Luxurious contemporary heritage home near Sandbanks

A classic County experience for friends and family alike

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Guests 10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Allows Pets Yes

Description

BEST SPECIAL OF THE SEASON: Take advantage of $200 off when you book a 7 night minimum stay between June 29 and September 7 at
The Eckhart House by March 15. Friday changeover required. Not to be combined with other offers.


Touted by Toronto Life as "The Pinnacle of County Chic", historic Eckhart House will charm you with its blend of traditional Loyalist architecture and antiques, enhanced with luxurious contemporary features. It is an exquisitely decorated heritage, two-story, brick house, boasting a sitting porch, surrounded by landscaped lawn and gardens. For more information visit The Eckhart House website

The center of the home is a large eat-in kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances and utensils, ideal for preparing both intimate soirées and group dinners. Featuring granite counter-tops, a Miele five burner propane cook-top, island exhaust hood, double Dacor ovens, warming oven, 17 cu ft Frigidare refrigerator, separate full-sized freezer, Miele dishwasher, microwave and double sinks, you will savour the meals created in this inspiring environment. 

Extending beyond the kitchen, is a bright, well-lit sun-room, with cathedral ceiling, wood burning stove, spiral staircase to the loft bedroom and large patio doors opening to a walk-out stone patio, garden arbour and barbecue. It is a perfect outdoor setting for casual summer entertaining, al fresco dining or special events. 

Sleep and dream in spa-like bedrooms. On the main floor is an en suite bedroom with a Double bed. On the second level, a custom en suite loft bedroom and bathroom, a north and south bedroom, each with a Queen bed, 2 oversized Single beds in the flexible Eckhart "family room", and a shared bathroom. Sumptuous "YummySleep" white linens and towels are used throughout, changed weekly. All bathrooms feature slate-tiles with environmentally sensitive "dual flush" toilets. 

Bedroom Summary
1 Double with ensuite - main level
2 Queens with ensuite - second level
2 Singles - second level 

Bathroom Summary
1 x 3-piece on second level
1 ensuite bathroom - main level
1 ensuite bathroom - second level 

The Eckhart family room also serves as a casual entertainment venue with its satellite television, DVD player and the added warmth of a propane stove. Share a County culinary experience in the splendid dining room; large table and high back leather chairs seating 12, it features recessed lighting, dramatic Gothic chandelier and large windows. 

Seamlessly entertain guests in the adjoining, spacious living room with propane fireplace and mantle, expansive windows, recessed lighting, and luxuriously furnished with plush couch, vintage chairs, colourful cushioned stools, large screen satellite television, DVD, and CD player audio system. Enjoy the hot summer days with Eckhart House's fully air conditioned environment.

For added convenience Eckhart house provides full laundry facilities including washer, dryer, sink, exterior clothes-line and a full-sized freezer. Outside, relax in a country setting in style; large natural cut stone patio and garden, with western exposure, great for casual summer entertaining or al fresco dining at any time of the day or night. A magical way to savour sunsets or watch the stars at night! It includes a large barbecue and teak furniture and expanses of lawn and garden. An ideal setting for special events and entertaining, including areas for marquees and other temporary structures. 

The Eckhart House is centrally located for you to explore the stunning landscapes of Prince Edward County and Eastern Ontario, its shops, local produce markets, award-winning wineries, fabulous cuisine, art galleries, hiking & biking trails and rich cultural traditions. 

This is a pet-friendly and smoke-free facility. All guests are asked to be responsible pet owners, respecting the garden environment and other guests. Please clean up after your pet. 

Two (2) Sandbanks Park Passes are included with your rental (spring, summer, fall).

