Executive Waterfront Vacation Home at Sparrow Lake, on Severn

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Last updated: 09/02/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy fabulous Sparrow Lake sunsets ... Ideally located on the Severn waterway, just a short boat ride or walk to the lake. Newly renovated inside & out ... Five over-sized patio doors and many windows for beautiful water views. Fully winterized with hardwood and tile flooring, lighting, stone patio, limestone steps & flagstone walkway leading to timber frame entrance, new decks, a screened in porch & a floating dock to accommodate a 26 foot boat. About 3,000 sq.ft. of living space with 4 spacious bedrooms & 3 baths with lots of room for extended family and friends to relax & enjoy cottage life with you. It sleeps 10 comfortably. Features include large kitchen & dining area, main floor laundry, a/c, plus walkouts to the 40 ft. long entertainment-sized deck and screened in porch overlooking the water. Lower level provides privacy for your guests, offering separate entry plus walkouts from both the bedroom & rec room. Level, child-friendly lot with sand beach and large dock. Great swimming, boating & fishing.
Ideally located on a year-round serviced road, within 30 minutes of Casino Rama, Horseshoe Valley Ski Resort, and close to shopping in Orillia or Gravenhurst, golf courses and marinas. Enjoy all seasons in our winterized home with OFSC snowmobile trails right at your doorstep.

A few conditions: There is a Maximum overnight occupancy of 10 people and there is NO smoking and NO pets permitted in or on the property and you need to leave a security deposit. These are firm rules.

Cottage features:

4 bedrooms - (1) 1 King Bed in the master; (2) 1 Queen and 1 Twin Bed with pull out trundle (twin); (3) 1 Queen Bed and (4) 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed in the lower level.
3 bathrooms
3 x 46' LED Televisions, AV systems and DVD/Blu-Ray players
Wifi and Internet access
Huge outdoor entertainment area with 2 sets of patio lounge sofas
6 waterfront muskoka chairs
10' x 40' covered porch
10' x 40' cedar deck with an outdoor dining table for 10 people
fire pit by the water
150 sf sandpit for the children
Fully equipped kitchen
Napoleon stainless steel BBQ
2 soothing electric fireplaces
22' cedar floating dock with a swim ladder: Can accommodate up to a 26' pleasurecraft.

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    With 46' LED TV and DVD system, Chair, Ottoman...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    With leather recliner...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    With walk-out to lower level...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    HIdeway trundle (twin pull-out bed)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Lower level...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Upper level...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Main level...moreless

Other Amenities

  • It's time for your Severn Escape... Call now to book!


  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Stereo:

    2 AV systems that play BluRay/DVD or Radio. HDMI cable for connecting your laptop/tablet to play your digital movies or music....moreless

  • Television:

    3 46' LED FlatScreen Sony TV's...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A few mixed DVD's available; bring your own favourites....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Severn Escape is on the Trent Severn Waterway, just south of Sparrow Lake. Sparrow Lake is in close walking or boating distance....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 8, 4 bar stools, with a baby highchair and a child's booster seat....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning provided....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Front end loader, stainless steel....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    2 electric fireplaces on main and lower level...moreless

  • Heating:

    Propane, forced air gas heating....moreless

  • Internet:

    Yes: Wifi code provided...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    On all beds....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Leather couch, loveseat and recliner on upper floor. Couch, loveseat and chaise, and bar table on lower level rec room....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for up to 6 cars in large driveway...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Front end loader, stainless steel....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    A 12-cup coffee maker with filters. Also a single cup Tassimo machine, but T-cups not provided. Stainless steel kettle....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    dishes, glassware, utensils for up to 10 occupants. Plastic dishware set for outside use....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully furnished kitchen, cookware, dishware and grilling tools. Small stainless steel appliances with table seating for 8 and 4 stools at breakfast bar....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Self cleaning electric oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some spices an condiments available. If you require it, please supply your own. Bring your own water and paper products....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel full-size and bar fridge...moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless steel electric ceramic stove top with exhaust fan...moreless

  • Toaster:

    4-slice stainless steel...moreless


  • Balcony:

    40 ft upper cedar deck with glass railing for views and outdoor sofa set and a large dining table and chairs (10). ...moreless

  • Boat:

    22 ft dock fits up to a 26 ft pleasurecraft-ideal for boaters to bring their boat. Lauderdale Point Marina and boat launch less than 1 km away....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Ground level is a 40 ft covered porch area with outdoor bar table and screened in porch with outdoor sofa set....moreless

  • Golf:

    Local golf courses nearby--see attached link for website...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks with 2 paddles. PFD NOT provided-please bring your own....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    6 Muskoka chairs on interlock lower patio, outdoor sofa set, and small table bar table and stools on lower patio....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Napoleon 3-burner Propane BBQ grill ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Horseshoe Valley is a short driving distance-See attached link for website....moreless



Write a review 4.7
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 20 - Dec 22, 2016
3 night min stay
$263 $394
Fri, Sat, Sun
Jan 3 - Jun 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$263 $394
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,125.75
  • re-stock & prep fee $123.83


Home insurance policy and previous rental referrals requested.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 09/02/2016
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7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Lake St. George Golf Club
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 11 North
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Echos at Bayview Wildwood Resort
45 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Horeshoe Valley Resort
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Port Stanton

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Jo-Dee and Dan are the proud owners of Severn Escape. After years of renting cottages around the Severn area and boating on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay, they decided, with their 3 teenaged daughters, to own a place in the Muskoka Lakes district, and share it with others who are as passionate as they are about this beautiful region. Jo-Dee is an experienced interior real-estate stager, so you will notice her impeccable style the minute you step into Severn Escape. Dan works in Toronto, and truly enjoys the short commute to their cottage getaway. Severn Escape has been fashioned with every conceivable amenity, it's ideally set up for entertaining while ensuring it maintains a relaxed surrounding. Their ideal tenants will share an enjoyment for the finer surroundings, taking care to maintain this home with respect for its owners and the tenants that will follow.

Why the Owner Chose Severn Bridge, ON, Canada:
Severn Escape has the perfect blend of all the conveniences of a luxury home, while in the beautiful surroundings of the Muskoka lakes district: Miles of boating waterways on the Severn and sunsets on Sparrow Lake. You can also sit in the outdoors regardless of weather in the screened in porch. Yet it is less than 1.5 hours from Toronto, and half way between Orillia and Gravenhurst still close enough for attractions and any purchases you may need.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Severn Escape is an ideal location for your winter or summer getaway: It lets you stay connected via internet, its got all your creature comforts, while at the same time it is the perfect spot to relax and unwind with family and friends. It gives you all the space to enjoy activities together or separate: While the adults entertain on the main floor living or dining room area, the kids can enjoy the spacious rec room area, with their own entertainment or music. Then all parties can come together for dinner on the large deck or a singalong at the firepit. Its time for a Severn Escape...

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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Executive Waterfront Vacation Home at Sparrow Lake, On Severn

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