Beautiful Grenville Park

Our home is situated in a leafy private parkland neighbourhood within an historic university city and close to Lake Ontario, The 1000 Islands, hiking trails, Rideau Canal, downtown shops, theatres, restaurants & pubs.

Our property flows into parkland and there is a tennis court for your use. The main floor consists of a living/dining area that opens onto an outdoor deck and lower patio, study, kitchen, a double bedroom, a TV lounge, and a bathroom. Two more double bedrooms, a single child`s room, a single daybed in the hall, and bathroom are upstairs and a lower level has a shower/toilet, library/playroom, and laundry room. The backyard has a gazebo, a patio with bbq and hot tub, and a path accessing parkland with a tennis court, playground, and woodland walking trails. Easy access to city bus routes and walking and biking routes. Two adult bicycles are available in our garage and we can probably arrange for other adult or children’s bikes to be left there as well. We have two canoes that can be used on local rivers and lakes. We also have golf clubs, tennis racquets, and pickleball paddles for you.

Kingston has theatre, museums, boat tours/rentals, and music/art/literary festivals. Day trips to vineyards and boutique wineries and lovely beaches. Drive or use transit to Ottawa 2hr, Toronto or Montreal 2.5hr, USA 40 min., NYC 7 hr. It is very easy to get into the countryside and use our canoe on the many lakes and rivers that are all around the area.

About the location

Kingston is halfway between Toronto and Montreal (2 1/2 hours either way) and Ottawa, Canada’s capital is a two hour drive and there are nearby border crossings should you want to include a visit to the USA. There are vineyards, pretty villages and lovely sandy beaches within a 20 min. to 1 hour drive from our home. Take a hop-on-hop-off trolley around town to various attractions such as Fort Henry, Queens University, and various museums. Take a free ferry to Wolfe Island for walks, bike rides (2 bicycles available) and a nice a waterside restaurant. Boat tours of the 1000 Islands run from May to mid October from downtown Kingston. Lots of golf courses, hiking trails and boat rentals nearby - or use our canoes. Festivals (Literary, Music, Film, Food, etc) run throughout the year. Excellent restaurants pubs, and music venues in Kingston, including one run by one of our sons!

Type of swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Non Simultaneous Exchange

Conditions of exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • Children welcome

Kingston (HE27755)

Ontario,   Canada

  • 4 bed   (sleeps 8) 3 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Europe
  • UK
  • Canada
  • Central America
  • Bahamas & Caribbean
  • Open to offers
  • Australasia

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: Open to offer

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Adults: 2      Children: 0
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Membership expiry date: 31 May 2024