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Special August 28th until September 2nd 2016: 1200$ (Cdn) plus taxes including 4 entries at the pools and spas, inside and outside, at the Fairmont Hotel / Manoir Richelieu
Welcome to the Maison de campagne St-Irenee !
Luxury 5 bedroom house
Directly located on the shore of the St Lawrence river.
It can easily accommodate 10 to 12 people.
It has a wonderful veranda that allows you to watch the belugas when they come visit you ! The house offers you an opportunity to enjoy lots of privacy while being surrounded by your friends and family.
Located on a large 82 000 square foot lot (8200 square meters), large enough for the kids to play, where you will find a dozen apple trees for you to pick from !
Ground floor :
- Large living room with a wood fireplace (dry wood supplied free of charge), a grand piano, binoculars and a telescope.
- Large dining room area and a beautiful kitchen with all the modern amenities, including champagne glasses !
- A bathroom that comes with shower as well as a laundry room. An extra dryer is also located in the basement for you convenience so you can dry the snow suits or bathing suits after a long day outside !
Upper level :
- Four bedrooms: three with queen beds and one double bed. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and a private bathroom with a cute old fashioned bathtub.
- Main bathroom that includes a shower and a large bathtub.
Higher floor (3rd floor):
- Loft with a double bed, sofa, TV and large windows overlooking the St Lawrence river. This last floor is ideal for the extra visitors (a couple of extra floor mattresses are provided) or the children who can play without being annoyed ... by the adults.
POOLS AND SPAS :
- For a much reduced cost, you can also use the hottubs and pools at the Fairmont Hotel- Manoir Richelieu.
EVERYTHING IS SUPPLIED :
- All the linen and towels are provided as well as toilet paper, kleenex, soap everything you need to make your life comfortable.
- All you need to bring is your food, your piano partitions and you phone to plug in the Bose sound system to listen to your music !
And the vacation begin....Just relax, do nothing, play piano on the superb grand piano, read a few books selected from the old bookshelf in this five bedroom Victorian house and three bathrooms located directly on the St-Laurence river in the wonderful village of St-Irénée-les-Bains. This House is all yours to occupy for up to 12 persons ! It offers you a peaceful environment where the light comes shining through the 36 windows and doors and where, with a bit of luck, the belugas will come knocking at your door! You want to stop the clock and get back to the fundamentals of your life with your family, your friends or just by yourself? You plan to do all sorts of outdoor activities? Great! However, be ready to change your plans like so many people who have come in this home with an ambitious program but, because of the magic of the site, have changed their plans so that they can just enjoy being here. For a much reduced cost, you can also use the hottubs and pools at the Fairmont Hotel- Manoir Richelieu.
For sport lovers: If you are active and want action, you are less 30 minutes from hiking in the most beautiful trails. Check the 'Parc des Hautes Gorges', the ' Acropole des Draveurs' or 'Le mont du Lac des cygnes'. For golf, you have one of the most beautiful golf courses in Canada, Le Manoir Richelieu golf course. You may prefer going on a bicycle tour? Try the Ile aux Coudres bike trail. Fantastic! In winter time, the ski is fantastic. Visit the Massif ski resort, the best place for skiing in eastern Canada at 35 minutes from our place! You prefer cross country skiing? 10 minutes from the house and you are surrounded by a beautiful environment in the paths that are especially groomed.
For arts lovers: Charlevoix is a paradise for painters. It has plenty of art galleries. Also, for music lovers, you can go to a classic concert at le 'Domaine Forget' located 5 minutes from our house.
For farniente lovers : Just watch the belugas from our own veranda! True, they are often there, not far from the shore, at the end of the afternoon in summertime. Or, go whale watching! It is a 30 minute drive. Or, just stay at home, read a good book, listen to good music or play piano on the grand piano! Don't forget, everything is supplied. You just need to bring your food and you piano partitions !
Marthe is a dietitian in a Quebec hospital and Andre is a University professor in Quebec city. Mother and father of four children, grand parents of 4 ! All girls !
André Lareau (Law professor) or Marthe Hébert (Dietitian) purchased this cottage in 1995
I bought the land in 1994 because of its size and unique location.You cannot be closer to the St Lawrence river and it is located on a private road where you can hear and see the birds in the morning and, with a bit of luck, see the whales from the veranda ! I drew the plans of the house and had it built by local carpenters in 1995-96. Since then, hundreds of persons enjoyed the house for a week end, a week or even for a longer period. It is a unique house furnished with treasures that I have found through the years.
It is large enough to allow a dozen people to feel at ease but yet, I had clients that came just by themselves ! For a retreat, a family gathering or amongst friends, playing on the grand piano, painting, writing, singing ! They keep coming back !!
Thank you to inform you of our stay. Since the beginning of the week that I want to write to you, but there is no time…
Yes, we greatly appreciated our stay. The fireplace and the piano served us well, adding a beautiful warmth to our evenings. Also, the agreement with the Manoir Richelieu (for the pools and spas) was great ! We spent there our saturday afternoon and it was superb. As for the residence, it is more than comfortable. It is very well equipped for a large group of people, of an impeccable beauty and a breathtaking sight. Thank you. We were finally 12 (instead of 14), but even at 14, the installations would have been sufficient.
