We stayed in this delightful inn 2 years ago and when considering where to stay to celebrate our 30th anniversary we thought of going back. We weren't disappointed. The Beaconsfield Inn was as delightful as ever. This time I could "hear" the house calling me to live in it forever. Tee hee...I love old homes that are immaculately kept, and this is one of them. The hosts promptly let us in when we arrived at 4 pm on April 3, 2012, and we were welcomed warmly and given the key to our pretty room; the McClure. A brand new King size bed had been installed since our last visit. It was very comfortable indeed. Our favourite item, the 2 hour wood burning log, was used that night. There's just nothing quite like drifting off to sleep with firelight and the sound of a crackling log. We also enjoyed cookies and tea in the sitting room beside another warm fireplace before retiring for the night. Victoria was very cold while we were there so the fireplaces were wonderful. Our room's radiators didn't work, so the bathroom was very chilly in the morning. When we mentioned this to our host he kindly refunded us $50 for our discomfort. The breakfast was one of the most delicious things I've ever eaten. It was a special recipe perfected by the chef himself; he wouldn't share the recipe but it included a caramelized English muffin soaked for 2 days in heavy cream and egg, then baked that morning. Oh yummy! It had blueberries and strawberries with it, and tea and coffee with a fruit salad in yogurt. I think we'll be back to try out another room in the summer, when things have warmed up a bit. All in all it was a lovely way to celebrate our special anniversary.
All rooms look lovely, but we've used the "McClure" room twice now because it's a...
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