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Kathy Holdway & Jeffrey L Basehore

Member since: 2014
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Speaks english

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

Bedrooms 5
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Photos and Description of the Ben Wheeler vacation lodge rental

Sleeps 18+. Lodge-1,500sf 2br/2bth+Sleep Loft.cabin-700sf 2 Br/1 Bth. Decks+

A unique B&B nestled 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. Stay at the Cedar CABIN at foot of the hill or at LODGE at the end of a ridge with wonderful views. Book both for larger group.

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.

OPTIONS: Lease North &/or South Room, plus Loft. Sleeps 10+.

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

CEDAR CABIN: Sleeps 1 to 5+. 900 sq. ft. at the foot of the hill with 1st Floor & loft bedrooms, kitchen, 1 bath, living areas & 400 sq. ft. of outside deck area.

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 $85 to $300 per night, per room or Cabin or Lodge. $500/night for both. SPECIAL RATES for groups, 4+nights, no breakfast discount, 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

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.

-Lake Palestine (20 Mi) offers Rowdy Dowdy Big Fish Round-Up, 903-363-6633, with barge riding, fishing; Fish fry option seperate; Marina, waterpark, etc

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Kathy Holdway & Jeffrey L Basehore (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks english


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
6 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 & Indy Films

-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.

-Rowdy Dowdy Big Fish Round-Up barge rides & fishing


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation lodge rental in Ben Wheeler, Texas

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$66
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. Cancellation refund/fee schedule: No Refunds given for Group Rates; Extended Stay; Special Event Dates including *1st Monday Weekends, Holidays & Edom Festivals (3rd Weekend of Apr & Oct). 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, 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.

Credit Card via Intuit. 50% Due at booking; Balance due 7 days prior to check in.
$50 Cleaning Fee. Waived with 2+ Nights Stay.

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation lodge rental in Ben Wheeler

Property Type:
  • lodge
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
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
    MAIN HOUSE: Bedroom 6 'Bridal Suite' - 1 queen , MAIN HOUSE: Special Use Only with Bridal Party.
    CABIN: Bedroom 4 Loft - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , CABIN: Main Bedroom in Loft up Ladder
    LODGE: Bedroom 1 - 1 king , LODGE: North Room w private ADA Full Bath
    CABIN: Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 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 ...
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • 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