Lake Rosseau Timber Frame; Gorgeous Views, Crystal Clear Water(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, all with lake views (Sleeps 8)
Outstanding views present themselves throughout
the home and on the many decks and seating areas surrounding the property.
The flagstone steps meander down to the over sized dock. The water is crystal clear and averages about 78 degrees in the summer months. A huge granite cliff and a flat stone ledge is on the other side of the dock, a great spot for fishing. Two ladders allow a gradual entry to the water for those who prefer that over diving in. The dock overlooks the dotted islands and the scenery across the lake. The elevations are high on Lake Rosseau making the scenery outstanding. Loons and ducks swim very close to our dock as it is at a very quiet part of Lake Rosseau, the most north western part of the lake.
Lake Rosseau is connected to Lake Joseph and Lake Muskoka offering 40 miles of boating. Boats can be rented at Muskoka Lakes Marina which is 5 minutes by car or by boat located in the town of Rosseau. You will need to have your license to be able to rent a boat.
Inside the cottage: The cottage is furnished with many interesting artifacts and antique pieces mixed with modern comfortable furnishings.Things we collected during the 2 years that the cottage was being built.
The Great Room has 25 foot high ceilings with tall windows that face south allowing sun to shine in all day long.
The 60 inch Sony LED Smart TV, with Sattelite is mounted above the stone stacked fireplace. The Douglas Fir beams are seen throughout the home and you can still smell cedar as soon as you enter the cottage. The 2 large sofas and 2 armchairs flanking the window are very comfortable and there is easy seating for 8 people.
The floors are distressed pine in all rooms except for the foyer and powder room which have natural slate floors. The Muskoka room has tiles (that look exactly like wood) so that they could be heated.
The country kitchen is well equipped with a Kitchenaid gas stove with a warming drawer and a Bosch dishwasher. In addition to the french door fridge there is also a Viking wine fridge under the island. The main counter top is granite and the island has a butcher block top. It also serves as a breakfast nook with 3 barstools. The kitchen is very well stocked with plenty of good quality pots and pans, crockery, glasses and cutlery.
The Dining room seats 8 guests and sits in front of a huge picture window with a fabulous view of the islands across the lake.
All 3 Queen bedrooms are very large, beautifully decorated and each room offers a view of the lake. Two of the bedrooms have a twin bed in addition to the Queen beds to allow sleeping for 8 in total.
The Master bedroom features a 50 inch Sony LCD TV mounted to the wall with a DVD player, a Canadiana Pine 4 poster bed, French doors to a balcony overlooking the lake and a large en suite bathroom with a freestanding bath tub for 2 and a large glass shower tiled in subway tile with marble trim. The double vanity has been converted from a harvest table.
There are 3 bathrooms, 2 of them with showers. The large 2nd bathroom upstairs also has subway tiles in the shower, lots of windows, a cathedral ceiling with exposed timbers, antique furnishings and wainscoting on the walls.
The loft upstairs looks down over the Great room. There is a wicker chaise lounge up there as well as a rocking chair that also have views out to the lake through the tall windows in the Great Room. It makes an ideal spot to read or sit quietly.
The bookcase up there is full of many games and puzzles as well as DVD's to enjoy.
The Muskoka Room with views of the lake and the woods features a gas fireplace, heated floors and pull down clear panels with Velcro to block the wind to allow for dinners out there on chillier nights. On warm days they simply roll up again. The big ceiling fan keeps it cool on the warmer days although there is always a nice breeze off the lake.
There is a dining table out there as well for up to 8 guests and a 3 seat sofa and chair. An antique ice box and hand painted dining chairs add to the ambiance.
It steps down to another deck with glass railings with wicker outdoor seating and the Gas BBQ. Cooking out there at sunset is a real joy.
Another cedar deck is located out front of the walk out on the lower level. It features 2 cedar loungers and 3 Muskoka chairs. A great spot to enjoy another breath taking view. The fire pit sits below with chairs around it overlooking the lake.
