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The Roost Cottage, Windermere, Muskoka, Ontario

Cosy cottage for four guests in the gorgeous village of Windermere
Very good
7 reviews
Cosy cottage for four guests in the gorgeous village of Windermere
Windermere House and Village from the water
The local steamship Sequin at Windermere Dock
Entry Area
Living Room, plenty of seating
Combined living and kitchen area, small breakfast table
Sunroom, open windows to enjoy summer breezes, great place for G&T before dinner
Master Bedroom, Queen plus single
Bedroom 2, 2 single beds
Bed no 2, in Bedroom no 2,
Bathroom, bright and clean
Aerial View of Windermere, cottage is across the street from the hotel
Windermere Village, view
The Windermere Golf Course is a few steps away
Tennis Courts at Windermere Golf Course
Sandy beach, great for kids, and the boat watching is terrific
Christ Church Anglican in the Village of Windermere
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Windermere, Muskoka Lakes, Muskoka District, Ontario
A lovely cottage, in the blissful village of Windermere on Lake Rosseau in Muskoka, Ontario.

A newly architect renovated intimate space, rustic architecture finished in a romantic contemporary style. You will feel right at home, right away. Steps from the golf course, the Windermere beach, Windermere House hotel across the road.

We supply basics like olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, starter kit of coffee and tea, milk, cream, sugar and you can get pretty much all the groceries you might need to cook at home from the Windermere Village Store next door.

Windermere is a great place to do nothing, and plenty of it.

A couple of notes about the property: WIFI service can be unreliable at the cottage, but is available at the main building next door, and at the hotel. We also have a small air-conditioning unit in the second floor maste...
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About the Owner, Catherine N
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jun 2015
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN6657314
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Very good - based on 7 reviews
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West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
218 reviews
95 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Steps from a beach, we spent most of our week reading due to bad weather. The cottage lacked nothing, except WiFi and we enjoyed catching up on John Reabus!

Management response:

Thanks so much, if I could have changed the weather I would have. I am working on improving the WIFI. Glad you enjoyed Rebus, he is my husbands favorite character.


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Jeffery F
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had a great time up at the Windermere cottage house. It was steps away from the lake and windermere beach. We did a lot of biking and our legs really felt the brunt of those hills. A great pub was across the street at the Windermere Hotel. We also took in a couples massage to really get in the...

Management response:

Thanks so much for your positive review Jeff, it was great to have you with us. It takes a lot to get up and down those hills on a bike, but we'd love to have you back to take another go!


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Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

The Roost Cottage is delightful and I enjoyed my stay. The cottage was spotlessly clean and comfortable and well-equipped in terms of furniture, cooking, towels, shampoo, soap, etc. There is a standalone air conditioner in the master bedroom. Parking is on the street. There is no TV and I believe that the only radio is a wind-up one. Internet is...

Management response:

So glad you enjoyed your stay in Windermere. I am hoping to improve the WIFI service by next year. Stay tuned!


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We want you to enjoy the quiet relaxing peace of the village of Windermere. We are happy for you to have a quiet drink with a guest or two on the porch, but anything that would...
    1 Full bath
    3 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 King
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RM 761
RM 837
RM 4,568
RM 15,227
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit 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: RM 914 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is in Muskoka, a wonderful place to visit. Windermere is nicely off the beaten track, and beautifully scenic. It is located in the heart of the village, across the street from historic Windermere House hotel, and Golf Course. You can get groceries at the Windermere Village Store, or if you prefer to dine out there is a great selection of restaurants at the hotel, or within a 1/2 hour drive to Rosseau, Bracebridge, Port Carling or Huntsville.

Muskoka is a great place to just do nothing, and lots of it. Reading, relaxing, enjoying the passing scene, quiet conversation, or if you are looking for more activities, canoeing, tennis, golf are all available out the door. The area is also a wonderful place to cycle.

The beach is a two minute walk away.
Car recommended
How to get there
There are many routes to get here, all scenic, all the surrounding towns offer museums, antiquing and general shopping.

Depending on where you are coming from I will provide directions, or Google Maps will do it for you.
Activities nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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