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The Loons at Christie Beach - 4 Season Cottage on Georgian Bay

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The Loons framed by Georgian Bay

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Last updated: 08/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Thornbury cottage description

Stunning four season fully air conditioned lakefront cottage and private beach with spectacular sunrises and sunsets. A great place to enjoy family and friends, and to find peace and balance.

Enjoy the open concept living and dining area on the main level, with pine beamed cathedral ceiling, hanging fireplace and slate floors. Cook simple fare to gourmet in the fully equipped maple granite kitchen with energy efficient appliances. In the warmer months, dine outside on the spacious deck with natural gas BBQ.

Relax in the upper floor master bedroom overlooking the lake and enjoy breathtaking sunrises from the walkout balcony. The master features a cathedral ceiling, queen pine sleigh bed, with eco-friendly soya mattress. There are two other bedrooms on the upper level both with cathedral ceilings - a children's bedroom with bunk beds, and another with a single brass bed.

A convenient main floor bedroom has a queen bed with 2 piece ensuite. A 5th bedroom with single-double bunk and a 3 piece ensuite is located on the lower level.

Enjoy movies and satellite tv on a new 40 inch flat screen in the lower level recreation/entertainment area. DVD, VCR, air hockey table and board games are provided.

Listen for the eerie call of the loons piercing the morning mist. Beachcomb for fossils on the private beach and rock groins. Stroll at dusk westward from the Christie Beach Conservation Authority on the long sandy beach, with the brilliant summer sun slowing dipping behind the hills of Cape Rich, then return to roast marshmallows over glowing ambers in the cottage's beach fire pit. Count the stars in the Big Dipper, and experience the August meteor showers, and on occasion, the dancing Northern LIghts.

Little ones will especially enjoy their very own Adirondack chairs and table. Take them on special excursions to the playground and sandy beach at the nearby Christie Beach Conservation Authority and scamper up the creek bed with its very interesting geological formations.

For skiers and bikers, store your equipment in our shed specifically designed for ski and bike lock-off.

High speed internet is available.

SPECIAL NOTE: We are a senior friendly facility, with newly constructed ramp, main floor bedroom, main floor bathrooms with safety devices, and direct access to the deck. The beach has been recently graded with a gentle slope allowing easy access to the waterfront.

We believe in 'green', and use eco-friendly products.


Keywords: Chalet/Cottage

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Limited Accessibility:

                Safety bars have been installed in the two main floor bathrooms; ramp access, suitable for walkers. Shower chair and bed rail are available....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped kitchen offers all the amenities of home. ...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                0...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

                New forced air furnace and air conditioning installed October 2013...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Romantic circular hanging fireplace...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Linens can be made available....moreless

              • Heating:

                New forced air gas furnace...moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                Vermont wood stove...moreless

              • Parking
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

              Entertainment

              • Stereo
              • Music Library
              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • Television
              • Books
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Lakefront

                  Activities

                  • Theme Parks
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Swimming
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Hiking
                  • Skiing
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High Season - Summer
                  Jun 27 - Sep 7, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  C$2,100
                  Low Season - Fall
                  Sep 8 - Dec 18, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  C$350
                  C$1,800
                  Christmas-New Years
                  Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  C$450
                  High Season - Winter
                  Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2015
                  31 night min stay

                  C$2,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
                  • Pet Fee C$50
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Available for winter seasonal rental in 2014-2015 - December 2014 through April 2015 - please inquire

                  Security deposit required.

                  Higher rates and cleaning charges will apply for larger groups.

                  Rates vary for holidays and holiday weekends - please inquire

                  Cleaning services can be arranged for seasonal renters.

                  50% payable on reservation

                  50% balance payable one month prior to occupancy

                  Refundable damage deposit payable 30 days in advance or pre-authorization on credit card

                  Payable by email transfer or personal post-dated cheque (in Canada)

                  Payable by wire transfer (international)

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                  Last updated: 08/23/2014
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                  Location

                  geocaching, nearby Free Spirit Tours in Thornbury offers kayaking and canoeing on the beautiful Beaver River

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1982

                  About the owner: We (Sue and Richard) hail from Southwestern Ontario and Trinidad respectively, and currently make Toronto our home. The family is an eclectic group of avid skiers/snowboarders, swimmers, scuba divers, hikers, sailors, musicians, food and wine lovers!

