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Bedrooms 4
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

113 acres, 3000 sq. ft, 2-stor, 2 bedrooms,2 studios 2 kitchens, 3 full bathroom

Perfect for weddings and receptions! Please keep in mind that the price for Wedding and reception is extra to the one for staying! 113 acres, 3000 sq. ft, 2-story, 2 bedrooms, 2 studious, 2 full kitchens, 3 bathrooms.

This beautiful property is located on 113 acres of deep woods between Houston and Dallas, close to the lakes Jacksonville and lake Palestine! This property offers private lake to set beautiful wedding ceremony! Families can also have rehearsal dinners staying in the lodge! This beautiful property is very secluded, no one will see you from the road because it's one mile from the county road and it's surrounded by beautiful woods, you will have a lot of privacy, however, you will have a convenience of a city life. The lodge is located 15 minutes from Jacksonville and Palestine, 40 miles from Tyler, 120 miles from Dallas. This is is located in the heart of East Texas- in the middle of Piney woods and lakes! The lodge can also be used for family reunions, or wedding venues! It is a perfect place to get away and to enjoy being secluded in a quiet oasis.

No pets and No smoking allowed

We provide lush towels, toiletries, and very comfortable king size mattresses in the bedrooms. For your convenience the kitchen is fully stocked with plenty of utensils. We also provide a starter kit consisting of soaps, toilet paper, paper towels and trash bags.

For Weddings pricing please call me at 9037224597. This is spectacular property can be used for wedding venue! We can provide tables, chairs, linens and arch for wedding ceremony and reception!

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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

What makes this lodge unique

Waking up with singing birds, watching sunrise reflecting from the lake, magnificent views of large pines, and deer grazing in the pasture, spending a day on the lake peer fishing, kayaking or riding bikes, and going to bed with coyotes howling that's makes this place truly unique and breathtaking. Weddings are beautiful !! Perfect place for a large or small wedding venues! Spectacular weddings!! Affordable weddings!


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.68 based on 25 reviews
Lafayette, La

Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home as a central gathering place for our out-of-town family. It worked well for us and had lots of room for gathering as a large group and also little living areas for smaller groups to hang out together. There were plenty of beds and futons. Nataliya was a great hostess and actually left some marshmallows and chocolate for us to roast smore's at the fire pit by the pond. I was thankful for the cleanliness of the entire place and also the thoughtful little touches of care like the mints and wonderfully smelling soaps, etc. Thank you for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kris and Family! Thank you so much for staying at the lodge and for your kind words! I was very happy to meet your family, they are very special! And I am thrilled that memories were made! Please be also advised that I offer 10% discount for all repeat customers!! I am looking forward to see you all in the future! Kind regards, Nataliya
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Beautiful property in secluded area

  • 4 of 5

We came in at night and it was so dark but the house looked so welcoming when we came up over the hill. Lights were on and Nataliya had the furnace going for us. The house is large and looked just like the pictures on the site. It was wonderful for our family to be together for a few days for our son's wedding and there was plenty of room. There is only one bedroom with a door. The other bedroom is large and the bed sits way back from the doorway so there is still plenty of privacy. Lots of couches and futons and a bed in the studio apt. for people to sleep. If people have serious privacy issues, this may not be the place but it was fine for us. Would love to have had time to explore the property more. The pond had a canoe and dock for fishing and it looked like there were some trails to explore. Watched the sunrise in the morning from our bed upstairs in the studio and saw the stars at night. Gorgeous place and Nataliya was a delight to work with.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very enjoyable stay at a very nice property

  • 5 of 5

We booked the property to get the family together for Christmas. It was everything it was described as being online. Clean, spacious, wonderful setting. Owners were extremely nice and communicated throughout the trip. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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family xmas gathering

  • 5 of 5

The place was a wonderful meeting places for our familes to get together to celebrate xmas, bdays & visit the Polar Express

With all the rooms, beds, outdoor activites..for a large family spread out its perfect for us... we loved it.

We brought up our ATVs hit a few spots that had down trees blocking the trails, I texted Nataliya with in 20 mins her husband and son were there clearing everything. Great service! The house was cleaned and decorated when we arrived ..

Beds were very comfy. The house stayed warm enough when the weather turned COLD... It was cool enough when it was warm when we arrived.

