Lake Wolsey Cottage

Gore Bay, Ontario, Manitoulin Island

Back Deck1 of 5
  • 2Bedrooms
  • 1Bathrooms
  • 6Guests
  • Parking Spots
  • 241 m2Building Size
  • 2 daysMinimum Stay
Welcome to our Lake Wolsey Cottage in Evansville/Gore Bay, ON on beautiful Manitoulin Island, the largest fresh water island in the world. Our cottage is waterfront on Lake Wolsey with a beach entrance and private dock. The island has lots to offer and explore as it is home to great hunting, fishing, boating, hiking and swimming.
  • Winterized
  • Pets Allowed
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Accessible
  • No Smoking
  • Waterfront


Cottage Location

Activities Nearby

Spring, Summer, Fall:
Swimming in Lake Wolsey
For use:
2 stand up paddle boards
2 adult kayaks
2 childrens kayaks
1 paddle boat

Skating on Lake Wolsey
Ice Fishing on Lake Wolsey


Last Calendar Update: 03 February, 2022

May 2022
June 2022
AvailableNot Available

Rental Rates

September 6 - November 1
$250 per night
$1500 per week
$125 cleaning fee
$500 security deposit

November 1 - 30
Please contact for rates

December 1 - March 12
$250 per night
$1500 per week
$125 cleaning fee
$500 security deposit

March 12 - 19
$2000 for the week
$125 cleaning fee
$500 security deposit

March 19 - June 18
$275 per night
$1750 per week
$125 cleaning fee
$500 security deposit

June 18 - September 4
$375 per night
$2500 per week
$125 cleaning fee
$500 security deposit

House Rules & Cancellations

Lake Wolsey Cottage Rules

Prior to your arrival
Please let us know how many people will be joining you. At this time we have to follow government guidelines and restrictions. If you are over the amount allowed we will not be able to have you stay at our property. We will have people checking this for us because the fines are quite high. If rules are broken, we will ask you to leave the property and no refunds will be issued. If by law fines for too many people, the fines to the cottage renter and owner will be paid for by the cottage renter since you were made aware of the restrictions.

Checkin Process
Checkin: checkin anytime after 4pm :) The keys for the cottage are located under the main side steps. If you have paid for the bunkie you will be provided a code to get access to the keys.
Please check to ensure nothing is broken upon checkin

We have dishwasher tabs, dish soap, laundry soap, fabric softener, tea, coffee, coffee filters, sugar packets, salt & pepper, disposable dish cloth, dish sponge & garbage bags for your use. If something is running low, please let us know. You will need kitchen towels. You will also need hand towels and towels for the bathroom.
Please put kitchen items back where you found them.

Bedding: you will need bedding (sheets, pillow cases & bed coverings) for the following bed sizes: 1 - Queen, 1 - Double, 1 - Single, 2 - Double Futon, 1 - Queen (in bunkie) & 1 - Twin (in bunkie). BUNKIE is off limits unless you have paid to use it.

Laundry Room
There is laundry detergent and dryer sheet on the wood cabinet in the laundry room
At least once per week the water system runs a backwash. This happens at night. We have only ever heard it once while there. Please keep laundry room door closed at night to avoid hearing this when it happens.

Remotes for TV & Satellite box are located on the side table. Satellite remote is Shaw Direct. If you have any questions about how to use it please message anytime!
We have a SMART TV - please make sure you log out of all your accounts before checking out.
DVD player: can be used. Remote is on the side table. DVD’s are in the wood chest in the living room.
WIFI - The password for wifi is: lakewolsey14399

Games/Puzzles are located in the wooden chest.
There is a deck box by the canoe filled with outdoor games/sporting equipment for your use. Please ensure items are put back in the bin after each use.
Additional outdoor games can be found on the back deck (Yardzee & Jumbo Jenga)
Please bring the canoe & paddle boat back up away from the water. One canoe seat has a broken seat latch. We are aware and will have it fixed as soon as possible.
Please put SUP’s, & kayak’s back on the rack along with paddles.
Life jackets are to be hung up and placed back in the closet.

Garbage MUST be taken with you. If it is not taken there will be a $50 charge per bag for disposal as we do not have garbage pickup on the island.
Please do not leave garbage on the deck as we may get some LARGE visitors.

If you break something, take something with you by mistake or something happens, please notify us right away. We would much rather hear from you than from our cleaner.
Please DO NOT FEED THE ANIMALS!!! This is a bylaw and must be followed by all guests. Yes the critters can be cute but they cause a lot of damage.
Our lawn maintenance takes place on Tuesday’s. They usually take about 30 minutes.
We provide 3 additional roles of toilet paper aside from the one on the roll. Should you need more, please bring extra supply.
Kleenex is also available.
Please remove shoes while in the cottage
Please treat our home like your own.
Swing set is attached using a ratchet strap. If you find it is sagging a bit, please feel free to tighten it up.

Please ensure the BBQ is cleaned and the propane tank is turned off after each use.
Please bring in all BBQ cooking utensils & cedar scraper. These are to be kept in the kitchen drawer.
There is a spare tank beside the BBQ. If the propane runs out please let us know right away

Fires are allowed but must be put out using the metal bin filled with water before going to bed. Ashes must be disposed of in the forest as long as they are no longer hot and have had a couple buckets of water poured on them. We will keep watch to see if there are any fire bans during your stay. If there are, fires are prohibited. We will notify you if there are any while you are there or if anything changes.
Firewood can be purchased on the island from a local seller. Please do not bring any from home as the island does not have any wood bugs and they would like to keep it that way.
There are a lot of fallen branches and wood all over the property. Feel free to use this wood as well.
There are 4 marshmallow roasting sticks. Please put them back by the bench beside the firepit.

Checkout Process
Checkout by 10am. Our cleaner will be there for 10am to start her day. If you know you will be leaving earlier than 10am please let me know as soon as possible so I can relay to our cleaner.
Please run the dishwasher before leaving. Any dishes left in the dishwasher that are clean will be put away by our cleaner.
Please double/triple check under beds, in the washing machine & under furniture for any items that may be left behind. .
Please make sure you log out of all your accounts before checking out.
When you leave, please ensure all doors are locked, windows are closed and all lights/fans are turned off.
Please ensure keys are put back in the spot you got them from on arrival.

We hope you enjoy your stay as much as we do! If you have any questions anytime, please message! I’m always available to help!

1/2 payment is due at time of booking
1/2 payment + security deposit of $500 due 30 days prior to arrival
Cancellations made inside 30 days of arrival are subject to a 100% loss of payment, unless we can rebook the cottage.
Cancellations made prior to final payment will receive full refund minus $250 cancellation fee.

Contact Owner


Member since: 2021


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