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 Ruffled Grouse Bed & Breakfast 

   LUXURY CABIN FOR TWO! Two night minimum booking.
Member for 5 Years
View of North Channel from Cabin and Guest Room.

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Contact info

56 Partridge Drive 
Desbarats, Ontario  
P0R 1E0

Contact :
Phone : 1 (705) 782-0111
E-Mail :
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Your Host(s) : Jean Paul

Subscriber Number : 13455
Visitors to this Page: 20,685

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[ NO Smoking Allowed in B&B ] [ Private Bath Available ] [ Ensuite Private Bathroom Available ] [ B&B Owner has NO Pets in house ] [ NO Pets Allowed ] [ Inquire First Before Bringing Children ] [ Car Parking Available ] [ Motorycle Parking Available ] [ Bicycle Storage Available ] [ Wireless Internet Available ]  Property certified -wildlife-friendly- by the Canadian Wildlife Federation

Number of Rooms : 2
Breakfast Service : Full,
Beds Available : King,
Bathrooms Available : Private, Ensuite,

Payment Methods
[ Cash ] [ BBCanada In-House Gift Certificates ]

  • 'The Heron's Nest Cabin' is $139.00 per night (2 guests). Add full breakfast $10.00 per person, please order when booking. 'The Loon's Nest Suite' is $129.00 per night (2 guests) but is only available for overflow when 4 guests are traveling together.
  • STAYS OF 7+ DAYS - The 'Heron's Nest Cabin' is $129.00 per night (2 guests) and the 'Loon's Nest Suite' (used only when 4 guests are traveling together) is $119.00 per night (2 guests). Add full breakfast - $10 per person. Please order when booking.
  • The 'Heron's Nest' is a fully equipped private cabin and the 'Loon's Nest' is a suite located in the main house with full ensuite and private entrance from the main deck. PLEASE NOTE that there are cats in the main house if you have allergies.
  • The 'Ruffled Grouse B&B' is situated on a point of land extending into the North Channel of Lake Huron with spectacular views of rocky island outcroppings and mature wind-swept pine! An area made famous by the 'Group of Seven' Artists!
  • The cabin has a full kitchenette and BBQ for preparing your own meals. Make sure to pick up everything you need on your way here as the closest grocery and liquor stores close at 6 pm.
  • The Ruffled Grouse B&B is minutes from the beautiful St. Joseph Island and a long list of things to do, and see, is provided in your booklet.
  • Enjoy exploring the North Channel of Lake Huron and the North Shore of Lake Superior! Or, just relax, swim, fish, paddleboat or canoe through the islands! Early morning pontoon boats tours are also available when the weather is calm.


Check In/Check Out : Cash only, paid when you arrive. Check in 4 pm / Check out noon, unless otherwise arranged. Latest acceptable arrival time is 8 pm, so please plan your trip accordingly and make sure to call, in the AM, on your travel day with your ETA.
Seasonal Information : CLOSED NOW UNTIL MAY 15th 2018. Typically open from May 15th - October 15th. If you wish to stay at the Ruffled Grouse during the 'off' season, a 'minimum one week booking' is required to cover the cost of heating up the cabin, hot water tank, etc.


If you are having trouble with your GPS, use 'Tarbutt Township' instead of Desbarats.

COMING EAST: Travel approx. 20 minutes east of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario on the Hwy#17 four lane to TOWNLINE RD (10 minutes past Echo Bay) Turn right onto Townline Road. Turn left at stop sign onto OLD MILL ROAD and then right onto LAKESHORE DR. Follow Lakeshore Drive for 2.5 km to PARTRIDGE DRIVE. Turn right onto Partridge Drive (dead end) and continue a few hundred fee to #56. Follow the Ruffled Grouse signs posted along the way.

COMING WEST: Approximately 10 minutes past Desbarats on Hwy#17 to BARR ROAD SOUTH (three intersections past the turn off to St. Joseph Island). Follow Barr Road S. down to the stop sign. Turn right onto 'LAKESHORE DRIVE' and follow Lakeshore Drive to PARTRIDGE DRIVE. Turn left onto Partridge Drive (dead end) and continue a few hundred feet to #56! Ruffled Grouse signs are posted along the way once you turn onto Barr Road.

REMINDER REGARDING SUPPLIES: The liquor and grocery stores nearby close at 6 pm, so make sure to pick up everything you need along the way. The closest restaurants are a 15 minute drive from the Ruffled Grouse.

REMINDER REGARDING CHECK IN: I prefer people to arrive between 4 and 6 pm and the latest acceptable arrival time is 8 pm, so please time your trip accordingly. Please give me a call, on your travel day, to let me know your estimated time of arrival. That way I can plan my day! Thanking you in advance for your full co-operation.

Subscriber Number : 13455
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