Vacation in comfort in the centrally located village of Bloomfield. This spacious four bedroom century home has tons of character and plenty of space which makes it perfect for gatherings of families and friends. Whether you're dining al fresco on the back deck, relaxing in the hot tub, or sipping on a coffee in the screened sun porch, you'll relish every moment that you spend at DeGroffe House (c.1881). There's plenty of outdoor space too, in the large one acre yard complete with fire pit for evening campfires. You're less than a 10 minute drive to the Sandbanks Provincial Park and two beach passes are included with your rental.
Take a stroll into the village downtown where you'll find a variety of restaurants, cafes & tearooms, an ice cream shop, boutiques, artisan studios, antiques, public library, and a bank. If you enjoy country walks, the Millenium Trail is easily accessible from nearby Stanley Street where there's also a farm market with fresh local produce. Families will appreciate the Bloomfield Mill Pond and the Bloomfield Park with a playground, outdoor theatre, and tennis courts with evening lighting.
While you're visiting the area, take advantage of the wonderful scenery & country roads, sand dunes & beaches, golf courses & fishing, festivals & farm markets that Prince Edward County offers.
Enjoy a day of tasting and discovery at local wineries and fine dining establishments. Visit the museums, theatre, art galleries, artisans, and antique shops that abound. play a round of golf, explore the 800 km of shoreline surrounding this island community, hike the Sandbanks trails, or tour the County on bicycle. You'll also find that it's conveniently close to Toronto (2 hours), Ottawa (3 hours), and Montreal (4 hours) so you can visit as often as you like.
For more information about local attractions and things to do, check out VisittheCounty.ca.
Four bedrooms - accommodates 8 (max 6 adults)
Sunken master bedroom with queen bed - 2nd level.
Bedroom 2 with double bed - 2nd level.
Bedroom 3 with two single beds - 2nd level.
Bedroom 4 with single day bed - main level.
Additional sleeping space - double sofa bed in family room
3 pc bathroom with shower - main level next to living room.
4 pc bathroom with soaker tub & stand-alone shower - 2nd level.
Newly renovated and fully equipped eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Includes fridge, stove, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, toaster, pots & pans, dishes, utensils, & cutlery. Small table seats 4 persons.
Dining room next to kitchen - table seats 8 comfortably. Bonus flatscreen TV with satellite service (another TV is available in living room).
Spacious & bright sunken room for family gatherings. Entertainment modules include flatscreen TV with satellite service & PS3 (DVD player & Netflix available with PS3). Also a Bose sound station with i-connections.
Many original architectural features have been retained including refinished pine floors in many rooms; this home has has been historically designated since 1989.
Kitchen and bathrooms have been recently renovated, and a new deck and sun room were added last year.
Enjoy outdoor dining on the back deck and grill dinner on the propane BBQ.
Take a soak in the 4 person hot tub.
Large one acre backyard with fire pit area; property fronts on two streets so there is access to Stanley Street from the backyard.
Easy walk to village downtown and Bloomfield Park.
Nearby access to the Millenium Trail, a 49 km corridor that winds through Prince Edward County.
10 minute drive to Sandbanks; Two beach passes included with rental; each pass provides unlimited daytime access for one vehicle to Sandbanks & North Beach.
Several wineries within 15 minute drive; 10 minutes to Picton for groceries and supplies.
Member of Ontario By Bike: A covered and secure storage area is provided for bicycles in the carriage house, as well as repair kit/tire pump and local cycling information .+ More