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The Shore House on Lake Hamilton

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

This cottage is one of 3 that we offer on vrbo for nightly rental. Check out the other two at and search #169711 or #3934683.

Relax and get away from it all in the Shore House! This house is so refreshing. It offers a bright and cheery lake house atmosphere with views of Lake Hamilton from every window in the great room. The great room--living, dining and kitchen are all open to each other and boast vaulted ceilings, knotty pine walls and tile floors. Each bedroom is tastefully decorated with crisp linens and a lake house theme. The covered deck spans the length of the house and sits literally feet away from the lake. A child friendly swimming area is steps from the front door. The Shore House has a great swim dock which has a place to tie up one boat. You will see sunrise and sunset from the deck. Beautiful!

The Shore House is conveniently located to Hot Springs National Park (8 miles) and is near to shopping malls, grocery stores and all of Hot Springs attractions. When in Hot Springs you will want to experience the many things the city has to do: Belle of Hot Springs Riverboat, 5 Star Theater, Magic Springs Amusement and Water Park, Historic Bathhouse Row, The National Park, Mid-America Science Museum, The Gangster Museum, Oaklawn Rack Track and Casino, hiking, horseback riding, water sports, canoeing, etc. Come enjoy Hot Sprigs National Park and The Shore House.

Keywords: Lake front, lake house, water front,

More Details

Mark Buhrow
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

About Mark Buhrow

Captain Mark and Gigi Buhrow owned and operated the Belle of Hot Springs Riverboat from 1983 to 2016. They have four children and four grandchildren. Hot Springs has been home to us for over 30 years.

Mark Buhrow purchased this house in 2001

Why Mark Buhrow chose Arkansas

We built the Shore House as an investment property. We actually love this home so much that when it is available we booked it for ourselves and enjoy all that it has to offer. I know this is not unusual for property owners to stay in their vacation rental homes, but it is for us because we actually live directly across the lake.

What makes this house unique

The things we love most about the Shore House is how bright and refreshing it is. The covered deck is a great place to sit with a cup of coffee and a book. We love the swim area and enjoy the fact that the house is so close to the lake.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This cottage is nicer than our home in Texas.
Jul 2010
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Lake Hamilton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • master - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    2nd bathroom - toilet , shower , Step in shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • The Kings Bedroom - 1 king
    The Queens room - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

The Shore House on Lake Hamilton
average rating of 4.785714 based on 29 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My stay for 8 days in the shore house was wonderful, it is right on the lake and is so peaceful. I highly recommend staying there.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location with excellent hosts. I will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location can't be beat!

  • 5 of 5

Great little house, right on the lake, close to a bunch of sights and shops - we enjoyed it!

Just have to be careful if you have pets since the area isn't fully fenced in and you're right next to condos and other cabins with dogs off-leash

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

My Mother and I loved the Shore House on Lake Hamilton. It was so nice and quite, calming and relaxing. There was a little hiccup when we first arrived, but Gigi made it right. Everything was absolutely wonderful. We loved sitting out on the deck and watching the sunrise in the morning and the sunset in the evenings. Just being near the water was great. We always take our dog with us on vacation, and this was a wonderful place for her as well. Hot Springs was fun. There was a lot of things to do and everything was easy to find. We will definitely recommend Hot Springs to any of our friends looking for a place to go on vacation, and we will definitely recommend the Shore House on Lake Hamilton or one of your other properties if they are looking for a place to stay. We absolutely loved everything about it!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Darling Waterfront Cottage Comfortable and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Despite the rain, we had a wonderful family visit here. We loved being right on the lake and how quiet it was. Beds were comfortable, I loved that we had two bathrooms and everything we needed was there. The lake is wonderful to swim in and we also had a fun day of boating. Easy to get to Hot Springs and some nice restaurants nearby. We loved the suggestions in the book, too! Especially grateful to be able to bring our dog and one of the nicest vacations we have had together. So comfortable and relaxing and we will book again if we come back! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake shore retreat

  • 5 of 5

A nice relaxing vacation rental right on the water. What more could you ask for? Is it the Ritz Carleton, No. Was it a clean house, right on the water, with all the amenities available and working, cold A/C, and a great porch to view the boaters drive by or fish off the dock? Absolutely!! Had a great time relaxing on the porch, grilling some steaks, and boat watching. Everything is nearby and handy if you need to go to the grocery store or rent a boat. Owners were very accommodating and provided all the info we needed to get the key and directions to the house. It was a little hidden and the driveway to get there a bit rocky but with the directions it was easy to find. The usual outdoor spiders and random bugs on the back porch, but nothing a broom couldn't fix. Inside was clean and comfortable with cold A/C and working fans. They were still working on painting the wood on the porch but a little more and they should be finished. Overall very happy with the rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Little Rock International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Pirates cove
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Arkadelphia, AR
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Belle of Hot Springs Riverboat
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Lake Hamilton House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20
Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 10.0%

An additional fee of $20 per person per night for rentals over 4 people. Pet fee is $10 per day per animal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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