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Island Get-A-Way For 2 - Pine Rock Cottage

#171989 · Cottage Rental in , ,

1 Bedroom
2 guests
1 Full Bathroom
Cottage Rental

Property Description

Pine Rock Cottage is in a unique private location nestled among tall pine trees atop large rocks on the west shore of Watson Island in Lake Cecebe (40 minutes north of Huntsville). Watson Island is a total of 16 acres, providing a secluded retreat from city living. Pine Rock Cottage is perched on a rock with a great view down the lake. The custom made bench on the west facing rock over looking the lake provides a great place for a morning cup of coffee, reading a book, or enjoying a glass of wine while watching the sun set.

  • comfortably accommodates one or two (2) people; not suitable for young children.

  • cozy, efficient layout, clean, bright, & very private

  • water is pumped from the lake

  • 5 gallon jug of drinking water provided; filtered water at kitchen sink

  • one bedroom with a Queen bed

  • double futon in the living room

  • full bath with tub/shower, sink & toilet

  • kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven, 2 counter-top burners

  • large assortment of dishes & utensils

  • inside table seats four on two chairs & benches

  • gas BBQ

  • table & chairs for two on deck

  • private10' x 30' dock with a swim ladder

  • fully insulated, screened windows

  • baseboard heaters

  • skylights in kitchen & bathroom

  • good cell phone coverage, internet with a Bell or Rogers stick or hub,

  • 32" flat screen TV with DVD player (no TV reception), radio & fan.

  • small private fire pit on the rocks near the lake.

  • septic system

A well behaved dog is allowed if you pick up after it, don't let it run unsupervised, and don't leave it alone in the cottage.

  • available for weekly rental from the May long weekend through the Thanksgiving weekend. 3 night min rentals are welcome in May, June, Sept and Oct

  • full weeks required in the July and Aug high season

Rest & relax or be more active with swimming from the private dock, fishing, exploring the lake by canoe, walking the island paths, or maybe going down river to Magnetawan.

Bedroom Description

Pine Rock Cottage has one Queen bed and a full bathroom with tub/shower, and can comfortably accommodate two people. The cottage has two sky lights, a kitchen, a 16' canoe, and is on a septic system.

Pine Rock Cottage is quiet, peaceful, and ideal for relaxing, reading, writing, paddling, fishing or just 'being'. Watson Island and Pine Rock Cottage can only be reached by boat ensuring privacy and a restful stay. There is free parking at Rockwynn Landing on the mainland for your vehicle. Your hosts pick you up at Rockwynn Landing when you arrive and return you there when you leave. In between you can get to the mainland with the canoe.

Location Description

Your hosts will pick you up at Rockwynn Landing (where there is free long term parking) when you arrive and deliver you there when you depart at the end of your rental period. The short boat ride from Rockwynn Landing to Pine Rock Cottage lets you start the transition to the slower more relaxing pace of life youâ??ll enjoy on Watson Island.

Pine Rock Cottage rentals come with the loan of a canoe. â?? It's about a 20 to 25 minute paddle to get to Rockwynn Landing, a public dock where you park your vehicle, to Pine Rock Cottage.

It's about a 45 minute paddle down river the the village of Magnetawan where there are restaurants, an LCBO, general store, fruit and vegetable stand, gift shops, churches and places to buy ice cream cones.

Lake Cecebe always has people fishing. Lake Cecebe contains Walleye, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch and Small Mouth Bass. There are 40 miles of navigable waterways from the Pine Rock dock. Boats and motors can be rented on the lake, and there is a cement boat ramp at the marina for putting in boats if you are bringing one of your own.

You are welcome to walk the paths on Watson Island, and there are other nearby places for walking and hiking.

Pine Rock Cottage has a 10' x 30' private dock. It has two Muskoka Chairs and a side table, as well as a great view down the lake. The Pine Rock Cottage deck has a small table and two chairs for outdoor meals, and the porch outside the front door is great for watching the lake and relaxing. With the private bench looking westward down the lake and the Muskoka chairs on the private dock, there are three comfortable places to sit, relax, read, have a meal or snack, and/or maybe doze off in the sunshine.

