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Spectacular View of Lake Ontario Admist Notl's Theatres & Wine

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type cottage
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Historic Old Town Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Sunset Cove Lake House overlooks majestic Lake Ontario, with amazing views of the Toronto skyline 28 miles away. The name really says it all, Sunset Cove offers breathtaking sunsets and warm summer breezes. This magnificent rental home is brimming with pleasures one hopes to find in a self contained private oasis. Amenities include a private heated swimming pool, lake front decks, balconies, porches and private dock for personal watercraft.

Built in the 60's, this completely refurbished home features exquisite architectural details plus five guestrooms each with a private bathroom. The dining rooms is graced with a fireplace and a stunning view of the lake and the Toronto skyline. The spacious living room and family room are perfect for family getaways or a couple's retreat.

Visitors can cocoon in the comfort of Sunset Cove's renown privacy, or relax in the garden by the in-ground heated pool. The Old Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is a 5 minute walk, and is the perfect place to stroll and browse the boutique shops. The town is home to the Shaw Festival Theatre that runs from April to November each year. NOTL's 35 wineries make it a Mecca for wine and food lovers with award winning wines and interesting restaurants. A variety of spas round out the experience, providing the perfect opportunity for pampered indulgence for relaxation seekers.

Keywords: Luxurious Cottage

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

John Kinney
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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October 26, 2016
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Why John Kinney chose Niagara-on-the-Lake

It is easy to get to and from an airport. Minutes from Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Course. There are great restaurants, spas, wineries and other attractions that provide activities for families and couples.

What makes this cottage unique

Minutes from downtown, waterfront property with spectacular sunrise and sunsets.


based on 7 traveler reviews

Spectacular View of Lake Ontario Admist Notl's Theatres & Wine
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect venue for our team! An amazing view and a super clean home. We completely enjoyed our time spent there. John, the owner was very welcoming and helpful to show us around the home upon arrival. We would highly recommend this beautiful home to anyone! Will definitely be going back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We had a wedding to go to in Niagara on the Lake so found this very nicely appointed home with 5 Bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. It was great that each couple or single had their own bed and bath. That made getting ready for the wedding very comfortable. the house itself from the front is deceiving as it's much bigger inside and from the back. Rooms are nicely decorated and it was a very comfortable home to stay in. Being that the owner has many properties he owns both commercially and residentially I was surprised that the home was very dated as far as upkeep. For the price of the home for the week, I would have expected much higher standards in the home especially the kitchen area. Being that several of the guests are high end cooks the kitchen was less than impressive. For $3900 + Gst for 7 days, the cost did not match the deteriorating condition of the home. Also, being that it was April, neither the pool area nor the dock could be enjoyed due to inclement weather as well, so I believe that the price should have been lower for that time and season. However, the house was clean and spacious as other reviews have said. The owner was also quick to send someone when we were having some issues in the home like the unbelievably huge spiders. and the plumbing. Would we stay here again? Possibly, but the home itself would have to be renovated and brought up to date for the price. Also the profile of the home features 5 bedrooms with either King or Queen beds, however, the room that my wife and I stayed in had two twin beds that even if we had pulled them together, would have made the room very awkward to get around, so I believe that the profile is not a true statement for the home and should be advertised more appropriately.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Excellent Choice for Niagara on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed another great vacation at Sunset Cove Lake House (Long Lake House) - Niagara on the Lake. It is a nice place for friends and family to stay together to enjoy both life at the lake house itself as well as all that the Niagara Region has to offer. The owner dropped over to personally welcome us and was always available to support us with any items we needed and suggestions for fun activities. The best part is relaxing on the large comfortable covered back porch - overlooking the water - watching the sunset. We had a wonderful vacation and are planning our next trip back too!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed her for a bachelorette last weekend. The house was AMAZING! It was clean, spacious and comfortable. With 5 bathrooms, we were all able to get ready at once and not be on top of eachother. The house has everything you could ever want for. No need to bring anything. The newly renovated deck with gas firepit overlooking Lake Ontario was to die for. The owner was so helpful and even called to make sure we arrived okay and gave us his cell number in case we had any questions or problems. I would 100% recommend this house to anyone and look forward to renting it again in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, invasive owner

  • 3 of 5

I loved the house and would have given it a higher rating had it not been for the owner of the home. Two of the three days of my stay he dropped the house. On the second day, he actually poured SHOCK and chlorine in the pool while my friend was in it. If you don't know, shock is extremely toxic and warns on the label against swimming in the pool for several hours after use. I found it to be inappropriate that the owner stopped by during our stay. It was kind of creepy and invasive. When you pay to rent a property, you should have an uninterrupted stay with maintenance being done beforehand. Again, lovely house- but creepy owner.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family golf weekend!

  • 4 of 5

The men in our family spent the weekend at Sunset Cove Lake House and had a fantastic time. We apprciated the space, the large screen TV for enjoying sports together, and the proximity to so many great golf courses. We even had time for swim! The fact that 8 of us could all have our own bed and bathroom was a real plus. We all agreed to return next year.

Thanks John!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Buffalo, New York or Toronto, Ontario
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Niagara Falls
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Queen Elizabeth Way
Car: recommended

Whirlpool Jet boat.


Rates & Availability

Historic Old Town Cottage Rental Rates


  • From $650 nt/from $5500. wk
  • Canadian Dollars
  • Jan 01- May 15 . $650/night (2 night min) $575 night (3 night min)additional $525
  • May 16 - Sept 6. $795/night (3 night min) additional nights $775 night
  • Sept 7 - Dec 31. $795/night (2 night min)$750/night (3 night min) additional $725
  • Weekly Rates
  • Jan 1-May 16 $3500.00
  • May 17-Sept 6 $5500.00
  • Sept 7-Dec 31 $4900.00
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Historic Old Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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