Details - African Dream Catcher
(The “master bedroom and ensuite together” is 36ft
X 16ft (12m X 5.3m) of exotic opulence. There is a 16ft X 4ft
(5.3m X 1.3m) balcony at each end overlooking the lake, and rear,
hill-side, perennial rock gardens, respectively.)
The MBR, by itself, boasts 15ft (5m) of side-by-side large window
and patio door for spectacular views. It is very comfortably furnished
and decorated in an exotic African flavour, including a quality
“queen-size” bed. The walls are western cedar, the
ceiling bamboo, and the flooring wide plank boards. Double reading
lights on the bed headboard provide another great getaway pastime.
Will you turn on the elevated 50" Sony Grand Vega HDTV? Under
the watchful eyes of the giraffe by the head of the bed, and under
the magic spell of the waves endlessly lapping on the shore, you
will surely enjoy restful nights! A mini kitchen is discreetly
bedside for convenient evening refreshments and morning coffee.
All bedding and accessories provided.
Spacious bathroom in a “tropical sea-shore” flavour.
Trendy walk-in shower with 3 heads/body washes with “grohe”
plumbing. Clawfoot tub for deep relaxing baths. Vanity and toilet
are in separate room within the ensuite. A “privacy filmed”
patio door accesses the balcony. A spectacular view, even from
in the bathtub! All towels, soaps, shampoos, Kleenex, etc., provided.
Guest Bedrooms (2 Upstairs)
2 “Canadiana” Guest Bedrooms are located off the
upstairs balcony overlooking the Great Room. Both are very nicely
& comfortably furnished and have “cottagey” hardwood
flooring. The beds are double-size and all bedding, accessories
and towels, etc, are provided. One BR has a sink & mirror.
Guest Bathroom ( 1 Upstairs)
Located in between the two guest bedrooms, this sound proofed,
mostly cedar, 4 piece bathroom sports a “funky red”
shower/tub enclosure! Soap, shampoo, toilet paper, Kleenex, mat,
Guest Bedroom (1 Main Level)
Large bedroom off the great room featuring “cottagey”
hardwood flooring, cedar walls & ceiling. Very nicely furnished
including queen-size bed with all bedding, towels, etc provided.
2-piece burgundy ensuite (pedestal sink & one-piece toilet)
with granite flooring, marble wainscoting, butternut walls and
cedar ceiling. Wow!
Large 19’ X 16’ (6.3m X 5.3m), modern, (9’ ceilings,
heated stone floors, honey-oak cabinetry, pot-lighted bulkheads
over counters, ) beautifully decorated and fully equipped. Table
seating for 2 or 3; fridge with ice & water dispenser, 2 jenn-air
countertop top stoves, full-size built in oven, maytag dishwasher,
2 microwaves – 1 is convection, toaster; kettle, mixers,
blenders,10-cup drip coffee machine, etc. Also, dinnerware, glasses,
cutlery, gadgets, pots & pans, tea&hand towels/dish cloths,
coffee filters, spices, all soaps & miscellaneous cleansers,
Very spacious 16’ X 16’ (5.3m X 5.3m), featuring refinished
century old antique family furniture. Round oak dining table expands
by 4 leaves providing seating for 8 – ample room for another
table. Mini-gallery of European oil paintings, western cedar walls
and ceilings, heated stone flooring, and a great view of the lake.
Porch (3-Season nautical getaway)
20’ X 12’ (6.6m X 4m) featuring, panoramic windows
overlooking lake and north-side woodlot, western cedar walls and
cathedral ceiling, huge California woodburning fireplace for the
best in ambiance (& worst in heating efficiency), 2 oversized
rattan “papasan” chairs for the ultimate in afternoon
snoozing, quality large BBQ with built-in exhaust fan, and a cozy
dining area for 2-4 people. The porch is handily accessed from
inside via the dining room, or from outside, either by the front
deck or a back door.
LakeSide(3), by its self, has >1400 sq’ (>470 sqm)
of premium decking on all, but the north, sides of the cottage
permitting you to chase the sun, or shade, at will. The complete
lakefront including the boat (canoe) bay, and lower lawn, is privately
yours too. Ample outdoor furniture is available including tables,
lounge chairs, adirondacks, & straight-backed chairs. LS(3)
has it’s own 8’ X 16’ (2.7m X 5.3m) dock with
a heavy duty swim ladder. Boat (canoe) bay is right center in
All indoor water is either from a 350ft deep well, or the lake,
or blended from both. It passes through elaborate sediment and
charcoal filtering systems, a softener, after whcih it is purified
via ultraviolet light. It is tested safe to drink and, in our
opinion, it tastes just fine. This system can be seen in the laundry
Including hot water, in the wooded area in between the cottages.
(inspired from an overseas hotel experience). Its large (enough
for 2), modern, clean & eco friendly.
You will certainly never get cold. Central forced air electric
furnace. Heated slate floors in kitchen, living & dining rooms
and MBR ensuite. 2 fireplaces and a woodstove.
Air conditioning is really unnecessary at LakeSide. The cool breezes
off the lake preclude summer over-heating. For those unusually
long, hot, dog-days of summer, there are 10 strategically located
ceiling fans and 4 patio doors for natural forced air circulation.
Not long distance to Ottawa. Please use personal calling cards
for long distance calls. Internet friendly for those bringing
Quality Maytag Neptune washer & dryer, laundry tubs,
iron and board. Soaps, softeners, stain removers, etc. provided.
Consider heading back home with your laundry finished!
Hospital is 37 KM away with medical emergency facilities. Small
health clinic in Val-des-Bois. Telephone “911” for
LS(3) has a monitored alarm system (for optional use). Every window
and door has roll shutters, the ultimate in security, privacy,
and darkness (for sleeping in)
Ample good parking. Adequate for a small conference/workshop.
"Simply beautiful, serene surroundings
can unwind, get away, be yourself and enjoy."