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Salmon Trout Lake Summerhill Cottage

5.0/5(28 reviews)
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Enjoy the 8 person Beachcomber hot tub complete with waterfall, radio, and iPod hookup! - 1/40
Summerhill has lots of parking for cars or your boat trailer and is only 30 feet from the lake. - 2/40
Summerhill is available year-round, even when buried in snow! The driveway is plowed regularly! - 3/40
The huge leather sofa can seat the whole family for movie night on the 55" TV! - 4/40
The sofa's seating profile can easily be changed to make a "cuddle corner!" - 5/40
The 'cuddle corner" is perfect for small children or adults who want to cuddle! - 6/40
This view shows the 55" flatscreen which has HD satellite/many channels + BluRay player. - 7/40
The Foosball table can provide entertainment on rainy days. - 8/40
This view shows the tiled sunroom (to the right) which overlooks the lake and BBQ area. - 9/40
The sunroom, which overlooks the lake, has a leather loveseat and a Jotul gas log fireplace. - 10/40
Relax on our comfy leather loveseat with a good book in front of the gas log fireplace - 11/40
This view of the sunroom shows the BBQ, gazebo, and bamboo loveseat (normally in the gazebo). - 12/40
The professionally designed granite kitchen is fully equipped to satisfy even the fussiest of chefs! - 13/40
Our custom cherry kitchen is loaded with storage, modern appliances, spices + baking ingredients. - 14/40
The Kitchenaid fridge has lots of room, an ice-cube maker, and drinking water dispenser as well! - 15/40
Enjoy sharing meals around the 8 person oak table overlooking the lake. - 16/40
Heated floors in the new 4 piece family bath will keep your feet toasty! - 17/40
The new family bathroom has a tub, shower, heated floors, and a "right height" toilet. - 18/40
18 spotless white bath towels, hand towels, and face cloths are provided for your convenience. - 19/40
The laundry room has a Maytag laundry pair to make your stay easier and cleaner! - 20/40
Bathroom # 2 - 21/40
The large MBR is tastefully decorated with Canadiana antiques and luxury bedding. - 22/40
The MBR has a KING bed, high quality cotton bedding, large windows, dresser and huge closet. - 23/40
Master bedroom - 24/40
Master bedroom - 25/40
This view is from the MBR looking toward the door to the LR. - 26/40
Double bedroom #3 has a hand-made quilt and a cuddly throw for napping! - 27/40
Each bedroom has: dresser, night table, reading light, high quality mattress and luxurious bedding. - 28/40
Double bedroom #2, complete with a down duvet! - 29/40
Mudroom/entranceway - hang your coats, take off your shoes, boots, and they'll be out of your way. - 30/40
Front entranceway - has a bench in case you need to sit down while taking off your shoes. - 31/40
The water's entrance is shallow and sandy with less than ten steps to the dock. - 32/40
The screened-in gazebo has electricity, lights, slate floors, loveseat, a games table + 4 chairs. - 33/40
The screened-in gazebo has a loveseat for enjoying the outdoors if bugs are pesky! - 34/40
There's lots of room to dock your boat (or relax on a lounger) on our 8' wide floating cedar dock. - 35/40
The water trampoline awaits you from June to September (its a short swim from the dock)! - 36/40
Heading out in the early morning for a paddle in our 16' Pulaski canoe. - 37/40
Enjoy a quiet evening overlooking the lake as the sun sets! - 38/40
Beautiful sunsets can frequently be enjoyed since we face south-west! - 39/40
Autumn colours are usually spectacular since we are surrounded by trees! - 40/40
$2500 - $2700 / week
$2500 - $2700 / week
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DESCRIPTION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Sleeps 8
4 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Pets allowed
with
restrictions
Smoking
not allowed
Fireplace
Hot Tub
Waterfront

Our cottage is the perfect escape for MATURE couples and FAMILIES with CHILDREN seeking a luxurious getaway nestled in nature and century old trees! Our 4 season SMOKE/VAPE FREE cottage is 1600 sq ft, 4 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, spotlessly clean bungalow with every modern convenience. It is situated in a peaceful setting on a private road, 30 feet from the water's edge on a gently sloping lot with only eight stairs to the dock! New for the 2020 season is a single/double bunk-bed in one of the bedrooms - the single is suitable for a child. The other three bedrooms offer a king and double beds. SMOKING AND VAPING ARE FORBIDDEN!

We are located on clean Salmon Trout Lake on a private gravel road which is 50 m from a gravel Township road. There's no traffic or road noise so your kids and dogs can play outside safely. We have easy year-round access which makes it possible to get to the cottage even in the winter. We're also fully insured AND all of the pictures on this site are current - in other words, the only surprises you'll have will be good ones! We cater to families (adults with kids) or couples, NEVER to groups of adults.

