Cottage Profile Well Maintained, two bedroom cottage with 2000 feet of shoreline, located on the shores of Baptist Harbour, Lake Huron. This lovely raised cottage has large glass windows from floor to ceiling, ceramic tile floors, cathedral ceilings and a great view of Lake Huron. The main living area is an open concept design with the living room, dining area and kitchen all in one room. These features in combination with the cathedral ceilings and large glass windows provide an open, bright and airy environment in the cottage. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, sliding glass doors leading out to the lake, and an ensuite three-piece bathroom (shower). The second bedroom has a set of bunk beds (single top, double bottom) and a single bed. There is also a two-piece bathroom. One of the nicest features of the cottage is its huge 1200 square foot deck that wraps around two sides of the cottage. The deck has two sitting areas, one facing the open lake and the other facing Baptist Harbour. From this deck you get morning, afternoon and evening sun. A sunroom has been added to the deck allowing you to enjoy the views rain or shine. It's a great place to take a nap or relax with a good book and listen to the water. While at the cottage take time to explore the over 2000 feet of shoreline, you will find many different shoreline settings, wild flowers, alvars, and wild life. The scenic Village of Tobermory is located 7 km away. Take a visit and stroll through the shops in the village, visit the library, restaurants and the beautiful natural harbour, or take a scenic boat cruise where you view shipwrecks, lighthouses and visit Flowerpot Island. Also, dinner cruises aboard the Chi-Cheemaun are very popular. For hikers, naturalists and scuba divers, the area is a dream. A 10 minute drive away, guided tours are available along the Niagara Escarpment, or along the sandy shores of Singing Sands on Lake Huron. Amphitheater programs are available at Cyprus Lake at dusk and are informative and entertaining.
Additional amenities include: wood stove, 1 single, deck area 1200 square feet, lake frontage 2000 feet, 2 canoes (must bring own life jackets), 1 set of bunkbeds with a single on the top and a double on the bottom, outdoor fire pit, 40" lcd flatscreen television, number of bedrooms: 2, boat launching on property, 1000 square feet cottage, paddle boat (must bring own life jackets), clothes line, beds: queen, number of baths: two - one three-piece with shower, and one two-piece, water: from well water....Read more
Left on 08/22/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 22, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
We had a great week at this cottage. It was clean, beds were comfortable and had no mustiness. The view is spectacular from the three sided deck that wraps around the cottage. It is fairly private; there are no neighbours west and south on either side of the inlet. There is a neighbour very close on the north side however that had a lot of guests and they were fairly noisy, but during the day only. This area has rattlesnakes and we saw one near the dock the first day but even when we went looking for them during the rest of the week we never saw one again. The water is very cold and the rocks are slippery, bring water shoes. The water is also very clean and clear and a delight to swim in once you get past the cold. We brought our bikes, there is good cycling right from the cottage on very good paved roads. There is lots of activity available in the immediate area with hiking in the parks and boat rides in Tobermory. Tobermory is only 8 km and has lots of provisioning and casual restaurants. I highly recommend the cottage and we had a great week but I would be concerned about very young children due to the rocky shoreline and the possibility of snakes.
Left on 08/01/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 1, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
This cottage is in a great spot, few neighbours, lots of sky, water and trees. This is the perfect spot for someone who want to be close to nature. We had a great time spotting wildlife just walking on the grounds and canooing in the inlet. The Bruce National Park trails, sandy beaches and the town of Tobermory are also just a short drive away.
Left on 09/13/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 13, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
We loved our stay at this cottage. First of all the setting is very unique, as the house is the last one on the street and the property is huge. It makes you feel like an explorer! The property includes a very large alvar habitat - so please keep in mind that includes wild animals and snakes, frogs etc. We were very mindful of the kids whereabouts and generally made sure one of us was with the kids at all times.
The cottage itself is very bright, with a very large deck and a huge common area (living/dining room). The main bedroom is beautiful, with large sliding doors onto the deck. The smaller bedroom can accommodate 4 people (in our case, two adults and two kids) but it would probably be best for either three kids or two adults and one kid.
Everything in the house is very well maintained and in great shape.
The water is great and there are many different entries - we mostly used the dock.
We have been renting in the Bruce for a long time but it was our first time in Baptist Bay. It was great being so close to Tobermory, Dunks Bay and Little Cove.
We were very happy with our choice.
Left on 08/26/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | FillippoReviewed Aug 26, 2010Stayed Jul 2010
The cottage was very clean and perfect size for the 4 of us.
I wish it had 2 showers but still a great cottage. The view is wonderful because the deck goes around the cottage and being above ground was very nice. The BBQ was new and very handy. This location is great if you like to explore. We saw a missisauga rattle snake, hawks, eagle, humming birds and feed the chipmunks. The water is crystal clear and not so cold because the harbor is shallow.
This is the perfect location for a private vacation!
Left on 01/23/2009 for a stay in July 2008 | Patricia and JamesReviewed Jan 23, 2009Stayed Jul 2008
This cottage is an excellent choice for renters wanting both privacy and access to city comforts. Tobermory is just a few minutes drive away and the cottage has plenty of shoreline for quiet exploring. The cottage is well furnished and the layout is excellent. It is bright and sunny. The views are spectacular and what a deck!! The newly painted muskoka chairs are a nice touch. The kitchen is well stocked with quality cookware, appliances and dishes. An excellent rental choice. We will be happy to rent it again!
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