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House Rules

Check In Time: 14:00
Check Out Time: 11:00
Max occupancy: 2 guests

No smoking
No parties or events
Not suitable for infants under 2
Suitable for pets

Additional Information

There is a noise restriction after 10 PM each night. There is a “no smoking” policy inside and outside of Pine Rock Cottage. Sub-letting of the cottage property is not permitted. The maximum number of persons of any age allowed overnight in Pine Rock Cottage is two (2). Owners must be notified well in advance of the occupancy period and must approve any change, if the number of occupants will differ from the number indicated on the Rental Application form. Camping, tenting or other additional accommodation facilities will not be allowed unless previous written permission has been granted by the Owners. Please note that ANY person, REGARDLESS of age is counted as a person in the occupancy of the cottage. - A small number of day guests may be approved by the Owners, but only with advance notice. Any pets occupying Pine Rock Cottage must be 100% house trained, friendly and good with strangers and must be cleared in advance with the Owners. Renters must clean up all droppings from pets and dispose of the droppings in the rubbish/garbage bin provided. The Renters agree that the dog(s) will NOT be left alone inside or outside Pine Rock Cottage. If Renters pet(s) does not come reliably when called, the pet must remain on a leash at all times when outside The Renter(s) are expected to leave the cottage in the same condition that it was in upon their arrival, and are responsible for the cleaning of the cottage before they leave and for putting their own garbage and pet waste in the outside garbage bin. Cleaning supplies and a cleaning check list are provided. Any additional cleaning required, any breakage or damage above and beyond normal “wear and tear” will result in additional charges to the Renters. Linens and towels are not provided, but can be provided by the owners for $30 per week. Check in no earlier than 2 PM. Check out no later than 11 AM.


Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
3 Nights Minimum
$160 CAD $476 CAD $1207 CAD -
2018 Spring Low Season
05/17/18 - 06/24/18
3 Nights Minimum
$167 CAD - $1079 CAD -
2018 High Season
06/24/18 - 07/29/18
7 Nights Minimum
Check in: Sunday Only
Check out: Sunday Only
- - $1207 CAD -
2018 High Season - 6 night
07/29/18 - 08/04/18
6 Nights Minimum
Check in: Sunday Only
Check out: Saturday Only
- - $1039 CAD -
2018 High Season - 8 nights
08/04/18 - 08/12/18
No Minimum Stay
Check in: Saturday Only
Check out: Sunday Only
- - $1375 CAD -
2018 High Season
08/12/18 - 09/02/18
7 Nights Minimum
Check in: Sunday Only
Check out: Sunday Only
- - $1207 CAD -

Fee Name Tax Rate Fee Amount
Damage Deposit
NOT Collected with Booking
- $150 CAD
Flat Amount

Additional Rates & Fees Description

2017 Rates

HIGH SEASON - (Sunday, June 25 until Sunday, Sept. 3)

  • 7 nights $995 (1 week min. stay. Please ask about rates for multiple consecutive week stays.

FALL SHOULDER SEASON - Sunday, Sept. 3 until Sunday, Sept. 10 Includes Labour Day

  • 7 night week $985

** If you see an unbooked window of less than a week on the Pine Rock availability calendar that you would like to fit into please email or call.

LOW SEASON 2017 - May 18 until June 25 and after Sept. 10 until Oct. 11 closing

  • 7 nights $930

  • 6 nights $810

  • 5 nights $675

  • 4 nights $540

  • 3 nights $405 (min. LOW SEASON non-weekend stay not including a Fri. or Sat. night)

Weekends - 3 night minimum stay when a Friday or Saturday night is included

  • 3 night weekend $430 (May, June until 26th, Sept. after the 11th)

  • A non-refundable $250 deposit, for each week or part thereof, is required.

  • A $150 damage/cleaning deposit is required at time of booking. This deposit will be returned if Pine Rock Cottage is left as clean as you found it and with no damage.

** We can provide sheets and towels for an extra $30 per week/stay.

A well behaved dog/cat is allowed with permission. Dogs cannot be left alone uncrated and must not be allowed to bark excessively or to wander from the Pine Rock property. You must also pick up after your pet.

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Deck / Patio
Life Jackets
Patio Furniture
Beach Chairs
Fire Pit
BBQ / Grill
Parking Available

Availability Calendar


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Availability last updated Feb 23, 2018
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Owner Information

Beverly C.

Member Since 2011