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Executive Cottage for Weekly Rental on Private Lake

West Grey, ON, Canada
  • Cottage2500 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay3 nights
A truly beautiful escape to a quiet private lake with excellent fishing, swimming and boating. This 2500 square foot home is situated on Habermehl Lake minutes from the amenities of the town of Hanover. Although a small community Hanover offers 3 main grocery stores, Wal Mart, liquor store, Shoppers, the beer store, a movie theater and drive-in theater, several pubs and restaurants and a unique variety of shops. The beauty of Grey and Bruce county is evident in the natural surroundings and is home to many beautiful hiking trails, museums, wonderful restaurants and excellent local shops. Be sure to include a few of the famed 'Explore the Bruce' sights on your trip. Check-in is 4:00 pm and check out is 11:00 am (these can be adjusted to accommodate guests when possible) A tastefully decorated four bedroom, three bathroom home is a great escape from the city yet boasts all the comforts of home. The home includes two ensuites bathrooms with jacuzzi tubs and three showers. The master bedroom includes a king sized bed and spacious walk in closet for your visit. The second bedroom includes a queen bed, the third a double and the fourth bedroom has two single beds. The spacious great room provides plenty of sitting room and showcases a beautiful stone fireplace perfect for a cozy evening. Feel free to enjoy a book from the library, or the use of board games, puzzles or dvds. Guests have the use of a 67 inch television and the PS3 player. The eat in kitchen is fully equip with a dishwasher, stove, fridge and microwave. The kitchen includes the use of all dishes, pots pans, silverware and serving dishes. There are two eating areas a formal dining area as well as a breakfast nook. Guests are also provided with the use of a washer and dryer. * All paper supplies, linens and towels for the kitchen and bathroom are provided. The home is situated on the '100 acre' lake which is popular amongst many local fisherman. There is a canoe provided with paddles and life jackets. Guests are also welcome to bring their own boats-they are able to launch from the backyard. There is a patio with a patio set, front porch with wicker chairs and table overlooking the garden and water feature-perfect for morning coffee. Outdoor dishes provided and a large BBQ. The personal fire pit is available and one bag of wood is provided. A perfect spot for making memories. A fun filled family vacation, a quiet retreat or romantic getaway this property has it all.


Riki Campbell

  • Member Since 2014
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within one day
  • Speaks: english


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 4
        2 twin/ single
      • All linens, pillows and bedding are provided for each of the bedrooms and the air mattress if needed.


      • 3 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, jetted tub, bidet
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower, jetted tub
      • Towels, bath mats and face cloths are provided in each bathroom as is toilet paper, soap, shampoo, conditioner and tissue.

      Location Type

        • Lake View
          Located on a private lake which is surrounded by roughly 20 cottages and in rural Grey County. The offers floating docks for swimming and quiet coves for fishing.


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Internet
                • Air Conditioning
                • Fireplace
                • Garage
                • Hair Dryer
                • Heating
                • Clothes Dryer
                • Iron & Board
                • Linens Provided
                • Living Room
                • Parking
                • Towels Provided
                • Washing Machine


                    • Coffee Maker
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                      All included-place settings for 10-12 people.
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Kitchen
                      Full equip kitchen with all necessary pots and pans, serving dishes, place settings, glasses and cutlery.
                    • Microwave
                    • Oven
                      Gas Oven.
                    • Pantry Items
                      Spices and staple dry and canned food.
                    • Refrigerator
                      Condiments and spices available.
                    • Stove
                      Gas stove.
                    • Toaster


                        • Child's Highchair
                        • Dining Room
                        • comfy seating for 4 people


                            • Books
                            • DVD Player
                            • Games
                            • Stereo
                            • Television
                            • Video Games
                            • Video Library


                                • Deck / Patio
                                • Kayak / Canoe
                                • Lawn / Garden
                                • Outdoor Grill


                                    • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                    • limited accessibility


                                        • autumn foliage
                                        • churches
                                        • library
                                        • marina
                                        • museums
                                        • playground
                                        • restaurants
                                        • waterfalls
                                        • winery tours

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • antiquing
                                            • bird watching
                                            • horseback riding
                                            • horseshoes
                                            • paddle boating
                                            • photography
                                            • scenic drives
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • sledding
                                            • walking

