The Owen House

The Owen House, Picton, ON, Canada
view of The Owen House from Bridge Street
view of The Owen House from Head Street
vaulted ceilings in the great room
view of seating in the great room
TV viewing area
dining area in the great room
living room with natural gas fireplace
another view of the living room with cabinetry
breakfast room
modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances
another view of the kitchen and sitting area
2 pc powder room on main level
master bedroom with king bed
bedroom 2 with queen bed
bedroom 3 with single bunks + single bed
5 pc spa bathroom
another view of spa bathroom
loft room with futon sofa & flat screen TV
laundry room with storage space and clothes racks
outdoor 5 person hot tub

Overlooking the Picton Harbour in the heart of Prince Edward County, this 3 bedroom vacation home is a perfect blend of modern convenience with historic charm. This cottage accommodates a maximum of 6 persons age 10 and over, additional sleeping for 3 more persons age 9 and under (local by-law 4518-2019). Cleaning and linens are included. PLEASE READ BELOW FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THIS SPACE AND AMENITIES:

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please be advised that although our bookings continue to be weekly only during high season, due to COVID-19 we will be shortening stays by one night to accommodate a 24-hour break between rentals. For your safety as well as housekeepers and to allow additional time for COVID-19 disinfecting. After booking, rental rates will be prorated accordingly, less a 25.00 COVID-19 disinfecting fee. We also ask that all guest bring their own blankets and pillows for their own protection.


  • Accommodates a maximum of 6 persons age 10 and over, additional sleeping for 3 more persons age 9 and under (local by-law 4518-2019)
  • LINENS & CLEANING ARE INCLUDED, however before checkout, ALL guests are expected to do their dishes, remove all food, take out the garbage/recycling, move items back to original spots, and to leave the cottage tidy
  • Sheets, towels, bath mats, kitchen linens, pillows, & blankets are provided. Please bring your own beach towels.
  • Toilet paper, paper towels, salt/pepper, dish soap and dishwasher detergent, garbage/recycling bags, and BBQ charcoal are supplied
  • ONE beach pass is included for use during your stay
  • Guests are expected to bring their own personal supplies such as bath soap and shampoo
  • Drinking Water: The water supply is municipally treated so it should be safe for drinking
  • Features Available: WiFi, TV/DVD/satellite, laundry, dishwasher, hot tub
  • Sorry - no pets allowed
  • Guests must be at least 25 years of age to make a booking
  • We require the names of all occupants and the ages of any children in compliance with a local by-law
  • Check-in 4:00 pm; Check-out 11:00 am
  • High Season: WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY WITH SATURDAY CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT (June 27-Sept 5)
  • Low Season: 2 night min; 3 night min for long weekends
  • Payment: Major credit cards - payment will be collected by Airbnb at time of booking
  • No smoking inside
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    Tour the County wineries, visit the Sandbanks Provincial Park beaches, sample the regional cuisine and peruse the local shops from this centrally located limestone house. For your convenience, one beach pass is provided with your rental. Return home to upscale comfort & convenience set on a one-acre landscaped lot with stone patios, lush gardens, hot tub and manicured lawn.


    This limestone trapezoid-shaped home was built in 1847 and has been renovated to preserve the history of the home while providing modern custom features. The kitchen features new espresso cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, tile floors and bright windows overlooking the harbour. The great room features a flat-screen TV viewing area and a spacious dining area. The large windows overlook the landscaped yard, and there is access to both the side porch and back yard stone patio complete with charcoal BBQ and 5 person hot tub.


    The front walkway leads to the Picton Harbor where you can enjoy a stroll on the docks, go fishing, or moor your boat. A couple of blocks further and you will find downtown Picton with its many cafes, restaurants, shops, galleries, and theatre.


    If you're looking for adventure, spend the day at the beach or one of the local spas, tour the wineries, shop and browse in the boutiques, artisan and antique shops, dine out at a fine restaurant or pub, play a round of golf, tour the County on bicycle, or check out the local farm markets.

