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-Large Log House On 50 Acres with Ponds

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 4,400 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Large 5 Bedroom House Suitable For Snowmobiling, Ski And Hunting Accommodation

Large cozy house with 5 bedrooms and comfy King and Queen beds ideal for family or group getaways. On the Snowmobile and ATV trails. Lots of great hunting nearby and on property if you have a licence. Close to many ski resorts in the area. Beautiful views, horse facilities and trout stocked ponds. Lounge on the wrap around porches and view the many birds and wildlife. This is an ideal setting for events and family reunions or just relax and enjoy the quite country life. Our children are all at school and we would like to travel more so house exchange is ideal for us. Regards Troy and Laura

Property Manager
Laura Allen
Member since: 2016
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Calendar last updated:
14 September, 2018

About Laura Allen

Troy and Laura Allen have four children, three in university and one starting his career. We have a large 4400 square foot 5 bedroom home that is empty most of the year so we would like to share this with people wanting to escape the city without having to drive for hours. Our 50 acre property have two serene trout stocked ponds for your enjoyment. Come sit on the porch and enjoy the wildlife and scenery. Hope to see you soon, Laura and Troy

Laura Allen purchased this chateau / country house in 2012

Why Laura Allen chose Melancthon

We needed a large house as we had a large blended family. Our kids are now mostly away at school and we hope to travel more. We have the privilege of working from home so we can work from anywhere. So the house is available most of the time with a little notice so we can arrange to be somewhere else.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

This house has two large stocked trout ponds and an abundance of wildlife.

We have accommodations for horses should you need them. We have two large stocked trout ponds and can you can catch a couple and cook them if you like.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house around the Melancthon around the Dufferin County

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Renter must supply a copy of government issued photo ID prior to check in
  • Upon payment the renter will be sent a Short Term Rental agreement for signature and a list of all occupants of the house and birthdates.
  • Events are allowed but minimum $1000 up to 40 People, More people to be discussed
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Master En Suite Bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Large two room bathroom with separate shower area.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Main floor half bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Main Floor Master Suite with ensuite bath - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , The master bedroom is on the main floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
  • The Master bedroom is on the main floor and has a en suite bathroom. The remaining four bedrooms surround the upper floor to the great room with three having Queen sized beds and one having a double bed. These four bedrooms all share a bathroom with a private separate shower area.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
This is an ideal venue for hunters and family gatherings.


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-Large Log House On 50 Acres with Ponds
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

beautiful elegant and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

As you can see in the photos it shows the property is beautiful, but wait until you see it in person! Its amazing! We came there to gather our friends and family and the home have accommodated very well our celebration because it was very spacious and it has an amazing open concept. The place is affordable and is easy to get there from Toronto. There is a nearby grocery, pizza place (they do deliveries!) and other restaurants. We'll definitely comeback next time!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We are pleased that you love Allenwood as much as we do. Kind regards Laura and Troy.
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Beautiful cottage house and perfect for a family gathering

  • 4 of 5

It was a wonderful experience overall ! Highly recommend for family gatherings and get together.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful girls get away at this amazing house. The property was beautiful, we went snow shoeing and the house amenities were perfect. Laura was great at quick responses and very thoughtful.

Thank you for everything!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, spacious and clean home on a stunning property!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I booked this house for Ladies Day at Mansfield Ski Club and we absolutely LOVED it! With a large open concept living room/dining room and big comfortable bedrooms, this place is ideal for large groups. From the minute you walk in, you feel warm and cozy. It is very clean and well maintained. Laura was very nice to speak with and quick to respond to any questions I had. I would definitely book this place again next year!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Lisa. I am very glad you enjoyed our home as much as we do. Please keep our place in mind for future Ladies Day get togethers. :) Regards Laura and Troy
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Big, beautiful, well-kept house with lovely grounds. Great for groups.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great holiday home with an ideal set-up for big groups; large principal rooms, well stocked kitchen, big dining table and plenty of space indoors and out. The house and grounds are beautiful and very well maintained.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Samantha, it was our pleasure to have you. Thanks for leaving the house in good order. Kind regards Laura and Troy
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Melanction Ontario Canada

Great Winter Get Away

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed for our group of 10. The house is very large and well kept. It is a great place for a weekend get together and close to the ski hills.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Pearson Airport Toronto YYZ
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Dufferin Public House (The Duffy)
Nearest Ferry
100 Miles
Chee-Chee Maun Ferry to Manatoulin Island
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Shelburne Golf and Country Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
GO Train Service to Toronto from Orangeville
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 10
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Dufferin Public House "The Duffy"
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Blue Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Wasaga Beach
Car: necessary

We are located about 1 hour from Pearson International Airport in Toronto. A cab ride or limo is about $130 one way from the airport. It is suggested that you rent a car if you are flying as a car is a necessary amenity in this idyllic country location.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £87.33
Additional Guest Fee £17.47
Pet Fee £87.33
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,164.43

Rates are subject to change until Reservations are confirmed

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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