New York Loft Living on the Lake: If you are searching for a stunning year round getaway in the heart of Southern Ontario's Wine Country, then look no further. You have reached your destination! This unique uptown loft is not your typical cottage. It has the perfect balance of vintage industrial chic and city comforts! The Guest House is set on a tranquil lakeside setting where you are free to explore all of the local delights: local wineries, extensive walking trails & Erie Shoreline Beaches
Guest House on the 42nd is the perfect cozy, year round, weekend or extended holiday getaway in Southern Ontario's Wine Country & Lake Erie Shoreline.
Perfect pied a terre for:
Adventure Minded Explorers - birders / butterfly admirers / kayakers / canoers / hunters /fisherman (ers) Romantic Retreaters
A special place to dress and make ready for your very special wedding day. The Guest House and John R Park Homestead offer a stunning setting for photographs for the wedding party which is only a 5-7 minute walk away!
Charming wedding guest accommodation - lovely alternative to mediocre hotels
The Guest House is a recently refurbished self contained studio apartment with a luxury loft design. It is the perfect combination of industrial chic and city comforts which is available to rent all year round.
The Guest House comes complete with:
Full Queen Size Bed with Luxury Linens.
Living Space with pull out sofabed, television and comfy chair seating.
Comes equipped with air conditioning for the warm summer months and a cozy gas fireplace to keep you warm in the winter. Kitchen equipped with all the necessities required to ensure a relaxed and pleasant stay: Tassimo coffee machine, kettle, microwave, fridge/freezer, convection oven/toaster, bar and seating area. On arrival you will be provided with key essential including milk, tea, coffee, and a few local yummy treats too!
Bathroom includes brand new walk in shower and facilities.
Dressing Area - Vintage vanity, hangers and closet space.
Whilst the Guest House is ideally suited for a couple, there is the option for extra sleeping arrangements for children etc in the spare bed and suspended loft mezzanine which holds a queen sized mattress.
Large private deck with barbecue and outdoor patio seating
Guests will have full access to the Guest House and private deck overlooking the Lake. Please note there is no direct access to the lake from this side of the road. There is of course lovely views of the lake from the Guest House and there is also the historical John R. Homestead which you can access 24/7 which is only a 5 minute walk from our house. There is always a lovely view and breeze from the lake on your private deck which makes it the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxing sunset with some local wine and produce.
Interaction with Guests
Your hosts, George and Donna, will be available to assist with everything during your stay. They are happy to provide advice regarding any sightseeing or restaurant recommendations in the local area. You may however be looking for some peace and quiet during your stay in which case you can be assured a private retreat should you so choose.
We have a little dog who's name is Buddy. He lives in the main house and is very quiet and friendly. Chances are you won't ever see him , but if you do please know he is very sweet and loves attention.
Located on the 42nd parallel, the Guest House (Along the 42nd) shares the same latitude as northern California and Southern Spain. Our winters are probably the mildest in the country and our summers are long and lingering.
This region is renowned for its local crops and farming! Famous for its tomatoes, fruit and wine. (Dotted all over the area including a short walk-cycle ride away!)
Cedar Beach: sandy spot for swimming, sunbathing and relaxing. (5 min drive away)
John R Park Homestead: Museum, Conservation Area, lakeshore boardwalk. (5 min walk)
Hillman Marsh – birding, kayaking and hiking
Point Pelee National Park – birding, monarch migration, canoeing, hiking and swimming
Sturgeon Woods Campground and Marina – pool, waterslides and campsites (seasonal)
Hillman Marsh – birding, kayaking and hiking
Wheatley Provincial Park – birding, hiking and camping
Holiday Beach – hawk migration and beach
Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens – petting zoo, indoor amusement park, shopping and restaurant
Caesar’s Windsor Casino – gambling, entertainment, restaurants and more
Ferry to Pelee Island + Sandusky Ohio (Cedar Point Amusement Park) – array of tourist sites, restaurants, trails and beaches (travel dependent on weather)
Two Creeks Conservation Area – biking trails, hiking and birding
Underground Railroad National History Site and Museum – museum
Point Pelee Karting – go-karting, minigolf and driving range (seasonal)
Erie Shores Golf and Country Club – 18-hole golf course and restaurant (seasonal)
Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village – car museum, old-fashioned village and classic 50s diner
Jack Miner Migratory Bird Sanctuary – Canada goose migration, sanctuary and museum
Lots of Yearly Festival and Events including:
Monarch Butterfly Migration Bird Migration Festival
Hawk Migration Lavender Festival Ice Wine Festival Maple Syrup Festival
LOCAL FOOD & DRINK Annabelle's Tea Room & Restaurant: World Famous Tea and Scones! Jack’s Gastropub & Inn 31 Pub: Signature burgers and entrees, local wines, craft beers and feather pillows that call 31 Division home. The Chop Shop Fresh Market: The Chop Shop is Kingsville's newest home town shopping experience providing Kingsville with a one stop fresh market grocery experience
The Main Grill and Ale House: Elevated casual dining, classic regional and locally inspired dishes. Freddie’s Restaurant: Best Perch in Ontario
Birdie’s Perch (Point Pelee): Enjoy some of their famous Perch Tacos and Poutine aboard their converted British Double Decker Bus.
We offer free parking as part of your stay at the Guest House.
There is direct access to Provincial Highway 401 via Provincial Highway Number 3
The Guest House has direct access to Provincial Highway 401 via Provincial Highway Number 3. The Guest House is within:
35 minute drive from Windsor Airport / Windsor Casino
45 minutes drive from Metro Detroit Airport.
10 minute drive to Harrow and Kingsville Town Centres.
20 minute drive to Leamington Town Centre 25 minute drive to Point Pelee National Park And just a short Ferry Ride to Pelee Island or Sandusky Ohio (Chance visit to one of the Best Amusement Park in the World - Cedar Point).