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Trinity Trails: Lone Star Cabin in 6 acres on Lake Aquilla

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-14)

Trinity Trails Ranch is 24 acres of heaven, located in the heart of Texas. The ranch is nestled between the towns of Whitney and Hillsboro on Lake Aquilla just 45 minutes south of the Dallas/Ft Worth Metroplex. There is about a mile of dirt roads on the property to explore and view the natural beauty of the woods and observe the wildlife. It’s peaceful, quiet, secluded, and the stars at night light up the sky. We hate to head back home every time we come to enjoy the ranch.

The custom designed ranch house we call our 'cabin' was built in 2008 and is nearly 1400 square feet arranged in a great open floor plan. It is situated on 6 of the acres in Trinity Trails, but you can explore the entire ranch and the 50 acres of Corp land next to the lake.

The master has a King, second bedroom has a queen, and the third has a set of twin beds that can be arranged as bunk beds. There is also a full bed in the loft and a queen sofa sleeper if you need more places to sleep.

Come enjoy the cabin, use the canoes on the lake, fishing off the shore, sitting around the campfire, and making great memories with friends and family in a unique get away that won't be soon forgotten. The cabin is about 100 yards from the shoreline, canoes only 50 yards away with a caddy to make it easy to wheel them to the water.

The incredible fishing on Lake Aquilla is one of the best kept secrets in Texas. It's chalked full of bass, crappie, and channel catfish. And Trinity Trails Ranch is set right next to one of the prime fishing spots. And if water skiing, sailing, or scuba diving is more to your liking, Lake Whitney is just a few miles away and is considered one of the top two lakes in all of Texas.

The cabin is very well equipped. We have Direct TV with a 40' flat screen TV and WIFI internet. Plenty of games including a foosball table, dart board, and poker cards/chips. A complete kitchen stocked with all the normal appliances, coffee pot, pots/pans, dishes and glasses, cooking utensils, and a gas grill on the back patio means all you need to bring is groceries.

And as with any place in the country there is a great variety of wildlife to be seen. There are deer, armadillos, wild turkey, the occasional snake, and all kinds of birds...hawks and even bald eagles have stopped by.

Note: Boats can be easily left just inside the front gate as there are so many trees, a couple dips, and turning around with a boat is difficult except at the pasture.

Canoes: Life jackets are provided and must be used at all times. Children must be accompanied by an adult when in the canoes.

More Details

Owner
Sean Lynes
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Sean Lynes

We have always wanted to have a cabin in the woods we could share with friends and family and we finally built that dream on a very special piece of property!

Sean Lynes purchased this cabin in 2008

Why Sean Lynes chose Texas

I had been looking for years for just the right property for us. This heavily wooded ranch on a lake and with so much room has allowed us to build our dream cabin.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Celebrating Tom's 60th birthday here was wonderful. He relaxed, walked, played & enjoyed our 2 daughters & sons-in-law. Thank you for sharing your cabin with us. We hope to be back someday. The food Roseanne fixed was delicious. Thank you for telling us about them. May the Lord bless you richly because we were blessed by being here.
Nov 2009
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Amenities

Hillsboro Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 double , Loft
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper and other large couch
  • There are also a couple inflatable mattresses
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Catering available by neighbors from their naturally fed beef and organic garden. Up to 10 people can stay in tents around the campfire area right behind the cabin. A cabin bathroom is directly accessible by campers by an extra door.

Reviews

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Trinity Trails: Lone Star Cabin in 6 acres on Lake Aquilla
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 66 reviews
5

Beautiful/peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time. Not one complaint at all. Would definitely love to come back again!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your time at the ranch. You are welcome back anytime!
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5

Lone Star Cabin is lovely.

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed our stay at Lone Star Cabin. Plenty of seating in the living room and a generous dining table. Our favorite part, however, was the front porch. Each morning we had coffee on the front porch, which included a swing. We looked for wildlife, and while the wildest life we saw was an armadillo, we also saw some cardinals and other pretty birds. The abundance of trees in the area made a hot June day bearable.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great, no problems.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fun for all, big and small!

  • 5 of 5

Even in the rain we had fun and plenty to do. House is fully equipped. T.v. was only turned on once during our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

So relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and peaceful.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent secluded cabin close to the city!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here in April 2017 as a part of a guy's weekend and had a blast! The cabin itself was spacious and had all the amenities needed for a great stay. The fire pit out back had plenty of room to gather around. The lake was a very short walk away, and it was pretty easy getting the canoe down to the shore, especially with the cart and 2-3 people. The only negative was the picnic benches that you see in the pictures are a little worse for wear, and could probably use a touch up, so bring your own seating.

Also - not sure if it was just the time of year and recent rains, but we had trouble gathering usable firewood, so you may consider bringing your own.

I have stayed at two properties at Trinity Trails and could not recommend it any more highly!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Yes, we just replaced the picnic tables last week since they were getting rotted. Thanks for choosing Trinity Trails
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Other Activities: Shopping, Canoeing, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Horseshoes

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Rates & Availability

Hillsboro Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$270
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.5%

Flexible rates to accommodate a couple's getaway...or a small family reunion...
NOTE: A cleaning fee of $75 covers laundry, bathrooms, and floors...but cabin should still be left relatively clean...
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1-6 people: Weekday $185/nt, Weekend $260/nt... $975/wk, $300 deposit(2 night min)
7-12 people: Additional $15/person/nt... $50/person/wk, $300 deposit
13-25 people? Camp around the campfire... $15/person/nt, $300 deposit

*Rates or length of stay requirements may change for holidays

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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