Located 10 km from the Village of Morrisburg, this riverfront home with a first level guest suite features a queen bedroom, double sleeper sofa, modern kitchen with a gas stove, living area with a fireplace and walk-out to patio and barbecue. The rental space is separated from the main level by a set of stairs with a privacy screen.
The property has a park like setting which offers unobstructed views of the St. Lawrence Seaway and the US to the south. Explore 300' of shoreline along the Seaway and watch freightliners (225 metres or 740' long) and lakers as they pass by with their cargo and passengers. The river is home to many species of birds such as Canada geese, loons, ospreys, and fish such as carp, smallmouth and largemouth bass, pike, perch and muskellunge.
Major family-friendly attractions & day excursions: Upper Canada Village heritage park (20 min); 1000 Islands (sightseeing, dining & castle) boat cruises from Rockport (45 min); and the Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing in Brockville (30 min).
In Morrisburg there are beach area w/splashpad, change rooms and lifeguard, playground, ice-cream stand, dog park, library, Upper Canada Playhouse (professional theatre), and St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage for concerts by local musicians, as well touring professionals. Shopping area in Morrisburg has a grocery store, pharmacy, banks, gas station, eateries including a Chinese restaurant, local pubs, plus, Tim Hortons, McDonald's, Subway and Pizza Hut.
Nearby, the smaller town of Iroquois (7 min) has a sandy beach with lifeguards, washrooms & change rooms; and, the Iroquois Golf Club which offers 18 holes, driving range & puttting green.
Major tourist area of Brockville (30 min) offers retail shopping in historical downtown, including cafes and Tait's bakery; Walmart Supercentre (department store, pharmacy & grocery) and The Butcher's Shop for quality meats including convenient packaged and ready-made meals; many casual family restaurants, pubs, fine dining, as well as vegetarian and ethnic restaurants (Japanese, Thai, Indian, Middle Eastern).
For American travellers crossing the border, the Lake House is 20 min. from the Ogdensburg-Prescott Intl. Bridge; 45 min. from Massena-Cornwall Seaway Intl. Bridge.
For regional travellers, only 10 min. from Hwy 401, halfway between Toronto and Montreal. Half an hour from Brockville or Cornwall; 1 hour from the national capital of Ottawa.
The South Dundas part of the Waterfront Trail from Iroquois to Morrisburg along Lakeshore Drive offers great views of the St. Lawrence River for bikers and walkers. Upper Canada Village is a great starting point for a very beautiful flat 1.5 hour ride east along Long Sault Parkway to Cornwall.
For boaters, there is a public boat launch nearby at the foot of Parlow Road (200 m) and the Morrisburg Public Dock is 10 km away.+ More