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Little Blue Cottage - Uniquely Private on the Mississippi Lake

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Studio cottage right on the lakefront.

Situated on a super private waterfront lot, the Blue Cottage is adorable and functional. The cottage was originally built in the 1940's and was remodeled a few years ago. Great sandy bottom for swimming, wading, volleyball, etc. Fully equipped kitchen, one bedroom suits well for a couple. Bathroom, toilet, sink, shower and closet. The perfect private getaway from a busy city life.

Great area for walking, running and bicycling. Get in touch with nature without giving up the comforts of modern technology!

Cottage includes:

Fully equipped kitchen


Satellite TV/VCR/DVD



Screened porch

Filtered Well Water

Air Conditioning

Baseboard heater

More Details

Denise DuBarry Hay
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 2, 2018

About Denise DuBarry Hay

Bill grew up here on the Mississippi Lake and this shoreline 'Hay Shore' was named after his family. The Hays owned most of this shoreline in the 1930's. The land that the Blue Cottage was built on was sold to the Box family in the 40's and they built several cottages, this was one of them. It was dilapidated when we (The Hay's) repurchased the land in 1997. The little Blue cottage was White back then and in bad shape. Even in its rough state was too cute to tear down, so we remodeled it and painted it blue.

Denise DuBarry Hay purchased this cottage in 1997

Why Denise DuBarry Hay chose Carleton Place

This property has been in our family for generations and it sits on several acres of cedar forests and open fields. You might see deer and hear the occasional wolf call out deep in the forest.

What makes this cottage unique

It's almost impossible these days to find a secluded lake front cottage that is still close enough to the center of town. Staying here makes you feel somehow connected to the past while still having the luxuries of today's technologies.


Carleton Place Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq ft
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • One double bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(1 traveler review)

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Little Blue Cottage - Uniquely Private on the Mississippi Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Very private, cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Stayed there a week mostly by myself, with guests for the day here and there. Clean, quiet, very private. Lake was not busy. Very shallow lake, which was not a problem as I do not swim, and it kept the boats away from the shore. Fully functional. Great grounds to walk on. Great spot.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Ottawa International Airport
Car: necessary

One of the oldest canoe clubs is located 10 minutes away in Carleton Place.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $57.42
Pet Fee $38.28
Refundable Damage Deposit $153.13

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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