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Gorgeous water views - less than 20 minutes from Sandbanks!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 1 bath property located just a few minutes from Picton.

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Come stay at this woodsy hillside location with a gorgeous water view. Relax with family and friends in the bright and sunny open concept living-dining area, or hang out in the back by the fire pit. Just 5 minutes from Picton’s restaurants, shops, and grocery stores. It’s also less than 20 minutes from Sandbanks Beach. We are just a 10-15 minute walk (1 minute drive) from the Glenora Ferry (free), which can connect you to the road to Kingston. We are an even shorter trip to the Lake on the Mountain Brewery. Lake on the Mountain itself is also a very short drive. Diamond J Horse Ranch is on the road toward Picton. And this is just what is immediately nearby! There is so much more to see and do in the area: wineries, breweries, antique shops, art galleries, fine dining, and an escape from the city!

Park Pass included with rental.

The bedroom with the bunk bed features a double on the bottom and a twin on top.

Please let us know if there is something else you might need, and we will see what we can do to accommodate your request.

Park pass available with rental.

NOTE: We can accommodate 7 guests (including infants). An eighth guest (under 2 years of age) can be booked for an additional $10/night. Please be aware of this before booking, and contact us if you have further questions.

More Details

Chris Ford
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Chris Ford

He's an Ottawa-born person with East Coast roots, and she's a Torontonian going back a few generations. The County is almost smack in the middle, so it was just a good fit!

Chris Ford purchased this house in 2017

Why Chris Ford chose Picton

We have been visiting the County for several years now, and decided to take the plunge and invest in the area. When we drove up to our place during the glory of fall colours, we fell in love with it right away. We hope you will enjoy your morning coffee looking out over the water, or a glass of wine around the fire pit at night.


Picton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We are set up to accommodate 7 guests. An eighth guest (under 2 years of age) is welcome at a cost of $10 per night.
  • Please be respectful of water use - we are on a well/septic system.
  • Absolutely no food/eating in bedrooms. We reserve the right to charge for additional cleaning created by this behaviour.
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    "Kids" Room - 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed: double on bottom and twin on top (sleeps up to 3)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat


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Gorgeous water views - less than 20 minutes from Sandbanks!
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

The property is easy to get to and in a convenient area between downtown Picton and PEC POIs

  • 5 of 5

We (4 Adults and 3 children) spent our Victoria Day weekend at "The 1977" and had a marvellous time. Chris and Christine were gracious and thoughtful from the time we booked to the time we ended our stay and always making sure all of our needs were met. The property itself was exactly what we were looking for in terms of affordability, space and comfort as well as accommodations that ensured we were all taken care of regardless of whether our plans were indoors because of a rainy day or outdoors around Prince Edward County (Chris and Christine provided info on where to go and even a day pass to Sandbanks). We had such a great time that we look forward to booking again in the future. Highly recommended!!!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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PEC Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This home is well laid out, well equipped and conveniently located. In addition the owners, Chris and Christine, respond almost immediately to any questions that might arise. The decor is understated giving an airy feeling allowing visitors to add their own touch to make it feel like home away from home. It sleeps six comfortably; we were just two and enjoyed the master bedroom's comfy bed. Cooking in poses no problem as the kitchen is large with all the equipment needed to whip up a meal.

Worth a return visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Starlight Cottage - a Perfect Vacation Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a lovely stay at Starlight Cottage. The cottage was bright and clean, perfectly organized and outfitted. Look forward to restful sleeps on soft organic cotton sheets. Conveniently located near Sand Dunes park and Sandbanks Outlet beach, the rental included the complimentary use of an Ontario Parks day pass! In addition to beach days, we enjoyed other activities such as a guided tour on horseback through woodland trails, at the ranch just minutes down the road, Three Dogs winery with jazz on the patio and oven-fired pizza, perusing the Old Bookstore in nearby Picton and exploring the Loyalist Museum in Adolphustown just a ferry ride away. BBQ on patio and excellent choices at Sobeys' service case in Picton. Evenings included family games nights and enjoying singing and s'mores around the campfire. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are happy to hear that you and your family had such a wonderful stay.
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  • 4 of 5

Hi Chris and Christina

My family enjoyed very much the staying in Prince Edward County. The house was spacious, comfortable and has nice bedrooms, great view, although I would not recommend with little children. It is too close to a main street and a bit of a hill.

Location is good if you would like to go to Picton, Sandbanks and some wineries. There are like 20 minutes to the house.

We had a great time and lovely memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
1.5 Kilometres
Glenora Ferry
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
21 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Diamond J Horse Ranch

Mustang Drive-In

Glenora Ferry


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $379.25
Cleaning fee $56.89

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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