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Mark

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, spanish

Little Missouri River Fly Fishing Cottage

107 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Arkansas House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Little Missouri Fly Fishing Cottage at 16 Factory Site Road is within 3 minutes of all the best accesses to the Little Missouri, the best kept trout stream secret in Arkansas. And for you diamond hunters, we are 5 minutes down the road from the Crater of Diamonds.

Our cottage sits secluded in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains. Cozy in the fall and winter months, just sit back and enjoy a fire in the Fisher Stove. During the fall the hardwoods on the property add just a bit of color to the 2 acre spread.

Yes, the Crater of Diamonds State Park is the attraction around here, and they do find REAL diamonds almost every day out there. We are 5 minutes from the park, so you can go work your luck, and come back for an afternoon nap when you are ready.

Should you be a stream trout fisherman, or lake fisherman, bring your catch back to a fully equipped kitchen, or head into Murfreesboro, Nashville, or Glenwood for one of several cuisine restaurants. For you fly fishermen and women, our little secret stream down in Southwest Arkansas is stocked from late October to late April, with fly fishing year round. A novice and experienced fly fisherman's dream not too far from home. Local guide available. You do need a license and stamp which you can get locally.

Our cottage is accessible to the great Ouachita mountains just up the road for you hikers and outdoor lovers. If you like walks in the woods and along the river, this one is for you.

Just 2 minutes from Murfreesboro,5 minutes from Crater of Diamonds State Park, 5 minutes from Lake Greeson and Narrows Dam landing, Wegner's and Coleman's Quartz Crystal mines are 40 minutes away (nothing but rave reviews from rock hounds), 4 State Parks within short distance, and 1 National forest and the Hot Springs National Park within an hour.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Mark (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

About Mark

Mark and Suzanne are Texans originally, but found Arkansas 33 years ago and settled here to run a business and raise a family. Both our sons and daughter in law attended Arkansas schools and colleges. We truly love being Arkansans and everytime we leave for the crowded metropolises, we feel the warmth of the area as we return.

Mark purchased this house in 1997

Why Mark chose Arkansas

We love the closeness of a truly unique small town area with plenty of things to see in nature. From Mark's passion for fly fishing for trout, sailing and flying, farming, golf and tennis, geocaching, and the outdoors to Suzanne's love of the beauty of nature, Murfreesboro and the surrounding area have it all. And the beauty is, people have not overrun the area. It still has small town appeal with a low amount of traffic, unlike other popular places in the area like Hot Springs and Branson. We like it so much we have purchased another home here and live here in retirement.

What makes this house unique

Fly fishing on a 5 mile stretch of water (best season is February to June 1), a lake and boat marina within 5 minutes of the house, the Crater of Diamonds 5 minutes away, natural beauty of the lower Ouachita mountains, the color in the spring and fall, wildlife galore, and few people.

Reviews

4.8
based on 107 traveler reviews

Little Missouri River Fly Fishing Cottage
average rating of 4.813084 based on 107 reviews
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Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

It was a beautiful location and overall great vacation! My husband, 3 kids 18, 12, 4, & I stayed here for the weekend and very much enjoyed that we didn't have to really worry about anything. It was very comfortable and big enough for all of us. We will definitely be back and highly recommend it!!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice and quiet!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay here. The farm fresh eggs were delicious. The home is spotless. The owner Mark was very, very nice.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was great! The cottage was very well equipped. Mark was very accommodating. Our grandchildren enjoyed the chickens and the goats. We enjoyed our stay and visit to Murfreesboro. We definitely will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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The area was very pretty. The house was comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed ourselves while in AR. Learned from some locals how to find diamonds. It was fun looking for crystals. We would like to come back. Thank you Mark

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

Mark was an exceptional host! This cottage had all we could need to make food there and the eggs from the chickens were delicious! He was also very helpful in providing tips for other places to go to make the most of our time. Kayaking at Caddo River was exceptional and is highly recommended for a 1/2 day excursion. The Diamond Mine was very near and was a great family experience!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Cute little house close to diamind mine and fishing.

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed for two nights but my boys are already asking when we can come back! They loved the chickens and goats on the property. Great little house close to the diamond mine and fishing on the Little Missouri River. The owner is very friendly and has great tips for things to do and places to visit in the area. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Texarkana

Picturesque 2 acres with the cottage sitting on a hill, Crater of Diamonds State Park 5 minutes away, Lake Greeson swimming area and boating area 5 minutes away (boats rentable at Swaha Marina), fly fishing accesses are all within 3 to 5 minutes of this centrally located site

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Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/maintenance fee $50
Tax Rate 12.0%

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Amenities

Arkansas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Convertible bed(s) - pull out couch bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) trundle beds in back room, pull out couch bed in front room
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
kids will love our 'pets' as this is a working hobby farm also, 2 lovely red face boer doe goats that are at best like pet dogs, and a dozen laying hens the kids can gather eggs from in the morning, use them complimentary

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