Spacious and Unique Vacation Rental for Eight Guests near Glen Rose, TexasGlen Rose, Texas (United States)
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· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue
Set near Glen Rose, Texas, this vacation rental is set on a working ranch, offers two bedrooms and three bathrooms and can sleep up to eight guests. This cabin has been completely restored and made energy efficient. The host has added an upstairs deck that catches great cross breezes, overlooks the cliffs and faces west.
This two-story cabin rental is made up of a total of 1,600 square feet of living space, including its porches and decks. Guests will have one queen-size bed, one trundle bed made up of two singles, and two sets of bunk beds. There are two half bathrooms and one full bathroom. This cabin offers an open floor plan, and there are only four inside doors: two to the bathrooms, one to the kid’s bedroom, and one to the screened-in porch.
The upstairs, with the queen-size and trundle beds in the open loft, has a half-bath, opens onto the deck, looks out onto the downstairs living area, no doors! The full bath with walk-in shower room has all of the closets (so no need to lug your bags upstairs!) and laundry room. High-speed internet is available, but the hosts purposefully did not put any TVs in the accommodation. However, they have included games and books about the local nature.
This property offers dishes for 12 guests and plenty of cooking equipment for preparing meals. The kitchen also includes tea, coffee, and spices, as well as cleaning supplies including, paper towels, and plastic bags. Please note that there is no microwave or dishwasher. Outside, guests will find a gas grill, with propane and a porch with seating. Read More
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Queen-size bed
- Bunk bed
- Outdoor furniture
- Kitchen equipment
- Shared Barbecue
- Dining table
- Air conditioning
- Tea kettle
- Twin/Single bed
- Fire pit
Guests here will have all the amenities they would find at home and more. This property offers several different types of accommodations and all differ in size and facilities. Each house has a washer and dryer. We stock coffee, tea and cooking basics. Each house has a propane grill with a second tank. While we do have fire pits, we are often under burn bans due to our remote location, and having Fossil Rim Wildlife Center as our downwind neighbor! There is plenty of parking, even for boats and campers!Read More
- Front desk service
Location + Surroundings
- Amusement park
This glamping property is one of three unique vacation rentals located on this 1,125-acre, private, working ranch—located outside of Glen Rose in Somervell County, Texas. Guests who stay here will see goats and cows along with wildlife, and the ranch is situated on one of the highest points in the county, offering nearly endless vistas and fun to explore ravines. The property shares a fence with Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and is less than thirty minutes away from Dinosaur Valley State Park and Big Rocks Park on the Paluxy River. Guests will also enjoy 26 miles of fossil-laden trails to explore.
At this property, guests will be less than two hours away from most any part of the Dallas/Fort Worth area and 1.5 hours from Waco. Detailed directions are provided to renters. Read More
- Bird watching
- Wine tasting
- Feeding animals
- Horseback riding
- Safari/Game drive
There is plenty to do on and around this property in Glen Rose. Many visitors never leave the ranch, spending their time hiking, enjoying the scenery from the front porch, fishing in the catch-and-release catfish ponds, and being with friends and family. Glen Rose is also a popular tourist destination! The hosts provide passes to the local swimming pool at Oakdale Park. Oakdale Park is proud to have one of the largest swimming pools in the state of Texas called “The Plunge” — a quaint place in which guests will return to year over year.
It area home to unique shops, several dining options, museums, galleries, and parks. The hosts keep a notebook with information on local restaurants, shops, and attractions.
Across the River from the town square in Glen Rose is the Paluxy Heritage Park. A final resting place for several historic dwellings from an earlier time in Somervell County, there is a log home, an early stone home, an early school house, and several other historic structures. Paluxy Heritage Park is a great place for guests to relax, or enjoy the river walk.
The hosts also have discount tickets for Fossil Rim and the Promise. The following list includes activities that are available in the community—golf, swimming, horseback riding, biking, dinosaur track hunting, shopping in the historic square, wine tasting, and on the ranch!
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed additional charge
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
- You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
Please let the host know how many adults, kids, dogs (and if they are crated or uncrated) will be staying at this rental.
There is a refundable damage deposit of $250 required at this property that will be held on the guest's card at the time of booking, to be released back to the guest after check-out pending no damages.
Guests who wish to bring their horses, can do so for an additional fee. The quote will show the refundable security deposit, which will be billed separately if guests prefer. Please speak with the host for a quote. Read More