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Rivers Bluff Cabins - Private Romantic Cabin for (2) with great views.

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Premium Log Cabin with Great Views - Private, Secluded and on the River!

The privacy and seclusion of this romantic cabin is few and far between. There are no other cabins in site. Excellent choice for special occasions, anniversaries, and honeymooners. We also provide kayaks, canoes, and foot-paddle boats at no additional charge.

The first cabin is now complete (November 2016) and offers a great view of the beautiful Mountain Fork River.

If you love fishing and kayaking look no further. This is an AWESOME spot that has a path leading directly to the river along with your FREE kayaks, (4) person paddle boat or canoe.. Just another amenity that comes with your rental….

More Details

Jody Stritch
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Jody Stritch

From the time I first visited the Mountain Fork River / Broken Bow area over (12) years ago, it was love at first site. A time in Nature does a body and mind good. I loved the sound of the river flowing. The sound of rain splashing off a metal roof. Conversations late at night around the fire pit with family and friends. Spending quality time with those we love.

My wife and I live a fairly hectic life in Dallas like most and truly value our alone time we get a chance at a weekend getaway.

We begin with this cabin, “Just the Two of Us” for those times when loving couples are seeking that special time alone, with only nature as their neighbor and want privacy and seclusion.

We hope that you will visit us and take the opportunity to build memories that will last a life time.

Jody Stritch purchased this cabin in 2016

Why Jody Stritch chose Smithville

These cabins will offer the experience of being "slightly" off the grid" for privacy and seclusion but also close enough to the lake and restaurants. I believe that this area offers one of the BEST canoeing and kayaking from Arkansas to Broken Bow lake. We always have plenty of water for fishing and kayaking -- year round. Yes, even in the middle of August!

What makes this cabin unique

Certainly a one of a kind getaway. We have beautiful premium cabins with awesome views of the river but also provide "PRIVACY" along with great kayaking. Kayaks come with your cabin rental at no additional charge. We have a walking path down to the river, with beautiful rocky cliffs. We also have a deer feeders, not for hunting, but to allow others to see the beautiful wildlife that surrounds us. Lastly, the hot tub and fire pit are fantastic ways to end a lazy, thoughtful day.


Smithville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 22
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • (1) Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Cozy King Bed
  • (1) Bedroom couples ONLY cabin. King-size bed
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Great view of the river from the large back deck / hot-tub.


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Rivers Bluff Cabins - Private Romantic Cabin for (2) with great views.
average rating of 4.9859157 based on 71 reviews

Hesitant to Review

  • 5 of 5

Why am I hesitant to review? Because we want to keep this jewel as our secret! We have stayed in the area several times--always in a luxury cabin--but THIS is IT. "Just the Two of Us" is the keeper. This will be the only place we return to in the future when we want a get-a-way just for us! The seclusion is what sets this cabin apart from the others. It's farther from Hochatown and next time we'll stop on the way in and purchase our groceries so we don't have to leave the cabin. Once you turn off the main road, the awesomeness (is that a real word?) begins. Jody's dad has a cabin on the left--good to know someone is close by--but not TOO close--in case there are any questions or needs. Continue winding down the path and you pass the trail where you can get down to the river. There are 2 kayaks, 2 paddle boats, and a canoe--all included in the cabin rental. A short distance from there you'll find the cabin nestled amongst the trees. There is another cabin farther down the way but you really can't see it from this cabin. Once you open the door, all your stress melts away. Frank Sinatra croons away as you are greeted by the sweet aroma of the beautiful cabin. The impeccable decor is pristine. Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, dark wood floors, leather sectional, large rock double-sided fireplace--the list goes on and on. You want fancy? How about auto close drawers in the kitchen; A dimmer on the shower light (which has a river rock floor and wood grain ceramic tile walls); and if you wonder why the bathroom light is dim...well that's on purpose, too. Who wants to get up in the night and flip on a blinding bathroom light? Well, this one comes on soft and dim and gradually brightens! (Who thinks of that?!) If you're not already transported to paradise, step out on the back deck and a bubbling hot tub is ready to soothe away any lingering stress of the world. When the hot tub shuts off, sit and listen...nothing but nature can be heard! Now fire up the grill and enjoy a steak dinner for two on the little bistro table. As your day draws to a close, you are met with a bed that is not only beautiful but it is like sleeping on a cloud! From the bed linens to the towels to the handsoaps to the dishes and cookware--this place is easily a 10 on a 1-10 scale! I'm a picky person and I cannot think of one single thing I would change about this place! We were both a bit misty-eyed when we had to shut the door to depart. But we will be back SOON!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Linda, I can't stop smiling. As a small business owner I try so hard (as well as my Dad and cleaning service) to ensure that guests have a truly good experience. I don't want anyone to arrive or leave with a bad experience when its a vacation, birthday, anniversary or just plain down-time. People work hard for there money and your time spent at Rivers Bluff should meet your expectations. You are certainly very detailed and I appreciate your taking the time to write this this review. Have a great week Linda. Be sure when you come back you leave a note that your a repeat guest. We provide discounts for repeat guests to show our appreciation. Sincerely, Jody Stritch Rivers Bluff Cabins
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Amazing cabin, breathtaking scenery, incredible owner...can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

