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The Brown House at Lighthouse Hill Ranch - 2,001 Acre Ranch

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Last updated: 07/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Lighthouse Hill Ranch is situated in the beautiful Texas Hill Country on 2,001 acres. With this much land it is your own private park to enjoy. The ranch consists of rolling hills, incredible 50 mile views, and has one of the highest point in Blanco County. Enjoy the abundance of wildlife on the ranch from cattle, bird watching, deer, turkey, coyotes, armadillos, jackrabbits, doves and variety of other animals.

Rental of any of our houses provides you access to the entire ranch (both tracts), which has numerous springs, over 4,000 feet of clear rock-bottom creek to swim and tube in (and including a unique creekside hot tub and waterfall grotto), 8 ponds to fish, a seasonal waterfall and miles of trails for riding ATVs, bike riding, hiking or riding your own horse.

We have 5 houses available to rent on the property and no two houses are within a 1/2 a mile of each other. 'The Brown House' is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch house with a full kitchen, washer/dryer, central air/heat and great fire pit to sit and enjoy the nighttime sky in the Hill Country. You only need to pack your overnight bag, we have thought of everything you will need to make your stay comfortable. The house sleeps 10-11 people. Two of the bedrooms have queen beds and the bunk room has 2 bunk beds (twin over full).

The kitchen is furnished with coffeemaker, pots, pans, stove, refrigerator, microwave, glassware, dishes, silverware, linens, serving bowls, cooking utensils, misc. spices, knife block, toaster, etc.

The living area has a leather furnishings and a foosball table for your enjoyment. You can put your feet up and read a good book, watch DirectTV with movie channels, or head into town and rent a DVD to watch on the television. There is no telephone but there is an internet connection in the house if you really must stay in touch with those everyday hassles!

There is a side porch and a large fire pit with 'rocking' chairs that you can sit in and enjoy a great fire. There's plenty of wood on the ranch - burn all you want! There is also a table and six chairs that you can use to have a meal outside. In addition, we also have a charcoal Weber grill for outdoor cooking (charcoal provided).

If you wish to bring your dog or your horse we have accommodations for them as well. Around the house is a fenced area that you can use to contain your dog, and near the house is a paddock with a water trough & feed trough. There is also a run-in and a tack area to keep your tack and feed dry.

In addition, we have four other homes on the ranch available for rental. We have a 3 bedroom/2 bath home that sleeps 8-10 ('The Grey House'), a 3 bedroom/loft with 2 baths that sleeps 10-12 ('The Green House'), our signature home a 4 bedroom/4 bath 4 story tower that sleeps 9-15 ('The Lighthouse'), and a 3 bedroom with a loft and 2 ½ bath that sleeps 6-10 (‘The Log Home’).

We look forward to having you at Lighthouse Hill Ranch!

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    inside the house. We kindly ask that you please put your used cigarette buds in the trash when you do wish to smoke outside....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We are a pet-friendly ranch! They are allowed in the house but please keep them off the furniture & the beds. The outside of the house is fenced, but if you want to leave them inside, you are required to bring a crate to contain them in while you are away....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 10-11

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Ensuite to Master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with movie channels like HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Extra, etc....moreless

  • Stereo:

    You can listen to music channels on Direct TV...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    6 can sit around the dining room table and 3 can sit at the kitchen bar...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    A free open wi-fi connection is provided if you really need to stay in touch with the outside world!...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    as well basic condiments, spices/oils, coffee, tea, sugar & creamers...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Everything you will need to use to cook is provided, you only need to provide the food!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Has an outdoor table with 6 chairs to enjoy a meal outside. There is also a large firepit to enjoy with s'mores!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Near the Big Rock dam on Miller Creek is a shared hot tub and waterfall grotto that is fed from well water for all renters to enjoy....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day weekend
Sep 2 - Sep 6, 2016
3 night min stay
$260

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$260

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning ** $75
  • Pets (per night per pet) $15
  • Trail fee (per ATV/day) $20

Notes:

$250 per night for 2 people only plus tax (6%) - 2 night min. stay (except Holidays & Spring Break - 3 night min.)

For each add'l person add $20/night/person (max 11)

$75 pass-through cleaning fee*

10% discount given for staying more than 4 nights

$15 per night per pet stay fee

$25 per night per horse stay fee (need to be staying at Red House as well to bring horses)

$20 per day per ATV trail fee (i.e. 3 night stay = 2 day trail fee)

Cancel outside 30 days deposit returned less $75 processing fees - inside 30 days entire deposit is forfeited

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Last updated: 07/21/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My wife and I purchased the ranch in 2004 for our enjoyment and for our 4 kids. It is absolutely the best purchase we've ever made. We love going to the ranch and swimming/tubing in the creek, fishing in the ponds, riding mountain bikes and ATVs on the trails, hiking the woods, and just generally enjoying a campfire with lots of stars on a clear night. Because the ranch has one of the highest point in the county, we can see for 50 miles on clear days - and there's lots of clear days in this part of the country. There are 2 horses and 3 longhorns (along with a herd of 'regular' cattle) - it's fun to feed these animals, and our dog loves to chase the big animals (that is, until they get irritated and turn and chase him).


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Photos

  • The Brown House

    The Brown House

  • Living room at the Brown House

    Living room at the Brown House

  • Kitchen bar at the Brown House

    Kitchen bar at the Brown House

  • Bunkroom at the Brown House

    Bunkroom at the Brown House

  • Master bedroom at the Brown House

    Master bedroom at the Brown House

  • Firepit at the Brown House

    Firepit at the Brown House

  • Community spa built next to the creek for all guests to enjoy!

    Community spa built next to the creek for all guests to enjoy!

  • Living room at the Brown House

    Living room at the Brown House

  • Dining area at the Brown House

    Dining area at the Brown House

  • Kitchen at the Brown House

    Kitchen at the Brown House

  • Guest queen bedroom at the Brown House

    Guest queen bedroom at the Brown House

  • Side patio at the Brown House

    Side patio at the Brown House

  • Big Rock dam on Miller Creek about a 5 minute walk from the Brown House

    Big Rock dam on Miller Creek about a 5 minute walk from the Brown House

  • Waterfall grotto built in the hillside by the creek and next to the spa

    Waterfall grotto built in the hillside by the creek and next to the spa

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 24, 2016

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