1 / 26 Circle H Lodge Nestled in the hills of Leakey, TX



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Description from owner

Circle H Lodge, an historic house from the early 1900's, is near Leakey in an area of the Texas Hill Country noted for magnificent scenery. The lodge is located in a lovely, secluded valley on Circle H Ranch. This is a working ranch devoted to the preservation of wildlife and is home to many species of both native and non-native animals. The lodge is decorated in Cowboy High Style with antiques and Cowboy -Indian memorabilia. There is a natural rock swimming pool in front of the lodge. During the evening hang out with family or friends at the old cantina located behind the lodge.

This two-story lodge has been completely renovated. It has central heat and air-conditioning and provides all amenities. There is a large living and dining area. The five bedrooms will sleep 10 people. Additional people can be accommodated up to 15 people. Call for pricing. Two bedrooms have a king sized bed, one bedroom has full size bed and two bedrooms have a pair of twin beds. There are two full baths. An upstairs air-conditioned sunroom provides a comfortable place to relax while enjoying the beautiful view or extra room for sleeping bags or air mattresses for kiddos.

The well-equipped kitchen includes a large side-by-side refrigerator, convection double oven, microwave, dishwasher , crockpot and all cooking essentials. A barbecue grill and a fire pit are provided for outdoor cooking. The spacious yard that surrounds the lodge is perfect for picnics. Hang out at the old cantina behind the lodge for anytime fun.

Other activities in the area include hiking, swimming, photography, summer rodeos, or floating the Frio River. The numerous migratory routes, which cross this area, provide almost limitless opportunities for bird watching. There are several restaurants in the area. Garner State Park is 8 miles from the lodge. Lost Maples Natural Area is a 30- minute drive. The city of San Antonio is approximately 1 1/2 hours away. It is 6 miles to the county airport.

Smoking outside only please. No pets.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds given, but credit is given to re-book within one year. $100 re-booking fee.

Float/Tube rental available nearby. Complementary pool floats are available for lodge pool use during your stay.

Beds: 2 King Beds, 1 Double Bed, 4 Twin Beds

TripAdvisor Property ID: 8576819

About the area

Experience a one of a kind vacation at this exotic animal ranch. The lodge is nestled among the hills and perfect for the ultimate family vacation in the hill country. Why fight the crowds and noise at the river when you can have your very own secluded natural spring-fed pool that keeps a consistent water level year round. If you care to venture out to the river, it's only a 10 minute drive down the road. Not only are you getting a great house with all the amenities, you also get to experience an exotic vacation right here in Texas. Your kids will love to see and learn about the many different species of exotic hoofstock that we have on the ranch. In addition, we have great hiking and glorious colors on our hills when the seasons change.

Owner profile

John & Jen H.
Years listed:

Languages spoken: English



  • Air conditioning
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Waterfront


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • CD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine


  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding


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Owner Supplied Testimonials

Our family had an amazing time at the Circle H Lodge this year. This is our second time at this magnificent place, and we have decided to make it an annual event. It can be hard to get away from it all sometimes, but when we come here we are able to just enjoy family and being together. We can't wait to come back next year as our family continues to grow. Thank you again! See you next year.

John & Jen, Thank you for sharing this beautiful place- We had a wonderful time. You helped make great memories.

Beautiful, serene, fun, great hospitality. Love having our own swimming hole. The kids and adults played on the rope swing for hours!

Great Place! Great Times! Always enjoy the hospitality! We'll come back next year!

The opportunity for all of us to be together with a beautiful place and with good friends and family is incredible!

This has to be one of the most beautiful places on this earth. Myself and my family truly enjoyed the place and will make this a trip for years to come. Thank yo so much for your hospitality. We will be in touch for future reservations.

This is our first time here and we really enjoyed our stay. The views are amazing and the house is wonderful. We will be back soon!

We came out for Spring break and had a lovely time. It was beautiful and a great place for the family to get together. We hope to be back with even more members. Very nice experience.

John & Jen, Thank you so much. You have such a beautiful place. Your hospitality and graciousness is so appreciated and we are very grateful to have had such a wonderful weekend. May God Bless y'all and prosper y'all with many more wonderful years here.

All 15 of us for a 50th Anniversary Celebration...what a lovely, serene, fun place this is...long hikes and swims...plenty of porch time with coffee. Thanks to Jen and John for sharing this special place!