Open space. Living room Relax by the apple trees. Treehouse for kids.
Barn Sweet Barn
Hosted by Catherine Et Vincent
Catherine Et Vincent is the host.Catherine Et Vincent is a superhost.
12 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
12 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
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Heritage Site

Barn Sweet Barn is a country style loft, open kitchen, dining and living room, 4 bedrooms and a game room, located on the 2nd floor of the barn.

The jam factory on the ground floor, Confiturerie Tigidou, is open from June to October.

The space

Magical space for families or friends traveling together. Up to 12 guests.
Country style loft, open kitchen, dining room and living room with windows facing the St-Lawrence river.
Very kids friendly! Game room. Fun for everyone.
4 bedrooms. 2 sofa beds. 2 bathrooms.
Perfect island country style vacation home.

Guest access

The Apple Tree garden: BBQ. Relax and enjoy the views in the shade of apple trees while kids play in the tree house or run in the grass.

Interaction with guests

We personally welcome you at your arrival. We give you a quick tour and explain lights, access, wifi code and other helpful tips for your stay. After that, you will not hear from us unless you want to :)

Other things to note

Parking: maximum 3 cars


Amenities
Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Cable TV
Family/kid friendly

Prices
Cleaning Fee $250 CAD
Security Deposit $500 CAD
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM

No smoking
No noise after 23h
No pets allowed (but Mira dogs welcome!)

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s), cat(s), and other pet(s) live in the house

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Pierre User Profile
August 2017
A unique experience! living in a 'grange' is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. HIGHLY recommended to all, let you city-dweller ideas back at home and dive in for a great time!

Anne-Marie User Profile
August 2017
Ideal except for the water which was a MAJOR issue for us. Like all the previous reviewers, we could not get over how gracious the hosts are and how lovely the accommodations are. That's the reason for the 4 stars instead of 2. The hosts really were THAT amazing! Unfortunately, the water to the house has a high sulfur content so smells and tastes like rotten eggs. We found the smell overwhelming and the inconvenience of having to use bottled water (for drinking, brushing teeth etc) with three little kids detracted from our ability to enjoy our vacation. We had a number of visitors during the two weeks we stayed here and they all agreed that the water situation was a deal breaker and wouldn't return. This is not a problem endemic to the island - we spoke to many locals who had no issues with sulfur in their water. It's unfortunate as everything else about this place is ideal and the hosts are so incredibly amazing. It's just one of those unfortunate things though (like living next to a landfill) that can't be fixed. If we hadn't booked the kids for camp on the island the second week, I would have forgone the money we spent on the accommodation and just flown home sooner. I think if you plan to stay only a few days and eat out often (to minimize use of water in the kitchen as the smell while then trying to eat is unappealing) then you'll probably not notice the water issue so much (although remove your silver jewelry as the water will tarnish it significantly within 2 days). With a family of five and guests, however, we were constantly doing dishes, laundry, and had people using the shower etc so the smell was remarkable. If I had been forewarned about the water and had chosen to come anyway, I would have felt better about it but to discover it once we had already arrived was disappointing. Perhaps if the price had been lower (at the time I booked, it was the most expensive rental on the island) or the island was Hawaii quality so that it didn't matter what my house was like, I would have been better able to tolerate such a surprise.

Georgia User Profile
July 2017
The sweet barn was beautiful and the island is amazing and full of fun. The sweet barn is a great place for a large group, lots of space and a big table to eat meals around. What better way to take in the history of Quebec than to stay in a charming old barn! The jam factory is also fantastic. The jams are delicious and the experience is so unique. Our family had a great time!

Jed User Profile
July 2017
This is a lovingly restored barn, with thoughtful details and touches. Catherine and Vincent are also wonderful hosts, who are responsive and charming. Also, it wasn't clear from the photos, but there are actually two very large common rooms (the main room and the game room), with the game room having a tv that those who are interested can watch. The only things I would note is that the second bathroom doesn't have a shower or bath (so only one shower in the place), and that drinking water does need to be brought in. That said, this place + the island air kept us happy for a full week. Finally, it must be said -- the jam shop is downstairs and very well done, with serious attention to the product and atmosphere (it's not just a souvenir shop).

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Sylvain
December 2016
What a great Christmas we had! Everything was perfect for our family of 12: everything was nicely decorated, the kitchen was well-equipped, the beds comfortable, the playroom amazing for the little ones. And the view! Thanks for making our Christmas great...

Linda User Profile
October 2016
Catherine and Vincent are wonderful, warm and kind people. They made us feel welcome on their lovely property, and the space and ambiance was wonderful for a family reunion. The home is beautifully appointed with all the amenities we needed. The surrounding countryside was just beautiful, and Ile D'Orleans is a wonderful place to explore. We all had a truly fabulous time, and would happily return given the opportunity.

Joy User Profile
September 2016
We had a wonderful stay at Barn Sweet Barn! It was clean, well equipped and full of character! Our hosts, Vincent and Catherine, were friendly and helpful. We felt welcome and well cared for!

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SAINT-JEAN-D'ORLEANS, CanadaJoined in August 2012
Catherine Et Vincent User ProfileCatherine Et Vincent is a superhost.

Designer graphique et consultant en média, je suis originaire de l'Île d'Orléans. Ma conjointe et moi sommes retournés vivre sur notre île natale pour y rénover une maison ancestrale et lancer un projet en agrotourisme.

Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day

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