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Muskoka Cottage on Bala Bay at Water's Edge, Sun All Day

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Sun on the swimming dock all day long.

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Last updated: 11/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7-28 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A private cottage on Bala Bay on Lake Muskoka. This beautiful three bedroom bungalow is right at the water’s edge, with a huge south-facing dock 10 steps from your front deck.
Sunshine from sunrise to dusk, and a view that goes for miles.
The dining and living rooms have large picture windows, and from your kitchen window you are just 5 feet from the water looking across the bay. Swim in the deep water at the dock, or play at the shallow sandy beach. The cottage is on a private island only 50 meters from shore, and the owners live at the opposite end. A 14 foot aluminum boat is yours to enjoy while you visit. Free parking is available for your car.

Lot/Waterfront Description: The island is 1.3 acres, with about 1300 feet of shoreline. Terrain is very flat with lots of trees.
The Cottage: A large 30 x 15 Living and Dining room looks out to the lake in three directions. A pine kitchen is well equipped with fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer. High speed broadband internet will keep you connected.

There are 3 Bedrooms, two with double beds and one with twin beds, as well as a three piece bath.

Capacity: 6 people. This cottage is ideally suited for families or seniors (up to 6 people).

Includes: TV, DVD player (with a selection of DVDs), CD player, Propane BBQ, pillows, blankets.



Keywords: Muskoka, cottage, Bala, Shallow sandy beach and deep water, sunny, south exposure, level, treed, quiet, private, bunglalow, island, internet, private

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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/19/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    There are two steps up to the cottage from the dock....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • The master bedroom has a new Queen bed, Second has a double bed, the third has Twin Beds. Sheets, blankets and pillows are provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television

Attractions

  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Sandy Beach with shallow water and gently sloped sandy bottom....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Deep water for swimming at the huge sun dock...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    You can waterski out from the sun dock....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Antique pine table seats 10 if they are good friends...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed broadband wireless....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking is at our landing on the mainland, just 100 meters from the island....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Lots of boat parking...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basics are in the cupboard - take what you need, leave the rest, and replace what you use....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    A 14' aluminum boat to get back and forth from the landing....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 22 - Sep 5, 2017
28 night min stay

$3,008 $9,024
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,632
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $752.00

Notes:

20% upon booking, balance 4 weeks before arrival


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

200 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Toronto Pearson
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Bala Falls Pub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Beaver Run
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
169
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Moon River Lookout
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Summer Water Sports Ski Show every Tuesday
6 Metres
Nearest Beach
Private Beach

Car: Necessary

Local Services (within Bala): The Bala town dock – and the famous Don’s Bakery http://www.donsbakery.ca/ and Lucy Maud Montgomery museum http://bala.net/museum/ are just minutes away, as are groceries, laundromat, clothing and gift shops, LCBO, Beer Store, gas, marinas, weekly water-ski show, antique shops, galleries, and exercise classes. More information about Bala here: http://bala.net/

Amenities close by: Golf and Tennis are nearby in Bala, Gravenhurst, Foots Bay and Bracebridge. You can also cruise the lakes in the in the historic Segwun. Visit the boating museum at the Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre. The locks and shops of Port Carling are always worth a visit. Hiking scenic trails in Muskoka are fantastic. You will find the nearby the famous Torrance Barrens, Huckleberry Rock lookout trail and Hardy Lake Provincial Park.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Our family has summered in Bala for 105 years. In the summer of 2011, we purchased this wonderful island. Your bungalow cottage is at the east end of the island. Our 1890-vintage home is at the opposite end of the island.

Why the Owner Chose Bala, ON, Canada:
Simply the best vacation spot in the world - all of our worldly travelers tell us so. Quiet when you want it, action when you go looking for it. Lake Muskoka is gorgeous, and you can boat for miles. Golfing, tennis, hiking are nearby, and the best swimming in the world are at your doorstep.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Island life can seem a little intimidating at first. Soon you will appreciate the peace, privacy and space. And with ony 100 yards to the landing, you really have the best of both worlds - the convenience of being minutes from town, and the 'get-away-from-it-all' feeling of a private island. The bunglaow has a huge dock facing south - you may need the sun umbrella. The sandy beach has been the place where many children have learned to swim over the past 130 years.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/19/2016

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Photos

  • Sun on the swimming dock all day long.

    Sun on the swimming dock all day long.

  • Looking south from the deck, toward the swimming dock

    Looking south from the deck, toward the swimming dock

  • View from the south, with the beach at the left, cottage and dock to the right

    View from the south, with the beach at the left, cottage and dock to the right

  • View from the Sun dock west to the beach.

    View from the Sun dock west to the beach.

  • View from the beach back towards the swimming dock.

    View from the beach back towards the swimming dock.

  • Pine kitchen where you should spend very little time!

    Pine kitchen where you should spend very little time!

  • Dining room for the whole family, surrounded by windows.

    Dining room for the whole family, surrounded by windows.

  • Bedroom 2, windows facing south and west.

    Bedroom 2, windows facing south and west.

  • Bedroom 3 with twin beds

    Bedroom 3 with twin beds

  • From the north point

    From the north point

  • Now you can see the cottage in the trees.

    Now you can see the cottage in the trees.

  • The sandy beach

    The sandy beach

  • Looking south

    Looking south

  • Sometimes we put the chairs right in the water at the beach.

    Sometimes we put the chairs right in the water at the beach.

  • Aerial phto of the island. Your cottage is near the right/east end.

    Aerial phto of the island. Your cottage is near the right/east end.

  • Bedroom 1, windows facing west and north.

    Bedroom 1, windows facing west and north.

  • Bedroom 2, a different angle

    Bedroom 2, a different angle

  • Screened in porch for evening reading

    Screened in porch for evening reading

  • Screened porch at the northwest corner

    Screened porch at the northwest corner

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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