    Bedrooms

    Three bedrooms all on second floor - Accommodates a maximum of 6 persons age 10 and over, additional sleeping for 3 more persons age 9 and under (local by-law 4518-2019)

    • Master bedroom with one king bed
    • Second bedroom with one queen bed
    • Third bedroom with a set of single bunks plus a separate single bed (3 single beds)

    Loft Room for additional sleeping - double futon & flat screen TV

    Bathrooms

    Main floor

    • 2 piece powder room in central location next to kitchen

    Second floor 

    • Spa-like bathroom features heated floors, double vanity, sunken soaker tub and six foot rainfall glass shower
    • The bathroom connects to a walk-in custom laundry area featuring Whirlpool washer/dryer, ironing board and clothes racks
    Kitchen & Dining Area

    Modern fully equipped kitchen with island and breakfast bar - includes fridge, stove, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, pots & pans, dishes, utensils, cutlery. The kitchen features new espresso cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, tile floors and bright windows overlooking the harbor and backyard.

    Breakfast room adjacent to living room for casual dining. Larger dining area in the great room will seat up to nine comfortably.

    Living Room

    The living room features a natural gas fireplace and custom built-in cabinetry and desk for the travelling professional and where you'll find family games and a vast book collection.

    Other Rooms
    Great Room - Large, bright room features a flat screen TV viewing area, dining area overlooking the landscaped yard, and access to both the side porch and BBQ/Stone Patio/Hot Tub

    Laundry Room - Walk-in custom laundry area featuring Whirlpool washer/dryer, ironing board and clothes racks
    Features
    Beach Pass, Fishing Nearby, Cable/Satellite TV, BBQ, Fireplace, Year Round, WiFi Internet, Dishwasher, Central Air Conditioning, Linens Included, Cleaning Included, Located in town/village, Within 20 min of Sandbanks, Monthly rental - low season, Bay of Quinte fishing nearby, Laundry Room, Hot Tub, Cyclist Friendly, Managed by Owner, Summer changeover = SAT, Animal FREE, King bed, DVD/Blu-ray
    Other Features
    • Natural gas fireplace in the living room
    • Two TVs with cable service and DVD player - great room & loft room
    • Stone backyard patio with hot tub plus covered back porch 
    • Dine alfresco on the patio; charcoal BBQ available for grilling
    • Short walk to downtown Picton with cafes, theatre, fast food to fine cuisine, live entertainment, shopping
    • Short stroll to Picton Harbour
    • Less than 20 minutes to Sandbanks; Beach pass included with rental; provides unlimited daytime access for one vehicle to Sandbanks & North Beach
    • Central air conditioning and forced air gas furnace for year round comfort
    • Member of Ontario By Bike: A covered and secure storage area is provided for bicycles, as well as repair kit/tire pump and local cycling information 
    • For more information about local attractions and activities, check out VisittheCounty.ca
    Accommodates a maximum of 6 persons age 10 and over, additional sleeping for 3 more persons age 9 and under (local by-law 4518-2019); no pets allowed; $500 security deposit; cleaning service included; linen service included. WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY in July & Aug; 3 night minimum for last minute discount periods
    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 charcoal are supplied
    • Guests are expected to bring their own personal items such as beach towels, bath soap, shampoo and hair dryer
    • Drinking Water – The water supply is municipally treated so it should be safe for drinking
    • Cleaning service is included in the rental rate therefore guests are not required to clean at check-out; however all guests are expected to do their dishes, remove all food, take out the garbage, move items back to original spots, and to leave the cottage tidy.
    Policies
    • Accommodates a maximum of 6 persons age 10 and over, additional sleeping for 3 more persons age 9 and under (local by-law 4518-2019) Families, couples & girlfriends preferred
    • Pets not allowed
    • No smoking inside
    • Check-in 4:00 pm; Check-out 11:00 am
    • High Season (June 27-Sept 5): WEEKLY rentals only with Saturday check-in/check-out
    • Low Season: 2 night min; 3 night min for long weekends
    • Rates include HST (tax)
    • $500 security deposit 
    • Payment: Major credit cards - payment will be collected by Airbnb at time of booking
    • Guests must be at least 25 years of age to make a booking
    • We require the names of all occupants and the ages of any children

    From To Week Weekend Long Weekend
    Jun 27th 2020 Sep 4th 2020 $2450 n/a n/a
    Sep 5th 2020 Sep 6th 2020 $2450 n/a $1470
    Sep 7th 2020 Oct 8th 2020 $1960 $980 $1375
    Oct 9th 2020 Oct 11th 2020 $1960 $980 $1375
    Oct 12th 2020 Jan 3rd 2021 $1699 $850 $1190
    Availability



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