Our location on Salmon Trout Lake invites you to explore the outdoors. The lake is a natural Walleye hatchery which also has Small Mouth Bass and Sunfish, but nothing else. The lot is gently sloping with a sandy entrance to the water, perfect for beginner swimmers. You can swim to our water trampoline (where the water's depth is about 10-12 ft.) and practice your cannonballs (the trampoline will be taken out of the lake around Labour Day). The water gradually gets deeper as you walk out from the shore and offers excellent current-free swimming. The water's depth at the end of our dock (which was replaced in 2019) varies from about 4 ft in the driest of summers to a more typical 5-6 ft in most summers. Many guests enjoy shallow diving from the end of the dock or using the ladder to gradually and gently enter the water. There are some short weeds at the end of the dock, but not tall, lanky ones like some lakes have. The sandy, shallow entry is safe for toddlers and children!

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AMENITIES AND EQUIPMENT
Bedrooms
4 bedrooms :
- 1 single bed
- 3 double beds
- 1 King bed
Kitchen
Coffee maker
Dishes and cutlery
Dishwasher
Freezer
High chair
Microwave oven
Oven
Refrigerator
Stove
Toaster
General
Air conditioning
Dryer
Electricity
Fireplace
Firewood
Gas stove
Linens Provided
Security system
Snow removal
Washer

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LOCATION

LOCATION

Province: Ontario
Region: Algonquin / Haliburton Highlands
City: Bancroft
Closest ski resort:Sir Sam's Ski Area
Distance from ski resort:-
Nearest Body of Water:Salmon Trout Lake
Waterfront: Yes
Other Town/Lake/Area:Bancroft, Salmon Trout Lake
Note: Located in the beautiful Hastings Highlands, 20 minutes N of Bancroft, 2.5 hours from Toronto, 2.5 hours from Ottawa or Kingston, 45 minutes S of Algonquin Park's East gate. Salmon Trout Lake is a natural hatchery for Walleye and Small Mouth Bass. The lake is about 2.5 miles long, with ample opportunity for beautiful hikes along the lakeside gravel roads.

AVAILABILITY

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RATES

NightlyWeekend
(Fri & Sat
Night)
WeeklyMonthlyEventMinimum
Stay
BASE RATE
--$2500--1 Week
AUTUMN
SEP 04, 2020 TO
OCT 16, 2020
Weekly rentals only, but couples (2 people) welcome for week-end getaways
--$2500--1 Week
THANKSGIVING
OCT 09, 2020 TO
OCT 12, 2020
NO GROUPS OF ADULTS- Families only!
----$12003 Nights
CHRISTMAS WEEK
DEC 20, 2020 TO
DEC 27, 2020
weekly rental only - Sunday to Sunday - no groups of adults
----$30007 Nights
NEW YEAR'S
DEC 27, 2020 TO
JAN 03, 2021
weekly rental only - Sunday to Sunday - no groups of adults
----$30007 Nights
FAMILY DAY WEEKEND
FEB 12, 2021 TO
FEB 15, 2021
Families/Couples only - no groups of adults
----$12003 Nights
SPRING
APR 30, 2021 TO
JUN 11, 2021
Weekly rentals only - couples (2 people) welcome for week-end getaways
--$2500--1 Week
SUMMER
JUN 11, 2021 TO
OCT 08, 2021
Weekly rentals only
--$2700--1 Week
Rates are in Canadian dollars

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Check-in after05:00 PM
Check-out before11:00 AM
Security Deposit$700 (Security deposit will be refunded within 2 days of check-out)
Booking Deposit30% due at time of booking (The balance is due 30 days before arrival)
Payments on CottagesInCanadaNo
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NOTES

NO SMOKING OR VAPING INSIDE THE COTTAGE!!! Cancellation Policy: If we are able to re-rent the cottage for your dates, then 100% refund will be given regardless of when you notify us. If we are NOT able to re-rent the cottage, then the deposit of 30% will be kept.
Rental Agreement: We require a rental agreement/waiver to be signed.
Overnight guests are NOT permitted unless the owner is notified and approves.
Principal renter must be AT LEAST 30 years of age.
Summerhill Cottage is a Friday to Friday rental.
We do not rent to groups of young people/ no grad parties, etc. WE RENT ONLY BY THE ENTIRE WEEK; week-end rentals may be considered for couples or couples with small families. Please request a price if this is the case.

REVIEWS

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From the moment we opened the door to Summerhill Cottage, we were enthralled with its setting and beautiful view of the tranquil lake. The cottage itself was a delight - clean, spacious and warm, thanks to its pine interior. Everything set a welcoming note, and there were many thoughtful touches provided by our hosts, Liz and Ray. The lake was lovely to swim in, with a nice sandy bottom for wading in and a ladder for easy entry. We enjoyed fabulous meals, which were easy to prepare, thanks to the cottage's remarkably well-stocked kitchen and convenient BBQ. Evenings were enjoyed sitting on the dock with a cocktail, watching the sunset, the peace broken only by the loons in the distance. The cottage is stocked with lots of water toys, board games and activities to keep everyone happily occupied and the hot tub is a great addition. Beds were extremely comfortable, ensuring a good night's sleep. Summerhill Cottage is a wonderful place to escape from the city and re-connect with family. We highly recommend it. Thank you Liz and Ray!

