Cottage Profile Tuckamore welcomes you to the Bruce Peninsula. Constructed in 2008, it is a 1200 square foot one floor cottage located on three acres at Baptist Harbour, Lake Huron. The cottage is sided in pine board and batten, and is topped with a striking red steel roof. The owners have carefully maintained and upgraded the cottage since construction. The entrance to the cottage welcomes you with heated Wiarton flagstone flooring, and a dramatic view of the Great Room. The spacious Great Room is an open concept plan with a 16' cathedral ceiling and floor to ceiling windows on the prow front. The floor is finished in a rustic Cherry Hardwoo...d. Two leather La-Z-Boy reclining chairs, a large sofa and a further reclining chair provide comfortable seating. The seating allows a view to the south, the beautiful Rumford stone fireplace and the entertainment centre. The entertainment centre provides expanded TV channels via a Star Choice HD receiver. A Blu-Ray DVD player is also provided. The owner has provided an extensive collection of Blu-Ray and standard DVDs for your enjoyment. The Denon theatre sound system is top notch. Please note the La-Z-Boy Sleep Sofa folds out to provide a queen bed. Your comfort is assured with the unique SlumberAirÂ® Mattress System. (This system must be inflated with the provided electric air pump after the sofa is folded out.) A wireless internet connection is also available to guests at Tuckamore. The kitchen comes fully equipped with new appliances, refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, electric kettle and crock pot. Seating for six is available at the pine dining room table. The large Master bedroom features a queen bed, Cherry Hardwood flooring and a large window looking to the south. The three piece ensuite Master Bath includes a large country style sink and large shower. The ceramic floor is heated. The walk-in closet includes a stacked washer/dryer and additional room to hang clothing. Adjacent to the entrance is a three piece Guest Bath with heated flagstone floor, country style porcelain sink and a corner shower. The flagstone floor is heated.â¨The large Guest Bedroom is also adjacent to the entrance way. It has a queen bed, large closet, Cherry flooring and a large window looking south. A deck on the south end of the house extends past the Master Bedroom and out to a 12' wide gazebo with signature red steel roof. This provides a view to the south, west and north. Stairs to the south allow access to the front lawn area, and stairs to the north allow access to the Beachcomber Hot Tub Spa. Six colourful Muskoka chairs and a further Muskoka Tete A Tete chair allow comfortable seating for you and your guests. The large north facing deck was expanded in fall 2013 and provides a new table and six wicker resin chairs. Additional seating with four white with purple web chairs. Two lounge chairs are also available. A three burner Broil King barbecue and a table and seating for leisurely vacation dining. This deck has a wide staircase to the west and the Beachcomber Hot Tub. Stairs lead to the east parking area. A wheel chair friendly ramp also leads to the deck and the entrance door. Please note that the Beachcomber Hot Tub Spa is available year round for an additional rental. Check when renting The Beachcomber Hot Tub is a 4 - 6 person unit with both the usual jets, filtration system and additionally the Beachcomber ClearTechâ¢ UV Water Care System. Tuckamore is wheelchair friendly with wide doors throughout. The cottage is fully winterized with 7KW backup generator. It is perfect for those winter vacations. The Baptist Harbour shoreline can be accessed 200m west of the driveway, and then 100m south on the public access lot. The public access lot and the shoreline are rugged. Swimming is for the hardy, and may not be suitable for children. The sand beaches at Dunks Bay and Singing Sands are close by.While at the cottage, visit the Parks Canada Visitor's Centre in Tobermory and learn about the special features of the area. Climb the lookout tower to view the spectacular view of Tobermory harbour. Stroll through the village of Tobermory and enjoy the quaint shops, art galleries and restaurants. Take a scenic boat tour and see the shipwrecks, lighthouses and magnificent views. For hikers, naturalists and scuba divers, this area is a dream come true. Hike the Escarpment along the Bruce Trail. Discover the unique plants and landscape of the alvar. Find out why Tobermory is the Dive Capital of Canada.