The guys tried some hunting but didnt see much. It is a little late in the season for it I think with out having a lot of feeders out. Never got to the fishing but did get to sit around the fire pit for some SMORES...

We made some great memories.

Thanks for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX

Great Place for Large Family

  • 5 of 5

We had 16 people stay here over the Thanksgiving weekend. The place was perfect for our needs, and we really enjoyed the secluded area. We did hunt while there, however no luck getting a deer or pig. We brought an ATV, and had fun riding it around the property. The pond was fun for the kids to ride a canoe around. Thank you very much for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bossier City, LA

Nice getaway for the family

  • 4 of 5

We are from East Texas so we enjoyed having this opportunity to vacation close to our alma mater. The property and amenities were mostly accurate in the description. We had a few slip-ups thought, like the water quit working, because of wasps apparently, but the owners were quick to come out and get it back running. Many of the areas are cooled by window units - not sure if this is were more wasps were getting in, but we had a few try to crash our party! The units worked pretty well, but we were there in late September. It was still pretty hot, and the areas stayed cool enough, but I don't know what July would be like. The dishwasher wasn't working either, we had already called the owners a few times so we didn't want to bother them about it too, but they figured out the problem after we left - a bread tie or something was causing it not to drain - NOT OURS! :) There was satellite TV available, but not ESPN which was disappointing to the men of the group since we were there on college Sat and football Sun. :)

However, the beds were SO comfortable! The wood panels throughout are gorgeous and well-maintained, everything was very neat and tidy. The property is grandiose. It was too hot to explore much of it, but some of us did use the dirt bike we brought to ride around. What really kept everyone's attention was the nice little pond. All our children enjoyed sitting on the dock or pulling up a chair to fish. They caught some pretty good ones too. They also enjoyed playing badminton and volleyball. The net and supplies are provided as well. There were a lot of us, so we also brought some extra birdies, rackets, and a soft volleyball.

I will say the kitchen is small for trying to feed 16 people. The stove and the pots and pans provided weren't adequate for us to make dinner and breakfast in an efficient manner. There were two refrigerators to hold all of our stuff, but one was upstairs and one down in the kitchen. We also couldn't all sit around a singular table, but there really isn't room for a larger one unless they took out all of the futon couches. The TV room is large and includes a ping pong table with supplies that was also entertaining. We sat around the dining table in the kitchen area and played games at night.

We had a wonderful time. You are out in the middle of no where, but still only 20 minutes from Wal-Mart.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Tyler, Tx, Longview TX
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Chili's Grill and Bar, Jacksonville
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Pine Dunes Golf Club, Jacksonville Country club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Palestine, Tx
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Hwy, 79
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Applebees, Mazzios Pizza, Olive garden, Outback
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Lake Jacksonville, Neches River, Lake Palestine
Car: necessary

The lodge is located 15 minutes from lake Jacksonville and Palestine, 40 miles from Tyler, 120 miles from Dallas.There is also a famous Neches river, where locals love to fish, just a few minutes away! Jacksonville has a big lake, and everyone's favorite mud run! Palestine has a famous Texas State Railroad with numerous rides throughout all year, including a Polar Express Ride at Christmas!! Tyler is another great spot for shopping, movies, restaurants, Caldwell Zoo and Oil Palace!


Rates & Availability

Palestine Lodge Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $150

100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date . Initial deposit is non refundable. Any cancellations made will have a credit card fee of 2.5% and will not be refunded. No Smoking. Hunting prices and restrictions apply. No more than 16 people, including children, if more than 16 people, additional fees are applied.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Palestine Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • There are 3 full bathrooms in the lodge, 2 down stairs and one upstairs.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Studio - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , This studio is located on the second floor
    Studio - 2 sleep sofa /futon , this studio is located on the first floor
  • There are 2 bedrooms with king size beds and a pull out sofa couch in master down stairs and the second one upstairs. There are 2 studios that can sleep 6-8 people, with two futons downstairs and a queen size bed and a futon in the upstairs studio. All bedrooms and studios are appointed in pine and cedar.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
If you want to enjoy and experience of a real nature adventure this place is for you! Very secluded, yet very close to town, this 113 acre deer ranch will amaze you with its beauty. Perfect for weddings, receptions,family gatherings, camping, fishing , kayaking and bike riding! This place is like a park with sports and numerous activities all in one place! No need to go anywhere else!! It's all here! Neches River Run is 5 minutes away!

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