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  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Big Thicket National Preserve
    6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Lone Star Hiking Trail
    11 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Lake Livingston State Park
    21 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Shepherd, this vacation home is in a rural location. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Polk County Memorial Museum, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Sam Houston National Forest and Big Creek Scenic Area.

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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Big Thicket National Preserve - 6 min drive
    • Lone Star Hiking Trail - 11 min drive
    • Wolf Creek Park - 20 min drive
    • Lake Livingston State Park - 21 min drive
    • Pedigo Park - 21 min drive

    Getting around

    • Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) - 49 min drive

    About this property

    Serene Country Retreat Located on the Edge of Sam Houston National Forest

    Vacation home with private pool, walk to Sam Houston National Forest
    A beautiful, Austin stone home, located on 8.6 acres on the edge of the Sam Houston National Forest. Close to Old Town Cold Spring for shopping, Fishing on Lake Livingston, hunting in the National Forest and only 45 minutes north of the Houston Intercontinental Airport. Enjoy your next family gathering at this relaxing property. We do have a Christmas tree for your family Christmas. This time of year in Texas you can enjoy the walks in the woods or a fire in the pit on the porch of the barn facility. Also available for an additional charge is our 40' x 100' facility venue equipped with a gas stove, refrigerator, pits and spits BBQ pit and a large fire pit on the 30' front porch. Great location for your next party, wedding, or reunion. We also have 3 -14' roll up doors on the barn connecting the inside to the outside for entertaining. The home is 3700 sq ft, open concept living area, with a wood burning fire place. We have 4 bedrooms, with one master suite with a sitting area for your privacy, The master includes a gas fire place, a large soaking tub and separate shower. The view from the living room, dining room and master suite is the tropical pool area. We have one 400 sq ft upstairs bed room with its own bath room. The other two bedrooms downstairs are separated with a large bath room. Our home offers a "get back to nature" atmosphere.
    Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer private pools and fireplaces. Rooms open to patios. Accommodations offer separate living rooms and include sofa beds. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property amenities


    Private pool


    Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    Onsite parking
    Car required


    Coffee/tea maker


    4 bedrooms
    Bed sheets provided
    Sofa bed


    3 bathrooms
    Towels provided

    Living spaces

    Living room



    Outdoor areas



    Washing machine and dryer


    Air conditioning


    No pets allowed


    Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    Iron/ironing board

    Location highlights

    In a rural location

    Things to do

    Hiking/biking trails nearby
    Ecotours nearby


    Sleeps 10
    Unit size: 3200 sq ft (297 sq m)



    Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


    Check-out before 11:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    • Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.


    • Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.

    Property payment types


    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Parties and events are allowed on site. 

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    A car is required for transportation to and from this property.

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