Historic 1940's log cabin. Four Season, cozy chalet in traditional log cabin style on the shores of the non-motorized and unique Lac Pierre Aubin. The home sits in a sunny glen surrounded by an acre of woods with a stream flowing through the property. A private path leads down the hiil and across our bridge to the sandy beach with swimming dock, picnic tables, volleyball net, swings and seesaws for kids. Pedal boat provided for lake access. Campfire site by the lake. Lake stocked with trout. Lots of wildlife. Canoeing,hiking, mountain biking, tennis and road cycling.
In the winters, a great sledding hill is right outside our door, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and skating. Alpine skiing at 15 resorts; as close as 5 minutes (Mt. Avalanche), 15 minutes to Morin-Heights (our favorite) and 50 minutes to Mt. Tremblant. Nearby: Spas, restaurants, shopping nearby.
House 1200 sq. ft and features a rustic living room with large stone fireplace, sunny dining room with large table for 8
Sleeps 8 in peaceful cozy comfort: The large stone fireplace is perfect for cozy evenings and early mornings. There are beamed ceilings and hardwood floors throughout the home. The kitchen looks out over the lake and is especially beautiful in the late afternoon when you can enjoy the sunset. A large dining room overlooking the lake is perfect for family meals. Down duvets, down pillows and quality mattresses in all the bedrooms. The downstairs bedroom features a full-size bunk-bed and sleeps 4. Open the window and listen to the stream outside. Downstairs 3/4 bath has full size washer/dryer. Upstairs, the bedroom overlooking the lake has 2 twin beds nestled under dormer windows. Let the bullfrogs sing you to sleep. Our master bedroom has a mahogany four-poster bed and walnut dresser. Through open windows enjoy the silence of the woods and the call of the loons. Full size bath upstairs. The whole house is snug and warm in the winter.
Get away, relax and unplug: This is an ideal spot to get away from everything. We've chosen to 'unplug' ourselves and the kids: there's no TV or internet service in this getaway spot. You WILL find games, books and lots reasons to get outside or stay in and curl up in a cozy spot with a book or for a chat. We bring along our laptops and watch DVD's there.
When we need to 'check-in', St Adolphe d'Howard is a short 10 minute drive through the woods to the Internet Café (Le Beau-Lieu) where there's great coffee and paninis. The village has several café's, restaurants/boulangeries, video rental, clinic and pharmacie. Spa d'Howard is 10 minutes away and offers full spa amenities. Other Nordic spas (Ofuro, Le Refuge, Le Baltique) are within 20 minute drive. St. Sauveur and St Agathe are 20 minutes from our house with everything they both offer.
It takes a day or two to slow down to 'cabin speed' but even our teenagers like the change of pace!
Enjoy the beautiful Laurentians: Our lake is unique; it has a community and swim beach on the east end, and no roads or development on the west end. With a short 10 minute paddle you are enjoying quiet Canadian woods mingling with beavers, otters and loons. The lake is stocked with trout for good fishing.
We are in the heart of the Laurentian mountains, well-known for its vacation activities. Biking along the Petite Train du Norde, Go-Carts, Water-parks, Horseback riding, ATV (VTT) rentals, pontoon, motorboat and sailboat rentals. Hiking, golfing, tennis, rollerblading and skateboard park, jet-skiing, and camping are some of the activities nearby. During winter months in town there is are community skating rinks with skate rentals, hockey and hot beverages. Snow shoe rentals and miles of trails are also available. Snowmobile rentals in town.
Year-round spas, antique stores, restaurants (serving both local specialties and international fare), boutiques and
specialty shops are everywhere.
On the shores of a quiet wildlife-rich lake in the heart of the Laurentian mountains. The area is reknown for it's beauty and vacation opportunities: art and music festivals, hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, water-parks and boating in the summer; skiing, skating, sleigh-rides and snowmobiling in the winter. Close to 15 ski resorts ranging from smaller local resorts, to great family-friendly mid-resorts to world class skiing on Mt. Tremblanc. Many spas in the area for deep relaxation.
Our charming log cabin is a 10 minute drive through woods from the little town of St Adolphe d'Howard with restaurants, internet café and concerts in the park. Located on Lac St. Joseph, there are motorboat, pontoon and canoe rentals for use there and other lakes through the connecting river. The charming towns of Saint-Sauveur and Sainte Agathe are nearby with restaurants and shops.
Other Activities: spa, snowmobiling, ice-skating
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Jan 5 2014 - Apr 30 2014
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (Canadian Dollar) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.