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Come relax at our country oasis, close to Toronto, Lake Ontario & Niagara

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom Country Oasis Bungalow, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6 + 1.

Come and relax at a country oasis! This cozy non-smoking three-bedroom bungalow is close to the bright lights of Toronto and Niagara Falls so you have the best of both worlds! Enjoy Kelso Conservation Area's swimming, mountain biking, fishing, hiking and downhill skiing outlets. Visit Andrew's Scenic Acres. This cottage can sleep up to seven people and rests on fifteen acres of unspoilt green property and is adjacent to the century-old railroad tracks where you can hear the haunting wail of the horn on this vintage train route. It has room to park your boat or trailer. Reasonable rates make this a stress-free getaway. Book now and avoid disappointment.

Georgetown is a community in the town of Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada and is part of the Regional Municipality of Halton. It is situated on the Credit River, located approximately 60 km west of Toronto making it part of the Greater Toronto Area.

The country setting and easy accessibility to Toronto, Mississauga, Burlington, Kitchener makes Georgetown attractive for visitors who like to take advantage of both the country atmosphere one day and a trip to a nearby city the next and it's part of the Niagara Escarpment and its many conservation areas.

Much of Georgetown and its surrounding areas are still farmlands but the town is also home to many businesses and artists. It is also well know as home of the Little NHL (National Hockey League).

Location:

60 km west of Toronto

36 km from Pearson Airport

Accessibility:

GO train - 1 hour from Toronto

4.2 km north of highway 401 (exit Trafalgar Road)

Directions: From Pearson International Airport: take highway 401 West, exit Trafalgar Road north and after 11 km you are in Georgetown.

From Toronto: if you are coming from the downtown, take 427 north, exit 401 west, exit Trafalgar Road north. From 401 and Trafalgar it's only 11km to Georgetown. If you are coming from uptown, take 401 West and you know the rest.

From Niagara Falls: take highway QEW (changes to highway 403), exit Trafalgar Road north, after 28 km you are in Georgetown.

More Details

Owner
Chris Lobo
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, Moderate French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2017

About Chris Lobo

I am a semi-retired IT professional, married to Amy, with one daughter and 2 sons. After having spent 40 years in Information Technology, I chose to buy Villa Lobo as a hobby farm and vacation property. Besides looking after it, I have a passion for playing Music (guitar) and Soccer.

Chris Lobo purchased this bungalow in 2007

Why Chris Lobo chose Halton Hills

Villa Lobo is very tranquil and possesses such a pleasing environment. Every visitor remarks on the pleasant ambience. It is located 20 minutes from our house in the city of Mississauga, Ontario.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Villa Lobo is a wonderful, peaceful oasis within a reasonable driving time of Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto. Surrounded by farms and cornfields our stay was a wonderful opportunity to experience rural cottage Canada on the doorstep of Toronto. It is within 30 minutes of Square One (Mississauga), 20 mins to Shoppers World (Brampton) and 1 hour to Downtown TO. Local shops are in nearby Georgetown which has a wonderful Farmers Market on Saturdays and everything you need to stock up the fridge. There are also places to go strawberry picking only 5 mins away. There is plenty of room both within the property and the surrounding grounds to have a family & friends gathering and enjoy nature and the summer sun. Villa Lobo is well equipped with utensils, linen. towels, blankets and laundry facilities which allowed us to make it into a home very quickly. Chris Lobo is a helpful, dedicated and pleasant host who assisted us at every opportunity to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. I highly recommend Villa Lobo for a relaxing stay.



My Response

It was such a pleasure hosting Suneet, his sister and their lovely parents from Sutton, England. We are really glad that they enjoyed their stay at Villa Lobo. Every occasion we met was so cordial and friendly. They kept the cottage super clean throughout their month long stay and were such charming guests. As I had lived in England during the seventies, and Suneet and his family had originally lived in Canada, we were able to share so much about past experiences we'd had in each others' countries. I would highly recommend them as guests to the HomeAway community and would gladly have them back at Villa Lobo. We shall always have fond memories of their visit to Villa Lobo and I sincerely hope our paths cross again.
Jun 2017
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Amenities

Halton Hills Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 2 full bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • A roll away bed is also available
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Come relax at our country oasis, close to Toronto, Lake Ontario & Niagara
average rating of 4.0 based on 6 reviews
London, UK
5

Cottage in Halton Hills

  • 5 of 5

Villa Lobo is a wonderful, peaceful oasis within a reasonable driving time of Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto. Surrounded by farms and cornfields our stay was a wonderful opportunity to experience rural cottage Canada on the doorstep of Toronto. It is within 30 minutes of Square One (Mississauga), 20 mins to Shoppers World (Brampton) and 1 hour to Downtown TO. Local shops are in nearby Georgetown which has a wonderful Farmers Market on Saturdays and everything you need to stock up the fridge. There are also places to go strawberry picking only 5 mins away. There is plenty of room both within the property and the surrounding grounds to have a family & friends gathering and enjoy nature and the summer sun. Villa Lobo is well equipped with utensils, linen. towels, blankets and laundry facilities which allowed us to make it into a home very quickly. Chris Lobo is a helpful, dedicated and pleasant host who assisted us at every opportunity to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. I highly recommend Villa Lobo for a relaxing stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure hosting Suneet, his sister and their lovely parents from Sutton, England. We are really glad that they enjoyed their stay at Villa Lobo. Every occasion we met was so cordial and friendly. They kept the cottage super clean throughout their month long stay and were such charming guests. As I had lived in England during the seventies, and Suneet and his family had originally lived in Canada, we were able to share so much about past experiences we'd had in each others' countries. I would highly recommend them as guests to the HomeAway community and would gladly have them back at Villa Lobo. We shall always have fond memories of their visit to Villa Lobo and I sincerely hope our paths cross again.
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Was false ...NOT tranquil at all train whistle day and night

