10 person maximum, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms.
A stylish COUNTRY HOME located at a 5-minute walk from the Memphremagog Lake and at a 10-minute drive from the Orford and Owl's Head ski resorts. This space is perfect for friends and family who want to spend a quiet & quality stay at the center of everything in the Townships. Note that electric cars and Teslas are welcome since we have two EV outlets (72A & 40A) to plug your electric car!
*** THE PROPERTY ***
Before we start, here are 3 THINGS PEOPLE LOVE about our Stylish Country Home:
1 - The area is simply amazing. As you can see from the pictures of the listing, some of the most beautiful views of the Eastern Townships are just a few minutes away from our property.
2 - Our place has recently been renovated and it has a lot of character. The beds are really comfortable and we can conformably greet several Guests. The FIREPLACE is awesome especially in wintertime and we also feature a lot of original artworks created by my boyfriend and co-owner Brad Firmino on our walls.
3 - The PINE TREE FOREST that surrounds our home is magical. Every morning we can watch the sun rise over the lake through the trees. We also have an HAMAC, FIRE PIT, and BBQ area, which is a great spot to spend time outdoors with family and friends at any time in the year.
Here are 3 THINGS TO CONSIDER before renting:
1 - We have put a lot of love in our home so NO PARTIES nor loud music or any kind of loud noise outside is permitted, out of respect for the residents living around the lake.
2 - Our country home is located in the forest. Although it is very conveniently located (5 mins from the lake, 10 mins from Owl's Head), don't expect to find Burger King on our street corner. The closest chains of restaurants can be found in Magog, which is about 20 minutes away. That said, we do have a local restaurant in the Austin village that is only located 5 mins away and you'll be pleased to know that I can guarantee the food there is awesome. A mini-SAQ, a grocery store, and two corner stores can also be found within 10 minutes drive from our house.
3 - Our kitchen has NO CONVENTIONAL OVEN. It was already like that when we bought the place and it's simply impossible to fit one in the current layout. So we use a convection oven microwave and BBQ to cook anything that can be cooked in an oven. Yes, a turkey can be cooked on the BBQ and it's delicious.
Now that this is clear, let's get to the description of the place.
The minute you'll drive in, you'll fall in love with this charming COUNTRY HOUSE decorated with a mix of urban and country style architectural design. Located in the heart of the EASTERN TOWNSHIPS, this beautiful property has been recently renovated to accommodate as much as 10 GUESTS.
The place is fully equipped with the latest technology including a 55" HD/3D TV with NETFLIX, 600W 5.1 SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM and HIGH-SPEED WIRELESS INTERNET!
The kitchen comes with a stainless steel ultra-quiet DISHWASHER, GAS STOVE & COFFE MACHINE. The large dining room table was custom made of RECYCLED BARNWOOD. The 4 BEDROOMS are fully furnished with new comfortable QUEEN, DOUBLE and BUNK BEDS that will accommodate as much as 8 guests. The bright living room features a beautiful FIREPLACE, COMPUTER STATION and LARGE L-SHAPE COUCH with DELUXE HIDE-A-BED that will fit 2 more guests.
If you renting for a long stay, a WASHER and DRYER is available to do your laundry. The place also features 2 full washrooms and can accommodate as much as 10 GUESTS TOTAL. TOWELS and BEDSHEETS are also included for everyone! We also have a DELUX STAINLESS STEEL BBQ that is perfect for cooking for big groups in summer.
ORIGINAL ARTWORK from the co-owner Brad Firmino is featured all over the house Visit www.enjoyartwork.com to learn more about the Artist.
Outside, this unique property is surrounded by CENTURY OLD PINE TREES that have grown all over its 1.5-acre piece of land.
The STUNNING SCENERY surrounding the townships is constantly changing with the seasons.The place is located at FOOTHILLS OF THE APPALACHIANS MOUNTAINS so it's the perfect spot to enjoy many outdoor activities all year round!
Within a 5 minute walk, you can access the MARINA ST-BENOIT which is located in a bay sheltered from the wind on the majestic MEMPHREMAGOG LAKE. This lake is one of the largest body of water around, extending on both sides of the border of Canada and the United States!
If you're in the mood for relaxing, the BOLTON SPA is located in a prime location by a river at a 5-minute drive. You can enjoy their exterior RIVER DIPPING, HOT TUBS, and SAUNAS for as low as 20$ after 5 pm all year round. It's also the perfect spot to get a MASSAGE and other body treatments while you're in there!
Our closest CORNER STORE is 5 minutes away and has FOOD, GAZ and a mini-SAQ (BEER, WINE & LIQUOR STORE).
On any day, you can visit l'ABBAYE ST-BENOIT (only 10 minutes away) a Monastic church where monks make all kinds of local products like APPLE SAUCE, CIDER, and CHEESE.
The closest GROCERY STORE is located in Eastman, 15 minutes away, and has everything that you would find in a big city store including another SAQ.
In summer time, you can BRING YOUR OWN MOTOR BOAT and access the MEMPHREMAGOG LAKE through its many drop zones within a 10-minute drive. The VALE PERKINS BEACH is an awesome spot to chill with friends and family by the water and is only 10 minutes away.
If you're in the mood to spend time with mother nature, you can basically leave the house and go HIKING, KAYAKING, MOUNTAIN BIKING within a few minute drive.
10 minutes away you'll find OWL'S HEAD mountain which is renowned for its GOLF COURSE in the summer and as a great SKI HILL in the winter. Many of Quebec's and Vermont's most renowned Mountain Resorts (ORFORD, SUTTON, BROMONT and JAY PEAK) are all located within 45 km.
The city of MAGOG is only 15 minutes away. You'll find many RESTAURANTS, PUBS, SHOPPING, BARS and NIGHT SHOWS to enjoy your nights and evenings. They even offer BOAT AND DINER TOURS on the lake during summer!
This unique property is located at only a 1h15 minute drive from downtown Montreal and is centrally located in the Townships which makes it an ideal spot to get away and enjoy quality time with friends and family any time of the year!
Last updated: August 5, 2020
Snow sliding directly on our land, winter hiking straight from the chalet
Owl's Head at 10 min, Orford at 20 min, Jay Peak and Sutton at 35 min, Ice skating in Magog, Tubing
Lots of land, go hiking or biking directly from the house.
Spring skiing, Magog, Sutton, Jay Peak, Saint-Benoît du Lac Church, Réserve écologique de la Vallée du Ruiter.
Delux exterior BBQ, exterior fire pit, forest for kids, access to the Marina, access to lake for a boat via Knowlton landing or Vale Perkins
Vale Perking beach at 10 min, Magog beach at 15 min, Kayak on Missisquoi river, Owl's Head golf, Jay Peak water slides
Hiking with beautiful colours in forest.More info
Rental type: Short stay
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We do not accept pets.
No smoking inside the house, though it's ok to smoke outside.
Please remove your shoes when you get in the house because we are trying to keep the house clean. :-)
Austin, Eastern Townships - Memphrémagog
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