Whiskeyjack Cottage is a newly renovated 4-season waterfront cottage on Golden Lake, which Ottawa Magazine’s Ron Corbett includes in his ‘Top 10 Great Lakes of Eastern Ontario’. Golden Lake is located in the Upper Ottawa Valley Region and is famed for its stunning outdoors. The Cottage is named after the Whiskeyjack or Canada Jay, a year-round resident bird. The cottage has 106 feet of private, shallow, shoreline that an adult can walk out in for 100 feet or more and only be at chest level. Access to the water is via a dock ladder. Under foot is a firm, hard bottom, a bit of water grass…. but no weeds! The exposure is southeast for beautiful morning sunrises and lots of sun at the shore all day long. Golden Lake is also known for its spectacular sunsets which can be glimpsed round the cottage’s other side.
As you enter the cottage, you come into a cozy space to relax in front of the gas fireplace plus a large table for dining or family board games. There is a walkout to the lakeside deck from the living room, and a large eat-in kitchen has everything you need to prepare great meals. Whiskeyjack Cottage has three bedrooms. Both the Master and second bedroom have queen-size beds, a sitting area, and French doors which open onto the lakeside deck. The third bedroom has bunk-beds with a double bottom/single top.The fully renovated 4-piece bathroom has a tub with shower.
Outdoors has everything you need for a relaxing cottage experience. The large patio area features a BBQ for the Cottage Chef and furniture for dining al fresco, plus a lakeside fire pit for those evening marshmallow roasts. The cottage is set well away from the road with a grassy backyard for play. The cottage is only 30 feet from the water’s edge. The shoreline is treed. Enter the water from the dock ladder.
Golden Lake has plenty of water to explore. If fishing is what you like to do, there are pickerel, pike, bass, and muskie to catch. Coby's Watercraft Rentals at Golden Sands Resort has small craft rentals such as kayaks, canoes & stand up paddle boards - 613-725-7314. McMillan Cabins on Golden Lake rent 14' aluminum boats and 6.5 power motors and will deliver - Contact Gordon or Barbara at 613-625-2894. There is a free boat launch at the bridge on Kranz Road if you would like to bring your boat.
The area also offers an array of relaxing activities such as local dining and scenic drives to all sorts of local attractions in this part of the gorgeous Ottawa Valley. Algonquin Provincial Park is only a 30-minute drive. Whiskeyjack is just 10 minutes east of the Village of Killaloe, which has an LCBO Liquor/Beer store, a small grocery store, bank, pharmacy, hardware store, health food store, a few cafes, a gas station and a library. Barry’s Bay is an easy 30 minute drive away where you will find large shops, drug stores, specialty shops, Hospital, Golf and local attractions. Whiskeyjack Cottage on Golden Lake is within a kilometre of OFSC’s Sledding Trail B101A, for endless wintertime fun. Whiskeyjack is an excellent value for a family of up to 7 people who want a relaxing accommodation. Experience the many nearby amenities …or just find your quiet spot and relax.
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Important guest information:
A Welcome Book, located on the kitchen table, contains important guest information - please ensure you familiarize yourself with its contents, such as:
Should we have to do an emergency clean and/or remove any garbage, fees will be applied per the Terms and Conditions you agreed to.
All of our cottages are checked in between each group of Guests to confirm that everything is in order for your arrival.
You will need to bring proper size life jackets for everyone participating in water activities.
The Owner appreciates you enjoying the cottage and we all hope you have a wonderful vacation.
There are 6 patio chairs with the patio table. 4 Adirondack chair and 3 plastic lawn chairs.
There is a gas fireplace in the living room.
Coffee Grinder, french press, dish clothes/ tea towels provided.
4k TV with HDMI, home theatre with surround sound, board games, music CD's, Blu-ray discs & Books
Silty sand bottom
Paddle boat and canoe located in the boat house
|Rental Type||Dates||Nightly||Weekly||Minimum Stay|
2019-06-23 to 2019-09-15
|N/A||$1,550 *||1 Weeks|
|Fall, Winter, Spring|
2019-09-16 to 2020-06-20
|$160 *||$1,100 *||3 Nights|
2019-02-14 to 2019-02-19
|$225 *||$0 *||3 Nights|
2019-03-08 to 2019-03-17
|$160 *||$0 *||3 Nights|
2019-10-10 to 2019-10-14
|$225 *||$0 *||3 Nights|
2019-12-20 to 2020-01-05
|$225 *||$0 *||5 Nights|
There is a deposit required of 30% of the rental rate plus the Service Fee and HST upon booking and we will use your VISA, MC or Discover card for that.
The balance is due 30 days in advance of your arrival by email transfer, post-dated cheque or credit card.
Thank you for choosing us to create your cottage memories!