North Kawartha Accommodation - Cottage - 2100 sq ft / 195 sq m - First and second floor
Rent your own piece of privacy and tranquility. Two small private islands, connected by a foot bridge. Bring your family and your pets. Two original out buildings add character and authenticity. Main cottage brand new in 2010, fully equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms, large bedrooms, breezy and cool on hot days. Windows from all sides, you feel like you are on a boat. Lovely trees, wildlife abounds: osprey, bald eagles, gray herons, beavers, otters, weasels, occasionally deer and fish of course. Island is low to water, easy access to/from water. Docks hold plenty of boats. Ideal for entertaining, lovely outside space, sundowners from muskoka chairs. We have most dinners outside on the large picnic table.
In a very quiet part of the lake, yet only 5-7 min from the Stoney Lake action. Nearby Juniper Island boasts: tennis club (2 courts,) kids learn-to-sail program (CYA) recreational and racing sailing club (SLYC,) 100+ yr old Juniper Island Store for home-made breakfasts and lunches, scooped ice cream, freezies etc, penny candy, swimming lessons, paddling lessons, square dancing to the live fiddling with the Leahy's on Wed nights, Fri night movies, kid and family central. Fabulous 100 yr old maintained and preserved heritage buildings. It all must be seen and experienced to be believed.
Weekends boast: local sailing races, competitive sailing regattas, adult square dancing, the art show in Aug, a music/talent night and much more. Or stay home and enjoy the privacy. Cottage is beautifully appointed, with piles of inside seating, art, stainglass windows. Swimming is deep off the rock on the north island with swim dock and ladder or take a dip before bed off the long dock on the main island. Paddling in the area is gorgeous, canoe provided. Parking on closeby on mainland. Only 2 hrs drive to Toronto, 20 minutes into town (Lakefield) for all amenities.