Cottage Profile This large 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, cottage makes a great vacation getaway choice for families or small groups with something for everyone to do. It is located just outside Owen Sound, has a private harbour area, and six sets of large patio doors that provide spectacular views over the sparkling waters of Georgian Bay. The cottage is set back from the road. You enter the cottage on the ground floor. Inside the front entrance is a high vaulted foyer. On this level there is an open concept living room and dining room each with large patio doors, with spectacular views of the bay, which provide access to a large concrete backyard patio. In the living room area there is a rocking chair, two comfortable couches and an air hockey table that the kids (young and old) will enjoy. On those chilly nights you can enjoy the warmth of the gas firplace. The dining room can accommodate eight but easily seats six people. Next to the dining room is a well equipped kitchen with a window over the sink looking out at the bay. The kitchen is stocked with all the dishes, utensils, serving plates, pots and pans you will need during your stay and includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, oven, toaster, kettle, tea pot, and coffee maker. Next to the kitchen is a family room with a gas fireplace, futon couch and chair. The family room also has a large patio door, with spectacular views of the bay, which provides access to the large backyard patio. The family room is a great spot for a relaxing morning coffee or enjoying an evening movie. On this level there is one bedroom with a single bed and for your convenience there is also a washer and dryer to take care of any laundry needs. From the front entrance foyer you take the stairs up to the second floor. At the top of the stairs is an open hall with views of the front yard through a large second storey window. On this level there are three bedrooms across the back of the cottage, each with a large patio door leading to a second storey deck across the entire back of the cottage, and a very spacious 5 piece main bathroom with soaker tub and separate shower at the front. The master bedroom has a queen bed and 3 piece ensuite bathroom. In each of the other two bedrooms you will find a double and single bed. Each of these second storey bedrooms provides fantastic bay views to wake up to each morning. The large concrete backyard patio extends across the back of the cottage, has a natural wood fireplace, ten patio chairs, and a picnic table. The patio is perfect for taking advantage of the bay view, watching passing sailboats, socializing, relaxing with your book and/or favourite summer beverage, or rolling out your yoga mat. There is also a propane BBQ for cooking up some BBQ feasts. There is large generally level grassed yard leading the shore. The shore is great spot any time of day. There is a protected private harbour if you bring your own boat. If you don’t have a boat, there is a canoe and two kayaks available for your use during your stay to explore the bay. The shoreline is a mix of sand and stone. There are other beaches and swimming locations at Kelso Beach 2 km or Hibou Beach, a lovely large sand beach is about a 15 minute drive away, and Sauble Beach is about a 30 minute drive away. The cottage is close to many attractions and is only a five minute drive to downtown Owen Sound with its shopping opportunities, restaurants, museums, theatre and art galleries. There are plenty of fishing, hiking and bicycling opportunities and several golf courses nearby, or catch a favourite local area festival or event.
Additional amenities include: firewood provided, dock/boat-slip, 1 double futon, beds: 1 queen, 3 single beds, drinking water: lake well with uv filtration system, chairs, cd player, life jackets ( 5 adult ), patio furniture ( patio table, two storey, 2 kayaks, number of baths: 3; one 4 piece with jacuzzi tub; one 3 piece with shower; one 2 piece with sink & toilet, 2600 sq ft, 2 doubles, outdoor fire pit, number of bedrooms: 4, high speed lite wireless internet.TripAdvisor property ID 1979088...Read more
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