View of Portage Bay
Shoreline at Cottage
View From Hottub
Top of Driveway
Bedroom in Bunkie
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.
The internet service provided at this cottage is for e-mail communications and casual browsing only. Please do not download movies or stream videos, music or games. Excess data usage will result in an additional charge.
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.
Picturesque 1200 square foot 2 bedroom cottage plus cabin, located
on the shores of Portage Bay along the Montreal River in the Timiskaming
District of Northern Ontario, known for it's pristine waterways
and expansive wilderness.
Portage Bay, accessed off the Trans Canada Highway #11 is the perfect spot to get back to nature and enjoy fishing, boating, hiking and exploring the area.
As you are approaching the cottage along a scenic, winding road,
see if you can spot a moose or other wildlife roaming amongst the
Pull up to the cottage driveway and make your way into the comfortable cottage with its chinked cedar log walls, and be sure to check out the wall-mounted catches from the lake!
The petit but efficient kitchen is fully supplied with fridge, stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher and more. The counter island has a couple of stool seats that look out over the living room. The dining table, with seating for six is situated by a large window with a direct view out to the Montreal River.
The L-shaped couch in the living room is the perfect spot to cozy up with a book, or enjoy the 50" HD TV with Satellite and DVD player for your entertainment.
The cottage has two bedrooms and a separate guest cabin. Inside the cottage, the master bedroom has a queen size bed and a 30" flatscreen TV with DVD player so that you can enjoy your favourite movies there too. The other bedroom offers a set of bunkbeds with a single over a 3/4 bed, perfect for the kids.
The bathroom is a four-piece with a tub/shower. There is also a washer and dryer on-site for your convenience in handling your laundry needs.
Out in the guest cabin is a double bed, which is perfect for a couple looking for their own space. Also in this cabin is the sauna, which is great for sweating away all your cares! The cottage offers a hot tub for further relaxation.
There is a 35 foot dock at the cottage that is suitable for a boat up to 14 feet long if you bring your own. A concrete boat ramp with a gradual incline eases your access into the water. Portage Bay and the Montreal River are known for great fishing opportunities that include catches of pickerel, northern pike, whitefish, small mouth bass and more.
Enjoy a campfire together at the outdoor fire pit after you lounge in a Muskoka chair down at the shoreline deck, taking in the fresh air and the sunshine.
Head into the bay for a swim in truly fresh water. Entry is gradual to start but deepens for great swimming. The shoreline is a mix of stone and sand. A nice sand beach is located 500 metres away at the Portage Bay Lodge campground.
The small city of New Liskeard is located a 20 minute drive from the cottage and that is where you can find shopping, restaurants, groceries and more. Go underground at the Cobalt Mining Museum or enjoy a round of golf at one of the area's golf courses. Then retreat back to your waterfront oasis!
PROXIMITY TO POINTS OF INTEREST:
Sand Beach at Portage Bay Lodge 500m
Trans Canada Hwy #11 Access 6.5 km
Cobalt 14 km
New Liskeard 22 km
Lake Timiskaming 22 km
Cobalt Mining Museum 14 km
Haileybury Golf Club 22 km
New Liskeard Golf Club 25 km
North Bay 150 km
Sudbury 200 km
Val-d'Or, Quebec 250 km
Boat & Motor Rentals at Portage Bay Lodge camp 500 metres away
WJB Greenwood Provincial Park 20 km
Temiskaming Hospital, New Liskeard 19km
CHILD SAFETY ISSUES:
No apparent child safety issues
RENTAL START DATES:
Weekly rentals run from Sunday at 4:30 pm to the following Sunday
at 11:00 am.
Three stars out of Five. Good screening between the cottage and it's neighbours. The cottage is 500m from the Portage Bay Lodge camp.
The cottage is located on Portage Bay off of the Montreal River. Entry is gradual to start but deepens for great swimming. The shoreline is a mix of stone and sand. A nice sand beach is located 500 metres away at the Portage Bay Lodge campground.
Cottage not designed for wheelchair access
There is a 35 foot dock at the cottage that is suitable for a boat up to 14 feet long. The depth of the water at the end of the dock is approximately 4 feet (this can vary depending on weather/seasons).
There is a concrete boat ramp with a gradual incline.
Sunsets are visible from the cottage shoreline.
Drinking Water: well water
Dwelling Type: one storey cottage
Cottage Size: 1200 sq ft
Patio/Deck Size: 240 sq ft
Number of Bedrooms: 2 plus cabin
Beds: 1 queen, 1 set of bunkbeds with a single over a
3/4, plus a double bed in the guest cabin
Number of Baths: 1 four-piece with tub/shower
Television (50" HD, 30" flatscreen)
Selection of DVDs and videos
Air Conditioning Unit (window unit, by the dining table)