Charming PORT SANDFIELD LAKEHOUSE cottage with nearby quaint village bakery and marina
Location: Lake Rosseau South, Port Sandfield, Muskoka Lakes Township, Muskoka District, Ontario, Canada
This lakehouse is in the very heart of Muskoka Lakes and only 2 hrs from Toronto. View Map
Accommodations: Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Den + Sleeping Cabin, 2 Baths (Sleeps 4-6)
Located in the heart of Muskoka Lakes at the picturesque junction between Lake Rosseau and Lake Joseph. It is near the quaint village of Port Sandfield with a single lane bridge crossing, bakery and marina. This 1917 cottage has beautiful aged woods and a legendary Muskoka cottage feeling with fireplace, screened Muskoka room verandah with carefully refurbished white wicker Hampton furniture, Ralph Lauren leather sofa, baby grand piano, new cedar decks, majestic hilltop lake views and landscaped pathways. Enjoy the early mornings from the docks with a canoe paddle and a refreshing swim in clear waters.
Designed with the old Muskoka style and incorporating old and new amenities; this one storey half log cottage is a turn of the century beauty.
The lakefront cottage is almost 2000 sq .ft., 3 bedrooms plus den, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 140 feet of beautiful treed and rock shoreline . The screened Muskoka Room with elegant white Hampton wicker and the walkout deck with four grand Muskoka chairs and grille looking onto Lake Rosseau add immensely to your morning, noon and evening pleasures. There are two large docks and swim ladder extending out into Lake Rosseau equipped with two more grand white Muskoka chairs. The docks can easily park up to four 30 foot watercraft for daytime boating and after dinner sunset cruises. There are several nautical miles of boating excursions on the three large lakes connected to the south lake through navigable locks. Boating, fishing, hiking and swimming are special favourites. The cottage is equipped with newer appliances, dishwasher, washer/dryer, television, DVD and CD players, Muskoka granite fireplace, stainless steel Weber BBQ, and parking for up to four cars easily. The cottage is 3 minutes to Port Sandfield, 5 minutes to Lake Joseph Golf Club and tennis, 10 minutes to Port Carling shops, 20 minutes to Red Leaves Spa Resort or Clevelands House watersports and tennis, 30 minutes for exploring in historic Bracebridge, or touring through Bala Falls to Gravenhurst and an afternoon back in time on the elegantly restored steam powered Segwun mail ship.
A true charming and very quiet Muskoka cottage in the very heart of the three main lakes of Rosseau, Joseph and Muskoka offering beautiful lakefront shorelines, and easy day trip destinations by waterways or roads.
No smoking or pets are permitted in or on the NO exceptions.
Book soon to avoid disappointment. Inquire for more details or to reserve your unforgettable Muskoka Lakes summer vacation getaway.
Relax and Enjoy this updated 1917 Port Sandfield Muskoka Lakes Heartland Vacation Property
The charming village of Port Sandfield with it’s single lane bridge and quaint groceteria and marina shops are in the very heart of Muskoka Lakes. It is an easy two hour drive from Toronto. The vast majority of visitors to the area are Torontonians plus many Canadians, Americans, Europeans and global travelers who are looking for a best Canadian summer lakeside escape. For visitors traveling from further a field, there are regularly scheduled commercial flights that operate into Toronto International Airport from most major cities in North America. Upon arrival, you can arrange for a car rental and drive the remaining distance to Muskoka Lakes. If you would prefer not to drive, there are private aircraft, trains and buses that you can use to get to your destination. This is a great relaxing way to travel and you can enjoy the scenery rather than worrying about traffic and routes.
Muskoka Lakes Canada is a destination where there are many activities to offer. This makes it an ideal family vacation destination. The greatest attraction is of course the three large lakes – Muskoka, Rosseau and Joseph - and the many water sport activities. Because our vacation home is located on the breath taking Lake Rosseau shoreline, you can park your car on arrival and rarely have to use it during your stay. Children can have hours of fun swimming in the cool waters while parents watch from the dock and read a book. The fishing in the lake is legendary and keen anglers come from all over the region to partake in annual fishing tournaments. Boating, waterskiing and sailing enthusiasts have loads of space on the lake to enjoy their favorite activity. Nature lovers can explore the many hiking trails that wind their way around the lake region. During the summer months, there are many culture and music festivals, such as the Cranberry Festival, that attract a host of visitors. These are festive occasions with theatre and art, food and craft events, live music concerts, youth entertainment and lots of fun activities.
If you have your own boat, you have our private lakehouse double dock, and you can enjoy hours of fishing, boating or waterskiing out on the three lakes. There are boat launches at most marinas on the three lakes, and this can be arranged during your stay so that you don’t need to recover your boat on a daily basis.
Golf enthusiasts can choose from several top golf courses in the area. The 9 hole and 18 hole courses have some challenging greens and fairways but the spectacular scenery more than makes up for it if you have a bad round. Tournaments are held in season and visitors are welcome to sign up for them.
Horse riding enthusiasts can enjoy a great vacation at Muskoka Lakes. There are ranches that offer horseback rides out into the countryside. If you are an experienced rider and would like to ride daily then a half-lease can sometimes be arranged during your stay. You can then have unlimited access to riding the trails during your vacation.
Shopping and entertainment of all sorts are available by strolling in the nearby Port Carling showcasing the historic lake locks with near daily Segwun steamboat passages, or exciting day trips to Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Huntsville, Rosseau and inbetween interesting small hamlets.
Muskoka Lakes is a dream destination for vacations. Imagine a lakefront private home set on several feet of shoreline, wide open lakes, forest, flowers and expansive views of the surrounding landscapes. You can also imagine a private shoreline and two docks that form a natural harbour to moor your boat, and a separate two storey boathouse rental on nearby Lake Joseph, if required. Now place in that setting a charming summer home spacious enough to accommodate your small group of four or six - one that is comfortably furnished in Ralph Lauren style by an award winning designer It has a well equipped country kitchen, two bathrooms and three bedroom, plus a large deck for grilling and eating, or relaxing hilltop in four white Muskoka chairs overlooking the lake. In addition, this vacation home has nearby boat and fun water sports rentals available.Get the full listing »