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Lazy Q Family Retreat Lodge

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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Want to have some family fun? Come see Texas as it was. Take a historical tour that you will never forget. Travel down one of the oldest wagon trails in Texas. Hear lost stories of Jim Bowie, and Indian captives. See old pioneer settlements. See one of the biggest views in Texas, a 60 mile view of the the Llano Uplift. Feed cows. Walk up a canyon. See what you've been missing. Enjoy the peace and quiet of a1280 acre ranch. Bring your bike. Bring a group. Check us out at 'Pontotoc Lodge' on You Tube. Also check out Pontotoc memories on you tube. See what you have been missing.
Want a wine tour in Fredericksburg? Check out Add $200 to their rates and they will pick you up and return you to the lodge.

Activities:: Many guests visit Colorado Bend State Park(San Saba Co), the Eckert James River Bat cave(Mason Co), Enchanted Rock(Llano County), Vanishing River Cruise(Burnet County), See Internet for information. Of course a day in Fredericksburg is always a lot of fun. Then you can return to the quiet country! An excellent place for foreigners or out of state visitors to see the sites in the Heart of Texas. It is popular with reunion groups, large families, several families, home school families, winter Texans, women groups, and Christian or boy/girl scout groups and anyone wanting a break from the whirlwind of towns and spend a weekend or week in the country. Enjoy sitting around the round the fire pit in the back yard, listening to the coyotes, watching the deer sneak up to see whats going on.

This is a wonderful place to unwind, but it is remote. There are no nearby stores. Remember you will be in the middle of a Texas ranch. You will need to bring your own food. You will be equal distance for Brady, San Saba, Mason, and Llano. Llano has a place called Miiller's Llano Smokehouse and Mercantile that can make you some excellent meat and cheese snack plates. They have won many awards for their meats. They can make a plate for any number. I can accommodate you on getting the snack plates ordered and delivered. It is great deal for large families or groups that want to stay several nights and tour the local sites. Some of the group can come at separate times. Remember, 4 nights cost the same as two!

Since it is so remote with only a few lights glowing on the horizonand none directly it is an excellent place to bring your telescope and star gaze. The ranch tour gives kids an idea of the ranch setting. We feed cows and here about how they are raised. I also include a history of an old wagon trail on the ranch and historical events that happened in the hill country that really are not covered that much in the history books. I also include some geological history as we drive through several geological formations on the tour. Of course, the information is edited to fit the group. The main reason for the whole tour is to have fun. Answering kids questions is sometimes the most fun thing we do. For more video check out you tube and Pontotoc memories God Bless Texas


Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Library
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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2 night min stay
$750 $1,300

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $107 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $43 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 6%


$50 for each additional night.

Ranch tour is included for $150.00

Half of the rent is to mailed to Stanley R Miller, 3746 CR 104, Llano, Texas 78643. We will show reservation when you let us know the payment is being mailed.

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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Nearest Golf
Llano, Mason, San Saba, Brady
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 501

Car: Necessary

The Lodge is located near the corner of McCulloch (Brady), Mason, San Saba, and Llano counties in central Texas. It is 60 miles from Fredericksburg. 25 miles from San Saba, Llano, Brady, and Mason.

Other Activities: bird watching, star gazing

Golf: All the towns around Pontotoc have golf courses. The best would be Llano, which has some beautiful holes along side the Llano River, and the San Saba course located along the San Saba river under massive Pecan Trees. The Brady course has bent grass greens.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1937

About the owner: I am a real estate agent and rancher. I still ranch part time and enjoy sharing this property with folks who like a break from the city lights, traffic, and noise. When I occasionally travel to the metropolitan areas I realize how blessed I am to have inherited this ranch.

Why the Owner Chose Fredericksburg:
I believe I give a tour unlike anything city folks will be able to see. The diverse geology, the traces of almost lost Texas history, and even the story that the native trees and grasses leaves us with makes everyone appreciate what a country we live in.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I give a ranch tour. The highlight is feeding the cows, the drive down the canyon, fishing in the tank, and for the early birds, there is always the thrill of nature in the morning when you never know what is around the corner as you take the ranch tour. Hogs, deer, rabbits, armadillo's, and birds all seem to be out at that hour. Also, I have discovered an old wagon trail. Travel down a trail which very possibly is one of the oldest roads in Texas. Discover some of Texas history before the Alamo and Stephen F Austin. Return to bar-b-que in the back yard under the stars out of sight of city lights. Watch the deer feeding outside the yard fence.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Pontotoc Lodge

    Pontotoc Lodge

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Back  Yard Fire Pit

    Back Yard Fire Pit

  • Gate left in 100 year old fence for Spanish/wagon trail

    Gate left in 100 year old fence for Spanish/wagon trail

  • Feeding Cows

    Feeding Cows

  • The back yard pit

    The back yard pit

  • Tree Climbing

    Tree Climbing

  • Cooper's Barbeque

    Cooper's Barbeque

  • A Pickup ride

    A Pickup ride

  • Fish for Supper

    Fish for Supper

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Mountain  and Canyon to left

    Mountain and Canyon to left

  • Old Spanish and later waton trail

    Old Spanish and later waton trail

  • The Canyon

    The Canyon

  • The Canyon

    The Canyon

  • The Overlook

    The Overlook

  • Fishing


  • Following the trail

    Following the trail

  • Feeding a cow

    Feeding a cow

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