At the Texas Forest Country Retreat, we are pleased to offer a variety of wonderful accommodations under the careful and excellent attention of our host Brice Curl, innkeeper and superb chef.

We have two distinct locations, Mansion on Sawmill Lake and Beaver Creek Lodge.


The Mansion on Sawmill Lake

The Mansion on Sawmill Lake is your ultimate romantic getaway. It was the majestic home of an East Texas timber baron and his family. The Mansion is an American Four Square with Craftsman Influence style house. It was built entirely from virgin longleaf pine. It overlooks the Sawmill Lake and the ruins of the old ghost town of Manning. The Mansion offers 4 bedrooms, two balconies and a sunroom for your complete relaxation and enjoyment. See Mansion on Sawmill Lake accommodations (click here)


Beaver Creek Lodge

If you are looking for a more rustic retreat, you will love Beaver Creek Lodge. This lodge is the getaway of getaways. It is located off the beaten path about one mile from the Mansion. It is secluded from the noise of traffic and people so you can enjoy the beautiful sounds of nature and just relax. To see the incredible Beaver Creek Lodge, (click here).

The Mansion and Beaver Creek are quickly becoming the area’s favorite location for classic outdoor weddings featuring multiple arbors, gazebos, ponds and our beautiful flower gardens. Photographers are quick to use this location for bridal portraits and engagement photos. To look at the wedding venues at the Mansion and Beaver Creek, click here.

Celebrate your special occasion – weddings (large or small); anniversaries; renew your vows in our intimate private chapel; or getaway for family birthdays. Reunions, family events, girl’s weekends, scrapbooking, garden clubs and retreats are perfect for the Mansion and its Carriage House reception and meeting facility. (Click here)