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Sassafras Inn-Rent One Room or the Entire House. Sleeps 10. Equipped Kitchen.

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Last updated: 04/04/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Private, Spacious, fully renovated historical home w/ modern comforts,

Ever wanted to stay in a B&B but wanted more privacy? You have found the right place! Stay in this fully renovated 1900 home, enjoy continental breakfast and never get out of your robe or make small talk w/strangers before your first cup of coffee. During your stay you will have EXCLUSIVE use of the inn. No guests outside of your party will be staying. Whether it's just you or your family or a group of friends, relax with all the privacy you desire in this fabulous 4 bedroom 3 bath home.

The inn boasts 3 large king suites each with a private bath that sleep 2-4 adults in each suite providing comfortable resting for up to 10 adults: Magnolia, Fennelwood, & Veranda Suites.

Magnolia Suite: Located on the second floor, the Magnolia Suite offers 2 bedrooms and will sleep 4 adults. The Master Bedroom offers a king size bed, full size sofa, table and seating for 2-4, a 42" flat panel TV with satellite programming, and an ensuite full bath. The second bedroom offers 2 twin beds and a desk with chair. With two private bedrooms and a full size bath, families can spend quality time together without feeling cramped.

Fennelwood Suite: Located on the first floor, the Fennelwood Suite offers a large master bedroom with a private fenced back yard and patio perfect for quiet morning coffee. A king bed, full sofa, executive desk, and flat panel TV with satellite programming round out the amenities in this spacious suite. A private full bath with a walk in shower is located just outside of the bedroom door. The suite sleeps 2 adults and is Fido friendly.

Veranda Suite: This 2 bedroom 1 bath suite is located on the first floor and has private access tot he HUGE side veranda where relaxation is guaranteed. The first bedroom offers a king bed, side chair, dresser, electric fireplace, and flat panel TV with satellite programming. The second bedroom offers a full size bed, side chair, dressing table, and flat panel TV with satellite programming. The suites private full bath is located in the hallway between the two bedrooms. The Veranda Suite sleeps 4 adults and is FIdo friendly.

All baths are supplied with linens and toiletries. The kitchen is also equipped with cooking and dining items and is available to guests.

RATES: Each suite is $99/night double occupancy, $10/each additional adult guest.
Entire house rates vary depending on number of guests $175 - $255/night

Housekeeping services are limited. We are eco friendly as much as possible so daily room servicing is only upon request. Guests are provided with extra towels and daily trash pickup in common areas. If your room needs attention during your stay, please request service. Otherwise, the housekeeper will not enter your room.

Continental breakfast of pastries, oatmeal, fresh fruit, coffee, and juice available each morning. Breakfast is always open so guests may enjoy it on their schedule. Snacks are also available.

The Sassafras is a modern twist on a traditional B&B. Every aspect is designed for self service while great care has been taken to ensure that our guests are comfortable and have access to everything they may need. All rooms offer a private bath and are separated by ample living space to ensure each guests enjoys their privacy but may enjoy time visiting in the parlor, living room, and kitchen which are all accessible to our guests. Janeé & Kevin will stop by occasionally to restock supplies and tidy up. We are always available but never underfoot

We want you to enjoy your stay along with the other guests so of course, there are a few house rules:

Smoking is permitted outdoors only.

The Sassafras is located just a short walk to a convenience store and elementary school via paved sidewalk. The area is great for walkers, runners, and cycling enthusiasts. Downtown Mena is less than a mile away and boasts numerous antique and flea market style shops. Several great local restaurants in the downtown area offer everything from southern diner food and attitude to fresh and fabulous salads in an artistic setting. As you venture out onto hwy 71, you will find several retail stores and restaurants. A short scenic drive will take you to our local state park where you may hike on a variety of trails. Mena and the surrounding Ouachita Mountains offer many options for both active and leisurely travelers.

We also have other VRBO properties that are located in a more rural setting on Prairie Creek but still within 5 minutes of downtown.
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/04/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is permitted outside only please. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs only and only in Fido friendly rooms....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Magnolia Suite Adjoining Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


  • Magnolia Suite Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Rollaway bed available...moreless

  • Veranda Suite Master Bedroom: 1 king


  • Veranda Suite Gardener's Bedroom: 1 double


  • Fennelwood Suite: 1 king

    Rollaway bed available...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Magnolia Ensuite Master Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    Full size bath with linens and toiletries provided....moreless

  • Veranda Suite Full Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    Full size bath with linens and toiletries provided....moreless

  • Fennelwood Private Bath: toilet, shower

    Linens and toiletries provided. Walk in shower...moreless


  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Only 1/2 mile from downtown Mena...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Heat and Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace/heater located in your suite for customized comfort and a relaxing atmosphere for a quiet evening. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heat and Air...moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Housekeeping services are provided upon request only during your stay. Additional linens are available. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking is available on the driveway at the front entrance....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Housekeeping services are provided upon request only during your stay. Additional linens are available. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig with k-cups provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:


  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Guests may access the large side veranda from the living room. It is covered and has several seating choices. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden


from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 15.5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 04/04/2017
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80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fort Smith
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Branding Iron
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ouachita Country Club Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 71
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Papa Pablano's

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: My husband and I relocated to Mena in 2010 and have fallen in love with the community and the area. We live on Prairie Creek and have used VRBO to rent our cabin and cottage there for the last 2 years. This has been a wonderful experience for us. In 2014, we found one of Mena's historic homes in foreclosure and in desperate need of some TLC. We purchased the home with the intention of turning it into a self service B&B. We opened the downstairs in October 2014 and will have the exterior and upstairs renovations finished in May 2015. We also love our dogs and frequently travel with them. Finding pet friendly accommodations that are nice is sometimes a challenge. That's why you will find all of our properties dog friendly! We hope you enjoy your stay!

Why the Owner Chose Mena, AR, USA:
So comfortable and clean!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Comfortable & Casual atmosphere.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/04/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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