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Cozy Getaway close to the Falls

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 Baths; Full Amenities. Cable, WiFi, Front Porch; Lg Backyard

Old world charm with modern amenities Master bedroom with queen bed plus daybed, 2nd bedroom with Queen bed, 1 bedroom with double bed; 1 bedroom with 3/4 bed.

Full 3 pcs. bathroom with claw tub, 1/2 bathroom

Full eat-in kitchen, stove, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, dining room, living room with flat screen TV, DVD,WiFi,large selection of books, large backyard, outdoor grilling, large front porch for relaxing pictures available of rooms complimentary winery passes available.

Maria Rosenkranz
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

About Maria Rosenkranz

We love historic homes and live in one ourselves. We have raised 4 children, 3 still at home and appreciate the need to have a place to just relax. We love the historical context of the John Misener Jr. house, located on the original battle of Lundy's Lane. Ralf, who is a finish carpenter has a passion for restoring historic homes, and has worked on historic homes mainly in NOTL. We want to make sure that those that come here have the choice to enjoy the peacefulness and beauty of the property or go to be a part of all the action not too far. Enjoy drinks on the front porch, or chill in the back yard while something is cooking on the BBQ.

Maria Rosenkranz purchased this house in 2011

Why Maria Rosenkranz chose Niagara Falls

John Misener Jr. was the son of the original carriage maker of Drummondville, who worked with his father in the trade. The home as been lovingly maintained by the next owners, and then ourselves. We gave the house all the up to date amenities while maintaining it's historic charm. The 1700 sq ft house with 220+ foot lot gives you lots of space to relax indoors or out. While staying, you will discover old and new; every room has something from the past that you can discover.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with this house because of the historical importance, the unique and original architecture and the meandering gardens, outbuildings on the property. The people who lived here cared about the property and only sold it to us knowing that we would respect it's integrity. You can see the fireworks over the falls from the front, or you can walk 10 min to the falls to see them close up.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Niagara Falls

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , It has a claw foot tub with shower
  • 1.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , downstairs bedroom
  • Queen size Beds (2) Misener and Carriage rooms, Double Beds (2) Captain and Drummond room, Twin or Single Beds (1) Misener room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.875 based on 48 reviews

It was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

I just wanted to say that our weekend was just what we needed... peaceful, relaxing and comfortable. The eight of us enjoyed our weekend at your cottage and would definitely come back for another stay!

Thank you for your hospitality and for sharing your warm home with us!

The home was comfortable, it was clean and had everything we needed. Thank you, Ralph, for being so helpful and always available..... also thank you for the Restaurant suggestions... they were amazing!!!

  • Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

The John Misener Jr Carriage House is a very comfortable home away from home. It's a place where you can relax and forget about the daily stresses of work. The Falls and other attractions are nearby. Depending on your stamina, the Falls may be of walking distance. Although parking is plentiful.

  • Submitted: 31-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and friendly owners

  • 3 of 5

The location is perfect and the amenities in the house was more than expected. The owners were very friendly and informative and made you feel comfortable. The only problem that we had was that there were 5 adults and 4 kids and only one full bathroom, one TV and no clothes washer and dryer. Otherwise no complaints

  • Submitted: 9-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had such fun! The wkd was like the kitchen scene in The Big Chill!

  • 5 of 5

What fun! What an interesting house! What a great porch to sit on and chat. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We could tell that the owners had their visitors in mind in everything they did in this house. We were right at home here and close to everything without having to be surrounded by crowds of people. It was the holiday weekend after all. We were very pleased with our choice.

  • Submitted: 5-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for being such awesome, respectful guests, and we are so glad you all had fun. We hope you come back to visit your Niagara Falls home. Sincerely, Ralf and Maria
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Comfy Home

  • 4 of 5

Very spacious bedrooms and homey. Very clean and easy access to attractions. Owner met us at the home when we arrived (nice touch)! Only negative is no bathroom on the main floor and 2nd floor bathroom has a claw tub which makes the shower a little challenging for senior citizens.

  • Submitted: 1-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Located in Historic Drummondville, 15 min walk to falls, casino; great biking and rollerblading trails along Niagara parkway; 5 min walk to museum. Short drive to outlet shopping; floral clock, butterfly conservatory; 20 minutes to heart of wine country.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Niagara Falls

Rental Basis:
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2017 pricing
Jan 2 2018 - Dec 27 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$100

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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