The SpaceTreehouse is located in a forested section of a 300 acre ranch. It is a cozy getaway with a queen bed, sitting area, full kitchen and bath with commanding views of the 8 acre lake below. Situated on the second floor of the owner's detached carriage house, Treehouse offers a private deck where guests can sit and take in spectacular views of the lake. It features windows, windows and more windows opening to the surrounding woods and hence, the tree house feel. Accommodations at Treehouse are first class and include luxury bedding with Egyptian cotton sheets. Satellite TV with DVD library and a DSL hook-up let you reconnect with the world outside if desired.
A picnic table and gas grill sit on a large dock out in the lake and make for a wonderful dining experience just a short walk from Treehouse. Guests can hike and picnic throughout the 300 acre ranch. Because the ranch sits between two vegetation zones, it is a great area for birdwatching. For those who enjoy fishing, the lake behind Treehouse is stocked with Florida bass, bream and catfish. Guests can also fish on a variety of fully stocked lakes/ponds throughout the property. Each has a dock and most have boats and/or canoes for getting out on the lake. Guests are provided with a trolling motor, battery and charger at no additional charge.
The owner will provide interested guests with a tour of the ranch where prize winning Shorthorn show cattle are raised. Miniature horses and tiny pygmy goats are also a great hit... especially if there are baby goats to pet.
Located within 15 minutes of Pittsburg, Gilmer and Winnsboro, guests can experience life in the country but also enjoy the amenities of a town. In the Summer, fresh peaches, blackberries and blue berries are sold at nearby orchards. Golfing, a winery and a variety of restaurants are within 15 minutes of the ranch. There is also a SPA in nearby Winnsboro for those who want to pamper themselves while visiting. For antique shoppers, there are many shops within 15 to 30 minutes of the ranch.
Guest Access250 Acre ranch with hiking trails and multiple stocked ponds ranging from 1 to 8 acres in size. Use of boats and life jackets if free of charge. Trolling motor, battery and charger are available for an extra charge of $10 a day. There is a gas grill and picnic table on the dock of the 8 acre pond immediately behind Treehouse that is specifically for guest use. Interaction with GuestsAs much or as little as they would like. We can usually find the time for a tour of the ranch for guests who are interested. The NeighborhoodThe neighborhood is the beautiful east Texas countryside. In addition to the fishing and pond access on our 250 acre ranch there are numerous very large public lakes from 10 to 35 minutes away including Lake Gilmer, Lake Bob Sandlin, lake Cypress Springs and Lake Fork. The ranch is also within 10 minutes of two local wineries and within 15 minutes of three Texas Main Street cities. Getting AroundGuests must provide their own transportation.