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Lodge on Lake Siesta

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Fireplace in the 60 ft Lake Room which looks out over the wildlife feeding area

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Last updated: 09/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

La Grange lodge description

Having visited Maine and the Adirondack region of New York, there were a number of characteristics we incorporated into The Lodge.

The beauty of the small lake just outside the back door, deer wandering through the yard, and pine trees whispering in Texas breezes create a rejuvenating sanctuary.

The Lodge has a 60-foot room that is arranged in a manner to accommodate small weddings, receptions, family get-togethers, conferences, or just a private retreat. This room has walls with something close to German fachwork, bountiful wooden windows looking out on the lake, a massive fireplace, great wagon wheel light fixtures with antlers, a wall that displays various shutters retrieved from a Columbus historic building, and a lovely, revived pine floor.
Lots of cedar from the area has been used for shutters and wrapping of columns. One bathroom is camouflaged to provide a hunter’s comfort. Another bathroom is finished in burnt orange as honor to a son that played for the University of Texas.

Narrow shutters from the Texas capital in Austin are now used as a closet door. Old swinging doors have been made into shower doors in a couple of bathrooms. The list is long, but one of the smartest ideas was the addition of a giant screened-in porch reaching out to the lake. Texas breezes are treasured and one can step from the Lake Room or the kitchen and capture the outdoors immediately.

The Lodge captures characteristics that are reminiscent of Maine and the Adirondack region of New York. The site's many pine trees give a sense that one is in the wilderness, but in fact, The Lodge is not far away.

By using twigs, rocks, old barn wood, antlers, and various historic architectural pieces The Lodge is somewhat a work of art. Massive fireplaces, chairs with Texas hide seats, a collection of Pendleton blankets, old fishing equipment, and a grand array of antiques surround the guests.

The Kitchen features full utilities with modern amenities and a view of the great outdoors.

All in all, we've created an incredibly comfortable and eclectic lodge atmosphere that's perfect for a wide variety of uses. We hope to share our little slice of heaven with you soon.

Giant Texas cedar bed joins an historic window from Williams College, Mass. to present the eclectic style that characterizes The Lodge.
The Lodge features suites that sleep four and six people making family reunions and retreats a perfect match

The Lake Room features a table for fourteen, massive fireplace, fantastic views of the wildlife feeding area and Lake Siesta. You can step from the Lake Room or the kitchen and become one with the outdoors.



Keywords: Lodge, Retreat, Cabin, Honeymoons, Wildlife

Property Type

      • Lodge

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Car Available
              • Chauffeur

              Suitability

              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Pets Considered
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Deer Room suite also has a partial kitchen - sink, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker - no stove...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                22...moreless

              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Catering Available
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Ice Maker
              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Stove
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Seating for 22 people

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Washing Machine
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Parking
              • Fireplace
              • Towels Provided
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Airport pick-up and drop off is available as well as guided tour transportation with 15 passenger van for the duration of your stay at the lodge. You don't have to rent a car - you don't have to drive. Ask for details. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Games
                  • Television

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    Large screened in porch for recreation and dining while listening to the waterfall...moreless

                  • Wood Deck
                  • Boat
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Lakefront:

                    Small bass pond 100 feet out the back door...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Live Theater
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Medical Services
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Pond
                  • Churches
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                   

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                  Last updated: 09/08/2014
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                  Location

                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Austin, TX
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Murphy's Steak House
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Murphy's Steak House

                  Car: Necessary

                  20 miles to the antiquing area of Round Top, Marburger Farms, and Warrenton - Next show starts March 21, 2014

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: We have been innkeepers at Magnolia Oaks Bed & Breakfast in Columbus, Texas since 1990. The main house is an 1890 Eastlake Victorian and features walk-through windows, fourteen foot ceilings and intricately carved doors. In 1998 we added The Little Red House next door to the 1890 Victorian. The Little Red House is an 1865 German saltbox that has an historic original painted ceiling in the gathering room. Our garden arbor area includes a fountain, swing, and an herb garden for our kitchen. These facilities are near downtown Columbus where we live.

                  Why the Owner Chose La Grange:
                  We enjoy sharing our gift of hospitality. Bob often plays guitar and sings a morning toast at breakfast at the B&B - not the Lodge. Nancy, having been an educator and antiques dealer loves to share stories of the area. The Lodge on Lake Siesta was discovered and dedicated to becoming a hideaway for us. We love the feeling that one absorbs while driving along 153 and getting encompassed in a unique setting of towering pines. It immediately provokes thoughts of the Adirondack Region of upper New York state, Maine, and New Hampshire. The Lodge is one of only two structures on Lake Siesta and is a haven for birds, deer, and other wildlife. There are quiet places to sit in the woods and simply reorganize thoughts or find peaceful quiet.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
                  The famous MS150 bike route passes in front of the Lodge, and thus offers an opportune 'practice' run for bike riders. In most cases, The Lodge will be an unhosted facility that offers full kitchen and sitting rooms (screened porch and 60 ft. Lake Room) plus the sleeping facilities. Families will rejoice in the opportunity it provides for reunions. Call for an appointment to tour the facility and visit with us.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Fireplace in the 60 ft Lake Room which looks out over the wildlife feeding area

                    Fireplace in the 60 ft Lake Room which looks out over the wildlife feeding area

                  • Screened in porch overlooks water garden and lake - gathering place for all

                    Screened in porch overlooks water garden and lake - gathering place for all

                  • Front door entrance - other rooms also have private entrance

                    Front door entrance - other rooms also have private entrance

                  • King Cedar log bed in Master bedroom - also has 52 in Direct TV

                    King Cedar log bed in Master bedroom - also has 52 in Direct TV

                  • Peaceful  view of lake and wildlife feeding area

                    Peaceful view of lake and wildlife feeding area

                  VRBO #293650

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

                  $750 per night (USD)
                  5

                  4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 18

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                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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