The Back Porch ~ Modern A-Frame with a View


Entire home hosted by Emily

  1. 6 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
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This brand new A-Frame with all the modern amenities is conveniently located between Town Square and Blanchard Springs Caverns. Enjoy your time relaxing on the back porch that overlooks the beautiful Sylamore Creek Valley after a day of adventures in Mountain View!

What we provide-

~linens and towels
~cookware and serving ware
~kitchen basics
~soap and shampoo
~starter kit of toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap and garbage bags
~the coffeemaker is a standard drip machine, filters provided
~firewood- BYO kindling
~propane grill
~Roku TV ~ logged into our Netflix account

Important Info-

~The Back Porch does NOT have direct creek access. The closest access and swim hole is Blanchard Springs, about a 10 minute drive.

~Other properties are visible from this cabin.

~The cabin is dog-friendly, with an additional $75 pet fee (MAX 2 dogs). Please state your intentions at booking if you plan to bring furbabies. Sorry, no cats allowed.

~There is minimal cell service. You will need to enable wifi calling on your smartphone and/or use messaging apps through wifi. I'm available by text, email, or phone as needed between 9AM and 9PM.

~The A-Frame is located in a quiet neighborhood just 10 minutes from town on a county maintained gravel road.


Cancellations will be processed according to the agreed terms at booking. We recommend you consider purchasing trip insurance for those unforseen things that may require you to cancel your booking. While we are compassionate towards illness, injury and family loss we cannot cover the cost of short notice cancellations.

Cancellation Policy
85% of paid prepayments refundable when cancelled 14 days before arrival or earlier. 50% of paid prepayments refundable when cancelled 7 days before arrival or earlier. 0% refundable if cancelled after. Please note that no exceptions will be made to the Cancellation Policy, and that we strongly suggest purchasing Trip Insurance that would cover last minute cancellations due to illness or other unforeseen emergencies.

Other things to note
Rental Rules

~Primary guest must be age 25 or older

~Check in is 4:00 PM-10PM / Check out is 11:00 AM

~No Smoking in or near the Cabin

~Dogs are allowed, with Pet Fee

~No loud noise or parties

~Absolutely no UTV's, ATV’s, Trailers, or Campers allowed

~Number of guests cannot exceed the maximum occupancy as stated in the listing

~It should be noted that our properties are located in a rural and, in some cases, remote area of the Ozarks, where you will find many different forms of wildlife. Raccoons, deer, mice, snakes, eagles, wild hogs, black bear, skunks, and opossums are common, and may be a nuisance at certain times of the year. Other pests such as ants, wasps, mosquitos, spiders, bees, flies, and gnats also live nearby. Each property has a regular/quarterly pest control device, but we cannot guarantee against Guests seeing any animals or pests during their stay and no refunds will be made for this.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Washing machine
Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

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4.93 out of 5 stars from 151 reviews


Where you’ll be

Mountain View, Arkansas, United States

Hosted by Emily

  1. Joined in March 2020
  • 1,411 Reviews
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  • Superhost
As a nature lover and small town girl at heart, I found my happy place in Mountain View, AR. As the owner of Fireside Retreats, I'm thrilled to share my properties with you, and look forward to hosting your getaway!

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with smart lock
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy