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Modern Cabin, 2 Bed, 2bath, trails, fishing, gun range, remote, fire pit & wood

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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About the property

2 Bed/2 Bath Cabin screened porch Ranch near Lake Bridgeport, TX

Besides the cabin, it includes three large barns, all solar, main house with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pool with slide. The cabin fishing pond was restocked the last week of November 2017 with an additional 400 game fish. Bring your poles. We recommend live worms and/or minnows.

The ranch is about 4 miles from beautiful Lake Bridgeport, with close landings, beach and fishing. The ranch has about three miles of trails, grazing cattle and horses, wild animals including deer, hogs, coyotes, raccoons, fox, rabbits and more. ATV's are available for rent.

There is a large fire pit for your use close to the cabin, plus a gas grill.

You have access to our private shooting range (guns and/or bow and arrow); plus a well stocked large fishing pond that includes a large fountain.

You will be staying in a solar powered modern cabin with central air, heat, TV's, kitchen, hot tub and other amenities. Enjoy 120 acres of nature, ranch life, cows, deer, plant life, flowers, deer, rabbits and other wild life. Stroll and pick wild tuna from the prickly pear which can be prepared into a large variety of foods and drinks. This 2 bedroom/2 bathroom cabin is 3/4 mile from the county road, but only 4 miles from the City of Bridgeport. Quiet, clean, hiking, camp fire, bring your ATV or horses, fish, and with advance notice shooting range. Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, cell phone access, hot tub, shower, two bathrooms, two Queen beds, two flat screen TV's, stove, refrigerator, dishes, screened in front porch, fire pits, and 3 miles of riding trails. All blankets, sheets and towels are washed and cleaned before you arrive. Soaps are provided for the washer, showers, sinks and conditioner. A hair drier is provided along with coffee beans, grinder, coffee maker and filters.

Nearby, Lake Bridgeport and public access, Tiger/Lion park, Bridgeport 4 wheeling park, restaurants, two golf courses, tennis, and more. Hablamos Espanol.

The ranch is run almost entirely on solar energy starting February 1st, 2014. We recently added a new horse barn which has solar panels covering the entire south roof. Come meet our horses: Campion, Gracie, Yancha, our newest editions Sugar.


Check-in 4 p.m. If you would like early check in or late check out, please contact the owners in advance so we can plan around other guests.

Check-out 10 a.m.

You are in the country and there is a lot of wild life here. It is critical you leave the doors on the cabin closed at all times. It is possible animals and flying insects will get into the cabin if the doors are left open.

We wash the blankets, sheets and covers after each visit.


Clean Towels, sheets, blankets and extra blankets

Dishes, glasses, eating utensils and cooking utensils

Coffee beans, grinder & coffee pot,

metal sticks for marshmallows, some marshmallows, fire wood outside, and soap for clothes washer, sink dishwasher soap, sink, shampoo, and hand soap.

First aide kit in cabin for minor injuries,

Gas grill and propane provided.

Well water tests fine, but we still put a couple bottles of water and soda in the refrigerator.

Two bikes, two fishing poles, some tackle, backdrop to put targets at the firing range. Use of horse shoes, swing, soccer ball, games, swing, trails, bow and a couple arrows, and more.

DOGS: The cabin has a fenced in yard for the dogs. We can only have dogs in the cabin if you commit not to use the towels on the dogs, keep them off the beds and furniture, and keep them from chewing the furniture.

Please note that this is a working ranch. There are animals walking freely on the ranch, and the cabin is located 3/4 mile south of the front gate in an isolated location. There are cattle and horses that roam freely.

MAKE YOUR TRIP INTO A SPECIAL FISHING TRIP on Lake Bridgeport. Expert Fishing Guide Keith Bunch probably knows this very large lake better than anyone. Have an amazing fishing experience:

Keith can schedule half-day trips (4-6 hours) in the morning or afternoon.

The boat can accomodate up to 6 people very comfortably. For larger groups, he can bring in boats from other services.


1-3 people

$275 per trip

4-6 people

$275 for the first 3 people, plus $50 per person after the first 3

Trips can be customized to fit your needs.