Amenities

General
  • Television
  • Satellite
  • VCR
  • DVD
  • CD Player/Stereo
  • Telephone
  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Fans
  • Woodstove x 2
  • Gas Fireplace in living room
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Books/Games
Kitchen
  • Fridge
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Potable (Drinkable) Water
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kettle
  • Tea Pot
  • Dishes
  • Cutlery
  • Pots & Pans
  • Wine Glasses
  • Kitchen Linens
  • Vacuum/Carpet Sweeper
  • Eating Area Seating ( 12 )
Outdoor
  • Deck/Patio
  • Patio Furniture
  • Chaise Lounge Chairs
  • Gas BBQ
  • Play/Yard Area
  • Parking
  • Firewood
  • Neighbors
  • Parking ( 4-5 )
Extra and Feature Amenities Provided
  • Gourmet kitchen 
  • Coffee, tea, sugar, basic spices 
  • top-quality beds with "YummySleep" white linens and towels
  • toiletries, paper products 
  • central air-conditioning throughout 
  • satellite television and DVD in two locations 
  • Sonos audio system (living room, kitchen, patio) 
  • WiFi internet
  • telephone 
  • 1 gas fireplace 
  • two wood stoves 
  • large gas barbecue 
  • dog bowls and dog towels to dry them off upon entry
  • two (2) Sandbanks Park Passes are included with your rental (spring, summer, fall)
What to Bring
  • Beach and outdoor towels. beach chairs, umbrellas
  • Sunscreen
  • Water shoes
  • Bikes and bike helmets

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Rates

* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options or fees.
Vacation Rental Standard Pricing Night Weekly  
Quiet Season $925 $2,775  
Mid Season $1,075 $3,300  
High Season   $3,850  
Holiday Season $817 $3,850  

Reviews

Write a Review
Reviewed: Oct 17, 2017
Property Manager
Galen, Jenna and Carrie were all a treat to work with. All very knowledgeable and friendly. For our Winery tour, Wolf also was very knowledgeable, friendly and a pleasure to spend the afternoon with.
Property
Wonderful place to spend a weekend celebration with friends.
Hastings, CA
Reviewed: Oct 9, 2017
Property Manager
Unbelievably helpful and efficient.
Property
We love, love, love staying at Eckhart House!
Reviewed: Sep 30, 2016
Property
We had such a wonderful time in your home. Such a beautiful, charming and welcoming place. We celebrated our Mom's 80th birthday here and we wouldn't have chosen a better place. Our kids loved it. Thank you!
Reviewed: Sep 18, 2016
Property
This was a special occasion for us. A Mother/ Daughter weekend away, just the girls to celebrate my cousin's upcoming wedding. We could not have asked for a better place! the Eckhart House is truly a gem and we would be thrilled to return. Thank you so much for hosting us.
Reviewed: Aug 1, 2016
Property
Dear Owners, Thank you for your care. We had a fantastic stay at your place! Thanks and regards, Family E & H (Netherlands)

Notes

Check In/Out Times

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM

Deposits

Damage Deposit: $1000
Rental Deposit to Secure Booking: $1000

Rental Conditions
Smoke Free: Yes
Children Allowed: Yes 
Pets Allowed: Yes - Please let us know breed to confirm with Owner
Maximum Occupancy: 10
Change Over Day For Weekly High Season Bookings: Friday

Special Notes

Luxurious premium vacation rental with contemporary features and conveniences a short drive or bike to beautiful Sandbanks beaches. Pet-friendly.

Close To

Travel time to Sandbanks: < 5 minutes
Travel time to nearest swimming area: < 5 minutes

A 2-minute drive to Sandbanks Provincial Park for swimming, windsurfing and canoeing 
A 10-minute drive to Picton, Prince Edward County's cultural hub 
A 15-minute drive to the village of Bloomfield; good shopping, restaurants, bike rentals and homemade ice cream 
A 15-minute drive to Picton Golf and Country Club and a 20-minute drive to Wellington on the Lake Golf Course 
A 20-minute drive to village of Wellington; good shopping, restaurants, boat rentals to Sandbanks beaches and for fishing 
A 10 - 20-minute drive to nearly a dozen wineries featuring wine tasting and local wine for sale from Ontario's newest wine region

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