Large Luxury Home - Reunions, Retreats, Groups, Golfers, Fishermen
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- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
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Welcome to the Legacy where the dream of family togetherness comes true. Our family has made lifetime memories here, and we now invite you to make your own wonderful family memories in the home our family treasures - the home families come back to year after year. We welcome you to relax and breathe free here in the serenity of the Ozarks. The Legacy is nestled among the hills of our 450 acre Triple-G Ranch. It's peaceful and quiet here, yet The Legacy is located only twelve minutes north of Branson and thirty minutes south of Springfield. We are ideally situated for quick and easy access to Silver Dollar City, Shepherd of the Hills, and Table Rock Lake via the new Ozark Mountain High Road (bypassing congested highway 76). Closer still, are Branson Hills with the new Payne Stewart golf course, Branson Landing, music shows, and outlet malls; a relaxing twelve minute drive south on highway 65.
The Triple-G Ranch is a family-owned working cattle ranch. The property features panoramic views, secluded meadows, broad pastures, and expansive hardwood forests. Wildlife is plentiful with numerous wild turkey and whitetail deer and recent bear sightings. Meandering through the middle of the ranch you will find beautiful Bull Creek known as the clearest creek in Missouri. Not merely a trickle, Bull Creek flows year-round accommodating canoeing and boasting trout in the Spring. Explorers will delight in discovering scenic cliff overlooks and little hidden waterfalls. The historic Harrison to Springfield stagecoach road also passes through the property. Still standing is one of the homesteads that flourished on this land many years ago.
The Legacy itself is warm and welcoming and invites you immediately to leave your cares behind and unwind in its graciously appointed, elegantly decorated rooms. Couples will be able to relax and rejuvenate with quiet moments in private romantic alcoves, while the kids will be thoroughly entertained playing pool, foos ball, air hockey, one of our many indoor or outdoor games, or watching videos from our family friendly selection. Everyone will enjoy soothing away the travel tension in our large six person hot tub with its 67 jets. Merely lounging in the hammock with a book from our 1000 volume library and listening to the fountain's gentle play is enough to help restore ones balance. Or bask in the heat as you rock in your private Infrared sauna.
As our guests, you will enter your private resort through the stone turret with its one-of-a-kind copper fountain. From there, your senses will be drawn by the exotic surroundings of our private collection of elephants, giraffes, and African artifacts displayed in the elegant dining room and tastefully decorated living and game rooms. On a cooler evening, the stone fireplace will invite you to bask in its warmth. Our spacious kitchen is fully equipped for your convenience with everything from spices, cookbooks, espresso machine, crock pot, waffle iron, ice cream maker, and any utensils, electric griddle, cookware, bake ware, plate ware, and silverware you need to feed your extended family. Coffee, sugar, oil, and creamer are also provided for your convenience. And besides everyday plate ware, there are more elaborate plates and wine glasses for a romantic and intimate dinner.
When nighttime arrives, mom and dad can relax in their private whirlpool tub before retiring to the comfy King-size bed in the Italian villa Master Bedroom. The kids will enjoy their own special 'jungle room' adorned with plush animals, toys, and king bed. And grandma and grandpa will enjoy their old-world ornately decorated third bedroom. A fourth sleeping-area with a full sized bed is also available. There are 2.5 baths on the main level, 2 of which are equipped with a hair dryer.
Walk down to the lower level and enter your own private elegant rustic lodge with a second beautiful stone fireplace in the living area. There is a second kitchen and large dining area and an air hockey table. The lower level has a large luxurious Master Suite with a built-in barn siding desk, a sitting area, and a two-person Infrared sauna. The elegantly decorated second bedroom on the lower level features a king bed and built-in barn siding desk. The third bedroom is intimate with a queen bed and built-in barn siding desk. The 'Daniel Boone' room, with bunk bed and pull-out trundle, is equipped with its own electric 'wood stove,' camp utensils and gear, and child's rifle. There are 2 bathrooms on the lower level, both equipped with a hair dryer.
