Splendour on Spence - F493
Spence Lake is a large lake that flows into the south branch of the Muskoka River. Canoeists and kayakers will enjoy the plentiful nooks and crannies along the shoreline and the open water accommodates motor boats for activities like tubing or skiing. Nearby Bracebridge is only 10 minutes away, has plenty to do including restaurants, pubs, galleries, artisan shops plus a downtown waterfall and park, when a change of pace is desired. Those looking for trekking gear can find wilderness outfitters in the town and a local marina for boat rentals. With so many possibilities to appreciate, guests want to come back year after year!
An open-concept living room, dining room and kitchen on the upper floor open onto a sizable deck creating lots of opportunity for family togetherness with its copious gathering spots. The deck has two sofas, several comfy chairs for kicking back and watching the day go by or reading your summer novel. Offering the best of both worlds, the long deck off the upper floor has sun most of the day while the side deck is shaded. Indoors there two sofas for lounging or watching movies on the retractable large screen complete with Netflix.
The open concept living area and kitchen means that meal prep can soon become a social event with everyone joining in the preparation or simply conversing with the family chef from nearby seating. The kitchen is equipped with brand new appliances including a dishwasher, fridge, stove, coffee maker, and lots of counter/prep space.
At the long dining table which seats 10 easily, everyone can enjoy a marvellous view of the lake. Flooded with the morning sun, this view will add endless inspiration to breakfast conversation as guests gather to map out the adventures of the day.
There are three cozy bedrooms on the upper floor, which will sleep seven, and a double bed on the ground floor. Under the stairs there is also a unique sleeping arrangement ideal for children under the age of four. It is an L-shaped bunk bed that has two twin sized mattresses and a smaller size mattress - designed for slumber parties. The delightful little Bunkie has a double bed in the loft and two oversized lounges for seating on the ground floor that can be folded down as single beds if needed.
Outdoor explorers will find lots to do. There’s an abundance of shoreline to wander and explore as well as a canoe, two kayaks and a stand-up paddle board, available for your water exploration. Swimming and fishing are great options too. Outdoor fire enthusiasts can gather sticks to make a fire and view the night sky. Anyone who wants a little quiet time can relax and watch the activities from the large upper deck.
Spence Lake is shallow, being only 4-6 ft deep in much of the bay where the cottage is located. The lake depth on average is about 25 ft which makes all sorts of boating possible, and conveniently, there is a boat launch nearby. At the shore there is a floating dock and small patio, making it easy for swimmers and boaters to access the water.
Splendour on Spence cottage is a great escape for families wanting the convenience of nearby shops and facilities but are also eager to enjoy those long, languid, summer days complete with outdoor activities from sun up until sundown. This cottage has been lovingly designed to create a wonderful holiday experience for the entire family.
**Check-in: after 4:00pm and Check-out: before 10:00am
**Vacationer supplies their own linens: Sheets and pillowcases + Inside towels, kitchen towels and beach towels. Please inquire about other arrangements.
**Paper products: The cottage will provide enough to get you started, but vacationers must supply their own, including toilet paper and paper towels.
**Adult life jackets are supplied. Vacationers must bring their own children's life jackets due to safety and liability concerns.
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Projector and Screen;
6 to 10 Feet Long;
Over 10 Feet Long;
Kitchen and Dining
(and pedestal fans in each bedroom);
Steps to Waterfront;
Rates (CAD $)
Excluding taxes and fees, Refundable security deposit applies to each rental
|Period||Starting||Ending||Nightly Base Rate||Weekly Base Rate||Min. Stay|
|Bedroom 2||Bunk Bed Double and Single||
||Ground Floor. Double bed behind curtains L-Shaped Twin Bunks (can sleep 3 children under the age of 4)|
||Separate Building. Double bed in the loft|