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2700 Acre Ranch Paradise 4500sq Ft. Rustic Log Home + Lakes

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bandera house description

Seco Springs Ranch is a beautiful secluded family retreat on 2700 acres in the most majestic part of the Texas Hill Country. The 4500 square foot ranch house is nestled in a valley overlooking a large lake and is surrounded by rugged hills and rolling pastures. The large living area is tastefully appointed with a fireplace and bar which flows into a 14 seated dining area and fully equipped kitchen. A large deck leads down a gently sloping backyard to the fire pit and lake. There are two other lakes on the property and all afford excellent swimming and catch and release fishing. Hiking and birding are favorite activities on the ranch as well as photographing wildlife, especially from Lookout Point.

Downstairs are two bedrooms both with queen beds and a children’s playroom with a twin bed. The bunkroom which has four sets of twin bunk beds which is beyond the main living areas. The downstairs bedrooms share a bathroom.


The bunkroom has its own bath. It’s a great spot for the children to have their own “camp out area”. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, both with King beds and another full bath. There are also two cribs, one downstairs and one upstairs.

Amenities:

5 Flat Screen Televisions, 1 in each bedroom;
Kitchen equipped with dishes, glassware, pots and pans, cutlery, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, two coffee
makers, toaster, oven/ range top and dishwasher;
Reverse osmosis water system in kitchen;
Wi-Fi internet connection;
Satellite TV with DVD player in living room, master, 2nd upstairs bedroom and bunk room;
Stereo with CD player;
Washer/dryer;
Telephone and good cell overage;
Charcoal and gas grills;
Central A/C and heat;
Fire pit – all firewood provided;
All bed and bath linens provided;
Two cribs;
Catch and release fishing, swimming, hiking, birding and photographer’s paradise;
Four wheel drive vehicle recommended for accessing Lookout Point;

The House.

Downstairs:
Living room with wood burning fireplace;
Dining room with seating for 14;
Open kitchen with island and breakfast bar;
Children’s playroom with one twin bed;
Bunk room with 8 twin beds;
Bedroom with Queen bed;
Second Queen bedroom with a crib and private entrance;
Bath with shower only in bunkroom area;
Bath with tub/shower combo;
Large deck overlooking the lake;

Upstairs:

Master with King bed;
Second bedroom with King bed and a crib;
Bath with tub and shower combination.

Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Non Smoking Only:

        Smoking not allowed inside! The deck has sand containers for your cigarette and cigar buts. Please do not discard cigarette buts or cigars on the property as they are a chocking hazard to the wildlife. Thank you....moreless

      • Pets Considered:

        Only well trained pets...no poop inside PLEASE. Also NO animals on the furniture. They must be well behaved and no chewing on the furniture PLEASE. $100 deposit required ...moreless

      • Children Welcome

      Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

      Other Amenities

          • There is a 35' x 35' deck at the top of Look-out mountain with a stone firepit and a B.B.Q area. There are chairs which make it a great place to go watch the sunset or the stars come out. It is the highest spot on the property and has a beautiful view of the valleys and lakes below....moreless

          Entertainment

          • VCR
          • Toys
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable:

            (5) 5 Flat-Screen Televisions, 1 in each bedroom...moreless

          • Stereo
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player

          Attractions

          • Restaurants
          • Museums
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Forests

          Leisure Activities

          • Outlet Shopping
          • Horseback Riding
          • Sight Seeing
          • Horseshoes
          • Shopping
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Resort
          • Lake View:

            There is a lovely 5 acre lake in the back of the house which is a fun place to catch and release fish, swim, or just enjoy the view....moreless

          • Mountain View:

            The hills surround the house and provide a lovely backdrop against the lake. ...moreless

          sports and adventure activities

          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hunting
          • Swimming
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Mountain Biking
          • Hiking

          Arrival Day

              • Negotiable

              Dining

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 14 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Internet
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Telephone
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    3 Central air and heat units keep the house comfortable year round....moreless

                  • Linens Provided

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    Special arrangements can be made to have a campfire cook do chuck wagon style meals out doors ....etc. Just let me know what you are wanting....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Pots, pans, cooking utensils, plates, glasses, and silverwear for a housefull. The oven is electric with glass top burners. Microwave and toaster oven...coffee and tea provided. ...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Standing refigerator/freezer in Kitchen. Small refigerator for drinks near the bar in the living area. Large commercial Ice machine on the back deck....moreless

                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Visa
                  • Mastercard
                   

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                  Base Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $750 $995
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $4,995

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                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Cleaning Fee $200 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $1
                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Notes:

                  Dogs are allowed on a case by case basis. Please contact the owner with details on the breed, age and disposition of the dog.


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                  Location

                  Car: Necessary

                  Bandera, Texas: Cowboy Capital of the World

                  In a rugged county filled with hills, rivers, and a sprawling lake, the small town of Bandera holds a really big place in the hearts of Texans. Located in the beloved Texas Hill Country less than an hour from San Antonio, Bandera reminds us of a different, more authentic, era, when a handshake was all the contract you needed, self-reliance was the norm, and chivalry was a given. There is a spirit of independence and individualism here that speaks of the cowboy tradition of hard work and hard play.

