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Simcoe Lake House

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Area: Georgian Bay Simcoe
  • Town: Orillia
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Type: 3 Season
  • Water: Lake Simcoe

About This Cottage

Simplicity is often exactly the perfect choice for a cottage vacation. Simcoe Lake House is a wonderful waterfront cottage that offers, peace, relaxation and waterfront, all within 10 minutes of town yet with the privacy of cottages far more remote.

This cottage is located less than 10 minutes from Orillia on the western shore of Lake Simcoe. With 3 bedrooms, bath, open-concept living/kitchen/dining and full-length deck facing the water, it has the classic lake house look and feel. A waterfront dock is great for those who prefer their relaxing to the tune of waves lapping against the shore or beating the heat with a quick dip in the lake. There is also a nice-sized lawn should you wish to enjoy some yard games.

The cottage is bounded on one side by woods, with no neighbours on that side. A drive is shared with the owner, who has a cottage on the other side - privacy is still yours, as the cottages are more than 200 feet apart, more than you will find at most rentals. The view across the lake is spectacular, with islands and bays visible a few kilometres from shore.

You will likely want to explore the area during your stay and this location is well-suited as a base. Orillia is certainly within cycling distance and a 5-6 km walk will take you to the downtown area. Barrie is about 30 km away, and the historic Midland area a pleasant 50 km drive. You might want to breathe in some pure Canadiana at the Leacock Museum or Martyrs Shrine, enjoy some boating on the Simcoe/Couchiching chain and there is a nice selection of golf courses within a half-hours's drive.

All of this is just an hour from the GTA. If you're coming from Toronto, you're almost there already!

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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 Saturday to Saturday in High Season
  • Sorry, no short stay rentals; weekly only


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 22 - September 3
Weekly (Saturday to Saturday) $1,800.00
Low Season: September 5 - October 9, May 18 - June 21
Weekly $1,200.00

Inside the Cottage

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 bedrooms (2 with double 1 with twin bunks)
  • Open concept kitchen/living/dining
  • TV and DVD player
  • 3-piece bathroom

Outside the Cottage

  • Propane BBQ
  • Deck with furniture
  • Fire Pit
  • Lawn Area
  • Dock, Canoe
  • Boat launch on property

Things you need to know:

  • 1 dog is welcome at this property
  • Please bring your own linens and towels
  • Cottage is to be left in an as-found condition
  • Waterfront is Eastern exposure
  • Please note that the dock is removed after Labour Day


The grass area leads to the dock and waterfront. Entry is shallow and stoney. Swim shoes would be required. The water stays fairly shallow beyond the dock for 25-50 feet. While there is not usually much weed in this area, winds can blow weed in if north winds occur, and some weed growth may be experienced in late summer. Swimming in the shore area may be impacted should this occur.


Originally incorporated as a village in 1867, the history of what is today the City of Orillia dates back at least several thousand years. Archaeologists have uncovered evidence of fishing by the Huron and Iroquois peoples in the area over 4,000 years ago as well as sites used by Native Americans for hundreds of years for trading, hunting, and fishing. (Source - Wikipedia)


August 2019
Pros: 1. Cottage was kept very clean. 2. Basic supplies were provided (however would have been nice to know before we arrived. ex. dishsoap, handsoap, dish towels, etc.). 3. Lots of available space to play games such as badminton, Frisbee, etc. 4. Internet reception was great which was a bonus when checking for things such as the weather on our cell phones. 5. Dock was great as we tied our SUP board, kayaks, and boat to it. Nice to just take off from the dock whenever we wanted. Cons: 1. Would have been nice to be made aware ahead of time about the seaweed as the pictures make it to appear otherwise. This had limited our swimming time by over half. We did wear water shoes where possible, however other areas there was just too much to tolerate. 2. Would be nice to have more trees trimmed up so the view of the lake is greater while sitting in the chairs on the grass. I understand it blocks the wind, but we are there for the beautiful view of the water not the trees, and sitting on the dock doesn't work so well when there is 6 of us. 3. Shower is very small. We managed, however I couldn't imagine someone on the heavier side to move around in it.
September 2017
Our week in September more than exceeded our expectations. The cottage is right at Orillia and yet due to the trees, it feels like it's on a remote lake with no one else there. It is well kept, in good repair and very clean. We hope to come back next September. Thank you again!
June 2017
Truly appreciated the fire place indoors for late night coziness on the couch! Also, great dock for the boat, lounging to catch some sun and diving in to clear refreshing water!

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  • BBQ Grill
  • Firepit
  • Dock
  • Canoe
  • Waterfront
  • Summer: Sat-Sat only
  • MaxAdults
  • Pets Allowed