Southview Cottages COVID-19 Response

WE ARE OPENING JUNE 19th, 2020!

The Southview Family is delighted to share the news that now we can officially open!

New for 2020:

  • We are limiting the number of people allowed in the office at a time - only 4 people maximum. When you arrive, we ask only one person comes into the office and checks in.
  • The pool is heated and open! 12 persons maximum.
  • Playground will be closed until further notice – this is a provincial order, applied across Ontario.
  • The beach will be open, and guests are asked to social distance from other people not in their immediate family.
  • We are encouraging all guests that are renting boats or want to take out any water equipment to bring their own life jackets or rental life jackets will be available that have been disinfected between uses.
  • Laundry facilities will be open, social distancing applies.
  • Fish cleaning houses will be open, social distancing applies.

During your stay:

  • Increasing our cleaning procedures and increasing the frequency of disinfecting all common areas.
  • All cottages will be sanitized with the best virus-killing products/cleaners – focusing on high-touched surfaces (door handles, light switches, remotes, and all kitchen appliances/furnishings/Kitchenware)
  • All Water and sport equipment will be disinfected between uses.
  • All Rental Boats will also be disinfected between uses.
  •  Keeping our staff up to date on newest procedures and implementing a communication and training strategy with our staff to ensure that everyone is practicing preventive behavior.
    After you make a reservation:

Southview Cottages has adapted our Cancellation Policy over the last few weeks to the evolving nature of this pandemic. We have updated our policy to provide our customers with the most flexibility we can offer during these challenging times.

Due to the possibility that current travel restrictions may be extended into the summer; we plan on using the following cancellation policy for all 2020 deposits:

Deposit Policy:

A deposit of $600.00 per week and $300.00 per weekend/midweek is required to reserve cottages.

Cancellation Policy:

  1. A full refund up to one week prior to arrival, less a 10% charge to cover our costs; within a week of arrival deposits will be refunded less a 50% cancellation fee.
  2. OR push your reservation till later in 2020 or 2021. We will honor your full deposit and give you a discount of $100.00 off your weekly cottage rental and $50.00 off your weekend/midweek stay should have to push your booking till later in the year or till 2021.

As always, please feel free to contact us by email or phone should you have any questions of concerns.

Sincerely,

The Southview Family

1-705-939-6761

info@SouthviewCottages.com

FAQs

Located on Rice Lake in Bailieboro, Ontario. We are 90 minutes east of Toronto, 27km from the 401 and 20km from Downtown Peterborough.

You can call our reservations desk directly at 705 939-6761, we’d love to hear from you! Or you can fill out a form on our “Contact Us” page to check availability, and we will get back to you by e-mail.

  • Free parking for registered guests
  • Free WiFi
  • Heated Pool
  • Sandy Beach
  • Large children’s playground
  • Free use of all Kayaks, Canoes, Stand-up Paddle Boards and Paddleboats
  • Hiking Trails
  • Convenience store with ice cream
  • Waterfront boardwalk and Fishing Piers
  • Shuffleboards, giant chess, sports court with basketball nets and volleyball nets – all sports equipment can be signed out at office.
  • All cottages are air-conditioned
  • Every cottage has a full-sized fridge, stove and microwave as well as a coffee maker and toaster.
  • Each cottage has an outdoor deck with a gas BBQ grill, table and seating for 4-6 persons.
  • The kitchens are all equipped with pots and pans, serving bowls, plates, mugs, glassware and cutlery.
  • The beds have pillows but no bedding, you can bring your own bedding, or you can rent it from us.
  • TV – but only one or two channels 
  • Fire Pits and firewood are available at the office
  • Unless you rent bedding or are in a Family Suite cottage bring all your own: pillowcases, sheets, and blankets.
  • Towels for pool and bathroom
  • Everything to wash and dry the dishes with
  • Dish soap/Hand soap
  • All your personal toiletries
  • Toilet paper (you will be supplied with your first roll)
  • Rainy day activities such as board games, cards… etc.
  • Bring your fishing rod! – Rice Lake is known for the number and variety of fish you can catch, right from our fishing piers.
  • Bring beach toys and inflatables for the beach area and pool.
  • Baseballs and gloves, frisbees and footballs, etc. there’s lots of open areas to play games in.
  • Bring you binoculars for bird watching, including the Osprey that nest on our property.
  • Bring good food, you can also pick up locally grown food at our local farms and there’s plenty of nearby restaurants to tempt you.
  • And finally, bring you camera so you can capture all the great moments you will have at Southview!

