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350 Acres, 1/4 mile of Brazos River, private trails, just 40 minutes from TCU!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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About the property

40 Minutes From TCU & You're In A Magical World! Grandpa's porch, tubing & more!

WE HAVE THE ONLY RAPIDS ON THE BRAZOS RIVER. There are several sets of rapids to tube through and sit in as the water happily tumbles over stones all around you. It's like the Brazos version of Shangri-La (check out our video by clicking "video" at the top of the cover photo. The white powder islands of sand are perfect for exploring for critter tracks and building sand castles. TAKE $75 OFF FOR THIRD/MORE NIGHTS except holidays!!)

The many fun activities at the FF River Ranch make it an ideal spot for family gatherings or retreats with friends! Make sure to like us on FB and tag us in your photos!

Your house is a mile off the road and deep into the property; the nearest neighbor is over a mile away. The Brazos River flows through the property and is an easy 3 minute drive/15 minute walk from the house.

You’ll see deer, wild turkeys, birds of all kinds, and other wild things. After grilling your favorite dish, don’t miss the western sky as it comes alive with a million twinkling stars while the coyotes and owls serenade you.

Your house is a charming 50+ year old farm house (two bedrooms, two baths-- 8 beds) that we have updated—and continue to update. It has a wrap-around porch, with your grill and picnic table in the back yard--on the west side, the perfect place to take in the sunset in the big western sky.

With the queen sofa bed, there are 8 beds in the main house. The barn next door with its 3000 square foot second floor has been turned into an indoor/outdoor space and has sitting areas and rugs, and functions as a third bedroom with 4 glamping (ie very nice) roll-out beds for those who want to listen to the sounds of the night.

We have carved out miles of virgin hiking trails and easy walks; there are outdoor games like horse shoes; croquet; frisbees; a fire pit; porch sitting; bird watching; and three ponds for fishing. The ranch also has the only known Fairy Forest in the region!-- build a fairy house out of natural elements-- this keeps the fairies coming back!

The rapids are the perfect place to sit (chairs provided) with your favorite beverage; or fish (just below the rapids is a pretty good hole). Or kayaking, of course (four kayaks and several tubes are provided).

Also, bring your mountain bikes.

Go hunting for arrowheads and petrified wood. The Commanche were quite active up and down this part of the Brazos even when the earliest settlers arrived around 1850, and until the Commanches' eventual conquest by the Texas Rangers and their Colt pistols around 1870; we have found lots of flint and some arrowheads on high places here. Going further back in history, the Double F River Ranch has an abundance of petrified wood; they say that if you have fossilized sea shells you were under water, but if you have petrified wood you had land creatures. Hunting for petrified wood is a fun adventure here. (But leave them for the next person to discover!)

Weatherford is only 10 minutes away and Granbury is only 20 minutes away; both have great restaurants. And this close to Fort Worth, you could actually commute and have a ranch to come home to at night-- note the lower pricing mid-week!

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Bill Fuller
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation farmhouse rental in Weatherford

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 13
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1.5 bathrooms. The back bedroom is connected with a half bath, and the full bath is in the middle of the house.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single , 2 twins can be a king if requested
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , The barn has 4 glamping [comfy] cots available
  • Front bedroom has a king that can be split into twins
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water tubing


Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Sugar Tree
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Fort Worth
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Downtown Cafe
Car: necessary

We are 10 minutes from Weatherford and 20 minutes from Granbury-- both have great restaurant choices!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation farmhouse rental in Weatherford

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Day
May 25 2017 - May 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$401
Cleaning C$127

The main house has 8 beds. Additional cleaning fee of $25/person for those in the barn. This is not a per-night fee, but $25 per person per visit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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