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The Veranda

Family Vacation Rental and Private Get Away

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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Rental Packages

Book your stay in this beautiful mansion in East Texas


Vacation Rentals

  • Fully-Furnished onsite housing for 20 

  • 2 kitchens / 6 baths / wrap around porches

  • Onsite activities - Basketball, Fishing, Hiking, Lake, Pool and more

  • Minimum stay: 3 nights

  • Pricing starting at $1750 per day

Family Reunions

  • 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

Friends Party
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Corporate and Church Retreats

  • Great Planning venue

  • Bonding - fire pit by he lake

  • Outdoor activities and relaxing moments

  • Special Rates for churches and non-profits


  • Perfectly suited to host small to medium family-style weddings (85 max)

  • Collection of distinct venues for rehearsal dinners, wedding reception, and other events

  • Accessible outdoor gazebo (Chapel) and reception dining area

  • Premier catering service


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

Lake Day

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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

Veranda Gallery

Where beautiful memories are captured


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 3264 SE CR 4115, Mt. Vernon, Texas 75457



David Edmondson; (903)588-2288

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