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Private dock, secluded wooded acreage, pontoon rental, pets welcome

Yellville, AR, USA
  • Cabin1000 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8, Stay 7 nights and that 7th night is FREE!

1000 sq. ft. of a rustic charmed cedar sided cabin on the Lake with a PRIVATE BOAT DOCK, welcomes you to 2 tranquil wooded acres in the Ozark Mountains. We like to call it a 'LAKESIDE HERMITAGE'. Stay 7 nights and pay for 6!

The interior of this 3 bedroom, 2 bath cabin is surrounded by a warm tongue and grooved knotty pine throughout. The great room with 17' ceilings boasts a full kitchen, solid oak dining set, living area w/ large flat screen TV/DVD and lots of windows. A patio door also opens to the deck built around a large towering oak tree for natural shade and faces the lake equipped with patio furniture and a gas grill.

The master bedroom has a queen size bed, massive country French pine dresser and nightstand, and a flat screen TV. The bunk room is off of the master and has its own separate entrance to the bath. The bathroom has a large shower with oil bronze bath fixtures and a granite vanity sink top. The loft features a bedroom with a daybed and attached pull out trundle (both with quality mattresses which can accommodate 2 adults comfortably), private bath with tub, and a sitting area with a bistro table and chairs overlooking the great room and the Lake where a game of cards, chess, or taking in a good book can be had.

At dusk, sit on your balcony or your private boat dock on the water, and enjoy the serene sounds of Owls, Bobwhites, Whip-poor-wills and Coyotes echoing through the valley. The evening also brings a variety of bats bug-surfing overhead for a midnight snack, and the occasional flying squirrel can be caught raiding the bird feeders under the cover of darkness. Or, perhaps gaze into the radiant night sky, absent of all city lights while searching for your favorite star, chase satellites to the horizon, or wish upon a shooting star while swapping stories around a warm crackling campfire.

Also, Mosquitoes are few to NONE!!! Yes, this truly is the 'Best of both Worlds'!


If you are looking for an escape from your fast paced world, basking in the natural tranquility and beauty of the Ozark Mountains, 'THE LAKESIDE HERMITAGE' on Bull Shoals Lake in Arkansas has what you seek. This clear blue lake was formed by the damming of the White River in the mid 1950's, and has been attracting all who love the outdoors ever since. It offers 45,500 acres of lake and 1050 miles of mountain shoreline, straddling the borders of Arkansas and Missouri. Fishing tournaments are held year round because of the outstanding fishing in this area and harbors species such as Walleye, Crappie, Catfish, and numerous varieties of Bass. The amazing cliff structures beneath the waters surface are not only great for fish habitat, but is well known for the great scuba diving and spear fishing due to the clarity of the lake. Pleasure boating is quite safe and relatively light, even on weekends and holidays. The White River, below the dam, is 18 scenic miles away via windy mountain roads, and is world renowned for its trout fishing, where your limit of Cutthroat, Rainbow, and/or Browns can easily be caught. This area remains to still be deemed as 'The mid-south's best kept secret' thus far!

Keywords: Charming cabin on the lake, Secluded on 2 Acres, tastefully and fully furnished, huge private dock.


Julie and Randy Daering

Member Since 2009
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within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 17, 2018


    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 bunk bed, Twin mattresses on set in bunk room
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single, Quality twin mattresses in loft area
      • Additioanl Queen sleeper sofa in great room


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Main floor bath
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, tub, Loft bath

        Location Type

          • Lake View
          • Lakefront
            The Hermitage cabin is about 50 yards from shore and is located west of Point #5 off the Lake's main channel in the Little Sister Creek arm. By road we are 60 mi. SW of Branson MO.
          • Rural
            We are on a dead end lake road in a very remote location
          • Water View


