The Loons at Christie Beach - 4 Season Cottage on Georgian Bay(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-30 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Chalet/Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8)
One of the few beach front properties in the Town of Blue Mountains municipally licensed for short term accommodation.
Enjoy the open concept living and dining area on the main level, with pine beamed cathedral ceiling, hanging fireplace and slate floors. Cook simple fare to gourmet in the fully equipped maple granite kitchen with energy efficient appliances. In the warmer months, dine outside on the spacious deck with natural gas BBQ.
Relax in the upper floor master bedroom overlooking the lake and enjoy breathtaking sunrises from the walkout balcony. The master features a cathedral ceiling, queen pine sleigh bed, with eco-friendly soya mattress. There are two other bedrooms on the upper level both with cathedral ceilings - one with bunk beds, and another with a single/double bunk.
A convenient main floor bedroom, with 2 piece ensuite, has a queen bed.
Enjoy movies and satellite tv on a new 40 inch flat screen in the lower level recreation/entertainment area. DVD, VCR, foosball table and board games are provided.
Listen for the eerie call of the loons piercing the morning mist. Beachcomb for fossils on the private beach and rock groins. Stroll at dusk westward from the Christie Beach Conservation Authority on the long sandy beach, with the brilliant summer sun slowing dipping behind the hills of Cape Rich, then return to roast marshmallows over glowing ambers in the cottage's beach fire pit. Count the stars in the Big Dipper, and experience the August meteor showers, and on occasion, the dancing Northern LIghts.
Little ones will especially enjoy their very own Adirondack chairs and table. Take them on special excursions to the playground and sandy beach at the nearby Christie Beach Conservation Authority and scamper up the creek bed with its very interesting geological formations.
For skiers and bikers, store your equipment in our shed specifically designed for ski and bike lock-off.
High speed internet is available.
SPECIAL NOTE: We are a senior friendly facility, with an entrance ramp, main floor bedroom, and main floor bathrooms with safety devices. The lake front deck has been constructed at the same elevation (same level) as the main floor. Child safety gates protect the staircase accesses. The beach has been graded with a gentle slope allowing easy access to the waterfront.
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Member since: 2008
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Foosball, lots of board games, cards and puzzles, satelite tv, Stereo with Blue Tooth capabilities, campfires on the beach, and much more. Nearby are downhill and cross-country skiing and snow shoeing, caving and zip lining, water sports, local theatre. Then again, what about bringing your bikes for rides along the Georgian Trail which passes near the cottage? So much to do in the Georgian Triangle. ...moreless
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Queen size Beds (2), Twin Bunks (2), Single/Double Bunk Bed (2)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- A wonderful place to build family memories!
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 6 - Dec 15, 2016
3 night min stay
Apr 4 - Jun 23, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 24 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 5 - Dec 14, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 15 - Apr 14, 2018
30 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $37.73
- Refundable Damage Deposit $377.30
- Taxes Not included
The rates above are for general guidance only. Holiday weekends at higher rates. Please inquire to discuss options and to get actual quote.
Extra charge for pets.
50% payable on reservation
50% balance payable one month prior to occupancy
Refundable damage deposit payable 30 days in advance or pre-authorization on credit card
Payable by email transfer or personal post-dated cheque (in Canada)
Payable by wire transfer (international)
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Owner's cancellation policy:
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Year Purchased: 1982
About the owner: We (Sue and Richard) hail from Southwestern Ontario and Trinidad respectively, and currently make Toronto our home. The family is an eclectic group of avid skiers/snowboarders, swimmers, scuba divers, hikers, sailors, musicians, food and wine lovers!
Why the Owner Chose Blue Mountains, ON, Canada:
Sue vacationed in the area during early childhood and loved the majesty of the Bay and the friendly atmosphere of the local villages and towns. There was always so much to do - from skiing to sailing, or visiting the Tom Thompson Gallery in Owen Sound, the Apple Festival in Meaford or the Elvis Festival in Collingwood. Here the children learned to downhill ski and had their first taste of live theatre. Our favorite outings – to cross-country ski or hike the Kolapore Uplands through the towering hardwoods and protective cedars.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
At the Loons you can enjoy a true four season experience – bike through the white apple blossoms of spring along the Georgian Trail, soak up the summer sun on the cottage’s private beach or windsurf at nearby Craigleith, cast your rod for trout and salmon in the nearby Beaver or Big Head Rivers, absorb the colours of autumn while hiking and biking the Kolapore/Bruce Trails, experience the fun of downhill skiing at the nearby resorts and cross country skiing on the numerous trail systems. The cottage is advantageously situated to enjoy many local ski resorts - Blue Mountain, Georgian Peaks, Alpine, Craigleith, Talisman and Beaver Valley. Nearby Thornbury, Meaford and Collingwood offer full services and lots of things (and in fact, too many things!!) to do – golfing at several major championship courses (Lora Bay Raven Golf Course, the Georgian Bay Club, and Monterra), antiquing, river and lake fishing, Collingwood’s “Elvis” Festival, Meaford’s Georgian Bay theatre at the historic Opera House, international film festival and Apple Harvest Festival, wine tours at Coffin Ridge Winery, trapeze rides and the Scenic Caves at Blue Mountain, canoeing with Free Spirit Tours on the Beaver River, and the list goes on..... And of course, good dining and shopping. Georgian Bay is delightful for swimming, with wonderfully clean water. The cottage has a stony beach, great for fossil hunting. What better place to view the brilliant sunrises and sunsets. End the day toasting marshmallows over a beach camp fire, while listening for the loons. Nearby (10 cottages away) is the Christie Beach Conservation Authority with a very shallow sandy beach and playground, perfect for an afternoon outing with the little ones. Our location is easily accessible by a major highway (Hwys 400 and 26) or along numerous back road routes (Airport Road, Hwys 10, 27 and 50) if you want to avoid the weekend or holiday traffic. (Note: Canoe not available)
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The Loons taken from driveway facing north to Bay
Enjoy dining on the newly finished deck.
Lakeside with rock groins into the Bay
Cathedral living/dining open concept with hanging fireplace
View from front door... bright and airy open living space great for gatherings
Well equipped kitchen with everything you need. ....
Living area and front door, with upper balcony to three bedrooms
Enjoy great views from the Master Bedroom and upper deck
Main floor Queen with ensuite
Twin bunks the kids will love ....
Lower level 3 piece
Lakeside of cottage with a new deck - landscaping to be completed 2016
Adirondack set for the little ones....
Typical Georgian Bay Art
Living room area with romantic wood stove; hanging fireplace in the foreground
Country kitchen and dining area with view of the Bay
``The Loons`` named after the loons which graced our shores
On the upper level relax in the Master Bedroom with queen pine sleigh bed
Glorious sunrise from the master bedroom deck
Double/single Crate bunk on upper level with walk out to deck (lockable door)
Stacked Washer/dryer conveniently on main floor
Foosball table on lower level - fun for the entire family ....
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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