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THE ISLAND MILL GETAWAY~OFF SEASON SPECIAL~3RD NIGHT FREE!~YEAR ROUND HOT TUB~

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
Minimum stay varies
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The perfect year round getaway! Book two consecutive nights and stay between Nov 1 - April 30 and stay the third night free! Nestled on an island in the Salmon River, you'll make memories in this very unique cottage-like suite. With private entrance & patio at the river's edge & waterfalls, a one of-a-kind ambiance awaits you. Full kitchen & year round outdoor hot tub. Boats & bicycles provided from mid May-Oct. 30. 6 min from the 401, 2 hrs from Toronto, 10 min to Prince Edward County. Please only book two nights on automatic booking and tell me if you would like the extra night. I will then adjust your reservation on my end to reflect the third night free. In the tiny historic hamlet of Lonsdale, a circa 1829 stone grist mill sits on an island in the Salmon River between two one lan... The perfect year round getaway! Book two consecutive nights and stay between Nov 1 - April 30 and stay the third night free! Nestled on an island in the Salmon River, you'll make memories in this very unique cottage-like suite. With private entrance & patio at the river's edge & waterfalls, a one of-a-kind ambiance awaits you. Full kitchen & year round outdoor hot tub. Boats & bicycles provided from mid May-Oct. 30. 6 min from the 401, 2 hrs from Toronto, 10 min to Prince Edward County. Please only book two nights on automatic booking and tell me if you would like the extra night. I will then adjust your reservation on my end to reflect the third night free. In the tiny historic hamlet of Lonsdale, a circa 1829 stone grist mill sits on an island in the Salmon River between two one lane bridges. A waterfall on either side, a river alive with wildlife, gardens full of flowers and weeping willow trees completes the picture. AMENITIES: An open concept vacation rental with a one-of-a-kind ambiance. The space is elegantly rustic with many custom features, original mill artifacts and eclectic and antique touches. The full kitchen features a 1930's porcelain sink an antique dish cupboard, antique oak counter originally from the Kingston Whig Standard Newspaper office and custom cut granite. The bathroom boasts a vessel sink and a custom tile and limestone shower with glass sliding door and oil rubbed bronze fixtures. There are two comfy reclining chairs for watching t.v. in the sitting area and large limestone window sills in the three windows which look right out onto the river and waterfalls. The bedroom area is a cozy space with a custom made farmhouse queen size bed, a memory foam mattress, fine linens, an exposed original limestone wall and an electric fireplace for extra coziness. The television is on a swivel and can be viewed from either the bedroom or the living area. Original hand-hewn beamed ceilings and original mill doors as well as other mill artifacts adorn the space. A private patio with a Weber barbeque, fire pit and a dining area complete with cushioned, swivel chairs is situated right outside your door at the water’s edge. Your suite has a full kitchen and is equipped with everything you'll need to prepare meals indoors or outside. We provide coffee, coffee makers, assorted teas, cooking oils, sugar, honey, and the basic condiments. You will need to bring food h you as there is no grocery store in the immediate area. There are three large grocery stores in Napanee, a 20 minute drive east, also in Picton, 30 minutes south and Belleville, 25 minutes west. WIFI is available for checking e-mails etc. We do not have access to unlimited internet so streaming and downloading movies is not available, however, there are free movie channels on the satellite television. You will find a casual, relaxed and friendly atmosphere here. We are usually around on the weekends and during the week in the evenings and will interact as much or as little as you prefer. SPRING AND SUMMER AT THE MILL: You'll enjoy dining and relaxing on your river's edge patio. Kayaks, a canoe, peddle boat and touring bicycles are all available free of charge to our guests from May until Thanksgiving and a riverside hot tub under the stars is available year round. Enjoying nature is the main occupation here. Watching birds and wildlife beside the waterfalls, paddling up the river, or touring the countryside by bicycle can really eat up a day. You can also enjoy a refreshing swim in the waterfalls and pick some fresh organic greens from our vegetable garden to complement your meals. A waiver must be signed prior to using the facilities due to the inherent dangers associated with being near the water. The river is part of an historic canoe route and many enthusiasts brave the fast flowing water in April/May. The river quietens come June for relaxing paddles. It is the river that gives this place it's magical vibe and brings the wildlife in abundance for our pleasure. Bring your camera! Great Blue Herons, Song Birds, Eagles, Otters, Beavers, Muskrats, Geese, Ducks, Swans, Turtles, song birds and many others are all happy to call Lonsdale home or stop by to say hi. You never know who is going to drop by next. The grounds are full of flowers and birds and the sound of the waterfalls makes this an ideal spot to just kick back and enjoy. FREE PASS TO PROVINCIAL PARKS INCLUDED SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. FALL AND WINTER AT THE MILL: During the fall and winter months enjoy the outdoor all season hot tub under the stars by the river and waterfall. If the pond is frozen, bring your skates, snowshoes or cross country skis for fun right outside the back door. There are also several nearby cross country ski locations and walking trails. Check out other local attractions in our area.More
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About the Owner
Suzie G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
Interaction with guests
You will be given the door code for access to your suite. We will show you around the property on arrival. We are around on the property most times and are able to assist you with touring information and boats. We do not interfere with our guests' privacy but are happy to interact if you desire.
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Reviewed 27 July 2019

