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Two Bedroom Heritage Farmhouse

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The log house is a beautifully restored heritage farm house built in 1907.

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Last updated: 07/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ganges cabin description

The log house is a beautifully restored heritage farm house built in 1907.

The house is uniquely appointed with traditional décor, down comforters, fine linens and full bathrooms with locally made soaps.

The house has two private bedrooms: one with a queen bed and one with two twin beds. Two captain’s beds (captain’s beds are perfect for a child or smaller person) and a queen size futon are also in place to accommodate additional guests. The house is priced at $225 at 4 person occupancy. Additional guests will be charged at $25 per person, per night.

The kitchen is fully equipped for family style meals. There is a dining table, private deck, BBQ, wood stove, and a full bath with antique claw tub/shower.

Foxglove Farm is family-friendly and children of all ages are welcome.

Dogs with responsible owners are welcome. A one-time pet charge of $25 applies. Dogs in the log house are limited to the indoor porch area only.

Foxglove cottages have fully equipped kitchens and we encourage guests to prepare meals for themselves. Bountiful baskets of hand-picked seasonal fruits, vegetables, and fresh eggs are available. It’s a foodie’s haven, eat seasonal fresh organic foods that travel zero miles from our fields and orchards to your cottage door.

Come unplug, be inspired and revitalized by this naturally beautiful and healthful place.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cabin
  • 1000 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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          • The cottage has two private bedrooms. One with a queen size bed, and one will two twin size beds. There is also a queen sleeper couch in the living room and two captains bed perfect for children. The cottage is uniquely appointed with traditional décor, down comforters, fine linens and full bathrooms with locally made soaps. Beds have been selected for maximum comfort and support, and are accompanied with high quality bedding and traditional quilts. Only ecological cleaning products are used in our laundry and in cleaning our buildings....moreless

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower

            Antique claw foot bathtub and shower...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Foxglove farm produces strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, asparagus, melons, greens, roots, a wide range of annual Mediterranean vegetables, as well as orchards of diverse varieties of peach, plum, apple, pear, quince, persimmon, fig, chestnut, and cherry. We also manage a small flock of laying hens, produce ten acres of grains and legumes, and have over 30 acres of hay and pasture. Baskets of hand-picked seasonal fruits, vegetables and fresh eggs are available for cottage guests. We offer either a small basket for $30 (feeds 2 people, 2 days) or a large basket for $60 (feeds 4-6 people, 2-3 days). Kitchens are fully equipped to prepare family style meals. Find out what’s in season by following us online using Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and on our blog....moreless

              Leisure Activities

              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Rural:

                    Foxglove Farm is nestled in a mountain, forest and lake ecosystem rich in flora, fauna and natural history....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Fireplace:

                            Wood not provided; can be purchased in town...moreless

                          • Heating
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Wood Stove

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen:

                            Guests are invited to prepare for themselves healthy home-cooked meals. ...moreless

                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator:

                            Bountiful baskets of hand-picked seasonal fruits, vegetables, and fresh eggs are available. Please inquire....moreless

                          • Stove
                          • Toaster
                           

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                          Base Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          C$225

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Additional Fees and Taxes:

                          The log house is $225/night at 4 person occupancy. Using the queen sofabed in living room and captain beds can host up to 8 people. There is an additional person fee of $25 per person.

                          Payment & Taxes: We accept payment by credit card, cash or personal cheque. Rates are quoted in Canadian dollars. A GST tax of 5% will apply to all charges.

                          Payment in full is required to secure reservation.


                          Notes:

                          Arrival / Departure Times: Check In: 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Check Out: 10:00am. Arrival times later than 5:00pm must be scheduled in advance. Please call and confirm your arrival plans one week before your reservation date so that someone can greet and show you to your house or cottage.

                          Cancellation Policy: All funds, less a $25 booking fee, will be refunded if cancellation is made not less than 14 days prior to the arrival date. Guests checking out before the last day of a multiple day reservation must pay for all days reserved if the room cannot be re-rented.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/20/2014
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                          23 Available
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                          Location

                          Car: Recommended

                          Mount Maxwell is a 231 hectare park located on Burgoyne Bay and the Sansome Narrows on the western shores of Saltspring island. Mount Maxwell Provincial Park contains one of the highest points on Saltspring Island in the Southern Gulf Islands. This point, called Baynes Peak, offers superb views of Vancouver Island, the surrounding Gulf Islands and the mainland of British Columbia.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: Jeanne-Marie Herman Jeanne Marie Herman is a co-founder of The Centre For Arts, Ecology, and Agriculture. She has worked as a biologist, environmental consultant, and massage therapist prior to moving to BC. Jeanne Marie is a partner with her husband Michael in Foxglove Farm. Michael Ableman is a farmer, author, and photographer and a recognized practitioner of sustainable agriculture and proponent of regional food systems. Ableman created Fairview Gardens, at its peak one of North America’s most successful models of local and urban agriculture, where he farmed for twenty five years. He has written several books, numerous essays and articles, and lectures extensively on food, culture, and sustainability worldwide. His books, lectures and workshops have inspired people throughout North America. Michael currently farms at Foxglove Farm on Salt Spring Island. Read more about your host Michael Ableman on his website

                          Why the Owner Chose Ganges:
                          Foxglove Farm is a 120-acre organic farm on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, Canada. The farm is located on one of the original homesteads on the island, surrounded by hundreds of acres of protected forest and agricultural fields, bordering Maxwell Lake. The farm produces strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, asparagus, melons, greens, roots, a wide range of annual Mediterranean vegetables, as well as orchards of diverse varieties of peach, plum, apple, pear, quince, persimmon, fig, chestnut, and cherry. We also manage a small flock of laying hens, produce ten acres of grains and legumes, and have over 30 acres of hay and pasture. Guests are invited to prepare for themselves healthy home-cooked meals. Bountiful baskets of hand-picked seasonal fruits, vegetables, and fresh eggs are available. It’s a foodie’s haven, eat seasonal fresh organic foods that travel zero miles from our fields and orchards to your cottage door. Learn more. The farm and land inspires community, gathering, eating, working and playing together whether you are a farm crew member or a cottage guest. Foxglove Cottages are a great place to bring a group – sleeping up to 13 people family style. Foxglove Farm is nestled in a mountain, forest and lake ecosystem rich in flora, fauna and natural history. Surrounded by hundreds of acres of protected forest and agricultural fields, bordering Maxwell Lake, we are just minutes from hiking trails entering Mount Maxwell Provincial Park. For more on things to do on the farm click here. Come unplug, be inspired and revitalized by this naturally beautiful and healthful place.


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                          Speaks: english
                           

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                          • The log house is a beautifully restored heritage farm house built in 1907.

                            The log house is a beautifully restored heritage farm house built in 1907.

                          • A working fireplace is available for guest use. Wood not provided.

                            A working fireplace is available for guest use. Wood not provided.

                          • The log house features an antique claw foot bathtub and shower.

                            The log house features an antique claw foot bathtub and shower.

                          • The house is appointed with traditional décor, down comforters, and fine linens.

                            The house is appointed with traditional décor, down comforters, and fine linens.

                          • Beds have been selected for maximum comfort and support.

                            Beds have been selected for maximum comfort and support.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2013.

                          Date last modified - Monday, September 29, 2014

                          C$225 per night (CAD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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