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Stunning Island Retreat for the Whole Family in Honey Harbour

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Great Room (Open to kitchen and dining room)

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Last updated: 02/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10 or 8 if adults only)

Welcome to Mermaid Island, where sun-soaked days on your private beach are followed by beautiful sunsets nestled in your Muskoka chair. This haven offers views that inspired the Group of Seven and other artists for over a century. Explore the 3-acre property, with it's lush forest and rocky terrain perfect for mini-adventurers. You may even stumble upon some wild blueberries! On windy days, head to the back of the island, where the comfort of a secluded bay awaits with another large deck and dock.

Huge decks maximize the opportunity for outdoor living. A large deck extends across the entire front of the cottage. The lower deck boasts an eight person hot tub with stunning views. A large dock can accommodate more than five boats, with deep swimming water off the end.

Inside, you will find white washed pine walls and ceilings and reclaimed barn wood floor boards that create a rustic aesthetic. The furnishings and amenities offer all of the comforts you would expect in a luxury rental.

Large, sliding doors not only offer incredible vistas of the bay, but allow the glorious breeze to flow through the cottage. The large open-concept main living area incorporates living, dining, and kitchen. Snuggle up in the chair-and-a-half in front of the large, stone fireplace in the living room. A television with playstation 2 is located in the living room as well. There is ample seating for twelve at the harvest table in the dining room. The kitchen is a masterpiece, with stunning Soapstone countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and a comfortable island.It is fully equipped, with every cooking utensil you would need to prepare Thanksgiving Dinner. Adjacent to the main living area is a separate room with a high-definition LCD television with Wi-Fi enabled surround sound blue ray player and NetFlix subscription.

Four comfortable bedrooms will accommodate your family and friends. All bedrooms have ceiling fans. The Master has a king sized bed, crib, and ensuite bathroom. The three remaining bedrooms share a bathroom. The first has a bunk bed system with a double on the bottom, a twin on top and a twin trundle. The second has two twin beds. The third has a queen bed. Blankets and pillows are provided. Please bring your own linens and towels. Both bathrooms have showers only (no bath tubs).

Transportation to this boat-access property is easier than you may think. If you do not have a boat, there are boat rentals available nearby. As well, the marinas in Honey Harbour offer boat taxi services or the number for a private boat taxi can be arranged.



Keywords: Fishing, Beach, Hiking, Swimming, Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking, Island
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    Bunk bed: Single on top, double below, plus a trundle....moreless

  • Master: 1 king

    Ensuite with shower, crib and playpen available....moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Ensuite: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • We do not have a bath tub at the cottage.

Other Amenities

  • NetFlix, Lake access on both sides of island, Extensive decking, Deep water off the dock, Dockage for five boats, Shallow sandy beach in a sheltered bay, NO zebra mussels, Beautiful sunset views...moreless

Entertainment

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided:

    Blankets and pillows only. Sheets and towels are not provided....moreless

  • Parking:

    One spot at the marina...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Holidays
Jul 1 - Sep 4
7 night min stay

$2,671
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$458
$2,671

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Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 02/23/2017
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Location

Minutes by boat to restaurants & grocery store, Boat taxi available on request, Boat rentals available nearby, World class fishing on Georgian Bay, Close to hiking trails at Beausoleil Island (Georgian Bay National Park)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: My wife introduced me to cottaging early on in our relationship and I was hooked. The relaxation that comes with the serenity of being on a lake just doesn't happen in the city. Now that I am a dad with three young boys, relaxation has been replaced by play, and I'm loving every minute of it! I know the memories we will build for our boys at this special place will last a life time.

Why the Owner Chose Honey Harbour, ON, Canada:
My wife and I bought this cottage in Honey Harbour for its stunning scenery, amazing boating, and family friendly atmosphere. The added bonus is that you get that quintessential Muskoka feel in less then 2 hours from Toronto! You can't beat that.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We love that we have to take the boat everywhere we go. It's a mindset that we have embraced and thoroughly enjoy. Every time we get in the boat it is an adventure!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

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Photos

  • Great Room (Open to kitchen and dining room)

    Great Room (Open to kitchen and dining room)

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Master Bedroom (King Bed)

    Master Bedroom (King Bed)

  • Guest Room (2 twin beds)

    Guest Room (2 twin beds)

  • Front of Cottage with hot tub

    Front of Cottage with hot tub

  • Front of the cottage sunset.

    Front of the cottage sunset.

  • Sitting area at the back of the island.

    Sitting area at the back of the island.

  • Back dock. Water is very peaceful for canoeing.

    Back dock. Water is very peaceful for canoeing.

  • A warm place to sit.

    A warm place to sit.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Television Room

    Television Room

  • Kid Room (2 twins, 1 double)

    Kid Room (2 twins, 1 double)

  • Guest Room (1 Queen)

    Guest Room (1 Queen)

  • Front docks looking towards main channel

    Front docks looking towards main channel

  • Private sandy beach

    Private sandy beach

  • Path to back of island.

    Path to back of island.

  • Sitting area at the back of the island.

    Sitting area at the back of the island.

  • Jumping off the front dock.

    Jumping off the front dock.

  • Front view of the cottage from the dock.

    Front view of the cottage from the dock.

VRBO #393356

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017

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