The Legacy is an upscale one-of-a-kind home and we desire to share it's unique qualities and atmosphere with you. For that reason, we have made it possible and affordable for smaller families by renting the main level only to a party of twelve or less. You can have the same luxurious Legacy experience and still be the only family in the home. Or you can rent the entire home and have all your extended family under one roof for a memory-making family reunion. The entire home is suitable for a party up to twenty-four people.
For your added relaxation we have a massage table that can be set up in any of the rooms. There are several therapists in the area who will come to you by appointment. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable. We are here to help you live your dream.
Our family delights to welcome you to our niche in the Ozarks and desires that your stay at the Legacy refreshes you wholly - body, mind, and spirit.
*Please note this is a family home. It is important to us that both the property and the wildlife be respected. There is no hunting at any time. We recommend this property for small and large families, family reunions, senior citizens, small retreat/renewal groups, ladies Christmas shopping trip, or a ladies getaway.
Keywords: Luxury Home
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Considered:
- Children Welcome:
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Limited Accessibility
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24, Beds for 17-24
- King size beds (5) There are 3 king beds on the main level and 2 king beds on the lower level., Queen size Beds (1) The queen bed is on the lower level., Double Beds (1) The double bed is located in the semi-private bedroom nook., Baby Cribs (1) A portable crib is provided as well as a highchair., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) There is a queen sleeper sofa on each level., Bunk Beds (1) The lower level Daniel Boone room features a bunk bed with twin on top, double futon on bottom, and pullout twin trundle....moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
Any bake ware, cookware, and utensils you will need to make a down-home meal for a large crowd or elegant dinner for two. Enough plate ware and silverware to feed a family reunion. Fancier plateware and wine glasses for a more elaborate and intimate dinner....moreless
(2) Crock pot, coffee maker, blender, toaster, food processor, espresso machine, waffle iron, griddle, ice cream maker, cookbooks, basic spices, coffee, sugar, oil, creamers, hospitality snacks....moreless
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Air Conditioning:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Far Infrared Sauna, card table, chess and other games, elephant collection. A massage therapist is available with advance booking. Smaller families can enjoy the Legacy experience by renting the main level only while still being the only family in the home. Family reunions can put extended family under one roof by renting the entire home!...moreless
Satellite / Cable:
(5) 50 inch HD TV in main level Living Room, Large screen HDTV in main level Master Bedroom, lower level Master suite, and lower level living room. There is a smaller TV in 2nd king bedroom on main level....moreless
- Music Library:
- Video Library:
- Air Hockey
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Pool Table
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Outdoor Grill
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Jet Skiing
- Basketball Court
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Fitness Center
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
ReviewsWrite a review
Great for family reunions!
Great for family reunions!
We had our family reunion/50th birthday celebration in Sept of 2008. We have had reunions in a variety of different places, but this was the best yet. Everything is top notch. Lush accomodations, first class treatment. We had everything we needed and then some. The adults & kids all had plenty to do. We took a walk on the property. It was awesome! We're planning another trip in 2010 and will definitely stay here.
- Guest noahshippo (Saint Peters MO USA)
- Date of stay 09/12/08
- Review Submitted 02/17/09
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, adventure seekers, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+.
Manager response: The Legacy was made for family celebrations. It has always been our desire to provide a haven that fosters extended family relationships. The accommodations are lush, but folks feel comfortable from the moment they enter. And we have stocked it with all the amenities and wares you will need to entertain and feed your large crew. So bring your food and clothes and celebrate your next family event at the Legacy!
Excellent for all ages.........targeted for families with youngsters.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 11/26/13
- Review Submitted 12/05/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, adventure seekers, families with teenagers, families with young children, pet owners.
Manager response: Thank you for your five star rating. The Legacy was our childhood gathering place so we have made it very family friendly. With its many amenities it is entertaining for adults as well as children. Come celebrate family together.
