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Beautiful Muskoka Lake Boathouse/Cottage Port Carling/Bala

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Muskoka Lakes Township cottage description

This boathouse is the perfect place in Cottage Country. Stairs or a ramp lead into the boathouse. The boathouse is located right on top of the water with a large deck on the second level with clear glass railings providing unobstructed views of the lake. Because it has a southern exposure, sun is available all day long. The large deck is perfect for sun bathing, taking in the view (Loons and ducks frequent the area.), dining, or just watching the stars at night. (Meteor Showers in August are jaw dropping!) Lower Docks are on three sides of the boathouse, which make swimming, fishing, or sunning an ideal experience. The biggest bonus of the boathouse is that the lake is visible from the family and dining room on three sides. Whether from the deck or inside, the sights make eating breakfast, lunch and dinner a special treat!

The master bedroom has a king sized bed with a private bathroom including a bidet. The second bedroom has a queen sized bed. A third room (Teen Room) located on the same level as the docks includes a sink, a bunk bed that sleeps two and two twins.

If you have a boat, you may dock your boat by the docks.

There are 4 boats included with the rental for you to explore the lake: a canoe, rowboat, kayak, and paddleboat.

Chairs are available for enjoying the view from the docks or deck. The swimming area around the boathouse ranges from 3 feet to 7 feet close to the boathouse and then deeper (~20 ft.) further out. The water temperature is warmer as it’s located in a smaller, shallow bay on Lake Muskoka.

The Glen Orchard General Store is only 10 minutes away for quick need items. Restaurants, shopping, and sight seeing in Bala, Bracebridge, and Port Carling are within a short distance. Tennis and golf are also nearby.

Lake Muskoka connects to Lake Rosseau and Lake Joseph in the heart of Port Carling. Port Carling is not far either by motorboat or by car.


Keywords: Beautiful, sunny, southern exposure, large deck, awesome view, near Port Carling, Near Bala, Near Bracebridge

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • King size beds (1) (Master En-suite Bedroom), Queen size Beds (1) (Second Bedroom), Teen Room Located on same level as dock. This room may be damp due to it being on water level and high waters often occurring in the spring. Twin Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) Sleeps 2....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Ice Maker

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Washing Machine
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

              Other Amenities

                  • Back-up generator for power outages. 32 inch surround sound TV with Blu Ray Player Canoe, rowboat, kayak, and paddleboat bidet in master bath Fire pit by the lake....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • CD Player

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Balcony

                  Location & View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Antiquing
                  • Marina
                  • Library
                  • Churches
                  • Museums
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                   

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                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee C$200
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$500
                  • Cleaning C$75
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Prime Season rentals are higher than nonprime rentals. Rates can be negotiable.

                  Rates are subject to change until bookings are confirmed with a signed lease.


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                  Last updated: 08/26/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Why the Owner Chose Muskoka Lakes Township:
                  Our family settled in the area in the late 1800's and since then have been coming to Muskoka. Our parents honeymooned on Acton Island and built this boathouse in the next bay over from Acton Island in the mid 1960’s (with improvements over the years). Now, our children vacation here. It is a place that has and will always be near and dear to us with many generations of our family holding a part of Muskoka in our hearts. If you vacation here, you’ll understand why it is loved so much by us!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  This boathouse is a one of a kind and must see. When you wake up, all you have to do is look out on the beautiful Muskoka Lake. The scenery is breath taking. You'll enjoy the sun all day long and enjoy any water activities that you can desire! 4 boats are included with the rental: canoe, rowboat, kayak, and paddleboat. We also have a fire pit by the lake!


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                  Photos

                  • View to the east from the deck

                    View to the east from the deck

                  • View of the lake from the deck looking south.

                    View of the lake from the deck looking south.

                  • View to the west from deck

                    View to the west from deck

                  • View of the kitchen. The lake and the dining room table are to the right.

                    View of the kitchen. The lake and the dining room table are to the right.

                  • Living Room that faces the lake. Flat screen tv and dvd player to the left not in view.

                    Living Room that faces the lake. Flat screen tv and dvd player to the left not in view.

                  • View of lake from dining room table.

                    View of lake from dining room table.

                  • Master Bathroom with shower to the left.

                    Master Bathroom with shower to the left.

                  • Bedroom #2-This has a picture of twin beds, but there is a queen sized bed now.

                    Bedroom #2-This has a picture of twin beds, but there is a queen sized bed now.

                  • Picture of the boathouse. Notice the two ladders to get in and out of the water.

                    Picture of the boathouse. Notice the two ladders to get in and out of the water.

                  • Fire pit and seats by the lake.

                    Fire pit and seats by the lake.

                  • Twin beds in 'teen' room

                    Twin beds in 'teen' room

                  • View of dock looking south with the row boat included in the rental.

                    View of dock looking south with the row boat included in the rental.

                  • Another view to the east from boathouse deck.

                    Another view to the east from boathouse deck.

                  • Another deck view. We have plenty of chairs, a patio set, and barbecue on the deck.

                    Another deck view. We have plenty of chairs, a patio set, and barbecue on the deck.

                  • View from the deck showing the patio set.

                    View from the deck showing the patio set.

                  • View of how the sun and lake are available all day long from inside the boathouse.

                    View of how the sun and lake are available all day long from inside the boathouse.

                  • View of living room (left), dining room table, and kitchen to the right. Lake to the back, right, and left.

                    View of living room (left), dining room table, and kitchen to the right. Lake to the back, right, and left.

                  • Master Bedroom (King Sized bed) with walk-in closet to the right side.

                    Master Bedroom (King Sized bed) with walk-in closet to the right side.

                  • Master Bathroom Shower

                    Master Bathroom Shower

                  • Bathroom #2 (The tub/shower is to the right.)

                    Bathroom #2 (The tub/shower is to the right.)

                  • View from lower dock looking east.

                    View from lower dock looking east.

                  • Sink and vanity in 'teen' room

                    Sink and vanity in 'teen' room

                  • Bunk beds in 'teen room'

                    Bunk beds in 'teen room'

                  • View of boathouse, fire pit, and the row boat included with rental.

                    View of boathouse, fire pit, and the row boat included with rental.

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