Lillian Farms Country Estate

12570 FM 1155 E , Washington, TX 77880 USA (Show map)


Lillian Farms Country Estate is nestled in the Bluebonnet Country of Texas within easy driving distance from Houston, College Station/Bryan, Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas. The house boasts Victorian charm with all of the modern conveniences to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay. We have 8 private cottages along with the traditional bed and breakfast rooms. The property features over 230 acres of beauty to explore with a bounty of wildflowers, wonderful wildlife, and a peaceful 14-acre lake stocked with bass. Come experience the wonders of Texas!



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.3
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.3

Great getaway

5 on August 20, 2017

What a beautiful place!! I took my 2 daughters to Lillian Farms for a little family getaway. Our cottage( the southern belle) was the perfect size and very beautiful. We enjoyed getting to know all of the animals on the property. The property it so beautiful and the staff was wonderful always there when we needed anything! Thank you Michelle and Barbara for a wonderful getaway with my girls!!

Repulsively smelly

1.4 on April 12, 2016

This place was so awful, we ended up leaving early in the morning after our first night. The musty urine smell in the cabin was atrocious and quite frankly unbearable and unacceptable. During our first stay with them, the cabin we stayed in had a mildew odor in the bathroom, but we decided to give them a second chance and this time, the smell was much, much worse and was permeating throughout the entire cabin and not confined to just one room. Then there were the bugs that were inside. I realize being out in the middle of nowhere entails the possibility of a few insects getting in, but this was just too much on top of the smell. I am appalled they think it is acceptable to have someone in that space, much less charge someone to stay there, especially at their rates. This was supposed to be a trip to celebrate our anniversary and it was ruined. We requested a refund of at least one night, but preferably our whole stay. The request was made via email 3 days ago. To date, we have not heard back from them, not even so much as an apology. Even if their policy is a firm no refunds, the fact that they haven't even apologized is appalling.

Anniversary and Getaway Rolled Up In One

3.8 on June 30, 2014

We opted to do a romantic getaway with our stay to celebrate our anniversary. Barbara exceeded all expectations. We will go back. Farm is close enough to spend time in Brenham and Chapel Hill. Thank you Barbara!

Magical Aniversary Stay

5 on March 04, 2013

We decided to stay overnight while celebrating our anniversary. The ride to the victorian mansion was breathtaking. There were horses grazing and deer taking a drink from the pond. Barbara's work shows a great love for her property and she shares it with each guest. Thank you Barbara.

Wonderful Stay!

4.6 on July 04, 2010

From the check it to check out, Tyler made us feel very welcome, as if we were at home. Had a Awesome getaway to Lillian Farms. We wanted to just relax and get away from the city, and thats what we did. Tyler is an awesome person to talk with, we got the whole story of how Lillian Farms came to be. I could just keep going on how great LF is, but I would be here all day. So we thank you for the much needed rest. Bless you Tyler, and all your future endeavors.

Lillian Farms is a refuge

4.0 on June 19, 2009

For a true get-away, Lillian Farms provides solitude and space. In the beautiful Texas countryside, it is a welcoming site and a wonderful stay. We will be at Lillian Farms again.

Lillian Farms - The Perfect Getaway!

5 on June 08, 2009

We went with the intention of relaxing & couldn’t have picked a better location. Set on 230 acres in the TX Hill Country with a beautiful lake & breathtaking views everywhere you look-words can't express how truly blown away we were! The home & the grounds are very well maintained & no detail is overlooked. With a beautiful Victorian/country inspired look, it is furnished exquisitely, but comfortably. The porches filled with rockers were the perfect place to read or just relax in the breeze. We also took advantage of the hot tub, which was very nice. It is set far enough away from the road that you don't even hear traffic-you truly feel tucked away on a patch of Heaven on earth. We ordered a massage during our stay & the massage therapist was top-rate. The breakfasts were not only delicious, but the presentation was also a feast to the eyes served on beautiful silver & fine China with fresh flowers. The entire property was very clean-a very big deal to us! Barbara, the innkeeper, is very knowledgeable of the area & made great recommendations on everything we were looking for. She also made us feel right at home-one of the signs in her home reads, "Enter as strangers, leave as friends," & we can't give a better description than that. We stayed in the Angel's Nest-it was a nice size & the bed was very comfortable, which surprised us since it was an antique, but come to find out, she had the mattress custom made for comfort & comfortable it was! The bathroom & closet were very roomy as well & as with everywhere else in the home, it was beautifully furnished. This was our first time to LF, but it will not be our last! We visited in June’09, but hope to return in the spring when the bluebonnets are in season. There is also a carriage house suite that is perfect for a family & we hope to bring the kids next time & enjoy LF as a family. We left feeling relaxed, refreshed & renewed, which is exactly what we were looking for. We highly recommend Lillian Farms!