Most of our cottages have one double sized bed in each bedroom. Few have queen beds, and some have twin beds. Every cottage has a couch that pulls out to a double sized bed.

We always encourage our customers to bring their own bedding. Or you can rent bed linens and towels at an additional fee. Bedding rental is $30.00 +tax per bed and towels are $25.00 +tax per set – set includes one beach towel, one bath towel, one hand towel, and one face cloth

Our Family Suite cottages are the only rental units that include bedding – but not towels.

Most of our cottages have a shower. Some have bathtubs with a shower, and some have Jacuzzi tubs with a shower. If you would like a cottage with a tub, request one when making your booking.

We have baby cribs for rent ($45) and high chairs ($35)

NO firewood is to be brought to Southview. Moving firewood, even just a few kilometres away, can spread invasive insects and diseases to our forests.

Yes, you can bring your own boat. There is a free public boat launch right next to the resort. Docking at the resort is at an additional fee ($170/per week and $120/per weekend)

Yes, we have a deep well that provides cool clear drinking water that is tested daily.

Yes, our beach is great for swimming. Our beach has a sandy bottom with small rocks near shore – on hot days we find there are more people swimming at the beach then in the heated pool. We recommend bringing water shoes to guests not used to Lake swimming as there are the occasional patch of weeds.

Peterborough is 20km away with grocery stores, shopping malls and much more. Port Hope is another town close by, we recommend people coming from HWY 401 and who also who want to pick groceries up before they arrive to go there for grocery shopping.

Our RV sites have 15 & 30-amp service, water and sewer hookups and can accommodate trailers up to 45 ft. Larger units may be accommodated, please call us for more info.

Yes, there is a small convenience store with scoop ice cream, candy, drinks, fishing bait and tackle, firewood, and souvenirs.

Yes, our office issues Ontario Fishing Licenses.

We ask all Ontario residents to have their Boaters License to rent a boat – and of course we’d like you to have some experience. Experienced and non-experienced drivers all receive a boat demo when renting a boat. 

Please message or call and let us know the details of your group and we can apply a package deal for 10 or more cottages. We do not offer group bookings in July and August and may have limited availability at other times. Please call us for more information.

There is lots of local experiences near Southview Cottages. Please visit our Experience page on our website where we list our 10 favourite nearby attractions.

We only allow small dogs. Also, we have limited pet-friendly cottages and there is a charge of $100/day or $350/week.

Yes, there are cottages that we don’t allow pets in – please request a pet-free cottage upon booking if there is an allergy.

Every guest must be registered at our office. Overnight guests/extra persons in cottages are a fee of $100/per day/ per person. If you are having guests visit just for a couple hours, please call or email us today to find the best rate.

Currently, we do not host weddings at Southview Cottages. We have many charming neighbours that host weddings and we would be delighted to host your accommodation for your special day. Please call or email us today to let us know.

Located on Rice Lake in Bailieboro, Ontario. We are 90 minutes east of Toronto, 27km from the 401 and 20km from Downtown Peterborough.

You can call our reservations desk directly at 705 939-6761, we’d love to hear from you! Or you can fill out a form on our “Contact Us” page to check availability, and we will get back to you by e-mail.

