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Floating Panoramic Wine Barrel Cabin on Wine Route

SuperhostEssex, Ontario, Canada
Houseboat hosted by Beth And Ben
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the houseboat to yourself.
Clean and tidy
16 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
This is a floating “red cedar panoramic wine barrel cabin” located in gorgeous wine country! A glamping experience on the water like no other! You will be tied to shore and floating in beautiful Fox Creek, overlooking lush vineyards and surrounded by wildlife such as local bald eagles, Canadian geese, ducks, herons, bushy red tailed foxes and much more. The location of this floating wine barrel cabin, only minutes from all the major wineries, is comparable to no other!

The space
Step out onto your floating dock from the creeks edge and open the door to your floating wine barrel cabin. You will immediately see the massive panoramic window overlooking the water and will be greeted by the beautiful smell of cedar melting you into relaxation. Lounge on your comfy queen bed and watch as nature passes by your panoramic view into country bliss. Lay at night and gaze up through your window into a starry sky not polluted by city lights, as the moon reflects off the calm creek water.

Kick back at your own floating tiki bar and enjoy a bottle of wine from one of the local wineries, or grab a cold drink from the mini fridge! Stretch out on the front lounge chairs shaded by an umbrella and enjoy the view of the Cab Sauv grapes preparing themselves for harvest in the vineyard surrounding you. The custom outdoor whiskey barrel sink, which works with the lithium powered outdoor shower, adds a fun touch to your unique stay on the water. There is no hot water on board but you can boil some on the BBQ and add this to the air temperature water on deck, if you desire a warmer shower. A nearby personal port-a-john is available for each unit and is equipped with a Dometic chemical toilet.

Running off solar power this floating cabin powers your indoor Honeywell fan, 19” flat screen TV and DVD player, water pump for your outdoor sink and shower, as well as the mini fridge located in the tiki bar. You are also equipped with all kitchenware, utensils, towels and linens for your stay. There is a Coleman bbq grill on board and a private fire pit located on land just in front of your lounge chairs for a cozy evening in.

A 9.4ft row boat comes as an extra perk with your stay to take in a romantic sunrise or sunset paddle up and down the creek water. Perhaps even cast a line and catch one of the many catfish, bass or bluegill that frequent the area.

You're only a 10 minute walk to historic John R. Park Homestead with three private beaches, and to Farm Dog Cycles/The Fruit Wagon where you can pick up local produce as well as rent a bike to tour the area and wineries.

Come and enjoy all that wine country has to offer in this one of kind “red cedar wine barrel floating cabin”!
This is a floating “red cedar panoramic wine barrel cabin” located in gorgeous wine country! A glamping experience on the water like no other! You will be tied to shore and floating in beautiful Fox Creek, overlooking lush vineyards and surrounded by wildlife such as local bald eagles, Canadian geese, ducks, herons, bushy red tailed foxes and much more. The location of this floating wine barrel cabin, only minutes fr…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Fire extinguisher
Free parking on premises
Essentials
Laptop-friendly workspace
Smoke alarm
Kitchen
Private entrance
Air conditioning
TV
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Essex, Ontario, Canada

Guests are only a 30 minute drive from Point Pelee National Park where avid birders spend their days.
We are also close to Holiday Beach, Hillman Marsh and other outdoor attractions.
We are on the Essex County wine route and can provide days of adventure, wine tasting, beaching, biking and relaxing!
Guests are only a 30 minute drive from Point Pelee National Park where avid birders spend their days.
We are also close to Holiday Beach, Hillman Marsh and other outdoor attractions.
We are on the Ess…

Hosted by Beth And Ben

Joined in March 2018
  • 591 Reviews
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We are a family owned business run by a husband and wife team. We live on a 5th generation farm with our 3 children, cat "Twitt" and Shepherd dog "Deke". We take every chance we can to be outdoors, to travel and love sharing these experiences with family and friends. We are incredibly grateful to share the areas we appreciate with our guests. We look forward to meeting you and know you'll enjoy your stay with us!
We are a family owned business run by a husband and wife team. We live on a 5th generation farm with our 3 children, cat "Twitt" and Shepherd dog "Deke". We take every chance we ca…
Beth And Ben is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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House rules
Check-in: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
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Smoke alarm