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SIMCOE PINES, with Heated Pool, located in Old Town Niagara on the Lake
3000 Sqft Vacation Home hosted by Kerri
10 Guests . 4 Bedrooms . 3 Bathrooms


Simcoe Pines is a beautifully appointed home, c.1850, located in Old Town Niagara-on-the-Lake. It is a very unique property and we have 60% return guests

It features a heated kidney shaped pool in a private garden, outdoor bar, 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, wireless Internet access, dishwasher, laundry room, high ceilings, hardwood floors and Central air conditioning.
Open concept main floor with large principal rooms.
The Cherrywood kitchen is well equipped for cooking meals in.

Simcoe Pines is a Salt Box heritage home, Circa 1850, located in Old Town Niagara-on-the-Lake. It has been renovated and updated and it is beautifully furnished. It features 4 bedrooms with sleeping for 10 guests in beds. There are 3 full bathrooms and a main floor Queen bedroom with its own en suite bathroom for those guests that prefer not to do stairs.

It features a private heated pool, outdoor bar, a hammock, a raised deck with dining table and chairs and a Weber Gas BBQ that connects to the gas line of the house. 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, wireless Internet access, dishwasher, laundry room, high ceilings, hardwood floors and Central air conditioning.

The Master bedroom Suite which runs the full length of the house(16 x 29') features vaulted ceilings, 4 poster Queen bed, a gas fireplace, sitting area in front of the fire, en-suite bathroom with skylight, shower stall and a claw-foot tub. At the other end of the room where the fireplace is, there is also a single daybed. Through the sliding doors off this bedroom is a covered balcony with wicker seating overlooking the pool and the backyard.
It is well protected by the tall Pines and is private even in the Winter.

We have been running Simcoe Pines as a vacation home since 2003 and our guests love it. Before that, it was our personal vacation home when we lived in Europe.

Guests have the complete home and the privacy that goes with that.

We respond immediately to email and we live in the town.
Our 21 year old daughter is also available for guest inquiries and questions.

Simcoe Pines sits on a beautiful corner lot with towering Pines (hence the name!) and is located in a quiet residential neighbourhood in Old Town, steps to good restaurants, a European style bakery, 2 great restaurants (The Old Winery and Back House) and Jackson Triggs and Stratus Wineries. A 10-15 minute walk the other way takes you to Queen St where the Shaw theatres, shopping and many restaurants are located.

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Sleeping Configuration
Family/Kid Friendly
Crib/Pack 'n Play
Parking Included
We can offer parking for a maximum of 3 cars
No Pets Allowed
Not Handicap Accessible
Not Suitable for Events

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Excellent based on 39 Reviews
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Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Ceiling Fan
Air Conditioning
Gas Fireplace (Indoor)
What we supply
We supply all linens, towels, soaps, paper products, trash bags and spices
Gas Grill
Private Pool
High Speed Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Cable TV
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Fire Extinguisher

Shared spaces

Shared spaces:You have the whole house to yourself


Fishing Charters
Cross country skiing
Ice skating
Miniature Golf
Horseback riding
Nature Viewing
Bird Watching



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Together with my husband Angelo, we own and operate three Historic Vacation Homes in Old Town Niagara on the Lake. We fell into the business by accident when I was president of a global furniture retailer and we were moved to Sweden for my work in 2000. We decided to buy a home in the town so that we could return every summer and Christmas with our young daughter to see family. When we moved back to Canada we decided to offer Simcoe Pines up as a vacation home and it was so successful that we bought 2 more homes in the town the following 3 years. Up until 2 years ago Angelo ran the homes and took care of the guests on his own. I retired at that time and we have now moved down to the town of Niagara on the Lake and we work on our business full time together. We love it!

We have a passion for the town first and foremost but also love interior decorating, landscaping, photography and writing....all the things that this business gives us. We especially enjoy our guests. We have been in business in the town with our homes for 17 years and we have 60% returning guests and over 200 5 star reviews across many sites.
Our daughter Sophia works at a local winery called Trius and she also enjoys speaking with our guests about the town and all it has to offer.
We stay in our homes when they are available (usually in the winter) so that we can see if anything is missing as we love to cook and are quite critical about what is needed to put on a meal for guests!

We love to travel and with such amazing staff such as Anne our head housekeeper, we are able to go on short trips to Italy, the Caribbean etc and know the homes are in good hands.

We hope you enjoy our homes as much as we do!

Speaks: English
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Policies and Rules

Check In 4PM - Flexible
Check Out11AM

We will provide you with an access code 30 days prior to your arrival.

Payment Policy
We request 50% deposit at time of reservation. The remaining balance will be due 30 days prior to arrival. Payment is made through our secure Paypal system.
Refundable Damage Deposit
We ask our guests to sign a rental agreement and provide their credit card number. In the unlikely event of damages, charges will be applied to credit card used for the reservation.
Cancellation Policy
Cancelations can be made up to 30 days prior to arrival in order to get your 50% deposit back, less 10%.
Maximum number of guests allowed on the property at any time is 10.
Large gatherings (over 10 people) are not permitted in the town and if this bi-law is breached, guests will be asked to leave.
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SIMCOE PINES, Circa 1850, with Heated Pool is a Vacation Home located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 10 guests
SIMCOE PINES, Circa 1850, with Heated Pool has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Aug 2018