Since 2006, we have been looking for the ideal place to accommodate 20 women getting together to enjoy each other's company. We span three generations and since a third of our group is over 75, safety is a big concern. This is the first place we have been able to find that all of us could be in one house and not worry about the safety factor. There was nothing more that we could have asked for. Bedding and furniture was comfortable. There was ample silverware, dishes, cups, wine glasses and cookware for anything you would want to prepare. It was awesome that we could all sit together in one room to share meals and the living areas were large enough to accommodate all. There were lots of homey and special touches that made our stay super special.We received quick and friendly responses to any questions we had. Nothing was very far away and it was nice not to be in the thick of things of the strip. We are in the process of scheduling our next year's gathering and will be returning. Thank you so much to the staff of the Legacy for helping to provide such happy and special memories.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 10/24/13
- Review Submitted 11/06/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, adventure seekers, families with teenagers, people with disabilities, families with young children, age 55+.
Manager response: We are so happy that your 7 year search for a suitable gathering area has ended with the Legacy and we are so honored you are booking again next year. We just love hosting our repeat guests. Although elegant, the Legacy is very comfortable and outfitted so you can feel at home. The views and sunsets at the Legacy are so pretty. It is so nice to leave the neon of the city and return home to see the starlit sky. But although the Legacy is away from the city, it is on a family ranch where you can feel safe with family member's houses scattered on the property. So normally we can respond quickly to any questions or problems. We thank you so much for the review and really look forward to seeing you again in 2014. We love our families to make memories over and over again.
A Splendid Family Reunion spot
A Splendid Family Reunion spot
The Legacy home was a splendid place for a family reunion. We had adults, teens, children and infants there during our stay, with plenty of room for all. The photos accurately reflect the amenities and condition of the home. The decor is dated but not shabby, and did not detract from the beautiful surroundings. Branson is a short drive from the house and we enjoyed several venues there. We prepared almost all our meals in the house, feeding about twenty-five people at each, and found the kitchens well stocked and roomy to work in. The hot tub, pool table and other game tables were very enjoyable. We would recommend the Legacy as an excellent option for large groups, especially families.
- Guest Grammy M. (Utah)
- Date of stay 09/16/13
- Review Submitted 09/24/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+.
Manager response: Mom outfitted her home to entertain and feed her growing family. We have enjoyed many family celebrations there, and we are pleased to share mom's "Legacy" with other families so they too can make their own forever family memories. The kitchens are stocked well enough to cook for a large brood and the many amenities make it a place of enjoyment for all ages. We are honored for the Legacy to have been part of your family reunion. Thanks so much for the wonderful review.
Comfort and Elegance in a Beautiful Country Setting
Comfort and Elegance in a Beautiful Country Setting
We truly enjoyed your beautiful home; it was perfect for our family reunion. We had five different families coming from across the country - Texas, California, Minnesota, and Indiana - and your home was the perfect meeting spot! The Legacy was homey and comfortable yet elegant, with every convenience and comfort we could need. The youngest member of our party especially loved the log cabin room. :) Marie made renting the home so easy, and she was helpful and professional at all times. Whenever Dad had a question or concern, she called him right back and addressed everything. Thank you for making our family reunion a resounding success - we will definitely recommend the Legacy to anyone looking for a perfect gathering spot in the Branson area!
- Guest Hessler Family Reunion (Sachse, TX)
- Date of stay 08/10/13
- Review Submitted 08/18/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+.
You Can't Go Wrong With This Home
You Can't Go Wrong With This Home
Wow. We don’t know where to begin to describe what a wonderful and special place this is. Our family came from far and wide (Colorado, California, Georgia, Arkansas, and Texas) and we couldn’t have picked a more perfect place to stay. The kids are all grown and have kids of their own and we don’t have opportunities to be together very often. This beautiful home provided us the chance to reconnect. Close enough to everything but far enough away to enjoy the peace and beauty of the country. The home is incredible. Marie, it was a real pleasure to work with you. Thanks so much for all the good memories. We hope to make it back sometime.
- Guest Clay and Laura (United States)
- Date of stay 07/07/13
- Review Submitted 07/13/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, adventure seekers, families with teenagers, people with disabilities, families with young children, sightseeing, pet owners, age 55+.