                  Why the Owner Chose Thornbury:
                  Sue vacationed in the area during early childhood and loved the majesty of the Bay and the friendly atmosphere of the local villages. There was always so much to do - from skiing to sailing, or visiting the Tom Thompson Gallery in Owen Sound or the Elvis Festival in Collingwood. Here the children learned to downhill ski and had their first taste of live theatre. Our favorite outings – to cross-country ski or hike the Kolapore Uplands through the towering hardwoods and protective cedars.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  At the Loons you can enjoy a true four season experience – bike through the white apple blossoms of spring along the Georgian Trail, soak up the summer sun on the cottage’s private beach or windsurf at nearby Craigleith, cast your rod for trout and salmon in the nearby Beaver or Big Head Rivers, absorb the colours of autumn while hiking and biking the Kolapore/Bruce Trails, experience the fun of downhill skiing at the nearby escarpment resorts and cross country skiing on the numerous trail systems. The cottage is advantageously situated to enjoy many local ski resorts - Blue Mountain, Georgian Peaks, Alpine, Craigleith, Talisman and Beaver Valley. Nearby Thornbury, Meaford and Collingwood offer full services and lots of things (and in fact, too many things!!) to do – golfing at several major championship courses (Lora Bay Raven Golf Course, the Georgian Bay Club, and Monterra), antiquing, river and lake fishing, Collingwood’s “Elvis” Festival, Meaford’s Georgian Bay theatre at the historic Opera House, international film festival and Apple Harvest Festival, wine tours at Coffin Ridge Winery, trapeze rides and the Scenic Caves at Blue Mountain, canoeing with Free Spirit Tours on the Beaver River, and the list goes on..... And of course, good dining and shopping. Georgian Bay is delightful for swimming, with wonderfully clean water. The cottage has a stony beach, great for fossil hunting. What better place to view the brilliant sunrises and sunsets. End the day toasting marshmallows over a beach campfire, while listening for the loons. Nearby (10 cottages away) is the Christie Beach Conservation Authority with a very shallow sandy beach and playground, perfect for an afternoon outing. Our location is easily accessible by a major highway (Hwy 400) or along numerous back road routes (Airport Road, Hwys 10 and 50) if you want to avoid the weekend or holiday traffic. (Note: Canoe not available)


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • The Loons framed by Georgian Bay

                    The Loons framed by Georgian Bay

                  • View of the Bay with private beach

                    View of the Bay with private beach

                  • Enjoy open concept living and dining

                    Enjoy open concept living and dining

                  • Create your favourite meal in the granite/maple kitchen ....

                    Create your favourite meal in the granite/maple kitchen ....

                  • Cathedral master with pine sleigh bed, views to the water and walkout deck

                    Cathedral master with pine sleigh bed, views to the water and walkout deck

                  • Upper level, brass single bed

                    Upper level, brass single bed

                  • Main floor queen with two-piece ensuite

                    Main floor queen with two-piece ensuite

                  • Lower level entertainment area with air hockey

                    Lower level entertainment area with air hockey

                  • Lower level ensuite

                    Lower level ensuite

                  • The Loons beachside.

                    The Loons beachside.

                  • The Loons

                    The Loons

                  • Cathedral livingroom

                    Cathedral livingroom

                  • then dine inside or out ....

                    then dine inside or out ....

                  • Glorious sunrise from the master bedroom deck

                    Glorious sunrise from the master bedroom deck

                  • Upper level bunk bedroom, a favourite for the younger guests

                    Upper level bunk bedroom, a favourite for the younger guests

                  • Main floor bathroom

                    Main floor bathroom

                  • Lower Level Single/Double Bunk Room with ensuite

                    Lower Level Single/Double Bunk Room with ensuite

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, August 23, 2014

                  C$83 - C$450 per night (CAD)
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                  5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 08/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-31 nights
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