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Artist's Chalet, Outdoor Hot Tub, Cathedral/Hardwood, Sandy Beach

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Lakeview Cottage, nestled between quiet sandy lake and provincial park

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Last updated: 02/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

New bright reno, 4brms+3 sleep zones, 2hours-TO, internet, hottub, sleeps 10

Enjoy a visit to Georgian Bay, and relax by the waters of Farlain Lake. Next door is Awenda Provincial Park with great beaches, big water, amazing views! Just 20 minutes from Wasaga Beach, Relax in our 4 bedrooms +3 sleep zones, 2.5 bath, two-storey chalet located on our quiet cul-de-sac, across from our shared beach. The cottage is surrounded by lawn and trees and we share our sandy beach on spring-fed, Farlain lake. Relax and have a fire by the water, go fishing, or hike the trails of Awenda Provincial Park. We have two fire pits with free fire wood provided, so you can enjoy evenings with family and friends.
Our year-round luxury cottage is wonderfully bright and spacious, with cathedral ceilings, and all the comforts of home: fully equipped kitchen, private outdoor hot tub, warm spring-fed clear swimmable lake + sandy beach across the lane, internet, indoor gas fireplace, gas line BBQ, fire pit, A/C, central vac, elegant new pine floors, TV, movies, library, espresso maker, hummingbirds, loons, owls, wildlife . Our cottage has 3 upper +1 lower bedrooms, open-plan great room/kitchen/living room, Main floor family TV room with pull-out couch, 2 single beds, wrap-around deck with view of the lake, hot tub outside.
Downstairs we have the games room, bathroom, Ping Pong table, kids kayak, play room, board games, etc.
We rent to quiet groups, maximum 12 plus their kids and pets ok if they wear booties to not scratch the new floors and don't shed (due to guest allergies).
* A recently review was from a group who accidentally rented the wrong property so please be careful to book the actual cottage you're interested in, to avoid problems! :)
Keywords: Elegant, 4+3 Bedroom Cottage, Awenda Park, Georgian Bay Chalet, cathedral ceilings, internet, country house, guest house, lakeview retreat, sandy beach, kayak, hot tub, yoga retreats, group holiday, family holiday, winter holiday, ski-doo, skiing, ice fishing, skating, sports, hiking, lake activities, photography, trees, wilderness, adjacent to Awenda provincial Park, biking, year-round, country escape, 20 minutes to Wasaga Beach.
We have very few bugs in summer, too!
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, (a few words in Greek and Arabic, Icelandic too)
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/19/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    20...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    please bring mattress cover if child has ever wet the bed. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    strict non-smoking policy....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Not suitable for pets, since our new hardwood floors scratch very easily, and other renters often have allergies. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 2-16

  • White Pines Bedroom: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    120 sq ft. -Walk out deck and shared bath...moreless

  • Sumach Bedroom: 1 double

    Sleigh bed, shared bath...moreless

  • Bunkie Bedroom: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, 1 bunk bed

    Lower level, shared bath, sleeps 4...moreless

  • Maples Den: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Den TV room- upstairs, shared bath. sleeps 4...moreless

  • Couch Surfer : 1 double

    Double couch bed- tucked under stairs, lower level. ...moreless

  • "Go Home Bay" nook: 1 queen

    lower level queen bed with divider wall, shared bath...moreless

  • Master Suite 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    Room for air mattress on floor, but on king bed provided...moreless

  • king sized beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa (2), space for additional....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Master bath off king sized bedroom ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    toilet, sink, laundry machines: Lower Level ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Art Gallery in house, spa feel to the cottage, hardwood throughout, hot tub, hummingbirds on deck, trees, lawn area, loons in the lake. We are adjacent to Awenda Provincial Park-hiking and x-country ski trails, snow mobile trails at the door, pristine sandy beaches on Georgian Bay, etc. small kayak, bike trails, neighbour offers professional hot stone massage services, (book ahead), in-house evening yoga or hot stone yoga- can be booked ahead....moreless

Entertainment

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite - basic channels....moreless

  • Stereo:

    and record player, -some records....moreless

  • Television:

    flat screen tv with selection of movies available. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Sandy beach, just across our lane, can be seen from the windows of the cottage. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    shared beach front, across the lane, soft sandy beach and clean water. Lovely swimming. Fire pit at beach....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Beautiful Farlain Lake, quiet and serene, with loons and herons, hummingbirds at the window, Also, 3 minutes away is Awenda Provincial Park on Georgian Bay, stunning sunsets and golden sand beaches...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Shared lakefront beach, swimmable sand-bottomed golden beach, shallow swimming area, fire pit on the beach, across the lane from cottage....moreless

