A: Yes you can. The water is from a well which is tested regularly. There is a water softener connected to the water supply and some people prefer the taste of bottled water.
Q: Are linens provided?
A: Yes bath, bed & kitchen linens are provided.
Q: Are meals included?
A: No, meals are not included but we can provide a full meal plan at an additional charge. The kitchen is fully equipped with stove, 2 fridges, a dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster and other small appliances. There is a full range of dishware, cutlery, glasses, cookware and serving items. There are also an assortment of pantry items including teas, regular and decaf coffee.
Q: Are there quilt shops in the area?
Simcoe Sew And Quilt – 4 Cedar Pointe Dr UNIT E1, Barrie, ON L4N 5R7 – (705) 737-3777 – www.sewandquilt.ca
This is a must stop on the way through Barrie. Proprietor Michelle Zambia has a great selection of fabric, books and notions. If you purchase her reusable bag for $5, you’ll get 15% off your purchase. Bring the bag in each time you visit the store and receive 15% off each time. About 45 minutes south of FRR.
Mom’s Tangled Threads – 559 Bay St., Midland, On. L4R 1L4 705 528-0909 www.momstangledthreads.weebly.com
This cute small, quilt shop might just have what you need should you forget something or require a bit more fusible web or that specific thread colour. Local in the town of Midland and about 10 minutes from FRR.
Thimbles & Things – 1282 Brodie Dr, Orillia, ON L3V 6H4 – (705) 326-9357 www.thimblesandthings.com
Sue and Tony have a lovely quilt shop filled with fabrics! There’s also a large selection of notions, patterns and books. Great road trip. One hour from FRR.
Country Concessions 1 Dufferin St, Cookstown, ON L0L 1L0 (705) 458-4546www.countryconcession.com
This is a must stop on your way to the retreat. Just off Highway 89 in the heart of Cookstown, Country Concessions is a beautiful shop stocked with everything!
Q: What is there to do in the area?
Tourism Simcoe County –www.midland.ca
Harbours, Beaches, Parks, Golf Courses, Where to Eat, Things to Do and answers to many of your questions are here.