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LODGE WITH BREATHTAKING VIEW OF GEORGIAN BAY AND LACLOCHE MNTS

Jonathan Speigel

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Jonathan Speigel

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
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LODGE WITH BREATHTAKING VIEW OF GEORGIAN BAY AND LACLOCHE MNTS

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Burlington Lodge Rental Photos and Description

Lodge, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

de la Morandiere Rock, as the property is known, has been in the same family since it was built in the early 1960s. Perched atop a giant granite boulder, the lodge has beautiful and uninterrupted views of the La Cloche Mountains and Georgian Bay. Located just outside the famous boating town of Killarney, the property offers a uniquely beautiful escape. Its proximity to Killarney allows for access to restaurants and other services. Visitors will stay in the main house on the 60 acre property, which also has three other small cabins owned by the same family. Killarney Provincial Park, which is only 5 km away, allows guests to be completely immersed in nature with trails, lakes, camping grounds, and guided trips.

de la Morandiere's natural beauty is enhanced by its quiet location on an inlet of Georgian Bay. The long dock that extends from the property is the perfect place to view a sunset or to sit and observe the wildlife surrounding the house. The lodge offers a relaxing base camp for day trips in the surrounding area. Outside of the main entrance is a gazebo with a gas grill for outdoor dinners, as well as an original totem pole, commissioned when the house was built. A small screened-in porch also allows for bug-free star gazing at night.

The property sits along 2,000 ft. of shoreline, and canoes are available at the small beach just below the lodge. The La Cloche Mountains also provide endless opportunities for hiking and exploring. Whether you're interested in day hiking or overnight backpacking, there are trails for everyone.

The summer of 2011 will be the first summer that the lodge is open to renters. In the past it has remained private, only used by the family. We hope that you come to love and appreciate this spectacular place as much as we have over the past 50 years.

We are closed from Canadian Thanksgiving till Spring

Keywords: Lodge

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
Jonathan Speigel (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
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Speaks: english

Why Jonathan Speigel chose Burlington

The house was built in 1957 and has stayed in the same family since. Killarney's location is singularly beautiful.

What makes this lodge unique

The property is located on the borders of Killarney Provincial Park, which makes it a great base for day or overnight trips in the region. The bay in front of the house is also a wonderful place to canoe or kayak.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.7
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Lodge with Breathtaking View of Georgian Bay and Lacloche Mnts
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
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Lodge with Breathtaking View of Georgian Bay and Lacloche Mnts
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p318078vb
-773 517-1257
Burlington Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
5

A gem in KIllarney

  • 5 of 5
Had a memorable two weeks at the cottage. Loved the excellent location and breathtaking views.

The cottage is large and is fully equipped with all the amenities. Feels like a home away from home. We loved to have our meals with the view facing the beautiful bay and LaCloche mountains. At night, we often sat outside and enjoyed the dark sky and bright stars. We had timed our visit to coincide with the Perseids meteor shower which was spectacular to watch.. during the peak we saw a meteor every 2-3 minutes.

The cottage is ideally located ..within a 5 minute drive to the town and 5 minutes to the park. We went on some amazing hikes.."The Crack", 'Chikanishing" and "George Island Trail" and also some beautiful canoe rides. It was great to come back in the evening and treat ourselves to the sauna and
soak in the hot tub.

We had an awesome time and look forward to be back again.
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
business
Lodge with Breathtaking View of Georgian Bay and Lacloche Mnts
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p318078vb
-773 517-1257
Burlington Ontario
Ontario
5

Great Vintage Cottage in Killarney!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I have been looking for a suitable cottage in Northern Ontario which could be used as a gathering place for our adult children and ourselves in future years. And this cottage definitely fits the bill! The setting is beautiful; it's relatively private, and the cottage is spacious and very clean. It definitely captures a moment in time with its comfortable furnishings, famlly trophies and photographs. As previous reviews have outlined, there are countless opportunities for outdoor adventures in this area...or alternatively, to curl up with a good read from the extensive cottage library. Thank you, Jonathan, for opening up your cottage to strangers...what a perfect way to keep family memories alive...by sharing them in the place they loved!!
  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Lodge with Breathtaking View of Georgian Bay and Lacloche Mnts
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p318078vb
-773 517-1257
Burlington Ontario
Ashland, Oregon USA
5

A slice of Georgian Bay heaven!

