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Idyllic 19th century farm house with 150 acres in easy reach of Montreal

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Fully renovated mid 19th century farm house transformed into the quintessential country family hideaway. Located on 150 acres of total privacy and yet only five minutes from Knowlton village centre with shops and restaurants. The outside living is fabulous, with porches, large decks, swimming pool, tennis court, guest house, forest and meadows & breathtaking mountain views.

In winter there is easy access to skiing at Mont Sutton, Mont Orford and Mont Brome or you can cross country ski or snowshoe through your own fields and forests.

In summer, there is golf for all abilities at Knowlton, Inverness, Royal Bromont and many other courses. The Boat Club at Knowlton gives easy access to sailing and canoeing on Lac Brome or you may choose to enjoy your own swimming pool and tennis court in totally idyllic surroundings.

The farm house has seven bedrooms with four bathrooms and comfortably sleeps twelve.

The fully equipped spacious family kitchen with a wood stove and beautiful views is the centre piece for family living, or you can relax in front of an open wood fire in the spacious living room. Children can watch satellite TV, DVDs or play table tennis and table football in the well-equipped basement.

There is a desk computer, printer and internet wifi, for those who need to stay connected.

Enjoy all the Eastern Townships have to offer!

More Details

Owner
David Clifford
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
31 May, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Lac-Brome

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

Amazing home on a beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

14 of us (3 families with kids between 4 and 7) stayed for a week in March, and we absolutely loved our time here. It’s a very well equipped home with lots of space. The eat-in kitchen is amazing for large groups. It has an island, two sinks, two fridges, a large pantry, and new appliances. There’s a large pine table and a smaller pine table, which can easily fit groups of adults and kids. There’s a games room in the basement with ping pong and foosball, and a tv room and a living room on the main floor, so people can spread out and kids have plenty of room to play.

The beds are very comfortable and two bedrooms have en suites. All the bathrooms are very spacious.

We highly recommend this home and we hope to return soon one day!

  • Review Submitted: 17/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto
5

Idyllic and Lovely Home Away Indeed

  • 5 of 5

Two families spent a wonderful 10 winter days together with extra friends too at this charming and very comfortable property. The location was amazing....separated from neighbours by fields and forests...and the house was perfectly suited and appointed to accommodate all us adults and children age 5 to 8. Plenty of space and large rooms, common rooms for children and adults and a large family kitchen that is one of the best stocked I have ever visited - with great appliances, extensive cookery and solid tableware. The owner was gracious, flexible to our needs and quick to respond to any questions during our planning and stay. Our arrival was well organized. Drive to Sutton village and skiing is 20 mins tops. Snowshoe and X-country right out the door. I highly recommend it in winter - and we look forward to a visit in summer too!

  • Review Submitted: 09/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family felt very privileged to spend a week in this wonderful home. Three generations, raging in age from 7 to 73, found lots to do, room to group together or find private spaces, and cook in the well stocked kitchen without getting in anyone's way. We all enjoyed the pool, tennis court, fire pit and many other amenities. The beds were comfortable, there were lots of linens, and the area is so quiet that on more than one morning we all slept in way past our normal wake up times. The house is beautiful without being stuffy and we all went home feeling very relaxed. As an extra bonus the owner is a dream to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 13/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about David and his house. It was incredibly spacious for our two families - and more than enough to do for our kids who ranged from 5 to 19. Our kids loved breaking out to the pool, ping pong, tennis, and yard - and I think I was happiest that there was enough room in the kitchen that we could cook together and all fit around the tables to eat and laugh together every night. The house is well kept, with plenty of space, and some great books and music to browse. Knowlton is a lovely town, lots of trails to explore on foot, bike and dirtbike, and we also enjoyed an easy drive to Montreal for more site-seeing.

Dave was attentive in helping us plan our vacation - and we all sent him our deepest gratitude our last night when we were sitting around the fire feeling appreciative of our vacation together!

Treat yourself and your family - you will come back relaxed and happy from this great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful haven

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved staying here for our week vacation. The house is big enough for 2 families, the pool is comfortably heated and fenced in for safety, there is a tennis court and a little park for children to play. All this is on the property for you to enjoy. The best part is that it is very private with lots of landscaped land. Will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 29/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
5

Best ever family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Every year, in late August, our family of twelve (three generations including six kids under nine) chooses a different VRBO property for one week of being together. All of them have been great, but this one was outstanding. A beautiful house and grounds with space for everyone to have downtime, or to hang out with a few people and play games or watch tv away from the rest of the family, or to be all together in the large welcoming kitchen. Indeed, the kitchen was the central gathering place, and there, with everything we needed, we cooked yummy meals, listened to music, enjoyed conversations and kept our eyes on the kids who spent every moment they could outdoors. The pool, tennis court and play area have never been so well used, I'm sure; as one of the adults said, "we really don't have to leave the property except to get groceries now and then - everything for a perfect vacation is right here!" While likely true, we did leave the property to take long walks, explore Knowlton and nearby towns, do a bit of fishing and enjoy the fields and hills and valleys of the beautiful Eastern Townships. A rainy day trip to Montreal for several people worked well, and we were able to welcome a few guests from Montreal who could easily make the trip for lunch.

Arranging to stay here was easy. Great information before our arrival, a house that was welcoming and ready for us when we got here from our various locations, and quick responses when we had a question or two all added to the pleasure we had at The Farm. We left with at least one child in tears because we had to go, but we promised that we'd be back. And we will be!

  • Review Submitted: 12/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Lac-Brome

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
23 Jun 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$4,079
 
 
New Year
27 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$5,098
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,039
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$203.93
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$509.82

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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