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THE RIVERBEND RETREAT--A White River Fishing Cabin

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This four bedroom, two bath house is located on the banks of the scenic White River in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north Arkansas between Bull Shoals Reservoir and Cotter, Arkansas, the 'Trout Fishing Capital of the USA'. Available year round for weekly or nightly rental, with a two night minimum, a person can wade fish for the abundant rainbow trout or that trophy brown that's lurking in the crystal clear waters of the river just steps from the spacious back deck. One of the premier fishing areas for wade fishermen is Wildcat Shoals, located less than 400 yards downstream, an easy walk along the river bank. To expand your fishing area upstream or down, launch a boat at the public boat ramp at Wildcat Shoals Access just three hundred yards upstream. If fishing is not what brings you to the White, there is nothing more relaxing than sitting on the deck overlooking the river or around the fire pit and watching the river flow by.

The house has two bedrooms with twin beds in each, one bedroom with a queen bed, and the master suite with both a queen bed and an alcove with a full bed as well as an enclosed bath. The Retreat has two living areas, one with a twin sleeper love seat, and a full kitchen with two refrigerators. Other amenities include a washer and dryer, satellite TV service, and WiFi service.

The Retreat has a non smoking policy.

Rates are $200.00 per night for the first two people, $15.00 for each additional person.

More Details

Tim Taylor
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017


Cotter House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double , Master suite with enclosed bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
Check-In: 3:00 Check Out: 11:00 Check with owner for special Arrival/Departure circumstances.


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THE RIVERBEND RETREAT--A White River Fishing Cabin
average rating of 4.918919 based on 37 reviews

Wonderful visit!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our week at the Retreat! My husband and I found everything to be in order and as described in the listing. The location couldn't have been better; relaxing with coffee in the morning and adult beverages in the evening with the view of the river flowing by was a delight. My husband is an avid fly fisherman, and the local guides at Dally's in Cotter were wonderful. We also had the pleasure of meeting Tim and his wife and they were incredibly accommodating. I am a birder and photographer, and there were plenty of opportunities in the area - the eagle family that lives nearby, the red headed woodpecker family in the oak trees overhead, the herons, and other songbirds. Plus a few local wildlife areas that were nice for hiking and birding. Cotter / Gassville have all the basic necessities, and Mountain Home is only 15 minutes down the road for anything else. I would also recommend Raimondo Winery in Mountain Home for a visit and / or a tasting. Lots of fun! All in all, we had a great time and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place

  • 5 of 5

Me and a group of friends just got back from our second four day fishing trip at the retreat. Once again everything at the house was great. Tim and his wife do a great job of taking care of this place and are great people to visit with and deal with, thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and relaxing right on the White River

  • 5 of 5

A great unit just as advertised right on the White River. Who could ask for more?, great location, WiFi, directv, very comfortable, nicely stocked kitchen, washer and dryer, plus trout fishing right out the back door! Tim is very responsive and even fished with us. Thanks to his help and encouragement I was able to wade across the river to where the trout were holding. We had a great relaxing time in a great Unit! We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Don't hestitate to book this property

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property located right on the White River. It was so quiet and peaceful. The only sounds you'll hear are the whir of your reel, chirping birds, and hopefully a few shrieks as you catch a fish.

The house is comfortable and clean with everything you may need - washer / dryer, board games, well stocked kitchen, towels, blankets.

We had children from 1-19 and everyone was happy and comfortable.

Just to note - We did not have cell service for about 40 miles. The home does have wifi.

Do not hesitate. This property will not disappoint.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, relaxing, clean, well-maintained, ON the river, great neighbors!

  • 5 of 5

Tim and his wife do a wonderful job keeping this place in great shape! The views are outstanding, sitting on the deck watching the river is so darn relaxing. Looking across you see the mountains on the other side and the wildlife that lives there, deer and bald eagles. This place takes you back to nature yet is only 15 minutes away from town. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who is looking to drown some bait in the river looking for trout. This is our 2nd year here and probably not our last. Our family really enjoys this area of the country and this home is the perfect spot to enjoy, unwind, and focus on nothing. Love it! Thanks again!

Heather :)

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation House

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our family get together. It was comfortable and well furnished with everything you could possibly need in the kitchen. The neighbors were friendly and the spot on the river was perfect. There was a nice shallow area for the kiddos to play and although we did not fish, it would be a fisherman's dream. The house had two living areas and there was plenty of room for everyone even when it rained. I would stay there again, and hopefully will get to!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Cotter House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.5%

Deposit refundable, except booking fee, if cancellation prior to one month, 1/2 refundable if prior to two weeks. A credit card must be on file with owner to complete booking and will be charged for damages caused by traveler and for additional guests not paid for at time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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