Brazos Bluffs Ranch: Beautiful Home on 300 Scenic Acres on the Brazos River(76 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
1 king master suite, 1 queen master suite plus sleeping loft with 2 twin beds
The only guest house on our ranch is a beautiful stone and log home.
Located 5 miles north of the Waco city limits and 10 miles from Baylor University but feels like you're in a state park.
We provide canoes & kayaks for our Guests to enjoy in the Brazos River.
Bring your fishing gear to fish in the river.
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 preview the house you must call for a reservation.
There is no 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 through the Brazos De Dios Farm where the popular Homestead Heritage Craft Village is located.
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 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.
Vacation House guests are entitled to a discount to use the river pavilion for events.
We offer a volleyball net, horseshoe pits 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 wheelchair accessible.
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Member since: 2010
- 1620 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- $25 per night pet fee for well behaved outdoor dogs.
- Coin Laundry
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Paper Towels
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Boat With Paddles
- Gated Community
- Kayak / Canoe
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $25 + tax
- Cleaning Fee $65 + tax
- Tax Rate 6%
See Rental Contract for rates and minimum stays for Baylor event nights and holidays.
Rates subject to change until verified by owner.
Cancellation fee of $50 if more than 60 days before stay.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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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.
- Primary: +1 (254) 722-3842 (Texas, USA) 7 am - 10 pm
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Vacation house at Brazos Bluffs Ranch
Porch rocking chairs and pond
Brazos River and Chalk Bluff
Getting ready to ride at the stables
Deck and Brazos River
Fireplace for chilling evenings
Living room from loft
Entrance to vacation house
Trail riding along river
Dining room & kitchen seen from loft
Canoes and kayaks provided for guests
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Washer/Dryer in vacation house
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