Pilot Point Fishing Cabin, Romantic, Family Vacations,Getaways, Bnb, Pets, Wedding, Parties

9261 Farm to Market 455 E Pilot Point, TX 76258, Pilot Point,
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Type : BnB
  • 1 to 5 Sleeps


2 BR/1BA Cabin; Sleeps 7+; Security Cameras; 2mi E. of Lake; Entire Cabin & BnB.

The minute you walk through the front door - no, the minute you drive through the front gate, you’ll sigh with relief knowing you have made the right choice for your lodging. There is not another place in the area that compares to the Cabin. Nearly everyone who stays says "I wish I had a place like this of my own." While you are here, IT IS YOUR VERY OWN w/all the privacy and accommodations imaginable. All the little extras make this Cabin special. One recent guest said, "there is something about the Cabin that immediately warms your soul and melts you to the core.

"Nestled on a small farm, cozy, nothing fancy, rustic on the outside but oh so comfortable SECURE cabin w/infrared heated front porch & deck furnished w/Retro gliding loveseats, spring chairs, & bistro tables. In the evening enjoy the moon & stars, listening to the coyotes howling, owls hooting, & numerous bird calling. In the morning have your morning coffee.Truly a little piece of heaven.

Then WOW, you open the front door!The inside is not at all what you would expect. Beautifully contemporary decorated w/elaborate, extraordinary, matchless details that make everything come together, especially just for you, and yours.

There are 2 Adjustable XL (head raises, feet raise, or zero gravity position) twin size beds comparable to large theater chairs.These beds are great to watch the premium satellite TV including NFL Sunday Ticket.Couples push these beds together to make a king-size bed or individuals keep separate & enjoy getting in just the right position to experience the best night’s sleep they've ever had. Some couples that plan on sleeping upstairs never make it off these beds they are so comfortable.Above these beds is a unique ceiling fan & light.The sofa folds out to a double size bed w/an above average mattress.The sofa bed sleeps 1 or 2 adults, depending on whether you like to cuddle. The living room has a 42” flat screen Smart TV that swivels around for viewing. The living room fireplace can be used year round to add a touch of romance & down home feeling.Let us know when you are arriving, we will have the fire going!

Gourmet kitchen is fully equipped w/a stove, full-size refrigerator, service for 12+, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, broiler, pots, pans, cookie sheets,cutting board,mixing bowls,utensils,storage containers, drinking glasses, coffee mugs, knife set,steak knives, blender,spice rack, hot dog roasting sticks,utensils to cookout on the grill, 12-cup coffee maker (not one of those 2-cup coffee makers at the surrounding hotels & motels) w/FREE coffee, cream, decaffeinated coffee, OJ, water, soft drinks, & hot chocolate, snacks, basic pantry items & condiments. Microwaveable breakfast foods are supplied along w/seasonal fruit. At this Bed n Breakfast, you eat breakfast whenever you want without having to visit with the host! Everything needed to prepare the family meals including an 18QT. roaster oven to fix your holiday meal. If your college student cannot come home to you, you come to them, stay here at your home away from home. (Check out the DISCOUNTS listed under Rates for parents visiting their UNT, TWU, and any of the other surrounding college students).

The large walk-in closet has plenty of shelves and hanging space for your clothes. Hangers, ironing board & iron & clothes steamer.Downstairs off the kitchen is a very small bedroom w/an XL twin size bed.This bed is extra comfy & it just the spot for the guest that wants to be out of view from the living room & wants to get a good night’s sleep that is close to the bathroom & kitchen for midnight snacks!

The beautiful spiral staircase goes up to the large loft bedroom.Here you will find a king size platform bed, romantic lighting, a ceiling fan/light that is a replica of one found in the Hearst Castle Library & small TV to watch the satellite from downstairs.

All beds have luxury, plush bedding, linens, & many pillows w/a wide range of sizes & firmness. You’ll have the best night’s sleep you’ve ever had sleeping on specialty sheets that maintain your body’s temperature throughout the night.

Traveling executives or those who need a private, quiet place to work, is an L-shaped glass desk & ergonomic chair, task light, & basic office supplies.The upstairs office overlooks the wooded property, retired racehorse, miniature donkeys, & various wildlife in the pasture.This is just the place to get your thoughts together & get your work done. The large bathroom has everything you can possibly need including fluffy towels, luxury spa robes, toiletries, personal hygiene "stuff,” shaving cream & razors, hair dryer, curling irons, makeup remover & makeup brushes. There is a marble & glass vanity table, stool & a lighted vanity mirror to put your face on.The sink has an adjustable mirror over it for shaving & fixing your hair.The shower/tub combo has mineral salts & oils to soak your aches & pains away.Bladeless fan for cooling & heating. Brand new Washer/Dryer combo for washing your clothes! Detergent & fabric softener are supplied.

