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Jacqui

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Family Friendly Waterfront Property On Lake Joseph, Muskoka

14 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Muskoka Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

Newly renovated lakefront cottage on Lake Joseph, Muskoka, Ontario is located 2 hours from Toronto near the town of Mactier. This cottage has been upgraded to preserve the Muskoka charm and tradition yet equipped with modern day comfort. On it's own point with 580 feet of gentle sloping frontage, you can fish right off your private point or sun bathe on the sandy beach area. The Cottage is SW facing with sun all day and the view of the lake is simply breath taking. There is fishing right off your private point and a great spot for canoeing and kayaking.

3 bedroom that sleeps 6 , kitchen, laundry room, living room, dining area, muskoka room. 1 bathroom.

The cottage also comes with a 1 slip boathouse. Kayaks, paddle board and Canoe provided.

* This is not a timeshare or an island guesthouse. Road access on your own property. Experience the true cottaging experience.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jacqui (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Jacqui

My husband and I have enjoyed Muskoka cottaging for more than 15 years. We love it and treasure the times we have with family and friends. This cottage is beside ours and it is important for us that you enjoy the experience as much as we do.

Jacqui purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Jacqui chose Muskoka

This property is the nicest piece of land on the entire strip. The cottage is SW facing and situated on a point ( that means you are surrounded by water). You can see the lake from the Muskoka room180 degrees, kitchen, living room, dinning room, guest room and Master bedroom. There is total privacy on 1.5 acres of land. The location is prime and only 2hrs from Toronto. Close to spa, golf courses, restaurants. The cottage has been gutted and newly renovated and decorated. It is your home away from home.

What makes this cottage unique

580 ft of gentle sloping granite frontage guarantees lots of water activities. Included in the rental are 2 kayaks, paddle board and a canoe. The cottage is decorated to reflect the Muskoka charm - new harvest table, granite counter top, new beds...etc. The Muskoka Room is a favorite for reading a book, arts and crafts or for family board games and cards. The fireplace is spectacular. It was originally built as an outside fireplace then the original owner built the cottage around it. At the point, there is a fire pit hand made from Cape Breton ( these fire pits were on the front page of the Cottage Life 20th anniversary edition) ....imagine making smores under the moonlight hovering the still lake at night.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family just spent a week at the cottage. It's definitely one of our best summer vacations. Everything in the cottage was perfectly put together. The kitchen was extremely well equipped. The beds were comfortable. The overal cottage decor was utterly charming. Best of all was the view. We could see the lake every room. We had an incredibly fun time and would definitely next year!
Aug 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 14 traveler reviews

Family Friendly Waterfront Property On Lake Joseph, Muskoka
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

A Magnificent Stay in Muskoka

  • 5 of 5

Our family was on an Ontario road trip and knew we had to spend a few days in Muskoka. When we walked into the cottage we were all very so impressed with how lovely everything looked. The decorations , furniture, and amenities were as wonderful as the pictures showed and more. We loved spending our days relaxing at the lake with the provided kayak, canoes, and SUP. The dock by the boat area was pure bliss with just the right amount of sun and cool lake water to cool off if needed. We spent most nights making a fire in the fire pit by the water and roasting s'mores, with a little bug spray the mosquitoes were not an issue. When we weren't outside the cottage had ample space for everyone to spread out and relax. The one instance that we needed to contact the owner the reply was quick and our question was easily answered. We enjoyed the cottage and the privacy it provided immensely and it was the perfect 4 day stop on our road trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed the stay!!
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Muskoka Bliss

  • 5 of 5

I recently completed my 4th year in a row visiting this cottage for the long weekend. It is quite simply a perfect opportunity to experience the majesty of Lake Joseph in a private, well appointed, clean, comfortable cottage. Enjoy swimming off your own dock, fishing off the point (we caught multiple lake trout), enjoying an evening fire and cooking beautiful meals off a brand new Weber BBQ. Brad and Jacqui are great hosts - they make everything available to you, and they respect your privacy. Really nice people. Enjoy.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We rented this charming little cottage for a long week-end in September. The owners have decorated the entire space with style and functionality. There has been careful and considerate thought to everything that the casual guest would require in order to enjoy the surroundings. The 270 degree view from both inside the cottage and from the point are wonderful and it gives the guests a true 'outdoor Muskoka' experience. Jacqui was a most pleasant hostess and responded to any of our requests very quickly. If there was one detraction, some distant road noise might be heard from Lake Joseph Road when you were on the point. We highly recommend this cottage and we plan future visits. Richard and Barbara

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

For the past 3 years, my girlfriends and I have been renting this cottage for our annual girls weekend. It really is the perfect venue for us ladies to unwind, take in the beautiful surroundings, and enjoy each other's company. The cottage fully meets our needs from it's spacious bedrooms, well stocked kitchen and bathroom, and ample common areas, there is nothing more to ask for. We will definitely be renting again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful cottage in an amazing location.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was actually nicer than described, very clean, well equipped and maintained. The owners were very helpful.

We cannot wait to go back during another season, hopefully in winter but probably in summer to enjoy the lake even more.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 Stars, awesome experience

  • 5 of 5

I visited this cottage for the second time over the Victoria Day weekend this year, and I was not disappointed. This is quite possibly the perfect Muskoka getaway - you really need look no further. The moment you walk through the door, you walk into a comfortable, clean, warm, inviting cottage that will feel like home instantly. Jacqui and Brad are two of the best hosts you could ask for. Very friendly, open and accommodating people and they have created a spectacular opportunity to experience the bliss of lake cottage living in well-appointed surroundings. If you do rent here, please treat it with respect and keep it clean as I plan on coming here for many years to come! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
160 Kilometres
Toronto Pearson Airport
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Rockycrest
Nearest Beach
25.4 Kilometres
Wabuno Beach, Parry Sound
Car: recommended

This is the perfect cottage for the summer and fall Muskoka experience. The cottage has been newly renovated to preserve the muskoka charm with upgraded modern facilities. Canoe and kayak right off your dock. Water ski instructors can be arranged to come to your cottage to teach the family. You can boat to Lake Joseph club for a lunch/dinner or meet friends on the lake. Enjoy the charm and magic of being on Lake Joseph. This is how memories are created.

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Rates & Availability

Lake Joseph Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season
Jun 27 2016 - Sep 8 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,677
 
 
Fall Special
Sep 9 2016 - Oct 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$307
From
$330
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,093
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $268
Tax Rate 13.0%

If you are looking for 2 day rentals during the shoulder season, it is available at a small premium to cover part of the cleaning fee.

50% deposit required at booking. The balance of 50% to be paid 1 week prior to arrival. Everything is done via email transferred.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Muskoka Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Toto toilet, granite counter top vanity.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , bunk beds , view of the lake, drawers, under counter hangers
    Bedroom Master - 1 queen , Quits, duvet, blanket, pillows, clean sheets provided
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Closet, drawers, bedding provided
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Private beach. Weekly or bi-weekly cleaning service can be arrange at additional cost.

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