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Avalon, English Country home with heated pool

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Please note that the rate TripAdvisor quotes you include their traveller fee of 15-20%. If you CHOOSE to continue booking our home, Avalon, through this site you will have TripAdvisor's fee included in your rate. Historic English Country home, Circa 1820, located one block from Queen Street in the heritage district. Avalon is less than a 2 mintue walk to the Shaw Theatres, fine shops, the lake, golf course and world class dining. Avalon is near our other 3 vacation homes, Amberlea House, Aylesbury Manor, and Simcoe Pines. This charming house which is covered in trumpet vine and English roses, has been lovingly restored and features two fireplaces, both with orignal antique mantles. The home has been beautifully furnished and features hand knotted area rugs and many antiques from the a...Please note that the rate TripAdvisor quotes you include their traveller fee of 15-20%. If you CHOOSE to continue booking our home, Avalon, through this site you will have TripAdvisor's fee included in your rate. Historic English Country home, Circa 1820, located one block from Queen Street in the heritage district. Avalon is less than a 2 mintue walk to the Shaw Theatres, fine shops, the lake, golf course and world class dining. Avalon is near our other 3 vacation homes, Amberlea House, Aylesbury Manor, and Simcoe Pines. This charming house which is covered in trumpet vine and English roses, has been lovingly restored and features two fireplaces, both with orignal antique mantles. The home has been beautifully furnished and features hand knotted area rugs and many antiques from the area. Large, bright principle rooms, fully equipped eat-in country kitchen, 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and a heated pool. The two large bedrooms upstairs have ensuite baths. There are original wide plank pine floors throughout the home and exposed wooden beams dating back to when the house was built in 1820. Although full of original charm, respecting the homes history, it is well equipped with all modern amenities such as 40 inch LCD HDTV with Blu-Ray player, wireless internet access, iPod docking station with CD sound system,washer and dryer, dishwasher, central air conditioning, jacuzzi tub and 2 fireplaces. The house is approximately 2500 square feet. From the foyer is the Dining Room with a large harvest pine table and ladder back chairs. The wooden beams have been exposed and the brick fireplace has a huge hearth. There is a Canadiana pine writing desk over in the corner in front of the window which is partially covered by trumpet vine and roses. The dining room leads into the eat-in country kitchen with antique pine cupboards, sandstone counter tops, an island, wooden beams,wall oven built into a brick wall, gas cook top, and a Corian pastry counter. It is completely equipped with dishwasher, microwave and all amenities needed to prepare a gourmet meal at home. The pine table in front of the window is great for breakfast or casual dinners as an alternative to the elegant dining room. The Family Room located off the kitchen is very spacious with plenty of comfortable seating and a fireplace. It features double French doors leading to the flagstone patio surrounded by an English garden and and the heated pool. There is a 40 inch LCD HDTV with Blu-Ray player and sound system with CD, radio and iPod docking station. The Master bedroom located on the 2nd floor(15X17 feet)has a Queen bed framed by the original wooden beams which adds a lot charm to the room. It features a 3 pc ensuite bathroom with large shower, pedestal sink and seperate antique vanity. The bedroom also features a seating area with white wicker chairs. The door leads to a walk out to the large deck overlooking the pool in the backyard. Outside on the deck is a wrought iron table and chairs with unbrella which makes it a nice place for your morning coffee or a glass of wine before dinner. The 2nd bedroom upstairs(17X13 feet) features 2 twin beds and a 4 piece ensuite bathroom with full bath, pedestal sink, and an antique tiled vanity. This bedroom is full of charm with original pine doors and wooden beams. Bedroom #3 (21 X 15 feet) on the main floor is very large with several windows and features a Queen Sleigh bed, wrought iron day bed (twin size mattress) a LCD TV/DVD and antique furnishings. Bedroom# 4(15 X 9 feet) has a Queen wrought iron bed and is en suite to 4 piece bathroom with jacuzzi tub. Alternatively, that bathroom can also be shared with bedroom #3. On the flagstone patio sits the cast iron table, chairs and umbrella for outdoor dining with the gas BBQ. There are also loungers for sunning by the pool. The yard is very private with a wooden fence, black wrought iron gates and 2 mature arbours with wisteria and trumpet vine. The backyard is a private retreat behind wrought iron gates and wisteria arbours. It features a flagstone patio, Dining table for 6-8 and a lounging area. The gas BBQ is connected to the house eliminating the need for propane. The small bistro table and chairs are there for the children if needed. There is Central Air Conditioning, washer and dryer and parking for 3 cars.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
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Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Ceiling Fans
Parking
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
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Grill
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Hot Tub
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Central Heating
Blender
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Cable/satellite TV
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Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Our gang of 6 women have been friends since 1975. We met our first year of University. Niagara on the Lake is a perfect spot for our reunion. Avalon House is charming. Everything appears as it does in the pictures. We were very comfortable and...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank angels_mom56
Management response:Responded 3 November 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We were pleased to hear you enjoyed our gourmet kitchen at Avalon. It’s a fun kitchen to cook in while having plenty of space for everyone to join in and help or just enjoy a glass of wine! We...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

The Avalon is a perfectly located rental home. It’s a 3-minute walk to Queen St., the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake, but is on a quiet street delivering the opportunity to enjoy some local wine at the end of a hectic day. It embodies local character both...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Wanderlusts1
Management response:Responded 25 October 2017

We were happy to have you stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back next Fall! Thanks for taking the tie to share your experience! All the best, Kerri & Angelo

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We have had ten wonderful summer vacations with our family in NOTL. All our bookings have been with Angelo and Kerri and we can't say enough about their attentiveness. For the past nine summer vacations we have stayed at the Avalon. This house is a...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Escape318718
Management response:Responded 25 October 2017

You and your family are truly valued (and tenured!) guests! We look forward to welcoming you back next August once again. Thanks for your kind review and taking the time to write! All the best, Kerri & Angelo

Reviewed 14 September 2017

This historic home is everything that is pictured and more. It is in a terrific location just a block away from all of the shops and restaurants on Queen St. The home is spacious and very nicely appointed. It is very clean and has everything...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank travelmax2017
Management response:Responded 16 September 2017

We are happy to hear you had a great stay at Avalon! You were great guests and we look forward to inviting you back. Thanks, Kerri

Reviewed 13 September 2017

We loved our stay in this beautiful home. It is situated in a perfect location (close to everything) and yet still peaceful and quiet. We shared our stay with several good friends and had many wonderful moments over dinner (and wine!) and by the lovely...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Colleen M
Management response:Responded 16 September 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words about Avalon and our other homes! We look forward to your return! All the best, Kerri

About the Owner
Kerri M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2010
Availability
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Avalon is located near the corner of johnson St and Victoria St in the Heritage district of Niagara-on-the-Lake. It is just steps from Queen St where the Shaw Festival, fine restaurants and interesting shops are located. The grocery store is also right around the corner as is the liquor store and Post office.
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