Photos

  • A romantic weekend at the Cottage: Sunset Over the Lake
    A romantic weekend at the Cottage: Sunset Over the Lake
  • Ready for a paddle on the lake on our family getaway at the cottage
    Ready for a paddle on the lake on our family getaway at the cottage
  • Lakefront cottage rental just doesn't get any better! Here is the view off our dock onto beautiful Grand Lake
    Lakefront cottage rental just doesn't get any better! Here is the view off our dock onto beautiful Grand Lake
  • Lush green summer scene with view of main cottage and green roof with Grand Lake below
    Lush green summer scene with view of main cottage and green roof with Grand Lake below
  • The still of nighttime settles over Grand Lake with moon overhead and totally still water
    The still of nighttime settles over Grand Lake with moon overhead and totally still water
  • Grand Lake seen through the lush green of spring foliage with main cottage green roof in foreground
    Grand Lake seen through the lush green of spring foliage with main cottage green roof in foreground
  • Main cottage seen from hill and parking area surrounded by brilliant green spring leaves
    Main cottage seen from hill and parking area surrounded by brilliant green spring leaves
  • Night time view of porch/pergola area of main cottage
    Night time view of porch/pergola area of main cottage
  • Main cottage green roof and Teahouse balcony with quiet nighttime scenery abounding
    Main cottage green roof and Teahouse balcony with quiet nighttime scenery abounding
  • A comfortable setting for a group with a view of Grand Lake
    A comfortable setting for a group with a view of Grand Lake
  • Great Hot Tub adjacent to cottage building perfect for relaxing with family and friends
    Great Hot Tub adjacent to cottage building perfect for relaxing with family and friends
  • Dramatic nighttime shadows surround the hot tub as seen from the Teahouse balcony
    Dramatic nighttime shadows surround the hot tub as seen from the Teahouse balcony
  • Hot tub with Teahouse on hill high above
    Hot tub with Teahouse on hill high above
  • Come on into the hot tub and enjoy the warm relaxing waters and just let your stress melt away
    Come on into the hot tub and enjoy the warm relaxing waters and just let your stress melt away
  • Always fun and maybe some games in the hot tub!
    Always fun and maybe some games in the hot tub!
  • Time to celebrate
    Time to celebrate
  • Outside Shower Area next to the Hot Tub
    Outside Shower Area next to the Hot Tub
  • Hot tub is nestled next to cottage with full view of outdoor surroundings
    Hot tub is nestled next to cottage with full view of outdoor surroundings
  • Snow covers the ground around the hot tub in this nighttime view from the Teahouse balcony
    Snow covers the ground around the hot tub in this nighttime view from the Teahouse balcony
  • Some architectural eye candy when you glance up to the veranda ceiling
    Some architectural eye candy when you glance up to the veranda ceiling
  • The welcoming scene as you stride through the Friendly Fires main cottage entrance
    The welcoming scene as you stride through the Friendly Fires main cottage entrance
  • The living room of the main cottage is a place to relax with a book or share conversation with friends and family
    The living room of the main cottage is a place to relax with a book or share conversation with friends and family
  • Breakfast, lunch or supper, you always have the fabulous view of Grand Lake out the windows
    Breakfast, lunch or supper, you always have the fabulous view of Grand Lake out the windows
  • Dining Room table set, with view of Grand Lake
    Dining Room table set, with view of Grand Lake
  • The playful visual of the flames in the heater will warm you physically and spiritually
    The playful visual of the flames in the heater will warm you physically and spiritually
  • Sun's up and it's time to enjoy coffee and breakfast overlooking Grand Lake and the warming sunshine
    Sun's up and it's time to enjoy coffee and breakfast overlooking Grand Lake and the warming sunshine
  • View of kitchen through access window to dining room
    View of kitchen through access window to dining room
  • Relax in the wood-fired sauna
    Relax in the wood-fired sauna
  • Sauna stove, rocks and accessories
    Sauna stove, rocks and accessories
  • View of kitchen counters and entrance to sauna from kitchen
    View of kitchen counters and entrance to sauna from kitchen
  • The dining room and kitchen area communicate physically and visually with the extended veranda area for both conversation and passing along food and drink
    The dining room and kitchen area communicate physically and visually with the extended veranda area for both conversation and passing along food and drink
  • Captivating fall-time view of the Teahouse, main cottage and Grand Lake from the parking/driveway area
    Captivating fall-time view of the Teahouse, main cottage and Grand Lake from the parking/driveway area
  • Interior of Teahouse showing entrance door, washroom and seating area from bed location
    Interior of Teahouse showing entrance door, washroom and seating area from bed location
  • Teahouse interior with view of bed and rear windows
    Teahouse interior with view of bed and rear windows
  • Teahouse bathroom with toilet, sink and stand-up shower
    Teahouse bathroom with toilet, sink and stand-up shower
  • Teahouse bedroom with view off balcony of Grand Lake and main cottage; draw the curtains for privacy!
