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Year Round Lovely Contemporary Lake House Only One Hour From Toronto

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Year round lake house - swim in summer and skate in the winter

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Barely an hour’s drive from Toronto, this charming waterfront cottage feels like a real escape. Nestled out on a point off a private lane, we just rebuilt ... now we have a contemporary 3 bedroom, open concept cottage with an amazing covered back deck. Great room and dining room with wood burning fireplace. Luxury bathroom and a cook's kitchen. Lake views are amazing. Located on the South-Eastern shore of Lake Simcoe you will witness sunsets so stunning you will think you are on the ocean. Watch the sun go down from the big picture window, or take a cocktail down to the deck and say cheers to the seagulls that come to dance at every sunset. Waves can get big and beautiful after a storm but most of the time the water is calm and kid-friendly.

The soft pebble beach starts off shallow and descends gradually, perfect for swimmers of all ages. The cottage itself is artfully decorated, with an open concept living room with fireplace & cathedral ceiling combined with the dining room over looking the with a large harvest table (comfortably seats 8) and every well appointed kitchen, amazing marble clad bathroom and 3 bedrooms. The master has a king bed, the other 2 have a double bed. There is also a small bunky down by the lake with bunk-beds , great for teens who need a bit of space!

Large screenTVs and ipod player. BBQ. Canoe & kayak. Hammock for summer reading. Basketball net. Multiple golf course within ten minutes drive. Casino Rama half an hour away. Simcoe one of Canada's best windsurfing/kitesurfing spots... our own 'Canadian Hole' ten minutes away!!

So close to the city you could even commute. Definitely close enough to invite guests up for the day and send them home!

10 minute drive to Beaverton for restaurants, shops, beer store & LCBO, and one of the oldest movie theatres in Ontario.

Strict 'no pets' policy in effect. No exceptions.

Kid friendly beach. Less than 6' deep up to approximately 25-30' from shore. 60' of private shore front. Soft pebble beach; just like Nice. Clean and clear water. No weeds. Water temperature is perfect for swimming. Big lake feel but very safe and accessible.

Windward side. Lake Simcoe is ideal for windsurfing and kitesurfing. NEW THIS YEAR IS A STAND UP PADDLEBOARD GUESTS ARE FREE TO USE.

Very little immediate boat traffic. Great for canoes and kayaks.

Marina very nearby in Beaverton - 10 minutes away. Lake is ideal for both power and sail boats. Great fishing location.

Numerous golf course with 10-15 minutes. Local course within 2 minute drive.

Beaverton has an old fashioned movie theatre. Casino Rama is half an hour away in Orillia. Local farm for picking strawberries and raspberries in season. Lots of options for local produce nearby. The bakery in Argyle (15 minutes to the east) makes amazing pies.

Wonderful in all four seasons. Windsurf and boat in the summer. Skate and ice fish in the winter. Property is fully winterized (with furnace). Great at Christmas and New Years. Fall in Ontario is spectacular.

More Details

Owner
Liam McQuade
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 10, 2017

About Liam McQuade

Owners are a family of from Toronto. Professional couple with one daughter. This property is our second home.

Liam McQuade purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Liam McQuade chose Lake Simcoe

This is one of the best windsurfing spots in Ontario. In about an hour from downtown you can be on a big lake with some of the best sunsets in the world. Quiet without being overly remote. It is even a viable commute for those who work in the city.

Amenities

Beaverton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • One bathroom. Marble clad. Soaker tub and lovely walk in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • 3 full bedrooms; one king and two doubles. All with high end beds. Bunky by water with bunk bed for summer only.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
In the spring to fall, some of the best windsurfing in Ontario is right at the door. In the winter, it is a favourite spot for ice fishing. And all just an hour or so from downtown Toronto.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Year Round Lovely Contemporary Lake House Only One Hour From Toronto
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
5

Tremendous Stay on Lake Simcoe

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property on VRBO and had a wonderful time. The residence vastly exceeded our expectations; a cozy, gorgeous home with a great view and all the accessories needed for a weekend of fun.

The host was fantastic. Such a gentleman - had everything made available to us.

Highly recommend this for anyone looking for a nice time away from the city.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Peter. A pleasure to have you guys visit. Welcome back any time Liam
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5

Place was beautiful and very accommadating.

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed. Place was very nice and would like to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Lakefront House!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a relaxing winter long weekend at the house. It's stunning and the main living area is quite spacious. We were 5 adults and one child but it didn't feel crowded. The owner Liam answered all our questions by text and email (quick response). The lakeside location/view is gorgeous. Kitchen was well-equipped (no dishwasher though). The fireplace was amazing. We went snowshoeing on Lake Simcoe and nearby at provincial park (15 min drive). Everything was exactly as promised (the house even more stunning in person!) and we hope to come back again in the warmer months so we can enjoy swimming in the lake!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful contemporary house. Finished with a wonderful mix of eclectic antiques.

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a wonderfully updated clean place right on the lake, this is the place for you. Owner was extremely helpful and accommodating. Everything you need is there. Just show up and enjoy. Will definetely be visiting this great home again.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful spot!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed a perfect September weekend getaway at this terrific vacation rental. Liam, the owner, responds quickly and is friendly and helpful. The property is private with gorgeous views over Lake Simcoe. Day 1 - stunning sunset. Day 2 - spectacular storm. The kitchen with gas stove is a cook's delight. There's also a good bbq on the covered porch. There are nice linens on the beds and the modern bathroom is excellent. Our son, who lives in Toronto, joined us for a night - from the bustling city to a private retreat in an hour. Couldn't have been any better!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house on a stunning lake-side lot near Toronto

  • 5 of 5

We loved this thoughtfully decorated and well-appointed cottage. Perfect amount of space inside the cottage with it's large open concept kitchen/living area and three bedrooms, with very comfortable beds. The large grassy lot is great for young children, and very safe. There is a small pebble beach with access to the lake, and this was also perfect for small kids. We appreciated all the water toys and had tons of fun on the lake, which was clear, weed-free, and warm. We had both rainy and sunny days during our week at the cottage and enjoyed the watching the storms and waves, as well as swimming when the water was calm and peaceful. The proximity to Toronto is amazing and there are many small towns within easy driving distance of the cottage. We got groceries in Beaverton but recommend trying Uxbridge for specialty coffee (Nexus Coffee) and charming indie book shop (Blue Heron Books). Liam is very helpful and knowledgeable, and made our stay very pleasant and comfortable. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Beaverton Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$252
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $548.85
Cleaning fee $80.5
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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