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Cottage Details

Peninsula Lake, Huntsville, Ontario
Pet Friendly:

Weekly Rate: $2,800

Posted Date:September 10, 2018

Wan-Da-Was Cottage: Location: Peninsula Lake, near Huntsville, Ontario

Steeped in history, this cottage originally built in 1922, sits on 450 feet of Peninsula Lake shoreline. Nestled amongst the trees, the main cottage boasts a four-piece bathroom, and five bedrooms, each with a door leading on to the porch. With a total of 1 Queen, 3 double and 4 singles, there is lots of room for your large family.

Stretching across the front of the cottage is a large screened-in porch with lots of seating to enjoy the wonderful view of the lake. Off the porch are French doors opening into the spacious living room. The first thing that hits you is the unique, floor to ceiling, stone, wood-burning fireplace reminiscent of the early 1800s. Grouped around this focal point are cozy sofas and wicker chairs, with extra seating available on the built-in window seat. There’s even a piano (not well-tuned) for those of you enjoy the occasional sing-a-long. Next to the living room is the dining room with seating for 12. There is a door leading to a sun deck, again with plenty of seating. Off the dining room is the fully-equipped, family-sized kitchen. What is most incredible is that every single one of these rooms has a gorgeous view of the lake.

Once outside, you will be amazed at the clarity of the sandy-bottomed lake that is shallow for at least 30 feet and perfect for children. A long dock leads to another sun drenched dock with seating and access to deeper water. You can moor the canoe here or over at the two slip boathouse that houses another canoe and a kayak. Moving up from the waterfront, there is a delightful babbling brook. Where the lake and brook meet, there is some wonderful fishing.

This charmingly nostalgic compound will put you in mind of simpler days, when a family cottaged for the summer traveling by steamship or railway, complete with trunks! Yet, less than 10 minutes away is the bustling town of Huntsville with all the amenities you need and no less than five golf courses. Enjoy the privacy and feel of the wilderness yet be close town, entertainment, fine dining and some of the best golfing available.

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Refrigerator, stove, microwave, toaster oven, toaster, coffee machine, dishwasher, washer and dryer, piano, BBQ
Table Seating:
Main Cottage: 5; Guest House: 1, sleeps 12
Bed Sizes:
Main cottage: 1 Queen, 3 Double, 2 Singles; Guest House: 2 Singles
Vacationer supplies their own linens: Sheets and pillowcases + Inside towels and beach towels
Main Cottage: 1 four-piece; Guest House: 1 two-piece
Televison, VCR player
Telephone & Internet:
Landline for local calls only. Cell phone reception. High-Speed wireless internet available
Outdoor Furnishings:
Patio furniture
Gradual entry. Firm sandy bottom and shallow near shoreline
Water Toys:
2 canoes, kayak, life jackets
North East
Dock Size:
12 ft x 12 ft. Depth of water at the end of the dock is 10ft deep
General Store:
Bass and Pickerel


  • $2,800 per week during high-season
  • $467 per night during holiday weekends in off-season (minimum 3 nights).
  • $1,000 refundable security deposit required. 

  • For stays 1 week or less: $59 Accidental Damage Insurance required. 

  • For stays longer than 1 week: $75 Accidental Damage Insurance required. 

    The Accidental Damage Insurance covers any unintentional damages declared by the guest before check out.

  • $195 cleaning fee.
*   Administration fee may be applicable.


Listing #F175

Contact: Staff

Phone: 705-788-1810

Email: ocr(at)vianet(.)ca


Mid June – September

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Book This Cottage

To book this cottage, please fill out the online form. Alternatively, you can fill out our printable application formand email it to reservations (@)ontariocottagerentals (dot)com or fax it to 705-788-3728. We will contact you regarding availability once the application form has been received.

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Suitable for Families
Suitable for Families
Pets Negotiable
Pets Negotiable
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Wheelchair Accessible
No Smoking
No Smoking

Check-in: Saturday after 4:00pm

Check-out: Saturday before 10:00am

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Phone Number: 705-788-1810
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