We would love to hear from you if you have used our services. We will include your comments on this page.


August 31/21

Beautiful job detailing my car yesterday. Engine was spotless, scratches are gone, interior was just like the day I picked it up brand new. Hubcaps were sparkling, tire looked new....
Thank you for a job well done
Barbara T.

April 25, 2021
It was a pleasurable experience dealing with people that can take the time to chat while conducting business. I’m sure that if and when we are in the market again we will look to Lakeside Auto Sales first. You are highly recommended by us for your personalities and professionalism...
John and Carol
Oh yes - We love the car.

October 30, 2020

We're very appreciative of the service Julia provided for the purchase of our Saturn Sky "fun car". She worked hard to get all the necessary paperwork/permits the same day of our purchase so we could drive our car home to Windsor (5 hours away).
Thank you for being so accommodating and making the experience worth the long drive. We've told our friends about your dealership being a hidden gem!
Phil & Jane, Windsor

October 15, 2020

Blaine & Julia are a pleasure to deal with. I have been a automotive tech for 40 years and from what I could see they keep quality cars on there lot. I bought a 2000 Corvette from them . Anytime someone asks what I paid for it I'm told I got an amazing deal.
Thank you Blaine & Julia

October 5, 2020

Hi Blaine and Julia.
Having a blast with my little car. Everybody wants to drive it but I guess I'll soon have to put it away for the winter.
Just wanted to thank you both for being so helpful and accommodating by making my purchasing experience so great.
Keep up the good work.

Aug 23, 2020
On August 21st, 2020, my dream of owning a CORVETTE finally came true. At 76 years of age, I figured I should "Just Do It." Searching the internet, looking at hundreds of vehicles, one caught my eye, namely, a 2003 Corvette Anniversary model from LAKESIDE AUTO, Bobcaygeon, Ontario. After completing the many reviews of this dealership, I decided to do something that I had never done before, namely, to contact them with the intent of purchasing from a dealership that I would not have the experience of test driving the vehicle that had caught my eyes. My initial contact was with Julia, a co-owner of the dealership. I found her to be both personable and professional, instilling in me a strong sense that I had made a wise selection of dealerships. Subsequently, Blaine, husband of Julia and co-owner, called me in order to finalize the sale. Blaine, being accompanied by his father-in-law, who was in another car for his return drive Bobcaygeion, drove my vehicle to me, arriving before noon on August 21st. Blaine was a perfect match to Julia, being both personable and professional; he meticulously went through a workshop on the vehicle. Succinctly, I would strongle advise anyone looking for a vehicle to make of the your searches with LAKESIDE AUTO!
Dr. David Kaufman

July 30, 2020
Hi Julia and Blaine.
Quick note to thank you for the great car (06 Mustang GT convertible) and the pleasant experience.
After two years of searching, I couldn’t believe the quality of this automobile.
Even my local garage commented they had never seen a car this clean.
Robin Dodson

On Thursday, May 28/20, I dropped off my 2016 Honda CRV for detailing (Tim) for the first time. Since both the wife and I smoke, it also required the ozonator treatment. Picked up the vehicle Friday. 
To say that I am impressed is an understatement. There is not a speck of dust anywhere. You can eat off the engine.
The car shines and looks like the day it came off the assembly line. I just cannot get over how magnificent the vehicle looks and no smoke smell. 
Thanks and I will be back next year for round two. 
Dale Ittas (Trent Lakes) 

October 4, 2019

Hey, Blaine,
We wanted to let you know that we are so pleased with our Terrain SUV that you detailed yesterday, it looks like brand new inside and out.
We certainly would recommend your detailing service to all.
Thanks again.
Syd Sheffield

October 3, 2019
Dear Blaine and Julia,
When we are driving by Lakeside we always admire all of the great vehicles you have on display for sale out front.
We wanted to take the opportunity to say a big ‘thank you’ for our recent purchase.
We were able to experience first hand, from what others have told us, what a smooth, professional and friendly experience it is purchasing a vehicle from Lakeside.
Thank you once again and we couldn’t be happier with the truck!
Scott and Lindsay

Sept 29, 2019
Blaine and Julia,
Just want to thank you both for the friendly and courteous service at Lakeside Auto Sales. We are very happy with our recent purchase and the cleanliness of our beautiful car. Nicely detailed! This was a very pleasant business deal and we will definitely recommend you to friends. Thanks again...pleasure meeting you!
Darlene & Larry Mann.

July 16, 2019
We had a great experience buying our 2004 Corvette from Lakeside Auto. Blaine and Julia were both very knowledgeable and it was obvious they take pride in the cars on their lot. You can be sure you're getting a good deal and all details handled smoothly. We are enjoying our Corvette and highly recommend them!
Frank and Sheri

July 6, 2019
Firstly I want to say thank you for the hospitality you showed to both Sandra and me when we visited your dealership on Thursday. We appreciated your friendliness and non-pushy way of doing business.I am impressed with the outstanding selection of vehicles you have for sale as well as the ones shown on your website that you have previously sold. Some great classics, for sure.

February 22, 2019
I have been looking for a ford explorer for two months finally found one in Bobcaygeon it was in immaculate condition. The price was amazing, the friendliness was spot on , the service was great, Blaine was more of a friend than a guy trying to sell me a car. I will go back there and will recommend him to all. See you in the summer.
Ted Wronski

November 15, 2018
We’ve spent many a summer Sunday drive up to Bobcaygeon and stopped by Lakeside Auto Sales to google over the beautiful cars and finally we got one! We love the car, thank you.
Phil & Jeanette Allenbick

