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The Best Historic District Victorian Cottage in Eureka Springs

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Queen beds, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Experience Eureka Springs the same way residents did over one hundred years this lovely home in the very heart of Eureka's Historic District.

Built in 1885, this cottage is in the National Register of Historic Homes and is one of the finest examples of the many beautifully restored Historic Victorian homes of this era. It is furnished with many period antiques.

You will find that The Bodie House is a charming Victorian cottage with all the gingerbread trim, located in the heart of the Historic District. You are mere steps (next door) from the trolley stop or a short stroll to the historic downtown for fine dining, unique shops, boutiques and art galleries. Should you decide to venture out for some hiking, horseback riding, boating or fishing, all are found close by. Eureka Springs is surrounded by lakes, rivers, streams and even caves, all just minutes from the Bodie House.

This Historic Victorian cottage is beautifully furnished including a full kitchen and laundry room. Hi speed wireless internet, flat screen high definition TV, DVD, and CD/FM/AM stereo add to your enjoyment. The private deck overlooks and has a full view of the Eureka Springs Valley and the Christ of the Ozarks. A friendly front porch is perfect for people and parade watching. Or, if you like, just enjoy a quiet moment experiencing the natural beauty of Eureka Springs at the Bodie House.

A dining room offers a cozy place to enjoy your meals or a game of cards. There is plenty of room to spread out and relax at The Bodie House.

The Bodie House is a great choice for couples or families. It is the perfect choice for four. Two bedrooms with queen beds.

A stay in the Bodie House offers privacy, comfort and rest not found at bed and breakfast rentals. You won’t have anyone staying in the room next door, and you won’t have breakfast with strangers! Yet, you will find all the style and class of a bed and breakfast.

The Bodie House will complement your vacation in every way. From the quiet surroundings to the beautiful views, you will enjoy every aspect.

Rates start at $199 (off season) to $229 per night during high season, for up to 4 people, based on a 2-night minimum on weekends. Please call for rental information. Check out our website at

Please be advised that the maximum number of guests is four, including children (children under 12 are not permitted). The property is closely monitored by neighbors and the property manager. Violations of this policy will result in guests immediately evicted without refund. Please read our rental agreement.

Keywords: great views, privacy, cozy, historic, victorian

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Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 11, 2018

About The Owner

Dr. Bodie has lived most of his life in Richardson, Texas. He attended Richardson West Junior High and graduated from Richardson High School in 1972. After graduating from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1976, Dr. Bodie returned to Richardson. He was employed by Texas Instruments, as a manufacturing engineer, until he was accepted into dental school. He graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch ( UT Health Science Center in Houston ) in 1981 with the degree Doctor of Dental Surgery. After two associateships in the Houston area, Dr. Bodie returned to Richardson in 1982 to associate with Dr. Alvin Foster, whom had practiced dentistry in Richardson since 1958. Dr. Foster retired in 1985. Dr. Bodie is an active member of the Dallas County Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association, and has completed over two thousand hours of postgraduate training and continuing education. Dr. Bodie currently resides in Richardson with his wife of 31 years, Sherrill, and daughters Carlan 26 and Erin 21.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1983

Why The Owner chose Eureka Springs

A beautiful town in a peaceful setting.

What makes this cottage unique

Outdoor wilderness, outdoor serenity, outdoor activities and old world town.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Eureka Springs

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Upstairs bath has toilet only but utility room downstairs has shower. Downstairs bath is full bath with large antique claw foot tub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2) Sleeps 4 persons maximum
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Beautiful Front Porch and Rear Deck Views


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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The Best Historic District Victorian Cottage in Eureka Springs
average rating of 4.230769 based on 13 reviews

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I absolutely loved the Bodie House! Highly recommend to anyone looking for a small lovely cottage that is beautifully appointed. We seriously didn’t want to leave.

  • Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shelly for your review! We think our cottage is perfect in location, has great front and back deck views, and has lots of old time charm. We hope you will stay with us again.
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Adorable house with beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends & I had a wonderful time while renting The Bodie House! Cute historic home with comfy beds & wonderful views from the back deck!

  • Submitted: 8-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint and perfect

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, easy access, comfortable accommodations, and great view. Highly recommend staying at this house because it has everything that one would want (although the shower is a bit sketchy, but understandable).

  • Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute Victorian home

  • 4 of 5

The Bodie House is beautiful and comfortable. The stairs can be a little treacherous, as they are pretty steep. Overall it is a great location and very cute home!

  • Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really glad you enjoyed it! Hope you'll come back!
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Needs a good cleaning

  • 2 of 5

I was a bit disappointed in the cottage. It needed a thorough cleaning, including dusting the baseboards and furniture and top of the very short refrigerator. I am only 5'1' and I could see the dirt on top. Beds sheets were soft and clean. Floors slanted down toward the back of the house. Could be a nice place with some work. Downstairs toilet needs new flapper and chain to flush correctly.

  • Submitted: 5-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Peggy. We really appreciate the review. We will definitely speak to our housekeepers and management regarding your concerns. We would also like to offer you a free one night with a weekend rentalshould you decide to return and I promise the house will be very clean. Thanks again for your comments. Jack Bodie
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Loved this cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cute, quirky cottage with it's own personality. Great place to stay in Eureka Springs...close to town, lots of beautiful Victorian homes to see on the evening walk. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you found us! Come back soon!
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Eureka Springs

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$39.95

The Bodie House accommodates four adults only. Children under 12 are not permitted. Children 12 and over are considered adults. Accommodating more than four adults is a violation of our rental policy. Guests violating this policy will be evicted and no refund will be issued. The property is carefully monitored at all times.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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