Beautiful Quiet Cottage on Fox Lake in Ontario (Price Reduced for Fall Weeks)

From $250 / night


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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Cottage

(GREAT RATES for weekly September, October and November months) $1000 Saturday-Saturday

This beautiful 3 bedroom private cottage is an attractive affordable solution to your family vacation! The large deck offers wonderful views of Fox Lake and beautiful sunrises. The cottage is eastern facing with plenty of sun for swimming on the sandy beach or lounging on the lawn until late afternoon. The dock provides a great place for fishing up bass, pike, walleye, sunfish and perch. There is a large outdoor fire pit for you to enjoy sitting by the campfire roasting marshmallows or hot dogs. The cottage is winterized for those who want a spring/f...Read more

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Beautiful Quiet Cottage on Fox Lake in Ontario (Price Reduced for Fall Weeks)
Huntsville, Ontario, Canada

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AMENITIES
Propane barbeque
There are two propane tanks available. If you empty one, please refill it in town (eg. Canadian Tire).
Fridge, Stove, Microwave, Dish Washer, Coffee Maker, Toaster and Toaster Oven
Vacuum, (Washer/Dryer available for longer rentals of 3 weeks at a time)
Satellite TV (48”) & DVD player, and TV’s in 2 Bedrooms (Bring own DVD players)
Deck/beach chairs
We have deck and beach chairs available. You are welcome, of course, to bring your own lawn chairs as well.
WIFI is available upon request and conditions
SUGGESTED ITEMS TO BRING
Drinking Water
Firewood
Life Jackets
Bed Sheets and Pillow Cases
Towels
SIDE LAWN
Please do not drive on lawn area. This is the septic tank and distribution bed area. However, feel free to use this area for tents, badminton, croquet, etc

DIRECTIONS
Take Hwy 401 to Hwy 400 (or via Hwy 407)
Take Hwy 400 north to Hwy 11 in Barrie
Take Hwy 11 north to Huntsville (follow signs to North Bay)
Exit at Muskoka Road #2 and turn left (back over the highway)
Proceed past the OPP station for ~10km through Ravenscliffe, past Camp Tawingo, and past Peacock Bay Marina
Turn left (there is no right) at Hoodstown Road (also called Muskoka Road #45)
Pass by the first road and turn left at the second road and go across the bridge
Then keep right onto West Fox Lake Road
Go ~5 kms right to the end of the road
(Note: the gravel road turns into narrow private road)


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THE CAJANS
FAMILY COTTAGE
West Fox Lake Road
Huntsville, ON, Canada


WELCOME TO OUR COTTAGE!
We truly hope you enjoy your vacation here in beautiful Muskoka! In order to maximize your enjoyment, we would like to introduce you to your accommodations and surroundings. There are also some guidelines that we ask you to follow to ensure the cottage is left as inviting for the next guests as when you arrived. Cottage should have all dishes cleaned, fridge emptied and cleaned, microwave cleaned, bathroom cleaned, totally vacuumed, garbage taken home and everything back in place before departure.

CHECKIN / CHECKOUT
Please comply with these times so as to avoid any overlap between guests.
Checkin Time: 3:00pm
Checkout Time: 10:00am

Everything should already be running during the spring/summer/early fall. We will provide you with a key prior to your stay.
BEDROOMS
Please bring your own bedding sheets (or sleeping bags). There are blankets and pillows on all beds.
Master Bedroom (#1)
1 king bed

Bedroom (#2)
4 single beds in 2 bunks

Bedroom (#3)
1 queen bed


FIRE PIT
We do have a fire pit on our property. .
Note that there is no daytime burning allowed in Muskoka. Please keep the fire contained (especially if an onshore wind) – and no bon fires.


As for firewood, you can scour the woods or buy your own. Please do not take from our stack of cut wood. (This is our limited supply).

BOATS
4 Kayaks and 1 Paddle Boat are AVAILABLE (100$ charge to replace broken or lost paddles)
We recommend you bring your own life jackets to ensure you have the right sizes. (There are jackets available)
If you want to bring your own motor boat or jet ski, let us know and we will try to arrange a launch area location, there is a dock available in the summer months

GARBAGE/RECYCLING
Garbage/recycling day is on Tuesdays. You can bring your garbage and recycling to where the narrow road ends (and the wider gravel road begins) on Tuesday morning (not Monday night). Alternatively, there is also a garbage /recycling station at Peacock Bay Marina just off Muskoka Rd #2 during summer months only
Please take all other garbage and recycling with you when you leave.

Never leave any garbage outside the cottage …to much wildlife

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. Can we drink the water?
The hot and cold running water in the cottage is pumped directly from the lake and, although regularly tested by the Ministry of the Environment, it is not drinking water. You can buy spring water at the local grocery store or take your own water containers with you.
2. Why is the water a yellowish brown colour?
Fox Lake has a high mineral content which accounts for the yellowish brown colour. It may not be the nicest looking water to take a bath in … but it is natural! In fact, the lake is considered quite healthy according to the Ministry of the Environment. We have filters in place to have the water as close to clear as possible.
3. What wildlife can we expect to see?
Lots! There are loons, blue herons, beavers, groundhogs, racoons & deer. Bears are rare but in the past few years they have been sighted down the road at dusk.
Beavers will pass by in the lake in front of the cottage twice each day (like clockwork!). The chipmunks have become quite tame but remember they are rodents and please don’t allow them in the cottage.
Ensure that the doors are always properly closed so you don’t have visitors with you in the cottage at night.
4. What is the fishing like?
That depends on how good you are! There are plenty of pike, walleye, and bass. … who can resist an outdoor fish fry!
(Fishing licenses are available at Canadian Tire and other locations)

More About This Location

Lake nearby, Rural retreats, Waterfront

What's Nearby

Golf course within 30 minute drive

Getting There

Car is essential

Availability

Last updated on September 03, 2014
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Rates

Rates shown in $ USD (Rental listed originally in CAD)


DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
All dates
Saturday check-in
$250
Weekend $250
$1,726$5,9052 Nights
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Rental fees

  • Cleaning fee | $55 per stay
  • Damage deposit | $454
  • Fees for additional guests may apply.

Additional notes from the owner

Cottage must be left in the same shape as found. (vacuumed, cleaned, dishes, beds made, indoor and outdoor furniture put back and beached cleaned and raked) Special weekly rates of $1100 for the months of September, October and November. Dock will be left in the water till early October and remember to bring your own firewood.

Amenities

General
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Ocean or water views
  • Private Beach
Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Toaster
  • Stove or Oven
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
Entertainment
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite or cable TV
Outdoor
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Deck
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 1344 square feet

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