Home, Home on the Ranch:Lake, Wildlife, Serenity(54 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Chateau / Country House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 BR, 2 Bath, Studio:1 BR, 1 Bath
2 story spacious home with fireplace and HDTV, under huge trees, surrounded by decks, and flagstone patio with outdoor fire pit. Lakeside beach with 2 story dock for swimming and fishing. Canoe, John boat, paddleboat and kayaks provided. Optional studio apartment with king bed (Additional charge applies.) Explore 2 miles of improved road and 200 acres of forest with golf cart and bikes (provided.)
Member since: 2013
- Chateau / Country House
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Events Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $15 + tax
- Cleaning $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 6%
Additional charge of $65 per night for use of studio apartment with King bed and private bath.
While we do not offer refunds, we will allow guests, who must unavoidably cancel, to reschedule within a year. Rescheduling is, of course, subject to availability.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Rural ranching community 45 minutes from Katy, TX, within 12 miles of I-10. World class golf course within 5 miles, 'Painted Churches''Tour, RoundTop antiques, and 'Small Town TX,' Columbus on Colorado River. Enjoy beautiful scenery, birding, fishing, wildlife, while surrounded by working cattle and exotic game ranch. Tell tall tales around fire pit built into deck.
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: Retired professionals live across the lake on the property and offer on site assistance. Owners are enjoying a second career as ranchers and stewards of the land.
Why the Owner Chose New Ulm, TX, USA:
If you want to get away from the city for a week, or weekend, this is the place. Cottage sits within 100+ acre ranch, surrounded by game fence, enclosing exotic deer and cattle. Beautiful skies and trees during the day. Unlimited stars at night.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Explore within 25 miles: RoundTop antiques, Historic Columbus, New Ulm, Cat Spring and LaGrange. Don't miss the Painted Churches tour near Schulenberg. Easy access to I-10 and Metropolitan KATY/Houston area. However, most guests prefer to stay home, home on the ranch, where the deer and the antelope play.
Approaching the cottage.
Thursday Girls Quilters Retreat
Beautiful Pines surround 10 acre lake
Baby Donkeys born on ranch
Living room with stone fire place
Master Bedroom with Balcony
Full Kitchen with modern appliances
Back Yard Patio and Dock
Optional Studio Apartment
Studio King Bed and bath
The Blue House Ranch
The Blue House Ranch sited on this beautiful private lake.
Boats: fishing john-boat, paddle boat, canoe, kayaks in backyard
Cows and Exotic Animals Abound!
Patio by Lake
12 lb Bass from our lake. Caught and released June 2013.
Golf Cart for Guests
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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