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Location, Amenities & Activities

How far are your cottages from Montreal ?

Between 60 minutes and 75 minutes.

Is there a supermarket nearby ?

Yes, our chalets are 15 minutes from the village by car.

Do the cottages have wifi ?

Yes, but remote areas receive basic signals only. To increase speed, please refer to the ‘Internet Section’ of your chalet’s Welcome Booklet, which you will find on the table.

Is the hot tub operational year round ?

Yes, 12 months a year. Please follow the instructions for use in the welcome booklet. The correct use of the spa will allow you to avoid all deductions from your security deposit.

Can we fish ?

Yes, but we don’t know what kind of fish are accessible.

Are there boats ?

Yes, all our chalets are equipped with a pedal boat, two kayaks, or paddleboards.

Is the lake swimmable ?

Yes, the lake is swimmable. The water is pure and crystal clear.

Is there a BBQ ?

Yes, a gas cylinder is provided (additional refills are at your expense, however). You must leave it in the state it was in when you arrived. Read the household instructions in the presentation booklet carefully to avoid losing your security deposit.

Is the firewood for the outdoor pit included?

No, you can easily get it from the village supermarket.

Can we bring our snowshoes ?

All of our chalets are equipped with two pairs of snowshoes for adults and one pair for children.

Do we need to bring our lifejackets ?

We provide four life jackets of various sizes to you free of charge. However, we suggest that you bring a life jacket for children under 2 years of age.

Are your cottage areas accessible by car ?

Yes, however during the Winter season, please ensure your vehicle has very safe and durable tires.

How do I check if I have a dock and access to the lake ?

You will find this information on the Accommodation Details sheet when you book.

House Rules & What to Pack

What do I need to know before arriving ?

Before your arrival, you will receive an email containing information on how to access the chalet and take advantage of the amenities on site.

Any special directives I should be aware of ?

All tenants must leave the premises in the same condition as they were on arrival. Additional fees for cleaning the chalet and maintaining the spa may be withheld from the security deposit if the instructions for use and cleanliness have not been observed.

Is smoking in the cottage allowed ?

No. All of our cottages are non-smoking. If you smoke outside, please do not leave any butts on the ground. Your deposit may be affected. Kindly place all butts inside of the cigarette disposal unit.

Are pets allowed ?

Yes, Le Loup, La Baleine Bleue, Le Blaireau are pet-friendly chalets.

We accept up to 2 animals for your stay and each animal must weigh 10 pounds or less. We consider your pet as an additional paying guest. A fee of $ 50.00 will be charged for each period of 4 days or less ⏤ *Discounts provided for longterm stays.

Note: Please make sure to leave the chalet as clean as you received it, to avoid losing your security deposit.

*You must contact us before booking to allow us to adjust the price accordingly.

Are there any rules regarding the use of the hot tub ?

Yes, you must shower before entering the hot tub. In addition, no food or drink is allowed. Please note that it is not recommended to stay there for more than 20 minutes. You can find more information on how to use the hot tub in our Welcome Booklet. A complete list of regulations that must be followed is also posted next to the hot tub.

Who maintains the hot tub ?

The quality of the hot tub’s water is checked before each arrival. It is the tenant’s responsibility to maintain the water quality, however, members of our staff will still visit your chalet during your stay to ensure that it remains stable.

IMPORTANT! It is strictly forbidden to drain the spa water, add chemicals or water to it.

Do we need to bring our own bedding ?

No, all bedding is provided. Carefully read the household instructions in the presentation booklet to avoid losing your security deposit.

Do we need to pack our own dishware, toilet paper, paper towels, etc.?

No, everything is provided. Please note that we provide toilet paper and paper towels in reasonable quantities that are based on the length of your stay.

Should I bring any extra items ?

Before bringing anything, first, check the cottage sheet to find out if the item in question is provided or not. If in doubt, contact us, we will be happy to let you know.

Do we need to bring our lifejackets ?

We provide four life jackets of various sizes to you free of charge. However, we suggest that you bring a life jacket for children under 2 years of age.

Can we bring our snowshoes ?

All of our chalets are equipped with two pairs of snowshoes for adults and one pair for children.

How do I check if I have a dock and access to the lake ?

You will find this information on the Accommodation Details sheet when you book.

