Country Home in the Foothills of the Ozarks of Arkansas

490 N. 1st Street, Oxford, Arkansas, 72565






MLS: 03075-41176

2.9 Acres

2,270 SqFt

3 beds

2.00 baths


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This is a wonderful country home with lots of charm in the rural town of Oxford, Arkansas. The property is located in north central Arkansas where there are many recreational amenities including White River, Strawberry River, Norfork Lake, historic Calico Rock, Ozark National Forest and Spring River. It is an easy 2.5 hour drive to Branson, MO. There is so much to say about this property; it is overflowing with character. It was 2 separate homes, but made into 1 – thus a very versatile layout. The home has 2,270 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. It boasts a huge living/great room (25’x27’) with lots of natural light and a wood burning insert in fireplace. Off the living room is an office area as well as a walk in pantry. There is a room off the country kitchen currently being used as a craft area, but could be used as a breakfast nook, mudroom or sun room with all the windows. This home has an amazing amount of storage space throughout. Two bedrooms have their own exterior door to a covered porch that runs the entire length of the home. One bedroom a has vaulted ceiling. The master suite is very spacious with walk-in shower and large closet. This home sits on 2.87 acres m/l with highway frontage. Having large front and back yards, this property is well cared for with lots of landscaping. The private back porch overlooks newly planted trees, flowers, a tree swing and even a clothesline. There are several outbuildings including a small barn, an equipment shed, workshop and detached one car garage. Price REDUCED to $125,000

MLS #116653

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Izard County, Arkansas

Izard County is Arkansas's thirteenth county, formed on October 27, 1825, and named for War of 1812 General and Arkansas Territorial Governor George Izard. The county seat is Melbourne.



13,445 (2015)



Izard County, Arkansas gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year. Izard County averages 7 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year. On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Izard County. The US average is 205 sunny days. Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees. Winter Low: the January low is 25.



There are 8 public schools in Izard County, Arkansas, serving 1,808 students.



Izard County Medical Center - is a critical access medical center located in Calico Rock, Arkansas. ICMC offers in-patient, out-patient, laboratory, radiology and physical therapy services. We also maintain a 24x7 emergency room.


Electric Company

North Arkansas Electric Cooperative ranked 5th in the state, NAEC serves approximately 36,000 member accounts in Northern Arkansas. With over 4,500 miles of power line and 27 different substation sites, North Arkansas Electric Cooperative provides electric service in parts of seven different counties. North Arkansas Electric Cooperative is headquartered in Salem, Arkansas and operates two other full service offices located in Ash Flat and Mountain Home.



NATCO Communications Inc. - voice, broadband, television, cellular and network and

carrier services.

Century Link - Home phone, high speed internet, and dish network Television.

Suddenlink - TV, internet, home phone.



The nearest major airport is Boone County Airport (HRO / KHRO). This airport has domestic flights from Harrison, Arkansas and is 57 miles from the center of Baxter County, AR. Another major airport is Branson Airport (BKG / KBBG), which has domestic flights from Branson, Missouri and is 87 miles from Baxter County, AR.



Jonesboro, Arkansas - Jonesboro, one of the state's most progressive cities, was established in 1859 among the rolling hills of Crowley's Ridge in northeast Arkansas. Downtown is filled with gift shops, restaurants, art galleries, a day spa and an active civic center called the Forum. Arkansas State University offers one of the mid-South's finest museums, a fine arts center and an indoor sports/entertainment complex. The Forrest L . Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center provides an interesting tour of the natural wonders of the region, plus serves as a stop along Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Byway.

Branson, Missouri - While visiting you can: attend star-studded performances at Branson’s many live shows; enjoy Silver Dollar City, one of the world's top theme parks; take in the beauty and adventure of the Ozark Mountains and three pristine lakes; play some of the best golf in the Midwest; visit museums highlighting the area’s rich history and culture; relax at spas and resorts; and shop at Branson’s many boutiques, galleries and outlets.

Memphis Tennessee - Memphis is a pilgrimage for those wanting to visit the birthplace of the blues, of soul and of rock 'n' roll. On Beale Street, W.C. Handy put down on paper the first written blues music. Elvis, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash all recorded at the historic Sun Records, which is now a museum. Graceland, the second most-visited home in America, welcomes visitors from around the world who yearn for a peek into the life of "the King." Beyond the music, Tennessee's largest city also offers much more. It has more sunny days each year than Miami, and combines southern tradition and hospitality with modern amenities. You'll enjoy great dining (be sure to sample the barbecued ribs), art galleries and exciting nightlife.

Springfield, Missouri - With more than 440,000 people in the metro area, Springfield is where the rolling hills of the Ozarks plateau form a surprisingly modern and green city. A “big, small town,” Springfield offers a great blend of fascinating attractions, historical treasures, sports excitement and cultural and leisure activities in a welcoming environment.The city offers 102 parks, including a linear trail system that integrates with the city’s growing on-street bike route system; an airport; an art museum; a zoo; the Springfield Lasers professional tennis team; the Springfield Cardinals minor-league baseball team and is home to Bass Pro Shops, Missouri State University, Drury and Evangel universities and the Assemblies of God USA.

St.Louis, Missouri - built along the western bank of the Mississippi River. The city had an estimated March 22, 2018 population of 308,626 [8] and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area (home to 2,911,945 people ), which is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. The city is built primarily on bluffs and terraces that rise 100–200 feet above the western banks of the Mississippi River, in the Midwestern United States just south of the Missouri -Mississippi confluence. Much of the area is a fertile and gently rolling prairie that features low hills and broad, shallow valleys. Both the Mississippi River and the Missouri River have cut large valleys with wide flood plains. Must see landmarks are: Gateway Arch, St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri Botanical Garden, and the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis.


Things To Do

Bull Shoals-White River State Park - is a 732-acre Arkansas state park in Baxter and Marion Counties, Arkansas in the United States. Containing one of the nation's best trout-fishing streams and contains picnic areas, a marina, boat rentals, interpretive programs, and a visitors' center with gift shop.

Bull Shoals Lake - is an artificial lake or reservoir in the Ozark Mountains of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri . It has hundreds of miles of lake arms and coves perfect for boating, water sports, swimming, and fishing. Nineteen developed parks around the shoreline provide campgrounds, boat launches, swim areas, and marinas.

Buffalo River - located in Northern Arkansas , was the first National River to be designated in the United States. The Buffalo River is 153 miles long. The lower 135 miles flow within the boundaries of an area managed by the National Park Service , where the stream is designated the Buffalo National River .The river flows through Newton, Searcy, Marion, and Baxter Counties, from west to east. The river originates in the highest part of Boston Mountains of the Ozark, flows out onto the Springfield Plateau near the historic community of Erbie, and finally crosses a portion of the Salem Plateau just before joining the White River. The Park is home to the state's only elk herd.

Norfork Lake - 22,0000 Acre lake located in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Home to a variety of freshwater game fish. Boating, water skiing, ping and swimming are all extremely popular on the lake.

Ozark National Forest - The Ozark National Forest covers 1.2 million acres, mostly in the Ozark mountains of northern Arkansas. In addition to the hiking trails, the forest provides trails designated for horseback riding, canoeing, mountain biking, and all-terrain vehicles.




  • Street Address: 490 N. 1st Street
  • City: Oxford
  • State: Arkansas
  • County: Izard



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