                  Bandera embodies the cowboy in its strong rodeo tradition. Even today you'll often see horses tied to downtown hitching posts. Bandera County dude ranches offer a taste of the cowboy lifestyle with horseback riding, trail rides, and chuckwagon meals. Secluded cabins tucked away in the hills throughout the county are perfect for watching wildlife, listening to the birds, and gazing at the stars. At local honky-tonks, the music is lively, the dance floor is full, and the beverages are cold.

                  Garner State Park is only a 45 minute drive from Seco Springs Ranch front gate. Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock here each year to enjoy its matchless vacation facilities. They swim in the clear waters of the Frio River, scoot its rapids on inner tubes, rent pedal boats, and hike its fascinating nature trails.

                  Lost Maples State park is also only a 45 minute drive from Seco Springs Ranch front gate, which gives guided tours of the beautiful hill country it shares with Seco Springs Ranch.

                  In August 2010 Utopia was the site of filming for a movie called 'Seven Days in Utopia', starring Robert Duvall, Lucas Black, Kathy Baker, Melissa Leo, Brian Geraghty, Deborah Ann Woll. Known for wonderful birding year around; our area is a world - class birding & wildlife viewing destination! One of the best places to see many Texas specialty birds; including the Golden - cheeked Warbler, Black - capped Vireo, Vermilion flycatcher and all 3 King - fisher varieties! Nature Guides are available to take you on private ranches and properties.

                  http://www.banderacowboycapital.com

                  Bandera, Texas: Cowboy Capital of the World

                  http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/garner/

                  Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock here each year.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: I am a designer/manufacturer who grew up with horses in the country when Bellaire, Texas was in the country. When I found this ranch, I felt right at home. I wanted some place to reconnect to nature, bond with my family in a special way and get away from city life. I still live in Houston and find that it is worth the 4 hours it takes me to get Seco Springs Ranch. I always hate to leave when its time to go.

                  Why the Owner Chose Bandera:
                  Bandera embodies the cowboy in its strong rodeo tradition. Even today you'll often see horses tied to downtown hitching posts. Bandera County dude ranches offer a taste of the cowboy lifestyle with horseback riding, trail rides, and chuckwagon meals. Secluded cabins tucked away in the hills throughout the county are perfect for watching wildlife, listening to the birds, and gazing at the stars. At local honky-tonks, the music is lively, the dance floor is full, and the beverages are cold. Garner State Park is only a 45 minute drive from Seco Springs Ranch front gate. Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock here each year to enjoy its matchless vacation facilities. They swim in the clear waters of the Frio River, scoot its rapids on inner tubes, rent pedal boats, and hike its fascinating nature trails. Lost Maples State park is also only a 45 minute drive from Seco Springs Ranch front gate, which gives guided tours of the beautiful hill country it shares with Seco Springs Ranch. In August 2010 Utopia was the site of filming for a movie called 'Seven Days in Utopia', starring Robert Duvall, Lucas Black, Kathy Baker, Melissa Leo, Brian Geraghty, Deborah Ann Woll. Known for wonderful birding year around; our area is a world - class birding & wildlife viewing destination! One of the best places to see many Texas specialty birds; including the Golden - cheeked Warbler, Black - capped Vireo, Vermilion flycatcher and all 3 King - fisher varieties! Nature Guides are available to take you on private ranches and properties


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                  Speaks: english, Spanish, and Greek

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                  Photos

                  • The Lodge: Living Room

                    The Lodge: Living Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Upstairs King Bed

                    Upstairs King Bed

                  • Downstairs Queen Bed

                    Downstairs Queen Bed

                  • Activities: Fishing at the Lake

                    Activities: Fishing at the Lake

                  • Front Lake

                    Front Lake

                  • Great Place for Photography

                    Great Place for Photography

                  • The Cottage: Also on Seco Springs Ranch and available to rent

                    The Cottage: Also on Seco Springs Ranch and available to rent

                  • Fun on the Deck

                    Fun on the Deck

                  • Front of Lodge

                    Front of Lodge

                  • Beautiful Texas Night Sky

                    Beautiful Texas Night Sky

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Beautiful and Spacious Kitchen

                    Beautiful and Spacious Kitchen

                  • Upstairs King and Crib

                    Upstairs King and Crib

                  • Playroom Twin Bed

                    Playroom Twin Bed

                  • Activities: Four Wheeling

                    Activities: Four Wheeling

                  • Activities: Horseback Riding

                    Activities: Horseback Riding

                  • The Landscape: Hill after Hill of Seco Springs Ranch's vast property to explore

                    The Landscape: Hill after Hill of Seco Springs Ranch's vast property to explore

                  • Activities: Hilltop Deck with Fire Pit

                    Activities: Hilltop Deck with Fire Pit

                  • Scenic Views

                    Scenic Views

                  • Front Gate

                    Front Gate

                  • Bunk Beds

                    Bunk Beds

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, August 06, 2014

                  $750 - $995 per night (USD)
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                  5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 16

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