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Sandy Cove Cottage Lac Gauvreau

4.4/5(8 reviews)
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Perfect Flat Sandy Beach / Cottage rental includes two sit on top Kayaks - 1/25
Sandy Beach - 2/25
Spacious clean living area - 3/25
Kitchen - 4/25
Lush private Side and back yard view - 5/25
Master Bedroom with Jack and Jill bathroom entrance - 6/25
Bright and cheerful 3rd Guest Bedroom with a set of Twin Bunk beds - 7/25
Second Guest Bedroom (Double Bed) - 8/25
Sandy Coves Cottage Bright Open Concept Kitchen with Island - 9/25
Living Room area and screened in porch - 10/25
Large Spacious Sunny Deck with amazing views of waterfront - 11/25
Large Deck with both privacy and amazing views of the waterfront - 12/25
Cottage is equipped with a washer and dryer so no need to haul your dirty laundry back home - 13/25
The cottage bathroom is incredibly clean, sunny and bright - 14/25
Back yard boats of children's play area and a tree house not visible in this picture - 15/25
Bright, Sunny and Spacious - 16/25
Pontoon Boat rental Option available. $300.00 per day or $900.00 per week - 17/25
View of the spacious screened in porch - 18/25
Loads of comfy seating in our spacious screened in porch area - 19/25
Patio table area - 20/25
View from the water in fall - 21/25
Winter views - 22/25
Local Forest Skateway - Amazing twist on skating the canal. - 23/25
Find out what all the hype is about with the New Gatineau Park Forest SkateWay. - 24/25
Large Spacious Deck - 25/25
$250 - $350 / night
$250 - $350 / night
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DESCRIPTION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Pets allowed
with
restrictions
Smoking
not allowed
Wood stove
Internet
Hot Tub
Waterfront
Ski <10km

Sandy Coves Cottage is a beautiful, 3 bedroom, open concept, 4 season, waterfront cottage located right on the water's edge. The fully equipped cottage sleeps 6 adults comfortably and is the ideal cottage getaway for 3 couples or an entire family.

The cottage is located directly on the very sought after Lac Gauvreau and is literally only minutes from Wakefield village and 30 minutes from the Byward Market downtown Ottawa.

Sandy Coves cottage is available year round, making it an ideal winter retreat for nature enthusiast as well. Enjoy snowshoeing, winter hiking, skating, cross country or downhill skiing within minutes of the chalet. New in 2017, guests truly enjoy our newest local alternative to skating on the canal, The Gatineau Park Forest Skate Way.

The cottage boasts of spectacular views, a completely private waterfront area and is incredibly bright and sunny. The main living area has floor to ceiling windows lining the entire waterfront side of the south facing cottage.

The very private flat sandy beach waterfront with a lovely gradual slope into the water is great for families with young children.

All beds have been upgraded to include new mattresses completely protected with quality mattress covers for an extremely clean and comfortable vacation experience. The master bedroom has a queen sized quality mattress and the 2nd guest bedroom has a luxury quality double sized mattress. The third bedroom has a set of twin bunk beds, which are also clean and new.

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AMENITIES AND EQUIPMENT
Bedrooms
3 bedrooms :
- 2 single beds
- 1 double bed
- 1 Queen bed
Kitchen
Coffee maker
Cooktop
Dishes and cutlery
Dishwasher
Freezer
Microwave oven
Oven
Refrigerator
Stove
Toaster
Communications
Internet access
General
Dryer
Electricity
Linens Provided
Snow removal
Washer
Wood stove
CITQ Classification
Satifies requirements
CITQ Establishment No.280512

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LOCATION

LOCATION

Province: Quebec
Region: Outaouais
City: Wakefield
Closest ski resort:Edelweiss
Distance from ski resort:Less than 10 km
Nearest Body of Water:Gauvreau Lake
Waterfront: Yes
Other Town/Lake/Area:La Peche
Note: Sandy Cove Cottage is nestled in the heart of the Gatineau hills and national park region. The waterfront cottage sits directly on lac Gauvreau in La Peche community. La Peche is widely known for Wakefield village, an artistic village community. Wakefield village boasts of festivals, live music venues, fresh vegetable markets and amazing restaurants with patio's along the waterfront. Lac Gauvreau is only 30 minutes to downtown Ottawa and 5 minutes to a local butcher, liquor and grocery store.

