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Take A Week Off Your Busy Life, Come Relax On The Dock With A Glass Of Wine

Bedrooms 7
Separate WCs1
Space 3,800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Bright, large and cozy lake house, great for a large or multiple familie

Come and take a week off your busy life, relax on the dock with a glass of wine or a cold beer.

Beautiful Lake House ONLY 45 MINS FROM BARRIE.

Long Lake is in beautiful Bala. Our Lake House blesses us with amazing sun set views....and a Lake that is perfect for canoeing, boating, tubing or just bird watching.....we have it all.

The house is 3800sqft, has 7 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, fully equipped kitchen with Dishwasher, espresso machine...and so much more....its PARADISE with just good times.

In addition, after a long day on the water, why not light up some candles, put on some soft music and hit the HOT TUB...and enjoy the view of a STARRY NIGHT.....

If you weren't convinced yet, we also have:



SUP (stand up paddle board)

Large dock with Muskoka and lounge chairs, 16’x16’ dock

Shallow sandy water entry, very safe for small children but gets deeper at the end of the dock (30ft from shoreline)

Wifi (please note internet service is sometimes unreliable in cottage country)

Media player with dozens of the latest movies

All linens and towels will be provided.

Sound system, easy to connect via Bluetooth from a smart phone

Expresso machine - NESPRESSO - please bring your own pods (original line)


This Lake House combines the relaxing world of cottage life on the lake with the convenience of having the town within reasonable walking distance with Beer store, LCBO and a Freshmart grocery store .

The Kee to Bala is also a very well know concert hall and it opens on May 24 weekend. They hosted some very well-known artists last year such as Snoop Dog (not a misprint, I couldn’t believe it either), Kim Mitchell, Blue Rodeo, Sam Roberts, etc.

More Details

Philip Goncalves
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bala in Muskoka Lakes

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • BBQ grill must be cleaned prior to your departure
  • Garbage must be disposed of properly in the metal bins prior to your departure
  • This is a family oriented neighbourhood, no loud noise after 11PM
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 17 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Foyer bathroom - Toilet
    1st floor bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Recently renovated
    Basement bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Recently renovated, glass shower, washer and dryer
    2nd floor bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Recently renovated, large glass shower, dual sink vanity
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd floor bedroom with barn doors
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large master bedroom on 2nd floor with ensuite, lake view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom on 1st floor, patio door, lake view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bedroom with patio door to garden, lake view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , Bedroom on 1st floor, bed is a queen with a single on top
    Bedroom 5 - 3 Single Bed , Bedroom with 3 single beds
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Queen bed with a pull out trundle underneath
  • Books
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Take A Week Off Your Busy Life, Come Relax On The Dock With A Glass Of Wine
average rating of 4.714286 based on 28 reviews

Fantastic Cottage for a group!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is beautiful and unique, well equipped with an outstanding view of the lake. Excellent for multiple families or groups. Plenty of bedrooms with very comfortable beds and pillows along with 3 large very nice bathrooms. Large sitting area with 3 couches and a view of the lake. Easy to find and very close to the essentials. Owners were very responsive with any questions. Can't wait to go back in the summer!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michelle for the wonderfully review. Look forward to having your group come back in the summer. Philip
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Sudbury, Canada

Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at this cottage. It is a great size for a large group and has all the amenities that you could need. Plus it's very close to town. Would love to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location, well equipped and comfortable cottage.

  • 4 of 5

See above

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect In Every Way

  • 5 of 5

We recently took our extended family to Bala's Lakehouse Retreat and it was perfect in every way. Beautifully decorated. Perfectly outfitted with kayaks, paddle board, hot tub and every other amenity we could have asked for. We spent our days on the dock and our evenings by the fire pit. Philip was great to deal with and very accommodating. We ended up renting the 'little' house next door as well which allowed us to invite more friends and family. Thank you for such a wonderful week. Sandy & Jimmy

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sandy, thank you for the wonderful review, it confirms that we're continuously achieving our goal, a well appointed and comfortable cottage experience for our guests. This is one of the main reasons our guests keep booking with us every year. Hope to host you and your family again next year. PS - Thank you for the t-shirt with all the wonderful comments, signed by all your family members Philip & Claudia
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Northern Ontario Canada

Great location ,Great Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were a family with 7teens and 6 adults.

There was lots of room for all of us to enjoy all the property had to offer.

The kayaks and paddle board ,hot tub ,pool table and many movies kept the teens busy.

Easy walks to town for ice cream,the Kee etc.were enjoyed by all.

It fully met all our expectations.

We would highly recommend this property for large family get togethers

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review, hope to host you again next summer!
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A Wonderful Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a lovely weekend the last week of April this year at Philip and Claudia's beautiful cottage. The rooms were all beautifully finished and the pictures do not justify how nicely decorated this home is! The fire pit, outdoor hot tub and the docks were conveniently right outside as well. Not to mention being able to kayak on the beautiful lake during our stay. We had a pretty large group with a small dog and were able to stay comfortably. Other items to highlight is the Foosball and pool table in addition to the great sound system for movies, music and more! Lastly, their kitchen is fully stocked with any gadget, pans, trays for any master chefs out there!

An absolute amazing stay, both Philip and Claudia were very accommodating and responded to our calls right away! My group of friends rent out a cottage every year, and by far this is our favourite! Thank you both for allowing us to stay in your gorgeous cottage and we cannot wait to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. Look forward to hear from you next year.
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The KEE to Bala
Live bands every weekend...The Kee has been around for decades and it still sells out most o...
Bala Falls
The Moon River Lookout
The food is excellent, fine dining in Bala
The Beer Store
Bala Freshmart
Pizza Nova
Bala Falls Pub
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Moon river lookout


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bala, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season 2018
15 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season 2018/19
8 Sep 2018 - 13 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season 2019
14 Jun 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £868.85

A $1500 security deposit will be required. A cleaning and laundry fee will be deducted from the security deposit. The service is provided by a local cleaning business and a copy of the invoice will be provided approximately 1 week after your departure date. From previous rental history, this fee is usually in the $300-400 range, depending on how dirty/messy the cottage is left. For example, the cost will be higher if dirty dishes are left in the sink, garbage is not placed in the metal bins by the street, bbq not clean, indoor/outdoor furniture relocated from their original location, debris (pine needles, leaves, sand) in the hot tub from leaving the cover open while not being used, qty of laundry based on how many beds/towels were used, etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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