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Beach At Big Tub - Tobermory, Ontario, Canada

#177508 · Cottage Rental in , ,

3 Bedrooms
6 Guests
2 Full Bathrooms
Cottage Rental

Property Description

Modern, three bedroom, two-bathroom home (1750 sq. ft.) located at the foot of Big Tub Harbour only a one km / fifteen minute walk from Tobermory. There are boat tours on the water to see the wrecks out front during the summer months. Children love to see the boats coming and going.

The cottage is limited to 4 adults and 2 children due to the septic bed. There are all the extras for a growing family. high chair, playpen/pack & go; life vests from baby up; moveable baby seat that you can take with you to restaurants; toys for indoors/outdoors; child outdoor chairs; 2 gates for top/bottom of the stairs.

The cottage has a large open concept living / dining area spread out across the lake side of the cottage. This room has large windows and sliding glass doors that provide a lovely panoramic view of the bay.

The large, bright kitchen has ample storage and cooking equipment, all usual appliances found in today's modern homes, from fridge, stove dishwasher to microwave and coffee maker. There is also plenty of counter and cupboard space as well as a breakfast bar with four stools.

A trail leads from the cottage down to the lake side dock. Depth of water at the end of the dock is 3 feet deep. Once in the water the bottom consists of a mixture of sand and gravel with the water getting deep gradually. There are water boats to enjoy, kayak for 2, row boat, stand up paddle board, 2 paddle boats with life vests provided in the plastic box on the deck. The fire pit is a welcoming source of entertainment for the family where you can roast hot dogs/marshmallows. Memories of smores by the fire.

Activities include fishing, walking, cycling, mountain biking, golf, tennis, horse riding, climbing at Cove Adventure, boat rentals, kayak rentals in town, snorkeling wrecks in front of cottage (masks can be borrowed from the bin on the cabin deck), scuba diving facilities and instruction, tour boats to Flowerpot Island, hiking the Bruce Trail.

Bedroom Description

Down the hall from the kitchen is a bedroom with queen and a four piece bathroom with a door leading directly outside. This is a nice feature so that kids can run up from the lake to use the bathroom without running through the house. There is an outdoor shower to wash off after swimming. Full laundry facilities are also located on the ground floor.

The second storey of the cottage has a large master bedroom with king size bed, sitting area with gas fireplace and sliding glass doors leading out to a second storey deck with a marvelous view of the lake and two Muskoka chairs. ; four piece bathroom (bidet and shower ) and kids room with a set of bunk beds.

Location Description

Big Tub Harbour is famous for being the deepest fresh water harbour in the world. It forms part of Fathom Five National Park and has two shipwrecks which are historic sites. You can snorkel these wrecks which are located only 100 metres off shore.

The cottage is located only 1 km from the scenic Village of Tobermory where you can stroll through the shops in the village, visit the library, restaurants and the beautiful natural harbour, or take a scenic boat cruise where you view shipwrecks, lighthouses and visit Flowerpot Island. Also, dinner cruises aboard the Chi-Cheemaun are very popular.

For hikers, naturalists and scuba divers, the area is a dream. A 10 minute drive away, guided tours are available along the Niagara Escarpment, or along the sandy shores of Singing Sands on Lake Huron. Amphitheater programs are available at Cyprus Lake at dusk and are informative and entertaining.

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Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
7 Nights Minimum
$300 CAD $900 CAD $1400 CAD $4200 CAD

Fee Name Tax Rate Fee Amount
Rental Tax Rate - 13%
of Rental Amount
Pet Fee
13.000% $40 CAD
Per Stay
Cleaning Fee
13.000% $150 CAD
Per Stay
extra adult
- $50 CAD
Flat Amount
2-3 children free
13.000% $0 CAD
of Rental Amount

Additional Rates & Fees Description

All rentals are 1 week minimum except fall/spring when it is 3 day minimum

maximum of 4 adults and min of 2 children

any adults over 4 guests pay an extra $200/week each

$150 cleaning/laundry fee is partially/fully returnable 10 days after departure or pay for the cleaning

hot tub available May 01-Oct or for an additional cost

fireplaces are available Oct-May or for an additional cost

dogs must be approved and a $40/week charge applies

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Availability Calendar

July 2017

  • Unavailable
  • Check In Available
  • Check Out Available

House Rules

Check In Time: 16:00
Check Out Time: 10:00
Max Occupancy: 6



Stereo System
DVD Player
Cable / Satellite TV
Internet Access
Board Games
Pool Table


Pets Permitted


Dishes / Utensils
Small Appliances


Paddle Boat
Hot Tub
Deck / Patio
Life Jackets
Patio Furniture
Beach Chairs
Shallow Entry Beach
Fire Pit
BBQ / Grill
Parking Available

Overall Rating

Best cottage we have ever rented!

Not sure what else I could say about the Beach @ Big Tub Cottage that has not already been said in previous reviews. It is as wonderful as the other renters have posted. Right from the moment we walked into the cottage we felt like invited guest into the ownerâ??s home! It was homey, spacious, had an amazingly well equipped kitchen and very clean.... Read More

September 2012

Clean, Homey retreat

Very Clean and well maintained. Lovely property situated in a quiet waterfront locale. Friendly owners, lots of kids' toys, spacious rooms, very close to town and all sites and activities. Definitely worth a stay!

September 2012

The most peaceful, spectacular view in Tobermory!

This cottage feels like home. It's not far from things to do, yet you feel like you still have your privacy. The view is spectacular with so much to see. Our whole family fed ducks, chipmunks, squirrels and bluejays. We also saw so much more wildlife. It is so peaceful! There was so much to do at, in and around the cottage. The cottage was so clean... Read More

September 2012


Loved the cottage and the location. Lots to see and do in the area. Village has lots of activities, shops and restaurants.

September 2012

Great Location

We very much enjoyed our stay at Beach @ Big Tub Cottage. The cottage was spotlessly clean and the kitchen was well stocked with all the dishes that we needed for our stay. The back deck of the cottage was the perfect place to relax and enjoy the views and the kids really enjoyed feeding the chipmunks there. We appreciated all the little extras lik... Read More

September 2012

Owner Information

Cynthia B.

Member Since 2011

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