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Large Family And Pet Friendly 5 Bedroom Lakeside Retreat! Get Away From It All!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Newly built 5 bedroom cottage right on the water with beautiful views!

Birch Grove is located on a serene and beautiful 11 acres of quiet McTaggart Lake. Birch Grove is the perfect vacation spot for families seeking to escape together. This Incredible four season cottage boasts almost 2800 square feet of living space and has picturesque waterfront views from almost every room. The large deck and waterfront dock provide ample space for relaxation in a totally private lakefront setting. This newly built cottage was completed in June of 2014 and cannot disappoint! Birch Grove boasts large bright windows, is spacious and brilliantly decorated. The attention to detail makes this cottage memorable, with a huge open concept kitchen with tons of counter and cupboard space. 5 large bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms ensure plenty of space to find time for yourself or spend time with family. A large rec room with a 50' TV, play station, air hockey, and Foosball, will give the kids tons of enjoyment during rainy days. With multiple walkouts to deck overlooking the lake this cottage has it all! Enjoy fishing, reading, or just relaxing by the water. A family peddle boat and aluminum row boat are there for your enjoyment. We provide the pfd's as well!

See more pictures and the other great cottage we have for rent on the same lake at our website!

More Details

Owner
Dean Curtis
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Dean Curtis

Family of 5 who absolutely love the area but unfortunately we can't be there all the time. We love going to the lake and spending time away from the city! This is one of two cottages we no rent out on McTaggart Lake!

Dean Curtis purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Dean Curtis chose Ontario

We absolutely love the area and we have everything we need close by! Grocery stores, restaurants, and a city are all close by for convenience, but far enough away that we don't get involved in the hustle and bustle. We bought our first cottage here in 2012 and we loved it so much that when some land came up for sale we couldn't pass on the opportunity! This is our second cottage and was completed in June of 2014. We absolutely love 'Birch Grove'! The cottage is on 11 acres and is secluded and private. This was important to us because we didn't want to feel like we were still living in the city with another building right beside us!

What makes this cottage unique

This is a very spacious home with beautiful views of the trees and lake. Enjoy time on the dock relaxing in Muskoka chairs or sit on the deck over looking the lake and watching the kids play. There is an aluminum boat and peddle boat for the guests to use. We also have play station, Foosball, and air hockey in the large rec room. Perfect for keeping the family busy on rainy days!

Amenities

Parry Sound Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 5 has 2 sets of bunk beds. The upstairs has a large living room couch and the downstairs recroom has a fold down futon bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Large Family And Pet Friendly 5 Bedroom Lakeside Retreat! Get Away From It All!
average rating of 4.8625 based on 80 reviews
Toronto, Ont.
5

Birch Grove is everyone's "happy place"!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't WAIT to come back to Birch Grove again this year! What a special place. The experience begins the second you drive into the magnificent driveway and step out of the car into the glorious silence of the forest that surrounds this absolute gem of a getaway. There's something magically comforting about walking through the doors into this beautiful "home away from home". My favourite feature of this architectural beauty is the big windows that look out onto the lake and forest around. That feeling of "being at one with nature" stays with you during your stay--whether you're eating at the big table in the dining area, sitting around the fireplace looking out onto the deck, trees and lake, or waking up in the morning in one of those GORGEOUS bedrooms...it's humbling, really--to be surrounded by such lush, healthy, natural magnificence...but one of the many cherries on top of Birch Grove is that dock. McTaggart Lake is such a quiet, peaceful and tranquil lake--perfect for us overstimulated city people, who crave the opportunity to just unplug and take in "nature's medicine". Sitting together and watching the blue herons glide across the twinkling ripples in the lake as the sun prepared to go down....will honestly be one of the best memories I can imagine creating--all thanks to the hospitality and thoughtfulness of our hosts. Serenity Vacation Rentals goes above and beyond in every way to ensure their clients' comfort. They truly cared about every detail, and had us looking forward to booking our next visit--even before we left! Thank you for another excellent experience--we love Birch Grove, and we love SVC!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow thank you so much for the review! We did have this cottage built ourselves and we are quite proud of it! You hit on all of the points that we love as well. The mature trees and the quite lake make it the perfect escape. I look forward to have you back again soon! Dean Curtis Serenity Vacation Rentals
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5

