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Brian Smyth and Liane Tusa

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french

Charming 4 star rated( Quebec Tourism board), quiet, lakefront home.

2 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson Chalet Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, full kitchen, large family room, sleeps 7

This quiet, beautiful home in the heart of the Laurentians offers all that a winter and summer holiday or vacation can bring. The property is situated on 2 acres of land. Majestic pine and evergreen trees surround you.....it is absolutely breathtaking after a snowfall....so bring your camera and gorgeous during fall and spring!! There is also a river that runs right through the property year round flowing into a wildlife filled lake. So whether you want to sit back and relax by the fire and read or enjoy a movie in our large family room on a giant screen T.V. or get active....you can have it all! We have miles and miles of groomed trails for hiking, cross-country or snowmobiling...right behind our property! If you prefer downhill or tubing...there are 5-10 hills just minutes away. Ice skating and winter festivities on nearby Lac Masson (skate rentals available) is fun.There are also 5-10 Golf courses within minutes of the house. We are 15 minutes from St.Sauveur/St. Adele where you can find great shops and outlet shopping or choose from many great restaurants and enjoy the entertaining nightlife.

**In January 2013, we were very pleased to receive a 4 star rating from the Quebec tourism board (CITQ)**

House description (internal): This charming country bungalow has a large main floor area with an open concept . Picture windows allow you to observe the wildlife that live on the lake just steps away from the home. The kitchen, dinningroom and livingroom all flow into each other so that your family can constantly enjoy each other's company. The fully equiped kitchen has a dishwasher and an island for your cooking convenience. Hardwood floors run throughout the entire house lending a warm country feel to the decor. The living room with its high beam ceiling has a gorgeous stone fireplace creating a focal point to the area. The fireplace insert is a highly efficient and natural source of heat during the winter months. Handcrafted wood furniture is dispersed throughout the home. Clothes can be stored in wooden wardrobes with a pine aroma! The closed in porch faces the river. The windows allow for a panoramic view. Enjoy breakfast and a coffee to the sound of the babbling brook. There are 3 complete bedrooms and a large finished basement with an entertainment centre. Wifi, cable and North American phone calls are all included.

Finished basement: The house has a huge finished basement with a mud room entrance. A 52' giant screen t.v. awaits you for your viewing pleasure! A franklin wood stove also creates an ambiance of friendship and entertainment. Books, videos and music cds are available for your pleasure. A foos ball is also located in this area for more fun on bad weather days! Off to the side is a fully equipped laudry area with a 2nd bathroom. This home has been tastefully designed and meticulously maintained. Everything you need to enjoy and relax on your vacation is at your fingertips!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Brian Smyth and Liane Tusa (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

About Brian Smyth and Liane Tusa

Liane and Brian have been married 10 years. They are the parents of a blended family of two sons and one daughter. Brian works as a free lance audio engineer for sports television and Liane operates a 70 place daycare centre in NDG-Montreal. Both Liane and Brian love children, animals and nature. They have worked hard all their lives to create a loving home and environment for their family, friends and others to share.

Brian Smyth and Liane Tusa purchased this chalet in 2008

Why Brian Smyth and Liane Tusa chose Quebec

This property has all the comforts of home. Brian is a collector. Inside the home you will find many treasures....from books, music, to art. This house has it all.

What makes this chalet unique

location, location, location......this house is close to everything in the Laurentians! You can't beat it! Excellent walking trails right off the property, heated pool, sauna room, entertainment centre, books, movie collection, wifi, games, lots to do!

Reviews

2 traveler reviews

Charming 4 star rated( Quebec Tourism board), quiet, lakefront home.
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Pointe Claire, Quebec
5

Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

A house is just a house., until you add those personal touches that make it comfy and inviting.,and making it a.... 'home' ... this is what Brian and Liane did. We loved everything about the cottage, all was at our fingertips! The property was charming., as well as the decor inside... and cannot forget to mention, clean !!!!! Will miss having my morning coffee sitting and watching the ducks on the lake, listening to the birds and feeding the chipmunks. We thank you for all you have done and continue to do, Brian and Liane. Keep up the good work! --highly impressed !!!--

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time returning to this location. We love this place. If the owner ever wants to sell - we want to buy! You never have to leave the premises. There's a river with rapids, a lake full of wild life, walking trails,a private playground, a tree house, and beautiful gardens. The salt water pool is perfect for kids. The house is spotless and the decor is so charming - loved the artwork. There is an extensive music and movie collection along with lots and lots to books to read. We're returning in 2012!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your gracious review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. It really is a lovely place and like you mentioned, if not for getting supplies...you never really have to leave. Like many of our return clients..we look forward to seeing you again this year.....Liane and Brian.
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Dorval or Mirabel airports
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
The village,St.Adele,St.Sauveur,Val David
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
10-15 courses within 30 min of our chalet
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
autoroute 15
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The village and in St,Sauveur,St.Adele,Val David
Nearest Ski
12 Kilometres
St Sauveur, there are 6 others in the area
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Lac Masson
Car: necessary

Whether you want to be active or just relax, this area has it all! We are in the heart of the Laurentian Mountains, less than 1 hour from Montreal. We are surrounded by the beautiful mountains, rivers, and lakes of the Laurentians. This area has hundreds of kilometers of meticulously maintained trails for both summer and winter activities. Golf, hiking,biking,sailing,swimming,boating,climbing or walking in the summer. Skiing (at least 10-15 ski hills to choose from or hundreds of km's of cross-country or snowmobile trails) snowshoeing, skating, and tubing in the winter. Great shops(outlet stores), a world class casino (30 minutes away) and hundreds of great restaurants to choose from. So whether you just want to walk around, shop, satisfy your culinary appetite, spend the day at one of many spa's in the area or challenge yourself on the trails, mountains and lakes...there is always something to do or see...you will have the time of your life in this beautiful area of Quebec

Other Activities: skidooing, snowshoeing, go carting, waterslides, tubeing, helicopter or plane rides

Golf: There are about 10-15 beautiful Golf courses in this area...within 15-30 minutes from our home. If you need information....this can be supplied upon request.

Ski: There are about 10-15 ski hills from beginners to experts in our area....within 15-30 minutes from our home. Miles and miles of crosscountry skiing is also available just minutes away. If you need info/rates/hours...this can be supplied upon request.

P.S. In January 2013 we were very pleased to receive a 4 star rating from the Quebec tourism board (CITQ)!!

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Rates & Availability

Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson Chalet Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$190
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $190

Our rates have increased due to a few factors:
Our insurance premiums have increased over last year.
We have renovating the entrance to make it a dining area and..now a 4 season area.
We have added a small playroom/bedroom and office area downstairs.
We redid the roof and siding.
We have renovated the garage area and included a 3 person sauna
Our current landscaping and maintenance contracts have also been increased

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Telescope
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink/toilet
  • Please try and conserve water. We get our water from a source well (great tasting water!!). We have not had any problems with water shortage but please limit shower and bath use.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Guest bedroom - 1 double , 1 child bed
    Basement/playroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Master - 1 king
  • The master bedroom has a king size bed and the 2nd bedroom has a single top bunk and double bottom bunk. The basement bedroom has a queen size bed. There are also 2 sofabeds in the large, newly renovated family room (12x30) in the basement and dining/porch area and sauna room.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This is a non-smoking property and no pets allowed. We also ask that you bring indoor footwear so as not to damage the beautiful hardwood floors. We also offer wireless Internet but you must provide your own laptop computer. Outside parking for 3 cars.

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