The SpaceThe Bunkhouse is a 900 square foot barn with loft and a wrap around porch. It has 4 queen size iron beds, a full size willow futon all with plush mattresses and a daybed that makes into a King or 2 twins. It can sleep 12 comfortably and is the perfect romantic getaway or meditation retreat. There is a kitchen area with microwave and fridge, a Gas Grill on the patio, Kuerig coffee maker for coffee drinkers and organic tea. The Barn is an open plan with windows and the bathroom is large with an oversized tile shower and plenty of room for dressing. Guest AccessThe Bunkhouse overlooks a spectacular view of meadow and forest on the property. Our home is located at the top of the Hill on this ranch. The Ranch is located just 8 miles from the historic town of Gonzales, Texas, the birthplace of Texas. Enjoying a small piece of Texas Hill country here in Gonzales, makes this B&B/Retreat a place you will not only want to visit, but return time and time again! Interaction with GuestsWhether you are craving an escape from the city and reconnecting with nature or a great place to explore the beginning of Texas History, you'll find it here at The Big D Ranch Bunkhouse. The relaxing starts when you turn into the gate. This 1890's family owned property is where the barn is located and the structure itself has been lovingly restored and burnished into a wonderful gathering place for friends & family. Texas Hill Country/South Central Texas shabby chic in the shadow of old Post Oak trees and Mesquite right in our own backyard. A place to relax and leave worries behind and a place where kids, can enjoy the nature trails, play games, go fishing in the ponds, make smores and even camp outside if they want. We've kept it simple. The NeighborhoodThe Ranch is located just 8 miles from the historic town of Gonzales, Texas, the birthplace of Texas. Enjoying a small piece of Texas Hill country here in Gonzales, makes this B&B/Retreat a place you will not only want to visit, but return time and time again! The ranch is also about 10 miles away from the historic town of Shiner, Texas, home of the Spoetzl Brewery and the infamous Shiner Beer. We are also 45 mins. from Splashway Water Park in Sheridan, TX. Getting AroundA vehicle is needed when visiting the Big D Ranch as we are a rural area with lots of history and fun surrounding us. Other Things to NoteWe are surrounded by nature, so if you are looking to get away from the rat race this is a magical place. We have a great swimming tank and 2 additional stocked ponds for fishing. You can dine with a view under a covered patio surrounded by post oaks, and enjoy a campfire while gazing at the stars. Hike the property's trails and creek beds, or float in the bentonite bottom ice cold pond/tank. Take in the views across the skyline and toast each sunset.
We have several Fun Attractions near our Ranch. The Town of Gonzales is the Birthplace of Texas with several Historical spots. The County Jail, Our Gonzales Historical Museum and Pioneer Villages are all with 8 miles of our Ranch. 10 Miles away is the Spoetzel Brewery famous for Shiner Beer. They have tours Monday thru Fridays at 11:00 and 1:30 as well as an exceptional Gift Shop and Tasting Room. The town of Shiner has several restaurants and shops which make for a fun day.
Also about 45 mins away is the Splashway Water Park which is an exceptional waterpark and with reasonable daily rates for a family day of fun. They also have Ziplining at this Water Park.
The Big D Ranch is located near the birthplace of Texas, Come and Take History, Historic homes and the Spoetzl Shiner Brewery which are all with 10 miles. We are less than an hour from Victoria, New Braunfels, San Marcos, San Antonio and Austin. Accommodations are available for:
* Family Getaways * Business Weekends
* Bridal Partie(URL HIDDEN) * Church Groups
* Reading, Writing and Cooking Clubs
* Girlfriend Weekends * Mother/Daughter Weekends
$125.00 per night for 2 and $20.00 for each additional guest 4 years and older.
Please Note: Host must collect a Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax of 6% of daily charge per guest/group upon arrival. This tax was not collected by Airbnb upon booking.