100 Yr Home , 2 Bd Condo, 1500sf. Firepl, Close Water, Lachine Canal
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Montreal condo description
La Maison Marlo is located in the beautiful waterfront district of Lachine (15 minute drive from downtown Montreal). Built in the late 1880s, the home was completely and tastefully restored in 2010 to reflect its rustic beginnings. This is a 1500 SF loft-style home on the second level of a two story building. The living area consists of a master bedroom, a second small bedroom, a large living room, kitchen, dining area and a bathroom/laundry room. A balcony sits off the master bedroom, and there is a 10 x 16' terrasse in the back with a gas bbq and sitting area where you can relax or watch the activity of the outdoor market across the way.
When you enter into the home you are greeted by the beautiful 100 year old red pine which covers the 14 ft vaulted ceiling and far wall in the living room. The pine floors and moldings throughout give a cozy, cottage feeling to a city residence. A brick fireplace (gas) warms the entire area with the charm of yesteryear. The 13 foot L-shaped sofa includes a hide-a-bed for extra sleeping space if necessary.
The kitchen is a chef's dream with plenty of granite counter space, a large well-lit island with its own wine fridge and stocked spice rack, and a 5 burner Bertazzoni gas stove. The heated tile floors and appliances are surrounded by 100 year old red pine cabinets and drawers, keeping the old charm alongside modern technology and lighting. A large window looks onto the market while you prepare your meals, and a long 10 man table waits for you in the adjacent dining area when you are ready to eat.
In the immense bathroom you will find the steel claw foot tub which came with the home over 100 years ago. There is a separate walk-in shower, and heated floors (including the shower) will make for happy feet! The laundry area lies just beyond this room and provides some extra storage.
The master bedroom is very large with ample closets and a balcony where you can sit to look down the street at the water and green of the canal area. The smaller bedroom is right beside it. With the bedrooms and the fold out bed in the living room you could sleep up to 6 people if necessary.
This home comes fully equipped:
-linens, dishes, cutlery, cookware
- Wifi internet
-1 parking spot and free parking on the street
Maison Marlo is across the street from the Lachine Market. A fruit and vegetable store and a wonderful cheese store are open year long, and in the summer the open air market offers fresh daily produce, herbs and flowers. There are three cafés/restaurants within one block, and rue Notre-Dame offers many services within walking distance including more restaurants, a hardware store, convenience stores/depanneurs, hair salons and many more. We are 10 minutes from the airport and from 15 minutes from downtown Montreal by car. There is also bus access to various parts of Montreal close by, including an express bus downtown.
We are also situated one block away from the Lachine waterfront and old canal. This area is very active and is a wonderful place to exercise, explore, eat or relax. It features the largest Marina in Quebec, boat rentals of many types, long bicycle paths which connect to the Vieux Port downtown. Along this path are mature trees as well as open green spaces with walking paths and picnic tables along the way to relax or watch the sunset on Lac St-Louis. There are numerous festivals and free activities offered in this area throughout the summer as well. The road along the lake's shore is dotted with historical sites, antique stores, restaurants, bars, majestic churches and interesting architecture.
This is a vibrant and beautiful area to explore, and the experience is completed by returning to the charm, comfort and open space provided by Maison Marlo. We love our home, and hope you will too. We are happy to share with you!
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*High Season is from June 1st to Sept 30th with the Low Season being the opposite dates with the exception of Christmas and New Years week being at High Season rates.
Keywords: quiet, cottage, cheap, fireplace, waterfront, market, restaurants, access,
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Considered
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Clothes Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Gas Fireplace
- Washing Machine
- Gas stove, gas fireplace, 2 balconies in front and a deck in the back of the home, very private, no neighbors, . we are located 10 minutes by car to the airport and to the downtown core. there is an express bus across the street that will take you into downtown in 25 minutes.(Lionel-Groulx metro station) ...moreless
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
Location & View
- Basketball Court
- Medical Services
- Cross Country Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
ReviewsWrite a review
Convenient and well-equipped
Convenient and well-equipped
Everything you could possibly want was thoughtfully provided, and food was available on all corners - open air market, fromagerie, patisserie/boulangerie. Within easy walking distance for young children were good activities such as biking/canoeing along the canal or playing in the park. One tip, the express bus does not run on weekends, we found it easier to drive a few miles to Angrignon metro station and park for the day when going to the city. We enjoyed our stay and Brian was very helpful in answering our questions throughout.
- Guest Christine C.
- Date of stay 08/30/12
- Review Submitted 09/17/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, girls getaway.
A great deal
A great deal
We rent the condo for 10 days while we have been in Montreal. It is realy a perfect option of you want to feel like that you havenot left your home. The location is edeal with the revir 300 m Away and the supermarket in front the door. The condo is very well furnished even the grill on balkon is ready to use. This condo was one of the highlights of oir visit to Montreal
- Guest Mome (Germany)
- Date of stay 04/28/12
- Review Submitted 05/14/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with young children, tourists without a car, adventure seekers, families with teenagers, sightseeing.
Manager response: thank you so much for your kind review.
we accept credit cards through paypal low season-Oct 1st to may 31st, Check in after 4:00pm, Check out 11:00am min one week stay Low season- $680/week there is a 50$ cleaning fee added to any stay High season June 1st to September 30th(christmas and new years included) min one week stay High season rates- $900/week No 15% taxes added and there is a 50$ extra cleaning for pets A 300$ damage deposit due before arrival, returned within a week of your departure
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- Nearest Airport: Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport at 12 Miles
- Nearest Train: Lachine train station at 4 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: Highway 20 at 2 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Ori'chine at Montreal
Year Purchased: 2010
About: This is our home, we are leaving to go sailing for a few years and my best friend Brian is helping us with the rental. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do/did.
This is our main residence and not a vacation home.
- Primary: 514-569-7691
- Secondary: 514-569-7691
Lachine bike path 3 min walk from the home
large deck in back with BBQ
dining area, 8 man table
Kitchen with 100+ year old red pine. Heated floors, gas stove, modern appliances
view through dining area to front entrance
living room with view of dining area and kitchen. vaulted ceiling
Front entrance. 100+ year old red pine ceiling
Massive bathroom, seperate marble shower and clawfoot tub.
original clawfoot bathtub
Master bedroom. Queen bed, large closets
private balcony with view down to the waterfront
view from balcony of Lachine city hall and of the waterfront, 3 minute walk.
double doors to home
dining area with view of kitchen, double doors to patio, second bedroom
microwave and spice racks
View of front entrance from dining area
Exposed original wall, gas fireplace. 22x 15 ft living area
view of master bedroom (right) second bedroom (center) and entrance to bathroom
heated floors, pine cabinetry
bright shower, heated floors in shower
second bedroom, queen bed
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Date last modified - Sunday, September 08, 2013
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