Bella Vista Lakehouse

Whether it's a vacation or a few days away, you'll look forward to spending time at Bella Vista Lakehouse, a waterfront retreat overlooking the pristine waters of Lake-on-the-Mountain. The contemporary furnishings, décor, and roominess will make you feel right at home and you’ll be amazed at the scenic view from the expansive windows. With 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a huge living and family room, it’s a fantastic location for family gatherings and get-togethers with friends, and it's a short drive to Picton and the Sandbanks beaches and hiking trails. Beach passes for two vehicles are included with your rental.

From several rooms on the main level, you can access the water view balcony that spans the width of the house. What a great spot for grilling dinner and dining al fresco! For a closer view of the water, meander outside and experience the park like setting. While you're at it, why not enjoy a refreshing dip in the lake? For a spectacular end to the day, gather around the campfire and watch the blazing sun set over the glimmering waters. During the cooler weather, you also have the option to cozy up next to a wood burning fireplace. 

Bella Vista Lakehouse is a two minute walk from historic Lake-on-the-Mountain Inn where you can enjoy a wonderful meal or a glass of local wine on the breezy patio. Across the road from the Inn, you'll appreciate the spectacular view of the Bay of Quinte and Glenora Ferry - from either the patio of The Miller House Cafe-Brasserie or from the look-out point at the Lake-on-the-Mountain Provincial Park. During the winter months, enjoy nature while cross country skiing, snowshoeing, or hiking along the many country trails including the Sandbanks.

While you're visiting the area, take advantage of the wonderful scenery & country roads, sand dunes & beaches, golf courses & fishing, festivals & farm markets that Prince Edward County offers. Enjoy a day of tasting and discovery at local wineries and fine dining establishments. Visit the museums, theatre, art galleries, artisans, and antique shops that abound. And it's conveniently close to Toronto (2 hours), Ottawa (3 hours), and Montreal (4 hours) so visit as often as you like.

For more information about local attractions and activities, check out  Visit the County.

Bedrooms

Five bedrooms - accommodates 12 (maximum 8 adults)

  • Master bedroom with king bed and balcony access - main level
  • Bedrooms 2 & 3 with queen beds - main level
  • Bedroom 4 with queen bed  + two single bunk beds - lower level
  • Bedroom 5 with double bed - lower level

Additional sleeping space - two double pull-out sofas in family room on lower level.

Baby crib and playpen also available for guest use.

A/C is available in all main level bedrooms.

** Please note that all beds and bedding were purchased new in 2015 **

Bathrooms

Three bathrooms

  • 4 piece bathroom with walk-in shower & bathtub - main level
  • 2 piece powder room - main level
  • 4 piece bathroom with tub & shower - lower level
Kitchen & Dining Area

Fully equipped eat-in kitchen includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, kettle, 2 electric grillers, small food processor, hand mixer and juicer. Pots & pans, utensils, dishes, & cutlery are also provided. Please note that the electric cooktop and wall oven were replaced with a new stove in October 2016.

Large table will seat up to 10; one highchair available for the young ones.

You can access the balcony via a patio door in the dining area.

Bird watchers will also find a pair of binoculars and a bird book here.

Living Room

Living room is spacious and features floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase the water view plus there is access to the balcony. Large contemporary style sectional will seat a large group. Guests will enjoy cozying up to the fireplace in the cooler weather.

Other Rooms

Family room with two sofas, 60" Smart TV with satellite service & Blu-ray player plus a ping pong table; located on lower level with walk-out to back yard. Large patio doors provide another stunning view and guests will enjoy the comfort of a second fireplace.

Laundry room with washer & dryer on main level next to the kitchen.

Waterfront

188' feet of pristine waterfront in a park-like setting on Lake-on-the-Mountain. Rocky shoreline is suitable for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Picnic table and lounge chairs are provided for your enjoyment. Bring your own boats, PFD's, water toys, and water shoes. No motorboats are allowed on this small lake. 

Features
Waterfront, Beach Pass, Fishing Nearby, Cable/Satellite TV, BBQ, Firepit, Laundry Room, WiFi Internet, Dishwasher, Linens Included, Cleaning Included, Telephone, Located in the country, Good Swimming, Senior Accessible, Fireplace, Summer changeover = SUN, Managed by Agency, Room Air Conditioning, Animal FREE, Water View, King bed
Other Features
  • Thoughtfully set up with families in mind. In addition to many family oriented features, guests have access to a baby crib, a playpen (Pack n' Play), and a highchair as well as games, books, and a ping pong table.
  • Telephone available for guest use: Canada and US wide calling
  • A/C is available in all main level bedrooms
  • Two wood burning fireplaces for taking the chill off during the cooler weather; wood will be provided for low season rentals
  • Fire pit in the backyard for evening campfires in the summer
  • Water view balcony with large dining table (seats 10) and 7 burner propane BBQ; accessible from dining area, living room, and master bedroom
  • Over one acre of private yard with park-like setting; picnic table and lounge chairs for guest use
  • Walk to Lake-on-The-Mountain Inn and The Miller House Cafe-Brasserie (May to Oct)
  • Within 10 minute drive of Picton with 3 supermarkets, LCBO, theatre, fast food to fine cuisine, live entertainment, shopping
  • Within 25 minutes of Sandbanks; Two beach passes are included with rental; each pass provides unlimited daytime access for one vehicle to Sandbanks & North Beach
  • Available year round. Fully winterized with hot water furnace and two wood burning fireplaces for low season rentals. Bring your cross country skis or snowshoes and enjoy nature at its best (weather permitting, of course)!

Maximum 12 persons (no more than 8 adults in group); no pets allowed; $600 security deposit; cleaning service included; linen service included.

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Linens, Supplies & Cleaning
  • Sheets, towels, bath mats, kitchen linens, pillows, & blankets are provided. Please bring your own beach towels
  • Toilet paper, paper towels, salt & pepper, dish soap & dishwasher detergent, garbage bags, and BBQ propane are supplied
  • Drinking Water – The water supply comes from the lake, therefore Ontario water regulations require that you either purchase drinking water or boil it before using it for drinking.  The water is filtered and can be used for all other purposes.
  • Cleaning service is included in the rental rate therefore guests are not required to clean at check-out; however guests are expected to do their dishes, take out the garbage, strip the beds, and to leave the house tidy.
Policies
  • Maximum 12 persons; no more than 8 adults at any time
  • No pets allowed
  • No smoking inside
  • Check-in 4:00 pm; Check-out 11:00 am
  • High Season (Jul & Aug): weekly rentals with Sunday check-in/check-out
  • Low Season: 2 night minimum; 3 night minimum for long weekends
  • Rates are tax exempt
  • $600 refundable security deposit required

From To Week Weekend Long Weekend
Apr 1st 2018 Jun 1st 2018 $2200 $1100 $1540
Jun 2nd 2018 Jun 30th 2018 $2450 $1225 $1715
Jul 1st 2018 Sep 1st 2018 $3150 n/a n/a
Sep 2nd 2018 Oct 7th 2018 $2450 $1225 $1715
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