Cathy

  • 5 of 5

Awesome property. Swimming is the best. My grandkids love jumping off the dock. I love the quiet lake and the privacy. Home big enough that kids can play downstairs in big family room and adults can hang out upstairs. Property owner is amazing, if i had questions or concerns he would answer email immediately. Very impressive, wants to make this your best holiday ever (and it was)!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cathy thank you for your kind words. We loved having you at Birch Grove. The peaceful lake is something I really look forward to every year! I'm glad you are staying at one of our cottages again in 2018! You have been great guests to have. You will always be welcome at the Serenity Vacation Rentals properties! Dean Curtis Serenity Vacation Rentals
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Brantford, Ontario
3

Great property

  • 3 of 5

Our family of nine had a great time at Birch Grove. The cottage accommodated all of us very nicely and we never felt cramped once. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed for cooking including a crock pot which we used for pulled pork. Plenty of towels for the family as well. Washer and dryer were a definite plus. The cottage is at the end of a small lake which made it nice for children who want to play in the water. We didn't have to worry about boats or anything. The only downfall is that there isn't a spot for young children to play in the water. Our youngest was 9 so we didn't have that issue however. We all definitely enjoyed our stay at Birch Grove.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Renate. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at Birch Grove! I'm happy you and your kids enjoyed the 11 acres of the property and had a chance to spend quality time together! There are also lots of trails in the area perfect for nature walks or bike rides!
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5

What an amazing cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Being a group of 10 this cottage was exactly what we were looking for. The cottage was amazing, more than what we could of asked for. It came fully equipped with everything you needed from A-Z. The view was great the weather was not on our side everyday but the cottage being in the middle of everything we made a day out of it. Even on days that we were stuck inside of the cottage due to weather there was so much to do. The dock is great and the boats that were offered made everyone happy. The fishing was excellent and the water was warm. We plan to come back to other cottages offered by Dean we could not of asked for a better experience. Thank you so much, I also wanted to add during our stay we had a few questions about the cottage for example how to turn some things on. Dean replied right away within minutes. All around very happy!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! I do make it a goal to respond right away to any inquiries. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to having you back again at one of our properties!! Dean Curtis Serenity Vacation Rentals
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5

AMAZING Cottage - Highly Recommend!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 10 adults who celebrated a special occasion at Birch Grove! The cottage is absolutely beautiful, private, spacious and has a spectacular view! The amenities outside and inside kept us busy all weekend - between the deck, fire-pit, dock and games room. The homeowners were a pleasure to deal with and upon arrival at the cottage left a card and special treat to make our group feel entirely welcome. Amazing way to kick-off summer and I look forward to returning in the future!!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review! I'm glad you and your group enjoyed your stay! We would welcome you back anytime to one of the Serenity Vacation Rentals properties! Dean Curtis Serenity Vacation Rentals
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5

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 3 night stay at Birch Grove with 4 adults, 4 children and a dog. The cottage had ample room for everyone and was in excellent condition! All amenities were provided so all we needed to worry about was food. All of us are looking forward to making this an annual vacation and are excited for our return!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Anjana, We enjoyed having you! We look forward to having you back again soon at one of the Serenity Vacation Rentals properties!! Dean Curtis Serenity Vacation Rentals
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
20 Kilometres
Arizona Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Rocky Crest Golf Resort
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
MacFarlane Street Transfer Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Highway 400
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Memories of Muskoka
Nearest Ski
68 Kilometres
Mount St. Louis Moonstone
Nearest Beach
11 Kilometres
MacTier Public Beach

Situated on 11 acres of private McTaggart Lake, 'Birch Grove' is an ideal vacation spot for families seeking to escape together. This Incredible four season cottage boasts picturesque waterfront views from almost every room. The large deck and waterfront dock provide ample space for relaxation in a totally private lakefront setting. Bright, spacious and brilliantly decorated, the cottage provides an idyllic experience. Multiple walkouts to deck overlooking the lake! This cottage also has deeded access to the larger Silver Lake as well!

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $283.65

You can see more pictures and information at our website www.serenityvacationrentals.ca

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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