Green Jay Cottage

The Green Jay Cottage is another favorite of birding groups. Built in 2010, this pine with cedar trim home has nine-foot ceilings. This two-bedroom/one-bathroom cottage sleeps four to six. The main bedroom has a queen bed, and the second bedroom has two twin beds. A loveseat sofa bed in the living room accommodates another two. Beside the full kitchen is a dining table that seats six. Many visitors say the rocking chairs on the porch are the best—with views of the meadow and sculpted brush lines hosting numerous bird feeders and a water feature. The elevated porch serves as a photo blind with easy-to-set-up camo screens—making it a great location for wildlife photography. A fire pit, outdoor grill, and hammock are situated beside the home.

$150/night per bedroom or $250/night for both bedrooms + 6% hotel tax + $50 cleaning fee
When rented by the bedroom, we lock off the extra bedrooms and do not book them to other guests.

Call 361-542-0348 to reserve.


  • Self-catering
  • Garden vegetables when available


  • A/C and central heat
  • Outdoor grill
  • Fire pit with firewood provided
  • Full kitchen
  • Ground-floor bedrooms
  • Take-a-book/leave-a-book library (children and adult)
  • Linens provided
  • Children’s activity basket
  • Children’s videos and DVDs
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