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  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Area: Georgian Bay Simcoe
  • Town: Washago
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Type: 3 Season
  • Water: Green River

About This Cottage

The Green River meanders lazily between Lake Couchiching and Washago, its emerald waters beckoning kayakers, canoeists and nature lovers to explore its water and banks. On these banks is where you'll find Riverdale, a delightful refurbished traditional River House positioned to let you enjoy the river to the maximum.

The cottage sits quite close to the water, and one of the star attractions is the screened sun porch that spans the width of the cottage. Here you will find sofas at either end, complemented by a dining table in the middle. We think this is where we'd spend most of our time (when not on the water) and expect you may feel the same. Inside the cottage, you will be equally comfortable. The living room runs the length of the cottage, dividing the kitchen, bath and laundry rooms from the 2 bedrooms, the latter of which are access by wonderful sliding barn-style doors.

The kitchen is bright and contains all you need to prep your food, and of course the requisite BBQ is available to you outdoors. You'll also appreciate a feature normally only found in larger cottages - a washer and dryer.

Outside, you're going to love taking in the view from the dock. Whether you're looking up river or down, the view is peaceful and spellbinding. You may well see bass swimming by the dock - the water is crystal clear - and the resident otter will very likely pay a visit during your stay. 4 kayaks are available for your use (2 adult, 2 youth) and you'll want to explore the waterways...even if it's just to kayak into the town of Washago. If you have a motorized craft you'd like to bring, a public launch is available in town and access to Lake Couchiching and the Severn River is easy.

Want to head out and about? Highway 11, just a few minutes away, will take you south to Orillia and north to Gravenhurst, each with their own unique cottage country flavour. If you're feeling lucky, maybe you'll want to head in the other direction - Casino Rama is less than 20 minutes away...but to be honest, if you're staying at Riverdale, we think you've already hit the jackpot!

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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 only, and for weekly periods only


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 26 - September 7
Weekly (Saturday to Saturday) $1,500.00
Low Season: September 8 - October 31, May 1 - June 25
Weekly $975.00

Inside the Cottage

  • Sleeps 5 (Maximum 4 adults)
  • 2 Bedrooms (1 with queen, 1 with double with single bunk over)
  • 3-piece bathroom with shower
  • Kitchen with stove, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher
  • Living room with propane fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV with DVD Player
  • Laundry - washer and dryer
  • WiFi Internet

Outside the Cottage

  • Watefront Dock with swimming ladder
  • Fire Pit
  • Large screened porch overlooking waterfront
  • 2 adult kayaks, 2 youth (max 150 lbs) kayaks

Things you need to know:

  • Sorry, pets are not permitted
  • Linens and towels are provided - please bring your own beach towels
  • The cottage has an southern exposure


The cottage sits quite close to the river, affording wonderful views in both directions. The water is quite clear and swimming is good off the dock. There is some weed clinging to rocks close to shore. Water entry is recommended via the swim ladder on the dock.


September 2019
Lovely cottage, lovely setting. Much appreciated that the owners do not charge for clean-up, nor do they ask for a deposit. How nice, they trust us to leave the cottage in the same impeccable shape it was in when we arrived. And as we are seniors, a mere 2 steps to get into the cottage, and our car could be parked within 15 feet of the cottage, was most welcomed indeed! Recommend it highly!

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  • BBQ Grill
  • Screened sunroom
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Firepit
  • Dock
  • Kayak
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Waterfront
  • Cable TV
  • MaxAdults
  • WiFi Unlimited
  • Air Conditioning