feast your eyes & tummy on lillian farms

5 on June 09, 2008

are the stresses of every day life wearing you down? head for this ideal country retreat. the farm setting defines tranquility. we stayed in the carriage house and experienced the best night's sleep in years. Barbara's breakfasts are outstanding. we wish we could have stayed longer

A great venture

5 on June 02, 2008

A very lovely bed and breakfast view. The hostess was most congenial and so very outgoing to assure us a wonderful time. We felt most welcome. Scenery and home just lovely.

Southern Hospitality

4.4 on May 20, 2008

Setting is a rench; winding drive to hilltop manor. Warm gracious welcome by Barbara Segal. Beautiful spacious rooms, tasteful "old world" furnishings, and interesting decor. Atmosphere exudes warmth and friendship.

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Rooms & Rates

King Kevin's Hideaway

Faux leather walls, pecan wood flooring and a coffered copper ceiling are some of the extraordinary touches throughout this two bedroom, one bath cottage. An eat-in kitchen with a country style dining set and a leather sofa and chaise in the living room provide plenty of space for relaxing, reading, or TV viewing. In the bathroom, a large stone shower with shower seat, red marble vanity, copper sink, and the display of brass Scottish hunting medallions make what might have been an ordinary bathroom extraordinary. French doors add an elegant touch in the large master bedroom. The fact that the doors lead to your private hot tub on the large rear deck at the edge of the woods is an added bonus.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 3 Twin

Nightly Rate: $245 - $0

Lady Kassie's Rose Cottage

As soon as you see the unique mahogany door, you will know you are someplace special. The glass inset, etched with "The Rose Cottage", will offer you a glimpse inside before you enter. The ironwood hardwood floors, fireplace surrounded by hand sculpted porcelain roses, hand finished kitchen cabinets, and stainless steel appliances are just a few of the details you will appreciate in this luxury accommodation. The master bedroom has a solid oak hand-carved king headboard. The bay window looks out onto the countryside, and the beadboard ceiling provides an open, airy feel to the room. There is a separate bath with marble tiled floor, large shower and hand-painted double sinks. Enjoy rocking on the back porch while watching deer come and graze. The backyard of the cottage is a favorite spot for whitetail does to bring their fawns to play and learn. The wooden footbridge, stone walkway, exterior chimney, rosemary hedge, and rose bushes complete the English cottage look.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $225 - $0

The Secretariat

Transom windows, a beveled entrance with a leaded Texas Star, and a Dutch door leading to your private patio are just a few of the unique features you will find. The generously-sized bedroom has a pecan queen size bed with inlaid slate tiles, an antique armoire, and a large glass block shower. In the living room, a leather couch provides a cozy place to sit. It is also a queen size sleeper and can accommodate up to two additional guests. Step through the Dutch door adjacent to the eat-in kitchen and you will find your private patio complete with seating area, gas grill, and hot tub. For those traveling with horses, this private and secluded accommodation also has two stalls ready for your traveling companions. Please note that you must book the Secretariat in order to board your horse(s) during your stay. If the Secretariat is already booked by another party, we apologize that we will not be able to accommodate your animals.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175 - $0

The Country Penthouse

It's not overlooking Central Park and it doesn't have a doorman, but for privacy and space, you can't beat The Country Penthouse. This two bedroom/two bath accommodation has a king size bed, queen size bed, twin daybed and twin rollaway, which makes it perfect for families or girlfriend getaways. Quilting and sewing groups especially love it because of the huge farmhouse table that will hold sewing machines and all that comes with them. The leather couch and chair and a half in the living room offer lots of room to stretch out and watch TV. A personal hospitality bar has a toaster oven, microwave, bar sink and refrigerator. Across the hall (yes, there's more!), you'll find the second bedroom and bathroom along with a sitting area and full kitchen. The Country Penthouse is self-catering, so we'll stock your refrigerator with breakfast foods for you to prepare. The gas grill on the party deck is also available for your use.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $199 - $0

