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Georgian Bay/Cawaja Beach weeHouse Modern Cottage

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Balm Beach, Tiny, Ontario
One of the first 'weeHouses' designed by Geoffrey Warner of Alchemy Architects, this modern cottage has been featured often in the design press, including the Toronto Star in 2006.

Nestled in 70’ mature red pines, with both good daylight and privacy, this modern cottage is only about 100 yards from the beach path to a beautiful semi-private white sand swimming beach with shallow crystal-clear water. We like to cook, so there is a full kitchen with a gas range.

There is no high speed internet, but there is decent cell phone coverage.

There are large tables, a gas fireplace, huge deck with Muskoka Chairs, a screen porch, Badminton court, a rowboat, and standup paddleboard.

1300 sf, 3 BR: sleeps 9 total
1 queen BR (for 2 people) on the main level
1 queen BR w/ 1/2 bath (for 2 people) on the 2nd level
1 queen BR with twin an...
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Listing #FKN2526423
About the Owner
Geoffrey W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I am available via cell, and our housekeeper is almost next door for last minute needs or questions.
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Cottage is a gem! It is very well equipped (great kitchen), clean, spacious, cozy, relaxing and stylish. The beach is very calm and beautiful and less than a five minute walk from cottage. Really enjoyed hanging out on the cottage deck (lots of furniture to...More

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Management response:Responded 23 June 2018

Thanks for your enthusiasm! Glad that it worked even when the weather was not pristine. We try to make it a little better every year, so the feedback is much appreciated.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

This architectural gem boasts cozy yet open spaces, with floor to ceiling windows allowing the outdoors in, satisfying all your tree viewing cravings. The kitchen is well equipped allowing all your culinary dreams come true, or you can head down to Balm Beach for the...More

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Management response:Responded 23 June 2018

We'd love to have you again! Thanks for shouting out the Awenda's National Park. It seems unbelievable, but in all the time we've been there, I have never actually visited. Now I shall. Thanks.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Very nice cottage. Fully equipped with anything you might need. Great space, weather wasn't the greatest but because of all the glass we felt like we were outdoors anyway. Great location, close to everything. Beach was very close, within walking distance. We would highly recommend...More

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  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Bunk
    1 Twin
    3 Queens
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
₹ 12,061
US$ 175
₹ 17,229
US$ 250
₹ 72,364
US$ 1,050
24 Jun 2018 -
2 Sep 2018
High Season
3 nights
₹ 18,952
US$ 275
₹ 1,20,606
US$ 1,750
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 20,675 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates are in $USD, and include towels, linens, cleaning, taxes.
High Season 2018 June 24 to September 2: Weekly $1750.
Standard Season:
Weekly: $1050 (Sunday to Sunday).
Or turnover days on Sunday or Thursday:
Weekend Rate for Thurs-Sun ( 3 nights) = $675
Weekday Rate for Sun-Thurs (4 nights) = $700
$300 deposit down, with the rent due 30 days before the rental. Cancellation allowed up to 30 days before planned rental start less $200 cancellation fee.
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About the neighbourhood
Cawaja Beach has been a favorite family summer destination since the 1920s. It is a great cottage community on Georgian Bay that that is only 1-1/2 hours north of Toronto Airport, and 10 minutes from Midland. The beach is not crowded, the cottages all surrounded with tall red pines, and carpeted with dried pine needles over the white sandy soil. Midland has all the conveniences of a larger town.

The shallow sandy swimming beach warms nicely in the summer and is good for paddleboarding, kiteboarding, windsurfing, boating. Fishing and golfing and Georgian Bay boat tours available locally. The Huronia Heritage Museum and Martyrs' Shrine are in nearby Midland.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Toronto Pearson: 90.0 km
You'll need a car typically, but it is possible to take a bus from Toronto Airport to Barrie, and schedule a pick up in Cawaja Beach with a little extra work.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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