  • Rural:

    The birds are the noisiest thing around, lovely peaceful region with forest.. but just 7 minutes to town! ...moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Road access is year round to the cottage, but cross country ski trails are all around the cottage, lake, and provincial park in winter time!...moreless

  • Water View:

    Our beach(Lake Farlain) is across the lane in front of the cottage, at our dead end cul de sac, year-round wonderful views, walks, etc. The sun sparkles off the lake in the mornings....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    seats 6 +4 stools. Spare chairs available. Summer outdoor dining table seats 6 plus 6 on open bench....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    small dryer for urgent needs only. Hanging racks for air drying -preferred, in season....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    gas, in main room....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Ping pong table, kayak, lawn, snow shoes, toboggan, etc....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    indoor gas fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    gas furnace...moreless

  • Internet:

    internet for emails, fb ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    main floor great room, Main floor 'sleeper' TV den, lower level ping pong room....moreless

  • Parking:

    fits 6 cars. (lower 2nd drive for boats, etc)...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    optional second drive for extra vehicles -not ploughed...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    no motor boat docking on our lake, but Georgian Bay is just around the corner. Canoes/kayaks are fine at our shared beach....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    small machine . ...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Large outdoor firepit at the edge of the lake, and personal smaller one on our property in the garden. Firewood provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Espresso maker, bodum. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    coffee maker, microwave, gas stove, DELICIOUS fresh drinking water, all cooking utensils, set of 12 plates, glasses, cups, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    blender, espresso maker, baking pans, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    fully equipped kitchen with all utensils, espresso maker, baking equipment, etc. Delicious water -clean, tested regularly, well-water, no chlorine! ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    gas...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    basic food necessities: Leave something if you take something.. Replenish if something runs out....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    huge stainless, with ice maker and our water is amazing! Clean Clear and delicious! ...moreless

  • Stove:

    gas...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2-slice...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    wrap around deck access from 3 bedrooms and living room....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    huge wrap around deck....moreless

  • Golf:

    Great local golf courses just a few minutes drive away....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    slopes just 20 minutes down the highway (We are located between Horseshoe Valley and Mt. St Louis Moonstone, and x-country trails in Awenda Park, just 3 minutes away. Snowmobile trails at the door...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    floating devices, floating dock...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    lake is fresh-water, for all to swim and boat in. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Weekdays
Jan 10 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$198

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Weekend Rate
May 1 - May 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$305
Spring Weekdays
May 5 - Jun 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$198

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Summer
Jun 30 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,288

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$198

Changeover Day: Friday


Rates are based on 8 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • hot tub fee $38.14
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $381.40
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Damage deposit will be lost if: Smoking on wooden deck or damages to any part of the property

Alcohol around/in the hot tub area against safety regulations.

Damage deposit is full and complete. No partial damage fee refund.

10% booking fee not refundable if cancellation is necessary. (No refund after May 1st for summer rentals)


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 02/19/2017
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Location

15 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Penetanguishene (or lake landing option)
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Penetanguishene
20 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Penetanguishene ferry around the islands
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Penetanguishene
80 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Barrie Go train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
#93. to the 401.
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Penetanguishene
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Horseshoe Valley Resort
20 Metres
Nearest Beach
ours

Car: Necessary

Perfect for winter or summer retreats, -yoga, writers, groups, hot tub, skiing weekends, social gatherings, corporate events, etc - beach barbeques, forest hikes, wilderness, wetland photography, birding, cross country skiing, down hill skiing, hikes, biking, snow mobile trails, ski trails, writing, peaceful escapes, winter/summer activities, fresh air, photography, etc.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We live in South Georgian Bay - part time at the cottage, so it's fully furnished and has all the comforts of home! I'm an artist, so the cottage is also my art gallery. We love sharing our bright sunny space with people who want to enjoy a quiet country holiday, weekend get-aways with hot tub, beach, wildlife, Georgian Bay, - we appreciate the same and that's why we live here!