Oct 25, 2018
Myself and my family have been dealing with Blaine and Julia for years for buying and selling cars, RV's, boats etc. Often I drop in to say hello and chat cars. I like to see what they have in inventory, or are getting in. This has resulted in a friendship and a bond amongst true car enthusiasts and members of the community. Blaine and Julia always greet us with a smile, and are happy to see us whether we are buying a car that day or just looking ahead at a possible addition to the fleet. I have no doubt that I will continue to buy and sell cars through Lakeside Auto sales. Blaine and Julia are very honest, and have a genuine care for their customers and friends. I would refer them to anyone. They only sell cars of quality and good history. There is great peace of mind in knowing that I don't have to worry about the quality of the vehicle I am getting from them, as they are car enthusiasts and they only buy vehicles that they would be comfortable owning for themselves. I like to change my "toy cars" fairly regularly, and Blaine and Julia have always been helpful in ensuring I get a fair price for what I have to sell or trade. They are also very helpful in finding exactly what I am looking for next. This summer I gave Julia a shopping list of exactly what I was looking for, right down to colour and engine size. I was presented with a few options and ultimately I ended up with the exact car I was looking for and I couldn't be happier.Thanks again for all your help Blaine and Julia. You are good honest people and great members of the community. We look forward to dealing with you for years to come.
Ed & Dawn Bartlett

October 15, 2018
I recently purchased my 2012 svt raptor from Blaine and Julia and I can say nothing but great things about them both! I am a small business owner myself and could text Julia anytime I needed to and she would always have the answer and went out of her way to accommodate me! As for Blaine I have had the pleasure of dealing with him for over twenty years and I knew when I found out he had this truck on his lot that it would not only be mint condition but that he would know every detail about it! He even delivered it to me when I was unable to drive up and get it, a fantastic truck! It was NOT the cheapest one on the market but I encourage people to realize quality in what you are buying and where you are buying it from! Great job guys! I love my truck.
Kevin Davidson

Sept 12, 2018
Called Blaine after finding their website early summer 2018, Told him I was looking for a C5 Corvette, original , low Kms.  Three weeks later he called with a 2000 coupe 34000km mint condition. What a pleasure dealing with Julia and Blaine. Love the car! Highly recommend Lakeside Auto Sales to anyone looking for that special car. Bucket List: C5 mint Corvette : CHECK!!
Brian Hales
Penetanguishene ON

August 13, 2018

We arrived at LAKESIDE AUTO SALES to be greeted by Blaine & Julia. The office is clean and well-presented better than much larger dealerships. We were introduced to the car that we had come to view by Blaine. He gave us a detailed account of the car that left us without any doubts. He allowed us unhindered to do a detailed inspection. We felt no pressure, and my questions were all answered without any ambiguity, clear and to the point. Great People, Great Cars, Great Place.
FILBEE Bancroft

July 18, 2018

Love, Love , Love , driving my Eclipse Spyder. You did such a great job detailing it that no one can believe the age of it. Thanks for making it happen for me. The nicest buying experience ever for us. Will definitely keep you in mind when looking for another car. Thanks again,

July 4, 2018

Just wanted to say a huge thanks for doing such a fantastic job cleaning my car - awesome!
I will be recommending your services
Janice Smith

May 28, 2018

We bought our Corvette from Lakeside Auto Sales. Blaine and Julia were wonderful to deal with. The entire process was a joy. We are very happy with our purchase and would recommend Lakeside Auto Sales without hesitation!
Carl & Linda
Cobourg ON

December 11, 2017
I have purchased 4 vehicles over the past few years from Lakeside Auto Sales, and have always received examplary service. Blaine and Julia are always excellent to deal with and I highly recommend Lakeside Auto Sales to anyone looking to purchase a pre-owned vehicle.
Jim Mills
Selwyn ON

November 19, 2017
It was a pleasure dealing with you on the purchase of our 2000 Porsche. The vehicle has been a real treat for my wife and I to drive for the balance of the summer. I would highly recommend your business to anyone interested in a high quality used car. Thanks again,
Suzanne & Alex Polsinello

August 30, 2017
Vehicle arrived in Stratford. Looks beautiful. Jealous neighbors already. Ross did a great job transporting especially nice in his trailer. Thanks again, looking forward to many years of ownership
Scott & Nancy Telford

May 9, 2017
My husband and I have had the pleasure of purchasing a couple convertibles for milestone birthdays from Lakeside Auto. Both were in pristine condition (Prowler & Corvette C6) with no issues or repairs to-date. What we love about their dealership is the selection, most unusual and uncommon. Their products sell themselves! Not only buying beautiful vehicles, we have developed a wonderful friendship with Julia & Blaine and their families. Knowing good people like them has made our recent move to retire in the area very easy. We tell everyone about our great experiences we had, both very knowledgeable, honest and were never pushy. They will continue to be our first stop whenever we decide on another toy! Julia & Blaine thank you so much.
Cindy & Roy - Buckhorn ON

January 6, 2017
We had a great experience with you. It’s nice to work with a local small business and deal on ‘hand-shakes’. We appreciated Julia coming in after hours to meet with us to sign the paperwork too. You don’t get that type of service with big dealerships. We would definitely recommend and refer your services to others. Bruce is super happy with his truck! Cleans it all the time.
Thanks again!
January 16, 2017
Thanks for the Tim Horton's gift card. Both Sandra and I had a great experience in dealing with your company and have told our friends about how well we were treated. You made every effort to get the car ready on time and arranged for the new licence plate; and even though that was a bit of a hassle for you. The 2002 Lexus has been an absolute treat to drive.
Phil & Sandra - Toronto

I have just put the Miata away for the winter, I wish we would have had more summer to enjoy it but there is always next year. Love the car and so does everyone else who sees it. I have already told many people about your dealership and how good your vehicles are. Talk to you soon.
Bill and Shelley Blakes

Oct 7, 2016
Thank you so much for the "Tim Card", we will use it this weekend on the way home for Thanks Giving! We do appreciate the wonderful service we received from both of you when purchasing our Trailblazer recently from Lakeside Auto Sales. Even though it was a second vehicle for us and not a huge dollar amount we were treated like we were purchasing a new vehicle. 3 weeks after purchase we had a very minor breakdown and returned to Lakeside Auto with the vehicle and it was promptly fixed at "No Charge" thanks for that! We were also given a loaner car to go for lunch while our was being fixed. We highly recommend Lakeside Auto Sale for it's quality vehicles and top notch service. We will definitely be using your services in our future vehicle purchases.
Steve Canning & Susan Rawn
The Hideaway Primitive Grill
Coe Hill ON
ps - Hope to see you all this winter on your snowmobile excursions

