Cottage Profile Four bedroom, 1500 square foot, waterfront cottage with western exposure located directly west of Lion's Head on the shores of Lake Huron. The main living area of the cottage is a large space with features such as a big screen television with satellite, a VCR, and DVD player, and a woodstove. A leather couch and two chairs provide a comfortable place to unwind after a busy day outside. Sliding doors lead from this room out to the deck which provides a view of Lake Huron. The kitchen at the cottage is large and fully equipped with all the necessary amenties as well a few extras. A stainless steel fridge, stove and microwave, as well as a dishwasher are provided along with a refrigerated water cooler. A large table with bench seating provides plenty of space for everyone in the group to enjoy meals together. French doors lead from this room out to a covered porch. Here you'll find a patio table and chairs which, combined with a porch swing, make this a great place for both outdoor meals and relaxing in the evening. There are four bedrooms at the cottage, and plenty of space to sleep everyone in the party comfortably. The first bedroom has a queen bed, the second and third bedrooms each have a double bed, and the fourth bedroom offers bunkbeds with a single on top and futon on the bottom, as well as a single bed. The one bathroom at the cottage is a four piece with both a shower/tub combination. The living area of the cottage is expanded by the many things to do outside of the cottage. There is an outdoor firepit for the family to gather around for marshmallows and ghost stories. There is also an impressive, covered outdoor BBQ and kitchen area available for your use, allowing you to create delicious meals outside even if it's raining. Four bar-style stools sit on the opposite side of the outdoor counter space, so you can watch the chef in your group whip up the perfect meal or grab a beverage and enjoy the outside air. The lot on which the cottage is located is flat and gradually slopes down to the lake. The shoreline is rocky with some flat areas.The cottage has a western exposure with beautiful sunsets overlooking Lake Huron. There is also a great view of the offshore islands on Lookabout Bay. The cottage is located close to many local attractions while the community of Lions Head with its stores and shopping is located a 20 minute drive away. There is a lovely sand beach at Blacks Creek Provincial Nature Reserve only 15 km away. The Bruce Peninsula National Park and the picturesque village of Tobermory are only a 30 min drive away where many opportunities exist for hiking, boating and further exploring.
Additional amenities include: dwelling type: one storey, beds: 1 queen, water: from well, bring drinking water, 1 futon, television (large screen), 2 double beds, number of baths: one four-piece with tub/shower, 2 singles, number of bedrooms: 4, man-made sand area at the shoreline, outdoor fire pit, deck areas: 400 square feet, cd player, floor area: 1500 square feet....Read more
Left on 09/02/2014 for a stay in August 2014 | SuzanneV50Reviewed Sep 2, 2014Stayed Aug 2014
My husband, sister, two nieces, and I, stayed at this cottage the last week of summer. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The property is HUGE! The outdoor kitchen is fun. The private beach area and waterfront were great. Water shoes are necessary, but the water is crystal clear. The sunsets off the back deck were absolutely spectacular. There is a great fire pit with a view of the lake, were we had some nice bonfires under millions of stars. The cottage is tastefully decorated, clean, and well maintained. Our only complaint was the smelly cottage water - bottled water is a must. Otherwise, we loved our vacation. Hope we can stay there again one day!
Left on 09/13/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 13, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
This cottage is simply amazing! Its very well maintained, clean and quite spacious! The view is the icing on the cake, the outdoor kitchen area is awesome! (a lot of fun nights were had out there!) the area is to die for! I would seriously recommend this place to anyone and everyone!
Left on 07/18/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | JasonReviewed Jul 18, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
The cottage was very clean and spacious. The location was great, you could stay and relax on the private beach, or go exploring in some of the near by towns( ie. Lion's Head and Tobermory. Great spot for people with little ones, lots of time was spend looking for shells, and playing in the sand. The views from the cottage were excellent to watch the sun set over Lake Huron.
Left on 09/11/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Chris BrownReviewed Sep 11, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
Cottage was great. Had my two young grandsons there for some of the time, and they loved it. I liked this place because there was a feeling of isolation. Neighbours were next door, but separated by trees. Lake Huron is a lonely type lake. I recommend it to anyone who wants to get away from hussle and bussle of city living.
Left on 09/03/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 3, 2009Stayed Aug 2009
The cottage was clean and nicely furnished, bordering on luxury considering it had a dishwasher, satellite tv, and washing machine. While these items are not required, they were nice to have when you are bringing children to a cottage.
The beach front was private and the rock inlet was great for the kids. We especially liked the outside festive bar area and firepit.....and the sunsets were not bad either!
I would definitely stay at this cottage again.
Left on 02/05/2009 for a stay in August 2008 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Feb 5, 2009Stayed Aug 2008
This was our first year at this vacation property. Private, quiet and beautiful. We watched the most gorgeous sunsets every night. The home was clean and spacious. The lot was large and it was a one minute stroll to the lake front.
Our children ages 5, 6, and 14 found lots to keep them occupied, from swimming, shell and drift wood collecting, painting rocks, swimming, catching frogs/snakes and playing the many games avaialble at the home.
Left on 02/01/2009 for a stay in July 2008 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Feb 1, 2009Stayed Jul 2008
We really enjoyed our stay at this cottage. The building was spacious, very clean & very modern, with all the luxuries of home. The view of the lake & the sunsets was wonderful. The beach was pretty rocky & not as nice as some but the description on the website was accurate so we were not surprised or disappointed.
I really enjoyed our stay there & would recommend it to others. It was a great experience.
Left on 01/28/2009 for a stay in June 2006 | Linda E.Reviewed Jan 28, 2009Stayed Jun 2006
The location is great - close to Tobermory, the beach, Lion's Head, a
general store, etc. The cottage itself is clean and spacious and offers
plenty of home comforts (large TV, microwave, BBQ, etc.). It had
everything we needed. The cleanliness really impressed us. Great for a
family. Close to a small beach, but not so close that you have to worry
about your small kids. The only drawback was the distance of the fire
pit from the cottage, which is only a problem if you have a small child
sleeping in the cottage while you're having a fire, like we did. We
would definitely stay there again and recommend it to our friends.
Left on 01/25/2009 for a stay in August 2007 | Previous renterReviewed Jan 25, 2009Stayed Aug 2007
Very nice deck facing the water as well as a large covered porch off the kitchen with a porch swing where we enjoyed our morning coffee. This was a great feature, but there were containers of cigarette buts on and around the porch. Great swimming for adults and older kids, but not young-kid (toddler) friendly. There was a small sandy beach area, but not a lot of space for young children to run around. The cottage is very spacious and clean aside from the kitchen. We found the kitchen cabinets very cluttered and overcrowded which made working in the kitchen a bit difficult. We also found some dirty dishes in the cupboards. For the most part we enjoyed our stay and had a great time, but would not return for the above reasons. This is a good cottage for families with older kids or a group of adults.
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