If you're looking for old fashioned charm and personality, Matthie Farmhouse has lots and it's located in a central rural area between Bloomfield and Wellington. And if you're planning to spend some time at the Sandbanks Provincial Park, you'll be glad to know that it's only 15 minutes away, and a beach pass is included with your rental.
This old farmhouse is perfect for gatherings of family and friends with lots of space both indoors and out, and your pet will love it here too. Relax and play on the large lawn, rock and roll under the shade of the veranda, grill a summer feast on the BBQ, dine al fresco on the backyard patio, cool off in the pool, take a stroll through the orchard and gardens, and watch the sun set over the fields. You'll be charmed by the original woodwork, farm style kitchen with antique hoosier and sink, and refinished pine floors.
For larger groups, you can add the one bedroom Matthie Loft Suite located in a farm building behind the farmhouse.
Take a drive into the nearby villages of Bloomfield and Wellington where you'll find a public beach & boardwalk, lakeside park, cafes & restaurants, boutiques & artisan shops, and Slickers homemade ice cream. Matthie Farmhouse is also centrally located for touring the local wineries and and it's halfway between the beaches of Sandbanks, North Beach, and Wellington. Access to the Millennium Trail is close by too.If you're looking for more adventure, enjoy a scenic drive through the countryside, tour the local roads on your bicycle, buy fresh produce at the farm markets, browse the local boutiques & art galleries, try your luck at fishing, take a cooking class, or stop for lunch at one of the many roadside pubs and cafes. There is a lot to see and do in the quaint island community of Prince Edward County.For more information about the area, check out VisittheCounty.ca.
Five bedrooms – accommodates 10 (max 6 adults)
Master bedroom with queen bed & a/c unit; back stairway to kitchen.
Bedroom 2 with single bed (accessible through master bedroom).
Bedroom 3 with double bed.
Bedroom 4 with double bed.
Bedroom 5 with double bed (main level).
Additional sleeping: 1) extra long double Taj bed in living room (uses queen size fitted sheet) and 2) double bed in sunroom
4 pc bathroom with shower & clawfoot tub on main level.
2 pc powder room on 2nd level.
Fully equipped country style kitchen with breakfast bar, antique sink, hoosier, and heritage style range - includes fridge, new electric range, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, pots & pans, dishes, utensils, cutlery.
Dining room next to kitchen - large table seats 6 to 8 comfortably plus smaller table seats 2.
Spacious living room with 42" flat screen TV and DVD player (no satellite or cable); movie collection available.
Taj bed in corner.
Air-conditioning unit in the master bedroom and portable fans provided for all
12' x 24' above ground pool in the back yard next to the patio - pool opens mid-Jun and closes mid-Sep.
Enjoy outdoor dining on the backyard patio with dining set.
Propane BBQ for outdoor grilling.
Relax in a rocking chair under the covered veranda.
Lots of room to roam - 1 acre yard plus 1.5 acres of orchard.
Firebowl for evening campfires and marshmallow roasting.
Within 20 minutes of Picton, with supermarkets, LCBO, theatre, fast food to fine cuisine, live entertainment, shopping.
Located between the villages of Wellington and Bloomfield where you'll find cafes, shops, restaurants, libraries, parks, museums, a hardware store, and a grocery store.
Less than 10 minutes to the public beach in Wellington.
Close to access point for Millennium Trail.
15 minutes to Sandbanks; Beach pass included with rental; provides unlimited daytime access for one vehicle to Sandbanks & North Beach.
NOTE: The owner lives in a separate apartment in one of the farm buildings.Maximum 10 persons (no more than 6 adults in group); maximum 2 pets allowed - fee applies; $350 security deposit; cleaning service is extra; linen service is extra.+ More