Couchiching Cottage on Lake Couchiching near Orillia, an easy hour-and-a-half's drive from Toronto. The 2 acre property, flat trim-grass lawns and shallow entry into the lake is truly a vacation home away from home.
This spacious cottage offers 2 separate suites, each with a bedroom, private living area and ensuite bathroom! The master bedroom suite is located on the main floor; and the second suite is located in the upstairs loft. For grandparents, parents or couples desiring a separate area to sit and relax, one of the two suites will offer extra privacy - truly a family holiday.
The master bedroom has a queen bed, 3-piece ensuite washroom and a sitting room that can be used for web browsing or reading. A natural gas fireplace is located in the master bedroom adding to the comfortable suite feel. The loft above the garage has a queen bed, 4-piece ensuite and a living area with a couch, chairs, television and fireplace. The third bedroom is located off of the kitchen, with a queen bed, 4-piece ensuite and TV. There are two more bedrooms, one with 2 single beds and 1 with a bunk bed making them the perfect space for children. The 4th bathroom is a 4-piece and is located close to the single rooms.
The living room is fully equipped with cable TV, DVD, and VCR. Cottagers can relax on a couch or love seat by the natural gas fireplace, or turn on the air conditioning to keep cool on those hot summer nights. In a corner of the living room is a little table perfect for card and board games.
The kitchen, which is open onto the dining room, is fully equipped for cooking, baking and spending time with everyone. It has a beautiful granite island counter-top and blue stained cupboards adding character. The main dining area has a wall of windows allowing natural light to bounce into the room. The dining table seats 6 people and is a great space for the whole family to gather and laugh at stories from the fun filled day!
Outdoors facing the water, a large deck wraps around the house. This deck provides a great area for sitting and enjoying the scenery. On the deck is brand new natural gas barbecue and picnic table with umbrella offering shade. It serves as a great area for spending time with everyone while offering a lovely sunset view. The deck overlooks the large, level and spacious lawn and is perfect for outside activities.
The waterfront offers a shallow entry and provides a safe area for children. The cottage is located on the sandy side of Lake Couchiching which is very shallow. Lake Couchiching is 16 kilometers long, and about 5 kilometers wide; the lake is well known for its fishing in the summer as well as winter ice fishing. The 140-foot dock is about three feet deep at the end with a ladder for easy access into the lake. The cottage's eastern exposure provides sun for cottagers to enjoy all day long out on the dock.
Couchiching Cottage is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life and enjoy a relaxing vacation in a family friendly, spacious cottage; it is perfect for groups who are looking to enjoy the cottage experience without having to drive numerous hours north. Lake Couchiching Cottage is the perfect "close to the city" cottage experience one can find!+ More