The Southern Belle

With it's large private deck at the edge of a pecan grove complete with gas grill and hot tub, the Southern Belle is perfect for a weekend getaway, especially if you love the outdoors! Inside, you'll find a full kitchen, master bedroom with a queen bed, and an upstairs sleeping loft with a king and a double. The sofa in the living room adds additional space. (We recommend a max of six adults for this cottage, but the sleeper sofa can accommodate a few children.) Decorated in true country style, the Southern Belle is a great space for a romantic weekend, a family getaway, or a girlfriend retreat.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $185 - $0

The Southern Comfort

Like the whiskey it's named after, this cottage goes down easy. You won't have any trouble relaxing in this log house cottage with its whiskey bottle decor and bright, clean spaces. Nestled in a grove of hardwood trees, you'll step through the beveled glass door featuring a Texas Star. Once inside, you'll enjoy the cozy knotty pine and walnut touches on the ceiling and floor. The bedroom features a king size bed. The sofa beckons you to sit down and stay a while, and provides additional queen size sleeping space for an extra guest or two. The Southern Comfort also has a screened-in back porch perfect for dining al fresco, an expansive back deck and front porch, 42" flat screen TV, DVD player, hot tub, gas grill, and full kitchen.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $185 - $0

The Southern Dream

If the word "fun" is in your vocabulary, then you have a good idea what The Southern Dream is all about. With its screened porch with swivel chairs and a sleeping loft, this cottage definitely has some weekend pizzazz. Throw some steaks on the cottage's gas grill, and you've got the makings of a true weekend getaway. A living area with a couch and flat screen TV will beckon you to relax after a long day of day tripping in Washington County. A bistro-style table and chairs off the galley kitchen will make serving meals a breeze. The king size bed downstairs and twin beds in the sleeping loft upstairs (the kids will love it!) make The Southern Dream an ideal choice for a family. Sliding glass doors off of the master bedroom put you within a few feet of your expansive back deck and private hot tub on the edge of a grove of hardwood and pecan trees. If you're looking for big amenities on a modest budget, The Southern Dream is the choice for you.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $159 - $0

The Southern Charm

At the edge of a pecan grove on the far west side of Lillian Farms is The Southern Charm. The gable trim and and screened front porch complete with rocking chairs will might make you want to spend your entire stay on the porch! But once inside, you'll find plenty of other places to enjoy your time with us. You'll find a sitting area with a love seat (which converts into a twin size sleeper for an additional guest), galley-style kitchen with a table and chairs, and a queen size bedroom. The bedroom has an additional entrance from a side porch. With a private hot tub, gas grill, and outdoor seating, The Southern Charm is perfect for a romantic getaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $175 - $0

The Longhorn Suite

The Longhorn Suite has a king size bed and a gas fireplace complete with handmade longhorn cattle tiles underneath an antique mantle. The custom South American hardwood floor is inlaid with Texas Stars. The suite has a sitting room with a love seat and writing desk. This front-facing accommodation has windows on two sides that look out onto the beautiful country scenery. The 100 year old weathered barn wood on the ceiling came from a building on the property and was incorporated into the construction. Faux cowhide leather walls and touches of Texas ranch life in the furniture and decor complete the look. The large en suite bathroom features a unique slipper tub, glass door shower, and double sinks. If you're looking for Texas style, personal attention and a true Bed & Breakfast experience, you can't go wrong with The Longhorn Suite. This suite can accommodate two rollaways to host two additional guests.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $199 - $0

Angel's Nest Suite

With an impressive King size bed and down comforter, The Angel's Nest Suite will wrap you up in its angelic decor and provide you with heavenly sleep. But before you drift off for the night (or for a much deserved afternoon nap), be sure to enjoy the delicately painted sky and cloud ceiling. The peaceful setting is ensured by soft lighting behind the crown moulding. A front-facing room, the abundant natural light creates some incredible hues in the room at different times of the day. The windows look out over the gazebo and garden on one side, and the rolling hills and our 14 acre lake from the entry way. The custom hand painted angel sink set into an antique sideboard is the centerpiece of the large en suite bathroom. The Angel's Nest Suite is a special room whether you're celebrating a special occasion, planning a special occasion, or just wanting to make your getaway memorable.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $189 - $0

