Maberly, ON | 1 Queen Bed & 1 Single Bed | Sleeps 3
$149 Weeknight | $159 Weekend | $176 Long Weekend
2-night minimum booking / 3-night minimum on long weekends
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Ember cabin is a trailside, hike-in retreat located directly on the Tay-Havelock rail trail overlooking the Fall River. This “Cabinscape” is the perfect base camp for cyclists, hikers and paddlers wanting a place to relax and unwind after a day of adventuring. Visitors will park at the public trailhead and hike or bike a few short minutes (500 meters approx) along the trail to our private property in the woods.
Winter Disclaimer: This cabin is a hike-in cabin when the snow becomes too difficult to drive through. Guests are provided with snow-shoes and a sled to haul in their gear. Please note running water is shut off in late October when temperatures fall below freezing. Drinking and dishwashing water is provided. Winter weather can be challenging. Guests must be comfortable, equipped and acknowledge the inherent risks in staying in this winter backcountry environment.
🥾 Winter Hike-in: Easy: Ember cabin is a level 600 Meter hike in
Ember cabin offers a clean, minimalist, rustic and open-concept space designed for 1-3 guests. This riverside cabin comes equipped with a 4-burner stove; mini fridge; BBQ; queen and twin bed; and an indoor bathroom/shower. Guests looking for an adventure can hike or cycle the Tay-Havelock trail or take our canoe out and explore the river and its connecting lakes.
PLEASE BE AWARE
Ember cabin is located directly on the Tay-Havelock trail (part of the Trans Canada trail network and the longest recreational trail in the world). This trail is a public mixed-use trail used by hikers, cyclists and ATV's. Depending on the day, you may hear others using the trail in the distance. Our cabin is located on private property out of sight and at a comfortable distance from the trail itself.
Ember cabin is not accessible by car. Guests must park their car at the trailhead and walk (about 5-minutes), cycle or ATV to our cabin. If cycling, we recommend bringing mountain or gravel bikes for this type of terrain.
There are dogs that live on a neighbouring property that borders the trail. They may bark at your approach but they stay to their own property and do not approach the trail. If you are bringing along a dog, you should keep them leashed when hiking in to the cabin.
The shoreline from our cabin is shallow (2-3 feet deep) with a flat, rocky bottom making it a refreshing wading area but not ideal for deep swimming. For good swimming options, consider visiting one of the nearby public beaches at Silver Lake Provincial Park or Sharbot Lake or paddling to deeper water.
This Cabinscape is located in Maberly, Ontario, in Tay Valley Township, an area known for pristine swimming, mature forests and steep rock faces. From the cabin you are just 13-minutes from the village of Sharbot Lake and 18-minutes from the historic (and adorably quaint) town of Perth. Here is where you'll find anything you might need: groceries, LCBO, Beer Store, great cafes, theatre, restaurants and great shopping. If you're up for the exercise, you can also hike or cycle to either town via the Tay-Havelock trail.
Conveniently located just over an hour from Kingston, 1.5 from Ottawa and 3 from Toronto.
Our cabin is completely OFF-GRID. (Don't let this scare you). The cabin is modernized and solar powered with the following amenities and features:
• Hike-in access (500 meters from parking lot to cabin)
• Fully Insulated / Heated via Propane and thermostat
• 4-burner gas stovetop
• Bar Fridge
• Indoor shower (Running water is shut-off Mid October - Spring Melt/Early May)
• Indoor composting toilet
• Kitchen accessories and essentials
• Propane BBQ
• Drinkable and running water (Running water is shut-off Mid October - Spring Melt/Early May)
• Indoor/outdoor bar
• Outdoor shower
• Riverfront views
• Fire Pit
• Canoe, paddles and life jackets
• Board games, cards and puzzles
NOTE: No running water means NO shower. The composting toilet is fully functional.
THINGS TO DO
• Relax, canoe, fish,
• Hike or Bike the Tay Havelock Trail and Trans Canada Trail
• Visit Sharbot Lake village (13 minute drive - 45 minute cycle)
THINGS TO BRING
• Sheets, pillow cases and towels. (Each bed comes with a clean fitted sheet, two pillows and a comforter.) You are welcome to bring extra blankets or sleeping bags.
• Firewood (you can also collect deadwood on the property)
• Appropriate clothes, layers, and bug repellant
There is NO WIFI access at the cabins. There is good, reliable cell reception for Rogers and Bell customers at the cabin.
You are more than welcome to bring along your pup. 1 dog per booking is permitted. You will need to add your dog as an “additional guest” when booking. Additional guest/pet fee is $25/per night.
Ember cabin can accommodate up to a max of 3 guests. The daily rate includes 2 guests. The third guest is an additional $25/per night.
Children 12 and under are FREE. Do not bother checking off your child(ren) as additional guests when booking. Please just let us know in your notes. The cabin can accommodate a maximum of 3 guests, plus 1 dog.
Guests will have full access to the cabin and surrounding property. Entry is by lock-box and key. Note: Check in time is 4 pm. Check-out is 12 pm.
We are always a phone call or text away for any questions or assistance. Our wonderful on-call property manager lives nearby and can be available on-site if need be.
No smoking. No parties or events. May not be suitable for infants (under 2 years). Pets allowed.
ENERGY CONSUMPTION: As an off-grid, solar powered cabin, energy conservation is key. Please turn off lights when not in use, especially when you are outside of the cabin. Drawing too much energy may cause you to lose power, so please be mindful of your consumption. There is a back-up generator if needed.
NOISE LEVELS: Please keep your evening noise levels to within reason. Help us to promote a quiet and tranquil setting for everyone.
GARBAGE: All garbage and recycling must be packed up and taken home on your departure. There is a local dump that you can stop at on your way home.
PETS: You are more than welcome to bring along your dogs. We ask that you please keep them off the beds and couch cushions. Due to common allergies, cats must be kept at home.