Additional amenities include: beds: 2 queen beds, number of baths: two - two three-piece baths with showers, blu-ray DVD player, water: well water, fully winterized ( propane furnance ), cd player, patio furniture ( patio table, muskoka chairs, i pod docking station, deck area 2 decks each 350 square feet, chairs, number of bedrooms: 2, water cooler provided, television (50"), 2 loungers ), floor area 1200 square feet, comfortably seats 4 people ( 100.00 rental ), 1 pull out queen sofa bed.
Left on 10/17/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | JDee
This cottage is very well kept and comfortable. The location although not on the water is still nice. Me and my wife were very impressed with the cleanliness of the place. It very quiet. The living space is a nice size. The heated floors in the bathrooms were a nice amenity. Maybe the only thing that would have made it better was to be next to water but that would in no way keep us from staying there again. Another thing that we encountered was a smell of maybe sulfur in the shower water which may be due to the natural watersource and is not surprising. Other than that, its a very comfortable stay. We will try to stay there again.
Left on 06/02/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | Matt
We stayed at this cottage for our honeymoon in March and it was exactly what we were looking for; a beautiful cottage for a private getaway. The cottage is very private, you can hardly see your neighbours and the street is very quite, only a few other houses. The cottage is very well kept inside and out and the hottub and fireplace were great for relaxing on cold nights. The only negative we had with the place was the pullout couch needed some cleaning and wasn't inflated, but we didn't use it at all and just pulled it out to see it (just to warn anyone who was thinking of using it for a bed). Other than that, the cottage was very high quality and made us feel like we were living in luxury for the week.
Overall, it was a fantastic stay and we were very happy we choose that cottage.
a gem in the wilderness
Left on 09/20/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Michigan traveler
What a lovely cottage Tuckamore is. It is just as beautiful in person as in the photos. We also really liked the floor plan since the main living area separates the two bedrooms. While there are a couple of houses barely in sight, it is located in a secluded wilderness setting. We also found the managing couple very helpful. We would return there in a minute!
Great winter getaway
Left on 06/30/2012 for a stay in February 2012 | Garrett King
If you are searching for high quality at a great rate in a wilderness setting, then this is the place! The owners seem to have considered just about every need for the vacationer, from the hot tub to the super entertainment system to the cozy fireplace. Fine workmanship is evident in this cottage. Winter nights are peaceful under the stars and the woodland trails with abundant animal tracks are a refreshing way to spend the day. A short walk will take you to lake views.
Left on 06/28/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | Wonderful cottage!
Exceeded expectations...very well equipped, comfortable and clean. Loved the layout and location...very private but very close to everything in the area. Best part was the fabulous hot tub and listening to the birds sing.
Left on 06/28/2012 for a stay in February 2012 | Robert
We had an amazing week at the cottage . Great cottage had everything we needed and more. Extremely clean and amazing service responses. We lost power for a few hours during a winter storm but cottage had an emergency generator.
Rate this vacation a 9.9 out of 10.
Left on 06/27/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | Karl
My wife and I honeymooned here and had an amazing time. Everything was clean and kept in great condition. We really enjoyed the rooms and the heated floor in the bathrooms! Definitely would and will recommend this place to our friends and families. Five stars.
amazing cottage experience
Left on 10/20/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | likaryun523
All details were exactly as described for the cottage and ammenities made the first time cottage experience amazing and would definitely go there again.
Left on 09/28/2010 for a stay in August 2010 | Deb
This was the first time we have rented a cottage and was pleased with our stay. The ads and pictures were true to the cottage and located in a quiet area. It's kid friendly and lots of space for them to play.
Bobbie and Paul
The most romantic and relaxing week-long vacation ever!
Left on 08/17/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | Bobbie and Paul
This cottage was exactly as it was described and appeared on the site. We were very impressed by the comfort, cleanliness and decor. Our vacation was booked for much-needed R+R and this is exactly what we experienced - thanks to the private location, lovely Tobermory weather and the outdoor hot tub! :)
john and elaine
wonderful, relaxing honeymoon
Left on 08/16/2010 for a stay in May 2010 | john and elaine
My husband and I stayed here for a week, for our honeymoon. It was a wonderful cottage, and so comfortable it made us feel at home. We went out every morning to go to town to get our food for the day and make our own meals. The only thing that was a little disappointing was that the town was not open till the friday, may 7. so we could not do anything other be at the cottage for the week. so a little heads up would have been nice. Otherwise the cottage was incredible. Both my husband and I were very happy that we choose this cottage. thankyou so much !
