River Oaks Ranch Lodge: 220 Acre Estate on the Courtois
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
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, 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
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Member since: 2008
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Ping Pong Table
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 16 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 25 - Dec 18, 2016
2 night min stay
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Jan 2 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 6.475%
STANDARD RATES ARE APPLICABLE FOR GROUPS OF UP TO 16 GUESTS. THE CHARGE FOR ADDITIONAL GUESTS ABOVE 16 IS $35 PER NIGHT PER ADDITIONAL GUEST. FOR GROUPS OF 12 OR FEWER, A PARTIAL LODGE RENTAL RATE IS AVAILABLE (SEE BELOW).
For a complete breakdown of rates, visit our website at http://www.riveroaksranchretreat.com/reservations.html
PEAK SEASON RATES APPLY FOR THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS, AND NEW YEAR'S
MORE RATE OPTIONS DURING PEAK SEASON (May 1-September30)
$450 per night for nights 3 through 6.
Groups of 12 or fewer can rent partial lodge (without the master suite) for the following rates:
PEAK SEASON PARTIAL LODGE (May 1-September 30)
$550 per night (2-night minimum)
$350 per nights 3 through 6
$2,500 per week
OFFSEASON PARTIAL LODGE
$450 per night (2-night minimum)
$250 per night (nights 3 through 6)
$1,900 pr week
OFFSEASON RATES DO NOT INCLUDE WILDWOOD CONCERT SERIES EVENTS DURING OFFSEASON. See our website (http://www.riveroaksranchretreat.com/reservations.html) for more details
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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River Oaks Lodge in early Spring.
Entrance to the Ranch
Looking out from the Lodge early on a summer morning.
The Great Room, looking toward the entertainment center and wet bar.
The Kitchen is spacious and fully equipped.
Kitchen and Dining Room
The Master Suite Library
Rose Room (Queen Size Bed)
West Sun Room (Twin Beds)
Eagle over the Lodge. They often winter in the Courtois River Valley.
Waterfall on the Ozark Trail
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.
The porch is a place to relax and enjoy the view of the Courtois River Valley.
The Great Room fireplace.
The Great Room
Kitchen and Dining Room
Master Bedroom (King Size Bed)
East Sun Room (Twin Beds: Part of the Master Suite)
Red Room (Queen Size Bed)
Hiking the Ozark Trail
Ozark Trail Overlook
On Courtois Creek. Guests can begin or end a float right at the property.
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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