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Lazy Q Family Retreat Lodge

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fredericksburg house 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.


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

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

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

          Theme

          • Family
          • Away From It All

          Attractions

          • Restaurants
          • Pond
          • Library
          • Ruins

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Rural

          sports and adventure activities

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

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Dining
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

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

              Kitchen

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

              Outside

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $300
              $750 $1,300
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 6%

              Notes:

              $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: 07/10/2014
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              Location

              • Coopers Bar B Que Restaurant

              • Enchanted Rock State Park

              • Colorado Bend State Park

                "A natural park great for hiking with two remarkable spring creeks. The picture is a small p..."

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              • Colorado Bend State Park

                "A natural park great for hiking with two remarkable spring creeks. The picture is a small p..."

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              • Longhorn Cavern State Park

                "One of the largest caverns in the state. A wonderful way to spend half a day."

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              • Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve

                "Arrive before dark and you will see 2 million bats leave the cave and you will be practicall..."

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              • Vanishing Texas River Cruise

                "Supper included with a tour of upper Buchanan Lake and maybe some eagles."

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              • Pontotoc Vineyard

                "A new winery has opened in the quaint little town that everybody left. It is located in the..."

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              100 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Austin
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 501
              26 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Llano, Mason, San Saba, Brady

              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

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              Photos

              • 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

                Fishing

              • Following the trail

                Following the trail

              • Feeding a cow

                Feeding a cow

              $300 per night (USD)
              14

              5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 13

              View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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