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Brazos Bluffs Ranch: Come Horseback Ride, Hike, Canoe/Kayak Fish in Brazos River

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Vacation house at Brazos Bluffs Ranch

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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The vacation cabin at Brazos Bluffs Ranch is a comfortable and beautiful log house for couples or the whole family who want a quiet get-a-way. This is the only guest house on our 200+ acre ranch.
Located 5 miles north of the Waco city limits and 10 miles from Baylor University but feels like you're in a state park.
Guests enjoy fishing, canoeing & kayaking in the Brazos River. We provide Canoes & Kayaks. House guests get a 20% discount for a guided horseback ride on the ranch.
See the photos of the aspen wood ceilings, granite counter tops, American elm wood floors, antler chandelier.
Propane BBQ grill provided!
The house is accessed by a private road through gated private property.
To look at the house you must call for a reservation and meet the owner at the property entrance.
There is not a telephone or TV in the house. Most cell phones have service in the house. (T-Mobile does not)
(No smoking on property)

Location Details: Brazos Bluffs Ranch is accessed from Halbert Lane through the Brazos De Dios Farm where the Homestead Heritage Craft Village is located.
This is a short drive to Baylor and the City of Waco.

The map on Yahoo is not correct. See the ranch website's map for directions.
You will need to call us before you come so we can provide access to our ranch.

Horseback Riding: Brazos Bluffs Stables, LLC offers western horseback rides year-round along the Brazos River and on the rim of the overlooking chalk bluff plus miles of other scenic trails on our ranch. The ride is normally $45 per person but as a house renter you get 20% off!
Horses, tack and helmets are provided.
No experience is necessary.
For your comfort it's best to wear appropriate riding apparel: jeans or riding skirts and closed-toe shoes or riding boots. Most of the horses can carry a maximum of 225 - 250 lbs. up the steep hills. If you will need a larger horse, please mention that when you call for reservations.

River Pavilion: The ranch's 800 sq. ft. screened-in river pavilion and 1,330 sq. ft. deck (35' x 38') overlooking the Brazos River plain is an ideal place for family gatherings and business retreats.

We offer a volleyball net, horseshoe pits and a ping pong table for you to enjoy, along with an outdoor BBQ pit and gas grill for parties of any size.

The kitchen inside the pavilion includes a refrigerator and sink. The pavilion, deck and separate restrooms are all easily handicapped accessible.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1620 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Loft: 2 twin/ single

    upstairs sleeping loft with lots of room on carpet for kids...moreless

  • King Suite: 1 king

    downstairs master suite with bathroom with shower...moreless

  • Queen Suite: 1 queen

    downstairs queen suite with bathroom with shower and tub...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    large walk-in shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • $25 per night pet fee for well behaved outdoor dogs.

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • River
  • Rural
  • Water View:

    The cabin is built by a small lake and a short walk to the Brazos River...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    central HVAC...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating:

    central HVAC...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Maximum: 4 or 5 vehicles depending on size...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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from 68 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$245 $295
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $65 + tax
  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

After the first 6 people: $20/night for each additional person, infants are free.

$395/nt for Baylor event nights and Holidays.

Minimum rates for Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years of $1,200 for a 4 night weekend.

Baylor Homecoming weekend $1,500 minimum.

Rates subject to change until verified by owner. Call or email for details.


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 09/20/2016
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Location

12.7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Waco Regional Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lake Waco Golf Club (open to the public)
20 Miles
Nearest Train
AMTRAK McGregor, TX
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
F. M. 933
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Homestead Cafe

Car: Necessary

Brazos Bluffs Ranch is located next to the popular farm of Brazos de Dios, home of award winning craftsmen. Take time to tour its numerous historic structures, including its working gristmill built in 1760, and its pottery, blacksmith, spinning, weaving and woodworking shops. Its craft campus, general store and restaurant featuring all natural beef and locally grown grains and vegetables are open Monday through Saturday until 6:00 p.m. You may want to sign up for one of their many craft or homesteading workshops, e.g. cheese making or woodworking. See the schedule at SustainLife.org.

 

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Photos

  • Vacation house at Brazos Bluffs Ranch

    Vacation house at Brazos Bluffs Ranch

  • Porch rocking chairs and pond

    Porch rocking chairs and pond

  • Brazos River and Chalk Bluff

    Brazos River and Chalk Bluff

  • Getting ready to ride at the stables

    Getting ready to ride at the stables

  • King Bed

    King Bed

  • Deck and Brazos River

    Deck and Brazos River

  • Saddling up!

    Saddling up!

  • Billy

    Billy

  • Loft

    Loft

  • Fireplace for chilling evenings

    Fireplace for chilling evenings

  • Living room from loft

    Living room from loft

  • Entrance to vacation house

    Entrance to vacation house

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Trail riding along river

    Trail riding along river

  • Dining room & kitchen seen from loft

    Dining room & kitchen seen from loft

  • Queen Bed

    Queen Bed

  • Canoes and kayaks provided for guests

    Canoes and kayaks provided for guests

  • Lem on Jazzy

    Lem on Jazzy

  • Amenities included

    Amenities included

  • Washer/Dryer in vacation house

    Washer/Dryer in vacation house

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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 09/20/2016

+1 (254) 722-3842 (Texas, USA)

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