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Member since: 2014
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Escape to the countryside and relax! Many varied attractions nearby for all.

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Photos and Description of this Pelham holiday farmhouse

Countryside Retreat, Perfect for Large Family and Friends Gathering and Relaxing

Nestled on 23 acres of land that run adjacent to the Welland river is an updated 3000 sq. ft. century old farmhouse that is ready to become your family's favourite get-away.

During the summer months, the farmhouse can comfortably sleep 15 people.

The farm is located south of the Twenty Valley Wine Country and there are a variety of wine tour companies that will pick up your parties at the farm and will drop you off following a lovely day of wine tasting. If you prefer more nature than wine, there are many beautiful parks and a sandy beach on Lake Erie only a short drive away...and the infamous Niagara Falls and all of its attractions are only a 35 minute drive away.

Plenty of sleeping spaces can be found in the four upstairs bedrooms. A king size bed and a four piece ensuite are found in the large master bedroom; an adjacent bedroom has two double beds that can sleep four; a queen bed is found in the third spacious bedroom and in the fourth bedroom a daybed can expand to comfortably sleep two. A three piece bathroom is also located on the upper floor.

On the main floor, a queen bed is tucked privately away and additional sleeping spaces can be found on a comfortable pull out sofa that is in a quiet sitting room and on the comfortable couches in the family room.

A third spacious bathroom is located on the main floor and is equipped with a shower.

Multiple eating spaces can be found between the kitchen and the dining room, which has three patio doors facing the river. The large family room has a large TV, Blu-ray player and a big and varied selection of DVDs. There are multiple games for the family to enjoy as well as a selection of children and adult books and puzzles.

A large in-ground pool and a hot tub are two of the extra amenities that will make your retreat memorable.

The kitchen is stocked with almost anything you would need during your stay. Crock pot, punch bowl, serving trays, serving bowls and bakeware are just some of the extras besides the multitude of plates, glassware and cutlery provided. There a few pantry staples, herbs and spices, and condiments provided.

A 10 acre forest is located on the south end of the property with well-appointed walking trails and a charming little shack. Several kayaks are available for use in the river that runs along the length of the property. A BBQ is supplied and there is a large fire pit on the property and the wood is available for purchase (or you can collect fallen brush).

An 18 hole golf course and a family diner are in walking distance of the property.

Pets are allowed :)

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Lindy (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Lindy

I am an advanced care paramedic in the Niagara Region and love animals and being outdoors. I was raised in a small village of 350 people, I enjoyed years of living in a city and it's nearby amenities, but in the end, the serenity of the countryside won my heart.

Lindy purchased this farmhouse in 2012

Why Lindy chose Ontario

I fell in love with this property before it was even listed. I remember the sunlight hitting the big old red barn on the property and thinking how I would love to get pictures taken there. I bought the farm and it has been the family gathering place ever since.

What makes this farmhouse unique

I am a dedicated bird feeder, so if you love birds, you'll be guaranteed to have some fun sightings! This spring we have had LOTS of activity: indigo buntings, baltimore orioles, hummingbirds, yellow finches by the dozen, cardinals, red-winged blackbirds, chickadees, a variety of woodpeckers, blue jays, grosbeaks, mourning doves, nuthatches, juncos (winter regulars) as well as turkey vultures and bluebirds nesting on the property. The occassional hoot can also be heard by a pair of Great Horned Owls.


based on 23 traveller reviews

Escape to the countryside and relax! Many varied attractions nearby for all.
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

spectacular view

  • 4 of 5

This property is absolutely lovely - the view out over the river in particular. The house is very clean, well equipped and spacious - in short, totally comfortable for our group of 9. Lindy was highly responsive and all details were attended to in a very timely manner. We would definitely recommend this accommodation to anyone looking for a rural experience on the doorstep of "wine country".

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent several days at Lindy's lovely farmhouse!

We've done these types of vacations before but this was by far our favourite! The house was clean and comfortable. It's just perfect for large extended families looking to spend time together. We enjoyed the privacy this property offered and we loved the fact that we were able to bring our family dog.

