Romantic and Unique Tree House Rental on a Private Ranch in Central Texas

Waelder, Texas (United States)

Romantic and Unique Tree House Rental on a Private Ranch in Central Texas

Tree Houses
1 unit
2 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
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Hosted by Monica I.
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  • New accommodation
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Swimming pool
This unique treehouse is just 55 miles from the vibrant city of Austin, Texas, and gives glampers a true sense of getting away from it all, and it is perfect for a romantic vacation with that special someone. Set on a ranch, guests can look forward to being in and among nature, with cows and pigs in the fields, as well as an array of wildflowers and copses of trees on site.

The rental accommodates two guests, featuring a full-size bed. Additionally, there is a modern, private bathroom with a walk-in shower in this charming tree house. The hosts have also provided coffee and tea making facilities, and with a porch area where guests can truly relax, glampers can enjoy a morning coffee while admiring the wonderful views surrounding them.

Guests will also have full access to the outdoor swimming pool, perfect for a hot Texan summer day, and they can also make the most of the communal porch filled with patio furniture. There are also ponds and animals to see on the glamping site, as well as 40 private acres to explore.


  • Queen-size bed
  • 1 Double bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Air conditioning
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Fire pit
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
There is a shared fire pit on the glamping property for guests to toast s'mores while stargazing in the evening and getting to meet other guests on the glamping site. There are also 40-acres of property for glampers to explore, meet all of the animals, and play lawn games with family and friends. The delightful porch area includes tables, lights, and seating, perfect for relaxing with a morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening. Additionally, guests will find a swimming pool on the glamping property to enjoy and cool off on a hot Texan afternoon.

Guest Services

  • Restaurant
  • Massage services additional charge
There's an assortment of additional services that the host offers for an additional fee. Glampers can contact the host for more details and the rates.

Photographer – For engagement photos, best friends’ gatherings, graduation photos, and family Christmas cards.

Massages – These are by a licensed massage therapist and are available by request in the tree house. For typical massages, the cost ranges from $75.00 per hour to $90.00 per hour, depending on the number of guests requesting the services. The more massages, the less expensive they are per person.

Cooking Classes – A full four-course meal is cooked while the guests watch, by a chef and sous chef. Availability and the cost are based on the chef’s schedule and the meal the guest chooses. For an additional $25.00, the host will handle the arrangements. Guests should inquire prior to arrival to confirm availability of the chef.

Grocery shopping – The glamping site is 30 minutes from major grocery stores. Guests can give the host their detailed list, and they will stock up for the stay. The additional fee is $35.00 plus the cost of the groceries.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Airport
    distance: 72 miles
  • Shopping
This glamping site is set in stunning countryside, about 55 miles outside of downtown Austin, Texas. Guests can take a wonderful stroll around the site, where they can go wildlife watching, or they can ride around in the green machine, the quietest of golf carts that allow guests to tour the ranch in a more exciting way. The cities of Smithville, Bastrop, and La Grange are each approximately a 30-minute drive from the property, and guests will find an array of fantastic restaurants, shops, and bars. Austin is less than an hour from the site for those who fancy a big city trip, filled with incredible attractions and recreational activities to experience.

The nearest airport, Austin–Bergstrom International Airport, is roughly 45 miles from the rental.


  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Feeding animals
  • Biking
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

There are lots of activities for guests to entertain themselves with while glamping at this property. The cities of Smithville and Bastrop are both less than 30 minutes drive from the rental. In Smithville, guests can check out The Buescher State Park, a fun place to go climbing, exploring, picnicking, and hiking. Smithville is also home to The Hope Floats and The Tree of Life, as well as The Rocky Hill Ranch. In Bastrop, there is a wonderful historic downtown with lots of lovely cafes and shops and in addition, the new outdoor marketplace.

San Marcos is less than one hour's drive from the glamping site. The San Marcos Premium Outlets is a great place for those shopaholics, with great bargains and stores to discover. San Marcos River and Wonder World Park are beautiful places to relax for those just looking to unwind. For thrill-seekers, there are opportunities for river rafting, stand up paddleboarding, and kayaking, as well as bowling and zip-lining.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM late check-out allowed additional charge
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.

Additional Information

There is a minimum security deposit of $150.00 for standard agreements and $500.00 for special event agreements.

The non-refundable cleaning fee is $130.00 for four or more rooms, $65.00 for three rooms, $45.00 for two rooms and $35.00 for one room.

The host is happy to accommodate early or late arrivals and departures.

Regarding pets, the following liability disclaimer applies: The hosts love animals (including their own!) and offer an "air-conditioned hotel" for dogs in a fenced-in area, but pets are not allowed in the house or tree house. There are no exceptions to this rule. Animals are, however, allowed outside on the porches of the accommodations and around the pool (though pets are not allowed to swim), riding around on the golf carts, or just walking around the property.

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