The 10 Best Ranches In Dallas, Texas - Updated 2021

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Richard Dean
Richard Dean

Ah, Dallas. This cosmopolitan city is home to plenty of attractions, skyscrapers, unique shops, a thriving nightlife, and an up-and-coming culinary scene, to name a few. It’s not surprising why the city receives numerous visitors every year. Art enthusiasts will fly off to Arts District, where Crow Collection of Asian Art and Dallas Museum of Art are waiting to be explored. One of the best things about Dallas is its amazing nightlife. Numerous pubs can be found at almost every corner. After an exhausting day of exploring the city, you’ll need a quiet place to recharge yourself. You’ll be surprised to find out that Dallas has many ranches that are tucked away from the chaos of the city. Keep reading this article to see our list of the 10 best ranches in Dallas, Texas.

1. Laidback and peaceful farmhouse good for two (from USD 60)

You don’t have to look too far if you want to escape the helter-skelter of city life. This laidback and peaceful farmhouse offers plenty of privacy and is perfect for two. The farm is home to lots of adorable chickens and goats. The room that you will be occupying is spacious, clean, and cozy. All furniture and fixtures are modern and strategically placed. You have a kitchen that’s equipped with a coffee maker and a refrigerator. Deep Ellum and downtown Dallas are both 12 minutes away from the property.

Hunnicut Farm
Dallas, Texas, United States
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the hosts were helpful and kind
location was great only 10 minutes from downtown
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2. Adorable ranch with a comfortable pool (from USD 130)

If you love animals, you will enjoy this accommodation. This gorgeous ranch is home to different animals such as ducks, llamas, and donkeys. With some luck, you will also get to see deer and roadrunners during summer. All amenities and facilities in the ranch can rival what you get in a hotel. The adorable pool is a good spot for relaxation and offers panoramic views. The room comes with a comfortable queen bed, a dining table, a couple of chairs, and a loveseat.

Ranch Life + Pool View Ennis TX Close to DFW
Ennis, Texas, United States
13 reviews
Private room in farm stay 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool view is cool also
the room is clean air conditioned quaint you have wifi and she leaves snacks and drinks for you
the room is very nice with great decor
super clean
great place liz is a wonderful host
they respected our privacy and were super friendly
liz and her staff were amazingly generous and went above and beyond to take care of us
liz is very helpful
great place and liz is so nice and helpful definitely would stay there again
i am definitely coming back to this lovely corner of paradise
such a cute and quaint place with a relaxed country vibe
thanks liz we enjoyed your place and conversations about building it
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3. Charming ranch with a lake (from USD 225)

This amazing ranch is perfect for a family getaway. Situated 20 minutes away from Canton, this guest house sits on 1,500 acres (607 hectares) of land. It encourages you to venture out as canoeing and fishing are possible on the lake. Staying here puts you close to nature as there are plenty of trees and wildlife around. The spacious ranch is equipped with modern comforts and offers plenty of areas where you can relax. There is also a picnic table, which makes for a great spot to eat with loved ones.

Ranch guest house on 1500 AC w private 2.5 Ac Lake
Kaufman, Texas, United States
9 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
doug was a great host
i highly recommend this lovely location
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4. Ranch that offers the complete farm experience (from USD 196)

This ranch gives you the best of both worlds. Experience the simple life close to nature while still being close to Dallas and downtown Greenville, where you can explore the amazing culinary scene and nightlife. It allows you to enjoy watching lots of farm animals such as horses and donkeys. The hammock is in a nice shaded area where you can relax and read your favorite book. There are rocking chairs that are available to use on both the front and back porch. You’ll find that the kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to prepare a meal. This accommodation can comfortably accommodate up to six guests.

Ranch Living at its BEST!
Greenville, Texas, United States
45 reviews
Farm stay 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just the right amount of furniture to feel comfortable
it is clean and cozy
the place is clean and tidy with the things you need to cook
) it’s like they did not even bother on cleaning the patio
the host and caretakers are great
caretaker was very nice and helpful
treated us like human beings and was very considerate perfect host
the mini donkeys were very friendly
jan was very responsive every time i messaged her
this is a perfect place if you want to get away and socially distance yourself
i highly recommend this location to anyone and everyone
excellent place to spend time privately
nice place to unwind and just enjoy being away
a comfortable place to stay
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5. Amazing cottage close to Benbrook Lake (from USD 50)

Sitting on 10 acres (4.05 hectares) of land, this ranch welcomes everyone that needs a break from everyday life. This ranch comes with plenty of amenities and facilities for a comfortable stay. It urges you to do plenty of activities as it comes with picnic tables, a pool table, and a giant fire pit. It is close to Benbrook Lake, which is a great place for taking photos and for fishing. The property is also perfect for RVs and trailers as it has plenty of parking space.

Quiet, Cozy Farmhouse!
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
22 reviews
Entire cottage 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen was even stocked with many extras which was a nice touch
very clean and comfortable
we really appreciated how communicative charles and jana both were throughout the week
chuck was very helpful and attentive always checking on you
this place was amazing very nice and kind i will for sure come back we loved it so much
great location for visiting ft
a great quiet location away from the city but close enough to go explore
charles’ place was perfect for our weekend get away
perfect place to stay for our little family get together
charles' place is awesome it was very cozy and nice and quiet
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6. Luxurious ranch with thoughtful touches (from USD 135)

Experience nature at its finest when staying at this luxurious ranch. You’ll be falling asleep to the sound of owls hooting, get to stargaze at night, tell stories while making s'mores, etc. - those are just a fraction of what you can enjoy in this accommodation. The home is comfortable, spacious, and equipped with plenty of thoughtful touches such as breakfast items inside your room. The pool is in a landscaped area containing beautiful rose bushes. The place can comfortably house up to four guests.

