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Excape to the country, use your imagination for any specific event

Sleeps36
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful ranch with plenty of space for any event to cater to your needs.

Bethel Ranch is conveniently located on the northeast edge of the Dallas metro area. The property is one hour from Love and DFW airports. Just off the Highway 75 corridor, 25 minutes northeast of the Frisco/McKinney area. The lodge sits on a ridge in the middle of 82 acres overlooking the pond on the south edge of the property surrounded by open fields and timber. It is a quiet, secluded yet convenient location perfect for private gatherings or large events.

The main lodge sleeps a maximum of 15. In addition there is a large Bunkhouse that sleeps 21 comfortably. The property also includes: game room, conference room, work out facilities, indoor/outdoor fire places, gas grill and wood fire grill/smoker, clay shooting area, camp fire rings, stocked pond, poker tables, and set ups for activities like volleyball, horse shoes, washers, and corn hole.

The lodge contains 5 bedrooms, 3 living areas, 2 dining areas, 4 full baths, 2 half baths, covered patio, and pool. The sleeping arrangements are set as 1 room with a King bed, 3 rooms that can contain either 1 king or 2 twin beds, 1 room with 2 twin beds, and a queen size sofa bed. We also have the ability to convert the upstairs living area into another sleeping space with 2 double beds.

More Details

Property Manager
Charmin Skipper
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed in the main house for a girls weekend, and it was exactly what the doctor ordered. The house is gorgeous, and the grounds are beautiful! We spent a lot of time on the back patio and in the kitchen. I LOVE the open floor plan in the kitchen. I would highly recommend this place for anyone looking to get away from the day to day grind and relax!! Will be staying here again on our next ladies night out!
Sep 2013
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Amenities

Whitewright Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 36
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 36
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Separate office/workout facility. The ranch has a pond used for fishing, the pond is currently under construction. Open area for dove hunting when in season.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Excape to the country, use your imagination for any specific event
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 7 reviews
5

HIGHLY RECOMMEND !

  • 5 of 5

We brought our family to the Bethel Cannon Ranch for Easter weekend. . . .

The property is beautiful ! . . .the landscape, the home. . .we really needed to get away from the big city for a few days. . .and this place was definitely the place to go . .

We brought 4 wheelers for the grandchildren to ride. . . .they had a blast ! The pool was heated and the hot tub was nice too ! . . kids enjoyed the air hockey and foosball tables in the upstairs gameroom at night. . . . .it was nice for the adults to just sit in those big chairs in front of the fireplace and relax with spirits flowing . . .

Everything about this place is top notch. . .we are definitely going back before the fall !

I love to cook, my favorite thing about this property . . . .the kitchen. . . .

and the views, of course !

A special thanks to Clinton & Ralph for handling all the last minute details !

A + + + + + + + + + + +

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX, USA
5

Perfect country getaway

  • 5 of 5

I reserved this property for a bachelor party/getaway weekend of 9 guys, and the venue was exactly what we were looking for. There was more than enough room for everybody to spread out, with regard to lounging/relaxing, eating, cooking, and sleeping. There were lots of activities to keep everybody busy, including a nice theater area with lots of recliners (5 i believe) & DirecTV, table tennis, foosball, billiards, cornhole, the swimming pool, two poker tables, horseshoes, washers, and, though we never went into the building where this supposedly was, a weight lifting setup. I'm sure I am forgetting something, but the bottom line is that there was no shortage of things to do. There is also a place to do skeet/trap shooting right next to the house which includes 3 automatic clay throwers. We also had a good time fishing.

As other reviewers have mentioned, Ralph is great. Very friendly and helpful, and always very responsive too. The property owner, Clinton, was also very good to work with.

All in all, we had a wonderful time. I would definitely recommend it to a friend/family member, and I will definitely consider it in the future for a similar event, or any kind of getaway/gathering, for that matter.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We took a group of 15 employees for a much deserved get-a-way. The Bethel Ranch was perfect. We had plenty of room to spread out. The guys kept the ping pong and pool tables in action every night.

Ralph provided us with a propane bottle for our fish fry, a skeet thrower for our skeet shoot, seasoned oak wood and a smoker for our barbecue and scheduled tee times at the Webb Hill Country Club for our golf tournament.. You could not find a more accommodating host than Ralph Green, the resident manager.

The ranch house is very spacious and nicely furnished. The kitchen is a cook's delight. Sitting on the porch with a fire blazing in the evening and watching the deer in the fields was very relaxing. The bunkhouse is the perfect place for a group to unwind, play games and visit. To say that we enjoyed our stay would be a gross understatement.

When it was time to pack and leave on Sunday, all of our guys were asking, "Can we come back here again?". The short answer to their question was "most definitely".

The property is well maintained and clean and Ralph's customer service is unparalleled.

