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Front view from stream
Front of Home
Hot tub
hot tub
Fire pit
Jungle Gym in backyard
Stream on property
Front balcony view
Main Floor bedroom balcony
shale beach at front of property
shale beach- relaxing
Gourmet kitchen
Gourmet kitchen
kitchen
Oven
Dining room
Dining room
Living room main floor
front entrance
Main floor bedroom with balcony to backyard and hot tub
main floor bathroom with jet tub
Main Floor bathroom shower and spa tub
Master bedroom
Master ensuite bathroom
Double jet tub in master ensuite
Master Ensuite shower
Second level rear bedroom with Balcony
Rear bedroom  looking onto balcony
Rear balcony
Second floor bathroom with large shower
Second floor bathroom shower
Second level theatre room with kitchenette
Second level front balcony
Third level recreational area
Foos Ball table in third floor recreational area
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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Blue Mountains, Grey County, Ontario

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Excellent - based on 74 reviews
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kash20
Mississauga, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Returning Guest- Wow!”
Reviewed 7 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This was my second stay at the Shale Beach house in Blue Mountain. Once again everything exceeded my expectations! This cottage is incredible and literally has everything for a perfect weekend. Previously I stayed with friends for a girls get away and this year I stayed with couples and every single person thought this cottage was amazing. I will be booking for my third time next year 100%. Thank you Phil, you're great and very helpful with every question I had. Best cottage I have ever stayed at!!!

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Liked best: The backyard was my favourite and also the beds!
Liked least: Nothing, everything was perfect.
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
9 Nov 2016
Thanks Kasia and please do return!
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canadiant...
Hamilton, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Thanksgiving Weekend”
Reviewed 24 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Shale Beach House provides everything you see and more. The property is so well maintained, clean and definately a home away from home, it has everything you will need. We stayed there for Thanksgiving weekend with our extended family and young children. It has a cottage feel outside for the kids to play(awesome play structure) eat/drink and have a fire yet you are only a 5 min drive to the Village. We loved it and are looking at renting Shale Beach Cottage again for another date. Highly recommend this location !!!

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Liked best: Everthing was new, clean and updated from kitchen supplies to bedding. Sometimes when you rent a house it is mismatch or older items but Shale Beach House is very new
Liked least: nothing loved it!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
26 Oct 2016
Thanks and glad you enjoyed it. We strive to provide guests with the comforts of home.
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Petersons...
Atlanta, Georgia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Too perfect for words. So neat and clean with unreal views!”
Reviewed 22 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

We had such a wonderful visit at the Shale Beach House. First of all the home is so clean and well maintained which is very important to me. There was nothing more that you could possibly have needed. The kitchen has all pots and pan and accessories. The 2 fireplaces were glorious with just the touch of a button. Honestly if I had a home this nice I would not rent it out. I would be so concerned that people would not be respectful. The owners have a lot of faith in the people they share their home with. The hot tub was perfect and the jets work out sore muscles. The hot tube and the grill are both nice and well maintained newer models. The beds are super comfortable and all the furniture is in great condition. There is a huge dining table in bottom floor kitchen which was so fun to play card games on. Really I just cant say enough good things about this house and the people who own the house and the house manager, Joe. We rent vacation houses all over the world and this is, without a doubt, one of the very best experiences. We hope to go back again next year when we have our obstacle course race again. Just perfection!!

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Liked best: The house. The view. The cleanliness. The hot tub. Gorgeous kitchen
Liked least: Dealing with the recycling-but that is Canada, now matter where you stay
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
22 Oct 2016
We are glad you enjoyed the home and thrilled with how well you cared for it.
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robinamcc...
Markdale, Canada
1 review
“AMAZING COTTAGE!”
Reviewed 29 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This place was INCREDIBLE! I booked it for a girl's weekend get away and when we arrived we couldn't believe that it was NICER in person than in the pictures online. Absolutely immaculate and equipped with all kids of extra things like games and condiments and whatnot that you never think to pack for a get away!

It was really nice not having to make a bunch of stops to get a key or having to co-ordinate a specific time to meet to be 'let in'. Being given the code was so nice! The manager was very friendly and helpful and we had no problems having our security deposit returned to us, and super fast too!

The best part is having the beach right across the road, the spot there is nice and somewhat private (definitely more so than a main beach!).

We love, love, LOVED this place and definitely plan to book again in the near future. It's not very often a place is better than you expect and this place is definitely that!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
29 Jul 2016
Glad you enjoyed the home as much as we do when we have a chance to visit it. Please do come again sometime as your group were model guests leaving the place as if it were your own.
Thanks,
Philip
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ejeffreyw...
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
“Blue Mountain Weekend”
Reviewed 7 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016

The hi light of the weekend was enjoying this most excellent house. Everything about it was first rate - decor, dishes, cutlery, sound system, BBQ, hot tub and gardens. It even has a creek running through the property. There is a large play structure on the property too; we look forward to returning with our kids and grandchildren.

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
8 Jun 2016
We are glad you enjoyed the home! Please do return.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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