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Texas-sized Lodge Overlooks Water on Beautiful, Private Tree-covered Ranch

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 5,500 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 4 1/2 Baths - Sleeps 10-25

Reflections Lodge is a rustic ,Texas-style Lodge situated on 100 Tree-Covered Acres. It's a mere 45-minute drive to downtown Austin or the Austin airport and less than 15 minutes from Bastrop or Elgin. It's less than two hours to San Antonio and less than 3 hours from Houston. Lake Bastrop and 2 lakeside parks are just minutes away. The location is very convenient yet totally private.

A variety of recreational activities are available on the property and include Fishing, Hiking, Horseshoes, Frisbees, and playing Pool or Ping Pong. The Extensive Decking along the back of the lodge offers a Beautiful View of the Private Pond and the Rolling, Wooded Terrain. Inside, the Large and Open Living Areas easily accommodate Groups of 10 to 25 making Reflections Lodge an ideal place for small Family Reunions, Group Gatherings, and Retreats.

Please click on ASK MANAGER A QUESTION before you request to book. We've found that many times working with larger groups, folks need more than 24 hours to coordinate with each other before actually booking a reservation. Let us know more about your plans so that we can ensure that you get the best deal and so that we can better accommodate you.

More Details

Property Manager
Donna Bond
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018


McDade Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 25
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 30 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Hall Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Deck Bathroom - toilet
    The Texas 2-Step Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Texas Ranger's Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Texas Rangers - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1st Floor
    Tejas - 1 queen , 2nd Floor
    Texas Trails - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 2nd Floor
    Hideout - 4 twin/ single , 2nd Floor
    Roundup Room - 1 twin/ single , 3 sleep sofa /futon , Separate Building
    The Texas 2-Step - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1st Floor
    Texas Traditions - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1st Floor
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • 24 garden chairs
  • Groups
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Whirlpool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Recreational activities available on-site include: playing Pool, Fishing off the back deck, Hiking the many Trails, Rowing in the Pond, playing Horseshoes, throwing Frisbees, gathering around the Campfire, playing Ping Pong, watching a movie on the Big Screen, or playing a game of Sand Volleyball. Other nearby activities include: kayaking or canoeing on the Colorado River, swimming, fishing, or boating in Lake Bastrop, attending a play at the old opera house, shopping Bastrop's quaint and booming old downtown, golfing at area courses, or attending events in the Austin area.


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Texas-sized Lodge Overlooks Water on Beautiful, Private Tree-covered Ranch
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews

Wonderful gathering place!

  • 5 of 5

This house is set up for fun on every level. From the wonderful things to do--volleyball, basketball, walking, fishing, ping pong, pool, board games . . . to the huge kitchen and massive dining room table. There was plenty of room for everyone to have a little down time if they needed it and plenty of activities to keep us busy. Donna and her caretakers were really good to us.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Liz! So glad you all had a great time. Hope you all can come back soon!
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Great house for a large group

  • 4 of 5

This house was great for a group of 20. Large kitchen and dinning area. Lots of space for everyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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awesome property-- Will definitely be back!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family decided to go away for a family vacation and this property met ALL our needs and some!!!! The home was very well maintained the kitchen was a cooks dream the appliances were top of the line- we enjoyed the entire property from the swings to the horse shoe toss, sand volleyball, hiking and riding trails and the table tennis in the octagon room, the pond for fishing and canoeing and the pool table. The Accommodations were superb. we enjoyed watching TV playing the piano--we never had to leave the property for anything all the fun was right there--thanks again for everything we will be telling friends and family about this place and we will be back

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property and great service!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time with our friends at this property. Although the water in the pond was down quite a bit due to the drought, the fishing was surprisingly good. At one point during our stay the air conditioner for the second floor was not working, but after a call to the property managers, an air-conditioning repair company arrived and had the A/C back in action in a very quick manner. The layout of the house, roominess, and large kitchen were ideal for our needs. If this property had a swimming pool, the ratings would be off the chart!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home with unlimited outdoor adventures

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time for adults and kids during our stay. We brought a ton of outdoor toys for all ages and enjoyed the provided activities as well. We never got bored. The kitchen and outdoor views were a dream!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Second time back was even better!

  • 5 of 5

Reflections Lodge is the perfect getaway retreat for our group of 10,. We enjoyed the deck overlooking the pond, fireplace pit and walking the trails.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom Airport
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
3-5 area Golf Courses
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
FM 2336 and Highway 290
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Bastrop or Elgin
Car: necessary

Besides on-site activities like Fishing, Horseshoes, Canoeing, Ping Pong, Frisbee Golf (country-style), & Sand Volleyball, other nearby activities include Kayaking or Canoeing on the Colorado River, Fishing, Swimming, or Boating in Lake Bastrop, attending a Play at the Old Opera House, Shopping Bastrop's quaint and booming old downtown, Golfing at area courses, or attending events in the Austin area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $350 + Tax

A deposit is required to book a reservation. The remaining rental charges are due 30 days prior to your arrival.

NOTE: We offer a 20% discount off the nightly rates for extended stays of 5 nights or more. collects a separate service fee at the time of booking from renters who pay online.
To avoid paying this extra fee, guests can opt to send paperwork and payments through traditional mail service (USPS).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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