3 Bedroom Family Cottage

Port Franks, Ontario

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Great for families on summer vacation. Close to the beach, fishing, boating, water sports, trails, hiking, geo caching.

Low Season:
May (Victoria Day) - June 25 $800 weekly (7days)
Sept. Labor day - May (Victoria Day) $700 weekly (7days)

High Season:
June 25 - Sept. (Labor Day) $1000 weekly (7days)

Low season only $300 for 2 nights $100 each additional night

Holiday Weekends:
Low season only $550 for 3 nights $100 each additional night

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"What a great get away! This charming cottage
is just perfect for couples or families."

Donna Hilton

Cottage Details

Dining Room: When opening the blinds in the large dining room window, please guide them with your hand as they tend to get caught on the window latches. This will prevent the blinds from tearing.

The Kitchen: All dishes and cookware are provided. Full size fridge, stove, microwave, coffee maker and toaster are available for your use. If you spill food on the floor, it could attract ants, so please wipe up as soon as possible. Cleaning supplies are located in the lower cabinet beside the kitchen sink.

The Bathroom: Please only 1 ply toilet paper. If you need to purchase more, please buy only 1 ply as we are on a septic tank system. Please keep in mind we have a septic system. *If it’s yellow “let it mellow” and if it is brown – “flush it down”*(Please let children know). Use waste basket for toilet paper disposal as much as possible, and do not flush unless you have to. Do not flush any feminine hygiene products and please flush the toilet before you leave.

Family Room: Please use coasters on the coffee table. When you are leaving, please bring the patio umbrella inside and store it in the front closet or put it in the shed. VCR / DVD / CD Player/ Radio are all available.

The Deck and Outdoors: BBQ is available for your use. The patio set includes one table, 4 chairs and an umbrella (the umbrella is kept in the family room front closet or shed). There is a bar table 8 chairs and 2 loungers on the deck and there may be a couple of extras in the shed. This is a natural wooded area and poison ivy or other undesired plants may be present.

Outdoor Fire Place: Please use extreme caution and keep fires small when using fire place on the deck! Any damage to deck boards will affect your damage deposit. The fire place should be moved to the front of the property for larger fires and placed back on the deck patio stones when finished. Please extinguish before going to bed.

Garbage: Do not store garbage outside the house or on the deck. You are sure to get raccoons and other undesirables, even on the deck. We have seen chipmunks, squirrels, skunks, raccoons and fox on our property. Garbage day is every THURSDAY. You need to purchase garbage tags at McPhersons, the gas station on your way into the Port. The tags are $2.00 per bag. After pick up on Thursday, please take your garbage home with you, including any cans, bottles, etc.

Quiet Time: Please respect our neighbors and keep the noise down after 11pm.

Water: The water is municipal water and is perfectly fine to drink. There is also a water cooler that can be exchanged if needed.

The Nearest Store: If you do need something, the nearest store is the Hideaway located down at the bottom of the hill on Nipigon (turn left at the corner stop sign). It is a post office, variety store, movie rentals and restaurant and is also where you purchase garbage bag tags. Also carries limited groceries. The other store/restaurant is McPhersons at the corner of Highway 21 and Port Franks Road.

Restaurants Nearby: In addition to the Hideaway and McPherson’s noted above, there is also Grog’s Pub (have excellent pizza!) on Highway 21 towards Grand Bend; Harborview turn right on Riverside Drive and Christine’s on the River Marina Bar and Grill located towards Port Franks Beach.

Nearest Beaches: To Port Franks beach – go past our cottage and continue down Riverside Drive, it veers off to the left and turns into Outer Drive. Turn right on Edward Street. You will see the parking and the beach straight ahead at the end of Edward Street The beach at the Pinery, you can get a day pass into Pinery Park. Go back out to highway 21 the same way you came in. When you get to MacPhersons on the corner turn left and follow along the highway for about 5 minutes or so. Pinery is on the left. To head to Grand Bend, continue on for another 5 minutes or so.

Keeping the House Cool: There is an air conditioner in the Living room and each room contains a ceiling fan. We also have an additional rotating fan. The house stays cooler during very hot days if you do not open any windows and leave the blinds down.

Security/Cancellation Deposits A $250 security/cancellation deposit is required for all cottage rentals. This will be refunded within 14 days of leaving the cottage, if everything is in good order. This deposit may be used as a cancellation fee or for any damage, cleaning, or any other non-compliance with the rental agreement

Emergency Phone Numbers: There is a local phone book on the book shelf in the family room that lists all emergency phone numbers.

What to do if you have a problem? Call Jason and Jen 1-519-998-5264 or 1-519-635-8352

Please note: We require 50% of the rental fee upfront (cash, money order, certified cheque or paypal is accepted). Full payment is due at least two weeks before arrival date.

You will need to bring your own, towels, linens, pillows, sleeping bags, bedding etc…

All rentals check in time is 2pm and check out time is 11am.

**Thank you for not smoking indoors**

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