We are looking forward to our next stay at the Bethel Ranch.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

AMAZING WEEKEND

  • 5 of 5

All I have to say is, RALPH. Ralph is the MAN!!!!! He was beyond accomodating and helped us with every question or concern we had. I rented the venue for my sister's bachelorette weekend. We had a BLAST. The home is beautiful and provides the perfect environment for a weekend escape. Some of the girls left items behind and Ralph went OUT of his way to mail us those items. I felt like I was in my parents' home or something like that. We were so taken care of. I would recommend this place to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly Recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a weekend getaway. We decided to take the family out to the ranch for some fun before returning back to school. The kids enjoyed themselves, and stayed outdoors the majority of the time. They rode 4 wheelers, went on nature walks, and hung out in the pool. The adults enjoyed the peace and relaxing atmosphere. My only recommendations would be to update the furniture in the great room, as the couch has seen better days.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hereford,TX
1

Not as described or pictured... A RIP OFF

  • 1 of 5

We stayed at the home for a family vacation with my daughters and 3 grandchildren. The property manager met us there and was very friendly and helpful. That is the extent of anything positive I have to say. As soon as we walked through the property we felt confused and disappointed. If you want the short version, we paid for a 5 star home and had a 1 star stay. The home and furnishings were not at all as pictured. The main house was supposed to sleep 18. Evidently there are at least 9 beds missing because my 2 grandsons had to sleep on air mattresses on the floor (which had holes in them) under towels because there were not any blankets provided. The master sitting room, front living room, and upstairs bunk room had no furniture at all...not at all as pictured and completely unusable. The beds that were there were cheap and hard as a rock. The home has not been maintained well. Missing stones on the fireplace, a broken toilet seat (ouch!), tubs without drain plugs, broken ice makers, bathroom doors that don't close. The views and the pool were beautiful but the pool had a crack in it so it had to be filled up daily. We had to buy pool chairs because there was no pool furniture. The furniture in the tv area was disgusting! I could have found something better on the side of the road. There was a general lack of cleanliness, beard trimmings in the sink, bugs in the tub. In fact, the bugs were a HUGE issue. I understand that it is a home in the country, but no effort was put in to controlling the bugs. Wasps, dirt daubers, crickets, and grasshoppers outside and inside the house.

The home description, photos, and the rate need a drastic change before renting to someone else.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: First and foremost, I would like to apologize for your "unpleasant" stay. We want ALL of our guests to feel at home when they stay with us, and welcome constructive criticism. With that being said, I feel this review is 90% inaccurate. We take extreme pride in our property, and the majority of the problems listed are false. The pictures/furnishings change from event to event. Some of the pictures we have posted are from events. We understand that this was confusing to you, and are updating the pictures so we can prevent the problem going forward. Nowhere in our add does it say the main house sleeps 18, as it DOES not. We have an additional bunk house on the property that sleeps 21. As to the air mattress, we gave you access to 6 queen sized air mattress WITH blankets and sheets. They DO NOT have holes in them. The valves must be properly closed, or they could very well leak. The rooms you listed that have no furniture are not supposed to have furniture, with the exception of the dining room which now has a table. These rooms are made to accomodate overflow crowds. The broken toilet seat, the stone on fireplace, and the missing drain plug have ALL been fixed the day after we received your review. We have a property manager onsite 24 hours a day, and these all could have been handled immediately had you given him a call. Things are going to get broken, and obviously we will ALWAYS fix them right away if we are notified, but we weren't given the opportunity until after you left. The pool does NOT have a crack in it. It's a small pool, and when you have a large crowd water gets splashed out and it needs to be refilled. ALL of the bathrooms doors work properly. As to the bugs, we spray the grounds weekly and do a complete walk through before our guests arrive. Unfortunately, your family arrived during a high season in "critters." This is the country, and there are going to be bugs. If you came out today, you would see the drastic decline in bugs, as the weather is changing. As far as the furniture and beds go, I think that's just a difference of opinion. Your taste is obviously different than others, as you are the first to complain about the beds and furniture. Once again, I am sorry you had such an unpleasant stay, but I wish you would have given us the opportunity to fix some of the issues at hand before leaving a negative review. You are the first person who hasn't enjoyed their stay, and we will do everythhing in our power to make sure you are the last.
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Dallas, Fort Worth International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Local Bars
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Four within the area
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Highway 121 / Highway 75
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Local Restaurants
Car: necessary

Bethel Ranch is Located at 1922 Bethel Cannon RD. Whitewright, TX. 75491. We are 30 min to Lake Texoma, 20 min to local Country Club for golfing. We can arrange activities for each party with enough time in advancement.

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Rates & Availability

Whitewright Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Weekends
Apr 26 2017 - Oct 23 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,250
$22,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$750
$5,250
$22,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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