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Charming, Spacious Cottage on Beautiful Georgian Bay Lakefront

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

90 foot wide lot sloping down to stunning rugged shale shoreline. Mature pines and pretty waterfall adjacent to property. Minutes to Blue Mountain and Intrawest Village, all ski hills, Collingwood, Thornbury and Meaford.

2000 sq ft cottage on two floors with walkout to lake from lower level. Oak floors, pine panelling, floor to ceiling stone front wood-burning fireplace, cathedral ceilings. Two double glass sliding doors to deck for dining and relaxing with fantastic views of the lake.

Perfect location for Ski Season or Summer rental with beautiful views of Georgian Bay. Georgian Peaks, Blue Mountain Village, and Toronto Ski Club are just minutes away.

Explore the beautiful Bruce Trail, enjoy your favourite sports, go shopping or antique hunting, enjoy fine dining or just relax and enjoy the water.

PLEASE NOTE: we only rent FULL weeks (Saturday to Saturday) from the end of the school year in June to the end of Labour Day weekend.

We have an STA (Short Term Accommodation) license and meet all fire, safety and building code requirements.

Keywords: Cottage, Lakefront Property, Waterfront, Ski Chalet, Summer Cottage

More Details

Chris Curran
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Chris Curran

When we first came up to ski at Blue Mountain in 2002 we fell in love with the area....the great ski-ing, the vibrant resort, the stunning beauty of Georgian Bay and the warmth and friendliness of the locals! We knew wanted to be a part of it! The moment we walked in to view the property the gorgeous view of the lake just took our breath still does every time we come here! With its two levels we knew the cottage would be ideal for having guests up to stay and the living area with its cathedral ceiling and floor to ceiling stone fireplace was perfect for enjoying cosy winter evenings with our family and friends.

Chris Curran purchased this cottage in 2007

What makes this cottage unique

Our location is just so ideal for everything...we are just a few minutes away from Blue Mountain as well as the other ski hills...we can easily drive into Collingwood for groceries and supplies... or into Thornbury for dinner...we just cross the road to hit the bike and walking path or pop into Mac's Milk convenience store if we need something (and it's also a combined LCBO and Beer Store so it doesn't get more convenient than that!)...and of course, we can enjoy being in, on, or just looking at the water, right from our own property.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"What a week! Your cottage is fabulous and offered everything we were looking for and more. Our twins loved it and had lots of space to move around in. We ended up using all areas of the property and lived in the water! We had gorgeous weather all week long. We also discovered amazing beaches like Christie Beach in Thornbury and Memorial Park in Meaford. Again, your cottage is wonderful! In fact, it felt more like a villa with the privacy and the view that event the best resorts don't offer. We will be back! Thank you!"
Jul 2011
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Craigleith Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Huge walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • One Queen size bed in the main floor master bedroom. Pillows, mattress protector and comforter supplied, Twin beds in lower level bedrooms. Pillows, mattress protectors and comforters supplied. Extra blankets available
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Please note: we have two full bathrooms. Main floor bathroom newly renovated features walk in shower and large vanity with double sinks. Lower level features double walk-in shower.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Charming, Spacious Cottage on Beautiful Georgian Bay Lakefront
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 26 reviews

Sunrise speciality

  • 5 of 5

Great location for access to surrounding activities. All amenities have been thought of and provided, so whether you are heading out or staying in, it's all catered for.

The sunrises over the bay are truly worth getting up for.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, we are glad you had fun
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  • 5 of 5

What an incredible cottage and amazing views we will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for Day Trips

  • 3 of 5

Beautiful clean cottage with all amenities. Can swim in Bay when no waves. Close to many day trips and services

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, ON

Wonderful views!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Curran Cottage with two of our sons, ages 12 and 15 for one week in early July 2016.

The accommodation is spacious and well equipped. The cottage is directly on the water with a lovely view overlooking Georgian Bay, and is conveniently located between Thornbury and Collingwood. There are lots of activities nearby, as well as shopping, farmer's markets and local butchers.

Overall, the Curran Cottage is probably one of the best places to stay in the area! We've been renting for close to 20 years and this is one of the best kept properties we've ever rented.

The property owners were very responsive to our enquiries and returned the security deposit to us within a week of leaving the cottage.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario

We really enjoyed staying here

  • 5 of 5

Your cottage is so warm and felt like a home away from home...we had such a nice relaxing time here. The views are breathtaking. We just loved waking up every morning to see the sun shining on the lake. We also loved sitting on the deck watching the waves come in, reading and listening to the birds. Great spot! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ladera Ranch, CA

Beautiful Escape!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and a beautiful view!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Craigleith Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $319

Winter ski season rental January - March $9000 plus hydro

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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