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Splendid view of Quebec and Chateau Frontenac

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

From our house on the cliff and a minute walk to a lookout, you can enjoy a spectacular and breathtaking view of Quebec, the river and the Chateau Frontenac. 12 minutes walk from the ferry to Levis, Quebec, 10 minutes by freey t and you have arrived in Old Quebec

The appartment is on second floor in a nice old victorian house.Deux bedrooms,complete kitchen full equiped,comfortable living room,bathroom,large shower,private part of balconny ,private parking,...All the guess find it cosy,take time to read reviews.

Pierre Troestler, owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
May 14, 2018

About Pierre Troestler, owner

We own this house for 31 years. We were attracted by the environment that has remained peaceful in this wonderful historic district. We felt safe to bring up our two boys. Every day, we appreciate the high quality of the environment.

Pierre Troestler, owner purchased this apartment in 1983

Why Pierre Troestler, owner chose Desjardins

The house dates from the early twentieth century (1920). It has a remarkable fenestration hence its luminosity. The windows open to their full size. The apartment is located on the 2nd floor (14 steps) with a separate entrance. Formerly it was the heart of English middle-class neighborhood. Large trees reign supreme almost century-old home, which makes it comfortable in summer. There are works of art inside and outside the house, creating a unique style.

What makes this apartment unique

The advantages:


1. easy accessibility of Old Quebec (not easy to park in Quebec)

2. proximity to many services (restaurants, microbrewery, grocery, convenience store, theater ...)

Finally, the romanticism of the places and the dynamism of culture and tourism.

There is also a immediate nice neighbor park.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Desjardins, Quebec

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Splendid view of Quebec and Chateau Frontenac
average rating of 4.9347825 based on 46 reviews
Nashua, NH

Good place to stay to visit Quebec City

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this one-of-a-kind apartment decorated with an eclectic mixture of pictures, wall hangings and knick knacks. The apartment was very well equipped, clean and comfortable. The apartment is on the upper floor with the owner living on the ground floor. Pierre took the time to give us a quick tour of Levis, which was very thoughtful of him. The walk to the ferry is all downhill and takes less than 10 minutes. The ferry across the St. Lawrence runs every half hour during the daytime, dropping down to hourly in the evening, and is a little over $7 Canadian for the roundtrip and we were pleased to find that both the terminal and the ferry were warm and cozy on some chilly December days. On the Quebec City side it is a fairly short walk (uphill) to the upper city and the lower city is right outside the terminal. So although it is across the river, it was really a very convenient place to stay. The return journey up the 200 steps back to the apartment is very doable (we are an active but not young couple) and there are plenty of places where you can take a breather if you want to. There was parking inside a temporary winter garage for our car alongside the house.

We ate at L'intimiste in Levis and found the food good.

Highly recommend Musee de la Civilisation and the tour of the Quebec Parliament was very informative.

  • Submitted: 7-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect place to stay for our family!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved (LOVED) the apartment in Levis. It is so convenient to ferry into Quebec City, while being a warm place to come home to afterwards, complete with adjacent playground (perfect for kids!) The home is well appointed and just a great place to hang out in when we weren't on the go. The VHS movie collection was a treat for us all. We'd stay again in a heartbeat and recommend 100% to others. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: 9-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay - very quiet, yet close to all the city sights and shops

  • 5 of 5

A very nice apartment with the best equipped kitchen we've experienced in our many VRBO apartment stays over the years. Free parking in the driveway, and easy access from and to the highway. Several grocery stores and restaurants nearby. Ferry access to Quebec City was perfect for us - a little exercise to walk down and back up from the docks; it is also easy to access the ferry by auto if desired. Got the unexpected extra bonus of two nights of firework shows over the St. Lawrence river, with great views just outside the apartment. Pierre was very welcoming and took care to insure we had a great stay. Definitely on our list for a return visit sometime in the future.

  • Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maine, USA

Stay in Levis- Such a great little town, close to the big city!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I loved staying in Pierre's house in Levis. I was apprehensive at first because of the perceived hassle of being on the other side of the river, but it ended up being great. The ferry is inexpensive and runs every half hour, on the half hour. You cannot get better views of Quebec City!

Pierre's apartment covers the second floor of his house and is very nice. Although it might seem strange to have a shower in one of the bedrooms, it is an awesome shower! The living room is adorable and the kitchen was fully stocked with every tool you could ever need.

I loved borrowing his bikes to ride the long bike path along the river's edge. There are 196 stairs (see the red staircase in my photo) to hike up after coming back from the city, but you can also drive your car down to the ferry and park in their lot.

The best part of Levis? Chocolate Flavoris! This is an ice cream shop that has to be on your to do list. The line outside every night in the summer will give you an idea of how good it is.

Pierre is a gracious host. He is helpful if you need help, but he will stay out of your way if you don't need help. He even parks his car elsewhere so you can park your car in his driveway.

I would highly recommend this apartment for your next visit to Quebec City.

  • Submitted: 5-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this charming apartment for 3 nights in October. It was very clean, fully equipped & one of the prettiest apartments we had ever rented from vrbo. The owner & his family are as charming as the apartment, and did indeed give us a tour of Levis when we first arrived. It went a long way in making us feel oriented and comfortable with the town. The ferry to old Quebec is handy, and the climb back home is do-able, there is a resting place half way up where one can catch one's breath and admire the view. Levis itself, has some very nice establishments for eating and shopping, and is quite handy to the highway and further exploration of Quebec.

  • Submitted: 26-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights and 4 days at this lovely apartment in Levis. It was perfect for our stay. There were three of us middle-aged women that needed a break from home. Everything was within walking distance, no need to bring your car which you could leave in the off street parking space. The ferry was nearby with a wonderful view of Quebec City. Pierre met us on site even though we arrived late, and gave us a guided tour in the morning so we would know where everything was. The neighborhood is ideal, with an unbelievable view just steps away from the house. We would stay there again!

  • Submitted: 12-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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In Old Lévis, our Victorian house is on the best street in a quiet, tranquil and awesome beauty.

A variety of activities available to you the most varied and interesting that one of the most beautiful hiking and bicycle trails in north america for 15 km, along the river.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Desjardins, Quebec

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

All taxes are included in the price mentioned above.
There are no additional fees to add.
Minimum of three (3) nights, except July and August 2013: one (1) week minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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