This renovated cottage has a spacious, common living area finished in knotty pine and features high ceilings, lots of seating, wood stove, etc. Great for larger groups or an extended family. Good swimming for children and non-swimmers. Located just outside the village of Wilberforce, midway between Haliburton and Bancroft.
250 ft lakefrontage
9 Bedrooms & 4 Bathrooms
9 Bedrooms on 2 levels. 6 Queen Beds, 3 Double Beds. 4 Bathrooms, two are 3 piece with shower, one is a 4 piece with shower and tub, one is a 5 piece with tub, shower and Jacuzzi. End of stay cleaning may be arranged directly with the cottage cleaner after booking is confirmed.
Fridge, stove, microwave, dishwasher, etc. Telephone, satellite TV, high speed internet access, satellite radio, DVD/Blu Ray combo, CD, 2 canoes, outdoor firepit, 2 kayaks, propane BBQ, deck and dock. Paddleboat shown in photos no longer available.
Waterfront & Swimming
250' frontage on Dark Lake (which connects to Grace Lake via Grace River). Water levels vary on this lake - 1' deep at shore in early summer, some sandy beach late in season, gradual slope with a sand bottom. Dock.
250 ft lakefrontage
Conditions of Rental
Maximum Occupancy: 12 persons (10 adults)
If a cleaning service has been arranged, check-out time will be 10:00 am. Please refer to your Booking Confirmation
Check in is 3pm. Check out is 11am.
Minimum Booking Duration: High Season - 1 Week(s), Low Season - 1 Week(s) .
Security/Damage Deposit: $2000
Approx. 235 km from Toronto (Yonge & 401)
2 km to Wilberforce
35 km to Haliburton Highlands Hospital
Please note that a wide-angle lens is used for many interior photos, making some rooms look larger than they actually are.
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" We had a wonderful Thanksgiving at Dark Lake with our friends and wanted to thank you for arranging the rental. The property is beautiful and the amenities comfortable."
"A great time was had by all in the Peterkin family at Dark Lake once again. Thanks again for connecting our family with such a great summer spot."
"Overall, it is great and feels like a cottage in decor. We enjoyed using the kayaks, canoes, etc."
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Complete the "Cottage Request Form". If you have any questions, we can be reached by email [mail(at)cottagerental(dot)com] or by telepone at 905.862.0252 or at 1.877.862.0254 (Toll-Free). One of our staff will be happy to answer any questions that you have, verify cottage availability, rate, etc. At this time we will create/update a file for you with the information needed to respond to your booking request.
Return the Booking Application Form
Once we have put the cottage on "Hold", we will email you our Booking Application Form for completion and return to our office by fax or email within 2 days. A payment of 30% of the cost of the cottage plus our $90.00 + HST agency service fee (plus the cost of Trip Cancellation Insurance, if purchased) will be charged to the credit card provided with the Booking Form. A post-dated cheque for the balance payment of 70%, (plus any optional charges such as Accidental Damage Waiver, Cleaning Service, Linens Service) dated 6 weeks prior to occupancy, is forwarded to our office by mail within 5 business days. The Travel Package will be forwarded to you within 15 days of our having processed your booking.
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