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Wits End Ranch-Cabin, Family Reunions, WEDDINGS! Borders Buffalo River Natl.Park

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Large 2 Bd-2 Bath Cabin and a Event Building/bunkhouse/Chapel- GREAT VIEWS

The Wits End Ranch location is private and secluded, yet less than 5 minutes from U.S. Hwy 65, ¼ mile past the Hwy. 65 & Coursey’s Dr. Junction. It is one of the most beautiful spots in the Ozark Mountains. WEDDINGS, Family Reunions, retreats ... or just a relaxing getaway. The Wits End Ranch is located less than an hour south of Harrison, Arkansas and less than 2 hours from Little Rock, Arkansas and the Springfield/Branson, MO area.

The Ranch property borders the Buffalo National River Park N.P.. There are miles of hiking, biking and horse trails, spectacular scenery, wildlife and outdoor fun for every season of the year. Enjoy a beautiful sunset from the spacious deck. Relax in front of the huge fireplace on fall and winter evenings. A great escape from the hustle and bustle of the real world. Perfect for a family reunion, company retreat or romantic getaway.

The Main House sets high on a hill overlooking the 100,000+ acre National Park. It has two bathrooms, 2 large bedrooms, 1 with a king and 2 double beds, one with a queen, two double beds and a single bed. The living room has a sleeper sofa and two day beds. All towels and linens are furnished. There is a large fireplace, central AC/heat and a fully equipped kitchen. There is a screened in porch, large deck, picnic tables, BBQ grills (charcoal) horse shoes and volleyball/badminton. The yard area is landscaped with rock gardens and natural beauty all around.

The Bunk House can be rented along with the Main House, to accommodate large groups. It has a window AC unit, a bathroom (with a shower), refrigerator, coffee pot and microwave. There are 4 double beds, 4 single beds and a sleeper sofa. It is located across the driveway from the Main House.

*We have 6- 10 X 10 outdoor metal pens for your horses and a large area to park trucks/trailers.

Keywords: Buffalo National River National Park, Tyler Bend Area. Private secluded 2 bedroom/2 bath main cabin & a bunkhouse bordering the National Park

More Details

Ken & Sonya Perea
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, Spansh
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 5, 2017


Saint Joe Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 main cabin - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bath-Bunkhouse/chapel/Event bld. - shower
    Bathroom 2 main cabin - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 2 double , Main cabin bedroom 2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 double , Main cabin bedroom 1*sleeper sofas also in living m.
    Wedding Chapel/Event Building/Bunk - Wedding Chapel & Events bldg.- xtra sleep area 10-14 people
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (6), Double Beds (2 )( main cabin has 2 large 400 sq. ft. bedrooms & a sleeper sofa and 2 small corner window daybeds. The bunkhouse is one large room with a shower and refrigerator (no cooking)), ,Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Picnic tables, outdoor fire pit, outdoor pens for your horses w/water available, walk to the National Park trail system from the Wits End Ranch property, horseshoes, volleyball net. Only an hour and a half scenic drive from the Table Rock lake, Branson and Siiver Dollar City area. Less than 2 hours from Little Rock Arkansas.


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average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Stunning views and great location

  • 5 of 5

A great home base for all of your Buffalo National River adventures. The house has a giant deck with an incredible view, the perfect place for sunset dinners. We stopped at Wits End Ranch for only a few nights to break up our cross country road trip. Our only regret was not staying longer. The house accommodated my parents, two boys, the dog and I with plenty of room to spare. It was clean and packed with plenty of games to keep everybody satisfied.

A Wonderful experience

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good times

  • 5 of 5

Hi. We stayed at wits end ranch for location and the view and were not disappointed at all with either. Near the buffalo and white river and Blanchard springs. Cabin was clean and well stocked. Plenty of games to play and the deck and view were incredible. Plan to go back. Next year. A-1.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Clean and comfortable with beautiful views.

  • 4 of 5

These are new owners and there was an issue with the place being double booked, not their fault. The owner called and apologized and worked it our for both groups. They worked to provide a bunk house that would accommodate my group and allow the other group to have the main house since they were the first to book. The owners went to added expense and cut our original price by half. The location is the best for floating the river and served our needs better than other places we previously rented. This is a remote and secluded area with lots of privacy. Great cell phone signal, the kids loved that!!! We will be staying with Witt's End Ranch again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"One Moment In Time"

  • 5 of 5

The home, deck, lawns, landscaping, & fire pit, made our family weekend one

of those moments in time you will never be able to create again, but will cherish

forever. The view of sunrise and sunset from the deck and porch are stunning.

My beloved Buffalo River and trails in sight. LOVE the window seats in the

family room, the game table, the seating areas. We were even blessed with a small

meteor shower while gathered around the fire pit....WOW!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Views!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at the cabin. The cabin was clean, quaint and the it's history is so neat. We had 6 adults, a child and a dog and we never felt cramped for space. The views from the deck were stunning. There were butterflies everywhere which added to the beauty. The surrounding property was kept up very well and it was fun to explore all around. Even though it's not to far from the main road there is plenty of privacy and we could see the Milky Way at night.

Dave, the owner was great to work with. I had to revise our itinerary more times than I care to admit and he was always very accommodating and quick to respond both via email and phone.

I would recommend this place and hope to come back for another stay some day.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

It was a great place to stay for our church ladies getaway. Very relaxing and beautiful! The owner was very quick to answer all my questions about the property and stay. Very nice guy! Highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Harrison, Arkansas
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Silver Hill Canoes/Kayaks 870-439-2372 hwy. 65
Nearest Golf
40 Miles
Harrison, AR-Branson, MO
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Hwy. 65
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
St. Joe, Gilbert, Marshall, Arkansas
Nearest Point of Interest
Wits End Ranch, 249 Courseys St. Joe, AR 72675
Nearest Point of Interest
Courseys Smoked Meat & Cheese
Nearest Point of Interest
Fergusons Restaurant & Gift Shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: recommended

Marshall, Gilbert, Leslie and St. Joe Arkansas: There are crafts, antiques, furniture and gift stores along with restaurants, churches and a drive-in movie theater.

Wildlife Viewing: You can enjoy seeing the Buffalo National River elk herd at many locations along the Buffalo River. We also have a wonderful variety of wildlife including whitetail deer, black bear, fox, bobcat, wild turkeys, bald eagles and great blue herons.


Rates & Availability

Saint Joe Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Clean fee ea. building $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Main Cabin $225.00 per night/6 people. Bunk/chapel/event building is $155.00 a night up to 6 ppl. Add. Guests $15.00 ea. per night. Day use guests $3 ea. Call for wedding $$ info
Family Reunion Specials:Main cabin 2 nights up to 12 people $640.00 +tax. add 1 night $220.+tax Main cabin & bunkhouse up to 20 ppl $1120.00+tax/clean fee. add a night $290.00 +tax.
Check in is 4 PM-Out 10AM Early check in and late checkout ok when schedule allows.

50% due at booking non refundable if canceled with in 30 days of arrival, and balance due prior to check in. Credit cards ok- Owner can take credit card info over the phone or can be invoiced from Square credit card processing. time permitting,

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.