Our cottage located on the Lake St. John, 7 minutes from Casino Rama, 15 minutes from Orillia, 5 minutes from public sandy beach at lake Couchiching.
You’ll love to stay at our place because it is very private, has lot's of place for picnic and BBQ, fire pit, lot's of parking, has private water access, great for fishing. Floating pad can be used for swimming in the lake. Great for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), and dog lovers.
Giant, with moss covered granite boulders complement the colourful landscape. The lush and vibrant world of nature, rich with the sound of rustling leaves and the singing of birds, creates a magical feeling of serenity - this is a place for romantic souls. *** One of the biggest advantages of the cottage - is privacy for the guests. There is a large and comfortable picnic area right next to the house. *** Three bedroom, 1100 sq ft waterfront cottage is located at the North shore of Lake St. John, in a private setting, and has North exposure. *** The house is elevated above a very picturesque walkway descending to the lake. *** The main floor living area with great view through the sliding doors right to the forest and the Lake - is furnished with couches and chairs in which guests enjoy the television with a DVD and VCR player. A woodstove with glass door is the perfect way to make you comfortable during cool nights. *** There you will also find an open concept Kitchen and Dining area. The dining room has a table and chairs to comfortably seat everyone in your party. *** Windows in the kitchen also facing the lake and provide a beautiful view. *** The kitchen at this cottage is fully equipped with a fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, kettle. *** There are three bedrooms on the main floor. One bedroom has queen size bed. Second and third bedrooms have double bed each. *** The bathroom includes a bathtub, sink, and a toilet. *** Downstairs siting area is furnished with couch, chair and coffee table in which guests can also enjoy a book, play table games, talk. *** For swimming it is recommended to take floating dock away from shallow shore to deeper water. The shoreline is marsh with growing grass with 2 ft depth at entry, swimming is not possible from water access of the property. Swimming shoes are recommended at St. John Lake. *** When the sun is shining, there is roomy outdoor space at the cottage to enjoy. The balcony at the cottage faces South and water front and is equipped with a table and chairs. *** With all of the outdoor space available, you can follow the sun all day long, or find places to keep cool in the shade. *** For fishing enthusiasts there is one of the best place to find; you can fish right from the shore. Fishing from a boat is available as well, and a boat with oars may be provided. We are welcome fishermen for Ice Fishing season too. *** You may participate in numerous local events in Orillia such as folk festivals, exhibitions, and displays of vintage cars, to name a few, alongside three museums in Orillia. For an additional entertainment there is a Casino Rama (10 minute drive) with its restaurants, concert events, and more. There are many provincial parks with their respective programs in the area, There is an abundance of activities for every taste and every mood. *** The sandy beach, which will bring a lot of fun for you and your children, is just a 5 minute drive away.
* Propane Barbecue (extra charge)
* Charcoal Barbecue (bring your own charcoal)
* Fire Pit (firewood is provided for extra charge)
* Bed sheets and towels (extra charge)
* Picnic table
*** All extra services are charged separately in advance and requested via form which guests receive before arrival.
* There are 5 parking spots available
* There is no beach on the property, shallow grassy water access only. Swimming is possible from the boat/floating dock or at public beach 5 minutes drive away to Washago or at big public beach (20 minutes to Orillia)
Please note that we charge extra for pets ($100 per pet per stay).