Bed and Breakfast
The Gazebo is a
two-story Georgian-style home designed and built by owners Clyde and Janet McMurray in
As educators, your on-site innkeepers have an
appreciation of American history and have spent many years acquiring American Empire and
Victorian antique furniture to compliment family heirlooms.
A gazebo was
constructed in 1993 for our daughter's wedding reception, and thus the name.
You will be
greeted in the foyer with a ceiling height of 20' and beautiful French crystal chandelier,
flanked by an antique-filled parlor and an elegant dining room each having fireplaces.
A large gathering
room is both antique and modern, including Satellite TV and wireless high speed
Internet, VCR, DVD/CD, phone, treadmill, reading areas, and a cooler filled with
complimentary drinks for your comfort.
Or you may desire to soak in the arbor-covered hot
tub in a yard canopied by many beautiful oak trees as you gaze at the stars.
will enjoy the four spacious bedrooms upstairs, each reflecting warmth and character.
The beds and other furnishings are representative of homes in a time past,
yet offer modern comfort. Each air-conditioned room has hardwood floors, oriental carpets,
ceiling fans, lace curtains, writing desk, and sitting areas for reading or relaxation.
- SUSAN'S ROOM: Susan's
Room has a king-size walnut grand tester bed, Victorian settee, French armoire, Empire
dressers, and private bath. Room Rate: $130 per night
- TOM'S ROOM: Tom's Room is adorned with a 4th-generation Federal Jenny Lind canopy bed made of
tulip wood, Victorian settee, Empire dresser, and a private bath. Room
Rate: $120 per night
- MATTIE BELLE'S: Mattie
Belle's room offers Victorian charm which includes a full extra-long Victorian Renaissance
walnut bed, Victorian dresser, Scottish chest, rosewood and marble nightstand from a
Mississippi estate, and heirloom parlor set. Room Rate: $115 per night
- The romantic decor of LILLIE'S ROOM
includes a queen-size walnut Carolina Back Country bed, marble top serpentine dresser, and
a wishbone vanity. Room Rate: $110 per night
are perfect for Honeymoons,
Anniversaries, and Romantic Getaways.
In the morning, coffee or tea in silver service will be
awaiting you outside your door if desired. Or you may prefer to leisurely relax in the
screened-in back porch furnished with turn-of-the century wicker, or sit in the
gazebo, or on the patio absorbing the smells and sounds of nature as well as a
bubbly water fountain. A full gourmet breakfast in a Victorian setting will
be served in the authentic antique furnished dining room.
Texas Main Street city, Bowie offers many antique and collectible shops, tea rooms, 2nd
Monday Trades Days, as well as many other festivities during the year. We strive to offer
our guests comfort, privacy, relaxation, and Southern hospitality in a small, rural, Texas
Main Street town.
If you love flea markets, then make a stop in Bowie
on Second Monday weekend of each month to stroll through North Texas' longest
running trade days. More than a hundred years ago, Trade Days were born out of necessity
in 1893, as early pioneers traded animals and equipment to aid their struggle to sustain
life in the Old West.
Monday has something for everyone, from antiques to the latest electronic
gadgets. Enjoy a weekend of eating fresh roasted corn or cotton candy, while strolling
through Second Monday.
Rates and Policies
- Rates: $110 - $130
- Rates include a full gourmet breakfast daily.
- All interior rooms are smoke free
- $25 cash or check deposit for each room. Will be applied to balance upon
- No Pets are allowed, but boarding is close by
- All Rooms are Air Conditioned
- Flowers available for special occasions
- No children under the age of 12, but negotiable
- No cooking facilities are available for guests
- CHECK IN
4 pm or by prior arrangement
- CHECK OUT
- FORMS OF PAYMENT
Cash or Check
Confirmed with security of deposit, equal to one night's charge or 50% of charge for stay
of 3 or more nights. Deposits may be secured by $25 cash or check for each room to be
applied to balance upon arrival
- CANCELLATION POLICY
A $25.00 service charge will be applied to all cancellations. Cancellations received less
than 7 days from arrival will be charged the entire reservation price unless we can
rebook. Holidays and Special Event cancellations received less than 14 days from arrival
will be charged the entire reservation price unless we can rebook. If a reservation is cut
short you will be charged 50% per day for each remaining day of your reservation,
excluding Holidays and Special Events where you will be charged the entire amount of your
reserved stay. All cancellations must be received by phone.
Not permitted anywhere inside the inn or on the porches. We thank our guests for honoring
our smoke-free environment.
- GIFT CERTIFICATES
A wonderful gift any time of year. Purchase a lodging package or a dollar amount to be
credited towards a future stay.
The Gazebo Bed and Breakfast is
a member of the following associations:
North Texas Area Bed and Breakfast Association
Red River Valley Tourism Association
Bowie Chamber of Commerce
Bowie Merchants Association
Main Street Committee
AAA Auto Club
Bed and Breakfast
906 Sessions Street
Bowie, Texas 76230
940-872-4852 or 877-BOWIE-TX (877-269-4389)
Innkeeper: Janet McMurray
Hits Since 2/14/08