Turtle Cove Cottage is a small vacation home located in a quiet waterfront cove off the main channel between Sechrist, Irish, and Sawmill Lakes. Newly remodeled, sleeps 5 comfortably. A queen size air bed is available for an additional guest. The master bedroom features a queen size bed, small TV, beautiful hardwood furniture, double closet and a sliding glass door to access the waterfront patio. Bedroom two features a twin over full bed, closet and hardwood dresser. All bed linens are supplied. Ceiling fans in each room throughout the cottage. Spacious bathroom has full vanity, mirror, shower, and commode. Towels, washcloths, and hand towels are furnished for six guests. We ask you to bring your own toilet paper. Kitchen is equipped with full size stove, full size refrigerator with freezer,coffee maker, microwave and toaster. Flatware, dinnerware and kitchen linens also provided. Please bring your own paper towels. Our tap water is from our Well so you may prefer to bring bottled water for drinking. We do have a new Culligan water filtration system added in August of 2014. Home features central air, central heat, beige Berber carpeting in living room, dining nook, kitchen, and master bedroom. A double-stack washer/dryer is in utility room off the kitchen(we do not furnish laundry soap). Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are installed. The family room features 1 couch, two over-stuffed chairs with protective covers, wide-screen TV, basic cable, and WIFI. DVD/Blue Ray Combo. A dining nook is located on the waterfront side of the cottage with a sliding glass door that opens to the patio. The patio features a Sun Chaser automatic retractable awning, comfortable patio furniture, outdoor grill, and access to the 30 foot private aluminum private pier and small boat ramp. The boat ramp is perfect for launching Kayaks, small fishing boats, Wave Runners and Canoes. There is a Public Access site 900 feet to the west of cottage on Lane B40d. There is a $2.00 in/out charge on an honor system. This site should accommodate most water craft. Public access sites may have to be used for larger water crafts. There is no swimming available on site. Sandbars are found throughout the lake system and offer great swimming; just watch to see where all the watercraft are parked! While relaxing on the patio or fishing from the pier, opportunities abound for bird watching, turtle and local wildlife observation. Listen to the continual frog, insect and bird song. A true delight for nature lovers. Permanent inhabitants of the wildlife area include Bald Eagles, Osprey's, Blue Herons, Green Herons, Coots, Canadian Geese, Swans, Sandhill Cranes and many different kind of turtles of all sizes. Rent one of our on site kayaks and paddle around the lillipads, water lillies, water iris, cattails and late summer flowering Hibiscus for a close up look at the residents and plant life. Please be respectful of their environment! Please respect signage. Fishing in the Barbee Lakes chain is awesome! Largemouth bass, bluegills, pike, crappies, yellow perch, catfish and even muskies! You can fish in the spring, summer and fall right from your very own private pier. You can also Ice fish on the cove, nearby channels and lakes in the winter. we have ample parking for your watercraft trailers and cars. Watercraft trailors may be parked to the north of driveway behind huge lilac bushes. This is in the area in front of the No Trespassing signage on wildlife area. We have recently added a Cabellas outside fish-cleaning table for your convenience. Please...NO fish cleaning in cottage! This cottage is suitable for all seasons. Come and play in the water or on the ice! A true year-round vacation get-away. Check in time 4:00pm. Check out time 11:00am.