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Mountain View Lodge and Ranch

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Lodge sits high above the river (swimming hole in foreground)

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Camp Wood lodge description

Mountain View Lodge lies on the western edge of the scenic Texas Hill Country, offering spectacular views and sunsets--great for gatherings large or small. This modern, 2-story (2,500 sq ft) lodge is along crystal-clear, spring-fed Pulliam creek (Middle Prong of the Nueces River), which is ideal for swimming, tubing, and snorkeling. A 5-ft-deep swimming hole is at the lodge. Nearby is a large natural spring.

The Lodge sits high above the creek with a lovely, panoramic mountain view. The area is Nueces Canyon, home to many species of birds and other wildlife. The Lodge is located 6 miles north of Camp Wood and 28 miles west of Leakey, near Barksdale, on a 23-acre ranch.

AFFORDABLE. SMALL-FAMILY DISCOUNTS. LATE-BOOKING DISCOUNTS (when dates available). INQUIRE FOR DETAILS.

Free wireless internet access now available (wifi).

There are large living areas upstairs and downstairs with a southwestern decor. The main living area is upstairs, which includes a large kitchen/dining area, a living room, and two bedrooms. Downstairs is an entertainment area and more bedrooms.

Accommodations: Upstairs (main living area) has 2 bedrooms with king-sized beds sleeping 4 people. Downstairs are recreational accommodations and beds for 8 people. Each level has a fireplace and a full bath.

Large decks on both levels provide majestic hill country views and a comfortable setting for relaxation. The fully equipped kitchen includes a microwave and a dishwasher. The downstairs deck includes a barbecue grill for outdoor cooking. Also downstairs are a washer and dryer.

Weather conditions: It is not just summertime that's great in the Hill Country. Fall, spring, and even winter are some of the most wonderful weather days. The water source for the Lodge is from a well tapped into the nearby spring aquifer--an extra treat. It's processed through a water softener just to remove the hardness and is really great quality water--classic Hill Country.

Pets ages 1 year or over are welcome.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Lodge
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper

              Suitability

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Downstairs...moreless

              • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Upstairs...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Complementary LD phone service. All bathroom towels/washcloths, shampoo, conditioner, bath & hand soap, all linens & bedding provided. Toddler friendly (gating provided to restrict stair access)....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • VCR

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Restaurants
                  • Waterfalls

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • River

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    DSL service with wireless router. No password required....moreless

                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Child's Swing
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer Season
                      May 22 - Sep 7, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $255
                      $1,260

                      Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $235
                      $1,155

                      Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $85 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 6%

                      Notes:

                      NO HOLIDAY RATES (same low rates year-round).

                      15% Last-Minute-Luke discount (for reservations made 2 weeks or less prior to stay), pending availability.

                      Multi-night discounts:

                      SUMMER: $200/nt for 4+ nights; $180/nt for 7+ nights.

                      STANDARD: $185/nt for 4+ nights; $165/nt for 7+ nights.

                      A booking is fully refundable when cancelling up to 3 days before arrival.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/20/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      Location

                      100 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      San Antonio, TX
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy 55
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Casa Falcon in Camp Wood

                      Car: Necessary

                      Other activities in the area include hiking, birding, photography, summer rodeos, floating the Nueces River, and exploring the limitless miles of scenic country roads. Two of the most scenic highways in Texas are Hwy 55 between Barksdale and Rocksprings, and Hwy 337 between Medina, Vanderpool, Leakey and Camp Wood.

                      Take the 7-mile drive from Barksdale to Vance along Hwy 335. At one of the ranches look for giraffe, kangaroo, camel, antelope, zebra and other exotic wildlife. From Vance, drive another 2.6 miles to a beautiful overlook of the Nueces. It is this river that carries water from the Frio and Sabinal to the Gulf of Mexico, and was once the disputed southern border with Mexico. Consider it the 'mother' river of the Hill Country!

                      Don't miss 'Quince,' an old-time, crystal-clear, 15-ft-deep Nueces River swimming hole outside Camp Wood; or the beautiful Nueces River dam south of Camp Wood; or all-you-can-eat at the popular Casa Falcon in Camp Wood (wear your cowboy hat!).

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1999

                      About the owner: In 2011 I retired from 31 years as an engineer with Schlumberger. My wife and I own and manage three vacation rental properties. We enjoy providing relaxing and safe properties for our guests and their families. We are both originally from Houston, then moved to Austin in the late 1960s when attending, then graduating from, the University of Texas, where we met each other in the Longhorn Band. Hook-em Horns!


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Lodge sits high above the river (swimming hole in foreground)

                        Lodge sits high above the river (swimming hole in foreground)

                      • View from upper deck

                        View from upper deck

                      • Living room (upstairs)

                        Living room (upstairs)

                      • Upstairs bedroom 2 (king bed)

                        Upstairs bedroom 2 (king bed)

                      • Downstairs big room (seating area)

                        Downstairs big room (seating area)

                      • Downstairs big room (queen & 2 twin beds)

                        Downstairs big room (queen & 2 twin beds)

                      • Entrance room, left side (queen sofa-bed)

                        Entrance room, left side (queen sofa-bed)

                      • Downstairs bath (2 sinks)

                        Downstairs bath (2 sinks)

                      • Lower deck

                        Lower deck

                      • Arrival view (Lodge in background)

                        Arrival view (Lodge in background)

                      • Lodge swimming hole

                        Lodge swimming hole

                      • Nueces Canyon (1/2 mile from Lodge)

                        Nueces Canyon (1/2 mile from Lodge)

                      • View from kitchen (upstairs)

                        View from kitchen (upstairs)

                      • Kitchen (upstairs)

                        Kitchen (upstairs)

                      • Upstairs bedroom 1 (king bed)

                        Upstairs bedroom 1 (king bed)

                      • Downstairs big room

                        Downstairs big room

                      • Downstairs big room (HDTV)

                        Downstairs big room (HDTV)

                      • Entrance room, right side (queen bed)

                        Entrance room, right side (queen bed)

                      • Upstairs bath (2 sinks)

                        Upstairs bath (2 sinks)

                      • Upper deck

                        Upper deck

                      • Dinner is served

                        Dinner is served

                      • Pastoral scene (Lodge 20 acre pasture)

                        Pastoral scene (Lodge 20 acre pasture)

                      • View from Lodge swimming hole

                        View from Lodge swimming hole

                      $235 - $255 per night (USD)
                      13

                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 15

                      View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Member since: 2004
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within a few hours
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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