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Down Home at the Farm

Bedrooms Studio
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 10 nights


About the property

Come to the farm and stay in our 3 bedroom, 1 bath, full kitchen cottage

When coming to Petit Jean Mt. you have a host of activities to do. Your cottage is part of a riding and working farm. With petting animals, riding horses, and taking part in all activities that come with caring for animals. You can also use this for family reunions, birthday parties, or just a weekend get away. We are 2 miles from Petit Jean State Park, which has hiking trails, biking trails, swimming pool, fishing, and a restaurant with views that are outstanding.

Helen Charton
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Helen Charton

We bought the Cottage in 2006 and a year later it burned. I had to start over with the cottage. Petit Jean Mtn. is a wonderful place and we feel blessed to get to share it with others.

Helen Charton purchased this farmhouse in 2006

Why Helen Charton chose Morrilton

The Charton family has been farmers all our lives. Barnyard Friends and Stables is just a added plus to our farm. We use the barn as a teaching tool, we have children summer horse camps, riding horses and enjoy the fact that animals are good for the soul. .

What makes this farmhouse unique

Our home is in the middle of all these animals and you will be waking to a rooster crowing in the morning and the sounds of the animals throughout the day. When staying with us you are always welcome to come to the barn to be with us or feed the animals. The horses back riding is $18.00 for a 30 minute ride and $27.00 for an hour ride.


Morrilton Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • One tub with shower.
  • Studio, Sleeps 7
  • Three bedrooms , One queen bed, one full , and two twin,
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
We would like to please so just ask if there is something we can do for you to have a great stay, just ask. Remember our trails rides are $18.00 for 30 munities and $28.00 for an hour.


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Down Home at the Farm
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
Fort Worth, TX

Wonderful barnyard getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect getaway for me and my girls. Helen was a wonderful host and the animals were a hit for my wanna be country girls. They're still crying at night because they miss them and can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Roomy and animals in abundance

  • 5 of 5

Unplug from the world and enjoy your family down on the farm.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Great property

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic experience here. We brought a girls church group up and had three tents full of girls on the back lawn and had the adults inside. It was great to have the kitchen to get the meals prepared and give some AC to the kids when they needed it. We had an excellent 4 days there and would certainly use recommend the property and especially the owner to everyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Maumelle, Arkansas

A fun time on the farm!

  • 5 of 5

It was a fun, unique experience. Helen is a very attentive hostess. It was exactly what we needed!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Easter Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the Cottage April 14 through April 17. We only had 5 people in our party but this house is so roomy that we could have easily had more. The Cottage has 3 bedrooms, a cot, and sleeper sofas. It is also right on Petit Jean Mountain so we were close to all of the trails and the Car Museum. Also the Cottage is located right behind the petting zoo which was probably my husband's favorite part of the trip! He was down there everyday! No to mention the horses from the riding stables which was our daughter's favorite part! Helen, the owner of all 3, was attentive, friendly, and very gracious! It was an enjoyable getaway for Easter!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great week!

  • 4 of 5

We were here from July 14 thru July 18, 2016. We really enjoyed all the animals on the farm, especially the beautiful horses and the dogs. Everything was clean and comfortable. There was plenty of room for the five of us. Helen was a very gracious host and always made sure we had everything we needed. Will recommend it to others, especially with small children. (The petting zoo was really fun.)

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for all your kind words. Do come back and be with me. God Bless and be safe Helen
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Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Matter Lodge, In Petit Jean State Park

The Cottage is part of Barnyard Friends and Stables. Barnyard Friends is a petting zoo and riding stables. Folks come with family and friends to pet animals and ride horses. While at the barn you are welcome to help feed the animals and let your children play in our play yard.

If riding horses is your thing we have two rides. First is a 30 min. ride which is $18.00 and the second ride a 50 min. ride is 27.00. We will put you on a list and make this a great day .

Petit Jean State Park is a mile down the road and has a host of things to do. The over look views of the Arkansas River and the site of our Arkansas beauty is at great abundances. At Matter Lodge is just a great place to dine. Then there is just miles of trails to hike. Lake Bailey is full of fish to catch and you in the summer you can rent a boat to get on the lake to catch the big ones.

The best hikes are to the water fall and to rock house cave. At different times of the year we have the Car Shows and active in the park.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10
Tax Rate 9.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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