    Teahouse bedroom with view off balcony of Grand Lake and main cottage; draw the curtains for privacy!
  • Just setting up for a camp fire with friends gathered around
    Just setting up for a camp fire with friends gathered around
  • Together with friends again at the end of an enjoyable day
    Together with friends again at the end of an enjoyable day
  • Grand Lake waves gently lap at the shore as the day winds down and we get ready to light the firepit
    Grand Lake waves gently lap at the shore as the day winds down and we get ready to light the firepit
  • From time immemorial the communal fire has attracted us for warmth and companionship
    From time immemorial the communal fire has attracted us for warmth and companionship
  • Sun is going down, where else would you want to be
    Sun is going down, where else would you want to be
  • Get the fire-pit ready; tonight we're having the group around it for rest and relaxation
    Get the fire-pit ready; tonight we're having the group around it for rest and relaxation
  • Just looking back to the cottage from the dock on Grand Lake
    Just looking back to the cottage from the dock on Grand Lake
  • Here in the Smokehouse you can prepare your favourite foods in comfort sheltered from any inclement weather
    Here in the Smokehouse you can prepare your favourite foods in comfort sheltered from any inclement weather
  • Ribs, fresh from the grill; whose hungry?
    Ribs, fresh from the grill; whose hungry?
  • The Smokehouse allows you to cook and grill or make your own pizza in a jiffy
    The Smokehouse allows you to cook and grill or make your own pizza in a jiffy
  • In the smokehouse we provide you with several cooking options for BBQ as well as a pizza oven
    In the smokehouse we provide you with several cooking options for BBQ as well as a pizza oven
  • Watching the sun rise over Grand Lake is a stirring beginning to your day at Friendly Fires Getaway
    Watching the sun rise over Grand Lake is a stirring beginning to your day at Friendly Fires Getaway
  • Sooner or later, one of these herons will silently glide by on its way to or from its feeding locations
    Sooner or later, one of these herons will silently glide by on its way to or from its feeding locations
  • Swimming with Dad!
    Swimming with Dad!
  • The cottage can be seen through the trees from Grand Lake, with the docks and fire-pit visible
    The cottage can be seen through the trees from Grand Lake, with the docks and fire-pit visible
  • Layout of the cottage site buildings
    Layout of the cottage site buildings
  • Layout main cottage upper level
    Layout main cottage upper level
  • View of main cottage upstairs bedroom two
    View of main cottage upstairs bedroom two
  • Main cottage upstairs bathroom located between the two upstairs bedrooms
    Main cottage upstairs bathroom located between the two upstairs bedrooms
  • Main cottage upstairs bedroom one
    Main cottage upstairs bedroom one
  • Bunky building - and the outside stairs to the private second floor bedrooms
    Bunky building - and the outside stairs to the private second floor bedrooms
  • Interior view of private, cozy bunky building
    Interior view of private, cozy bunky building
  • Laundry room part of main cottage downstairs bathroom
    Laundry room part of main cottage downstairs bathroom
  • Marnie our dog just loves the cottage
    Marnie our dog just loves the cottage
  • Do you like to hike?
    Do you like to hike?
