Our quiet forest house overlooks Lake Huron, just 5 km. from town of Providence Bay (site of largest sand beach in Northern Ontario). Whether you come to find yourself, or to lose yourself, this is the place to be.
We specialize in family vacations (1 or more adults at least 25 yrs old), and may include children or some extended family members (eg. grandparents, grandchildren, Aunt/Uncle, cousins, etc.).
Secluded family farm homestead (rustic cottage) on magical Manitoulin Island. We are centrally located, close to everywhere on Manitoulin.
Farm tours, or participation on the farm is available (we raise chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, goats, sheep, and Livestock Guardian Dogs (LGD's).
This listing price is for a single private bedroom in our 4 bedroom house. Unless you make special arrangements to rent the entire house for your exclusive use, the Host or other Guests may be staying in the other bedrooms, and sharing the common areas with you. Contact us for special pricing if you need more than 1 bedroom, or the entire house for your exclusive use. We have a maximum sleeping capacity of 12 people (3 double beds, 1 bunk bed (double bed sized), and 2 rollaway single beds.
We are ecologically based home, powered by wind & solar (with emergency backup generators), private water well, composting flush toilet, and Greenhouse Gas free wood heat system (we're in the process of installing a solar water heating system and radiant floor hot water heating).
This is a rustic cottage. This means there is drywall on one side of each bedroom wall for your privacy, with 2"x4" framing showing on the other side. Each private room has a solid door with a privacy lock.
If you aren't renting the entire house for your exclusive use, the common areas (eg. kitchen, bathroom, living room, etc.) are shared by all guests. Price is based on no meals. If you prefer, contact us for special pricing to provide some or all meals for an additional fee. Let us know what works best for you.
We are not "child proof", so if you have a busy toddler, there is lots to explore both inside & out, and you will have to adequately supervise your children at all times.
Disponible para huéspedes
Guests have access to whole house, except the private rooms of other Guests, the attic, and the basement. Escorted farm tours are available (on our farm, we raise chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, sheep, goats, and Livestock Guardian puppies). Guests can freely access our 1,400 ft of private waterfront, and our 113 acres of forest, with nature trails and wildlife observation platforms. We have 3 km. of quiet gravel road around the 3 sides of our property (water on 4th side), ideal for hiking.
Atención a los huéspedes
We will greet you on arrival, say good-bye on your departure, and interact as much or as little as you'd like during your stay.
If you are renting just 1 room, we will be available in-house. If you are renting the whole house for your exclusive use, the Host will be living close by to help or answer questions if you need us.
We are always available in person, or by cell ph(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
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Each room is complete with pillow, sheets, and blankets. You will be provided clean towels and facecloths upon your arrival. You are expected to supply your own toiletries, but if you are missing something, we can help.
If you use any of the common areas, you are expected to share them in a respectful manner with the Host and other guests, and immediately clean up any mess you make.
See our website for a detailed list of local features and activities on-site, Providence Bay, and all Manitoulin.
Due to our rural, farm, & waterfront location, rustic conditions, and similar reasons, supervision by a competent adult will be required for children, both inside and outside the house.
Due to risk of forest or house fire, there is NO SMOKING, neither inside nor outside of house.
Respect, appreciation, and tranquility for Nature, neighbours, and all other persons.
We specialize in family vacations (1 or more adults at least 25 yrs old), and may include children or some extended family members (eg. grandparents, grandchildren, Aunt/Uncle, cousins, etc.). For other groups, we require at least 1 adult of 25 yrs of age or older, a signed Indemnification & Liability Waiver upon booking, and a security deposit.