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The Hermitage

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Cottage -
6 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Muskoka Lakes, Muskoka District, Ontario

A magnificent year-round holiday retreat on picturesque Skeleton Lake. As the name Hermitage suggests, this unique property on 3.5 acres and 540 feet of lake frontage offers complete privacy and the perfect getaway. This million dollar plus property features a quality, custom-built cottage and boathouse, newly constructed in 2006, both with numerous luxury features. The 5000 sq. ft. cottage, featuring 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, is nestled among huge, mature trees and beautiful granite rocks. The property has been landscaped to blend into the beautiful, natural surroundings and the buildings have been designed to complement this setting.


The beautiful, custom-built boathouse was completed in 2006. Above the two-slip boathouse is 650 sq. ft. of beautiful living space. The living quarters include an open concept living...
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Listing #HL44998
About the Owner
Sandra/Paul B
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2007
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

5 star plus, our family had a fantastic time ! The look and feel and views were everything you could hope for. A must go when looking for a cottage up north . Book early there is a reason this one books up fast .

Thank John C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I rented The Hermitage for a week, for a family reunion (10 adults). The photos and owner's description lead us to expect a beautiful house and setting; however, the cottage, boathouse, property, and views exceeded our expectations. Even though it rained everyday (and sometimes all...More

Thank gartner2017
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Reviewed 18 January 2015

WOW, what an amazing place we holidayed in on Skeleton Lake, in the Muskoka region north of Toronto. It has a magnificent three storey lake house amidst the silent forest and a beautiful boathouse on the shoreline. The main house is built with exotic hardwoods...More

1  Thank Margie H
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The cottage interior is stunning and has many unique features that blend gracious, luxury living with a casual vacation home lifestyle. The exotic hardwood floors in cabbage bark and poisonwood, and the mixed exotic hardwood ceilings throughout make this a one-of-a-kind property. Most of the wood in the cottage is exotic hardwood from Central America, including the kitchen cabinets, the stairs and railings, doors, and much of the furniture. This unique blend of unusual woods gives the cottage a warm, rustic, yet elegant charm. Large wood-framed windows provide stunning views from every room, allowing you to enjoy the natural beauty even when you are indoors.

The cottage is designed around a magnificent, cathedral-ceiling great room with a huge, floor to ceiling fieldstone fireplace, a wa...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    3 Full baths
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    6 Fulls
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The 13% Harmonized Sales Tax does not apply to rentals at The Hermitage

Shoulder Season

Boathouse Only $2000/week
Boathouse Only $900 /2 nights $1200 /3 nights

High Season (mid-June to mid-September)

Cottage and Boathouse $6900/week
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Activities (on site or nearby): SUMMER TIME: Hiking, Biking, Golf, Boating, Swimming, Waterskiing, Wake-boarding, Tubing, Jet Skiing, Fishing, Boat Rental available in area, Two Marinas on the lake, Steamship Cruises on Lake Muskoka, Fitness Centre, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Restaurants, Cinemas, Museums, Santa’s Village, Sightseeing. WINTER TIME: Cross-country Skiing, Snowmobiling (close to trails), Snowshoeing, Sledding, Skating.
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How to get there
Unique, Million Dollar Plus, Luxury Cottage and Boathouse on Skeleton Lake in Muskoka

Location: Bracebridge, Skeleton Lake, Ontario, Canada (2 hrs north of Toronto, 25 min from both Bracebridge and Huntsville)

Accommodations: Cottage - 4 Bedrooms - 3 Baths (Sleeps 8); Boathouse - 2 Bedrooms and Loft (Sleeps 4-6) (Sleeps 8-12 combined)
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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