For Rent
> > > > > DI-20313

The Bruce Retreat, Waterfront cottage

4.9/5(42 reviews)
Add to Wishlist
 
crystal clear water with shallow entry in our inlet - 1/40
georgeous sunset views - 2/40
3/40
wintery sunset - 4/40
5/40
front view of the cottage - 6/40
play structure (added in 2020) - 7/40
8/40
master bedroom in the loft - 9/40
master bedroom - 10/40
2nd bedroom (with queen bed) - 11/40
bedroom 2 - 12/40
bedroom 3; single top, double bottom (as of 2021) - 13/40
New renovated kitchen for 2019 - 14/40
15/40
16/40
view of waterfront from sunroom - 17/40
double doors connecting the sunroom and family room (leading to screened-in covered porch) - 18/40
New for 2020 - screened-in porch - 19/40
screened-in porch (added in 2020) - 20/40
New for 2020 - screened-in porch - 21/40
New for 2020 - screened-in porch - 22/40
back door of screened-in porch (waterside) - 23/40
Large back porch with view of the water - 24/40
25/40
Waterfront view - 26/40
path to waterfront - 27/40
view from the hammock - 28/40
large washroom - 29/40
roomy shower - 30/40
washroom - 31/40
entryway - 32/40
view into entryway from porch - 33/40
family room - 34/40
sunroom - 35/40
'Chips' - 36/40
so many birds! - 37/40
otter in our waterfront - 38/40
otter family swimming in our waterfront - 39/40
The beauty of Tobermory - so many sites to see - 40/40
$275 - $300 / night
$275 - $300 / night
CONTACT OWNER
DescriptionLocationAvailabilityRatesReviews (42)
 

DESCRIPTION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Sleeps 6
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Pets allowed
with
restrictions
Smoking
not allowed
Fireplace
Internet
Waterfront

Welcome to The Bruce Retreat!

We are located on the sheltered inlet of Long Bay on Lake Huron in Tobermory. Our guests can enjoy the calm and warmer waters of the inlet; great for swimming, fishing, kayaking and kids of all ages. The cottage is nestled among natural forest on almost an acre of land, providing a private and peaceful vacation.

Finding a spot to sit and enjoy the view is very easy in our cottage! The sun-room, which faces the lake, consists entirely of windows and is furnished with comfortable seating. There is a large table to enjoy one of our many games or puzzles, or curl up and enjoy a book while listening to the sounds of the birds and water. The sun-room is also an excellent place to watch the sunset.

A large 4 window with 2 slider doors leads out to the large fully covered porch which also has a beautiful view of the lake. This area is a great place to enjoy your morning coffee, watch the birds or enjoy the outdoors with shelter from the sun. For the 2020 season we added a fully screened-in area off the sliding doors, extending your outdoor time with a bug free experience. There is also a 2-tier deck at the back of the cottage which is accessible from the sun-room or family room. This is also a beautiful place to sit to enjoy a view of the forested areas that surround the cottage or to catch some rays.

The main part of the cottage consists of an open concept kitchen, dining area, and large family room with a beautiful field stone fireplace. This area opens to the sun-room with over-sized French doors, each flanked with a large window. The openness and airiness of the cottage give new meaning to 'bringing the outdoors in'.

+ READ MORE
- COLLAPSE


 
AMENITIES AND EQUIPMENT
Bedrooms
3 bedrooms :
- 1 single bed
- 1 double bed
- 2 Queen beds
Kitchen
Coffee maker
Dishes and cutlery
Dishwasher
Freezer
Microwave oven
Oven
Refrigerator
Stove
Toaster
Communications
Internet access
General
Dryer
Electricity
Fireplace
Washer

+ VIEW MORE
- COLLAPSE


 

LOCATION

LOCATION

Province: Ontario
Region: Bruce Peninsula / Lake Huron
City: Tobermory
Closest ski resort:-
Distance from ski resort:-
Nearest Body of Water:Lake Huron, Long Bay Inlet
Waterfront: Yes
Other Town/Lake/Area:-
Note: The cottage is located on Orchid Trail, off of Warner Bay road.

AVAILABILITY

Last update: September 17, 2022
December 2022
smtwtfs
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
       
January 2023
smtwtfs
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
       
February 2023
smtwtfs
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728    
       
March 2023
smtwtfs
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
       
April 2023
smtwtfs
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
May 2023
smtwtfs
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21
22
2324252627
28293031   
       
AvailableNot available

RATES

NightlyWeekend
Night
Weekend
(Fri & Sat
Nights)
WeeklyMonthlyEventMinimum
Stay
BASE RATE
Rates are based on up to 4 persons. Add $25 per night per additional person.
$275$300$600---2 Nights
SPRING (LOW SEASON)
May 23, 2023 - Jun 02, 2023
Rates are based on up to 4 persons. Add $25 per night per additional person.
$275$300$600$1500--2 Nights
SPRING (MID-SEASON)
Jun 02, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023
Rates are based on up to 4 persons. Add $25 per night per additional person.
$275$300$600$1600--2 Nights
PEAK / SUMMER
Jun 30, 2023 - Sep 01, 2023
Rates are based on up to 4 persons. Add $25 per night per additional person.
---$2200--1 Week
FALL (LOW SEASON)
Sep 04, 2023 - Oct 31, 2023
Rates are based on up to 4 persons. Add $25 per night per additional person.
$275$300$600$1500--2 Nights
Rates are in Canadian dollars

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Check-in after04:00 PM
Check-out before12:00 PM
Accepted PaymentsVisa, MasterCard, American Express

NOTES

NEW as of 2022: Short-Term Accommodation Fee (Municipality fee) will be added to your rental cost. This fee is part of the licensing process for all cottage rentals in North & South Bruce.

