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Come enjoy Spring in a cozy cabin!! Top rated accommodation. I

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

The Cabin is a relaxing gateway with lakes & mountains waiting for you.

We are very lucky to have some happy guests. Read our reviews and book ASAP so your family does not miss out on a great vacation experience.

This gated private cabin that is located on a wooded lot on the footsteps of the Ouachita National Forest (3 miles from Mountain Habor on Lake Ouachita - a boating paradise (25mins from Camp Ozark!) this new cabin is the perfect location for a family getaway, peaceful weekend or a bass fisherman's dream-come-true! Every season is an ideal time to enjoy all that this location has to offer.


Steps meander down from the cabin's back deck to the edge of the mountain where you can explore and find untouched crystals. The world record striper was caught within 5 miles of the cabin and boat rental and fishing guide service are available.Fishing guide Wayne Compton @ 5016274283 is one of our favorites. Excellent lake and outdoor opportunities abound. Many hiking and biking trails are within 5 mins of the cabin. Several trails follow the Lake shoreline. We have maps to show all the different trails.

The interior of the cabin is extremely comfortable with two master suites - each with a queen size bed and private bathroom. The upstairs,also, has loft area that could be made into a 3rd bed room - perfect for the kids! The downstairs bedroom has French doors opening onto the back porch with a wonderful view of the Mountains, while the upstairs suite has it's own private balcony. So be ready to totally Disconnect , however, don't worry we have WIFI and Direct TV.

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Betsy Byers
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Betsy Byers

We're all from Mt. Ida, and grew up spending family time on Lake Ouachita. We built this Cabin to be the family's private retreat closer to the lake, however some of our famly have moved away and the property isn't being used as often as we'd planned, so we'd like to share our little piece of paradise with others. We are open to suggestions to making it the best we can make it. We can't wait to hear what traditions and memories your family created!

Betsy Byers purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Betsy Byers chose Mount Ida

This house is secluded enough to be serene but is conveniently located close to the lake. It doesn't get much better than this log cabin!

What makes this cabin unique

I love how this Cabin has all the comforts of home, yet is placed on top of a mountain with a great view, which the huge wrap around decks really take advantage of. I could (and often have) sit outside all day and night.


Mount Ida Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Can provide play pen for the little ones to sleep, Futon (1) lots of sleeping room in the loft, especialy for childern
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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average rating of 4.8510637 based on 47 reviews
Magnolia, Texas

Lovely Cabin - Great location

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure at staying at this lovely cabin over Thanksgiving week. The pictures really do not do it justice. It is very comfortable and very clean. It had every amenity we had hoped for. The weather was wonderful while we were there so we were able to enjoy the deck and comfy chairs outside. While we didn't watch a lot of TV, there is one and with plenty of channels to choose from. Beds were comfortable and the downstairs Master bath was huge.

Our main goal for the trip (besides relaxing) was to go Mountain Biking. This location was perfect!! Plenty of great trails within 5-15 minutes of the cabin but also only a 30 minute drive into Hot Springs.

Unfortunately, our trip was cut short by a family emergency, but I am looking forward to returning to the area to finish up my bucket list. I will definitely stay at this cabin again! The owners were very helpful and very responsive to my many questions.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the house and the atmosohere...beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for our 10 year anniversary. The house was everything we had hoped for. Secluded and tucked off in the woods. With only a 30 minute minute drive we had everything that Hot Springs had to offer. Would definitely recommend staying in this house!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful setting!

  • 4 of 5

Gorgeous secluded cabin. Clean, nice amenities, close to lake, dining & Hot Springs😊

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our Christmas trip. It has a cozy cabin feel- with beautiful decor and plenty of room for our family of 5. We spent our time playing games and hanging out by the fire. The cabin comes stocked with everything you need!

The setting is beautuful and my kids loved exploring the property. The location is perfectly placed. We went to nearby Hot Springs for restaurants, movies, and shopping. We went further into Ouachita Mountains for hiking, scenic drives, and off-roaring. Betsy was a perfect host-- easy to communicate with and taking care of our needs.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin with beautiful scenery

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for Thanksgiving... the cabin is at the edge of the woods and has beautiful views. We went hiking several times, horseback riding, had fires and smores in the firepit and relaxed. Betsy was quick to answer any questions we had. It was a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved this little cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

We weren't sure what to expect since we'd never used VRBO before. The directions were detailed, the suggestions of what to do were great, and the accommodations were amazing! My daughters (4 and 9) were ready to move in and never leave. They loved the porch and their own private balcony upstairs. The only thing we didn't love was that the house is next to a road, so there was some road noise when the house was quiet.

We went on the hike down Shangri-La Road. It was beautiful and we went down to the lake. I'm not sure how long it is since we walked for over an hour and finally turned around, but it was beautiful. We also went down to Wegner's mine. I'm not sure if we found anything of value, but we came back with a bunch of pretty rocks.

Thanks for putting up with all my questions (like, where can I buy clothes if, say, hypothetically, I forgot to pack shirts for my 4 year old!) and providing everything we needed for a long weekend away. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family had a good time in our cabin! You guys were so easy to work with! Please, come, again, and we will do a disc!! Thanks for staying! Betsy
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Little rock
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Lake resorts
Car: recommended

Great place to Locate wildlife in the Quachita National Forest and only 10 mins from Lake Quachita, home of some of the best fishing and outdoor activities in Arkansas this cabin is a perfect retreat for any family that wants to get cozy by the fireplace and still have the comforts of a spacious home. Careful you might fall in love.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85

Holidays are a 3 night minimum and will be $225.00 per night. Rates are subject to change on any booking, until damage deposit is received. Check or cash is preferred method of payment. Credit cards must go back thru VRBO or Homeaway

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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