Taraxaca House Crest

A Quiet Retreat — Away to
Feel Like Home!

Taraxaca House is located in a quiet neighbourhood, on a quarter acre of park-like grounds, right on the Red River, and just a five-minute drive from Winnipeg's historic Exchange District.

Photos from Inside the House

Jump Into ComfortJump Into Comfort The Green Room is Compact and CozyCompact and Cozy Living Room Bookcase and TelevisionBookcase and Television  Futon and Hide-A-Bed Available Futon and Hide-A-Bed Art, Music, and MoviesArt, Music, and Movies Farm Style KitchenFarm Style Kitchen Everything You Need in the MorningEverything You Need Bathroom is Clean and CompactClean Compact Bathroom Gentle Rain ShowerGentle Rain Shower Digital StudioDigital Studio Meeting RoomMeeting Room Print ShopPrint Shop


Green Room Retreats

The Green Room features a comfortable double bed, desk and chair, closet, dresser and mirror. The House is smoke free, scent-free, bug free, and pet free, although smoking and restrained pets are permitted in the cabin and on the grounds.

Amenities Include

Laundry, Fridge Access
Parking and Privacy Key
Peanut Butter – Crunchy or Smooth!

24 Hour Sleepover, 60 – 75 **

Check in, crash out, have a shower, make a sandwich, and get back. . .

Two Days in the House, 100 – 150 **

Relax on the deck, have a BBQ, sleep tight and clean up, do some laundry.
Includes: bacon, eggs and toast with fresh tomato and coffee.
Complimentary canoe use.*

One Week Retreat, 250 – 350 **

Full access to kitchen, living room, cabin, BBQ, bonfire pit, and dock.
Complimentary canoe use.*

Monthly Rates Available, 400 – 500 **

Send your requirements! All household amenities, including the above, plus fridge/freezer space, access to computers and print shop, free firewood and daily canoe use.*

Extras (per item, any stay), 10 – 20 **

Acoustic Guitar
Propane BBQ

Canoe Use, 25 – 40 **

* Up to 6 hours per day, depending on demonstration of skills & experience satisfactory to your host, based on conversation and/or trial launch. Your host reserves the right to refuse canoe use based on lack of experience, or weather conditions prevailing or forecast.

** Suggested Donation can be made in CAD, or (if available) units of volunteer labour at 10 units per hour, or any combination of both.

For Enquiries Please Email valhuf@gmail.com

Photos from the Cabin and Grounds

Hot Treats - Good EatsHot Treats - Good Eats Clean FirepitClean Firepit Driftwood in the MixDriftwood in the Mix Inside the CabinInside the Cabin Warm Stove and CoffeeWarm Stove and Coffee View from the DeckView from the Deck View from the DeckView from the Deck Down by the RiverDown by the River Afternoon NapAfternoon Nap Your Host, Val and MomYour Host, Val and Mom Golden Hour facing EastGolden Hour facing East Sunset facing WestSunset facing West


Close to Downtown, the Forks, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Centennial Concert Hall, Bell MTS Place, and over one hundred public and private art galleries, all of which can be reached within a five-minute drive, public transit, or half-hour walk.

Taraxaca House

36 Talbot Avenue, Winnipeg MB R2L 0P3 Canada
Voice or Text: 204-782-6996


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