Private creek runs through the property.... screened in porch for your lounging pleasure if it rains. A very nice gradual entry to water with a fine sandy bottom. The good size dock includes a row boat with oars. The lake has limestone base, so its super clean and you can enjoy great fishing. This cottage is conveniently located within 10 minutes of the Village of Wilberforce where there is a gas station, Food store, shops, Bank, LCBO and much more. In addition there is a golf course and a couple of fine restaurants in the vacinity. For more extensive shopping, the Village of Haliburton is a pleasant 25 minute drive from Wilberforce. 5 nights minimum please.
This is a very private, charming and cozy cottage, it is definitely your grandmother's cottage, It is been on the family for over 40 years! Many families have created lovely memories here.
A walkout porch, deck, dock and easy sand beach waterfront entry.
3 bedrooms with double beds
Stove Top with 4 burners
A path to the wilderness
Parking on premises
Cottage Manual: Must read printed copy of Cottage Manual at arrival.
BRING YOUR OWN PFD's....must bring your own life jackets if you are using any of the water vessels. Canoe, row boat, and single person kayak included. - We trust you will be very safety cautious so use at your own risk. Life jackets are mandatory.
Cellphone service signal tends to be weak, Telus and Bell patrons get great coverage, Fido and Roger or others get signal but sometimes drops. The best reception is by the lake.
Landline for local calls only. Buy a cheap calling card if you plan on being on the phone a lot.
Potable well water.
Bring your bedding (pillow cases, sheets) and towels. No bedding whatsoever will be provided.
We do not provide firewood but you can get in town very cheap.
No smoking indoors: Violation will results in a $350 cleaning fee to remove the indoor smoke smell.
For those less familiar with cottages rental: Cottages are NOT hotels, you need to be very self-sufficient and considerate, leave the place and all appliances clean and tidy just as you found it. The cleaner will come to check the cottage, take inventory and do a once-over. If the place needs deep cleaning you will be charged a 90$ hr rate.
Smoke outside and be considered of others.
Must bring your own towels, bed sheets, and pillow covers.
There are comforters and throws already there. All 3 beds are doubles, and for those who want to crash out on the couch there are 2 of those.
Also please bring your own life jackets (PFD's) and PLEASE wear them.
The Cottage must be left in the same clean and tidy condition it was found before departure, all garbage and food must be removed from pantry and fridge.
None, we live 3.5 hours away. However, we are always available by phone, text or email to answer any questions and to help you settling in and for any tips along the way we can give you to make the most of your stay.
For ALL case of emergencies call 911.
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