Cabin sleeps up to 7 comfortably. Add air mattresses if you want to pack in 6 more guests for those party animals. A large window unit downstairs cools & heats the entire Cabin & an additional small window unit upstairs w/space heaters throughout.The alarm clock plays calming sounds to fall asleep to.Pair your mobile phone for listening to your own music to the Jawbone speakers.There is special lighting throughout the Cabin.We offer free premium satellite TV channels including NFL Sunday Ticket for the sports fan.There is a DVD player to watch your DVDs or the Cabin has a few DVDs for your viewing. Guests have access to free Wi-Fi.There is a keyless entry door to access the Cabin so you never have to see the homeowner if you do not want to.

For your safety, the protection of your vehicle, boat, & equipment there are two fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, & FOUR MONITORED SECURITY CAMERAS. This place is set up especially for the Pro Angler in mind or those travelers who appreciate worry-free lodging. (Anglers ask about our Discounts) Reviews from recent Anglers say "Out of all the places they have stayed, There's no place better and as soon as the tournament schedule comes out we'll be calling to reserve the Cabin AGAIN."

The Cabin is located 2 miles east of Lake Ray Roberts Isle du Bois State Park where there are numerous events going on year round. Ray Roberts is known for its Bass fishing.Let us refer you to the best fishing guide in the area. (Discounts are given to guests referred by Ucatchemguideservice, Jim Walling). Enjoy a day out on the lake fishing, water skiing & boating, canoeing, kayaking, jet skiing, or swimming.The North Texas Greenbelt is right off of Isle du Bois State Park for walking, mountain biking, equestrian trails, & going down the river right below the dam.

Families like to get out of their city house & come out to play, hike through the wooded pasture, learn about nature or play on huge boulders out in the pasture during the day.At night, kids love to explore the outside with headlamps & flashlights.Bring your tent & pitch it right next to the Fire Pit. Mom & Dad leave your kids w/the Grandparents & get away for your much-deserved weekend.On the other hand, Grandparents, steal away from everyone and everything!

This is a great place for the family to meet up prior to or after college or high school graduations.(See Discounts under Rates.)Be spontaneous & surprise your loved one with a night or two or longer away from home.You don't have to wait for your anniversary or a birthday - better yet, "just because!" Take her/him out to dinner & then head over to the Cabin where we will have everything ready to make your surprise a very special & memorable time. Upon your arrival we will have the Fire Pit and/or the Fireplace going, a bottle of wine on ice, cheeses, crackers, bruschetta, meats, fruits, & chocolates, all beautifully laid out to impress that special person in your life.Remember, no need to pack anything.We have everything including luxury spa robes to put on after a long hot soak in bath salts and mineral oils.

Groups of Girls like spending the weekend here to get away from it all or use it for a place for that Bachelorette party.

Ideal place to have birthday parties without noise level restrictions. Reasonable party rates. Very secure to let them PARTY!

Outside is one of the biggest hits with everyone - the FIRE PIT! Everyone just loves sitting around the fire, roasting hot dogs & marshmallows or grilling steaks & hamburgers.There are lawn chairs and lawn blankets for sitting around the Fire Pit. Firewood is supplied. For the city slickers, there is an electric BBQ grill or a large Charcoal BBQ grill w/all utensils & pots & pans for grilling.

If you are looking for a low-cost place to have an intimate wedding w/a few friends & family, the spiral staircase makes a beautiful setting for the bride to come down to her groom or have your wedding outside under the vine-covered trellis for those memorable pictures.The yard is perfect for your reception.(See Discounts under Rates.)

The Cabin is centrally located in the North Texas area.Spend a day at the races at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth Stock Show, festivals in Denton & surrounding areas, Denton County & Texas State Fairs,visits to your college students, numerous equine events, night/day at casinos, Texas Tulips, Peanut Festival, Bonnie & Clyde Days, self-guided tours of horse ranches, perfect place for those with boat slips at the Marina for overnight sleeping. Let us help you plan your activities.

Wanting something extraordinary, more comfortable than a motel or hotel, fresh, definitely more secure,without the Bedbugs, & a place to call your Home Away from Home, you've found it.

At Ray Roberts Lodging, we truly appreciate our guests & thoroughly delight in seeing them again & again.




