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Luxury Private Family Compound Estate on Beautiful Lake Muskoka

Bedrooms 14
Half Baths2
Space 12,000 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

13 Bedrooms/ 8 Bathrooms / Sleeps 28 /Main House/Guest House/ Cottage/Boathouses

This is truly an exceptional family compound. Enjoy the privacy that comes with 10 acres and over 800' of pristine shoreline. The property boasts incredible views and southern and west exposure.

This 10 acre property includes a main cottage, guest cottage, 3 boathouses two of which have living quarters plus a 2nd complete cottage.

The main cottage which is fully winterized with air conditioning and includes the below:

The second floor comprises a huge master bedroom with 4 piece on suite bathroom plus adjacent den/office with fireplace, plus 2 guest bedrooms with an adjacent private 4 piece ensuite bathroom room and an additional bedroom with adjacent 4 piece bathroom.

The fabulous ground floor features a wonderful country kitchen with top of the line appliances, a large dinning room over looking Lake Muskoka, a large inviting living room with exceptional views of the lake which features an award winning fireplace.

Adjacent to the living room is a 4 season sun room with a very quaint dining area. Off the other side of the living room is a cozy den with a large TV, DVD and Stereo.

The lower level of the main house features a large games room with billards and ping pong tables, a dart board, card table and piano. There is an adjacent TV theater and bar next to the games room.

Off the TV room is a very private bedroom with adjacent 4 piece bathroom.

Finally there is an additional sleeping ares off the games room with a queen size bed if required.

In total the main house includes 5 bedrooms and 4 and 1/2 bathrooms and sleeps 12.

The main house also features both a sauna and steam room in the house in addition to a hot tub and sauna at the lake.

There are breathtaking views from all rooms.

Off the dining room is a large front deck with outdoor dining, BBQ, a wonderful stone patio all with incredible views of the lake in all directions.

Adjacent to the main house is the guest cottage with 2 bedrooms and a loft (sleeps 6) plus full 4 piece bathroom, living area with fireplace,full kitchen, dinning area and large front deck overlooking the lake with BBQ and outdoor dining. The beautiful sunset views from the deck are wonderful.

At lake front there is the main boathouse, home to one of Muskoka's premier antique boat collections with a boat museum decor. Given that guests want to experience a once in a life time cruise on Lake Muskoka in the award winning 1924 antique 37 foot Minett wooden boat, a driver could be arranged at the expense of the guests.

Also at dock level is a second boathouse with living quarters(sleeps 3), full 4 piece bathroom, living area with fireplace and adjacent small kitchen/bar area. This boathouse features a wonderful deck overlooking the lake with exception views into secluded East Bay.

Below the boathouse at dock level is a large sitting area, change room, bar, sauna and hot tub plus extensive dock space with ample seating.

To the west of the main dock sits a lovely beach, stone patio with fire pit with exceptional views and sunsets.

Next to the beach lies the 2nd cottage(sleeps 6) with a master bedroom plus on suite 3 piece bathroom, bunk bedroom and large guest bedroom. There is also an additional 4 piece bathroom.

There is a lovely rustic kitchen with all appliances, dinning room and cozy living room with an incredible large old stone fireplace. Off the living room is a quaint screened in porch with a beautiful view of the lake.

The house features a large outside deck with BBQ and dining area and yields some of the best views on the property.

Included with the 2nd cottage is another boathouse that sleeps 4, with living area and 2 piece bathroom.

The beautiful Muskoka region, which is located 2 hours north of Toronto, has received the attention of National Geographic. It ranked Muskoka in the top ten places to vacation. People from around the world come to Muskoka year around to enjoy all the region has to offer.

Lake Muskoka is the largest lake in the Muskoka region with immediate water and road access to all major tourist attractions and the main towns of Port Carling, Bala, Gravenhurst, and Bracebridge. Lake Muskoka is connected to both Lake Rosseau and Joseph by a set of locks.

Enjoy a large lake experience as Lake Muskoka is by far one of the most pristine lakes in Canada, and is often considered the birth place of the entire Township of Muskoka Lakes region. It is the perfect spot for boating,canoeing, sailing,fishing,snorkeling,swimming, cliff jumping, wake boarding, water skiing and much more.

More Details

Harry littler
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 9, 2018

About Harry littler

Retired executive who wants to travel.

Harry littler purchased this estate in 1974

Why Harry littler chose Port Carling

This property is an exceptional piece of land with beautiful views, fabulous lake frontage, a beautiful little island and secluded privacy as it lies in it's own little bay. Additionally, because it was developed many years ago it comprise 3 residential buildings and 3 boathouses which would be impossible under current zoning.

What makes this estate unique

Exceptional views and vista. Exceptional year round home with guest cottage, 2nd large cottage plus 3 boathouses. Incredible living area at dock/lake featuring extensive docks, hot tub sauna and lovely beach with stone patio.

Unique opportunity to cruise in one of Muskoka exceptional antique wooden boats, the award winning 37 foot Minett, Nika.

Immediate proximity to all major shopping and tourists centers by both water and road. Close to all major highways and within 2 hours of Toronto.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Port Carling, Ontario

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 12000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 28
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 1 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Main House
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Main House
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Main House
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Main House
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Main Cottage
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest Cottage
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Boathouse
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Cottage
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower , 2nd Cottage
    Bathroom 10 - toilet , 2nd Cottage Boathouse
  • 10 bathrooms
  • 14 Bedrooms, Sleeps 28
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main House
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Main House
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Main House
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Main House
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main House
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , Guest Cottage
    Bedroom 8 - 2 twin/ single , Guest Cottage
    Bedroom 9 - 2 twin/ single , Guest Cottage
    Bedroom 10 - 1 king , Main Boathouse
    Bedroom 11 - 1 king , 2nd Cottage
    Bedroom 12 - 1 king , 2nd Cottage
    Bedroom 13 - 2 bunk bed , 2nd Cottage
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Main Cottage
    Bedroom 14 - 3 twin/ single , 2nd Cottage Boathouse
  • 14 bedrooms
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Nearest Airport
250 Kilometres
Toronto International
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Bala and Port Carling
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Highway 11 and 169
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Bala andPort Carling
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Car: recommended

Property is centrally located by both water and road to Port Carling, Port Sandfield, Bala, Gravenhurst , Bracebridge and The Town of Rosseau. Excellent grocery, butcher, bakery, fresh fish and produce, drug store and shopping within 15 minutes of the property. Marinas for boat rental close by plus private or commercial operators for wake board, water skiing rentals and instruction.

Many attractions, excellent restaurants, cinemas,museums,parks and playgrounds,waterfalls,churches,library and live theater close by. Fabulous sightseeing abounds, especially the colorful foliage of Autumn.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Port Carling, Ontario

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 16 2018 - Sep 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2018 - Dec 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2018 - Jan 7 2019
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning at end of stay C$1,000
Refundable Damage Deposit C$10,000

Christmas period each year is December 20th through January 7th and the Christmas rate is $20,000.00 per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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