Better than the pics!
Left on 11/19/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | Phlipkat
We loved the space, clean, bright and easy to fall in love with! Private, quiet and close to town and trails. Would have been 5 star with closer water access.
John & Tammy
St. Catharines, Ontario
Awesome place to stay!
Left on 09/10/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | John & Tammy
The cottage was immaculate. We were not far from all the activities we wanted to do, hiking, fishing,boating, shopping, swimming at the beach. We had the privacy we wanted at night when we wanted to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. If you are okay with driving five minutes to the activities listed above, this would be a great place for you to stay. The only down side is there is no beach or waterfront within a reasonable walking distance.
Left on 09/03/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | Yanick
Very beautiful cottage! I want return overthere anytime.
Left on 09/01/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The service I received was very good. Everything was very clear and informative.
The cottage was very well appointed. Everything was very neat and functional. Nothing was lacking indoors or outdoors . The property was not lake front and this is the only short fall.
It was very close to Tobermory. We truly enjoyed the stay.You could not ask for a nicer place.
Left on 06/25/2009 for a stay in March 2009 | ali
What a great place to rest & work.
The cottage was beautiful, peaceful and up to date.
The tv, fridge, beds... everything was so new - it made the stay extra special.
The high ceilings we fabulous.
i would definately rent this cottage again.
Leanne and Bob
Left on 06/25/2009 for a stay in June 2009 | Leanne and Bob
Just an overall great cottage. The owner has a built a beautiful unit, with great attention to detail and quality. Very private but still close to town. Shame it was only a weeks vacation!
I love holidays
Left on 06/18/2009 for a stay in June 2009 | I love holidays
We really enjoyed our vacation here. We wanted to get away from it all, and this place is perfect. The wood fireplace is fantastic, what a bonus. The hot tub is another great feature. We were glad the owners accomodated us VERY last minute..we booked about 3pm on Friday and stayed the next day. Everything is exactly as described. We took bikes with us and biked into Tobermory every day. We also biked to the bakery (recommended). The only thing I would suggest is take some non stick frying pans for bacon and eggs. It also would have been nice to have a second tv in the master bedroom--especially during playoffs!!
The owners did a nice job of decorating. Everyday I saw more details of the love they put into this cottage.Truly a nice rental.
Left on 02/07/2009 for a stay in August 2008 | Fernando
Great Cottage in Gorgeous Area
Left on 01/26/2009 for a stay in June 2008 | JW
Cottage in excellent condition, great agency to deal with.
Bismarck, North Dakota USA
Amazing Cottage - Great for a Honeymoon!
Left on 01/24/2009 for a stay in May 2008 | kc_hardt
This cottage was amazing. It was gorgeously decorated and homey. Everything about it was quality. When we arrived there for our honeymoon it was wonderfully clean. You can tell whoever stays there takes pride in the home and takes exceptional care of it. Admittedly, it was no where near the the water, but we were just fine camping out in the hot tub. (May isn't exactly swimming weather.) It had every amenity we could have hoped for and was a nice distance from all the local attractions, yet was hidden away from all the main traffic, so it was a nice quiet spot to just relax and enjoy the beautiful area. We would absolutely stay there again.
Left on 01/24/2009 for a stay in December 2008 | md
Excellent place to rent. Everything is new and beautiful. No problems or concerns. We hope to rent this place again.
Left on 01/24/2009 for a stay in September 2008 | Stacey
As avid cottagers, my fiance and I knew our honeymoon would not be the typical tropical paradise most couples go for. We wanted something a little more luxurious to treat ourselves but still with the lovely rustic, relaxed feeling that we crave. This cottage was more than we could have asked for! We loved it from the moment we stepped in the door. Everything about it was tasteful, well cared for and beautiful.
The few things that we didn't care for were the isolation of the hottub, it got a little spooky at night with no fence or lighting around it and the wasps nests along the front of the cottage prevented the use of the front deck. Other than that our experience was wonderful and we would recommend it to anyone looking for a little R&R.
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