The SpaceComfortable, very large loft room in our home. If you are visiting St. Jacobs, Waterloo, Elora, Fergus, Elmira, Kitchener or Guelph. A great location. Only minutes away from St. Jacobs, a wonderful accommodation in the heart of Mennonite country! 15 minute drive to Waterloo and Kitchener or take the bus (GRT Route 21). 20 minutes away from scenic Elora Gorge and Quarry and 25 minutes to Fergus. 20 minutes from the city of Guelph. A very large private room for 1,2,3 or 4 persons in the town of Elmira. A 4th person can be accommodated with an inflatable twin bed. Cost is $55 for one person, and it is $10 per person extra up to 4 people. The room has two beds - one queen size bed and one twin size bed. This room is located on the second floor of the home. There is a staircase going upstairs. There is a television with cable, DVD player and small fridge in the room. Wi-fi is available for you. You will have bottled water, juice and soda in the fridge on your arrival. Coffee and tea is always available for you in the kitchen. We also set out a selection of cereals, toast, local homemade jams, hard boiled eggs, etc. if you wish to have something to eat in the morning. (we will have one gluten free cereal available). You have use of your own personal bathroom on the main level by your stairway. There is a 15 acre park that has a large playground directly behind our home. Easy access to "Kissing Bridge Trail" (the Trans Canada trail), for cycling or hiking. We can store bicycles for you and provide information and cycling routes. We are happy to let you know the highlights of "St. Jacobs Country", and the unique culture of the Mennonites in our area.
5 to 10 minute walk to restaurants, stores, coffee shop and bus stop. Wi-fi, cable, laundry facilities and free parking for car in our large driveway. The house has central air, but an additional portable air conditioner is also available for your use.
Elmira is a quaint town and our neighbourhood is very safe and friendly.
We have a lovely backyard where you can relax or you can walk directly into the park from the end of our yard.
We have a cat, Annie, she is 3 years old. She is very friendly. There is a downstairs door that you can leave closed (as Annie can try to sneak in). :) I want to ensure everyone is aware, in case of persons with an allergy to cats. We do not allow visitors with pets. Guest AccessGuest may come and go as they please. The kitchen area is shared. There is a small refrigerator in your room, but if you require more space in our kitchen refrigerator and would like to cook in the kitchen, please advise us and we will accommodate this for you. Interaction with GuestsWe respect your privacy and if you wish to interact we are more than happy to! We enjoy meeting new people, but also respect your space and want to ensure you feel very comfortable in our home. The NeighborhoodQuiet neighbourhood on one way street. Have lived in this community for almost 40 years. Getting AroundGRT - Local Grand River Transit Route 21 is available from Monday to Saturday only. Does not operate on Sunday. Bus stop is less than 5 minutes from our home.
For travel to Toronto, it is approx. 1.25 hours driving or you can take the train (Via Rail or Go Train) or bus service (GO Bus) from Waterloo. (Waterloo is 15 minutes driving or you can connect with GRT Route 21) Many international guests have stayed here and spent time in Toronto and then also drove to Niagara Falls. We are a "halfway" point between the two locations.