FABULOUS 4 ACRE ESTATE ON LAKE ERIE, FORT ERIE ONTARIO

Richard Coley

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Richard Coley

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FABULOUS 4 ACRE ESTATE ON LAKE ERIE, FORT ERIE ONTARIO

Fort Erie Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Six bedroom with pool house on 4 acres on Lake Erie-20 minutes from Buffalo NY

This 1927 home has 6 bedroom/5 baths and guest house with full bath next to heated 40' pool overlooking breathtaking views of Lake Erie on groomed four acre estate. Great for active family reunions-croquet, bocci, Frisbee, football, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, biking on nearby Freedom Trail.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Richard Coley

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Owner grew up on the shore of Lake Erie and across the Niagara River in Buffalo. Florida Resident since 1982, my family and friends have visited 'Canada' every summer and enjoyed the incredible amount of things to do while boating and swimming in crystal clear Lake Erie. When this home and property became available, we renovated kitchen, electric and plumbing while maintaining the beautiful hardwood floors throughout and the grand salon/living room with huge fireplaces at either end.

Richard Coley purchased this chateau / country house in 2005

Growing up, my good friend and his family lived here and we played football, slip and slide, go-carting, and many other fun activities. Our children and grandchildren have enjoyed staying here during summer breaks, but now everyone gets busy across the Country, so I decided to put it on VRBO so other families can discover this hidden gem of the Niagara Region of Canada.

We are close to Niagara Falls-23 miles and the Napa Valley of Canada-Niagara on the Lake. Niagara Falls has its Casinos, restaurants, and fun nightlife. We are 35 minutes from the BUffalo airport and 15 minutes into Downtown Buffalo with its great nightlife on Elmwood or Chippewa St. Mainly we enjoy entertaining right here on the huge lawn overlooking Lake Erie and the American Lakeshore, often with bonfires in our firepit almost every night. Great for kids and s-mores!

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

5
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Fabulous 4 acre estate on Lake Erie, Fort Erie Ontario
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Fabulous 4 acre estate on Lake Erie, Fort Erie Ontario
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423487vb
813-835-9800
Fort Erie Ontario
5

GREAT FUN FOR ALL AGES.

  • 5 of 5
The rental property is a perfect place for fun and quality time for families with young children and adults. The activities ( swimming pool, lawn games, kayaks, pool table and also enormous dining table puts everything possible into play). Our family enjoyed every meal as the dining room table seats 12 and the front patio is nice with a great view over Lake Erie. The house has a fully equipped kitchen and bedrooms to accommodate many. The front yard has a great fire pit with a tremendous view of skyline of Buffalo. We really enjoyed fires at dusk or even late evening to unwind after a very active day. We spent post fire evenings playing different games at huge table in dinning room.

During the day there were many activities and often bike rides on marvelous bike path about a half mile away. The path stretches for miles and the house was equipped with 4 bicycles. There is always something fun to do with the children and that makes the days fly by.

The house is very clean with comfortable furniture and beds. There are a lot of places on property if you want to get away for some quiet to read or nap. This includes a great spot by water under a shady tree. At times this is the place to be. All my children and grandchildren love this place. The owner is very nice and makes you really feel welcome.

My recommendation is for large families with children to consider for next vacation.
  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Fabulous 4 acre estate on Lake Erie, Fort Erie Ontario
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423487vb
813-835-9800
Fort Erie Ontario
5

MEMORY MAKER

  • 5 of 5
My family of twelve (age range 13 to 62) spent a week of vacation in this home and everyone had a wonderful time. So much to do without even leaving the property! The house is very comfortable with plenty of room for all. My family especially enjoyed that we could all fit comfortably at the dining room table for dinners. Of course they also loved the nightly chats by the fire pit; daily bike rides; time in the pool and the magnificent view from almost every room in the house! The owner checked in with us to make sure that all of our needs were met and just to offer information about the area. That is a personal touch that we have found at only one other vacation rental (Kudos!). On a scale of 1 to 10 .... every member of my family rated this home a 10. Thanks for sharing your wonderful home. My family will be enjoying the memory of this vacation for many years to come!
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review! Our home is meant to be enjoyed for family reunion and vacation time where three generations of family, including the family dog(s), can be together under one roof and enjoy the home as if it is your own.
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Fabulous 4 acre estate on Lake Erie, Fort Erie Ontario
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423487vb
813-835-9800
Fort Erie Ontario
Chicago, Illinois
5

