Located near where the Chisholm Trail once crossed beautiful Salado Creek, Summers Mill sits among huge oak trees. Though secluded, we are less than an hour from Austin, Waco, and Bryan-College Station. Our retreat offers cozy, beautifully-decorated lodging to help you create the perfect retreat experience.




Big Bird Lodge

Big Bird Lodge has an incredible gathering room with a beautiful stone fireplace, re-claimed hardwood floors, comfortable seating, and a kitchenette. There are 10 bedrooms, each with a private bath. 5 of the rooms have 1 queen bed and 5 of the rooms have 2 queen beds. There is a meeting/common space that can hold up to 20 people for a meeting. [Accommodates 10-30 people]


Bluebonnet Lodge

Bluebonnet Lodge is beautifully landscaped with a porch that is great for relaxing outside. Inside, there is a spacious meeting room, a full kitchen, and 12 bedrooms—each with 2 queen beds and a full bath. 6 of the rooms have private outside entries, and 6 of the rooms are accessible from the Bluebonnet living area. There is a centralized meeting room that can hold up to 48 people. [Accommodates 24-48 people]




Pecan Suites

Pecan Suites are 12 individual spacious suites with private entrances to the outside. Each room has 2 queen beds, a private bath, and a kitchenette area. The rooms at Pecan look out to the rec field, making it a great, central location. [Accommodates 12-48 people]


Texas Suites

Texas provides 5 individual spacious suites with private entrances to the outside. Each room has 2 queen beds, a private bath, and a kitchenette. The rooms at Texas are centrally located near huge oak trees and overlook the old Chisholm Ostrich Farm and rec courts. [Accommodates 5-20 people]


Chisholm Trail Suite

Chisholm Trail Suite is a large one bedroom suite with 2 queen beds, a private bath, and a kitchenette. The beautiful re-claimed hardwood floors bring out the rich history of Summers Mill. [Accommodates 1 to 4 people]


Lone Star Cabin

Lone Star Cabin is a rustic, yet elegant, spacious one room cabin with a comfortable front porch, full kitchen, fireplace, and queen bed. Most notable is the large, luxurious bath with a jacuzzi tub. It is perfect for a romantic getaway or secluded Sabbath rest. [Accommodates 1-2 people]


Houses and Cottages


Happy Days Lodge

Happy Days Lodge is a 1940’s restored farm house with a living area, kitchen, dining room, and 5 queen bed suites, each having a private bath. The large shaded deck overlooks the old Mill House waterfall that you can hear in the distance. [Accommodates up to 10 people]


Holland House

Holland House is J. R. Holland’s original two-story home, built in 1891. It has 5 bedrooms, 6 queen beds, 4 baths, a huge kitchen, dining room, and two living areas. The home’s quaint charm is outstanding. [Accommodates up to 12 people]


Rutherford House

Rutherford House is a beautiful two-story house complete with a large kitchen, breakfast room, formal dining room, living area, 4 bedrooms, and 3.5 baths. Decorated with antiques, this house is surrounded by massive oak trees. A meeting room/living room accommodates up to 20 people. [Accommodates 5-8 people]


Ranch House

Ranch House is a western style house with 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, a living room, and a kitchen/dining area. The large wrap-around porch overlooks acres of the old Ostrich Farm.[Accommodates 4-8 people]


Longhorn Cottage

Longhorn Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a large living room, kitchen, dining room, and a covered front porch with rocking chairs for your enjoyment. Longhorn is a good fit for small, close-knit groups getting together. [Accommodates 3-6 people]

Hummingbird Cottage

Hummingbird Cottage comes with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a full kitchen, breakfast room, dining room, living area, and front and back porches. The cottage is great for close friends or family getting together. [Accommodates 3-6 people]