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Anne's Retreat Villa by Lake Erie,Wineries,Point Pelee

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This is an immaculate vacation home for rent, on a quiet street, only a one minute walk (less than one block) from a sandy beach, pirate ship playground, park, splash pad, and marina.

We are in walking distance of a lakefront restaurant, general store with ice cream and candy, a bar and grill, and another family style restaurant, and a beachside snack bar. The public beach is quiet and feels very private. This area is a birder's paradise, with Hillman Marsh and Holiday Beach Conservation Area close by. Golf course is also nearby. There are fishing charters and winery tours available. We are surrounded by many beautiful wineries.

Located in the village of Colchester on the shores of Lake Erie - just 35 minutes from Windsor and 45 minutes to Detroit, Michigan. We are just West of Kingsville, and Leamington.

2 Bedroom, 3 Bath, 1800 square foot home, 2 storey, modern open floor layout, all ceramic floors.

Accommodates 6 people.

Discover the local wineries, countryside, Lake Erie, Point Pelee National Park, and Pelee Island. Enjoy walking, biking, boating, fishing, bird watching, swimming, spashpadding, or playing at the pirate ship playground.

This is an ideal peaceful setting for a romantic getaway, or a great place for families.

A convenient location - easy to find - County Road 50 - just 8 minutes South of Holiday Beach Conservation Area. 20 minutes south of Amherstburg.

Keywords: Vacation House,Villa,Rental,Cottage,Lakefront

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

Why The Owner chose Colchester

This is the perfect area to explore all the wineries, and small towns from Windsor to Point Pelee - a very pretty area. Also, it is not too far from our home so we can stay as often as possible to enjoy the countryside.

What makes this house unique

In July we enjoyed spending time at Klassen's Blueberry Farm, picking blueberries. It was a fun day, ending with blueberry pie and ice cream at the beach.

In September we will visit Holiday Beach Conservation Area to see the Hawks.

We enjoy visiting the many wineries in the area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

2007 is just our second year renting - and the first season with this guest book. We welcome your comments.

Thank you.
Jul 2007
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Colchester House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2) , Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sectional sofa in the living room has a pull out double bed.
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Anne's Retreat Villa by Lake Erie,Wineries,Point Pelee
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 20 reviews
Sarnia, ontario

Weekend with friends

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth time staying at this beautiful cottage (home). We had everything we needed. The home is immaculate. Unfortunately, the weather was not cooperative as it rained all weekend. The surroundings were quiet and beautiful. Lots to do in the area if you wish. Our friends were here for their first time and loved the quiet surroundings. We did mention to the owner that a new bbq was required and he is replacing it. The only other thing is that the mattresses in the bed rooms need either to be replaced or a memory foam put on top. Great stay and we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home

  • 5 of 5

This was my second visit to Anne's Retreat and my first review. This is a great home with lots of room and a short walk to the beach. Although the beach is a short walk and very nice I prefer Cedar Beach which is an easy 10 minute drive. The home is very well equipped and is spotless and show's Anne's pride of ownership. With 2 decks it is great to enjoy morning coffee or an afternoon drink. Anne is a real pleasure to work with and my sister and I plan on being back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Calgary guests. Hope to see you back next year.
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Beautiful House +location

  • 5 of 5

Could not ask for a better house to stay in for a week or more. Has everything that we needed,from a spacious kitchen to BBQ on the balcony to roomy up and down stairs. The house was in perfect condition when we arrived and Anne was very helpful. Great location about a block to the beach,a park right across the street with picnic tables over looking the water. Easy,short drive to Harrow and Kingsville. Could not have asked for a better place. Will be trying to get it again. Oh,WiFi worked great.For Americans,no ice machine but a food mart is close for a bag of ice:).

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to our American friends. Hope to see you again, seeing you are so close. So glad you enjoyed it.
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Amherstburg, ON

Fun for the entire family!

  • 5 of 5

Anne's Retreat Villa was the perfect vacation home for our family and friends. This home is immaculate! It had everything we needed for our stay and more. The best part is the proximity to the beautiful beach, the Splash Pad and the Pirate Ship playground for the kids. We will definitely return to Ann's Retreat Villa with our family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Embrun, Ontario

Wonderfully peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This home is immaculately clean and tidy. Everything you need is there. The lake, beach, marina, park, splash-pad are steps from the door. With 2 balconies, it was lovely having a quiet morning read before the day begins. It was exactly what we needed. Anne was great. I would recommend this property highly.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed it.
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Cincinnati, OH

Great House, but the area had its struggles

  • 4 of 5

We had a 4 night stay 7/2/13 - 7/5/13 and the only thing that kept us from leaving was how nice Anne's Retreat was. The house impeccably clean and had absolutely everything a family needs, The backyard is huge and flat so our boys could play baseball and anything else they wanted while we prepared dinner.

The issue was the beach was closed due to bacteria caused by the large amount of rain the area had received, so we were forced to maintain the lake vacation without the lake!

We fished in the Marina every night and the boys were pulling fish in left & right, but at times the smells near the water were rough. We went out exploring to several other areas like Stony Pointe on Lake St. Clair, Leamington and all the way down to Pointe Pelee...The only beach we found without warnings was Point Pelee. We also did the Marsh Walk at Point Pelee and it was fantastic. We found the John Park Homestead which was a cool tour. Most people would have packed it up knowing the lake was no longer an option, but Anne's retreat was terrific. If conditions were normal I'd imagine Anne's house would be a great place for a lake vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Too much rain has caused some problems at the lake, but hopefully it has cleared up for the rest of the Summer. It was a pleasure having you, and your family. Thank you so much for your review.
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Windsor, Ontario
Nearest Barpub
Colchester, Ontario
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Kingsville, Ontario
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Windsor, Ontario
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Hwy. 401, Tecumseh, Ontario
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Colchester Beach
Car: necessary

Fishing (Bass, Perch & Walleye), Wineries to tour, lakefront restaurant, Bird Watching (Hawks in September at Holiday Beach Conservation Area (8 minutes away), Caesar's Windsor, Detroit Casinos, Windsor Raceway, Ferry to Pelee Island & Sandusky Ohio, Point Pelee National Park, Amherstburg's lovely Navy Yard Park & Waterfront Ice Cream Parlour, Amherstburg's Historic Fort Malden & Park House Museum, beautiful Bob-Lo Island (Amherstburg), fresh produce from numerous road side stands (apple & peach orchards, blueberries, peaches, sweet corn, tomatoes), Go to Kingsville (15 minutes) and take the ferry to Pelee Island.

Beautiful pirate ship playground, and splash pad in the park, across from our house.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $47.52
Damage Deposit $237.59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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