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Classic Lake Of Bays - Ontario, Canada

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

OVERVIEW This classic summer cottage is located on the best part of Lake of Bays, Muskoka near Point Ideal. Less than 20 minutes by car to Dwight, 30 minutes to the centre of Huntsville and 2.5 hours from Toronto. The large cottage with its two sleeping cabins, sits on almost two acres for ultimate privacy and spectacular west view of one of the largest expanses of Lake of Bays. The private waterfront is 435 feet wide featuring a large dock for diving and a stone patio on a soft sandy beach for children. The view is west, with the sun until evening and then a perfect view of the sunset right across the dining room table.

COTTAGE FEATURES This cottage has been in the family for three generations. The cottage was built in 1947 and it is classic Lake of Bays cottage in every detail. Highlights include: road access to a circular drive with lots of parking, a large stone patios surround the main cottage, ultimate screened in Muskoka Room, large dining room easily accommodating eight with sunset view, open stone fireplace, outstanding lake view from anywhere on the property, Muskoka chairs, wide dock, shallow, sandy water entry at shore with deeper water off the end of the dock, use of canoe, kayaks and dingy, plus a shared tennis court. Satellite TV in every building with the movie channels included. Cottage is very cozy with original maple hardwood floors. Bathrooms on separate septic system for each building. The main cottage has three bedrooms. The large cabin has four bedrooms and the small cabin has two. An open boathouse is on the water, down a set of steps from the cottage, featuring two boat slips. A stone patio, complete with Muskoka Chairs guides you on to the beach. The old pump house, which is ideal for storage, is steps away. If you have boats, you are welcome to bring them and keep them in the boathouse otherwise there are boat rentals available on the lake. There are public boat launches plus various marinas on Lake of Bays.

Rental Fraud Notification

Renters who are concerned about cottage rental fraud are invited to book this cottage through Water's Edge using this link - http://cottagevacations.com/district-muskoka/lake-bays/348Please use only this calendar to determine if available http://cottage.greey.org/schedule.aspx

May and June weekend rate is $1,900 based on Friday arrival after 12:00 PM and Sunday departure before 4:00 PM. A $500 refundable deposit is required. If cancelled the deposit will be returned if the property can be re-booked.

July and August are only booked by the week through Water's Edge http://cottagevacations.com/district-muskoka/lake-bays/348 from Saturday to Saturday. The first week in July includes Friday arrival and the Labour Day week in September includes Monday departure.

September weekends are $1,800.00 based on Friday arrival after 12:00 PM and Sunday departure before 4:00 PM.

Thanksgiving rate, based on Friday morning to Monday evening.LAKE OF BAYS Lake of Bays in Muskoka takes its name from the curves in its shoreline, which, if straightened out, would stretch 563 kilometres (350 miles). There are three towns located at points on Lake of Bays, all of which are accessible by boat or car. Dwight is the closest village to this cottage and is the closest town to the world famous Algonquin Park. It boasts a number of restaurants, accommodation, supply stores, as well as a beautiful public sand beach and docking facility. Baysville is the south gateway to Lake of Bays from Hwy 11 is located at the junction of the South Muskoka River and the Lake. The village centre includes a scenic dam with parks and picnic areas, good for fishing and boat launching. Baysville, a centre of cottage activity, has a variety of stores, restaurants, artisan studios with a range of accommodation. Dorset is famous for its Lookout Fire Tower offering breathtaking views of the surrounding area - a must for picture taking, especially the fall colours. Robinson's, voted as Canada's Best General Store, is also in Dorset. All three villages are accessible by boat and include an LCBO and grocery store.

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LAKE OF BAYS Lake of Bays in Muskoka takes its name from the curves in its shoreline, which, if straightened out, would stretch 563 kilometres (350 miles). There are three towns located at points on Lake of Bays, all of which are accessible by boat or car. Dwight is the closest village to this cottage and is the closest town to the world famous Algonquin Park. It boasts a number of restaurants, accommodation, supply stores, as well as a beautiful public sand beach and docking facility. Baysville is the south gateway to Lake of Bays from Hwy 11 is located at the junction of the South Muskoka River and the Lake. The village centre includes a scenic dam with parks and picnic areas, good for fishing and boat launching. Baysville, a centre of cottage activity, has a variety of stores, restaurants, artisan studios with a range of accommodation. Dorset is famous for its Lookout Fire Tower offering breathtaking views of the surrounding area - a must for picture taking, especially the fall colours. Robinson's, voted as Canada's Best General Store, is also in Dorset. All three villages are accessible by boat and include an LCBO and grocery store.

LAKE OF BAYS Lake of Bays in Muskoka takes its name from the curves in its shoreline, which, if straightened out, would stretch 563 kilometres (350 miles). There are three towns located at points on Lake of Bays, all of which are accessible by boat or car. Dwight is the closest village to this cottage and is the closest town to the world famous Algonquin Park. It boasts a number of restaurants, accommodation, supply stores, as well as a beautiful public sand beach and docking facility. Baysville is the south gateway to Lake of Bays from Hwy 11 is located at the junction of the South Muskoka River and the Lake. The village centre includes a scenic dam with parks and picnic areas, good for fishing and boat launching. Baysville, a centre of cottage activity, has a variety of stores, restaurants, artisan studios with a range of accommodation. Dorset is famous for its Lookout Fire Tower offering breathtaking views of the surrounding area - a must for picture taking, especially the fall colours. Robinson's, voted as Canada's Best General Store, is also in Dorset. All three villages are accessible by boat and include an LCBO and grocery store.

Amenities

Dwight Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Cottage, large sleeping cabin and small sleeping cabin. All include master bedrooms featuring queen size beds. Plus the cottage master bedroom includes an on-suite bathroom. There a total of three queen size beds, one double bed, five single beds and five two high single bunk beds - nineteen in total.
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis

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Classic Lake Of Bays - Ontario, Canada
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AWESOME PLACE FOR FAMILY VACATION

  • 5 of 5

This is a place for family and friends to come and relax. The walk in fridge was killer and my whole family loved it and it held all we brought and more.

We had one time we had seventeen people and I didn't feel we were crowded, we didn't have anybody in the sun porch.

The water area and docking are excellent. We spent most of our time there using boat for tubing, three person Hot Dog and swimming. The grandkids loved jumping off the rocks by the dock and the use of the kid size kayaks by them kept them off the electronics during the day.

Should have found this review sooner!!

We have rebooked for next year already and nobody can wait to get back there.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Notes

  • Please use only this calendar to determine if available http://cottage.greey.org/schedule.aspx

    May and June weekend rate is $1,900 based on Friday arrival after 12:00 PM and Sunday departure before 4:00 PM. A $500 refundable deposit is required. If cancelled the deposit will be returned if the property can be re-booked.

    July and August are only booked by the week through Water's Edge http://cottagevacations.com/district-muskoka/lake-bays/348 from Saturday to Saturday. The first week in July includes Friday arrival and the Labour Day week in September includes Monday departure.

    September weekends are $1,800.00 based on Friday arrival after 12:00 PM and Sunday departure before 4:00 PM.

    Thanksgiving rate, based on Friday morning to Monday evening.

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