Starting at CA$1,000.00 a night
Size:
3000 sqft
Property:
House
Sleeps:
14
Bedrooms:
8
Bathrooms:
4.5
Sandy Shores is a traditional ‘Olde Muskoka’ cottage absolutely perfect for your family vacation! Located on sheltered Townsend Bay, Lake Joseph, this cottage boasts clear waters, sandy shores, sunset exposure and lots of gentle land for kids to play and roam. Situated on 6 acres of land near the end of a quiet road, Sandy Shore offers essential privacy with plenty of opportunity for quiet walks through the woods and along the tree lined country lane way. The road is open all year and Sandy Shore has deeded right of way to use the entire roadway from the cottage to Peninsula Road. In the heart of Ontario’s cottage playground, the cottage is close to the Lake Jo Club, Port Sandfield and the JW Marriott, Sandy Shore offers the best of Muskoka cottage lifestyle: calm waters, sunsets, golf, fine dining, yoga and family time.
Designed with families in mind, there’s a playground and bunkie for the kids, a coach house for the young adults to chill, a two-bedroom boathouse for quiet reflection or waterside gatherings and a finely finished cottage with 2 Muskoka rooms, expansive covered porch, separate family room, spacious dining room for relaxed meals and evening discussion and a large river rock wood burning fireplace for cool evenings. 3 TV's with satellite service are located as follows: Family room, master bedroom and boathouse. There are Four bedrooms with 2.5 baths (master ensuite) in the main cottage plus the children's bunkie has two twin beds, and the boathouse has two bedrooms as well. Main cottage has full AC. boathouse and loft have portable AC units.
Townsend Bay is away from the main channel of south Lake Joe. It’s a safe place for kids to learn boating and water skills or for people who prefer to swim or wade in calm waters. There’s plenty of shallow water with sandy bottom. Deeper water off the dock and a swim platform with diving board. The water it about 4 feet deep at the edge of the dock and deepens to about 8 feet. To the left of the dock & for the entire dock length plus 20 to 25 feet wide the area is clear and has a beautiful sandy bottom. At the side of the boathouse is a purpose installed ramp for PWC’s, 2 large slips inside and one outside. There’s also a bathroom at dock level as well as one upstairs in the boathouse. The large deck provides full sun or shade. It’s a great place for waterside living and perfect muskoka sunset evenings. Inside the cottage you will find wide plank pine floors, tasteful wood trim and traditional bead board. Both reflecting Muskoka history and current life at the same time, Sandy Shore is the kind of cottage where family memories are made from generation to generation. A perfect year round cottage, it serves as a getaway throughout the year. 

NOTE that occupancy in winter is 8 people as the boathouse and loft are closed. 

Sleeping configuration: Master king bed; second floor guest room I queen bed; guest room II queen plus a child's single bed; children's room bunk bed with double lower and twin upper; Loft family style bedroom with queen bed, one twin and a crib; boathouse has two bedrooms. One with a queen bed and the other with 2 twins. There is also a bunkie with two twin beds. Note that the boathouse and bunkie are not heated therefore not available October to April.

Sand! Lots of it. Only a small percentage of big lake shoreline is natural sand. This property enjoys gentle entry sand bottom for most of its 300′ waterfront. Great for kids of all ages. Located on the placid, clear waters of sheltered Townsend Bay, this cottage is secluded from the hurly burly of South lake Joseph, near the end of a quiet road. Facing west, enjoy lots of sun and sunsets on the spacious dock with covered area. Perfect for multi-generational families year round, the main cottage has 4 bedrooms plus there are two bedrooms in the boathouse, a large bedroom or dorm in the coach house & with 4.5 bathrooms in total. Beautifully finished, the building exudes relaxed cottage living with 2 screened Muskoka Rooms, a Great Room, separate family room and a wonderful verandah. There’s a children’s Bunkie & playground to complete outside activity. A family oasis that’s hard to beat.

Year-Round Access

Available with the property are two hobie kayaks, a one seater and a two seater plus a catamaran for experinced sailors and an air nautique power boat is available for rental. 

Dishwasher, Refrigerator. Stove
Alarm System
Deck, Patios, Boathouse, Docks
Level Lot, Recreational
Waterfront on Lake Joseph

Bedrooms: 4 + 3 
Bathrooms: 4.5
Land size: 310 X 6..05A
Living space: 3000 Sq ft plus boathouse, bunkie and loft over garage 

MAIN FLOOR Living Room 24 X 17.5
Dining Room 13.5 X 15
Kitchen 17 X 10
Family Room 17 X 13.5
Master Bedroom 17 X 13.5
Laundry 15. X 6
Sunroom 10.5 X 14
Other 21 X 14
2ND FLOOR
Bedroom 2 14.5 X 28
Bedroom 3 14.5 X 11
Bedroom 4 12.5 X 13
Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 3 X 4PC
Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 3PC
Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 2PC

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Master Bedroom
King Size
Guest Bedroom
Queen Size
Guest Bedroom
Queen Size
Single/Twin Size
Children's bedroom
Bunk Bed
Bedroom
Queen Size
Single/Twin Size
Crib
Bedroom
Bunk Bed
Bedroom
Queen Size
Other
Queen Size
Bedroom
Full Size
Full Size

Onsite Services:

  • Housekeeper
  • Concierge
  • Events Allowed
  • Private Chef
  • Daily Maid Service

Local Features:

  • Groceries
  • Fitness Center

Entertainment:

  • Water trampoline
  • Television
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Books
  • Smart TV

Car:

  • Car Necessary

Leisure:

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

General:

  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Street Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Linens
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washer
  • Internet
  • Towels
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dryer
  • Central Heating
  • Water Dispenser (cooler)
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottle Water
  • Telephone

Location Types:

  • Lake Front
  • Waterfront

Equipment:

  • Boat
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Paddle Boat

Outside:

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Gas Grill
  • Screened Porch
  • Wood Deck
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Dock / Boatslip
  • Chairs
  • Firepit
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Patio Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony
  • Kayak/Canoe
  • Deck/Patio

Kitchen & Dining:

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Dining Room
  • Dishwasher
  • Dining Area
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Blender
  • Toaster

Themes:

  • Away From it All
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

Attractions & Activities:

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Water Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tubing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Cross-country Skiing

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Fee Amount
Online Booking Fee 5%
Damage Deposit CA$3,000.00
Cleaning & Linens CA$600.00

Minett , ON , Canada

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