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Haliburton Highlands Contau Lake Retreat (Sleep14)

Contau Lake Paradise
6 reviews
Contau Lake Paradise
Level front cottage view
Kitchen side view
Huge sectional
Main floor shower bathroom
Upstairs bathroom
Single sink area upstairs
Indian Room (Sleeps 4)
Eagles Nest (sleeps 3)
Screened in porch room
We saw him only once long ago
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Gooderham, Highlands East, Ontario
Secure your booking as this gorgeous cottage with the best swimming on the lake swimming right off the dock. Sleeps up to 14 people and there are no booking fees! Speak to me 'Cathy' the owner. The reviews say it all!

Welcome to our beautiful full window view cottage on Contau Lake in Gooderham, Ont, in the Haliburton Highlands a half hour south of Haliburton and only 2.5 hours north of Toronto on beautiful private Contau Lake where quaint stores and restaurants await you.

July & August are regular seasonal rates.

The cottage has been tastefully decorated and is a very cherished newer family cottage that was built with pride. We have had the land in our family for over 50 years. The picturesque windows allow you an incredible view from the upstairs and downstairs. The front door is only 50' from the lake a...
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About the Owner, Catherine L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 41 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 24 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN7021109
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Cambridge, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We truly enjoyed a great week at Contau lake. We had all the amenities from home in an tranquil setting. Lots of swimming, canoeing, kayaking and diving in the lake--- all ages from 10 to 90 enjoyed the cottage. Night time fires and movies on the big comfy couch were a hit. The owner, Cathy was super helpful and was...

Management response:

No I want to thank you for being my guest! I always feel so lucky when my guest turns out having an awesome family time at my cottage. You were so nice and respectful and cleaning lady was so happy lol ! U hope you come back next year! Cathy


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Reviewed 6 January 2017 for a stay in August 2016

We were a family of 6 with two boyfriends in tow. Ages 52-15 and all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We loved the house, great accommodations and facilities, and in the perfect location. My wife and I loved coffee on the dock in the early morning with mist on the lake, before the kids got busy swimming and paddling. Great places...

Management response:

Thanks Paul for the nice review. Yes that was certainly exciting trying to get that young boyfriend's passport back to you and I was so happy you caught your flight back to England on time. I hope you all come back soon.


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Mississauga, Canada
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We just got back from this beautiful cottage. Can't say enough good things about it. The cottage was fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. It was huge. Plenty of room to fit our family of 14. Kitchen was huge and a pleasure to work in with so many people.more then enough room for everyone to eat together. The...

Management response:

Thank you Yatika. It makes me very proud that other families could create special memories like we have at our cottage. Thank you for being our guest!!


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • TV
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
    2 Showers
    2 Kings
    1 Full
    6 Twins
    1 Bunk
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  • Cleaning fee: $216 / stay - Fee
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