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Niagara On The Lake Cottage Rental - Ontario
#225856 · Cottage Rental in , ,
2 Bedrooms

6 Guests

2 Full Bathrooms

Cottage Rental


Property Description

Welcome to our very unique, original and historic Regency Style Niagara on the Lake Cottage Rental built in Circa 1871, in Ontario, Canada near Niagara Falls.

There are two bedrooms/ 2 private bathrooms included for modern conveniences. Pull out futon in the sitting room comfortably sleeps another 2 guests. Six guests can enjoy our cottage comfortably. You have full use of the property both inside and out, this is your private getaway. You have the use of a full kitchen where you can prepare your family meals and the whole property both inside and outside is all yours.

The cottage has central air conditioning, central heating, 2 fireplaces and has restful feather beds with fabulous Egyptian cotton linens, Turkish towels, bathrobes, slipper and Lavender bath amenities are all provided. Free high-speed wireless Internet, Cogeco TV for guests at Niagara on the Lake Cottage Rental.

This cottage is furnished with hand made eclectic period furniture and most of the furniture has been built by a Niagara Master Carpenter/Artist, Frank Rekrut, and the 2 fireplace mantles are from 2 Shaw Festival plays.

Each of the pieces of the furniture has been hand picked by the property owner Maria Rekrut, Award Winning Author of the book "Double Your Income Using Social Media."

When you enter the cottage you'll be overwhelmed by the beautiful natural pine wood floors, original windows and doors of 1871, this is truly are very unique charming, cute and quaint cottage.

This historical cottage has all the charm and character of a B&B (Bed and Breakfast) that is found in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Yet you still have all the privacy you crave when you're on vacation.

Our accommodation is both private and has the perfect location, we're 3-4 blocks from the downtown centre. It has a warm, private, friendly and charming atmosphere perfect for your getaway.

Our private driveway allows up to three cars to park.

Organic Heritage Legacy Garden

We have a natural overgrown native, organic butterfly heritage legacy garden. This is the type of garden you would have found in 1871. All our plants are perennials which means that different flowers bloom at different times so you have a variety of flowers. That's why the garden looks different from Spring to Fall.

We trim our plants every fall and the growth you see is from this years summer growth. If you drive along the Niagara Parkway you will be witnessing a natural native heritage legacy forest, very similar to ours.

Our mature period garden is full of mature flowers, plants and trees, a lot of indigenous plants. All the plants are planted by hand and some trees are 70 years old. We ask our guests to enjoy our Butterfly, Song bird and Wild Animal natural garden sanctuary.

Our garden is a natural, perennial, over- grown mix of trees and flowers. We're part of the Greening Niagara Incentive, which is the reforestation and naturalization of our area, and we have a one of a kind garden that makes you feel like you're up in Northern Ontario.

Bedroom Description

Futon in the sitting room can be used as a bed for an additional 2 guests.

Location Description

We have public access three blocks away from the town centre to go shopping, eat at restaurants, and spend Friday nights at various pubs.

Our cottage is near the theater district which is a short distance from the Royal George, Courthouse theaters, and Festival Theater.

If have an interest in wineries, we can arrange for a Winery Tour company to pick you up. Plus, bring you back safely after a day of sampling wine. Perfect for your romantic or family getaway.

We have groups of cyclist leaving to go bicycling on our wine trails, that start in front of the cottage.

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Rates
Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
1 Night Minimum
$125 CAD - - -
Winter
01/03/17 - 04/30/17
2 Nights Minimum
$300 CAD $600 CAD - -
Winter
11/01/17 - 12/31/17
2 Nights Minimum
$300 CAD $600 CAD - -
Winter
12/27/16 - 12/29/16
No Minimum Stay
$300 CAD - - -
New Years
12/30/16 - 01/02/17
2 Nights Minimum
$350 CAD - - -
Christmas
12/24/16 - 12/26/16
2 Nights Minimum
$350 CAD - - -
Winter
12/19/16 - 12/23/16
2 Nights Minimum
$300 CAD $600 CAD $1,500 CAD -
Summer
07/01/17 - 08/31/17
2 Nights Minimum
$400 CAD $800 CAD $2,100 CAD -
Fall
09/01/17 - 10/31/17
2 Nights Minimum
$350 CAD $700 CAD - -
Spring
05/01/17 - 06/30/17
2 Nights Minimum
$350 CAD $800 CAD $2,450 CAD -

Fee Name Tax Rate Fee Amount
Cleaning Fee
- $95 CAD
Per Stay
Pet Fee
- $50 CAD
Per Stay
Extra Person Fee
0.000% $50 CAD
Per Night Per Guest After 2 Guests

Additional Rates & Fees Description

Credit card number must be provided for security and damages. Payment will be received in full one month in advance of reservation date. We accept Email Interact bank transfers, cash and personal and business cheques.

