Large Family retreat in one big house for you to enjoy 3600 sq foot at Lake DeSoto Executive home, which is owned and decorated by an artist with original paintings and pottery, secluded on beautiful Lake Desoto with private dock and swimming area for you only. What makes it so nice is that our lake is not open to the general public, since you are in a gated community, you will only see a few boats on the lakes, even on holiday weekends in the summer time which also provide calmer waterskiing conditions at speeds up to 35 mph. We see about one to five toeing boats in the lake at one given time on a daily basis. There are over 200 acres of spring fed, sky blue water, and each tree-lined cove is home to bass, crappie, catfish, and bream. Lake Desoto offers some of the finest fishing and boating in central Arkansas.
The home is designed for large family gatherings; 90% of our guests use it for family reunions, anniversaries. All rooms are large with three bedrooms on the main floor: master br 18' by 16', adjacent master bath with jetted tub, separate shower and double vanity, that is two one king bedrooms, one queen bedroom and 2nd full bath on main floor. Then down stairs there are Two huge (20 by 19 and 18 by 16) bedrooms, both with two queen beds and a day bed with trundle ( 2 twins ) and one bathroom for the the lower level. Never run out of hot water as the home has a Rinnai continuous hot water system to provide plenty of hot water on demand.
Offstreet parking for 8-10 cars in front of the house is a real advantage compared to other rentals available.
We know the economy is tough and believe you deserve a 'bailout' too!!! There's no better value in Hot Springs Village and no bigger home for your family reunion to all be in 1 home instead of spread out in several homes. Take advantage of our offseason rate of only $1695/week from Sep.-May ( not summer). The summer rate is $1895 for a week booked only Saturday to Saturday.
Our home is the perfect place for several families to share the home (and cost!). Both levels have a 33 foot by 11 foot covered deck overlooking the lake to watch the wildlife and sunrise or moon.
GOLF GOLF GOLF AND MORE GOLF
Hot Springs Village is home to eight major championship golf courses!!!
Isabella rated the #1 course in Arkansas in 2003-06 and 6th best private course nationwide by Golf Digest.
Balboa was rated the 7th best course in Arkansas in 2004 by Golf Digest
Cortez was rated the 6th best course in Arkansas in 1997 by Golf Digest
Magellan was rated 8th best course in Arkansas in 1997 by Golf Digest
Ponce de Leon was rated 5th best course in Arkansas 2004 by Golf Digest
Granada opened fall of 2004 and will be in the top ten also.
Coronado was rated the 6th best course in Arkansas in 1999 by Golf Digest
DeSoto is the original course in HSV and was renovated in 2001.
Diamante is open to clubcorp members and rated 4th best new course nationwide in 1995 by Golf Digest.
Restaurants and fine dining is available at the clubhouses and just outside the main gate three miles from the house. WalMart supercenter is five miles from the house for any last minute needs.
The Family Games area at Hot Springs Village has a pool for everyone only two miles from the house. There is an Olympic size pool for swimming, an 11-foot dive tank with two diving boards, and wading pool for the youngsters.
Take in a game of basketball, enjoy miniature golf free if you bring your equipement or play tennis. The Family Games Area also has a new 3,000 square foot indoor games building that features ping pong, pool, air hockey, foosball, computer games, movies and board games.
Enjoy an indoor swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool and massage at the Coronado Fitness Center. There is also a comprehensive tennis center with 15 lighted courts.
Within a short 15 minute drive our guests have access to Lake Ouachita, the largest lake (40,100 acres) located entirely within Arkansas, renowned for its scenic beauty and clear waters. The EPA has rated it as the cleanest lake in the United States. The lake is virtually surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest and has one of Arkansas's most pristine shorelines at some 970 miles.
The 40-mile-long lake is a favorite of sailors for its vast stretches of open water. Scuba divers enjoy the clear waters. Recreational boating, water skiing and other water sports are also very popular on Lake Ouachita, which boasts more than 100 uninhabited islands for primitive camping.
For anglers, Lake Ouachita is well-known for its prolific fishing opportunities, especially for largemouth and hybrid striped bass. It consistently ranks in the top ten nationally for largemouth bass and is home to 1995 Bass Champion, Mark Davis.
Spend the day relaxing with a thermal bath and massage in the historic baths of Hot Springs National Park, or go shopping on Central Avenue. Stop in one of the many unique shops or fine art galleries (our manager, Cynthia, is a nationally recognized watercolor artist and instructor and has exhibited her work in the Artists Workshop Gallery at 610 central Ave in downtown Hot Springs). She also enjoys teaching workshops on Cruise Ships, in this home and at our Summit House location atop MT. Nebo State Park near Dardanelle, Arkansas.
The whole family will enjoy Magic Springs’ theme and water parks, Hot Springs National Park, the Mid-America Science Museum, Garvan Botanical Gardens, live music and magic shows and a host of other family-oriented attractions.
A national park, a leading thoroughbred racetrack, a 210-acre botanical garden, a combination theme and water park, and an arts community that's earned the city a ranking among America's Top Ten small arts towns are just some of the reasons the bustling resort town of Hot Springs -- the boyhood home of former U.S. President Bill Clinton -- is Arkansas's top tourist destination.
Art class for your group from owner Cynthia with materials and finished watercolor paintings for only $240 per day.
Bring your own boat or rentals are available at the marina on Lake DeSoto one mile from the house or ask us about renting Terry's pontoon boat by the day.
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Keywords: Golf, Fishing, boating, sandy beach, Reunion, Big House, family, lots of room, Eleven beds, family gathering, Lakefront Home, Gated Community
We are living on lake Desoto to enjoy swimming and fishing in our own back yard. This village is full of activities for everyone. It is great to be able to golf on different courses with a monthly property owner fee. We can choose from eight beautiful golf courses and boat on any 9 lakes here in the largest gated community in America. I am an artist exhibiting my paintings for sale at the Artist Workshop Gallery and the Fine Art Center of Hot Springs on both on Central Ave. I teach watercolor professionally at Arkansas Art Centers and on cruise ships traveling to different parts of the World. I thoroughly enjoy my time at home in Hot Springs Village. We enjoy walking downtown, going through the many art galleries, spending time at the Horse Races, or dropping in one of the historical bath houses for a bath & massage.
We have enjoyed the gated community with quiet neighbors that like to swim in the lake too. We lived in the area out side the village for more than 20 years and join in the fun by purchasing a house on Lake Desoto. Lake Desoto is the cleanest lake and first lake on a stream of others and it stays higher in the summer than any of the other 8 in the village. We have a no wake zone in our swim, fish, boating area so you will not be swamped.
This is a beautiful area to stay on the lake. We have a great time on the lakes with wild life and no hunting allowed in the village gated community. There are so many amenities with golf clubs, Coronado Center, theater, art shows, dance and restaurants to living here. The temps are mild most of the year. Our guest can golf 18 holes cheaper at twighlight.
We enjoy going for boat rides or just relaxing on the patio down by the boat dock. There are numerous golf courses & restaurants within a few minutes of our vacation rental. We especially love the golf course views from the restaurants.