About the property
- House3500 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
5 bedroom/4 bathroom lakefront home with private lake, pool and river access
A charming country vacation less than an hour from Houston in West Fort Bend is awaiting you. A private ranch house vacation rental sits on 200 acres. Rio Lago Ranch offers privacy, peace and tranquility. Experience the great outdoors, and have the comforts of home.
If you want to be able to experience the beauty of the country, you will find it here. The house at Rio Lago Ranch is tastefully furnished for your comfort. It can accommodate your retreats, family gatherings, anniversaries, business meetings, or weekend getaways. It is the perfect place for anyone who would like a home away from home in a country setting.
For the water lovers, swim in the pool to refresh yourselves on a warm day (not heated in the winter). For our fishermen guests, fishing is allowed in the lake, but only catch and release, please. Canoe and kayaks are available to explore the lake.
There is a volleyball court and large grassy areas for a football, baseball, or soccer game, or for playing Frisbee.
Our porch holds a ping pong table.
If you like to hike, then hike the trails of Rio Lago and Rivendell Ranch for an outdoor adventure on 200 acres. Discover the many lakes, trees, wildlife and almost three miles of river along the properties' boundary.
A large wrap around porch with plenty of seating invites you to sit and watch the sun set, enjoy restful conversations or watch the numerous birds that make Rio Lago home.
Enjoy the bon fire pit to roast marshmellows, sing, tell stories or just sit and see the many stars.
Rio Lago Rental Features:
• Comfortable furnishings
• Heat and air conditioning
• Fully equipped kitchen
• Master bedroom downstairs, king bed
• Second bedroom downstairs, queen bed
• Three bedrooms upstairs -
*the bunk room has a queen and double bed and four bunk beds, three with doubles below twin on top, and one with two twins.
*Another bedroom has 3 twin beds and the alcove room (no windows) has a double and twin bed.
• Game room with pool table
• Porch with ping pong table
• Linens furnished
• Picnic tables, smoker Bar-B-Q and fire pit for roasting marshmallows
Amenities at Rio Lago Ranch Include:
• Private lake
• Swimming pool
• Views from the verandah
• Canoe and Kayaks
• Stroll along wooded pathways
• Bird Watching
• Three miles of river access
• Seasonal fishing in East Bernard River
SORRY, NO PETS ALLOWED - and no groups without at least two adults over 30.
We DO NOT allow the following:
- prom groups,
-bachelor or bachelorette parties
- weddings or receptions at Rio Lago Ranch.
Any group violating the policy will be asked to vacate the premises immediately and the fees paid will be forfeited .
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 18, 2018
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Awesome place to relax!
We were very pleased with this clean rental. Angela was very helpful throughout our stay. Everything was exactly as described in the description. We kayaked and canoed, swam in the pool and fished. The place is easy to get to and there is a grocery store in town about 2miles away. The Interior was recently redone and all pretty much new. We enjoyed the ping pong and pool table as well. So much to do and just relax on the outside porch. The yard all around the house is St Augustine and sticker free. No need for shoes! Wifi works great throughout the house with no lag. Had a great time! Only thing I would add was another TV in the loft. It is older and not as user friendly for children. Definitely want to come back though. Hope this helps! Brandon
I'm so glad that y'all enjoyed yourselves. Thank you for leaving the house in such good shape when you left! We look forward to having you come again.
Re: TV - it is in our plan to replace it- we just recently got the house downstairs restored after it was flooded by Hurricane Harvey so that will be the next purchase .
Perfect Place, To See Is To Believe
Awesome place with feeling of country living yet not too far from the city. There is a market place within 2 miles away for everything you might need. House is really clean & equipped. We had so much fun here bonding with our family. Our teenagers had so much things to do inside & outside the house. No dull moments. We all love the privacy of having the place just for ourselves, far away from strangers. There is also a tree house that was not stated in their amenities.
Great Family Weekend Getaway
Rio Lago Ranch is just what we needed. Such a relaxing place with everything you need to get away and chill. Our family (ages ranged from 4 to 69) had a wonderful experience. The house is big, clean and all you need plus more for a ranch getaway. We had so much fun swimming, kayaking, fishing, hiking, cooking and relaxing. Kids loved the bunk room and the large pool. There is so much space to run and play games, the kids never got bored! Adults loved the huge porch to hang out on at night! We will definitely be returning for either another family weekend away from the city or a couples weekend away :-) I highly recommend Rio Lago Ranch! Owners were great and accommodating as well.
Awesome fun place!
Wow! What an awesome place! We had such a good time at Rio Lago Ranch! Everyone has done best time and therewas not a minute of boredom for anyone. We played in the pool, played volleyball, fished, canoed, kayaked, cooked out, played pool, played ping pong....just literally loved every second of our stay! The house is huge and accommodated all of our needs. Soft kitty was loved by everyone and is so well behaved! Thanks for allowing us a great place to stay and re!ax. The grounds a very well taken care of. We hope to visit again 😀
Perfect house for a birthday weekend!
Our stay at Rio Lago Ranch was wonderful! We live in Houston and wanted to find somewhere close, but out of the city, for a 35th birthday celebration. Rio Lago was exactly what we were looking for - it was spacious, beautiful, and peaceful. The weather was cold and rainy the whole weekend, but thanks to the gorgeous covered porch, we were able to spend the entire weekend outside playing ping-pong, foosball, and cards. Angela was very easy to work with when it came to renting the house and was very responsive to all my questions. We are already planning our next visit back to Rio Lago Ranch and look forward to making it a yearly destination for our family and friends.
You were a great group!! And I appreciate your taking the time to write a such a kind review. I am glad that, despite the weather, you were able to enjoy yourselves and we look forward to seeing you again very soon.
Thanksgiving at Rio Lago
There were 8 adults and 4 children (4 and under) and the house accommodated us all. The grounds are beautiful and even though it was a bit on the chilly side, we canoed on the lake right outside our door. One nice feature was all the gates on the LARGE wrap around porch, which made it secure for the babies to run around without falling down the stairs. The large kitchen table made it possible for all of us to sit together with the children for Thanksgiving dinner. We had an outside fire and roasted marshmallows in the evening. The children loved seeing, feeding and petting the horses...and so did the adults. We played games on the huge lawn between the house and lake and the children loved running around. We saw deer, geese, ducks; sat on the swing and chairs on the porch and enjoyed the view. A good time was had by all.
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! I am so glad that you and your family had such a memorable time. We hope to see you again sometime soon.
Rio Lago Ranch is located east of the San Bernard River off Hwy 90A less than an hour west of Houston, TX. Rio Lago will offer you a country experience in a quiet, tranquil setting, yet is just 25 minutes from Sugar Land, Texas. The house overlooks a pool, six acre lake and woods beyond. There are hiking trails throughout the property and one around the lake that will allow you to sit and read, talk, pray, or just enjoy the beauty of God's creation.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Minimum for up to 4 people-$350 per night Each additional person from 5-12-$35 per night 13-24 $20 per night Minimum stay on weekends -2 nights Day Guests -$15/day per guest Local and state taxes apply- night minimum on Holiday weekends, Thanksgiving and Christmas 4 night minimum-Refundable Security Deposit of $500-$1000 is required depending n the size of the group-Cleaning fee -$200. Personal checks, cashiers checks or money orders accepted. We do not allow large gatherings, weddings, prom groups or groups without at least 2 adults over 30.