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A quiet elegance in the charming Village of Brussels…..

The Grays of Brussels Bed & Breakfast

52 Thomas Street at Turnberry, Brussels, Ontario N0G 1H0 ● 519.498.1852

9489_90_91_tonemappedMoving from the city to a country village has enabled Terri and Peter Gray to explore possibilities, slough off limitations, and bring dreams to fruition.

9425_6_7_tonemappedThe striking 1856 Brussels residence, which they purchased in 2012 was vintage-perfect for establishing a guest house offering bed & breakfast.

9332_3_4_tonemappedWith Peter’s skill as a caterer and Terri’s experience at Cambridge’s prestigious Langdon Hall, they knew how to create an idyllic atmosphere for guests.

9359_60_61_tonemappedTheir attention to detail has restored The Grays to its former grandeur with heritage colours, period fixtures, luxurious linens, and comfortable furnishings, all enhancing the exquisite woodwork of its interior.

9371_2_3_tonemappedBeyond its gracious veranda — just right for enjoying a cup of tea or a good book—beautiful gardens welcome visitors to step back in time, to play croquet, or stroll the expansive lawn to a nook that’s ideal for personal retreat time.

9329_30_31_tonemappedAs hosts, Terri and Peter encourage lodgers to enjoy The Grays as a their “home away from home,” to settle in, make use of the entire house and property, and just let them take care of everything else.

9407_8_9_tonemappedTheir goal is simple—happy guests. Given the repeat visitors they’ve welcomed, Peter and Terri have been successful on all fronts.

9383_4_5_tonemappedFollowing a delicious country breakfast served on Terri’s favourite china, which could be “The Grays Specialty Crepes”, visitors have much to choose from in the village and area.

9284_5_6_tonemappedWhether it be the interesting walk through town to see other historic residences, the butterfly garden, the main street art gallery, historic Logan’s Mill, a hike along the Stephenson Tract, fishing in the mill pond, or snowmobiling the nearby well-groomed trails, the Village of Brussels has much to offer.

Brussels Carnegie Library Building with horsesFriendly local restaurants serve up home cooking for lunch and dinner, adding to the enjoyment of a getaway to Brussels.

Cinnamon Jim's CafeAnd close by are the wonderful beaches and watery playground of Lake Huron, the Shakespearean theatre of Stratford, and many interesting towns and villages.

9356_7_8_tonemappedQuaint never goes out of style.  The Grays of Brussels, Huron County’s newest B & B, has everything needed for a memorable stay: comfort food, cozy beds, and scenic gardens all set in country quiet.