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The Morris Manor and Retreat

98%
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· Madisonville, Texas
25 acres
7 sites
7 Vehicle/Tent
Our property is meant to be calming, fun and relaxing. Camping with class is what we like to say. We are constantly upgrading our areas and property to be safe and entertaining. Our pond is charming and the focal point of the camping adventure. We have a paddle boat and an electric john boat to toodle around in. Want to go fishing? The pond is stocked with bass, catfish, crappie and perch. There is also a small island we call “Angel Island” that you can fish from or just sit on the deck with your favorite beverage and enjoy the view. There is a riding/walking trail that is approximately 0.7 miles in distance and basically encompasses the perimeter of the back area. Walking is common, bikes are welcome and small 4 wheelers are also welcome. No side by sides please. You won’t be over crowded here as we currently only have 7 total camping sites. However, we do have enough property to accommodate large parties, reunions or any other type of get-togethers. Come see us and enjoy time away from the fast paced city! You might hear the sounds of the coyotes yipping in the night or perhaps one of the great horned owls calling out from a big oak tree. You may also see some deer, rabbits, squirrels and even armadillos. We are rustic but classy. Time to get away and relax! ** Special note - We have a very nice fireworks show on the property above the pond on the 4th of July weekend that all campers are invited to enjoy.
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Madisonville, Texas, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Todd D.Joined in December 2017
98%
158 Ratings · 130 reviews
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Brandi B.recommends
October 23, 2022
Armadillo Alley
Beautiful property! I watched the sun set from the dock and enjoyed some coffee on the island in the morning and watched ducks swim in the pond. The skies were clear so we were able to see so many stars! Todd was an amazing host. Will definitely be back!
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Kody V.recommends
September 4, 2022
The Arizona
Tent camping
Tent camped for the night. Beautiful property, clean! Nice pond if you enjoy fishing. Friendly host made us feel right at home. Walking trails around the property perfect for birdwatching. 5 Stars all day ! Highly recommended.
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Camilla W.recommends
July 31, 2022
Armadillo Alley
Camping in July!
We loved camping on Todd’s land. Very spacious and relaxing. Todd was an excellent host! We stayed at the favorite spot site. Would definitely recommend it! It was close to the portable toilet and the pond (Angel island).
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Nicole S.recommends
April 26, 2022
The Morris Manor and Retreat RV
Great little spot!
We enjoyed this property quite a bit! Although you could hear the road noise, it was still relaxing and peaceful. Our boys loved fishing off the pier and we found the property to be well kept. We stayed in the RV spot and parked our 34’ rig on the outside of the enclosure. Our 3 month old puppies enjoyed having a place to run and we liked that we could keep them contained. The only downside I could say is that the turn off the highway comes up on you very quickly and isn’t well-marked until it’s too late! We had GPS on but we still missed the turn the first time, so finding a spot to turn around with a big RV behind us was a bit tricky. If you plan to arrive at night, take extra care looking for the entrance. Other than that, we had a great time and plan to come back!
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Laura W.recommends
April 20, 2022
Pirate's Cove
Incredible
Todd was an incredible and accommodating host. Pirate’s Cove had a beautiful view and matched the description exactly. The lake made the scenery even better, along with Angel’s Island. Not to mention a paddle boat, tetherball, and hiking! My dog also loved swimming in the lake, riding in the boat, and playing frisbee by the campsite.
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Brandon S.recommends
April 19, 2022
Armadillo Alley
Beautiful location and easy to work with owner
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Emory B.recommends
April 18, 2022
The Morris Manor and Retreat RV
The perfect stay
The only thing that surpasses the beauty of the property is the hospitality. Our boys loved the pond and we loved the campsite. An absolute must stay location.
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Frankie R.recommends
April 17, 2022
The Favorite Spot
Camping at the pond.
We had a wonderful time spending Easter here. We tent camped right along the pond and used the paddle boat several times. My husband and daughter caught over ten fish! Todd was very welcoming and made us feel right at home. We even left with a dozen duck eggs. ☺️ One of our new favorite spots.
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Kirsty V.recommends
March 28, 2022
The Favorite Spot
Fantastic spot for a quiet get away
I stayed here with my husband and 3 kids , we were lucky enough to be the only campers at the time so we had the place to ourselves. The land was beautiful and my children had a great time fishing in the lake . The restrooms we clean and maintained , there was even a John boat and a paddle boat available for us . We had a great time and will definitely be visiting again !
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Ronald J.recommends
March 20, 2022
The Morris Manor and Retreat RV
Private, Pet friendly, Immaculate
Highly recommend this private campground! We had such a great stay. The amenities were first class and the host was excellent. Only 7 sites available, so plenty of privacy and no overcrowding. Paddle boat and aluminum John boat made fishing so much fun as well.
