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Beautiful cottage in 50 acres of land near Lake Simcoe

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6 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Heaven on Earth! The property is convenient like a house yet sitting in a vast land like a cottage in a country. No immediate neighbours. No noise level is irritating to nearby properties. Great for holidays, small weddings, family reunions and company events. Cottage is in the southwest corner of Ravenshoe and Concession 5, 40 minutes drive northeast of Toronto. This is a unique Spanish style home with 2400 sqft of living space sitting on a private 50 acres of land with forest, mature trees, expansive lawn and professional landscaping for your enjoyment. Huge private pond has turtle, fish and frogs. Canoe, life jackets, pool table, golf games and many other activities are provided free of charge for your unlimited fun! Portable stereo, TV/DVD/CD player, home theatre system (no cable servi...Heaven on Earth! The property is convenient like a house yet sitting in a vast land like a cottage in a country. No immediate neighbours. No noise level is irritating to nearby properties. Great for holidays, small weddings, family reunions and company events. Cottage is in the southwest corner of Ravenshoe and Concession 5, 40 minutes drive northeast of Toronto. This is a unique Spanish style home with 2400 sqft of living space sitting on a private 50 acres of land with forest, mature trees, expansive lawn and professional landscaping for your enjoyment. Huge private pond has turtle, fish and frogs. Canoe, life jackets, pool table, golf games and many other activities are provided free of charge for your unlimited fun! Portable stereo, TV/DVD/CD player, home theatre system (no cable service provided), chess, poker, many books, skipping ropes are there to keep you occupied. I am sure you and your vacation group will be impressed by this stunning property. The house is a spacious raised bungalow, not a cabin. Main floor features 3 bedrooms, 2 queen beds and 1 bunk bed (twin over double), 2 washrooms. There is a conference/boardroom, living room, sun room and a dining room with lots of chairs. Kitchen was renovated with full line of utensils, stove, fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and all necessary cookware and dinnerware. Walk out basement has 3 bedrooms with 4 bunk beds (twin over double), 1 washroom and laundry room. There is a long deck outside of the kitchen overlooking the beautiful lawn and the pond. Chairs, coffee table and propane BBQ are provided for you, your family and friends to sit down and relax. Sleeps up to 12 person. Good for big family reunion, small weddings, group retreat or company events. The property is furnished and includes: • Full functional kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, rice cooker. Two queen size beds and 5 bunk beds • Stereo, TV, DVD/CD player and home theatre system (no cable service provided) • Canoe, oars and life jackets (stored in the barn on the pond side). • Balls, skipping ropes (stored in the garage) • Chess, cards, books etc (stored in the conference room) • Pool/billiard table, darts and golf game set for indoor activity (stored in the sunroom) Renter should prepare: • Food and drinks • Bottled water. Well water is tested periodically to make sure it is safe. However well water has higher minerals and calcium than city water. Well water also stinks sometimes. It’s recommended to bring a lot of bottled water. • Towels, personal hygiene products, toilet papers and garbage bags. • Bedding supplies (bed sheets, pillows and blankets) • Warm clothing and insect repellent. Countryside can be colder than city so prepare well for the weather. Internet, telephone and cable TV are not available at this location. There is no daily housekeeping service. You MUST take garbage with you when you leave. Left over garbage is charged $10 per bag for disposal. Please return the property to the same condition of cleanliness as you checked in.More
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About the Owner
Simon D
Languages spoken:Japanese, English, Chinese
Response Rate:83%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

What a dump! I don't know what was worse, the fact that every dish and piece of cutlery was probably never cleaned since it was bought, the water was not smelly as advertised, one person took a shower and it made the entire house STINK...More

Date of stay: February 2017
5  Thank sam101983
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Perhaps a third time is a charm, in that I only hope the owner of this fitly location will take notice of a third consecutive review expressing utter disappointment and resorts to one of two options: 1.) either clean the cottage that he charges people...More

Date of stay: July 2016
4  Thank recken
Management response:Responded 12 August 2016

The cottage is well maintained by a dedicated cleaning team and a lawn cutting company. During the summer season, flies or mosquitos come into the house when guests keep doors open during their stay. That is why we have the fly catcher hanging inside to...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2015

We arrived to an absolutely filthy house infested with flies. We spent over an hour cleaning the kitchen area as everything was un-useable for any normal person with any type of hygiene standards. We did not even bother using any of the pots/pans/cutlery that were...More

Date of stay: August 2015
13  Thank sikhbawse
A FlipKey verified reviewer
Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2014

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Date of stay: September 2014
A FlipKey verified reviewer
Melbourne (but now living in Toronto)
Reviewed 27 January 2014

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Date of stay: January 2014
Management response:Responded 27 January 2014

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Porch
Central Heating
Washer
Safe
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Corporate Bookings
Hiking Trips
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Horse Riding Nearby
Garage
Toaster
Deck
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
1. Sibbald Point Provincial Park: 14KM, 14 min. Offers sandy beaches, swimming, biking and hiking trails, camping, boat launching and fishing. 2. Geogina ROC: 25KM, 22 min. Recreational Outdoor Campus. In summer it offers zipline, rock climbing, bike park, splash pad, rope course, pioneer village, walking trail, canteen. In the winter, you can ski, snowboard, go tubing or tobogganing. 3. Uxbridge: 21KM, 19 min. It is the Trail Capital of Canada, with over 220 kilometers of trails. A number of major trail systems run through the township, including the Oak Ridges Trail and the Trans-Canada Trail.
How to get there
Our location is easy to find. Just get off at the north end of highway 404 at Woodbine Avenue, drive north to the first signal light with Esso gas station at the intersection. Then turn east on Ravenshoe Rd and drive about 20 min. We are right in the corner of Ravenshoe Rd and Concession 5 Rd.
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