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THE RIVERBEND RETREAT--A White River Fishing Cabin

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This four bedroom, two bath house is located on the banks of the scenic White River in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of north Arkansas between Bull Shoals Reservoir and Cotter, Arkansas, the 'Trout Fishing Capital of the USA'. Available year round for weekly or nightly rental, with a two night minimum, a person can wade fish for the abundant rainbow trout or that trophy brown that's lurking in the crystal clear waters of the river just steps from the spacious back deck. One of the premier fishing areas for wade fishermen is Wildcat Shoals, located less than 400 yards downstream, an easy walk along the river bank. To expand your fishing area upstream or down, launch a boat at the public boat ramp at Wildcat Shoals Access just three hundred yards upstream. If fishing is not what brings you to the White, there is nothing more relaxing than sitting on the deck overlooking the river or around the fire pit and watching the river flow by.

The house has two bedrooms with twin beds in each, one bedroom with a queen bed, and the master suite with both a queen bed and an alcove with a full bed as well as an enclosed bath. The Retreat has two living areas, one with a twin sleeper love seat, and a full kitchen with two refrigerators. Other amenities include a washer and dryer, satellite TV service, and WiFi service.

The Retreat has a non smoking policy.

Rates are $200.00 per night for the first two people, $15.00 for each additional person.

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Tim Taylor
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Cotter

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double , Master suite with enclosed bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
Check-In: 3:00 Check Out: 10:00 Check with owner for special Arrival/Departure circumstances.


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THE RIVERBEND RETREAT--A White River Fishing Cabin
average rating of 4.93617 based on 47 reviews
Lee's Summit

Absolutely perfect for a getaway family trout fishing trip!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the Riverbend Retreat on the White River for a week at the beginning of April this year and it was simply amazing. We had three different groups in our party and had plenty of rooms and living space. If you are coming to Cotter/the White River to relax, get away from it all, and do some amazing fishing right in your backyard, then this is the place for you. We caught a ton of brown and rainbow trout in the river directly behind the house. We cooked all of our meals during the stay and the house provided all the cooking and house amenities we needed. The ability to walk less than 50 yards to some of the best trout fishing in AR was great. We also had two little children with us and they were happy playing outside and fishing for the entire week. We will be back! Justin Guggenmos

  • Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to escape for a few days and relax and fish!

  • 5 of 5

Had a group of six men come for the weekend-everything was fantastic. Plenty of room, everything you could need! Great host that were very attentive-and even provided a fishing report. Couldn’t have asked for more and will be back. Thank you for letting us share your retreat!

  • Submitted: 22-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rogers, AR

THE Number ONE piece of property on the banks of the famous White River

  • 5 of 5

My family has been coming to the White River since 1978. I have stayed at EVERY resort from Bull Shoals Dam to Cotter bridge. I've also rented 2 different VRBO's (before this one of course). The Riverbend Retreat is the best piece of property, on one of the most ideal stretches of river, I've ever fished!!! The RBRetreat is walking distance to a public boat launch if you care to fish by boat. It is directly in front of shallow Wildcat Shoals, some of the best wade flyfishing I've ever experienced. The icing on the cake is there is AMPLE room to fish from the flat grassy bank as well. This property has the enjoyment flexibility from a young novice to the most avid angler, and everyone in between. The cabin is very comfortable and spacious. There are 2 separate living areas with 5 bedrooms. A very large deck. Gas and charcoal grill. A fully furnished kitchen with every appliance you need to cook with. For the Riverbend Retreat, all you need to bring is your food, fishing tackle, a camera, and a smile on your face!! I HIGHLY recommend this VRBO property. At first sight I immediately knew it was special. As we drove away my parents and I agreed this is our new #1 favorite place to stay on the White River, and will return as satisfied customers any chance we get. 5 STARS

  • Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, right on the bank of the White River.

  • 5 of 5

The place is very nice, clean, comfortable, and spacious. Plenty of room for my family of 7 to spread out! The back deck is wonderful, with an amazing view of the river.

  • Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very relaxing, comfortable, place to stay on beautiful White River

  • 5 of 5

This property would be very comfortable for up to 4 couples with 4 separate BR's and 2 full baths. Very clean! Right on the White River looking at high, tree covered bluffs on the other side of the river. Caught our limit of Rainbow trout over a two day stay. Outdoor fire-pit provides the esthetics of a camping venue, but with the comfort of a very nicely equipped home to retire to when the flames die down.

  • Submitted: 12-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay. Boat ramp very close & easy to put in. Fishing wasn't to bad either.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house. Very big & really liked the layout. Two living rooms with big tv's & direct tv & tv's in all 4 bedrooms. It was decorated so cute for the river. Nice big deck with 2 tables & chairs & cusions & chairs down by the firepit. Big gas grill, a blower to blow off the big deck & a huge fan which we didn't need. The weather was great. It was a peaceful & we really enjoyed staying here. You won't be disappointed in this place. Thanks so much Tim & Chessy Taylor for sharing your retreat with us. Can't wait to go back! Becky & David Mencl. October 19, 20, 21, 2017

  • Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Cotter

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$19 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.5%

Deposit refundable, except booking fee, if cancellation prior to one month, 1/2 refundable if prior to two weeks. A credit card must be on file with owner to complete booking and will be charged for damages caused by traveler and for additional guests not paid for at time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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