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The Sweet Pea

Entire house hosted by Elliot Lake Cottage Rentals
11 guests4 bedrooms6 beds2 bathrooms
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Nestled on the shores of Popeye lake, the Sweet Pea was a new addition to the cottage rental market as of summer 2019. This 4 bedroom lakeside getaway is furnished for comfort and our goal is to make your stay as relaxing as possible. The large windows, high ceilings and open concept are perfect for gatherings and at the end of the night guests can retire to the sleeping area downstairs. Feel free to reach out and let us know if you have any questions!

The space
November 2020 updates:
1. We now have Starlink internet! High speed and not limited
2. Satellite TV coming soon - Start of December
3. A brand new deck has been built for the hot tub area

The House:
Built 8 years ago, the Sweet Pea is situated on the shores of Popeye Lake located 20 mins north of the city of Elliot Lake. With approximately 3000 square feet of living area, this house can accommodate up to 11 overnight guests comfortably. There is 1 bedroom on the main level that is suitable for less mobile guests and there are 3 more bedrooms downstairs. Each bedroom contains 1 queen bed and designed with a theme: Forest, Ocean, Garden and Mountain. Each room contains a dresser, closet and mirror so you can easily store your personal belongings. The loft contains a large sectional sofa that has a double bed pullout while the ocean room contains a an additional comfortable daybed. The main bathroom contains both a shower and jet tub while the 2nd washroom contains a sauna, shower and large change room area. The downstairs area now has a pool table, added in October 2020. The most popular room in the house is the Sunroom, which is a perfect place to curl up and enjoy a good book. If it's chilly outside the masonry fireplace flown in from Europe can be loaded with wood to warm you up while you slow cook a stew or some flatbread in the compartment above the fire.

The landscape:
If you're looking for privacy, look no further. This 3 acre lot is very private as adjacent houses are not visible throughout the spring and summer. Relax outside on the deck and dock by the water or enjoy the views from the deck beside the house. Popeye lake itself is a small lake that is perfect for swimming or kayaks and canoes. The small lake reaches the mid 80's in July and will stay warm until the end of September. In addition, there is now a new firepit area that was completed at the end of May, 2019 that is now available for use. This house is located a few mins from the entrance to a large trail system and is a perfect starting point for snow machine or ATV trips.

The appliances and kitchen:
This house contains one main fridge, one drink fridge, deep freezer, dish washer, washer, dryer, oven, microwave, drip coffee maker as well as a kettle, of which all are available for use. A brand new 6 burner barbecue is now available for use to accommodate all of your cooking needs. The kitchen is loaded with everything you need to prepare a large meal with a large number of utensils, plates, glasses, cups, mugs, bowls and most of what you can think of.

The Extras:
There is a 4 person hot tub off of the back of the house sitting on a brand new deck, a pool table downstairs and a sauna in the downstairs washroom. Currently there are 4 kayaks, 1 kids kayak, 1 paddle board and 2 canoes available for use, along with life jackets. The house contains a variety of books that we will continue to accumulate and feel free to take advantage of the 'take a book, leave a book' if you find something you like. A large variety of board games (over 30) are available including cards and poker chips in case you get stuck with a rainy day. There is also a local VOD library, Netflix and crave tv available on TVs, as well as a nintendo swich with family friendly multiplayer games available to use. Full high speed internet now available, no longer limited. There has been a cell phone booster installed in the house to make sure you can send and receive calls and texts. The parking area is fairly larger and there is an area for a camper with electricity hookup. Firewood will be available for use with the fireplace and firepit as long as there is no fire ban outside. Stored underneath the deck, there are a variety of outdoor games like bocce ball, croquet and horseshoes. There are also fishing rods available for use as well as baseball gloves and balls, footballs and other items to toss around.

Note: Satellite TV coming soon

The Winter
The house is winterized and insulated with the masonry fireplace and baseboards heaters in every room as the heat sources. The road in is plowed in the winter and the driveway is shoveled as well and not very steep. 4 pairs of snowshoes will be provided if you would like to hike or bring your cross countries skis for the close trails or the lake. In suitable Canadian fashion, I have 2 hockey nets, many sticks and 2 sets of goalie equipment if you want to setup a game in the parking area. There are huge tobogganing hills on the trails nearby and there will be some equipment to use for that at the house. There is a bird feeder outside of the Sun room where you can view various specious of birds come to eat or try to see if you can get a bird to eat out of the palm of your hand.

Other Notes
1. The name Sweet Pea has been given to this house for 2 reasons. The plethora of green both outside and inside the house is much like a pea. Also situated on Popeye lake, this house is named after the lovable character from the Popeye cartoon.
2. This house can only be rented as the full house and individual rooms are not available
3. The house is facing due south in order to get as much sun as possible throughout the year
4. Pets are welcome - Please let us know if you plan on bringing any

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

Amenities

Waterfront
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Pets allowed
TV
Washing machine
Dryer
Air conditioning

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Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada

Only 16 cottages on the lake, no cottages on the ends or the other side of the lake. The lakefront is located between 2 points and the only man made object you can see from lake sitting area is one neighbor's dock. Neighbors are not visible in the spring/summer.

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Joined in April 2019
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House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
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Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
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