Happily hosting you are Nancy and Seth. They bought the property in 2021 with visions of using it as an 'escape' from the city stresses in booming Dallas. It is only 1.5 hours straight up the highway from their Dallas home, which meant quick and easy trips back and forth. Envisioning a home-away-from-home for their grown children, Nancy and Seth slowly acquired 'bait' to attract busy adult children to visit - including the firepit, half basketball court, shuffleboard, skeet/target shooting, darts and more!
The shuffleboard table delivery started the, "Are you planning to rent this out?" questions from strangers who were in the cabin for work or deliveries. After about the third request to rent it, we thought, "Huh? Maybe we should look into it." Dipping our toes into the rental of the cabin, we gathered bare bones necessities (pillow, toothbrush, change of clothes) and moved into the little 20'x24' metal building across from the cabin for the weekend while guests stayed in the cabin. We slowly transformed the little building into a more hospitable place - adding a small kitchen, shelves for storage, better lighting and more. We lived in that little building for almost a year before deciding to move in a tiny house for us! Now we live in an adorable tiny house at the top of the property, one-quarter mile away from the cabin, so guests truly get a quiet escape. You don't hear sirens or angry car horns or cars revving out here - you hear birds, deer moving in the dense woods, the neighbor's donkeys, another neighbor's cows and insects! It's breathtakingly quiet out here. A true zen getaway!
We'd love to share our little escape with you!
nancy & seth