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

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Last updated: 07/24/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Kenora cottage description

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 - $350/night
Weekday - $250/night
Weekly - $1800
Boathouse Bedroom $100/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


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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


                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Kitchen:

                        Maple cabinets and granite countertops...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster


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


                      Write a review 4.5
                      from 6 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Sep 8 - Dec 31, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      C$200 C$250
                      Fri, Sat
                      C$1,400 C$5,000
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      C$250 C$350
                      Fri, Sat
                      C$1,800 C$5,500
                      * 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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                      The property's calendar has not been updated in over 4 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability



                      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.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english



                      • 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


                      • Beautiful evenings

                        Beautiful evenings

                      • Kitchen & Dining

                        Kitchen & Dining

                      • Upstairs bunks

                        Upstairs bunks

                      • 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

                      • BigBlueBoathouse


                      • Boathouse room

                        Boathouse room

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Kitchen


                      VRBO #371938

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

                      C$200 - C$350 per night (CAD)

                      3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 18

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                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
                      Dates are unavailable
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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within a few days
                      • Response rate: 70%
                      • Calendar last updated: 07/24/2014
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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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