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John H.recommends
January 17, 2022
The Golden Star
5 or 6 Well kept sites. We will return for sure.
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Tiffany A.recommends
January 3, 2022
Armadillo Alley
We had a wonderful time! Raymond was a great host, and the property was beautiful. We loved having our morning coffee on Angel Island, watching the ducks waddle into the pond, and sitting by the fire at night. It was an excellent spot to set up the camper for a couple of nights. We'd definitely recommend it!
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Yesenia R.recommends
January 2, 2022
The Golden Star
We loved our stay it was exactly what we needed for a weekend getaway, perfect for the family and it’s pet friendly!!! Best hosts ever, thank you for everything!!!
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Bruce D.recommends
November 14, 2021
Armadillo Alley
Great weekend!
Awesome setting, great fishing, and lots of amenities. Duck eggs & home made honey were delicious!
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Trezze N.recommends
November 14, 2021
The Golden Star
The area was very clean and beautiful. It was very easy navigating to the area and there was a hipcamp sign at the entrance, making it easier for us to discover. Definitely coming back again to enjoy.
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Bruce D.recommends
November 13, 2021
The Morris Manor and Retreat RV
Thank you!
Awesome sites and good fishing!! Easy access and great amenities. Duck eggs and honey were amazingly tastey
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Jennifer I.recommends
October 25, 2021
The Golden Star
We were just looking for a safe place to stay the night on our way to Galveston. This place was so beautiful that I wish we were able to spend more time there! Communication was great and I recommend this spot to anyone in the area.
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Kenneth M.recommends
October 18, 2021
Armadillo Alley
Amazing and relaxing
Blown away with how amazing of a time we had here. Raymond was extremely hospitable and gorgeous views. Not to mention I pulled 10+ largemouth bass out of that pond in one weekend. Definitely coming back as soon as I can.
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Brianna L.recommends
September 27, 2021
Armadillo Alley
A multitude of good from this place
Ray's place was fantastic. We came in late September and there were no snakes, no bugs, just a bunch of interesting spiders we know kept the mosquitoes at bay. We had privacy and room to roam, a clean porta potty and access to water and electric at other close by camps. The water was great to cool off in and having our camp so close to the water made it easy to multi-task with the kids nearby playing/swimming. Just enough tree spacing for two hammocks in our particular spot. Would highly recommend again for first time campers or for a convenient to town location that has all the needs. He even had duck eggs and fresh honey from his bees that added the finishing touches to our relaxing and fun filled weekend.
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Donny S.recommends
September 26, 2021
Armadillo Alley
Great weekend close to Madisonville
It's obvious these hosts care about their property and guests. Large property. The sites near the back are the most peaceful. Pretty pond and you can even use their paddle boat.
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Boone W.recommends
September 7, 2021
Armadillo Alley
Do yourself a favor…
Great place to stay! We had a nice gravel spot that was covered. Perfect for our little teardrop. The lake was refreshing. Our dog loved running around the property. Probably the cleanest porta-potty I’ve ever been in. 10/10 recommend.
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Dimitri A.recommends
June 21, 2021
Armadillo Alley
Relaxing waterside
The hosts were very welcoming and the property is beautiful! We camped under an old tree, swam in the pond, and even paddled around a bit. The only drawback was that the property is next to a road, so there is background white noise of cars driving. Even with they, we had an awesome time and I definitely plan to come back!
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Jody B.recommends
June 20, 2021
Armadillo Alley
Quiet
Enjoy the peace and quiet.
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Linda S.recommends
June 20, 2021
The Golden Star
First time staying at the Morris Manor and Retreat. A nice getaway from Houston Will be back.
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Taylor M.recommends
May 20, 2021
The Golden Star
Great stay.
Friendly and helpful. Property is kept clean and grass cut. The pond is really nice, new picnic tables being put out. Plastic now instead of wood. Big trash bin and fire pit for each site.
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Leo R.recommends
May 16, 2021
Armadillo Alley
Raymond was a great host!
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William S.recommends
May 10, 2021
The Golden Star
Beautifull place
Awesome place.... perfectly maintain... will love to go back soon.
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Jody B.recommends
May 9, 2021
Armadillo Alley
great duck eggs
We like going out there and eat the duck eggs.
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Clifford C.recommends
May 9, 2021
Pirate's Cove
Very nice exactly what we needed
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Jessica B.recommends
April 12, 2021
The Golden Star
Family weekend getaway
We enjoyed our time while here. We pitched a tent with the kiddos on a site that had water and electric hook-up which was nice so we could blow up our air beds. We used the pit to cook our meat, made smores by the fire, went walking the property, swimming, used the paddle boats and played with the ducks. Overall, nice and peaceful weekend with the family!
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