General Info

The Old Stanton House
Christian Retreat & Vacation House
Port Stanton, Ontario

Owned and Operated by Craig & Kristine Basaraba

The Old Stanton House, a unique and quiet getaway located on the shores of Sparrow Lake. We are surrounded with trees, rocks and beautiful hiking trails. Come enjoy time with the ones you love cuddling & sharing around a lakeside campfire, splashing and cooling off together in the water, playing games, walking, hiking or bicycling. Relax on the grounds with a good book.

Available from May through October

All visits to the Old Stanton House must be booked in advance as this is our personal residence. We remain on site for your comfort and peace of mind during your event to ensure that everything is running smoothly for you. We look forward to hosting your next private event!

Payment Options:

Cheque or Cash

A deposit is required at time of booking

Full payment due at check-in by

Check-in time: begins at 3 pm
Check-out time: 11:30 am

Contact Information:

Craig and Kristine Basaraba
1585 Port Stanton Parkway, Box 44
Severn Bridge, ON, P0E 1N0

phone: 1(705)689-3040
cell: 1(705)955-2628

no petsno smoking

The Old Stanton House is a charming and warm retreat located on Lake Sparrow. We are happy to share our home as a unique waterfront location for your private event.


Come by boat along the Trent Severn Water-Way (a National Historic Site of Canada) or trailer your boat. Dockage provided. Enjoy fun on the water and the beautiful scenery along the Trent. Take a picnic and visit the Big Chute Marine Railway.


Enjoy the great fishing Sparrow Lake offers!


Some of the on-site activities include: swimming, hiking, walking, badminton, basketball, lawn croquet, arcade and board games, pool table, puzzles, books, movies, and campfires.