Cottage Profile Petit and charming 850 sq ft, three bedroom cottage located within the village of Lion's Head and located less than 100 metres from the sandy shores of Lion's Head Public Beach - you can't get much closer than that! At the front of the cottage is a deck where you can sit in the Muskoka chairs and watch the world go by on the quiet, village street in this friendly community. Enter through the front entrance and find yourself in an inviting front room with dining table and seating for six situated by bright windows looking out to this quiet street. Beyond this is the living room space with two comfortable, roomy couches situated across from a 40" HD TV with satellite and a DVD player. Just off of this space is the cottage bathroom which is a four-piece bathroom with combination tub/shower. And just beyond the living room is the kitchen area. Here you will find a petit table with a chair and a kitchen with many of the amenities of home including fridge, stove, microwave and more. A back door exits out to the rear of the property. The cottage has three bedrooms. Two of the rooms each have a queen bed and a bright window while a third bedroom also has a bright window and provides a bunk bed with a double on the bottom and a single on the top. The back of the property offers a small grassy yard where the kids can play or you can sit out in the sunshine. The cottage offers an outdoor patio table with umbrella and seating for four. There are also two loungers for you to relax and catch up on that book that you've been longing to read. A propane BBQ is available for your use so that you can cook up a great summer meal. For your enjoyment there are two sea kayaks available for your use. In addition, a fire pit in the backyard provides a great spot for you to gather in the evening and share stories and snacks. Lion's Head Public Beach is just one block from the cottage, only about 70 metres away. This beach is sandy and is great for kids of all ages. Playground equipment and washrooms are located here which is especially helpful for families with younger kids. Entry into the water is gradual at first before getting deeper and provides great swimming opportunities, while the bottom still remains sandy. Lion's Head Beach is on Georgian Bay, and is located in the sheltered harbor that looks out to the public marina. The village of Lion's Head has a grocery store, bank, marina, and a variety of local shops and restaurants to enjoy. The Bruce Trail can be accessed just outside of town â check out the Lion's Head potholes (rock formations formed during the Ice Age) along the scenic Lion's Head Lookout route with spectacular clifftop lookouts to the pristine waters of Georgian Bay. The cottage is also only about a half hour drive to Tobermory where you can enjoy Bruce Peninsula National Park, boat tours of Fathom Five National Marine Park, a walk along the natural harbor and much more!
Additional amenities include: television (40" hd), curtains, beds: 2 queens, umbrella, 2 loungers), 4 muskoka chairs, cd player, number of baths: 1 four-piece with combination tub/shower, 1 set of bunkbeds - single on top and double on bottom, 4 chairs, 2 children), life jackets (2 adult, number of bedrooms: 3, patio size: 450 sq ft, outdoor fire pit, drinking water: municipal water, living area: 850 sq ft, 2 sea kayaks, patio furniture (patio table....Read more
Left on 07/21/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 21, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
We rented this cottage spur of the moment for 1st week of July. Took advantage of a week off & jump started the summer. Had a serendipitous week of meals & experiences that the area has to offer. Cottage was clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated making it a pleasure to come back to. Location of cottage was central to lots of Bruce Peninsula sites.
Left on 07/18/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 18, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
Our family of 4 had a wonderful stay in Lions Head at the Lions Den. The people are friendly and very laid back. The accommodations are basic but quite sufficient. It is a brief walk to a wonderful park and beach, ideal for small children.
The one problem I saw that the cottage faced Helen street, which can be very busy with cars heading to the marina. The intersection should be approached with caution, especially with small children, as the motorists do not stop, and often fly through.
It is unfortunate that laundry facilities are not included; the nearest laundromat is in Wiarton, which resulted in a couple of day trips there that we were not planning.
The good far outweighs the bad, and we left the cottage tired and completely relaxed!
Left on 07/04/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 4, 2013Stayed Jun 2013
The cottage was just perfect. Rustic appearance. Very clean. Can't ask for more. Please note that the cottage is not beach front. However, it is so close you will not care. Privacy is poor in the yard and is the only downfall. Everything works. We had an amazing time with our 4 year old.
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