Enjoy a taste of quiet country living in our charming guest home. The Thomas Bunn House (1862) located on the banks of the Red River can accommodate up to seven people.
Whether you want a private cozy weekend getaway for two, a family holiday for up to seven, or an ideal location to access the fishing opportunities of the Red River and Lake Winnipeg, we offer you a fully equipped home including all the ingredients you need to make yourself a hearty breakfast. We also try to accommodate your dietary needs.
We host one client at a time in the house. Bedrooms and bathrooms are on the second floor. There is no wheel chair access.
We do offer cable TV in the summer months and a DVD player the balance of the year. However there is internet access so streaming is possible. Children are most welcome and we do allow pets who are controlled.
Immerse yourself in the history of this heritage home built by Thomas Bunn (1862) who was a member of Louis Riel’s Council and the first provincial government. This would be of interest to heritage buffs and those into experiential tourism. The Thomas Bunn House is a Red River Heritage home with meter thick stone walls and has lots of historic information for you to investigate.
After a day of activities you can relax in our comfortable screened porch, complete with a cozy wood stove which has an adjacent Bar-B-Que.
You can stroll the spacious grounds and watch the antics of our resident llama and alpacas. There is an outdoor fire pit for your enjoyment.
For the ambitious there are hiking and bike trails where you will see birds and wildlife. Mountain bikes are available for summer outings, snow shoes for winter and a dock available in the appropriate season. Fishing off our floating dock can result in some excellent catches.
We can provide information on self-guided historical tours & Geocaching in the area and suggestions for daily outings including maps and a GPS unit. Guided fishing can be arranged by a qualified outfitter;
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Located ten minutes from Selkirk and 45 minutes from downtown Winnipeg we are close to many Manitoba attractions such as the South Beach Casino, Marine Museum, Lower Fort Garry, Lake Winnipeg Beaches, Birds Hill Park and to the Red River Fishery which has trophy Catfish and Pickerel.
Open year round, we are a perfect location for small groups and family gatherings. Additional catering can be arranged.
Minimum 2 night stay. Thomas Bunn House: $125 for double and $20 for each additional person. Longer term stays eligible for discounts.