Old Camp Joy

Ore City, TX   Offered for sale at $1,650,000

Welcome to Old Camp Joy with approximately 4.75 lakefront acres located on beautiful Lake of the Pines. Originally constructed in 1958, this unique property was rebuilt with three all new, quality construction cottages in 2015 and the main house was constructed in 2021 and is now an established five-star resort with an ever growing faithful customer base. Old Camp Joy offers a multitude of accommodations, including a 1,700 square foot multi-use event hall that will seat 80 guests, a commercial grade kitchen, men's/women's bathrooms, a mother's room and a stately deck overlooking approximately 1,200 feet of water frontage.
Step into the main house and you’ll see that it has stunning panoramic views of the inlets and open water and tons of natural light from the vast windows at every turn. The hilltop, lakefront house offers a large living area with amazing views, nice sized kitchen with quartz countertops, 2 bedrooms, 1-½ baths, a tornado shelter that meets FEMA requirements, a room upstairs that could be converted into a third bedroom and a central vac system. There is also the cutest 1 bedroom, 1 bath suite divided from the main structure.
There is nothing ordinary about Old Camp Joy. Own three truly “storybook”, custom built onsite, luxury vacation cottages that offer a pleasing and well-appointed setting for lakeside retreats. All cottages are fully furnished with tastefully selected antique furniture, original art, custom textiles and high quality cotton linens adding to each cottage’s unique theme. Each structure is arranged to give a nostalgic, tiny village look. Bright, clean and cheerful in every aspect.
The Knox Cottage offers 750 square feet, sleeps 4 and is appointed with 1 bedroom, a large loft area with 2 twin beds and 1 full bath.
The Sproul House offers 750 square feet, sleeps 4 and is wheelchair accessible with a walk-in shower and wider doors to offer accommodations for everyone and it has 1 bedroom, a large loft area with 2 twin beds and 1 full bath.
The Huguenot is the largest cottage with 1,250 square feet, sleeps 8 and has 2 bedrooms, a large loft area with 2 full size beds and abundant sitting space and 2 full baths.
Each cottage has a beautiful covered front deck overlooking what is arguably one of the most beautiful spots on the water with the best fishing and it’s just minutes from Cedar Springs boat launch.
Additionally, there is a green house equipped with electric and brick walls, a laundry house for guest use and a 1,620 square foot insulated and cooled shop. The landscape design showcases the natural beauty of the rolling hills, charming valley and seasonal creek with low maintenance. Mature oaks, pines and a vast variety of flowering shrubs are amongst the acreage. The property is gated with a fenced horse pasture providing added privacy from the neighboring roads. The property has so much room and the demand for expansion is there. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity in the heart of East Texas!

Property Details
  • 7 Guest Rooms
  • 6 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner's Quarters
  • Built in 2015
  • Last Renovated in 2022
  • Opened in 2015
  • Building is 4,500 SQFT
  • Lot is 4.75 Acres
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