'Little Finland' - Recently renovated log cottage, immaculately kept and very comfortably furnished and finished. Vaulted & beamed ceilings, with the warmth and charm of a traditional log cottage. Main floor has open concept living/dining/kitchen area, master bedroom and bathroom. Walk out to side deck. Lower level has a sitting room with walk out to grounds and second bedroom. Set on a well treed lot overlooking beautiful Rankin Lake approximately 20 minutes from Parry Sound. Owner's cottage next door. Since the late 19th century, Parry Sound has been an important depot along rail lines to Western Canada. There is a rich history of trains in the area. The cottage is located a short distance from train line - there is audible train sound.
100 ft lakefrontage
2 Bedrooms & 1 Bathrooms
The main floor has a bedroom with a double bed. There is a three piece bathroom on this level (shower, toilet & sink). On the lower level is a bedroom with a set of single bunks and a sitting area that has a trundle sofa/bed (can be made into a king bed or two singles).
Kitchen has fridge/freezer, stove/oven, microwave. TV, DVD/VCR/CD. Phone. There is a main floor air conditioner. Airtight woodstove. Deck, patio furniture, gas bbq. Dock. Boat w. oars, canoe, paddleboat. Campfire.
Waterfront & Swimming
Approximately 100' of shoreline - accessed by 12 steps plus pathway from cottage. Clean, deep water swimming from end of dock (approx. 6-8' deep), ladder. Some limited shallow entry beside dock onto sand bottom, deepens fairly quickly to end of dock. Some lily pad growth off to the sides.
100 ft lakefrontage
Conditions of Rental
Maximum Occupancy: 6 persons (4 adults)
Audible train sounds. If end of stay cleaning has been arranged check-out time is 10:00 am.
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. 200 km from Toronto (Yonge & 401)
18 km to Parry Sound
20 km to Parry Sound Hospital
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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"What an escape! Artfully assembled, skillfully designed and a delightful way to retreat. Summer on Rankin Lake is awesome, but perhaps exceeded only by Little Finland Cottage. Thanks for the fond memories! We hope to return!" 2016
K & N Emrich
"Thank you immensely for your hispitality. Our stay here at Rankin Lake was absolutely lovely and your place is so charming. We'd love to return again and look forward to our next visit." 2016
C & A Verven
"We had a lovely stay in your beautiful cottage! You have managed to capture the perfect combination of new and old." 2015
"We certainly enjoyed our stay at "Little Finland". The cottage is so cozy and well designed - a real treat to sit by the outdoor fire or on the dock at sunset. Thank you for the stay and for taking care of all the little details"
M & D Roberts
"Loved your piece of heaven on a beautiful lake"
"The dock and waterfront were stunning. The owner’s cottage is quite close but they were very respectful and it felt very private. The images are very accurate. Renting next year - Yes, without a doubt."
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