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Gorgeous recently built cottage & boathouse on Acton Island with south views over Lake Muskoka

Bedrooms 7
Separate WCs1
Space 4,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 12)

This is a gorgeous recently built cottage with boathouse on Acton Island near Bala. Acton is a land access island as it has a land bridge allowing you the best of both worlds! You have the privacy and community of an island cottage experience with the convenience of road access on Lake Muskoka. This fully equipped modern 6 bedroom cottage is perfect for a family getaway. The cottage has everything you will need to enjoy a relaxed holiday. Ample dining and entertaining space for large groups. The boathouse has private guest accommodation with it's own bedroom, a 3 piece bath & full kitchen plus outdoor dining area and BBQ. The main house has 6 bedrooms, plus two separate living areas. The main floor Great Room has spectacular views over the lake and a massive Muskoka Granite fireplace,  the focal point of the great room and the perfect spot to read a book in front of the fire. On the lower level, there is a family chill room plus there is a nanny or in-law suite with a queen bed and adjecnet shared 3 pc washroom, plus another bedroom with a double bed.  One the main floor, the master has a queen bed and views to the lake plus a 4 pc ensuite. Also on the main floor is a powder room and gourmet kitchen plus a gorgeous outdoor dining area off the kitchen with a BBQ plus an outdoor dining area. Upstairs there are 2 additional bedrooms for guests or children with a shared washroom. Outside there is also a spectacular custom stone fire pit with seating for 8, a 4 hole putting green, and gorgeous landscaping leading to the boathouse. There is a shallow entry point at the floating dock that drops off fairly quickly and the water is 40' deep off the end of the boathouse dock. All day sun and gorgeous sunsets from the boathouse deck. This is a one of a kind Muskoka Cottage.

Main cottage

1. master queen bed;

2. upper level guest room 1 queen bed sleeps 2

3. guest room double bed sleeps 2

4. guest bedroom single sleeps 1

5. lower level guest bedroom queen sleeps 2

6. guest bedroom queen sleeps 2

7. Boathouse double sleeps 2 

Concierge services are available for all our properties to make your stay stress free! Catering, private chef services, water taxis, yoga on the dock, boat rentals, trampoline and water lily rentals, grocery, wine and beer stocking and we can even arrange to have cocktails waiting upon your arrival. We can help make your vacation as relaxing and fun filled as possible!

More Details

Property Manager
Muskoka District Rentals Inc.
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed as a family at this cottage on Acton Island Lake Muskoka for two weeks this summer and just loved the experience. The cottage has all the modern conveniences, plus a boathouse with a full kitchen bath and bedroom for visiting guests. Located on a bay in Lake Muskoka close to Bala, the dock gets afternoon sun and the baoting is incredible on the lake! There is even a 4 hole putting green! looking forward to coming back next season!
Jul 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bala in Muskoka Lakes

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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(1 traveller review)

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Gorgeous recently built cottage & boathouse on Acton Island with south views over Lake Muskoka
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

Beautiful house with just a few things to improve.

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Lovely home in a great setting. Just a few things that if fixed would have elevated it to 5 stars...the garden needed weeding, the area outside the back of the house didn't appear to have been finished off and we also would have loved an outside area with netting so that we could sit out in the evening.

We did have a super time though. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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  • House rules include: Owner must approve all applicants and you will be asked to complete an application & once approved to sign a rental agreement. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Linen, beach & bath towels included. Water activity’s, including boating, are inherently dangerous. You indemnify the owners and their agents for any and all activities related to water. Pets must be approved by owner. No smoking inside the cottage. Open fires in fire pit only. Music or loud noise of any kind not permitted after 10pm. Please leave the cottage as you found it. and have a fabulous time at the lake!

    Required Fees

    * Cleaning & Linens: CA$500.00 (Flat Rate Per Stay)
    * Online Booking Fee: %5.00 (Percentage of Rent)


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