Cottage Profile Well appointed four bedroom, 1800 square foot cottage located 150 feet from the shores of Lake Huron at Oliphant. Enjoy close proximity to beautiful sand beaches as well as the peace and quiet of the Oliphant area. The sands of Lonely Island Beach are just 1.5 km away and Sauble Beach is only a ten minute drive. Ashen pine hardwood floors run throughout the main living area of the cottage. The living room has two sofa's and three chairs to unwind in after a day at the beach. A TV with high speed internet and cable is nice to have on a rainy day and the wood burning stove is an especially nice feature on a crisp evening. The galley-style kitchen comes fully equipped with fridge, stove, microwave and dishwasher - all the amenities you need to make your stay a comfortable one. The dining table comfortably seats six and from here a set of french doors leads out to the backyard where you will find the propane BBQ. A small den is available on the main floor of the cottage and it is a great room for the kids in your group. A small TV with XBox and VCR is here along with a day bed. Also on the main floor is a three-piece washroom with a shower as well as full laundry facilities for your convenience. The four bedrooms at the cottage are all on the second floor. Each room is carpet-free with a window and ceiling fan for a more comfortable sleep on a hot summer night. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and a comfortable pull-out couch that is a perfect spot for reading. Another bedroom has two singles, while the other two bedrooms each have a queen. A three-piece bathroom with a bathtub is conveniently located on this second storey as well, adjacent to the master bedroom. Outside of the cottage you can enjoy the additional living space that the large covered porch provides. Experience the fresh air of the great outdoors from this shaded area which includes four comfortable cushioned outdoor lounge chairs and small table, great for enjoying your morning coffee. The covered porch also includes an eating area equipped with table and chairs for four so you can still enjoy an outdoor meal in the rainy weather. Alternately, in the back enjoy a large tree-lined private yard, ideal for lawn games. This is the perfect place for children to play with plenty of space to run around. A firepit with plenty of chairs is available for your family to enjoy an evening campfire, also a picnic table and patio set with four chairs can also be found in the backyard. The cottage is centrally located to other attractions in the area. There are numerous golf courses within a 35 minute drive and there is great cycling on the miles of paved back roads in the area in additon to a mountain bike trail just outside Sauble Beach.It is only a 10 minute drive to Sauble Beach with its miles of sandy shoreline, shops, restaurants and activities.
Additional amenities include: firewood provided, wood stove, graco playpen, baby gate, number of baths: 2; one three-piece with a shower, bicycles (4 adult), cd player, drinking water: well water, 2 muskoka chairs, televisions (27" and 19"), 2 wicker chairs, xbox, 2 singles, highspeed wireless internet, 4 chairs, number of bedrooms: 4, cottage size: 1800 sq ft, outdoor fire pit, clothes line, wrought-iron table and 5 chairs), beds: 3 queens, patio furniture (table, and one three-piece with a bathtub....Read more
Left on 10/14/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | Mary & SteveReviewed Oct 14, 2011Stayed Aug 2011
This was our 2nd time at this cottage, we went with my sisters family so it was 4 adults and 4 children (ages 5 - 7), and once again we were not disappointed. The cottage is so clean & cozy, had everything we needed. The huge backyard was fantastic for the kids...we felt comfortable letting them play out there while we made dinner! We will definitely be going back summer of 2012.
Left on 10/09/2010 for a stay in August 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 9, 2010Stayed Aug 2010
Our only complaint about this cottage was the extreme heat at night. The lower level was very comfortable at night because of all the windows, but the upper level stayed hot all day and night despite the ceiling fans. One fan was unusable because it made too much noise. The owners might want to consider better (quieter) fans or window a/C units upstairs. The rental fee was a little high considering this. Otherwise a beautiful cottage, comfy beds, great back yard and fantastic beach nearby.
Left on 10/08/2010 for a stay in August 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 8, 2010Stayed Aug 2010
We stayed at Beach Grass cottage for one week last august and it was perfect for our family. The cottage is extremely clean, spacious and comfortable. The backyard is gorgeous- we used the fire pit several times. The front is not private, but everything else makes up for it. The games room was a favourite for the kids!
"Beautiful Cottage in Peaceful area, perfect for the family"
Left on 08/03/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | MicheleReviewed Aug 3, 2010Stayed Jul 2010
This cottage was beautiful. Very spacious and clean, many things to enjoy (bikes, fire pit, games, quiet beach not too far away, and main Sauble Beach a 10 minute drive away) The weather we had was intensely hot and the ceiling fans in each bedroom helped. My entire family enjoyed their time there (all 8 of us!)
Left on 02/05/2009 for a stay in August 2008 | John & BrendaReviewed Feb 5, 2009Stayed Aug 2008
We very much enjoyed our stay in this lovely house. It is even more attractive than the photos and was very well equipped with everything you need for a home away from home (our teenage son was particularly happy about the Playstation and the satellite TV!)
The Lake Huron shoreline, a short walk from the cottage, was very nice for walking.
My only caveat would be that the beach was a short drive (1-2 minutes) away (Lonely Island Beach). This would be a great beach for little ones as it is very shallow a long way out. We also drove to Sauble Beach (10 min. away) several times. However, you have to pay for parking at Sauble Beach during the day, so be prepared.
All in all, we had a peaceful, relaxing week at Beach Grass Cottage and would highly recommend it, especially for a family with children.
Left on 01/25/2009 for a stay in August 2008 | Lauren S,Reviewed Jan 25, 2009Stayed Aug 2008
What a lovely way to spend our vacation. The Beach Grass Cottage in Oliphant felt like home the minute we arrived. The beautifully appointed cottage had all the details of a warm and relaxing beach cottage.
The shores of Oliphant were a bike ride away which was a great way to start our days and the trip to Sauble Beach for waves was a short ride in the afternoon. In the evenings after a barbequed meal eaten al fresco, we stoked the firepit and marveled at the star-filled sky.
The pace was casual and comfortable making it a joy to pass a day or to entertain friends. With four nicely finished bedrooms there was room for everyone to have their space as well as room to congregate in the large common rooms for games and gathering.
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