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Farm Winery Guestroom, Private Entrance. Tour & Wine Tasting.

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Private Guestroom entrance and deck. Welcome.

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Digby chateau / country house description

Private entrance and parking. Complimentary red or white wine with room plus locally roasted, freshly ground morning coffee.

One minute to Restaurants and many village shops. Art Galleries, Artisan shops, Studios and Grocery.

Free Wifi, and a library of wine videos 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 North America!
Welcome!
Chris+Peggy

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Staff

              Suitability

              • Alternative Lifestyle
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Beautiful slate floor with in-floor heat, large custom shower and wrap around vanity mirrors....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • In your room you will find freshly roasted coffee and coffee maker, teas, cups, utensils and condiments. Microwave and bar fridge. 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....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Village:

                        Bear River:'The Historic Tidal Village on Stilts'...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Pier Fishing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Broadband Access:

                            WI-FI Broadband...moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            Provided for longer term stays (4 days +)...moreless

                          • Computer Available
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking:

                            Private off-street parking...moreless

                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone
                          • Washing Machine:

                            Provided for longer term stays (4 days+)...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet:

                            Strong WiFi Connection anywhere in the winery and ensuite guestroom....moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Long deck outside room, Paved 'Precipice' view and seating overlooking vineyard. Picnic table...moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa
                           

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                          $130.00 CAD for the first 2 nights. 2 night minimum stay. Specials for longer term
                          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.
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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                          Location

                          220 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Halifax
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Bear River
                          15 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Digby
                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          3 to choose from within 1/2 mile.
                          6 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Beach

                          Car: Necessary

                          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 their 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.

                           

                          Owner info

                          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 and the steep south slope are typical of the best vineyards around the 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 barbecue and table. Microwave and fridge. Complimentary bottle of wine.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

                          Links to more information:

                           

                          Photos

                          • Private Guestroom entrance and deck. Welcome.

                            Private Guestroom entrance and deck. Welcome.

                          • Big Shower. Nice

                            Big Shower. Nice

                          • Dining cellar and wine storage.

                            Dining cellar and wine storage.

                          • Bumper Harvest

                            Bumper Harvest

                          • Waterfront Cottage for daytime guest use.

                            Waterfront Cottage for daytime guest use.

                          • Riesling vineyards beside guestroom.

                            Riesling vineyards beside guestroom.

                          • Highway #1 Sign, Deep Brook.

                            Highway #1 Sign, Deep Brook.

                          • South Side. Peaceful.. After the Harvest harvest.

                            South Side. Peaceful.. After the Harvest harvest.

                          • Vineyard Tour

                            Vineyard Tour

                          • Historic Tidal Village on Stilts. 
Downtown 'Bear River' at High Tide.

                            Historic Tidal Village on Stilts. Downtown 'Bear River' at High Tide.

                          • Bear River Winery Sign at the Digby Ferry.

                            Bear River Winery Sign at the Digby Ferry.

                          • No Photoshop here....just real sky in Bear River

                            No Photoshop here....just real sky in Bear River

                          • View of guest room from entrance.

                            View of guest room from entrance.

                          • Ensuite bathroom.

                            Ensuite bathroom.

                          • Bear River Winery. Street view entrance.

                            Bear River Winery. Street view entrance.

                          • Bear River Valley

                            Bear River Valley

                          • L to R: Merlot, Pinot Noir
Chardonnay, Pinot Gris.

                            L to R: Merlot, Pinot Noir Chardonnay, Pinot Gris.

                          • Spring burning of winter cuttings.

                            Spring burning of winter cuttings.

                          • Peg with some 2011 Fall Figs.

                            Peg with some 2011 Fall Figs.

                          • Winery South Side, Viewing Precipice.

                            Winery South Side, Viewing Precipice.

                          • Suguaro Cactus and Crowd

                            Suguaro Cactus and Crowd

                          • Garden Bug Patrol
Constable.

                            Garden Bug Patrol Constable.

                          • Real sky a few minutes later.

                            Real sky a few minutes later.

                          VRBO #431243

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

                          View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
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                          Member since: 2012
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Response rate: 83%
                          • Calendar last updated: 10/20/2014
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