Our 8th stay in 5 years. My sons caught bass with 10 straight casts. They caught 6 and 8 lb bass. I had coffee on a peaceful porch looking over a large private pond. Paula and Jim could not have been nicer. Homemade jams from berries and grapes from their land, biscuits and fresh eggs from their chickens were waiting in the fridge in our fully appointed kitchen. Fast internet and cable for football. We love this place
The drive in got us with a 1/2 mile. The proprietor got us to the correct cabin quickly. We chose the Sam Houston suite because we wanted the Breakfast (full, and worth every bite!) We ate on the balcony the next morning and then lounged and read. So relaxing. We went for a walk about the property soon after. We strolled along the lake and the family site. Admired and smelled the amazing floral growing everywhere. What roses! We made it up to the chickens and garden supreme! Made we want to add to mine back at home. Paula offered to tour us around but we declined this time. She did give us some history on the place though. We went across the street to the baby cocks and goats. How precious they were, and gentle. The night before we went over to a recommended winery for a nice meal, a bottle, and jazz. Just perfect. We will be back. Next time we will bring some adult friends to enjoy the experience with us. Paula and her husband, plus animals, are salt of the earth people.
Nestled away on a ranch in a wooded area. Oak Grove Manor is great place to relax and "wine" down. Only minutes away from Los Pinos Vineyard we found ourselves really enjoying our short stay at the Manor. My girlfriend and I stayed in the Sam Houston Suite, which is located on the top level of the manor. The views from on high were incredible and service we received was exceptional. Paula sure can cook! I really want to stress how great of people Jim and Paula are. During our stay some really severe thunderstorms with forecasted hail (large) were due to roll in during the middle of the night. I alerted the Archer's of my concern and within minutes they had moved items around their facility to accommodate for our vehicles safety and our peace of mind. These are the types of people you can really appreciate. Came in as a stranger and left as a friend. What a great experience. Thank you Jim and Paula! We will be back!
My husband and I spent a long weekend the first week in November staying in the Sam Houston Suite. The accommodations couldn’t have been better. The suite was incredibly spacious with a comfortable king bed and an adjacent sitting room. We were given the option of a full breakfast but instead chose the continental breakfast (saved $s and the coffee, pastry and juice were perfect). Paula and Jim Archer couldn’t have been nicer. Jim gave us a tour around the ranch. We loved the experience. There are two lakes on the property so my husband enjoyed fishing. In addition to enjoying the ranch experience, we realized, went to the near-by winery and did some shopping in town. I plan on taking my 80 year old father back this spring. There is a smaller suite down the hall. The two suites will be perfect for us and are a good value. A true 5 Star B&B experience.
Fantastic ranch built by Jim and Paula. They are the most friendly people and really seem to love having guests. We stayed at the treehouse and loved it. It is not large but plenty spacious for two--and it felt cosy and romantic. We fished in one of the lakes and relaxed. Jim took us on a great tour of the ranch and Paula told us about the animals. The cows were having calves, and the goats were great fun to watch. We looked inside the other two cabins--the larger one is new and has lots of light and high ceilings. The "smaller" one is still quite large and has more of a feel of an older ranch house. Bothe are on their own lakes. The smaller house is back in the woods and has an especially "out on your own" feel. The larger house is nearer some of the farm outbuildings. Both are very nice, but a bit different from each other. If just two of you, take the treehouse. The main house has two B&B rooms, but we did not see them. No breakfast in teh houses and treehouse, but good kitchen--and Paula will sell you fresh free range chicken eggs for breakfast! There is a gass grill by the lake--we had a great rib eye steak from Brookshire Grocery in Pittsburg and some great wine. Perfect. We will be back.
Lovely place to unwind and get away. Our family stayed here for a family reunion in the area. It was a great home away from home. The amenities are wonderful. Farm Animals, fishing, canoes, fire pit for smore! All the amenities inside the cottage are well thought of--there was not anything we lacked. Paula and Jim are very friendly and I enjoyed their history with a property. Will definitely return if we have the opportunity again. Thanks Jim & Paula.
This year we had the opportunity to stay in the brand new Lakeside Cottage. It is spacious, very clean and comfortable. The ranch is great for those who appreciate the outdoors, like to explore the surrounding small towns for casual fine dining , look for bargin antiques or just quietly relax and let your cares fly away. We have been coming to the ranch for five years now. We would not even consider going anywhere else because the place has it all. Ed and Bonnie
We have stayed at the "Treehouse" on 3 seperate occasions, and each time was a wonderful, relaxing experience. Jim and Paula are gracious hosts, and the room was spotless. Their grounds are inviting.....there are several lakes/ponds available if you like to fish, or just wander the trails for a relaxing walk (we even went out one night for a midnight walk, and the stars were gorgeous!) The Treehouse does not have breakfast service, so be prepared to bring your own food. There are numerous restaurants in the area, and antique shopping galore. Paula always seems to know the latest "in-place" to go for that special meal! The Treehouse: get away, relax, enjoy!!
My hubby & I recently stayed in the Treehouse at Oak Manor and cannot wait to return...We have stayed in many spots in Texas but this was by far the MOST pleasant surprise of them all..Jim & Paula have a lovely place..Better than the pictures...Everything was spotless when we arrived and beautiful views from each and every window..The bed could not have been any more comfy and the fishing was a TREAT....Can't wait to return and HOPE it is soon...Thanks Jim & Paula....