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Wildflower Homeplace on the River

Cabin in Heber Springs, United States

  • 13-19 People
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4000ft²

The Space

  • Accommodates: 13-19
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Property Type: Cabin
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00


  • Air Conditioning
  • Antique
  • Antiquing
  • Art Deco
  • Atypical
  • Baby bath
  • Baby crib
  • Babysitter recommendation
  • Balcony
  • Baroque
  • Bar Private
  • BBQ
  • Bird watching
  • Blender
  • Boat
  • Boating
  • Books
  • Canoe
  • Car Included
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Concierge
  • Contactless check-in and check-out
  • Contemporary
  • Dishwasher
  • Dvd Player
  • Ecological
  • Eco tourism
  • Empire
  • Energy-efficient devices
  • Essentials
  • Extra pillows and blankets
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fireplace
  • Fishing
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Full Equipped Kitchen
  • Games For All Ages
  • Kids' Games
  • Garage
  • Gated property
  • Gloves available
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hangers
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Historical
  • Hi-tech
  • Hoover
  • Horseback riding
  • Hot water
  • Hunting
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jacuzzi Bath
  • Kayaking
  • Kettle
  • Kids Friendly
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Bed Linens/Towels
  • Long Term Rentals Available
  • Masks available
  • Microwave
  • Minimalist
  • Mountain biking
  • Music Library
  • No single-use plastic
  • No single-use toiletries
  • Organic food & beverages
  • Oven
  • Parking Included
  • Patio
  • Pets Considered
  • Private Car Park
  • Private entrance
  • Professionally cleaned
  • Rock climbing
  • Romantic
  • Satellite Or Cable
  • Self Check-in
  • Smoke detector
  • Smoking Forbidden
  • Social distancing
  • Staff wear protective equipment
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Streaming service
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Toys
  • Tv
  • Victorian
  • Vineyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Water sports
  • Wedding
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Wine glasses
  • Wood
  • Work Desk


*DATELINE SEPT 13, 2020: PLEASE BE ADVISED *- This property experienced a near miss with a tornado recently. The extremely well built house was mostly unaffected. The yard however will never look the same. If you are looking at making a far advanced booking know that the trees are predominantly gone from the road entry and few remain on river side. Owners / insurance are actively working on new landscape design. It will not be more fully realized until Spring 2021. We will update pictures and descriptions as we are able. The view of the bluff across the river however is now a much more glorious vista that was previously hidden. The river is unchanged.

A craftsman-built beloved family retreat on banks of the Little Red River outside Heber Springs, Arkansas. Pricing is for up to 13 people in main house with 4 bedrooms / 3.5 bath. Additional 6 people in 3 beds + 1 bath can have access to bunk house for additional fee - upon request. Please be sure and click through all the photos and read the full description.

While there is no dock, this is one of the few grand homes on the river that has easy bank access for wading, casting and lounging - if the dam generation is favorable. Record size trout have been caught in the winter months. One of the keepers of this property is a local fishing guide we, of course, highly recommend. (An area locals guide will be sent upon confirmation)

Home is located in a sleepy enclave of full and part time residents. As good neighbors, quiet hours are agreed and no ATVs or firearms. Guests have whole house and river lot acres - 2.5 acres.

Important to note that river is extremely cold, even in summer months and not generally suitable for swimming or wading without protection. Nearby Greer's Ferry Lake has fantastic swimming options.

The world record for a brown trout (40 pounds, 4 ounces) was set in May 1992 on the Little Red River, 29 miles of which had become suitable trout habitat with the completion of the Greers Ferry Dam in the early 1960s. This record stood until it was surpassed in 2009.

Please, feel free to reach out with any questions. We love them.


A partial list local to this rental : guided trout fishing, kayak rentals, hiking, pontooning on Greer's Ferry Lake and rock climbing. 45 minutes away in the charming town of Mountain View is world class Blanchard Caverns Recreation area, Ozark Folk Center State Park and Loco Ropes treetop adventures - a great day trip for groups of all ages.