Availability Calendar

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Amenities

Entertainment

Wi-Fi
Stereo System
DVD Player
Cable / Satellite TV
Internet Access

General

Laundry
Fireplace
Heated
Air Conditioned
Linens
Pets Permitted
Smoking Permitted

Kitchen

Dishwasher
Stove
Fridge
Freezer
Microwave
Dishes / Utensils
Small Appliances

Outdoors

Deck / Patio
Patio Furniture
Parking Available

Property Deal Tag

Winter

Overall Rating
Comfort
Cleanliness
Condition

Very disappointing


This was very disappointing. The write up and pictures were not at all a true picture of the condition of this rental. The home was not as advertised. The yard was very overgrown and unkept and had plastic flowers in the flower boxes and urns. The furnishings in the living room consisted of a cheap college dorm looking metal couch and an outdat... Read More

July 2016

The owner left the following response...

Thank you very much for taking the time to review my property. I wanted to point some aspects of my Heritage Cottage Rental that anyone reading this review may be interested in knowing. My Niagara Heritage Cottage Rental was built in 1871 and I have been lovingly restoring it since 1988 when I purchased it. The photos of both the inside and outside of my cottage were taken by a professional photographer so I don't understand what you mean by and I I've taken your quote: "The write up and pictures were not at all a true picture of the condition of this rental. You mentioned about our garden. Please note that our garden changes with the seasons of the year and that's because it's a perennial garden. So the fact that it looks different is because it changes all year around. When you made your reservation, we sent you both the inside and outside of the garden videos for you to become familiar with our property. Yes, the garden is overgrown, and that has been done on purpose. This is my vision of what a garden would have looked like in 1871. The furnishings in the sitting room consist of a number of hand crafted period furniture pieces built by a Canadian/Florentine Artist/Master Craftsman. We have a futon that is used when we have extra guests wanting to stay with us and a comfortable couch. These have been used for practical purposes, otherwise I would have preferred period couches but that wouldn't be comfortable for our guests to enjoy. The shower door leaks only if our guests don't pull the shower door tightly behind them, as it would in any home. Please note that we are a licensed cottage and we have inspections done on a regular basis to ensure the safety of our electrical wiring. I thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and I thank you for giving me the opportunity to address your concerns. I look forward to having you stay with us again and to enjoy our very unique cottage, now that I've explained my vision of my heritage cottage. Cheers, Maria

Cozy comfortable xottage


The cottage is quiet and cozy with a well equipped kitchen. The garden has several nice spots under fruit trees to relax in private.

July 2016

The owner left the following response...

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed our Heritage cottage and that you found the cottage to be quiet and cozy. I'm glad that you found our kitchen to be well equipped, it has all the modern conveniences to make your holiday cooking events special. We have many guests who come and stay with us and celebrate their special holiday's cooking in our kitchen. I'm glad that you found our garden has several nice spots, for you to enjoy under our fruit trees to relax in private. I noticed that you sat in our back garden enjoying the views. If you want to enjoy our cherry trees, you'll need to come in July when the cherries are ready to eat. We have been renting out our Heritage Cottage since 2000 and have had 100's of guests staying with us. Many of our guests return year after year from all over the world to enjoy our very unique Heritage Circa 1871 cottage rental along with our very unique heirloom garden. I look forward to having you return and stay with us again. Thanks once again for your kind words. Cheers Maria

dilapidated old house


Would never stay there again.

July 2016

The owner left the following response...

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you found our house to be a "dilapidated old house". Our house was built in 1871 and I'm very proud to be the owner of this Heritage home. I feel that it's my duty to restore and maintain my Heritage home and to maintain it as "authentique" as I can, so that other people can enjoy a little bit of Niagara history that I'm proud to be the caretaker of. I agree that perhaps some guests won't enjoy this very "authentique" feel and perhaps the guests who are a little "iffy" about staying with us, should consider other choices over my home. We are looking for guests who " enjoy experiencing" a bit of history, and not your run of the mill vacation rental home. We are looking for guests who want to experience peace and quiet in a very unsophisticated setting. We want to provide a setting where our guess can experience birds singing in the morning in our lovely, overgrown garden and may meet our family of racoons or skunks as they pass by to say "Hello". We're looking for some very "Special Guests", who will enjoy my very 'Special" Heritage Cottage Rental. See You All Soon in Niagara!! Cheers Maria Rekrut
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Maria R.

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