Can I decorate the cottage during the Holiday Season ?

No need, our chalets are all decorated for stays during the holidays with Christmas Trees and decorations. However, if you want to bring your personal touch, have fun (just note that it is important to put the chalet back in the same condition as it was when you arrived)!

Can we go over the maximum number of people a cottage can accommodate ?

No, it’s strictly prohibited! You must respect the maximum capacity at all times under penalty of expulsion. This applies equally to the number of visitors during the day and night. It’s a question of insurance. Our contract risks being revoked if the criteria of the insurer are not respected and no compensation can be claimed in the event of an incident or accident. Camera surveillance is in effect in front of the chalet on the parking side.

Bookings, Checking-In & Checking-Out

What time is check-in ?

Tenants can take possession of their chalet from 4 pm on the day of their arrival.

N.B. In case of a special request, contact us.

What time is check-out ?

Tenants must vacate the chalet no later than 11am on the day of departure.

N.B. If you need to make special arrangements, contact us.

Is it possible to book one overnight stay only ?

No, a minimum of two nights is required, and no arrivals on Saturday.

Do I pay at time of booking ?

Yes. A minimum 50% deposit is required at time of booking.

Can we go over the maximum number of people a cottage can accommodate ?

No, it’s strictly prohibited! You must respect the maximum capacity at all times under penalty of expulsion. This applies equally to the number of visitors during the day and night. It’s a question of insurance. Our contract risks being revoked if the criteria of the insurer are not respected and no compensation can be claimed in the event of an incident or accident. Camera surveillance is in effect in front of the chalet on the parking side.

Is a credit card mandatory when booking online ?

Yes, for online bookings. For all telephone reservations, payments must be made via an Interac email money transfer or bank deposit.

Are there extra housekeeping charges ?

Housekeeping is included in your stay. However, please be aware that you must leave the chalet in the condition that you received it to ensure you receive your security deposit back.

How do we get to the cottage ?

Enter the chalet address / open the pin given to you in your personal navigation assistant (eg. Google Maps, Waze, etc.). Or, print the route before leaving.

How do I check if I have a dock and access to the lake ?

You will find this information on the Accommodation Details sheet when you book.

I saw no availabilities online. Is there a chance I’ll find something if I call Customer Service ?

To make it easier and more secure for our renters, all of our chalets are offered for rental via Airbnb; therefore, the method of payment is according to their criteria. The units offered on the web are available in real-time, however, do not hesitate to contact us if you cannot find what you are looking for ⏤ We will do our best to help you in your approach.

Do you have a standby list in the event of cancellations ?

No, as soon as a reservation is canceled, the unit becomes available again on our website.

How early can I book for next year ?

We accept bookings up to 24 months in advance.

What taxes apply ?

In Quebec, the two mandatory taxes are GST (5%) and QST (9.5%). In addition, you must pay an accommodation tax which corresponds to 3.5% of the rental before the GST and the QST. These sums will be well detailed to you prior to your rental contract.

Can I modify a booking ?

We are aware that your plans may change and we will be happy to modify your reservation as long as the new rental period requested or the new unit desired is always available.

What do I need to know before arriving ?

Before your arrival, you will receive an email containing information on how to access the chalet and take advantage of the amenities on site.

Booking/Cancellation Fees & Deposits

How is my booking total calculated?

The price of the reservation is calculated according to the length of stay, the period of the year and the number of people.

Why do you have a security deposit ?

The security (or safety) deposit corresponds to a maximum amount of $ 1000.00 for the rental of a chalet. This is required as a guarantee in the event of breakage or damage caused by the tenant. It is reserved directly by AirBNB upon payment of the reservation and reimbursed at the end of the rental after inspection of the chalet. In the event of minor breakage, an amount equivalent to the value of the damaged property and the labor will be deducted from the deposit. Please make sure you adhere to the chalet rules.

Why a booking deposit ?

The reservation deposit corresponds to the sum that’s required by Airbnb and secures the reservation date. 

What is a balance owing ?

This is the balance of the rental payable to Airbnb before your arrival. When booking, please review the terms for cancelations.

Can I modify a booking ?

We are aware that your plans may change and we will be happy to modify your reservation as long as the new rental period requested or the new unit desired is always available.

