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Solar Living, In This Off-The-Grid Wilderness, Lake Cabin, Close To Kenora, On.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6 comfortably

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

More Details

Owner
Susan Evenden
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

Amenities

Kenora, Unorganized Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No smoking
  • No loud music
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double futon
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
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

Reviews

4/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Solar Living, In This Off-The-Grid Wilderness, Lake Cabin, Close To Kenora, On.
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews
4

Great Stay

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was still under construction when we arrived but was very well laid out and had everything we required and more. I was there with my 2 adult sons, nephew and another friend. We stayed August long weekend and had a great time. The dock was new and we spent a fair bit of time in the water which was quite warm. Susan had kayak's available for our use which the boys used for exploring the lake. If we return this way again we will definitely try to book here again. Thanks Susan for a great quiet getaway location.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

West Cott Rental

  • 4 of 5

My extended family and I thoroughly enjoyed the West Cott house. Many hours were spent close to home - fishing, paddling and watching for wildlife. Located about 15 minutes outside of Kenora we were also able to take advantage of the tourist attractions in town after which we were able to retreat back to the West Cott and it's peaceful surroundings. The house has been well cared for and had ample space for all of us. Susan was very welcoming and provided most amenities. Great memories were made - we had a terrific time. Thank you Susan - hope we can return.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Cabin

  • 4 of 5

This cabin was new and under construction when we were there. Although it was under construction, it didn't seem like it as there was little left to be done. We had pretty well everything we needed. We were able to offer our suggestions for our next visit and were very thankful that the owner Susan was happy to implement them. I highly recommend this cabin. Susan goes the extra mile for her guests and is more than happy to please. Thank you Susan and we will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jackie. You were wonderful guests and I look forward to seeing you again. Susan
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Rates & Availability

Kenora, Unorganized Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$132
$915
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $365.9

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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