Howdy Valley View Ranch Guests
When is the best time to come to you at the ranch?
We personally like it best between March - mid-November - The Texas climate is mild with many sunny days - more information about the weather please consult nwww. Weather.com or any weather app
Bed & Breakfast - Is there a minimum stay ?
No, there is no minimum stay, our Bed & Breakfast guests are most welcome. Ranch Activities or excursions are available without pre booking (subject to availability).
What are the accommodation facilities?
Currently we have 3 bungalows, which were designed for double occupancy, but offer comfortable accommodation for up to 4 guests (1 sleeping quarter). In addition, we have our ranch suite in rustic ranch house. - Maximum number of guests when fully booked are 14 people. More information about lodging and rates here
Arrival - and Departure - what are the hours?
Please find our current check-in and check-out times here
Activities on departure or arrival are also available by appointment.
Bungalows - What do they feature?
Our 435 sq ft (40 m2) bungalows feature a combined living and sleeping area and a separate bathroom with a spacious shower and double vanity. 1 king bed and 1 Pull-out very comfortable queen sofa bed. The interior is stylishly southwestern and individually decorated - see photos and more information here
Amenities- What do you provide besides Bed&Breakfast?
We offer a rich breakfast included in the rate and in addition lunch / snacks and dinner at the ranch - more info here
Or you have the option of one of the many restaurants within a 10 - to 45 minutes driving distance .
Cooking - Can even be cooked on you?
None of our accommodation has cooking facilities. You are welcome to use our grill at the ranch house - Plate including cutlery, glasses and spices available for $ 5 / person and meal
Transfers - Do you offer airport transfers / Airport shuttle?
Yes, we pick you up on request from the DFW Airport or DFW Airport nearby hotel. More information and prices can be found here
Internet - there is WIFI on the ranch?
We offer WIFI on the ranch - for $ 15 per 1 GB, you will get a hotspot (WiFi device), which you may use on the entire Ranch
Kids - Are children welcome?
Yes, like you can bring your kids - the kids love spending time with the animals, in nature, and of course in the pool - but we have no kids program - supervision is with the parents / adult companions at all times. Activieties are for children under 16 are limited - ask us.
Is there public transportation to the ranch?
No, our ranch is accessible by car/motor bike only. A shuttle service from DFW Airport is available, see above.
Are there shops/restaurants within walking distance?
The nearest supermarket is a small convenience store in the neighboring village of Santo, which is located approximately 5 miles (8.5 KM) from the ranch.
How far is the nearest shopping center / mall ?
In the city of Weatherford (30 minutes) or Ft. Worth (1 hour) and Grapevine (1.5 hours) offer vast shopping - the latter has an Outletmall with about 170 stores
There is an age limit to horseback rides - Kids under the age of 8 or if they are to small to reach the stirrups will have the possibilitie to get a short halter-ride with one of our tourguides.
Weight limits: 240 lbs (110 KG) for beginner riders & 270 lbs (125 KG) for advanced riders
Kids under the age of 16 are not allowed to ride on an ATV other than as pillion on the back seat with their parents/adult companions - Offroad range is limited with kids on the back seat.