Lindy was wonderful and was easily reachable in case we needed her but also respected our privacy. Thank you Lindy! :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Someone is always available to help with any problems that may arise at the farm but we do try to minimize our work and visits there so guests can enjoy their vacation time to the fullest. Wonderful guests.
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This property is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay couldn't have been any better! We immediately felt at home. The atmosphere was exteemely calming and the amenities were outstanding. From the view of the river to the farm yard back drop everything was there! We enjoyed our stay very much and looking towards our next visit!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love when the farm feels like a home away from home. Thanks for being such wonderful guests. The house looked great when you left!
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Great Location Beautiful Place

  • 5 of 5

I had a great stay, Very clean and private. We definitely will be coming back. Very friendly owner.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great trip at Lindy's house. The 5 adults and two kids enjoyed the pool and a few of us got out kayaking. The house itself is large and very clean. Lindy has stocked the house well with many of the things needed for an extended stay. Lindy also works very hard to ensure the stay goes well for all. While the internet was slow at times and the bugs were biting, that was expected so we came prepared. There are many golf courses and beaches nearby and the falls/wineries are not far either. All in all it was a great stay and we would recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This rural Internet is on my radar....perhaps I will look into a booster. Loads of wineries and golf courses nearby. Thanks for being fantastic guests!
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Beautiful, and so clean!

  • 5 of 5

The property was gorgeous, and Lindy was a joy to work with. The house was perfect for our large group, and everything was sparkling clean. We all loved swimming in the pool (it was hard to get the kids out!) and relaxing by a bonfire while gaping at all the beautiful stars at night. I really loved having my morning coffee in a peaceful chair by the river, and my mother-in-law couldn't get enough of watching the birds at the home's pretty feeder tree. Every single person in our big group absolutely loved our stay. Thank you for making our family vacation great!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I loved when this group arrived. The kids were so excited for their vacation (and to get out of the car!) and were running around....a good reminder of the joy I get from renting out the farm.
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Nearest Golf
0.8 Kilometres
Riverview Golf & Country Club (1 min)
Nearest Motorway
23 Kilometres
QEW (23 min)
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Kilometres
2 x 4 Diner (1 min)
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Long Beach (15 min)
Car: recommended

The Niagara Region is full of wineries, festivals, conservation areas, beaches, farmers markets, zoos, waterparks, golf courses and so many more enjoyments for all ages.

A 15 minute drive south brings you to the beautiful sandy beaches of Long Beach and a 15 minute drive north brings you to the vineyards, orchards and antique shops of Vineland and Jordan.

The powerful Niagara Falls, casinos and shopping outlets are less than 35 minutes away.

The Greater Niagara Circle Route, has over 140 km of mostly off-road, paved trails suitable for walking, cycling and rollerblading. The trail follows along the Welland Canal from St. Catharines to Port Colborne; the old CN Rail Line to Fort Erie; the Niagara Parkway to Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Lakeshore Road back to St. Catharines. Access to the trail is less than a 15 km drive away.

The Niagara Region is scattered with golf courses, with an 18 hole golf course in walking distance of the house.

Fully guided horse riding trails are less than a 15 minute drive away as well as the excellent hiking, mountain bike pathways and stunning scenery of Short Hills Provincial Park.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Pelham, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
Off Season
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
24 Dec 2016 - 26 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years Eve
30 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee: Pet/Night A$20 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$491
Linen Fee A$49 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Two night week day visits will be subject to a $200 cleaning fee.

It is expected that the house will be left in a tidy manner and if the owner deems that the guest clean-up is not satisfactory, guests will be asked to pay a $100 excessive cleaning fee

Please read the attached rental agreement and agree to the terms and conditions at time of first payment.

Guests that prefer to pay the second installment via electronic money transfer or cash on arrival, will be given a 1.5% discount

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.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Pelham

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main floor bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Master bedroom ensuite - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Riverview bedroom - 1 large double bed
    The Living Room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Comfortable couches for extra sleeping space
    The Nephew Bedroom - 2 double bed
    The Niece Room - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 single bed , Daybed that can expand into a king size bed
    Master bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , 4 piece ensuite, dresser & large closet space, TV with DVD
    Main Floor Sitting room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Pull out sofa, sleeps 2, with attached 3 piece bath (+bidet)
    Main Floor Bonus Room - 1 large double bed , This room is not available in the winter months
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Check in is after 4:30 pm Check out is at 11 am