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Waterfront, Finest sand swim beach,Cul-De-Sac,Lorain Lane,Pelee Island Finest

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 story house, 3 bedrooms with Queen’s size beds, accommodates up 8

Welcome to our waterfront cottage, The Mermaid of Lorain, one of the Pelee Island’s Finest Homes, a two-story building on the very finest sand swim beach in a Cul-De-Sac! It has 3 bedrooms with Queen’s size beds in each room plus 1 pull out bed, which can accommodate up to 8 people. One bedroom (The Cleodora) is located on the main floor while the other 2 (The Nixie and The Ocarina)are located on the second floor. All the rooms and the living room have full lake views.

The flooring is made of carpet over wood, ceramic and laminate. It has a full kitchen with a stove, a microwave, oven, a refrigerator, dishes, glasses, utensils, and a dishwasher. We have a washer and a dryer for the clothes. It has 2 full baths, one on each floor. Bed linens, towels, and cleaning supplies are provided.

The finely decorated white wooden stair railings plus carpets on the stairs to the second floor are added safety features for the children and the elderly.

You'll also find an assortment of coffee makers, dining table, breakfast table and an outdoor gas BBQ grill. There is a large back deck for outdoor sitting. Fine decorated, bright and naturally lit interior features many artworks. The Mermaid of Lorain, Pelee Island’s Finest cottage is a relaxing and peaceful home. It has indoor entertainment with TV, VCR, CD/DVD player, a large collection of CDs and DVDs, a radio, books, and games for all age groups. There is a Playpen for younger children. Heating Base Boards, Fans, and Window Air Conditioners are available. There are plenty of beach chairs and a picnic table. Pelee Island's finest sand swim beach is at your front door. Lake Erie is quite shallow near our beach. Before you leave please take time to sign our guestbook.

More Details

Owner
Astri Buchanan
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Astri Buchanan

Our family first visited Pelee Island in April 2012 and we all instantly fell in love with it. It has become a perfect get away for our family, especially our 3 years old daughter. Six months after our first trip to Pelee Island, we decided to share our memories with nature lovers by welcoming them to this beautiful upscale cottage and help them to enjoy the peace, tranquility, and magic of Pelee Island.

Astri Buchanan purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Astri Buchanan chose Ontario

Built in 2006, this unique property is in an excellent location, which contains large area of fine sand swim beach in Pelee Island. It is a waterfront property with lake view from all the rooms.

What makes this cottage unique

All the amenities of a modern house with very fine sand swim beach that is only few feet away from the very sallow lake.

Amenities

Pelee Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • It has 2 full baths, one on each floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • It has 3 bedrooms with Queen’s size beds in each room plus 1 pull out bed, which can accommodate up to 8 people. One bedroom is located on the main floor while the other 2 are located on the second floor. All the rooms and the living room have full lake views.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Waterfront, Finest sand swim beach,Cul-De-Sac,Lorain Lane,Pelee Island Finest
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 24 reviews
4

Overall a very nice weekend!

  • 4 of 5

Overall the cottage suited our purpose and we'd consider renting again. There were a couple of small issues that were resolved quickly by the management company who was just a phone call away. We found no beach chairs, but there was a picnic table that suited us fine. The property is close to the water, so listening to the waves beat up the shore at night was definitely a highlight! The property could have used a good cleaning before our arrival (dead bugs, dusty, coffee grounds in the coffee maker, etc) even though the property was used just the prior weekend, but everything that we needed was there and working. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Property was excellent. Beautiful view of the water. Comfortable accommodations.

  • 4 of 5

Looking forward to staying at this property again

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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2

Nice place but not clean

  • 2 of 5

The place is well located , the cottage could have been nice but it was not clean at all. Kitchen was dirty ... I had to clean the cabinets, same for fridge and oven. Bathrooms was full of hairs and dirty. Linen was stained. Lots of spiders in the cottage and lot if horseflies outside.

Beach is beautiful, White sand, clear water, no algae, hot water. Wild Turkeys were seen everyday around the house.

Its à Nice place but the house cleaning needs to be improve.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely amazing for families with kids who love the beach but don't like driving to one! Perfect

  • 5 of 5

The property is amazing and the house was very nicely decorated with an awesome cottage feel. If I were to complain of anything, I wished the water was not hard water and there was air conditioning throughout the house. Having only window units in each of the rooms makes it a bit uncomfortable throughout the house during hot humid days because the kitchen is right in the main floor - but Terry, the property manager, makes up for that with his great response and amazing friendly service! Would definitely be booking again for our next family reunion! Thank you for sharing your awesome home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you at our place! We are working on addressing water hardness. Given the size of the cottage and the property, we are limited in what we can install. There is absolutely no space for a regular A/C system. We have to be very creative on how to install a water softener system without changing the interior decor but we are working on it. Thank you for your feedback!
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5

Awesome Gettaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent cottage to get away and relax from all of the crazy day to day hustle and bustle.

Relax by the fire and listen to the waves after a day of exploring the island.

Property management communicated well and was prompt to meeting us there with the keys as we arrived late.

The cottage is clean and well maintained, would recommend to anyone looking for a place to stay on Pelee Island.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you stay with us! Looking forward to your return to Pelee Island and Mermaid of Lorain!
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4

Nice location for a weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

My group of seven adults stayed in this cottage during the Pelee Island Half Marathon weekend. This was our second year staying here for this event and we would definitely recommend it. Everything was exactly as shown in the listing. It's a fairly long bike ride from the dock but we managed it with no trouble. The location right on the beach was very nice.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us again and the complements. Wishing to see you again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
www.greatlakesflightcentre.com
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
http://www.scudderbeach.com/
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
VIA
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
401
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Lake Erie
Car: recommended

The Township of Pelee is made up of nine islands in Lake Erie and is the most southern point in Canada. Pelee Island is the largest of the islands and is situated at the Canada/USA boundary between Sandusky, Ohio and Windsor/Essex County, Ontario.

Pelee is a serenely beautiful area with miles of lovely beaches, natural areas that are unsurpassed, and the fishing is superb. When you visit Pelee you will be limited only by your imagination.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $67.32 per person per night
Damage Deposit $395.98

Use Paypal for convenience but other options of payment are acceptable.
Please note that we rent out for a minimum of one week for the months of July and August.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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