Century Cottage with Charm and Privacy(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 Bedroom 2 bathroom with water on three sides
This 3 season cottage was built by my great grandfather in 1906 and was one of the first on Bala Bay. There are four bedrooms upstairs with a 4 pc bathroom.
Downstairs has an eat in kitchen, a large dining room, a comfortable living room with wood burning stove, and a TV room that could double as a 5th bedroom with a powder room ensuite which is also accessible from the kitchen hallway.
Off the kitchen is a brand new deck and dock with picnic table and BBQ where you can enjoy famous Muskoka sunsets sipping the beverage of your choice. Or if you'd rather, relax in a Muskoka chair at the end of the Point and take in the sunset or the shooting stars from that vantage.
A water side hammock is available to enjoy an afternoon snooze or a good murder mystery.
The kitchen has all the basics amenities, microwave,new stove, new fridge with plenty of dishes to serve the crowd. There is a spare fridge in the boathouse for overflow.
A game cupboard provides entertainment at night or helps while away a rainy day.
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Member since: 2013
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8
- Blow up mattress available
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $381.55
- Taxes Not included
Check in after 3:00 pm on arrival day Friday, Depart by 11:00am on departure day Friday
Pets Considered 30/day/pet
Rates based on 8 guests...over 8 people there is a charge of 50/person/night
50% with booking to secure dates, Balance due upon arrival... cash or check preferred
Refundable Damage Deposits
$1000.00 for monthly rentals.
$500.00 for weekly rentals
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Located in the Southwest area of Lake Muskoka the cottage is close to everything; 20 mins from Port Carling Locks and shopping, 30 mins to Bracebridge Falls and more shopping, 20 mins to Gravenhurst where the Muskoka Steamships depart from or visit the Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre, Farmers markets, Enjoy Bala's Weekly Waterski show and arrange for lessons, Hatha Yoga on the dock with Jazz Arney, Zumba,Exercise classes at the Community center in Bala, Tour the marshes and experience the Annual Cranberry Festival in October. Or kick back and relax on the deck,dock or end of the Point and watch the world go by.
Year Purchased: 1906
About the owner: This property has been our family since 1905, built by my great grandfather when he moved across the bay from Bala Park Island after the CN railway came through. It was water only access until the 1950's and my father told us stories of arriving by steamship when he was a child. When my uncle acquired the building he made some modifications and added his own eccentric flair. I have had the cottage since the late 1990's and have tried to maintain the flavour of the original while adding some upgrades. I grew up on an adjacent property and for the longest time in my thirties most of my dreams at night were based 'at the cottage'
Why the Owner Chose Torrance, ON, Canada:
It's in the blood and, I feel incredibly fortunate that it has remained in the family for over 7 generations. Nothing beats waking up to the call of the loon and knowing I am in Muskoka.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Steeped in history the cottage is on a point of land surrounded on three sides by the waters of Bala Bay. Enjoy the sun all day long starting with an early morning coffee and sunrise from the boathouse deck, followed by a midday read/snooze in the hammock or an afternoon swim off the dock. Appetizers and sunset on the deck, then cap your day off with stargazing over the point. Only two miles away across the lake is Bala where you'll find Don's Bakery, the Kee to Bala,banking,grocery shopping, LCBO, marinas, laundromat, and more.
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Cottage and Boathouse on Point
Front deck of the cottage overlooks Bala Bay, entrance to Living room
Early morning sun on the boathouse
Back door entrance into kitchen
Dining Room, Big enough to feed a crowd
Living Room, Wood Burning Stove, Door to front deck is left of couch.
TV Room looking toward living room
Master Bedroom,new queen bed, overlooks point
Cozy Double Bed
Evening sky off the sundeck
Brand new Cedar Sundeck with access to dock
Sunset on the point, Kee to Bala in background
Bala Bay, my niece was married here on the point last September.
View driving up
Kitchen entrance, pass through to dining room on right above counter
Living Room,yellow door into TV room, Kitchen entrance near stairs
TV room, Bell Satellite
Stairs to second floor:4 bdrms, 4 pc bath * note 2 pc powder room on lower left
2nd Queen bed,eastern sunrise view
3 single beds, great for kids, overlooks point
Brand new Cedar Dock with ladder
Sunset off the Point facing Bala. Kee to Bala - long white building
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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