Welcome to the
Ross Carroll Bennett House
Bed & Breakfast
Whether you're traveling and looking to make new friends or planning your next group event, we've listed several of our most popular booking options below. If you don't see exactly what you're looking for, please let us know and we'll be happy to do what we can to accommodate your needs.
Magnolia Suite w/ private bath
This is our most popular bedroom with a spacious seating area and attached private bathroom. The room is adorned with antique furniture including bed, dresser, and armoire set.
1 queen, sleeps 2
Book the Entire House
for overnight accommodations
The Ross Carroll Bennett House is a Registered Texas Historical Landmark and is perfect for weddings, family events, ladies' weekends, wine dinner weekends, and more!
4 bedrooms, 6 beds, sleeps 10
Imagine a dream wedding on the lawn of this gorgeous 1890's home. The two formal dining rooms and two spacious parlors allow guests to mingle and celebrate making memories. The master suite is a perfect honeymoon suite leaving the three other bedrooms available for your bridal party, family, and honored guests.
Envision your next group gathering full of fun, laughter, and relaxation! There's plenty to keep everyone entertained just a block away in Historic Downtown Brenham or a short drive away at the Blue Bell Creamery, Chappell Hill Lavender Farm, Round Top Antique Market, and more. With overnight accommodations for up to 10 people, the B&B offers a great space for everyone to relax and rejuvenate.
Book the Downstairs
for day-time events
The downstairs rooms consist of two formal parlors, two formal dining rooms, a main hallway, and a half bath. These can be rented on an hourly basis for bridal showers, tea parties, business meetings, or other group gathering. Let us know how we can help you plan your next event!
Groups up to 30 people
Tours are also available by appointment.
A Brief History
The Ross Carroll Bennett House was built in 1898 by Mary (Dwyer) Ross on land she inherited from her father, Thomas Dwyer, an Irish immigrant. Mary's daughter Matilda (Ross) Carroll inherited the house in 1941. It remained in the family until it was purchased by Mr. & Mrs. Howard Bennett in 1970.
The home is a Registered Texas Historical Landmark and part of the Brenham Downtown Historic District in the National Register of Historic Places. It contains some of the original furniture and decor including hardwoods floors, jigsawn friezes, plaster crown molding, pocket doors, and doorway transoms.
The home has been rehabilitated and is now a full-service bed & breakfast with a champagne breakfast and happy hour with hors d'oeuvres served daily for guests.
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515 E Main Street, Brenham, Texas 77833