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Chipper and Carolyn Dippel

Member since: 2015
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Speaks english

Kick up your heels and relax at your own beautiful Texas Hill Country hide-a-way

Bedrooms 3
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of the Menard vacation estate rental

2 furnished individual cabins & bunkhouse, each priced separtely, 4 people each

Hang your hat and enjoy the outdoors on this 3000 acre working cattle and hunting ranch (featured in Texas Monthly). We offer two (2) individual cabins for rent, each priced separately, with a third bunkhouse, priced separately and available for overflow only (total occupancy - 12 people). THE INSTANT QUOTE GIVEN IS ONLY FOR ONE CABIN AND FOUR PEOPLE (please contact the owner for a quote for more than one cabin and four people)

Standard rate is: Pool cabin $219/night, Lake cabin $199/night, Barn Bunkhouse $129/night (only available for overflow). Spring break, Holiday, and Summer rates apply.

The cabins sit atop a park setting, next to a 3 acre spring feed lake, with pool, outdoor kitchen, and hot tub. We encourage you to bring the whole family or your friends and rent all three. If not, you will still be the only guests to exclusively use all the facilities! That's right, your own private resort!

Each cabin has two bunk beds with 3 twins and a full. Need more room, we have a nice fully furnished bunkhouse in the barn that sleeps 4 (for overflow only). Total property occupancy: 12 people (A $50 fee/person/night for more than 4 people/cabin). All rentals includes use of the outdoor kitchen, pool, and hot tub (featured in Luxury Pools).

Wake up with wildlife all around you. Fishing available for $50/day/person or $30/half day/person, with children 16 and under fishing for free. Boat, canoe, and kayak rental for $25/each/day or $15/each/half day. Come enjoy nature, the stars, the peace and quiet!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Chipper and Carolyn Dippel (Owner)
Member since: 2015
Call Owner
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
8.5 Miles
Menard (private planes)
Nearest Barpub
8.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
8.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
8.5 Miles
Car: necessary

35 miles from Mason. 83 miles from historic Fredericksburg, 28 miles to Junction and the Llano River, 9 miles from Presidio de San Saba, established in 1757, was the largest Spanish Fort in the State, 29 miles to restored Fort McKavett, established in 1852. 72 miles to Kerrville.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Menard, Texas

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$468
Tax Rate 8.5%

Our standard rate is per night for the Pool Cabin only. The standard rate for the Lake Cabin is $199/night. If additional space is needed the Barn Bunkhouse can be rented for $129/night under. Summer and Spring Break rates are $229/night for the Lake Cabin and $129/night for the Barn Bunkhouse. More than four people in one cabin will be charged $50/night/person.

Fishing is $50/person/day or $30/person/half day. Children 16 and under fish for free. All fishing is catch and release unless agreed upon with owner. Fishing for largemouth bass and hybrid bluegill perch. No catfish fishing. No fishing equipment provided.

Boat, canoe, kayak rental rate is $25/each/day or $15/each/half-day. Life preservers are available but we recommend to bring your own.

All guests will be required to sign a release of liability form. No meals provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Menard

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool Cabin - toilet , shower
    Lake Cabin - toilet , shower
    Barn Bunkhouse - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • These are three separate cabins all with individual rental rates for a total of 12 occupancy.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Pool Cabin - 2 bunk bed , 1 full and 3 twins
    Lake Cabin - 2 bunk bed , 1 full and 3 twins
    Barn Bunkhouse - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • These are three separate cabins all with individual rental rates for a total of 12 occupancy.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming