The Drake Devonshire Inn is a haven of countryside charm. Nestled in the heart of Wellington, Prince Edward County, with an uninterrupted view of Lake Ontario, this chic property has the perfect combination of contemporary quirk and simplicity. This hip country outpost is the perfect lakeside refuge. Refurbished by ERA Architecture and John Tong of +tongtong inc , the old-century Devonshire Inn integrates the landscape and striking water view into the design. The contemporary look and feel of the Drake Devonshire Inn is unique due to its eclectic combination of bold colours, textures, patterns, and overall eccentric retro flair. There are many highlights of the inn (from the incredibly attentive staff to the melt in your mouth menu) but the crown jewel of this special spot is undoubtedly the plethora of Canadian art, including paintings and installations, that breathe a sense of community and culture into the inn.
The Drake Devonshire Inn has 11 rooms with two suites making it very cozy. Each bedroom has its own playful design aesthetic. Each room in the Inn has curious and magical unexpected touches so be prepared to be in awe of the Drake Devonshire Inn‘s richly artistic vibe. The Inn is a true retreat; it is impossible to checkout without feeling peaceful, relaxed and totally restored. Whether you spend your time in Prince Edward County touring wineries and local art galleries, or simply indulge in the wonderful Devonshire ambiance, you’re in for a treat at the Drake. At the Inn guests can partake in group fitness classes, ping pong tournaments, karaoke, movies and workshops. Of course there is also a gorgeous patio with pristine views and a restaurant that changes with the seasons. The menu at the Drake Devonshire Inn is inspired by local ingredients and quality. Every dish is entirely made from scratch. There is nothing not to smile about when you’re at the Drake Devonshire Inn. This place is pretty much pure bliss. If you don’t believe me just take a look bellow and consider yourself convinced.
Craving a slice of Drake paradise? Indulge in the Devonshire’s balmy bliss by booking your stay today here.
Photography: Annie Robinson & Quinn Sculthorpe