Cottage Winery Guestroom, Private Entrance. Tour and Wine Tasting.
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Private entrance and parking. Complimentary red or white wine with room plus locally roasted, freshly ground morning coffee.
Free Wifi, and a library of wine videos on the shelf in your room. (Sideways, BottleShock, Mondovino etc.)
A tour of the cellars and vineyard with a wine tasting is included with your room.
There is private parking and entrance, outdoor deck, BBQ and outdoor seating and tables.
Your room is a comfortable and air conditioned with oak trim, queen bed and slate floor infloor heat... all overlooking the vineyard and tidal valley of Bear River.
Explore the shore or visit the down home or high-end gift shops in the village. There are three restaurants, 2 gas stations, grocery and post office located in our memorable and very photogenic 'Tidal Village on Stilts'.
Watch the changing tides, bask in the vineyard sunshine and enjoy the wine and genuine hospitality!
Stay in our winery guestroom and enjoy the vineyard and wildlife on Tidal Bear River. Our river is connected to The Bay of Fundy with the highest tides in the world!
- Chateau / Country House
- Vacation Rental
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Limited Accessibility
- Pets Considered
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
- Bedroom 1
- Convertible bed(s)
- Queen size Beds (1), Child Beds (1) Rollout.
- 1.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Parking Off Street
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
We can provide single rollouts for two children under 12. In your room you will find freshly roasted coffee and coffee maker, teas, cups, utensils and condiments. A seaside cottage with large deck and fireplace is available for daytime use to ensuite guests. Private off street parking. Well behvaved pets of any specie welcome....morecollapse
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Wireless Internet:
- Broadband Access
- Computer Available
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Botanical Garden
- Freshwater Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Medical Services
- Eco Tourism
- Whale Watching
- Pier Fishing
- Bird Watching
- Winery Tours
- Water Parks
- Theme Parks
- Recreation Center
Located at the headwaters of the historic Bear River is the town of Bear River 'Village on Stilts', where the tide rises and falls 25 feet.. twice a day! The restaurants, shops, and galleries are suspended over the tidal river on stilts. The winery is 800 yards from the village and is a historic converted 'working horse' barn from the 19th century. Owned in the last century by the Clarke Bros., it was used to pasture and foal thier logging teams in the summer months. The hay mow and 4 storey interior held 185 tons of hay providing winter feed for the teams that hauled out timber during the winter months from Lake Jolie to supply the huge Clarke Bros. clothes-pin factory and sawmill there....morecollapse
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Unique Opportunity; Exceptional Value
Unique Opportunity; Exceptional Value
I am very happy to see this delightful accommodation on VRBO. My husband and I stayed there in the summer and we loved the rare experience of staying at a working winery. The accommodatin is attractive, inviting and comfortable. It would easily pass the "white glove test" for cleanliness, and it has a great shower. It provided us with privacy, peace and quiet and fabulous views. The Bear River Winery tour provided by Chris and Peggy was informative and fascinating. The interior design of the winery and shop, plus the wine tasting, added to the pleasure. We loved walking through the vineyard to the river and relaxing on the river bank while watching the tides of Bear River rise and fall as they were influenced by the Bay of Fundy tides. We also enjoyed just wandering around the property and seeing the vegetable and flower gardens and the fruit trees and bushes. Chris and Peggy were an excellent source of suggestions for shopping, sightseeing and dining in Bear River and the many interesting and lovely places within easy driving distance. We enjoyed all of that, but the part we enjoyed most was being in a place where we could "get off the power grid," and enjoy all the nature and tranquility surrounding us while staying in a very comfortable and relaxing accommodation. Our only regret was not having more than 5 days to enjoy this unique opportunity.
- Guest Eddi
- Date of stay 08/13/12
- Review Submitted 02/27/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, romantic getaway, sightseeing.
Tranquility at its best
Tranquility at its best
What a great little gem hidden in the heart of Bear River! Chris and Peg offer a really unique twist on overnighting in Nova Scotia. Their guest room is very private with its own entrance but your gracious hosts are never far away tending their vines or working in the winery. They offer an informative tour of the vineyard and winery that includes a wine tasting. Chris was so patient and prompt in responding to my very many e-mails and he offered some great tips to help us plan our visit. It is obvious that Peg very seriously considers the comfort of her guests as the guest room is very cozy, inviting and clean. The tranquility of the vineyard, the amazing view of the valley and the charm and hospitality of Bear River all come together to welcome you to this special place. Allow yourself enough time because you will not want to leave.
- Guest Vette
- Date of stay 09/08/12
- Review Submitted 09/09/12
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, age 55+, romantic getaway, sightseeing.
Rates are $130.00 CAD for the first night, $10.00 rate reduction,sucessive nights. Linen change upon request, $25.00 CAD. Complimentary red or white wine and freshly roasted and ground local coffee. 15% HST (provincial tax) on bookings, due at checkin. PayPal, MC and Visa Accepted
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
Call the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
- Nearest Airport: Halifax at 220 Kilometres
- Nearest Ferry: Digby at 15 Kilometres
- Nearest Beach: beach at 6 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Bear River at 1 Kilometres
- Nearest Restaurant: 3 to choose from within 1/2 mile. at 1 Kilometres
Year Purchased: 1988
About the owner: Peggy and I have been operating Bear River Winery since 2004. I am the winemaker and vineyard builder and Peggy manages the sales and shop. Together we work in the vineyard, garden and winecellars. Peggy was an art instructor at U Mass., and technical drafting and interior designer for several architectural firms in the USA. I was an antique dealer here in Nova Scotia for 42 years. I finished a second degree at Acadia University in Wolfville Nova Scotia when I was 50. Our winery development is a satisfaction for us both. It was a gentle learning curve.. 22 years of not rushing it. We focussed on the vineyard for the first decade and opened the winery in 2004 when we had proved that we could grow the familiar European grapes that most people recognize: Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Gamay, and this year... Merlot. After 22 years operating a growing winery business, the seasons, vineyard and winery develop a rythm that visitors enjoy as well. We both come from a scottish heritage of homecooking, self reliance and hospitality. We created our environment and our business with an eye to the conservation of natural and environmental resources and responsible winegrowing.
Why the Owner Chose Digby:
Our vineyard is a famous historical vineyard site with vines first planted here in 1611. The sunshine, the steep, stony, south slopes are typical of the best vineyards world.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Great hospitality and tours every day. Solar powered winery with a guestroom. Explore the cellars and vineyards. Walk the path along the tidal river at the foot of the vineyard. Outdoor barbeque and table. Microwave and fridge. Complimentary bottle of wine.
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Private Guestroom entrance and deck. Welcome.
Bear River Winery. Private guestroom entrance to the right of lamp-post.
Bear River Chardonnay
Dining cellar and wine storage.
Spring burning of winter cuttings.
South Side. Peaceful.. post harvest.
View of room from entrance.
Riesling vineyards beside guestroom.
Bear River Merlot.
Historic Tidal Village on Stilts. Downtown 'Bear River' at high tide.
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