Normangee, TX, United States Accommodations

Accommodations in Normangee

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1br cabin
    A quiet country bungalow located 30 minutes from College Station in the town of Bedias. Our unique, completely restored 100 year old bungalow is a great place for simple relaxation anytime or for a great Aggie football weekend or other Aggie activities. The bungalow is restored with both new and reclaimed wood and features Texas country antiques as well as modern amenities. There are charming architectural features mixed with comfortable surroundings. Relax in the cottage or your own private patio, rock on the front porch, or stroll around the property to enjoy seeing our horses and donkeys graze. There is wifi, full screen direct tv and complete kitchen facilities. Antique doors are used throughout the bungalow as architectural accents. Breakfast, such as homemade breads and desserts, are provided daily to enjoy at your leisure. You are in for a fun time around a comfortable, country setting. The Bedias Bungalow is in the small town of Bedias, two blocks off U.S. Highway 90. Located 35 miles east of College Station, 12 miles south of Madisonville and 25 miles west of Huntsville, Bedias has a population of 500. It is a very old Texas town, predating the Republic of Texas by being settled in the 1830s. Our property is 12 acres, which includes the Bungalow, and is three blocks from the center of town. The fully restored Bungalow is over a 100 years old. Bedias has a community library, museum, community civic center and community park. There is ample parking at the property. We are a 45 minute drive through the gently rolling hills of Grimes and Brazos County to Texas A&M; and Kyle Field. We are 45 minutes from the George Bush Library and 30 minutes from Sam Houston Stare and General Sam Houston's Home and Museum in Huntsville.
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    1br Home/Apartment
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    The SpaceVacation down a tree canopied dirt road that leads you nowhere but to your destination! Enjoy exploring our farm, fishing, bird and wildlife viewing, hiking, biking or simply sitting in the swing on your front porch and watching the grass grow! Fossil Tree Farm is a working ranch offering weekday rental and weekend Bed and Breakfast accommodations. Ideal for honeymooners, families or anyone else who would enjoy the peace and privacy of a log cabin located on 162 acres that seems to be 100 miles from nowhere! In actuality, the town of Madisonville is only 4 miles away, Bryan/College Station is only 35 miles, and Huntsville is just 20 miles south. The Cabin is available by day, week or month. We are located 3 miles south of Madisonville off of Hwy 75. Fully furnished cabin featuring: one bedroom downstairs, sleeping loft for two, full kitchen, washer and dryer, gas grill, satellite TV and Internet. A furnished kitchen is yours to enjoy should you really want to settle in! Coffeemaker, coffee, tea and snacks are provided for your convenience. Everything from a blender to a can opener can be found. If you don't see what you're looking for, just ask. And remember - Breakfast is on us! All of the fun is most certainly not listed (I mean you CAN help with the cattle and mowing and such), but you will have to come visit us to see the rest!! We're Open All Year! Check out our website for more information about the Farm & Cabin: (URL HIDDEN)
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    1br Home/Apartment
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    The SpaceThere are vintage doors and reclaimed wood as well as new wood throughout the restoration. The little town of Bedias predates Texas Independence and the Cottage is in a quiet country setting with our horses in the pasture across the street. Bring a book and relax or enjoy a movie or sports on the tv with Dish Network settings. There is a queen size bed in the bedroom and there is a small sleeper sofa in the living room. Guest AccessThe bungalow is a stand alone cottage with a patio and porch. There are rockers on the porch and a barbecue grill and table and chairs on the patio. You have a full kitchen with lots of space to cook if you like. There are three acres to walk around and enjoy the pasture and the horses. There is also a treasure garden full of old plows, tools and a myriad of other finds. Interaction with GuestsOur home is next door if you need something and want to visit or you can be a hermit and enjoy your quiet time. The center of our little town is one block away and our yard and pasture are available for enjoying. The NeighborhoodThe cottage is in the quiet country town of Bedias, where, if everyone is home, there are about 500 people. We have a bank, feed store, gas station, beauty shop, Dollar General, volunteer fire department, EMS station and .........space to wander. Getting AroundWalking, riding your horse, using your bicycle, or bringing your car, truck or four wheeler are the options! Other Things to NoteYou are 35 minutes from Texas A&M University in College Station through beautiful countryside, 30 minutes from Huntsville and Sam Houston State, 1 1/2 hours from Houston and 2 1/2 hours from Dallas. Come and sit a spell from the hustle and bustle.
