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PRIVATE FAMILY COMPOUND ON BEAUTIFUL SKELETON LAKE, MUSKOKA, CANADA

Dan and Suzanne

Advertiser since: 2014
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Dan and Suzanne

Advertiser since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014
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PRIVATE FAMILY COMPOUND ON BEAUTIFUL SKELETON LAKE, MUSKOKA, CANADA

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Skeleton Lake Cottage Rental Photos and Description

One of the Most Beautiful and Private Properties That You Will Ever Find.

This is truly a 'one of a kind' property! Enjoy the privacy that comes with 4 acres and 1200' of pristine shoreline. This property boasts incredible views and southern exposure.

Planning a reunion? This 4 acre property includes a boathouse, 2 cottages, 3 bunkies, a screened-in Muskoka room, sauna and shower house. Making that a total of 8 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, accommodating up to 18+ people. For additional guests or for those wanting to rough it a little, there are 2 tent sites located down by the water nestled in amongst the trees.

One of the highlights of this property is the beach volleyball court right at the water's edge. This is an official size court, with official volleyball sand, making for a true beach volleyball experience.

The volleyball court and other areas of the property are surrounded by several Klipsch rock speakers that have 2 volume control stations as well as the ability to control the volume from most mobile devices.

Another amazing feature is the beautiful sandy beach situated in our private cove. It offers a gradual slope into the crystal clear water which is perfect for young children to wade in. If you prefer swimming in deep waters or fishing then there are two separate docks to choose from.

This beautiful Muskoka region, which is located about 2 hrs. north of Toronto, has received the attention of National Geographic magazine. It ranked Muskoka in the top 10 places to vacation. People from all over the world come to Muskoka to enjoy what the region has to offer.

Skeleton Lake is the fourth largest lake in Muskoka and the largest open body of water in all Muskoka. Enjoy a large lake experience without the boat traffic. It is by far one of the most pristine lakes in Canada, and is often considered the jewel of Muskoka. Many cottagers love this spring-fed lake for its crystal clear water. It is the perfect spot for boating, canoeing, sailing, fishing, snorkeling, swimming, and cliff jumping.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Dan and Suzanne (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2014
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014

About Dan and Suzanne

We moved to Muskoka in 1994 and have never looked back. We have enjoyed raising four children in this beautiful part of Canada. We own and operate an interior decorating company in the Village of Rosseau, Ontario.

Dan and Suzanne purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Dan and Suzanne chose Skeleton Lake

We've been privileged to live in Muskoka for the past 20 years. We are very familiar with all of the big lakes in Muskoka. Since the majority of our business is based on those lakes, it gave us the opportunity to find the lake best suited for us, the most beautiful one of all, Skeleton Lake, known as the 'jewel of Muskoka'.

What makes this cottage unique

It is truly a 'one of a kind' property that offers 4 acres waiting to be explored, 1,200' of shoreline, incredible views, and accommodations for large gatherings.

The multiple cottages and bunkies allow families and/or friends to spend quality time together while enjoying their own private accommodations.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel 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.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

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My New Favorite Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
My family had the pleasure of staying at this property with two other families (Total: 8 adults/9 children). We loved everything about this beautiful home/compound especially the lovely main houses, the amazingly comfortable beds, the awesome dock with lily pad and the beach. In fact, we hardly left the property as there was something for everyone here including fishing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, playing volleyball/badminton or relaxing on a muskoka chair enjoying the magnificent view. Looking forward to returning some day :)
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
200 Kilometres
Toronto Pearson International Airport
Nearest Barpub
13 Kilometres
Windermere Pub and Patio
Nearest Golf
11 Kilometres
Diamond in the Ruff and Windermere Golf & Country
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Hwy 141
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Bent River Cafe (6km) and The Rosseau Grill (13km)
Nearest Ski
38 Kilometres
Hidden Valley Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
On property
Car: necessary

The Muskoka region is overflowing with things to do year round. In fact, it was ranked in the top 10 places to vacation by the National Geographic magazine.

The 2,500 square mile natural playground includes 8,699 miles of shoreline; 17 historic towns and villages; and countless waterfalls and lakes bordered by the Algonquin Park to the east and Georgian Bay Islands National Park to the west. Here is just a small sample of some of the region’s activities. For even more ideas and information, Muskoka has to offer.

- Rosseau Market: The Village of Rosseau which is just 10-15 minutes away hosts a Farmer's Market every Friday in the summer months down at the waterfront. Enjoy live music as you shop around for organic produce, baked goods, smoked meats, specialty cheeses and local arts and crafts.

- The Segwun: Board North America's oldest hand-fired operating steamship, the R.M.S. Segwun, built in 1887 and restored in 1974. It is the recognized symbol of Muskoka.

- Golfing: The cottage is within easy driving range of multiple world class golf courses. Here are a few of our favorites courses:

*The Rock, designed by Nick Faldo.

*Muskoka Bay Club, awarded by Golf Digest magazine as Canada's best new golf course 2007.

*Diamond in the Ruff, a 9-hole course with scenery that at times looks like a botanical garden.

*Rocky Crest Golf Resort. An 18-hole championship golf course, designed by Thomas McBroom, ranked at No. 4 in Ontario’s best courses.

- Muskoka Lakes Winery: Working only with fruit native to Muskoka, the winery now boasts a range of award winning wines from dry to dessert. Take part in a Signature Canadian Experience as you follow cranberries on a guided journey from peat bog to delicious wine!

- Windermere House: The Windermere House is a historic hotel and resort located in Windermere, Ontario, only a 15-20 minute drive from the cottage. It is known as The Lady of the Lakes. It was built in 1870 in Victorian style, originally as a boarding house. You can enjoy a day at Sanctuary Spa or eating in one of the 3 restaurants that the Windermere House has to offer.

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Rates & Availability

From C$1,386 Per night

Skeleton Lake Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring - Shoulder Season
May 1 2015 - Jun 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$1,500
C$7,500
 
 
3 Day Holiday - Victoria Day
May 15 2015 - May 17 2015
3 night minimum stay
C$5,200
Flat fee
 
 
Peak season
Jun 26 2015 - Sep 3 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
C$9,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$400
Refundable damage deposit C$3,000
Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes -All rates are subject to change.
-The weekly rentals run from Friday to Friday, with arrival after 3:30pm and checkout by 10:30am. Please respect and adhere strictly to these times in summer. If we have a weekend-only rental or vacancy before or after yours, we will advise you and may be able to offer an earlier arrival time or later departure.
Your dates will be held on reserve when we receive a minimum of 50% deposit. Payment of the full amount due, including the Security deposit, is required 90 days in advance.

Payment is normally in Canadian dollars but can be made in U.S. dollars by special request.
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Amenities

Skeleton Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Cottage #2/Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Shower House - toilet , shower
    Cottage #1/Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Cast iron claw foot bathtub
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Cottage 1/Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Cottage 1/Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Cottage 1/Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , With trundle bed
    Cottage 2/Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Cottage 2/Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bunkie 1 - 1 king
    Bunkie 2 - 2 twin/ single , Or king when beds pushed together
    Bunkie 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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