Ethridge Farm Log Cabin Bed and Breakfast

103 South Williford Road, Kountze, Texas 77625
Innkeeper(s): Ann Ethridge
  • Welcome to Ethridge Farm Historic Log Cabin Bed & Breakfast

    Welcome to Ethridge Farm Historic Log Cabin Bed & Breakfast

  • Cozy living area includes huge stone fireplace

    Cozy living area includes huge stone fireplace

  • The Sun Room is a great place for breakfast or an evening snack.

    The Sun Room is a great place for breakfast or an evening snack.

  • Pavilion used for weddings and receptions

    Pavilion used for weddings and receptions

  • Barn Hideaway

    Barn Hideaway

  • Barn Hideaway with Texas star on loft door

    Barn Hideaway with Texas star on loft door

  • Spacious master bedroom with king-size bed.

    Spacious master bedroom with king-size bed.

  • The sitting area includes comfortable furniture, antique decor, and TV.

    The sitting area includes comfortable furniture, antique decor, and TV.

  • Cabin on Blueberry Hill

    Cabin on Blueberry Hill

  • Roomy foyer with antique desk

    Roomy foyer with antique desk

  • Living room with antiques furnishings and TV with DVD/VCR

    Living room with antiques furnishings and TV with DVD/VCR

  • Master bedroom has antique furniture and king-size bed with handcrafted quilt.

    Master bedroom has antique furniture and king-size bed with handcrafted quilt.

  • Front porch with swing and rockers for relaxing.

    Front porch with swing and rockers for relaxing.

  • Cabin on Deer Run

    Cabin on Deer Run

  • Romantic rustic sitting room decorated with antiques and deer antlers.

    Romantic rustic sitting room decorated with antiques and deer antlers.

  • Snack kitchen counter with sink and refrigerator

    Snack kitchen counter with sink and refrigerator

  • The snack kitchen includes refrigerator , Microwave, and toaster oven.

    The snack kitchen includes refrigerator , Microwave, and toaster oven.

  • The bedroom features a King size bed with handmade quilt.

    The bedroom features a King size bed with handmade quilt.

  • Rustic old fashion style bathroom with modern amenities.

    Rustic old fashion style bathroom with modern amenities.

  • Pick your own blueberries on the grounds

    Pick your own blueberries on the grounds

  • Artesian Spring

    Artesian Spring

  • Pond and Dam

    Pond and Dam

  • Side Patio

    Side Patio

  • Dining Room Entrance

    Dining Room Entrance

  • Cabin on Mayhaw Ridge

    Cabin on Mayhaw Ridge

 
  • Introduction

    Welcome to Ethridge Farm Bed and Breakfast. Located in the heart of the Texas Big Thicket, we offer secluded private log cabins and suites that are perfect for a family retreat or romantic getaway. Choose from the Historic Blueberry Hill, Romantic Barn Hideaway, Rustic Deer Run, Log Cabin Lodge or Bedroom Suite. All stays include a delicious home-cooked real Texas country breakfast.

    Sit back, relax, and enjoy the country life at Ethridge Farm with old fashioned porch swings, wooden rocking chairs, a sauna, and huge outdoor deck. If you love the outdoors, you'll enjoy hiking our nature trails, fishing at the pond or picking your own fruit from our orchard. We like to give you a bag of fruit, that you have picked, as a memory of your visit to the Farm. Although secluded in the woods, Ethridge Farm B&B is only a short distance from shopping, activities, and local attractions such as the Big Thicket National Preserve.

    Truly a memorable vacation or weekend experience!

    For more information please visit our website.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Ann Ethridge for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Our website is informative and appealing and our location is convenient to surrounding cities. It's a wonderful romantic getaway.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are best known for the quiet and beautiful surroundings. Guests come back because they enjoy the great country breakfast and home cooked dinners.   

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    We are unique because of the homey atmosphere, antique decor and privacy. We love meeting interesting travelers from all over the country and world. We are near the Big Thicket National Preserve and are known for our Texas country hospitality.   

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Our guests love the privacy, food and location in Southeast Texas. They love being able to pick the fruit, in season, that is grown on the farm.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Many visitors are not familiar with the Big Thicket before they come to the area. They can take a mystical trip to the Ghost Lights on scenic Bragg Road.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Hiking, canoeing, antiquing, biking, birding and many nearby museums. Many enjoy the quiet, just relaxing and getting away from the crowded cities.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Nothing within walking distance - we are 2 miles off the highway.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    We have a good selection of eateries including Mexican, Bar-B-Q, Seafood in the towns surrounding the Farm.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Many use TripAdvisor

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 3 Cabins - sleeping 3 to 4 guests

    Do you accept pets?

    Pets are allowed - we do have a one time $20 charge for pets

     

  • Accommodations

    Ethridge Farm offers choices in accommodations 4 cabins, each with its own unique history. All are decorated with antiques and memorabilia and include heat and air conditioning, TV/DVD player, private baths, use of the deck, and breakfast. During your stay, you are welcome to fish at the pond, hike the nature trails, and pick fruit in the orchard - all right here on the grounds.

