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Beautiful East Texas Cottage on Private Lake - Gated Property

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Bring the Clubs, The Kids and the Boat (Or Nothing at All)

Come enjoy this 2100 sq. ft. guest house on the lake at beautiful Holly Lake Ranch just north of Tyler in the rolling hills and forests of East Texas. All fully furnished to make your stay relaxing. You can enjoy the lake view from the rocking chairs on the full length back porch; bring your boat for all the fun of the lake. The clubhouse for the 18 hole golf course is only a block away. Fishing is great on the two private lakes as well.

Something for everyone!! Plan a visit to First Monday in Canton or visit Gladewater the Antique Capital of East Texas only 25 miles away. We are ocated in the heart of the Piney Woods Wine Trail with several wineries only a short drive away. (http://www.pineywoodswinetrail.com). It is only 30 miles to Tyler (45 min to Longview) for shopping, dining, movies, etc. An enormous variety of birds are on the property year round or migrate through. You might even see one of our magnificent bald eagles soaring over the lake or golf course!

If you need some down time, nothing calms like relaxing in a rocker on the back porch and gazing at our peaceful lake, beautiful sunrises and spectacular sunsets. Come and visit us this year and we are sure to see you again next year in our part of beautiful East Texas.

FISHERMEN – March through June is generally best for black bass fishing. Crappie fishing off the dock has been excellent!

GOLFERS – The new pro and his staff are constantly working to make the course better and better. The improvements are noticeable making for a fun and challenging round of golf.

BOAT RENTAL for a fun day on the water is finally a possibility on Lake Greenbriar. Inquire if you are interested and we can send you rates and details.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE LOWER SUNDAY - WED RATES FOR EXTENDING YOUR STAY OR A LOWER COST GET-AWAY (MOST STAYS).

CHURCH GROUPS, CONTACT US IN ADVANCE TO DISCUSS HOW TO SAVE THE 13% "HOTEL TAX".

More Details

Owner
Dennis Dossey
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish, (Very basic spanish only.)
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Dennis Dossey

Dennis (pictured) and Melanie Dossey retired to the beautiful Holly Lake Ranch community in the Spring of 2015. We look forward to sharing the community and amenities we have come to love with you. You may be looking for some property of your own!

Dennis Dossey purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Dennis Dossey chose East Texas

One visit to Holly Lake Ranch, meeting its people, taking in its beauty and we were sold. The community has so much to offer from a busy activity schedule -- golf, tennis, fishing, water skiing, tubing, etc. -- as much or as little as you want to do.

What makes this cottage unique

The Holly Lake Ranch community has it all for the whole family -- boating, fishing, golf, swimming, activities for the kids - free miniature golf, basketball court, shuffleboard, tennis - you name it. All within walking distance or a couple minutes drive.

Amenities

Holly Lake Ranch Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Three full bathrooms - two up and one down.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , This room has a sofa and second TV. Great kids space!
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Add'l full size airbed (provided) available for kids or ??
  • Four full bedrooms. King size beds (2.) Upstairs master with adjoining private bath, Queen size Beds (1) One upstairs with adjoining private bath, one downstairs with shared bath, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds downstairs with shared bath. Queens have new mattresses. To sleep more than 10 adults an air bed (furnished) is required. Single beds described in Bedroom 4 are actually a trundle bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Holly Lake Ranch and the surrounding East Texas countryside are terrific areas for cycling of all types. Bring your bikes and enjoy. A covered pavilion with six picnic tables is available in the community, located near pool and other recreational activities for the kids. It can be reserved in advance. Let us know if you would like more information. *You may be asked to furnish ID to confirm that you meet the age requirement for rental.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Beautiful East Texas Cottage on Private Lake - Gated Property
average rating of 4.935484 based on 31 reviews
5

Paradise in East Texas

  • 5 of 5

We loved this delightful home in Holly Lakes Ranch. We planned our stay here for a ladies retreat weekend. We participated in the Mineola Metric 100 and the home provided the perfect place to relax before and after the ride. The home was very clean and the kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed. The outdoor areas were beautiful and most enjoyable. I will definitely be back to visit again.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice group of ladies! And real troupers riding your bikes all over the countryside scouting out our beautiful East Texas landscape. Thanks for coming and we look forward to having you again.
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5

Beautiful cottage offering peaceful down time and amazing views

  • 5 of 5

I'm not one to usually leave reviews however this one is much deserved. Dennis went above and beyond to make sure our family had a great weekend. Thank you. Their cottage is on a private lake with amazing views at all times of the day, especially morning and night. It's peaceful and serene all within the gorgeous, activity loaded Holly Lake Ranch community. From fishing and deer watching to seeing a bald eagles soar over the lake (multiple times!) our family kept saying who knew a place like this existed so close to Dallas. Easily a close enough drive to be a weekend getaway or longer! Thank you Dennis for your hospitality and we look forward to future stays. I have a feeling you haven't seen the last of us. All the best.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

All Was Very Clean, Ordened, and everything do you need to stay there

  • 5 of 5

all was in excellent conditions, very clean and pleasant place, we recommend , . attention to the customer 100%.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad your group came. Such a delight! Seeing groups and families enjoy their time with us is such a rewarding experience. We will look forward to seeing you again soon.
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5

Fantastic Home!

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay at this lovely cottage. The owner's are wonderful hosts and made sure we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely lovely and comfortable!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property and lake!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful Lake House

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our much needed girls' weekend! Such a beautiful location and the hosts were wonderful!

The property was perfect for visiting outside and inside! We loved the view of the lake and the trees! The changing colors and ripples and waves were so relaxing. The weather was perfect! On our few excursions off the property we found the surrounding area peaceful and beautiful.

There's nothing like fall in the East Texas Piney woods! We look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice group! We appreciate your kind comments. Fall is truly special on the lake at Holly Lake Ranch. We only wish you could have stayed longer! We will look forward to having you again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
On Holly Lake Ranch premises
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Across the street
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 20
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Across the street
Nearest Ski
0.05 Miles
Waterskiing 50 feet from back door
Car: necessary

First Monday in Canton, TX is a regional attraction only 40 minutes away attracting thousands each month. First Monday runs between Thursday - Monday each month.

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Rates & Availability

Holly Lake Ranch Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2017
May 5 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$290
From
$330
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4 Weekend 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,325
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,025
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,325
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,400
Flat fee
 
 
New Years 2018
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,025
Flat fee
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 2 2018 - Mar 26 2018
2 night minimum stay
$295
From
$330
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 2018
Mar 29 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,070
Flat fee
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,070
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$245
From
$295
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.0%

Check in time:5:00 PM. Check out 11:00 AM. Check in/out times may be adjusted to accommodate you. If we do not have a guest immediately preceding or following you we will try to adjust hours for your greatest enjoyment. Stay in touch as your dates approach. If you have any questions regarding when payment is due or deposit, please call Dennis Dossey at 713-305-5867 / djdossey@gmail.com.

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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