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Quiet Lofted Cabin 4 Miles from Edom, an Art Community.

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3) Queen + Sleeper sofa

Peace and Quiet in the East Texas woods just minutes form Edom and Ben Wheeler. This hand crafted, lofted 1 bedroom cottage was hand built by the owners and is located 1/10 of a mile off the road and is ideal for those wanting to relax and read a book, watch wildlife or just relax after a day trip.

Included is all linens, towels, dishes, cookery, some spices, a stocked pantry and stove and microwave. Also has a small charcoal grill with charcoal and starter and a chiminea for relaxing in the evening. Don't forget to peak in the freezer for Blue Bell.

Provided for breakfast at your leisure is coffee, milk, fruit, yogurt, farm fresh eggs, juice and cereal.

More Details

James and Mary Wilhite
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2017

About James and Mary Wilhite

We built this cabin in 1996 as our primary residence and now rent it out for others to enjoy. My Wife and I love the peace and quiet of country living and the ability to take a hike in the woods for quiet time.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Chandler on Henderson County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • All towels etc. provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Sleeper sofa (1) All linens provided
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
This cabin is for those looking for peace and quiet. It is set on 80 acres with trails for short hikes. Listen to the coyotes howl at night. Just a short hike to visit Blue Moon Gardens, an unusual garden shop.


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(27 traveller reviews)

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Quiet Lofted Cabin 4 Miles from Edom, an Art Community.
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews

The cabin was beautiful and we had a good time there

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the cabin over the weekend. It's an amazing place to get away and to enjoy the nature. Our sons had so much fun running in the woods, and playing by the lake. The cabin was very cozy, beautifully decorated and welcoming. Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just the spot for total relaxation

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was the perfect spot and was just what I was looking for to relax and unwind. It was very well maintained and had every convenience necessary. Listening to the night sounds on the balcony, was especially enjoyable. There was hiking and walking trails for exploring during the day as well. The owners couldn't have been nicer. They brought me fresh farm eggs, milk for my coffee and even had made some banana bread for me to enjoy. The towns of Edom and Ben Wheeler were nearby and had some interesting shops to go through. I would really enjoy returning to this cabin for a little longer stay next time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 4 of 5

Stayed two nights. So cozy, peaceful and quiet. I slept like a log! James was great and provided lots of local info. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sweet cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

This was our first VRBO experience! I took my mom for our usual East Texas getaway for antiquing & she was so happy with choice of the cabin and the charm of it. The panoramic windows to the outside views were her favorite. The queen bed is in a loft (very comfortable bed) & although the stairs are steep, there is a good handrail and sturdy steps that my 70 something year old mom was able to easily navigate taking her time.

On a nature note: We were awakened by an aggressive cardinal who decided the window reflection was his enemy but we first thought it was someone knocking on the door, so don't be alarmed if you hear knocking, it's probably the cardinal still trying to take himself out. Also, if you're not used to a donkey braying randomly in the middle of the night, he's also in the distance doing his job apparently =)

Hospitality and Communication: James was super easy to communicate with via email and phone. Even left us with some snacks, fresh eggs, fruit and yogurt which was super appreciated because we were there the weekend of the really bad storms and didn't want to venture out. We'd love to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, Loved having you. Do come visit again. I'll speak to the donkey and have another conversation with the Cardinal. The both like to welcome city folks to the country in their own way. James and Mary
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Perfect quick trip

  • 5 of 5

We took our two children, ages 4 and 8, for a quick trip to the piney woods. The kids loved the cozy cabin and wandering around on the trails. The owners' home is close by and they made sure we had everything we needed. We enjoyed our time there!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very quaint and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Nice cabin in the woods, enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Tyler Pounds Field
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Forge in Ben Wheeler TX
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Garden Valley
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Shed in Edom and Moore Store in Ben Wheeler

Shop the art community in Edom and Ben Wheeler. Shop Blue Moon Gardens. 30 minutes form Canton.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage on Chandler, Texas Lakes

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Deposit required, balance at check-in

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.