My husband and our two little boys rented this cottage to celebrate my birthday. With small children we were looking for a nice getaway, still surrounded by all the city amenities, and only an hour from our home, this was perfect for us. The cottage is very private and secluded in it's own little lagoon area of the lake, exactly what we were looking for. It has the full "up north" feel, without actually being "up north". The boys loved playing on the sandy beach and wading in the water. The canoe and paddleboat were enjoyed by all. We fished, we relaxed, we built sandcastles, we had a great time. The amount of chairs and different areas to sit on the property almost seems like you are at a resort. I greatly appreciate this house being pet free and seemingly free of scents/fragrances allergens with the little ones. We look forward to returning to this home, we had a wonderful three days but we could have easily enjoyed an entire week. The owner was extremely accommodating, inviting, professional, and a joy to work with. I am someone who reads reviews and but typically does not take the time to write them, but this property deserved to having another great review written.