  • 1 of 5

When we arrived I noticed the industrial ear plugs by the bed . That night the the first of 4 trains blasted there warning whistles 50 meters from Villa Lobo. The room literally shook and no sleep was had We left early because it was so poor

This was not disclosed anywhere on the description and I would never have rented knowing how uncomfortable we would be

I feel cheated

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're sorry you didn't enjoy your stay. We've had so many compliments regarding our property -- especially at this time of year -- and often the low drone of a passing train on a vintage rail line either isn't noticed by our clients or they consider it part of the country experience that they're searching for. Children especially get a kick out of the trains as many have not been exposed to this mode of travel where they live. When you requested a Corkscrew in our conversation the next day, I wish you had raised the matter, as we could have tried to remedy the situation. All of our windows have been upgraded to keep outside sounds low. Other guests have raved about the relaxing atmosphere of our home and we have many return clients. We'll check with the train company to see if anything has changed in their practices in the past few weeks which might explain your experience. However, so far this summer we've had nothing but glowing reviews from our 'happy campers.' Kind Regards.
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Clean house in a nice location

  • 4 of 5

Used the home for our base as we went to Toronto and Niagra Falls, Chris was easy to deal with there are some Ontario things that we didn't quite understand but it was nice to stay in a home where towels, bedding, and soap were provided

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful having Kyle and his family as guests at Villa Lobo. I believe they had a great week long stay. The Ontario thing that is referred to is the temporary ban by the Halton Fire Dept on outdoor camp fires due to the hot weather, but the ban was soon lifted, so they could use the fire pit provided. Wouldn't hesitate to have them back as guests.
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5

Country and City in One

  • 5 of 5

Wow! we were so excited and thrilled to find out Villa Lobo was such a great find and such a lovely property! The house is located in the country with farming crops around, large lawned area and adjoining forrest.You feel like you are on a retreat.Incredibally though, just 7 mins away, either way-are amazing shops, restuarants and attractions-so close to everything!

We are a family of 5, with 3 small children from Australia. Our 2 mothers also came to stay with us at Villa Lobo, and there was plenty of room to accomodate us all. The house was so amazingly well equipt with everything that we could possibly need and very bright, fresh and clean.

Chris and Amy Lobo, the home owners are a terrific, friendly, hospitable couple. They were attentive to any needs, maintained the property whilst we were there a month and were easy to chat too, but yet gave privacy. They went above and beyond the call of duty when family illness made us return home suddenly too.

Since returning home to Australia we still talk about and miss our Villa Lobo house, sitting on the front porch looking out at the lovely green acreage, sipping a nice drink,watching squirrels- so relaxing:)

We would definately recommend this property to anyone and we would love to return to it on our next stay in Canada. A super spot! Thanks Chris and Amy!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words regarding Villa Lobo! We truly enjoyed meeting all of you–what a beautiful family you have! We knew when we first purchased this cottage that it would appeal to a wide group of people because of its peaceful and lovely location and the comfort aspects we have installed within its walls. So far, families that have stayed here have been very appreciative of this 'home away from home' -- and our own family members take advantage of it as well when they need to re-charge and relax. We are constantly looking at ways to improve our cottage to ensure that our friends and soon-to-be-friends continue to enjoy their stay with us. Cheers, Amy and Chris
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5

Ideal spot close to Toronto and the Niagara Falls

  • 5 of 5

This villa is perfect for large groups, we were two French couples with very young children who really enjoyed our stay at Villa Lobo . It's spacious, very clean and very convenient. The owners were really friendly and helpful all throughout our stay. We especially enjoyed the space and the serenity of the place. We will definitely go back there if we go back to Ontario. Thanks again for making our holiday so nice and confortable!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Myriam, Thanks so much for posting your kind feedback on our cottage property which you recently rented. We have received many positive comments from our guests and we always appreciate the time and effort on the part of our valued renters when they let others know what we have to offer. The cottage has been a labour of love for our family and we are constantly re-evaluating and improving this property so that we keep our own high standards up to par. We hope to see you again! Sincerely, Chris & Amy Lobo
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Map

Nearest Airport
35.13 Kilometres
Pearson International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5.4 Kilometres
Shepherd's Crook
Nearest Golf
6.36 Kilometres
The Club at North Halton, 363 Maple Avenue West
Nearest Train
8.6 Kilometres
Georgetown Go Station
Nearest Motorway
4.54 Kilometres
401/Trafalgar
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
St George Pub & Restaurant The
Nearest Ski
13.62 Kilometres
Kelso Conservation Area
Nearest Beach
13.62 Kilometres
Kelso Conservation Area
Car: necessary

Come and relax at our Country Oasis, Private Setting In The Heart Of Halton Hills Country! Minutes To Downtown Georgetown And To The 401/407 And Milton! Escarpment To The West. just 35 minutes from Pearson International Airport, the Kelso Conservation Area's swimming, mountain biking, fishing, hiking and downhill skiing outlets. Feel like a night on the town? This cozy non-smoking three-bedroom bungalow is close to the big lights of Toronto and Niagara Falls so you have the best of both worlds! This cottage can sleep up to seven people and rests on fifteen acres of un-spoilt green property with room to park your boat or trailer. Need more room for your activities? Reasonable rates make this a stress-free getaway. Book now as the summer is almost here and avoid disappointment. no smoking please.

Other Activities: Swimming, mountain biking, fishing, hiking and downhill skiing, golfing, soccer, hockey

Golf: The Club at North Halton, 363 Maple Avenue West

Ski: Kelso Conservation

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $97.94

We shall take every care to ensure the booking procedure is handled with maximum convenience to you, and that your stay at Villa Lobo is thoroughly enjoyable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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