Private, executive five bedroom cottage located on a large 40-acre property fronting onto the Rocky Saugeen River in the hills of Grey County. This cottage is the perfect getaway to escape the city and experience the peace and serenity of nature without comprimising the comforts and amenities of home.
To enter the property you take a long paved driveway that passes through a pine plantation and some open lawn areas to the banks of the Rocky Saugeen River.
The Rocky Saugeen River is one of the best trout fishing rivers in Ontario.
The main living area of the cottage consists of a large 900 square foot living room with stone fireplace, formal dining room, sitting alcove surrounded by windows, a large screen television with satellite reception, stereo with CD and DVD players, desk, sitting area and piano.
Adjacent to the living room is a fully outfitted kitchen with stove, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and plenty of cupboard and counter space.
The cottage has a large screened in porch / sunroom with plenty of sitting area and lots of windows.
Here there is also a new, lighted, outside deck with a 10 person hot tub to soak in after long hikes or bike rides in the area. This deck also overlooks the river and has a great view for starry skies at night. Also located on the deck is a patio table with chairs and some loungers to soak up the sun or read a book.
On the ground floor is an office with telephone jack so you can stay connected to the office if need be.
The cottage has 5 bedrooms, one on the ground floor and the remainder on the second floor. They offer 1 King size bed, 3 Queens beds, 1 Murphy bed and 2 single beds. The loft, above the garage, has been expanded and now includes a queen size sofa bed, a queen size murphy bed and a games area with a pool table, card table and full satellite TV and audio equipment. Great area for older children! The cottage has three bathrooms, one four piece with two sinks on the second floor, one four piece on the main floor and one three piece with a shower in the loft. There is also full laundry facilities on the second floor. If you are looking for a secluded setting, this 40 acre property will meet your needs. If you need to take a trip to town to pick up supplies it is only a 10 minute drive to the towns of Markdale and Durham. The cottage is perched on the banks of the Rocky Saugeen River. On the inland side of the river is a large paved parking area with some trails that follow the top of the river. There is a beautiful stone walkway down to the stone patio at the riverside.The river has been left in a natural state to promote wildlife habitat.
If you enjoy cycling or jogging, the area will not disappoint. The back country gravel roads are hilly, cross many streams and pass tree canopied stretches of roads. Good trail riding is available at the Markdale Ski Trails and Calopore Uplands near Flesherton. This is a beautiful cottage with all the conveniences of home!
-Maximum number of people 8 people or up to 12 people with a minimum of 4 children Individuals 16 years of age or older count as adults -Pets not permitted -Smoking not permitted in cottage -Linens and Towels not supplied -Renters are responsible to leave the cottage clean at the end of the rental period
Beautiful stone walkway to riverside patio however Rocky Saugeen River is NOT ideal for swimming. Large outdoor hot tub on deck over looking river is a good alternative. A short drive to the two local conservation areas in Durham and Markdale.+ More