Ranch Farmstay Ennis TX Bluebonnets Lg Queen Suite
Ennis, Texas, United States
10 reviews
Farm stay 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfasts were delicious - liz is an excellent cook
and the rooms are filled with fascinating treasures we were constantly discovering something new to appreciate
liz was a wonderful host and very flexible and we will return
liz has done an amazing job with the place she is very accommodating
liz is an amazing host i cannot wait to go back and visit with her
the ranch is full of beauty and one of kind scenes everywhere you look
this stay has been one of the best airbnb experiences yet liz was a fabulous host
this location is in a valley that feels like you just away
liz’s place is truly a piece of heaven
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7. Farmhouse which is a combination of old charm and modern comforts (from USD 605)

Situated in the heart of the DFW metroplex amidst magnificent 100-year-old Oak trees, this farmhouse is a combination of old charm and modern comforts. If you truly want to immerse yourself in life’s simplicities, this is the place. Enjoy a cup of coffee while admiring the sunrise on one of the two large porches that feature rockers. You will have a great time watching animals graze or bird-watching. It is perfect for a large family or group as it features 7 comfortable bedrooms that can accommodate up to 20 guests.

Rancho De Los Arboles
71 reviews Premier Host  
farmhouse 20 Guests 7 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 20
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
other than that if you keep the doors closed and the fans on the house is comfortable
it’s a unique home with brick floors wide porches overlooking the horse pastures and a beautiful pool
house was very comfortable and had plenty of room
the house is very clean and tidy
great property perfect for our family reunion the pool was sparkling clean
owner kept in good contact with us during our stay
ellen was easy to communicate with and very friendly
we liked the location
we loved the location and being in the countryside
walmart was just up the street so it worked out great for our grocery runs
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8. Farmhouse walking distance to Brazos River (from USD 195)

This farmhouse offers plenty of fun activities and is a 40-minute drive from Ft. Worth and is just a 15-minute walk to the Brazos River. The river invites you to participate in water activities such as kayaking, fishing, and tubing. The best part? Kayaks are part of the amenities of the farmhouse. You’ll meet friendly barnyard animals, namely: Dennis(a donkey), Patrick (a llama), and Daisy (a sheep). The ranch comes with modern furniture and fixtures. The place has 3 cozy bedrooms and can house up to 13 guests.

Brazos River! Over 350 acres! Grandpa’s Farmhouse! Totally isolated!
51 reviews Premier Host  
farmhouse 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen is set up very nicely — felt like we were in our own house
fridge -we had to clean out
we had to also clean those
the house was clean comfortable and a gem
the house was clean and had most everything we needed
the house itself was clean and had everything we needed for the weekend
host did a nice job communicating
the host was very communicative and gave us all the directions for an easy arrival and check-in
owner was accommodating and easy to get in touch with
bill was super communicative and helpful
the owner is so nice & it pains me to give a review like this
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9. Farmhouse located on top of a hill (from USD 170)

This 1940s farmhouse is your home away from home. It offers modern comforts such as a full kitchen, air-conditioning, a fireplace, and a nice outdoor living area. You are not far away from the vibrant and historical downtown of McKinney Cultural District, which has several restaurants if you don’t feel like making your own meal. It is also home to wineries, pubs, and boutiques. It is located atop a hill where fresh air and a good breeze is guaranteed. You get to relax while viewing the cows and calves graze the pasture. The accommodation can house six guests.

The Rustic Farm House with a Touch of Modern Charm sits on 79 acres.
21 reviews
farmhouse 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was really comfy and the a/c units kept us perfectly cool
we spent most of our time enjoying the big firepit outside and playing games at the large table
susie is responsive and a caring host
it was even better than i anticipated & super close to downtown mckinney
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10. Cozy barn studio in a prime location (from USD 77)

This barn studio is perfect if for solo travelers or couples. Situated on 3 acres (1.21 hectares) of equestrian property, this accommodation is serene and offers panoramic views. It puts you in a prime location with downtown Dallas is just a 17-minute drive away, while Lake Ray Hubbard is just a 5-minute drive from the property. It features a kitchenette, plenty of seating areas, and a cozy bed. The huge outdoor deck overlooking the pond is a great place to relax and have coffee in the morning.

Barn Loft on Private Horse Property
Rowlett, Texas, United States
37 reviews
Barn 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
appreciated being able to log into our own streaming accounts on the tv
it is a very nice loft with space and amenities to make you comfortable
the deck off the apartment was really pleasant and very private
the loft was clean cool (air conditioning worked great despite the texas summer) and comfortable
the hosts were amazing and nice
the host and her family were wonderful kind and responsive
pascale was a wonderful host readily available for any questions
we highly recommend pascale's place she is a wonderful host
pascale was so accommodating and helpful
the location was amazing loved the barn and the horses
this is a relaxing and peaceful spot tucked away from the hubbub but so close to everything
the place was very nice as a mini-vacation away from the busy life
this was a awesome place to stay great location very friendly host
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Discover the best ranches in Dallas

Dallas is always a great and fun place to visit. With its nightlife, local attractions, great restaurants, and cool events, there are plenty of things to do and see in the city. This cosmopolitan city also offers hidden gems when it comes to accommodation that allows you to take a break. Book a stay at one of the best ranches in Dallas, Texas, today.

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