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You’ll feel as if you’ve stepped back in time when visiting The Historic Dogtrot House

We are often asked about the name, what is a “dogtrot” house. The dogtrot (also referred to as a dog-run or possum trot) style home was popular in the rural South in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Before the invention of electricity or air conditioning, families would build this style home to take advantage of cross breezes. These homes were built with one side for cooking and one side for sleeping/living and joined together by an open air breezeway. The way the home was designed made the breezeway area the coolest spot in hot summer months and where, it is said, you would find the family dog napping. Hence the name Dogtrot.

While our Dogtrot House has been updated to have electricity and air conditioning, the breezeway is still a perfect spot to sip a cold drink and enjoy the views.

Enjoy Beautiful Views from the Breezeway

Enjoy a delicious breakfast every morning

Some of which are homegrown and ALL of which are homemade!

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Pick from our Unique & Beautiful Rooms

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The Country Room

Charmingly decorated, The Country Room lets you step back in time

The Country Room is the first of our three unique rooms located in our 1891 Dogtrot House. This room is quaint and rustic, decorated with antiques in a vintage style.

The Country Room has a comfortable and cozy Queen size bed, sitting area, and dining table with bench. The full, private bath has shower and antique claw foot bathtub. 

All guests at The Dogtrot House have access to the Pantry, a common area kitchenette located in the breezeway. The Pantry has a refrigerator, microwave, Keurig Coffee maker for our guests to use. 

Start your day at The Ranch enjoying a hot cup of coffee and the view from The Dogtrot porch. A home-cooked breakfast, with fresh ingredients from the property when available, is served to you. You may enjoy dining in your room or at any of the outdoor tables in the breezeway.

The Cowboy Room

Sleep under the stars in the Cowboy Room

This room offers a Queen-size bed and set of twin bunk beds to accommodate up to 4 and a full private bath with antique clawfoot bathtub with shower.

While the Dog Trot was built in 1891, it has been updated to include air conditioning, satellite television and WIFI in all rooms.

Start your day at The Ranch enjoying a hot cup of coffee and the view from The Dogtrot porch. A home-cooked breakfast, with fresh ingredients from the property when available, is served family style every morning in The Pantry, a common kitchen area in the Dogtrot Breezeway.

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Currently Undergoing Renovations