  • Free parking for registered guests
  • Free WiFi
  • Heated Pool
  • Sandy Beach
  • Large children’s playground
  • Free use of all Kayaks, Canoes, Stand-up Paddle Boards and Paddleboats
  • Hiking Trails
  • Convenience store with ice cream
  • Waterfront boardwalk and Fishing Piers
  • Shuffleboards, giant chess, sports court with basketball nets and volleyball nets – all sports equipment can be signed out at office.
  • All cottages are air-conditioned
  • Every cottage has a full-sized fridge, stove and microwave as well as a coffee maker and toaster.
  • Each cottage has an outdoor deck with a gas BBQ grill, table and seating for 4-6 persons.
  • The kitchens are all equipped with pots and pans, serving bowls, plates, mugs, glassware and cutlery.
  • The beds have pillows but no bedding, you can bring your own bedding, or you can rent it from us.
  • TV – but only one or two channels 
  • Fire Pits and firewood are available at the office
  • Unless you rent bedding or are in a Family Suite cottage bring all your own: pillowcases, sheets, and blankets.
  • Towels for pool and bathroom
  • Everything to wash and dry the dishes with
  • Dish soap/Hand soap
  • All your personal toiletries
  • Toilet paper (you will be supplied with your first roll)
  • Rainy day activities such as board games, cards… etc.
  • Bring your fishing rod! – Rice Lake is known for the number and variety of fish you can catch, right from our fishing piers.
  • Bring beach toys and inflatables for the beach area and pool.
  • Baseballs and gloves, frisbees and footballs, etc. there’s lots of open areas to play games in.
  • Bring you binoculars for bird watching, including the Osprey that nest on our property.
  • Bring good food, you can also pick up locally grown food at our local farms and there’s plenty of nearby restaurants to tempt you.
  • And finally, bring you camera so you can capture all the great moments you will have at Southview!

Most of our cottages have one double sized bed in each bedroom. Few have queen beds, and some have twin beds. Every cottage has a couch that pulls out to a double sized bed.

We always encourage our customers to bring their own bedding. Or you can rent bed linens and towels at an additional fee. Bedding rental is $30.00 +tax per bed and towels are $25.00 +tax per set – set includes one beach towel, one bath towel, one hand towel, and one face cloth

Our Family Suite cottages are the only rental units that include bedding – but not towels.

Most of our cottages have a shower. Some have bathtubs with a shower, and some have Jacuzzi tubs with a shower. If you would like a cottage with a tub, request one when making your booking.

We have baby cribs for rent ($45) and high chairs ($35)

NO firewood is to be brought to Southview. Moving firewood, even just a few kilometres away, can spread invasive insects and diseases to our forests.

Yes, you can bring your own boat. There is a free public boat launch right next to the resort. Docking at the resort is at an additional fee ($170/per week and $120/per weekend)

Yes, we have a deep well that provides cool clear drinking water that is tested daily.

Yes, our beach is great for swimming. Our beach has a sandy bottom with small rocks near shore – on hot days we find there are more people swimming at the beach then in the heated pool. We recommend bringing water shoes to guests not used to Lake swimming as there are the occasional patch of weeds.

Peterborough is 20km away with grocery stores, shopping malls and much more. Port Hope is another town close by, we recommend people coming from HWY 401 and who also who want to pick groceries up before they arrive to go there for grocery shopping.

Our RV sites have 15 & 30-amp service, water and sewer hookups and can accommodate trailers up to 45 ft. Larger units may be accommodated, please call us for more info.

Yes, there is a small convenience store with scoop ice cream, candy, drinks, fishing bait and tackle, firewood, and souvenirs.

Yes, our office issues Ontario Fishing Licenses.

We ask all Ontario residents to have their Boaters License to rent a boat – and of course we’d like you to have some experience. Experienced and non-experienced drivers all receive a boat demo when renting a boat. 

Please message or call and let us know the details of your group and we can apply a package deal for 10 or more cottages. We do not offer group bookings in July and August and may have limited availability at other times. Please call us for more information.

There is lots of local experiences near Southview Cottages. Please visit our Experience page on our website where we list our 10 favourite nearby attractions.

We only allow small dogs. Also, we have limited pet-friendly cottages and there is a charge of $100/day or $350/week.

Yes, there are cottages that we don’t allow pets in – please request a pet-free cottage upon booking if there is an allergy.

Every guest must be registered at our office. Overnight guests/extra persons in cottages are a fee of $100/per day/ per person. If you are having guests visit just for a couple hours, please call or email us today to find the best rate.

Currently, we do not host weddings at Southview Cottages. We have many charming neighbours that host weddings and we would be delighted to host your accommodation for your special day. Please call or email us today to let us know.