Straw Bale House in Morin Heights Qc.
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Straw Bale House in Morin Heights Qc.

Straw Bale Cottage Rental in the Laurentians

Our house is available for rent and has many interesting features as a vacation rental. The house itself is very spacious and well located close to summer and winter outdoor activities and to the town of Morin Heights. See our activities page for ideas on things to do in the area. Please send an email with the dates that interest you and we will reply with the availability and rates.

House Features

  • Sleeps 7 (one queen bed, one double bed, one single bed and one double futon)
  • Bathrooms: main bathroom has a jetted tub with a shower, toilet, sink and lots of natural light from 2 windows. Upstairs bathroom has a toilet and sink and is also the laundry room
  • Laundry room includes new full size front-loading washer and dryer.
  • Speakers for IPod
  • Large kitchen with oven, double sink, fridge/freezer and all cooking and eating utensils

Common questions.

1. What are some nearby activities?
For winter activities, there are some great snowshoeing trails and a small hill for tobogganing right on our property. The Viking Cross Country Ski club is just a short walk or ski away. Ski Morin Heights is only 10 minutes away and offers ski, snowboard and snowshoe rentals. There are several spas nearby, the closest being Spa Le Refuge in Morin Heights. The town of Saint-Sauveur is only 15 minutes away and has many activities and especially many restaurants. In the summer there are a choice of several beaches and hiking trails nearby. There is also the aerobic corridor for cycling which you can access from the town of Morin Heights. See our activities page for more details, links and phone numbers.

2. What size are the beds?
The master bedroom has a queen bed. The second bedroom has a double bed and a raised single bed and the loft has a double futon.

3. Do we need to bring our own sheets?
You have the option to bring your own sheets and towels if you prefer or you can use ours. We have a washer and dryer.

4. Can we drink the water?
Our water is from a deep well. It has been tested and is very good to drink.

winter rental
We are located on the same mountain as Ski Morin Heights and a short walk from the Viking cross country ski club.

5. How is your house heated?
We have radiant floor heating. Specifically the house is built on a concrete slab with heating placed in the floor before the last layer of concrete was poured. There are 4 heating zones each controlled by a separate thermostat. There are separate heaters in the bedrooms and the fireplace can also be used to heat up the house.

6. Do you provide firewood?
Generally yes, but it depends on the length of the rental and the time of year. Please ask when contacting us about renting.

7. What is the parking situation and snow removal?
There is enough parking for 4 cars and we have a seasonal snow removal contract. There is a lot of snow in general because of our placement on the mountain.

8. Do you allow pets?
Dogs are allowed, but we must be notified.

9. Can we use the telephone?
Yes, However, please limit long distance calls to the bare minimum.

10. How much cleaning is required before leaving?
All debris, and garbage must be placed in the dumpsters outside; the blue dumpster is for recycling and the black for garbage. Also all soiled dishes must be cleaned and either left in the drying rack or put away. The floors should be swept if necessary.

 

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