The Lodge at Karankawa Village


22996 Highway 60, Matagorda, TX 77456


  • $1,250,000
  • Economy

Investment Overview:

Casual elegance along Texas’ Gulf Coast, The Lodge offers eight upscale rooms with expanded porches and views of the water. Clientele include wedding parties, corporate retreats, deep sea fishing groups and families. The Sellers have been focused primarily on the retail component, which draws business from all over the State, and have not aggressively pursued the rooms side of the business. Amenities include flat screen TV’s, organic bedding, gourmet coffee machines, original artwork and fireplaces.

Matagorda County is a picturesque community steeped in historical significance, a history that goes back 500 years. The area supports major industrial groups including Phillips 66, Tenaris, and Celanese Chemical, as well as Major Medical Group and Wharton County Junior College, ranked #1 community college in Texas for 2015/2016. As one of the top-ranked birding spots on the globe, birding enthusiasts from all over the world travel to see more than two hundred species of birds. Offering boating, fishing, golfing, canoeing and kayaking, Matagorda County is also host to the annual Matagorda Livestock Show & Rodeo and is home to the LCRA Matagorda Bay Nature Park, and Matagorda County Birding Nature Center. Travel & Leisure Magazine has declared Matagorda Beach as one of the “Best Secret Beaches on Earth”.

For more on the property and its offerings, visit: Karankawa Village

Major area employers include Phillips 66, OXEA Corporation, BNSF/Burlington Northern, STP Nuclear Energy, and Dow Chemical Company.

Property Overview:

The Lodge at Karankawa Village is an 8-room, exterior corridor, independent lodge, and is a very unique investment property that has both high-end hotel and retail components. There is 10,000 SF total combined space in two buildings. 4,000 SF retail store also features kitchen and bar. The lodge features outdoor fireplace and unique lobby. Each of eight rooms with balconies is uniquely styled, equipped with the finest organic bedding, large bathrooms and original artworks. Gourmet coffees and flat screen televisions are found in each room and two outdoor living rooms with fireplaces are offered.

Location Overview:

Matagorda, Texas is at the end of State Highway 60 and beginning of Farm to Market Road 2031, which runs over the Intracoastal Waterway and south to the Gulf of Mexico. There are 23 miles of beach accessible by vehicle and 35 additional miles accessible only by boat. Located near the mouth of the Colorado River on the Upper Texas coast, Matagorda is primarily a tourist town with commercial and recreational fishing being the top industries. Besides, Matagorda is known as one of the best kayaking and kayak fishing destinations on the Texas coast due to miles of shallow marsh area only accessible by kayak. There are also miles of designated paddling trails in the area.

TEXAS Highways Magazine’s June, 2017, edition just highlighted Matagorda Bay as “The Secret Coast”

Agent for this listing

Skyler Cooper

Vice President Investments, National Hospitality Group
Office: (713) 452-4275
Mobile: (540) 522-9115
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Lisa Hankamer

Senior Associate, National Hospitality Group
Office: (713) 452-4247
Mobile: (713) 992-3343
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