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Historic English Country home, Circa 1820, located one block from Queen Street in the Heritage District. Avalon is less than a 2 minute walk to the Shaw Theatres, fine shops, the lake, golf course and world class dining.
It features a heated private pool in a mature garden, 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and two fireplaces. The spacious eat in kitchen is a delight to prepare meals in. It features a brand new Thermador cooktop and a stainless steel KitchenAid wall oven.
There is a pastry counter that was used for all the baking the previous owner used to do when it was a B&B. This charming house which has been tastefully restored, is partially covered in Trumpet Vine and English roses.
It has been beautifully furnished and features hand knotted area rugs and many antiques from the area. If you are looking for a genuine Niagara-on-the-Lake experience, Avalon is the perfect place to stay.
Avalon is near our other 3 vacation homes, Amberlea House,
Aylesbury Manor, and Simcoe Pines. They are also
featured on this site.
Large, bright principle rooms, fully equipped eat-in country
kitchen with brand new stainless steel appliances including a Thermador induction cook top and a Kitchen Aid wall oven. There are 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and a heated pool. The two large bedrooms upstairs both have ensuite baths.
There are original wide plank pine floors throughout the home and exposed wooden beams dating back to when the house was built in 1820. Although full of original charm,
respecting the homes history, it is well equipped with all modern
amenities such as flat screen TV's, wireless internet access, laundry, dishwasher, central air conditioning, and 2 fireplaces.
The house is approximately 2500 square feet. It is much larger than it looks from the outside.
From the foyer is the Dining Room with a large harvest pine table
and the upholstered ladder back chairs. The wooden beams have been exposed and the brick fireplace has a huge hearth. There is a Canadiana pine writing desk over in the corner in front of the window which is partially covered by trumpet vine and roses.
The Dining room leads into the eat-in country kitchen with antique
pine cupboards, sandstone counter tops, an island, wooden beams,new stainless KitchenAid wall oven built into the brick wall, Thermador cook top, and a Corian pastry counter.
It is completely equipped with dishwasher, microwave and all
amenities needed to prepare a gourmet meal at home.
The pine table in front of the window, which is overlooks the pool is great for breakfast or
casual dinners as an alternative to the elegant dining room.
The Family Room located off the kitchen is very spacious with plenty of comfortable seating, flat screen TV and a gas fireplace. It features double French doors leading to the flagstone patio surrounded by an English garden and and the heated pool.
The backyard is a private retreat behind wrought iron gates and
wisteria arbours. It features a flagstone patio, Dining table for
8 and a lounging area. The gas BBQ is connected to the house
eliminating the need for propane.
The small bistro table and chairs are there for the children if
The Master bedroom located on the 2nd floor(15X17 feet)has a Queen bed framed by the original wooden beams which adds a lot charm to the room.
It features a 3 pc ensuite bathroom with large shower,
pedestal sink and separate antique vanity.
The bedroom also features a seating area with white wicker chairs.
The door leads to a walk out to the large deck overlooking the pool in the backyard.
The 2nd bedroom upstairs(17X13 feet) features 2 twin beds and a 4 piece ensuite bathroom with full bath, pedestal sink, and an antique tiled vanity. This bedroom is full of charm with original pine doors and wooden beams.
Bedroom #3(21 X 15 feet) on the main floor is very large with
several windows and features a Queen Sleigh bed, wrought iron day bed(twin size mattress) a LCD TV/DVD and antique
Bedroom# 4(15 X 10 feet) has a Queen wrought iron bed and is en suite to 4 piece bathroom.
Alternatively, that bathroom can also be shared with bedroom #3.
On the flagstone patio sits the cast iron table, chairs and umbrella
for outdoor dining with the gas BBQ. There are also loungers for
sunning by the pool. The yard is very private with a wooden fence, black wrought iron gates and 2 mature arbours with wisteria and trumpet vine.
There is Central Air Conditioning, washer and dryer and parking for 3 cars.
Keywords: Historical home, pool, circa 1820, Niagara on the Lake cottage, fully restored, heated pool, mature garden, downtown,