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    Good
    7 reviews
    4br Home/Apartment
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    The SpaceOur family lake house is positioned on the largest lake at Hilltop Lakes. This resort golfing community in nestled between Houston and Dallas, Texas and is ready for a large group or small romantic getaway. Other Things to NoteThere's a wonderful Golden Retriever named Cooper that lives at the house and is cared for by our neighbors. He's not allowed inside, but will come hang out and bring you leaves.
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    3br Home/Apartment
    • Wifi
    • Pets Allowed
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    The SpaceEnjoy a relaxing atmosphere while viewing various breeds of exotic deer, buffalo, llama, zebras, beautiful horses, miniature ponies, miniature longhorn & zebu. Conveniently located at the half way point between Dallas and Houston you should consider the RRR to enjoy a reprieve from the hustle & bustle of the city for a country get away. Here is an opportunity for you and your family to enjoy peaceful views and other amenities offered at our farm. We have recently added a new cabin on the property that will sleep 2 adults and 1 additional person on a blow up mattress. It is very cozy & separate from the main house. Please view the cabin on AirBnb at 'The Cabin at Rockn Rowdy Ranch for rates and availability. We have a spacious back deck with gas grill, a chiminea, & small fire pit with cover. There is also a grill at the cabin and nice porch to sit & enjoy the animals grazing. Hunting for native white tail & boar is available on the ranch, as well as fishing in our 5 acre lake with dock. Pleases ask for further information on hunting availability and rules and rates. Guest AccessThere is walking and golf cart access to explore the views of animals and the beauty of this property, as well as fishing for perch, bass or catfish in our lake with dock access. Take a safari truck to the back portion of the property in late evening with our ranch manager to look for native deer, armadillo or wild hog. After enjoy the beautiful sunsets with our farm animals coming in for dinner on the back porch. Interaction with GuestsOn site personnel are available to greet guests, and attend to all questions and directions to local restaurants and grocery store. We will also send further information to you upon request of the area and farm. There is a golf cart available for an additional fee of $25.00/day to roam the front and back pasture. Please inquire with owner and fees will be added through AirBnB. A 2nd golf cart is also available for the house and cabin if needed. Drivers must be 16 years old to drive without a parent. Minimum rental age is 25. As this is a working ranch rules must be adhered to by guests for their personal safety & to protect the wildlife & plants The NeighborhoodNeighborhood includes surrounding working ranches. Leona, Madisonville, Centerville & Buffalo are all close for grocery shopping & dining. Fort Boggy State Park offers fishing & hiking and College Station is within an hour where we often shop and guests stay who have activities associated with the university. Other Things to NoteExtreme care must be taken entering and leaving the property gates to protect animals. Upon arrival you will be greeted and gate opened by ranch personnel who will give you a gate code & electric gate opener for use during your stay. Please contact me if you have any pets as there is an additional fee of $50/pet per stay.
    hotel
    40br hotel
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    • Swimming Pool
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    Located just minutes from College Station in the peaceful town of Centerville, the Days Inn Centerville offers affordable Luxury in the secluded beauty among the East Texas pines. Our newly renovated lobby and breakfast area offers a welcoming, cozy atmosphere where you can enjoy our free Daybreak Breakfast, served daily.
    motel
    42br motel
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    Situated in Jewett, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jewett Flea Market and Herman Franklin Hammond Park. Harriman Park is 9.5 mi (15.3 km) away.
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    Poor
    22 reviews
    25br motel
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    Located in the heart of Buffalo, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Harriman Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Jewett Flea Market and Herman Franklin Hammond Park. Fairfield County Museum and Moody Bradley House are also within 25 mi (40 km).
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    62br motel
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    Situated in a rural location, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Lake Madison Park, Madison County Museum, and Truman Kimbro Convention Center.
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    77br hotel
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    Situated in a rural location, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Harriman Park and within 12 mi (20 km) of Jewett Flea Market and Herman Franklin Hammond Park. Fairfield County Museum and Moody Bradley House are also within 25 mi (40 km).
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    Nice
    33 reviews
    59br hotel
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    Situated in Buffalo, this motel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Harriman Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Jewett Flea Market and Herman Franklin Hammond Park. Fairfield County Museum and Moody Bradley House are also within 25 mi (40 km).
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    Poor
    32 reviews
    50br hotel
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    Situated in Buffalo, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Harriman Park and within 12 mi (20 km) of Jewett Flea Market and Herman Franklin Hammond Park. Fairfield County Museum and Moody Bradley House are also within 25 mi (40 km).
