Bed and Breakfast Dogtrot House


Whether you stay in one of our beautiful Bed and Breakfast Rooms in the 1891 Dogtrot House, Host an event in our rustic Wedding or Event Venues, or relax in our cozy fully furnished Cabins, you’ll find Southern charm, hospitality and a laid back atmosphere are our specialty.

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The Ranch at Walston Springs is a unique rustic retreat offering Bed and Breakfast Accommodations, Event FacilitiesCabins and Corporate/Extended Stay Housing. We are family owned and family operated offering modern conveniences while honoring a past era where life was simple, hospitality was mandatory, land was treasured, and family/friends/guests were always welcome. The Ranch is conveniently located just 3 miles south of Historic Palestine (approx. 2 hours from Dallas or Houston). Other nearby attractions include The Texas State Railroad, Davey Dogwood Park, and Historic Old Town

From the moment you drive on the property, you’ll find “country landscaping”. Wild grape vines and our “little piggy pen” line the front drive. Enjoy a stroll around the property and you’ll find antique “garden beds” filled with flowers and vegetables, the old Model-T resting in the woods, rustic tractors, farm implements, and eclectic décor. Cast a line in the spring fed lake, exchange vows or host an event in our early 1900’s Chapel or just sit a spell in the rocker on the front porch and enjoy nature’s beauty.

If you’re looking for the perfect, country location let The Ranch at Walston Springs host your next stay in the area or your special event for a truly memorable experience.

The Ranch at Walston Springs is a truly unique venue.

Our beautiful 23 acres features fields and forests, meadows and gardens, and authentic turn of the century buildings. If you are looking for a charmingly, rustic location for your upcoming wedding or special event, The Ranch at Walston Springs is ideal. Our beautiful venues will only add to the wonderful memories that are waiting to be made with your family and friends. We offer your choice of indoor/outdoor venues for your special event.

We are happy to create a custom and budget friendly package for you.

 Sometimes you just need a break, a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, a break from the noise, you just need to breathe clean air and relax on the porch of an old house in the country. 

If you’re looking for a get away in the country, The Dogtrot House is the perfect place for you.

   The Ranch at Walston Springs offers a unique Bed and Breakfast experience. We are not your typical B&B located in an Victorian House in a downtown area. 

The Dogtrot has only 3 rooms, in a separate building from the rest of the property. Each of our rooms offer a unique theme, a glimpse of days gone by, and a truly one-of-a-kind experience. The rooms all offer private entrance and bath. 

Nothing fancy here, just southern hospitality and good home cookin’. 

The Country

Charmingly decorated with a primitive and rustic style, The Country Room lets you step back in time.  The Country Room offers a Queen Size bed and private bath with antique clawfoot bathtub and shower.

The Shady Lady

A little lady, a little shady. Our uniquely adorned version of an Old West Brothel Room. The Shady Lady offers a beautiful queen size bed and full private bath with antique clawfoot tub and shower.

The Cowboy

Sleep under the stars in the Cowboy Room.  The Cowboy Room features our unique & one of a kind “Jail Cell” shower in The Sherriff’s office bathroom. The warm and cozy main room has queen size bed, sitting area, and small dining area. 

Our cabins are the perfect place to call home, away from home.

The quiet country setting of our cabins is a great alternative to traditional hotel style lodging.

Whether you stay a night, a week, a month or longer, you’ll find the fully furnished cabins to be comfortable and cozy.

All our cabins offer air conditioning, satellite television, and Wi-Fi is available.

Most cabins are small pet friendly.

Please contact us for rates and availability.

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Around The Ranch

Is just a lazy afternoon on the front porch an amenity? We think so. Just in case you want a little more, we also have a stocked one acre spring-fed lake, fishing, walking trails, community fire pit, picnic areas, outdoor games, and coin-operated laundry facilities.

All of our rooms and cabins offer individually controlled AC/Heat, WIFI access, and
satellite television with over 200 channels

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