Location This 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. A few feet West of the property is Billy Creek, which is a year round source of crystal clear water that provides recreational opportunities for fishing and kayaking. The property is less than 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 mile southwest of the Billy Creek Campground area. 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. GPS Coordinates 34.678847 -94.735210
Services to Property Electricity, Water Well with Whole House Water Filter & Aerator System, and Conventional Septic System.
Land The cabin sits on 12.2 acre m/l of 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. The West property line has frontage to a paved county maintained road Billy Creek Road and the South property line fronts a gated private drive. There are two tributaries of Billy Creek that flow through the West side of the property, which are year round flowing streams. There are roughly 4 acres of land around the cabin that the current landowner has cleared the underbrush and kept mowed. This area is studded with mature shade trees and is elevated from the surrounding area to provide a great view of the Winding Stair Mountain Range to the North. The current owner has constructed an impressive network of walking and ATV trails throughout the property. Wildlife are frequently seen on this property.
Access This property has legal and all-weather access by means of a paved county-maintained road Billy Creek Road. There is a gated entry drive off Billy Creek Road that leads to the cabin, which sits roughly 1200 feet off the County Road.
Cabin The cabin was originally constructed in 1988 according to the County Assessor's records and has been completely remodelled and added onto by the current owner. The cabin has 592 square feet of heated and cooled living space with 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Kitchen and Sitting Space. The cabin roof is covered with 26 gauge metal and low maintenance Masonite siting. The cabin interior floor is covered with rustic wood colored waterproof vinyl flooring, the cabin interior ceiling is rustic tongue & groove pine and the cabin interior walls are textured and painted sheetrock. All furniture and appliances shown in the pictures are included. Interior lighting is LED recessed can lights with dimmers.
Front Porch There is an 8 foot wide x 37 foot long porch on the North side of the cabin that is partially covered. The porch is designed with an outdoor shower and the outdoor furniture shown in the pictures is included.
Insulated Storage Container There is an insulated metal storage container that is roughly 8 feet wide x 24 feet long. This container can be used to store hand tools, lawn mower, Utv/Atv's, etc. There are fold away storage shelves inside the container.
Fire Pit Area There is a 4 foot diameter steel fire pit ring in front of the cabin with seating.
Well House There is a 6 foot x 6 foot insulated building with concrete slab flooring which houses the well casing, down hole submersible well pump, Whole House in-line Filter, Aerator, pressure tank and pump on/off switches. The entire water system can be easily winterized by opening two valves at the cabin porch.
Comments This is the 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 and hiking trails on the National Forest. This cabin can easily be rented out on a part time basis for a secondary source of income if desired. Additionally, there are several cabin sites on this property where other rental cabins could be constructed or building lots sold off if desired.
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