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    Nice
    22 reviews
    88br hotel
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    Located in the heart of Franklin, this motel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Franklin Ranch Community Park and within 12 mi (20 km) of Virginia Field Park and Katy Hamman-Stricker Women's Heritage Center. Epiphany Episcopal Church and Hearne Railroad Museum Depot are also within 16 mi (25 km).
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    8br hotel
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    Situated in the historical district, this bed & breakfast is steps from Madison County Museum and Truman Kimbro Convention Center. Lake Madison Park is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) away.
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    40br hotel
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    • Wifi
    Situated in Madisonville, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Lake Madison Park, Madison County Museum, and Truman Kimbro Convention Center.
    hotel
    40br hotel
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    • Pets Allowed
    • Swimming Pool
    • Wifi
    Situated in Madisonville, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Lake Madison Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Madison County Museum and Truman Kimbro Convention Center.
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    Poor
    5 reviews
    54br hotel
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    When visiting Madisonville, Madisonville Inn is a great choice to consider. Guests can hang out at the outdoor pool or seasonal outdoor pool, and freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks. Rooms feature conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves.
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    39br hotel
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    Situated in Marquez, this hotel is 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from Jewett Flea Market and 12.7 mi (20.4 km) from Herman Franklin Hammond Park.
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    Poor
    41 reviews
    47br hotel
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    • Wifi
    Located in the heart of Jewett, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Jewett Flea Market and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Herman Franklin Hammond Park. Harriman Park is 10.2 mi (16.4 km) away.
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    57br hotel
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    • Pets Allowed
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    • Wifi
    Situated in Jewett, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Jewett Flea Market and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Herman Franklin Hammond Park. Harriman Park is 10.1 mi (16.3 km) away.
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    42br hotel
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    Situated in Franklin, this hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Franklin Ranch Community Park and within 12 mi (20 km) of Virginia Field Park and Katy Hamman-Stricker Women's Heritage Center. Hearne Railroad Museum Depot and Epiphany Episcopal Church are also within 12 mi (20 km).
    Bed & Breakfast
    1br Bed & Breakfast
      A quiet country bungalow located 30 minutes from College Station in the town of Bedias. Our unique, completely restored 100 year old bungalow is a great place for simple relaxation anytime or for a great Aggie football weekend or other Aggie activities. The bungalow is restored with both new and reclaimed wood and features Texas country antiques as well as modern amenities. There are charming architectural features mixed with comfortable surroundings. Relax in the cottage or your own private patio, rock on the front porch, or stroll around the property to enjoy seeing our horses and donkeys graze. There is wifi, full screen direct tv and complete kitchen facilities. Antique doors are used throughout the bungalow as architectural accents. Breakfast, such as homemade breads and desserts, are provided daily to enjoy at your leisure. You are in for a fun time around a comfortable, country setting.
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      hotel
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      • Parking
      • Pets Allowed
      • Swimming Pool
      • Wifi
      When visiting Madisonville, Motel 6 Madisonville is a great choice to consider. You'll have free perks like WiFi and self parking. Rooms feature conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves.
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      hotel
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      When visiting Madisonville, Motel 6 Madisonville is a great choice to consider. You'll have free perks like WiFi and self parking. Rooms feature conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves.
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      Bed & Breakfast
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      Built as a hotel in 1904, The Woodbine is a Victorian and Eastlake National and Texas Historic Landmark. Eight guestrooms feature king or queen size beds, private whirlpool baths, wireless high speed internet, Flat Screen TV's with HGTV, ESPN and ESPN II, individual heat/ac controls plus full breakfast for two. Chef/owner restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring upscale dining with local flavor. Monterey Mushrooms, Rattlesnake Ranch Pecans and local produce are creatively highlighted among entrees featuring fresh seafood and beef. Full service saloon serving wine, beer and alcohol.
      Other
      3br Other
      • Wifi
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      The SpaceThe home is located behind a secure automatic gate and you will drive on a fully asphalted road to ample parking. You can wet a hook in the stocked pond and enjoy some coffee on one of the two porches. The spacious 2400 square foot home is fully equipped and beautifully furnished. Make yourself at home and enjoy the serenity of the nature around you. Guest AccessYou will be given a gate access code to enter the property and a key upon arrival. Interaction with GuestsThe hosts live a short walk "over the river and through the woods" so they will be available as needed.
