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Beautiful Custom Built Muskoka Boathouse!

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1 bedroom, WiFi
Sun loungers
TV, DVD player, stereo

Overview of Beautiful Custom Built Muskoka Boathouse!

Beautiful Custom Built Muskoka Boathouse!

4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire home

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
  • Contactless check-out
Muskoka Lakes, ON

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSkeleton Lake9 min walk
  • Popular LocationNutt Lake3 min drive
  • Popular LocationDiamond In The Ruff Golf Course6 min drive
  • AirportMuskoka, ON (YQA)38 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4
650 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
    1 sleep sofa/futon
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Beautiful Custom Built Muskoka Boathouse!

Lakefront cottage with kitchen and balcony
Boathouse living offers beautiful panoramic views of the lake from every side. Enjoy peaceful nights as you listen to the soothing sound of the water/loons in our upper scale boathouse, built directly on the water of popular Skeleton Lake. Known as 'Muskoka's Best Kept Secret', in the heart of Muskoka, Skeleton Lake offers sandy swimming coves, great fishing, water sports, hiking and warm summer sunsets.
Our beautiful custom built boathouse is a rewarding treasure located at the end of a 3 kilo winding cottage road, and is very cozily decorated with antiques, has an open concept living room with queen size pull out sofa, dining room and fully equipped kitchen (incl. dishwasher/microwave). There is also a flat screen/satellite TV(DVD ). A separate bedroom offers a gorgeous view of the lake while lying in the queen size bed. There are lower docks on both sides for swimming and shade as well as a large upper deck including several Muskoka chairs for sun tanning and BBQ for your outdoor cooking. There are two kayaks, canoe, paddle board and swim toys to enjoy your travels around the little islands that are seen from the boathouse. Fishing rods are available. There is a boat slip available. Please review documentation for appropriate boat size. A boat launch is only one bay away! -Please note we also have a two bedroom cottage on Skeleton Lake. You may find this property under VRBO#1861565.
Skeleton Lake is 10 minutes from Diamond in the Ruff Golf Course, as well as a 18-20 minute scenic ride to the villages/towns of Port Carling, Rosseau, Bracebridge and Hunstville where you can enjoy exploring all of the quaint shops and summer time markets.
Please note that seasonal rentals both spring and fall are a minimum of 3 nights. The high season (end of June to Labour Day) is a minimum 1 week rental. The boathouse is set up for one adult couple and two children under the age of 12. Two children under the age of 12 stay free. There is an additional charge of 75.00 per person per night for two adult couples. Maximum number of people is 4. We are open from the Canadian May long weekend until Canadian Thanks giving. We are closed in the winter months. We are unable to confirm the reservation without the mandatory attached rental agreement returned. Please refer to the attached paperwork for detailed information required to rent the boathouse. (attached to this web site). High Season rents from Saturday to Saturday. The boathouse is available for mature adults over the age of 25.
Guest accommodations at this cottage offer DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer refrigerators, microwaves, separate dining areas, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

L. Tyssen
Speaks English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Beach sun loungers


  • WiFi available


  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 1 bedroom
  • Sofa bed


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower

Living spaces

  • Dining room


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue grill
  • Firepit


  • Near laundromat


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • On the lake
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Water sports equipment
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Kayak on site
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Theme parks nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 650 sq ft (60 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

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About this area


Located in Muskoka Lakes, this cottage is near theme parks and on a lake. Skeleton Lake and Nutt Lake reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include High Falls Water Park and Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary. Kayaking and fishing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with horse riding and hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Skeleton Lake - 9 min walk
  • Nutt Lake - 3 min drive
  • Diamond In The Ruff Golf Course - 6 min drive
  • Dee Bank Falls - 12 min drive
  • High Lake - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Muskoka, ON (YQA) - 38 min drive


  • Heart of Muskoka Fries — 15 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 25 out of 29 reviews
5 - Excellent 86%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 29 reviews
4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 29 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 29 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 29 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

40th anniversary
Beautiful setting on Skeleton lake but unfortunately it was rainy and very cloudy. We did get some hiking in and went to some excellent restaurants. Our host was gracious and offered

4/5 Good

great boathouse! great views......cottage road to boathouse a bit dicey and bringing your stuff from car to boathouse a challenge...especially for the older folk... too many stairs and steps

5/5 Excellent

Great time!
Very cute place with pretty decor - great to be right on the water. Beautiful sunrises & sunsets. Lovely kayaking & canoeing.

5/5 Excellent

Outstanding location and property
Wonderful location allowed us to truly get away and enjoy a little down time. The home is superb and waterfront view spectacular. Lorie was super helpful and owner stopped by to greet us and welcome us to his home.

5/5 Excellent

Skeleton Lake Boathouse
We had an amazing time staying at the boat house! Amazing view and so much to do in the water. The house was beautiful and clean, we enjoyed our time so much thank you Lorrie!