    Historic Blueberry Hill

    Private cabin built in the 1900's, with 2 bedrooms it sleeps up to 4 people. Includes living room with TV/DVD player; snack kitchen with table and chairs, refrigerator, microwave, and toaster oven; front porch with swing.

    Barn Hideaway

    This private accommodation is an annex to the real barn and includes private bath; roomy master bedroom with king-size bed and sitting room. The perfect romantic getaway for two.

    Rustic Deer Run

    Private cabin that sleeps up to 4 people with a King-size bed and two twin beds. An enclosed outdoor shower, roomy living area, snack kitchen, front porch with swing and enclosed sun deck.

    Romantic Mayhaw Ridge

    Offers the peace and quiet of your own secluded cabin with the benefits of a bed and breakfast. After a walk through the Big Thicket, enjoy an outdoor shower under the stars, and a comfortable bedroom with charming decorations of antiques and country décor. In the evening, you can meander through the orchard, or sit by a campfire and explore the country skies. Maybe see a falling star or a full moon.

    The Log Cabin Lodge

    The historic Log Cabin Lodge is available for indoor and outdoor catered parties, meetings, and dinners. We welcome small and large groups including weddings and receptions, birthday and holiday parties, reunions, or whatever event you have in mind.

     

  • Meals and Amenities

    When you visit Ethridge Farm, breakfast is included with your room package and served each morning in the Lodge dining room. We also offer optional country dinners in the Lodge and romantic candlelight dinners brought directly to your accommodation. Choose from a delicious variety of home-cooked dishes made fresh from the kitchen of Ann Ethridge.

    Breakfast Menu

    Wake up to birds singing and a real Texas country breakfast with your choice of:

    • Fruit in season
    • Eggs, Pancakes, or Waffles
    • Bacon, or Sausage with gravy
    • Homemade Biscuits with Mayhaw jelly
    • Grits, or Hash browns
    • Juice, and Coffee

    Don't forget to try the Mayhaw jelly - made from the native Mayhaw berry found only in Texas and a few Southern states. This is part of the unique experience of visiting the Big Thicket area!

    Breakfast is served between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. in the beautiful Lodge dining room.

    Country Dinner

    With advance notice, a delicious country dinner is available for $24.00 per person. Includes your choice of Brisket, Chicken, Pork, or Fish as the entree. Miss Ann will select the rest of the meal depending on what is in season. A salad, starch, vegetables, bread, and dessert are included. If there is a food you cannot eat or something you really want to order, please let us know. You are welcome to bring wine for dinner.

    Candlelight Dinner

    Is this a special occasion? We will bring a home-cookedcandlelight dinner to your accommodation for $31.00 per person. The candlelight dinner menu includes your choice of Beef, Chicken, Pork, or Fish entrée along with salad, starch, vegetables, bread, and dessert. If there is a food you cannot eat or something you really want to order, please let us know.

    Other Ammenities

    Be sure to experience the fun of fishing, or picking your own fruit in season. Just part of country life! We like to give you a bag of fruit, which you and your family have picked, as a memory of your visit to The Farm. Fruits may include Blueberries, Mayhaws, Pears, Muscadines, Satsumas, Lemons, Persimmons and Kumquats.

    During your stay, you might enjoy strolling on our grounds, walking down the lane, or exploring the nearby woods. Bird watching is a favorite activity on The Farm!

    The outdoor hot tub on the deck of the Log Cabin Lodge - an additional $15.00 is added to other accommodations - if spa is requested with advance notice. Be sure to experience the fun of fishing or picking your own fruit (when in season). We like to give you a bag of fruit, that you have picked, as a memory of your visit to the Farm. Fruits include: Blueberries, Mayhaws, Pears, Muscadines, Satsumas, Lemons & Kumquats. You are free to enjoy hiking the nature paths and exploring the woods during your stay.
     

  • Area Information

    When planning your trip to Ethridge Farm Log Cabin Bed & Breakfast, you'll want to schedule time to visit some of the great attractions found in the Big Thicket area. You'll find everything from historical and natural sites to art, shopping, dining and even an Indian Reservation.

    The Big Thicket National Preserve is one of the most popular attractions in the area and is located just down the road from the Farm. The Preserve is home to hundreds of unique species of wildlife and natural wetlands. You can hike, bike, and enjoy other fun and educational activities with the new visitor center.

    Canoe along Village Creek, the Neches River, or through the Big Thicket. It is one of the most popular activities for visitors. Several area canoe outfitters offer the options of renting you own canoes for the day or signing up for one of their guided tours.

    Ethridge Farm is only a short distance from the towns of Kountze, Lumberton, Beaumont, and Silsbee, Texas, which offer shopping, dining and other activities. Silsbee has a great water park for the kids.

    Several festivals and events are held throughout the year such as the antique car show, the 4-wheeler Mud Fest, old fashioned Cane Syrup Making, monthly Trade Days and more.

    Beautiful golf courses, gorgeous bicycle trails, horseback riding, bird watching, canoeing, fishing, hunting and hiking are a few of the activities available for the outdoor enthusiast.

  • Weddings

    Complete Catering available. Beautiful wooded surroundings for outdoor weddings, by the pond or on the large deck. Can be casual atmosphere - Bluejeans to Tux - Bar-B-Qs to Gourmet dinners. Covered dining.

 
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