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Jim Bob & Shayne Smith
P. O. Box 1852
Mason, Texas 76856


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The Bar V Guesthouse is located on 914 acres bordered by the Llano River 12 miles south of Mason off FM 1723 on West Simonsville Road.

This stretch of the Llano has been featured on the cover of Texas Monthly Magazine as one of the best rivers in Texas. Gorgeous views of bluffs and beautiful sunsets abound. Enjoy fishing, kayaking, floating, tubing and swimming along 6100 feet (1 1/4 miles) of the Llano River.

The Bar V Guesthouse is perfect for family reunions, receptions, vacations, parties or just a family get-a-way! It has a large BBQ pit outside for cooking for a crowd, and boasts a fireplace, kitchen with appliances, restroom, 6 single beds, 5 full size beds and two rollaway beds. You must bring your own linens. Two window air conditioning units help keep the Guesthouse cool in the hot Texas summer months.

$300 per night with a 3-night minimum (Thursday noon through Sunday noon) No guest limit within reason.
  From Mason travel south on US Highway 87. Turn right on FM 1723, continuing past the intersection of FM 2389 going about 4.5 miles merging into Simonsville Road (blacktop County Road). Continue down Simonsville Road for about 3.5 miles and turn rignt onto West Simonsville Road. Do not cross the Llano River. Continue down West Simonsville Road approximately 1.5 miles, crossing 6 cattleguards. Turn left at the blue 911 sign on the tree that says 6211 West Simonsbille Road. Follow the map to the Bar V Guesthouse.  

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Rio Grande Spring Turkey Hunts

Available April  -  May during Texas Spring Gobbler Season

Valid State of Texas Hunting License Required

Gun or Bow

$500.00 per hunter with a 2 hunter minimum 4 hunter maximum

 Non-hunter guests $100 per person

2 days of hunting - 2 nights lodging

1 Gobbler limit per hunter

Deposit of 1/2 the hunt fee is required to confirm your reservation

Black Buck Antelope Hunts are available. Call Shayne for details and to book.

Hog Hunts are available. Call Shayne for details and to book.

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