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1909 Log Home

Fordyce-Ricks Estate

The Cabin
The Cabin
Historic Real log home
Estate Entry
Estate Entry
Located in the Hot Springs city limits on State Highway 7, this entry opens to a large circle drive through an old Wisteria covered 50'arbor
Aerial Plot Plan
Aerial Plot Plan
The 16.8 acres with adjoining National Park Boundaries and Ricks Pond
Event Pavilion
Event Pavilion
A new open pavilion at site entry for rent to receptions, weddings, etc... Service kitchen, 4 baths, and lawn staging areas.
Pavilion Interior
Pavilion Interior
The pavilion open interior includes a service kitchen, four baths, office area, and open access to the Pavilion staging areas.
Carriage House
Carriage House
This 4 bay Carriage House has upstairs old apartment.
Guest Home
Guest Home
A stained pine 1,377 square foot 3 bedroom secluded modern home with circle drive.
Great Room
Great Room
A central 29' octagonal room opening to five feature first level room areas.
Master Suite
Master Suite
Master suite access to second bath. Great window views. Fireplace
Office Study
Office Study
Opening from the Great Room, this study of General Earl Ricks was essentially left as it was at his death.
Master Suite Entry
Master Suite Entry
This custom entry of leaded glass panels is also duplicated for second bedroom entry.
Spring House
Spring House
Adjoining the home, this brick cool house is lined with Novaculite stone, and will make a fine wine cellar
Ricks Pond
Ricks Pond
This scenic stone dam creates a large crescent shaped creek fed pond and adjoins the Estate.
New 1909 Home
New 1909 Home
Now on the National Register of Historic Places, this home and site is bordered on three sides by the Hot Springs National Park lands, including Ricks pond and waterwheel, stone dam and bridge, and a 17 mile Sunset National Park Trail.
Herbert Hoover Visit-1909
Herbert Hoover Visit-1909
A 1909 visit to Hot Springs by Herbert Hoover, the Arkansas Governor.
National Historic Registration
National Historic Registration
Plaque acknowledgement of placement on the National Register of Historic Places
 Custom milled Interior Doors
Custom milled Interior Doors
Solid wood custom doors
Stair Railing Detail
Stair Railing Detail
Carriage   House Loft
Carriage House Loft
The spacious deck off the loft apartment living room led to the stables
Susan's Rest
Susan's Rest
A Rest Area overlooking Ricks Pond, built of open wood frame with tile roofing and stone benches.
Great Room Fireplace
Great Room Fireplace
The focal point of the hexagonal Great Room
Bath House Tub & antique shower
Bath House Tub & antique shower
The Bath House Tub is large and deep. The unique shower has a rotating head and in tub circle curtains
Master Suite
Master Suite
Spacious room with original wood columns, beams, and ceiling decking.
Primary Kitchen
Primary Kitchen
Updated in about 1955.
Master Suite
Master Suite
View of fireplace and custom entry door with leaded glass side panels
Back Stairwell
Back Stairwell
Service stairs from upstairs den to kitchen
Bedroom Bath - First Floor
Bedroom Bath - First Floor
Updated in 1954 includes Italian Carrera glass tiling
Pavilion Lawn
Pavilion Lawn
Outdoor lawn services event rental needs
Stone Bridge
Stone Bridge
Part of the National Park from the Ricks-Fordyce to the 17 mile Sunset Trail.

Features.

  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 2nd Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Breakfast Room
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Sunroom
  • Unfinished Basement
  • Walk out Basement
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Carport
  • Circular driveway
  • Dormers
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Gazebo
  • Guest House
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Restored exterior
  • Storage Building
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Original wood windows
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Wood floors
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Heat pump
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Septic Tank
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • 10-foot Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Pocket Doors
  • Ripple Glass
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Sleeping Porch
  • Stained Glass Windows
  • Transoms
  • Turret
  • Adjoining the four-bay Carriage House is an eight-stall Stable and "riding arena" with an old riding trail access to the 17-mile "Sunset Trail" of the National Park.
  • and may continued to be used for rental income
  • Extra Service Kitchen
  • Five Fireplaces
  • Heart-of-Pine Flooring
  • Leaded Glass Entry Doors
  • or redevelopment.
  • The Event Pavilion is a "clear span" structure with patterned concrete floor

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Archived in July, 2015

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