Billy Creek Country Home, Shop & Pond – National Forest
Location: This unique property is nestled in the heart of the Ouachita National Forest in a beautiful valley setting between Lenox Ridge and the Winding Stair Mountain Range to the North and the majestic Kiamichi Mountain Range to the South. The property is less than ¼ mile from Billy Creek, which is a near year round source of crystal clear water that provides recreational opportunities for fishing and kayaking. The East property boundary fronts a paved county-maintained road (Billy Creek Road). This property is less than 1 mile from the 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest, which provides direct access to hunting opportunities for whitetail deer, eastern wild turkey, black bear, wild hog and other small game as well as direct access to an impressive network of ATV, hiking and horseback riding trails that are operated and maintained by the US Forest Service. This property is 1.5 miles southwest of the Billy Creek Campground area. The property is located east of the small community or Muse, OK. Nearby towns include Broken Bow, Hochatown, Talihina and Poteau, which is the county seat. Broken Bow Lake, which offers some of the best fishing in Oklahoma, is only a short 30 minute drive away to the South. Sardis Lake, Cedar Lake and Wister Lake are only minutes away as well. The Talimena Scenic Drive is five miles North of the Cabin. The property is a 1.5 hour drive from Fort Smith, Arkansas and about 3.5 hours from Dallas, Texas. Property Address: 58677 Billy Creek Road; Muse, Oklahoma 74949.
Services to Property: Electricity, rural water, aerobic septic system.
Land: The country home sits on 2.09 acre (m/l) of surveyed land that is level to gently sloping and completely covered with a nice stand of mature timber that is native to south-eastern Oklahoma inducing a diverse variety of oaks, sweet gum, hickory, eastern red cedar and native shortleaf pine. There is a nice fishing pond on the property and wildlife are frequently seen in this area. NOTE: There is an additional 3.32 acres of adjoining land that can also be purchased for a total of 5.41 acres.
Access: This property has legal and all-weather access by means of a paved county-maintained road (Billy Creek Road). There is a short gravel driveway that extends off Billy Creek road onto the property.
Home: The beautiful furnished home includes approximately 1405 square feet of heated and cooled living space with 3 bedrooms, 2 Baths, Large Kitchen/living room area and a large laundry room. This home has an open split floor plan that is perfect for entertaining. The home has beautiful rustic tongue and grove pine ceilings, vinyl wood plank flooring throughout and numerous rustic theme fixtures. The level of craftsmanship, attention to detail and quality trim work throughout is very impressive.
Kitchen: (19 x 10 feet) features granite countertops, vinyl wood plank flooring, a large island, beautiful custom cabinets, Frigidaire stainless steel appliances: refrigerator, dishwasher, oven and stove. The kitchen has so much counter space and a nice dining area that has a table and 4 chairs with room to spare for additional furnishings. There is a double stainless-steel sink with oil rub bronze faucets has a window view of the exterior of the property.
The kitchen opens into the living room (11 x 13 feet). This room features a nice wood stove with beautiful rock accented wall. There is recessed lighting and a large window. The master bedroom (13 x 14 feet) features a large walk in closet, window and a ceiling fan light fixture. The ensuite master bedroom (10 x 9 feet) is very spacious and features a large double vanity with granite counter tops, oil rub bronze faucets and rustic decorative light fixtures. This large room also has an additional large vanity, large walk in tile/rock shower, and numerous custom cabinets.
Laundry/Utility Room: (10 x 9 feet) is large and features granite countertops, custom cabinets, washer and dryer hook up, enough room for a refrigerator and can double as a pantry. There is an exit to the screened in back porch. Bedrooms #2 & #3 (8 x 10 feet & 10 x 10 feet) include windows, ceiling fan light fixtures and a large closet with built in shelfs. The bathroom (10 x 4 feet) has a large single vanity with granite countertop, custom cabinets, shower/tub combo, oil rub bonze faucets and recessed lights.
Shop: There is a 30 foot x 30 foot Mueller designed all metal shop building with a 15 feet x 30 feet covered extension. The shop building is complete with concrete flooring, electrical wiring and lighting. There is a 12 foot tall x 12 foot wide metal roll up door and a 3 foot wide walk through door.
Garden Area: There is a nice established garden area that is roughly 20 foot wide x 50 foot long.
Storm Shelter: There is a new concrete below grade storm shelter.
Income Producing Potential: This home is conveniently located adjacent to the Billy Creek Recreational Area with an impressive network of ATV, hiking and horseback riding trails throughout the 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest. The cabin provides direct access to these riding trails. If desired, the new property owners could easily set this cabin up as a Short Term Rental on VRBO or Airbnb to provide an additional income stream when not in use by the owners.
Agent’s Comments: This is a beautiful custom built home with a high level of craftsmanship, attention to detail and quality trim work throughout. The location provides an ideal setting for a relaxing and peaceful weekend getaway from city life or even a full time residence. No traffic, no hurrying, just simple life away from the hectic city. The location of this property is very unique with access to both the Billy Creek and the Ouachita National Forest Recreational Areas.