Cleaning the Cottage at the End of Your Holiday

Guests are responsible to clean the cottage and remove all garbage/recycling at the end of their stay unless otherwise stated on the cottage profile page, notes in the Digital Guest Book provided or arranged with

If the property requires additional cleaning/garbage disposal following your departure, appropriate deductions will be made from your Credit Card.

Cleaning supplies are provided to make your task as easy as possible. Below is a housekeeping check list we ask you to utilize prior to your departure at the end of your stay.

This is a general list and some items listed may not be supplied with the cottage you have rented.


  • Sweep/mop all hard floor surfaces and vacuum all carpeted surfaces.
  • Wipe off all table/counter tops and all kitchen appliances.
  • If anything was spilled in the oven, please clean.
  • Load and run dishwasher.
  • Empty fridge/freezer and wipe out.
  • Check/clean microwave and coffee maker.
  • Clean tub, toilet, sink, mirror etc. in bathroom(s).
  • Fireplace: make sure fire is out, flue is closed, and ashes cleaned up and disposed of as per any instructions left by owner.
  • Clean fingerprints/smudges from sliding glass/screen doors, windows, etc.


  • Make sure patio furniture, outdoor games, watercraft etc. are properly/securely stored.
  • Check for and dispose of any cigarette butts, garbage, dog feces etc.
  • Make sure barbecue grill is cleaned, the barbecue and tank are turned off and the cover put on


  • Check all windows, make sure they are closed and locked.
  • Check all doors and make sure they are locked.
  • Make sure all garbage/recycling cans have been emptied and garbage/recycling removed.
  • Check for personal belongings indoors and out (all rooms, drawers, under beds, waterfront, etc.).


Please Contact with all owner-related questions
Please Contact with all renter-related questions
Address: 3 - 10 Brunel Rd Huntsville ON P1H 2A9
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:30pm (Year Round)
Our staff will monitor calls to the after-hours line. Emergencies will be answered while all other inquiries will be responded to on the next business day.
Contact Number: 1 (877) 218-5370
Emergency After-Hours Number: (226) 668-7039

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