Nestled on a quiet bay, "Bere Necessities" provides more than just the comforts of home. Blending the best of indoor and outdoor living, this cottage provides plenty of space and privacy with equal parts fun and relaxation. With features including an outdoor skateboard ramp and inclusions such as kayaks and SUP's, plus addition indoor and outdoor dining and lounging spaces, this cottage won't disappoint.
Location is on Dark Bay which is a small very quiet bay that feeds into Lake Muskoka. It is a no-wake zone, perfect for non-motorized activities. Located in Torrance, it is about 15 minutes to Bala or 20 minutes to Gravenhurst.
600' of frontage on a quiet bay, perfect for a day paddling on the water. Flagstone steps and pathways create a natural flow between sitting areas, and outdoor entertainment, on the waterfront, the skateboard ramp or the outdoor "ping-pong" table. Lush gardens and just the right amount of coverage create a beautiful canopy, providing a little shade and excellent privacy. Sunbathers will find a home away from home just beyond the waters edge, on one of two dock areas. Connecting the cottage and boathouse, there is also a walking bridge, really giving the property a feeling of being connected to land and water this area has become famous for. INTERIOR
"Bere Necessities" has all the warmth and charm of a traditional northern getaway, but with clean modern finishes and a well cared for feel to the place. Hardwood floors and a stone fireplace blend seamlessly with the grand stone fireplace and tall cathedral ceilings. Everything about this cottages bright, warm interior feels comfortable and inviting, regardless of season.
The main floor flows naturally from one room to the next. The living room provides cozy seating, natural light and the spirit of Muskoka living embodied by the grand stone fireplace. In another area, a billiards table fills it's space perfectly, just below a quaint, ladder accessible loft. The kitchen provides a double, built-in oven, built-in microwave, stovetop and a large stainless steel fridge that accents the rooms rustic wooden finishes perfectly.
Loft Convenient extra space located above the billiards room with plenty of natural light and sleeping on twin beds.
The warmth and comfort of the main level is not lost on the upper areas of "Bere Necessities" cottage. Guests staying in the main cottage will find a Master bedroom with a Queen sized bed and fan for circulating air. A second queen bedroom, and third king (or 2 twin) bedroom, as well as a 3.5 piece bathroom with bath and shower combo.
When you make the short walk from the main cottage, across the wooden pedestrian bridge to the boathouse you find a bar seating five, water toys including an aqua lily pad and even a bar fridge. For extra seating, or a change of pace there are also hammocks and comfortable lounging area at the boathouse. Bunkie
On the boathouse side of the bridge, there is extra sleeping and living spaces in the Guest Bunkie. Property features an outdoor shower as a unique feature. For further accommodation, guests will find a queen bedroom and twin bedroom also occupy this quaint second living space. There is even a Thermador gas burner and grill for those staying beyond the bridge, in the "Bere" bunkie.
Cottage includes 2 hours of midweek housekeeping twice per week.
BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS
Bathroom 1 - 3.5 piece, bath/shower combo main level
Bedroom 1 - Queen bed.
Bedroom 2 - Queen bed.
Bedroom 3 - King bed.
Bathroom 2 - 3.5 piece, bath/shower combo main level
Loft above Great Room with 2 Twin Beds
Bedroom 4 - Queen bed with window seat Bedroom 5 - Twin beds
Bathroom 3 - 2 piece Outdoor Shower
NOTABLE COTTAGE FEATURES
Flagstone patios and walkways
Outdoor ping pong
Boathouse Bar and Seating Area
Ample outdoor seating and lounge spaces
Maximum 11 guests
Pets considered, must sign Pet Waiver
Check-in time 4:00 pm
Check-out time 10:00 am
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