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'Serenity' in Muskoka

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Master Bedroom Wing c/w ensuite bathroom at dusk from a canoe.
Very good
7 reviews
Master Bedroom Wing c/w ensuite bathroom at dusk from a canoe.
The winding driveway down to the lake culminates in an entry courtyard.
Entry Foyer and Stair to Recreation Room and Loft Bedroom c/w ensuite and walk-in rain fall shower.
Living Area looking out to lake terrace. Terrace c/w large BBQ, exterior fireplace & lounge seat.
Chef's kitchen completely outfitted with large and small appliances including beverage fridge.
Great Room c/w wood burning granite fireplace, dining room and fully accesorized chef's kitchen.
Muskoka Room looking into the Dining Room, all with a picturesque view of Otter Lake.
Powder Room in central core building adjacent to the laundry room c/w washer, dryer and laundry tub.
Winter scene of hall link to West Wing. Expansive views of nature from every room in the cottage.
One of the west wing bedrooms with Queen size bed, bunk beds, and views up the lake.
Four piece West Wing bathroom.
Second floor Recreation Room overlooks the Great Room c/w views up Otter Lake and down Serenity Bay.
Looking down into the Great Room from the Recreation Room. 25 ft. high windows and panaramic views.
The second floor Guest Bedroom & ensuite overlooks the expansive Great Room with views up the lake.
Second floor ensuite with a view into the forest.
The second floor ensuite features a walk-in shower with massage jets and rain shower head.
Second floor bedroom view of the Great Room. The heavy timber roof deck & beam structure is exposed.
Master Ensuite Bathroom with views to the very private and tranquil Serenity Bay.
Master Bedroom - views across the bay & down to the wetlands. Watch heron fly past or otter swim by.
A view of 'Serenity' at dawn from a canoe. The lake is like glass! So peacefull, so serene.
View up Otter Lake from the Lakeside Terrace. Our dock can be seen at the end of the point.
View up Otter Lake from the point.
The Canadian Shield's black granite at the end of our point provides for a perfect bench.
Looking back at the cottage from the dock.
The frozen, snow covered lake. Can snow be any whiter? Can sky be any more blue? This is 'Serenity'.
Serenity's 12 acres of lake and woods is great for exploring on X-Country skiis or snowshoes.
Ahhh! Snow angels on a frozen, snow covered 'Serenity' bay. What a winter wonderland!
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Overview
Cottage -
4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Huntsville, Muskoka District, Ontario
In search of privacy, stunning views, beautiful natural waterfront and outstanding accommodation? This impressive architect owned and designed cottage delivers. Watch heron fly into the wetlands or otter swim by. Relax ... you have found 'Serenity'.
On Otter Lake, we frown on the noise and pollution from boat motors so only canoes, kayaks, sail boats and paddle boats can be seen albeit infrequently. The dock out to deeper water allows for swimming and diving or watercraft mooring.
A winding granite lane sweeps down to the cottage/home's entrance courtyard where glimpses of the lake around and through the home can be seen. The cottage/home sits on an exposed plateau of the Canadian Shield at the base of a point within meters of the lake on one side and a bay on the other.
Your attention will be captured as soon as the front doo...
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Listing #HL1725580
About the Owner
Colin K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
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Very good - based on 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

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Janet F
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
166 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Overall: We had a great time. For the most part the weather cooperated and we all enjoyed a lot of time outdoors. The cottage is absolutely beautiful inside and out. The cottage was affectionately called "the glass palace" by our teenagers. They appreciated all the architectural elements of the design and the stunning glass views from many locations. The location...

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Sharon T
Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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My family stayed at Serenity cottage recently, and couldn't have asked for a better week. It was our first time renting a cottage together. We had 7 kids with us, and 2 seniors, and everyone felt at home. As mentioned in many other reviews, the pictures, as gorgeous as they are, don't show all the beauty of this place, both...

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 AM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
'Serenity' has a responsibility to the few cottage owners on the lake and to the environment. Loud and overly boisterous activities will not be tolerated. If you appreciate and...
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Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Super Kings
    2 Fulls
    2 Bunks
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R 7 861
CA$789
R 10 670
CA$1 071
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: R 14 945 / stay - Deposit
  • Change-over Fee: R 2 491 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Huntsville is a charming and friendly destination in Ontario, Canada. It is a relatively rural destination just over two hours of driving from the large city of Toronto. This isolation only adds to the appeal of Huntsville and encourages its reputation as a place to get away from it all and enjoy the scenic landscape, water recreation activities on Muskoka River and the welcoming feel of a small town.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Toronto International Airport (Pearson): 200.0 km
Railway: Huntsville: 10.0 km
'Serenity' is a four season cottage. In the winter, you should expect lots of snow and although all the roads leading up to the front door are ploughed, snow tires and all wheel or four wheel drive vehicles are recommended. We have just experienced one of the harshest winters on record and delighted to say that we received an accumulated 13 feet of snow this past winter. What a winter wonderland it was. Walking on the frozen and snow covered lake out front of the cottage was amazing. So, exhilarating yet very peaceful. It's something wonderful to experience.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 14.0 km.
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