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The Highlands -Charming 11 Acre Estate:Century Home & Pavilion

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Century home and Pavilion on 11.5 acre private estate.


Last updated: 11/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Georgetown chateau / country house description

This secluded 11.5 acre family estate is the perfect vacation spot for a family reunion, group of friends, corporate retreat or a wedding. With an abundance of charm, character, and treasures, this piece of Prince Edward Island history will leave guests with many cherished memories. The sandy beach at the end of the lane offers great swimming at high tide and clam digging and beachcombing at lower tides. The Confederation Trail for walking and biking runs along the old rail line that used to bring guests to The Highlands when it was a hotel (1930-1940).

There is fabulous golfing within a five-minute drive. Brudenell Resort includes Brudenell and Dundarave (two 18-hole championship golf courses), as well as horseback riding, kayaking, tennis, lawn bowling, dining facilities, and a spa.

The century home contains nine bedrooms (eight with their own sink) on the 2nd and 3rd floors. The first floor has a formal living and dining room, breakfast room, den, kitchen, pantry, and laundry/power room. There is plenty of everything needed for entertaining our guests.

The 1930's dance pavilion is adjacent to the house, and was built when the property became a hotel. Guests would travel by train, car, and horse to The Highlands -- to the dances that were held there. Two room-length balconies are perched over the plank dance floor; and a ping-pong table and basketball net are available for recreation in the Pavilion. The Pavilion also has a powder room, kitchen with sink, propane stove, fridge, and a barbecue. It is a wonderful place to eat or relax in the many comfortable chairs and couches -- enjoying the beautiful weather from the veranda or a warming fire inside.

Weddings: The property is a tried and true amazing location for a wedding! We will be happy to discuss this with you.


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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 4242 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Catering Available

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Private Chef
          • Staff


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Only outside with the use of an ashtray or container....moreless

          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25, Beds for 20-25

          • Master: 1 queen

            En Suite...moreless

          • Heather's Room: 2 double


          • Maids Room: 1 double


          • Red Room: 1 double

            Canope Bed Sink...moreless

          • Garden Room: 1 double


          • Tower Room: 1 double

            Sink & Tower Rm - 3rd Floor...moreless

          • Yellow Room: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

            Sink - Third Floor...moreless

          • Julie's Room: 1 queen

            Sink - 3rd Floor...moreless

          • Suzanne's Room: 1 queen


          • There are 6 bedrooms on the 2nd floor, 5 with their own sink, and the Master Bedroom has en-suite. There is a separate shower room on this floor as well as a full bathroom. The 3rd floor has 3 bedrooms and a full bath with a lovely, comfortable tub. Each bedroom has a sink, and the Tower Room has a separate room in the tower....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • The separate Dance Pavilion functions as a very large playroom for adults as well as children. There is a large fireplace (15 Ton of stone from South America), and a wood room. A large billiard table, and ping pong tables offer plenty of challenge. There are plenty of tables and chairs, and it is a great place to spend time, eat, stretch out with a book on the veranda or relax by a roaring fire in the evening....moreless


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room:

                The Pavilion is a very large games room. ...moreless

              • Games:

                Volleyball, pingpong, soccer ball, basketball net, board games, cards, crib . . ....moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Piano
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities


              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                There is a lovely beach at the end of the lane which is great for swimming for an hour on either side of high tide. At lower tides it is great for clam digging, walking and beach combing....moreless

              • Beach View:

                There is a beach at the end of our lane which is good for swimming, walking, beach combing, clam digging...moreless

              • Rural:

                We are in the trees on the outskirts of the town of Georgetown....moreless

              • Town:

                Georgetown is charming town with theatre, 3 lovely dining options, gift shops, historic buildings, fishing wharf etc....moreless

              • Water View:

                We overlook the Georgetown Harbour and Roma at Three Rivers. This is a national historic site at the entrance to the Montague River and the Brudenell River...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    The lovely dining room has a beautiful antique table that will seat 10 or so. There is another large dropleaf table that is a perfect fit to extend the table for a very large group....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 20 people


                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Fireplaces and a central register in the front hall....moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Security System
                  • Shampoo
                  • Telephone:


