This small clean and newly renovated cottage on a 20 acre property is the perfect option for small groups or families who are looking for basic accommodations that will fit in a modest budget to use as a home base for exploring The County. Located near the Black River Cheese Factory, it is is a 10 minute drive to Picton and Waupoos. Sandbanks Provincial Park and Long Point Bird Observatory are a 20-30 minute drive. This exceptional property is on the Black River. You can paddle, canoe from the private dock and be on Lake Ontario within 15-30 minutes. The property is bounded by forests and ravines with open meadows. It registered as a Provincial area of Natural and Scientific interest due to the wetlands habitat and unique glacial history. This property includes a small hobby farm that is managed by the owner who occupies the other cottage. The farm is based on Forest Garden model where crops are integrated with natural plantings. Chickens and small livestock are part of the farm operation. As long as the hens are happy, you can have fresh eggs. You can also sample seasonal produce from the vegetable and herb garden.
The cottage is at the end of a 1/2 km, private driveway, so it is very quiet. At night you can watch the fireflies while you roast marshmallows at the fire pit by the dock.
if you are a paddler, this is a premium location for canoeing and kayaking. You can launch right from the dock and either head into Lake Ontario or go upstream toward Milford. For the nature lover, this property is teaming with flora and fauna. The owners are actively returning part of the property to native forest and meadow species.
The cottage is small (450 sq. ft.), so this is more suitable for individuals or groups who want to get out and explore. Alternatively, you could set up a tent in any number of spots on the property and use the cottage as a convenient cooking an bath facility.
The cottage has a modest utility kitchen with a sink,bar fridge, toaster oven, burner plate, electric griddle. The kitchen is equipped with a full range of dishes, pots pans utensils.
The newly renovated bath is a three piece with combined shower/bath
There are two bedrooms, each with a twin bed.
The living area is equipped with a new couch that pulls out to a double bed. The deck overlooks the view onto the Black River and includes a barbecue and patio furniture.
Linens and towels are provided.
Satellite TV provided, WIFI available. Bicycle storage is available.+ More