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Cabin Rentals in Ontario Canada: Girls Getaways to Haliburton

When life becomes a chaotic whirlwind of responsibilities and busy schedules, it can be hard to connect with your friends. When you just need to get away from it all, grab your girls and plan the best girls getaway imaginable to Haliburton Ontario. You and your crew…

A Destination For Every Season: All-Season Cottage Rentals

Sunny summer day on Eagle LakeEvery season brings a new breadth of exciting activities in Haliburton Ontario.  When you stay with us at All-Season Cottage Rentals, you can find yourself in the heart of the perfect location for a wide variety of activities.  With Eagle Lake, Haliburton Forest hiking trails, and other local attractions, cottage vacations with All-Season…

Responsible Renting

Spectacular view at Justin & Colin's cottage on Drag Lake

Having a rental property in your Halburton neighbourhood has transitioned from a rare occurrence to common practice.  As the popularity of Haliburton cottage rentals increase, so do the problems associated with cottage rentals. 

I have been a cottage rental agent in Ontario for twenty years.  Experience…

Boating Etiquette at your Haliburton Cottage Rental

Boating at your Haliburton cottage rental

If you plan to go boating at your Haliburton cottage rental, here are some tips on boating etiquette.

1.  When passing other boats, slow your boat down and give them as much room as possible. Be mindful of the wake your boat creates and don't swamp other boats. 

2.  Stay at least 100 ' away from the shoreline unless you are going very slowly and not…

Neighbours are our Friends

Screen renters to keep away from party groups

Cottage rentals and cottage neighbours can happily co-exist if extra care is taken during the booking process.  Here are four simple steps All-Season Cottage Rentals take to help ensure a happy neighbour-renter relationship.

 1) Screen your cottage renters.  We can control the use of your cottage by carefully screening cottage renters. …

Boat Safety When Renting a Cottage in Haliburton

Water activities and boating are a huge part of summer fun in Haliburton County, especially at the cottage! But taking precautions should be an integral part of the process to keep everyone safe and avoid tragic accidents. Those who are new to cottage rentals in Haliburton, and who have never partaken in water activities before, may be unsure how to keep safe.

DO always make sure you…

Family Vacations with the Dog

Dogs love being included in the family vacation when you rent a cottage just as much as the rest of the family. Playing in the lake, taking exciting walks in the forest with all the wonderful new smells and relaxing at the end of the day surrounded by family all contribute to your pet's positive cottage vacation experience. But just because you've escaped the daily grind, doesn't mean…

What extra items should you bring to your Haliburton cottage rental?

When renting a cottage in Ontario, it is traditional to bring your own sheets, pillow cases, towels, dish cloths and tea towels.  In addition, you are expected to bring anything you will consume.  This would include non-perishable products such as paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, soap, and dish detergent.  Most Haliburton cottage rentals are also used frequently by their owners so you'll find…

Generate income by renting your cottage

Generate income by renting your cottageHaliburton cottage owners are facing challenges if they need to sell.  It can take time to find the right buyer for your property, sometimes years.  Many cottage owners in Haliburton are turning to rentals as an alternative.  If you have tried selling your cottage without success, or are not prepared to lower your asking price and want…

Why We Ask for Proof of Insurance

It is All-Season Cottage Rentals' policy and our obligation to cottage owners to require all cottage renters to provide proof of personal liability insurance. This is a coverage that is included in all home, condo or apartment insurance packages. As negligence or willful damages are not covered by our Accidental Damage Protection Plan, the furnishing of proof of insurance allows the cottage owner's insurance company to accept any additional risk of allowing your tenancy.  When occupying a cottage…

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