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

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
15
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

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:
February 23, 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.
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:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • 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

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

Trinity Trails: Lone Star Cabin in 6 acres on Lake Aquilla
average rating of 4.9215684 based on 57 reviews
5

Comfortable cabin off the beaten track

  • 5 of 5

Just what we were looking for! This was a peaceful and relaxing stay for the whole family. Kitchen was well-equipped, and the beds were comfortable. Kids loved the games and the loft inside the cabin, and enjoyed the swings and the hiking around outside the cabin. The last part of the trail to the lake was too steep for the grandparents' comfort, and we weren't able to canoe as the water was too choppy for comfort during our stay. But there was plenty to do instead, and we had a great experience at Trinity Trails Lone Star.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry the grandparents could not get down. There is a much easier way if you keep going straight...past the more worn path to the lake that most use. It's a little farther but easier to wheel the canoe up and down. I'm glad you had fun! Thanks for visiting.
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5

Nice

  • 5 of 5

Great stay. Much appreciated.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great cabin in the woods by the lake

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Trinity Trails Ranch, the first being at the Cedar Springs Cabin, and we were just as impressed with the whole experience at the Lone Star Cabin. Sean was responsive and easy to work with, the cabin was clean and in good condition, and all in a great location on this ranch. We had a fantastic time at this property and would highly recommend it. We hope to be coming back soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

We did one of our family Christmas's here and had a great time. This was our second time staying in this particular cabin and both times it was clean had everything we needed in order to relax and just enjoy family and the outdoors. Thanks and we will be back I am sure of it.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Feels Like Home

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th year of renting this cabin. Sean has made it feel like we are staying at the home of a good friend. Surrounded by trees and wildlife it makes the perfect retreat from the world of crazy busy! We were able to spend lots of time reconnecting with each other...children and grandchildren...of course, one of our highlights is spending time with the farmers on the adjoining the property, who have cows and chickens and other delights for grownups and children alike!

We would highly recommend Trinity Trails!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful & comfortable get-away

  • 5 of 5

The process was easy, the owner was great to work with, and everything you needed was already right there. Just stop at the grocery on your way in and then stay put. Everything was in good shape, clean and worked great. Sean's communication was awesome too. This is a great place to stay no matter what time of year. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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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
$185
From
$260
Fri,Sat
$975
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

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