About the property
- Cottage600 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum StayNone
1 Bdrm Studio- city convenience, country privacy & relaxation
Our studio suite opened in May 2014. The cottage is located a few minutes from downtown Mena, where you can enjoy the privacy and beautiful views shared by Mena residents in this Ouachita Golf Course community. This 1 bedroom/1 bath studio is equipped with all the comforts of home including a covered patio and a great 16x20 deck outfitted with patio furniture and a bbq grill. This shared deck includes outdoor lights and plenty of space to kick your feet up and relax at the end of a long day.
Wood laminate flooring runs throughout the living areas where you will find a queen sleeper sofa, a large TV with satellite programming, comfortable recliner, and a selection of books to enjoy during your stay. Kitchen appliances include a stove, full size refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker w/supplies for the duration of your stay. In the cabinets you will find dishes and flatware for 8, and cooking utensils. Iron and ironing board are also provided.
A King bed with luxury linens and a flat panel TV that rotates so it is viewable from both the living room and bedroom make the bedroom the perfect place to end the day. A king size bed and queen size sleeper sofa both purchased in May 2014 provide comfortable sleeping for 4.
A fenced pet play area allows your four legged friends to stretch their legs and enjoy the great outdoors. Take them for a walk to the creek where they can splash their paws or watch you fish or kayak.
Prairie Creek Cottage is a 2 unit property with every care given to ensure the privacy of our guests. The second unit is a one bedroom cottage that is generally rented on a weekly basis for guests who plan to stay in town a little longer. Please feel free to call if you have any questions about either unit. The reservation calendar is accurate for the STUDIO pictured in this listing so please feel free to use the “Book It Now” feature.
Enjoy the privacy of the country without leaving the convenience of town. No through traffic and plenty of room to stretch out during your stay. Enjoy walks along paved road and beautiful views of neighboring horse farms. Fish the creek or enjoy a leisurely kayak trip downstream and back. We also have another property listed as Prairie Creek Cabin if this property is not available for your stay. We also own and operate the Sassafras Inn which sleeps up to 10 between 4 private guest rooms each with private baths.
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- Response time:
- within one day
- Calendar last updated:
- May 17, 2018
About Janee Sweeney
My husband and I relocated to Mena in 2010 and have fallen in love with the community and the great outdoors. We built this property as a guest house for visiting friends and family on the outskirts of 20 acres in a great neighborhood. We took up residence on the far side of the property so that we and our guests could enjoy this great location but still maintain that feeling of privacy. We lived in the cottage for 2 years while deciding on where to make our permanent home. After buying our neighbors house on the adjoining property and settling in to our new home, we finished out the second half of the building into this great studio for VRBO guests to enjoy. We hope you enjoy your stay!
Janee Sweeney purchased this Cottage in 2014
Why Janee Sweeney chose Ouachita
Spacious, relaxing place to unwind with all the comforts of home surrounded by the peace and beauty of mother nature's gifts
What makes this Cottage unique
Enjoy the privacy of the country without leaving the convenience of town. No through traffic and plenty of room to stretch out during your stay. Enjoy walks along paved road and beautiful views of neighboring horse farms. Fish the creek or enjoy a leisurely kayak trip downstream and back.
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Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Dog friendly and restful
Finding the place was a bit difficult but worth it. We took our dog who loved the freedom of running in the fields. The place was spacious, well equipped and clean! Watch the movie American Made with Tom Cruise to appreciate the Mena experience
The cottage was perfect for my husband and me after spending time visiting relatives in a nearby nursing home. It was well appointed, clean, and peaceful. Thank you. We will definitely stay again the next time we are in the area.
mena is a wonderful warm relaxing place to visit
the cottage was better than the photos. clean_cottage- check bed-check shower-check kitchen-check living_area-check tv∫ernet-check location_in_the_woods-check.
the drive from Talihina to mena was the best. the hicking on the crunching leaves just as good.
My 2 sisters & I took our mom for a short girls weekend. We needed peace and quiet, and a chance to get away from all the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, and just spend some much-needed girl time. This cottage was just what we needed. It was small and cozy. It's outside of town, yet a few minutes drive to anything you might need.. It's also very clean! Janee is very helpful and accommodating. I would absolutely stay here again. I highly recommend this property!
Quiet in the country.
Nice place that was just what we wanted. Everything was as advertised. We would stay there again.
Very nice one bedroom
Overall it was a pleasant stay, very cozy updated one bedroom! One down fall the ac wasn't big enough to handle that room, we are from Baton Rouge it's hot down here and all we want is a good cold room! Also it's a duplex so you feel like you have to be super quiet because someone is right next door! The creek is very nice but it was down to low to utilize the canoe!
Enjoy golf, fishing, ATV riding, hiking, mountain biking, scenic drives, kayaking, canoeing all within a 15 minute drive. Dine at local restaurants where live music plays weekly. Stroll around Janssen Park while the kids play, hike any number of trails through Queen Wilhelmina State Park and the Ouachita National Forrest. Kayak or canoe the Ouachita River or the Cossatot - watch out for the 'washing machine' class IV rapids on the Cossatot! Visit our local downtown shops and art museum where you will find many unique items and some really friendly people! Spend an afternoon or evening at the historic Little Ouachita Theater where local talent performs great works weekly.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Contact owner for long term stay rates. Long term renters are welcome.