Why the Owner Chose Tiny, ON, Canada:
*2 hours drive from Toronto *retreat cottage *Sleeps 8+8 * sandy beach * hot tub year round * luxuries of home * newly renovated * spacious, bright, cathedral ceiling, hardwood floors in all rooms *AC, gas furnace, gas fireplace, gas line BBQ, fire pit *lawn, trees, privacy, large drive * on Farlain Lake, sandy shallow-access beach *kayak, float boards, canoe. *adjacent to Awenda Provincial Park, Georgian Bay. * Midland/Penetanguishene 10 mins. * Nearby(10 mins): Wye Marsh, St. Marie Among the Hurons, horse riding, coffee shops, movie theatre, Georgian Bay boat tours, boat rentals, Sailing, live theatre, Arts classes, Golf, Martyrs Shrine * 2 hours from Toronto to wilderness, loons, hummingbirds, forests, lakes, sunsets, starry skies, silence

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Wildlife, birds, trees, silence, escape and just 2 hours drive from Toronto- no stress! Lakeview Cottage is a wonderful place to relax and unwind, without giving up the comforts of home. We've made it cosy and convenient to stay here with the whole family, and the surrounding wilderness makes life make sense. Awenda Provincial Park is just around the corner, so you have easy access while you're visiting. Weekends are wonderful year-round, with skiing and snow mobile trails at the doorstep, and a hot tub to relax in after the fun! Swim in our quiet small lake, or go into Awenda (around the corner) and swim the Georgian Bay experience! Come for a relaxed weekend, see a festival, pick your own fruit, visit artists studios, shop antiques or garage sales, visit St. Marie Among the Hurons for their seasonal specials, photograph birds in Wye Marsh, visit the Martyr's shrine, relax on the beach, you name it, it's here, just 2 hours from the city! Year round wilderness haven -and town is just 10 minutes away if you're in the mood for a great coffee shop, delicious dinner out, 24 hour groceries, or a movie on a rainy day, -Penetanguishene or Midland have everything you'll need.


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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, (a few words in Greek and Arabic, Icelandic too)
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/19/2017

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  • Lakeview Cottage, nestled between quiet sandy lake and provincial park

    Lakeview Cottage, nestled between quiet sandy lake and provincial park

  • Our shared sandy bottom lake, swimming, fire pit, -across lane, great evenings

    Our shared sandy bottom lake, swimming, fire pit, -across lane, great evenings

  • Tranquil reading by the fire in the Great Room.

    Tranquil reading by the fire in the Great Room.

  • Elegant dining

    Elegant dining

  • Newly renovated fully equipped elegant kitchen with gas stove, espresso maker

    Newly renovated fully equipped elegant kitchen with gas stove, espresso maker

  • room #3 Double bed, dresser, new pine floors, shared bath.

    room #3 Double bed, dresser, new pine floors, shared bath.

  • Room #3 view #2

    Room #3 view #2

  • Master Bedroom #2 deck: view of lake

    Master Bedroom #2 deck: view of lake

  • Shared bathroom, toilet, tub/shower.

    Shared bathroom, toilet, tub/shower.

  • Overlooking the lake from our deck: 560 sq ft + outdoor dining

    Overlooking the lake from our deck: 560 sq ft + outdoor dining

  • Moonlight, stars, campfires by the lake, stars, all year round

    Moonlight, stars, campfires by the lake, stars, all year round

  • Walking on Water: Ice fishing/skidoo rental, skiing and snowshoeing on the Bay

    Walking on Water: Ice fishing/skidoo rental, skiing and snowshoeing on the Bay

  • Surrounded by water! Georgian Bay for day trips,  Farlain Lake kayak/swimming

    Surrounded by water! Georgian Bay for day trips, Farlain Lake kayak/swimming

  • Relax in the hot tub, set to your preferred temperature~!

    Relax in the hot tub, set to your preferred temperature~!

  • Great room, 780 sq ft of open concept living area, bright but cosy

    Great room, 780 sq ft of open concept living area, bright but cosy

  • large 560q ft. wrap-around deck outdoor family dining, (new table now), yoga etc

    large 560q ft. wrap-around deck outdoor family dining, (new table now), yoga etc

  • King Master Bedroom (1), ensuite bath, walkout deck

    King Master Bedroom (1), ensuite bath, walkout deck

  • room #1 King sized bedroom, walk out deck, en suite bath, hardwood floors in2015

    room #1 King sized bedroom, walk out deck, en suite bath, hardwood floors in2015

  • King bed Master bedroom (2), shared bath, walkout deck

    King bed Master bedroom (2), shared bath, walkout deck

  • Den with TV,  2 single beds, sleeper double couch, walk out to deck, hot tub

    Den with TV, 2 single beds, sleeper double couch, walk out to deck, hot tub

  • Table Tennis Play room: indoor activities, art table, etc

    Table Tennis Play room: indoor activities, art table, etc

  • hummingbirds at your bedroom window!

    hummingbirds at your bedroom window!

  • Lake-view peaceful winter mornings -walk across the lake, or Georgian Bay.

    Lake-view peaceful winter mornings -walk across the lake, or Georgian Bay.

  • Hiking along the edge of Georgian Bay, Awenda Park, Group of 7 Country

    Hiking along the edge of Georgian Bay, Awenda Park, Group of 7 Country

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017

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