Newly renovated, cedar shake cottage with 1600 square
feet of space, three bedrooms, and a crowsnest that provides a 360
degree view. Located across the road from Little Tub Harbour, within
walking distance to the beautiful town of Tobermory.
This cottage is one of the original fishermans houses
that have lined the harbour since the late 1800's. It has been completely
restored and outfitted with hardwood flooring and cedar tongue and
groove panelling throughout the main living area.
This living area is an open space with plenty of windows
facing the water. There is ample seating provided with a couch and
three wing back chairs. In this area you can relax and enjoy the
flat screen television and DVD player, perfect on a rainy day.
At the other end of this room is the dining table
with seating for everyone in your party. Patio doors lead from here
to the wrap around porch with propane bbq, very convenient for outdoor
Through the dining area you will reach the kitchen
at the cottage. Complete with all the necessities including fridge,
stove, dishwasher and microwave, this modern kitchen is laid out
to make your cottage cooking nice and convenient. The large windows
create a bright space, and the breakfast bar creates more room at
the cottage, as well as a great place to keep the chef in your family
Two of the three bedrooms at this cottage are on the
main living level, and are both spacious rooms. The master bedroom
has windows on the waterside of the cottage, as well as a queen
bed and three piece ensuite with shower. Bedroom two has a queen
The third bedroom at the cottage is located on the
second storey, and is the perfect room for the children in your
party. A single(twin) bed and a queen are in this room, as well
as a small table and chairs by the window with a water view. This
is a great place to enjoy cards and puzzles and some space of their
own. There is a two piece ensuite bathroom conviently located on
this floor as well.
A set of stairs leads from this room up to the crowsnest
of the cottage. This crowsnest or "Widow's Watch" provides
a 360 degree view of the beauty that Tobermory has to offer. There
are a few chairs and a table up here, and you relax and take in
the view of Georgian Bay, or watch the ChiCheemaun as it comes into
the harbour. The stairs that lead up to this crowsnest are steep,
so small children should be supervised.
A deck at the front of the cottage is a great place
to relax in Muskoka chairs and watch the children playing in the
large yard at the cottage.
The destinctive feature of this cottage is it's close
proximity to the town of Tobermory as well as the access to the
water. Just across the one way street is a boardwalk that runs along
the shore. You can follow this boardwalk about 60 feet to a platform
that allows access to the shoreline for swimming, snorkelling or
watching the sunset. Water is accessible for swimming right across
the road from the cottage.
The cottage is located a short walk from the village of Tobermory
where you can take in all of it's little shops, boat cruises over
the many shipwrecks, pubs, restaurants, and the many ice cream shops.
For hikers, naturalists and scuba divers, the area
is a dream. A 10 minute drive away, guided tours are available along
the Niagara Escarpment, or along the sandy shores of Singing Sands
on Lake Huron. Amphitheater programs are available at Cyprus Lake
at dusk and are informative and entertaining.