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150 Year Old Heritage Farmhouse Only 45 Minutes from Toronto

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Exclusive use of the farmhouse and 2 acres of lawn. Ample parking for cars, boat/trailer. Guests have use of three bedrooms - two with queen beds, one with two single beds. Linens provided. Fans available for bedrooms. The kitchen is fully equipped with all appliances, cooking utensils, dishes, etc. Supermarkets and shopping malls located less than 15 minutes away in Ajax, Uxbridge or Port Perry. Livingroom has widescreen satellite tv, stereo system and electric fireplace. Board games and dvd's available. The lawns have volleyball, badminton, golf net, firepit, propane bbq, lawn chairs and tables and hammock. There is also a fish pond.
Due to the limitations of the farmhouse well and septic sewer systems, we can't accommodate more than 6 overnight guests. Also, we have to limit the total number of registered guests and others to no more than 15 at anytime.
SORRY, THERE IS NO INTERNET OR WIFI. IF YOU NEED INTERNET ACCESS, YOU WILL HAVE TO ARRANGE A DATA PLAN WITH YOUR CELLPHONE PROVIDER.

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/23/2016

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    35 years old for principal renter...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We cannot accommodate groups of more than six guests....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite TV in livingroom with HBO, TMN. No satellite in bedrooms ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD, DVD ...moreless

  • Television:

    HDTV and DVD living room. TV and DVD player in two bedrooms...moreless

  • Toys:

    An assortment of toys for young children....moreless

  • Video Games:

    PS2...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Small selection of DVD's ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking

Dining

  • Dining:

    Formal dining room with seating for 6...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    elliptical exerciser, bowflex machine, exercise mat, barbells ...moreless

  • Heating:

    Central heating, space heaters...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with two sofas and three easy chairs, widscreen satellite tv, stereo system...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking on the property for two cars and boat/trailer...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and kitchen towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Filter coffee maker, sugar, milk, cream...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils for up to six guests, full set of pots and pans...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen for your exclusive use with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, kitchen table ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    spices, condiments, water cooler...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf:

    2 minute drive to the nearest golf course, golf net on property ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Almost two acres of lawns in forest setting. Volleyball, badminton, golf net, lawn chairs, tables, hammock...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$113

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $56.40
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150.40

Notes:

A rental agreement will be provided to the principal guests for review and signatures


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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Location

0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Spring Creek Golf Club
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hyw.407
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Lakeridge Ski Resort
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Frenchman's Bay

Car: Necessary

Within 10 km., there are six golf courses, three conservation areas and two ski hills.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1973

About the owner: Ron and Cheryl are both retired, after long careers in banking and education. They split their time between their home in Toronto and the farm. The farm has been in Cheryl's family for 40 years. In the early 1800's, the first owner was John Elmsley, Chief Justice of Upper and Lower Canada. The farm produces corn, hay, soybeans, wheat and other cash crops. A large crop of fireflies is produced in the summer.

Why the Owner Chose Pickering, ON, Canada:
Our family has been fortunate to have this country retreat to escape the noise and crowds of Toronto. We would like to give others the opportunity to enjoy this unique experience of farm life that is so close to the city but a world away spiritually.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
The farmhouse is located on a quiet rural road, surrounded by fields, woods and horses. It is on a wooded lot set back from the road, yet is a short drive to shopping, golf and skiing. Conveniently located to conservation areas and nature trails.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/23/2016

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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150 Year Old Heritage Farmhouse Only 45 Minutes From Toronto

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