CORKEGREEN ACRES - Cottages near Westport, Ont, Canada

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Front of The Colonel Common parking area View of The Colonel from the waterside
The Colonel Common Parking Area The Colonel

The CorkeGreen Acres on BURRIDGE LAKE - Near Westport This is an 8 acre-parcel of land with three separate properties. Waterfront totals 600 ft with a sandy bottom. There are two cottages in a sheltered bay of Burridge Lake (1 mile from Bob's Lake) in beautiful Eastern Ontario.  There are huge decks, docks, screened-in gazebos and sandy beaches with shallow water entry - great for kids and a gazebo midway between the cottages! Each cottage is exclusively private. Excellent boating, fishing, swimming, walking, cycling, golfing (12 nearby courses) and scuba diving. Bird and wildlife sanctuary nearby. Laundry facilities nearby. Only the Colonel Cottage and bunkhouse is available in 2014. Photos and details of the upgraded Major Cottage will have to wait. Relax and enjoy the view from this cozy 650 sq. ft. two+ bedroom cottage on a spring-fed, clear lake, newly renovated 4-pc ensuite bathroom, very well-equipped kitchen, MW, large deck on 3 sides of cottage, patio set, lawn chairs, lounge chairs, gas and charcoal BBQ, paddleboat, canoe and rowboat included, dock, waterfront has 109 ft of sandy waterfront and 500 additional ft of continued shoreline to explore, good fishing, pets conditional. There are 3-4 private acres available for one's pet to roam off their leash. $995/wk; $660/wknd (3 nights); $1650 or 3582/mth (depending on the season).
Reasonable daily rates for 2014 season range $198-220/night. Nightly rate is based on occupancy up to 4 persons with a 2 or 3 night minimum.

View from The Colonel dock Lakefront of The Major

Each cottage sleeps a maximum of 8 (at The Colonel with bunkhouse) or 10 (at The major) people, including children (2+1 and 3 bedrooms respectively). Each cottage is well equipped with: all kitchen utensils/ dishes/ cutlery, microwave, new 19" TVs (in 2004) with Star Choice satellite connection, VCR and DVD players, BBQs, electric baseboard heaters, patio set(s) and paddleboat, rowboat and canoe. There is a common upper patio with Fisher woodstove and seating for six. Bunkhouse and linens or pets are extra. Each cottage is thoroughly steamcleaned every spring. The Major cottage is not available at this time. Pictures and details will be later.  

The Colonel

CORKEGREEN ACRES - Cottage near Westport, Ontario

Kitchen of The Colonel: drop leaf table for six max. Living room of The Colonel: hide-a-bed 2009

Upgrades of 2011 for The Colonel included the following:
An expanded ensuite 4-pc bathroom and new lino in kitchen and living/dining area. Star Choice TV (basic channels), new colour TV with remote, new Moffat 18 cu. ft. fridge with automatic defrost freezer, new stove and oven, deluxe BBQ tools, newer sofa/hide-a-bed by Sklar, three decorative Ben Babelowsky Prints , mirrors mounted in bedrooms, bedroom electric heaters, benches of wrought iron and wood slats, expansion of the beachside dock (8 x 12'), ornate gazebo over upper patio and more. 

The Major

CORKEGREEN ACRES - Cottage near Westport, Ontario

Kitchen of The Major Living room of The Major

Upgrades for The Major Cottage are included in the following:
Two levels, walk-out basement, radiant heating in the flooring, solid wood flooring upstairs, pantry, family entertainment room, closets, chandeliers, pocket lighting in the kitchen, leaded glass doors, tempered glass railing on upper deck, lower deck etc. Please check back later for updates.  

Driving distance from major centers:
  Kingston 45 minutes  
  Ottawa 1.5 hrs  
  Pennsylvania 6 - 7 hrs  
  Rochester 4 hrs  
  Toronto 4 hrs  
Local communities:
  Burridge (general store/gas)   1.4km
  Westport (shopping/dining/Foley Mountain Conservation area) 15.4km
  Sharbot Lake (groceries/pharmacy/golf) 18  km
  Perth (shopping/dining/festivals/Murphys Pt. Prov. Park) 40  km


Spring and Fall (April-June 16/ September 8-November) Low Basic Rates/ cottage:

        $660/wk (Saturday to Saturday)

        $1650/month, minimum

        $395/2 night weekend

Summer Season (June 16-September 8) High Basic Rates/ cottage:

        $995/wk (Saturday to Saturday)

        $3582/month, minimum

        $660/ 3-night weekend

Inquire about our 'Linen Provision Packages', 'Housekeeping Privileges' and 'Boat and canoe Availability'.

Availability remaining for 2014: ...April 19- Nov.8, 2014 for The Colonel cottage and bunkhouse. Sleeps maximum eight.

Rental period: mid-April to mid-November. Full weeks in July and August.

Fall Fishing and Fall Colour Weeks and Weekend Getaways in September/October/November.

Contact by email ( or (613) 825-7838 or (613) 273-8829 for more details.
Check here for rental availability and guest feedback for The Colonel.
For another rental property by the owner visit the
Westport Holiday Home
(house and garage could be available May 1, 2014)

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