Gwanatchewan, a private island on Georgian Bay

From $345 / night

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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Cottage

At the head of Split Rock Bay, just north of Go Home Bay on the most beautiful stretch of shoreline in Georgian Bay, sits a cottage that has been in the same family since it was built in 1911. Gwanatchewan, Ojibway for “it is beautiful,” is the classic Georgian Bay cottage on a 100 acre island.

The island contains two lakes, a tamarack grove, wild orchids, blueberries, raspberries and wild life galore. This is what Canada was like before the arrival of Europeans 500 years ago.

Access to this unspoiled paradise is by water taxi only, six miles from the nearest marina through the 30,000 islands with their myriad smooth granite...Read more


Gwanatchewan, a private island on Georgian Bay
Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada

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Lake nearby, Waterfront


Last updated on September 01, 2014
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Rental fees

  • Damage deposit | $460
  • Tax rate | 13% of rent


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
Property Features
  • Ocean or water views
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Stove or Oven
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo or CD player
  • Books
  • Porch
  • Deck
Onsite Equipment
  • Boat available
  • Canoe
  • Pet friendly - yes
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 3000 square feet

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