|Minimum Stay||5 nights|
The home is a cozy log home with stone construction nested on top of a cliff overlooking pigeon lake. Stone, marble, smoked mirrors, coffered ceilings recessed lighting, high quality ceramic tiles, and a generous tasteful mix of wood stone and glass create a cosmopolitan luxury in a secluded rural forest and lake front retreat.
The zig zag wood stairs descent approximately 175 feet down to the lake. Whist appreciating the distance approximately ½ way down the climb a “tiki” bar awaits its guests. Complete with a bar, bar chairs water cooler, running water, coffee bar, and a ceiling fan make a great pit stop, to refresh or just sit and enjoy the scenery. At the bottom of the stairs is a full deck that runs the entire length of the lakefront. A 2 person hammock a 6 person outdoor patio furniture set and a bbq area create a boating and boat watching or dining by the lake a perfect mix. The open fire pit and native canadiana pioneer benches provide a perfect atmosphere to roast marshmallow's as sun goes down. A wi fi antenna allows for wireless internet access on the lake to as far as 3 miles or 5 km from the property.
If you own a yacht or a cruiser boat the dock is equipped with electricity with converters to both 30 and 50 watt power. Running fresh water and mooring with access straight to the lake and back yard.
A 26 foot campion 705 bow rider / cuddy rental boat is also available to qualified individuals. Boating license and insurance required.
The property is approximately ¾ of the lake up stream. This geographical seclusion affords the home, no lake weeds, 7 to 12 feet depth clear lake swimming off the private dock. At night the entire cliff is illuminated in greed flood lights while low voltage lighting illuminate the stairs and create a perfect accent.
Returning to the main entrance, secluded in a private “14 home owners” division, this nested lake house offers spectacular over the top of the cliff stunning views of pigeon lake.
As you drive up paved driveway with remote sensor lighting, stone walkup walkways and flowers with manicured lawn greet your most distinguished guests. Ample front yard and greenery allows for children youth and young adults to enjoy all sporting activities, from badminton, soccer, scoop ball, lacrosse, and other sports. Come as you are! The property comes equipped with 5 mountain type bicycles and all aforementioned sporting equipment.
The top floor of the home or the front entrance greets the visitors with a stunning architectural masterpiece veranda. As you enter the log home a floor to ceiling flute stone wood burning fire place takes ones breath away. An open kitchen with espresso and cappuccino maker, dishwasher, stove and a double door stainless steel fridge with ice maker accent a stone and granite eating counter overlooks a baby grand piano. Cultured stone and smoked mirror entertainment section complete the entertainment area. Sip wine or cognac as you listen to sinatra or smooth jazz with your friends as you watch the sunset into the lake.
The living area is nicely decorated with banker type leather furniture consisting of a love seat sofa and a couch. Flat screen tv and pre wired wi-fi with a tower monitor is perfect for a cozy night to enjoy netflix movies or satellite premium tv with over 100 subscription channels. A private nook off the dining room area is furnished with a massage chair. A great way to unwind and finish a novel as you are pampered in a massage chair overlooking sail boats sail by. The dining room is a modern ashey glass and steel design with seating for 4.
For guests that prefer outside dining, a walk out double glass door to a full length balcony offers a dining room table for 4, “kawartha” chairs with a fire pit – gas heated vertical gas heater is ideal for those chilly evenings while sitting on the balcony overlooking the lake. 3 outside cushion lounge chairs and 1 flat sun bed complete the outside top balcony. The front veranda is furnished with a small table for 4 ideal to soak up the morning sun while enjoying breakfast and a wicker 3 piece cushion chair and table set for afternoon tea or a good family game of scrabble or monopoly.
The home offers a private office / den with multi screens (ideal for day traders) or just to catch up with office email with a full size glass executive desk. The stonework in the den with a full size screen door is perfect for those that prefer fresh air breeze from the lake instead of air conditioning.
Your guests are greeted in a cozy guest bedroom with full queen size bed end tables and mood lighting in a coffered ceiling. Full size sliding glass closet with a jack and jill en suite 4pc bathroom. Sliding patio doors offer full access to the walk out balcony.
The master bedroom is not called “master' for no reason.
