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Lakeside Escape

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Area: Muskoka and Almaguin
  • Town: Mactier
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Type: 3 Season
  • Water: Bass Lake

About This Cottage

CLRM is pleased to be able to offer another "classic". 3 bedrooms, 1 bath and a nice waterfront, set in the heart of Muskoka. This is a place for families to really relax and unwind at the cottage - and while the Lakeside Escape feels as cottagey as the place you rented with your parents 30 years ago, it is also complete with modern appliances and up to date amenities.

The living room enjoys a view of the lake as well as a flat screen satellite TV, so the view is there for you in either direction. A wood stove will keep you warm on those occasional chilly late summer nights. The kitchen is fully equipped and, along with the BBQ, enables you to prepare all those great cottage meals, the ones that taste so much better after a good swim. There is a sunroom that enjoys a view of the deck and lake. This is the perfect spot to enjoy a game, a book, a coffee or simply catch some zzz's. If you want to catch a bit of a breeze, the adjacent screened porch lets you dine outside while any bugs look on enviously from the other side of the screen.

The waterfront offers a great place to swim, boat or just relax in the sun. The water is clear and deepens gradually. If water activities are not in the plan for the time being, relaxing on the deck is always an option - you can opt for the full sun or the shade in the gazebo or under the trees.

You'll enjoy barbecuing on the deck, but if the cook goes on strike for a day, you can drive (or walk if you are feeling like some exercise) around the lake to the Bass Lake Roadhouse and enjoy some restaurant fare. We recommend a day trip into some of the small towns that characterise Muskoka, such as Port Carling, Rosseau and Bala. The cranberry marsh near Bala is an interesting tour and a nice place to try some different wines.

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Rate and Rental Information

  • Please note that bookings less than 7 days in advance are subject to confirmation of availability with owner
  • 3-season property - This cottage rents Saturday-Saturday in High Season


Rate Table
Please note that a $73.45 (including tax) booking fee applies to all bookings
Please note that a $7.91 per day (including tax) Accidental Damage Waiver applies to all bookings
High Season: June 22 - September 3
Weekly (Saturday to Saturday) $1,700.00
Low Season: September 5 - October 9, May 18 - June 21
Weekly $900.00

Inside the Cottage

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 bedrooms (1 with queen bed, 2 with double)
  • 3-piece bathroom
  • Kitchen with stainless steel stove, fridge, microwave, dishwasher
  • Living room with lake view and wood stove
  • Satellite TV with DVD and VCR
  • Sun porch, waterview den

Outside the Cottage

  • Propane BBQ
  • Deck with seating
  • Dock, canoe, rowboat, 2 kayaks
  • Fire pit

Things you need to know:

  • Bed, bath and kitchen linens are provided. Please bring your own outdoor towels
  • Small dogs only (less than 40 pounds) permitted at this property
  • Cottage is to be left in an as-found condition on departure
  • Property has an easterly exposure


A gentle slope takes you to the waterfront, with a shallow entry that deepens fairly quickly. Swimming shoes are recommended. The water is generally clear and weed free and swimming is good off the dock.


Highway 169, formerly much busier before it was supplanted by Highway 400 near Parry Sound, is now named the Frank Miller Memorial Route, in honour of Ontario's 19th premier, who served the District of Muskoka.

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  • BBQ Grill
  • Screened sunroom
  • Satellite TV
  • Dishwasher
  • Firepit
  • Dock
  • Canoe
  • Waterfront
  • Summer: Sat-Sat only
  • MaxAdults
  • WiFi Unlimited
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi