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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Not sure what we can add to what people have already said who have fully described the property...
Rowanlea is a classic traditional Canadian cottage – the kind they don’t build any more.
The kitchen is exceptional, replete with cooking equipment and large pantry type cupboards containing plenty of crockery, glasses and commonly needed staples such as spices. It has a gigantic working counter open to the dining room with its huge table and ten chairs. When you add the BBQ outside it allowed easy cooking even for a crowd. Depending on the weather we were able to switch between eating in the dining room and on the adjacent rear deck and even with a large group have everyone seated together at a single table. This was very special.
Laundry and bathroom facilities are very good. Loads of sleeping spaces are dotted between the two levels in both the main cottage and the boat house.
Loved the books, artworks, musical instruments, comfortable furniture, bits and pieces from the family's life that we were allowed to share. Lights, electricity coped admirably with our demands. Hot water nearly did. We did have more people than usual staying at the cabin so the hot water situation nudged past the critical point.
Loved the added space of the boathouse and the privacy of the dock. So many special spaces on the grounds for a little privacy, a fire at night, all kinds of games on the lawn, accessible parking, treed site, boats, lake views (those sunsets!). The amount of room available allowing all to have a private space should be noted.
The cottage is easy to reach by routes both direct and scenic from the city and stores for all needs are found within an easy drive. There is a large garbage holder at the road that safely houses filled garbage, recycling and compost containers until collection day. The cottage is on well water but a water cooler/dispenser is provided.
In short, Rowanlea was just about perfect for our family gathering and will be remembered fondly for years."
Guest: tonyDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
"10 teenagers spent a wonderful few nights here. In addition to, the separate loft was excellent for guardian. a youths group with me were pleasantly surprised at the amenities are lovely. The owner is so nice and quick reply for anything. The cottage is clean, comfortable, and warm! The views are spectacular, Most definitely will find our way back there again."
Guest: Vincent S.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 8, 2015
"This was my second visit to Anne's Retreat and my first review. This is a great home with lots of room and a short walk to the beach. Although the beach is a short walk and very nice I prefer Cedar Beach which is an easy 10 minute drive. The home is very well equipped and is spotless and show's Anne's pride of ownership. With 2 decks it is great to enjoy morning coffee or an afternoon drink. Anne is a real pleasure to work with and my sister and I plan on being back next year."
Guest: Rick R.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 17, 2014