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Big Blue Boathouse - Private Island-Kenora, Lake of the Woods

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Last updated: 08/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

2015 time still available *Oct
Our Island is located on the beautiful Lake of the Woods, Ontario Canada. It is situated approximately three miles west of Kenora. It is a private four acre island and a newly remodeled cottage with a full wrap-around deck sitting above the boathouse. The upstairs cabin has two bedrooms with a queen bed in each. There is also a bunk room with 4 beds (5 feet in length). There is a downstairs boathouse room with a queen bed and two sets of bunk beds. We do not provide a boat, so you will need your own, or rent one as it is an island.
Upstairs Cabin:
Friday and Sat - $400/night
Weekday - $300/night
Weekly - $2100
Boathouse Bedroom $150/night
BunkHouse Bedroom $100/night
The Big Blue may be available for a monthly rental rate.
Various weeks/months are available. Please check the calendar. Please call or email if you have questions!

Keywords: island, private, waterfront, lakefront, vacation, cabin, luxury, boathouse, cottage, lake of the woods, keewatin, kenora, private island, fishing


Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 12-18

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

    Boathouse Room...moreless

  • Bunk Area: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 1 & 2 are in the main cabin. Bedroom 3 is in the lower part of the boathouse. There is a bunkhouse up on the land that has a queen bed. No bathroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The property is on a private island with a boathouse, There is covered boat parking in the boathouse, when you rent the place you get the whole island to yourself. You will need a boat as it is an island and we do not provide one....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    The cabin is located out over the lake and attached to a private island...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The whole property is waterfront. The cabin is out over the water and one can walk around the whole property and be 'waterfront'....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Please bring your own firewood...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Maple cabinets and granite countertops...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


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


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from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
C$300 C$400
Fri, Sat
C$2,100 C$7,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: C$260 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded; 30 nights or more: C$195 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 08/12/2015
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You will need to bring your own boat or rent one as our place is an Island. We have a canoe and paddle boat there for adventure around this great setting.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1967

About the owner: My sisters and I own this lovely place. Our parents purchased it in 1967 and we have spent many summers here. It's the best place on earth!

Why the Owner Chose Kenora:
My sisters and I grew up spending summers at this magical place. We loved it so much that we decided to update it and we have been really happy with how it turned out. We love every minute we get to spend here, and love to let others enjoy it as well.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
If you have never spent the night in a boathouse, then you are in for a treat. You can hear the water below as the boats move around. Storms are a great experience here as they come up very fast and hard, then slowly go away. Hot days are wonderful as your stay is spent mostly above the water on the circular deck that surrounds the cabin, or down below just inches from the water. Feel free to walk the trail that goes around the whole Island.

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Speaks: english



  • BigBlueBoathouse


  • View of Kenora

    View of Kenora

  • Bathroom


  • Appies with a view

    Appies with a view

  • On the island

    On the island

  • Outdoor activities

    Outdoor activities

  • Fishing


  • Inside the boathouse.

    Inside the boathouse.

  • Fun for kids

    Fun for kids

  • Beautiful evenings

    Beautiful evenings

  • Kitchen & Dining

    Kitchen & Dining

  • Upstairs bunks

    Upstairs bunks

  • Big Blue Boathouse and Bunkhouse

    Big Blue Boathouse and Bunkhouse

  • WiFi


  • Large fish around!

    Large fish around!

  • Water fun

    Water fun

  • Relaxing


  • Zeus


  • Diving from the top

    Diving from the top

  • Socializing


  • Jumping


  • Boathouse room

    Boathouse room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


VRBO #371938

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Date last modified - Tuesday, September 01, 2015

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Big Blue Boathouse - Private Island-Kenora, Lake of the Woods

Kenora #371938

3 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 18

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