Downtown Picton with a Heated Salt-Water Pool in Private Garden

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Note: One night Canadian rate is $395.
One block to Main Steet and central to wineries, galleries and restaurants this beautiful home is located on a quiet street and has a salt-water pool within a private garden. Recently renovated and furnished, this century brick home features original hardwood floors, sash windows, large reception rooms and is furnished with a mix of antiques and modern furniture. The house is bright, friendly and very comfortable. A salt-water pool draws attention to the back of the house and the screened porch that overlooks it. The pool is completely private and is surrounded by a beautiful garden that features a separate sitting area and comfortable loungers alongside the pool.

Main Level:
Large Living Room with comfortable furniture, library and old India rug. The large windows make this a pleasant place to spend some quiet time.
The Dining Room seats 6 but can easily accomodate 8. Placemats and napkins are provided.
The Kitchen is large and bright with an electric stove, full-sized fridge, dishwasher, a pantry, a jam cupboard and a table with two chairs. Dishes, pots and pans, cutlery, Keurig coffee maker, glasses, wine glasses - everything you can possibly need.
The Den is carpeted and has a comfortable sofa and easy chair with a 46" flat screen tv.
The Screened porch is the most used room in the summer with a large table, several wicker chairs and a small wine fridge and views over the pool and garden.

Second Floor:
The Main bedroom has a Kingsdown queen bed, two side tables with lamps, a wicker chair and a large closet.
The Second bedroom also has a Kingsdown queen bed and a chest of drawers. There is plenty of linen and towels available. The closet in the hallway is large and used by whoever has the second bedroom.
The third room on this floor is an office/studio with desk, tables, easel, etc.
The bathroom has a sink, toilet and tub with shower.

The front of the house has a pleasant front porch, perfect for sitting and watching the comings and goings of the quiet neighbourhood. The side garden is partially gated and contains flowers for picking, tomatoes, herbs and whatever else is in season. There is also a gas barbeque. A large gate provides complete privacy and security as you enter into the backyard. There is an outdoor shower and a summer bathroom, a deck with table, chairs and umbrella, surrounding gardens and of course, the salt-water pool. This is overlooked by a 3-sided screened porch.
The backyard has a large pool with comfortable loungers and a second deck for sitting in the shade. It is surrounded by garden and there is a pretty poolhouse at the far corner. There is an outside shower and a summer bathroom.

This is a wonderful home and makes an ideal getaway destination for one or two couples or a family of four.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3


  • Main bedroom has a Kingsdown queen bed, two side tables with lamps, a wicker chair and a large closet. The floors are painted plank with rugs. The 2nd bedroom also has a queen Kingsdown a set of drawers and uses the hall closet to hang clothes. The office/studio has a desk if you would like to work, tables and easel if you wish to be creative....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, outdoor shower

    outside w/c...moreless

  • The main bathroom is very comfortable with full bath and shower, toilet and vanity sink. The outdoor 'outhouse' is lovely with b&w tiled floor, pine walls, toilet, sink and an outdoor shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Prince Edward County is renowned for its wineries, variety of beaches, farmer's market stands and beautiful drives. The towns and surrounding countryside are a soft blast from a bucolic past....moreless



  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    One block from Main Street Picton and easy walking distance to shops, restaurants, theatre and grocery....moreless

  • Water View:

    heated, salt-water pool with comfortable loungers and beach towels...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Large wooden dining table, various side tables and telephone desk (long distance calls within Canada are acceptable and free to use)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Seating for 6 with lovely artwork and a fully stocked library for your use....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig French Press...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of dishes for both indoor and outdoor eating. Pots and pans and every utensil you can think of....moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    Large and bright with a small eat-in table, jam cupboard, pantry and access to side of house....moreless

  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    Fully stocked with flour, sugar, pasta, etc....moreless


  • Lawn / Garden:

    front, side and back gardens...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa



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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $375.25
  • Tax Rate 13%


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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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133 Miles
Nearest Airport
Toronto Airport - (train to Belleville)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Acoustic Grill
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Glenora Ferry to Kingston
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Picton Golf Club
20 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
a variety of great spots
5 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Prince Edward County is renowned for its wineries, art studios, biking and walking trails, vegetable stands, markets and beaches. There are wonderful restaurants and an old fashioned small town atmosphere.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Living and working primarily in Toronto this property is a welcome escape in a wonderful and vibrant community.

Why the Owner Chose Picton, ON, Canada:
As a second property we decided living in town was the way to go - close to the shops, grocery stores, great restaurants as well as in quick driving distance from all the wonderful wineries, galleries, beaches and attractions in the County. We love the historical feel of the house and the quiet neighbourhood that it's in. The pool gives it that feeling of a resort - it's a great spot!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Guests that have stayed at this house have really enjoyed the screened porch and the pool, of course, but they have also loved the old fashioned feel of the house complimented with modern conveniences like great beds, sofas, flat screened tv, Keurig coffee maker,etc. They like the gardens with both flowers and herbs and vegetables and the very modern outhouse and have enjoyed what the area can offer such as bike rentals, yoga, massages, wine tours, old time movies - and a drive-in! - basically the feeling of small town 'yesterday' in 2015.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Heated, salt-water pool

    Heated, salt-water pool

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Front Bedroom

    Front Bedroom

  • around the pool

    around the pool

  • Kitchen Window

    Kitchen Window

  • Loungers


VRBO #448092

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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