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Minden Lake Bare Feet Retreat

Every Season Family Cottage

$3,200 - $2,800+HST
Saturday to Saturday
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1-Minden-Lake---Bare Feet Retreat
1-Minden-Lake---Bare Feet Retreat
2 Minden-Lake---Waterfront
2 Minden-Lake---Waterfront
3 Minden Lake---View from Lake
3 Minden Lake---View from Lake
4 Minden-Lake---Relax-with-a-view-of-the-lake
4 Minden-Lake---Relax-with-a-view-of-the-lake
5 Minden Lake---View to Lake
5 Minden Lake---View to Lake
6 Minden Lake---Ariel of Deck
6 Minden Lake---Ariel of Deck
7 Minden Lake---Relaxation Stations
7 Minden Lake---Relaxation Stations
8 Minden Lake---Seating on Deck
8 Minden Lake---Seating on Deck
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9 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Main-Living-room
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11 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Dining-Area
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12 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Dining-area-view-2
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13 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat-Kitchen
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15 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Bedroom-1-Queen
16 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Bedroom-2-Double-bottom-single-top-bunk
16 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Bedroom-2-Double-bottom-single-top-bunk
17 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Bedroom-3-Double-bottom-single-top-bunk
17 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Bedroom-3-Double-bottom-single-top-bunk
18 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Upper-level-bathroom
18 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Upper-level-bathroom
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20 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Lower-level-Living-room-with-walk-out-and-wood-fire-place
20 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Lower-level-Living-room-with-walk-out-and-wood-fire-place
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21 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Lower-living-room-view-2-games-table-reading-nook
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24 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Bedroom-4-King-lower-level
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25 Minden-Bare Feet Retreat---Bathroom-with-steam-shower-lower-level
26 Minden Lake---Lakeside-Gazebo
26 Minden Lake---Lakeside-Gazebo
27 Minden Lake---Fire-pit---lawn-games-shed
27 Minden Lake---Fire-pit---lawn-games-shed
28 Minden Lake---Great-lawn-games-area
28 Minden Lake---Great-lawn-games-area
29 Minden Lake---Fire-pit
29 Minden Lake---Fire-pit
30 Minden Lake---Getting-ready-for-Smores
30 Minden Lake---Getting-ready-for-Smores
31 Minden Lake---Side-view-of-the-cottage
31 Minden Lake---Side-view-of-the-cottage
32 Minden Lake---Front door
32 Minden Lake---Front door
33 Minden Lake---View-from-the-dock
33 Minden Lake---View-from-the-dock
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathroom(s)
  • Dogs
  • Wifi
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher
  • Max. Adults 4

Minden Lake - Bare Feet Retreat - One of Our Every Season Family Minden Cottage Rentals

Why Choose Bare Feet Retreat for Your Family Vacation?

  • Beautifully appointed cottage situated on peaceful Minden Lake, available in Summer and Winter
  • Frolic on the level grassy lot, great for lawn games 
  • Relax in lakeside gazebo or by fire pit for evening campfires
  • Water front boasts a large dock, deep off the dock, with stairs to shallow entry 
  • Enjoy the upper living room with TV and two lower rec. rooms with fireplace and games room
  • Unlimited high speed Wi-Fi
  • Perfect for a 3-generation family getaway - ideal place to escape to a comfortable accommodation that is close to Minden

Family Activities to Enjoy While Staying at Bare Feet Retreat:

  • Two adult and two kids kayaks for endless enjoyment on Minden Lake
  • Cottage is designed for family enjoyment, upper living room with lake view and two lower level rec rooms for games and relaxing
  • Wake up to a morning swim, jog, walk, read or just laze with your coffee - plenty of space to find your perfect sitting spot
  • Perfect location for a range of activities if you want to take day trips to local amenities, artisan studios, golf and many other attractions

5 of the Best Features of Minden Bare Feet Retreat:

  1. Unlimited high speed Wi-Fi
  2. 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms - Comfortably sleeps 8 guests in privacy and comfort
  3. Flat grassy property with fire pit, large dock and lakeside gazebo
  4. The well-equipped kitchen and BBQ provide everything you need to prepare great meals
  5. Private wrap-around dining deck with multiple seating areas

How Cottage Care Rentals Can Help With Your Vacation?

