Nightly house rental on nature preserve property bordering Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. A place where artists, writers, birders, and photographers can enjoy all the comforts - 2 BR,2 Bath,bungalow

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In addition to the unique natural setting, Crane House offers these additional features:

  • Fishing from property's private beach

  • Kayaks for rent or bring your own and paddle back waterways or to the Aransas national Wildlife Refuge

  • Boat launch and bait stand within about a mile at Goose Island State Park

  • The "Big Tree", one of the oldest live oak trees in the nation (over 1000 years old) within about a mile

  • Homemade Jellies from Nature's Bounty at the house: Wild Mustang Grape, Chile Petin, Prickly Pear, Mesquite Bean - all harvested by hand on the property

  • 3 Satellite Receivers, 3 Televisions with DVDs, DirecTV

Living Area and Fully Equipped Kitchen w/Jenn-Aire Range - Both with a View!


King-Sized Bed


Twin Beds


Front Porch - Plenty of Seating!

Resident "Watch-Horse", Whiskey went to
Horse Heaven, at 34 Years Old,
on September 17, 2009.
He Will be Missed by Many.

And Don't Forget The Wildlife!

Make Your Reservation Today!


Crane House Retreat
Lamar, Texas

Phone: 361-729-7239