Welcome to our beautiful northern Muskoka family cottage. **Under new owners** Our beautifully decorated family cottage fronts onto a quiet, picturesque lake with amazing views. It is perfect for your family holidays, group outings or romantic getaways. Our beautiful western lake views and plenty of space will create long lasting memories that your family will talk about for years to come. Our cottage is located in a peaceful area; a great space to escape the city stresses.
Our open concept cottage has been well maintained over the years and has a cozy, country comfortable feel. One master bedroom located on the top floor. While two bedrooms downstairs. One with two double beds and the third bedroom has two double bunk beds. Both floors have washrooms. Downstairs also has a good size living room. This creates a roomy feel and provides plenty of room for two families to share comfortably. The cottage kitchen comes fully equipped with all the essentials you will need. Our kitchen has all major appliances including; fridge, stove, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, pots, pans, dish ware and cutlery.
Guest have full access to entire cottage. 100 feet of frontage. Canoe and kayak to explore entire lake. The water here is non weedy and approx 8 feet off the dock. Please note there is a gentle slope to the waters edge. If you have mobility restrictions this may not be the cottage for you.
Interaction with guests
We are happy to share our space with others. However we want you to feel like this is your space for your week. We are very responsive via email or phone and typically respond within the hour. We are only an hour and a half away if you require further assistance.
Check In -Feel free to ‘check in’ to the cottage at 3pm On Friday (it’s ok to come earlier if the cottage is vacant that day, just let us know and we will make sure it is cleaned on time, contact the number provided to confirm). Please depart the cottage by 10 am on your date to leave. There could be someone staying at the cottage after your stay.
Guest Access- Guest have access to use the entire cottage and 100 feet of frontage. Guest are not permitted in locked areas such as shed/ crawl space. Guest have full range of exploring the waterfront and paddling the entire lake. Please be respectful to the lake and neighbors.
Recreational Activities Guest are permitted to have full use of the waterfront, canoe and kayak. Please be responsible and watch your children. We want everyone to be safe and have a fun trip. All CHILDREN MUST wear lifejackets at all time when in the water, on the dock and using the canoe and kayak. There will be some life jackets provided in case you forgot; however a properly sized lifejacket is always best. Yours and your Children’s safety is YOUR responsibility.
Please return all water equipment to the designated area where you found them
Interaction with guest- I’m available by email and text and typically can respond within the hour. We also are only an hour and a half away if you require further assistance.
Water – We have provided a water cooler for you convenience. You will receive one jug of water with your stay. After that, you are responsible for your water. A new water filtration system was installed 2016, however if you are not used to drinking country water its best that you stay with bottled. The tap water is sufficient for bathing and dish washing.
Woodstove Fireplace – Please do not use the woodstove fire place.
Linens- dishtowels and dishcloths are provided during your stay along with dish soap. However, NO bedding OR bed linens are provided. Each mattress has a mattress cover, pillows and top cover.
Kitchen- The kitchen is fully stocked with all your needs for your stay. Please remember to clean them prior to your departure
Fireworks- Absolutely prohibited!
Drinking – We all love that cold beer by the lake. But we ask that please do drink responsibly. No one has any fun when someone gets hurt. “Water on the water, beer on the pier”. And please pick up your cans or bottles.
Damage Deposit – The $500 deposit is to cover any costs of repair, cleaning or garbage left behind. Full deposit will be returned within days of departure as long as the cottage is left clean and tidy. If there is damage to the cottage, docking or garbage left behind the $500 will not be given back to you.
Cleaning - There are plenty of cleaning supplies to help with clean up at the end of your stay (Cleaning supplies, garbage bags ext are located in the back pantry outside the washroom). The cottage should be left in a clean, swept condition upon vacating. Just as you found it. Please be considerate as there could be new cottagers coming in right after you. This also means taking any garbage you have accumulated during your stay with you. Please note: there will be a minimum charge of $100 for any garbage left behind.
Septic - The Cottage is on a septic system, we would appreciate no use of feminine toiletries whatsoever as these do not break down in our system. The good ole’ rule is in effect. “Brown, flush it down, Yellow, letter mellow” Also, grease and food debris will clog the system and cause backups. Please dispose of these substances appropriately in the garbage. It is very costly to repair a backup in the septic system.
DVD- Use ‘video source on TV remote to switch to DVD. Explore nature and enjoy the peace of outdoors. Use the DVD on those rainy days. We also have a number of board games that you can enjoy during your stay.
Pets- We could never imagine traveling to the cottage without our pet. Pets are welcome as long as they are well behaved and we are advised prior too arrival. If you bring pets, please clean up and vacuum all hair, fur, etc. Please pick up Poop as well. We recommend you bring a blanket to put on furniture where your pet might lay down. Please ensure your pet does not chew and scratch the wood furniture. If furniture is destroyed by chewing or scratching you will lose your deposit
We would like to remind you Smoking is prohibited inside the cottage!! You will lose your whole damage deposit if cigarette or any recreational drugs are used within the cottage. An ash Tray will be provided in outdoor areas. Please let’s keep our space clean and natural.