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Private Island for Rent - 2.5 hours from Toronto

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Private Island with Electricity and Septic - Cell phone reception/internet

Make your reservations for the 2017 season!

**Please note that while the island sleeps six, this rental is for COUPLES ONLY (2 people at a time maximum)**

This summer, swap your typical cottage rental for the luxury of renting your very own private island. For a full week, a month or the whole season, envision yourself making memories on the speckled granite face of Deepwater Island. It is the ultimate home away from home with modern ameneties of a city-dweller’s abode on three-fourths acre of personal paradise.

Located in a protected bay and surrounded by the Massassauga Provincial Park, Deepwater Island enjoys privacy and serenity that is usually only experienced much farther north. But the easily accessed island is only a two-hour drive from Toronto or a short flight from major cities in Canada and the United States. We can also help arrange a water taxi for your party.

After a 20-minute ride from the marina, you’ll have your first glimpse of Deepwater Island’s charming quarters. Inside you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen alongside the dining room with cathedral ceilings, creating the perfect pair for intimate dinner parties. A granite fireplace elegantly illuminates the 360-degree view of the surrounding waters from the elevated vantage point of the cottage. Excellent 3G cell phone reception gets you online and connected with the outside world.

In the waters at the rocky shore, a kayak and two canoes are at the sole disposal of the explorers in your crew. Paddle over to a nearby island and restock on groceries and wine – it’s all right there. For the laid-back members of the bunch, two large wooden decks offer the makings of an outdoor lounge. While you’re there, fire up the BBQ and grill some seasonal delights – perhaps something you caught that day!

This perfect retreat for two is $ 2,500/week in our low season: May, June, Sept and Oct and High Season:$2,850/week in July and August for the whole island. This summer, rediscover Georgian Bay.

Getting to Deepwater Island is half the fun!

We can help arrange a round-trip water taxi from the marina directly to the island or launch your own boat from several marinas that are only 15-25 minutes away.

More Details

Chris Krolow
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, German
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About Chris Krolow

I've been an 'Islomaniac' (one who loves islands) for as long as I can remember.

Why Chris Krolow chose Ontario

When I first set eyes on Deepwater Island I knew I had found the perfect getaway. Located in the Sans Souci area of Georgian Bay, this two thirds of an acre private island is surrounded by the Massasauga Provincial Park and is only minutes away from amenities.

What makes this cottage unique

- Five minutes from a marina, liquor store and restaurant

- 2 hour drive from Toronto

- 25 minutes from Moose Deer Point Marina

- 15 minutes from Woods Bay Marina

- 25 minutes from Parry Sound

- located in the sought after Sans Souci area of Georgian Bay

- Surrounded by the Massausaga Provincial Park, so neighbours are minimal

- Since the island is small and has high elevations, you have beautiful water views from everywhere

- The house is serviced by hydro through submarine cables which means you can enjoy all the amenities that you would on the mainland.

- You have the entire island to yourself


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Private Island for Rent - 2.5 hours from Toronto
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Such a great week

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time on the island. The best no stress vacation ever. Nothing to worry about, nothing to do but enjoy! Swimming all around, kayaking, and cooking. The house is AMAZING. Seriously as close to our dream house as we can imagine. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Unforgettable experience

  • 5 of 5

A unique place, where you can feel that the world is made for you or at least that you are a significant part of it. All very harmonious and proportionate - rocks, plants, house with its magnificent design and the exclusive stuff. In reality, they are even better than their photo. Actually, it is the first place I really miss and would like to see again.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

We've rented islands before but a little further north on Georgian Bay. Deepwater island really feels like you are on an island. You can see fantastic water views from pretty much anywhere on the island. The kitchen is amazing and the the whole living space is comfortable and feel like a pricey lodge at night with the spectacular lighting. It took us 2 hours to drive to Woods Bay Marina from Mississauga and another 20 minutes with the water taxi. Excellent fishing and so many canoe/kayak routes there is no time to get bored.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
200 Kilometres
Toronto Pearson
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
5 golf courses in and near parry sound
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Henry's Fish and Chips on Frying Pan Island


Rates & Availability

The Archipelago Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season June
Apr 30 2017 - Jun 10 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jun 11 2017 - Sep 10 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Turnover Fee $209
Pet Fee $114
Refundable damage deposit $760

Please note that guests are expected to leave the cottage/island in the same condition they left it. The turnover fee is to cover the costs of our caretaker to turnover the linens/towels, fill up the firewood, clean the sinks/toilets etc.

50% at time of booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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The Archipelago Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , outdoor shower , New Half bath with sink and toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Deepwater Island comes with everything you need minus the groceries. Extra propane, firewood, condiments, are all there. We can arranged for a discounted water taxi rate to and from the island.

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