Very private, compact, 576 square foot, two bedroom cottage located at Sydney Bay on the undeveloped shores of Georgian Bay. Experience the unparalleled views of the Niagara Escarpment in the quiet privacy that Keeshigonong has to offer.
An environmentally conscious cottage, this cottage is powered by solar panels and supplemented by a generator for back up.
The main living area of the cottage is an open concept that includes a living area with kitchen. The living area includes a sofa and two chairs to relax and enjoy a novel in. No television is provided as the great outdoors is available to keep you entertained for the week. The kitchen includes a stove top and fridge. A woodstove is available to cook in in the kitchen. It provides both heat and a place to warm your kettle. A dining room table with seating for all four in your family. There are two bedrooms at the cottage, both off the main living area. Bedroom one has a single and a double. The second bedroom has a double size bed and is also the one bathroom at the cottage. In this room you will find a sink, toilet, and shower. Outside of the cottage, enjoy private water access and a covered sitting area that acts as an outdoor eating area. Picnic tables and a propane bbq provide the perfect alternative to indoor cooking on a hot summer day, with a complimentary view of Georgain Bay.
A firepit is available for your family to enjoy an evening campfire. This is an ideal time for you to catch a glimpse of the starry night sky away from the lights of the city. If you hike north along the shoreline for about a half-hour you will reach Cape Croker Tent and Trailer Park Restroom, shower and laundry facilities are available here.This park also offers natural trails, beach volleyball and native cultural activities - many artists and craftspeople of the Nawash reserve can be found here.
Fresh fish, caught daily, are sold on the reserve at a location a five-minute drive from the cottage. You will also find a convenience store a few kilometers away.
Wiarton is a short drive away. There are many little shops in Wiarton featuring locally-handcrafted items. Many studios/shops in the outlying areas specialize in oil painting, woodworking, stained glass & pottery. Wiarton is the home of famous painter Paul Duff. His studio is open for visitors during the summer and is located north on Hwy 6 approximately 8 km away. Maximum number of people: 4 people if 2 are childrenIndividuals 16 years of age or older count as adults Pets Negotiable - Non shedding dogs only & No catsNo Telephone( no cell service ) Smoking not permitted in the cottage (outside smoking permitted) Linens and Towels not supplied Cottage must be left clean at the end of rental Generator: The owner will supply gas for first tank. A tank lasts for 8 hrs. approx. If power is used very conservatively the generator should not need to be used.
Shoreline consists of clay and flat limestone rock. Gradual entry. Great fossils for the kids to explore. There are two sand beaches close by one at the Cape Croker Park and one 2 km away.+ More