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Susan Thompson

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Ranch House, 160 Wooded Acres, Near Lake Texoma, Pool, Trails

68 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Texas Lakes House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, $450 up to 6 persons. See rates

A ranch house secluded in the middle of 160 heavily Wooded acres is yours to enjoy. June 2015 the 2 fishing ponds are freshly stocked with bass and blue gill for catch and release fishing! Bring your horse, mountain bike or your hiking shoes to ride or walk our miles of trails and lanes. 4 horse stalls are available for your use.

Lake Texoma is only minutes away.

Fish in one of three stocked ponds, swim in the wonderfully secluded pool during the summer months, and enjoy the tranquility of the woods in the winter months. All year, it is an exceptional house to get away to the woods with friends or family. The ranch has a great kid's room or play room above the garage, so the kids can have their own space!

The ranch house is very well appointed with antiques, nice furnishings and art. The Wolf Stove is every cook's dream.

Outdoor activities, in addition to fishing, riding or walking the trails, include a regulation sand volleyball court, water volleyball with net and ball, horseshoes, and a fire ring for a night of story telling, music, or s'mores with the kids.

Keywords: Ranch

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Susan Thompson (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Mr. Thompson,



Yes this was our once a year team building event. I really feel it was the best one in over 5 years. The house and property is outstanding and the weather could not have been better. One of the best things about it is that there is something for everyone. So if we had a few that wanted to do nothing but decompress and unwind to the ones that wanted to fish and tour the property. We had a fishing tournament along with horseshoes to give the guys something challenging to earn donated prizes from our vendors.



The house was perfect in size to accommodate all of my team for breakfast, lunch and dinners along with our 2015 business planning discussions and the best part is that it was fully supplied with all cookware, towels, bedding and more. This in itself is really helpful so you do not have to pack up half your kitchen and closets for a weekend outing. All in all we had a great time and accomplished more at this year's outing than previous years.



We have shared with our other departments about the property and hope when they start planning their outings they consider your place. I would HIGHLY recommend any company that is looking to do a corporate team build or is looking to do some type of business planning that they really look into Wildwood Ranch. This really takes you out of the whirlwind of the office world and allows you to think clearly and to be more creative. Thank you for allowing us to stay at your ranch.



Thank You



Ken

TDIndustries
Oct 2014
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Reviews

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based on 68 traveler reviews

Ranch House, 160 Wooded Acres, Near Lake Texoma, Pool, Trails
average rating of 4.9558825 based on 70 reviews
Dallas
5

Wonderful Wildwood

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic weekend from start to finish. Fished, hiked, swam, explored bike trails, boated at Lake Texoma, relaxed by the camp fire and enjoyed family time! I highly recommend Wildwood Ranch for an easy family getaway.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Texas
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This is the ultimate place to visit in the fall to truly enjoy the beauty of the wilderness, with all the comforts of home. The property was in excellent condition and caretaker Jose was very hospitable. We will be returning - Thank you for making this available for such great memories!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Country get away

  • 5 of 5

This get away was perfect. Buddy was getting married and it was perfect for a good group of country boys that just wanted to hang out and enjoy the outdoors. The place was in incredible condition.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Always the best!

  • 5 of 5

I keep coming back here once a year because there is no other place quite like it within an hour of Dallas - trust me I have looked. I have visited with my family which includes a 3 and 5 year old and they love it. I also visit with some buddies of mine for a man weekend and they look forward to it every year. Peaceful, beautiful wide open spaces. House has everything you could possibly need and is well maintained. I keep reading reviews about the poor internet coverage and I don't understand why you need internet when you are out in the country but for people who constantly need to be connected you can expect this: Verizon - you can actually get a LTE signal and my coverage is as good as Dallas. ATT, T-mobile, and Sprint - really bad, one bar maybe and no 3g or LTE unless you walk far away from the house. If you feel you just must be connected then bring along a Verizon hotspot. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it that you keep coming back and that the ranch is still all you expect and more! Thanks so much for the great review!
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Fort Worth, Texas
5

Great family time

  • 5 of 5

We had a good time fishing, swimming, and exploring the land.

About twenty minutes from the lake. No internet and 4g is spotty.

But once you head into town you can pick up 4g. The house and property is very nice.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Wanda and so happy you had a nice time at the ranch!
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5

Fantastic Father & Son weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our group of fathers and teenage sons had a relaxing and entertaining weekend of fellowship here. We got to spend time fishing, hiking, swimming, biking, cooking and enjoying time together before the start of another year of high school.

The house and grounds are exceptional with all the amenities and essentials. The owners and caretaker have been extremely accommodating and friendly.

The wildlife was abundant as we saw deer, turkey, roadrunners, hummingbirds and hogs.

We all look forward to returning next year and finding other time to bring our own families up for a visit.

We did not want to leave.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Mark. We are so glad that you all had a great time at the ranch. Happy to have you back soon!
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
DFW Airport
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 82 and Hwy 377
Car: necessary

Lake Texoma is a short drive north up Hwy 377. Several marinas close where there is Charter fishing, boat rentals and lake activities. Also, we have miles of additional and more challenging mountain biking trails - available by prior permission only.

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Rates & Availability

Whitesboro House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Day
May 27 2016 - May 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$475
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 6.0%

A hotel tax of 6% is added to the rental amount. The nightly rate of $450 is for 6 persons. Additional persons, age 6 years and older are charged $30/person/night.

3 Day Holiday Weekends require a 3 night minimum rental.

The $75 charge for cleaning is only incurred if the rental period is for only 1 night.

During the summer months there is a minimum of 2 nights rental.

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Amenities

Texas Lakes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , with en suite full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , shares hall bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , shares hall bath
    Bunk Area - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , upstairs and does not have bath
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Checked 'Romantic' above because the house is very secluded and private in the middle of the 160 acres. You will not be bothered! Local golf cart rental - delivery & pick up - Doug’s Corner 903-564-9050. Majority of guests take advantage of this. Golf cart is a great way to explore the trails thru the woods. Fire pit with chairs & plenty of wood. Horse stalls, 2 stocked ponds, sand volleyball court.

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