AVAILABILITY

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RATES

NightlyWeekend
(Fri & Sat
Nights)
WeeklyMonthlyEventMinimum
Stay
BASE RATE
$250
$350
Weekend
Night
$550$1000$3500-1 Night
SATURDAY FEB. 27TH TO MONDAY MARCH 1ST
FEB 27, 2021 TO
MAR 01, 2021
2 night family winter getaway during Quebec March Break
$300----2 Nights
OTTAWA MARCH BREAK HOLIDAY 5 OR 7 NIGHT
MAR 14, 2021 TO
MAR 19, 2021
Stay close and enjoy March break with your family. 7 night stay = 1 week
$300$650$2000--2 Nights
MARCH BREAK WINTER WEEKEND GETAWAY
MAR 19, 2021 TO
MAR 21, 2021
-$650---2 Nights
EASTER HOLIDAY WEEKEND
MAR 21, 2021 TO
APR 05, 2021
Easter Holiday Weekend Rental. Guest may enjoy use all day holiday Monday.
$350$900---3 Nights
VICTORIA DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND
MAY 21, 2021 TO
MAY 24, 2021
Weekend rental includes 3 night stay. Friday - Monday
-$900---3 Nights
JUNE 19TH TO 25TH, 2021
JUN 19, 2021 TO
JUN 25, 2021
--$1995--6 Nights
JUNE 26TH TO JULY 9TH, 2021
JUN 26, 2021 TO
JUL 09, 2021
--$1995$7800-2 Weeks
JULY 10TH TO JULY 30TH, 2021
JUL 10, 2021 TO
JUL 30, 2021
Seeking a 3 week rental guest but willing to book 2 week rental period.
--$1995$7800-2 Weeks
JULY 31ST TO AUGUST 13TH, 2021 BOOKED
JUL 31, 2021 TO
AUG 13, 2021
This rental period is no longer available. Please check Cedar Coves Cottage
--$1995--2 Weeks
AUGUST 14TH TO AUGUST 27TH, 2021
AUG 14, 2021 TO
AUG 27, 2021
--$1995--2 Weeks
Rates are in Canadian dollars

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Check-in after11:00 AM
Check-out before11:00 AM
Tax Rate14.975%
Lodging Tax3.5%
Booking Deposit50% due at time of booking (The balance is due 150 days before arrival)
Payments on CottagesInCanadaNo
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Fees
  • 3.5% quebec lodging tax : $69.83


REVIEWS

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Amazing cottage! Had everything we needed, beautiful view of the lake. We rented the cottage in February and it was super fun. Outdoor skating through the forest was 20mins away, ski hills close by and walking trails through Gatineau Park. Cottage was very cozy with wood stove and hot tub. We will be back and would recommend this place to anyone.

Stayed: February 2020    Submitted: Feb 19, 2020

My family with 2 young children enjoyed our week are sandy cove so much we are already planning our return for next year.

The cottage itself is well equipped. It has everything you'll need. We didn't need to pack as much as we did. Comfortable bedding, towels, all kitchen items, wifi and Netflix. The kids room even had toys and tons of books. There is a huge screened in porch that is almost soundproof from the rest of the cottage so we could stay up and laugh all night without disturbing the kids (and likewise in the morning they could play out there without disturbing us!).

The outdoors is really where it's at though. The lake is perfect. Warm and calm with a beach for the kids to dig in and collect rocks. We swam and fished and kayaked. We even found a small cave to explore and some marsh where we saw ducks, blue heron, turtles and gulls. There are very few people on the lake and even fewer motorized boats. It's as peaceful as they come.

