Miss Lissia's Bed & Breakfast

"A Romantic Remnant of the Old West"

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O. C. Fisher Lake
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WaterValley, TX
(San Angelo area)

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Click here: Miss Hattie's Bordello Museum

~Visit the famous Miss Hatties Parlor House
while staying at Miss Lissia's B &B ~

For 50 years, soldiers, cowboys and travelers were attracted to a San Angelo institution, a brothel they knew simply as Miss Hatties." Jack Lowry - March 1989 Texas Highways

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"Texas became the land of my dreams."
- Emma M. Altgelt, German Immigrant 1840's

"Hurry, hurry, and join us. Texas is truly the land of freedom and romance."
- Caroline Louise Von Roeder, German Colonist

"After all, love blooms in any season, and Miss Lissia's Plantation Bed and Breakfast is a vision to quicken the heart. "
- Iris Foster, Arrington's Inn Traveler


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San Angelo

"Its heart still beats on Concho Avenue, filled with boutiques and restaurants in old buildings of native stone and cast iron, crowned with old fashioned finials. Below the street flows the Concho River, and beyond the river stands the city's first site, Fort Concho National Historic Landmark. "

--Boots, Saddles, and Pearls - Gary D. Ford -Southern Living Magazine

Sample our history on our  Fort Concho Historical Trail, a self- guided tour of that takes you back to yesteryear. 

Romantic private cottage........ Romantic basket....... Roses and dessert....... Bubble baths....... Sleeping in......... Time alone with the one you love.........what you've dreamed of.....make it a reality....
"Miss Lissia's is San Angelo's most romantic place to spend the evening."
-An airman stationed at Goodfellow Air Force Base
Miss Lissia's was voted Inn with " Most Historical Charm, " by voters and featured in Arrington's Bed & Breakfast Journal's Inn Traveler Magazine.
Wonderful southern hospitality welcomes you to Miss Lissia's Plantation Bed & Breakfast....
This charming Victorian style cottage was previously a frontier cabin and one room schoolhouse and is now located on a former buggy horse ranch. Experience quintessential country elegance...Our country cottage features romance, tradition and charm of a historical landmark. Enjoy vintage family linens, antique photos, and charming stories from the family plantation. The historical integrity and character of the cabin have been lovingly restored. Miss Lissia's is a romantic retreat for married couples. 

The cottage is a private non-smoking bed & breakfast, featuring a queen sized Victorian highback bed, antique clawfoot bathtub, charming parlor area, delightful tearoom and gingerbread porch. A delicious European-style breakfast for two is available in the parlor, a beautiful breakfast table is set with vintage china and roses from our garden. Afternoon tea is also available. Miss Lissia's Bed & Breakfast showcases a special mini-archives, " Silk Petticoats, Pinafores & Pantaloons," a collection of precious family heirlooms, photographs and stories from the plantation. A poignant and heartwarming look into the past and a romantic look at yesteryear...Visit our "Romantic Remnant of the Old West, " and learn the historical saga of a prominent southern family. It is our fondest hope that you will experience the graciousness of the antebellum plantation life, by enjoying the stories passed along through our family through the years. Return to a place where "Southern Grace" was commonplace...

"Looking for amusement, she decked her black hair with pretty flowers. She wandered to the creek and threw handfuls of flowers into the water and watched them go downstream. Finally finding the road that lead her home." ~ Taken from,"Lissia" by Malissa Mayo Foster
written c. 1891

We are located about 25 minutes from historic San Angelo, TX near the farming and ranching community of Water Valley. Miss Lissia's is a short distance from Goodfellow Air Force Base and Angelo State University. Quiet country surroundings await you. Sip iced tea, take a walk or enjoy our plantation rockers on the beautiful veranda. Come in the spring, when the wildflowers cover the prairie and count the stars. Watch the wildlife, sample the sunset and have sweet dreams under the stars. Fresh air, wide open skies, songbirds are endless.....A small West Texas hide-away nestled in a mesquite covered prairie. Come for a romantic weekend, you deserve a special place. The experience you long for and the time away you deserve...
One of our greatest joys come from the sharing of the history of this B & B and preserving it for others to enjoy. Romance the past with the one you love. We invite you to be our guest at Miss Lissia's and enjoy a step back in time...

Visit our "Romantic Remnant of the Old West, " the essence of the frontier. We hope you have a delightful stay in our West Texas hideaway. Until then...

     Come my beloved, let us go to the countryside...-Song of Solomon 7:11

     This is Miss Lissia's...

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