Oct 2016
Our experience burying a car from Lakeside, the Vintage 1964, was the best! Both Julia & Blaine were terrific! Doing the sales transaction went so smooth, no problems, no worries...My husband made their day..{even their children thought my husband was having his best day ever,,a really happy man}.. We would highly recommend Lakeside Auto for any purchasing or selling of vehicles..
Wayne & Sherry Mckelvey - Bobcaygeon, ON

Words cannot express how I felt when I found out that you talked to Dave and told him how much I wanted my mustang!!! I will never forget how awesome Julia treated me and helped me get my dream car. Thank you so much for everything! You even stayed opened late so I could pick up my car a day early! Your business will be highly recommended to everyone I know!
Mustang Sally!
aka Kimberly Burns - Bobcaygeon ON

We would like to thank you for your letter and for the Tim Horton's voucher, which was greatly appreciated.
In buying our car through you, we received excellent service and advice. The question of our motor insurance arose and you excelled in trying to help us.
We thank you!
Christine and Brian - BobcaygeonON
After having purchased two vehicles so successfully through Blaine and Julia, naturally when it came to my seventeen year old daughter wanting her first vehicle, we had to come back! Dealing with Blaine and Julia is like dealing with family for us, we felt so very safe and so very, very well taken care of! Thank you both, again and again, for making Purchase Number Three (or One, in Laycee's case!) so easy and so great! She is loving her car and you were right, it is the perfect for her!
Diane & Laycee Hardiman - Lindsay ON

I am very happy with my convertible. It handles beautifully and it suits me better than a Mustang so I am very glad I purchased it. Thanks for all your help and I would definitely recommend your business to others looking for a vehicle.
Liz - Bobcaygeon ON

Kerry and would like to thank you for sharing your expertize and guidance during our recent purchase of a 2004 Corvette C5. We have had other sports cars;an MGB and Saturn Sky, but had always thought of one day owning a Corvette. Thank you for finding the right car for us and having patience while we considered all of the factors before make our decission. If and when it comes time to purchase another Corvette, Lakeside Auto Sales will be our first and only stop. Continued success from happy Corvette owners,
Kerry and John - Lindsay ON

We were very happy with our experience at your Dealership.  From the minute we saw that exquisite pony we knew we had to have him in our barn. Thank you. We have not had to top up yet.
Jeff & Kim - Fenelon Falls ON

I just want to thank you for the fantastic job your shop did detailing my car! It's like new! On the inside you cleaned things I didn't even know needed cleaning! And the exterior touch ups are so very much appreciated! Im thrilled. Thank you both.
Lisa - Bobcaygeon ON

I want to thank you again for the incredible detailing on my Buick LaCrosse. This is the second time I have had my car cleaned by Lakeside and once again I feel like I have a brand new car.  In fact my car looks better than the day I bought it. My daughter also had her Lexus RX detailed at Lakeside and she too was delighted. We are quite happy with our purchase and have added a few miles to the odometer. You might tell Blaine that I have had the second Key fob programed, and the heads up, on the wind shield is now working with both fobs. Thank you both.
Leighton - Millbrook ON

Thank you for your thoughtful letter and the gift certificate. We look forward to "taking a break" with the Tim's card. We were so pleased with our experience in purchasing our "new to us vehicle" from you and felt we were treated very fairly. We were so impressed with the extent Blaine went to to try to get to the bottom of the "shake". Once again it was greatly appreciated. We felt that we were treated more like family and friends than clients and you did so with honesty and respect for our concerns and never made us feel uncomfortable. We are enjoying our new vehicle and would certainly recommend you to family and friends looking to purchase a vehicle. We would not hesitate to purchase another vehicle from you in the future. Thanks for a great experience!
John & Brenda - Omemee ON

I was at Lakeside Auto Sales looking at one of their Thunderbirds and at that time they were planning on going to the Automotive Flea Market in Lindsay, Ontario. They asked if I could help them shuttle one of their vehicles, which happened to be a Corvette, from the dealership to the show. They said take your pick of two Corvettes.  I drove their 2005 Corvette convertible as it was an automatic as I had not driven a standard in some time. It was very enjoyable but I wanted to drive the 2003 Corvette convertible, which was a standard, back to their dealership.  In doing so, I had an absolute blast driving it and by the time I got to the dealership I decided I needed to have it.  I thank both Julia and Blaine for giving me the opportunity to assist them in shuttling the Corvettes and having an awesome test drive with both vehicles.  It is a memory I will never forget.
David Prichard - Bobcaygeon ON

After my husband died, I knew I would have to sell our van, but didn't really know how to go about it. Media stories about private vehicle sales made me nervous to try to sell it myself. Then someone mentioned Lakeside Auto Sales might sell it on consignment, so I called Julia. She and Blaine were so professional, and handled all the details for me. They took care of everything: the detailing, safety check, advertising, selling and transfer of registration. In less than 3weeks, Blaine called to say the van was sold for slightly more than my original target price. The whole process was smooth and painless. Thanks guys!
Pat G. - Ajax ON

Laycee and I would like to thank you so very much, for yet another most comfortable and very safe experience in purchasing our second vehicle from you! It made perfect sense to return to you as you had taken such good care of us years ago with our previous purchase. We are thoroughly enjoying the Ford Escape, feeling like royalty for the first timein ages as the Buick had become quite, well, “tired”. You make the transition into a newer vehicle seamless, so much sothat one would forget that they had even just made such a major purchase! For this and all your kind help and strong guidance, we are most grateful to you! We will see you again, and again! Oh, Laycee and I would also like to commenton just how wonderful it is to always visit your most unique Sales Office.  It is so fun, so happy, most especially when your lovely daughters are there too!
Diane & Laycee Hardiman, Lindsay ON

Hi Julia … just thought you’d like to know I’m utterly thrilled with the PT! All the best,
Liz - Peterborough ON

Just a note to let you know that I am very satisfied with the overall performance of the 2001 Durango which I purchased from you.  My experience in dealing with you both was great!
Steve - Bobcaygeon ON

I would like to thank both Blaine and Julia for their help with the purchase of my Corvette. The whole purchase was handled with no pressure. Thanks again
Steven Cooper - Blackstock ON

