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Vic and Kathy Alyea

Member since: 2013
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Speaks english

1875 Captain's House – Century Estate on 120 Acres Close to Secluded Beach.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of the Prince Edward County vacation estate rental

Restored Victorian Brick With 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths In Beautiful Pastoral Setting

Originally the farmhouse for a 120 acre estate, The Captain’s House* is a very private 4 bedroom 2 bath brick Victorian shaded by 100 year old Sugar Maples and Lilacs. Built in 1875 and lovingly restored by the heirs of the estate, the Captain’s House is just 1.5 K from a beautiful Lake Ontario beach and within a few minutes of 15 different wineries. This all season retreat is ideal for families, beach lovers, cyclists, golfers, equestrians, wine enthusiasts, antique collectors, bird watchers, hunters, fishermen, boaters, cross country skiers, art lovers and those who enjoy fine cuisine. As you enter, you walk over two ancient gristmill stones that harken back to older days. The front veranda and the rooms inside have beautiful views of tranquil pastures, a Century Barn and distant views of Huyck’s Bay. Once inside, you find hardwood floors, tall ceilings and spacious rooms typical of the era. The living room features large airy windows, an upright piano and a collection of interesting antiques and artifacts from the original estate. There is also a comfortable double sofa bed for those who might have trouble navigating the stairs to the second floor bedrooms. Adjoining the living room is a formal dining room with the original dining table that seats 8 very comfortably. Adjoining that is a very well equipped kitchen with brand new appliances, countertops and cupboards along with everything you need to prepare meals for the gourmet or the gourmand. In the next room, your children will find privacy and everything they need to entertain themselves including satellite TV, Wi-Fi, a CD player, board games, air hockey and just outside, badminton & croquet. Completing the downstairs is a full four-piece bath with porcelain tile floors and a large washer and dryer. Upstairs, there are four charming bedrooms—two with double beds and two with queen beds—all with original wide plank pine floors and tasteful décor. There is also a four-piece bath with porcelain tile floors and brand new fixtures. Outside, the grounds are landscaped and the shady patio has a BBQ, a table with seating for eight and is host to many species of birds that flock to the feeders.

All in all, the Captain’s House harkens back to another time when peace and tranquility were the rule. Not the exception.

Not suitable for events or business activities.

*The Legend of The Captain’s House. In 1874, there was a terrible storm on Lake Ontario that sank many boats and washed many things ashore. Soon after the storm subsided, two farmers who then owned the property were walking along their beachfront and saw what appeared to be a large wooden door with something lashed to it. That something proved to be a man, long drowned and unrecognizable, who was wearing a Captain’s uniform the pockets of which were stuffed with gold coins. The farmers respectfully relieved the Captain of his burden and ceremoniously set him adrift once again thinking a burial at sea was the proper thing to do. And besides, why waste the money. So they used it to build two very fine houses. One of which is now called The Captain’s House.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Vic and Kathy Alyea (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks english

Location

Nearest Airport
94 Kilometres
Kingston, Ontario
Nearest Barpub
12 Kilometres
Wellington. LCBO located here also.
Nearest Ferry
41 Kilometres
Glenora Ferry
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Wellington
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Belleville, Ontario
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Loyalist Parkway, Highway 33
Nearest Restaurant
12 Kilometres
Wellington/Devonshire Drake/ East on Main.
Nearest Ski
Cross Country
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Prince Edward County Beach
Car: necessary

The Captain's House is walking distance to a little known beach on Lake Ontario and is within 10 minutes of 15 different wineries and the charming village of Wellington with two of the finest restaurants in the county, fabulous public park for adults and children, antique shops, art galleries, massage, yoga, tennis, golf, a supermarket & a LCBO. Within 40 minutes of The Captain's House, you can be picnicking at Sandbanks Provincial Park featuring gigantic dunes, beautiful beaches and great swimming in Lake Ontario. Or, you can go to the town of Bloomfield or Picton where you will find trendy shops, museums, movie and live theatre, gourmet food shops, live music at pubs, renown annual Jazz and Classic music festivals, a marina, galleries, a hospital and all the services you require. There are many County Fairs in the Fall, as well as Farmer and Artisan markets.

Check in time: 4 P.M.

Check out time: 11:30 A.M.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Prince Edward County, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
winter
Nov 18 2016 - Mar 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$400
 
 
spring
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$450
 
 
summer
Jun 26 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
C$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$500

Max. 10 persons. Check-in:4 P.M. Check-out:11 A.M. Change over day Sunday.
Not suitable for business/social events.
Cancellation: If lessee cancels the reservation MORE then 8 weeks prior to arrival - all funds are returned to Lesee. If Lesee cancels the reservation LESS than 8 weeks prior to arrival, no funds will be returned, unless property rerented. The $500.00 damage deposit is refundable when house is left as found.
VRBO is now is charging a service fee, on each rental period. This fee is between 4% - 10%. We are uncertain of the amount of the Fee as this is a brand new procedure. You will be asked to pay them directly by Visa for the service fee
only. We will continue to collect our own payments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Prince Edward County

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 - four-piece bathrooms with new fixtures and porcelain tile.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 with Double Beds and 2 with Queens. Double Sleeper Sofa downstairs in Living Room. TEN people maximun sleeping in the house.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Check in: 4 PM - Check-out:11:00 AM The Captain's House includes use of a seasonal Vehicle Pass for the renowned Sandbanks Provincial Park and the nearby North Beach Provincial Park. Sandbanks features the world’s largest baymouth barrier dune formation. It has three expansive sandy beaches that some say are among the best in Canada. Outlet Beach is perfect for families, with shallow waters and a gentle drop off. Jutting out into Lake Ontario, Sandbanks Park is a bird migration hotspot in spring and fall. Walking trails allow visitors to experience the habitats. There is a daily interpretive program for all during summer months. North Beach (5 minutes away from us). On the left we find Lake Ontario - with it's waves and average water temperatures. The other side is an inland bay. Lovely for all, especially those with children - calm water, sandy and warmer. Our site is not suitable for events or use by businesses.