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The Historic Hill House and Farm

Willis, TX View map
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Up to 300 guests

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Up to 300 guests

The Historic Hill House and Farm is a historic inn and wedding venue located in Willis, Texas. This one-of-a-kind 108-acre property and 1885 home provides the quintessential country escape and a serene setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Historic Hill House and Farm will transport your guests to another era while also providing modern amenities for an enjoyable and memorable wedding event.

Facilities and Capacity

The mid-1800s barn venue constructed from two historic barns orinigally built in Pennslyvania and Canada offers ideal wedding elegance, modern ammenities, and a unique countryside setting that you and your guests are sure to enjoy. This charming and tranquil property and inn provide scenic and beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces to accommodate up to 250 wedding guests.

The charming and quant Main House built in 1885 has been beautifully restorred and offers indoor and outdoor space for any size gathering. Whether you are hosting a tented wedding, rehearsal dinner, engagement party, bridal showever, or just a girls weekend we can accommodate it all!


Services Offered
The Historic Hill House and Farm offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Their capable and experienced event staff will accommodate all of your event needs and be a reference during your wedding planning process. Event services offered include the following:

  • Accommodations
  • In-house bar and catering
  • Wireless Internet


Cuisine
This venue provides in-house dining options and facilities for smaller functions and catered options for larger events. The Restaurant at The Historic Hill House and Farm offers on-site dining for guests focused on refined classic American dishes using locally-sourced and fresh ingredients.

Accommodation
This boutique country inn has hosted guests and travelers for over 130 years. The Historic Hill House includes seven guest rooms and suites to accommodate up to 26 overnight guests with comfortable and modern amenities. Guests can enjoy an upscale, all-inclusive country dining program and many on-site and off-site activities. On-site amenities include a swimming pool, pond and trail, massages, art lessons, and games and crafts.

Other Services
The Historic Hill House and Farm is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. This venue is also available for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.

History
The Hill House was originally constructed in 1885 by J.C. Hill as a home residence. This building was featured in the book ‘Texas Homes of the 19th Century’ by Drury Blakeley Alexander (University of Texas Press, 1966) as one of only a few Texas homes left from the 1800s.

Location
This venue is located on 108 acres between New Waverly and Coldspring, Texas. The Historic Hill House and Farm is only 35 miles from The Woodlands and 60 miles from Houston. Nearby recreation includes Lake Livingston, Huntsville State Park, the Sam Houston National Forest and the Sam Houston Memorial Museum.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$5,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$5,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Event Planning
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$10

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Specialty Beer

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Barn
Campsite/Cabin
Farm/Ranch
Garden
Historic Building
Hotel
Inn/B&B
Park
Resort
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
June
July
August
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  • Alexandra
    Alexandra R. Married on 05/14/2022
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    Get married here!

    THIS is the place you want to get married! Mike, Sara, Frankie, Chef Chase ,Lacey and ALL the staff are beyond words to start. They truly make you feel like family! You get a personal touch with the food as Chef Chase sits down and handcrafts a menu with you (if you choose to use them for food-which you should, because it is incredible). They will bend over backward to meet the needs of you and your guests in all aspects. I haven't even gotten to the property! Completely unique and stunning! There are plenty of rooms on site for a good chunk of family and friends to stay, which is a nice perk. Each building on the property is unique-some very old, some very new. You can choose to get the entire place for the entire weekend with all meals included, which was very nice for us as my husband's family is from out of state, and this was a great way to spend time with them. Our wedding came together perfectly! Hill House really made our dream come to life. We will be forvever grateful, and we will continue to come back to stay, eat, and attend events for years to come!
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    Tony C. Married on 04/02/2021
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    Elegant and Refined

    Where do I begin. I first laid eyes on Historic Hill House, in search of a venue for my wedding, in July. The barn was merely a skeleton of a structure and I had already fallen in love. I met with Michael Bradbury and his enthusiasm and vision were all I needed to know that this was the spot. As the structure began to go up, I almost told him he needed to redo the rendering because it quickly became clear that the actual building was going to surpass what was originally drawn. I anxiously awaited them to find their chef. And was excited to see what gem Mike would find to add to the team. Nothing could have prepared me for the creative flair, expertise and likeability of Chef Josh Slaughter. What the designer of Historic Hill House created and assembled in and around the barn, the new to the property chef, cultivates and compliments with his unique and delicious culinary science.

    Our wedding was everything I dreamed, imagined and more. We had a destination wedding feel, allowing us more time with our out of town family members and I was proud to have those near and dear to me stay in the Hill house cabins and experience everything Hill House Had to offer (Except the pool. It was February after all). The ballroom of the barn is AMAZING. As I get back photos from the wedding, every. single. one. had a beautiful back drop. Inside out and, Historic Hill House is exceptional, extraordinary and just plain gorgeous. The rooms are five star plus. The individual amenities in the rooms are both thoughtful and delicious (a plank with olives, cheese, crackers, fruit and cookies and a smores kit for their fire pit!). Jodie Domengeaux Schrier is a doll and very personable. She will have no trouble booking up Hill House as a destination venue for not only weddings but corporate retreats, reunions, galas and any other large gathering. My only suggestion is for potential clients. Hurry up and book or you may miss your chance. This place is going to be busy .
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    Kristina V. Married on 02/29/2020
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    Great booking experience

    Alex with Historic Hill House is great! I have had so many questions and she is been so patient and helpful. We are so excited to have our wedding there!!
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3603 FM 1725 Rd Willis, TX, 77378
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