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One of a Kind Lakefront Compound Featured in Fine Homebuilding

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living room of main cottage, post and beam construction. Two couches there now

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bobs Lake cottage description

This is an amazing property!! The main cottage (3 bedrooms) was built for us in 1992 and was featured in Fine Home Building magazine. The builder wanted to build someone's dream cottage. We asked him to make it feel as if you are outside when you are inside. He put windows all around, including a second level of windows with 16 foot high ceilings in the main room. It looks like a pagoda.

It is also on the most beautiful lake I have ever seen. I discovered it when my oldest child was 3 and have been going back every summer for 28 years. After renting for over a decade, we bought land to build. Bobs Lake is one of Canada's largest wilderness lakes, with 400 miles of shoreline, yet many coves and islands throughout.

This property is on an island. We added a two bedroom guest cottage, and a very romantic adult tree house, with skylight, lead beveled glass front door, and a stained glass window. We also added a half size basketball court, lit at night.

It is a wonderful place for family gatherings because with three structures you can have the privacy you need and also the togetherness. We have lots to do, in addition to the lake, we have a ping pong table, a large punching bag and gloves, lots of board games and puzzles, and every spice you can imagine in the kitchen. My specialty is Indian cooking. The sunsets are amazing and so are the sunrises if you are up for them.

Keywords: lakefront, cottages, cabin, cabins, wilderness lake

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • Bedroom 5

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          • Bedroom 6

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (3) 2 in main cottage
 1 in guest cottage second floor bedroom, Double Beds (2) in tree house and also fouton couch in guest cottage, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon couch in guest cottage living room, Bunk Beds (2) in bedroom in main cottage and in small bedroom in guest cottage...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning:

            in bedroom of guest cottage...moreless

          • Wood Stove
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • basketball court, lit at night

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Ping Pong Table

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Free Long Distance
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio

              Location & View

                  • Lakefront

                  Activities

                  • Live Theater
                  • Kayaking
                  • Hiking
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Boating
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Sailing
                   

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                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • cleaning $150 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13%

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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1992

                  About the owner: I am a psychologist who fell in love with a Canadian wilderness lake, and made it into a business for my retirement.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • living room of main cottage, post and beam construction. Two couches there now

                    living room of main cottage, post and beam construction. Two couches there now

                  • half size basketball court, with mural, lit at night

                    half size basketball court, with mural, lit at night

                  • Typical meal at Badour

                    Typical meal at Badour

                  • the guest cottage

                    the guest cottage

                  • the adult tree house- has skylight too!

                    the adult tree house- has skylight too!

                  • our view

                    our view

                  • guest cottage to the left, main cottage on the right, and the waterfront

                    guest cottage to the left, main cottage on the right, and the waterfront

                  • our dock

                    our dock

                  • Rocky jumping off our dock

                    Rocky jumping off our dock

                  • airconditioned guest cottage bedroom leads to covered balcony with lake view

                    airconditioned guest cottage bedroom leads to covered balcony with lake view

                  • the main cottage

                    the main cottage

                  • deck of main cottage

                    deck of main cottage

                  • guest cottage second floor bedroom

                    guest cottage second floor bedroom

                  • our dock

                    our dock

                  • exterior bathroom

                    exterior bathroom

                  VRBO #290950

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