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Island View B&B

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Island View B&B is located 6kms east of the Town of Wiarton on Grey County Road 1. It overlooks Colpoys Bay and is across the road from Bruce's Caves Conservation Area. The Conservation Area has great hiking trails and is open year round, there is no admittance charge. We offer a drop off service to hikers subject to availability. There is a rough trail from the B&B down the escarpment to the bay and a walk / bike around the block is 4km. Island View B&B was originally a single family home built to R2000 standards and is heated / cooled by geothermal. We added a "granny flat" for Cathy's parents in 2006 and an additional two car garage. Mark gained a "play" area! The Bed and Breakfast is in the original house and has King and Queen bed rooms each with en suite bathrooms and one room with two double beds with a private bathroom across the hall. Each room has a large window, bar fridge, coffee table and two chairs. Most guests relax in either the sunroom or the living room. Our oldest son Steve is an accomplished artist (even if we say so ourselves!) Specializing in wildlife. His medium is acrylic on canvas and we display his original work here. We are partially solar powered. We now offer Electric Vehicle charging- NEMA 14-50 receptacle. We really enjoy the people that come to stay with us.... "Enter as guests.....Leave as friends" Cathy & Mark
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We went to this B&B as a couple for 3 nights in the end of august 2018, despite some rainy days, we had an awesome time. The hosts are caring and really nice to have conversations with. It was a great way to practice our english. The breakfasts are great, espacially the waffles
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Response from YoungCathy, Owner at Island View B&B
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Karel & Francois. Come practice your English anytime, though I do not think either of you need to practice. We enjoyed your company, and thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Better weather next time ! Mark & Cathy
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This was the perfect B&B visit. I didn’t choose it myself as a friend had done so, therefore had no expectations going in. What Cathy and Mark delivered was beyond my expectations. They are both warm and welcoming and attend to every little detail for their guests. The place
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Response from YoungCathy, Owner at Island View B&B
Responded Sep. 3, 2018
High praise as you defiantly travel a LOT ! Thank you. We enjoyed your stay, it's people like you that keep us in the B&B business. There's lots to see and do so do come and visit again. Mark & Cathy
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I have honestly been to this B&B every labour day weekend in the past decade. Mark and Cathy are the best hosts! The place is beautiful, clean, and inviting. Every stay has been fantastic - the food is phenomenal, the beds are comfy, the conversation great, and I look forward
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Response from YoungCathy, Owner at Island View B&B
Responded Aug. 31, 2018
Your home away from home ! Thank you and we will be see you soon ! Mark & Cathy
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We visited Island View B&B for three nights in July 2018. Kathy and Mark are wonderful hosts, making us feel most welcome in their home. Accommodations were very clean and comfortable. Breakfasts were exceptional and healthy. We have stayed at many B&B's over the years and
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Response from YoungCathy, Owner at Island View B&B
Responded Aug. 28, 2018
Thanks for a great review, we enjoyed your stay and It was great to meet Lionel.We hope you will consider staying with us on your next family get-together. Mark & Cathy
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We stayed here for a night and it was wonderful stay. First the B&B is so clean and very well decorated. Bathrooms are very clean. Breakfast was great. It consisted of juices, coffee, mixed nuts, fruits and great oatmeal dish. Gives the guests privacy you need. Our gracious and
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Response from YoungCathy, Owner at Island View B&B
Responded Aug. 15, 2018
We look forward to having you back. Thank you for taking the time to review our B&B. I'm hoping "Beat" was supposed to be "Best" if not we will work on our rhythm!. Mark & Cathy
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View from the Queen bedroom.
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Queen Bedroom with ensuite.
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Double beds bedroom
Deck
Amazing view
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is pet dog allowed on your place
We now have the ability to answer posted questions. We have a dog in the house, ( and three cats) so sorry, we do not accept other animals. Mark
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"This location is clean! Well worth the trip. Reasonably priced. Lots of light!"
"room facing the bay"
"All four rooms looked great."
"rooms on the back side offer a view of the Georgian Bay and bluffs."
"This is a great place for adults."
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