We have also appreciated the small details available in the pantry, the toilet paper, scotttowels in large quantity and the availability of the blankets and pillows. As asked, we arranged the place when we left. I have made available the information regarding your house to many colleagues and friends. Perhaps you will have one day a request for reservation from them. Lastly, only a small addition could perhaps be interesting: in the information booklet concerning the activities of the Manor, may be you should add that it is preferable to call in advance with the Manoir before we go as a large group. Also, the lady who issued the rights to go there could be invited to us give us this indication. Indeed, on our arrival at the Manoir, the personnel however courteous of the Manoir let to us feel that our large group arriving without warning disturbed a little their organization. But it was of short duration; all quickly returned in order. Thank you very much and with the pleasure of going back.
This house has the feel of an old farmhouse, although it's relatively new construction with modern amenities. Our group of seven was very comfortable here, and we appreciated the large and functional kitchen along with the spectacular views across the St. Lawrence. If you are looking for peace and quiet, you will certainly find it here. If, like our group, you want a base of operations from which to explore Charlevoix, this house is relatively central in a large and spread-out region. While Baie St. Paul to the south has more for the tourist, with galleries and many restaurants, La Malbaie to the north has plenty of amenities, including the beautiful Fairmont Hotel, where some of our group went to the pool. We explored even farther north, including the spectacular fjords of Saguenay and the plentiful whales north of Baie St. Catherine.
The owner, André was very helpful and accommodating, and we would certainly choose this house again if we had it to do over.
Perfect place, clean, well maintained, quiet,
I recommend it and we will be back in the near future
We had a wonderful stay in this house. The house itself is beautiful and was very well suited to our needs, both adults' and kids'. Lots of room, great configuration of bedrooms and bathrooms, laundry, kitchen was very well supplied with dishes, pots etc., and very clean. The setting is really beautiful- around the house itself, the beaches (which we spent many hours exploring), and the nearby towns. A real gem!
This property exceeded my expectations in every way! This house is lovingly cared for and has tons of charm inside and out. It was immaculately clean and well-stocked. The owner, M Lareau, was very attentive and supportive. We made use of the spa facilities at the Fairmont and it was fantastic. We also hiked a nearby mountain, went whale watching and combed the beaches. All in all a great time! I HIGHLY recommend this property!!
Nous avons passé, mon conjoint et moi, un séjour inoubliable. Cette maison est magnifique avec ses fenêtres vues sur le fleuve et son piano à queue que l'on peut imaginer partenaire de nombreuses réunions familiales dans l'immense salon . Cet endroit est un havre de paix ayant comme musique le chant des oiseaux tout en comtenplant les bateaux voguer sur le St-Laurent. Elle est située dans une région exceptionnelle avec des paysages à couper le souffle changeant au gré de la température. Nous allons sûrement y revenir mais cette fois avec nos enfants et petits enfants.
Si cette maison était une femme, elle me ressemblerait...
Oasis de paix et de sérénité, contemplative, voyeuse [oui! voyeuse], cultivée, engagée, curieuse, invitante, secrète, réceptive, toujours prête à faire la fête, ouverte sur le monde, sur les autres.
Que vous souhaitiez y passer du temps pour célébrer, aimer, rédiger, créer, cette maison de campagne de St-Irénée vous permettra de vivre «l'ailleurs».
Amateur de bonnes bouffes, «foodies», l'îlot de la maison rassemble. Probablement tout autant que sa grande table.
Musicien, le piano s'offre à toi dans toute sa splendeur, dès ton premier coup d'œil.
Étudiant, prof, écrivain, artiste, curieux, tu trouveras, en regardant le fleuve, la paix et tout ce que le Québec peut offrir de plus beau sur le plan de l'inspiration.
Le pire qui pourrait arriver? Peut-être d'avoir à imaginer ne plus jamais pouvoir y retourner... ;)
Allez, tu ne le regretteras pas.
Welcome to the Charlevoix region, a sanctuary for the outdoors lovers and artists! Our house is located right by the St-Lawrence river in the magnificent village of St-Irénée. With its 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, modern kitchen, superb grand piano, fireplace and countless windows, our house is the perfect balance of luxury and cottage feel. Guests enjoy access to pools, hot tubs and other fitness faciliies at the Fairmont 'Le Manoir Richelieu' Hotel, home of one of Canada's finests golf courses, only 10 minutes away. Other nearby attractions include the breathtaking Le Massif ski resort, a famous hiking trail, whale watching, kayaking, horseback riding as well as a state of the art concert venue (the 'Domaine Forget'), which has hosted many international musicians such as Oliver Jones and Holly Cole. We are conveniently located only 90 minutes away from Quebec City - 4 hours away from Montreal.
Other Activities: Whale watching, concerts, art galleries, etc...
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Jun 17 2016 - Sep 6 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
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