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Summer Cottage on Private Island Located on Buckhorn Lake

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Front Dock with Canoe and Paddle Boat


Last updated: 08/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:10 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Buckhorn cottage description

Your family will never feel more relaxed or at home than after spending a holiday at this island cottage. Our family has been vacationing here since our boys, who are now in college, were just toddlers. We rented the house for several summers from the owner and builder of the cottage. We loved this place so much that when he finally decided that he wanted to sell it, we had to buy it. He still comes out to the cottage every year to share a beer, sit in the sun by the water, and tell us about the history of the island. Moss Island was the original spot of an icehouse along a river before the Trent Severn was dammed up. The island’s boathouse was built on its original foundation. During the 1950’s a small fishing shack was built on the crest of the island. In the late 1980’s our friend, the original owner, took this fishing shack, gutted it, and built a beautiful three bedroom cottage. Every attention to detail was paid when he built this cottage. This cottage was his dream house and it is an oasis for a family to enjoy their summer vacation in. Swimming, boating, fishing, and roasting marshmallows next to the water’s edge are all waiting for you….
*Only third week of August is still available

Keywords: cottage, Buckhorn, Lakefield, fishing, privacy, swimming, boating, comfortable,
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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Pets Considered:

                We will allow one dog, but no cats please. Owner is allergic to cats....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                This place is great for children. They won't want to leave....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking allowed on the island....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Over 25 years of age....moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • Shower, toilet, vanity, and towel storage cabinet.

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Fully outfitted kitchen. Complete with blender!...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Coffee Maker
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Kitchen
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Washing Machine
              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • This cottage is located on its own beautiful private island. There are docks in both the front and back of the island built for boating and swimming. The back dock offers shelter for your boat from the wind and waves and the front dock looks directly down the lake and at open wooded Queen's land....moreless


                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • VCR
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player


                      • Mobile Phone:

                        Cellphone coverage is good in the area....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Deck raps entirely around the house with views of the lake everywhere....moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Fishing Boat with 8 HP motor....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Balcony

                      Location & View

                          • Lakefront


                          • Restaurants
                          • Fishing
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Hiking
                          • Sailing
                          • Swimming
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Boating
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Shopping
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Zoo
                          • Antiquing
                          • Cycling


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                          10 night min stay

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                          • Taxes Included



                          At this point of the year we are booking two week rentals only.

                          $2700 US Dollars or $2950 CAD for Summer 2014

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                          Last updated: 08/18/2014
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                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
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                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: Susan and Stephen Burt live in Bethany, Connecticut. Susan is a mathematics and engineering professor and Stephen runs a manufacturing business.

                          Why the Owner Chose Buckhorn:
                          A Buffalo native, Susan enjoyed her summers vacationing in Buckhorn, Ontario with her family since she was just an infant. Buckhorn Lake is meant for summer vacationing.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          This island is only 10 minutes from land, but secluded and quiet. It is lined with trees and has a nice sandy bottom in front of the cottage to enter the water and go swimming in the lake. You can pretty much do as you please on this little piece of paradise.

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                          Speaks: english



                          • Front Dock with Canoe and Paddle Boat

                            Front Dock with Canoe and Paddle Boat

                          • Front Dock Looking Out at Buckhorn Lake

                            Front Dock Looking Out at Buckhorn Lake

                          • Front Dock Looking at Cottage

                            Front Dock Looking at Cottage

                          • Living Room with Entertainment Center

                            Living Room with Entertainment Center

                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Second Bedroom

                            Second Bedroom

                          • Third Bedroom

                            Third Bedroom

                          • Bathroom with Shower

                            Bathroom with Shower

                          • Front of Cottage

                            Front of Cottage

                          • Cottage from Out on Buckhorn Lake

                            Cottage from Out on Buckhorn Lake

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Fully Equipped Kitchen Area

                            Fully Equipped Kitchen Area

                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Second Bedroom

                            Second Bedroom

                          • Bathroom


                          • Paddle Boat

                            Paddle Boat

                          VRBO #405399

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, June 26, 2014

                          $200 per night (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 08/18/14
                          Minimum stay: 10 nights
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