Location: This “One of a Kind” property is nestled in the heart of the Ouachita National Forest in a beautiful valley setting between Simmons Mountain to the North and the majestic Kiamichi Mountain Range to the South. The North property boundary is a deep hole of crystal clear water on the beautiful Kiamichi River, which is a year round source of water for most of the year providing good recreational opportunities for fishing and kayaking. The South property boundary adjoins the 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest, which provides hunting opportunities for whitetail deer, eastern wild turkey, black bear, wild hog and other small game as well as access to an impressive network of ATV and horseback riding trails that are operated and maintained by the US Forest Service. The property is located in the small community or Big Cedar, OK. Nearby towns include Hochatown, Broken Bow, Talihina and Poteau, which is the county seat. Broken Bow Lake, which offers some of the best fishing in Oklahoma, is only a short 45 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: 21977 608th Street; Hodgen, Oklahoma 74939. NOTE: The cabin is labelled on Google Maps as “The Cabin at Three Waters”.
Services to Property: Electricity, rural water, conventional septic system, telephone line and LP gas delivery. Property comes with a 200 gallon propane storage tank.
Access: This property has legal access by means of a county maintained gravel road (Patterson Road & Rising Star Road). The property is located at the end of the county road for privacy and seclusion.
Land: The cabin sits on 8.2 acres (m/l) of gently sloping land that is covered with mature trees that are native to South-eastern Oklahoma including redbud, hickory, white oak, sweet gum, red oak, eastern red cedar and native shortleaf yellow pine. There is a natural spring south of the property at the foot of the Kiamichi Mountain Range, which flows across the property for most of the year. The North property boundary is the beautiful Kiamichi River and the South property boundary adjoins the Ouachita National Forest. There is a cleared trail across the property from the cabin to the Kiamichi River. Wildlife are frequently seen on this property.
Income Producing Property: “The Cabin at Three Waters” has been used as a Short Term Rental Unit for 5 years and is an established business with an impressive income stream. An income statement can be provided upon request. All furniture shown in the pictures is included in the list price so the new owners can take over the business and income stream from future booking upon closing. The Evolve website link for the cabin is given below. If you are interested in purchasing this cabin, you might consider booking it for a weekend stay to get a feel for the property and gain an appreciation for what the surrounding area has to offer.
“The Cabin at Three Waters” also has its own Facebook Business page (see link below). This property is conveniently located in the heart of the 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest Recreational area and provides direct access to great ATV and hiking trails.
Cabin & Bunkhouse: The cabin and bunkhouse have approximately 2,000 square feet of heated and cooled living space with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and can sleep up to 19 guests. The exterior of the cabin is finished with chestnut coloured treated log siding and the roof is covered with low maintenance green coloured 26 gauge metal and rain guttering. The interior of the cabin is finished out with rustic tongue and groove v-edge pine on the walls and walnut coloured stained 1 x 8 pine on the floors. All interior doors throughout the cabin are yellow knotty pine. The cabin has propane heating, a mini split system and window units that provide both heat and A/C and a tank less hot water heater. Approximate room dimensions are given below:
Living Room/Kitchen: 20.5 feet x 19.5 feet – This room would be a cozy place to spend the weekend. The walls are covered in rustic tongue and groove v-edge pine and the floors are covered in rustic 1 x 8 walnut stained pine flooring. The living room is open to the kitchen and bar area which measures 16.5 feet x 10 feet. The kitchen comes furnished with a stainless steel refrigerator, dishwasher, oven and cooktop stove. The sides of the kitchen bar are finished out with authentic old barn wood and the custom kitchen cabinets are hickory.
Outside Deck: There are doors off the Kitchen and Master Bedroom areas that open up to an “L” shaped 12-foot x 36 foot and 6-foot x 18-foot wooden deck with stairs leading to a 16-foot x 16-foot observation sky deck. Simmons Mountain can be seen from the deck to the North. This area has tables and outdoor furniture and the perfect setting to drink your morning coffee while viewing the local wildlife. There is a set of stairs from the deck that lead to the outdoor fire pit.
Front Porch: 8 foot x 12 foot front porch
Master Bedroom: 17 feet x 20 feet – The walls are covered in rustic tongue and groove pine and the floor is covered in 1 x 6 rustic stained pine flooring. There is a corner mounted gas fireplace and a door that opens onto the outside deck. The Master Bathroom is 6 feet x 9 feet with sink, toilet and an amazing walk-in shower with walls and floor covered in rock.
Second Master: 10.5 feet x 13.5 feet - This bedroom has light coloured walls and rustic 1 x 8 walnut stained wood flooring. There is a 3 foot x 5 foot closet, used as owners and cleaning storage as well as a shower, toilet and sink in the master bedroom. There is a door in the second master bedroom that opens to the screened in back porch.
Bedroom #3 and Bedroom #4: 10.5 feet x 10 feet – The bedrooms have light coloured walls and rustic 1 x 8 walnut stained wood flooring. Each bedroom has a 2 foot x 5 foot closet and windows for natural lighting.
Bathroom #2: 10 feet x 8.5 feet – The bathroom has a fiberglass shower, vanity and toilet. The floors are covered in water proof wood colored flooring. Washer and dryer hook-ups are in this room. The stacked washer and dryer unit will go with the property.
Screened In Back Porch: 8 foot wide x 32 foot long – There is a screened in back porch on the East side of the cabin. The spring that flows across the property can be seen from the back porch and features a set of stairs that lead outside to the
Bunkhouse: A 20 foot x 30 foot bunkhouse sits beside the main cabin. The bunkhouse has a 20 foot x 20 foot area complete with kitchenette including a mini-fridge, sink, and custom lower cabinets. Atop the cabinets is a custom made live edge bar top. The sleeping area contain two sets of queen size bunk beds. There is an enclosed 10 ft x 20 ft area attached to the building that can be used for ATV storage. A mini split system provides heat and A/C.
Agent’s Comments: This is a beautiful custom-built cabin 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. This is a very unique property that provides access to both Billy Creek and the Ouachita National Forest Recreational Area. This cabin offers “Off the Porch” access to the 4-wheeler, side by side, hiking and horseback riding trails in the National Forest. In my opinion, this property can be classified as true “Investment Grade Recreational Property”. This cabin has good income producing potential with the ability for the new owner to cover monthly payments while still booking times to enjoy the property for themselves.