Cozy and Comfortable Kid-Friendly Cabin Rental near Dallas, Texas

Ben Wheeler, Texas (United States)
1 unit
5 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue

This cozy, kid and pet-friendly 900 square foot cabin rental just north of Lake Palestine in Ben Wheeler, Texas—conveniently located near Dallas—is the perfect accommodation for those who love to spend their adventurous getaways in comfort. Able to sleep up to five guests, this cabin can either be rented on its own or with another accommodation located on the property.

Inside, the cabin boasts two bedrooms, one including a queen-size bed and the other also with a queen-size bed and a pull-out futon. The cabin is also equipped with one full bathroom with a universal height toilet, a walk-in shower, and a unique handmade pottery sink.

The main living area of the cabin features the living room and kitchen, where guests can enjoy each others company on the comfortable couches with views of the surrounding lush forest. In the kitchen, guests will find everything they need during their stay, from pots, pans, and cutlery to major appliances such as an oven, a stove, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a tea kettle, and a refrigerator. A dining table seats four right next to the kitchen. Additional tables and chairs are available for larger groups.

Outside, guests can enjoy the use of the 1,200 square foot front deck with a porch swing, a hammock, plus a table and chairs. Up the hill are shared areas in a four-acre meadow, an alter glen, a park, and outside living areas. Fun includes horseshoes, ping pong, darts, rock climbing, slides, and swings galore. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Child's bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Dining room
  • Game room
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Dining table
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Desk
  • Hammock
  • Fire pit
  • Ping-pong table
  • Games
  • Washer
  • Fan
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Bathtub
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Air conditioning

This property is equipped with everything that guests would need and more during their stay in the Texan countryside. Access to Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and heating is available throughout the property, so guests can relax while feeling comfortable and connected. Linens, towels, and a hairdryer are provided free of charge throughout the duration of the stay.

Outside, guests can enjoy the use of a barbecue grill and games such as horseshoes and ping pong.

Parking is available on the premises.

This property offers a 1,400 square foot outside living porch with a fireplace, for ceremonies, jams, sharing meals, or lazing around. There is also a beautiful open four-acre meadow with a fire circle and alter glen surrounded by woods.

There is a rest and play area with slides, swings, horseshoes, and hammocks.

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Guest Services

  • Restaurant
  • Front desk service

Catering and meals can be provided for special events only and with a contract at the time of reservation.

This property can also be hired for events or weddings with a contract.

Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Antiquing
  • Amusement park
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars

This family and child-friendly property is conveniently located just an hour and 20 minutes east of Dallas, Texas, and right outside of the towns of Edom and Ben Wheeler, which are tiny artists' villages offering award-winning restaurants, festivals, and performance venues. Tyler is 20 minutes away and is home to April Azalea Trails and the October Rose Festival and Parade, as well as lakes, parks, restaurants, bars, and historical sights. Canton First Monday is the world's largest Trades Day.

Atop the highest point between this destination and the gulf coast, on 25 acres of private forested land, this is an excellent destination for glampers who want a break from the cityscape in the Texan countryside. Close to Mineola Nature Preserve, Tyler State Park, and Lake Palestine, guests who stay at this property will have endless opportunities to spend their getaway outdoors. This property can be found in a truly natural setting; it is encircled by trees. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Wine tasting
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Winter sports
  • Tennis
  • Climbing
  • Zip-lining
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Whitewater rafting

In the countryside that lies in between the cities of Dallas and Tyler, Texas, there are endless hills, large lakes, and tranquil forests. The property is located in a shady, hilly woodland stretch of land, so guests do not have to venture far to access the peace and quiet of the forest.

This region boasts many natural areas and state parks, such as Tyler State Park, Rose Garden, and Lake Palestine. In addition, Athens Fishery offers great trails and paths perfect for exploring by hiking, horseback riding, and cycling. Those who enjoy wildlife watching and photography will not be disappointed, due to the countryside views and rolling hills.

Many lakes can also be found in this region and Lake Palestine is not only huge but is popular amongst visitors and locals alike who love swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, riding jet skis, waterskiing, and boating. Guests can either bring their own gear or rent from the various businesses along the shores.

When guests want a break from the outdoors, they can head into downtown Edom, Ben Wheeler, Dallas, or Tyler to enjoy the best the cities have to offer. The towns of Edom and Ben Wheeler are home to eccentric artists communities with an active music scene. Guests can take guided city tours of historical locales and famous monuments, and afterward, they can enjoy trying the local gastronomy at one of the many restaurants or experience the vibrant nightlife.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 4:00 a.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Accesibility & Safety

  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 60 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

This property has two accommodations, which can be rented either together or separately.

Pets are allowed with a signed pet agreement and a $150 pet cleaning fee with cabin guests only.

Guests should inquire with the host for more accurate rates. If traveling with children, booking fraternity/sorority retreats, or looking for a location for a wedding, guests should submit an inquiry with the host. They are pleased to provide guests with more information. Read more

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