Lovely Family Friendly Lakefront Cottage Perfect for Families Large or Small!
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- Minimum stay:1-5 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Our Lakeview Cottage
Modern living meets vintage Muskoka with this beautiful & bright year round 2+ bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage on pristine Skeleton Lake! This cottage is perfect for large or small families. Inside: the open concept kitchen and tastefully decorated living room features cathedral ceilings, walls of windows framing the stunning views, walkouts to the lakeside deck for Al Fresco dining. It is perfect for utilizing the bright spacious lower level as another relaxing living area and/or 3rd bedroom for additional sleeping (bunk beds, futon, cot). It also features another bathroom and walkout to patio, backyard and dock. Outside there is ample parking, perennial gardens, granite walkways and a flat, family friendly topography that includes direct lakefront access to crystal clear Skeleton Lake with a gorgeous hard-packed safe, shallow sandy beach waterfront entry, great fishing, canoeing, paddle boating, and swimming perfect for young and old. If looking to bring your own motor boat, there is a marina 2 minutes down the road for launching. Enjoy warm summer sunrises and peaceful evenings watching the majestic sunset while roasting marshmallows by the soothing campfire.
About Skeleton Lake
Known as 'Muskoka's Best Kept Secret', in the heart of Muskoka, Skeleton Lake offers sandy swimming coves, great fishing, water sports, hiking and warm summer sunsets.
Skeleton Lake is one of the largest. It has a circumference of about 25 miles and has been called the clearest lake in Canada. Unlike most of the area lakes, which are souvenirs of the glacial age, Skeleton is believed to have formed as a result of a meteorite impact. Being a spring-fed lake, it is very, very clear and on calm days one can easily see down to depths of 20 or more meters.
There is much to explore. A short distance around the lake is hiking trails, a waterfall, children's camp and shallow public beach with picnic tables.
Fishing is great: summer or in winter
Check in: 6:00 p.m.
Check out: 11:00 a.m.
Special Rate for Sunday to Friday Rentals
Please Note: Due to the numerous requests received, reservations are confirmed when a deposit has been received. Reservations are not based on order of inquiry. Therefore, if there are several requests for the same dates, the cottage is reserved for the first person to make a deposit.
Due to the large volume of requests, if there is another request for the same dates that you have inquired about, you will not be notified of the other request.
Refundable security deposit and rental agreement are required
Guests allowed: Yes. with approval from owner
Maximum occupancy 8 (unless approved by owners):
Master bedroom - Queen Bed,
2nd bedroom - Queen Bed
Lower level, living room with bunk beds, futon, cot
TV//DVD/in living room and lower level
No Landline Telephone
Renter brings their own linens/towels/toiletries etc.
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Member since: 2013
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 13 - Jan 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 31 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 10, 2017
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $564.00
Prices are subject to change
June 1 - September 10: Sunday to Friday rental $2200.00 taxes included
April 1 - May 21 / September 11 - November 30: Sunday to Friday rental $1200.00 taxes included
Fall and Spring weekday nights - require a 3 night minimum
Fall and Spring weekend nights - require a 2 night minimum
50% required upon reservation
50% required 30 days prior to rental date
Security deposit due 10 days prior to rental date
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Skeleton Lake is 10 minutes from Diamond in the Ruff Golf Course, as well as a 18-20 minute scenic ride to the villages/towns of Port Carling, Rosseau, Bracebridge and Hunstville where you can enjoy exploring all of the quaint shops, restaurants, live theatre, craft shows and summer time markets. (Bracebridge's popular Santa's Viillage is a 25 min. drive away).
Out and about, Arrowhead and Algonquin Parks offer more nature to those who can't get enough. The town of Huntsville is itself a huge art gallery, with Group of Seven murals hung on more than 20 buildings in the area. Golfers will want to spend a day at Diamond in the Ruff, Deerhurst Highlands or Deerhurst Lakeside. Anglers might be interested in spending a day at Lake Vernon with a Hooked Young fishing tour. Check out the program at the Algonquin Theatre during your stay, although if it's something you want to see, it's best to buy your tickets well in advance. In winter, snowmobiling and cross country skiing are at your doorstep, and Hidden Valley Ski Resort is just 40 km away.
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: My Husband and I grew up near Toronto and decided when we had children that we would love to enjoy some time away from the city and have looked for years to find this perfect retreat with its beautiful scenic views and wide variety of outdoor activities.
Why the Owner Chose Huntsville, ON, Canada:
We chose our Lakeview cottage as the perfect place because we loved the clear, clean lake with the family friendly waterfront. The cottage was ideal for our family of 5 (+ friends for the kids and adults). The bright spacious lower level is perfect for a second family or kids to have their own space to enjoy. This area offers great outdoor year round experiences for all ages. We enjoy the beautiful scenery and all the outdoor activities it has to offer.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We want everyone who visits our place to feel that it is as much their home as it is ours. Our home radiates a warm, welcoming ambiance that we fell in love with immediately. Our home is your home and is perfect for sharing and spending time with family and friends.
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View from the Lake
Beautiful View from the balcony
View from the balcony
crystal clear water
Open concept kitchen
living room view
Bedroom 2 - Queen bed
Bright lower level with second living area
Spectacular space - Additional sleeping and living room in walk out basement
Outdoor dining on the Balcony
Front of the cottage
open concept kitchen /living room/dining room
View from Living room
Bedroom 1 - Queen bed
lower level living room with futon for extra sleeping
Lower level bathroom
under the waterfall
Beautiful fall colours!
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Monday, November 28, 2016
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