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The Beach House - A Tranquil Getaway Close To Historical Amherstburg

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 8 - 12

The Beach House is a large, well-appointed property on a dead end road. It's an ideal spot for peaceful and fun lakeside enjoyment close to the festivals, museums, and wineries around the historic town of Amherstburg. The spacious master bedroom suite accesses the sunroom and an ensuite bathroom. There are 2 other large bedrooms and a fourth smaller bedroom upstairs with a fifth room downstairs suitable as an additional bedroom. The large living room looks out onto Lake Erie. The kitchen is large and well-equipped, with an adjacent comfortable dining room that offers lake views. The grounds are a great size for playing or relaxing. We have loads of toys for indoors and outdoors, a foosball table, piano, games, etc. TV, DVD etc.

Hartt Goldman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Hartt Goldman

My name is Hartt and I grew up at the Beach House near the town of Amherstburg. I have since lived in a number of places throughout Ontario, California, Montreal, BC but I come back every year with my wife, Barbara, and our kids to spend some time at this special spot where Lake Erie meets the Detroit River. Every season offers an up close view of nature along the Great Lakes. From the wind-whipped sand bars and migrations in autumn, to the ice-castles of winter, or the budding spring in the adjacent wetlands and of course the incredible summer sunsets. It is an inspirational spot that is close to Amherstburg’s historical small town charm and amenities but a world away from our busy, modern lives.

Hartt Goldman purchased this house in 2010

Why Hartt Goldman chose Ontario

This house has been in my family since the 60s. Now we enjoy it as a cottage and a base to reconnect with family and friends in Southern Ontario. It is wonderful to be able to frolic with my kids in the water, play games on the large yard, enjoy beach fires, watch fireflies etc etc just like when I was youngster. The setting is also ideal for creative pursuits and has been used by songwriters (myself included), artists and others as a creative retreat.

What makes this house unique

The beach and the lake are right outside your door. The sights and sounds of lakeside life really set the Beach house apart. The spacious house and property can comfortably accommodate large groups with both recreation and relaxation in mind. It's close to quaint, historic Amherstburg, Essex county's "Wine Route", and it's a great launching point for activities in Windsor or Detroit areas. The setting itself is an incredible spot to see birds (Herons, Eagles, and many more), watch lake freighters navigate into or out of the Detroit river, and reconnect with nature.


Amherstburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , main level
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , double sink, adjacent to bdrms
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bedroom ensuite, small tub
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    sunroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , adjoins Master Bdrm
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(21 traveler reviews)

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The Beach House - A Tranquil Getaway Close To Historical Amherstburg
average rating of 4.3809524 based on 21 reviews

New Memories 2017

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for a week to spend some quality time with my family that I don't get to see very often. It provided everything we needed and so much more. The space is perfect for large gatherings, every room provided a new surprise, it was so much fun watching the kids play at the beach and the sunsets were some of the most beautiful I've every seen. The house might not have all the grand updates of some rental properties but I think that's what made it more comfortable for us, we turned it into our home for a week. We called this trip "New Memories 2017" as we hope to make this the first of many trips back to 1820 Erie Ave., where we can gather, catch up and watch the kids flourish. Thank you for your most generous hospitality Hartt. Til next time.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying at the Beach house Jerry and for the wonderful review! Your stay is exactly what we hope for, so our guests can experience the magic of this spot as we do with our family. We're looking forward to having you back to make more memories and maybe we'll even cross paths out West sometime!
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Augusta GA

Wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this house in the last week of August. The house was well stocked and big enough for our four families to get together. Our only complaint was that the lake was so high, the beach was non-existent, but of course, that goes with staying on a lake and is out of all of our control. The scenery was so beautiful and we LOVED the big porch with two tables, so that our whole family could enjoy meals on the porch.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that your family enjoyed the Beach House Laryssa! Many thanks for your visit and hopefully you will have a chance to stay again when the lake levels return to normal so you can enjoy the beach as well as the views!
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Amherstburg, Ontario

beach paradise

  • 5 of 5

Great beach house and location to enjoy a family get away with all the amenities you could ask for, and your own private beach. Amherstburg is a quaint town with a lot of great restaurants. We will be returning yearly for a family vacation !!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Place!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is beautiful and very clean. The sandy beachfront is close to the deck making it easy to keep an eye on the children. There is AMPLE room and privacy for families with a beautiful master bedroom with ensuite. Lots of toys for the children and two separate living rooms is fantastic for some adult privacy. The owners are very easy to contact. This is a great place for families with children.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Jeya! We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Come back and stay at the Beach House anytime!
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Very roomy and fun as always. LOVE the sitting room in the master bedroom

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Heather - please come back and stay any time! Hartt
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Great weekend

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing wonderful weekend. All of ammenities that you need to cook with etc., are there. The home was very clean and spacious.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $81.11
Damage Deposit $405.55

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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