About this listing
Although the booking says Entire Home/Apt, our guests share the space with us. There are 3 bedrooms on the second floor available for guests with a bathroom for guest use only. We give our guests as much privacy as they want. A peaceful place.
Along the Lake Huron shoreline, you will find miles and miles of clean sandy beaches. A naturalist's paradise for birding, botany and rural gardens. Hiking and biking adventures. A haven for eco-tourism about 20 minutes from the city of Owen Sound.
A rustic heritage farmhouse, owner occupied, situated on 148 acres in the village of Clavering, Georgian Bluffs. Enjoy the solitude while still 10 minutes from Lake Huron and charming downtown Wiarton. Excellent well water. Stocked kitchen with dishes and cooking utensils and dining room. Fire pit. 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms available. A "slow" simple farmhouse, no internet connection, but you can connect in Wiarton or Owen Sound.
Nearby attractions: Sauble Beach and all points north on the Bruce Peninsula featuring spectacular Tobermory. Explore artist studios and gallery tours. Nearby is the Bruce Trail which runs the entire length of Georgian Bluffs to Skinners Bluff, one of the most photographed lookouts in Ontario. From waterfalls and open air markets to golfing and horseback riding, you will find something of interest.
We can provide the perfect resting spot on your adventure while you explore this spectacular area! Reg is available to help you find the hidden treasures of the area and how to find the best way to get to the National Park.
Fresh local organic eggs and local dairy products available; breakfast is not included but will be offered when Marlene is available. Otherwise use of kitchen is ok during your stay. Clean up is expected.
Guests will have access to the entire 2nd floor, including the bathroom. Kitchen and dining room is a shared space. Outdoor table and chairs for guest use. Fire pit available upon request.
Interaction with Guests
Reg is available to help with touring questions. He was born and raised in the farmhouse and is the 4th generation of Moore's in Clavering and 3rd generation in the farmhouse.
The farmhouse is in a very quiet location affording quests a good night's rest. On a clear evening, stars fill the night sky.
No public transportation. A car is necessary to reach the farmhouse and see all that there is available in the area.
Other Things to Note
PLEASE NOTE: You will find the lane to the farmhouse opposite the old red mailbox on Zion Church Road. GPS and (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps will not send you to the right location.
No smoking. We believe in conserving energy as much as possible. Please be respectful. We do not use harsh chemicals and ask that they are kept at a minimum while in the house. This includes perfumes, cologne and aerosol sprays. Pets will be considered on a pet-by-pet basis. Pet beds and spreads required for sleeping.
Marlene: From northeastern Pennsylvania. Former graphic designer working as a secretary/records clerk at a local high school and private college in northeastern Pennsylvania. Loves to cook, bake and garden when not traveling to Canada to visit/work at our heritage homestead/farm.
Reg: Fourth generation at the Canadian homestead and retired journalist/photographer who worked and lived in Canada, Europe, California and several states in the Northeastern US. Enjoys spending time at our heritage homestead and helping visitors discover the beautiful Bruce peninsula.