E-Transfer or Cheque Payments:
50% of the rental fee is collected at the time of booking. The remaining 50% and a $500 deposit is collected one month prior to the rental date. Your deposit is returned within 2-3 days of checkout or up to one week at most.

Credit Card Payments:
50% of the rental fee is collected at the time of booking; the remaining 50% is collected one month prior to the rental date through credit card payment. Note: There is a 7% fee for all credit card payments, applied as follows: The Bruce Retreat applies a 3% charge of your total rental fee on the first payment. Cottages in Canada applies a 4% fee to each payment made.
There cannot be a return of funds through credit card, so collection and return of the $500 deposit must be via e-Transfer or cheque.
For International visitors, please email us regarding the deposit payment.

Cleaning service can be arranged for a fee of $150. (Note: all garbage/recycling must be taken with you upon checkout even if you opt for the cleaning service)

There is a fee of $75 / week per dog. Dog owners must clean up after their pets and ensure no excrement is left on the property.

Linen service can be arranged for International visitors for a nominal fee.

Cancellation policy:
If a booking is cancelled 15 days or more prior to check in and we are able to rebook the full rental period cancelled, a refund of 100% will be given minus a $50 cancellation fee. If we are unable to rebook the full rental period, then a refund of 50% will be given.

For bookings cancelled less than 15 days prior to check in, none of the rental fee will be refunded.

REVIEWS

WRITE A REVIEW
4.9
(42 reviews)
(42 reviews)
WRITE A REVIEW
38
4
0
0
0

We had a great stay here! It was very comfortable and exceeded our expectations. Great view of the lake from the upper bedroom! It was very spacious for our family and we loved that it was well stocked with games/puzzles/movies for rain days to keep everyone occupied. The water is shallow and warm in front of the cottage and the kids enjoyed the kayaks and paddle board. We are looking forward to stay again and many of our friends and family also want to book here as we have talked highly about it. Very good location as well.

Stayed: July 2022    Submitted: Aug 06, 2022

Perfect cottage rental for our small family. The kids loved playing in the rocks and in the shallow waters. Close to town and other activities for daily excursions. Nice and clean. Great stay!!

Stayed: July 2022    Submitted: Jul 09, 2022

My mom and I had wonderful time at The Bruce Retreat. The cottage is very spacious and cozy with modern and clean amenities. We loved the screened porch which allowed to enjoy the fresh air when it was too wet to sit outside after the night rain. We loved sitting in Muskoka chairs (both on the deck and next to the water) and just relaxing listening to different birds (wish we could name them!) and "cleaning up" our lungs with the fresh air. The cottage is surrounded by beautiful trees and plants - yellow lady slipper orchids were in bloom! We were also making daily trips for hiking and were really happy to discover a nice quiet place called Cape Hurd Nature Trail which is just 10 minutes drive from the cottage. Janet was very helpful with answering my questions promptly. We would definitely recommend The Bruce Retreat. Thank you so much, Janet and Chris, for your hospitality!

Stayed: June 2022    Submitted: Jun 19, 2022

This was one of the most well kept and clean cottages I have ever rented. I have rented at least 50 cottages over the last 20 years. The hosts supplied everything you can imagine. The kitchen was fully stocked with all the tools for a cook or chef. Many games to play on a rainy day or if you just want to stay at the cottage. The view is spectacular. Perfect spot to have a morning coffee or breakfast as we did. Location is less then 15 minutes to Tobermory and maybe 20 minutes to Bruce National Park. The beds are excellent quality. The cottage is nicely divided for 2 families with 2 queen beds in separate private areas and 2 more beds for children. I have recommended this cottage to many friends and co-workers since our stay. This was our first stay and won't be our last. Excellent hosts readily available by phone to care for any needs. We were able to add extra days to our stay we enjoyed the stay so much. The Glover Family

Stayed: September 2021    Submitted: Mar 01, 2022

Our stay at The Bruce Retreat was just that a retreat! So relaxing. Though this was a hot, humid week, the cottage had plenty of cooling fans to keep things comfortable. We loved the use of the kayaks and the shallow and warm water of the bay was a delight! You can almost WALK out into the middle of the bay. Water shoes or crocs are a definite must, though with the rocky bottom. It was great to know that we could also be in and out of town in mere minutes. We would love to come back to this little piece of heaven!

Stayed: August 2021    Submitted: Sep 05, 2021

$275 - $300 / night
$600 / weekend
$1500 - $2200 / week
Contact Owner
First Name
Last Name
Email
Confirm your email
Check In
Check Out
Adults
Children
Pets
Phone Number
Message
JANET AND CHRIS
Member since June 2015
Speaks: English
Response Rate: 100%
Phone NumberPhone Number (Show)
Secure
Payments on CottagesInCanada
This owner accepts payments on CottagesInCanada. It's the most secure way to book a cottage on our site. Learn more
Visa, MasterCard, American Express


CONTACT OWNER

SHARE THIS COTTAGE
JOIN US ON
Copyright CottagesInCanada
RENTERS
Search
Cottage Rentals
Cottages For Sale
Last Listings
Special Offers
My Wishlist

OWNERS
List Your Cottage
Owner Login

COTTAGESINCANADA
Terms and Conditions
Private Policy
Contact Us
Français