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Sandy Shore Cottages

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5428 Young St Unit 340 RR 1, Harwood, Ontario K0K 2H0 Canada
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WE OFFER seven quality 2, 3 & 4 bedroom fully air conditioned self-catering cottages and Lake View Cedar Barrel Sauna, day weekend option (without nightly staying) is available. All of our accommodations have pine interiors, ceiling fans in all rooms, completely outfitted kichens plus fridge, stove and microwave; color TV and flat screen TVs with satellite and DVD/VCR, CD, sliding glass doors out to a wrap-around deck with patio set and BBQ, and outdoor fireplaces. All 3 and 4 bedroom cottages have 2 bathrooms. Our unique 2 bedroom loft units feature corner gas fireplaces and a large picture window overlooking the lake. A connecting door between the two units allows for large groups or families (up to 12) to be together, or can be locked to offer separate accommodations. Our 3 bedroom cottage is a 2 storey "Chalet." WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING: For all of our cottage rentals, you will need to bring your own bath, pool and kichen towels, and paper products. Full bed linens and pillows supplied - as well as coffee filters, salt & pepper and dish detergent in all cottages. Coin laundry facilities, complimentary fish cleaning station and freezer storage are available. Our state of the art floating dock system with large protected slips doubles as a great fishing pier! Lakeside heated inground pool and sundeck with patio sets and loungers. Lookout gazebo and playground. Free use of paddle boats! As an added convenience, fishing licenses, bait, ice and firewood are available on site. SMALL PETS (up to 4 kg) ARE ALLOWED FOR OUR GUESTS BUT IT MUST BE APPROVED BY THE HOSTS. APPLICABLE FEE FOR SMALL PET IS $100 FOR A WEEK AND $50 FOR A WEEKEND.
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Dianne S wrote a review Sep. 2020
9 contributions7 helpful votes
The cottage was spotless. The grounds are kept very well. The Staff are awesome. they were so welcoming. .It was so very quiet. The view from the cottage was awesome as we could see the whole lake. .The cottage had all the dishes & pots & pans & cutlery & coffee maker needed. The appliances worked very well. I would recommend Sandy Shore Cottages to anyone who is looking for a lovely vacation..
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Ayers01 wrote a review Sep. 2020
St. Catharines, Canada32 contributions44 helpful votes
Just returned from a lovely week at Sandy Shore Cottage. We stayed in cottage #5. Cottage was well equipped with a nice interior. The hosts, Natalia and Evgeny are very friendly, and willing to help in any way they can. Pool was heated. Beautiful sunsets every night. We went there just to chill and relax, and that's exactly what we were able to do.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Ray T wrote a review Aug. 2019
Clewiston fl1 contribution
We Rent the Cottage # 2 on July 27 to aug 3 The Host ( Natalia ) Was Very Friendly so Was Evgeny very good Service , GREAT Cottage Super Clean, They also have ramp for wheelchaire for disable ,But at the pool they have NO Railing to get in or out of the Pool for disable person so we mist the pool wish was supper clean also,,,But Over all it a big 4 plus...Ray & Patricia.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Fishnstar wrote a review Jul. 2019
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We came back after staying in 2017. It s just as wonderful as it was then! Great cottage, well equipped and deck is just 4 meters off the water! Gorgeous sunsets from deck almost every night! Great pool..heated and lots of fun! Private campfire pits! A beautiful location and everything you need for a nice family vacation! Best of all the owners are great people and take care of their guests just as good as they take care of their property! Stop looking because you just found a little slice of heaven.....
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Jolene T wrote a review Aug. 2018
Simcoe, Canada7 contributions9 helpful votes
We rented cottage number #4 - Check in was quick and Natalia was very friendly. I was shocked to see the grounds the way they were afttt hearing so many positives about the place online. From ground level the lake is beautiful even with the long grass (that needed cutting) if you expected to sit on your deck and view the lake forget it. Large untamed trees and wooden deck wall block it. Also the closed in firepit is literally 3 ft from a cliff that leads right into the water. Children running back and forth all across properties and I'm surprised no safety fence. The so called sandy Beach. Approx 8x10 if that. And they had a giant old swing set parked on it. The seaweed was so incredible that you would dare jump into the lake to swim. Fishing was slight disappointment considering it was rice lake. Only caught small sunfish and if lucky really small bass. We expected fully air conditioned unit yet the stand alone air unit upstairs was not working and when I asked about it they said they knew. Would have been nice to know that! Also the fridge was leaking water like crazy. When I told them about it. The husband was very prompt to come check it out but he grabbed the filled crisper and said "see you empty it there! I was like yea I did but that's not normal nor should I accept my fruit and veggies to be sitting in stale water. The grounds were tidy but certainly could have been cleaned up considering the size of the property. Perhaps hiring more staff would improve things. The pool was nice I'll say that. However when I asked for a skimmer/net to scoop the many bugs out I was told no. The inside of the cottage is like night and day from upstairs to down. Definately need another chair in living room. One futon coach for up to 6 guests to sit and relax or watch tv is impossible. The exterior decks are old cracked and chipping. Plastic uncomfortable dirty chairs surround an old table that does not sit level on the deck. So prepare to hold your drinks. 25 worms cost $6 and a small bag of firewood with no kindling is $10. We broke a fishing pole and asked to borrow a pole and they happily charged us $5 a day even with no AC and a broken fridge they didn't give us a break or a deal. I do not feel this cottage was worth the $1005 I spent for 3 nights. Sadly we will not be returning.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Natalia G, Owner at Sandy Shore Cottages
Responded Sep. 3, 2018
Thank you so much Jolene for your visit and review. It was really bad that the second air-conditioner made noise. It is brand new and on warranty but the procedure of service is quite long in such cases. We should consider to remove the unit from the cottage taking into account that the general air -conditioning system works perfectly. Sorry for the refrigerator trouble. Somebody changed the temperature regulator to the highest temperature. But it works well. It is a pity that we could not satisfy all your needs and tastes. But It would be a big challenge for us to make you happy even if we'd gifted you worms, fishing rods and fish. Kindly yours, Natalia
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US$185 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CanadaOntarioHarwood
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sandy Shore Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Sandy Shore Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Rice Lake (4.4 km), PrimRose Donkey Sanctuary (6.0 km), and Ball's Mill Conservation Area (3.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sandy Shore Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Sandy Shore Cottages?
Top room amenities include a desk, a mosquito net, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Sandy Shore Cottages?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Sandy Shore Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sandy Shore Cottages?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Is Sandy Shore Cottages located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Harwood.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sandy Shore Cottages?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Sandy Shore Cottages?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Serpent Mounds Park (7.6 km).