Stay A While

is our completely separate air conditioned, fully furnished 900 square foot apartment on the second floor of the new addition at the rear of our home. It is primarily used by family and friends whenever they visit us. From April to December, however, it is occasionally available as a temporary short term vacation rental. It is not part of the Joseph Lawrence House B&B. No breakfast is provided. Tenants are responsible for their own food and its preparation. Niether smoking nor pets is allowed in Gryphon’s Landing.

has two bedrooms, one with a king size bed and the other with four bunk beds. It also includes a spacious fully equipped kitchen/dining area with a gas range, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave oven, and numerous small appliances.

The living room has a comfortable leather sofa and two matching lounge chairs, and a large screen TV and DVD player.

There is also a four piece bath and a laundry room complete with washer, dryer, ironing board and iron.

There are two balconies, one off the living/dining area at the rear, and the other off the master bedroom. The covered and shaded balcony at the rear overlooks the beautiful gardens of the back yard. Tenants may relax and enjoy the beautiful grounds and gardens at their leisure.

Linens and towels are provided for both bedrooms, and are replaced on a weekly basis on the same day as the apartment is cleaned, or as needed. The kitchen provides dishes, cutlery, pots and pans and other items to make it easy for food preparation. The bathroom is supplied with a hairdryer and band-aids for minor first aid problems.

Tourist information for the Town of Collingwood and area are available upon request, as is our updated collection of restaurant menus kept in a binder. We also offer wireless broadband internet service and free off-street parking. It is just a short walk to the Heritage District of Collingwood with its interesting shops and fine restaurants.

We require a minimum reservation of 5 evenings. Our rates are based upon a maximum occupancy of 4 persons. The rate is $1200.00 plus HST and a refundable security deposit of $100.00. The rate for 7 evenings is $1500.00 plus HST, and a $100.00 refundable security deposit. The monthly rate is $3000.00 plus HST, and a $100.00 refundable security deposit. Attractive reduced rates are available for more extended occupancy.

In order to book, confirm, and guarantee a reservation, we require a deposit by credit card of $200.00, plus the $100.00 refundable security deposit. After a satisfactory inspection of the apartment at the end of the occupancy period, we will refund the security deposit.

Our simple policy of cancellation for is as follows: if you cancel the reservation at least 3 weeks prior to the date of reserved occupancy, we will refund your $200.00 deposit and $100.00 security deposit minus a $25.00 administration and booking fee. If you cancel less than 3 weeks prior to the date of reserved occupancy, we will refund your security deposit less a $25.00 administrative and booking fee, and also retain the deposit of $200.00. If we subsequently receive an alternate booking for the same period, we will also refund the deposit of $200.00 less a $25.00 administration and booking fee.