In total there are 3 dining areas to choose from, inside the house, the Muskoka room and the lower deck.
You can relax knowing that we have an automatic generator that kicks in immediately in the unlikely event of a power outage. The water is supplied by the lake and is filtered twice. It is completely potable and of a high quality.
The location is one of the many benefits of this cottage. A five minute drive takes you into the pretty town of Rosseau where you will find a very good restaurant called Crossroads, an LCBO, The General store(they carry everything from meat and fresh produce to DVDs for rent) and a bakery. There is also a very charming public library in the town. On Fridays there is a fair held down at the marina that people come to from miles away.
Keywords: Executive, Luxury cottage, Lake Rosseau,
Timber Frame cottage
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Member since: 2004
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Firepit and seating area, sitting area with 2 Muskoka chairs on the path to the lake, Flagstone gardens throughout, Unfinished basement but it is furnished with a huge sectional sofa for kids to watch a DVD and the laundry is also on this level. Bright and open with walk out to lower deck. Muskoka room that is 3 season with a heated floor and gas fireplace. There are several steps to the lake to consider for seniors....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
Fully equipped with everything to cook extensive meals. Viking toaster and wine fridge. Kitchenaid mixer for any bakers. Granite countertop on main counter and butcher block on island which is also the breakfast nook with 3 counter stools...moreless
- Pantry Items
Deck / Patio:
Several decks; 1 off Muskoka room and 1 from the lower level as well as a deck with the outdoor dining area. Another flagstone patio with 2 Muskoka chairs can be found on the way to the lake....moreless
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 10 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 17 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- one time cleaning fee $150.50
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,881.25
- Tax Rate 13%
For Holidays and Long Weekends, please enquire.
To make a reservation we require 50% deposit by cheque. The remaining balance will be due 90 days
prior to arrival.
There is a cleaning fee of $175 and a refundable security deposit of $2500.
Maximum number of guests allowed on the property at any time is 7.
Check in time is 4pm and check out is 11am to allow for a thorough cleaning.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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The town of Rosseau is 5 minutes by car where you can find a great restaurant called Crossroads, an LCBO, a General Store and a bakery.
A canoe is there for your use.
There is a lovely road to walk down right behind the house.
Red Leaves Resort is 15 minutes by car where you can dine or visit the spa for a massage.
The Rock Golf Course is also right there.
Year Purchased: 2007
Why the Owner Chose Rosseau, ON, Canada:
We came across this beautiful lot in 2007 and decided to build a Timber frame cottage on it. We loved it for the view and the 5 minute accessibility to a great little town town with amenities. In 2009 the project was completed.
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Flagstone pathway meandering through the trees leading to the lake
Front entrance with Timber Frame porch surrounded by white hydrangeas
Kitchen with granite counter top, butcher block island, dishwasher.
Gorgeous views from every room.
View from the Dining Room during the Fall
View off the dock which has 6 Muskoka chairs, 3 loungers and a large table
The cottage has southern exposure which provides warm sunshine all day
2nd Guest room upstairs with Queen and Twin beds overlooking the lake.
Seguin comes into the bay during the summer months.
flagstone walkway to firepit
Rosseau House is surrounded by towering pine trees and granite outcroppings
Large Great Room with FP, 60" TV and soaring windows. 25 foot ceiling height
Master with Queen bed and twin cot. Balcony overlooking the lake. En suite bath.
Over sized dock with several cedar Muskoka chairs, loungers and table
Muskoka Room w heated floors, fireplace and roll down panels for chilly nights
Dining area on lower deck with an outstanding view
Upper level overlooking Great Room
Guest bathroom with Cathedral ceilings, exposed Timbers and walk in shower
Sun pours into the Great room all day long
Upper deck off Muskoka room (BBQ is there too)
Fire pit with 7 chairs overlooking the lake
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Monday, January 23, 2017
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