Unique, hand-crafted log home nestled in a private bay on spectacular Cranberry Lake on the Rideau Lakes System, a UNESCO World Heritage site. 4,000 square feet of living space offers spacious, executive accommodation.
More than 1,000 feet of waterfront and 20 acres of hardwood forest. Superb bass and pike fishing, canoeing, swimming, boating, hiking, and mountain biking. In winter, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and skating on the lake are available.
Picturesque Stafford Bay has a wild and natural shoreline. A beaver lodge can be seen in the bay and you may spot painted turtles, herons, frogs and the iconic Canadian loon among the lily pads. Swimming is wonderful in the warm waters off our private swim platform. A small island dots the bay for children to explore. This cottage is all about nature.
Rideau Canal System (locks and other attractions)
Thousand Islands Cruises
Thousand Islands Casino
Shopping and sight-seeing in scenic Kingston
Go-karting, paintball and mini-putt
Fort Henry National Historic Site
Many festivals and events, including the Canadian Olympic Regatta in Kingston
Grocery and liquor/beer stores in nearby Seeley's Bay (15 minutes by car or 5 minutes by motor boat)
- Boat launch and marina in Seeley's Bay
Waterfront: More than 1,000 feet of wild and natural shoreline. Great swimming from swim platform.
Heating: Forced air and 2 wood stoves
Children allowed: Yes.
Guests allowed: Yes. With prior approval from cottage owner
Pets allowed: Yes. With prior approval from cottage owner
-Five well-appointed bedrooms with Queen beds; sleeps 10.
-Sumptuous great room with woodstove, 24-foot cathedral ceilings, picture windows overlooking beautiful Cranberry Lake; wide-plank pine and slate tile floors, log stairs/railings, beautifully furnished.
-4,000 square feet of living space
-Three full bathrooms, one with Jacuzzi-type bath
-Gorgeous custom kitchen with hand-crafted cabinetry, granite counters and quality appliances: large capacity refrigerator with French doors and bottom freezer drawer; double oven, glass cook top, microwave oven and dishwasher. Also includes toaster oven, toaster, coffee maker, Kuerig 2.0 (bring your own pods), kettle, blender, mixer, cutlery, dishes, cookware and bakeware. Herbs and spices provided. The cottage is on a well that provides delicious spring water. No need to bring bottled water.
-Dining room seats 10
-Games room with high-definition flat screen satellite TV, foosball, air hockey
-Family room in loft with high-definition flat screen satellite TV
-High-speed Internet and Wi-Fi service
-Front-load high-efficiency Washer/Dryer. Laundry soap provided.
-Four-burner Bar-B-Q (2x)
-1,200 square-foot cedar deck overlooking Cranberry lake
-Paddleboat, canoe, 2 kayaks, private dock and swim platform (selection of life jackets provided)
-20 acres of hardwood forest with hiking trails (gentle slope to water)
-All bath towels, beach towels and bed linens provided
This five bedroom cottage can accommodate up 10 people comfortably.
Located on a beautiful clear lake directly on the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO world heritage site, Stafford Bay Cottage sits on 20 acres of hardwood forest. Yet, it is only 30 minutes away from Kingston, Gananoque and the Thousand Islands. There you can take advantage of attractions like cruises, a casino, Old Fort Henry, shopping, restaurants and festivals. Nearby Seeley's Bay has a grocery store and marina.+ More