Manager response: We are so honored that your family made great memories at the Legacy. What a great title for your review. It is true, you can't go wrong. If you are a small party of up to 12 people you can rent half of the house with most of the amities or a larger party will fit perfectly in the whole home with plenty of gathering and scattering places. If you have more than one generation under this roof, all will find the accommodations pleasing and will have something for their entertainment with small toys and stuffed animals for little ones, a large video library that is family friendly, a one thousand plus inspirational book library, large screen HDTV screens with satellite, air hockey, foos ball, billiards, chess, card table, board games, and plenty of land to roam. We would love to host your family again in the future.
Amazing home for large groups
Amazing home for large groups
This house was well beyond our expectations. Very comfortably slept 20 during our stay - and everyone still had his/her own space without being in each others way. The grounds of the home are amazing!!!
- Guest rudy (United States)
- Date of stay 07/04/13
- Review Submitted 07/10/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with teenagers, people with disabilities, families with young children, pet owners, age 55+.
Manager response: We are so pleased the Legacy was beyond your expectations. We do try to go the extra mile to pamper and please our guests. It is so great to be able to get your whole extended family under one roof and yet for that space to feel spacious. We absolutely love our Ozarks land and our hearts are warmed when our guests fall in love with it too. Thank you for your wonderful comments. We would love to host you again in the future.
My family loved this house. We had everything we needed and more. The house was very spacious and comfortable. We had 4 generations under one roof and everyone had a great time. We will definitely come back to The Legacy.
- Guest Tracy (Little Rock)
- Date of stay 06/16/13
- Review Submitted 06/29/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with young children.
Manager response: We are so happy that all your generations had a wonderful time. We feel each guest and family is important. That is why we take care of the extra little things so our families can focus on the important things like family fellowship and making memories. We would love to host you gain.
We would like to thank you for providing a place like this for our family reunion. The facility was just as advertised. We had 27 people and there was plenty of room for us to spread out an not be on top of each other but yet we were all under one roof. It was not like being in a commercial condo but was as if you had left your house for us to use. It was very homey but yet elegant. I will be recommending this to others.
- Guest reunion 2013 (Plymouth Indiana)
- Date of stay 06/19/13
- Review Submitted 06/25/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+.
Manager response: We are so glad you enjoyed your family time at the Legacy. Although very luxurious, the Legacy is also very comfortable and homey. It's a haven for our extended families to reconnect and enjoy quality time together and sometimes for the little ones to finally meet cousins from across the country or even the world. It is a place to make family memories that last a lifetime.
Great time in Branson
Great time in Branson
The Legend is an excellent choice for those families looking for great time. The home provides onsite entertainment with the hot tub, fire pit, pool table and much more. The home is large enough for families to gather but also provides enough space for those looking for a little quiet time as well. In addition to being a great gathering place, the Legend is also well situated just outside of town. Groceries, restaurants and entertainment are a short drive away.
- Guest Annual spring break with friends (Chesterfield MO )
- Date of stay 03/16/13
- Review Submitted 03/29/13
Recommended for: Families with young children.
Manager response: Yes, all the attractions of Branson are 10 to 15 minutes away. Then after a day of activities it is so nice to return to the country where you can enjoy the peace of nightime sounds! And in case you just want to spend quality time with family, the Legacy is outfitted to entertain each age group right in the home or outside on Triple G Ranch. Thank you for such a candid and detailed review.
