The Tin Barn Lodge is a newly renovated pole barn which was originally constructed in 1951 to serve the needs of the Meyer family, original owners of the property. Their original house, which is Read more...
The Tin Barn Lodge is a newly renovated pole barn which was originally constructed in 1951 to serve the needs of the Meyer family, original owners of the property. Their original house, which is now Comfort Cottage, is one of 3 houses on the property. It is rumored among Meyer descendants that there was a moonshine still on the property during prohibition, and the "bottle graveyard" in the middle creek area would tend to corroborate this rumor. In addition to the Meyer cottage, a second, smaller cottage formerly owned by the Mayer Family was moved onto the property in 2002, the same year in which the main house was built by yet another, different, Meyer family. The three houses comprise The Cottages on Mill Creek, a B&B and event center which has operated on the property. The Tin Barn area, though in close physical proximity to the cottages, is separated by a cattle guard, and the back area is quite private, though cottage guests do also have access to the fishing pond.
The property is only 6 miles from Round Top Square. The town boasts world class classical music facilities (Festival Hill), art venues and galleries, and historical points of interest. Round Top is also home to an internationally-known antique show from mid-March to the beginning of April and mid-September to the beginning of October.
I had a fabulous 3 day stay at C2T ranch. It was an amazing gem on my trip across the country. Chad greeted me on arrival and led me to the site. I was surprised to find so much more than just the basics. There was a swing and a tire swing in the trees, which encircled a lovely shaded area next to the river. There was a beautifully built picnic table, and the site was mowed generously. I was able to inflate my paddleboard and use it at will, and my first morning paddle was probably an hour upstream. There were ample mowed trails to wander, and while there I spotted deer and listened to the coyotes howl. I meditated in the shadow of the cliffs on the river bank opposite the site, and just enjoyed the silence. It is a well cared-for overnight stop, or a destination for a longer stay if you have the time.