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Lodge, Cabin On 25 Wooded Acres Near Edom, Ben Wheeler Artists, Canton, I-20

Bedrooms 5
Space 232 m²
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sleeps 20+. Lodge-1,500sf 2br/2bth+Sleep Loft.cabin-700sf 2 Br/1 Bth. Decks+

Nature & Art at Every Turn: A Unique Retreat on 25 E TX piney wooded acres on 675' highest point to gulf coast with amazing views of nature.

Jeffrey Lee Basehore, Architect, designed Dragonhead to be environmentally responsible & resource-efficient. Choice of Cabin Or Lodge. Book both for larger group.

Stay at the...

The CABIN: 900 sq. ft at foot of the hill with loft & 1st floor bedrooms, full bath, kitchen & 400 sq. ft. deck out front w porch swing, hammock & seating areas. Sleeps 5+.

The LODGE: 1,500 sq. ft. with 2 wheel chair accessible bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, common kitchen & living spaces; with a huge loft with sleeping, game & reading areas. Sleeps 9+.

OPTIONS: Lease only sleep rooms needed. SO a couple pays less than larger groups.


DRIVING HILL to Lodge? Front or 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended. ASK about driving steep dirt road hill OR owner transport to top.

OUTSIDE LIVING/STAGE AREAS: 700 sq. ft. under covered area with fireplace and great views. Park areas w swings, horseshoes, climbing rocks, hammocks, alter, etc

RATES from $200 to $300 per night, per room or Cabin or Lodge. $500/night for both. SPECIAL RATES for groups, 4+nights, catering & tours.

MAIN HOUSE: Options for special Events or Retreats: 2,500 sq ft with use of gathering areas, main kitchen, 1 bedroom or away room, 3 bathrooms, 2 upstairs sitting areas, 1st floor back porch & large 2nd floor deck overlooking view & Neches River bed.


•Kid & FAMILY Friendly

•Wireless Internet (Inside & Out)

•Group Rates for Church, Family, Business Retreats

•Fire Circle in Open Meadow w Hammock Hangout, surrounded by deep woods

+Alter Glen in Woods for wedding/ceremonies.

+Grape Arbor Rock Garden, encirled by trees, grape vines at edge of ridge. Perfect for sunset smaller occasions.

LOCATION: East of the Edom & Ben Wheeler Artists' communities, between Canton & Tyler, TX.

-11 Mi south of I-20, Exit 540

-Edom & Ben Wheeler Artists' Communities featuring festivals, weekly music venues/jams & great Food.

-Tyler (15 Mi) with Rose Garden, Festivals, museums, parks, zoo...

-Canton (18 Mi) boasts First Monday Trade Days with 1,000s of vendors.

More Details

Kathy Holdway & Jeffrey L Basehore
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation lodge rental in Ben Wheeler

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • CABIN: Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Artist Potters' Brown Sink; Universal heighth toilet.
    LODGE: Bathroom 3 - combination tub/shower , Adjoins North Bedroom; ADA Tub/shower & toilet.
    LODGE: Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private to North Bedroom; ADA Accessible.
    MAIN HOUSE: Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Guest Baths with access during Breakfast or Main House Use
  • -Hand-made sinks by Potters' Brown grace each bathroom -Two bathrooms are wheelchair accessible. -All Toilets Universal Height
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • LODGE: Bedroom 3 in Loft - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , LODGE: Loft Sleeping Area w N or S Room.
    LODGE: Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , LODGE: South Room, Potters' Brown Sink, Adjoining ADA Bath
    LODGE: Bedroom 1 - 1 king , LODGE: North Room w private ADA Full Bath
    MAIN HOUSE: Bedroom 6 'Bridal Suite' - 1 king , MAIN HOUSE: Special Use Only with Bridal Party.
    CABIN: Bedroom 4 Loft - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , CABIN: 1st Floor & Loft Bedroom
    CABIN: Bedroom 5 & 6 - 2 queen , 1 twin/ single , Cabin: Private Sleep or Game Room; Port-a-crib space in hall
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Tyler Pounds Regional, Tyler (TYR)
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Ben Wheeler
Nearest Golf
5.1 Miles
Garden Valley Golf Resort
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Amtrack in Mineola
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Hwy 64
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Shed Cafe' Edom
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Lake Palestine. Ask about Big Fish Round-Up Barge
Car: necessary

-ARTIST COMMUNITIES in Edom & Ben Wheeler with Artists, Music, Great Food & Festivals

-Tues Night Pickin' at the Shed Jam Session

-The Old Firehouse Acoustic Concerts

-Vintage Edom w Sat Acoustic Performers, Noon~3 & 3-6 Songwriters' Circle; 2nd Tues Wine & Paint Party; + Gourmet Coffee & Shoppiong.

-Blue Moon Gardens

-Blueberry Hills Farm a Family Favorite, May-July

-Canton's First Monday Trade Days the largest in world.

-Tyler Rose Festival, the Rose Capital of the World.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation lodge rental in Ben Wheeler

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$82 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.25%

CANCELLATION Policy is intended to be fair to our guests, yet prevent loss of income to our business. Due to our small size, cancellations do affect us significantly. Once we reserve space for you it is removed from market.
CONSIDER: Traveler’s cancellation Insurance is highly recommended & guest's responsibility, upon booking. Various company's are available:
VRBO 3Rd Party Company CSA Travel Protection:

Cancellation refund/fee schedule:
NO REFUNDS given for Group Rates; Extended Stay; Special Event Dates including *1st Monday Weekends, Spring Break, Holidays & Edom Apr & Oct Festivals.
OTHER Reservations Refund Policy: Up to 21 days prior to scheduled arrival date for a full refund less $35 (per room, loft) cancellation fee. Cancellations with less than 21 days notice will forfeit full deposit. Cancellations less than 14 Days, forfeit FULL RESERVATION CHARGE
CLEANING FEE: $50/Cabin & $100/Lodge, waived w 2+Nights.
ALCOHOL on the property is restricted to Adults over 21 years of age, with moderation.
SMOKING: We are a Smoke Free facility.
HUNTING: Only with Cameras. Guns, bows/arrows not permitted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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