The SpaceWEST ROOM is bright and spacious, with large windows on the West and North sides, it is furnished with an antique writing desk, two chairs, antique dresser with mirror, cedar chest, bedside tables with lamps, and a Queen Bed. (If two beds are required, and the North Room is booked, a rollaway bed can be placed in the same room for an extra fee per night.) Alternatively, the North Room can sleep 2 or 3 persons as it is furnished with a Double Bed and a Single Bed.
BATHROOM is bright and airy with modern Tub/Shower, modern vanity sink with chair, and modern dual-flush toilet. It is shared only between the two guest rooms, so it is Private when only one of the rooms is booked or both rooms are booked by a family.
By-the-Pond Bed & Breakfast is located in a Century Farmhouse on 1+ acres with a pond, in the rural countryside of Hamilton Township in Northumberland County, about 2 Km. East of Cobourg, Ontario, Canada and about 8km West of Grafton, Ontario.
The B & B is on the Waterfront Trail between Toronto and Kingston, a well-marked Cycling route. Cobourg boasts a long wide sandy beach with lifeguards and snack-bar. A popular Day-Excursion is a Wine-Tasting Tour of the many well-established Vineyards with Estate Wineries, nearby in Northumberland County and farther-afield in Prince-Edward County. around Picton, Ontario.
Bed and Breakfast and Room-Only options are available for your stay. Daily Rates listed are for Bed & Breakfast; Room-Only stays are at slightly lower rates but the B&B option is the better deal.
Gluten-free and Dairy-free diets can be arranged with advance notice.
Touring Cyclist washer/dryer use can be arranged.
Visit our Website for more details (URL HIDDEN) Guest AccessGuests have access to their Room facilities, the shared Bathroom, and the Guest Sunroom on the bedroom level, the Dining Room and the Deck on the main level, the Front Lawn for games, the Sitting/eating/reading area by the pond, and two Mountain Bicycles (if not booked). Guests have access to their Room facilities, the shared Bathroom, and a shared Meeting Sunroom on the bedroom level, the Dining Room and the Deck on the main level, the Front Lawn for games, the Sitting/eating/reading area by the pond, and two Mountain Bicycles (if not booked). During your stay, a key for the outside doors is provided so you can come and go as you wish. Interaction with GuestsWe interact with our Guests by email prior to arrival, then at check-in on Arrival, and if desired, during Breakfast. We are pleased to provide information on area attractions, during your stay and on Departure. Area information is provided in the Desk in the room - Internet access is available through on-site WiFi at no extra charge. The NeighborhoodWe are located in a rural area on a major County road with bicycle lanes ( GPS lat. +(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN), long. -(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)) at only two kilometers East of Cobourg's sandy Beach and boutique shopping. The property of about one acre has multiple shade and flowering fruit trees, has one vegetable and multiple flower gardens, and sits at the base of a small hill. The spring-fed pond is surrounded by gardens and home to multiple frogs. Getting AroundThere is no public transit that serves this location.
We are located on a County road with bicycle lanes and have two mountain bicycles that are available to guests.
We have accommodations for touring cyclists and two secure areas for overnight storage of bicycle and motorcycles. Other Things to NoteProperty is gardened and lawns are organically maintained and chemical-free.
Only natural products are used for house cleaning and property maintenance.
Water is from a spring-fed well and tested annually for drinking-water purity.
Property is pet-free (dog & cat) and has been so for five years.