Main Level Only: 1/3/14 - 2/28/14 .. $160/weeknight .. $245/Fri/Sat...$1200/weekly/3 night min 3/1/14 - 5/19/14 .. $190/weeknight .. $275/Fri/Sat...$1400/weekly/3night min Entire Home: 1/3/14 - 2/28/14 .. $245/weeknight...$330/Fri/Sat...$1800/weekly/3 night min 3/1/14 - 5/18/14 ..$375/weeknight...$450/Fri/Sat...$2600/weekly/3 night min 5/19/14 - 8/17/14 .. $670/weeknight .. $670/Fri/Sat...$4400/weekly/3 night min 8/18/14 - 1/3/15 .. $425/weeknight .. $500/Fri/Sat...$2950/weekly/3 night min
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Year Purchased: 2006
About: Our parents, Lois and Dwane Gaar, along with our grandparents sold their businesses in California and moved to the Ozarks in 1981, purchasing what is now known as Triple G Ranch. We children, Dwanette and Doug, love the ranch which was intended to be our heritage and our children's heritage. As we, Dwanette and Doug, grew into adults and began having our own families, we each built a home on the Ranch. In 2006, our beloved mom passed from this life leaving her real estate ownings to her two children and eleven grandchildren. We are the Gaar Family Trust consisting of Dwanette and hubby, Willis Moore and our eight children - Chelsie (married to Jesse), Amber, Ben, Ethan, Faith, Grant, Jillian, and Kristina; and Doug and wife, Lee Gaar, with children - Cody, Morgan, and Rachel. We are homeschooling families and have raised our children with Christian morals and a strong work ethic. We love our slice of the Ozarks and treasure being together as a family, enjoying outdoor activities such as horseback riding, hunting, crawdad hunting,and playing in the creek. Our children love the Ranch as we do, and excitedly await the day when they marry, begin to have their own families, and build their own homes on the Ranch.
Mom, Lois, always had a heart for people. Her home was open to many for ministry. She loved life and lived it largely. She was a visionary herself, but she always loved encouraging others to fulfill their God-given visions. Mom, Lois was most happy when her home was filled to the brim with people. She treasured her grandchildren and loved having them so close by that they were in and out of her house several times each day. She loved to pamper people in her home. We have so many wonderful memories of Sunday dinners and celebrations as a large family together in her home. So when she passed, we wanted to continue her Legacy. We enjoy providing opportunity for other families and friends to make precious memories together and to enjoy this beautiful part of the country. And we still have the opportunity to gather at 'mom's' house for family dinners and special celebrations.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
While we are close enough for our guests to avail themselves of all the Branson attractions, the Legacy has its own captivating features. Mom and dad or grandma and grandpa get a 'cool' rating with the teenagers when they display their pool, foos ball, or air hockey skills! The home is big enough for a large extended family to gather together for meals and conversation as well as having enough rooms so that members can get to themselves when they choose. Some of our guests have never been to the country and are amazed by our wonderful hills, bluffs, pastures, and year round creek. Wildlife abounds here in the Ozarks, and you may see deer, wild turkey, and even a black bear. The ranch land is peaceful and lends itself to pleasant walks, a slower pace if desired, and many areas for calming reflection.
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Opulent king size master suite with old Italian ambience, satellite HDTV.
The stone entryway with hand-made copper fountain, lighting, and woodwork.
Warm, inviting family room with satellite HDTV and fireplace.
Game rooms with pool table, card table, foos ball, and library.
Tranquil old-world charm with plush king size bed.
Ultimate in luxury, lower level master bedroom suite, HDTV, Infrared sauna.
Elegant lower level Living Room with rustic lodge feeling, fireplace, TV.
Relax in the private 6 person hot tub as you take in the beautiful Ozarks view.
Calm eddy on Bull Creek - a great place for a reflective rest.
Sunset over Triple G Ranch
Momma and calf - a common site on the ranch.
See our website for a link to Faith's blog about life on the ranch.
Your Legacy luxury experience awaits you! Welcome to Triple G Ranch.
Elegant dining room seats up to 10.
Spacious kitchen with custom pecan cabinetry seats eight at bar.
The two person whirlpool tub in a romantic corner alcove of the Master Suite.
Lower level king bedroom with native barn siding desk area
Lower level Daniel Boone bedroom complete with woodstove, toy guns, camp gear!
The lower level Dining Room is a unique mixture of rustic lodge & elegance.
Listen to the tree frogs as your enjoy your private hot tub at night.
Family members riding horses in the snow!
Enjoy our private picnic area on the edges of Bull Creek.
Part of the family floating on the clear waters of Bull Creek.
Installing new fences on the ranch.
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