I was very pleased with my experience at Lakeside Autosales. I was able to get a good car which I like very much at a decent price. Julia and Blaine are friendly and not pushy which I liked very much. Your very helpful and take care of everything which I appreciated very much. I am very happy with my purchase and would do business with you again if the need arises. Thank you so much.
Marilyn Cutting - Bobcaygeon ON

Thank you for my Mustang convertible and the professional way this sale was handled. I would recommend you to anyone who asks for my opinion.
Bill Roper -Bobcaygeon ON

Buying a used car is a major financial task. Most of us are not trained in this task.  I have considerable knowledge in this area; for part of my career, I was a fleetmanager. If you know someone who is trained, is trustworthy, is a mechanic, and has that ability to provide a good "sniff" test, use that person. One person I know like that is Blaine Percy.
R.S. -  Burnt River ON

I would just like to say thanks to Blaine and Julia for all their help, I just got my dream Jeep from their lot last week. Icalled Blaine about a month ago about the jeep and asked him a few questions about it. I knew it was a rare find to see a 2005 Jeep with only 13000km so I had to have this Jeep. I was concerned about buying with out even seeing it as I live in Alberta but after talking to them about it I felt better about. After setting everything up I get the bill of sale and its $500 cheaper then I seen posted. Julia lowered the price to help me out for the cost of travel. I have worked in the car salesbusiness before and I have never seen a dealership lower the cost like that before.

Anyway, after I had the vehicle paid for I couldn't fly down and get it right away as my wife and I were expecting a baby. Blaine told me it would be fine on his lot till I could come down and get it. After about 3 weeks we had the baby so I flew down a week later. I landed in Toronto and drove to Peterborough where Julia meet me with the Jeep so I didn't have to get a cab to Bobcaygen. WhenI meet her she had a gift bag for my baby boy with some baby clothes in it. That was very nice to do, thank you again.

After that I had about 4300km to drive back home and the Jeep was flawless. Everything Blaine said about the Jeep was true, it was in amazing shape. When I got back to Alberta I had to get an out of province inspection done and it passed everything. It needed nothing done to it.

So if anyone is buying from out of province, you can trust this dealership. They were very helpful in all my question's andconcerns I had. So thanks for everything. I'm enjoying my Jeep very much. Oh... my wife said thanks for the baby gift.
Tristan - Calgary AB

A Heartfelt Thank You to Julia and  Blaine. Sue and I can’t express how wonderful the car buying experience from Lakeside Auto Sales was. We hadn’t bought a car in over ten years and we weren’t sure how to go about financing or even if we would qualify.  Julia did all the work for us.  We found the car we wanted on their lot, called her and voila, we were “new to us” car owners in a day.  All we had to do was show up, drop off our old car and sign a few papers then drive home in our awesome “new to us” car. This is not your mom and pops used car dealership.  These two know their stuff and have their vehicles marked at a fair price. We haven’t regretted for a single minute buying from Julia and Blaine. They are truly honest business people. Thanks again for everything and we will see you in another 10 years for sure.
Les & Sue

Thanks so much for the Tim Horton’s gift certificate. We are very happy with our Vette and have even taken it to a couple of little shows and met some other enthusiasts. So, it now looks like we will be cruising and possibly showing a little bit.
Chris & Wendy Bowes

Your letter with enclosed gift certificate has reached us today, and we thank you for your kind and thoughtful gesture.  It is really most appreciated. We have named our new car "Ruby Soul" as the purchase happened to coincide with our 40th Wedding Anniversary.  OK, a bit corny!! But a great mnemonic!  We are delighted with Ruby and, too, with all that you did to help make the purchase arrangements straightforward. Our good wishes to you both until we next have occasion to meet.
Wesley & Chris - Peterborough ON

Thank you for the nice "Take a break" gift certificate, and follow-up letter. Paul and I enjoy the atmosphere and delicacies at Kawartha Coffee very much so-fine choice on your part :) We look forward to visiting there again sometime soon with our gift certificate. Paul and I are enjoying our 'new' Buick immensely! A GREAT find on your part, Blaine! It is in impeccable shape in several ways, and we appreciate the worry-free nature of the car, plus the comfort it gives us. The care and attention given it certainly helped indeed. We appreciated your attention to detail, diligent follow-up, professionalism, knowledge, and ease of purchase. All around, the purchase of the Buick was a most pleasurable experience from Lakeside Auto Sales. To date, I have recommended and forwarded your business name to some potential buyers of hand-picked, used vehicles. It was a pleasure doing business with you both!

After 5 cars in 4 years it is about time I wrote something.  I want to thank you two for the hard work you put in to finding us the vehicles we needed. The vehicles and service we have received has and is exceptional. We would recommend, that anyone who is in the market now or in the future to chat with you, this is how we have done business and it has worked out great. Ruth-Anne and I are thankful for what you have done for us, and the quality products you have sold us.  We look forward to doing business in the future.
Andrew & Ruth-Anne Akinson-Clements - Burnt River ON

We just wanted to tell you that we are very happy that we made the trip from Peterborough to Bobcaygeon to purchase our 2005 Focus Wagon from you. It is running great and everyone comments on how new  it looks. We have told our family and friends about your professional service and how easy you made our purchase. Thanks again, we will be back.
Wendy & Gary L.

My wife needed a new SUV and we had decided the make, model, colour, and year. We had heard from a neighbour that they had purchased a vehicle from Lakeside Auto Sales. We dropped by to talk to Blaine. He felt confident he could fulfil our requirements and we left it with him. A couple of days later we received a phone call stating that he had access to exactly what we were looking for, and it was a one owner vehicle. We picked up our “new to us” vehicle that week, detailed to new car showroom condition. Blaine and Julia were very professional and a pleasure to deal with.
Rejeanne & Richard - Bobcaygeon ON

The 2005 Corvette is fantastic! What is even more fantastic is the rave review I received from the GM dealership in Brampton who will do my future oil changes and such. Who ever heard of a dealership stating “ solid vehicle, cannot find any issues”. Thank you for such a great car and a head turner!
Steve & Jen Little - Brampton ON

Thank you so much for your very thoughtful letter. I thought that was great and buying my car from you was a great experiance too. I love my Chevy Impala! My clients noticed right away that I'm driving a new vehicle and asked where I bought it. Lakeside Auto Sales in Bobcaygeon is the place to go for honesty,service and a good selection of vehicles. You have a GREAT business!
Brenda Drummond - Bobcaygeon, ON

