  • Book your spring break!! 3rd night 50% off thru 4/30/2016. Take a HIKE!!

    Book your spring break!! 3rd night 50% off thru 4/30/2016. Take a HIKE!!

  • Great Hiking Days ahead!

    Great Hiking Days ahead!

  • Deck view summer fog over the river.

    Deck view summer fog over the river.

  • Biking the National Park backroads

    Biking the National Park backroads

  • Spring Kayaking the Buffalo River-Silver Hill Float Service 870-439-2372

    Spring Kayaking the Buffalo River-Silver Hill Float Service 870-439-2372

  • Elk in the Buffalo River National Park

    Elk in the Buffalo River National Park

  • Buffalo River eagle

    Buffalo River eagle

  • Bunkhouse

    Bunkhouse

  • Fall Trees at collier Bluff. a 5 mile hike. Book Your Buffalo RiverGet Away

    Fall Trees at collier Bluff. a 5 mile hike. Book Your Buffalo RiverGet Away

  • Fall Deck View

    Fall Deck View

  • Early fall view from the Wits End Ranch deck

    Early fall view from the Wits End Ranch deck

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, August 28, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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