Can I cancel a booking ?

Strict or Non-Refundable Cancellation Policy Terms: In addition to Airbnb’s Strict Policy, we offer a non-refundable option where guests pay 10% less.

Potential Issues During Your Stay

What happens if the cottage suffers damages ?

In the event of a major breakage or a problem causing the inability to occupy the unit, the tenant will be reimbursed 100% or an equivalent chalet will be allocated to him, if available. No additional amount will be granted to the tenant.

Do you keep forgotten items ?

Yes, we keep forgotten items, but only for a certain time. Contact us quickly if you forgot anything during your stay and we will make sure to get it back to you. Please note, however, that we are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

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Is the hot tub operational year round ?

Yes, 12 months a year. Please follow the instructions for use in the welcome booklet. The correct use of the spa will allow you to avoid all deductions from your security deposit.

Can we fish ?

Yes, but we don’t know what kind of fish are accessible.

Are there boats ?

Yes, all our chalets are equipped with a pedal boat, two kayaks, or paddleboards.

Is the lake swimmable ?

Yes, the lake is swimmable. The water is pure and crystal clear.

Is there a BBQ ?

Yes, a gas cylinder is provided (additional refills are at your expense, however). You must leave it in the state it was in when you arrived. Read the household instructions in the presentation booklet carefully to avoid losing your security deposit.

Is the firewood for the outdoor pit included?

No, you can easily get it from the village supermarket.

Are there extra housekeeping charges ?

Housekeeping is included in your stay. However, please be aware that you must leave the chalet in the condition that you received it to ensure you receive your security deposit back.

Is there a supermarket nearby ?

Yes, our chalets are 15 minutes from the village by car.

Do we need to bring our own bedding ?

No, all bedding is provided. Carefully read the household instructions in the presentation booklet to avoid losing your security deposit.

Is smoking in the cottage allowed ?

No. All of our cottages are non-smoking. If you smoke outside, please do not leave any butts on the ground. Your deposit may be affected. Kindly place all butts inside of the cigarette disposal unit.

What time is check-in ?

Tenants can take possession of their chalet from 4 pm on the day of their arrival.

N.B. In case of a special request, contact us.

What time is check-out ?

Tenants must vacate the chalet no later than 11am on the day of departure.

N.B. If you need to make special arrangements, contact us.

Are pets allowed ?

Yes, Le Loup, La Baleine Bleue, Le Blaireau are pet-friendly chalets.

We accept up to 2 animals for your stay and each animal must weigh 10 pounds or less. We consider your pet as an additional paying guest. A fee of $ 50.00 will be charged for each period of 4 days or less ⏤ *Discounts provided for longterm stays.

Note: Please make sure to leave the chalet as clean as you received it, to avoid losing your security deposit.

*You must contact us before booking to allow us to adjust the price accordingly.

How do we get to the cottage ?

Enter the chalet address / open the pin given to you in your personal navigation assistant (eg. Google Maps, Waze, etc.). Or, print the route before leaving.

Do the cottages have wifi ?

Yes, but remote areas receive basic signals only. To increase speed, please refer to the ‘Internet Section’ of your chalet’s Welcome Booklet, which you will find on the table.

Do we need to pack our own dishware, toilet paper, paper towels, etc.?

No, everything is provided. Please note that we provide toilet paper and paper towels in reasonable quantities that are based on the length of your stay.

Is it possible to book one overnight stay only ?

No, a minimum of two nights is required, and no arrivals on Saturday.

Are your cottage areas accessible by car ?

Yes, however during the Winter season, please ensure your vehicle has very safe and durable tires.

How do I check if I have a dock and access to the lake ?

You will find this information on the Accommodation Details sheet when you book.

Is a credit card mandatory when booking online ?

Yes, for online bookings. Telephone or online bookings must be paid via credit card or Interac e-Transfer.

For all telephone reservations, payments must be made via an Interac email money transfer or bank deposit.

Do I pay at time of booking ?

Yes. A minimum 50% deposit is required at time of booking.

I saw no availabilities online. Is there a chance I’ll find something if I call Customer Service ?

To make it easier and more secure for our renters, all of our chalets are offered for rental via Airbnb; therefore, the method of payment is according to their criteria. The units offered on the web are available in real-time, however, do not hesitate to contact us if you cannot find what you are looking for ⏤ We will do our best to help you in your approach.

