Family-Friendly Lakeside Cabin Rental with Great Fishing in East Texas

Gary City, Texas (United States)
1 unit
8 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue

This family-friendly cabin rental in East Texas is the perfect lakeside getaway for a group of up to eight people (but a recommended maximum of six adults). It boasts a luxurious queen-size bed, two twin beds, and two futon sofas that fold out into two comfortable full-size beds. The bathroom features a walk-in shower. Linens, towels, washcloths, and hand towels are provided.

This cabin also comes with a fully equipped kitchen, including all dinnerware, cooking utensils, pots/pans, full sized fridge with an icemaker, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a stove, a toaster, and dishtowels. Glampers should just bring food, drink and their best cooking skills.

This cozy rental includes two flat screen TVs, DVD player with DVD library, games, and Wi-Fi, so guests are never bored. An electric fireplace, ceiling fans, as well as central heating and air-conditioning will keep guests comfortable at any time of the year. The living room has two recliners and a dining table that seats six guests. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Game room
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Stove
  • Fireplace
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Fan
  • Fire pit
  • BR/DVD player
  • Games
  • Sound system

This property has many facilities that suit every type of glamper at any age. There is a private fishing pier and a fish cleaning table, so guests can relax during the day and catch some supper to cook on the charcoal grill before dining as a group at the picnic table. There is also a screened shelter and a large deck space where glampers can spend the afternoons. Since the property is pet-friendly, there is a kennel space for pets, and the gated yard means they can relax and roam free in their own space.

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Location + Surroundings

This cottage is located lakeside in Gary City, just under a three-hour drive east of Dallas, in Texas. Surrounded by peaceful waters and stunning woodland, this is the perfect getaway for those looking to reconnect with nature without sacrificing luxury accommodations. National forests can be found nearby, as well as many towns such as Longview and Carthage, where guests can find all the modern amenities and services they may need. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Climbing
  • Whitewater rafting

With many on-site facilities, such as the fire pit, guests can roast some marshmallows at night, or relax and tell stories. To keep little ones entertained, there is a swing set, games on the property, and a free canoe and paddle boat to explore the lake area. Enjoy a warm, sunny day jumping in the lake from the pier and splashing in the inviting water, or relax and float on a raft around the peaceful cove.

Gather the family and go tubing and enjoy water sports, Lake Murvaul is a 3,820-acre lake that is known for its great fishing. Guests can expect to catch large mouth bass, crappie, catfish, red ear, and blue gill sunfish right off the bank, from the pier, or from a boat.

Lake Murvaul has four public boat ramps for guests' convenience: FM 1971 Bridge (3 miles away); Rosa Jones Park (3.5 miles away); Tinkle Park (3 miles away); and Marina (10 miles away). There are several convenience stores and restaurants just a few miles away, and fishing bait can be purchased at some of these stores or at the marina. The closest grocery store is about 15 miles away

Further afield, glampers can make the journey to many of the surrounding National Forests and hike, bike, and explore. With neighboring towns and cities, glampers can shop, tour, and discover their charm.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 15 days before check-in, you will receive a 50% refund.
  • If you cancel within 15 days of check-in, the host does not offer a refund.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion.
  • Refund does not include Glamping Hub service fee.
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Additional Information

Rates are based on a maximum occupancy of four guests. The additional person fee is $10.00 per day for people 12 years and older. There is a $150 security/damage deposit, refundable at the end of the stay, should there be no issues.

There is a minimum two-night stay on weekends and a three-night stay for holiday weekends.
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