I recently purchased a vey clean low mileage 2004 Ford Focus wagon from Julia and Blaine it was one of the best usedcar purchase transactions I have experienced. The car is in excellent condition friends ask if it is new. I have already put 2,000 kms on it and it drives perfectly. I have had no problems whatsoever. I will definitely come back to Lakeside for my next purchase and have no hesitation in recommending them to anyonewho wants a quality used car.
John G. - Peterborough ON

We recently purchased a vehicle at Lakeside Auto Sales but almost immediately experienced some electrical issues with the car. Not a problem, the folk's at Lakeside were as surprised as us and quickly corrected the matter without contest or further cost.  Good people to deal with.
Brenda & Trevor - Lindsay ON

We would like to thank you for the great service we received when buying our "new to us" vehicle.  The whole transaction was conducted in a very professional and courteous manner. Your knowledge of all of the features of our car was evident and helpful. The buying of our car was a pleasant experience. We wouldn't hesitate to do business with you again and we will recommend you to others.
Ted & Beverley - Bobcaygeon ON
Just wanted to drop you a line to thank you for all of your help and advice on the purchase of my "new to me" vehicle. I started my search on-line back in late August, and after a few weeks of looking around, I was getting pretty frustrated and a bit overwhelmed.  It was important to us to make a good choice that would suit my business and our family needs.

I came across your website and started to read the testimonials from past clients. I was impressed with what I read, so I sent off an email with a "wish list of SUV types and options" to you to see what kind of response I would get.  In answer to my email, instead of getting back a sales pitch, I got a personal invitation to drop in for a visit.

Part of my "wish list" was that I would prefer black, grey or even red , but I wasn't crazy about blue.I decided to take you up on your invitation for a visit, and right away, got a good "vibe" from both of you. I'm still smiling about this, but it was funny when Julia turned to me and said..."I know you said you didn't want blue, but what about this one? It has everything you are looking for".... Well needless to say, the rest is history...I am now the proud owner of a blue SUV, and I have to say I love it!

It was probably the best car buying experience I have ever had, every detail looked after, I just had to show up to pick it up. There was a minor issue with the brakes, I took it back for Blaine to look at, and it was looked after quickly and professionally. Very pleased with everything, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend your services to anyone.  You had my attention from the first email, and you certainly have my loyalty for my next "new to me" purchase.
Lynn Mucc - Buckhorn ON

We are new to the Bobcaygeon area and for years we purchased our vehicles at the same dealer in the city. We purchased a like new 2006 Impala from Lakeside in July.  First off let me tell you that there was no pressure when looking and when we did make the purchase Blaine mentioned that he thought there was a private extended warranty from the previous owner. In reading over the private warranty Julia noticed that the vehicle had to be transferred directly from owner to owner and not the usual route of owner to dealer to new owner. This meant when registering the vehicle into my name that Lakeside Auto had to dish out approx. $1300.00 of their own money before our deal was closed.  This little detail and trouble allowed us to keep the private extended warranty on our vehicle until July 2013.  Nice job on the fine print guys.  They also phoned us to remind us that we had only 30 days to register this warranty from the original owner to our name.
Then 2 weeks after purchasing our vehicle we noticed that the CD player did not work. Blaine gave us the information where to go for repair and the bill was taken of. Again this fine example of customer service prior, during and after the sale, it was very much noticed and appreciated.  I have no problem recommending Lakeside Auto to anyone.
Ginette & Jim Hicks - Bobcaygeon ON

We recently purchased a 2002 Grand Prix GTP. We are extremely satisfied  with the purchase. Two weeks after the purchase we had a problem and one phone call to Blaine and Julia was all it took and the problem was looked after without any questions asked. We will definitely buy again from them and send other people we know their way. Julia is so friendly and looked after everything professionally. Thank You for making us feel comfortable with the purchase.
Nick & Kelly Celestini - Peterborough ON

Thank you so much for getting me a fantastic vehicle recently. For others reading this, I made a visit to Lakeside Auto in need of a replacement vehicle and spoke with Julia. They did not have what I was looking for and that was it; so I thought. Julia immediately asked what I was looking for and she would have Blaine call me. I recieved a call that day and Blaine took all details and said he would help me out. He kept in contact with me keeping me informed of cars/vans that fit our price range and wants. Two weeks of back and forth ideas and the rest is history. I received the vehicle clean, detailed and ready for the road with new plates. Thank you! If you're looking for a vehicle, there is no doubt Blaine and Julia will accomodate your needs.
Rhonda - Bobcaygeon ON

I can't say enough about my new car. You could not have picked a better one for me.  It's just the right size and everything about it is just right. Thank you both for what all you did for me.
Shirley Rooke - Apsley ON

Thanks for your amazing service.  Buying my car from you was a great experience from beginning to end. I would recommend you to my friends for sure.
Marion W. - Bobcaygeon ON

We recently purchased a “Like New” 1995 Ford from Lakeside Auto and just wanted to write a short note to tell you how pleased we are with our purchase.  We were treated royally and professionally by both Blaine and Julia. The friendly atmosphere at Lakeside made us feel right at home and there was never any kind of pressure to purchase involved.  We can attest that they honour their warrantee because when a minor problem showed up they immediately had it repaired at no cost to us.Every one we show the car to cannot believe that it is fifteen years old.  It is immaculate inside and out and runs like a charm. We will definitely recommend to everyone that we know if they are looking for a “New” “Used Car” to call in at Lakeside Auto.
Ritchie & Ray Huycke - Bobcaygeon ON

What a great experience!  Blaine and Julia are so welcoming and professional. All the usual pain of purchasing a car - GONE! Super nice people.

