Why the Veranda?
Texan owned and operated
The Veranda is a grand, private, and luxurious family-owned and operated residence used for vacation rentals, family reunions and events, corporate and church retreats, special occasions, and weddings only ~100 miles east of Dallas. The Veranda is a gorgeous East Texas Piney Woods retreat, which reconnects you to the great outdoors. The onsite housing at the Veranda can accommodate large groups and families up to twenty individuals. It includes 120 beautiful secluded acres with over 8,000 square feet of Texan housing comfort. The amenities include a gourmet professional kitchen, renovated 1920 Victorian house, 2nd complimentary kitchen, on-site gym, basketball court with lighting, pool, 5-acre lake steps away from the back porch, hiking trails in the woods, high-speed Wi-Fi access, 9 televisions, and access to many local activities.
Feeling adventurous? Indulge in a one of our many add ons and enjoy a lakeside dinner and cooking class with renowned Celebrity Chef Anam after preparing a 3-course meal, ride horses, wakeboard, enjoy boating and more. Most importantly, enjoy peace and serenity in this little piece of heaven just 90 minutes door to door from Dallas.
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Bring your entire family for an extended celebration. Anniversary / Wedding / Graduation / Valentines or family holidays
Families from Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Shreveport, NY and all around East Texas have made The Veranda their home for annual family reunions, long weekend getaways, anniversaries, and gatherings
Fun-Filled Onsite Activities
Indulge in The Veranda Experience with fun activities your entire group will love. From outdoor activities to staying in, The Veranda will provide your group with a grand experience you can't wait to share. Browse below for some of the amazing onsite activities that are include at the residence.
Outdoor Fun in the Sun!
Indoor Cozy Fun!
- Breathe in all of the nature you can handle with a beautiful nature hike around the property
Take a dip and go swimming
Enjoy basketball with the whole family
Fishing in the freshly stocked lakes with monster bass
Cook s'mores with the entire family just feet from the lake
- Snuggle up around the fireplace
Experience a great sleep in your private bedrooms
Can't escape Saturday and Sunday game days? Watch the game with the whole family
Ping pong anyone?
Curl up in a good book by the fire while watching deer feed out the window
Special Fun-Filled Options
Fun Activities Your Group Will Love
Gourmet Cooking Class & Dinner
Late Night Hunting
Begin your evening with a cooking class for a 5-course meal with Celebrity Chef Anam
Indulge in the delicacies and fruitful wines
Cooking classes available on-site or at the Chophouse on Bankhead
Full and Half-day lake fishing packages
Fishing guide packages for nearby lakes
Personal boat rental for 8 guests
Using proper nighttime equipment, gear up for a once in a lifetime experience
Embrace the outdoors during this midnight hog hunt
Experience the thrill of hunting with night gear
Where beautiful memories are captured
3264 SE CR 4115, Mt. Vernon, Texas 75457
David Edmondson; (903)588-2288