Book Nook Inn, Bed & Breakfast, Lumberton, TX

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Book Nook Inn Receives 2015 Best of Lumberton Award

Lumberton Award Program Honors the Achievement

LUMBERTON August 17, 2015 -- Book Nook Inn has been selected for the 2015 Best of Lumberton Award in the Bed & Breakfast category by the Lumberton Award Program.

Big & Bookish B&B

Lumberton couple converts their compound into an inn
Photography by LEE E. STINSON

Visitors often ask if it is an old house that has been remodeled. Or possibly an old church turned into a house? No, the rambling rooms, decking and Escher-like stairways of the Book Nook Inn are a unique design from the fertile imagination of owner David Hearne, who was once part-owner of a general contracting company.

A Hidden Treasure

The Book Nook Inn is a quaint bed and breakfast that will allow you to take time away from home without ever leaving town.

by David Lisenby
Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns - Community contributor

One of the many hidden treasures of Lumberton is a quaint bed and breakfast that serves travelers from across the globe yet remains unknown to many who pass by it each day.

The ABCs of running a B&B

(First of a two-part series)
by Pam George, NowU

Turning your own home into a B&B can require less capital. After their daughter went to college, the Hearnes opened with four rooms by renovating one room so it accessed a bathroom. They've since built a 2,400-square-foot event space, which can seat 120, and they're adding a fifth guestroom.

Success is in the details — and a private bath

(Second of a two-part series)
by Pam George, NowU

At the Book Nook Inn in Lumberton, Texas, guests can stay in the Steampunk Room. (Steampunk is a little bit Victorian, a little Industrial Revolution and a lot of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells.) The room has furniture with steampunk flair, a "steampunked" refrigerator and a flat-screen TV in a steampunk-style cabinet.

New Bed and Breakfast to serve Beaumont and Lumberton, TX

By James Burns of Subterfuge Publishing

Stacie and David Hearne are living what is, for many, the ultimate retirement dream: owning and operating a bed & breakfast. Book Nook Inn is their home and their elegant offering to weary travelers to Beaumont, Texas and the other communities of the Golden Triangle. In fact Book Nook Inn is the only accredited Better Business Bureau bed and breakfast in all of Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Newton, Jasper, Tyler, Chambers and Liberty counties.

A Magical Hideaway in Lumberton and A Flaming Heart in Houston

May 9, 2014

David, a novelist and software specialist, and his wife Stacie, started building the house from scratch eight years ago and opened it as a Bed and Breakfast almost two years ago. BOOK NOOK felt like a ranch style home meets magical hideaway — with lots of staircases and rooms to explore. Definitely visit the website to see their cool, original design.

Week 6 Recap from Trisha and John #SmallBizProud

In the sixth week of the "I Am Small Business Proud" road trip, filmmakers Trisha and John go from Shreveport to Austin — and have a lot of fun meeting inspiring people who have taken big risks to start their small 

Bed, breakfast and beyond at hidden SETX treasure

By Vanessa Holmes,

The Book Nook Inn is a hidden treasure in Southeast Texas. The property is nestled off Cooks Lake Road in Lumberton.

It's an older home that has been turned into a bed and breakfast where you can enjoy relaxation at its finest.

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James Ware visits Book Inn Bed & Breakfast in Lumberton