It is true what they have been saying about Lakeside Auto Sales, you get professional, courteous service without the pressure. Just tell Blaine or Julia what you are looking for and they shall deliver. You would never know the car we bought was a used vehicle, it was so clean inside and out. I wanted to pick it up a day earlier than I originally told Julia but she said I would have to wait because it wasn't "Blaine clean" so it couldn't leave the lot yet.  It was definitely worth the wait. Thank you so much for finding me my car I love it (as does my daughter). Everyone who has seen our new vehicle ask were we got it and of course we proudly say, Lakeside Auto Sales in Bobcageon, check them out online or give them a call.
Belinda - Brooklin ON

I recently purchased a beautiful “ new to me” vehicle at Lakeside Auto Sales. The knowledge, advice and service I received from Blaine and Julia helped to make it an incredible experience. And I LOVE my car. People are always asking me where I purchased it from and I am very proud to tell them right here in Bobcaygeon at Lakeside Auto Sales. I tell everybody it’s a great place to go if they are thinking of purchasing a vehicle. I am sure I will never go anywhere else. Thanks for everything.
Lorraine Stocks - Bobcaygeon ON

Thanks for finding me a great car. I have been buying vehicles off Blaine for many years and I was never let down. I ask him what I need and he delivers. The confidence I have in Blaine & Julia makes buying a car alot easier. I'm not just a happy customer, I am a lifetime customer. Thank you so very much.

Thought I would drop you a quick note to Thank You for your Courteous service, I have been in my own business for a number of years and it is refreshing to deal with people who you feel confident with, that are professional and follow through after the fact to make sure you are happy with the decision you made in purchasing a vehicle from them. I wish you every success and rest assured I will recommend your establishment to as many people and friends as possible.
Robert F. Dowse, President
VanFitters Inc. Markham ON

Firstly, thank you for your warm hospitality and laidback nature as my brother and I spent close to an entire day test driving and scrutinizing your fantastic selection of vehicles. To be honest, I was quite hesitant about making a 2 hour trek all the way to Bobcaygeon to visit a "used car lot." You see, being from the city, I've had nothing but negative experiences with these so-called "reputable" used car dealerships, so much so that I've sworn them off altogether.

But after Julia's prompt response to my initial email and follow-up phone call, a drive to the Kawarthas in the dead of winter somehow seemed right.

We  were pleasantly surprised by the easy going, no-pressure approach at Lakeside. I was even more impressed that Julia took some time out on her day off with her kids to come and meet my brother and I -- just to "make sure" that Blaine was treating us right -- I'm kidding, Blaine was more than accommodating. But the fact that Julia made a point to come see us speaks volumes.

What was equally impressive is the roster of vehicles available for sale. Blaine was up front about each and every one of them, even pointed out the imperfections that would often go unmentioned by a sly salesperson. When all was said and done, we picked up the vehicle we originally came for.  The deal was closed with a firm handshake and a promise that if we ran into any problems or unhappy for whatever reason, that we could just call.

Oddly enough, a couple of days after having the vehicle, something seemed a bit off. But after a quick call to Blaine, without hesitation, he was true to his word and offered to make things right. He completely took care of the problem and went to great lengths to ensure that I went home happy. I am now very satisfied with my vehicle and proudly tell anyone that asks that I purchased it at Lakeside Auto Sales – the best kept secret 2 hours outside of Toronto. 

I highly encourage anyone who is looking for a quality vehicle at a fair price, to visit Blaine & Julia.  If it weren't for the sign out front or the shiny cars in the lot, you'd have a hard time guessing that these two are sales people.  They are the nicest folks you'd meet and the way they treat you with honesty, respect and how they stand behind the vehicles they sell is refreshing. If anything, both of them are fantastic ambassadors of Bobcaygeon.

Visit Lakeside Auto if you get the chance, not because of the great vehicles, but because a handshake and a promise still mean something there. Once again, thank you Blaine and Julia for being wonderful down-to-earth people and I wish you many success. My brother and I will definitely visit you again for our next vehicle.
Tam Nguyen - Toronto ON

I just wanted to thank you, not only for the exceptional vehicle, but also for the exceptional service. Not once did I feel like I was in a high pressure sales office. On the contrary, I felt as though I was a valued friend, visiting with you and receiving your advice and support. I appreciate all the extra time you both spent with me, helping me to make a wise choice. Your honesty, kindness, helpfulness and excellent service made what could have been a very stressful situation into an enjoyable experience. I have the utmost confidence in your integrity, your service and your vehicles. I recommend Lakeside Auto Sales to anyone looking for a quality vehicle and a stress-free, friendly experience.

I recently bought my first truck from lakeside auto sales and I cant be happier. The customer service was excellent. If you are looking for a used car definately should check out the vehicles that Blaine has, he only has the best. Thanks Blaine and Julia
Josh Bailey

I informed Blaine of what kind of vehicle that I was looking for.  He found exactly what I wanted within 2 weeks.  The auto detailing that Blaine did was awesome.  The price was good too.  I knew that I could trust him.  It is the first time that I bought a car without test driving it.  There was a minor problem with one of the windows.  I called Blaine and he said to bring it in that same day.  He fixed it.I am happy with the purchase and service at Lakeside Auto Sales.  I would recommend Lakeside Auto Sales to a friend.
Roseann Marble - Curve Lake ON

I was hesitant to purchase a car from a "Used Car Lot", as I would normally purchase only from brand name dealers. We took a chance, and it's paid off with a solid vehicle at a very nice price. There was an issue with the car that surfaced shortly after our purchase, but which Blaine & Julie went out of their way to correct to our complete satisfaction. We are pleased with the vehicle, and can vouche for the fact this dealer does stand behind it's product; you truly can "buy with confidence".
David - Peterborough ON

Thank you for making our recent purchase so effortless. Your extreme kindness, professionalism and honesty is a wonderful asset to your services. I know Ralph had a lot of specifics and you were there to deliver with no hesitations. We will not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone that is wanting or thinking about getting a vehicle. Thanks again and don't forget to wave when you see the red Charger racing by with the big smile on the driver from ear to ear. The car detailing was wonderful, yes it was "Blaine" clean!
Desiree & Ralph Groeger - Bobcaygeon ON

Did you ever expect someone say you were the literal answer to their prayer? Back in February 2009 God told me to pick a day that He was going to bless me. I wrote July 1, 2009 on my calendar and a friend confirmed that day also. Our lives became so busy that it was necessary for us to get ourselves another vehicle. We planned on getting a little pick-up truck for Paul and I would drive his car (which I didn’t really want to do). Paul put out the calls and started looking. When nothing seemed available in our price range, we decided to get a van for me instead.

