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

Bedrooms 7
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights


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

David Clifford
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2017


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
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • limited accessibility


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Idyllic 19th century farm house with 150 acres in easy reach of Montreal
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

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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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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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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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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  • 5 of 5

We booked this property as it was a great size to accommodate our family who were traveling from many places such as Germany, Chicago, Boston, Toronto and Montreal. This was a perfect central location for us all to come together to celebrate a 60th wedding anniversary. The ages ranged between 1 year old and 84 years old. Everyone loved the location, the house and the eastern townships. The facilities were clean and accommodated all of us. We would definitely recommend this property and hope to return in the future. Thank you to everyone who made this special celebration the best ever>

  • Review Submitted: 11/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the farm house was our best vacation ever .All of the room were very spacious and beautifully decorated. Our family so enjoyed having our meals in the large country kitchen and many nights on the deck.We were in the pool every day and even tried our hand at tennis.Lake Brome is scenic and gorgeous.The town of Knowlton is close by with many shops and restaurants .We hope to return some day soon.My words fall short in descibing the peacefulness and beauty of the farm house.

  • Review Submitted: 02/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Lac-Brome

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
23 Jun 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$203.92
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$509.81
Tax Rate 3.5%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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