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Alisa

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Charming Peaceful Log Cabin On A Privately Owned Lake

5 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Texas Cabin Rental Photos and Description

1-Room , Full kitchen, Full Bath, Sleeps 4 (1Q bed, twin bunk beds), Lake front

Our cabin offers a peaceful break from everyday life. The cabin is secluded on the banks of our privately owned lake with the Big Thicket surrounding it. Sit on the porch and enjoy all the Big Thicket has to offer. The cabin rental includes a canoe, oars, and life vests for your use, catch and release fishing in our stocked lake (poles and bait not provided), a covered bbq area with picnic table and grill, and an outdoor fire pit area with rustic seating.

We provide an ample supply of fresh linens, starter toiletries, and coffee set up. Daily housekeeping is not provided. The roomy cabin provides a Q-bed, twin bunk beds, a large reclining couch and Dish Network tv, a full kitchen with cookware and service for 4, a full bath, and AC/heating. The front porch provides a lakefront view with comfortable seating. For extended stays a laundry room may be available for an additional fee.

Our cabin is just 5 miles from the Big Thicket Visitor Center and entry to their famous hiking and canoeing trails. A 10-minute drive from the cabin, into Kountze, provides access to groceries, gas, and restaurants, and unique shopping and local art at Kountze Trade Days on the 4th weekend of each month.

We are 30 miles from the nearest hospitals and airports, and due to the natural terrain and stair-only access, we are not handicapped accessible. Well behaved children are welcome and will find much to do, but must be closely supervised at all times around the lake and local wildlife. No smoking or pets allowed. Cabin must have a renter over the age of 21 present for the duration of your stay.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Alisa (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the manager

David and Missy, What can we say. We have been to alot of places in the world but never have we experienced the warm hospitality that yall have show to us Aussies, we will never forget the beauty and serenity of your piece of paradise.

Paul and Robyn

Goldcoast Australia
May 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 5 traveler reviews

Charming Peaceful Log Cabin On A Privately Owned Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Lovely property, ideally located for our vacation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay - the cabin had everything we needed to enjoy our vacation - fully equipped with comfortable beds, kitchen, tv, and bathroom.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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In Spite of the Weather!

  • 5 of 5

WE HAD A GOOD TIME IN SPITE OF THE WEATHER!

We are hoping to return in the spring! THANK YOU

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you and your sons were able to relax and get in some fishing. With these record breaking rains, Texas is certainly trying to make up for the drought! We look forward to seeing you in the Spring.
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5

Wonderful, quiet restful time.

  • 5 of 5

We had never been in that part of Texas before. We enjoyed the seclusion and peaceful area we were in. The cabin was excellent and clean.

Wonderful experience

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Enchanting and magical!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were looking for a quiet getaway for our anniversary and we found Melissa's cabins. Everything was absolutely perfect. The cabin was stocked with all the little things you might need for your stay such as linens, towels, dishes, guides, books and yes... even bug spray! But aside from the hospitality you get here the lake is truly enchanting. The cypress trees and lily pads surrounding the water give the place an ethereal feeling. The peace and quiet make for a truly tranquil visit. If your a writer its a great place to focus on your novel! Or if you just want to have some fun there is a pavilion with a pool table, a fire pit, and canoes. The catch and release fishing is bountiful. Cell phone services is limited so it forces you to disconnect from the outside world and enjoy your surroundings. You must visit this cabin to appreciate! We will definetely be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Thank You

  • 5 of 5

Dear David and Missy,

Just wanted to let you both know how much we enjoyed our stay at the lake. The cabin was just wonderful. ( So clean) The wild life around the lake was just spectacular ! We are already planning for our next trip and hope to stay a little longer.

Sincerely,

Skyler Bumstead

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
George Bush Intercontinental
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Galveston
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Wildwood
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Beaumont, TX
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 69
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Kountze
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Crystal Beach, Galveston Island
Car: necessary

Come experience the seclusion of casual luxury, cabin style. Adjoining the East Texas Big Thicket Forest, only 5 miles from the Big Thicket visitors center, and 10 miles from the town of Kountze. Our cabin is tucked away in seclusion and sits on the banks of a private and beautiful 10 1/2 acre lake surrounded with cypress trees. You can float the lake in a canoe or take a short walk to the beautiful and tranquil Village Creek. Either way come, sit back and enjoy all the amenities of home with out the worries.

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Rates & Availability

Big Thicket National Preserve Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$135
$650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

Cancellation policy, full refund if cancellation is received 15 days, or more, from reserved check-in date. Cancellation, failure-to-show, or early departure with less than 15 days notice will be responsible for payment of all dates reserved.
Our cabin is outfitted with a keyless entry lock and a keyed deadbolt. Your unique entry code will be emailed one week prior to check-in.

Payment in full due at time of booking. PayPal and credit card payment accepted. Cancellations and amendments refunded in full if received 15 days prior to check-in date. In the unlikely event that you must cancel with less than 15 days notice, check out early, or do not show for your stay, please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire booking.

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Amenities

Texas Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • 1 room - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Our cabin is a roomy one room cabin. We provide a comfortable Queen-size log bed and a set of twin-size bunk beds. The upper bunk requires ladder access and is not suitable for children under the age of 6.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking

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