Artist Retreat in a Country Church

Entire residential home hosted by Jing

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
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This is the perfect get away place for all creative people: artists, writers, poets... In the heart of the farm land, 12 miles east of Kincardine, stands Gino Cavicchioli's studio, the old Kinloss United Church, circa 1874. Open concept with a loft, sleeps max 4, min 13 nights stay from April to Dec. Min 1 month stay from Jan to the end of March.

The space
This studio / house was the old Kinloss United Church. We carefully preserved the country church look on the outside during the renovation, while the interior was transformed into a sculptor studio with high vaulted ceiling and a comfortable sleeping quarter on the loft. There is one double bed on the loft, one couch that can be used as a double bed on the main floor. Sleeps max. 4 (2 couples).

The studio was uniquely decorated with the owner, artist Gino Cavicchioli's sculpture works, including a 10' x 6' casting of the relief of philanthropists Mr & Mrs Juravinski. For the music lovers, we have an upright piano waiting for your creative touch.

Gino Cavicchioli is a Renaissance man. His works are in the collections of some of the most powerful figures of his generation such as George Bush, Margaret Thatcher and Mikhail Gorbachev.

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
Washer
Dryer
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Hair dryer
Fire pit
Refrigerator

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Where you’ll be

Holyrood, Ontario, Canada

Gino's Sculptor Studio is located in the heart of the farm land, 12 miles east of Kincardine Ontario and the shore of mighty Lake Huron. Black horse golf and country resort is only 2 minutes drive down the street. There are two resorts with inland lakes nearby. Daily pass and boat rental are available for purchase throughout the operating season (Silver Lake & Fisherman's Cove).

Hosted by Jing

  1. Joined in October 2012
  • 16 Reviews
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I was born in a small mining town in north China. In 1996, I made a life changing decision to come to Canada for my graduate study, and stayed here since. In year 2004, one other life changing event happened: I met my partner, artist / sculptor Gino Cavicchioli! And we've been living together happily after... well, most of the time that is. I love classic music, and art. Needless to say, Gino is my favourite artist. If you love art, search "Gino Cavicchioli" on the Internet, you'll be able to see his art works on his website.
I was born in a small mining town in north China. In 1996, I made a life changing decision to come to Canada for my graduate study, and stayed here since. In year 2004, one other l…

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  • Gino

During your stay

We will send your directions and instructions to get into the house prior to your staying. We can be reached by cell phone or email during your stay. We may send someone to inspect the place before you leave.
  • Languages: 中文 (简体), English, Italiano
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a few hours
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Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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