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Living Room
                        Great room, open concept with kitchen, dining and living room. 18 ft. ceilings.
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Central Air and Heat
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Central Heat and Air
                      • Linens Provided
                        Several sets of clean sheets for each bed and plenty of washclothes and towels in both baths.
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Dryer sheets supplied
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                        We have plenty of parking on our 2 acres for cars, boats, trailers, etc.
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                        Parking on the 2 acres for an RV or boat/trailer
                      • Towels Provided
                        Pleanty of towels for bathroom use. Bring your own baech towels for lake use.
                      • Washing Machine
                        Front Load Washer with detergent supplied


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            Complete set of cooking and serving utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                            Full size refrigerator, built in microwave above the stove, 4 slice toaster, griddle, crock-pot, hand mixer, bakeware, cookware, also glassware, dinnerware and utensils for 8
                          • Microwave
                            Full sized built-in above stove
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                            Full sized
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                Oak dining table with 4 chairs (1 add'l leaf available)
                              • Dining Area


                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                    1 DVD player in living room with several DVD's to choose from
                                  • Games
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                    One large flat screen in Great room, one smaller flat screen in Master bedroom. No satellite of wi-fi. The marina does have wi-fi.


                                      • Balcony
                                      • Boat
                                        Fishing pontoon boat rental available at our private dock. Seats 7 people
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        There is a covered porch and a deck facing the lake with patio furniture and gas grill, picnic table, fire pit, and horseshoes on 2 private wooded acres that surround you with wildlife. Some include fox, raccoon, opossum, armadillo, turkey, bobcat, coyote, and an abundance of whitetail deer. For you Audubon fans, the locals share sightings of what feathery friends they see every year. The unusual sightings include Cardinals, Robins, Downy Woodpeckers, Phoebes, Chickadees, Finches, Oriels, Hawks, and other Raptors. Other sightings have included Summer Tanagers, Cedar Waxwings, Blue Grosbeaks, Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, Indigo Buntings, and the more rare Painted Bunting. Loons and Herons are often seen on, or at the waters edge, along with the majestic Bald Eagle. Some Baldies stay year round, but are more frequently seen in winter as the lake does not freeze. The average day time temperature in winter is 50 degrees! (A nudge for you more northern folks :)
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Gas grill


                                          • churches
                                          • cinemas
                                          • marina
                                          • restaurants

                                            Leisure Activities

                                              • antiquing
                                              • bird watching
                                              • boating
                                              • horseshoes
                                              • miniature golf
                                              • scenic drives
                                              • shopping
                                              • sight seeing
                                              • walking
                                              • wildlife viewing

                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                  • mountain biking
                                                  • cycling
                                                  • fly fishing
                                                  • freshwater fishing
                                                  • golf
                                                  • hiking
                                                  • hunting
                                                  • jet skiing
                                                  • kayaking
                                                  • fishing
                                                  • pier fishing
                                                  • rafting
                                                  • rock climbing
                                                  • sailing
                                                  • snorkeling/diving
                                                  • spelunking
                                                  • swimming
                                                  • water skiing


                                                      • Camp fire pit, Boat Dock, public gravel launch 1/3 mi. away. Public marina is a 10 min. boat ride away (40 mins. by car) called the Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock (870) 445-4424. Their complete services include scuba diving excursions, fishing guides for river or lake, jet ski and various boat rentals, bait/tackle, fishing licenses, gas, boat repair facilities, convenient store commodities, etc. The Bull Shoals Lake/White River Chamber of Commerce has other area businesses and activities at www.bullshoals.org

                                                        House Rules

                                                        Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                        Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                        55 Reviews


                                                        Latest reviews

                                                        Such a GREAT stay!

                                                        Brittany H.

