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Balsam Lake-West Bay Cottage-6+ Bedrooms-Sleeps 20, Pet Friendly

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Front of cottage, view from lake. Upper and Lower Suites-2,600 s.f., large deck
Lakefront with dock-5 feet wide X 36 feet long
Winter view of Balsam Lake
1 of 25Front of cottage, view from lake. Upper and Lower Suites-2,600 s.f., large deck
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6 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
20 guests
3 nights minimum
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DESCRIPTION--WEST BAY COTTAGE: WEST BAY COTTAGE: Fabulous, large four-season home/cottage situated only 1½ hours from Toronto on prestigious Balsam Lake with 100 Feet weed-free, sandy-bottomed swimming. Very scenic well treed lot in high demand upscale area. Excellent swimming, fishing and boating on the number one lake in the Kawarthas, popularly known as the 'new Muskokas of Ontario'. East exposure produces breathtaking sunrises. Consists of two inter-connected suites, Upper and Lower, each having three bedrooms and all the necessities to comfortably sleep 8-10. Ideal for extended families or larger groups of up to 16-20 persons. Conveniently situated 12 km and 24 km from the towns of Fenelon Falls and Lindsay respectively. Directly accessible to the famous, scenic Trent-Severn Wate...DESCRIPTION--WEST BAY COTTAGE: WEST BAY COTTAGE: Fabulous, large four-season home/cottage situated only 1½ hours from Toronto on prestigious Balsam Lake with 100 Feet weed-free, sandy-bottomed swimming. Very scenic well treed lot in high demand upscale area. Excellent swimming, fishing and boating on the number one lake in the Kawarthas, popularly known as the 'new Muskokas of Ontario'. East exposure produces breathtaking sunrises. Consists of two inter-connected suites, Upper and Lower, each having three bedrooms and all the necessities to comfortably sleep 8-10. Ideal for extended families or larger groups of up to 16-20 persons. Conveniently situated 12 km and 24 km from the towns of Fenelon Falls and Lindsay respectively. Directly accessible to the famous, scenic Trent-Severn Waterway with its many locks and points of interest. Calm side of lake, 100 Feet lakefront with amazing sandy-bottomed swimming gradually increases in depth, ideal for both kids and adults. Excellent for avid boaters, water sports and winter activities. Large 100 ft x 228 ft level lot, good for lots of outside activities, evenings by the fire pit, games etc. Includes dock, fire pit, outdoor furniture, BBQ and parking for 8 to 10 vehicles. Nearby offsite activities include golfing, casino, snowmobile trails, ski resort, marinas, boat rentals, boat cruises, restaurants, go-carting, horseback riding, mini golf, theater, hiking, stock-car racing, harness horse racing, art galleries, canoeing, kayaking and craft markets. Beds: 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds, 2 Double Beds, 2 Twin Beds, 5 Sofa Beds UPPER SUITE: Large Living Room, with vaulted beam ceiling and Napoleon propane fireplace with beautiful stone wall and hearth, opens out to three season dual entrance sunroom and two-tiered sundeck, all with panoramic lake views. Sunroom features large screened windows. Sundeck has its own patio furniture and propane BBQ. Large fully equipped eat-in kitchen with ceramic floors, built-in dishwasher, smooth top stove, quality cookware, cutlery, appliances and much more. Ceiling fans throughout. Large capacity, stacked washer and dryer included. Ceiling fans throughout, three bedrooms with lots of cupboard space, plus queen size sofa bed and double Futon couch/bed, easily accommodates 10. Fully equipped suite includes potable (drinkable), treated, tested water supply, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, toaster oven, coffee maker, electric kettle, blender, cutlery/crockery/pots and pans/cooking utensils (for 12 persons), water cooler, large dining table, washer & dryer, phone, satellite, TV, DVD-VCR-CD Player Combo, propane furnace, propane fireplace, pillows, quilts & blankets. LOWER SUITE: Scenic lake view from spacious Lining Room and large, open concept Kitchen. Living Room opens onto furnished stone patio and fantastic view of large treed waterfront. Patio has own propane BBQ. Two Bathrooms, one five-piece with double sinks and huge bathtub, the other full three-piece with large shower stall. Large fully equipped eat-in kitchen with built-in dishwasher, lots of cupboards, quality cookware, cutlery, appliances and much more. Three bedrooms with lots of cupboard space, plus double sofa bed and double Futon couch/bed all add up to comfortably accommodate 10. Ceiling fans throughout and full Laundry Room which includes washer, dryer, built-in cupboards and wash tub. Fully equipped suite includes potable (drinkable), treated, tested water supply, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, toaster oven, coffee maker, electric kettle, blender, cutlery/crockery/pots and pans/cooking utensils (for 12 persons), water cooler, large dining table, washer & dryer, phone, satellite, TV, DVD-VCR-CD Player Combo, propane furnace, pillows, quilts & blankets. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Pets allowed but must be cleaned up after. No smoking inside the cottage or Upper Sunroom. Smoking is permitted outside but all butts etc must be cleaned up after.
Bathrooms
3 Full baths
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About the Owner
Christopher C
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2015
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

The lake & yard were perfect for our needs. The house split into 2 suites with full kitchens in both was great. We were all disappointed we couldn't enjoy the view from the large window in upper living room (needs replacing). The mattresses should be...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Cjbchev
Management response:Responded February 2, 2018

Hello Robert and family, Following your review we have carried out the following: 1) Purchased 5 quality mattresses etc. from Sleep Country as follows: 1 X Queen 2 X Double 2 X Twin 2 X Twin Box Springs 1 X King 2 inch mattress topper...More

Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our entire family (18) spent a week at West Bay cottage. It was very clean, comfortable beds, fully equipped with everything you'd need. At first I thought that 2 kitchens was a waste of space, but it actually worked great to spread all the food...More

Date of stay: July 2016
3  Thank JohnAns99
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Reviewed June 16, 2015

My friends and I rented the Birchwood cottage for 4 days/3 nights and had an amazing time. The cottage has great views of balsam lake and large deck facing the deck that was perfect for bbq and relaxing. All the rooms were clean and the...More

Date of stay: June 2015
4  Thank Carlos C
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Reviewed April 20, 2015

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Date of stay: August 2014
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Snowmobiling Snowmobilers, our cottage is located within District 2 of the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs, Central Eastern Area Snowmobile Region. From the Kawarthas to the Land O Lakes, District 2 spans east to west from Plevna/Cloyne to Fenelon Falls/Lindsay and north to south from Bancroft to Highway 7. District 2 is comprised of 8 Member Snowmobile Clubs that are dedicated to providing and maintaining a quality snowmobile trail network of over 2200 km. These trails are sure to please all types of sledders. Day trippers can leisurely ride the trails, enjoy nature and replenish their energy for the trek back to the cottage at any the friendly restaurant locations conveniently located along the trails. Overnight riders can run many of the loops throughout the distric...
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