Discover Fancy Free Island, a hidden gem of the renowned Rideau waterway. Rare, authentic Victorian summer home nestled on an exclusive private island in spectacular Big Rideau Lake - part of the Rideau Canal system, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Fancy Free is a treasured local landmark, built in 1878. Step back in time and enjoy a vintage cottage experience with antiques throughout and a view of the water from every room. Fish, sail, and swing on the Tarzan swing into the deep, clear water. Swim off the front dock, just steps from the porch. Perfect for families.
Fancy Free Island offers spacious and comfortable accomodation in a setting of supreme natural beauty and privacy. All aspects of management reflect environmental values. Rental includes a motorboat, 3 canoes, 3 kayaks, swimming raft and a sailboat at no extra cost. Private mainland car parking and docking are included. Maximum of 8 people, dogs and children welcome. No weekends.
SPECIAL FEATURES: a completely renovated bathroom with marble sink and soaker tub/shower, an automatic dishwasher in the kitchen, and a swimming raft and child-friendly Tarzan swing for maximum fun on the water!
Fancy Free Island combines unparalleled outdoor adventure, stewardship, natural beauty, boating and swimming fun, and history. For more details see the cottage website: http://www.fancyfreeisland.com
Guest Comments: "There is so much to love about this little island: the hummingbirds on the porch in the morning, the sound of the loons in the evening...the stars were amazing and the sunsets glorious. We were fascinated by the feeling of being reconnected to the past, just by living here."
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