Bed of Bluebonnets

Bluebonnets are the state flower of Texas, and here in Bluebonnet Country, we certainly represent in the months of March and April. Of course, we'd love it if you'd visit when Bluebonnets (as well as the over two dozen other wildflowers you'll find on the farm) are in bloom, but if your plans bring you here during other times of the year, you'll get a sense of their beauty from this gorgeous guest room. Handcarved mahogany headboards with floral inserts adorn the twin beds. Tufted bedspreads and floral pillows complement the Queen Anne chair and writing desk. An antique armoire and unique lighting on the nightstand and desk complete the decor in this room that overlooks the gazebo and Victorian garden. The en suite bath is spacious, with enough room for two to get ready before coming downstairs to enjoy a country breakfast in the formal dining room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $169 - $0

Magnolia Charm

The magnolia, that magnificent flower that grows on a magnificent tree, is represented throughout this room's decor in the bedding, the artwork, even the decorative hatbox that hangs on the wall. The woven cane wrap-around king headboard is reminiscent of the days when hot Southern summer nights were spent on the sleeping porch. The unique writing desk (check out the chair!), rocking love seat, and gentlemen's armoire add to the Southern summer ambience of this room. Sit at the desk and enjoy the Estate House backyard view through the window. The en suite bathroom features a glass door shower and Italian tile. You could easily spend your entire stay in this spacious accommodation, but with all there is to see and do, we're sure you'll be out and about. At the end of your long day of activities, you will appreciate the relaxing atmosphere of Lillian Farms and the Magnolia Charm.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $169 - $0

Lillian's Rose Room

Lillian's Rose Room was named for owner Barbara Segal's mother, Lillian Davis Bullock. The queen size antique mahogany hand-carved bed is crowned with a window treatment that will take your breath away with its miles of draped curtains and honeycomb window shade. Yellow (Lillian's favorite color) and cerulean complement each other in the wallpaper and paint color of the walls. A corner chair and writing desk invite you to sit down and read a book or write a journal entry. The large en suite bath has a custom made hand painted sink with calla lillies (Lillian's favorite flower), glass door shower, and a window seat that invites you to continue your reading overlooking the Estate house backyard.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $159 - $0

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Location Type

Countryside, Lakefront


Houston, TX (IAH-Bush Intercontinental) 75 miles

Directions to property:

From Houston: Take Hwy 290 West past Hempstead to Chappell Hill. Turn right on FM 1155 and go 8 miles. At T-intersection, turn right and go 1/2 mile. Lillian Farms is on the right. Look for the beautiful white stone entrance. The driveway is another 1/2 mile up to the house and parking area. _______________________________________________ From Austin or Brenham: Take Hwy 290 East (towards Houston) to Chappell Hill. Turn left onto FM 1155 and go 8 miles. At T-intersection, turn right and go 1/2 mile. Lillian Farms is on the right. Look for the beautiful white stone entrance. The driveway is another 1/2 mile up to the house and parking area. _______________________________________________ From College Station/Bryan: Take Hwy 6 South to Navasota. Turn right onto Hwy 105 West and go 17 miles. Turn left onto FM 2193 and go 3.6 miles. (FM 2193 will turn into FM 1155) Lillian Farms is on the right. Look for the beautiful white stone entrance. The driveway is another 1/2 mile up to the house and parking area.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Concert venue, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Blue Bell Creamery (Tours available), Round Top Antique Show, Chappell Hill Bluebonnet Festival, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Farm, Cabin, Ranch

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Piano, Private entrance, Radio, Spa, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar, Wi-Fi , Fishing Lake, Catering Kitchen

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Fishing, Golfing, Horseback riding

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  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Well mannered children are always welcome
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Prearrangement required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night in our cottages
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit of 50% is required for reservations.
  • Cancellations: Deposit is refunded if reservations are cancelled 20 days prior to confirmed stay during the off-season. Reservations must be cancelled 30 days prior to confirmed stay during high-season. A $45 cancellation fee applies for all cancellations.
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Barbara Segal

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Dogs , Cows, Donkeys

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  • Time Served: 8:30 Mon-Sat; 9:00 Sun
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten free


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