Author Archives: Kingsbrae

About Kingsbrae

Food, facts & fun about our garden inn dedicated to locally & sustainably grown foods paired with great wines

What’s the Occasion?

These items are just a few of the baked goods that grace our 24-hour coffee bar. That’s what we call an endless special occasion. But certainly there are times of our lives, be they birthdays, anniversaries or just being with … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Food, Recipes & Menus, News | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on What’s the Occasion?

Be Well

Got wellness? Yes, we do. It’s all around us in an ocean resort playground designed to make you feel good. Invigorated. Relaxed. Well. Start after a restful night’s sleep. Breakfast and healthy choices abound. Toasted almond granola. Yoghurt. Soft fruit … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Recipes & Menus, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Be Well

A Hatchet and A Dream

We got an email recently asking if we do weddings for two. It just so happens that we’ve done several around the property. In shady garden spots on a hot summer day. Under our playful Brunelleschi dome in the sunken … Continue reading

Posted in Events, News, Our garden, Then... | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Hatchet and A Dream

Highfalutin History

Recall the days when ferries and steamships plied the waters–some directly from Boston and Portland; when well-appointed Canadian Pacific Railroad Pullman cars came from Ottawa and Montreal—their passengers seeking the beauty of a peninsula surrounded by mountainous island ranges in … Continue reading

Posted in Then... | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Highfalutin History

What’s for Supper?

Something new this season. We invite you to join us for supper on the day you arrive. We look forward to each and everyone who visits us and we’re letting them know that that we now offer light suppers with wine. … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Recipes & Menus, News, Our garden | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on What’s for Supper?

Tea and Madeleines

When’s tea time? Around Kingsbrae Arms it’s anytime…as long as you’re spelling it “tea”, not “tee”. And that includes coffee and all sorts of baked goods as well. We decided not to limit your moment of pleasure to a set … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Recipes & Menus, News | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Tea and Madeleines

Just Now in the Garden

Magnolias aren’t known to thrive this far north, but this one didn’t get the memo. We’re thrilled to see her blossom every spring. After a rain or a light wind, the lawn underneath is carpeted with petals. For a while … Continue reading

Posted in Then... | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Just Now in the Garden

The Colors of Spring

We’ve been plotting and potting and preparing and planting throughout the last several weeks, eager to get the dark browns and greys out of our visual colour palette all the while searching for signs of life. In that way, the … Continue reading

Posted in News, Our garden | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The Colors of Spring

So You Want To Be An Innkeeper

Here is a rare career opportunity. Are you the right candidate? Position: Assistant Innkeeper Seasonal: Mid-June until late-September, 2017 Compensation: Weekly salary pegged to experience & qualifications Room and Partial Board Earned Income Gratuities This is a job for a … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Food, Recipes & Menus, News, Our garden, Then... | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on So You Want To Be An Innkeeper

Throwback in Time

Years back when this historic property was rescued from the passage of time, tangles of brambles & overgrown weeds, the original garden plat was discovered. The landscape design featured long perennial borders, knot garden parterres & terraced lawns for the … Continue reading

Posted in News, Our garden, Then... | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Throwback in Time