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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.

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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House Rules

Check In Time: 16:00
Check Out Time: 10:00
Max occupancy: 20 guests

Suitable for pets

Additional Information

Property: The property is fully furnished but the rental does not include linens (other than mattress cover) and towels other (than some kitchen towels). Rental Party: The rental agreement must be signed by a Guest, who must be over the age of 35 years old and present for the entire visit. Only identified persons except direct family should be staying at the cottage. Maximum Occupancy: The maximum number of guests sleeping overnight is 20 ideally -10 adults and 10 children.


Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
3 Nights Minimum
Check in: Friday Only
Check out: Sunday Only
$500 CAD $2300 CAD $6400 CAD -
May weekends
05/05/17 - 05/14/17
2 Nights Minimum
- $1900 CAD - -
May and June Weekends
05/26/17 - 06/25/17
2 Nights Minimum
- $1900 CAD - -
September Weekends
09/08/17 - 10/01/17
2 Nights Minimum
- $1800 CAD - -
April Weekends
01/16/18 - 05/04/18
2 Nights Minimum
Check in: Friday Only
Check out: Sunday Only
$300 CAD $1700 CAD - -
Summer 2017
06/29/18 - 09/03/18
7 Nights Minimum
Check in: Saturday Only
Check out: Saturday Only
- - $6400 CAD -

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

Additional Rates & Fees Description

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.

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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DVD Player
Satellite TV
Internet Access
Board Games




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

Availability Calendar


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Owner Information

Steve G.

Member Since 2012