'La Ruka Smith' - Stunning views from this four bedroom, beautifully designed family cottage set very close to the water's edge. Surrounded by trees, large deck/dock and covered porch at the shoreline providing clean deep water swimming and lots of space to sit and enjoy the views. The master bedroom on the upper level has two walls of windows, a walk out to a deck, overlooking the lake. The family room on the lower level is spacious and comfortably furnished to enjoy both the inside and the outside. The cottage is a back split with steps down to the kitchen and living room as well as up to the master bedroom. There are 17 terraced stone steps from the parking area to the main entrance of the cottage. Located approximately thirty minutes from Apsley. Note - steep driveway - four wheel or all wheel drive recommended, although there is parking at the top of the hill as well if you do not have all wheel drive.
150 ft lakefrontage
4 Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
There are four bedrooms. The master (which is up 8 steps from the entry level) has a queen bed, walk out to a deck overlooking the lake, and a three piece ensuite bathroom (shower, toilet & sink), as well as a room air conditioner. On the main level are three bedrooms - one with a king bed, one with two singles and a third with a double/single bunk combo. There are two three piece bathrooms on this level - both with shower, toilet & sink.
The kitchen (which is down three steps from the main entry area) has a fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher. Large dining room table will accommodate 8. Laundry. Phone. Living area (down two steps from kitchen/dining) has fireplace, large screen satellite tv., dvd/blue- ray. Covered patio area, deck, dock. Boat with oars, 2 canoes, kayak. Patio furniture, (table will seat 8), gas bbq.
Waterfront & Swimming
Approximately 150' of natural shoreline. Clean deep water swimming from 18' X 12' dock with ladder at end. There is some limited shallow entry to the left of the dock over some stone steps, onto a sandy bottom. Depending on water levels (photos show high water levels), which will recede throughout the summer, there may be some sandy, shallow entry at this point.
150 ft lakefrontage
Conditions of Rental
Maximum Occupancy: 8 persons (6 adults)
No outdoor fires permitted.
Check in is 2pm. Check out is 11am.
Minimum Booking Duration: High Season - 1 Week(s), Low Season - 1 Week(s) .
Security/Damage Deposit: $1500
Approx. 205 km from Toronto (Yonge & 401)
16 km to Apsley
35 km to Quinte Health Care - Bancroft
Please note that a wide-angle lens is used for many interior photos, making some rooms look larger than they actually are.
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