The Margaret Austin Center is a rural retreat center established to provide a quiet and inexpensive setting for retreats and meetings in the rolling hills outside Chappell Hill, Texas. Originally the vacation home of Margaret Austin, the Center has welcomed retreat groups for almost 20 years. Meeting Hall seats 60, Dining Hall seats 50, Retreat Center sleeps 56.
Rockin’ Star Ranch is a beautiful and unique destination for events, retreats, weddings and reunions. Our spacious 7,000 square foot ballroom boasts dramatic vaulted ceilings, an amazing commercial kitchen, massive granite topped bar and its own private suite tucked away upstairs for newlyweds or other very lucky guests. The ballroom is the largest in the area and provides the perfect airy, yet intimate, space for your next destination wedding, reunion or business conference. We also feature on-site lodging with quaint individual cabins that surround a gorgeous outdoor pool complete with waterfall and bar/kitchen. Ballroom seats 300 at tables; 500 cocktail-style; Ranch sleeps 30 in 7 different cabins.
The Miracle Farm Retreat Center is available to outside groups as a place for reflection, renewal, and spiritual growth. The Center includes a new outdoor pavilion, two bunkhouses with 60 and 8 beds each, a meeting center, fully equipped commercial kitchen, and a nearby outdoor chapel. Facilities are ideal for youth groups, church or corporate retreats and meetings, as well as family reunions. There is a 60-bed bunkhouse, meeting center to accommodate up to 85 people with full commercial kitchen, and a large pavilion for outdoor activities.
Lillian Farms Country Estate combines the grace of a true B&B in a Victorian-style mansion, and the charm of secluded self-catering cottages for those who really want to get away from it all. Overlooking 230 acres of picturesque Texas landscape, Lillian Farms has five B&B guest rooms and eight cottages. For B&B guests, a full breakfast is served each morning. Cottage guests will find breakfast items stocked in their full kitchen. Lodging packages. Lillian Farms is also home to the Lone Star Event Center, which features 5,000 square feet of space (including a ballroom) to host weddings and special events up to 300 guests.
Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime! Enjoy a breathtaking Texas Ranch with wildlife and lakes. We have boating and a zip-line at the big lake! Enjoy walking trails and the views of the hills, cattle, and horses. Sit back and watch the beautiful sunset on the back porch and relax.
We have several rooms and a newly renovated horse barn that we converted into 5 wonderfully themed suites. There is a full community kitchen that you can use and we do offer catering to larger parties when booked in advance. We also have a cottage which is separate from the converted horse barn that has 2 bedrooms a full bathroom and private back patio which sleeps 6.
A private clothing-optional community. Go skinny dipping and experience a safe and natural lifestyle at the largest clothing-optional resort in Texas. Cabins, RV sites, tent camping.
Located in the rolling hills near Brenham, PermaVista Ranch boasts breathtaking grounds, comfortable event and vacation amenities, a jovial staff, and a wide range of fun activities. Just over an hour from both Houston and Austin, we are an ideal destination for birthday parties, weddings, corporate retreats and family reunions. The facility is well-equipped and can easily host cocktail parties and dinners for up to 200 people or more. Our luxury ranch can comfortably accommodate up to 20 guests for overnight stays.