Pentahouse + West Texas design hotel is the ultimate escape

The Pentahouse

INTRO: Named after its use of geometric forms, the Pentahouse reimagines the modern mountain home...

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This West Texas Design Hotel Is the Ultimate Escape

INTRO: The alluring beauty of the Chisos Mountains is nearly indescribable—its rugged arcs giving way to miles of desert terrain. There’s a certain kind of freedom that exists in far West Texas amid the ombré boulders and ocotillo, one that placates a sense of wanderlust. Terlingua, a self-governing, unincorporated town of approximately 300 full-time residents, is like something out of a sci-fi novel or perhaps a spaghetti Western film, with its menagerie of art galleries, motels, and trailer parks amid rolling, bentonite clay–mottled roads. A few miles from Big Bend National Park, it borders the Rio Grande River [...] this old mining town is often seen as ... a place to run, a place to disconnect, and a place to marvel at the endless landscape.

Late this spring, a new boutique hotel popped up in Terlingua: Willow House. Set on 287 acres at the basin of Big Bend National Park and opposite Willow Mountain, it consists of 12 casitas, all with unobstructed views, refined furnishings, and curated art. For its proprietor, Lauren Werner, the pull of the Chisos Mountains and love for the land is as fervent ... something that is apparent in the care and effort she has put into every detail on the property. [...] During the initial building stages, it was truly her respect for the land which drove all construction and design decisions... (MORE - details)

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