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Vacation Rental,Water Front, Point Pelee, Birding, Wineries, Fishing, Essex

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Lake Front, 2 Bedroom , 3 bathroom plus bonus room Brick/Stone sleeps 6

We have completed updated and modernized our 2 bedroom yellow brick/ grey stone bungalow to include an upstairs bonus room as well. The bonus room can be the 3rd bedroom, or extra sitting/lounging/television/games space. Great views.

Slate floors, natural gas convection/regular double range, stainless fridge, dishwasher, natural gas fireplace, hot water on demand. Unbelievable unobstructed views, 40 x 20 deck on the lake, parking for 4 cars side by side. Relax on the deck, watch the birds, the sunrise, sunset. Make and Enjoy dinner outside or in. Enjoy the wildlife from the deck or through the window. Enjoy the patio flame at night.

The latest change is the renovation of our attic space to create a bonus room with the 3rd bathroom This space has a queen bed, couch loveseat, chairs, television and enjoys fabulous views. Extra space to spread out. The extra space makes the house comfortable for six people. Yet it is still one floor living as you do not require to use the upstairs at all. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms on the main level to sleep 4 and a bonus room upstairs complete with double bed for those extra family members and with bathroom

The bonus room is a double bed futon for sleeping purposes. The space is bonus space to spread out, enjoy the views, watch television, play games. Great vistas

Off our road side deck you can see two Eagle's Nests

More Details

Peggy Kennedy Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Peggy Kennedy Owner

Ric and I have been married 24 years. We are survivors who put our right foot forward and keep dreamning new dreams.

We spend our time between Kingsville and Wilberforce (Haliburton/Bancroft).

I enjoy kayaking, canoeing, metal smithing (jewelry making) quilting, painting, reading, learning and writing. Walking with my dog.

Ric enjoys the classic car hobby with his 34 Plymouth Sedan, reading, carpentry.

We are animal lovers. We have two four legged family members. Charley our female Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Jessie our bad boy siamese.

We focus on quality of life, maintaining our health and dreaming new dreams.

We have a lock box for the key. We hire out to have the house cleaned between vacationers, but sometimes one or both of us our part of the cleaning team.

We both have health issues that take top priority in our daily lives.

Peggy Kennedy Owner purchased this house in 2010

Why Peggy Kennedy Owner chose Ontario

Our place has location, location, location. We have the most spectacular unobstructed views: sunrises, sunsets, birds, boats, ships, weather, fishing, all lake activity and great swimming. The Chirping Grapevine is ideally located within the heart of wine and bird country. Ideally situated half way between Point Pelee and Holiday Beach for the bird watchers and centred for the wineries of your choice. Kingsville is a quaint little hamlet with restaurants, groceries, drug store, restaurants, video rental, library for you to explore. There are wineries in every direction. I have provided a page with necessary information to make your selections and planning easier. Within wine country you also find Ontario's food industry with farms and greenhouse operations aplenty. Enjoy eating local grown food and grazing the farmers stands for your favourites. Add a bottle of wine from one of the local wineries and enjoy a fabulous local grown meal all found within Kingsville. Shop, eat, golf, fish, walk, birdwatch, eat, all water activities are all a short drive within Kingsville. Or sit back and relax on the deck, watching the Lake activity, bbqing, swimming, reading, birdwatching. Launch your own kayak from the deck.

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with the view. Location, Location, Location. We are located on a rock ridge; High and dry. The houses on the other side of the road back onto the creek while we are on Lake. From my Great Room or the deck I experience the diversity of birds, the frolicking, antics and inner play, both on the lake and land. Listen to the waves crashing or the gentle swish of water on a calm day/night. Watch the wind shift and the waves change direction. Watch white caps on a high wind or view the birds on the sand bar during quiet weather.

I love to walk, we have trails everywhere. Easy to access and enjoyable to traverse. Walk down the street and then onto Cedar Beach. Walk along the water in the sand. Head, by car, down Arner Town Line and park at the Cedar Creek entrance and parking, to enjoy the walking trails, or canoe, kayak. Boating and marinas at just down the street at Cedar Beach.

Cedar Island also has a huge public beach for the beach goers. I love Kingsville's central location.

Short drive to Pelee Island Ferry. Golf Courses

New Dog Park Just around the corner. Follow Heritage Road East and turn left on Conservation Drive. The Park and parking is on the left. You can drive the 10 blocks or enjoy a longer walk.

We are very pleased to have a fully renovated house with the new upper addition. All with great views. Great swimming and a great deck.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are leaving tomorrow. We had a great time thank you for letting us in your cottage.

We did not know what to do with the trash so we left them close to the door on the inside. Let me know if you prefer other arrangement.