                                                        My husband and I were in search of a place where we could seriously get away from it all...the Lakeside Hermitage was definitely that place! We were greeted with serenity and peacefulness, along with amazing hospitality from the owners. They gave us our privacy which we really enjoyed! We fished, built a fire and roasted s’mores in the outdoor fire pit, ventured into neighboring towns and also into Branson, Missouri which was only about an hour away...but most importantly, we just relaxed. The house was super clean and well stocked, bed was super comfy, and the use of the golf cart to get up and down the path to the dock was awesome! We will FOR SURE be coming back at some point...we have definitely found our little retreat in the woods :). ~ Brittany and Collin - Tomball, TX

                                                        Beautiful ‘luxury rustic’ decor; spotlessly clean; everything you need.

                                                        Camille L.

                                                        Top notch- owners responsive and gave you your privacy. Cabin is type I’d want if I built one!

                                                        Very secluded, clean, and welcoming.

                                                        Tamara K.

                                                        Loved the cabin and area around it! Hope to go back again!

                                                        Great relaxing getaway with the family and friends!

                                                        Charles B.

                                                        This cabin is very quaint and private. There was plenty of room for the kids and our dog to run & play. It was very generous for them to let us use the adjoining slip for our fishing boat. The fire pit was great for smores at night. The kitchen is small but has room for everything you need. The grill worked well too! We had a wonderful time and would definitely come back.

                                                        Wonderful peaceful get away

                                                        George M.

                                                        I took my children there for Christmas. The cabin is very comfortable and is well decorated. The location is very quiet with a great river view and plenty of hiking available. I would definitely come back!

                                                        Cozy place out in the woods!

                                                        joel t.

                                                        My wife and 4 children took a last minute Thanksgiving trip and had a wonderful time. The view was great and a very easy walk to the private boat dock (we used the golf cart but it is not neccessary its not far). My children and dog loved running and playing around the house. Everything in the cabin was clean and serviceable. It has a very rustic log home type of look inside and out. Grocery stores were only about 25 minutes from the cabin. We had an excellent time and would recommend to others as well.


                                                        Yellville, AR, USA

                                                        WE HAVE A PRIVATE BOAT DOCK WITH A SWIMMING PLATFORM!! So, bring your boat/jet ski or rent one at the local marina. We also have a 7 person capacity fishing pontoon for rent! Tour Bull Shoals Lake Dam (the 5th largest in the US), view the mountains and the lakes for miles from the 'Top of the Ozarks Tower', go hiking thru many groomed/mapped trails in the Buffalo River National Forest or float the Buffalo River. Perhaps take a scenic drive down Hwy. 7, known as one of America's top 10 most scenic highways and hit a few of the several antique stores along the way, or just grill out on your own deck and take in the tranquility of wooded seclusion of The Lakeside Hermitage with the sounds of nature and the gentle waves hitting the shoreline just kickin' back and relaxing. The kids can stay busy with horseshoes, board games, DVD's, or fish from shore about 50 yards from your deck. Please note that shopping (Walmart Supercenter, restaurants, gas and other public activities are only 12-15 miles

                                                        Rates & Availability

                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                        Cleaning Fee
                                                        Pet Fee
                                                        Additional Guest Fee
                                                        Damage Deposit
                                                        Tax Rate

                                                        Cabin rentals of 7+ nights are eligible for 1 FREE night! The website will calculate a 14.2% discount of the nightly rate which is equivalent to a free night. The party that reserves the cabin will be responsible for payment(s) unless other arrangements have been discussed. 10.25% AR Tax is mandated to be collected in the State/County/City. Fishing pontoon boat rental is available. Please ask for our boat rental info sheet if interested. Children ages 4 or under stay FREE! Do not include kids under 4 in your head count when entering the number of people in your party.

                                                        A $200 deposit is requird to reserve your dates. There is a 14 day cancellation policy. If you cancel 14 or more prior to your arrival date you are refunded your deposit less a $50 processing fee. If you cancel less than 14 days you be charged for the dates you reserved. Your cabin rental will charged in full up to 13 days prior to your check-in date unless other arrangements have been made.

                                                        55 Reviews
                                                        Wonderful 4.8/5
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