Burridge Lake Cottage

Westport, Ontario, Ottawa Valley, Rideau Waterway

peace and relaxation
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  • 4Bedrooms
  • 1Bathrooms
  • 7Guests
  • 4Parking Spots
  • 241 m2Building Size
  • 1 weekMinimum Stay
The Burridge Lake Cottage is on 2 acres as part of an eight-acre parcel (three lots) with most conveniences in a private location (midway between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, near Westport ON) and 110+ feet waterfront on a sheltered bay of Burridge Lake (near Bob's Lake) in beautiful Eastern Ontario. With decks, huge 40 ft dock into the water, and sandy beaches with shallow water entry - great for kids! The cottage is exclusively private. Two bedrooms sleep up to 4 in cottage. Bunki (option) offers an additional two more rooms to sleep three. We offer multiple viewpoints of the lake from our lot. Excellent boating, fishing, swimming, walking, cycling, golfing (12 nearby courses) and scuba diving. Bird and wildlife sanctuary nearby. BOATS, CELL PHONE RECEPTION, WIFI, Satellite TV, two DOCKS, SUNSETS. A half a km scenic WALKABOUT encloses 3 private acres and catches glimpses of the lake from different viewpoints. We offer forest bathing (just under an acre) which is proven to lower stress and increase immunity for the next 30 days.
  • Winterized
  • Pets Allowed
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Accessible
  • No Smoking
  • Waterfront

Sleeping Arrangements

cottage (2 bedrooms)

1 Double Bed, 1 Double Bed

bunki (2 bedrooms)

2 Single Bed, 1 Single Bed

Interior

The cottage of about 640 sf can sleep 4 (2 double beds). The bunki of about 160 sf can sleep 3. There is a new 4-piece bathroom (tub and shower). The cottage is well equipped with: all kitchen utensils/ dishes/ cutlery, crock pot, blender, microwave, kettle. There is a new 19" TV with separate DVD player, gas (Huntington) and briquette BBQ, electric baseboard heaters. New cushioned gleaming oak floors, windows and screens washed each spring, as needed. Fridge, stove, microwave oven, and choice of 3 coffee makers. Bottled water is supplied from sterilized cooler. In the cottage, there is a fan in each bedroom and a ceiling fan over the dining table.
Bunki option adds two bedrooms to hold three single beds. Also includes chairs, dresser, two side tables. Bedding and pillows for the bunki are provided, upon request.

Exterior

There is an area outside at the upper patio with seating for 2. There is a fire pit at lakefront. Paddle boat (extra charge, if available) with five life jackets, canoe, 14 foot aluminum boat, boat launching and docking privileges, propane BBQ just off the upper deck around the cottage and a second BBQ at the waterfront along with a briquette BBQ also at waterfront.

Our distinction is a private lane encircling 3 acres of private meadow and forest to walk around and explore. Apple orchard/meadow/forest are available for your exploration. There is a transition of garden around the cottage to meadow with multiple magnificent views of the lake to deep pine forest. Beach is child-friendly, sandy and gradual entry. Ours is the high point on the lake of about 87 cottages.

Another distinction is four levels starting at the beach, then up to cottage (front and back), then up to private road, parking and meadow.

There is a new metal frame gazebo with solar powered night lights and second BBQ down at the waterfront with two chairs at a patio table. There are many pluses: new 4x8' floater dock to swim to, stepping stones to cottage from new parking area (2020) and stepping stones from lower end of stairs to waterfront. The path is complete from one's car down to the dock at the lakefront!

