Marluc Bella Vita Ranch Facilities on Lake Godstone ™
Marluc Bella Vita Ranch is a wildlife and sports retreat facility on 188 acres of meadow and forest land surrounding Lake Godstone; a 40 foot deep stocked lake with six partially covered docks with canoe moorings and swim ladders. Besides the Lodge we also rent 2 campgrounds, 7 tent/popup sites, four furnished cabins, three primitive cabins and we include a sports complex, sand volley ball, lit basketball, soccer and baseball practice fields and an observatory with telescope in the cost. We also have a 4 mile hike and bike trail. With six miles of auto friendly gravel trails and another four miles of dirt and rock mountain bike-and-hike trails and plenty of wildlife in the forest around the lake and the grasslands of the upper meadow, nature lovers will be thrilled. In addition to Lake Godstone we have three fishing ponds including a new crappie pond below Lake Godstone. Rent our side by side UTV's, golf cart, or our pontoon boat expand your adventure and enjoyment of our 188 acre retreat ranch. The parking lot will handle 30 vehicles. Free Wifi is campus wide.
The Roost (sleeps 4-6) is a secluded and elevated cabin with wi-fi, TV, fire pit, wildlife feeders, watering hole, picnic table, covered porch with BBQ and smoker, bathroom with lower shower, full size fridge, small fridge, AC, Heat, hot plate, camp stove, microwave, and solar lighting. Located 1/2 mile away from the Main Lodge in the grassy meadows of the ranch retreat, the “roost” is one of the most comfortable deer and wildlife viewing apartments anywhere. The firepit overlooking the wildlife feeders is a great place to enjoy evening sunsets in any weather and the elevated porch comes complete with a bbq and smoker. Wi-fi, streaming TV, and night time lighting will help to make your stay most enjoyable.
The Guest Home
Located across Lake Godstone from the Lodge the Guest Home (sleeps 8-11) has three bedrooms, full bath, den with TV, full kitchen, a private patio with fire pit, a picnic area with a large picnic table and another large fire pit, propane BQ and smoker, kids fenced playground with slide and swing-set, a carport with RV service and a private boat dock with partial cover, swim ladder and mooring. A horse stall with small fenced pasture is free for guest use. With a sports complex and miles of Hike and Bike trails around the forested lake and upper wooded meadow there is lots to see and do. Wifi is free.
The Refuge Group Campground
The Refuge campground at Lake Godstone is a Group Campground for use by families or camp groups and can fit up to 10 tents/small RV’s. There are two utility stations each with power (20 and 30 amp) and water, a tree house shelter with seating for four and a coffee table, large fire pit, two picnic tables, and a porta-potty. There is an area comfort station with toilets/showers within walking distance. It is located on the east forested meadow above the Crappie Pond and Lake Godstone and is connected to 4 miles of hike and bike trails. Guests have access to the sports field, lake, wildlife viewing, and trail systems. Wifi is free.
The Lodge (sleeps 35-41) has four bedrooms, two upper floor dormitories, three bathrooms inside, a bath with showers outside above the water slide, a classroom with tables and chairs, couches and large screen TV, upper deck, large patio with restaurant booths overlooking Lake Godstone (fish off the porch) couches and chairs, large fire pit with rock seating, private boat dock with two kayaks and a canoe, large fully-equipped kitchen with three sinks, two stoves with ovens, two large fridges (and a third on the porch), two washers, two dryers, a dishwasher, a den with two couches and large screen TV, two large dining tables, a commercial ice maker, largely parking lot for 25-30 cars, a minnow tank, a fish tank, an aquaponic greenhouse, hot food table, high speed wifi, telephone, solar panel system with backup battery in case of power outage, propane grill, propane, bbq, charcoal bbq, sand fenced playground, waterslide, burglar alarm system and a great view of the lake and one off our many wildlife feed stations. Wifi is free.
