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The Grouse House at Blue Grouse Winery

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

An Exquisite Vineyard Retreat!

Escape the city and enjoy the Cowichan Valley’s wine, food and outdoor scene. Visit the Farmer’s Market for locally-grown organic produce or crafts, spend an afternoon touring local wineries or visiting Canada’s only tea farm. Visit the Kinsol Trestle, meander along the Pacific coastline or hike through enchanting west coast forests, possibly catching sight of our many birds and wildlife. Spend your evening doing an impromptu BBQ, sipping on our award-winning wines and waiting for the sun to set over the slopes of the vineyard.

Enjoy your “Bed & Bottle” retreat among the vines. Relax and enjoy the surrounding vineyard while absorbing the natural serenity; or drive a short few minutes to the unique and historic waterfront community of Cowichan Bay.

The Grouse House’s two-bedroom suite sleeps four, ideal for two couples or a family. The modern and well-appointed kitchen is the perfect place to make the most of your farmer’s market finds. A panoramic outdoor patio features a barbecue and ample space to sit, relax, and enjoy a glass of wine. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy your “Bed & Bottle” service: one bottle of wine is our gift to you on check in.

Other amenities include luxurious linens, gas fireplace, air conditioning and complimentary WiFi (please tag us @bluegrousewines when you take a photo of your magnificent surroundings.)

Hold your wedding in this spectacular location, then stay the night to start your honeymoon right.

The Grouse House decor is decidedly rustic-modern with natural wood floors, chef's prep island in the kitchen and a harvest dining table that seats at least eight. With two large bedrooms, each with its own luxurious en-suite bathroom and a large, comfortable great room with fireplace, full kitchen and stellar Cowichan views, this is a perfect hideaway rental for wine lovers, wedding parties, couples retreat or the ideal location for that long overdue girls weekend away.

The Grouse House is one-of-a-kind, allowing you to wake up to the sights and sounds of the vineyard.

With its convenient location in the Cowichan Valley, visitors looking to explore the area will leave the Grouse House refreshed, and return to a peaceful place to rest.

More Details

Property Manager
Jenny Garlini
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Jenny Garlini

Once the preferred habitat of Blue Grouse, the 45 acres of Blue Grouse Estate are tucked away on a sunny slope of Vancouver Island’s Cowichan Valley, which is believed to take its name from a First Nation's word meaning "the warm land". A fitting name, as the valley enjoys Canada’s warmest mean temperature. The terroir encompasses wind protection by evergreen trees, an all-Southern exposure, a combination of clay and gravelly soil, and the nurturing of pure air and spring water. Thanks to this exceptional site, the vines require little fertilization and irrigation, just a drop of passion, a splash of dedication and hard work, and a pinch of obsession make the difference!

Jenny Garlini purchased this guest house in 2012

Why Jenny Garlini chose Vancouver Island

A luxurious and unforgettable Cowichan Valley retreat.

What makes this guest house unique

As one of Vancouver Island’s oldest estate vineyards and a long time family-owned winery, Blue Grouse produces exceptional Cowichan Valley wines which express their place of origin – and a lot of personality, to boot! Elegant, fresh, cool-climate style, rich in balanced acidity, and intense in flavor, Blue Grouse wines are meant to be enjoyed and sure to be remembered.

Amenities

Duncan Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 king , Two twin beds available upon request.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Two twin beds available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Simply spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

This is the best rental apartment that we have ever stayed in anywhere in the world. Yes, it is total new, so everything is still in great shape. This is not what makes it so special, however. It is a place with real style where someone has put in an effort to make all the details fit. Too bad that we don't live on the island and thus cannot enjoy this place more often!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Grouse House is perfect...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Grouse House for the weekend while my father played in a local lawn tennis tournament. Everything about this place is to the highest quality that is almost magical. Jenny, the person who checked us in was fantastic and very attentive. The views are beyond belief and the wine is delicious. A spectacular house all round!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
16.5 Kilometres
Maple Bay Harbour Air
Nearest Ferry
60.5 Kilometres
Duke Point Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Cowichan Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
16.5 Kilometres
Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit
Nearest Ski
164.8 Kilometres
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Nearest Beach
3.1 Kilometres
Cowichan Bay
Car: necessary

Relax and enjoy the surrounding vineyard while absorbing the natural serenity. Visit the Blue Grouse Tasting room for a wine tasting, picnic lunch or to enjoy a glass of wine.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $243.29

Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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