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Crow's Nest Cottage

Crow's Nest Cottage
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Single Bed: 0 King Bed: 0
Double Bed:   2 Sofa Bed:   1
Queen Bed:   0 Parking:   2 vehicles
Pets: No Smoking: No Children: Yes Guests: Yes
Province: Ontario
Region:   Eastern Ontario


Waterfront:   Yes (Ottawa River (Lac des Allumettes))

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Delightful cottage on one of the most picturesque stretches of beach on the Ottawa River.

Child friendly, gradual walkout swimming; small aluminum boat for use (your motor if desired); dock usage if you have your own boat; paddleboat available. Great fishing. Opportunities for canoeing, golfing, hiking, biking, kayaking and white water rafting. Clean flowing river which is so wide at that point that it is called Allumette Lake according to the map.

Historical & cultural points of interest indigenous to the area (i.e. breathtaking waterfalls and canyons; Pembroke giant heritage murals and shopping. Champlain Trail Museum, the Hydro Electric Museum, tea room, waterfront entertainment in Pembroke, restaurants and more. Provincial Parks nearby. You can be as busy or laid back as you choose to be.

Waterfront: Steps to private beach. Stone patio with picnic table
Heating: Electric room Heater
Guests allowed: Yes. Day only or included in the total of 6 people overnight)
Smoking: No. outside only on deck.

Equipments: Blankets, spreads, pillows, kitchen towels and dishcloths are supplied (personal linens are to be supplied by the renter). Sleeps 1-6/. Two bedrooms with double beds, with additional sleeping space for two on hide-a-bed in living room. Large bath; two eating areas (one at counter bar inside and the other on the glass-enclosed porch). Air conditioner in living area and ceiling fans in every room. Enclosed porch and outdoor deck offer seating and views of beach and water. Stack washer/dryer for small loads, refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishes/pans, coffee maker, grill, books, TV-dvd player, etc.

Past Written Comments in guest book from renters:

"Thank you for a wonderful two weeks. This is the most comfortable and best equipped cottage we have stayed at. We enjoyed your tips on things to do and places to go, and the swimming was very enjoyable.were outstanding -- better than it was possible to imagine. Lots to see and do in the area and yet peaceful and quiet. You've beenwonderful hosts. Of the various places we've stayed over the years this is the only one we would consider returning to. Thanks again. Pat S. and Judy G.

We have had a lovely week here at the Crow's Nest! A lovely cottage with a friendly and helpful owner. Beautiful surroundings and so quiet. Thank you Jan! Selene, Dennis, Jeremy(5), Miriam(2)

Hi Jan, Yes I did receive the security check; but have not gotten around to cashing it yet; but will llikely do so tonight. I have beenmeaning to email you and let you know we had a great stay and would come again if we decide to vacation in the valley again! Thanks again, we had a great time! Mark C.

(Returning this summer): Thanks jan. It's a nice cozy and comfortable cottage in a very friendly community on a lovely part of the river. Nice beach. i have mostly been very happy with it. the power outage is not something any of us could have predicted or controlled. the bar-b-que was indeed very useful. Susan M.

Janet and Bob, The art work is delightful. We really enjoyed our stay in your lovely cottage. A very good vacation. Charlie especially enjoyed the midnight swim after Bill's 81at Birthday Party. Thanks again, Donna & Charlie, Vel & Sid

Jan & Bob, Emma, Nicholas, & I had a great time. I can't believe the two weeks are over! We enjoyed the waterfalls in Quebec & the waterfront in Pembroke; but loved the beach most of all. Thanks so much for the great holiday. Barbara D. & Emma

We loved it here, nice & quiet. Cottage was great, A/C was great due to heatwave. Ron and Louice H.