      Bungalow
      Excellent
      6 reviews
      1br Bungalow
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      Our charming 100 year old bungalow is newly restored, using new and reclaimed wood with Texas antiques throughout. Antique doors are used as architectural accents as walls. There is a fully equipped kitchen and flat screen satellite TV. Relax in comfortable surroundings, on the patio or rocking on the porch. Stroll down our country road and enjoy our horses and donkeys. Texas A&M, the Bush Library, Sam Houston State University, and Sam Houston Museum and Home are only 30 miles away. The town of Bedias is an early Texas town, founded before the Republic of Texas was created. We live next door for your convenience. Breakfast is provided daily with a breakfast casserole, homemade breads and desserts to be enjoyed at your leisure.
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      3br Home/Apartment
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      • Wifi
      We offer a retreat for people who want a fully furnished, comfortable, spacious place to spend a weekend or longer, with all of the necessary amenities; fully equipped. We can accommodate up to 9 adults comfortably for overnight stays. The beds include 4 Queen, and 1 twin. We also have 2 air mattresses available with bedding. The house has 2 living areas with comfy couches that can be used as a sleep area. A quiet place out in the country, 19-22 miles from Bryan, TX and College Station! We are also located right next to The Edge General Store. The store is place where you can get a home cooked meal, live music on Thursday and Saturday night, and grocery items. We are now offering $25 gift certificates to The Edge General Store to our guests!
      Other
      5br Other
      • Pets Allowed
      Circle M Ranch For those seeking unique country living, pack your bags and head to Circle M Ranch (4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,500 sq.) for a tranquil, relaxing experience away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Make yourself at home in this gorgeous country house, which is a wonderful retreat for the whole family. Split into 3 different buildings connected by a large covered patio with an outdoor grill and lounging area, this house boasts a unique open floor plan allowing for the ideal gathering space. Cook up a hearty meal in the spacious indoor kitchen and settle in to watch a football game. Children will love climbing the winding staircase to the loft, which houses a sleeping area for 8 (three queens with twin bunks beds above). This property was made for people who love the great outdoors! Roast marshmallows in one of the two fireplaces (both inside and out), or in the campfire ring. The covered patio includes an outdoor grill and television, perfect for hosting a bbq and outdoor movie night! Here, you'll experience country living at its finest. Play games in the field, or rock in the outside rocking chairs and watch the cows graze. With 181 acres of privacy, you'll have plenty of space to explore the ranch grounds or simply kick back and soak in the quiet of the countryside. There are two ponds and streams on the property, which is well suited for trail riding, hiking, and running. Can't bear to leave your fur babies at home? Bring them with you, the property is fenced and your pets are just as welcome as you are! Prepare yourself for a pleasant escape to the is a remote getaway for the whole family with one TV in the main living space. We can't wait to welcome you to Circle M Ranch!
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      3br Home/Apartment
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      Our country home is situated in a relaxing atmosphere on a 100 acre working ranch sitting on a spacial 1/2 acre lot. Stunning views from the house and generous back porch of a large stocked lake as well as gated exotic deer, buffalo,, zebras, beautiful horses; including miniature ponies, miniature longhorn & zebu & llama. Situated well off I45 South on the frontage road conveniently located 1/2 way between Houston & Dallas and surrounded by working ranches. Our home is easily accessed from Austin, San Antonia, Houston & Dallas. Take a ride in the safari truck to the back portion of the property in late evening with our ranch hand to look for wild deer, armadillos & hogs. Bring a fishing pole to fish the stocked lake and/or pond or just sit on the back deck enjoying the beautiful sunsets with all the farm animals coming in for dinner while petting Bobbi & Sissy our tame white tail girls. 1 spacious master bedroom, with 2 additional bedrooms with full beds and crib and upper bunk. Large great room with plenty of sofa space & kitchen bar that seats 4 & dining table seating 8. We have recently added a new cabin on the property that will sleep 2 adults and 1 additional person on a blow up mattress if needed. The cabin is cozy and situated at the opposite end of our property from the main house. Please ask for special rates to rent the cabin with or without the main house. Guided hunt is available for native white tail & wild boar during season. Rates vary depending on dates. Our 5 acre lake is stocked with Perch, Florida & Large Mouth Bass, & Catfish. Golf cart rental is an additional fee $25.00/day to wander the front 2 pastures and/or to take you to the lake for fishing.
