Argyle Beach Cape Cod Home on the Great Lakes
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Colchester house description
Our home is a new custom-built vacation home, set on the North Shore of Lake Erie. It includes a private sandy beach that is excellent for swimming. We added a new beach deck for you parents (anyone!) to sit near the water. A three season raised balcony assures a protected and peaceful view of the lake at all times. The design inside and out is traditional Cape Cod with nautical marine accessories to add to this coastal theme.
Please, no pets or smoking allowed.
Did I mention the view!?! You can view the lake from two sides (large window views) of the home as well as from the master bedroom. This view is always changing with the islands off-shore and ships passing by. The layout is open with the kitchen, dining area and living area open to the lake view. At night a fireplace adds warmth to any gathering of friends and family. This is a non-smoking home which should assure that you enjoy the fresh lake breezes.
Less than two miles away is Holiday Beach Provincial Park, that is a key migration stop for migrating hawks, great place for a hike or picnic. There are many more things to do! Contact us for more pictures and information!
- Vacation Rental
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Wildlife Viewing
- Horseback Riding
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
- Sight Seeing
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Set on the North Shore of Lake Erie, Fishing (Bass, Perch & Walleye) Wildlife Viewing, Horse Riding, 2 Casinos nearby, 5 Wineries to Tour, Excellent Hawk & Bird Viewing (Some of the best in the world around September!), Within a 20 minute drive of Windsor/Detroit, if you wish a 'city night' out...moreless
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Family friendly perfection!
Family friendly perfection!
Never having used VRBO before, we were a little skeptical about the whole deal to start with. All those worries went away the second we arrived at the cottage, we being 6 adults (2 grandparents) and 5 children under 6. Reality was way better than the pictures could have shown. The 3 separate floors made it easy for each family to have their own space, and bathroom! The cottage had everything we needed and location couldn't have been more perfect - the kids obviously loved the beach. The only variable was the weather, which also happened to be stunning that week. So a huge thank you to Brian and Laurie for a fantastic week!
- Guest Alex G.
- Date of stay 06/14/13
- Review Submitted 06/30/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, age 55+, families with young children.
Owner response: Thanks Alex, I greatly appreciate your kind words! Brian
Mom's weekend away.
Mom's weekend away.
We just returned from spending the weekend at your amazing retreat home. It is so much more than a cottage. While we were only a 1/2 hr from home, it felt so far away. In fact we have already booked for next year. The house is spotless, the bedding exceptional, the kitchen is completly stocked and the property pristine. As moms with twins or triplets we don't get away from our families very often, and walking in the door of your place brought instant relaxation. This home away from home is the perfect place for a Girls Weekend Away. See you next year.
- Guest Moms on vacation (Windsor, ON)
- Date of stay 05/31/13
- Review Submitted 06/03/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway.
Owner response: Thanks Heather for these kind words! See you next summer. Brian
Beautiful. Clean. Charming
Beautiful. Clean. Charming
What more can I say. Our friends and family are back this summer for our fourth vacation at your Argyle beach cottage. Thank you for making your space available to non-cottage owners. Ruth & Suzanne
- Guest Suzanne (Toronto)
- Date of stay 08/20/10
- Review Submitted 08/11/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children.
Guest comment entered by owner
Good Morning Brian…again I can’t say enough about how beautiful your cottage is and how you and Laurie have thought of everything to make one’s stay so enjoyable. I hope you found the cottage as per your vacating instructions . We are hoping to return again next year and my daughter and her family are considering a week with her in laws as well. Enjoy the rest of your summer Brian and again thank you. Cathy
- Guest Cathy
- Date of stay 08/21/10
- Review Submitted 08/29/10
THANK YOU! for an awesome week at your beautiful home. We (5 adults and 6 kids) enjoyed everything about our stay; the large, warm and welcoming property, the surrounding area's activities, the weather, the people, the wine.. It was a week to remember.
- Guest Louisa1 (Madison, WI)
- Date of stay 06/12/08
- Review Submitted 06/12/08
We stayed in this beautiful beach home in August 2006 with our three children and both sets of parents. The home is spacious and beautifully decorated. The private yard and beach were ideal with small children. The owners were more than accomodating. Would love to return sometime in the future!
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 01/10/07
- Review Submitted 01/10/07
Great house with it's own private beach. Very clean and open layout. Near Windsor, Point Pelee, Pelee Island, Amherstburg, and Kingsville. We've had great experiences staying here!
- Guest Aimee1 (Trenton, MI)
- Date of stay 07/18/06
- Review Submitted 07/18/06
We thouroughly enjoyed the splendid beach setting and look forward to returning. The owners did an outstanding job making this the perfect Lake Erie retreat. The accommodations are spacious with a great nautical theme.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 09/12/05
- Review Submitted 09/12/05
Owner response: Thanks for the nice comments Mary & Bill. Brian
This cottage is gorgeous! We stayed for 2 weeks with our guests from Germany. They were very impressed with its design, convenient layout for 2 families, cleanliness and direct access to the private beach. This compares very well with houses they have rented in Denmark. Thanks to Brian and Laurie for making our holiday so very pleasant.
- Guest Ruth Krampitz (Mississauga, Ontario)
- Date of stay 08/15/05
- Review Submitted 08/15/05
What a delightful way to spend a weekend with the extended family. This home comfortably accomodated 6 young children and 8 adults. The place is immaculate and in top notch condition. Beautifully decorated (I recognized items from Pottery Barn) and a well-equipped kitchen. We all enjoyed the accessibility to the clean sandy beach.
- Guest Jim and Andrea (Tavistock, ON)
- Date of stay 07/15/05
- Review Submitted 07/15/05
Off Season: Oct 21 - Apr 30 .. CDN $ 760/week. Late Spring: May 01-Jun 01 .. CDN $ 935/week. Early Fall: Sep 16-Oct 20 .. CDN $1185/week. Early Summer: Jun 02-Jun 24 .. CDN $1185/week. Peak Season: Jun 25-Sep 15 .. CDN $1565/week. Fees are per Week, Weekend (Friday-Sunday) stays for 60% in non-peak seasons 10% OFF greater than 1 Week booking. US & CD currency accepted (on par/equal)
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- Nearest Barpub: Meadows (@ roads #50 & #41) to the West at 2 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Meadows (@ roads #50 & #41) to the West at 2 Miles
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Hi, My name is Brian Walls
Why the Owner Chose Colchester:
Warmest of the Great Lakes and best stretch of beach around!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Peaceful country side yet not to far from city night life if you choose.
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- Secondary: (586) 344-3288 (Michigan, USA)
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Great place to sit or swim and enjoy the view from our large private beach
View of fireplace and stairs to second floor bedrooms and bath
Here is the view of the vacation home from a standing view on the beach
Visit nearby Colchester Harbor and Restaurant ( 2 miles east)
Main floor bath (3 baths in total)
Great water for rowing and kayking
Great sunrise or sunset views from our private beach!
Looking from kitchen area with lake in view in all windows
Cape Cod design with natural landscaping similar to cottages of Northern Ontario
Large 14' by 14' raised attached sunroom
Master bedroom has queen bed and lake view!
Full kitchen open to living area and lake view
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