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“Relaxation by the water”
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The Island Mill Getaway in the historic Lonsdale Grist Mill on an island in the Salmon River
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The Island Mill Getaway in the historic Lonsdale Grist Mill on an island in the Salmon River
Close out a busy day of relaxing by enjoying an evening fire right at the waterfalls. Enjoy a relaxing soak in our year round outdoor hot tub overlooking the river and waterfalls
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The Island Mill Getaway in the historic Lonsdale Grist Mill on an island in the Salmon River
Close out a busy day of relaxing by enjoying an evening fire right at the waterfalls.
Enjoy a relaxing soak in our year round outdoor hot tub overlooking the river and waterfalls
Fall asleep in the comfy queen bed from France with a Tempurpedic mattress & fine quality bedding.
5 windows for views on to the river and gardens with a river view window seat.  AC & Fan.
Antique hoosier stocked with pots & pans,cutlery, spices, etc. Apt size fridge, coffee, teas incl.
The dining area with kettle, coffee and teas behind the picture frame.
Kitchenette with induction hot plate, rolling cart, dishes.
Microwave and convection toaster oven large enough to cook a pizza.  All necessities for meal  prep.
Toiletries, towels, make-up wipes all provided in the four pice ensuite.
Wardrobe with terry robes and boards games.
Welcome to our Island Mill Getaway
Recreation kayaks or canoe are ready for river explorations right outside the back door.
Complimentary Provincial Park Pass
Explore the river by canoe right from our backyard dock.
Covered pedal boat with lounge seats for some relaxation on the water.
Take a scenic ride to Buttermilk Falls.
Our Haro touring bicycles are ready for a ride through the countryside. Helmets are provided.
The hot tub area.  Your private times are on any even hour.
Overhead showing the fireplace by the waterfalls.
Sit a spell on our country front porch swing with river song in the back ground.
Swimming on the dam.  Come on in, the water's fine!
Refreshing, exhilarating, and just plain fun cooling off in the waterfalls.
A lovely fall morning.  Our stay one night free special runs from November 1 thru til April 30.
Springtime in the garden.  May is full of blooms and birds.
Summer in our gardens. Flowers everywhere!
Even winter is beautiful here!  Bring show shoes or x country skis and of course, your camera.
Overhead of pergola/ bbq area and north dam and waterfalls
Raised veggie beds.  Pick your own fresh organic salad!  It's on the house!
Have a seat and enjoy the view!
View of the river and mill pond from the backyard
Take a stroll past the fish pond through the thyme garden and sit by the waterfalls.
The fish pond with Golly, Polly and Dolly.
Overhead view of the side garden area
Endangered Blandings turtle sunning on the dam.  Turtles come up in June to lay their eggs.
The turtles hatch in September and we help them to the river for their first swim.
Beavers, Muskrats and Otters live in the river.  Mr. Beaver having a light snack on our willows
Spring migration. Baltimore Oriole, Indigo Bunting and Rose Breasted Grosbeak all feeding together.
Great Blue Herons visit everyday to fish at the waterfalls
Watch the sun rise over the mill pond and you may even catch the otters playing & other wildlife.
Early fall with sedum and hydrangeas in the gardens.
Our Island Mill Getaway
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Milford, Picton, Prince Edward County, Ontario

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emurdock1...
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
“Relaxation by the water”
Reviewed 9 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

I loved sitting by the water just listening to nature. Very stress reducing, relaxing and soothing. The suite was spacious and comfortable. The gardens and pond were beautiful. I'd love to come back again.

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Liked best: the water surrounding the proprty
Liked least: steep stairs to get to the unit
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
9 Jul 2016
We feel we've accomplished what we set out to do when our guests are able to find a relaxing respite at our property. Thank you for sharing your experience.
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Therese L
2 reviews
“A Little Gem North of Picton”
Reviewed 3 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

When we arrived at this property and saw this beautiful home, we felt comfortable. Our hosts were so accommodating. We had access to their outdoor BBQ and hot tub and our room was nicely decorated and inviting.

We will definitely return to stay!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
4 Jul 2016
We're so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to seeing you again.
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Karen C
Vancouver, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Couldn't, really couldn't, be better”
Reviewed 11 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We were the first guests in the new ground-level suite of the mill. My daughter had stayed in the upper suite a few weeks earlier and was so charmed by the owners and the suite that she book us into the lower suite together. The suite itself is quirkily and lovingly furnished with many old mill furnishings and filled in with bits and pieces that match beautifully. It was the Spring run-off so the water was only a few feet below the level of our floor, and the sound was delicious. My daughter had mentioned that we would likely cook and bake while their, so, despite the newness of the suite, we found a well-equipped kitchen. The local area has LOTS to do, especially if you like food, beer, and wine. We also hiked in a nature preserve, and plan to take our bikes next time.

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Liked best: The beautiful setting. The hosts.
Liked least: Wifi access might trouble some, though we didn't mind it much.
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
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Management Response
11 May 2016
When guests return to our getaway we really feel that all our years of hard work here at the Mill have paid off. Now having two completely different suites to offer our guests, we can accommodate different tastes and requirements and also friends who wish to vacation together. We're so glad you and your daughter were able to make some memories in our little island getaway and would look forward to you returning during the summer to explore the river in our boats and our country roads by bike.
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24Yvonne2...
Toronto, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“A little piece of heaven, beautiful space.”
Reviewed 1 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

This is our second visit to this beautiful home, quiet and lovely energy.
Everything we need for a quiet getaway from the city and plenty of outdoor activity in surrounding area.

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Liked best: sound of the flowing river
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
15 Mar 2016
It was nice to see you both again this winter. Not quite as snowy as last year. Maybe we'll see you for some summer fun! Thank you for choosing us again.
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Margse2
Collingwood, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Magical!”
Reviewed 25 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We were looking for a getaway to recharge and wow, we sure found it! The Mill really is on a little island in the middle of a river and the building is beautifully restored and enchanting. Suzie and Jerry were wonderful hosts, the house was immaculate, our room and bed were perfectly appointed and comfortable with every detail attended to. We loved exploring Prince Edward County by day but equally, we enjoyed the hot tub under the stars each night while listening to the waterfalls on both sides of us. It was a special experience to stay in rare piece of Ontario history and we are immensely grateful that our hosts share this gem with others.

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Liked best: Staying in a historic building in a gorgeous setting
Liked least: having to leave!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
15 Mar 2016
We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for letting others know about your experience so they might also come to share in our home and make memories here as well. We feel so lucky to have found this place and luckier still now that we are able to open our doors and share it with others. We hope to see you again.
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