      Inn
      Inn
        Best Western Executive Inn and Suites is a popular choice amongst travelers in Madisonville (TX), whether exploring or just passing through. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Facilities like 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, car park, business center, laundry service are readily available for you to enjoy. All rooms are designed and decorated to make guests feel right at home, and some rooms come with whirlpool bathtub, non smoking rooms, wake-up service, desk, refrigerator. Entertain the hotel's recreational facilities, including hot tub, fitness center, indoor pool, spa. Discover all Madisonville (TX) has to offer by making Best Western Executive Inn and Suites your base.
        Bed & Breakfast
        Bed & Breakfast
          Set in a prime location of Madisonville (TX), Woodbine Hotel And Restaurant Bed And Breakfast puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the hotel's facilities and services. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Woodbine Hotel And Restaurant Bed And Breakfast. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Woodbine Hotel And Restaurant Bed And Breakfast is an excellent choice from which to explore Madisonville (TX) or to simply relax and rejuvenate.
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          Inn
            Days Inn & Suites Madisonville is conveniently located in the popular Madisonville area. The hotel offers a wide range of amenities and perks to ensure you have a great time. Facilities like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, express check-in/check-out, Wi-Fi in public areas are readily available for you to enjoy. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. Entertain the hotel's recreational facilities, including fitness center. No matter what your reasons are for visiting Madisonville (TX), Days Inn & Suites Madisonville will make you feel instantly at home.
            Cabin
            1br Cabin
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            • Parking
            The SpaceEnjoy a relaxing atmosphere while viewing various exotic deer, buffalo, llama, zebras, beautiful horses; including miniature ponies, miniature longhorn & zebu. Conveniently located at the half way point between Dallas and Houston you should consider the RRR to enjoy a reprieve from the hustle & bustle of the city for a country get away. Here is an opportunity for you and your family to enjoy peaceful views and other amenities offered at our farm. Our cabin is a new addition to the Rockn Rowdy Ranch A Wonderland of Animals!. Our main house has been on on AirBnB for nearly 1 year and has consistently had 5* reviews. It is very cozy & separate from the main house. Check out the Rockn Rowdy Ranch - A Wonderland of Animals on AirBnb & VRBO. Enjoy grilling out on the deck while watching all the animals graze. Hunting for native white tail & wild boar is available on the ranch, as well as fishing in our 5 acre lake with dock. Pleases ask for further information on hunting availability and rules and rates. Guest AccessPlease call Crystal when you are within 30 minutes of the property and she will be available to greet you and open the electronic gate and guide you to the cabin. Her telephone # is available upon booking. There is walking and golf cart access to explore the views of animals and the beauty of this property, as well as fishing for perch, bass or catfish in our lake with dock access. We offer a customized safari blazer ride to the back portion of the property in late evening with our ranch manager to look for native deer, armadillo or wild hog. Interaction with GuestsOn site personnel are available to greet guests and attend to all questions and directions to local restaurants and grocery store. We will also send additional information to you upon request of the area and farm. There is a golf cart available for an additional fee of $25.00/day to roam the front and back pasture. Please inquire with owner and fees will be added at checkout. Drivers must be 16 years old to drive without a parent. Minimum rental age is 25. As this is a working ranch rules must be adhered to by guests for their personal safety and to protect the wildlife & plants. Other Things to NoteExtreme care must be taken entering and leaving the property gates to protect animals. Upon arrival you will be greeted and gate opened by ranch personnel who will give you a gate code for use during your stay. Please discuss with owner if you have any pets as there is an additional fee of $50/pet per stay.
            Other
            1br Other
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            • Parking
            The SpaceDeer and cattle! This pristine property is down a winding rock road. Private guesthouse with room to roam. High ceilings, king size bed and luxurious bathroom. A place to get away from it all or be 45 minutes from A&M.
            Cabin
            1br Cabin
              Beautiful guest house out in the country. Newly constructed and luxurious inside, this 1 bedroom/1 bathroom is perfect for a weekend get away. Sofa folds out to queen sleeper. Watch the Texas sunset from the back porch swing, spend time antiquing in Madisonville or travel 45 minutes to Texas A&M. Winding rock road 2 and one-half miles off of I45 will lead you to a peaceful and relaxing setting. Located one and one-half hours north of Houston and two and one-half hours south of Dallas, you can get away to the country without being too far away from the city. There are two other guest houses on the property that can be rented for larger groups