Whole Property:
~starter kit supplied with paper towels, drip coffee filters and coffee, trash bags, soap pods for W&D and dishwasher, pump body and hand soap
~all linens supplied
~firewood supplied - for moderate use. More available for a fee.
~paved all the way to driveway
~ Ample outdoor seating
~ Propane grill - gas supplied
~Bonfire pit - firewood supplied
~ Unlimited cable wifi
~ Area guide sent upon confirmation
~ good cell phone signal (att + verizon)
~moderate access to river front for sturdy footed guests / cast for fish in Little Red River (please note that river levels fluctuate daily with dam control)

Main House:
~ Spacious living room with wood burning fireplace and dry bar
~Library / Den with games + smart TV + DirectTV satellite + BlueRay
~screened porch with dining and seating options
~Well-stocked kitchen , full size appliances -~Drip coffee maker and Keurig
~Formal dining table with seating for 4 to 6
~Main level master suite with King Bed, private porch, jacuzzi tub, walk in shower in jack and jill bathrooms (2 seperate bathroom areas with shared walk-in shower)
~Upper level open loft sleeping with 2 full size beds, bedroom1 with bunk and full size bed, bedroom2 with queen + jack and jill full bath with walk-in shower
~Main level half bath off kitchen
~Laundry room with Full-size washer/dryer and sink
~ Central heat and cool.
~smart TVs with ability to stream only - no satellite or cable - located in master, loft and kitchen. You provide login or 'cast' to the TV apps or there are free channels available.

Add-on Bunk House for additional fee - not priced with online quote:
~detached garage apartment accessed via private entrance with steps
~full bath (shower only)
~smart TV for streaming or gaming. your logins to channels via roku and your gaming equipment
~ 2 full size and 1 queen size bed
~window unit that heats and cools

Pets considered for a fee. please inquire.


We are Ivy Vacations LLC, a professional vacation rental management company. We are readily found in a search. We love the area and mostly live very locally to the properties.

All properties are self check-in – with key code – after 4pm. Check out is 11.

Rental prices are dynamic. This means they fluctuate based on area inventory and season determined by software.

REQUIRED FEES in addition to rental price:
Cleaning - $165
Processing - 6% - variable depending on where you book reservation outside Ivy Vacations LLC
Sales Taxes -Tourism, County, State
Add on Bunk House $75/night
Dog Fee: must get approval.

Confirmed guests received our self-penned "local's guide" to the area. Email you provide is important. We send welcome and access info there. Check your spam please.

Taxes and clean/supply fees are always required as is a processing fee that varies dependent who you are booking through.

The Cancel Policy is dependent on who you booked through so read their fine print. But generally, our policy is as follows:

15% anytime
50% within 30 days of arrival
75% within 14 days of arrival

~must be 25 to rent

~Must read and agree to booking rules prior to confirming. (available but buried on ALL 3rd party booking sites. Generally located after dates and # of people have been entered and just prior to commitment.)

Reviews (9) 4.9/5

  1. 5/5
    We had a wonderful weekend. When the sun came out for the first time in over a week on Saturday, my wife and I decided we needed to get the kids out of town and on the river. We found Wildflower on Ivy Vacations' website and asked if we could rent it on short notice for one night. Virginia was very accomodating and got us into the home that day and several hours before the designated check-in. The "cabin" is an enormous home that overlooks the Little Red River and a wonderful area for fly fishing when the water is low. We had a wonderful time and so appreciate Virginia and her team making us feel at home. We will definitely be renting cabins from Ivy Vacations again.
  2. 5/5
    The house is in a great location and was very clean and spacious. Will definitely look at staying again!
  3. 5/5
    Everything was even better than the posted pictures! Even the view was better in person. Everyone in my party was very pleased.
  4. 5/5
    The Wildflower was amazing! There was plenty of room for our whole family. We used the bunkie for our older children so they had their privacy. Both were perfect. The view was amazing, overlooking the little Red every morning watching the fog lift. We would definitely stay here again. Thank you so much for all your help!!
  5. 5/5
    We had an absolutely amazing stay here at Wildflower. The group I was with was a group of fathers and sons for a fishing trip. We had guides from Lobo (right down the river) pick us up right in the back yard in the boats, so we didn't have to drive anywhere to meet them! The house is fully stocked with all the hardware needed to cook too! It is in an awesome spot on the river, with a renowned shoal right down river called Treadwell Shoal, which holds a lot of fish. So if you aren't interested in getting a guide, then you can just go right there when the water is low and fish! Overall we had a fantastic stay and I guarantee we will be staying here again!
  6. 5/5
    Wildflower is a great place to stay! Loved the screened in back porch overlooking the river. Only problem was the master suite stayed warm. AC was working fine but not cooling this room. We would definitely stay here again! Very well equipped kitchen !
  7. 5/5
    And perfect for our familis and children. It was ver clean and they answered all our questions. thank you for sharing you home. swim at lake
  8. 5/5
    An absolutely awesome home where everyone can have space and enjoy!
  9. 4/5
    Thoroughly enjoyed...great location for our needs