The Guesthouse Cottage
Bedrooms: Bachelor Style (no separate bedroom)
Square Footage: 300 ft including screened porch
Sleeps: from 1 to 2
Parking: 1 vehicle(s)
Children Allowed: Yes
Smoking: No. outdoors only please
Waterfront Property: Yes.
Features at a Glance
- Full sized fridge
- Satellite TV
- Cell phone service
- Wi-Fi Internet
- 2 burner hotplate (no stove)
- Toaster oven with baking settings
- Drip coffee maker, electric kettle, 2 slice toaster,electric fry pan
- Single over double bunkbed
- Carpeted screened porch with small wicker table and 2 chairs
- Variety of pots, pans, dinnerware, cutlery, utensils
- Picnic table
- Access to washer and dryer (during peak season only)
Please note: The Guesthouse Cottage is closed from November until the end of April.
Designed with affordability in mind and located towards the east end of Palmerston Lake in a small bay-like setting, this intimate and cozy, compact yet well equipped waterfront Bunkie/Cabin is perfect for 1-2 people with a single over double bunkbed for sleeping.
A well stocked kitchenette including a large toaster oven, microwave, 2 burner hotplate, fridge, sink with H/C water, all dishes and cutlery, pots and pans, toaster, kettle, tea pot etc. makes meal preparation convenient.
A 3 piece bathroom with a modern shower stall plumbed with clean lake water, a closet, small drop leaf wooden table with 2 chairs, a TV/DVD with satellite service are all included for your convenience. All blankets and pillows are provided; please bring your own sheets, pillow cases, towels and drinking water. All windows and doors are screened offering a breeze from the lake. The guesthouse is heated with electric heat throughout. An intimate front yard with picnic table bordering the lake, a sundeck atop a boathouse and an adequately sized screened porch provides comfort and coziness after a fun filled day in this still relatively quiet area in The Land O’Lakes.
Cottage Rental Facilities
Area facilities include convenience Marina/store in Ompah with boat rentals, movie rentals, gas, bait, licenses etc. The next village of Plevna has a restaurant and grocery store, also LCBO. Many golf courses located within one hour, skiing at Calabogie approx. one hour. Close to all groomed snowmobile and ATV trails, drive to the door access from the lake via snowmobile or ATV in the Winter months .
Many other lovely lakes in the area on crown land with public access, good fishing and boating. Palmerston Lake is a 5 km long spring fed, crystal clean, clear lake.
Rates and Availability
Prefer weekly rentals only during late June, July, August and until after Labour Day. Shorter stays available during shoulder season months. Suitable for 1-2 persons only. Open end of April until November weather permitting.
- $525.00 weekly
- $175.00 for 2 nights during shoulder season.
- $250.00 for 3 nights during shoulder season.
- $325.00 for 4 nights during shoulder season.
Photos of the Guesthouse
Located in District 1 of the OFSC snowmobile trail system and just minutes from the cottage are groomed OFSC snowmobile and EOTA ATV trails. ATV’s/snowmobiles are needed in the Winter to access an unlimited number of crown land lakes for ice fishing such as The Quinns, Granite, Mair, Redhorse, Minnow, Mosque, Summit, Wolfe etc. Palmerston Lake is open for Bass and Lake Trout fishing from May-November only.
Your hosts reside year round on 150 ft. of waterfront property on Palmerston Lake, and share their piece of paradise with the guests of The Guesthouse and The Pioneer cottages and are usually available for your assistance. A hike to the top of the “Lookout” offers a breathtaking panoramic view of both Palmerston Lake and Canonto Lake, about a 1 hour round trip. Parking is provided above lake level behind the cottages, with access to the Guesthouse via a common stairwell, or by water. The boat launch is a short distance away.