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Nancy C.

Naturally Stunning - Silver Islet Beauty on the Sleeping Giant near Thunder Bay

#362534 · Cottage Rental in , ,

3 Bedrooms
6 guests
1 Full Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
Cottage Rental

Property Description

Silver Islet is a unique, off-grid cottage community with a long, colorful history. Adjacent to some of the best hiking, fishing and boating at the Sleeping Giant Provincial Park - there is always something to do to enjoy nature in all her glory. Enjoy privacy, peace and quiet and beach access on this peninsula 3 bedroom home with 2 acres. This choice property is known as President's Point -where the President of the 1800's silver mine chose to locate his summer home. Once the locale of soirées including investors and royalty from Europe and the USA - now you can enjoy the beauty, peace and quiet, sun, water, beach, sauna and all the region has to offer. The modern bungalow house is furnished and outfitted so all you have to do is bring your clothes and food. There is open space that some have used for weddings, memorial services and community B-BQ's. There are 2 decks for full enjoyment of the surrounding stunning views. The sandy beach is just a hop-skip and a jump from the house.

The house has a kitchen with a propane stove and fridge, great room, dining area, 4 piece bathroom and 3 bedrooms with a wood stove and propane lighting. Phone is available, and generator power. The property also has a wood fired sauna and an outhouse. Water is gravity fed to the house, sauna and shed from a holding tank fed by pump from Lake Superior.

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House Rules

Check In Time: 16:00
Check Out Time: 10:00
Max occupancy: 6 guests

No smoking
Suitable for pets

Additional Information

RENTAL RULES 1. Smoking is allowed outside only. 2. Guests are not allowed to exceed the occupancy limit agreed to in the rental agreement. 3. Guests should not create excessive noise at a level that disturbs neighbors; Camp etiquette neighborhood quiet hours are from 9:00p.m. – 9:00a.m. (please no generator use during these hours). 4. This rental is privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while renting, either on or off the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premises. 5. Keep the property and all furnishings in good order 6. PETS are permitted and must be under control at all times- The rental agreement includes a Pet Addendum. 7. Housekeeping: There is no daily housekeeping service. While linens and bath towels are included in the unit. You may want to bring beach towels or your favourite pillow. The cleaning and laundry is completed after each stay. 8. Garbage: Any garbage must be stowed in the proper garbage receptacle, located at the side of the house near the water heater at the side of the deck. 9. Sauna: No children under the age of 8 are permitted in the sauna without adult supervision. 10. Fireplace: The fireplace is a high efficiency wood firebox. Please exercise caution with both the fireplace and Sauna. 11. Fire pit – observe open fire restrictions in force. Open fires can be lit in the time between 2 hours before sunset and 2 hours after sunrise, unless a fire ban is in place. 12. Water and Septic- instructions available


Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
7 Nights Minimum
$179 CAD - $1253 CAD $5000 CAD

Fee Name Tax Rate Fee Amount
Cleaning Fee
- $100 CAD
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Dishes / Utensils
Dining Room
Small Appliances


Parking Available
Beach Chairs
Deck / Patio
BBQ / Grill
Shallow Entry Beach
Patio Furniture
Hiking Trails
Fire Pit
Sandy Beach
Life Jackets
Tennis Court

Additional Amenity Description

The property is part of the Silver Islet Camper's Association and has access to the swimming/beach/tennis facilities at Surprise Lake. Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is adjacent to the community and offers boat rentals, fishing licenses and some of the best hiking in the world. The Sandy Beach is adjacent to our President's Point cottage. We have a wood fired sauna with a solar water heater for hot and cold showers (in addition to the full bathroom in the house). The house is on a 2 acre mini-peninsula, surrounded by the water vistas of Lake Superior. Due to the off-grid nature of the area - the night skies are an amazing light show of the milky way, some times shooting stars and from time to time, the Northern Lights...sometimes - all at once.

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Availability last updated Feb 26, 2018
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Nancy C.

Member Since 2017