Hôtel La Ferme bears the hallmark of les Petites-Franciscaines-de-Marie, a nunnery that dates back to1891. The nuns were actively involved in La Ferme’s vocation in farming, and in creating ties with their community. For close to 80 years, they tirelessly toiled the land to help feed their congregation, and patients at Hospice Sainte-Anne.
Affectionately called la ferme by Baie-Saint-Paul residents, it was long considered the most important wood standing farm structure of its kind in Canada.
In 2005, Le Massif de Charlevoix acquired the property to convert it into a hotel, but sadly the structure was ravaged by fire in 2007. Despite the setback, Le Massif de Charlevoix undertook construction on this lovely ancestral domaine that stretches as far as the eye can see across vast tracts of cropland, down to the St. Lawrence River.
Wishing to preserve the memory of this unique site, Le Massif de Charlevoix is now pursuing its dream with passion…