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Classic Lake Of Bays - Ontario, Canada

#186415 · Cottage Rental in , ,

9 Bedrooms
20 Guests
3 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Cottage Rental

Property Description

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.

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Bedroom Description

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.

Location Description

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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Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
2 Nights Minimum
$500 CAD $1900 CAD $6100 CAD $25000 CAD
April Weekends
04/14/17 - 04/30/17
2 Nights Minimum
- $1700 CAD - -
May weekends
05/05/17 - 05/14/17
2 Nights Minimum
- $1900 CAD - -
Victoria Day Weeend
05/19/17 - 05/22/17
3 Nights Minimum
- $2400 CAD - -
May and June Weekends
05/26/17 - 06/25/17
2 Nights Minimum
- $1900 CAD - -
Summer 2017
06/30/17 - 09/04/17
7 Nights Minimum
- - $6100 CAD -
September Weekends
09/08/17 - 10/01/17
2 Nights Minimum
- $1800 CAD - -
Thanksgiving Weekend
10/06/17 - 10/09/17
3 Nights Minimum
- $2500 CAD - -

Fee Name Tax Rate Fee Amount
Damage Deposit
NOT Collected with Booking
- $500 CAD
Flat Amount

Additional Rates & Fees Description

Please use only this calendar to determine if available

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 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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Availability Calendar

July 2017

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  • Check In Available
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Availability last updated Jul 10, 2017

House Rules

Check In Time: 16:00
Check Out Time: 10:00
Max Occupancy: 20



DVD Player
Satellite TV
Internet Access
Board Games


Pets Permitted


Dishes / Utensils
Small Appliances


Deck / Patio
Tennis Court
Life Jackets
Patio Furniture
Beach Chairs
Sandy Beach
Shallow Entry Beach
Fire Pit
BBQ / Grill
Parking Available

Overall Rating


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... Read More

May 2017

Lake Of Bays Repeat

This was our first year renting this spacious, cozy cottage for our large family getaway and hope to return. The cottages are very private with a gorgeous view of the lake from many vantage points, plus the idea of being pet friendly and having so many amenities; such as the walk-in fridge, was a real treat. We loved cozying up around the fire both... Read More

June 2015

Spacious, Serene Cottage With Countless Amenities And Beautiful View.

We just came back from this lovely cottage and were certain upon our arrival that we would definitely want to stay here again. This spacious cottage is great for a large amount of people as there are so many bedrooms. There are countless amenities like a dock, canoe, kayaks, gas grill, fire pit, walk-in-fridge, freezer, large social areas/living ro... Read More

June 2015

Annual Rental

We have rented this cottage on Lake of Bays for the past few years for our family reunion. The children and grandchildren tell me this is their favourite week of the year! We love the houses, grounds and water front. We have a large family and everyone fits in beautifully. Gill

November 2014

Epic Lake Of Bays Experience

I rented this cottage in June 2014 for the first time and could not have found a better location to host my annual cousins cottaging weekend! We have rented elsewhere for the last few years but nothing compares to the view and spacious living we experienced at Lake of Bays. The walk in freezer in the main cottage was the perfect size to accommodate... Read More

November 2014

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Steve G.

Member Since 2012

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