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Cook's Bay Cottage

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Area: Georgian Bay Simcoe
  • Town: Gilford
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Type: 4 Season
  • Water: Cook's Bay

About This Cottage

Looking for something close to the GTA - A place where you could spend a week or two at the cottage but still drive into the office if they need you? Are fishing and boating your passions at any time of year? Need something that is clean and comfy but still retains a cottage feel? How about a large yard with plenty of sun? If you answered "yes" to any or all of these, Cook's Bay Cottage may be right for you!

This cottage was once a traditional seasonal cottage on Cook's Bay, the largest and southernmost of Lake Simcoe's Bays. It has been updated by the new owners and is suited for occupancy at any time of year in comfort. It houses 3 bedrooms, a living room with a large bay window overlooking the yard and waterfront, a nice dining area and traditional cottage kitchen. There is also cable TV and WiFi to help you keep in touch with the world. An extensive lawn leading to the waterfront will surely occupy some of your time here, and a waterfront fire pit and long dock complete the cottage experience.

The cottage is located in Gilford in the Southern part of Innisfil. It is close to marinas and boat launches - perfect for those who want to take on some nautical pursuits in Cook's Bay and Lake Simcoe. The area is one of the best in Ontario for outlet malls, so if you tire of the waterfront, some retail therapy might be a great way to spend a day or two.

Coming in the winter? Cook's Bay is popular with ice-fishermen, and a weekend here doesn't require hours of driving. A fireplace keeps you warm during cooler times and the cottage retains all the charm it has in the summer months.

It's not easy to find a waterfront rental at this price - and finding it this close to home should make Cook's Bay Cottage a popular choice!

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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
  • This property rents Friday to Friday in High Season


Rate Table
Please note that a $84.75 (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 25 - September 6, December 18 - January 3
Weekly (Friday to Friday) $1,750.00
Low Season: September 8 - December 17, January 4 - June 24
Weekly $1,050.00

Inside the Cottage

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 bedrooms (all with queen)
  • 4-piece bathroom
  • Kitchen with stove, fridge/freezer, microwave
  • Unlimited WiFi Internet
  • Living room with wood stove, smart TV with unlimited internet and Netflix (no channel reception)

Outside the Cottage

  • Watefront Dock
  • Fire Pit
  • Propane BBQ
  • Lawn Furniture

Things you need to know:

  • 1 well-behaved dog accepted
  • Linens are not included - please bring your own
  • The cottage has an Eastern exposure


There is a large grass lawn that extends from the cottage to the fire pit and dock area. There is outdoor seating provided for the lawn area, which is also large enough to host lawn games or throw a football around. Cook's Bay does experience a fair bit of weed growth. but swimming is possible from shore. There is a long dock and boats can be launched just a block away. Cook's Bay is reknowned for perch fishing.


Cook's Bay was named by John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada, for James Cook, who had served as master aboard HMS Pembroke in 1759 under the command of Captain John Simcoe, the Lieutenant-Governor's father.

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  • BBQ Grill
  • Firepit
  • Dock
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Waterfront
  • 3D Walkthrough
  • Summer: Fri-Fri only
  • WiFi Unlimited
  • Canada Day
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi