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Mac's Shacks Waterfront Cottages - The Lookabout

Living Area which overlooks the deck and waterfront
5.0 of 5 bubbles
27 reviews
Living Area which overlooks the deck and waterfront
Spacious and clean kitchen
King Bed in Master bedroom which overlooks the water
2nd bedroom includes a double and single bed.
Main bathroom includes toilet, sink and huge shower with rain shower head.
Living area with access to deck.
Powder room located off the living area
View from the Master bedroom.
Private deck which you can dine on with terrific views of waterfront, sunrise and sunset.
Our 2400 sq ft dock is complete with communal bbq's, dining area and hot tub.
Take the paddle boat out for a ride in our quiet bay.
Enjoy the floating dock for swimming, fishing and boating
Complementary use of our sea kayaks during your visit.
You can sun bath on your private deck.
Enjoy our manicured gardens at the water's edge.
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The Lookabout on Lookabout Bay.
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Lion's Head, Bruce Peninsula, Bruce County, Ontario
The Lookabout is located on the second level of the main cottage and features it own private entrance. This 1,000 sq. ft retreat with large walk out and 400 sq foot balcony, offers stunning views of the Bay, all the way out to Lake Huron. It is the perfect place to relax with your favourite book and beverage. With sleeping accommodations for 5, the master bedroom sports a king size bed with the second bedroom offering both a double and a single bed. <BR>Meal preparation will be a joy in this generous kitchen, equipped with full sized appliances (fridge, stove and microwave) as well as a number of smaller conveniences (cappuccino maker, blender, toaster, coffee maker). <BR>The Lookabout has 2 washrooms, a 2 pc powder room and a large main bathroom with a 16 sq foot shower. (Note: there is no bathtub in this cottage). A plasma... Read more
About the Owner, Karen M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 108 reviews and 4 properties
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5 of 5 bubbles Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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sadaf s
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

The place was great, very clean inside the cottage and a beautiful view. There were few things that needed to change. The fans weren't working properly, we asked and they said there was a problem with wiring. The second thing was it was very difficult to use outdoor facilities during night time, because there wasn't enough light and also there was lots of bugs. The outdoor furniture also needed to be cleaned, there were tons...

Cambridge, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Background: Myself, my husband, and my active parents aged 60+. Weather was 25 to 30+ C degrees and sunny over Labour Day long weekend Booking experience: Karen, the owner of Mac's Shacks, promptly responded to several of my emails within 1-2 days. She patiently answered my questions when I called her once. She also let me know upfront about the stairs up to the Lookabout may be a challenging climb for seniors. Karen is professional...

Management response:

Thank you very much for your detailed review! It is nice when guests notice the little things which we work hard to maintain to ensure a comfortable visit. We hope to see you and your parents again. All the best!


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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

My family of four stayed a week in the Lookabout and wanted for nothing. The kitchen is very well equipped, we only had to bring our espresso coffee machine, though other types of coffee machines are supplied. The beds, linens and towels were very comfortable, with a nice touch of waffle robes for the adults. The large rain head shower was much appreciated as well as the exemplary level of cleanliness throughout the apartment. Outside...

Management response:

Thank you for your review. It was great meeting you and we hope to see you again!


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
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A $500 post dated cheque will be held for the Damage Deposit. It is required with
the rental of each cottage.

All rates include linens, taxes and all communal amenities.

We are a smoke free, pet free, family friendly resort. Welcome!
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How to get there
Airport: Wiarton-Keppel: 24.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.6 km.
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