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Fun for the Whole Family!...in Haliburton Highlands, Canada!

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The screened-in porch leads to the large wrap-around deck.

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Last updated: 06/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Haliburton cottage description

This unique, rustic cottage is situated on Salerno Lake which is known for its excellent fishing and located in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands area, about 40 minutes north of Peterborough, and 2.5 hrs from Toronto. We are 50 min. south of Alqonquin Park and one hour away from the 65,000 acre Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve with its 'A Walk in the Clouds' canopy tour, world-famous Wolf Observatory, and its well-groomed trails for biking & hiking.

Our lakefront haven is a spacious 3-level building with a separate bunkie/ games room. With 3 bedrooms and a loft in the main building, and double bunk-beds in the bunkie, the cottage has ample room for any large family. Our vacant lot next door enhances the sense of woodland seclusion and adds to the plentiful lounging and playing outdoor space. Our screened-in porch provides outdoor seating while being sheltered from inclement weather. This porch connects to our huge, surround deck housing a glass-top table and umbrella for outdoor dining while viewing the lake.

For complete details and booking, please visit our website at www.mcintoshcottage.ca.

We pride ourselves on the fact that our cottage is well stocked from night lights, loads of kids toys, and kitchen towels to ample lawn furniture, canoe, paddle boat, 2 outdoor fireplaces etc., making this vacation getaway worry free with maximum relaxation.

The main living area centres around a large circular fireplace, open from all sides, giving it a warm cozy feel on cool evenings. For rainy days, it comes equipped with over 100 movies, board games, books, and puzzles for all ages. The dining area seats 10 guests comfortably at a beautiful hand crafted pine table, and is equipped with a booster chair & high chair for the youngsters.

The top floor is a loft equipped with toys for all ages and a queen futon bed. This location allows you to hear the kids playing while you are preparing meals. The loft also sports skylights making this an excellent place for star gazing.

Main level has a queen bed in the master bedroom and the lower level has 2 bedrooms (1 queen & twin bunk beds). On the lower level is a full size washer and dryer and an exit to the outside. Just bring towels and linens - everything else is provided!

The bunkie, located across the driveway, is equipped with double bunk beds and doubles as games room. For your entertainment pleasure there is an eight-ball pool table, regulation dart board, and card table and chairs. The bunkie is excellent for the older kids or another couple to have their private accommodation.

Parents will have no trouble watching their kids from the substantial dock with sitting area. For your enjoyment of refreshments on the dock on those hot summer days, there is a fridge located in the water's edge shed.

Down at the lake, there is a swing set, a sand pile, and a large fire pit for roasting marshmallows and campfire sing along. Canoe, paddle boat and aluminum boat are all included. For your outside eating pleasure, there is a picnic area located near the main entrance to the cottage. This area is equipped with a picnic table and a lovely outside stone fireplace.

Keywords: lake front, beach, fishing, family

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Lots of board games, puzzles, books, and toys for kids! In addition, we have tons of VHS movies and a DVD player! The kid's bedroom has a friendly atmosphere with a reading nook. Down by the lake, there is a sandbox with sand toys and a swingset! :)...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Bedroom 4

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              • Loft

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              • Basement Kid's bedroom has bunk beds with safety rails (sleeps 2 kids) and a crib. Basement Adult bedroom has one firm queen bed. Main-floor master bedroom has one firm queen bed. Loft has one futon bed. Bunkie has double-sized mattress bunk beds with safety rails. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

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              • Bathroom has flush-toilet, sink, and hot shower, with two doors - one to main floor area, the other a private door to master bedroom....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Pantry Items:

                Spices, teas, coffee, dish soap, hand soap, tea towels, olive oil, peanut oil and canola oil provided. Everything is replaced with fresh ingredient annually....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                An island provides plenty of counter space, with lots of storage below where you will find mixing bowls, casserole dishes, and a griddle!...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Plates, bowls, cutlery, glasses, mugs, teapots, baby bottles and sippy cups, milk pitchers... you name it, we probably have it! ...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Cooking utensils, electric mixer, blender, pots, pans, and casserole dishes are provided. ...moreless

              • Dining:

                Table seats 10, two booster seats for children provided, however no baby highchair....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                (3) 2 Full-Sized refrigerators in main building, 1 full-sized refrigerator by lake....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Also provided: coffee filters and coffee grounds (kept in freezer for freshness)....moreless

              • Stove:

