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Walk to the Falls from The Mint

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Fantastic location in the Park Place Historic District near the Falls

The house is a large old Victorian built in 1890. It has been recently rescued and renovated. It has four bedrooms and two full bathrooms on the second floor. The HUGE living room, library and dining room, kitchen and half bath are on the first floor. It is fully furnished for you to make yourselves at home. The kitchen is stocked with all the items you need to make your own meals if you wish. If you do not wish to cook, there are restaurants 1 block away on Third Street and more near the Falls.

The front porch is a lovely place to relax in the evening after a day of sightseeing or grill up some dinner in the backyard/garden. There is dedicated parking for up to 3 cars off the alley behind the house.

More Details

Owner
Carroll Reetz
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Carroll Reetz

We are avid travelers and running this guesthouse allows us some freedom in the off season to do just that. Carroll spent most of her career in Human Resources but gave it all up (darn) several years ago to open a hostel in Niagara Falls- leaving the wonderful California weather behind but gaining a wonderful husband. Andre is from Germany and we found each other here! We have since expanded from the hostel and added a couple vacation rentals to our endeavors. We think they are a great alternative to a sterile hostel - more like home away from home.

Carroll Reetz purchased this house in 2014

Why Carroll Reetz chose Greater Niagara

Over the last several years, we have purchased several homes and brought them back to life. When Andre saw this one on the market, we thought long and hard about it since it needed a lot of work. But could not let it go. It is a beautiful old home in a fabulous location near the Falls. This is an area undergoing revitalization and we are thrilled to be a part of it.

What makes this house unique

The house is LARGE. It is our only house that will accommodate 8-12 people. There are 2 full and 1 half bath and two staircases (front and back). It is ideal for large families or reunions with friends. It is also a great place for preparing for a wedding at the Falls. Plenty of space for all.

Amenities

Niagara Falls House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Walk to the Falls from The Mint
average rating of 4.6896553 based on 29 reviews
5

Perfect Place!!

  • 5 of 5

We were 5 adults and 4 kids who stayed at The Mint for a weekend and had a memorable experience. From the previous reviews, it was clear that the host was very thorough with planning/information and it did not disappoint.

Great location - we look forward to visiting The Mint again and I would recommend The Mint to anyone looking for a vacation rental in the Niagara Falls area.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ellicott city, md
5

We had an amazing time at The Mint. And We recommend this property 100%

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 nights at The Mint during the month of March 2017 with a group of 6 adults and 3 kids. This is the second time we have rented from Carroll and both times our experience living at her property was truly amazing and memorable. The Mint is very a spacious home, very well kept, completely updated and exquisitely maintained. We felt home away from home. My kids had a wonderful time at the Mint. They kept themselves busy with the board games provided thoughtfully by Carroll and exploring the home.

We arrived at the Mint during an unfavorable snowy condition and were worried whether it would hinder us from stepping out of the home. But Carroll and her husband, Andre promptly arrived and cleared away the snow. They both went out of their way to provide everything to make our stay comfortable and worry-free. The rates were very reasonable and was within our budget. We are looking forward to visit the Mint again soon.

Regards

Manjula

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

The house was amazing and the location to the falls was good too.

  • 4 of 5

My experience was great. The house was spacious. The location was great. The only downside is that the ny side of the falls is completely deserted. Its kind of said seeing everything boarded up. Outside of that we had a lot of fun there.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Maryland, USA
5

Served Our Purposes Really Well

  • 5 of 5

We spent our Thanksgiving here with my family in the area (they all live in small apartments). The living and dining spaces were very large and comfortable. Plenty of seating in both spaces too.

Going in, I knew it was an older property and feared it'd be drafty and cold durning later November, but was pleasantly surprised that was not the case, we were all warm enough. Also, the rooms are very quiet at night (but again, they may be because no one is out at night in November in NF).

Only draw back was a small older kitchen. But, it was functional enough and had working appliances, so it was not that much of a problem.

The owners are very quick in their message responses, too.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Anderson
5

Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and smelled clean. The information to nearby stores and the falls was beneficial. There was plenty of parking and the house was spacious. We really enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

True home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful experience! Carroll and hubby are beautiful people to deal with; super helpful, super sweet and super simple to do business with, you will not regret staying here! You are truly in walking distance to the falls. Overall so happy with my rental, nothing needed to improve, thank you again for providing a home for my family to enjoy. Stay here if you are going to go visit the falls or Buffalo in general, you will not regret it. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
190
Car: recommended

The house is situated in the Park Place Historic District within a typical rust belt city. It is a national historic district located at Niagara Falls in Niagara County, New York. It encompasses 89 contributing buildings. It is principally a residential district built up between 1885 and 1928. The dominant architectural styles are Italianate, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, and Arts and Crafts.

This an urban environment with a diverse racial and socioeconomic population. While many of the big old houses in the area are lovely and well maintained, there are others that are neglected or empty. It is an area that is slowly being brought back to life with new people and energy.

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Rates & Availability

Niagara Falls House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$330
From
$360
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
 
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$390
From
$410
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,000
 
 
4th of July 2017 Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$410
$2,500
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$390
From
$410
Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$390
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$330
From
$360
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$360
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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