The Mark Twain National Forest provides the perfect backdrop for small intimate elopements. Pick your backdrop and whether you would like a Pastor or Church ceremony. We also have a photographer available. There is one florist who will deliver to the area and is amazing. You can contact her at That Special Touch Florist & Gifts 573-729-6733.
Our breathtaking 37 Acre farm is located right on the pristine, spring fed waters of Sinking Creek, near Echo Bluff State Park and nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Ozark Mountains.
Our 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home provides every comfort you need, from a master bedroom with king-size bed, soaking tub, separate shower, and two sink vanity to a double bunk-bed room with two double beds and a twin size bed. It is perfect for the kids, grand kids, or larger families or groups. There is also a queen size bed with a flat-screen tv.
You and your family or friends will appreciate the large deck overlooking Sinking Creek, complete with picnic tables and grill.
Our property is a haven for all sorts of animals. We have deer, coyote, bobcats, turkey, groundhogs, squirrel, and rabbit. You'll enjoy sitting on the porch, surrounded by the sounds of a bubbling creek, birds, and other wildlife.
1. Current River State Park 5.4 mi
2. Echo Bluff State Park 5.7 mi
3. Round Spring Cave 7.5 mi
4. Akers Ferry 10.6 mi
5. Twin Rocks 11.6 mi
6. Eagle Falls Ranch Zipline Adventures 16.4 mi
7. Powder Mill Cave Natural Area 16.8 mi
8. Alley Spring & Mill 16.8 mi
9. Roy L. Beck Municipal Golf Course 15.8 mi
10. Windy's Canoes, Tubes, Kayaks & Rafts 16 mi
11. Montauk State Park 18.3 mi
12. Mark Twain National Forest 17.2 mi
13. Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site 18.2 mi
14. Bo's Hollow 18.1 mi
There is a minimum two night rental stay. We can accommodate up to 7 adults and 2 children. There is also a cleaning fee required.
Elopement at Big Hollow Retreat
Elopement at Shannondale Church
Our property has a rich history in Shannon County, MO. It is next to the Mark Twain National Forest with lots of public land to hunt and fish in addition to our 37 acres. The house is waterfront and on Sinking Creek. We have strong reviews and provide everything you need but food and clothes! Join us for the getaway that you need and deserve.
More Pricing Information
You can also pay a 50% deposit now and a final payment before your trip.
$207.90 Per Night
Please note that there is a 50% non-refundable deposit included with your booking fee. In case of cancellation, and in accordance with the Host's cancellation policy, the remaining 50% may be returned to you or applied towards rescheduling a future trip.
- Waterfront Property
- Large Deck & Patio for Outdoor Entertaining
- King-Size Bed
- Queen Size Bed
- Full Kitchen with all Amenities
- Water Toys, Chairs & Towels
- Food & Beverages
- Weather Appropriate Clothing
- Marriage License
- Supplies / Decoration for Ceremony
Rules & Guidelines
Must climb stairs
Surveillance or recording devices on property
Dangerous animals on property - Wild Animals