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10 Minutes from the Peace Bridge, Just Blocks from Thunder Bay

(12 Reviews)

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large deck and large table out door tub with hot and cold running water


Last updated: 04/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Quaint 2 bedroom cottage

A perfect place to rest and feel at home, a place to yourself with access to the many attractions of the Niagara Region. Just up from the shore of Lake Erie the cottage is a quaint 2 bedroom - fully furnished with all that you need to be at home away from home . an open deck, open living dining room, outdoor tub and indoor bathroom with large shower


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    After you go up the 3 steps the cottage is all on one floor with a walk in shower ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, outdoor shower

    indoor shower and outdoor tub...moreless

  • one bath room with shower outdoor tub


  • Satellite / Cable:

    There is no Satellite or Cable but the Roku TV box can give you what you need ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    a roku box is available to stream movies and tv programs ...moreless

  • Video Games:

    You can get Video Games on the Roku Box...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    gas ...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wireless ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic Items Salt pepper sugar etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    a fire pit with grate and a charcoal burning barbecue ...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$80 $91
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$454 $1,639

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $73.17
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $146.34


damage deposit is made by a separate cheque on arrival & returned to the renter on the condition that there is no damage and the cottage is left as clean as it was found. For stays longer than two weeks - a larger damage deposit will be negotiated.

The first payment can be made by etranfer or by mail --- the reservation is confirmed once the first 50% of the rental has been received.

Travels pay half upon reservation and half when they arrive by cheque or etransfer

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 04/17/2017
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130 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Niagara region - many golf clubs and courses
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Niagara Falls or Buffalo
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
thunderbay/cristal beach/long beach

Car: Recommended

The cottage is only blocks up from the shore of Lake Erie and minutes from public beaches, and less than 30 minutes away from Niagara falls, the Shaw festival, Niagara wineries, Buffalo NY, Outlet shopping, and a number of world class golf courses - renting this cottage would be an ideal way to save accommodation money and still have access to the entire Canada/US Niagara region


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We would love to have you stay at our cottage. As an artist i am often away from my lovely cottage and would love to share it with others. A great location, a simple comfortable space - great for summer but I also love it in the winter --- many artists, writers and visitors have graced the space with good vibes

Why the Owner Chose Ridgeway, Fort Erie, ON, Canada:
The niagara region is rich with places to explore. This property slides into the landscape simply and gently. There are so many wonderful attractions within a short drive and the beach is walking distance.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Whether you’re planning to follow in Hemingway’s footsteps and need a bolt-hole in which to write the next Great American Novel or whether you just want to take the kids to the beach, Ridgeway Cottage is the ideal all-season getaway; surrounded by mature trees and close to the empty, sandy beaches of Lake Erie. Ridgeway Cottage is a 1940?s worker’s shack that, over the years, has become part of the landscape it inhabits. Two cozy bedrooms, an airy, light filled kitchen and a large living and dining room will comfortably accomodate four adults. A futon-sofa in the living room extends into another double bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with pots and pans, a stove, a large fridge and even a washer and dryer. For cool evenings, or in the colder seasons, there’s a cast iron gas stove for heat and comfort. An outdoor bathtub is ready to cool you down on long, hot summer days. The cottage, on the Canadian side of the boarder, is only fifteen minutes away from the Peace Bridge and Buffalo, N.Y. Niagara wine county, the Shaw Festival, Niagara on the Lake, and Niagara Falls are less than a half hour’s drive away. The Trans Canada Bike Trail runs by 500 yards from the cottage, allowing you to ride all the way to Niagara Falls and beyond.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

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  • large deck and large table out door tub with hot and cold running water

    large deck and large table out door tub with hot and cold running water

  • only 6 blocks to the beach

    only 6 blocks to the beach

  • The new bathroom with heated floor

    The new bathroom with heated floor

  • no worries we will add  a curtain

    no worries we will add a curtain

  • Find some time to walk, swim, rest and rejuvenate on the shore of lake Erie

    Find some time to walk, swim, rest and rejuvenate on the shore of lake Erie

  • retro swivel

    retro swivel

  • the new bathroom

    the new bathroom

VRBO #459485

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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