Frequently Asked Questions
Most of this information can be found elsewhere on our site; however, common questions are summarized here.
What are the check in check out times?
Check in is 2pm or later. Check out is 10am or earlier.
If arriving after 9pm, please contact us ahead of time.
If you would like to stay later than 10am, please talk to us at least 1 day before departure to find out if it is possible. There is a $40 fee for departures after 12pm.
Are pets allowed?
Yes. We ask that pets be on a leash when outdoors and be supervised or kennalled when inside the cottages. If you will be leaving your pet kennalled when you leave the cottage, please provide us with your contact number.
Are linens and towels provided?
Yes, all linens, bathroom towels and kitchen towels are provided. You may want to bring beach towels for swimming; though you may use the bathroom towels provided.
Do you rent nightly?
Yes, from April through mid-June and late August through November; Cottage #7 is rented nightly throughout the season. From late June to mid-August, Cottages 1-6 are rented Sunday to Sunday. Cottages #1 & 5 have a 2 night minimum.
During peak season, do you ever rent Cottages 1-6 nightly?
Yes. Starting in May, if we have a cottage available during the peak season and someone would like to stay less than a week we will usually allow it. However, Cottages 1 & 5 have a 2 night minumum.
How much is the deposit?
The deposit is 25% for stays of 4 nights or more.
For stays less than 4 nights, the deposit is the amount of 1 night plus tax.
Deposits may be paid by check, major credit card or PayPal transfer.
What is the occupancy for the lowest nightly rate? Is there a fee for additional people?
For all cottages, the basic rates cover and occupancy of 2 people.
There is a $10 fee per additional person per night. Children under 6 are free.
Is there a coffee pot? Microwave?
The kitchens are fully equipped with microwave, coffee pot, toaster, family-size refrigerator and electric stove. Also provided are tea bags, coffee filters, and a small amount of coffee and sugar, as well as salt and pepper. Some cottages may have other spices, cooking oil, etc. left by previous guests.
Are cots available if we have more people than the cottage will sleep?
We have 2 cots. Please let us know ahead of time if you will need one. There is an extra fee of $25 per week or $5 per night. Though most of cottages will fit a cot, there is not enough room in a couple of them.
Is there a bathtub?
No, all cottages have a shower stall only.
Is there daily housekeeping?
No, extra linens and towels are provided if needed. For stays over 1 week, clean linens and towels are provided each Sunday.
Is the water drinkable/potable?
Yes. The tap water is pure, tested, refreshing spring water.
Is there a playground?
There is a swingset, badmitton/volleyball net and horseshoe pit.
Is there a boat for use at the cottages? Are there life jackets?
There is a rowboat, a kayak, and several canoes for use on the river or pond. Boats are kept near/on the beach. Life jackets hang outside at the office. All are free for guests to use. Please return after use.
Is there wood for the fireplaces and woodstoves?
Yes, firewood is provided free and is in a lean-to woodshed by each cottage.
What is the cancellation policy?
Reservations cancelled at least 30 days prior to the date of arrival will be eligible for a full refund of the deposit.
Reservations cancelled less than 30 days prior to the date of arrival will not be eligible for a refund.
"No shows" waive the right to a refund of any previous payments; if no deposit was made, the guest will be charged for one night plus tax.
Are there televisions in the cottages?
No. However, if you bring a laptop with DVD player, you may borrow DVDs from our large selection.
Is there WiFi?
Yes, some of the cottages have WiFi - #1, 3, 4, 5 & 6.
When is the deposit due?
For current year reservations, a deposit is due within 7 days of booking a cottage.
For next year reservations, deposits are due in January.