|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Formerly known as Crystal Ponds Cottage. To speed up the process when inquiring, please let us know the average age, size of your group and the nature of your gathering. Thank you:)
1hr 15 min North / West of Toronto
outside of the town of Hornings Mills
L9V 2V4, Melancthon
Come and spend your days at this beautiful! Fully equipped waterfront log style 4 bedroom +1* chalet which is owner's home on private, natural 4.9 acres surrounded by ponds. Our former indoor pool had now been transformed into a studio space perfect for dancing, drawing, yoga, etc. Available for an extra fee. We welcome facilitators who would like to rent the space for the perfect group setting. We DO NOT HAVE WIFI so this the perfect way to unplug from technology and spend quality time. A quick drive up the street will give access.
Over 2000 sq ft.
This 4 seasons cottage is newly furnished and renovated with lots of love and intention. We feature a large open family room/ dinning room with fireplace connected to large mud room so you and you guests can enjoy time together (image 2 and image 7). The common spaces include a large fully equipped kitchen - NO DISHWASHER - with a screened Muskoka dining area.
3 private bedrooms with queen size bed (sleeps 2 people in each room)
1 bedroom with 1 single bed & a single and double bunk (sleeps 4 people)
*1 bedroom / second living room with wood stove, 1 double bed + 1 double mattress in closet, suitable for a couple with 1 or 2 kids
The ponds are beautiful and the water crystal clear for swimming
Things To Do...
12 km from Mansfield ski resort
30km Hockley valley
40 km south of Collingwood (Blue Montain ski resort)
10 km to Dufferin forest http://www.dufferinmuseum.com/forest/
Cross country skiing
TobogganingThe indoor pool is available at extra cost depending on the season and duration of stay.
Please contact us directly for details.
Check-in: 16:00 Check-out: 11:00
We will gladly accommodate to your preferred arrival and departure times providing they do not overlap those of other guests.
Payment is in Canadian dollars. We accept, e-transfers or paypal.
Deposit To Reserve
Following a phone conversation, your dates will be held on reserve when we receive a minimum of 50% of rental fee including cleaning fee. Balance due 10 days prior to arrival date including additional pool fee if applicable. Damage deposit due 3 days prior to arrival via etransfer only
Pool fee is additional min $350 Depending on length and Period of Stay
Once a payment has been received, we will contact you to confirm receipt of funds and your booking dates. Your booking will be confirmed and guaranteed once we receive the 50% deposit.
Return of Security Deposit
A $800 deposit for security/damage will also be requested via e-transfer 3 days prior to your arrival date, (or at the established time if arrangements cannot be made with owners during your arrival). If you have complied with our Rental Agreement, we hold back the security deposit until the final inspection which is conducted during the final cleaning. It is your responsibility to advise us of any and all damage or broken items as soon as they occur. Damage is assessed and deducted from the deposit (rare). The deposit is returned within 72 hours from departure. Owner allow for an extension if damages occur and must be investigated.Cottage agreement
$800 damage deposit is required one day prior to arrival, this deposit is returned in full within 72 hrs of checkout after cottage is inspected and no damages encountered
Please return everything to it's place before you leave so that you are not held responsible for missing items
All indoor/outdoor furniture must be returned to their original spot, otherwise 1 hour cleaning fee will be deducted from your deposit
For sanitary reasons please remove all linens and leave them on the floor beside bed
All additional linens used can be left on top of the washing machine, HANG all used towels in the laundry room and hooks provided to avoid mold, otherwise 1 hour cleaning fee will be deducted from your deposit ( if applicable)
Cleaning fee does not included dirty dishes, pots or pans. Please return these clean items to their appropriate spot before departing otherwise 1 hour cleaning fee will be deducted from your deposit
Absolutely no smoking in the house, outdoors only, please ensure to take your butts with you when you leave thank you.
* no excessive outdoor noise ANYTIME
* if you use the fire pit, ensure you put out the fire completely before you return to the house
* You will be asked to sign a liability release waiver for you and all your guests
* you must take your garbage and recycling with you when you leave as the area has no pick up (we encourage you to separate garbage and recycling) You can store garbage in the garage until you leave.
Please note that an additional charge will be applied if the request listed are not followed
Please use only the big pond behind your cottage (unless otherwise stated)
Driveways and paths other then the ones leading up to our property belong to the neighbors, please do not trespass.