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Waterfront Executive Chalet with Spectacular Sunsets, Great Boating and Swimming

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, loft, sleeps 8.

Located in the heart of Muskoka, this luxury chalet has an ideal location on the water. It has sun all day and great sunsets over the quiet bay. Due to the location of the bay, the water is very calm and great for swimming, however it has access to lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau and Lake Joseph for endless boating and fishing.

The Chalet is finished with gorgeous cherry hardwood floors and has a loft with 18ft ceilings and a commanding view of the water. A kayak and two canoes are included with the rental.

The lot is flat out to the water and is safe for kids. The water starts off shallow around 2 ft at shoreline, after which the granite bottom gradually deepens until the end of the dock. After about 20-25ft the water gets deep quickly, however at the end of the dock it is too shallow for diving in. The lake bottom is mainly granite with some lake sand. There are NO weeds. The Boat slip has a 10ft beam, and about 2.5-3ft of draft depending on the season.

There is a channel in our private bay that leads out to lake Muskoka/Rosseau/Joseph.


More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Nick

I am an outdoor enthusiast, and I love swimming, running, canoeing and kayaking. We have three children aged 5, 3 and 1 who love their time at the cottage. This is our family cottage and not a money making venture. Our hope is to share the beauty of northern ontario with all of our guests, and inspire them to be active and care for our environment.

Nick purchased this cottage in 2010


Torrance Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Outdoor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Modular Sofa - Can be 2 twins or 1 Queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • There are 3 full bedrooms that sleep 2/room. There is a modular sofa in the living area which can become 2 twin beds or 1 queen.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
We welcome pets as long as they are house trained. Renters are responsible for all damage done by pets including scratching of the floor or furniture. No cats please, due to allergy issues. Absolutely no smoking on the property. Landfill is located at 1052 Beiers Road (just south of Gravenhurst on Hwy 11) or on Eveleigh road just north of Bala.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Executive Chalet with Spectacular Sunsets, Great Boating and Swimming
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews

Perfect place to spend Father's Day with your kids and family

  • 5 of 5

The cleanly Of the cottage is what set the vibe on the right foot. From there the hardwood floors complemented my feet and everyone experience wonderful sleep; while waking up to a stunning views!!!

My 2nd time and looking forward to the 3rd❤

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pleasure to have you again! Thanks for the kind review :) Nick
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Windsor, ON

Nice property and nice owner

  • 5 of 5

Renovated property with good set up all around. The owner is very responsive and reasonable. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice vacation rental amenities and location.

  • 4 of 5

Rental home location is great, secluded and private. The lake seems isolated from other lakes. Bunk beds alright for kids and toddlers but little discomfort for adults. Nice large kitchen and toddlers' play area. Boys loved the place. Gravel road leading to house is steep and tricky appropriate for trucks and large SUVs. Family enjoyed the stay. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Place is great. Location is great. Bala is great

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing spot for family and friends

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at Vista Hermosa. It was everything we expected and more!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at Nick's beautiful cottage in August 2016. We had an amazing time. The cottage was bright and comfortable. Every amenity was provided ( except towels and linens) which made our stay very easy and relaxed. Our kids loved the bunk beds and had plenty of space to play in the living room. The kitchen had every imaginable gadget and utensil - nothing was needed at all! The deck is huge and beautiful! Ample seating is available and if you want sun, there was no shortage of it. Being west facing, the sunshine was from 11 onward and we had the most incredible sunsets. We enjoyed the canoe and kayak that were provided to enjoy the quiet and peaceful bay. The lake was ridiculously warm and my husband caught some healthy pike off the dock. The area was terrific for antique hunters and is an easy drive to Bala. At the end of the road there is a tasty pizza joint that does take out and dine in. The location of this place cannot be beat! Nick was very courteous and called before our arrival to go over some things and informed us that we could call him at anytime if we had any issues. Thanks, Nick!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
180 Kilometres
Pearson International
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
The Kee
Nearest Golf
17 Kilometres
Muskoka Bay Club
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Torrance Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $365.9

Accept cash, cheque, or credit cards
If we agree to a pet (case by case) the refundable damage deposit will increase to 1000$.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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