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Mid- Century Compound On Magnificent Private Sand Beach

Bedrooms 7
Separate WCs1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms, 4 1/2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15

Once the main house of a sprawling summer estate, the beach house comes with the bonuses of a tennis court, huge pool, hot tub and gymnasium and clay bocce court, all right on the water. There are actually two houses but we use it as a single residence with one being more the day time house with an enormous kitchen that was originally staffed and a big living/dining room, deck and observation tower. This house has just 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. It is connected to the gym that has a volleyball/badminton net as well as basketball hoops. It is a great thing for rainy days and night time play. There is also a good sized sauna in this house.

Right next to this is what we call the 'upstairs house', a classic mid-century home mostly on the second level over a three car garage. This house features a large living/dining room, a galley kitchen, an enormous second floor deck leading to the hot tub, 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. This house has walls of windows looking toward the lake, out over the tennis court and into the woods behind the house. It's a very unique place.

The oversized pool is adjacent to the tennis court and this all sits on a wide stretch of private beach from which sunsets may be best appreciated. It's a remarkable place to get away. For those who don't like to go cold turkey at the beach, we have WiFi and cable.

While I think of this as the ultimate beach experience, it is not a luxurious place. It was built at a time when the emphasis was on where you were, not what you had there. The living spaces are large but the bedrooms and baths are small and pretty original.

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John Higgins & Kelly Dixon
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Point Abino in Fort Erie

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
  • There is an additional bath in the pool house.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • You must pass through Bedroom #4 to get to Bedroom #5 . These connected rooms work well for people with young children.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Mid- Century Compound On Magnificent Private Sand Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Unique and a great place for families

  • 5 of 5

This location has it all, pool, beach, tennis, an indoor gym, just to say the least. I would recommend this location if you're looking for a perfect place that offers something to do for sunny and rainy days, and you don't have to leave the house. We've already inquired about renting it again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Another Great Week at the Great Lakes

  • 5 of 5

We had another wonderful week at the house. Tennis every day, firepit every night and lots of fun paddling on the lake. We even turned the indoor gym into a pickleball court for a rainy morning and then it was used nearly every night. We loved the new hot tub and my father-in-law especially enjoyed reading on the new living room deck.

We've booked next year's stay and the entire extended family is already looking forward to it.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation Estate

  • 5 of 5

My extended family just returned from a vacation at this house. Everyone in the group loved it; from 74 year-old grandmom to the 2 1/2 year-old toddler.

The house is not fancy but the location and grounds are amazing. The views of the lake are gorgeous from many rooms and decks. We played tennis and swam every day either in the lake or the very large pool. We went on several kayak trips and enjoyed the stand-up paddle board. We hiked to Point Abino lighthouse several times. We also rented bikes and rode out to the Friendship trail. It's well located for visiting Niagara Falls and lots of other attractions in the area (next time).

The large kitchen made it easy to cook for 11 people. My husband, the designated vacation cook is missing the commercial stove with built-in griddle.

We are already planning a trip back next summer; the kids - both big and small can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
The house is right on the beach.
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Point Abino, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Thursday
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Fall 2018
6 Sep 2018 - 8 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Off Season
10 Oct 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Thursday
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Security Deposit £386.25

During the prime season, the place is only available weekly (7 days, 6 nights). The rental week starts on Thursday at 3:00pm and ends on Wednesday at 11:00am. It is arranged this way to avoid bridge delays and reduce renter's exposure to long times spent at the border.

Spring and fall rentals can be by the same term or as little as 3 nights. We will also rent off season, but that is only the blue house with three fully functioning bedrooms and two baths. All rent is stated in US Dollars.

Rental Agreement Required.

Owner'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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