Cottage Policy & Local Amenities, for Cottage Near Waterfront

Reservation and Registration:


Reservation can be made online. Full Amount is due 6 weeks prior to arrival. $600 Security Deposit is required, which will be refunded after confirming the checkout status and no damages (please refer to checkout section for details).


Recommended personal items for preparing the trips:  Sandals, Beach Towels, Sun blocks, and Mosquitoes Sprays. 


Checkin:                                                         Checkout:

CheckIn Time:  3PM                                        Checkout Time: 12PM

Check in during winter: please refer to procedures at the last section of this page.

Key is inside the front door lockbox. Please enter the code provided, and press the lever to open the lockbox. 


Upon checking into the unit, please check everything is in order. Call us immediately if you notice any abnormality:  647 882 2838


Staying Policy:


Shoes Off inside the house please, for both upper and lower floors.


Guests are expected to respect neighbours. No loud music, no loud outside talking 11PM~7PM.   


Pets are not allowed. Smoking is not allowed inside the house, outside is ok but please make sure to dispose cigarette butt safely.


Washroom usage: please flush only decomposable items, as the cottage is on septic tank. Non-decomposable can be put into garbage bin instead, else might cause clog and other damages.


Free WiFi:  Connect to ‘BELL490’, password:  A642C3C7


A gentle reminder for all guests:  Please sleep in between the two white sheets in the bed, which we change and clean after every guest checkout.


Call us for any damages or service interruption. Often a damage could be repaired with minimum effort or cost, when it is reported soon enough. So we appreciate you let us know as soon as possible. This also allows minimum interruption on your enjoyable stay.


House Facilities:


Sofa bed on the lower floor:  Comforter and pillows are stored under the side seat.  To transform into bed, pull and lift the 2 red straps beneath the front seat, pull out the extended seat.  To change back to sofa, pull and lift the 2 red straps, push in the extended seat.


Hair Dryer: located in each Bathroom under the sink.


Cleaning tools:  Central Vacuum tools in first floor closet.  Mops and sweepers in first floor laundry room.


Garbage bags are under the kitchen sink.


BBQ and Propane:  A spare tank is available as backup. If all used up, can be refilled at ‘Esso’ gas station just a few minutes away: go back to hwy12 and turn north, drive a couple minutes, “Esso” will be on the left hand side.


Lighting instructions: turn on the propane valve. Details instructions are printed behind the access door of the grill.


Please shut off BBQ propane valve after usage.


Tents and sleeping bags:  Stored at lower level. Can be used for free, but please clean and pack them to the checkin condition, else service charges might apply.



1 spot in the garage;  4 on driveway.



Swimming and Lake Access:

Lake access path is across the road, between house #2748 and #2746 Lone Birch Trail. Please bring your sandals and beach towels.



  Public Beach within a few minutes walk:  3 Ridge Ave. Brechin.

  Public Beach and play ground: 16 Poplar Crescent, Brechin, 

   Lagoon city beach:  1 Poplar Crescent, Brechin


Boat Launch:

At the west end of Simcoe Rd.





CheckOut Time:  12PM.


CheckOut Condition: Cottage to be left at the same clean status as Checkin, with all dishes washed, fridge clean, BBQ burner grids are to be brushed and clean, Propane Valve shut off, BBQ grill is covered, Patio umbrella is closed, and all garbage taken away, and  recycles items sorted and put into corresponding recycling  bins.


Cleaning fee might be deducted otherwise.



 For long term residents (over 1 week):  Please combine the garbage into one big bag, and place it by the curb Monday night.  Same for recycles.  It's collected Each Tuesday morning.  One bag will be collected for free. Extra bag needs stickers which can be purchased at Township of Ramara for $3 each.
    For short term staying guests (less then 1 week):  Please take away all garbage and recycles upon checkout. 

Mara Landfill Site,  Mon-Wed 8:30am-4:30pm  &  Sat 8am-4pm。


Location:  5200 Simcoe County Road 169, Ramara, ON L0K 1B0

$153/Ton for regular garbage, e.g. household.


