Note: Many of the pictures on this web page have been
taken using a 16 mm wide angle lens. We use this lens to show as much detail
as possible in each of the rooms of the cottage.This makes the rooms seem
larger than they really are.
Please Note: The water levels in Ontario have been fluctuating in recent years. Therefore, some of the photographs of shorelines/beaches on this website may not fully reflect current waterfront conditions.
Log cabin charm, gorgeous lakefront
This charming log cottage is located on a nice quiet lake midway between Huntsville and Bracebridge and offers a classic early Muskoka feel.
The cozy 1200 square foot, 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom waterfront cottage is a great vacation get away choice. It has beautiful lake views, a large central living area with a woodstove, three decks, gas BBQ, sand beach with dock, and lots of character.
Normal parking for the cottage is located at the top of the hill in the identified parking area. Upon entering the cottage, you’ll find a warm and welcoming true old Muskoka style interior with vertical log and knotty pine walls, wood floors and vaulted wood beam ceilings.
The large central living room has a woodstove, a sofa and four chairs
for relaxing, 20 inch TV (no cable or satellite), DVD and CD player
with a selection of movies, and windows with views of the lake.
Next to the living room is the kitchen and dining area. There is
a window next to the dining table so you can enjoy your meals while
taking in the beautiful lake view. The kitchen is well equipped
with a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker,
tea pot, kettle, dishes and cutlery.
Doors off the kitchen lead to front and rear decks. The front deck and rear decks are perfect spots to enjoy a quiet morning coffee, take in the fresh air, relax with a good book, or catch up with friends and family.
There are 4 bedrooms. One bedroom has a queen bed. Two bedrooms
have double beds and the fourth bedroom has a double bed and bunkbeds.
There are 2 bathrooms. The one bathroom in the cottage is a 4 piece claw foot
tub and shower unit, toilet, sink bathroom. The second bathroom
is outside in a heated outhouse with toilet.
There is a propane BBQ for grilling summer feasts and an outdoor picnic table to eat at while enjoying the peaceful surroundings. The sandy beach leads to a gently sloping entry into the lake where you can go for a swim, splash in the water, build sand castles or just laze away the days while enjoying the lake views. The lake bottom is generally sandy. There is a 60 foot dock. Water depth at the end of the dock is about 10 feet. There is a kayak, canoe and paddleboat available for you to explore the lake.
There is a fire pit located on the beach. Imagine the evening hours sharing stories and smores around the campfire under the stars with the sounds of the lake gently lapping at the shore. Memories to last a lifetime.
This classic Muskoka log cottage is the perfect place to relax but
if want to get out and explore the area, it’s just a short
drive to the quaint village of Port Sydney where there is a sand
beach, children’s playground and sliding waterfall. You can
also dine out at Mary’s Lakeside Grill in Port Sydney. The
Towns of Huntsville, Bracebridge and Gravenhurst are all within
an easy half hour drive making this cottage a great home-base for
exploring the Muskoka region.
Huntsville has a great system of trails, including the Trans-Canada Trail, and parks for you to do some hiking, biking - or simply take in the beautiful scenery. Historic downtown Huntsville offers a wide variety of shopping, dining, entertainment, arts & culture events and attractions, including a Saturday morning farmers market. Santa’s Village Family Entertainment Park in Bracebridge is a great place to spend time with family & friends of all ages. At the wharf in Gravenhurst you can take a cruise on a Muskoka steamship it’s a one of a kind way to experience Muskoka.
PROXIMITY TO POINTS OF INTEREST:
Diamond in the Ruff Golf Course 5km
Provincial Park Algonquin Park 20km
Fine Dining Huntsville 15 km
Boat Launch 4 km
Hospital Huntsville or Bracebridge 15 km
CHILD SAFETY ISSUES:
No apparent child safety issues
RENTAL START DATES:
Weekly rentals run from Saturday at 4:30 pm to the following
Saturday at 11:00 am.
Three stars out of Five. The cottage is well treed but has cottages
on either side
200 feet of Sandy Beach. Gradual entry into the water with a sandy bottom
Cottage not designed for wheelchair access
The nearest boat docking facilities are located at the cottage,
60 foot long dock. (No motors allowed on lake)
Partial Sunsets from Shoreline
Drinking Water: Lake Water
(Bring Drinking Water)
1200 sq ft
Patio Size: 200 square feet
Number of Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 1 Queen, 3 Doubles, 1 Set of Bunkbeds with a Single
on the top and a Double on the bottom