Algonquin Park Apartment Rental Photos and Description
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, (Sleeps 4)
We are proud recipients of 2013's Top Vacation Rental Winner in the distinctive Gold category!
Whether you are 'stay-cationing' with a young family or exploring the wide array of activities Muskoka has to offer, you are sure to return with memories to treasure a lifetime!
Blue Heron is a completely PRIVATE 1,000 sq ft waterfront log vacation apartment situated in a protected nesting cove on one of Muskoka's unspoiled, and protected lakes in the quiet subdivision of Walker Lake Estates. Just 15 minutes from the historical town of Huntsville, and 30 minutes from the gateway of world renown Algonquin Park. This fully furnished one bedroom walk-out suite captures the heart and soul of Muskoka!
The open concept living room features a traditional Muskoka stone fireplace c/w 12' post and beams logs that revive the era of an early pioneer homestead. The newly constructed kitchen is fully equipped with modern amenities such as microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, and even features a cooking island! For those that need to keep connected, the office wall unit includes full access to WiFi internet and fax services. The Satellite TV unit includes a board games, a stereo system, a DVD, and a wide selection of reading material for the quieter moments.
The open concept dining/living/and bedroom all face the west to what our guests refer to as the 'Million Dollar Sunset ' Other than a brief orientation upon arrival to provide your Algonquin Pass, you will not see anyone throughout your stay - the grounds/firepit/bbq are entirely yours! Your host will be easily accessible by either phone or cell should you have any questions at any time throughout your stay. Past guests LOVE the concept of having a personal concierge on hand in providing any forgotten items, passing along tips to some local hidden trails, or even prearranging a special event to make an arrival memorable!
During your stay you can choose from so much of what Muskoka has to offer. We are close enough to all the attractions such as golfing, skiing, restaurants, and yet far removed from the hustle and bustle of modern day living! Experience the 'Old Muskoka' ambiance at the Norseman Restaurant, well known for its relaxed fine dining. We are just a five minute walk from its fine European and traditional Canadian cuisine!
It’s perfect for both the young and old alike; whether you are traveling on business, vacationing with a young family, or escaping for a romantic getaway , the extra spacious setting accommodates everyone . . . we even offer specials for long term rentals. The Blue Heron is a naturalist delight - explore a waterfall in Algonquin Park, track a deer print, visit a historical sites, or simply 'Kick Back' and enjoy the natural beauty of a sunset overlooking serene Walker Lake on a canoe.
NEW 2014: High Tech Snow Shoes now available during snow season and included with each booking.
Cancellation Policy: You can book with assurance : ) Your deposit can be applied to another reservation made at the time of the cancellation for your stay period anytime within the next 12 months. If full payment has been paid, the Owner will make every attempt to re‐book your reservation: if the reservation is re-booked at the same rate, you will be FULLY REFUNDED at 100% If the reservation cannot be rebooked, then 80% of the funds processed will be returned or prorated according to re-booked price.. To date , we have an excellent success rate in re- booking as we offer last minute sales on depositors behalf!
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets considered
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Susan Caracciolo
Susan and Shawn Caracciolo are empty nesters who in 2010 converted their log cottage into private self catering executive vacation lakefront accommodation which walks out to beautiful Walker Lake. The Caracciolo's are very service based, so travellers needing any assistance / travel information, or perhaps a forgotten a item, they will be only pleased to a assist! Most popular features: This child and pet friendly property has its own tree house, playground swing set, basketball net, paddle boat, and the upper deck which overlooks the western sunsets.
Susan Caracciolo purchased this apartment in 1983
Why Susan Caracciolo chose Algonquin Park
We feel in love with Muskoka in its vast 2,500 square miles of stunning pine and maple forests, 1,600 sparkling lakes, magnificent waterfalls, granite cliffs, and the most breathtaking scenery in the province. Flanked on the north by Algonquin Provincial Park, Muskoka is known for its extraordinary beauty and tranquility. Many artists, sculptors, and writers are inspired by the magnificent and natural setting, lending the Muskoka area an artsy edge that further attracts visitors and cottagers alike!
What makes this apartment unique
Muskoka is a year-round region. During the fall, Muskoka is transformed into an artist's palette of breathtaking colours. Winter offers an icy wonderland of fabulous snow activities including hiking, snowshoeing, skiing, skating, sledding, ice fishing, and more. With Spring comes the return of the mesmerizing calls of the loons, welcoming guests and the exciting summer activities just around the corner.
There is so much to explore and be enriched with the area's exciting culture: A very popular stop inside the park is Algonquin Art Centre & Gallery showcasing some of Canada's foremost wilderness and wildlife artists
There are many distinctive Golf Courses in our area: Huntsville Downs Golf Club Huntsville, Deerhurst Resort which features two distinctive 18-hole golf courses, and Bigwin Island voted the “Best New Canadian Golf Course” by Golf Digest – and the #6 Best Golf Course in Canada by Score Golf
Ski or Snowboard at Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area is just 7 minute drive away just off Hwy 60 Snowshoe and cross country ski on Walker Lake or many of the vast trails in the immediate area. Try tubing or skating at Arrowhead Park with your complimentary entrance pass : )
NEW TOUR OPTION!
Upon request, we can arrange a variety of personalized on-site nature activities! Some of the educational nature hikes and tours you can choose from include:
Wilderness Survival:Based on the ancient teachings of 'the Sacred Five,' we will explore the empowering ways to feel and live more 'at home' in the wilderness. or try a Tree Tour:
Meet the majestic, green giants of the forest -- in this activity-enhanced walk learn trees significant role in the local ecosystem as well as their gifts to human culture as food, medicine & tools. In the context of the last glacial movement and learn how the local landscape tell the story of its past.
We are only 6km away from J Albert Provincial Park with its majestic hiking trails to explore!