                Four-burner electric stove with oven below....moreless

              • Microwave:

                Easily accessible on the island....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                10...moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 10 people

              Amenities

              • Heating:

                Hopefully you won't need this in the middle of summer, however baseboard electric heaters are installed throughout the cottage, if need be. ...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                One window AC unit installed in 2011 in the loft to blow cold air down through the cottage....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Full Sized washing machine with laundry detergent provided....moreless

              • Parking:

                Parking availability for up to 3 cars comfortably....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Full Sized dryer with dryer sheets provided. ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking is down a driveway at a parking pad. ...moreless

              • Living Room seats 0:

                Living Room has TV with VCR/DVD. ...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace

              Other Amenities

                  • Detached bunkie/games room with pool table & dart board. Ideal for older kids to get away from parents! ;)...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Toys:

                    Lots of toys throughout cottage - kid's barbeque, farm set, doll house, duplo, action figures, plush stuffed animals (washed every spring). ...moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    We only have a few DVDs, so please bring your own favourites, if interested!...moreless

                  • Books:

                    Children's stories, some chapter books and some novels for adults. ...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Over 200 VHS movies, wide variety appropriate for all ages. ...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Lots of board games and puzzles for kids and adults. ...moreless

                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • Pool Table

                  Communications

                      • Telephone

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Extra seating area which feels like you're outdoors when the weather is inclement....moreless

                      • Boat:

                        One paddle boat and one small aluminum row boat appropriate for fishing....moreless

                      • Balcony:

                        Huge wrap-around balcony leading from screened-in porch area to mudroom....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Ample patio furniture including glass table with umbella...moreless

                      Theme

                      • Family
                      • Away From It All

                      Location & View

                      • Beachfront
                      • Lakefront

                      Activities

                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Restaurants
                      • Cinemas
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Cycling
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
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                      Base Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      C$1,695
                      High Season
                      Jul 1 - Aug 31
                      7 night min stay

                      C$1,695
                      Regular Season
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30
                      4 night min stay
                      C$214
                      Regular Season
                      Jun 1 - Jun 30
                      4 night min stay
                      C$214

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Additional Fees and Taxes:

                      HST included.


                      Notes:

                      Full payment upfront required for new reservations. Returning guests rent at a reduced rate as detailed by the owner.

                      $500 refundable damage deposit required for all rentals two weeks prior to vacation, which will be returned after the end of the rental period, once evaluation of property has been completed by maintenance staff.


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                      Last updated: 06/03/2014
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                      Location

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      Why the Owner Chose Haliburton:
                      Close to Toronto (2.5 hrs drive). Close to Algonquin park. Lake front with sandy beach & dock. Well treed virtually flat lot. clean lake. Great sightseeing. Locate us on Google maps at 'McIntosh Cottage Dr, Highlands East, ON'.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Ample space for entire family: 3 levels gives individuals lots of privacy. Well stocked, large kitchen with loads of counter space. Great swimming & fishing. Mud room allows entrance area clutter to stay out of the main building. Separate bunkie allows privacy away from the main cottage. Screened-in porch allows you be outside regardless of the weather. Washer & dryer is great.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • The screened-in porch leads to the large wrap-around deck.

                        The screened-in porch leads to the large wrap-around deck.

                      • The bunkie is outfitted as a games room!

                        The bunkie is outfitted as a games room!

                      • Sandy swiming area with gradual entry for children.

                        Sandy swiming area with gradual entry for children.

                      • View 2 of Basement Adult Bedroom

                        View 2 of Basement Adult Bedroom

                      • Kid's Room in Basement - view from door

                        Kid's Room in Basement - view from door

                      • View 3 of Kid's Room with crib

                        View 3 of Kid's Room with crib

                      • A circular staircase leads to the loft under the sky lights.

                        A circular staircase leads to the loft under the sky lights.

                      • Large, hand-made dining set seats 10 comfortably.

                        Large, hand-made dining set seats 10 comfortably.

                      • Basement Adult Bedroom (Queen size bed)

                        Basement Adult Bedroom (Queen size bed)

                      • View of lake from Basement Adult Bedroom

                        View of lake from Basement Adult Bedroom

                      • Basement Kid's room bunk beds

                        Basement Kid's room bunk beds

                      • View of Art and Reading Nook in Kid's Room

                        View of Art and Reading Nook in Kid's Room

                      VRBO #80219

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, January 26, 2014

                      C$214 - C$242 per night (CAD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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