Just outside of Waco is an exciting new place to stay! The Gathering House sits on 30 acres of Texas landscape close to local wineries, Lake Waco and is 15 minutes from the Magnolia Silos. The Gathering Oaks Retreat can host your special event accommodating guests for weddings, parties, retreats or reunions. Reserve just the Gathering House sleeping 12 or the entire property that sleeps up to 50! Visit our website to inquire about all special events and group lodging over 12 people.
The Gathering House is a 4,000 sq/ft retreat nestled among 30 acres available for rent individually or as part of the whole property providing the opportunity to make it an event to remember! We offer a unique experience to gather in a wooded sanctuary close to the many attractions Waco has to offer. The Gathering House and Pool includes a full kitchen with a huge butcher block island and opens into the great room, dining area and patio. The 41 foot enclosed patio features solid windows that frame the serenity of the property with sky high live oaks, a refreshing pool, and trickling fountains that whisper relaxation. The Gathering House can accommodate catered seated dinners for 50 to up to 100 people if the enclosed patio, back porch and poolside areas are utilized. Our goal is for you to reconnect with your family, friends & colleagues in a comfortable secluded environment and count the days until you can return. *Additionally, we offer 1 luxury suite, 4 tiny houses , 7 hotel suites & a 2 bedroom cottages. *Additional event pricing may apply. We are pleased to report that most of the property, the Gathering House, and luxury suite are handicap accessible. *Now offering in room massage therapy.
The Gathering House will sleep 12 with optional accommodations for a total of 50 overnight guests. Overnight guests will have access to the pool, fire pits and common gathering areas. We also offer event packages and discounts for the entire 30 acre property!
Onsite security available for emergency needs. Massage therapy and caterers available onsite.
This listing is just the Gathering House. The Gathering Oaks Retreat may have other guests on property and everyone staying with us has access to the common areas including the pool, playground, fire pits, and grill. This property is similar to a boutique hotel with a variety of unique lodging accommodations.
A la Carte Add Ons.
Pricing for one night:
$699 weekday/$999 weekend/ night- Gathering House with full kitchen and 2K, 2Q, 2F, 2T and futon (sleeps 12)
$209 weekday/$299 weekend/night- Luxury Bridal Suite with king bed (sleeps 2)
$279 weekday/$399 weekend/night - Two bedroom cottage with kitchen, 2 kings and a futon (sleeps 6)
$159 weekday/$199 weekend/night - 4 Tiny Houses with kitchenette, queen bed and couch (each sleeps 3)
$129 weekday/$189 weekend/night - 4 King bedroom suites (each sleeps 2)
$119 weekday/$169weekend/night-3 Queen bedroom suites (each sleeps 2)
$500 weekday/$800 weekend/day- Whispering Vines Venue and Patio including 50 white padded chairs and 7 - 60 inch round tables, kitchenette and public restroom
You will be required to sign a full rental agreement prior to your stay. The house rules are as follows:
1.Smoking is NOT allowed on the property indoors and smoking is only allowed in designated areas outdoors. Do not leave cigarette buds on the ground.
2.Burning of candles, incense or any open flame is NOT allowed.
3.Fireworks or explosives are NOT allowed.
4.Hunting of any kind is NOT allowed.
5.Glass is NOT allowed in or around the pool.
6.Pets are NOT permitted unless previously authorized by Homeowner.
7.This is a natural and rural environment. Guests understand that wild animals (including poisonous snakes) may be present outdoors. Should an animal come into a structure, notify the Homeowner immediately for removal.
8.People other than those in the Guest party may not stay overnight in the property.
a.Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest.
b.Guests are not allowed to exceed the occupancy limit
c.Primary guest on the lease agreement must be on the property each night of the stay.
9.Guests should not create excessive noise at a level that disturbs neighbors; Code-enforced neighborhood quiet hours are from 10:00p.m. – 8:00a.m.
Music must stay below 8.5dB
10.All of the units are privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.
11.Keep the property and all furnishings in good order
12.Appliances: Only use appliances for their intended uses
13.Parking: Parking is allowed in designated parking areas only. Garage parking is not available. Parking/driving in the grass or on landscaped areas may result in loss of deposit.
14.Housekeeping: There is no daily housekeeping service. While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate. We also provide some beach towels. We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the property.
15.Garbage: Any garbage must be stowed in the proper garbage or recycling receptacle, located at the side of the house.
16.Pool: No children under the age of 13 are permitted in the pool or spa without adult supervision. When using the spa and pool, remember there is a certain health risk associated with this facility. Use at your own risk. Homeowner is not responsible for injuries sustained in the pool or pool area. Bring your own beach towels. Our housekeepers sanitize, refill and replenish chemicals in the pool weekly.
17.Fireplaces: The fireplaces are operated by propane gas and will be available for guest use upon prior consent of the Homeowner. Do not attempt to light or burn anything inside the fireplaces.
18. Exit instructions: Please gather all your trash and place in the dumpster provided for you to the right side of the house near road. Clear counters. Load dishwasher and start. Please leave it the way you found it aside from mopping floors and changing sheets. Thank you.