We will leave tomorrow afternoon.

Thanks again and perhaps till next year.

May 2013
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Kingsville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , hydrotherapy tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , on second level Bonus Room
  • Master bathroom has granite counter top, hydro therapy tub, walk shower, toilet and walk in cedar closet. Part of Master Suite. Bathroom 2 will be cheater ensue to the 2nd bedroom. Third upstairs bathroom has toilet, shower, sink Bathroom 3 will be on the second level in Bonus Room. Bathroom includes walk in shower, toilet and sink.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , can convert to two XL twins. We use it as king sized
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Bonus room upstairs with private bathroom.
  • The Master Bedroom overlooks the deck and Lake Erie. The king size bed can be converted to two xl twins if needed. The suite has shower, hydro tub, toilet, sink, granite counters, cedar closet.The suite is 11 x 20 ft. The bedroom is large enough for crib if needed. The second bedroom has a double bed, 32 television HD with built in DVD player, walk-in cedar closet and 3 piece bathroom. The bonus room upstairs is a new addition. It is a living space with spectacular views that has a double bed (futon), as well as couch, loveseat, chairs, recliner. Television, games. Great views. Bathroom with toilet, sink and shower.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 9 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Location, Location, Location. Our house has it all. Views, proximity to wineries, food, birding opportunities, sailing, golf, swimming, walking, canoe, theatre, gambling, historical events and more. New modern appliances, modern kitchen in a well maintained home. Includes utensils, pots & pans, fixtures. Master Bed is memory foam, Double bed is new top line Seally. Window from Main Great room and Master over look deck and Lake Erie. As does our new Bonus Room. We face South and enjoy wonderful sunrises as well as sunsets. The chirping grapevine has it all. We come in when you have left to clean and ready the house for the next vacationers. We expect you to treat our home with respect and leave it as you found it. You keep the house while you are staying there.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Vacation Rental,Water Front, Point Pelee, Birding, Wineries, Fishing, Essex
average rating of 4.85 based on 21 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful 5 days at "chirping grapevine". Weather and location were perfect. House was first rate. Everything in the house was perfect. Dogs (Scottie and Westie) fell in love with deck and were fascinated with water breaking on the rocks. Visited nearby vineyards and towns. Everyone was friendly and helpful. Restaurants in Kingsville were very good. Monarch butterflies were migrating into Pelee point. Beautiful. Will return to area

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this lovely house for a week while we discovered the Kingsville area. We loved falling asleep to the sound of the lake and trying all the local wines. Peggy and Ric have done a great job on the house - it's a real charmer! And everything you need is there. We'll be back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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LaSalle, Ontario

What a View!!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 5 glorious days at this beautiful home, to attend a family Wedding at Sprucewood Winery. A fully renovated home with a spectacular loft. 3 beds/3 baths, awesome for couples. We even baked a Wedding cake! Great new appliances were wonderful to use. And the view, the view, the view! Our doggies did struggle at first, with the small patch of grass they had to share, but they adjusted LOL. We would definitely stay here again. A wonderful getaway, for sure.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage and the view was awesome. Loved everything about the cottage, They supplied everything all you had to bring was your clothes and food. Will definitely be staying again.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

An absolutely beautiful renovated cottage! Nice amenities and small things like spices for cooking and nice pots, pans and tupperware. Many home comforts and a lovely deck/view. Will return again.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London, Ontario

Beautiful Cottage on Lake Erie

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything. A great view and all the comforts of home. The addition on the upper level is an added bonus. We hope to be back next year.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
in Kingsville
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
in Kingsville
Car: necessary

Surrounded by Wineries, Birding opportunities. While in Essex County enjoy the wonderful Food, Wine, Weather and Wildlife. We are located 1/2 way between Point Pelee and Holiday Beach, minutes off the green way centred in the areas birding opportunities and wineries.


Rates & Availability

Kingsville House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Owner Operated
We accept US funds at the exchange rate. During the busiest parts of the season we do not accept less than 1 week bookings. Please contact us for any possible exceptions.
accepted methods of payment are certified check, email money transfer.
We expect our guests to keep the house relatively clean. The cleaners have only 4 hours to do the laundry, clean, disinfect the house for the next guests. We don't charge extra for cleaning, we don't charge extra for pets. We expect our home to be respected by our guests.

Payment by e-transfer, certified or bank draft. Payment is due in full at time of booking if booking less than 4 months in advance. If booking more than 4 months in advance ½ is due at booking with the remainder due 60 days prior to your stay. We do not charge cleaning fees. We expect everyone to keep the house relatively clean. I have cleaners who disinfect and clean during the 4hour change over

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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