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Family Cottage Located On Lake Muskoka - 5 min outside Bala

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 1 Full And 2 Half Baths On The Water Front Of Lake Muskoka

This cosy, renovated, family cottage on Lake Muskoka has three bedrooms with Queen beds, one pull out couch and cottage 'Bunkie' with King Size bed. Can sleep comfortably 8-10 and has 3 bathrooms (one full). Cottage is fully furnished with satellite TV, wireless and all kitchen amenities and appliances including dishwasher, full washer and a dryer, water filters, water dispenser, coffee machines (Nespresso, Keurig), kettle microwave, toasters etc.

Outside we have a smaller table for outdoor lunches and a large BBQ with utensils. A short walkway down to the boat house will lead you to the top of the deck that has a covered gazebo and a large L-shaped couch. We also have some loungers and recliners for the top deck - please no jumping off the top into the water. At the bottom of the boat house, we have two slips but three boats can be parked (no boat provided). There is a shallow, sandy entrance into the water where we are building steps in Spring 2015 for easy access and there is also a great outdoor shower.

Water sports equipment such as kayak and paddles boards supplied. Some life adult life jackets provided but none for children so please provide your own.

Driveway area can fit 4 cars and easy access and only a 5 minute drive from Bala and 15 minutes from Port Carling.

More Details

Owner
Nancy Ferriman
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Nancy Ferriman

I purchased this property in the Spring of 2014 to have a home-away-from home. We wanted to have a property that we could enjoy with friends and family for years to come. Hope you enjoy it as well.

Nancy Ferriman purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Nancy Ferriman chose

After a busy weekend search, I walked into the cottage and knew immediately it was the property that we wanted. The family that owned it were there and firstly we hit it off with them and became instant friends and secondly it felt like it was my home already. It was a no brainer.

What makes this cottage unique

Decorated like a family home (with many furnishing from Muskoka Living) and not like a rental property, we wanted to have the cosiest couch, the softest sheets and amenities so we would not need or want to leave the property. We also want to make sure to have the modern touches included like wireless and Satellite TV. The key purchase was the large dining room table just opposite the open kitchen, it is really where we spend most our time enjoying ourselves with games, food and wine.

Amenities

Lake Muskoka Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Master bath contains a large, powerful shower. Bath towels and basic amenities provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 3 bedrooms in main cottage all with Queen size beds. Bedroom in Bunkie has a King size bed. There is also a brand new pull out couch in the Muskoka room that can sleep two more comfortably.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Housekeeping service is mandatory at the end of each stay. The cost is CAD 300 and covers professional cleaning and laundry service. They should arrive in the morning and have the cottage cleaned before the arrival of the next guest. We also have a handyman that regularly checks in on the cottage and can help you on site with any issues you may have. Keys are provided in a lock box outside the cottage and code will be given closer to your arrival date. We ask you to leave the keys in there on your departure. Boat rental or jet ski rental will have to be done by the owner directly with some local Marinas. Information on rentals can be provided and easy to rent.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Absolutely beautiful Muskoka home

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to spend a long weekend at the beautiful property, while attending a wedding in Muskoka. The property is everything and more. As many previous reviews mentioned, the home is fully stocked from top to bottom. They offer all amenities from comfortable bedding, towels, all the kitchen items one might need, and I can't forget the "cottage feel" furniture and decorations. I would recommend this property to anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The best part, the owners are wonderful people and easy to get in touch with. Thank you for allowing us to stay at your home away from home.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakville, ON
5

Lovely Muskoka Lake house!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this cozy cottage in July 2015 and it was such a peaceful and relaxing week that we didn't want to leave! The cottage is fully stocked with all the comforts of home including a completely stocked kitchen, luxurious bed linens, and soft beach towels. The interior is very tastefully decorated in "Muskoka Living" style and the furniture (especially the beds) are so comfy! The large upper deck on top of the boathouse is a wonderful retreat with beautiful views of lake Muskoka and comfortable seating for lots of guests.

We can't wait to go back there again next July!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5

Special place in Muskoka

  • 5 of 5

Lucky enough to have been able to spend a long weekend up there with friends and their kids.

Perfect spot to spend long lazy days of summer up in Muskoka - lounging on their deck and enjoying the scenery.

Beautifully decorated - everything you need to help make your vacation relaxing. Good swimming - both shallow and deep water. Good bay for waterskiing and tubing - this place has it all!

Great location - close to shopping and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My fiancé and I were lucky enough to spend some time up here in the late summer as well as fall and absolutely loved it. We were able to make our favourite coffee in the mornings (drip or french press!), go for runs during the day and make delicious meals in the fully equipped kitchen!

Our favourite spot was hanging out on the boat house deck during the day to catch some rays, and at night with a glass of wine to watch the stars.

Many thanks to Nancy for making this a seamless vacation spot for us!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto
5

A perfect end to the summer

  • 5 of 5

I spent a week up at the cottage and it was the a great way close out the summer. The house is a perfect size for a couple or the family. We had visitors come and stay with us and there was lots of room for all of us. My fiancé and had the best sleep I can remember in years; the additional bunky is perfect for that.

The area is great for daily walks and runs across to Acton Island (watch out for the cars!). Just a short drive away in Port Perry is a great taco place called Grand Electric. Definitely go there for a night out.

The best part of the property is boathouse. There's a small cabana for shelter on the upper deck which is quite large and great for hosting.

This has become our favorite spot up north and we'll definitely be going back.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Beautiful Muskoka Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I stayed her for a week last August and absolutely loved it. Plenty of parking for all guests and easy access to the cottage. Right away it felt like home. We had beautiful weather so spent most of our time outside during the day; sunbathing on top of the boathouse, having our meals on the deck, swimming, kayaking and boating. It was a dreamy and relaxed week. In the evenings, we spent most time at the large dining room table - playing games and having a blast. The decor was clean, simple and inviting. We had friends stay in the guest house and loved it as well. Plenty of room for all of us (6) and some of the best sleeps I had all year in the most comfy bed with beautiful linens. Will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
200 Kilometres
Toronto International Airport
Nearest Barpub
12 Kilometres
Port Carling
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Beaver Run Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Highway 169
Nearest Restaurant
5.5 Kilometres
Pizza & Snack restaurants, Bala Ont
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Lake Muskoka Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$558
$3,908
$15,631
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $797.51
Professional Cleaning $239.25
Pet Fee $79.75

Payment currency can also be done in USD and Hong Kong dollars.

Check out 10:00 and check-in 15:00

Speed boat, pontoon boats and jet skis must be rented and managed at the owners expense. A Canadian boating license is required and easy to obtain on line. There are many Marinas around the cottage that can rent these to you very easily and we are happy to provide the information for you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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