Cottage Profile This comfortable 930 square foot cottage is located across a large grassy lawn from the shores of Lake Huron. The shoreline is rocky at the cottage but still good for swimming, and there is a sand beach 5 km away. Trees surround most of the property, providing some privacy. There is a patio area at the front and to the side of the cottage (each with a door allowing access to the inside). On the front covered patio area there are cushioned chairs looking out at the lawn and lake beyond. There is also a patio table with cushioned seats and a BBQ available for use. Lovely sunsets can be viewed from the lakeside deck down on the waters edge. Relax with a glass of wine and a good book and watch the skies over Lake Huron turn orange and pink as the sun sets in the horizon. Inside the cottage is an open concept main area with the kitchen, dining area and living room. The dining table is positioned in front of one of the windows that looks out onto the yard. The kitchen area has amenities such as a fridge, stove, microwave and wooden cupboards. There is a comfortable living room area adjacent to the kitchen, and it contains a couch and two large chairs. A gas fireplace and 41" television complete the space. In this cottage, there are 3 bedrooms. One has a queen size bed while another has a queen. In the third bedroom there is a set of bunkbeds, with a single on top and a double on the bottom. There is also a washer and dryer located in this bedroom. The yard at the cottage is large and grassy, the ideal place fro young children to play. Set up your badminton net and play all afternoon. A nice large firepit area has been landscaped nicely at the cottage, for your family to spend the evening together under the stary night sky roasting marshmallows while listening to the waves lap against the Lake Huron shoreline. This cottage is located 20 km from the town of Wiarton, and 15 km from access to the Bruce Trail which is great for hiking. The Howdenvale Sand Beach is 5 km from this cottage, and sunsets can be enjoyed from the property itself.
Additional amenities include: play pen, sand box, one-storey, beds: two queens and one set of bunkbeds single on the top and double on the bottom, 6 chairs, patio furniture ( patio table, water: well water, satellite dish ( hd satellite), living area 936 square feet, outdoor fire pit, 8 muskoka chairs ), 2 adult bikes, 1 pull out (coffee table unfolds into a single), number of baths: one four piece bath, television ( 47" hd TV ), 1 pre teen bike (no helmets ), number of bedrooms: 3 bedrooms....Read more
Left on 09/13/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 13, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
•had the pump sees, I called them they came right away to fix it. They were great about it. Great people!
•the home was very hommie and comfortable. Had 8 people there and it had lots of room for us
•3 great beaches all within 20 min drive
•nice big yard and great fire pit
•great for kids and dog
•can't wait to do it again next year!!
Left on 07/17/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 17, 2013Stayed Jun 2013
A beautiful cottage with great amenities. I would just mention, grocery and beer/liquor shopping is not real close if you're used to the city and don't count on wireless, TV and phone service working all the time but that's the idea of a vacation. My one complaint was lack of information on running the satellite TV and the propane neither of which we were familiar with.
Left on 09/20/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | MMReviewed Sep 20, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
This was an amazing week all around. Terrific cottage, perfectly well-equipped, comfortable and relaxing. This was our first time renting a cottage since moving to Ontario, and we couldn't have been more thrilled with our choice. The price was more than reasonable, the cottage had everything we needed, and we were able to escape the rush of Toronto with ease and comfort. The cottage is about 20min from Wiarton, which was a perfect distance. There was pretty much no cell service there except for a brief moment here and there, but we were happy with that -- we weren't tied to our phones! And the cottage had a landline so we weren't completely cutoff. There were only really two things I can say that maybe we weren't expecting: it's not quite on the water, since the water is considerable receded from the shoreline, so it's a little walk...but not bad at all. Also, the cottage has a rocket hub for internet (works like a cell phone) but there was no interenet the entire time. Again, we were happy with that because it meant we weren't tied to technology, but there were a couple of instances where it would have come in handy. But these are very minor points and do not detract from my 5 star rating! Best of all the place is dog-friendly, and our dog loved it!! Shallow water to play around in, off from the road enough we didn't have to worry, and quiet neighbours you could barely tell were there...so we never had a worry!
All in all, this was a perfect week for us, start to finish. Great cottage, amazing value, and completely relaxing on every level! Our sincere thanks to the lovely owners...kudos on a great property!
Left on 06/29/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 29, 2012Stayed Jun 2012
This very private cottage hosts an open spaced kitchen/dining/living room combination that is very cozy and intimate. The two bedrooms with queen sized beds in each are elegant and homey. The third bedroom hosts a set of bunkbeds and state of the art washer/dryer. The bathroom is central to all rooms with a full sized bathtub and facilities. Everything you need is at your fingertips. The kitchen is well stocked for those that love to cook. The porch hosts very comfortable and cozy patio furniture. The unattached deck overlooking the water was my own private little getaway, with the sound of the breeze in the trees in one ear and the sound of the waves in the other. This was my own peaceful and private getaway. I took short lovely drives to either Wiarton or Sauble Beach for shopping and groceries. The firepit at the cottage is also private but wonderful for a handful of people to enjoy. I've stayed here twice and enjoyed every minute of both visits. I truly wish I could stay forever. The sunsets are marvelous.
Left on 08/27/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 27, 2010Stayed Jul 2010
Everything was great and well maintained. The lake was a little far out and to hard to get to but there were nice beaches close by. It was relaxing and had everything you could what plus much more. This definitely had more than your average cottage rental.
Left on 11/01/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Nov 1, 2009Stayed Aug 2009
This cottage my family stayed at was a great experience, there was nothing disappointing about it. It was very private, very clean and had just about everything you can think of. The fire pit was all I had imagined, weird but that was important to us, the conversation around a fire as a family is a great way to get to know each other. The set up was simple enough to know what you can use and what you can't. The bedrooms were roomy. There was plenty of room to play out doors for the kids to be safe; far enough from the road and any deep water! Even my pet was safe! This cottage rental was one of the greatest weeks we as a family hasve ever expereienced. So if anyone is thinking about renting this cottage, do it. I would be a repeat customer here and more than likely you will too!
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