We provide a full kitchen filled with everything necessary to make a great meal.  Front view of the house from the wraparound driveway
3 Bdrm/2 bath - Classic Cape Cod House


Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

3 Beds


Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

Our 3 bedroom/2 bathroom Cape Cod style home is situated on a beautiful lot in the heart of Stratford. This home features an open living space including: A living room and reading nook, antique furnished dining room and full kitchen.


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The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: $80 CAD
Security Deposit: $950 CAD

Description

The space

Classic Cape Cod style house with full open concept living room and kitchen on the ground floor. It's an excellent space for families, couples of all ages, and groups of friends. This three bedroom home has two full bathrooms. The master bedroom has its own ensuite washroom. The wrap around balcony/verandah is perfect for enjoying a couple glasses of wine while using the Weber Genesis BBQ in the shade of Poplar, Chestnut and Maple trees. Across our properties, you'll have full access to 5 herb gardens across our properties. (We own the property next door also).

The house has a great foliage view and the spires of the St Dunstan Basilica. There is a full kitchen with appliances for those who love to cook and bake. All our kitchen appliances are brand new (we bought in December 2015) and you will have access to the 5 herb gardens with 15+ herbs varieties growing and a small vegetable garden across the 1.2 acres of our land.

To ensure the comfort and managing all guest experiences, we no longer allow pets of any kind within the house.

Guest access

Wraparound driveway can easily accommodate 4 parked vehicles. You also have 24 hr check in access, as well as unfettered access to the grounds and second story of the house. There is laundry available and located on the main level.

Interaction with guests

Guests will be provided with our contact information should it be needed throughout your stay. You can interact with us as much or as little as you would like.

The neighbourhood

We love the location of this house as it's just across the bridge from downtown Charlottetown. Downtown has tons of amazing restaurants, bars/rooftop patios, a theater, the waterfront, historical buildings, and much more! The house is also less than a 5 minute drive to groceries and to a liquor store. Everything is close by, however the home which is one of two adjacent homes that we own, is located on 1.2 acres of land, feels peaceful and you will be sure to love it as much as we do.

PEI is a beautiful island to drive and tour. There are countless beaches fairly close by...some of our absolute favorites are about a 40-45 minute drive (and the drives are beautiful).

If you love mussels, oysters, and lobster, PEI is the place for you! Try a lobster supper at one of our favorite restaurants (New Glasgow Lobster Supper) for a local tradition and eat unlimited mussels, chowder, homemade bread and pies until you need to be rolled home!

Getting around

Our house is not walking distance to downtown Charlottetown, unless you enjoy a brisk 25-30 minute walk.

Renting a car if you arriving by air is recommended as PEI is such a beautiful province to explore by car and sightsee on your own schedule. Stratford transit stops at the No Frills Grocery which is right up the street from the house.

Other things to note

All within 3-5 minute drive from the house:
- Restaurants, coffee shop, post office, liquor store, pharmacy, gas station, butcher, and more!
- A little further and you will find a farmers market, downtown Charlottetown and more.

Things to do:
I've written about a number of things to do in PEI. For more details, you can visit my blog (search "rishiray" ... you'll find "Ah Trini Travelogue"). I've listed 10 things that you can do, that should fill up your time along with all the requisite driving and touring along the island.

1. What to do in PEI #1 … Go for a PEI Lobster Supper
2. What to do in PEI #2 … Go on an epic PEI Fries tour
3. What to do in PEI #3 : Have Lunch on Spinnakers Landing
4. What to do in PEI #4 : Go find a ridiculous PEI Mailbox!!!
5. What to do in PEI #5 : Go to the Brackley Drive In
6. What to do in PEI #6 : Have lunch at the Charlottetown Farmers Market
7. What to do in PEI #8 : Go on a PEI Lighthouse Tour
8. What to do in PEI #9 : Find a PEI secret beach for a Trini lime
9. What to do in PEI #10 : Visit and photo St. Dunstan's Basilica
10.Digging for Dinner : Going Clam Digging in PEI

If you're bored and it's rainy … you can also feel free to browse our two year journey transforming our other property (a 120 year old farm house) into our home through our photo blog (search "rishisankar" - you'll find the photo blog)

For the kids, the Town of Stratford has the most organized kid programs on the island along with a phenomenal park system. You can easily access Tea Hill Park in and find more information about the the town of Stratford at


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Our pricing is based on the number of guests at the time of booking. Please be sure to accurately inform us of how many people are staying in our home. We are very understanding that plans change. If the number of guests is different from your initial booking please let us know. Additional guests (above 6) are allowed at an additional fee if disclosed prior to checking in.