Jody, his Dad and wonderful cleaning service always go out of their way to make sure guests have an exceptional experience. This time they really went the extra mile. Oklahoma was hit with a hard freeze the night before our trip. At 10:30 am on the day of our arrival, the cleaning service reported the pipes were frozen. Plumbers in the area were swamped with calls and unavailable. Yet Jody, his Dad and the cleaning service used space heaters to get the water running just in time.

The cabin was beautiful, the fireplace inviting and the scenery breathtaking. I loved it so much that I said to my husband (while we were sitting in the cabin), "I'm booking right now for my birthday in March!"

Thank you Jody for all you do and for being a blessing!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Really clean, peaceful and a perfect location to get away

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Laura. I'm very happy to hear we met your expectations for your weekend getaway! We hope to see you back again! Thank you for your review. Sincerely, Jody Stritch Rivers Bluff Cabins
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  • 5 of 5

All of the other reviews are exactly right about this place, simply awesome! Very private and relaxing, cant say enough positive things about our stay. Definitely a return trip in our future.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jason. So glad to hear you guys enjoyed your stay. I appreciate your taking the time to write a review on Rivers Bluff Cabins. Wishing you and the family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thank you, Jody Rivers Bluff Cabins
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Keller, Tx

Quite and secluded

  • 5 of 5

Back off 259 about 30 minuets north of Broken Bow we found a lil piece of heaven. Beautifully decorated and super clean, definitely our favorite cabin in the area!! Would recommend going in a truck, made getting to the cabin really easy.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most amazing Thanksgiving in the MOST amazing cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We spent the thanksgiving holiday and I can't say enough great things about the experience.

The cabin was incredible!; absolutely beautiful with an attention for detail I've yet to see anywhere else. The cabin was stocked with everything anyone could have wanted, including a meat thermometer and since I was cooking Thanksgiving dinner a god-send. The accessibility of the canoes, kayaks and paddle boats were a bonus! the linens were first rate, the hot tub awesome looking over the river, all of the appliances top of the line. I could go on, but suffice to say the owners have an incredible property that I doubt anyone could find any issue with . Thanks so much Jody for an incredible experience and all that you do to make it so!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Broken Bow
Nearest Barpub
22 Miles
Moon Tower and Blue Rooster, Hoachatown, ok
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
Cedars Creek Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY 259
Nearest Restaurant
23 Miles
Blue Rooster and / Greatful-Head / Abendigo's
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Broken Bow Lake
Car: necessary

Rivers Bluff Cabins - Private, Secluded and on the River. Luxury camping at its finest. Kayak's, Canoe, and (4) person paddle boat all free with your rental at Rivers Bluff Cabins.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Dollar General Store - Just (3) miles from the cabin.

No Pets allowed inside cabins. No smoking inside cabins. Failure to comply will result in a $250 charge to your credit card plus any damages to the cabin.

2 night minimum stay and 3 nights minimum stay on holiday weeks, and spring-break weeks.

Check in: 3:00 pm or after. Check out: 11:00 am. Early check-in and late check-outs are welcomed as long as nobody coming in before you or after you.

Owners/management are not liable or responsible for damages/losses to guest property or persons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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