  • Private Charcoal Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill: Large Charcoal BBQ Grill and Electric Grill with all the grilling utensils. Please clean up after use.
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower BIG - w/vanity, & ALL necessities imaginable & then some! Large bathroom big enough for multiple guests to get ready at same time. Stocked with all the essentials and lots more to choose from!! This is not a hotel where it might be customary for you to take home anything that is not tied down. Use what you want and need but leave the hair products, empty bottles, soaps, hygiene supplies, towels, etc. There are plenty of fluffy towels. Marble/glass vanity, stool, with lighted vanity mirror to put your face on. Sink with an adjustable mirror to shave and do your hair. Tub/shower combo w/mineral salts and oils to soak in. Hair dryers and curling irons. Luxury Spa Robes for the men & women. Bladeless Fan for Cooling & Heating. NO NEED TO PACK - ALL THE ESSENTIALS ONE CAN IMAGINE & MORE!
  • Twin Bed
  • Queen Bed
  • King Bed
  • King Sofa Sleeper
  • XL Adj Twin in LR-Push together for King or TV Lounge Chair: 1 twin/ single XL ADJ Twin raises Head, Feet, or Zero Gravity.12" Mattress Sealy Raised Pillowtop Air Mattress: 2 queen Temporary Extra Bed - not intended for long term rental Twin Size Air Mattress: 2 twin/ single Temporary Extra Bed - not intended for long term rental Loft Bedroom w/Desk Overlooks Pasture: 1 king Private, romantic loft Living Room Sofa Folds Out to Double Size Bed with Topper: 1 sleep sofa /futon Dbl Size Bed w/Mattress Topper-Watch TV-Sleeps 2 if Cozy! XL Adj Twin in LR-Push together for King or TV Lounge Chair: 2 twin/ single Adj XL Twins Head, Feet raise, or Zero Gravity.12" Mattress Small BR off Kitchen - XL Twin Bed: 1 twin/ single Extra plush, snug, comfy near bathroom and kitchen .
  • Playground
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dining Table Seats
  • Dining Table
  • TV
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Big Screen TV
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Library
  • Stereo
  • 42" LCD Flatscreen TV with premium DirecTV channels including NFL Sunday Ticket. 12" TV upstairs to watch satellite from downstairs. Please do not change TV settings. 1 DVD Player downstairs. Bring your own DVDs or select from Homeowner's limited library. Premium DirecTV with NFL Sunday Ticket. No pay preview allowed. Cards, Trivial Pursuit. This is the country - go outside and play! Jawbone Speakers to pair to your mobile device. Some available. Will have more upon request and appropriate to age of children. Toys usually not needed out in the country!! Several DVDs to choose from
  • Fireplace
  • The fireplace is located in the living room. Manufactured logs that burn up to 4 hours are provided. Wintertime guests let us know when you're arriving and the fire will be burning at your request.
  • Games
  • Reading Library
  • Pet Friendly
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Gas Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Water Filter
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dish Washer
  • Kitchen
  • Washing Machine
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Parking Available
  • Garage
  • Parking in driveway with electrical hookups. Additional parking on west side of Cabin. No parking on east side of Cabin. Carport on property to share with wife's sport car available only if hail is in the weather forecast.


  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • The Porch has infrared heating. Furnished with Retro-Style Gliding Loveseats, spring chairs, and bistro tables. Potted plants. Hummingbird feeders and bird feeder right off the porch.
  • Near Golf
  • Contact Ray Roberts Water Sports for rental of Jet Skis. They will deliver to you at Isle du Bois State Park.

Additional Rate Information

Fees:  Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Tax Rate 6%


A. Additional Guests of Parents of graduating students from area colleges or high schools stay free w/3 night minimum stay;

B. Honeymooners w/wedding & reception receive 2nd night free. Sm Weddings < 20 $325; Medium Weddings 20 - 40 $400; Large Weddings 40 - 60 $500

C. Family Vacations - Kids under the age of ten stay free; Again, let us work w/you to stay within your budget!

D. Anglers, w/verifiable Angler status competing in Ray Roberts Fishing Tournaments make your discounted reservation ASAP. This Cabin was initially set up w/Pro Fisherman in mind!Don't wait until last minute before someone else snatches it up. Ask for Discount.

E. Verified referrals from Homeowner’s associations with surrounding vendors will receive discounts, please ask at time of booking reservation & mention who referred you for discounts available;

F. Returning guests receive 10% discount

G. In appreciation of the men & women currently serving in the U.S. Military & Veterans of War we are honored to offer 1/2 off the second night's stay. (Military I.D. required)

H. Monthly Rate w/letter of intent to stay longer than 30 days – no 6% Occupancy Tax & monthly rate is negotiable.

I. See discounted rates for weekly & monthly rentals.

J. Visiting Professors and Traveling Executives contact us for discounted rates.

K. Parties - Let's discuss. There is a minimal additional fee for parties. Our goal is to remain reasonable & everyone have a good time while they party!

