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"We just returned from a week at this cottage on Lake Farlain. It was a low-key family vacation with our 2-year-old twins and their grandparents, though we did have a few additional family members stay a couple of nights at a time. For the most part, we all fit comfortably on the upper/main level of the cottage in the 3 spacious bedrooms, updated bathroom, living room and kitchen areas. However, the nights that we did have additional guests, we were required to use the fourth bedroom located on the lower level of the cottage.
I cannot say enough about how pleased we were with the beach front and lake. It was much better than I had even anticipated. The lake is relatively small, though large enough for power boating, waterskiing, and jet skis. Very calm and shallow, sandy water leading to deep enough water to swim at the end of the dock. Our toddlers absolutely loved playing in the sand and wading in and out of the water without us having to be hypervigilant. The property the cottage is on is fairly large and private as well with no immediate neighbours to one side and several cottages fairly well spaced out to the opposite side.
The cottage came equipped with many staples that could be needed, like cleaning supplies, toys and games, lots of towels, and most everything you would need for cooking in the kitchen. The cleaner had done an immaculate job prior to our arrival as well. I had no complaints about the main level of the cottage at all!
However, the main problem we experienced was with the basement/4th bedroom area. It appeared fine, but smelled and felt damp right off the bat. However, when we did have a few extra bodies visiting at night, we quickly learned that there is a major earwig/bug problem in the basement that came out at night. They were everywhere... coming out of the ceiling tiles and lights above the bed and throughout the basement! Our guests actually moved up to the living area floor their first night and set up their tent outside on the second night because that was preferable to the "fourth bedroom". We are all well experienced with spending time up north and cottaging, and recognize there are always bugs to a certain extent, but this was well above and beyond anything we have ever experienced! I really feel this cottage should be advertised as only a 3-bedroom and priced accordingly for that reason! Other than that, we had a fantastic trip!
I would replace steps from the deck to yard as they are steep and dangerous though."
Guest: MFDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: August 5, 2014
"This adorable, quaint cottage has it all! The view is one of the best in town and the location is great! Just a short walk to the main shopping area of Picton. We know the area well and this spot is a gem. Sitting out on the back deck overlooking the harbor is magic. The cottage was spotless when we arrived and if you aren't familiar with the area the owner has put together a comprehensive list of things to do, places to eat etc. Our highlights were lunch at the County Cider Company, ice cream at Slickers, lunch at the Saylor Cafe, fabulous beach days at Sandbanks, great finds at the awesome second hand clothing stores in Wellington and Picton, the Mustang drive-in, all the amazing art studios in Picton, Wellington and Bloomfield and one of the funnest nights we've had in ages listening to live music at the Acoustic Guitar. The county has so much to do and this is a great little spot to call home while you enjoy all of the amazing sights to see!"
Guest: Adventurer Date of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: August 5, 2014
"A group of friends and i had a great time at the chalet for a weekend and we had an absolute blast! When we arrived, the house was impeccably clean and it was even bigger than we expected. Will showed us all the things we needed to know and assured us he would be available if any issues came up. We will definitely be back this summer. Cannot recommend this chalet enough!"
Guest: David W.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 31, 2015