Cottage #118Emsdale LakeKearney

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This charming chalet style cottage is located on quiet Emsdale Lake, near the town of Kearney, about 20 min. north of Huntsville. The town of Kearney is the gateway to the Algonquin Park wilderness with 3 access points. One at Tim Lake, one at Magnetawan Lake and another at Rain Lake. Nestled on a mature, private, 1.5 acre lot it offers a lovely setting with northwesterly exposure, particularly good for young children with a large lawn area and great sand beach at the shore. The cottage is very nicely finished in pine with modern appliances and furniture. This cottage has an extensive deck with screened gazebo.

NW exposure
2,300 SQ.FT
223 ft lakefrontage

4 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms

There are 4 bedrooms, 3 on the second floor. The large bedroom overlooking the lake has a queen and a double bed. The second bedroom has a queen bed and the third bedroom has a double. The bathroom on the main level and has a jacuzzi tub with a separate shower, toilet and sink. There is also a lovely new change room and separate outhouse on the property. In the recently renovated basement there is a new 3 piece bathroom with heated tile flooring, toilet, shower and pedestal sink. The 4th bedroom is also in the basement with a king bed and sitting room fully furnished with an electric freplace, TV and walkout.

Bed Linens
Bath Linens
Linen service is not available.
No end-of-stay cleaning service available.


Well equipped, fridge, stove, oven & microwave. Recently renovated with new counter tops, sink and a tin ceiling. The cottage also has a telephone, satellite TV, DVD, CD player, airtight stove fireplace, washer/dryer, gas BBQ, deck, dock, patio furniture, chaise lounges, hammocks, sun umbrellas, outdoor firepit. Screened porch/gazebo. 2 canoes, 1 kayak.

Air Conditioning
Clothes Washer
Clothes Dryer
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Kitchen Linens
Outdoor Furniture
Chaise Lounge
Screened Porch
Campfire Pit
Camp Firewood
Gas/Propane BBQ

Waterfront & Swimming

Open lawn to the water's edge with an excellent sandy beach with shallow, wadeable area, deep water off end of dock. (Note - second dock off to right side of property belongs to this cottage as well). Campfire pit at beach. Note - no boat launching permitted from this property - top of driveway is gated and remains locked at all times. The owners of this cottage do not allow renters to have or operate motorized watercraft while at this cottage and will permit the use of electric motors only.

223 ft lakefrontage

Adult Life Jackets
Boat Launch on Lake
Marina on Lake

Conditions of Rental

Pets Allowed
Pet Free

Maximum Occupancy: 8 persons (6 adults)
No boat launch allowed from this property (gate on property is locked). Renters are not permitted to have or operate motorized watercraft while at this property.
Check in is 2pm. Check out is 11am.
Minimum Booking Duration: High Season - 1 Week(s),     Low Season - 1 Week(s) .
Security/Damage Deposit: $1000


Approx. 245 km from Toronto (Yonge & 401)
6 km to Kearney
32 km to Huntsville Hospital

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"Loved how private it was (dead end road, small bay) and the surroundings. Love this cottage to bits; hopefully we'll rent it until our kids become adults (and realize its not "our" cottage)!!!"

J. Malinsky 2016

"The pictures may not have given justice to how nice it really was.The kitchen was very adequately stocked, and very clean. Beds were comfortable and clean. Waterfront was perfect for our preschoolers. Lake is nice and clean."

D. Wilson 2015

"Fabulous place, lots of room for two families beach and lake were so clean.Hope we can get it again next year."

E. Lillycrop 2015

"The cottage is a terrific place, my family really enjoyed themselves. "

P. Ogilvie

"Better than the pictures!"

"Lovely clean cottage on a very nice private lot."

C. Speck

"Great cottage, good for kids."

J. Jelinek

"Fantastic cottage, very private, great beach, nice natural surounding, quiet lake, cottage very comfortable and roomy and clean........."

N. Little

"Cottage was even better in person then it looked in the pictures. Bedrooms on two levels, large yard, beach area for kids to play. Great cottage! Perfect for young kids."

K. Richards

"The cottage was lovely! It really felt like a home away from home. We loved the beach and dock and everything about the lake. The cottage and property was large enough so that everyone had their favorite spot to relax. It was really hard to leave at the end of the week."

A. Wesley

The dock and beach were terrific! The kids loved the screened porch (known to us as the "tree house"). Very comfortable. Overall, one of our favourites that we have rented through Cottage Country Travel Services."

S. D'Angelo

" Yes, in fact the cottage looked nicer than the pictures. It was a great surprise. ....Of the cottage features we most enjoyed: the lake, beach, and the view. Thanks for a great trip, it was wonderful and worth the money."

M. Wilson

"Of the cottage features we most enjoyed: The beach (with all the things you need to have great summer fun), the lawn area and the area around it. All together the cottage is a wonderful place to be at!!"

D. Tofan

" The cottage has had a lot of work done on the outside and it looks great! Beautiful deck and gazebo with lots of sand on the beach. We always love coming back to this cottage! The beach and large dock are the perfect place to spend a summer day. The lake is so quiet and peaceful, you rarely see a neighbour. We enjoy this cottage and it's location."

A. Martin

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