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Large Family And Pet Friendly 5 Bedroom Lakeside Retreat! Get Away From It All!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 260 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Newly built 5 bedroom cottage right on the water with beautiful views!

Birch Grove is located on a serene and beautiful 11 acres of quiet McTaggart Lake. Birch Grove is the perfect vacation spot for families seeking to escape together. This Incredible four season cottage boasts almost 2800 square feet of living space and has picturesque waterfront views from almost every room. The large deck and waterfront dock provide ample space for relaxation in a totally private lakefront setting. This newly built cottage was completed in June of 2014 and cannot disappoint! Birch Grove boasts large bright windows, is spacious and brilliantly decorated. The attention to detail makes this cottage memorable, with a huge open concept kitchen with tons of counter and cupboard space. 5 large bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms ensure plenty of space to find time for yourself or spend time with family. A large rec room with a 50' TV, play station, air hockey, and Foosball, will give the kids tons of enjoyment during rainy days. With multiple walkouts to deck overlooking the lake this cottage has it all! Enjoy fishing, reading, or just relaxing by the water. A family peddle boat and aluminum row boat are there for your enjoyment. We provide the pfd's as well!

See more pictures and the other great cottage we have for rent on the same lake at our website!

More Details

Owner
Dean Curtis
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Dean Curtis

Family of 5 who absolutely love the area but unfortunately we can't be there all the time. We love going to the lake and spending time away from the city! This is one of two cottages we no rent out on McTaggart Lake!

Dean Curtis purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Dean Curtis chose Parry Sound

We absolutely love the area and we have everything we need close by! Grocery stores, restaurants, and a city are all close by for convenience, but far enough away that we don't get involved in the hustle and bustle. We bought our first cottage here in 2012 and we loved it so much that when some land came up for sale we couldn't pass on the opportunity! This is our second cottage and was completed in June of 2014. We absolutely love 'Birch Grove'! The cottage is on 11 acres and is secluded and private. This was important to us because we didn't want to feel like we were still living in the city with another building right beside us!

What makes this cottage unique

This is a very spacious home with beautiful views of the trees and lake. Enjoy time on the dock relaxing in Muskoka chairs or sit on the deck over looking the lake and watching the kids play. There is an aluminum boat and peddle boat for the guests to use. We also have play station, Foosball, and air hockey in the large rec room. Perfect for keeping the family busy on rainy days!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Rest, relaxation, peaceful, beautiful and calm. These are just a few words used to describe the feelings we experienced here at Birch Grove.



Thank you so much for the personal touches to make us feel welcomed in your home (ie. the wine and sign).



We have made many wonderful memories here and enjoyed the beauty of your property. The breathtaking view & scenery, long walks, perfect weather and jogging in the area and so much more that made our stay here unforgettable.



Thank you for sharing your amazing cottage with us. Hopefully we will be able to come back soon to enjoy the comfort of home away from home.
Nov 2017
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Parry Sound, Ontario

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 260 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 5 has 2 sets of bunk beds. The upstairs has a large living room couch and the downstairs recroom has a fold down futon bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling

Reviews

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Large Family And Pet Friendly 5 Bedroom Lakeside Retreat! Get Away From It All!
average rating of 4.8735633 based on 88 reviews
Toronto, Ont.
5

Birch Grove is everyone's "happy place"!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't WAIT to come back to Birch Grove again this year! What a special place. The experience begins the second you drive into the magnificent driveway and step out of the car into the glorious silence of the forest that surrounds this absolute gem of a getaway. There's something magically comforting about walking through the doors into this beautiful "home away from home". My favourite feature of this architectural beauty is the big windows that look out onto the lake and forest around. That feeling of "being at one with nature" stays with you during your stay--whether you're eating at the big table in the dining area, sitting around the fireplace looking out onto the deck, trees and lake, or waking up in the morning in one of those GORGEOUS bedrooms...it's humbling, really--to be surrounded by such lush, healthy, natural magnificence...but one of the many cherries on top of Birch Grove is that dock. McTaggart Lake is such a quiet, peaceful and tranquil lake--perfect for us overstimulated city people, who crave the opportunity to just unplug and take in "nature's medicine". Sitting together and watching the blue herons glide across the twinkling ripples in the lake as the sun prepared to go down....will honestly be one of the best memories I can imagine creating--all thanks to the hospitality and thoughtfulness of our hosts. Serenity Vacation Rentals goes above and beyond in every way to ensure their clients' comfort. They truly cared about every detail, and had us looking forward to booking our next visit--even before we left! Thank you for another excellent experience--we love Birch Grove, and we love SVC!

  • Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow thank you so much for the review! We did have this cottage built ourselves and we are quite proud of it! You hit on all of the points that we love as well. The mature trees and the quite lake make it the perfect escape. I look forward to have you back again soon! Dean Curtis Serenity Vacation Rentals
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5

Couple's Retreat at a beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

Birch grove is a beautiful cottage! The kitchen was well equipped and there's lots of room. The beds are comfy and the linens are very nice. Only complaint would be that there wasn't any firewood. Some trees had been chopped down but the wood was piled in a big mess and all wet. We made it work though and it wasn't a real problem. Other than that the cottage is perfect

  • Submitted: 14-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The getaway we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our weekend at Birch Grove. The cottage was very clean and beds were comfy. Sitting at the dock was so peaceful, I could have stayed there all day. Dean, the owner, was great to deal with. He was professional, friendly and replied to emails and texts promptly. I look forward to booking another weekend with him soon.

  • Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy cottage and great outdoor

  • 5 of 5

The Birch Grove was very tidy and clean when we arrived. Dean responded very fast to our questions through emails and text. The outdoor was beautiful and we can't get enough with the great outdoors and the cozy and relaxed cottage setting. We would love to go back again in the future.

  • Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Thanksgiving Memories made here.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful fall week at Birch Grove which began with two families of 11, celebrating a festive Thanksgiving Dinner together. The cottage is beautiful and is equipped with everything you need. It was a joy to prepare our dinner with all the trimmings while enjoying the beautiful view of the lake and outdoor fall colours. The rest of the week consisted of relaxation, sitting by the fire (inside and out), going for walks to enjoy the season, watching movies, reading, playing games (the kids and adults loved the gamesroom with all the retro games) and spending quality time together.

Thank you Curtis Family for sharing this special place with us. We have already booked our next stay :)

  • Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved Birch Grove

  • 5 of 5

My brother and I and our spouses decided to surprise our parents last Christmas with a holiday to Birch Grove. The trip was worth the wait and we all had a wonderful time! We were able to bring our dog, which often limits where we can vacation together, so that was awesome. The cottage is spacious with beautiful finishes. We took advantage of all the great features Birch grove has to offer: fire pit, Muskoka chairs and fishing on the dock, paddle and row boating, the dining area and BBQ on the large deck, games room in the basement, huge selection of board games, well-equipped kitchen and large dining area inside. Looking for some time in the sun? The dock gets prime sun exposure. If you prefer shade? Lots of shady options from the private treed lot. We wanted for nothing - Birch Grove has it all. It was a great holiday that everyone is still talking about. Dean was a great host who communicated very professionally and efficiently. I believe the true test of a vacation rental is, "Would you return?"...We most certainly would!

  • Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the amazing review Angelica! I'm glad to hear you would come back as you were the guest that every host would hope for! You left the cottage as you found it and your family enjoyed all of the great features the cottage and grounds has to offer. We would welcome you back anytime! Dean Curtis Serenity Vacation Rentals.
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Location

Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
20 Kilometres
Arizona Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Rocky Crest Golf Resort
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
MacFarlane Street Transfer Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Highway 400
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Memories of Muskoka
Nearest Ski
68 Kilometres
Mount St. Louis Moonstone
Nearest Beach
11 Kilometres
MacTier Public Beach

Situated on 11 acres of private McTaggart Lake, 'Birch Grove' is an ideal vacation spot for families seeking to escape together. This Incredible four season cottage boasts picturesque waterfront views from almost every room. The large deck and waterfront dock provide ample space for relaxation in a totally private lakefront setting. Bright, spacious and brilliantly decorated, the cottage provides an idyllic experience. Multiple walkouts to deck overlooking the lake! This cottage also has deeded access to the larger Silver Lake as well!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Parry Sound, Ontario

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Family day (3 night min)
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
Easter (3 night min)
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
Victoria Day (3 night min)
May 18 2018 - May 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
Summer Season 2018
Jun 16 2018 - Sep 7 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$3,165
 
 
Thanksgiving (3 night min)
Oct 5 2018 - Oct 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas (3 night min)
Dec 24 2018 - Dec 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
New Years (3 night min)
Dec 30 2018 - Jan 1 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
Family day (3 night min)
Feb 15 2019 - Feb 17 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
Easter (3 night min)
Apr 19 2019 - Apr 21 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
Victoria Day (3 night min)
May 17 2019 - May 19 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
Summer Season 2019
Jun 15 2019 - Sep 6 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$3,165
 
 
Thanksgiving (3 night min)
Oct 11 2019 - Oct 13 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas (3 night min)
Dec 24 2019 - Dec 26 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
New Years (3 night min)
Dec 30 2019 - Jan 1 2020
3 night minimum stay
C$1,320
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$448
C$1,345
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$350
Tax Rate 13.0%

You can see more pictures and information at our website www.serenityvacationrentals.ca

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