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Charming Log Cabin (Cabin Dreams)

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin- 1 Bedroom, Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, Sleeps 2-4

Our charming log cabin nestled in the beautiful Ozark mountains can provide a wonderful 'home away from home' for your family or for a romantic getaway for two. Perfect for honeymooners or empty nesters, the cabin is comfortable & cozy yet equipped to make your stay as tranquil and enjoyable as possible.

The King size Simmons Beautyrest Mattress provides an amazing restful sleep! The jetted tub is just the thing to ease the tired muscles after a big day at Silver Dollar City or shopping in Branson.

There is also an wonderful, huge shower! Tiled with gorgeous slate walls and a unique pebble floor, it is one of our favorite upgrades to the cabin.

Both the living room and the bedroom have flat screen TVs with DVD/VCRs. A landline phone with free long distance is provided as well as Wireless internet service.

The living room sofa pulls out into a sleeper.

The screened porch is an amazing place! A tall patio table with 4 chairs provides a great place for leisurely breakfasts or cozy suppers. The glider invites quiet relaxation while listening to the wind rustle the oak leaves.

With all the activities of exciting Branson & the tri-lake area just minutes away, you can enjoy as many or as few of the activities you desire & then at the end of the day return 'home' to a whirlpool bath & music, wood fire in the fireplace, or a quiet meal on the screened porch. Prepare to be serenaded by the the many night sounds from the woods while breathing deeply of the fresh Ozark air. Possibly an evening mist will rise from the 'holler' below the cabin & you will be enveloped in a cloud of restfulness.

As you lie down to sleep in the cozy bedroom, check out the unique starlit ceiling. How perfect is that--sleeping under the stars in a comfy bed!

However, be warned this cabin is addicting and you may never want to leave--we never do!!

THIS CABIN IS STRICTLY A NON-SMOKING, NO PETS ALLOWED CABIN: While we know that many people travel with their pets and are very responsible pet owners, we feel it an injustice to our guests that have allergies to pets and smoke if we make exceptions to our policy. We are sorry. We also have a small dog that we love dearly but we make other arrangements for her when we go to the cabin. We don't mean to offend anyone and hope that you will understand.

Other Cabins Available:

Please check out our other cabins:

Great Outdoors (a 2 bedroom, 2 bath cabin very similar to Cabin Dreams. It is 2 doors away , in Notch Estates. Homeaway #949255

In Branson Cedars Resort we have 3 larger cabins on the same street. Altogether, we can accomodate a group of 30!

Wilderness Retreat- a Magnificent 4 bedroom log home with an amazing game room. Full size pool table and air hockey table. It is #234671 on HomeAway.

Deer Run- a Spectacular 3 bedroom log home with a Loft game room. It has a combination pool table and air hockey. Also has a wonderful 6 person spa! Homeaway #325916

Timber Mountain Lodge- a luxurious 3 bedroom cabin. (Our newest) Wonderful new Maytag appliances, 6 person spa. Homeaway # 949261

Our dear friends own:

Cabin in a Condo: Wonderful one-bedroom condo, well appointed in cozy cabin decor. In Fall Creek. HomeAway Property 297838 .

More Details

Property Manager
Charles or Brenda Chodrick
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Charles or Brenda Chodrick

Charles retired from the Enid, OK police department after 25 years. He just entered his second retirement from the more dangerous job of Drivers License Examiner for the State of OK. He is a radical OU football fan and (not quite so radical) fan of the St Louis Cardinals. Brenda is a Registered Nurse working for Integris Bass Hospital in Enid. We have a huge, wonderful family that brings us more joy and more pride than we deserve! We have 7 amazing children, 6 awesome children-in-law, and 13 absolutely incredible grandkids!! God has blessed us above all we could ever ask or think!!

Charles or Brenda Chodrick purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Charles or Brenda Chodrick chose Notch Estates

We have always loved the wholesome, family friendly, patriotic atmosphere of Branson. We travelled there with the family when they were younger. Then as empy nesters, we found a whole new area of entertainment in Branson! Owning a log cabin was one of those dreams we never really thought would happen. When we found a 'deal' on a cabin in Branson, we went to check it out. Well, that deal did not work out, but as we were driving around, we drove into a little community called Notch. Stopping at the office, a realtor told us there was a cabin for sale-so we went to look. If ever there was love at first sight--it was that day as we walked into our little Cabin Dreams! We could not leave! The poor realtor tried her subtle best to usher us on out--but we just kept sitting there. We were totally smitten!! When our guests tell us, 'we walked in and said wow' we always say 'I know!' We weren't sure we could make it work as a business, but we knew we had to have it! As it has turned out, that was the beginning of our cabin rental business. God has opened doors for us and made ways that we couldn't imagine and we absolutely love this business! Our cabins are so much more than just buildings to us and the guests that find us are the most delightful people in the world. What else could we do to make friends from all over the country and get to have them as guests in our home?

'Why this property?' What we thought was a random inquiry about a cabin was actually the hand of God opening a door for us. This cabin will always be special to us!

