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River Oaks Ranch Lodge: 220 Acre Estate on the Courtois

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Steelville lodge description

PERFECT FOR REUNIONS OF FAMILIES, FRIENDS & WILDWOOD CONCERTS

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE (See link down the page below 'Rate Details')

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Ozarks while surrounding yourself in total comfort. Book a weekend getaway or a full week of summer fun - canoeing/kayaking/rafting, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, golfing, antiquing or just relaxing with a book on the 30-foot porch.

Just outside of Steelville, Missouri, River Oaks Ranch is a magical getaway where friends and family can relax and reconnect. The private and secluded 220-acre estate is nestled in the Mark Twain National Forest in the rolling Ozark Mountains. Estate grounds extend down to a gravel bar beach on the crystal clear Courtois, one of three floatable streams within ten minutes of the ranch. Walk out the ranch gate and you are on the Ozark Trail, a scenic Missouri treasure with hundreds of miles of hiking/riding/equestrian trails.

The lodge comfortably sleeps up to 16 guests. Graciously appointed and with many comforts, the lodge is still a welcoming place for families, with plenty of room inside and out for children to play and explore. Relax and entertain in the 30x30-foot Great Room with a massive 20-foot fireplace and hearth, piano, satellite HDTV, stereo, DVD player, game table and wet bar. Step onto the furnished 30-foot front porch and have your morning coffee while enjoying a panoramic view of the Courtois River Valley and mountain ridges beyond. Watch the ranch horses graze and wildlife roam. Stroll down to the lake and fish for crappie, bluegill, bass or catfish. Take a float on the crystal clear Courtois and then relax on our gravel bar beach, a great way to cool down on a hot summer day. Gather around a roaring campfire at night and be amazed by the sheer number of stars in the big Missouri sky.

The gourmet kitchen features two separate cooking stations, one with griddle and grill. The kitchen is fully equipped to prepare elaborate cuisine or simple country fare. Entertain in whatever style you desire, with a 10-foot dining room table which seats 12 and another table nearby that seats 6.

The 6 spacious bedrooms sleep up to 16 people. The bedrooms are decorated with a French Country flair and have ample closet and chest space as well as a comfortable chair for reading. The master suite is a retreat in itself; complete with a private bath, 2 bedrooms, sitting areas and library. There are a total of three bathrooms.

The Lodge at River Oaks Ranch has hosted reunions for guests from 27 states and 16 countries.

Whether you like to ride, hike, bike, hunt, fish, float, bird watch or star gaze—-or if you simply want a quiet and serene break from the world—-River Oaks Ranch is a wonderful place to put aside your cares for a while and celebrate life. Come treat yourself to Ozark elegance, Ponderosa style. You Deserve it!

*Secluded estate setting
*Elegant & comfortable surroundings
*10 minutes to Bass or Huzzah canoe rentals
*Property located on the floatable Courtois
*Choice of 3 different floatable streams all within 10 minutes
*Fishing - River or stocked lake on property; fly fishing close by
*Property located on the Ozark Trail
*12 miles to Steelville & Wildwood concerts
*guided trail rides through the Ozark Hills with nearby outfitters
*Bring your own horse & stable it at the ranch


FOR MORE INFORMATION AND PHOTOS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE. (See link down the page below 'Rate Details')




Keywords: Lodge, reunion, family, Wildwood Concerts, horseback riding, river, canoeing

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Lodge
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Stove:

            4-burner electric stove in one cooking alcove. Combination grill-griddle in the other....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Extensive selection of cookware, including pots and pans, blender, and food processor....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Very well-equipped kitchen with two large cooking alcoves, one with griddle and grill....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Large side-by-side refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser....moreless

          • Dining:

            10-ft harvest table seats 10 to 12. Nearby round table seat 6. ...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            16...moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 16 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Great room includes game table, wet bar, entertainment center, stereo, and television....moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Air Conditioning

          Other Amenities

              • Horse stables, Furnished covered porch, campfire ring, hiking/biking/equestrian trails, stocked lake, beach & river access...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Nice collection of DVDs, with a number of children's titles. Also access to videos on Netflix and Amazon Prime....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Games
              • Books
              • Ping Pong Table
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Music Library

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone
              • Free Long Distance
              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Deck / Patio
              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Mountain View
              • Lake View
              • Waterfront

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Kayaking
              • Rafting
              • Cycling
              • Spelunking
              • Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hunting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Live Theater
              • Golf
              • Cross Country Skiing
               

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              6 BEDROOMS, 3 BATHS (sleeps up to 16) - $650/nt; $550/nt off-season
              4 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS (sleeps up to 12) - $550/nt; $450/nt off-season
              Two night minimum - One night stay permitted for additional charge
              $200 PER DAY DISCOUNT FOR DAYS 3 THOUGH 6; DAY 7 IS FREE!
              Housekeeping fee - $100 per stay; Damage Deposit - $250
              Wildwood Concert Special - limit 12  - $700/nt,one night; $550/nt two nights*
              Wildwood Concert Special - limit 10 - $600/nt,one night; $475/nt two nights*
              *Applies to off-season concerts only.
              

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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              Location

              Concerts at Wildwood Springs Lodge and the Meramec Music Theater, stables, riding arena & trails, nature photography, campfire ring

               

              Owner info


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • River Oaks Lodge in early Spring.

                River Oaks Lodge in early Spring.

              • Entrance to the Ranch

                Entrance to the Ranch

              • Looking out from the Lodge early on a summer morning.

                Looking out from the Lodge early on a summer morning.

              • The Great Room, looking toward the entertainment center and wet bar.

                The Great Room, looking toward the entertainment center and wet bar.

              • The Kitchen is spacious and fully equipped.

                The Kitchen is spacious and fully equipped.

              • Kitchen and Dining Room

                Kitchen and Dining Room

              • The Master Suite Library

                The Master Suite Library

              • Rose Room (Queen Size Bed)

                Rose Room (Queen Size Bed)

              • West Sun Room (Twin Beds)

                West Sun Room (Twin Beds)

              • Eagle over the Lodge. They often winter in the Courtois River Valley.

                Eagle over the Lodge. They often winter in the Courtois River Valley.

              • Waterfall on the Ozark Trail

                Waterfall on the Ozark Trail

              • The Lake, less than 100 yards west of the Lodge, is well stocked.

                The Lake, less than 100 yards west of the Lodge, is well stocked.

              • Google Earth view of the Lodge looking over the Courtois River Valley.

                Google Earth view of the Lodge looking over the Courtois River Valley.

              • The porch is a place to relax and enjoy the view of the Courtois River Valley.

                The porch is a place to relax and enjoy the view of the Courtois River Valley.

              • The Great Room fireplace.

                The Great Room fireplace.

              • The Great Room

                The Great Room

              • Kitchen and Dining Room

                Kitchen and Dining Room

              • Master Bedroom (King Size Bed)

                Master Bedroom (King Size Bed)

              • East Sun Room (Twin Beds: Part of the Master Suite)

                East Sun Room (Twin Beds: Part of the Master Suite)

              • Red Room (Queen Size Bed)

                Red Room (Queen Size Bed)

              • Bunk Room

                Bunk Room

              • Hiking the Ozark Trail

                Hiking the Ozark Trail

              • Ozark Trail Overlook

                Ozark Trail Overlook

              • On Courtois Creek. Guests can begin or end a float right at the property.

                On Courtois Creek. Guests can begin or end a float right at the property.

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