Normally, my criteria for a car is one that is small that gets me from point “A” to point “B” safely, and that it be made no earlier that 1990 because I wanted “daylighter” headlights, and it could not be green, or a Ford. However, this time I stepped out in faith and prayed that God would find the perfect car for me. I also asked for “bells and whistles” for a change.

As soon as that decision was finalized Paul got on the phone and started to call around, and the first place he called was Lakeside Auto Sales. Paul spoke to Blaine and told him we wanted a van. Immediately, Blaine asked if we would be interested in a Dodge Caravan he had just received. Paul discussed price, and I asked the pertinent questions: year, colour and did it have “bells and whistles”? Answer: 2002, burgundy, fully loaded with a driver side sliding door.

Paul went to look it over, and as an afterthought I added to my prayer that it would be perfect if it had an integrated baby car seat. My husband returned home and told me the van was everything Blaine said and to top it off it had a built-in baby car seat! I knew at that moment this was the vehicle God had picked out for me.  Proverbs 3:6 says, “Acknowledge Him in all ways and He will direct your path.” I did and He led me to you. Remember what day God told me I was going to be blessed? I drove the van home on July 1, 2009. God answers prayers!

We have had the van for about a month and a half now, and this van could not have come at a better time. With a leg injury, and babysitting daily for a friend the van is the only vehicle my daughter can drive right now.

Thank you Blaine and Julia we are enjoying my van to the fullest!  According to everyone I’ve shown my van to, we got a beautiful looking vehicle with a fabulous warranty for a great price. I would not hesitate to purchase a car from you in the future.
Lorraine & Paul Urquhart - Trenton ON

Thanks for helping Margaret and myself buy 2 great vehicles in the past. Congrats on your new dealership. The cars we bought from you are still running great and would recommend your establishment as second to none. Keep up the great work and hope you and you family are well.
Scott Vesey
I just wanted to say how happy I am with the car that I purchased from you.  I must say that in this day and age the fact that you didn't request a deposit and operated on a handshake basis was so nice to see considering the fact that coming to look at the car was our first time meeting you. We would definitely recommend you to our friends and family.
Tracey Powell
Now that I have stopped shedding tears over the quick sale of my Viper, I thought that I should drop you a line and thank you for your professionalism and honesty. Two words that you don't normally associate with the sale of used cars. It was a pleasure dealing with you and Julia and think of you both as friends. My wife and I will certainly do business with you in the future and speak volumes to other people about you and your business. If you need anything don't hesitate to call.
Ken Moore, CEO Colonial Concepts Log Home

Thank you very much for the car. You were very helpful and pleasent. The fact that you went OVER the extra mile in my opinion shows that you actually care about your customers. I look forward to dealing with you again in the future and promise that I won't be such a pain next time haha.
Justin Woolfrey

Thanks again so much for the car. I am loving it. You guys were very helpful and very professional. I don't know what else I can say other than WOW! Thanks again
Ryan Williams - Port Perry ON

Once again thanks a heap for the Colorado I recently purchased from you. Im as happy as a pig in mud with it. It is a very tidy vehicle along with all the other vehicles on your lot, a very high a respectable standard you uphold. The truck is going well and is a pleasure to drive. I would also like to thank you for getting the finance up and running, also with the help in getting hold of a good Insurance company. I will be more than happy to pass your names onto any friends I have looking for a quality secondhand vehicle

I would just like to mention the excellent service I received at Lakeside Auto Sales. Blaine was very honest and followed through by doing what he said he would do when I purchased the 93 Safari last month. Im very pleased with the van. From the first email to the final pickup of the van, Blaine made the purchasing process very easy, I was particularly impressed with cleanliness of the whole facility, I could tell from the moment I first pulled in to Lakeside that the owner of this establishment has a passion for what he does and must be honest, especially in a small community out on a country road....something major dealerships could take a lesson from!!
Mark Menezes - Mississauga ON

Thank-you so much for the Tim Horton's gift card. I'm sorry it has taken us so long to respond to you, but we have had an interesting few weeks. On April 3rd I took Kenn to the ER because of severe abdominal pain. By evening he had been diagnosed with acute pancreatitis and he spent the next seven days in the hospital hooked up to morphine IV. The cause was finally found to be tiny gallstones lodged in his bile duct and a gallbladder filled with "sludge". He came home on Good Friday and I "healthied him up" for a week. On Monday, April 20th, he had surgery to remove his gallbladder. Of course nothing ever goes quite as planned, and during the surgery a small hernia was discovered and repaired. So day surgery became an overnight stay and I brought him home yesterday. He is moving slowly and hopefully will be completely recovered soon.

He has not had time to drive the truck much......I think he has only put on about 150 km since we brought it home.....but he is looking forward to using it more. He took it in to a "carsmatics" guy who took out all the small imperfections...so it looks great.....and he loves the "white walls"......that seems to be his trade mark, which receives many comments from family and friends! Attached is also a picture you may use as well. Take care, and hopefully we will see you this summer.

Have you finished your amazing new office yet? It was looking pretty fantastic when I saw it last, still in the construction stages. I just had to pop in to thank you for my "New To Me" vehicle! Truth be told, I have spent my life being attracted to what I refer to as, "Convenience Shopping." I have often said too that this could contribute to my never having any money, as convenience can be costly. Not so in the case of purchasing my vehicle from you! I was in a position where I had to replace my old vehicle, and fast. I had two babies and no way of getting up to see you. My friend, and resident of Bobcaygeon, Anne, had suggested that I shop with you. I knew you had something of interest to me after having checked out your great Web Site.
You actually brought the car down to me to test drive! How great a service is that? And then, you heard my concerns, and understood what else I needed on that said vehicle, and presto, it was done. Within just a mere couple of days, the car was mine! Just a couple of days! And you two did all the leg work, all of it! Wow! How happy was I? Thank you both so very much for a service that really does go above and beyond. And thank you more for getting me back on the road again, so very quickly!
Diane Hardiman - Little Britain ON

Can't thank you enough for the most pleasant truck-trading and car buying experience I could imagine.  When I first dropped in to have the truck detailed, and looked at the cars, I told you I didn't have a clue what I was looking for.