L. Musical bands staying longer than three days contact us for discounts;

M. Pet Fee $25



Manager's cancellation policy: Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Area Information : NEARBY ATTRACTIONS:http://bit.ly/1k8F8UU The Cabin at Slye Ranch is located just outside the historical town that got its name from being the highest point in the area, thus an observation point for crossing the Trinity River. The wagon pilots nicknamed it "the Pilot's Point". Today, Pilot Point town square is home to the historically significant (ca.1896) Farmer’s and Merchant’s Bank hosts reenactment of the Bonnie & Clyde bank robbery. Just off the square are Pedro’s Tex-Mex and Magnolia Station restaurants and Western Son Distillery. Tulip lovers and photographers visit Texas Tulips, of the Koeman’s from Holland. Sharkarosa Wildlife to party with the animals and eat with the bears at Bear’s Den. North Texas Greenbelt, starts right below the Lake Ray Roberts dam three mi. west of the Cabin to hike, canoe, ride your horse. Isle du Bois State Park, two mi. w., fish without a license, swim at the lake, rent Jet Skies from Ray Roberts Water Sports, or fish with UCatchemGuideService. Black Mustang Ranch has horseback rides around the lake. Visit ExiteBaits for your fishing lures. Aubrey, six miles south has the Annual Texas Peanut Festival, Aubrey, six mi. south Gene Autry’s hometown and home to Randy Travis, Tioga, is seven miles north. Lake Ray Roberts Isle Du Bois State Park is less than three miles west that has wooded equestrian and hiking trails, swimming, canoeing, paddle boats, boating, camping, bird watching, one of the best bass fishing lakes in Texas hosting numerous fishing tournaments throughout the year. Denton, Texas, home of Texas Woman's University and the University of North Texas is less than 20 minutes away. Denton is known for their eclectic nightlife, art festivals, jazz festivals, county fair, shopping, and numerous restaurants.


Larry & Lynn Slye

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Guest Reviews

All reviews are from verified guests
Sarah A.

The Adventures of Lollie and Callan

  • Submitted: Oct 17,2016

Slye Cabin is tucked away in its own little gated environment. Geese, ducks, a rainstorm, and a rainbow made the skies on my first evening unforgettable. The comfortable atmosphere was immediately relaxing. The owner took an inventory of the things I would need upon immediate arrival and they were all awaiting me (coffee, milk, things for my one year old grandchild--not to mention the wonderful welcome platters). The outside gathering areas were perfect for friends and family. Just down the road from Roy Roberts State Park, it was the perfect spot to stop and put your feet up after hours hiking, fishing, swimming or playing with the grandkid(s). The location also afforded a ten minute trip to all the fast food one would want. Well appointed, the house provided plenty space for sleeping , TVs, roomy bathroom and a stocked kitchen fit for a gourmets delight. Every morning we greeted the donkeys and horse before starting the day; ending our night much the same. There was nothing that I needed that was not within touch. The owners made everyday special for my young grandson by leaving playthings to be discovered each morning on the porch! The last morning a big box became a welcomed play pen for my energetic toddler as I packed to depart. What smiles this brought! Thanks Lynn for your time and attention to our needs, interests, and concerns. Hope to visit again soon.

Courtney, TX, USA


  • Submitted: Oct 24,2016

We had a \" Bride Tribe\" weekend and Lynn was an amazing host! I know we will all be back, with the family or just the girls! She had any and everything you can imagine, in case you left something behind. Better than a hotel ????????????

Anthony A.

Best stay ever!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 29,2016

This was an absolutely top notch experience!!! Lynn was so gracious and accomodating. The welcome platters we\'re unlike anything we\'ve ever received. She even created one especially for the vegetarians in our party. We can\'t wait to return. Thank you for an absolutely wonderful weekend!!!

Heather W.

Clean, Cozy, Great hospitality

  • Submitted: Sep 23,2016

We live 20 miles from the cabin. My husband and I wanted to getaway for a night, not too far from the kids, but also can have some quite time being alone. This cabin was way beyond our expectations, we had a wonderful weekend here, relax, cozy, and private. We had been to a lot of places this year, National Parks and Italy?but this was the place we really enjoyed for our rest?The welcome platter and wine were heart warming gesture. The refrigerator was stuffed with all kinds of drinks and in the bathroom, there was a big selection of shampoo, conditioner, and bath oil to choose from. Mrs. Lynn provided the great hospitality, she was very thoughtful, and we could find everything we needed during our stay. We suggested to have an outdoor grill, and one week later, Mrs. Lynn sent us an email with pictures of her new grill, Lynn was amazing host. We definitely will go back!!

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