This 1450 square foot gracious historic country home is surrounded by 1 acre of lawns and gardens with adjacent use of 150 feet of shoreline on Colpoy's Bay/Georgian Bay's crystal clear water.
This turn of the century 3-bedroom house has an eat-in kitchen, open living room and dining room areas; it features a hot tub,cedar decking, and a large wrap-a-round pillared porch providing panoramic vistas of the Niagara Escarpment, the water and islands of beautiful Georgian Bay. It has a large grassy front lawn and a broad open backyard looking back on the Escarpment. The screened-in waterfront gazebo offers a tranquil location for taking in the view while enjoying a glass of wine, the stars and the milky way!
Main Floor : The centrepiece of the living room is a large brick, airtight wood-burning fireplace. Two couches provide comfortable viewing of the television with satellite hook-up, DVD,VCR and a CD player, provided for your use.
Adjacent to the living room is the dining area with a large window providing breathtaking views of Colpoy's Bay over the front lawns. The dining room sits 6 people comfortably.
Separate from the living room is a tastefully decorated kitchen, fully equipped with fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, and plenty of cupboards and counter space. Also there is a breakfast bar area with 2 stools.
Outside Surroundings: The open wrap-around porch offers multiple vistas with the Niagara escarpment to the rear and the blue waters of Georgian Bay to the front. A waterside screened-in gazebo provides comfort for evening enjoyment and sits on a cedar deck complete with adirondack chairs. A perfect spot from which to dip your toes in the crystal clear waters of the bay, enjoy a glass of wine or take in a beautiful evening sunset.
PROXIMITY TO POINTS OF INTEREST: • Boat/Kayak Rentals : Suntrail Outfitters (Hepworth) 17 km
• Bruce Trail: 1 km
• Conservation Areas: Bruce Caves 3 km, Skinners Bluff Lookout 8 km
• Cross-Country Skiing: Sauble Trails 25 km, Sawmill Trails 13 km, Colpoys Trail 10 km, Rankin Trails 25 km
• Fine Dining: Wiarton 5 km, Owen Sound 33 km
• Fishing: Chanty Chinook Classic Salmon Derby Port Elgin 52 km, Fly-fishing Saugeen River 51 km, Trout & Salmon Lake Huron, Downrigging in Colpoy’s Bay 10 km
• Golf Course: Wiarton 5 km, Cobble Beach Golf Course 20 km
• Horse Back Riding: Purple Valley 16 km
• Hospital: Wiarton: 5 km
• Mountain Bike Trails: Bruce Peninsula Mountain Bike Adventure Park 15 km
• National Park: Tobermory 76 km, Bruce Peninsula National Park (Grotto is located here) 65 km
• Owen Sound: Shopping malls 33km
• Sand Beach: Wiarton 5 km, Sauble Beach (2nd longest freshwater beach in the world) 25 km
• Snowmobiling: District 9 Club Trails 3 km
• Snowshoeing: The Grotto 65 km, Lindsay Tract 55 km
We go to Bruce Peninsula to spend a whole week with the family. The house has amazing lawns, plenty of space for everything. The HOT tube is outside and has space for 5 people. The situation of the house is remarkable, close to Wiarton, abut separate enough to have the proper peace and rest. On the down side, the washing machine stopped to work but the owners contact us the same day offering to repair it. One thing to have in mind is that between the house and the lake, there is a road, so child need supervision the whole time.
A weekend was not enough time to enjoy this beautiful home. My wife and 4 adult children had an amazing time with more then adequate space for everyone. We enjoyed two beautiful sunsets and a campfire following. This was a great location to explore the Bruce and a wonderful retreat to return to at the end of the day. The Blue House was spotless and offered all the amenities of home. Thank you so much for letting us stay in your home. We would recommend this home but are afraid to many people may find our go to escape and make booking time impossible.
We had a wonderful stay at this beautiful home. My husband, 15-month old daughter and dog all thoroughly enjoyed the house, the views and the lovely lawn. This was a great spot to explore the Bruce and a great space to return to at the end of the day. Thank you so much for letting us stay in your home. We would recommend this home without hesitation.
We had a wonderful time in this beautiful home. My husband, 15-month old daughter, and dog all thoroughly enjoyed the space, the views and the lawn. This was a great spot to explore the Bruce Peninsula and we would recommend the house without hesitation.
Wonderful, peaceful, relaxing vacation home. Views were spectacular. Listing description was accurate. I would definitely recommend this property to a friend. The property was spotless and welcoming. Had so many amenities, hot tub, fireplace, screened in gazebo by the water. We loved every minute!
This charming blue cottage was an answered prayer, as we were looking for a place where we could relax after my husband suffered a stroke in July, 2012. When we arrived at the cottage, after an absolutely gorgeous drive, we found a clean, tidy, cozy atmosphere, where we could kick off our shoes and put up our feet. When we first opened the door to the cottage we felt like the seven dwarves when they returned home after a long day at the mine to find that the beautiful and kind Snow White had worked her magic on their home! The sight that greeted us was magical! At that point it was obvious to us that this cottage was not only a house, but a home, and we felt that we had been welcomed with open arms. The downstairs bathroom was spacious and contained a beautiful, large bath, as well as a shower and a washer and dryer, and the beds were comfy and cozy; we had the best sleeps in that little cottage. The bedrooms are situated on the second floor and a cool breeze blew in every night from the lake. The nearby town of Wiarton is as charming a town as you will find anywhere and the residents were extremely kind and helpful. We travelled up the Bruce Peninsula to Tobermory for fish and chips at The Fish Place and ice cream at The Sweet Shop. We also drove to Singing Sands where we saw the most beautiful sunset and when we turned around to head back to the car, we were treated to the most unbelievably beautiful moon I have ever seen! We spent our days hiking the trails of the Bruce, visiting nearby caves, and swimming, and our nights sitting around the firepit on the lake eating s'mores and relaxing in the hot tub. You really must visit, and soon! We highly recomment this property; you will have the most relaxing time of your life! Beautiful! Absolutely Beautiful!!!
Nestled in the heart of the South Bruce Peninsula, 'Ontario's Natural Retreat,' this gracious country home is situated on 1 acre of lawns and gardens with use of 150 feet of crystal clear waters on the shoreline of Colpoy's Bay on the western side of Georgian Bay. Located 3 hours northwest of Toronto International Airport, the Bruce Peninsula is bordered by Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, offering 850 Kilometers (531 miles) of spectacular shoreline to discover. The Niagara Escarpment (a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve) offers an impressive locale to explore, whether this be hiking along the Bruce Trail, exploring various scenic caves (including the Grotto), cycling or mountain biking in the surrounding area, swimming in the beautiful water of Georgian Bay, golfing at four nearby courses, or cross-country skiing in the winter.
Other Activities: Hiking the Bruce Peninsula
|Refundable damage deposit||$226|
-- 60 days prior to date of arrival: Deposit refund = 100%
-- 30 days prior to date of arrival: Deposit refund = 50%
***Prices are in Canadian funds***
UNTIL CONFIRMED RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
*$300 refundable security/damage deposit is required for rental confirmation.
First payment of 50% of the total rental fee is immediately due to reserve the week in question. Balance of total fees due 30 days prior to rental period.
Payment: Canadian guest personal cheques or e-interac email payment; International guests: pay in CDN funds via money order, bank draft or a bank-to-bank transfer