  • 5 of 5
This cottage is simply extraordinary, with the feeling of a cozy, vintage Georgian Bay lodge combined with a rustic grandeur. The setting is beautiful - private, beautiful views over the water, and perched upon huge, weather-smoothed rock. We celebrated an "all girls" vacation with 4 women for a week in June, and it was fabulous. The gorgeous lodge interior with beautiful handcrafted log furnishings is a pleasure to experience, and we enjoyed a crackling fire in the huge stone fireplace each evening. Loved cooking together in the big kitchen (stove, fridge and dishwasher were like new), exploring the beautiful grounds, grassy (but very swim-able) beach and dock, and enjoyed early morning canoe paddles followed by coffee sitting outside on the warm rocks. The animal mounts are simply a part of the history of the unique and vibrant family who built the lodge, along with original pieces of art, vintage photos of their travels, and a collection of great books in the living room library. The hot tub is housed in its own amazing room, and relaxing in the impeccably clean tub was such a treat in the evenings. Killarney itself is a treasure - for outdoor enthusiasts (kayaking, canoeing, hiking, fishing) and those who appreciate the association with the Group of Seven and Canadian art. (Check out Pierre Sabourin's beautiful paintings at his Sunset Rock studio in town...) The village is only a few minutes drive, with several nice eating establishments (serving delicious whitefish!) that overlook the water or picturesque harbour filled with boats that have come to sail the North Channel.
Our final tally for wildlife viewing during our stay included: a moose, otter, raccoon, many geese with goslings, a variety of ducks, a pair of sandhill cranes (such a treat!), herons, 3 great horned owls, and a black bear (on the road, but not near the cottage!)
Our 5 day stay was completely too short, and we will certainly be back.
Thank you, Jonathan, for allowing others to spend time in this magical place.
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Lodge with Breathtaking View of Georgian Bay and Lacloche Mnts
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p318078vb
-773 517-1257
Burlington Ontario
Kemptville, Ontario, Canada
3

Fall visit to Killarney

  • 3 of 5
Absolutely the most beautiful location. Truly a million dollar view. We had an amazing display of northern lights and the stars were seemingly within reach. The lodge was clean and comfortable but somewhat musty and the kitchen is very dated with no working oven, although the stove top works. The problem was the stuffed trophy animals everywhere. The owners parents were big game hunters and fisherman. The stuffed heads and torsos cover the walls, tables etc. I quickly got used to them and managed to ignore them, but others in my party were quite disturbed by them. They are shown in the pictures of the lodge but the effect in person is more overwhelming. I would return for the view and location but I was the only one out of a group of four who would do so. If the owner sent all the trophies/animal leg lamps etc off to a museum and painted I don't think there is anyone who wouldn't love to stay there. The hiking in the area is fantastic, restaurants are basic but okay.
  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: The kitchen has brand new fridge,stove and dishwasher. It is cleaned thoroughly after every guest. Most people think the animals are a hoot. They're from a different age when hunting was more acceptable.
business
Lodge with Breathtaking View of Georgian Bay and Lacloche Mnts
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p318078vb
-773 517-1257
Burlington Ontario
Guelph Ontario
5

Excellent family getaway!

  • 5 of 5
We were looking for a place to spend some time together with our adult children...we couldn't have found a better place! The place is magical....the great room where we spent lots of time eating and talking and looking at the magnificent view; the breakfast room where we did puzzles when the weather was bad; and of course the extraordinary surroundings, the rocks and the water. The lodge was equipped with everything, and then some. Loved the library, the art, the screened in porch....and got used to the game trophies. It is close to both Killarney town and park, so we enjoyed the fabulous fish and chips on a Saturday night and the "kids" enjoyed the hikes and canoe trips in the park. Would we recommend it? Absolutely!
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers
business
Lodge with Breathtaking View of Georgian Bay and Lacloche Mnts
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p318078vb
-773 517-1257
Burlington Ontario
Thornhil Ontario
5

Most memorable experience, just got back and already booking a return stay!

  • 5 of 5
Spectacular view! Loved the cottage, and it's memorabilia, it really amerces you in a bygone era, I wouldent change a thing, its ideal.

Great! fully stalked with all you need, comfortable firm beds, lots of room, and privacy.

I feal it best suits mature 27 + year old renters, who appreciate frontier culture, art and natural history.

Best cottage I ever stayed at, can't wait to return!

Tips: Get all your groceries before coming to Killarney, as there are no grocery stores there.

Top your fuel up if your car takes premium, before getting near Killarney, as the whole area seems to only have regular gas available.

Wifi service available at nearby outfitters.

Charter boats with locals, at the docks, best to give them a days notice.

Plan scedule to include days for just staying at the cottage with no excursions as it has so much to offer.
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Killarney
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Killarney
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Killarney
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
69
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Killarney
Car: necessary

Provincial park is 6 miles/10 km from lodge; guided fishing, day/overnight hiking trips, canoe/kayak trips offered by local outfitters (5km from lodge).

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Rates & Availability

Burlington Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
spring
May 1 - Jun 30
3 nights
C$260
C$1,800
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31
7 nights
C$2,200
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 - Oct 13
3 nights
C$285
C$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit C$900

Cancellation Policy

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

Burlington Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (4) Two bedrooms with two double beds each, Twin or Single Beds (2) One room with two twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Dock attached to property, canoes available

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