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Family Friendly Cottage on a Small Quiet Lake Minutes From Huntsville.

Bedrooms 3
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 1 bathroom bungalow. Sleeps 6 comfortably (4 adults, 2 kids)

Our cottage is a three bedroom bungalow with plenty of room for a family of 6 (1 queen bed in the master bedroom, 1 double bed in bedroom 2 and two twin beds (trundle) + a single child’s futon in bedroom 3). We have a beautiful west exposure (great sunsets) in a quiet, small bay on Lake Jessop only minutes from the town of Huntsville, Ontario. The swimming is great (no weeds!) and if you have small children, the hard packed sandy, shallow waterfront is ideal. Of course the water bouncer is always a hit with the older kids. We have a large sun deck right at the water with plenty of seating for soaking up the sun or watching the sun set with your favourite beverage in hand!

Amenities include:

• Small beach area with shallow hard packed sand bottom

• Large dock and sun deck by the water

• Picnic table by the water

• 12 foot water bouncer (not available after Labour Day weekend)

• Fire pit area by the lake

• Canoe and aluminum boat for use (assortment of adult and child life jackets provided)

• Large wrap around deck on the cottage with a table and seating for 6 comfortably.

• Wood stove (there are additional portable oil heaters)

• Large flat area beside the cottage great for paddle games, croquet and horse shoes (all available in the large bin beside the main deck stairs).

• Full kitchen with large fridge, stove, full size portable dishwasher and microwave

• Coffee maker and kettle provided

• Potable drinking water (taps in kitchen and bathroom)

• Two propane BBQs

• Kitchen fully stocked with an assortment of utensils, dishes, cutlery, mugs, pots and pans.

• 32” Flat screen TV with satellite

• DVD player

• Updated bathroom with full tub and shower

• Garbage and recycling pick-up (no need to travel to the dump!)

• Only 15 minutes from downtown Huntsville

• Access to miles of ATV trails right across the road (great for hikes)

• Only 45 mins from Algonquin Park

• Excellent cell phone reception

• Note: Linens and towels are NOT provided

Our standard rental period during the summer season (July 1 - Aug 31) is Sunday (check in 4pm) to Friday (check out 12pm) - 5 nights. For any other rental period, please inquire.

More Details

Steve and Diane Spence
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017


Huntsville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Put items you use back in the same location you found them.
  • No loud noises after 11 pm.
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • There is a hair dryer provided (it is in the storage cabinet under the sink). 2 rolls of toilet paper are provided on arrival. Sink contains an additional tap for purified drinking water.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Trundle beds are singles. Futon couch will accommodate child
  • The bedrooms accommodate a maximum of 2 (adult) couples and 3 kids (if you use the futon couch).
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Family Friendly Cottage on a Small Quiet Lake Minutes From Huntsville.
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Great family cottage with a ton to do!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a few days end of June. The cottage was well kept and clean. Other than linens and towels everything was provided. The cottage was ample space for my family of 6. My 3 and 5 yr old spent hours just playing in the sand and even sand toys and life jackets were provided ! The entry was shallow enough to not worry about their safety. My 10 yr old caught a ton of fish off th end of the dock too! The canoe was a bonus and kept my older ones busy. Plenty of seating was provided at the dock and fire pit and the gazebo was amazing for providing shelter from rain and sun! The lake is so peaceful and we enjoyed drinking out morning coffee there ! There are even some board games for those rainy days . All in all we had an amazing time and were sad to leave. Would also like to say the neighbours were very friendly! I would totally recommend this cottage to anyone especially those with young ones !

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience at this cottage. There are plenty of things for kids and adults to do. The cottage is in good shape and the lake view is just stunning. We would definitely be coming back.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family friendly, well equipped cottage with great lakefront access

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful time. The cottage and it's location were great. Shallow sandy lakefront area great for little kids

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we'd hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

The setting of this cottage is beautiful. We enjoyed privacy, watching the sunset from the deck or picture window. Swimming, canoeing, sitting on the dock reading and walking the cottage road were some of the activities we enjoyed. The cottage has all the comforts of home.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical!!!! Amazing! Want to come back every summer!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this cottage for a week with our three children (ages 6, 6 and 9). We spent the days outdoors, swimming, playing on the beach, canoeing, playing with the neighbor kids, watching the wildlife (chimpmunks) and playing with the toys that they had available for us. It was the most relaxing and fun vacation we've had. Perfect for the ages of our kids (and the adults!). My son wants to permanently live the cottage life. The beach area kept the kids occupied whenever we weren't swimming. The beach would be appropriate for younger kids too. The cottage was great and very comfortable (but we didn't spend much time in there as we just wanted to be down by the lake). The kitchen was well stocked. Other than the bed linens/towels, everything we needed was provided and very well stocked. It was really quick and easy to run into Huntsville for groceries or anything else we needed. We loved the town of Huntsville and would love to have spent more time there, but we just simply did not want to leave the lake and our cottage life there! The only issue we had was that the water was not working part of the time. This seemed like a one-time issue as everything else was in good working condition. Steve was very responsive to help us fix it, even though they were traveling and thousands of miles away at the time. If it weren't for that issue, this would have been a 5 (+++) star review. We can't wait to spend some more time here someday!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect family cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 4 nights with our 10 month old and 3 year old and had a wonderful time - the cottage has everything we needed and more, and the shed full of water toys and boats kept our toddlers busy in the water for 10 hours a day. We will definitely book this place again any time we return to this area.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
200 Kilometres
Pearson International
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
On the Docks Pub
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Huntsville Downs
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Kelsey's, East Side Marios, Coffee Cabin
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Huntsville Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jul 3 2017 - Sep 4 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $79.34

During peak season (July - August) a minimum 5 night stay is required with check-in on Sunday at 4pm and check-out on Friday at noon. There may be some flexibility on day/time for check-in and check-out depending on the specific week(s) requested (please inquire for details).

Payments may be made through VRBO or, if preferred, arranged directly with owner via e-transfer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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