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Relaxing lakefront cottage w/ private lake access
Relaxing lakefront cottage w/ private lake access
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath

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Perfect little cottage getaway located on Lake Simcoe just 1.5 hour north of Toronto. Clean & bright cottage with a modern feel will suit couples or small family. Sit back, unwind and enjoy the calming lake views from the cottage or the private lakeside deck.
Enjoy kayaking on the nearby Trent-Severn canal, a truly wonderful experience to connect with nature.
For a peaceful getaway this cottage is an ideal retreat for those looking to escape the city, recharge and reconnect with great views!

The space

The cottage is a small 2 bedroom so would be perfect for 1 or 2 couples or a small family of no more than 4 people.
Gas fireplace keeps the cottage warm and cozy for a winter getaway.
***Available as a short term monthly rental in the winter*** Ask for details.

Guest access

Guests are welcome to use all the amenities included in the cottage.

***Check in time is listed as 'flexible'. It will depend on whether guests are leaving that same day. If guests are checking out the same day as your arrival, then check in time will be 3pm. If not, then guests are free to check in anytime after noon***

Interaction with guests

I meet with guests to handover the keys, give a quick tour and answer any questions. I then leave guests alone to enjoy their stay but encourage them to call/text me anytime if any questions or issues arise. I live about 30 mins away so its no problem to come over if needed.

Other things to note

Portable fire pit (firewood not provided) 2 Kayaks, Pedal boat,
Life Jackets provided. Propane BBQ,
Well-equipped kitchen including tea/coffee, cooking oil, cleaning materials. Indirect Lakefront - lake is situated directly in front of the cottage across the road.
Smooth rocks at the shore line and then sandy lake bottom, water shoes are great but not necessary.
The Trent-Severn canal is a 2 min walk away - great fishing spot.
The nearest town is Beaverton about 6km away where there are grocery stores, banks, Tim Hortons, pharmacy, Beer store and restaurants/fast food.
Kite boarding park - 3 min drive
Gamebridge Go-Karts - 5 min drive,
Cedarhurst Golf Club - 10 min drive
Western Trent Golf Club - 13 min drive
Lagoon City - 10 min drive.
Casino Rama - 25 min drive

Security Deposit $469 NZD
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 1PM

1. Please be respectful to the neighbours, quiet time after 11pm.
2. Cottage provides accommodations for up to 4 people only, no extra guests.
3. Absolutely No Smoking allowed inside, ash trays can be provided for outside. Smoking inside the cottage will result in loss of security deposit.
4. The cottage is on a well and septic system. Please be careful as to water usage. The well can not handle long showers. Please stagger large amounts of water usage so not to drain well. Also, no food down the drain and no sanitary products to be flushed down the toilet.
5. Full garbage bags to be placed in the shed - not outside please.
6. I do not charge a cleaning fee as the expectation is that guests will leave the cottage in the same condition it was when they arrived.
7. Guests may use the kayaks at their own risk. Life jackets are provided. Please look after them and be aware that Lake Simcoe is a large body of water and big waves can pick up very quickly. Please bring kayaks out of water when not using them if rough conditions.
8. Check out time is 1pm. Please leave key in mailbox if I am not there at check-out time.
9. Check in time is listed as 'flexible', this means if no guests are checking out that day then an earlier check in time is possible. If guests are checking out at 1pm then the cottage will not be ready until 3pm for check in. Thanks!

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
2 nights minimum stay

23 Reviews

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David User Profile
November 2017
Everything looked like on the pictures and Shirley personally welcomed us. It is a nice location to get out to town. Check-in and check-out was really easy. We would come again.

Andria User Profile
October 2017
Shirley's place was inviting and directly across the road for the lake with private access. The fenced and private backyard was awesome! The cottage was very clean and neat. The instructions and communication with Shirley was easy and we would definitely book again! Thank you for our weekend escape!

Michael User Profile
October 2017
Had a great stay at Shirley's place. The cottage was like the pictures. Shirley was great to deal with as a host.

Sharen User Profile
October 2017
Shirley's place was great - it was easy to find, location was fantastic being right across from the water, and most importantly the cabin was so clean! The cabin had everything listed in fine working condition, the bedrooms were comfy to stay in, and we had very enjoyable and cozy stay. Shirley was easy to communicate with and was happy to answer any questions. We would definitely recommend Shirley's place to anyone heading to the Lake Simcoe area.

Judith User Profile
September 2017
A delightful location with a lake view . Our group enjoyed the private dock seating at the end of the day with a cool drink in hand. The accommodation was superb, well provisioned, beautifully decorated and very comfortable. We all want to return next year.

Mark User Profile
September 2017
Great spot. Even better than the photos. You are in for a surprise.

Channon User Profile
September 2017
Shirley's cottage was amazing!!! We had a wonderful time and the location was perfect for me and my family! Shirley was an excellent host and was so kind to even stayed and waited for us to arrive at the cottage in the evening. She was excellent at communicating and checked in with me a few days before our arrival to make sure we had everything we needed and to give us some more information. Shirley's place was beautiful and we look forward to coming back next year! Thank you Shirley :)

Georgina, CanadaJoined in April 2017
Shirley User Profile

Hi, my name is Shirley.
Originally from Yorkshire, UK and now enjoying country living in Ontario.
I am a nature and animal lover whose favourite past times include kayaking and forest walks with my Jack Russell terrier.
I recently discovered the serenity and calmness in just sitting and watching the lake - must be an age thing!
I cant live without coffee or Corrie.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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