41.6 miles from O.H. Ivie Reservoir
Welcome to Selah Springs Ranch, in the Heart of the Texas Hill Country, and your very own private ranch resort, complete with luxurious log cabins, game rooms, shooting range, 1.5 miles of private river access, fishing, abundant wildlife, miles of trails, and countless other activities for all of our guests.
This property is a private and exclusive rental, meaning that you will have the entire 1000 acres to yourselves. The ranch is available for only a set number of large family reunions/groups each year. The base price is listed below.
For spillover cabins and other activities (shooting range, cave tour, hayrides, roping lessons, square dances etc.) contact us for a price quote.
The Ranch is positioned on the banks of the San Saba River and is located between the towns of Mason and Brady, making it an ideal location for large family reunions and weddings.
There are 6 self-contained cabins plus a large event space for corporate gatherings, reunions, meals etc.
There are 2 game rooms with billiards, shuffleboard, darts plus a man cave with two, 55 inch televisions, poker table, and wet bar. Each of our cabins are equipped with Wifi.
The 1.5 miles of fast-flowing, rock-bottom river runs year round and provides our guests with great opportunities for swimming, fishing, intertubing and fireside chats.
There are 1000 acres to explore including a manicured 5 acre greenway, the perfect spot on the river to have an old fashioned picnic, play a game of football or frisbee, roast marshmallow in the firepit, or just go for a swim.
Our ranch staff lives on the property 1.5 miles from our guests and is available to assist if any problems occur during your stay.
For horse owners, there is a corral, and miles of trails to explore.
And for all of you naturalists out there we have set up a bird watching station in one of our canyons with over 150 bird species recorded on the ranch so far!
Accommodations on the Ranch: there are a total of 8 separate facilities on the property -- 4 of which are included in the base price. All cabins are air-conditioned with WiFi. (barn excluded)
Facilities included in the Base Price: (These 4 units and up to 33 guests):
Main Lodge - the largest of the cabins on the ranch. This 5000 sq. ft luxury log cabin is the crown jewel of the property - overlooking the San Saba River Valley with a 360 degree covered porch and outdoor tabled seating for up to 100 guests. There is a groomed 5 acre greenway along the river under huge pecans trees for large outdoor picnics, games, weddings etc. Inside the lodge are 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 4 wood-burning fireplaces, 2 full kitchens with granite countertops, 30 ft ceilings, a game room and several living areas. Other amenities include swimming pool, a huge outdoor firepit, family-style swing on the river, parking lot for up to 100 guests, charcoal grill and manicured grounds. Sleeps 12.
The Bunkhouse - Built in the 1920‘s, this quaint two bedroom cottage was created by the grandson of the first man to settle in the valley. Complete with original stone fireplace, hitching post, ranch-style cedar post fences, full kitchen and living area, satellite television, large outdoor firepit, fish pond, hilltop panorama and a covered dining area with views of 30 acres of groomed pastureland. Great for wildlife viewing. This cabin sleeps 8.
The Bullpen - this newly renovated bunk-style facility includes 8 twin beds, 2 double bathrooms, television, outdoor firepit and shooting range and horse corral. With nearby access to trailhead and map station. Pony rides are also available upon request. Sleeps 8.
Red Cedar Barn and Event Center - This is the main indoor gathering area for all family reunions and corporate meetings on the ranch. What once served as a working barn and feed pen almost a century ago is now a newly renovated event center used for receptions, parties, and small weddings. Inside there is tabled seating for up to 75 guests, fully stocked kitchen, antigue western style serving bar, air-conditioning, western decor including leather saddles, stained concrete floors, wagon-wheel chandoliers, century-old ranch photos, and reclaimed barn wood from floor to ceiling. A lighted outdoor reception area is included as well as parking for up to 75 guests.
Optional Units: (These 4 units and up to 28 guests. Units 5,6,7, & 8 must all be rented together)
Stillwater House - This luxury cabin, fashioned of limestone and red cedar, features three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a high balcony with excellent sunset views, deluxe kitchen and dining area and an array of spectacular western art and antiques with exceptional custom features including an old west style outdoor shower. This cabin sleeps 10.
Pool House - This unit features three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a full kitchen and living area, large porch and a huge covered deck with swing and easy access to the pool area and Cabana. This unit sleeps 6.
Game Room - This limestone cabin is located beside the Stillwater House and is a wonderful indoor gathering area for large groups. It comes equipped with antigue style kitchen, full bath, elegant rustic living room, large dining area, pool and shuffleboard tables, a huge masonry fireplace, television, serving bar, darts, and lots of eclectic neon lighting and decor.
The Quad: This new building contains 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 12 people and has a man cave adjacent - A favorite hangout area for the guys. This brand new unit features 2, 55in flatscreen TV’s, professional grade poker table, serving bar and half kitchen, leather couches, as well as trophy mounts from all across the globe.
Between the Stillwater House and the Pool House is an outdoor patio area suited for large groups. Some of the features include:
Open-air poolside cabana
Large swimming pool with wooden deck and hammocks
Oversized gas grill
Large wood grill
The ranch consists of 1000 rolling acres with liveoak savannahs, open grasslands, high views and natural springs flowing down limestone canyons.
There are over one and half miles of private river frontage, 2 mile-long canyons on the ranch to explore on foot, over 8 miles of private trails for ATV’s or high clearance vehicles, as well as an old german homestead to explore from the 1870’s.
Guests can enjoy fishing on the banks of the San Saba for a variety of species including guadalupe bass, hiking on over 8 miles of private trails, or photo safari’s with any of our 6 species of exotic game on the ranch.
There is also a cave on the property where we have unearthed some amazing archaeological treasures over the years!
- In addition to horses, wildlife is abundant and includes whitetail and axis deer, blackbuck antelope, African Oryx, Aoudad, turkey, fox, coyotes, bobcats, quail, dove, roadrunners, and more. The spectacular stretch of the San Saba river runs year round and varies between quick-moving rapids to slow, open water fishing holes.
List of activities on the ranch:
*Rifle and pistol range
Example of our Peak Summer rates -
For the first 31 guests, the Peak Summer rate is $1850 for each weeknight and $2650 for Fri or Sat nights. This is your Base price and includes the Main Lodge, Bunkhouse, Bullpen and the Red Cedar Barn and Event Center.
For our family reunion groups and wedding groups we do have tables and chairs on site available for rent for large group gatherings.
Lastly add the cleaning/linen fee of $500 and a 6% occupancy tax.
For groups OVER 31 guests you are required to rent the rest of the ranch which includes the Stillwater House, the Pool House and the Quad. These cabins can hold 28 more guests for a total of 60 guests.
There is a flat fee per season to rent these 4 additional cabins. Please ask the owner how much for larger groups.
Please keep in mind this is an exclusive, family-oriented resort. We do not allow wild bachelor parties, youth group events, or keg parties. The minimum age required to register your group is 25 years old.
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