Texas Chainsaw picks up where Tobe Hoopers skräckfilmsklassiker got his violent end in the town of Newt, Texas. After several people disappeared without a trace was the odd Sawyer-family out that suspected perpetrators. The fears have proved a hot summer day when a young woman managed to escape their captivity after having witnessed the brutal murders of four of her friends. Word of the incident quickly spread and a vengeful mob burned down to the ground and wiped out Sawyer House the entire family, or at least what they thought. Decades later and far away, a young woman named Heather know she just inherited an estate in Texas after a grandmother she never knew existed. She decides to take with some friends on a road trip to explore their roots and their heritage. To her surprise, she discovers that she has she become the owner of a magnificent Victorian villa, as yet blissfully unaware of what is hidden in the basement.