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • fitness center
                                                • groceries
                                                • hospital
                                                • massage therapist
                                                • medical services

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • mountain biking
                                                    • cycling
                                                    • fishing
                                                    • golf
                                                    • golf privileges optional
                                                    • hiking
                                                    • hunting
                                                    • ice skating
                                                    • equestrian events
                                                    • roller blading
                                                    • sailing
                                                    • ski lift privileges
                                                    • skiing
                                                    • swimming
                                                    • water skiing
                                                    • water tubing

                                                      House Rules

                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                      Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                      13 Reviews


                                                      Latest reviews

                                                      Great for our purpose

                                                      We were four guys fishing the Saugeen with Jon Valk. This house served us well. The downstairs bathroom is a bit dated, but the others were nice. Lake has a wide variety of small fish, but was useful for casting practice and a nice canoe ride.
                                                      Oct 10, 2017
                                                      Sep 2017

                                                      Great Getaway!

                                                      Wonderful cottage - lots of space inside & out! We were 2 couples with our dogs needing to getaway and relax - mission accomplished! Would definitely come back again! Thank you!
                                                      Jul 11, 2017
                                                      Jul 2017

                                                      Less than impressive

                                                      Not an ideal location for families with young children. The lake was dirty (kids couldn't even swim in it), the backyard is very uneven (ended up with a sprained ankle) and the deck is quite small so we couldn't enjoy meals outdoors. The home itself is okay, at best. It could definitely use a deep cleaning and is in need of major updating. Also, just an fyi....the owners will require your personal home owner's insurance policy information in order to book their cottage. We have rented many cottages over the years and found this to be a questionable practice/request.
                                                      Sep 02, 2016
                                                      Aug 2016
                                                      Owner's Response:It is always unfortunate when your vacation is not what you hoped or something happens that puts a negative spin on the entire experience (a sprained ankle). I feel compelled to address some of the commentary that was made as it is unfavourable and a little unfair at points. The rental agreement is attached and most renters read through it before booking and of course ask questions before booking if they have any. The renter's insurance and or property insurance is required on the advice of our own insurance agent. We have our own, very thorough insurance, and it's extra protection to know your renters do as well! Not intended to deter people but rather make sure everyone is covered. But again, not something we are hiding as our rental agreement is posted with the listing! The lake is not dirty or polluted-no one would be allowed to swim in it if that were the case! It is soft bottom which we tell all renters and that means it is not a sandy beach and can be weedy. Some families with small children have absolutely no problem with this and other families prefer the beach! We are very honest and upfront about these facts. Unfortunately the uneven backyard is very difficult for us to control as the home is lakeside so depending on how much water from the lake pools over the winter will depend on the effects and level of the backyard! This is actually the first time that anyone has commented on the slope of the yard as it is quite flat (as seen in the photos). So a negative there can be some slight uneven areas but on the positive side is of course that the home is lakeside! In terms of updates any recommendations this group had we followed through with after they left the property (a door handle that wasn't working properly and some sun flower seeds that were left by the fire pit outside). Sorry to hear this group had a less than pleasant experience! Our wish of course is that everyone has a lovely time but unfortunately sometimes you can't please everyone, despite your greatest efforts! I hope this addresses any questions future renters might have! Please do not hesitate to contact me personally with questions!


                                                      The cottage was very nice. very clean and well kept. The only issue I have is the grandchildren had no place to swim around there. I am still waiting to receive my deposit back however. We did leave it clean and most of the towels and bedding washed for the next people. Richard Barker
                                                      Aug 19, 2016
                                                      Aug 2016

                                                      great place

                                                      comfortable and spacious. Gorgeous view. Lots to do nearby. Owner was helpful and accommodating.
                                                      Oct 15, 2015
                                                      Oct 2015

                                                      Friends Getaway

                                                      Beautiful property fitting for four couples. Large modern kitchen, more than adequate bathrooms, and stunning lake view. Would return again! Owner was also very accommodating and friendly along the process of rental.
                                                      Sep 02, 2015
                                                      Aug 2015


                                                      West Grey, ON, Canada
                                                      13 Reviews

                                                      Excellent 4.6/5

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