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About the house

The Merrell House

The Merrell House is a well preserved example of a Greek Revival homestead in Reconstruction-era Texas, circa 1870. The house has been restored, providing a stylish tea room, three additional entertaining rooms and a versatile rustic room providing an elegant backdrop to events and parties. The gracious interior of the house is extended and enhanced by a spacious covered patio overlooking a traditional English style garden. The courtyard includes a fountain and gazebo, which is the perfect setting for classic and elegant functions.


Captain Merrell purchased land in Round Rock from Freeman Smalley.  He hired french stonemason, Angria Smith to build the family home for $1,600.


Wayne Bell and Joe Colwell, an economics professor at Southwestern University, purchased the house for $21,000 from the Merrell family…Read More


James and Susan Halbert purchased Merrell Plantation and added more businesses to the property, including Victoria’s Tea House & Garden…..Read More

Indoor & Outdoor Features

Included Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bride & Groom’s Suite

  • Free Parking

  • Wood Bar

  • High Top Tables

  • 6 Ft Farm Table

  • Wireless Internet
  • Furnished Tea Room

  • Restoom Facilities

  • Prep /Catering Space

  • Large Gazebo

  • Garden Fountain