Sandy Pond, a
harbor to Lake Ontario, is 2 miles wide by 5 miles long, covers 2,403 acres and
is up to 17 feet deep. The channel
to Lake Ontario is a 2-minute boat ride from the cottage.
There are boat launches at the five marinas on Sandy Pond, as well as on
Salmon River, Little Salmon River and Lakeview Marsh.
The cottage property has
100 feet of shoreline on Sandy Pond and a 40-foot dock in front reserved
exclusively for you. The dock
easily accommodates two Lake Ontario size boats and is fun to sit on, fish from,
or sunbathe on.
The Duck Blind cottage
is located in a private setting with views of Sandy Pond and the channel to Lake
Ontario. There is plenty of room in
the yard for the kids to play and for the adults to sit and relax in privacy.
There is ample parking for two vehicles and two boat trailers.
The cottage is situated 150 feet from the road and 60 feet from Sandy Pond’s waters edge.
Chipman Lane, a private country road, is maintained regularly and has
minimal traffic. Most days there
are more golf carts and kids on bikes than there are cars. The road winds between Sandy Pond and the golf course and is
a very pleasant walk.
Sandy Pond evenings
are especially beautiful. The pond comes alive with breaking fish looking for
dinner and honking geese and quacking ducks scaling in to rest.
Frequently a Great Blue Heron flies into Sandy Pond to fish for an
evening meal. View sunsets and enjoy campfires on the waters
edge while sitting in the Adirondack chairs. Marshmallow
roasting is optional.
cottage early for the best vacation dates!
Our 'Duck Blind' cottage has all the amenities for a comfortable stay.
2 bedrooms (bedroom 1 - 1 double bed, bedroom 2 -
bed and 1 bunk bed
4 pillows with fresh pillow cases
complete kitchen, including, electric stove, microwave,
refrigerator with freezer, drip coffee
maker, toaster, pots, pans, dishes, flatware, cook and bake ware and
antenna TV with DVD player
1 bath with shower
40 ft dock which accommodates 2 boats.
gas BBQ grill
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| April 22 - June 17
|June 18 - August 26
|August 59 - September 11
|September 27 - October 21
|| $200 minimum*
|Dogs (see policy)
||$21 per dog
||$92 per dog
* Nightly rate of $200 is for 1 - 4 people.
Additional people are $45 per night, per person. Nightly bookings at our Lake Ontario cottage rental require a
3 night minimum stay.
**Weekly rate is for 1 - 4
people. Additional people are $45
per night, per person.
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If you would like additional information, please contact us
using the from below.
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Deposit of one third of
rental fee is required to reserve your dates. On your verbal agreement, your
dates for renting the cottage will be held off the market 5 days pending receipt
of deposit. Upon collection of deposit a confirmation letter or e-mail will be sent
to you with cottage rental agreement. Balance is paid by June 1. Deposits are
only refundable if the
cottage is re-rented for the same terms. Rental week begins Saturday at 1pm and ends the following
Saturday at 10am. It is expected that the cottage is left clean.
Additional people over 4
must be pre-approved at booking.
Kids enjoy tents. A
small tent is permitted but does not change the occupancy maximum.
Occasional day time visitors are welcome, however large parties, weddings,
reunions and the like cannot be accommodated at the cottage. Linens and blankets are not provided. Campers, trailers and subleasing
are not permitted. Vehicles are permitted in the designated parking area only.
corkers cannot be worn inside the cottage.
Fish cleaning is permitted at the fish cleaning station only. Fish remains are the responsibility of the fisherman and can
be discarded in the pond 100 feet from shore.
Policy for Vacationing Dogs
We understand that there are many dogs that want to go on
vacation with their family. For those
that want to vacation with their owner, the dog is welcome provided that
the owner can ensure that the dog will be on good behavior.
The following rules are in practice to enable guests to bring their dog
with them without impacting neighboring guests or damaging the rental property
in any way. Also since there are
vacationers coming into the cottage after you leave it, it is imperative that
the cottage is left as clean as it was when you arrived and that you depart by
check out time.
Please, only bring your dog if you intend to have it with you most of the
Vacationing dogs must be pre approved at time of booking reservations.
There is an additional $90.00 rental charge per week per dog.
Limit is 2 dogs. A
$100 security deposit is also required prior to renting.
Dogs must be house trained: there are no outdoor pens and it is not
permissible to tie them up outside.
Dogs are not permitted on the furniture; bring your dog’s bed.
Dogs must be clean and dry before entering the cottage; bring towels for
Dogs left alone in the house
are to be crated, bring your dog’s crate.
Persistent barking is not permitted.
If the dog barks when crated and left alone, they cannot be left alone.
Dogs are not to be left alone outside; they must be with their owner and
under the owner’s control at all times.
Owners must clean up after
the dog immediately, depositing waste in the designated area.
Dog owners are responsible for any and all damage caused by their dog.
The security deposit will be returned to you within two weeks by mail
provided that: dog hair is not
found on the furniture or beds, there is no damage to the cottage, furniture, or
grounds, and the cottage is vacated by 10 AM on day of checkout.
It is important to us that all of our guests have a
pleasant vacation at our cottages.
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