VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 950,000 listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More
Simcoe Pines is a beautifully appointed home, c.1850, located in Old Town Niagara-on-the-Lake. It features a heated in-ground pool, outdoor bar, 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, wireless Internet access, dishwasher, laundry room, high ceilings, hardwood floors and Central air conditioning.
The Master bedroom Suite which runs the full length of the house(15 x 31') features vaulted ceilings, 4 poster Queen bed, a gas fireplace, sitting area in front of the fire, en-suite bathroom with skylight, shower stall and claw-foot tub. At the other end of the room where the fireplace is, there is also a single daybed. Through the sliding doors off this bedroom is a covered balcony with wicker seating overlooking the pool and private backyard. It is well protected by the tall Pines and is private even in the Winter.
Large principal rooms on the main floor which is open concept making it easy for everyone to be together even during meal preparation.
3000 sq. ft.
main floor bedroom with en suite bathroom with walk-in shower ...moreless
40 inch LCD High definition TV with Blu Ray player in Living Room and 2 other TVs with DVD players in bedrooms.
Two Fireplaces, one in the Living Room and one in the Master Bedroom.
Fully equipped Laundry Room
Outside Bar with Dining area, Double Hammock and Private, Heated Pool
Cherrywood kitchen with tumble marble back splash, antique porcelain sink, brand new Heartland stove with warming oven and dishwasher....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
(3) 40 inch High Definition LCD TV with Blu-ray DVD player in Living Room
2 20 inch LCD TV's with DVD in Master Bedroom Suite and in Queen guestroom...moreless
This owner accepts: Credit cards. Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details. Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check or direct bank transfer. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Learn more
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
Award winning wineries, Shaw Theatre, World Class Dining and Spas,
fine shops, Golf is 4 blocks away on the lake at 'North America's
Oldest Golf Course'. Historical landmarks, beautiful gardens and
horse and buggy rides through town.
Niagara River Recreational trail, a 56 km bike, rollerblading and walking trail stretching from Niagara-on-the-
Lake to Fort Erie
Close to Marineland, Jet Ski, Zoos, Great Wolf waterpark, Darien
Lake amusement park, skylon tower, Casino Niagara, Fallsview Casino
Niagara Falls is a 15 minute drive and Toronto is an hour and a half.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: My wife and I have a passion for older homes with lots of character and we enjoy decorating. We came into this business unintentionally by purchasing this home as a second home and realizing that it sat empty while we were working abroad. It gave us the idea to market it on the internet when we couldn't use it ourselves. It became so popular we found ourselves without a place to stay when we would return home. We purchased 3 more homes in old town, all with heated pools and now I run this business full time. It is a labour of love!
Why the Owner Chose Niagara-on-the-Lake: We purchased this home when we were moving to Sweden in 2000 knowing we would return every summer and Christmas to visit family and that we would need our own place to stay. During the 5 years we lived abroad we would long to come home to return to Simcoe Pines. Nothing could beat that feeling! We had the pool built in 2003 so that our young daughter could swim when we were on summer vacation. We thought others may enjoy using the home when we weren't there which was most of the year. Eight years later we have many return guests from all over the world enjoying Simcoe Pines!
Now that we are back living in Canada we offer Simcoe Pines as a year round vacation retreat for others to enjoy and have since purchased 3 other homes in old town, also with heated swimming pools.
We try to get a chance to stay at Simcoe Pines at least a couple times a year, usually in the Winter. it is full of memories for us!