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6 Bedroom farm home, 14 acres. Ideal wedding location

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Space 371 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Our Craftsman home, the adjacent dairy barn, and dairy plant building were placed on the National Registry of Historic Structures in 2013. Our 14 acre property was a part of the original Humphreys' Dairy Farm that opened in the early 1900's. The dairy farm was owned and operated by four generations of the Humphreys' family until it closed in 2007. We feel very fortunate that we were able to acquire such a historically significant property from the original family!

The home was originally built and occupied by Mr. Humphreys, the founder, and other family members.

As you enter the home from the expansive front porch, you enter a large foyer. On either side of the foyer are parlors with fireplaces. An attached bathroom has been added to one of the parlors so it can also be used as the sixth bedroom. This room has a day bed with trundle, along with a sofa and other seating.

Behind the foyer is the large dining room with the original furniture, on loan from the Humphreys' family. The dining room has a wall of windows that look out to the cheerful sun porch.

Adjacent to the dining room is the kitchen. The original kitchen has been totally updated and expanded. During the renovation, a brick fireplace was discovered in an interior wall. It is now a focal point in the kitchen. The kitchen table was made by the Humphreys from trees cut on the dairy property.

Also downstairs is the original master bedroom. This bedroom has a king size bed. The adjacent bathroom has been updated, including a jetted tub.

During the course of time, the upstairs was converted to four apartments for workers to live in. Each apartment had its own kitchen. All four apartments shared 1 bathroom! We have removed the kitchens and replaced them with updated bathrooms, so each bedroom now has a bathroom. One bedroom has a king bed. The other three have queen beds.

More Details

Owner
Luther Lewis
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
80%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

Why Luther Lewis chose Arkansas

Our daughter got married at Garvin Woodland Gardens in 2007. She wanted a reception location on the lake that could go well past midnight. Such a location did not exist, so we thought we would create the perfect location on the lake. We reached the conclusion that it could not happen, so we started looking for property near Garvin Woodland Gardens that could accommodate late night wedding receptions. When we found the Humphreys Dairy Farm, we knew this was it. The old dairy farm is a 10 minute drive from The Gardens. The Craftsman style farmhouse was perfect for renovating into 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. It is also large enough for small events for up to 50 guests. The old dairy barn, while in a serious state of disrepair, will make a great reception venue when restoration is completed. The dairy plant, which is best known for its chocolate milk, has the original brick floors and cooler where the milk and other dairy products were produced.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Hot Springs National Park

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 371 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi , downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , downstairs
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath (no shower) , upstairs, original claw foot bath tub
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bath with shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , bath with shower , upstairs
  • six bathrooms in the home each bedroom has accessible a bathroom with tub and or tub/shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , upstairs
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed , upstairs
  • downstairs 1 king bedroom, 1 bedroom with day bed and trundle bed Upstairs 1 king bedroom. 3 queen bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Our farm is the ideal location for a wedding, receptions, family reunions, or any special occasion.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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6 Bedroom farm home, 14 acres. Ideal wedding location
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Prescott, Arizona
5

Very special place!

  • 5 of 5

This place is great, superior accommodations in a lovingly restored old home. Huge bedrooms each with bath, it was able to house our entire group, EXTREMELY comfortably. To gather in the well-equipped kitchen for hours over meals was so great to be able to connect with our family. We were there celebrating a family reunion not too far away, and this worked out so well for all of us! Alicia & BJ (caretakers) were so nice, helpful and informative and not at all intrusive.

This place has a tremendous history. We spent hours walking around the grounds, ponds, and old facilities - we truly felt we were part of the past, and the future of this great great place! We even met Mrs. Humphreys who lives nearby, she shared wonderful stories!

Each bedroom and bath are clean and private, everything works perfectly. We sat on the big porch for hours, played Frisbee on the lawn, and truly enjoyed this historic property. Ice cold air-conditioning kept us comfortable, and our meals we easily prepared in the spacious kitchen. I can imagine a perfect party, wedding scene here, with plenty of room for both bridal parties - even a back staircase to keep everyone separate!

I cannot say enough good things about this place, we will definitely be back and we look forward to the additional improvements Luther & team make to the entire property.

Thank you so much for making this available!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing house! Fits lots of people comfortably

  • 5 of 5

Adorable farm house. Held lots of people really well. Loved having lots of bathrooms! We plan on coming back again! A great price for a great house! Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Conway, Arkansas
5

Amazing Wedding Venue

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were married in this house last weekend and it could not have been better. We had 40 guests with a catered lunch and there was plenty of room for everybody. Between the dining room, kitchen, foyer, two parlors and the front porch there was room to spread out to eat and visit. The ceremony was held on the steps of the large front porch with the quests seated or standing on the lawn.

Our combined family spent both nights nights in the house with us, and again there was plenty of room and privacy. Every bedroom has it's own bathroom. The house was quiet at night and we all slept well. The house is easy to access just a few miles off the bypass.

The owner was very nice and helpful during the planning process and during our stay and was prompt to answer all emails and phone calls. This would be a great house for an extended family and small celebrations.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Family Reunion/ Fellowship

  • 5 of 5

This property was a great place for our family reunion. The house was awesome for the entire family more than plenty of space. I couldn't think of a better way to spend our reunion building togetherness. The yards man was also helpful. Mr. Lewis allowed my family to bring items to the property earlier in the week to assist with the reunion. I have recommended this place to various friends since our stay. I thank them for a dynamic stay!!!!!! We plan on visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Camden, AR
5

Amazing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The Dairy Farm House was a perfect place for our multi-family gathering! There was lots of space for lounging, dining together, and playing games inside and out. We enjoyed exploring the house, as well as peeking into the old barn area. Neighbors shared history of the dairy which was fun. This is the second property we have rented from Luther and as before, he is so easy to work with. Highly recommend this property to anyone who enjoys a little history and wants the feel of country very near the city of Hot Springs!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful County House

  • 5 of 5

This was our church's women's retreat to Hot Springs and this house was absolutely perfect!

Pros: The house is in the country but still close to everything. It took us 10-15 minutes from all of our destinations. From the hardwood floors to the decor, everything was so nice! There were 9 of us and we had PLENTY of space for everyone! The cows really fit the dairy farm theme and we are looking forward to making this an annual trip! Luther is an awesome owner! He was very nice. We met the neighbor across the street and she gave us a history lesson on the house and took a group picture of us!

Cons: The kitchen table needs to be fixed. The boards were coming up when you sat at the table. The WIFI password was not visible (we could not find it). We couldn't find any paper towels other than the partial roll that was there (not a big deal).

Until next year....

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Hot Springs Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
multiple bars
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lakeside Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
multiple restaurants
Car: recommended

Our 100 year old historic home, dairy barn, and dairy plant were built by the Humphreys family during the early days of their dairy farm operation. The original dairy farm encompassed over 400 acres. Our home sits on 14 of the original acres. Our setting is ideal for weddings, family reunions, or that special event you may be planning. The home, dairy barn, and dairy plant were placed on the National Registry of Historic Structures in 2013. The home is very convenient to Garvin Woodland Gardens, Oak Lawn Racetrack and Casino, Lake Catherine and Lake Hamilton, Outdoor Adventure Ziplines, Historic Downtown Hot Springs, and Magic Springs Amusement Park . All of these activities are 10-15 minutes from the home.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$251.14

Wedding/reception package includes the home for one night and use of the barn for your special occasion, for $1695.00 Barn has table seating for up to 100 guests. You also get to browse our antique and collectibles storage barn for the special items you want to use for decorations.

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.

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