If Olde world cottaging charm appeals but you still want all the comforts then look no further then Birchwood at Bala. This beautiful cottage in the heart of Muskoka has a rich history yet is fully modernized for your comfort! The owners have strived to maintain the original charm of this cottage built in the 1890's by maintaining the cedar wood floors and Muskoka stone fireplace while modernizing with amenities such as Air Conditioning, municipal water and high quality linens and mattresses plus on demand hot water means you will not run out of hot water even with 8 people showering!
There is a large chef's kitchen with ample counter space and everything you require for easy family meal preparation and cleanup. All upstairs bedrooms have ensuite washrooms complete with Egyptian cotton bath towels for a touch of luxury. The master bedroom has its own private Muskoka Room with comfortable seating for guests who would like some private quiet time. In the 1920's, this was the owner's favourite room to write in.
Birchwood is situated on much sought after Lake Muskoka and just minutes to the village of Bala. With a southwest lakefront exposure, there is sun all day on the dock plus take in the stunning sunsets in the evening from the eight person hot tub! Children will enjoy the sand beach with sandy shallow entry and ample gentle sloping lawn and for swimmers water is 6 feet deep water off the dock! Bring your boat or rent one through our Private Fleet© service and dock in the 26' covered boat slip plus friends can visit as there is space for 2 more boats! Boats up to 26' can fit in the port. This is truly a perfect Muskoka family cottage!
Main floor master Queen sleeps 2
Guest room 1 king sleeps 2
Guest room 2 queen sleeps 2
Guest room 3 king sleeps 2
Upper sleeping porch queen Coleman air mattress for overflow children!
Concierge services are available for all our rental properties to make your stay stress free! Catering, private chef services, daily maid service, water taxis, yoga on the dock, boat rentals, trampoline and water lily rentals, grocery, wine and beer stocking and we can even arrange to have cocktails waiting upon your arrival. Whatever you need just ask! We want to make your time at the cottage as relaxing and fun filled as possible!