It was a stay in a natural paradise, and the rolling river water calmed and relaxed us. Wildlife was abundant! It was lovely to swim in the river and go out in the paddle boat, There were turtles, geese, ducks and many types of birds....More

Date of stay: July 2019
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192suzieg, VR Owner at THE ISLAND MILL GETAWAY~OFF SEASON SPECIAL~3RD NIGHT FREE!~YEAR ROUND HOT TUB~, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and share your experience with future travellers. We feel very lucky to be able to provide guests with a unique yet natural and tranquil getaway from their busy lives. We're glad you enjoyed yourselves.

Reviewed 25 April 2019

All reviews are SOOOO true. Including the one that says we should keep it a secret! Looking forward to returning to enjoy in all 4 seasons. Thanks very much to the hosts who know how to be all things for all types of people. And...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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192suzieg, VR Owner at THE ISLAND MILL GETAWAY~OFF SEASON SPECIAL~3RD NIGHT FREE!~YEAR ROUND HOT TUB~, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our mill property with others who may be interested in a getaway from their busy lives.

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Reviewed 16 April 2019

Very warm welcoming as soon as we arrived, with a helpful tour of the property and the suite, was a great start to our weekend. Jerry and Suzie have a lovely spot tucked away not far from the highway and the beautiful quaint little towns...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank 156nick
192suzieg, VR Owner at THE ISLAND MILL GETAWAY~OFF SEASON SPECIAL~3RD NIGHT FREE!~YEAR ROUND HOT TUB~, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2019

Thank you so much for choosing us for your weekend getaway. We would love to see you both again. Cheers Suzie and Jerry

Reviewed 4 February 2019

This is a unique property with fantastic hosts, Suzie and Jerry. They are helpful and friendly yet respectful of privacy. The refurbished grist mill is beautifully rustic with all the xtra touches you want. A full kitchen, BBQ, hot tub and a really comfortable bed....More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank lkcarter34
192suzieg, VR Owner at THE ISLAND MILL GETAWAY~OFF SEASON SPECIAL~3RD NIGHT FREE!~YEAR ROUND HOT TUB~, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2019

You are most welcome!! We really enjoyed meeting you and applaud your great spirit to embrace the cold weather and just have fun. Hope to see you again. Suzie and Jerry

Reviewed 19 September 2018

We had such an relaxing weekend at Millers Retreat. Suzie and Jerry are so welcoming.We had some great conversations with them yet they also give you your privacy. Everything you could think of is provided for you. The grounds are beautiful, and the suite is...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Karen K
192suzieg, VR Owner at THE ISLAND MILL GETAWAY~OFF SEASON SPECIAL~3RD NIGHT FREE!~YEAR ROUND HOT TUB~, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience here with others. We really love seeing our guests enjoy time on the property and out on the river. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we do hope to see you again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Central Heating
Water Views
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
We are located in the hamlet of Lonsdale. There are no services here. The Tyendinaga Mohawk Reservation is 10 minutes south of us with many gas stations and convenience stores. The town of Napanee is about a 15 minute drive and there are lots of services there.
How to get there
We are located 6 minutes north of the 401 highway at exit 566, Marysville. Marysville exit is two exits east of Belleville and seven exits west of Kingston. We are on an extension of the 49 highway which, south of the 401 takes you straight into Prince Edward County and Picton. At exit 566, go north to the T in the road. Take a right at the T, you will still be on Marysville Road. Take the first left curve in the road, you will still be on Marysville Road. You will come down a hill and the road winds to the left as you come in to the hamlet. Continue on the road as it winds to the right and comes down another hill. You will come across a bridge. We are the large limestone building on the right on the island between the two bridges.
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