Our 10' x 20' Reflection Primitive Cabin (sleeps 2) has a porch, water and power, wifi, screened windows, exterior door, a picnic table, large fire pit and charcoal grill. It comes with a queen size bed, a small table with two chairs, toilet, microwave, Air Conditioning, coffee maker, hot plate, utensils, television with Roku, and is a quiet, weather protected building. A small electric heater is also provided. The campsite is drive-through with parking for one vehicle. This treed site overlooks the dam and Lake Godstone. Wifi is free with no password needed.
The Field House
The Sports Field House (sleeps 4-6) is a cabin with a full bathroom, bathtub, kitchen, microwave, coffee machine, full fridge with water and ice, a den and a bedroom with a queen bunkbed plus a queen pullout couch/bed. Includes wi-fi, cell booster and porch with couch seating and bluetooth. The lit basketball court, sand volleyball court and soccer and baseball practice field with goal and backstop, observatory with telescope and picnic area is adjacent to the field house. Sunsets are awesome from the covered front porch. Wifi is free.
Serenity RV Campsite
Serenity is an RV unit (sleeps 2) installed permanently and connected to water, sewer and power. It has a full size bed and a small single couch and has a kitchen, cookware and restroom. Outside in the woods there is a shelter with charcoal grill, a large fire pit, a pad for a tent, a large picnic table and brook running through the campsite. Wifi and blue tooth sound system is included in the cost. With four miles of hiking and biking trails the connection to nature is awesome. Wifi is free.
Top of the Dam Group Campground
The Top-of-the-Dam campground overlooks Lake Godstone and is for use by families or camp groups. It fits up to 10 tents/small RV’s. There are two utility stations each with power (20 and 30 amp) and water, a 12' x 12' shelter, two fire pits, two large picnic tables, and a porta-potty. There is an area comfort station with toilets and showers nearby. Fishing is great with two partially covered docks nearby and with ten miles of trails around the forested lake and the upper wooded meadows there are plenty of nature exploration and viewing opportunities. Bring your own small watercraft (non-motorized) to enjoy the lake or mountain bikes (non motorized) to explore the trails. Wifi is free.
Located on the highest part of the Ranch, Panorama is about as secluded as you can get. The four-mile hike and bike trail (non-motorized) runs beside the campsite and Lake Godstone (with good fishing) and the sports complex is just a short walk away. A picnic table, power (20 and 30 and 50 amp). Charcoal grill and a large fire-pit are provided on this expansive campsite that will accommodate any size of RV or motor home. Wifi is provided free.
Located on the wooded upper trail of the 188 acre ranch there are five (5) large, drive-through secluded Popup/Tent sites and a small tentsite. Each has 20/30 amp power, water, fire pit, charcoal grill and picnic table. You can choose to park under a large oak tree on the level upper field or on the private gravel driveway. The nearby comfort station has two showers and two toilets. There are four miles of hiking and biking trails and five wildlife feeder/viewing stations. Lots to see and to do beside fishing in Lake Godstone from one of our five partially covered docks with swim ladders and moorings or visiting our sports field complex.
The Inspiration Cabin (sleeps 3-4) has a king bed and two lofts each a twin bed. A full kitchen, full bath and tub, dining table and blue tooth sound system is provided. It has a porch with an awesome view, BBQ grill, streaming wide screen TV, smoker and fire pit. The sunrise view over the valley below is spectacular. There are ten miles of hike and bike trails through the upper meadows and around the forested lake on the 188 acre ranch and the fishing is great. With free wifi, parking, lots of trees and wildlife the connection with nature while relaxing will bring you back every year.
With four miles of mountain bike trails (non-motorized) connecting our forested Lake Godstone and upper wooded meadow, there are numerous opportunities to camp out under the stars. Pick up your backpack and walk to your favorite spot where there is a fire-pit provided or drive on our miles of all-weather road to the spot of your choice. No services are provided but the comfort station with showers and toilets plus several porta-potties are available.
Located below our Crappie Pond and near the comfort station are three primitive cabins with two futons and a small table with chairs. There are no utilities provided except free wifi but outside each of them are a picnic table, charcoal grill and a firepit.
The new campground office/store is located in the camping area of the ranch and can provide ice, bait, briquets and soft drinks and a variety of fishing equipment and other camping supplies.