  • Timely information leading up to your vacation
  • Careful matching of guests to cottages
  • Assistance in finding the right activity or dining experience in the Haliburton Highlands  

Please note this cottage allows one small non-shedding adult dog

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General Overview

  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pillows and Blankets Provided
  • Starter Supply of Paper Products

Air Conditioning and Heating

  • Air Conditioner(s)
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Fireplace/Wood Stove
  • Forced Air Heat
  • Free Standing Fan(s)

Water Supply/Septic System

  • Filtration System
  • Gravity
  • Lake Water
  • Pump up
  • Septic Tank

Water is from the lake and runs through a filtration system (Silt, UV, Charcoal and Ceramic filtration system)

All water from every faucet is safe to drink


Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge and Stove
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen Linens
  • Microwave
  • Pots and Pans
  • Toaster
  • Utensils

Coffee Makers: 12 cup drip Kitchen Aid and Keurig Pod


Bedrooms

Bedroom 1

Upper level

  • Queen Bed(s) (1)
  • Ceiling Fan

Bedroom 2

Upper Level

  • Double/Single Bunk (1)

Bedroom 3

Upper Level

  • Double/Single Bunk (1)

Bedroom 4

Lower Level

  • King Bed(s) (1)

Bathrooms

4 piece upper level, 3 piece with steam shower lower level

Indoor Entertainment

  • Board Games
  • DVD Player (1)
  • Internet TV
  • Television with HDMI (2)
  • WiFi

Books, games, DVDs, Foosball Table, Amazon fire stick, Roku TV upstairs


Outdoor Amenities

  • BBQ (Refillable Propane)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck
  • Deck Chairs
  • Dock
  • Dock Ladder
  • Fire Pit
  • Parking Spaces (3)
  • Patio Furniture
  • Screened Room/Gazebo

Water Toys

  • Kayak (4)
  • Stand-up Paddle Board (SUP) (2)

Waterfront and Shoreline

  • Deep Entry off Dock
  • Rocky Shoreline
  • Sandy Bottom

2 adult and 2 kids kayaks

Lawn games


Arrival/Departure Time

Check In Time is 4:00 PM and Check Out Time is 11:00 AM

Important Guest Information

All of our cottages are checked in between each group of Guests to confirm that everything is in order for your arrival.

Important guest information:

  • Pillows and blankets are provided.
  • Bed sheets, indoor and outdoor towels and kitchen linens are not provided - you will need to bring your own. Bed sizes are indicated in the listing. 
  • You will need to clean the cottage and grounds as well as remove all garbage and food when you check out, unless otherwise arranged during the booking process.
  • Should we have to do an emergency clean and/or remove any garbage/recycling, fees will be applied per the Terms and Conditions you agreed to.
  • BBQ Gas is provided.
  • Smoking/vaping and the lighting of candles is not permitted within the cottage.
  • Please be sure to watch and clean up after your dog and do not allow it to wander to the neighbour’s property.
  • You can also find helpful information in our FAQs.

Remember to bring:

  • Properly sized life jackets for everyone participating in water activities (pertaining to summer bookings).
  • Toilet paper, paper towel and tissue - a starter supply is provided so please replenish what you use.
  • Firewood - If intending to use the cottage fire pit, please ensure you source firewood local to the cottage to prevent the transit of invasive species to our area.
  • A flashlight with fresh batteries for those dark evenings!

A Welcome Book, located on the kitchen table, contains important guest information upon your arrival - please ensure you familiarize yourself with its contents, such as:

  • garbage information
  • location of cleaning supplies
  • power failure instructions
  • primary contact information.

The Owner appreciates you enjoying the cottage and we all hope you have a wonderful vacation.

Minimum Stay:

Summer: 1 week minimum stay

Off Season/Thanksgiving: 3 night minimum stay

Christmas and New Years: 5 night minimum stay

Rental Type Dates Nightly Weekly Minimum Stay
CottageSummer
2022-06-10 to 2022-09-12
N/A$3,200 *1 Weeks
Fall, Winter, Spring
2021-09-14 to 2022-06-09
$400 *$2,800 *3 Nights
Family Day
2022-02-16 to 2022-02-21
$400 *$2,800 *3 Nights
March Break
2022-03-11 to 2022-03-20
$400 *$2,800 *3 Nights
Thanksgiving
2021-10-07 to 2021-10-11
$460 *$3,200 *3 Nights
Xmas/New Year
2021-12-20 to 2022-01-03
$460 *$3,200 *5 Nights

Mandatory Services

  • Non-Refundable Service Fee: $250.00 per stay plus HST

Optional Services

  • Cleaning: $200.00 per stay plus HST
    • Guests may purchase the cleaning option prior to final payment. Guests are still required to leave the cottage tidy, with all food and garbage/recycling removed.
  • Non-Motorized Watercraft Rental: $0.00 per stay plus HST

Payment Notes

There is a deposit required of 30% of the rental rate plus the Non-Refundable Service Fee and HST upon booking and we will use your VISA or MC.

The balance is due 60 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!

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Review of K. S.'s stay in Sep 2021

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Guest Comments:

Submitted: Sep 2021

Review of L. O.'s stay in Jun 2021

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Guest Comments: This cottage was everything on the listing and more. We had such a wonderful time, just not enough time to appreciate all this cottage had to offer. Thank you to Cottage Care and as well, thank you to the Cottage Owners!

CCR Reply: Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your experience at Bare Feet Retreat! We are so pleased you and the family enjoyed yourselves. Hope to see you again in the future and all the best.

Submitted: Jun 2021
$3,200 - $2,800+HST
Saturday to Saturday
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