Then I proceeded to feed you a list of what I wanted and didn't want, as long as your arm.  You threw a few options at me, nothing concrete, then, in short order, came up with a car that had absolutely everything I had specified on my wish list, and then some.  I am absolutely delighted with my Forrester, and it is spotless.

The diplomacy of both of you was amazing. You contacted me about possiblitlies, but quickly, and I would then google them at my convenience.  It was perfect, enough to let me know you were working on it for me, but not so much that it was any kind of committment of time for me.  This courtesy was very much appreciated.  And you never contacted me with an unsuitable vehicle - they met with all my criteria. But you wanted to find, and found, the perfect car for me. For not even having to go the the licensing bureau, Thanks! For buying a working cigarette lighter when you heard me say I wanted one - Thanks, Blaine! For the laughs, consideration, and hug! Thanks, Julia!
Gerri Harvey - Bobcaygeon ON

If you are in the market for a well maintained, reasonably priced, late model used vehicle - we'd like to recommend that you talk to Blaine and Julia first - it will make your search that much more enjoyable. We started out our search to replace an aging van by looking at new cars. The dealers attract you in with low advertised base rates, but by the time you get what you actually are looking for, and add in all the fees and taxes - you may as well double the original list price. So we shifted our focus to used cars. We picked up a copy of the Kawartha Buyer's Guide (www.kbgauto.ca) and quickly zoomed into Lakeside's page. Lots of choices.

We arranged a test drive - Blaine stayed after hours for us to arrive from Peterborough. The car we had chosen was a real jem. Clean, no rust - just what we were looking for. Given that we were from out of town, the rest of the deal was conducted over the phone, email and the Fax machine. We arranged a pick up late on a Friday afternoon, and everything was ready to go! As an added bonus, Blaine fixed a leaky tire on our old van - free of charge - so that we could travel home safely. That's what I call service!
Eric & Barb Boysen - Peterborough ON

I would like to take this the time to thank you so very very much on all the help in helping me to purchase and detail the truck in which I just purchased for my husband. Your service is outstanding!!! You are and will be very respected in the community .You have made my husband and I proud owners of a new to us 2002 Dodge Dakota. I only wish we had purchased our other truck from you that we also purchased locally. As we have had several problems and no help what so ever from that dealer.
Brad & Rebecca Rhodes - Trenton ON

I commented to Blaine one day that we have wanted a used Santa Fe with low mileage plus all the bells and whistles for a number of years, to no avail. To our amazement he came up with one, exactly like we had hoped for . . . low mileage, perfect condition, still under warranty and fully loaded. He certainly goes the extra mile to make sure he fulfills your wish list. When we arrived to pick it up Blaine had all the paperwork ready plus he even got the plate sticker for us – all we had to do was drive it off the lot like proud owners. Between Blain and Julia it is a pleasure to do business with them – friendly and personal with your best interests at heart, yet still professional in a relaxed manner. I’ve already recommended them to friends in the area and am confident they will succeed in this business venture.
Dennis & Barbara Rooke - Buckhorn ON

My experience with Lakeside Auto Sales last September has been extremely painless! As I pass the dealership generally before Blaine gets in, and after he leaves in the evening I did my stop and snoop in the “off hours”. However, I had seen a nice looking vehicle – 2003 Buick Rendezvous – on the lot for the better part of 10 days and decided one Saturday to phone and enquire further about it. Blaine suggested I drop by to visit which I did, along with Mitch who understands more than colour and shape. Blaine was most courteous and helpful suggesting we might like to take a test drive. Upon our return the decision had been made – I had to buy it! (my other car was used as a trade in and I think re-sold by Blaine). At that point another party had arrived with the idea of trying it out, and I felt badly. However, I understand Blaine offered to look around for another similar vehicle for them and they too were satisfied.

Two days later I was the proud owner of a shiny “new to me” vehicle – really I could have eaten dinner off the motor, what a wonderful experience every bit as good as any new car dealership I have dealt with in the past.Julia too has been the soul of tact with a couple of silly issues I had – I should have looked the answers up in the book! I wish you both all the best for continuing success with your venture into 2008.

When my partner and I started shopping for a used car, we really wanted to make sure we bought locally. After visiting several local used car lots we were shocked at the poor quality of cars (dirty) and lack of professionalism that we encountered. After visiting Lakeside Auto Sales it was apparent that we were dealing with a professional. The quality of the cars and the service that we received before, during and after the sale has been top notch. I am really enjoying my new car. It is everything I could hope or ask for.
Joe Rivard - Sturgeon Point ON

It started with a call on Blaine just to get the lay of the land relative to my desire to purchase a pick up truck in good condition and with low mileage. He asked me about what I had in mind and said he would look around and see what he could find. Well two days later in the morning he called to say he had found one I might like and gave me the info on model, mileage, condition and price. We agreed to move on this one and he brought it home that day. It was just what I had hoped I was looking for and the price was right. On top of that he is helping me to get a customer for my old vehicle. Blaine you can put me on your list of satisfied customers and you can be sure I will let my friends know of the service and help I received from Lakeside Auto Sales.
Bob Jones - Bobcaygeon

Some time ago we realized that the time had come to replace our old vehicle. We were not going to be purchasing a brand new vehicle so now to look for a used one and we did not know what we wanted. Our old faithful was a van but we wondered if we needed that size anymore. We had noticed the new business called Lakeside Auto Sales and decided to go in for a visit and check things out. We met Blaine Percy and told him that we were going to be looking for a newer model but didn't know just what to look for.

His suggestion was to get out and drive as many cars/vans as we could and try to get an idea of what we wanted. We found that we liked the style of the Buick Rendezvous. Blaine said that he would look for us and asked us many questions as to what features we wanted but that it might take time to come up with just the right vehicle. It did. There were weeks where we thought he had forgotten us but he didn't. He came up with one that was in good condition, clean and we being non-smokers did not want one that we could smell smoke and it fell into the price range we had set for the vehicle.

The before sale service and the after sale service was wonderful. We had a few minor problems which Blaine looked after immediately and we have been so very happy with our vehicle and with our association with Blaine and Julia. We wish them well in their new endeavor.
Allan & Norma Miller - Bobcaygeon