Incredible Sunrises and Sunsets Relaxing Above the Water of Bala Bay(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Huge wrap around deck 2 bedroom with loft with 4 piece bath sun all day
This Post and Beam two bedroom + loft is a favorite place to stay on the Point. Private with deep water swimming a perfect get away for two to five people. You can relax in the all day sun or lounge in the shadows to read your book. The sunrises are incredible and the evenings are beautiful with sunsets through the whole summer. Star gazing is unsurpassed as the north shore of the bay has few cottage lights to obscure the stars. This Boathouse is cozy but full of natural light. the lapping of the water is a sleep aid that no drug can compare to. A hideaway with fantastic convenience to everything in Muskoka. Easy to get to.
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Member since: 2014
- 600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome:
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- one 4 piece bathroom with great water pressure.
- Away From It All
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $382.85
- Taxes Not included
50% with booking balance upon arrival
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There are many things to do if you are not just chilling on the deck. The steam boat rides in Gravenhurst or visiting the golf courses in the area. Many many things too many to list. Water ski show every Tuesday evening in Bala. Visit the Cranberry Marsh. Shopping in Port Carling a short drive from the cottage. The water ski school also a short drive . The Kee to Bala on Sat. nights, great bands and dancing.
Year Purchased: 1985
About the owner: This property has been in our family since the early 1900's I acquired my lot in 1985 and built the cottage on the other side of my property in 1986. The Boathouse was designed and started to build in summer of 89' completed for use in 1990.
Why the Owner Chose Muskoka Lakes, ON, Canada:
I grew up here the Post and Beam boathouse overlooks the original cottage of my Great Grandfather. We are going onto the seventh generation of our family here on Bala Bay. My father and uncles sailed, swam, paddled and rowed these waters for over a century. This has been a vacation spot for people from all over the world with many returning over and over through the years. We have hosted many of the bands who have played at the 'Kee To Bala' across the bay for the last 15 years. Many of them preferring the privacy of the Boathouse while they rest up for their nights of entertaining the vacationers of Muskoka. My father helped move the piano into 'Dunn's Pavilion' for the first show in 1942'
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The Loons call, the trains whistle and the star gazing from the deck is unsurpassed. Cast a line off the deck or swim off the dock it is a wonderful place to stay. I can't guarantee the weather, but everything else will be a great time to spend in Muskoka. It is close to many world class Golf courses. there in the classic boat museum in Gravenhurst. The opera house in Gravenhurst and the shopping in Bala and Port Carling.
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Wake up to the calls of the loons then enjoy your Muskoka holiday times.
Looking Almost due North and entrance to the boathouse
new full size fridge now in place of this one
East Bedroom Early morning sunshine
leather floors and ladder pulls out for climbing to loft
Parking area as you arrive
The Original cottage and Boathouse In our Family since 1906 Bala in the distance
Across the bay middle bridge into Lake Muskoka. CN railway bridge.
This is Point Manchee the boathouse is on the left in this photo
view as you arrive #5 Point Manchee (Steve's Boathouse) :-)
Sun all day and 1300 sq. ft. of wrap around deck
West Bedroom Queen Bed
Loft above with a double bed
Trees provide plenty of privacy from others. Parking for 2-3 cars
Moss Island We swam there from the original Boathouse as a swimming test.
Looking north the North star is up above where the cloud on the right is.
Sorry cloudy day photo
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, December 19, 2016
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