Hi Jan, Hope you enjoy the rest of the summer and get lots of R & R! I can't say it enoug -- but I can say it enthusiastically! Just want to say thank you for our stay at your cottage. It is such a nice cozy cottage -- the perfect place to retreat, to entertain, to relax, to enjoy the water, etc. Enclosed is a gift certificate for Coles Book Store ($25.00) in Pembroke as a special thank you. Cholean, Aiona, & Mary

Dear Jan -- Fiddleers, spoons, and stepdancers too! Jan & her famiy, and there's quite a few! Fort William & North Fork, Coulonge & the Chute! Chapeaus & Karl's Bakery with sticky buns to boot! So to Crow's Nest cottage -- I did come! To be much closer to my Mom! The month has gone so quickly by -- Now I'm ready to leave but with a tear in my eye! Thanks for everything Jan, and let's keep in touch. LUV Pat

Wonderful!!! Wonderful time/ wonderful cottage/ wonderful weather & best of all--Wonderful family-- We enjoyed ourselves immensely--our 18 month month old grandson loved the beach, the dock, and the ducks! Thanks for a super time Jan -- we'll be back next year for sure.
Cathi & John

Jan& Bob -- Thanks a mil. We had a great two weeks in this Beautiful Cottage. Also, thank you for the added bonus of the doe and her fawn. Bob will miss Johns' early morning swim no matter how cold. Cheers! John, Gale, Steve, and Morgan

Dear Janet, Yes I did enjoy my idle time at the Crow's Nest. I had all the peace and quiet we might desire--and an evening at the Regal Begal to Boot. Much enjoyed. You should know I stopped at Karl's Bakery on my way home for some cinnamon buns. You should know, they did not dissappoint. Thank you for the prompt return of the security deposit,and for making me feel so welcome. All the best to you and yours. Sincerely, Janet J.

Dear Jan -- Great beach -- our one year old's delight! All the best, Dave, Lisa, & Emily

We had a awsome week. Love the fishman decows on the deck and beautiful view of the beach.
--Mel & Sean
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Sunset on the Beach...
Sunset on the Beach...

View out Front Door
View out Front Door

Indoor Living Area
Indoor Living Area

The Cottage Exterior
The Cottage Exterior

Lovely bright bedroom
Lovely bright bedroom

Eating area in enclosed porch
Eating area in enclosed porch

Looking toward galley kitchen and snack counter
Looking toward galley kitchen and snack counter

One of our spectacular sunsets
One of our spectacular sunsets

Great swimming beyond locally carved totem pole
Great swimming beyond locally carved totem pole

Canadian spirit
Canadian spirit

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Province: Ontario
Region: Eastern Ontario
City: Pembroke
Nearest Body of Water: Ottawa River (Lac des Allumettes)
Waterfront: Yes

Other Town/Lake/Area: Pembroke (20 km)

Location Information: Nestled on Alumette Island in the foothills of the Laurentians and connected by bridges to both Ontario and Quebec. Situated at the choice location at the "Head" of the island with sandy beach & minutes from the village of Chapeau, QUE, with Karl's Bakery, Isle of Allumette Tech Center, post office, bank (Caisse populaire Desjardins), and Conroy's Grocery .
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Amenities & Activities
Air conditioningAir conditioningDryerDryerElectricityElectricity
Coffee makerCoffee makerDishes and cutleryDishes and cutleryMicrowave ovenMicrowave oven
RefrigeratorRefrigeratorStove  Stove ToasterToaster
DVD playerDVD playerTelevisionTelevision
Outdoors Features
Fire pitFire pitPedal BoatPedal Boat
Summer Activities
Bicycle pathBicycle pathCanoeingCanoeingFishingFishing
Pedal-boatingPedal-boatingPrivate beachPrivate beachRaftingRafting
TheatreTheatreWater skiingWater skiing

Just added new stone patio with picnic table and new landscaping (not shown in photos) off the kitchen to the side of the cottage.

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Rental Rates
Summer Seasonal rental only from Saturday to Saturday. High Season Rates(June 28,2014 - Sept. 5, 2014) Family rate of $700 for the first week; $650 per week if staying for 2 or 3 weeks; $600 per week if rented for four weeks. Low Season (June 14, 2014 to June 27, 2014; and Sept 6, 2014 - Sept 12, 2014) at reduced weekly rate of $550.00 and bi-weekly rate $500.00 per week. Renters are expected to leave the cottage in the condition they have found it upon arrival.
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Name(s):   Jan and Bob
Speak(s):   English
Telephone 1:   819-689-5446; 269-469-4039
Telephone 2:   954-942-2593 (March & April)
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