Solar Living, in This Off-the-Grid Wilderness, Lake Cabin, Close to Kenora, on.

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Last updated: 08/14/2016

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Cabin at West Cott allows guests to enjoy the lake and experience wilderness, while also exploring their energy use and how they impact the planet we live on.

The cabin is not connected to any electrical supply company. It is a solar powered home, that can sufficiently provide electricity for the energy aware family. There are two diesel generators that provide backup, but ideally should rarely come on. How much they come on is determined by the guests energy consciousness.

The Cabin at West Cott is on a quiet lake with good fishing and full access to the Winnipeg River. Whether it's a leisurely trip by water to Minaki, or kayaking through wild rice filled bays, adventure awaits. Wildlife can be seen from the dining table or dock. Eagles are a regular sight, travelling to and from their nests, feeding and training their young. Fall hunting and winter snowmobile activities make for 12 months of fun.

There are 880 square feet of living space, including a 220 square foot sunroom. The cabin is a two minute treed walk to the water.

The cabin contains two private bedrooms and sleeps 6 comfortably. Two cots are available if required. There is a cozy propane fireplace for chilly evenings or rainy days.

The cabin shares a dock with the main house.

- There is no loud music or parties allowed at anytime. Quiet time is enforced after 10:00pm

- Any evidence of smoking indoors will result in a minimum cleaning charge of $200.00.

- There are absolutely no pets allowed. Any evidence of pets will result in a minimum cleaning charge of $200.00

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 880 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Television


  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Although the lake can not be viewed from the location of this cabin, the dock (under construction) is within a two minute walk from the screened sunroom....moreless

  • Rural:

    This is a wilderness retreat on a quiet lake, with full access to the Winnipeg River....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Parking


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4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates



The cabin sleeps 6 guests comfortable. There is a $25.00 per night charge for each extra person.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Year Purchased: 1994

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Kenora, Unorganized, ON, Canada #663712

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