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Ultimate vacation -3 King size bedrooms, Queen/double/ singles, hot tub & kayaks

Bedrooms 5
Space 334 m²
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2 full Baths, lots of space dining & livingroom

Built in the late 1700s this is one of the first homes built in the area but updated to have the comforts and conveniences of modern day but the charm of the past. 5 bedrooms; 4 bedrooms upstairs- three rooms with King size beds and one room with a queen & double bed. The upstairs landing also has a double pull out couch. The downstairs has a trundle bed with two single beds. All major appliances and the hot tub is operational from April to October. There is high speed internet and Bell Expressvu tv.

The Old Stone Home is located in a picturesque shallow bay, with very little boat traffic as the bay ends several hundred yards past the home. The shipping channel is two miles/three kilometres away from both homes, so there is no chance of someone being swamped in a canoe by the waves of a 1000 foot freighter. Bring your fishing rod, the fishing ranges from good to great! We have several kayaks that you can use during your stay. Your vacation home is situated on the hill will allows for a beautiful panoramic waterfront view of the mighty St. Lawrence river. When raining there is an upstairs is an enclosed deck . Large patio with tables and chairs to have your meals outdoors and fire bowl on the patio or you can have a fire down by the river.

Area attractions include- Fort Wellington (famous in the battle of 1812) in Prescott, Fort Henry in Kingston, Upper Canada village, Chrysler park, wild life Bird Sanctuary as well as within an hour of Ottawa

The owners home is to the east and there is a shared dock and there is a screened in gazebo and open air gazebo for your use.

This is truly a fantastic place and a wonderful place to spend a couple of days or week with your family and friends.

More Details

Christine Joli-Coeur
Member since: 2000
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

About Christine Joli-Coeur

Both Randy and I are relatively newbies to the area having lived her just under 20 years.

Christine Joli-Coeur purchased this chateau / country house in 2005

Why Christine Joli-Coeur chose Ontario

When we first purchased we had been living in a smaller cottage in the area for a number of years. Initially we thought to rent it for a few years and move in when the kids were older. The advent of our third child made us rethink and we built a home a bit south and west of this historic home. Why this home? When I first walked in the home I had an ovewhelming sense of history. A glimpse of the past. This home is one of the pioneer homes of the area. It is truly one of the most historic homes in the area and we feel honoured to be able to share it with others.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Really nice place for large families or a couple of families. Lots of space to eat either at the kitchen table or the formal dining room table (both fit more than 10). So you don't need to pack up the chess or monopoly game at meal time. Lots of place to get away from the action like the second story closed in porch with a beautiful view of the river, sit on the large window sills in the bedrooms to read a book or outside on the large interlock patio overlooking the St. Lawrence river and Island.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I would like to share with you some kind words from our recent guests. "We certainly enjoyed staying at your historic rental home on the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The feature we particularly enjoyed was the large patio facing river. We took our coffee there in the morning, relaxed there during the cocktail hour and cooked the entre for most dinners on the open wood/charcoal burning fire pit. We also took advantage of the kayaks you provided and the large eat in kitchen. Of course, the fact that your part of Ontario is truly beautiful also helped.

We also appreciated all the advice, biking maps, activity information, etc which you provided. This support was facilitated by the positive relationship we developed during the initial correspondence and personal contact once we were there and which I believe can be one of the best features of the VRBO program for both the owner and guest. I try to establish similar relationships and provide similar support when renting our own second home in South Carolina via VRBO.

Thanks again, "
Jul 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 334 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , First floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , second floor bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 single bed , trundel bed so one single bed pulls out on first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , 2 double bed
    Convertible bed(s) - pull out double couch upstairs hall
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We attempt to make your vacation memorable. We may be able to accommodate special requests such as a rice maker, large coffee maker, additional toasters at a small additional fee


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

Ultimate vacation -3 King size bedrooms, Queen/double/ singles, hot tub & kayaks
average rating of 4.736842 based on 39 reviews

Large house

  • 4 of 5

Big house....we and the kids had fun. The lake was nice. Great place.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay:) We look forward to your visit again in future.
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beautiful historic house

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here to celebrate our parents 50th anniversary. This is a great property, something for everyone. The kids loved the playset, the adults loved the hot tub, and my brother-in-law loved the fishing. Within the first five minutes he had caught the biggest fish of his life! This is central to a lot of wonderful activities, we went to Kingston to tour the Penn and to Gananoque for the boat cruise, but isolated and quiet.

Thank you Christine!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to have a big get together

  • 5 of 5

Lots of room and comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We welcome your review and look forward to your return. Have a fantastic day and for visiting Riverlee for your rental needs. Chris
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Great house for a big group

  • 4 of 5

My friends and I rented this house for new years and it was great! The house is a perfect size for a big group with many beds (very comfy too). The kitchen is fully equipped. The only think I would suggest is a new flat screen television so that guests can enjoy a nice movie and so guests have the option of hooking up their laptops or game consoles for Netflix. Other than that, great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our great weekend at Riverlee

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at Riverlee. It is a beautiful spot and we felt right at home. Owners Christine and Randy are awesome and friendly. Christine even brought something needed at 8:30 Saturday night.

Had a great time and hope to able to rent next October as well

Thank you once again


  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes I was glad to help. Not too many people need a VHS but we still had one. Sadly enough when we switch to a more modern TV they don't work on them. Not too sure why. We were really happy to host your girls weekend and glad that you felt it to be the ideal spot. We think so too;) Please come back anytime. You were fantastic guests.
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great time at the cottage with a large group of ladies to celebrate our annual get together.

  • 5 of 5

we had booked the cottage with christine for 4 days and 3 nights for our annual get together with a large group of ladies. it was easy to find with the directions and christine was there to help us get into the cottage and check things over. she was always accessible if we had any questions either in person or by phone. the location and accomodations met all our needs and everyone was so pleased with the place. one of the two fridges was not working but turned out to not be a problem and she is having it replaced soon. the rooms were all a great size and room for us all to spread out. the beds were comfortable and there was room for all of us.we loved having the big kitchen table to sit around for breakfast and morning coffee and then the big dining room table for our evening meal. everyone is looking forward to returning again next year! thank you for a great stay! i would recommend this place to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you have a great time. This house lends itself well to these larger gatherings. It has the space and spots to hang out inside and out. Already got the dates confirmed for your group for next year. Have a fantastic day.
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Ogdensburg NY (15)&Ottawa ON International (85)
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Prescott/Ontario & Ogdensburg/NY
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
401/ 416
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Bridgeview Marina
Nearest Ski
130 Kilometres
Titus Mtn NY or Pakenham ON ski resorts
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Prescott or Iroquois public beaches
Car: recommended

Shakespeare Festival, live music on Sundays during the summer, Fort Wellington, thousand Island Kayaking, Iroquois locks. Also just put a piano in the home so for those with the ability you can now also add some musical entertainment to your group.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
late spring
23 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
30 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
3 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
Labour day 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
thanksgiving CDN 2017
6 Oct 2017 - 9 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
New Years 2018
29 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
Easter 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$97.9
Pet Fee A$97.9
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to confirmation and rentals during summer period are from Friday 4pm until the following Friday to 11am. When having additional guests over 10 additional cost which can be negotiated depending on the size of the group.We will attempt to meet special requests whenever possible. Please contact us at 613-340-8682 if you require more information sincerely, Christine & Randy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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