The cottage has a nice fire pit overlooking the lake, a floating dock and a huge patio with a BBQ. There is even a fold out table and chairs that we used when guests came for dinner and we played famed on it in the sunroom.

Also there's a store 5 minutes away that has everything you could possibly need. Fresh fruit and veggies, meat and dairy, wine and beer, ice, fishing tackle... so convenient.

A perfect week.


Stayed: August 2018    Submitted: Aug 23, 2018

Another great week at Sandy Cove cottage. Pretty cottage, well located. Only half an hour to Ottawa's Byward Market. Kelly is on top on things, responding quickly to any request. Can sleep six comfortably. Appreciated the two kayaks and canoe, allowed us to explore this beautiful lake. Hopefully we will be able to return next summer.

Stayed: July 2018    Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
Owner response:
Thank you Richard. We look forward to hosting you and your family again next year. We are accepting peak season summer reservations for 2019 starting August 15th, 2018. Thank you for making Sandy Coves Cottage your family's yearly vacation destination. We always appreciate your business. Sincerely, Kelly.

The lake is beautiful, the cottage is close to Ottawa so you can commute from work, and there are great amenities like kayaks, a canoe, washer and dryer, a large deck with parasol, and a screened porch. The front of the cottage is full of windows overlooking the lake and letting in the sun. Kelly and Brendan are very nice and helpful. We appreciated being able to bring our dog and cat who had a wonderful time. However, we had some unfortunate problems that marred our stay. The tap water was contaminated and smelled like swamp water. Although they tried to repair it the smell remained in the hot water. The roof of the screened porch leaked when it rained. And we got locked out of the cottage because the keycode lock needed new batteries. My 63 year old husband had to climb in through a bedroom window to let us in. The beds are good but the couches and chairs are very old with springs sticking out making them uncomfortable. There are old appliances tucked into the corner of the porch. The screens have holes so the bugs get in, especially if you leave indoor lights on in the evening. Compared with the average cottage you grew up with where your family shipped their old furniture and appliances this is about par for the course, but it is not as refined as you would expect for a rental and for that price. Overall, my holiday was a 7.5 on 10 because it was great to gather the family together and the lake is gorgeous but the tap water problem was a major issue that grossed us out.

Stayed: July 2018    Submitted: Jul 20, 2018
Owner response:
Thank you for your feedback Nicole. We appreciate your business and always welcome constructive feedback & suggestions. We have, & will certainly continue to correct any concerns brought to our attention. I must admit I was shocked by your overall rating, especially given your positive feedback and request to rebook with us next year. The water system does draw from the lake & is a common water system. The lake water entering the system is 1st filtered with a particle filter which then passes through a fine carbon filter, followed by a UV light to render the water potable. This is a high quality water treatment system. Guests don't drink the tap water as the cottage has a "Culigan style" water cooler for dispensing bottled drinking water. At some point during your stay, the intake valve on the lake pipe fell off, which allowed sand from the lake to be sucked into the pipe. The tap water was not "contaminated'' but did smell like unfiltered lake water. My husband responded immediately, discovered the fallen intake valve, flushed and repaired everything within less than an hour from receiving your text. When you locked yourself out of the cottage, I too responded immediately. Your husband did not need to climb through the window as I was on site within 10 minutes from receiving your text and there was a spare key on site. The screen, in the screened in porch has been repaired and patched. Thanks for letting us know. We repair them often, as pets jump up & rip them. Thank you.

Beautiful cottage, clean and well maintained. I hope to return during the summer months to fully take-in the beauty of the lake.

Owners were prompt in correspondence, the information was clear and easy to follow.

Thank you again for the wonderful weekend getaway.


Stayed: April 2018    Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
Owner response:
Thank you Melissa. We look forward to hosting you again this summer. Kelly and Brendan

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