Stay directly over the water on the shores of Pristine Skeleton Lake
No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
Amazing cottage on Skeleton Lake. So peaceful.
We spent our days swimming, kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding in the glorious water. Evenings were spent on the balcony watching the sunset.
Our children were 6 and 10 and the only life jackets at the property were adults, so we were making do with adjusting them. Then owners and heard of this and turned up with two band new junior life jackets for our children. I'll never forget that gesture.
Can’t say enough about the boathouse. All pros absolutely no cons. We already made plans to return next year. Thanks to everyone for such wonderful hospitality!!
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and very pleased that you are coming back. We look forward to your return next season!
Beautiful and Cozy
We enjoyed our stay. The property was just as described. The lake is beautiful and extremely tranquil. Stars were spectacular. The kitchen is well-stocked with dishes, etc. but you will need to provide everything else other than salt and pepper. There is dish and dishwasher soap but bring your own bath/hand soap. I don’t recommend having more than two people staying here, unless it’s your children. We would gladly return!
We are so glad that you enjoyed staying at the boathouse. We feel that it is a special place that we are fortunate enough to be able to share. Upon your return you will find plenty of spices, as well as olive oil and balsamic vinegar. As well the bathroom pine armoire is stocked with toiletries. If you would like to bring guests when you return, we would be happy to host you at our new cozy 2 bedroom cottage on Skeleton Lake. Which is in a quiet bay with a sand beach, private dock and firepit. We look forward to your return!
Everything and more.
Summer at the Boathouse!
Our family of four enjoyed a wonderful week at the Boathouse. It is a beautiful space, inside and out. We made good use of the kayaks and canoe, exploring the shoreline in both directions, and all of the pretty islands off-shore. The cliffs over by Rosebud Island are spectacular! Fantastic swimming off the boathouse dock, with deep, crystal clear water. We also really enjoyed all the decks, which allow you to 'follow the sun' from morning until evening. The cottage itself was very clean and comfortably furnished. We had never spent time before in Muskoka, and definitely see now why people describe the lakes and forests there in such glowing terms! Lots of wildlife, with resident beavers swimming under the boathouse and along the shore each day, a pair of loons off-shore, herons, osprey and lots of blue jays, chick-a-dees and what we think may have been pine siskins in the forest along the shore. Our daughter and son-in-law were delighted to see a bear, foraging in the forest, one evening as they walked along the cottage roads after dinner. Next time, we will take bells to attach to our clothing for after-dinner walks! All in all, a wonderfully quiet, beautiful setting and a restful and relaxing holiday.
We are so happy that you enjoyed your time there. It was such a pleasure to have you stay at our boathouse. We feel very fortunate to have this wonderful property and enjoy the opportunity to share. We are in the process of building another beautiful cottage which is in a quiet bay on our beautiful Skeleton Lake. Very similar in décor to the boathouse, this will be a quaint 2 bedroom cottage with a covered porch, on a sandy beach with a private dock and firepit. It is so wonderful to hear that you are nature lovers. At our new property we have had the experience of a lovely visit from a couple of moose! Thank you for this wonderful review and we look very forward to your return!!!
(Steve Strickland and Jill Davison)
Gorgeous property, beautiful lake, excellent hosts!
Well-equipped, beautiful boathouse on a spectacular lake, with fun and friendly hosts who were attentive to our questions/needs.
I have only one suggestion to improve: the bed is rather uncomfortable and lacks support. We had stiff backs. Otherwise, 5 stars! Thank you!
We loved having you as our guest Ranissah.
Thank you for your suggestion to replace the bed - We are on it !!..... It will be replaced immediately!!!
We look forward to having you return.