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Rustic Log and Timber Frame Chalet Family Getaway

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
12 guests
5 nights minimum
Chalet
Rustic and inviting, warm and friendly retreat, sleeps up to 12 people, suitable for couples or small family get-together! Before reading further :Please note that this is an established, quiet, family oriented area, and the neighbours in the surrounding cluster of cottages have been there very peacefully for decades. This is not a party house. Lower floor boasts two large log bedrooms each with its own balcony overlooking the hill and trees. Top floor has two more cosy bedrooms with an accessible widows walk and lots of light from skylights and large dormer hall. The main great room has a comfortable trundle bed which doubles as a cosy reading nook during the day. Main level great room has two double french doors opening on to a large balcony; they are screened for gentle summe...Rustic and inviting, warm and friendly retreat, sleeps up to 12 people, suitable for couples or small family get-together! Before reading further :Please note that this is an established, quiet, family oriented area, and the neighbours in the surrounding cluster of cottages have been there very peacefully for decades. This is not a party house. Lower floor boasts two large log bedrooms each with its own balcony overlooking the hill and trees. Top floor has two more cosy bedrooms with an accessible widows walk and lots of light from skylights and large dormer hall. The main great room has a comfortable trundle bed which doubles as a cosy reading nook during the day. Main level great room has two double french doors opening on to a large balcony; they are screened for gentle summer breezes. Front balcony with hammock is perfect for afternoon snoozes. The large gourmet kitchen has every appliance necessary for meal preparation. We supply basic condiments, herbs and spices, cutlery, dishes and pots and pans. The back patio off the kitchen has a table with chairs and a large grill for BBQ feasting! There is a large dining area, and a play area with lots of games and toys. There is a large board game collection and books to enjoy for those who want to leave the technical world for a few days.. For those who need to stay connected: High Speed Internet with WIFI, a TV, DVD player and a Wii with games and controllers. Linens are provided. Located on Alpine Ski Club property, it is close to hiking and biking trails, swimming in Georgian Bay and at Blue Mountain. (Note that Hiking and Biking is not permitted on Alpine Ski club Property. The Georgian Trail and the Bruce trail are close by)) This property is in high demand for family reunions, yoga, craft and corporate retreats. There is plenty of room for all! A perfect 4 season property. If you are interested in booking our lovely getaway, please tell us about yourself, your group, your expectations and plans for your stay. It is our sincere wish that we will be able meet your needs and get to know you a bit too. Before sending a quote or accepting a booking request it is our custom to know more about prospective guests and for us to share a bit about our family. Our family has owned this property since 1964. Our father built the original A Frame chalet and my husband designed the log and timber frame addition 20 years ago. We are avid skiers and hikers and use the chalet year round. We are now three families sharing this lovely getaway, and we are very pleased to be able to share it with friends. Our experience of so far has been excellent and we look forward to welcome more families to our chalet. Please note: Guests bring their own Bath Towels. We provide linens (Bedsheets and Pillowcases) for an extra fee which shows by default on the Tripadvisor booking page. Please send an inquiry message if you would like to bring your own Linens ( all of the bed sizes are listed) I will send you a quote without the extra fee. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Parties are not allowed Only registered guests to the number indicated on the booking are permitted in the chalet. . Music and noise must be kept to at level which cannot be heard outside at any of the neighboring properties.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Heidi S
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2015
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this house after a busy week in the city and it was just the ticket. The house is fully equipped with anything that you could possibly want or need - we particularly loved the vinyl selection! Nearby we visited Blue Mountain village,...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Tania D
Culture646251, VR Owner at Rustic Log and Timber Frame Chalet Family Getaway, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Thanks for the lovely review, Tania! It was very nice meeting you and your family. We are so happy that you had a great time!

Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

We just stayed there with family and we had a blast. Cottage was fully equipt and very clean. We loved the wood burning fireplace and everything was great. Heidi was really good communicatiing everything to us. Definately going back there. 😊

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank miss m
Management response:Responded March 26, 2017

Thanks very much Mori, so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed September 19, 2016

Booked this chalet for our golf trip. Although we were staying here to be close to the golf courses, we couldn't help but get the feeling that we were away skiing. A true ski chalet right on the hill. This place is great summer get...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Voyage666659
Management response:Responded September 20, 2016

Thanks for being such great guests, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

The kitchen is spacious and has everything you need, different kind of sauces from all over the world! The clearness of the washing room need some improvement, the living room and the sleeping rooms at the first floor need more fresh air.More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank guang n
Management response:Responded August 9, 2016

Thanks for your review, your comments are noted. Sorry you felt that there was not enough fresh air. The doors on the first floor and the basement bedrooms have French doors to open which allow lovely breezes to flow through. The upper floor bedrooms have...More

Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic and beautiful cottage! The way they should look. Highly recommended for friends and family that are looking for great are to relax.

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank konrad1984
Management response:Responded July 27, 2016

Oh, thanks for your lovely comments! Thank you so much for leaving our place spic and span! We look forward to welcome you again!

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Reviewed July 11, 2016

Spent 4 days at this cottage Easy to get to great amenities close to blue Mountain. Had a fantastic time. Great place to stay with family and friends

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank Stephen M
Management response:Responded July 12, 2016

So happy to hear that you had a great stay! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed July 8, 2016

This chalet is rustic with all the comforts. The wooden frame and interior are relaxing to the eye, and fit perfectly into the woodsy setting of the chalet.The beds and bedding are super comfortable, the common spaces open and inviting, yet despite the large space,...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank Holly L
Management response:Responded July 9, 2016

Thanks very much for your supportive comments Holly. We look forward to our next visit!

Reviewed July 7, 2016

I had a great time at the Rustic Log and Timber Frame Chalet Getaway. The location is literally right on the side of the mountain at Alpine Ski Club, a short drive from the Blue Mountain Village. The chalet has four unique bedrooms, two upstairs...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank skipperd
Management response:Responded July 9, 2016

Thanks so much Drew, we look forward to your visit next year too!

Reviewed June 3, 2016

I stayed here as part of a corporate group that used the cabin for an off-site team building / professional development session. The cabin is in a wonderful location, quiet and secluded, but only steps away from parking. The Alpine Ski Club is a short...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank Dennis D
Management response:Responded June 4, 2016

Thanks so much for your lovely review. We look forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed May 20, 2016

My family plus my brother and sister's families (total 6 adults + 7 teenagers) stayed at this wonderful chalet in February 2016 - it was the perfect space to accommodate all of us! The chalet was quite roomy yet cozy at the same time -...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank DeeHutton
Management response:Responded May 20, 2016

Dee, you are the perfect guest. Thanks for your kind comments! We are looking forward to welcome you again this summer!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The Village at Blue Mountain has a pool and Mountain coaster ride. There are several Shale beaches and a few sandy ones on Georgian Bay. Go to Thornbury or Collingwood for grocery shopping and wandering.. Other popular things to visit are the Scandinave Spa, the Scenic Caves and Mountain biking at Blue Mountain. There is a driving range 5 minutes away, and Collingwood has a movie theatre.
Getting around
You can bring your bike to take advantage of the Georgian trail and to ride to the beach. A car is needed to go shopping or visit local attractions.
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