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Muskoka Waterfront Cottage, Gravenhurst 1.5 Hrs N. of Toronto

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Windsong North Cottage and Boat house. Cabin on boathouse sleeps 2.

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Windsong North is a Four season Cottage ten feet away from Gull lake. This newly renovated cottage has been in the family since 1952. It is on a private road and is a very quiet area.
The owners Mike and Lois Brown also have a villa in Aruba with a Guest Cottage. See the listing on VRBO #178945 and #224448.
Mike and Lois live in Gravenhurst.

Keywords: Muskoka, Lakefront, Cottage, Gravenhurst, Sandy Beach, Canoe, Quiet, Swimming, Boating, Scuba Diving

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Small children must wear life jackets when outdoors since the cottage is very close to the water....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets should be small....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ensuite bathroom with shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 2 bunk bed

    Two bunk beds. The bottom of one bunk is a double bed. ...moreless

  • Penthouse over boathouse: 1 queen

    Bed sofa. Toilet in penthouse is a composting toilet. ...moreless

  • Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Sandy beach entrance to lake and deep water entrance at the end of the dock. Two Canoes, very large dock/deck, stone fireplace with high efficiency insert in living room, picnic table, outdoor fire pit, Umbrella table with four chairs on side deck, lots of chaise lounges and chairs, fishing, beautiful sunsets, Parking, children's swing and sandy area to play, Water purification for all inside water taps....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    There is parking for three vehicles at the cottage and additional parking available....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    High efficiency...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is new and almost complete. Cabinet doors are all that remain. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    On top of the boathouse....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The large dock is a deck with lots of room for our chaise lounges and chairs, picnic table and barbeque. A deck at the sliding door entrance has a table chairs and umbrella....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 canoes and paddles....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Gazebo on the dock provides some shade....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

C$1,750

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  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

Owner is a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), Master Scuba Diver Trainer, #211856, insured and active. Mike can train you to become a certified Scuba diver.

Since the cottage is so close to Gravenhurst and less than 15 -20 minutes from Bracebridge there are many activities and attractions close by.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1952

About the owner: Mike and Lois moved from BC to enjoy the Muskoka experience. Mike is a professional Scuba Instructor (MSDT PADI 211856). Qualify here before you head south.

Why the Owner Chose Gravenhurst:
Lois’ parents built the cottage in 1952. She and her family enjoyed summers there. At that time there was no road and everybody and everything had to be brought across the lake by boat. Later Lois and her first husband Bob bought the cottage from her parents. They raised their family there enjoying full summers at the cottage. Her children had summer jobs in Gravenhurst and it was their second home. Now Michael and Lois have had the cottage for 18 years. It is a well loved family place. Our neighbours have been there for almost as long as we have and we all love the lake and the surroundings.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Quietness, a place for personal reflection, prayer and reading. Special family times. Fun when kids are swimming, tubing, canoeing, and enjoying the lake.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Windsong North Cottage and Boat house. Cabin on boathouse sleeps 2.

    Windsong North Cottage and Boat house. Cabin on boathouse sleeps 2.

  • Part of the dock/deck with picnic table and BBQ

    Part of the dock/deck with picnic table and BBQ

  • Side porch has a an umbrella table and chairs. A good place to enjoy the shade.

    Side porch has a an umbrella table and chairs. A good place to enjoy the shade.

  • Comfortable living room with lots of seating; semi cathedral pine ceiling.

    Comfortable living room with lots of seating; semi cathedral pine ceiling.

  • The spectacular view from the living room.

    The spectacular view from the living room.

  • Master bedroom queen size bed.
 
Also 1 br with double bed and 1 br with bunks.

    Master bedroom queen size bed. Also 1 br with double bed and 1 br with bunks.

  • Bunk room view 1

    Bunk room view 1

  • 2nd bedroom with double bed.

    2nd bedroom with double bed.

  • The Penthouse (cabin over the boathouse) with a queen size sofa bed.

    The Penthouse (cabin over the boathouse) with a queen size sofa bed.

  • Penthouse has a composting toilet.

    Penthouse has a composting toilet.

  • Dive from the dock beside the boathouse or play in the beach at the left.

    Dive from the dock beside the boathouse or play in the beach at the left.

  • The beach is great for all ages. Amount of exposed sand changes with lake level.

    The beach is great for all ages. Amount of exposed sand changes with lake level.

  • Windsong North wit gazebo on the dock.

    Windsong North wit gazebo on the dock.

  • Approach from the driveway to the cottage. Beach is to the right.

    Approach from the driveway to the cottage. Beach is to the right.

  • Living room from dining area.
A leather recliner couch has replaced beige sofa.

    Living room from dining area. A leather recliner couch has replaced beige sofa.

  • A window seat with a view.

    A window seat with a view.

  • New Kitchen cabinets. Doors and drawers to come in the spring.

    New Kitchen cabinets. Doors and drawers to come in the spring.

  • Ensuite bathroom.

    Ensuite bathroom.

  • Bunk room view 2.

    Bunk room view 2.

  • Main bathroom has a single sink, shower and toilet.

    Main bathroom has a single sink, shower and toilet.

  • Penthouse with sofa bed and door to toilet.

    Penthouse with sofa bed and door to toilet.

  • Gazebo on the deck.

    Gazebo on the deck.

  • Perfect place for little ones to fish - wearing their life jackets of course.

    Perfect place for little ones to fish - wearing their life jackets of course.

  • Beautiful sunsets enjoyed at Windsong North.

    Beautiful sunsets enjoyed at Windsong North.

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  • Sleeps
    11
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 04/24/2015
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(705) 687-4689 (Ontario, Canada) May - Nov
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