The Inn sits on a hill above Onion Creek. The location offers he Inn sits on a hill above Onion Creek. The location offers beautiful views of the Hill Country, the ideal setting for a romantic Texas getaway. The Sunsets are spectacular, and the night view of the stars is unimpaired by city lights. Our bed and breakfast is set on an 88-acre plot with miles of trails. This area is rich with wildlife including: deer, blackbuck antelope, wild turkey, fox, raccoons and abundant birdlife. During warm weather, the swimming pool offers a great place to relax day or night. There is a kitchen garden filled with seasonal flowers, vegetables, herbs, antique roses and old fashioned vines. The butterflies float by on their way to the abundant flowers.
Interactive Property Map
There is plenty of room to go exploring on our 88 acre grounds. The interactive map below shows our buildings and miles of trails. Have fun exploring our map of this beautiful Texas Hill Country acreage.
The first thing you see as you make the curve to the Inn parking lot is Isabel's garden. The tall vines on the kiosko (gazebo), fences, and any other place he can find, show off the old fashioned roses, trumpet vines, morning glory vines, and coral vines. Around the office, the morning glory,, cypres, and passion vines will catch your eye. There are numerous species of wildflowers that can be found in the spring and summer months. Bluebonnets, Indian Blankets, Mexican Hats, and many many other wildflowers cover the 88 acres from early spring to late summer.
Herbs, gomphrenas (little bachelor buttons), zinnias, old fashioned roses, Celosias (cockscombs) in various colors, vegetables, obedient plants, calendulas, sweet peas, violas, cosmos, sunflowers.
Anglewing, Black Swallowtail, Clouded Sulphur, Dainty Sulphur, Dogface, Fiery Skipper, Funereal Skipper, Giant Cloudless Sulphur, Giant Swallowtail, Gray Hairstreak, Gulf Frittilary, Monarch, Pipevine Swallowtail, Queen, Question Mark, Red Admiral, Sleepy Orange, Sooty Skipper, Texas Crescent, Tiger Swallowtail, Woodland Elfin, Zebra Long Wing.
Grasses are particularly noteworthy along the road - big and little bluestem varieties among others. Our huge fields of bluestem grass turn cinnamon brown after the first freeze and make a beautiful winter sight as they wave in the wind.
The leaves of the big tooth maples and yaupon near the Inn are another sight to enjoy. As in the rest of the Hill Country, the huge native live oaks make up the majority of the trees. We are green throughout winter.
Birds you might see or hear at the Inn:
American Goldfinch, Barn Swallow, Black Vulture, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Canyon Wren, Cara Cara, Carolina Chickadee, Carolina Wren, Common Ground Dove, Eastern Kingbird, Eastern Wood Pewee, Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Great Horned Owl, Great-blue Heron, Great-tailed Grackle, House Finch, House Sparrow, Inca Dove, Killdeer, Lark Sparrow, Lesser Goldfinch, Mourning Dove, Northern Bobwhite Quail, Northern Cardinal, Northern Mockingbird, Painted Bunting, Purple Martin, Red Tail Hawk, Roadrunner, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Screech Owl, Spotted Towhee, Tufted Titmouse, Turkey, Turkey Vulture, Western Kingbird, White-crowned Sparrow, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-billed Cuckoo.
Wildlife around the Inn:
Armadillo, Axis Deer, Black Buck Antelope, Black Rock Squirrel, Bobcat, Cottontail Rabbit, Coyote, Fox, Gecko, Gray Squirrel, Green Anole, Jack Rabbit, Opossum, Porcupine, Raccoon, Skink, Skunk, Texas Tree Lizard, Texas Whiptail Lizard, White Tail Deer.