The rental units at The Old Dairy Barn at Sandbanks are available only for weekly rentals during the summer season (July/August). Shorter term rentals are available at other times of the year, subject to a minimum 2 night stay.

You can choose to rent one of the following units:

  • The Hayloft, a premium 3 bedroom suite on the upper level offering 2 bedrooms with queen beds, and a third room with a queen bed and queen sofabed, 2 large decks with walkout to back deck from master bedroom, shared 3-piece ensuite bathroom between 2 of the bedrooms, powder room plus separate bathing room, large full-service kitchen with double wall ovens and gas cooktop, dining area and huge living room (26 x 23 feet) with a fieldstone fireplace and baby grand piano.

On the ground level, the following units are available:

  • The Milking Parlour, a 2 bedroom unit offering 2 rooms with queen beds, walk out patios accessible from each bedroom, a large 4-piece bath with Jacuzzi tub, full kitchen and open concept living/dining room;
  • The Creamery, a self-contained bachelor suite with a queen bed, kitchenette, dedicated patio, and 3-piece bath;
  • " Or, rent the whole ground level space as a 3 bedroom unit.

Please note that the Dairy Barn's maximum capacity is 6 people in either of the 3 bedroom units, 4 people in the 2 bedroom unit and 2 people in the bachelor suite, including children. Additional charges of $40 per person per night and $20 per night for children under 6 will apply if capacity limits have been exceeded.


  • Premium construction, with approximately 1700 square feet on the upper level and 1100 square feet in total on the ground level
  • Outside sitting areas with gas BBQs
  • Access to Outlet Beach at Sandbanks Provincial Park - a short walk (about 600 feet/200 meters) down a private path through the woods to the beach
  • Air-Conditioned
  • Equipped with TV and DVD players (no cable)
  • WiFi access (country speed...this means slow!)
  • All units are non-smoking
  • Includes Provincial Park pass allowing for drive-in access to Sandbanks Provincial Park

  • The Hayloft features:
    • Master bedroom with queen poster bed and a walkout to large back deck
    • Second bedroom with queen carved poster bed
    • Shared 3-piece ensuite bathroom between the two bedrooms, plus powder room and separate bathing room with shower and soaker tub
    • Third room with queen bed with built-in bookcases
    • Large kitchen with double wall ovens and downdraft gas cooktop in island, open to living and dining areas, access to back deck
    • Separate dining area
    • Very large living room (26 x 23 feet) with a fieldstone fireplace, Persian carpet, baby grand piano, access to side deck
    • Two large decks with dining set, Muskoka chairs and gas BBQ

  • The Milking Parlour features:
    • Two bedrooms with queen beds, each with a walkout patio facing the woods
    • Extra large 4-piece bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower
    • Full service kitchen
    • Large open concept living/dining room
    • Covered patio with dining area and gas BBQ

  • The Creamery includes:
    • Queen Bed
    • Kitchenette, including small fridge, microwave, coffee maker and toaster oven
    • 3-piece bath
    • Dedicated outdoor dining/seating area with gas BBQ

Please visit the Gallery tab to view more photos of the units, the grounds and the beach.

Check In time is 3 PM and Check Out time is 11 AM.

To make your stay with us more comfortable, please bring:

  • Sheets and pillow cases (pillows/duvets will be provided)
  • Towels (bathing and beach)
  • All other personal amenities

    Note: Linens can be supplied for $25 per room, upon request.

Kitchens are equipped with basic cooking supplies including salt & pepper, sugar, condiments, coffee, coffee filters and olive oil. Paper products including napkins, paper towels and toilet paper are provided as are essential cleaning supplies and garbage bags. BBQs will be supplied with ample propane for your stay.

For more local accommodation, please visit our website for Edge of East Lake Cottages. The two waterfront cottages are located a short distance away on Outlet Road and overlook East Lake. Access to Sandbanks Provincial Park is included.