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“AMAZING COTTAGE!”
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Front view from stream
Front of Home
Hot tub
hot tub
Fire pit
Jungle Gym in backyard
Stream on property
Front balcony view
Main Floor bedroom balcony
shale beach at front of property
shale beach- relaxing
Gourmet kitchen
Gourmet kitchen
kitchen
Oven
Dining room
Dining room
Living room main floor
front entrance
Main floor bedroom with balcony to backyard and hot tub
main floor bathroom with jet tub
Main Floor bathroom shower and spa tub
Master bedroom
Master ensuite bathroom
Double jet tub in master ensuite
Master Ensuite shower
Second level rear bedroom with Balcony
Rear bedroom  looking onto balcony
Rear balcony
Second floor bathroom with large shower
Second floor bathroom shower
Second level theatre room with kitchenette
Second level front balcony
Third level recreational area
Foos Ball table in third floor recreational area
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Blue Mountains, Grey County, Ontario

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robinamcc...
Markdale, Canada
1 review
“AMAZING COTTAGE!”
Reviewed July 28, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This place was INCREDIBLE! I booked it for a girl's weekend get away and when we arrived we couldn't believe that it was NICER in person than in the pictures online. Absolutely immaculate and equipped with all kids of extra things like games and condiments and whatnot that you never think to pack for a get away!

It was really nice not having to make a bunch of stops to get a key or having to co-ordinate a specific time to meet to be 'let in'. Being given the code was so nice! The manager was very friendly and helpful and we had no problems having our security deposit returned to us, and super fast too!

The best part is having the beach right across the road, the spot there is nice and somewhat private (definitely more so than a main beach!).

We love, love, LOVED this place and definitely plan to book again in the near future. It's not very often a place is better than you expect and this place is definitely that!

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Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 29, 2016
Glad you enjoyed the home as much as we do when we have a chance to visit it. Please do come again sometime as your group were model guests leaving the place as if it were your own.
Thanks,
Philip
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ejeffreyw...
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
“Blue Mountain Weekend”
Reviewed June 7, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

The hi light of the weekend was enjoying this most excellent house. Everything about it was first rate - decor, dishes, cutlery, sound system, BBQ, hot tub and gardens. It even has a creek running through the property. There is a large play structure on the property too; we look forward to returning with our kids and grandchildren.

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Liked best: Everything
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
Jun 8, 2016
We are glad you enjoyed the home! Please do return.
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Judy B
Oakville, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Perfect Location for a Family Christmas Celebration”
Reviewed December 15, 2015 for a stay in December 2015

The Shale Beach House was a perfect location for a gathering to join my 2 sons and daughter and their families from different parts of Ontario. At one point they were spread out between Dubai, Alberta and Texas so to find a gathering point meant a lot to me. The bedroom layout was perfect for my children and their families. Each family had their own bedroom, with comfy beds and privacy. The decor is rich and tasteful, yet very comfortable. We all felt at home (and secretly wished this was our home)! We had a wonderful Christmas Celebration! It warmed my heart to see my children and grandchildren sit around that great dining room table to share our meals. The fabulous kitchen made a communal preparation of meals easy and fun. The Shale Beach House was even more beautiful than the photos can portray. It must be that welcoming spirit! Thank you Philip and Colleen, we now have a new family Christmas Tradition.

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Liked best: The decor, layout and cleanliness.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
Dec 16, 2015
We are very glad to hear your family had such a wonderful time at Shale Beach house and hope to have you return for many more reunions.
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Cathy D
BURLINGTON
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Awesome, Awesome, Awesome”
Reviewed November 23, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

We have been booking family getaways in rental cottages for the last few years. Shale Beach House is 10 out of 10. The cottage is immaculate and the area is stunning - with something for everyone. We travelled with 6 adults and 2 young children (2 yrs and 4 months). The cottage is well laid out with loads of open space to expand into. Everything is well maintained and immaculately clean.
We have already recommended the cottage to others.

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Liked best: The whole package. The cottage. The property (woods and creek). The area (Georgian Bay..)
Liked least: That we had to come home.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
Nov 24, 2015
So glad you enjoyed it. Hope to host you again.
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Shellkyle
Burk's Falls, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
“Beautiful home with all you need.”
Reviewed October 28, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Rented this for our girl's weekend. Home has everything you need and more. Several are going back with their families.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Oct 29, 2015
Thanks Michelle, we hope to host your friends' families.
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kash20
Mississauga, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Best cottage I've ever stayed at”
Reviewed October 22, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

I shared this cottage with 6 of my girlfriends for a weekend away from home. It was just beautiful! Everything you could possibily need is in this cottage. The best part was the amazing beds - "best sleep I have ever had" .. I would recommend this rental 150%. I will be returning whenever I want to get away. I loved ittttttt!

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Liked best: the beds
Liked least: nothing everything was perfect!
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Oct 23, 2015
Glad you enjoyed it. Hope to have you back.
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HappyGlut...
Barrie, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic place for a ladies weekend!”
Reviewed October 12, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Great house, great property...firepit, hottub, Georgian Bay across the road, LCBO walking distance, bike trail...all awesome. Will definately go back.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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