What you need to bring
Bed sheets and pillow cases for 2 queen and 4 single beds
Towels, soap and personal toiletries.
Life jackets (required by law when using water crafts)
Septic friendly toilet paper, single ply (if you really must flush it
down the toilet).
Clear garbage bags.
Don't forget your fishing rods. (Click
here for fishing regulations, as per
ministry of natural resources).
Haliburton lake has Lake Trout, small and large mouth Bass, Perch and
First and foremost, please keep a constant watch on the little ones. Even
though they may be good swimmers, accidents can happen. Unlike the pool at
home, there is no fence to prevent them from dashing straight into the
The toilet sinks and showers are connected to the septic tank, a system of
tanks that allows the waste to filter slowly into the ground, and
the key word is "slowly". It is designed in this case to handle a maximum
of 9 people.
Running the water for a long period of time, taking several showers
within a short period of time or flushing anything
other than human waste, including grease and solids in the sink will cause the sewer to back up.
And by all means, you do not want that to happen.
Please be sensitive to this issue and be conservative.
case of a power failure, do not flush the toilet or run the water
downstairs as the waste must be pumped up to the septic.
We love to have you back over and over again, as many of the renters do
and consider this cottage, as their summer home... Out of courtesy to everyone else, we kindly ask you that you clean
up before you leave and return the cottage to the clean condition you
received it. Septic friendly cleaning agents are available
under the kitchen and lower bathroom sinks.
garbage bin with a lid is provided in the sunroom for any excess bags. The
county has implemented a strict and mandatory recycling program,
use clear bags. There are 3 separate containers at the cottage,
"containers" ( glass, plastic bottles, metal cans and styrofoam cups),
One for fibres
( papers, milk and juice cartons), please remove the caps and straws and
rinse, located under the sink.
household garbage, located by the window.
Please do not forget to remove all the garbage and take it to the dump,
otherwise a 50$ charge will be deducted from your deposit, for garbage
disposal. Do not leave any garbage outside.
The closest dump is South Bay landfill, located on Hodgson rd. on your
right hand side as your are going to the cottage it is open during the
summer between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. You might need the red dump card to show
the attendant, please return it to the bulletin board. For more
Those pesky little critters
They will take every opportunity to move in, so keep the doors or screens
closed at all time. As cute as they are, please refrain from feeding the
squirrels and chipmunks as they will certainly invade your space.
safety reason and to keep the beachfront clean, please do not move
or start another fire pit.
Burning Regulations In Effect April 1 to October 31:
No burning between two (2) hours after sunrise
and two (2) hours before sunset
Fires must be attended at all times
Person in charge must be competent
Must have adequate equipment to extinguish
Person is responsible for any damages
Fire must be away from combustible material by
at least three (3) meters
Pile not to exceed two (2) meters high
Please keep the boat/canoe tied to the dock. Pull it up on the dock or
beach, face down, at the
end of your stay.
would kindly request the renters to take their shoes off indoor. The
sand is easily tracked in and will damage the pine flooring.
This cottage is equipped with Hi-speed wireless internet. Bring your own
laptop with a wireless adapter. The computer will make the connection
automatically. Please note that the internet is only activated July and
August, on demand all other times.
Dial-up access is also possible. Here are some local access numbers you
can use :
Primus Haliburton : (705) 788 2256
Rogers Peterborough : (705) 740-1711
: (705) 457-1605
seasonal service, it is activated from June 1st to end of October. It
is set up for local calls only and for incoming long distance calls. 1-800
numbers can still be made if you need to use your calling cards.
phone reception, depending on the conditions, is also present ( as tested
Rogers and Fido).
There is enough parking for
several cars. Please take care going up or down the driveway, it is
relatively steep. For the winter, a front wheel or 4 wheel drive is
recommended. Although the driveway is regularly cleared and sanded for
traction, it may pose a challenge if the conditions are snowy or icy.
All else fails, there
will be a cleared parking spot at the top of the hill for one car.
Wild Rest - Haliburton Lake Cottage Rentals, Ontario, Canada