                  • Thermos Bottle
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    (2) One in the Den (TV room) and another in the Pavilion...moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    Breakfast room...moreless


                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available:

                    There are a number of options for extra services, let us know what you would like to have, and we will either provide the service, or put you in contact with a provider....moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Everything you will need to cook for a large group....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen:

                    Also microwave, food processor, blender, coffee machine, large coffee urn, toaster, toaster oven. Plenty of cooking and eating utensils for all the guests of the property....moreless

                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2) one in the kitchen and another in the Pavilion...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Bicycles
                  • Boat
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (3) There are 2 large veranda's on the house and Pavilion. We also have a deck between the kitchen and breakfast room....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    2 Professional Golf courses - Brudenell and Dundarave within 5 Km. Many other courses within a convenient distance....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Tennis:

                    Public Tennis Courts at Brudenell Resort - 5 km. ...moreless

                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Brudenell Resort has a public pool and Spa Facilities....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          May 1 - Jun 26, 2015
                          2 night min stay

                          C$4,000 C$14,000
                          Jun 27 - Sep 8, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          Sep 9 - Nov 22, 2015
                          2 night min stay

                          Spring 2016
                          May 5 - Jun 27, 2016
                          2 night min stay

                          C$4,000 C$14,000
                          Summer 2016
                          Jun 29 - Sep 6, 2016
                          7 night min stay

                          C$4,600 C$16,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
                          • Cleaning C$0
                          • Taxes Included


                          $4000-4600 CD per week

                          There have been many very unique and special weddings at The Highlands. Special arrangements are necessary for weddings or group functions and we will do our best to ensure its success!

                          We primarily rent by the week, but will accommodate a minimum stay of 2 nights.

                          A deposit of 1/2 the rate will confirm the reservation. The balance plus the damage deposit and addition for extra adults is due 1 month prior to arrival.

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                          Last updated: 11/30/2014
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                          57 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          40 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          PEI Ferry
                          6 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Brudenell & Dundarave
                          0.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Georgetown Inn, Clam Digger, Eden's Gate
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          End of the lane

                          Car: Recommended

                          The Confederation Trail runs by The Highlands and is excellent for walking, jogging, and biking. We have bikes and helmets at The Highlands for your use. Prince Edward Island is wonderful for biking as the trails are scenic and fairly level.


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                          • Century home and Pavilion on 11.5 acre private estate.

                            Century home and Pavilion on 11.5 acre private estate.

                          • The Gates to The Highlands and 1/4 mile circular treed driveway

                            The Gates to The Highlands and 1/4 mile circular treed driveway

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Kitchen


                          • Breakfast Room next to Kitchen w Wood Stove

                            Breakfast Room next to Kitchen w Wood Stove

                          • Den - TV Room

                            Den - TV Room

                          • The Red Room

                            The Red Room

                          • Double Room - 2nd Floor - 2 Double beds

                            Double Room - 2nd Floor - 2 Double beds

                          • 3rd Floor Bathroom

                            3rd Floor Bathroom

                          • Evening Fire in the Pavilion

                            Evening Fire in the Pavilion

                          • Wedding Setup in the Pavilion

                            Wedding Setup in the Pavilion

                          • Wedding Setup - Front Lawn

                            Wedding Setup - Front Lawn

                          • The 1930's Dance Pavilion

                            The 1930's Dance Pavilion

                          • The Dining Room

                            The Dining Room

                          • Front Hall

                            Front Hall

                          • Laundry/Powder Room

                            Laundry/Powder Room

                          • Breakfast Room

                            Breakfast Room

                          • Master En-suite with Tower

                            Master En-suite with Tower

                          • Garden Room

                            Garden Room

                          • Suzanne's Room

                            Suzanne's Room

                          • Pavilion Interior

                            Pavilion Interior

                          • Wedding dinner in the Pavilion

                            Wedding dinner in the Pavilion

                          • Wedding Ceremony - Glade

                            Wedding Ceremony - Glade

                          • Beach at the end of the lane

                            Beach at the end of the lane

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

                          C$571 - C$657 per night (CAD)

                          9 Bedroom / 3.5+ Bathroom
                          Sleeps 25

                          View calendar: Updated 11/30/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                          Speaks: english
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