FAMILY OF 7 PLUS FRIENDS VISITING

  • 5 of 5
This was a terrific winter wonderland, with several of the homes fireplaces keeping us warm and cozy as a blizzard roared away outside. Over 2 feet of snow fell over 2-1/2 days, but we were warm and busy cooking (in the great, well equipped kitchen), playing pool in the great room, tingling on the piano, and playing games in the sun room. There was room for many activities and private spots for reading. We had a dinner party for 25 - the house handled it great. Plenty of plates, silverware, great pots and pans and a welcoming, beautiful environment - especially with the fires going., This is a rare house - amazing that it is for rent, especially in the winter (though it is winterized, most of the homes on this private stretch are used only in the summer). Lots of waterfowl to view from the living rooms large windows onto Lake Erie. A great holiday week for all our family and friends.l
  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Fabulous 4 acre estate on Lake Erie, Fort Erie Ontario
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423487vb
813-835-9800
Fort Erie Ontario
Buffalo, New York
5

WONDERFUL SUMMER RETREAT!

  • 5 of 5
We spent several weeks here over the summer and it was delightful! One of the many great features of this house is the comfort and intimacy for just a few, while having ability to accommodate a big crowd with ease! The rolling green space allows for endless possibilities of games with family or simply as a calming surrounding for unwinding from a hectic schedule. My children had a blast in the pool and cruising around the property! Aside from it's own private beach there are countless places to visit(Niagara Falls, Toronto, Buffalo) and there are many areas populated with children along the beach. We enjoyed both lounging privately and joining others close by! Overall, we had a great experience and the property owner is absolutely wonderful!
  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Fabulous 4 acre estate on Lake Erie, Fort Erie Ontario
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423487vb
813-835-9800
Fort Erie Ontario
Pickering, Ontario, Canada
5

WATERFRONT PARADISE

  • 5 of 5
11 of our family recently spent Thanksgiving there. Every aspect of the accomodations were wonderful.
The bedrooms on the second floor included two bedrooms with ensuite baths, and two adjacent wings each with two bedrooms and a washroom. The house had two 75 gal. hot water heaters, so there was plenty of hot water anytime. Four of the bedrooms had direct views of Lake Erie.The kitchen had been recently renovated with high end appliances that were a joy to work with. Two of our crew are chefs, and even they were impressed with all the dishes and cutlery and pots and pans supplied. As we were doing the full turkey/stuffing/pumpkin pie thing, we had need of the serving dishes and utensils, and three sizes of forks and spoons. Being there made it easy to have a gracious dinner.
The dining table, in the separate dining room, was a nine foot single piece cherry round table that the room must have been built around, it was so large. We sat 11 with ease, and they had cherry dining chairs for thirteen.
The main livingroom of the house was approx. 20' by 32', and housed two couches, four chairs, and a 4' by 8' pool table with all the racks and balls etc. At each end was a huge fireplace, and the view wall was mostly glass looking out over a spacious deck, across an endless lawn to a sparkling lake beyond. Beside the living room, there was a separate lakefront sunroom/TV room, and a main floor library which we used as a quiet room for reading. On the beach were two kayaks and a canoe, complete with paddles and life jackets.
The 40' pool was sparkling clean and heated to 84 degrees. Although the weather was cool this year, it was well used.
The house had a circular drive and two, two car garages, which amply served our five cars without any parking problem. As the property is four acres, there is space for just about anything you could imagine. My sister and crew played croquet. If the weather was better, we could have played football, flown a kite, or practised our chipping to the green. Needless to say it was private.
The owner called when we first arrived to make sure everything was as expected, and he called me again when we returned home to ask if we had a great time. Such caring and attention to detail made our family holiday feel gracious and one to remember.
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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"Great adventure near Niagara Falls Ontario and only 25 minutes from the house"
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Buffalo Airport
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Hwy #3 C and Hwy #3
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Ridgeway's
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Fort Erie Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
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Fort Erie Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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Summer 2015
May 22 2015 - Sep 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,550
$18,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $250
Pet Fee $100
A deposit of 50% of the total amount due will be needed to confirm a reservation and the balance of the amount due will be needed 30 days before occupancy. A copy of your deposit will be scanned and sent to you to confirm the receipt of the deposit.
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Amenities

Fort Erie Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Garage ...
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
  • 5.5
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
    Pool House - 2 twin/ single , Full Bath
  • Queen size Beds (3) Four bedrooms have queen size beds, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3) Two bedrooms have twin beds with an extra hide-a-bed for the one room or in the den. The pool house has a daybed with pull out trunk bed underneath which can serve as twins or one king size.
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • parasailing
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
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