He provides a complete package, including all your equipment, safety equipment, and bottled water. We even clean and fillet your catch, and take pictures for you! All you will need is a valid fishing license, snacks, and a cooler so you can take your fish home. We also recommend sunscreen, hats and sunglasses (for kids too!).


More Details

Rick Lifto
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Rick Lifto

Recently retired, own and operate ranch with our house 1/2 mile south of the entrance. The cabin is another quarter mile south out of view of the main house. We run horses and cattle on the ranch, but they will not bother you and we ask you respect their solitude. We love the country, rodeo's, golf, boating on Lake Bridgeport, swimming, tennis, racquetball, travel and the peace and quiet of the country.

Rick Lifto purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Rick Lifto chose Texas

We bought this ranch from the granddaughter of a man who homesteaded this ranch in 1886. The stone house near the gate was originally part of the property. After we rehabilitated it with the intent to start a winery, the neighbors horse pasture was sold and changed the scenery, so we sold the house to a friend and developed the ranch land. As you arrive at the gate, you will have been provided a special temporary code to open the gate. Or, if you lose the code, just call Rick's cell number which will have been provided. Also, the home number is posted on the gate box.

What makes this cabin unique

If you enjoy solitude, modern comfort, yet the ability to enjoy the country, we believe you will enjoy staying here. You can fish in the pond close to the cabin. It is stocked with catfish, perch, bass, and crappie. Each year we add more fish. February 21st, 2015 we added another 200 bass, blue gill, & crappie. Due to flooding and loss of much of our fish, we added another 300 catfish and perch in early June 2015 and again In February 2016. Bring your horses, and you can use our corral and trails.

For the ranch bring your ATV, 4 wheeler, or simply enjoy the ranch on hiking the trails, biking, grilling or simply relax around a camp fire. Use the gun range with agreement to abide by the safety agreement. Also, we have bow and arrows for use at the range. We have two flat screen televisions with cable TV, DVD player, movies and Wi-fi. Enjoy an evening soak in the two person hot tub, located in the master bedroom.

Nearby is: Bridgeport Northwest OHV/ATV and 4 wheeling Park

2914 Hwy 101

Bridgeport, TX 76426

940-683-3480 (M-F)

940-683-3685 (Weekends)


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Modern Cabin, 2 Bed, 2bath, trails, fishing, gun range, remote, fire pit & wood
average rating of 5.0 based on 82 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This cabin was fantastic! Perfect getaway. My boyfriend and I stayed for a weekend. We arrived Friday and the owner, Rick, gave us a tour and told us all of the ins and outs of the cabin and the land. It was great! There's a grill, picnic table, tree swing, horseshoes, fireplace, fishing pond, and shooting range all right outside the front door of the cabin. We brought our dog and she had a blast exploring!

We will definitely be back in the future and will be telling our friends and family about this cabin!

Thanks for a wonderful weekend!!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Fun weekend at a beautiful ranch

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our 11 & 13 year-old sons stayed here for the weekend. We loved the cabin, especially the little electric fireplace which heated the entire kitchen/living area. Rick gave us a tour of the ranch Saturday morning and we saw baby wild hogs and got to feed the horses. We rented 4 wheelers and spent a couple of hours driving all over the ranch. We played horseshoes, shot guns, had a picnic, fished and caught several catfish, watched football and napped. It was such a fun, yet relaxing weekend.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thoroughly enjoyed having you visit the ranch and hope to see you again soon.
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Estancia de Lifto

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were looking for a secluded getaway to celebrate our 9 year anniversary and Estancia de Lifto was exactly that. The weekend weather was perfect, so we enjoyed sitting on the porch, sitting by fires at a large fire pit, and sitting by the pond. The woods are peaceful there and so we likewise enjoyed taking short walks. We saw deer and other wildlife. The owner and ranch hand were very pleasant to speak with and all needs were met. As for our experience in Bridgeport, we enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at Brandi's Country Kitchen. The Mexican food at Dos Chiles Grandes was tasty, and the Italian at Pronto's Italian Restaurant and Pizza was so some of the best we've had. The experience was very refreshing for the both of us. We are looking forward to visiting this ranch again!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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very peaceful get away

