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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

***Please call or email for week or more quote*** SMALL PETS ONLY CONSIDERED
Guest house has 2 bedroom, 1 bath, and has an open family room/dining/kitchen/wood fireplace and is perfect for family gatherings. Car port has patio area with table and chairs, plus second patio area close to the one acre spring fed lake with table and chairs. Patio has gas grill for your use. Concrete table and pit area. July, 2016 Two new docks on our spring feed acre lake. One dock platform close to Guest House where you can sit at a table with two chairs and have coffee, drinks, etc. One large dock off the dam with glider , rocking chair, side table and plenty of room to fish..

Guests are free to roam the woods where wildlife and birds abound. Fishing is available in the lake. Lake is stocked with catfish, bass, and bluegill. Paddle boat may be used. It can be so relaxing to sit on the patios or get in the paddle boat on the lake and just listen to the county sounds. NO SWIMMING in 1 acre lake, Only Fishing,

Cozy guest house in the woods is perfect for a family vacation, long weekend retreat, guys fishing retreat, girls get away, or just get away from the hustle and bustle of town and forget about the 'real world' and relax! Quiet and peace surrounds you in the middle of 'Shady Springs' 85 acres with a gated entrance. We furnish lots of extras. Wood for fireplace, salt, pepper, sugar, flour, some basic seasoning, coffee,tea, paper towels, tissues, etc. All you need is your food, clothes and fishing supplies if you fish.

Located 100 miles east of Dallas, 100 miles west of Shreveport and within minutes of Pittsburg, Mt. Pleasant, Winnsboro and Gilmer. A 45 minute to an hour drive away is Jefferson, Minneola, Canton. All the towns have unique little shops and wonderful antique shops plus beautiful scenic drives along the way.

Some of the best fishing in the area is Lake Fork, Lake of the Pines, Lake Palestine, Lake Holbrook, Lake Winnsboro, Lake Gilmer and more. Guests can experience the country but enjoy the amenities of town.

In the spring fresh strawberries, and the summer fresh peaches, blackberries and blueberries are sold or you can pick your own at nearby orchards. A winery 10 miles away and restaurants are within 15-30 minutes of the farm.

If more than 4 adult guests there is a cost of $10 per person per night. Welcome to have guests to visit but NO Extra Overnight Guest.

Check in 3 pm -- Check out 12 noon
Unless other arrangements are made with owner.

Owners live on property and are available if any problems arise.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    NO GUNS - BB, Air Soft, etc. No off road ATV, etc driving on property....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking outside only. Please use ashtrays on outside tables....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Small dog only will be considered ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 3-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Shampoo, hair conditioner, bath soaps, hair dryer

Other Amenities

  • Check in 3 pm Check out 12 noon No Guns - including children BB and Air Soft. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Adults and children Children books bottom of TV cabinet Adults inside Black cabinet...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Children / Adults...moreless

  • Games:

    Cards and Monopoly Bottom of TV cabinet...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Inside hall closet...moreless

  • Television:

    1 Great Room - 40' flat screen HD Cable...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Mostly young children DVD and VHS inside draws of TV cabinet Few adult VHS/DVD...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking

Dining

  • Dining:

    Place settings for 12. Table cloths, place mats, cloth napkins....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central heat and air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Car Port...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central air and heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi available - Deck of owners log home - sometimes lap top will work on Guest House car port. New WiFi hook-up added.6/2016...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Great room/ open area ,kitchen, dinning, fireplace, living area...moreless

  • Parking:

    Covered car port...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Area that can be made available & electric outlets available...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Soap, spray & wash, bleach and dryer sheets provided...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood - 1st rack on carport furnished. $30.00 to refill. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Slow cooker, electric blender, waffle maker, electric can opener, lots of utensils, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Place settings for 12...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Lots of dishes, cookware. Everything you could need, even for cooking hoilday meals....moreless

  • Microwave:

    on the counter...moreless

  • Oven:

    above stove top...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Sugar, Sweetener packets, Salt, Pepper, Tea, coffee furnished...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric with above oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal smoker by Fire Pit Area Gas grill on lower patio...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$130

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

For weekly rate please call or email for quote. ****Rate are for 4 people and a fee of $10.00 per person per night for each additional adult up to 6 . Only small pets will be considered.

Check out Events and Festivals in East Texas. Examples ; **October - Jamboree 3rd weekend,Gilmore; Tyler Rose Festival; Winnsboro Autumn Trails **December - Christmas events ** Spring - Dogwood and Azalea Trails **Canton Trade Days once a month, yearly.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Longview, TX
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 271
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Necessary

See Above 'Other Amenities'

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1856

About the owner: Jim & Jodi moved to 'Shady Springs' in 2001 from Dallas, TX. The land has been in the family since the mid 1800's. Jim's mother inherited her part in the mid 1950's and started carving out their little niche in the woods on weekends and holidays. Parents retired and built their home in 1970. Jim designed and built our log home 'Mi Mi's Tree House' on the land in 2001 to be near 90 year old mother. 2005 we redid parents home for guests and family. We live on the property and take care of everything.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Shady Springs Guest House

    Shady Springs Guest House

  • Front Gate Electric Entance

    Front Gate Electric Entance

  • Car Port Patio

    Car Port Patio

  • Charcoal Smoker/Grill, Concrete Table and Pit.

    Charcoal Smoker/Grill, Concrete Table and Pit.

  • Lake Fountain and Dam

    Lake Fountain and Dam

  • Trail

    Trail

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Master Bedroom/King Décor Yellow

    Master Bedroom/King Décor Yellow

  • 2nd Bedroom/ 2 Full Beds

    2nd Bedroom/ 2 Full Beds

  • Guest House

    Guest House

  • 1/4 Mile Driveway to Guest House

    1/4 Mile Driveway to Guest House

  • Lower Patio Closer to Lake with Gas Grill.

    Lower Patio Closer to Lake with Gas Grill.

  • Concrete Table, pit looking out at lake,  and dam.

    Concrete Table, pit looking out at lake, and dam.

  • Trail

    Trail

  • Trail

    Trail

  • Great Room- wood fireplace, DVD/CD player
42" HD Flat Screen/cable

    Great Room- wood fireplace, DVD/CD player 42" HD Flat Screen/cable

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Same Master /King Décor Brown

    Same Master /King Décor Brown

  • Same 2nd Room -2 Full Beds  - Décor change

    Same 2nd Room -2 Full Beds - Décor change

VRBO #438883

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/22/2016

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