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Country Getaway on Muskoka River, Bracebridge, Bracebridge

Bracebridge, ON, Canada

Bracebridge beachfront vacation home with fireplace and kitchen
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  • Overall the property was as described, though we were surprised to find out that is was…Oct. 15, 2020
  • Overall good experience at my stay hereSep. 23, 2020

Country Getaway on Muskoka River, Bracebridge, Bracebridge

What’s around Country Getaway on Muskoka River, Bracebridge, Bracebridge

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Muskoka Brewery - 7.7 mi / 12.4 km
  • Little Norway Memorial - 8.1 mi / 13 km
  • Lake Muskoka - 12.5 mi / 20.1 km
  • Tree Museum - 10.6 mi / 17 km
  • Queen Elizabeth Ii Wildlands Provincial Park - 10.7 mi / 17.1 km
  • Rotary Centennial Gardens - 11.5 mi / 18.5 km
  • Santa's Village - 11.9 mi / 19.2 km

Getting around

  • Pearson Intl. Airport (YYZ) - 131 min drive
  • Muskoka, ON (YQA) - 17 min drive
  • Gravenhurst Station - 18 min drive
  • Washago Station - 34 min drive

The manager

Lori Verbeek

Speaks: English.

The home

About the owner

Lori Verbeek

Speaks: English

Key facts

  • Vacation home (1000 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • WiFi
  • Car required
  • On the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • Full bathroom - 1 shower, 1 bathtub, and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Spices

Dining

  • Separate dining area

Entertainment and recreation

  • TV
  • Kayak on site
  • Fishing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Powerboating nearby

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Patio

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Fireplace

Fees & policies

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed

Policies

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Long-term renters welcome.

Also known as

  • Country Getaway Muskoka River Bracebridge House
  • Country Getaway Muskoka River House
  • Country Getaway Muskoka River Bracebridge
  • Country Getaway Muskoka River
  • Country Getaway on Muskoka River, Bracebridge Bracebridge

FAQs for Country Getaway on Muskoka River, Bracebridge, Bracebridge

  • Are pets allowed at this vacation home?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at this vacation home?
    You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near this vacation home?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Skyways Restaurant (7.4 mi), The Burger Shop and The Ice Cream Shoppe (9.2 mi), and Pastatree (9.2 mi).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 32 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Quiet spot
This cottage was a great spot for a nice quiet weekend. Not too far from Bracebridge for errands or restaurants.
Emily H., caOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful riverfront cottage
Beautiful riverfront cottage. Lori was very responsive to our questions/requests.
Lisa R., caOther trip
Very Good 8.0
Very nice place
We really enjoyed our stay at Lori's cottage. We did hear the campground across the river while on the dock but there were very few boats. Canoeing first thing in the morning was great. We were usually the only ones on the water. Is not far from Bracebridge, Huntsville, Gravenhurs and Port Carling so lots to explore.
Steve V., caOther trip
Fair 4.0
BEWARE PROPERTY NOT AS ADVERTISED
This is NOT A FULL COTTAGE RENTAL. Check the fine print to see this is an UPPER LEVEL APARTMENT OF A COTTAGE. Owner lives below or rents basement unit. In addition to not being private, this is directly across from a LARGE BEACH RESORT with at least 30 people on the beach daily about 100 yards away making noise that you can hear from the cottage 7am to 11pm. Don’t book this location if you want a quiet, private getaway. There were also mice in the apartment which the landlord said she would deal with. The stairs are numerous, a good hike up the hill. Lori was good with communicating and helpful but I found the ad for the rental deceiving with hidden negatives.
Adriana D., caOther trip
Good 6.0
Tree House Adventure
The property was very clean and had all the amenities we needed for a comfortable stay. Directions provided by the owner were easy to follow. This cottage is located directly across the water from a campground/ trailer park during our week at the cottage this campground was pretty busy with lots of kids and families out playing in the water sunrise to sunset. I don’t mind the noise of people laughing and having fun but if you are looking for a quiet tranquil sit on the dock to sit and enjoy the water you will need to get up before the kids are awake. Because the river is not too wide privacy is a an issue. The water was warm and we enjoyed the swimming. The pathway down to the dock is a fair hike we are a fairly fit family and we were winded coming back up so you need to pack up your drinks and snacks when you go down to the water because it’s not a trip you want to take 3-4 times a day. We had an issue that we brought to Lori’s attention she was very quick to respond and had her handyman over to fix it. Rained one day we drove onto Bracebridge which was 15min away cute little town with nice shops and good eats, overall we enjoyed our stay and the cottage was comfortable.
pam l., caOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful time! Lori is a great host!
Lori had everything laid out wonderfully at the cottage. She anticipated the questions that you may have in the house manual. It was a very relaxing time with my two sisters and the water was amazing. The only downfall...the time went too fast and I wish we could have stayed longer!
sherry f., caOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Stunning place
The vacation was amazing. The place was beautiful and Lori was an awesome host. Will definitely come again!!
David B., caOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Thxgiving Getaway
Lovely place to stay. Clean & good beds. Kitchen well stocked with pots, cutlery etc. Trees were beautiful! Lovely view of river from deck. (down hill to river - steep with steps) Netflix available too - for those rainy times.
Julie T., caOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean, quite, like home.
Although the beds need updating, they did not diminish the experience at all. Fabulous location and a great place to have friends and family for dinner.
Ray R., caOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Home Away From Home
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property. It was neat, clean, inviting and quite cosy! It was well appointed and including such items as toilet paper, paper towels, hand soap, dishwasher pods for the week and all the kitchen necessities was a really nice touch. Although a bit of a trek to and from the dock, the fact the owner has stairs built into the ground and a handrail going all the way down is a huge plus! It's worth the trek down and up at least once a day. No better place to enjoy a glass of wine, read a book, fish off the dock or simply "be". The dock is a good size and having the two Muskoka chairs on the dock was a nice touch. The large deck with the table and chairs for outside dining and two more Muskoka chairs for simply sitting and relaxing was also an added bonus. Honestly, the only suggestion I have is the living room needs another lamp or two. We found the light on the ceiling fan too bright, but the two lights on the walls were not quite enough. Adding a pair of matching lamps for reading purposes would be beneficial. Thank you to our host; we would definitely book this property again and would recommend it to others!!!"
Nancy L., caOther trip

Country Getaway on Muskoka River, Bracebridge, Bracebridge

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