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Chisholm House at 'GablesOnThePark' in downtown Burlington steps to lake.

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Last updated: 07/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Heritage Victorian cottages part of Old Burlington summer resort area in late 1900 century, now steps to Spencer Smith Park, beach, and fabulous restaurants.

Situated just steps to the lake and Spencer Smith Park, this year round House in downtown Burlington (known as the Chisholm House), is the perfect place to reside for short periods of time, whether it is for a week or months. As a year round furnished rental, the Chisholm House features the following amenities:

- Living Room: with hardwood floors, Gas Fireplace and queen sized sofabed.
- 46' Sony HDTV (1080p), Blueray DVD player and hi-speed cable TV & Internet
- 5.1 Channel HD Yamaha Home Theatre System
- Sunk in Kitchen: Stainless fridge, dishwasher, microwave and fully equipped kitchen with eat-in dining and in-home office setup
- Master bedroom with hardwood floors, queen bed, and ample closet storage.
- Luxurious bathroom with heated ceramic floors and claw tub bath/shower.
- Cozy front porch / verandah
- Washer / dryer
- Stylish décor, quality furnishings, plush bed and bath linens
- Landscaped yard with walkway, deck and perennial gardens.
- Peaceful, private patio with BBQ adjacent to century homes and Brock Park
- Interlocking stone double driveway
- Cottage style board and batten shed with cedar shakes

Four Fifty Five Nelson Avenue was built Circa 1892 by a descendant of George Chisholm Sr, a Captain in the 2nd regiment in the war of 1812 who owned a large tract of land from the escarpment to Burlington Bay. Charles Chisholm and Martha Fonger and their sons David and Norman, inhabited this home for decades, with David an employee of the Town of Burlington in the waterworks department.

This dwelling is a good example, in excellent condition, of the Victorian summer cottage prevalent in the community at that time. It retains most of its original features, which include the shiplap wood siding on the lower portion, the windows and trim, the doors and the delicate 'gingerbread' bargeboard.

This house is a major contributor to the street-scape of the Nelson Avenue Block, just north of the Burlington Art Center on Nelson avenue. This Heritage Home retains much of its charm from its early days, and has been updated to reflect more modern living. The professionally landscaped yard with mature Black Walnut and Cedar trees provide a cottage like setting in an urban location steps to the lake and across from quaint Brock Park.





Keywords: Executive House, Cottage, Home, Heritage Home, Heritage House, Furnished House, Furnished Home, House for rent, Home for rent, Short term rental, Burlington furnished rental

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Other (See Description)

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Summerhhill Queen Panel Bed with heritage antiqued expresso finish., Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Popular videos available for watching from personal collection....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Lakeview of Lake Ontario and Discovery Landing from the front porch of this Cottage House. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 parking spots on beautiful interlock driveway with planted median...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Highspeed wireless internet....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    Panasonic 1.2 cu foot stainless microwave....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Beautiful deck setting overlooking garden and park, with pond and small fish fountain to provide the trickling sound from this water feature....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer (July / August)
Jun 15 - Sep 15, 2016
5 night min stay
$268
$1,491 $3,021
Christmas and New Years
Dec 1 - Jan 7, 2017
5 night min stay
$268
$1,491 $3,021
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$191
$1,147 $2,447
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $382.40
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

For rentals less than 1 week, a one-time $ 100 cleaning fee applies.

Credit Card payments available (add 3% processing fee to rates).


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Last updated: 07/17/2016
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Toronto (YYZ)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Pepperwood Bistro
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Burlington Golf and Country Club
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Burlington GO Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 403
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Numerous Downtown Burlington Restaurants
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Glen Eden
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Burlington

Car: Recommended

Property is just down the street (2-3 minute walk) to both the Burlington Art Center and the new Burlington Performing Art Center, numerous boutiques and restaurants. Checkout www.burlingtonpac.ca for entertainment lineup.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: With over 20 years experience in renting homes, your hosts Brian and Kathy Klodt of Burlington Ontario will see that your experience is positive. Any questions or issues are dealt with promptly, professionally and courteously. We reside on the same street as the Chisholm House, and are available to answer your questions or help make your stay more enjoyable.

Why the Owner Chose Burlington, ON, Canada:
The home we purchased in downtown Burlington is just a few doors from our home residence. We have been renting this home as an unfurnished rental since date of purchase, and more recently as a furnished rental. Burlington is rated as one of the top 2 mid sized cities in Canada to live in is a great place from which to explore this region of Toronto / Niagara. This is one of the best streets and locations in all of Burlington.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Stroll to the nearby lakefront area and Spencer Smith Park. Swim at beach way park. Skate at Centennial Pond. Walk and dine to a selection of over 20+ restaurants in downtown Burlington. Visit the Burlington Art Center just steps away, situated in Brock Park. Relax in the beautiful gardens and enjoy the view of Brock Park just across the street. Take a heritage walk of Downtown Burlington.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Chisholm House at 'GablesOnThePark' in downtown Burlington steps to lake.

    Chisholm House at 'GablesOnThePark' in downtown Burlington steps to lake.

  • Stylish kitchen with stainless appliances, pottery barn table and internet nook

    Stylish kitchen with stainless appliances, pottery barn table and internet nook

  • Luxurious bathroom with clawfoot tub, victorian sink and heated ceramic floors.

    Luxurious bathroom with clawfoot tub, victorian sink and heated ceramic floors.

  • Second bedroom with double bed and pull out storage underneath.

    Second bedroom with double bed and pull out storage underneath.

  • Sitting area within the main living area.  Door leads to basement laundry.

    Sitting area within the main living area. Door leads to basement laundry.

  • House is directly across from tree lined Brock Park.

    House is directly across from tree lined Brock Park.

  • Just minutes away is the board walk at  beautiful Spencer Smith Park.

    Just minutes away is the board walk at beautiful Spencer Smith Park.

  • Brock Park plaque in the central garden.

    Brock Park plaque in the central garden.

  • Beautiful Brock Park just across the street, steps to Burlington Art Centre.

    Beautiful Brock Park just across the street, steps to Burlington Art Centre.

  • View from Brock Park across the street of the Burlington Cottage House.

    View from Brock Park across the street of the Burlington Cottage House.

  • Comfortable Living Room with 46' HDTV, gas FP, hardwood floors and chaise lounge

    Comfortable Living Room with 46' HDTV, gas FP, hardwood floors and chaise lounge

  • Master Bedroom with executive Queen Bed, ample storage and pine plank floors.

    Master Bedroom with executive Queen Bed, ample storage and pine plank floors.

  • Kitchen dining table & computer desk with direct ethernet and wireless internet

    Kitchen dining table & computer desk with direct ethernet and wireless internet

  • New washer and dryer in the basement laundry room.

    New washer and dryer in the basement laundry room.

  • Directly down the street is Spencers at the Waterfront and Discovery Landing.

    Directly down the street is Spencers at the Waterfront and Discovery Landing.

  • Side view showing white picket fenced yard.  Parking for two vehicles.

    Side view showing white picket fenced yard. Parking for two vehicles.

  • Landscaped side yard with great deck for barbecuing and relaxing.

    Landscaped side yard with great deck for barbecuing and relaxing.

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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