Do you have a standby list in the event of cancellations ?

No, as soon as a reservation is canceled, the unit becomes available again on our website.

How early can I book for next year ?

We accept bookings up to 24 months in advance.

What taxes apply ?

In Quebec, the two mandatory taxes are GST (5%) and QST (9.5%). In addition, you must pay an accommodation tax which corresponds to 3.5% of the rental before the GST and the QST. These sums will be well detailed to you prior to your rental contract.

How is my booking price calculate ?

The price of the reservation is calculated according to the length of stay, the period of the year and the number of people.

Why do you have a security deposit ?

The security (or safety) deposit corresponds to a maximum amount of $ 1000.00 for the rental of a chalet. This is required as a guarantee in the event of breakage or damage caused by the tenant. It is reserved directly by AirBNB upon payment of the reservation and reimbursed at the end of the rental after inspection of the chalet. In the event of minor breakage, an amount equivalent to the value of the damaged property and the labor will be deducted from the deposit. Please make sure you adhere to the chalet rules.

Why a booking deposit ?

The reservation deposit corresponds to the sum that’s required by Airbnb and secures the reservation date. 

What is a balance owing ?

This is the balance of the rental payable to Airbnb before your arrival. When booking, please review the terms for cancelations.

Can I modify a booking ?

We are aware that your plans may change and we will be happy to modify your reservation as long as the new rental period requested or the new unit desired is always available.

Can I cancel a booking ?

Strict or Non-Refundable Cancellation Policy Terms: In addition to Airbnb’s Strict Policy, we offer a non-refundable option where guests pay 10% less.

What happens if the cottage suffers damages ?

In the event of a major breakage or a problem causing the inability to occupy the unit, the tenant will be reimbursed 100% or an equivalent chalet will be allocated to him, if available. No additional amount will be granted to the tenant.

What do I need to know before arriving ?

Before your arrival, you will receive an email containing information on how to access the chalet and take advantage of the amenities on site.

Should I bring any extra items ?

Before bringing anything, first, check the cottage sheet to find out if the item in question is provided or not. If in doubt, contact us, we will be happy to let you know.

Any special directives I should be aware of ?

All tenants must leave the premises in the same condition as they were on arrival. Additional fees for cleaning the chalet and maintaining the spa may be withheld from the security deposit if the instructions for use and cleanliness have not been observed.

Are there any rules regarding the use of the hot tub ?

Yes, you must shower before entering the hot tub. In addition, no food or drink is allowed. Please note that it is not recommended to stay there for more than 20 minutes. You can find more information on how to use the hot tub in our Welcome Booklet. A complete list of regulations that must be followed is also posted next to the hot tub.

Who maintains the hot tub ?

The quality of the hot tub’s water is checked before each arrival. It is the tenant’s responsibility to maintain the water quality, however, members of our staff will still visit your chalet during your stay to ensure that it remains stable.

IMPORTANT! It is strictly forbidden to drain the spa water, add chemicals or water to it.

Can I decorate the cottage during the Holiday Season ?

No need, our chalets are all decorated for stays during the holidays with Christmas Trees and decorations. However, if you want to bring your personal touch, have fun (just note that it is important to put the chalet back in the same condition as it was when you arrived)!

Can we go over the maximum number of people a cottage can accommodate ?

No, it’s strictly prohibited! You must respect the maximum capacity at all times under penalty of expulsion. This applies equally to the number of visitors during the day and night. It’s a question of insurance. Our contract risks being revoked if the criteria of the insurer are not respected and no compensation can be claimed in the event of an incident or accident. Camera surveillance is in effect in front of the chalet on the parking side.

How far are your cottages from Montreal ?

Between 60 minutes and 75 minutes.

Do you keep forgotten items ?

Yes, we keep forgotten items, but only for a certain time. Contact us quickly if you forgot anything during your stay and we will make sure to get it back to you. Please note, however, that we are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Can we bring our snowshoes ?

All of our chalets are equipped with two pairs of snowshoes for adults and one pair for children.

Do we need to bring our lifejackets ?

We provide four life jackets of various sizes to you free of charge. However, we suggest that you bring a life jacket for children under 2 years of age.