Upon checkout, please make sure all machines (washer/dryer/dishwasher) have stopped. No more running water.  All lights are turned off.  AC set to above 25’C, or heating set to between 15’C and 20’C. Lock the garage and the front door, put the key back to the lockbox,  scramble the code and slide up the cover.


Management will take care of the linens and bath towels, but please don’t color / stain them, else there might be a charge.


Fees for extra guests / extra services:


$20/person/night  for over 8 persons;

$30/tent if not cleaned & packed back to checkin condition;

$10/sleeping bag if not packed back to the checkin condition.

$5/bag of garbage if left behind.

Parts & Labours charges apply for any damages.

Local Amenities


Interesting places to see:

The FARM GATE:   Bear carving etc.:

3093 Ramara Rd. 47
Brechin, Ontario
Phone:     (705) 484-0969


Brechin Artifacts:    Stone statures and yard ornaments

2256 Hwy 12

Brechin ON L0K 1B0

Work Phone: 705-505-0117



Resort Tour:  Go along  ‘ Laguna Parkway’ and the side roads from it in the Lagoon City, highly recommended.


Sandy Beaches: 

3 Ridge Ave, Brechin, ON. L0K 1B0

16 Poplar Crescent, Brechin, ON. L0K 1B0

1 Poplar Crescent, Brechin, ON. L0K 1B0


Boat Rental  (or Kayaks / Canoes)

Paddle boats rentals: 
1 Poplar Crescent,  Brechin, ON.



Patoon tour,   :

Craig:  1-705-238-3048,    up to 9 people, $50/ half hour for the whole boat.


Boat rentals

Lake Country Adventure Co.

5 Courtland St,    Orillia, ON L3V 1A4

phone: 705.325.0587,       email:


Narrow Canoe & Kayak Co.


Blue Beacon: (20km north, can cruise back in the same lake):



Marina Plaza  (44km north, more choices and provide trailer).
Division Rd E, Orillia, ON L3V 6H3Phone:(705) 329-1646


Snowmobile Rental

4130 Stewarts Lane

Orillia, Ontario L3V6H3

Shop:      (705)-259-0089

Toll free: (800)-655-0958

Downhill Skiing  / Golfing / SPA

Horseshoes Resort:

1101 Horseshoe Valley Road West,

 Barrie, Ontario,

 Canada L4M 4Y8

 Main: 705-835-2790

 Reservations: 1-800-461-5627


West Trent Golfing, 14km east of Lagoon city:


LynnHurst Golf court,  39 minutes south.  Rate and website:

CedarHurst Golf court,   20 min drive south:



Lakeview restaurant, near the cottage:

 ‘FOODLAND’ supermarket, Tim Hortons, CIBC bank, just 2km east of Lagoon City;
Wild Wing on hwy12, just 5km south of Lagoon City;
McDonald, Tim Hortons etc. just about 12km south of Lagoon City.

Aji Sushi

2 Front Street, Orillia, L3V 4RS

Horseback riding and gaming:
Sandelwood Stables, 6674 Smith Boulevard, Pefferlaw, ON L0E 1N0

Triple H Riding Stables   (Riding Academic)
78 Portage, Beaverton, L0K 1A0,  Ontario
Phone: 705-426-2789

 Gamebridge Go-Karts (8 km away)
Tel: 705-426-9526
Concession Road A, Brechin


Go-carting, at Georgina, 30 minutes south:

Georgina paintball. 37km south on hwy 12 then hwy 48 west:


Casino Rama, Fine dining,  26km north:
5899 Rama Road, Rama, ON L3V 6H6
(705) 329-3325



All Rights Reserved

House Info. and Winter Notes:

Water main valve and Electric Panel are located at lower level hallway, towards the  garage. They are behind the wood panels on wall.

Please turn on both the handle and the wheel for in-house water supply.   Keep the knob near ceiling shut off in winter, as it's for garden only.