Cottage Packing Checklist

Cottage Checklist

Kitchen and Cooking

  • Paper Towels
  • Sugar
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Condiments
  • Food
  • Beverage
  • Drinking Water
  • BBQ Lighter


  • Fan
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet Tissue (septic friendly)
  • Sheets and Pillow Cases
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Septic Friendly Laundry Soap

Outside Fun

  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Suntan Lotion
  • Sun Hat
  • Mosquito Hat
  • Bug Spray, Mosquito Coils
  • Games and Sports Equipment
  • First Aid
  • Flashlight


  • Bathing Suits and Towels
  • Water Toys, Pool Noodles
  • Goggles
  • Fishing Rods and Tackle
  • Life Jackets
  • Aqua Socks and Water Shoes

Check-in after 4 PM, and Check-out is 10 AM during Summer months.
Sorry, no pets.


Water is so clear!

Dear Kathy And Don, We so enjoyed staying in The Pioneer this year. Thank you! I know the girls really… Read more “Water is so clear!”

Jackie, Bridget, Roger, Pat, Miles, Joyce, Hailey and the girls!

Your hospitality was amazing!

Thank you so much, your cottage is beautiful and we all had such a relaxing time. We tried putting the… Read more “Your hospitality was amazing!”

Holly and Dan

Relaxing Time

Kathy and Don. Thanks so much. Had a very much needed relaxing time. Have a great Christmas, see you in… Read more “Relaxing Time”

Lorri and Adrian

Thank you for sharing your dream cottage

What a fantastic cottage! Loved it! I have owned a cottage on Palmerston lake for over 30 years and it… Read more “Thank you for sharing your dream cottage”

Brian and Judy Dean

Wonderful Week!

Thank you so much Kathy. We had a wonderful week! See you in April!

Lee, Shannon, Connor and Casey

The sunsets were spectacular

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to enjoy the cottage this year! We missed not being able to watch… Read more “The sunsets were spectacular”

Monique and Mike

Definitely Return

The weekend was wonderful! Thanks for everything-we will definitely return!

Robin and Kelly
Kingston, Ont.

Look forward to next Summer

Thank you Don and Kathy for the use of the Pioneer. Despite the rain, we had a wonderful time and… Read more “Look forward to next Summer”

Walter and Nancy
Windsor, Ontario

Great Weekend!

Thanks for a great weekend

Doug and Leanne
Russell, Ontario

Wonderful Time

Once again, our family have had a wonderful time! Super swimming and canoeing! Spectacular sunsets! We thank you most sincerely… Read more “Wonderful Time”

Jack, Emma, Heather, and Jackie

You have a beautiful spot!

Thank you for letting us stay at the cottage. You have a beautiful spot! The trails are really good. We… Read more “You have a beautiful spot!”

Erica (age 13) and family
Brockville, Ontario

Definitely Coming Back!

What a wonderful experience. My father and I spent the night in ‘The Guesthouse’ after riding over 100km of the… Read more “Definitely Coming Back!”

David Todman
Omemee, Ontario

Truly Grateful

I appreciate what you have done for me and my family. We are all truly grateful and look forward to… Read more “Truly Grateful”


Exciting Adventures!

Kathy and Don, What a wonderful week. We all enjoyed the cottage, fantastic view and just plain relaxing. Thanks again.… Read more “Exciting Adventures!”

Willie and Susan

Truly Surprised!

We were truly surprised with the cottage! It was much more than we ever expected. The area including the lake… Read more “Truly Surprised!”

Mike, Sarah, Sophie and Hannah
Kingston, Ontario

See you again!

Thank you once again and we will see you again next Summer.


It was perfect!

“Thank you very much for a most relaxing weekend. It was perfect” Thank you so much for your hospitality. Next… Read more “It was perfect!”

Marie and Alisa

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