  • Downstairs bathroom in main cottage
    Downstairs bathroom in main cottage
  • Outdoor shower area next to hot tub, for you and your dog, should you need it
    Outdoor shower area next to hot tub, for you and your dog, should you need it
  • Just another sunrise in Paradise, yours to enjoy on Grand Lake
    Just another sunrise in Paradise, yours to enjoy on Grand Lake
  • We love happy guests!
    We love happy guests!
  • Nice messages and fun for all
    Nice messages and fun for all
  • Stuff for the kids you might find at the cottage
    Stuff for the kids you might find at the cottage
  • Still-life with fall leaf and fire-pit with lake behind
    Still-life with fall leaf and fire-pit with lake behind
  • Birds-eye view of our south-facing property
    Birds-eye view of our south-facing property
  • We have stand by Generators - no power lose in a storm!
    We have stand by Generators - no power lose in a storm!
  • Keep your shades handy!
    Keep your shades handy!
  • Comfortable seating arrangements are provided; this one is just in front of the veranda wood-burning stove to provide you with winter comfort
    Comfortable seating arrangements are provided; this one is just in front of the veranda wood-burning stove to provide you with winter comfort
  • The veranda has room for a group breakfast in the winter sunshine
    The veranda has room for a group breakfast in the winter sunshine
  • Nighttime view of main cottage from fire-pit area with late winter snow still on the ground
    Nighttime view of main cottage from fire-pit area with late winter snow still on the ground
  • Time is fleeting and the beauty of newly fallen snow reminds me of that every time I see it.
    Time is fleeting and the beauty of newly fallen snow reminds me of that every time I see it.
  • The late winter sun promises another wonderful Grand Lake day ahead
    The late winter sun promises another wonderful Grand Lake day ahead
  • Look up! There's more here than immediately meets the eye.
    Look up! There's more here than immediately meets the eye.
  • The warm glow of the cottage lights with a moon-lit Grand Lake behind
    The warm glow of the cottage lights with a moon-lit Grand Lake behind
  • Settle in for a restful night in comfort and privacy
    Settle in for a restful night in comfort and privacy
  • Fall time colours enchant with their constantly changing panaroma of glowing hues and gently falling leaves
    Fall time colours enchant with their constantly changing panaroma of glowing hues and gently falling leaves
  • Summer can be a busy season, except at the Lake, where there's always time to settle down and relax!
    Summer can be a busy season, except at the Lake, where there's always time to settle down and relax!
  • And just exactly what are YOU waiting for? Come romp in the snow with me!
    And just exactly what are YOU waiting for? Come romp in the snow with me!
  • Here's to a Great Stay at the Cottage!
    Here's to a Great Stay at the Cottage!
  • Love Christmas at the cottage!
    Love Christmas at the cottage!
  • The lake is quiet and the colours enchant the senses
    The lake is quiet and the colours enchant the senses
  • Lots of seating for relaxation around the lake-side fire-pit
    Lots of seating for relaxation around the lake-side fire-pit
  • The magic of snow on the ground and lights at nighttime
    The magic of snow on the ground and lights at nighttime
  • Freshly fallen snow with night-time lighting over the fire-pit area
    Freshly fallen snow with night-time lighting over the fire-pit area
  • Transient beauty of newly fallen snow
    Transient beauty of newly fallen snow
  • Is it the hot Chocolate? Or is it the wonderful winter scenery that will make you smile?
    Is it the hot Chocolate? Or is it the wonderful winter scenery that will make you smile?
  • Each sunset marks the beautifully dramatic end to another fabulous day on Grand Lake
    Each sunset marks the beautifully dramatic end to another fabulous day on Grand Lake
  • Nothing like a fun time at the cottage; come by and enjoy it too!
    Nothing like a fun time at the cottage; come by and enjoy it too!
  • Shower area in sauna for your convenience
    Shower area in sauna for your convenience
  • Fire Pit and Seating area with Grand Lake in background
    Fire Pit and Seating area with Grand Lake in background
  • View from cottage main entrance door to dining room and kitchen seating area
    View from cottage main entrance door to dining room and kitchen seating area