If you are looking to escape the city for some relaxing time at the cottage, there is a brand new chalet on Lac-a-May that would be perfect for your next weekend getaway. Located 1 hour outside Montreal, and 2.5 hours away from Ottawa, Chalet Du Lac-A-May is a contemporary chalet on the shore of Lac-A-May that can sleep up to 7 people.
The chalet has a beautiful modern kitchen with a dishwasher, espresso machine and is stocked with basic essentials like dishes, table linens, glasses, cutlery, pans and serving trays making it easy to cook for a group in.
There also is a beautiful modern wood table that can comfortably sit 6 people that has a beautiful view of Lake May as it is in front of plenty of large windows.
If the weather is nice, there is also a screened in porch with a patio table and BBQ that would be perfect to enjoy in the summer and early fall.
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The two-floor chalet has two bedrooms (one with a queen bed and a single futon, and the other with a queen bed (if additional sleeping space is required the basement sofa also turns into a double bed).
The cottage has one and half bathrooms, with the full bathroom being upstairs and the half bathroom located downstairs which also has clothes washer and dryer.
As the cottage is located right on the lake in the summer, you can enjoy kayaking or swim off of the private dock. There is also an outdoor fireplace that would be perfect for roasting marshmallows. All year round you can enjoy the large covered hot tub which has exceptional views of the lake and surrounding forest.
Everything about my stay was perfect, and I highly enjoyed my time. Families who wish to stay at this cottage should note there are several large nude drawings on the walls. If you are visiting in the winter, I would also highly recommend making sure you have a suitable car to get there. The chalet is at the base of a steep hill, so my vehicle barely was able to make it up the slope in April as there was still snow on the roads.
Staying at this chalet couldn’t be easier as all the linens and towels are provided. For only $495 a weekend, you can have a fantastic relaxing retreat just a short drive from Ottawa or Montreal. The cottage is situated in a prime location with beautiful views and is in a very tranquil setting. I particularly recommend staying here in summer when you can make use of the lake and firepit.