What makes this cabin unique

The warm, welcoming feel when you open the door is indescribable! We thought it just for us, but we have heard this numerous times from our guests. The soaring cathedral ceilings, the fireplace, the screened porch, the cozy bedroom. It all combines to welcome you 'home.' We have added some personal things- some family pictures, inspirational and romantic quotes (I love those kind of things), and a flag our son brought home to us from Iraq. We wanted our guests to not only love our little cabin, but to feel a little about who we are also. Most of our guests we never meet, but we love to grab the guestbook as soon as we get to the cabin and see what our guests have written. This is just a special cabin!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed here for our 15th anniversary and can't say enough good things about this cabin. It was clean, cozy and had every little thing you could think of to enhance our visit (CD's, bubblebath, salt & pepper). It was very warming to see the thought the owners put into making your stay welcoming. Would definitely stay here again and highly recommend to others.
Mar 2010
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Notch Estates Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Printer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • The shower is huge! Slate tiled walls and pebble floors are beautiful! The dual shower head provides a spray or hand held shower. Great shower!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Simmon Beautyrest World Class Mattress
  • Sofa Sleeper Queen Size Air Mattress
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
There are 2 outdoor community pools, 1 large pool with play area nearby, and another smaller pool with a mountain view. Both pools are open Memorial Day through Labor Day. There is a fishing pond (private pond no fishing license required). It is on one of the hiking trails and is a heathy hike to the pond and even healthier hike back. Great catch and release fishing!


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Charming Log Cabin (Cabin Dreams)
average rating of 5.0 based on 48 reviews
Stilwell, KS

This is the place where you want to be

  • 5 of 5

First of all, I want to thank Brenda and Charles for letting us use their place while on our short vacation. The moment I entered the cabin I felt as if I was in my own home. The place is cozy and perfect. You will not want to leave at all. I loved how everything you need is a short drive away. I can't say enough about how kind Brenda is, I appreciate her answering silly questions like, where's the closest food store? If you are still deciding where to stay in Branson, LOOK NO FURTHER, this is the place you want to be. I will definitely be returning next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2009
  • Stayed: April 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful cabin for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect for our honeymoon. The cabin was immaculate and was beautifully decorated! It was so nice to have a full kitchen, fireplace and screened in porch. We will definitely be back to visit this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so honored that you chose our cabin for your honeymoon. Thank you so much for taking time to tell us that enjoyed the cabin. Providing an exceptional home for making great memories is our goal. We will look forward to having you back again soon. Blessings on your marriage! Brenda and Charles
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  • 5 of 5

Clean lovely cabin. Very well equiped!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, breathtaking view, with every amenity you need.

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough good about our stay in this cabin. Everything was perfect. The bed was comfortable, the shower exquisitely designed. We loved relaxing in the hot tub 🛀?. The fireplace was warm and cozy with plenty of firewood in the back. The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed to prepare meals. I never wanted to leave there!!!! We will definitely be returning there. I do not think we will ever find a place this perfect anywhere else💜?

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, charming, romantic, clean cabin! Perfect for a long weekend for two :)

Private location with just a short drive to Branson's activities. Can't wait to return!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking your time to write such a nice review. Having happy guests makes us "happy happy happy!" I'm so glad you found us and glad to add you to our "cabin family." We look forward to hearing from you again very soon. Also-- I'm really pleased that you got to add one more day to your original plan. I knew you would want to stay another day, after you got there. Blessings to you! Brenda and Charles
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Tinley Park, IL

Best relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was very clean and welcoming. We really enjoyed a relaxing week. Thank you so much for sharing this great place.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to post the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the cabin. Please come again.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Branson West
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 76
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Branson West
Car: necessary

1 mile from Silver Dollar City. Located in Notch Estates, a family friendly community. Enjoy a secluded feeling in a safe setting surrounded by 130 wooded acres-all yours to explore! We have 2 community pools (open Memorial Day to Labor Day--one 3-8 feet deep and the other 2-5 feet deep), hiking trails, a private catch and release fishing lake, 2 picnic shelters with grills, and great play area -- all close to the cabin.

The cabin is:

10 minutes to 76 Music Strip

10 minutes to Indian Point

20 minutes to Tablerock State Park

30 minutes to Branson Landing

Dogwood Canyon Nature Park is a beautiful spot to enjoy a day- biking, hiking, fishing, picnicing, or relaxing. Breathtaking waterfalls and rock bridges are throughout this area.

Tablerock Lake State Park offers a myriad of activities. Or just sit beside the lake and enjoy the view. Visit the Dewey Short Visitor Center for a well-done history of the White River and building of Tablerock Dam. Tours inside the dam are available.

The Showboat Branson Belle offers a nice cruise, dinner, and a show! It is 15 minutes from the cabin.

The Vigilante Zipline is about 10 minutes away from the top of Shepherd of Hills Tower. Don't miss the thrill!!!

Shows, shopping, eating!! Branson has it all! Then come back 'home' and relax in our beautiful cabin.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60
Tax Rate 6.48%

A one time $60 cleaning fee. Tax is 6.475%
RETURN GUESTS DISCOUNTS Military/Police/Firefighter/clergy (Active-Retired) Discounts
Winter Season - Stay 3 nights or more get the 4th night free

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.