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely enjoyed ourselves, just me and my husband. The cabin was beautiful, clean and had everything we needed. We only had to go up to Bridgeport to get food because we forgot to pick up on the way. We even had cable, in two rooms! We especially enjoyed the shooting range. We loved it and hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and visiting us at Estancia de Lifto. We hope to see you again.
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3 Days of R & R

  • 5 of 5

I typically don't write reviews, but this was such a great place and Rick was so good to text us back or show up almost immediately if we had any questions or problems. The pond had some large catfish with the best fishing early or late in the day. The screened in front porch with easy chairs and ceiling fans made for some great naps. There was horses shoes, archery and fire pit with long roasting rods made for hot dogs or marsh mellows. large marsh mellows and assorted goodies were on the dining table when we arrived. The master bedroom had a very nice whirlpool tub.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your visit and hope to see you again.
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Wonderful cabin and perfect getaway with pond and shooting range!!

  • 5 of 5

Rick was easy to communicate with and very accommodating. My boys loved the fishing pond and shooting range. The cabin has updated interior with lots of fans and hot tub. Great lil get-away.....would completely recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Bridgeport Airport
Nearest Golf
5.2 Miles
Runaway Bay Golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 380
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
3.5 Miles
Lake Bridgeport (size: 17 miles by 5.9 miles)
Car: necessary

Lake Bridgeport is only 4 miles away. It is now full, ready for fishing, swimming and boating. We have a canoe & life jackets that you can rent for $20 per day.

The cabin is located 3/4 mile south of the nearest county road. The driveway has a newly hard surfaced road. The cabin is in a remote quiet location from traffic. You can find the entrance on your GPS map by inputting 821 County Road 3510, Bridgeport, Texas.

Massage therapist (Twana Massage) 940-859-3219 will travel to the

Elk farm located just south of the Bridgeport country club;

ATV City park;

CARE wild cat park is 4 miles east

Bowie, Texas TRADE DAYS is the weekend preceding the 2nd Monday of each month. Some Venders are also open on Friday.

PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU MAKE AN INQUIRY, THE CABIN CAN NOT BE HELD FOR YOU WITHOUT A PAYMENT. We have held it open in the past in this manner and often the person doesn't follow up, thus blocking it for others.


Rates & Availability

Bridgeport Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $19 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Presuming no damages, $100 damage deposit with be credited upon inspection. Because of prior history with people bringing large numbers of guests and causing damages resulting in extensive time to clean and remedy, we must charge an additional $19 per guest after 4 guests. It is critical you leave the doors on the cabin closed at all times to keep animals and insects out. Thank you. If the reservation is cancelled within 30 days of a reservation, we reserve the right to withhold the deposit ($100). If within two weeks, you risk forfeiture of your entire payment. Though we have not withheld the entire payment in the past, we have found the few times people have cancelled with such short notice, we have lost other rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Bridgeport Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , jetted tub , Masterbath includes 2 person hot tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , The second bath has a shower, washer and dryer, toilet, sink
  • Master bathroom has hot tub for two; sink, toilet, sink, towels and queen size bed. Towels and soaps provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Includes flat screen TV
  • Master Bedroom has a queen size bed, but keep in mind this is a cabin and the bedrooms are small. There is a couch that can be made into a bed in the living room.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
For those who have never fired a pistol or shotgun, we offer a one hour class in fire arms, firing three different types of pistols and a shot gun. The class takes about one hour. The cost is $50, which covers the bullets, targets, and time for cleaning the guns. ATV's available for rent at $75 per day and $8 for gas. If you wish to rent a boat on Bridgeport Lake, you can call Northside Marina and Resort and ask for Jeanne or Alan Kennedy. 940-644-5475. Twana Massage is willing to do massages at the cabin (prices are listed in the brocheres in the cabin. Her number is 940-859-3219 There is a small private airport only a 1.5 mile drive away. We would pick you up if you need a ride. If you have your own boat and need boat repairs or tune up, Gary Crowly has a boat repair service that is located at the entrance to our ranch. His cell number is 1-940-389-8018 (

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