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Just think, 2 miles from the heart of the city, and yet you are the only house on the road! No houses on either side of you, Across the road is the National forest and 1000 acres of woods and trails that take you anywhere around the city. 32 foot in ground private swimming pool, Big Jacuzzi Tub, Big lawn, 3 bedrooms, living room- plus peace and quiet. Woods and trees in all directions. Fenced front lawn ideal for small humans or pets.
If you want more than pictures go to you tube type in 1000 acres hot springs and watch the 7 minute Steadicam walk through video tour taken April 8th 2009. Experience the peacefulness, NEW - Video link/tab at the top of this page.
Enjoy the tranquility of this lovely, newly remodeled vacation home . Enjoy the beauty of being nestled in the National Forest with all the modern conveniences you desire. With scenic serenity and easy access to the sights, you get the best of both worlds. Property is just a little under 2 miles away from historic downtown Hot Springs (2.3 miles from Convention center-4.5 miles to the Oaklawn Race Track)and bordering the lush shade of the National Park. Trail 200 feet from the property connects with the 10 mile Sunset trail that snakes its way around the outskirts of downtown- (and to downtown if you like to walk).
Hike up the mountain on any number of trails available starting 200 feet from the property line, Enjoy the short but scenic drive a few minutes down a winding road to Gulpha Gorge National Park camp ground and recreation area. If it's thrills you seek, Magic Springs Amusement Park is less than a 10 minute drive from your door, and it's 25 minutes to the sun and sailing of sparkling Lake Ouachita-3rd cleanest lake in the country- They rent motor boats for $55 for a 1/2 day .
At night, since we have no street lights, Its dark enough and secluded enough to actually see the stars, constellations.
Children will enjoy swimming in your own in-ground 32 ft pool (6.5 ft deep in center) or playing croquet, hide and seek or Frisbee in the idyllic backyard. Take a walk in on the winding roads or trails, and you will appreciate the convenience of being close to local restaurants, spa treatments, Mid-America Science Museum, Oaklawn Race Course, Lakes Ouachita and Hamilton and much more.
Note- This is the only vacation rental close to the city that is secluded and borders the National park. The slow road has about 10 cars driving on it per day so its a great road for kids playing or on bikes
Spend some time warming up after a swim with the wood-burning fireplace or melting away sore muscles in the over sized Jacuzzi bath.
If you need to stay connected to the outside, we offer free wireless internet connection and a computer. The house has central heat and air conditioning for your comfort.
Mountain Bike supplied for biking on the mountain trails- Just ask. Carport and plenty of safe parking
Basketball, Croquet, Badminton, Foosball, Volleyball, Horseshoes, swimming, hiking
Come enjoy the relaxation and rejuvenation of the Natural State!
Close to Historic Downtown with Bathhouse Row, Josephine Tussuad's Wax Museum, Hot Springs National Park museum, restaurants, spas and shopping. Lots to see and do. Tip- Go to youtube and type in secret cave hot springs or secret pond hot springs, These are little know and about 1 mile away and the videos have directions from the house.
Please notice if this house is booked on the dates you are needing please check our other listings by clicking on the link all the way down on the left below Calendar and above the Map & Owners Profile We now have an above ground 4ft pool available at two other locations for those families who absolutely want a pool
Bedroom 1 has a Queen bed (sleeps two)
Bedroom 2 has a Queen bed (sleeps two)
Bedroom 3 has a full size bed (sleeps two)
Family Room has 1 Sleeper Sofa (sleeps two) and two full size futons (each one can hold one or two children) also a another couch
If 12 or more people there will be an additional 10.00 per person per night.
Pets OK, $10 per day extra per pet
Please no pets over 50lbs without prior approval
Based on the size of group and/or pets a security deposit may be required and will be refunded 48 hours after your stay.
NOTE: Check in time 3pm Check out time is 11am - Depending on schedule - changes in early in/late out time may be possible with prior arrangement. There is a minimum reservation of 3 days during peak season May 10 - Aug 15. ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE FOR 3 DAYS OR LONGER during peak season.
If you want, Google Map '182 Russell Hot Springs AR', the satellite button for a birds eye view, keep in mind the roads in the woods past the house are gated and now trails for walking. Many miles of hiking right from the front door.
Top 20 Things to do at 1000 Acres Retreat property.
1. Swim in the pool
3. Play ping pong
4. Play Volleyball
5. Play Mini Golf
6. Play Horseshoes
7. Play Croquet
8. Play Tether ball
9. Play Outdoor Chess
10. Play Outdoor Checkers
11. Hike the many trails across the street in the National Park
12. Gaze at the stars from the front yard during the dark nights
13. Play Foosball
14 Play Basketball
15. Play Badminton
16. Get a family touch football game going
17. Play some of the board games or puzzles
18. Relax with a book from the library shelf
19. Watch the deer and listen to the birds in the morning while you eat breakfast on the back porch.
20. After you do it all, take a nice Jacuzzi Bath
Keywords: Vacation Rental House as of April 10th pool Now Open, secluded Hot Springs Arkansas
Annie and John Cooksey met at church camp and 1985 and fell in love a year later. We have been married for 18 years. John is a video producer and owner of EliteVideo dot com a video training company, Annie homeschools but years back she was 'Sparkle the letter clown' for the PBS series 'The Letter People' We moved from Connecticut in 1991 for the nicer climate, frest air and friendly people.
We have had success with our first vacation rental here in town and we were looking along time for a secluded private house with a nice yard and plenty of parking that was also close to downtown.
When we found this house bordering on the national park with trails 300 feet away and no houses on either side of it, we knew this would be the one.
Quiet and peaceful. Secluded. Hiking and the pool. Nice level yard. Very Close to the historic downtown. 1 mile from Park Island Market and Park Ave Bistro. No charge for mountain bikes (s) National Park Trails across the street. Very quies.
Other Activities: Mini Golf, Wildlife Viewing
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