Custom king size bed with a therapeutic mattress with goose down covers creates an ideal heavenly bed to unwind in, and compete your day. The room is tastefully decorated with flat screen tv 1930s type lounge couch and cultured stone wall to create a perfect romantic ambiance. The coffered ceiling with low voltage dimmers and mood rope lighting in recessed oak complete the perfect mater bedroom ensemble. A california walk in closet with top shelf glass block allows just enough lighting into a 4 piece spa like ensuite bathroom
As you go down the stairs to the lower level of the home you enter an entertainer's haven for both adults and children. The billiard table offers hours of great entertainment adjoining the open area home theatre on a silver screen with an overhead projector. The projector offers both live tv feed and pc / lap top connection to any web site and movie portal like crackle netflix and others. The adjoin room offers seating for 4 in a smoked glass and french doors ambiance ideal for poker, or any family board game. Enter the “hockey room” . The floor is painted with non-skid dura bond finish that allows exercise of any sort. Just move the light furniture around. Indoor floor hockey with all goalie equipment and hockey stocks. Practice karate on a punch bag (punch dummy) or just sit back on a leather sofa and play ve or psp xbox on a flat screen tv. An electric piano is perfect for sing along and karaoke. Need some type to do some crafts? The adjoining door offers a full small workshop. The lower area also contains 2 separate guest bedrooms with queen size beds and a library of books.
The guest rooms are tastefully furnished with venetian motif and mixing old and new world charm.
The lower level deck offers a nice tranquil area to just sit and unwind over look the lake on a stone patio. Watch movies on a silver screen while you sit out doors or just scroll over to the adjoining covered spa for 4. The area features a separate dwelling with a sitting area for 2 a serving window for patrons outside and a jacuzzi for 4 with a flat screen tv. Watch your favorite sporting match a soap opera or a movie while you soak in a massage spa.
This stunning lake house offers everything one can imagine!
Our family of 6 eagerly explored every room of the house as soon as we arrived. My husband and I loved the spacious, comfortable master bedroom and bath. Our toddler was delighted to find drawers full of toys and cars downstairs. Our little girl was instantly in love with a giant stuffed dog. Our two older boys were excited to try both the hot tub and the video game systems in the hockey room. We all checked out the sporting equipment in the shed outside and played a little football, badminton, soccer and other assorted activities. Since it was so mild this December, we also took a few bike rides.
The area is very quiet and felt quite safe. We had no problem letting the little kids play in the yard and the older ones explore down the road a little bit.
As other reviews mentioned, there is a lot of food and spices in the cabinets. We stocked up in Peterborough (45 minutes away) on perishables and the specific things we wanted. We had fun using the espresso machine too. The kitchen is spacious and there was plenty of room to prepare meals.
We were a bit anxious with our youngest son in a house with many decorative objects. We did put a few vases and things out of reach during our stay. The kids loved the construction paper and art materials they found in the house too. That kept them busy on many occasions.
There are big screen TVs in most rooms that have a great channel selection. We even watched two movies on the projector screen, which was fun.
All in all, we had a great stay. It will be a wonderful Christmas memory for the family. We made fires and went for family walks most days. It would be wonderful to visit in the summer and play around in the lake. I'd recommend a stay here for anyone looking for a "get away" trip, with or without a big family.
Had a wonderful time at this beautiful chalet. Interior design/furnishings are fabulous. Beds sooooo comfy. Loved the view of lake from the deck.
This is a beautiful, well maintained home. The location is beautiful. Quiet street. Amazing sunsets. The home owner makes sure you have everything you need. The whole family enjoyed fishing and smores by the lakeside firepit. The massage chair was so relaxing, as well as the hot tub. We really enjoyed all of the outdoor spaces. The closest town had everything we needed and travel to other towns was an easy drive.
Recommendations: There are a lot of cleaning products throughout the house. I would recommend putting them all in one place, somewhere unaccessible to children. The pantry was full upon our arrival and the homeowner told us to help ourselves, but this left no space for our own pantry items. We ended up using counter top space for our groceries. The decor is beautiful and makes it feel like a luxury home, but added a bit of stress with small children in the house. The aircondition was inconsistant. When the aircondition was on, the main living level was comfortable, but the lower level was like an icebox. We tried turning the fan off, but then the main level was too warm.
We had a wonderful time and would absolutely recommend this house to friends and family. We hope to travel to Canada again in a couple of years and would definatly consider this home again.
Thank you for the great family memories!
Ideal For Biking, Nature Walks, Palying Various Sports Such As Volleyball Or Other. Great Paved Driveway Can Be Used For Playing Hockey Or Even Skate Boarding Or Roller Bladding.
There Is A Skating Arena Close By Also That Gets Serviced Locally.
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£812|
No smoking in the chalet as its a log and stone home, but there is plenty of smoking places outside the home.
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.