Stayed: August 2020    Submitted: Sep 02, 2020
Owner response:
Hi Julie,
Thank-you for the great review! We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed our cottage and the amenities that we offer. Whenever we travel we are especially appreciaitve of comfortable beds, linens, and well stocked kitchens, so we try hard to ensure that our guests are comfortable on their holiday by providing that things that we would want ourselves. Escaping the city and having the chance to reconnect with family and recharge our batteries is what a holiday should be all about. See you again!

I spent an amazing week at Summerhill Cottage in July with my two sons. From the minute we entered the cottage we felt like we were in a place to call home (temporarily). It is obvious that Liz & Ray take pride in the cottage, it is clean, in excellent repair and there is nothing you could possibly need that isn't already there or that won't be delivered promptly to you with a text. I couldn't have asked for more, truly a fabulous experience. Early morning swims, coffee on the dock, canoeing, SUP, hot tub, relaxing by the camp fire, awesome BBQ'ing, board games. I have already booked my week for next year!! Thank you Liz and Ray for being so attentive!

Stayed: July 2020    Submitted: Aug 19, 2020
Owner response:
Hi Shari,
We're so happy that you and your sons had a great time at the cottage! There isn't a nicer compliment to hear than that you felt like you could call our cottage your home from the minute you entered - even if it was only for a short time. We work hard to make the cottage welcoming so that our guests can relax and enjoy their time away from the city and their usual routines. You ticked off a lot of boxes that people put on their "must do at the cottage" list, and we're delighted that we'll be welcoming you back next August for more of the same! We appreciate you taking the time to write your review - thanks for coming!

My husband and I stayed 5 wonderful nights at this beautiful cottage to relax after the busy Christmas season. First time stay and we know there will be many, many more. The owners were quick and easy to communicate with, answering my many questions (sorry, Liz - thanks for your patience). Pride of ownership was evident when we walked in the door. So clean and organized with lots of information provided. Beautiful view of the lake and lots of areas to walk around and explore. The weather wasn't top notch during our stay. There was a threat of an ice storm with possible power outages but we knew the back-up generator would keep us operational, if needed. During this time, we enjoyed access to the great satellite system available. The kitchen was a joy to cook in - knives were sharper than our own!!! I dare anyone to name one item that is missing from this amazingly stocked kitchen. Furniture was so comfortable and lots of room for quiet reading, foosball and the many games provided. The beds and pillows were super comfy. And, of course, the hot tub was the icing on the cake. Well maintained, roomy and so very relaxing on a wintry night. We've stayed in many rentals over the years but this one is at the top of our list. Thank you for sharing your beautiful cottage and ensuring your guests have a wonderful stay at Summerhill Cottage. We can't wait for a return visit. All the best for 2020, Liz and Ray.

Stayed: December 2019    Submitted: Jan 07, 2020
Owner response:
Hi Carol,
Thank-you for taking the time to write such a positive, lengthly and detailed review! I don't think you missed mentioning any of the special features of our cottage that we provide and maintain so that every rental experience is a great one. It's very rewarding for us to rent to respectful people such as yourselves who are experienced renters and who recognize and appreciate our efforts. We look forward to hosting you again! Liz and Ray

We stayed at Summerhill cottage for Christmas with my family, what a beautiful cottage. We absolutely loved the place, everything you could possibly need was included. The kitchen was a joy to cook in, the hottub was so relaxing and the surroundings were beautiful. Liz was a great host and so very helpful- great communication, decorating the cottage for Christmas, providing tree stand and generously giving a welcoming gift. Thank you for helping us have such a magical Christmas.

Stayed: December 2019    Submitted: Jan 01, 2020
Owner response:
Hi Adele, Thank-you for writing your review! We're delighted that you had a great time and that you all had time to relax while enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings. It was a pleasure being able to contribute to the Christmas spirit by putting up some decorations and providing a tree stand! Christmas is a magical time, and nothing can compare to spending it with your family in Ontario's beautiful cottage country. You were all very considerate guests and we hope you're able to visit again!

We had the most beautiful, relaxing, and memorable March Break at this cottage. We were able to cross country ski and snowshoe on the lake, go for long hikes in the woods, and enjoy the amazing hot tub. The view of the lake from the cottage and the view of the forest from the hot tub were breathtaking. The cottage itself is incredible. We enjoyed the gourmet kitchen, the comfortable beds, the foosball table, reading in the sun room and relaxing in front of the T.V. There was plenty of room for ourselves and 5 kids. Our hosts left so many personal touches, the cottage was incredibly clean, and we barely had to pack anything which made our trip so convenient. We were very lucky to spend a week there.

Stayed: March 2019    Submitted: Mar 20, 2019
Owner response:
Hi Jennifer,
Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We're delighted that you had a great March Break with your family - we remember enjoying many spring breaks at the cottage with our kids when they were younger, spending time together outdoors and playing board games and cards in the evenings, or even having the occasional campfire in the winter! I'm also glad you noticed (and appreciated) the comfortable beds, the cleanliness of the cottage, and the convenoence of not having to pack much of anything. We hope you'll visit again!

$2500 - $2700 / week
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