Victorian style home in charming village on river gorge. Large property, gardens

Victorian style home in charming village on river gorge. Large property, gardens

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Robert

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our 100 year old two-storey Victorian home features stained glass windows, spacious kitchen, dining room, living room, four bedrooms, perennial gardens, huge lawn, and lots of privacy. Hardwood flooring and continuous cool air circulation keeps the interior cool on hot summer days. A well stocked library provides lots of good reading for adults and children while the very private deck patio in the yard is a favourite place for barbecues and summer wines. With sleeping for seven or more guests, fine art on the walls and an office, there is ample room for relaxation. The decore is inviting, the soft chairs comfy but if you want to get away for a few hours there is a canoe available for the nearby rivers.

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Who we are

  1. Bob 66 and Linda 60 are a semi-retired couple rattling around in our large home when we're not walking, entertaining, reading, dabbling in arts and crafts or enjoying visiting our seven adult children and very young grandchildren. With several exchange experiences in the past few years, we have welcomed exchangers to our home from France, England, Ireland and Canada and know how to take good care of your home. We are energetic and interested in culture, history, art and landscapes.

    (IF you are bringing young children with you on your exchange, we request you insure that they show respect for our home. We have had an exchange in 2010 wherein the children seemed to be unrestricted in their behaviour and we needed a week to clean up when we got home.)

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Where is it?

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You ask us to surprise you, well here are just a few surprises. Within TWO HOURS of our home are: the world's longest and cleanest freshwater beaches ,a national underwater park www.tobermory.org/page/gallery where you can dive among dozens of shipwrecks, Niagara Falls www.niagarafallstourism.com CN Tower the world's tallest freestanding buiiding, the 17th. century fort www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca Toronto city www.seetorontonow.com with its museums, galleries, 3 professional sports teams, Ontario Place Playground for children, multicultural dining, and Shaw Festival at Niagara-on-the-Lake and the Niagara Wine Route with more than 20 wineries to visit and sample. Within ONE HOUR are Stratford Shakespearean Festival, two lakes for sailing and fishing, three Provincial camp grounds,dozens of Mennonite communities and farmers' markets. YOU CAN WALK from our house to the Grand River Gorge for swimming,kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking, or go golfing or visit the theatre, antique shops, slots and horseracing or any of the six churches in our town,www.elora.info (photo gallery). Canada and especially our part of Canada is a surprising and great destination that is too often overlooked. We invite you to come here and surprise yourself!

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