A popular pastime for many new visitors to PEI is cooking Lobster/Bar Clams/Oysters/Quahogs. PEI has an abundance of these seafood treasures. Because of this, we provide an outdoor propane cooker that includes a large aluminum pot and strainer. This allows for the convenience of cooking seafood without having the seafood smell and heat inside the home. We ask that when cooking these types of seafood, that it be done outside on the propane cooker to avoid unpleasant smells for the next guest.

Smoking anything is absolutely forbidden in the home. Any trace of smoking in the house will automatically forfeit 3/4 of the security deposit. Smoking outside and leaving cigarette butts or wrapping papers will result in a $200 cleaning claim. While we're lenient with noise rules, we ask that you respect our neighbors and the tenants down below.

Pets are not allowed. Guests who leave the property with any traces of pets/dander/damage will immediately forfeit the security deposit.

Additionally, if you choose to use the following
- Using our Lobster cooker ... Not a problem, but you are responsible for cleaning all components of the Lobster cooker (pot, lid, strainer and burner)
- Using our BBQ, you are responsible for scraping and removing all surface meat off the grill.

These are extra and "zero cost to you" amenities - we provide these to add to your enjoyment of the properties and to create a memorable stay but not following the cleaning guidelines for these will result in an additional cleaning fee.

Thanks for hanging in there and reading our rules, to show you read the full thing, just put the secret code phrase 'PEI is fun' at the top of your message to us.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

35 Reviews


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Peter User Profile
April 2017
Quiet neighborhood, great place for a family and handy to the city. The house is cozy and well-appointed and the hosts are very communicative and friendly. Great first experience with airbnb.

Zhang User Profile
March 2017
All the amenities and furnitures are with good brand and pretty new. I think the renovation was taken only 1 year ago. We rent a car so the transportation to downtown is only 5 minute. There are No Frills supermarket, Tim Hortons and Wendys nearby. Most importantly the view of yard is fabulous. The couple are very nice person and helped us a lot. Our kids loved this place.

Jill User Profile
January 2017
The home exceeded our expectations! It was beautifully decorated, comfortable, had everything we needed, and was in a great location. We were on the island for a wedding and stayed a week. The house was close to stores and downtown Charlottetown as well. Lovely place! We will definitely try to reserve it again when we visit family members on the island.

Greg User Profile
December 2016
Our stay at Rishi and Diane's home was a last minute booking and Diane was extremely accommodating with uncertain arrival times. The home was very comfortable and easily accessible to downtown Charlottetown. Diane had to deal with a heating issue on the last day of our stay and when it was clear that it couldn't be fixed that day, Diane offered to find us other accommodation and pay any extra costs if necessary. We would definitely return if visiting Charlottetown again.

Donna User Profile
November 2016
Rich and Diane were very welcoming. They made sure we had everything we needed. They responded quickly when we had questions. This house is very comfortable and well decorated. The beds are fantastic. It is very conveniently located near a walking trail and a grocery and only a few minutes via car to downtown Ch'town. We stayed on business and we not in much but when we were we found it was a wonderful space to work from. The kitchen is very well laid out and next time we may even get around to cooking a few meals.

Mayuran User Profile
October 2016
Simply the best Airbnb in PEI. Just a few minutes away from the busy areas of Charlottetown so you have all the privacy you need. Would come back to PEI to just stay in this house!

Patricia User Profile
October 2016
Diane and Rishi were amazing hosts. We were traveling with 6 adults and two small children (under the age of 2) and they were so accommodating. They provided us with lots of books and toys and even a booster seat and play pen! I can't say enough about how accommodating they were and how much we enjoyed out stay at their home. We travel to PEI yearly and we would defiantly stay at Rishi and Diane's again!

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Stratford, Canada · Joined in August 2013
Rishi & Diane User ProfileRishi & Diane is a superhost.

We are a couple (with one son) who live to travel, laugh and have fun. Rishi's country count is 95 and Diane will spend her life trying to catch up. ;) Both Canadian born, Rishi grew up in Trinidad and eventually returned to Montreal for university at McGill. Diane grew up in Toronto and went to university in New Brunswick which is when she fell in love with the Maritimes.

We had a destination wedding in Antigua, Guatemala which was followed by a weekend in PEI for some downtime. It was that trip we fell in love with, and purchased our home there.

As guests and hosts, we are respectful, clean and always looking to make the most of our experiences. Our properties are all unique in character and charm, they also reflect our desire to get away from the 9-5 grind and help our guests and friends to create lifetime experiences and memories on the beautiful island of Prince Edward Island.

Response rate: 100%
(past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.