Elegant Victorian House ... Prime Location in Downtown Picton
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Thoughtfully appointed for the modern traveller, this lovely, historical home is the perfect hub for a memorable vacation in Prince Edward County. This all-season house, in the heart of the County, offers the comfort and character of a fine inn with the convenience and versatility of a private home.
Built in 1890, the house is centrally located in downtown Picton's finest residential neighbourhood. Just one block from Main Street, fine dining, shopping, entertainment and spas are a short walk away. It features two bedrooms with queen beds, two full bathrooms (including two showers and a claw-foot tub), a fully-equipped kitchen, spacious living and dining rooms (both with fireplaces), a garage and a deep backyard with a large deck.
Amenities include satellite TV, internet, BBQ, dishwasher/ washer/ dryer, ceiling fans throughout and a garage for secure storage of bicycles and sporting equipment. The house was recently renovated but retains its original charm. There are antique furnishings and hardwood floors throughout.
MAIN LEVEL: Large, light-filled livingroom with gas fireplace, two seating areas, pull-out sofa, three large windows, new oak floors, flat-screen TV with satellite
Formal diningroom with antique pine table and chairs, (seats 6), antique church bench and side-board, electric fireplace, new oak floors
Sunroom off of diningroom, with exterior door to side of house
Large kitchen, fully-equipped with stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven, dishes, pots/pans, serving pieces and flatware. Has eat-in area (seats 2) and walk-out to deck with gas BBQ and patio furniture (table, 4 dining chairs, 4 muskoka chairs, umbrella)
Full bathroom with shower. Towels provided.
Laundry room with washer and dryer
SECOND LEVEL: Two bedrooms with queen-sized beds, large closets, lamps, side tables and dresser. Original pine floor. Linens and duvets provided.
Second bathroom with shower and claw-foot tub.
BASEMENT: Concrete floor and high ceiling. Space for additional storage.
OUTSIDE: Large, covered front porch with seating. Garden at side of house. Huge, private deck at the back with a deep, treed lawn area beyond. Garage.
Keywords: Victorian House, Charming, Historical, Residential neighbourhood
- Vacation Rental
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Non Smoking Only
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Convertible bed(s)
- Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
- 2.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Parking Off Street:
- Air Conditioning:
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Gas Fireplace
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
- Water Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Jet Skiing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Wildlife Viewing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Within easy walking distance to fine dining, shopping, spas and entertainment. Perfect departure point from which to explore the County's many offerings including wineries, beaches, art galleries, farmstands, cheese factories and other artisanal food producers. Ideal for cyclists....morecollapse
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High Season (May-Oct) ... $1300/week Off-Season (Nov-Apr) ... $900/week Minimum Bookings: 1 week Check-in: Friday, 4 p.m. Check-out: Friday, 11 a.m. Rental Deposit to secure booking: $400 (certified cheque) Balance & damage deposit ($400) due 2 weeks prior to arrival 2-3 night rentals Sept-May ... $200/night
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Year Purchased: 2009
Why the Owner Chose Picton:
I live and work in Toronto. I have been visiting Prince Edward County for over 20 years. I was, and continue to be drawn by the County's scenic beauty, its relaxed and friendly "island" culture, and its deep historical roots. The county has changed a great deal, over the past couple of decades. It has become a mecca for wine, food and art lovers and is frequented by many more visitors. These developments have enhanced the experience without compromising the core character of the place. As my connection to the County deepened, I decided to purchase a property for recreational use. Finding this cozy, Victorian house in central Picton was a dream come true. Knowing the County well means that I can welcome guests and provide them with enthusiastic advice about how to make the most of their vacation here.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
I love staying in this house. The sunlight streams in all day long. The street is quiet and the neighbours are kind and considerate. We can park the car for the entire weekend and walk to dinner, cultural events and shopping. There are so many things to enjoy while staying here: peaceful walks at night, along Picton Harbour; breakfast at the Picton Harbour Inn; shopping along Main Street; picking up a NY Times at Books & Co.; grabbing a Bhudda dog for lunch; listening to live music at Acoustic Grill; buying cheeses at Fifth Town and Black River; checking out wineries; picking fruit in Waupoos followed by wood oven pizza on the outdoor patio at County Cider with its spectacular lake views; bike riding along the Sandbanks; hiking at Macauley mountain park; winding down the day with a glass of wine on the back deck at sunset and then walking through the backyard to the Merrill Inn for dinner. The house is a two minute walk from major, annual events like Taste the County, the Picton Fair and the Maker's Hand craft fair. There is so much to see and do in the area that it seems like there is never enough time to partake of County life as much as I would like to.
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front view, showing private driveway with parking for two cars
gas fireplace in livingroom
diningroom showing entrance to kitchen
breakfast nook in kitchen
sunroom, off diningroom
mainfloor laundry room, off kitchen
upstairs front bedroom
diningroom showing entrance to livingroom
main floor bathroom
upstairs rear bedroom
backyard with deck
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