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Uniquely private executive family retreat on a private peninsula facing quiet twin lakes. Idyllic lake views & glorious reflections (sunrise, sunset) from two charming log cottages & 1,500 ft of unspoilt shoreline surrounding 8-acre rural sanctuary. Privacy, wild life, tranquility, beauty, all just 90 minutes drive north of Toronto & 15 minutes to summer recreational playground of Georgian Triangle or winter ski hills. Favourite choice of small family (occasional guests) that prefers absolute private enjoyment or extended family (children plus in-laws) who value quality family vacation time together.
Direct access from property to extensive nature trail of Bruce Grey County. Numerius scenic drives and fall colour tours in surrounding area. Hiking and cycling in Beaver Valley and several waterfalls tours nearby. Equal distance (35 minutes drive) to Collingwood (Scenic Caves, Suspension Bridge, EcoAdventure, treeline walk etc.), Georgian Bay (scenic towns like Meaford, Craigleith, Thornbury), Blue Mountain Resort (ski chair-lifts to top of Niagara Escarpment for lofty views of Georgian Bay, mountain biking, ATV tours etc) and Owen Sound (gateway to beautiful Bruce Peninsula, Great Lakes fishing charter).
Waterfront Description & Nearby Activities
Exceptional 8 Acres private retreat of this quality for rent within close proximity to Toronto. It offers south-facing access to both lakefront sports in summer and downhill ski + ice skating in winter within Beaver Valley/Georgian Triangle. The pair of Quebec log cottages, relocated from Ottawa Valley, has been renovated and decorated with meticulous care. Fixed & floating docks (two: 14 ft x 10 ft for leisure sitting & an extra floating dock for diving in deeper water), lakefront deck, large adjacent lawn and screen porch provide space for relaxation & recreation in and out of water in summer (or off to nearby ski hills in winter).
Property Amenities & Features
- Laundry Machines
- Small Appliances
- Stereo Player
- Cable TV
- Internet Access
- DVD Player
- Satellite TV
- Board Games
- Ping Pong Table
- Paddle Boat
- Deck / Porch
- Beach Chairs
- Parking Available
- Patio Furniture
- Shallow Entry Beach
- BBQ / Grill
Additional Bedroom Information
Use of a canoe, 2-seater paddle boat, 12-ft fishing boat (Minn Kota electric fishing motor, batteries charger, outboard motor, oars available for rowing for the energetic, direct access to extensive nature trail in Beaver Valley and surrounding area, 20 ft high fieldstone fireplace (enhanced by an efficient woodburning insert from Jotul in Main Cottage), electric stove fireplace (Guest Cottage),high speed internet access in both cottages (Satellite), modern water treatment systems, phone/fax/answering machine, lakefront docks & screen porch with panoramic lakeviews
Lakefront sandy access to good swimming, canoeing, fishing & foot paddling activities. Ping-pong table, lawn cricket tools, etc. in recreation room in Guest Cottage. Nearby scenic drives, golf courses, trout fishing ponds, kayak/canoe trips (organized by outfitters), bicycling (rental), horseback riding at Talisman Mountain Resort & Blue Mountain Resort, hiking or biking trails within steps of private peninsula or in Beaver Valley, Bruce Trails (Old Bawdy in Beaver Valley), waterfalls tours within Georgian Triangle. 25 minutes drive to Blue Mountain Resort, Collingwood (Scenic Caves, Suspension Bridge, Georgian bluffs etc), Owen Sound and Georgian Bay boating.
Fees & Deposits
Additional Rate Information
1 week $2,400 (filler)
2 weeks $4,400
3 weeks $6,600
4 weeks $8,600
No tax. $130 as 50% contribution to changeover admin/clean.
Longer rentals are negotiable.
Friday to Friday, July 1 to mid September 2012. Check-in 5.30 p.m. Friday, check-out 1 p.m. Friday.
Flexible check-in date/time June and September 2012
Summer 2012: Pay Main Cottage, get Guest Cottage free - don't rent separately in summer to preserve private enjoyment. Minimum 2 weeks. One week available only as filler or late cancellation or during shoulder months.
Attractive rates for whole winter ski season ( 3-4 months): Main House (rented already whole season). Guest House available: weekly or monthly (include Satelite TV, high speed internet access), plus utilities & snowplow. All inclusive rate available on request.
Please feel free to contact for further information. 1 416 907-2724
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