Amenities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Great for Kids
  • Cards
  • VCR/DVD
  • TV
  • Fridge
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Gas BBQ
  • Charcoal BBQ
Lovely cottage with most conveniences in a private location and private 110 feet waterfront on a sheltered bay of Burridge Lake (near Bob's Lake) in beautiful Eastern Ontario. Available to you is three or four acres with private walkabout (ROW), decks, docks, gazebo and sandy beaches with shallow water entry - great for kids! Sitting patio at the upper level. Cottage is exclusively private. Excellent boating, fishing, swimming, walking, cycling, golfing (12 nearby courses) and scuba diving. Bird and wildlife sanctuary nearby. The cottage sleeps maximum of 4. Bunki sleeps 2. Cottage is well equipped with: all kitchen utensils/ dishes and cutlery for 8/ three coffee makers/ DVD player, briquette and two propane BBQs, electric baseboard heaters, 2 patio sets and paddle boat (if available and selected), rowboat and canoe with life jackets. There is a private fire pit at waterfront. Docking privileges. One propane BBQ is on the upper deck and the second propane BBQ is at the lakeside, as well as a briquette BBQ at lakeside. 110+ feet of waterfront is available to guests at The Burridge Lake Cottage.
The cottage has been given $4000 in upgrades for 2017: new cushioned oak flooring in living/dining and bedrooms, some freshly painted walls and doors, sanded and restained decks around cottage, newer deluxe BBQ on the patio, additional propane BBQ at lakeside, new gazebo on land deck at waterside. NEW in 2019, there is an extra 4 feet of dock into the bay, stepping stones all the way from deck stairs to the lake, less trees on the waterside and a 4x8' floating dock.

Moffat 18 cu. ft. fridge with automatic defrost freezer, deluxe BBQ tools, bedroom electric heaters, lounge chairs on dock, beach side deck (8 x 12' more) to access the 40 ' long dock into the bay for gorgeous sunsets, kitchen fully equipped, bottled drinking water on cooler. Pillows, blankets, and bedspreads are not provided in 2022, except in bunki (if requested). Plastic mattress covers and laundry facilities available nearby with about a 12 minute drive. Includes 3 man canoe and rowboat with 4 life jackets. Paddle boat is an option.

Two smoke alarms and fire extinguisher for safety.

Cottage Location

Activities Nearby

There are 8-10 golf courses in the area at very reasonable prices. Nearby are the following: Foley Mountain Conservation area in Westport, Crosby Flea Market (Saturdays), Antique and Art shows in Westport, and popular boutique shops in Westport.

Availability

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Rental Rates

Quoted rate includes covid-19 disinfection prior to client arrival. For basics up to four persons, deposit extra required. Basic rate is $201/n for four persons for two BR, sofa, 4-pce ensuite bathroom, two boats, 110 ft waterfront. Private road. Paved highway all but last mile which is still a well packed year round road. Bunki, pets and paddle boat options are available. Application and deposit of $250/wk will reserve your holiday. Includes 15 L bottled water, firewood, 14 foot rowboat, canoe, propane BBQ off deck and second propane BBQ at waterfront and briquette BBQ at lakeside. Firewood is provided upon request.

Jun 11- Sept 17: 4 persons $1407/wk, 6 or 7 persons $1707/wk (includes bunki). Option of a dog or paddle boat will raise this amount.

*Off season: $201/n minimum of 3 nights (priced for 4 or less persons)
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For 2021 on, there is unlimited WiFi and TV satellite reception. There is cell phone connection. Dog is allowed on a leash only, nails clipped but no unregistered guests allowed. House cleaning charge of $150.00/ visit if cottage is not left in the same of cleanliness.
Paddle boat rents at $140/wk. Anchor and boat cover available.
Rental application form is available upon request. Fill in online and once checked, deposit of $250/wk is requested. On receipt of deposit, your week is reserved. Market is hot!

House Rules & Cancellations

House Rules are posted inside the cottage including "No Smoking" inside the cottage or bunki.
One household only.
Inspection of the property will be conducted by the owner with the guest(s) on arrival.
If there is a problem, guest is to report it immediately to the owner's attention.
If more persons stay over than are on the rental agreement, the terms of the agreement are broken and the owner has the right to terminate the stay.

Cancellation fee is charged only in the last 45 days and $200 of the deposit will be refunded.
Turnover period is 6 hours.

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