Pay it Forward Cottage

Pay it Forward Cottage

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$4,500 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 Pay it Forward Cottage






Sleeps 9, 4 Bedrooms + Possible Bunkie (TBD), 2 Bathrooms, Flat Property, Child/Elderly Friendly, Satellite TV, Sandy Beach, Great Swimming, No Weeds, Walk-In Entry, Fire Pit, Cell Reception, Great Fishing, Row Boat, Paddleboat, Fireplace, Winter Accessible, Pet Friendly (TBD)

Enjoy this child friendly cottage only 2 hours from Toronto. This lovely, bright, well maintained cottage is a great place to create wonderful vacation memories. The whole family will be comfortable gathering in the main cottage, the guest sleeping area above the garage is great for teenagers. The beautiful, sandy beach is great for children and adults alike.

Take in the view from the large windows that look on the water from each of the living room, sunroom and master bedroom. The gallery kitchen opens into the dining area with lovely pine floors, where there is a table that will sit 8 people. A cozy sunroom with futon and easy chairs leads off the dining area – a comfortable place to relax when indoors.

The water is Clearwater Lake is just like its name – clear and clean. The shallow walk in entry with firm sandy lake bottom makes it a real treat! Explore the various bays or nearby islands searching for blueberries –  much of which is undeveloped crown land.

After a busy day, relax in the hammock or on one of the two decks facing the water, at night gather around the firepit. Spend time in the small sitting room off the primary bedroom on the upper level with romantic view of the lake, at night gaze at the stars through the skylight.

Province: Ontario
Region: Muskoka Lakes
Nearest Towns: Washago (11 km), Gravenhurst (30 km), Orillia (32 km)
Nearest City: Barrie (67 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (165 km)
Nearest Hospital: Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (32 km)
Body of Water: Clearwater Lake
Nearest Ski Area: Mount St. Louis Moonstone (52 km)
Nearest Boat Launch: On property
Nearest Marina: McGregor on the Water, Washago (16 km) – no access from this lake
Nearest Beach: On site or Washago Centennial Park (12 km)
Nearest Golf Course: Lake St George Golf Club (18 km), Evergreen Golf Ctr (18 km), Scottish Highlands Golf Orillia (28 km)


4 Bedrooms:
Upper Level:
Bedroom #1 (primary): queen bed with ensuite

Main Level:
Bedroom #2: double bed
Bedroom #3: double bed
Bedroom #4: single bed

Sofa bed/futon in living room

Bunkie/guest sleeping space (above garage): possible Bedroom #5: double bed, single bed + child’s bed (only available for larger families at extra charge TBD)

2 Bathrooms:
Upper Level:
Bathroom #1: 1 x 3 pc (sink, toilet, comfortable old fashioned style bathtub) – ensuite to Bedroom #1

Main Level:
Bathroom #2: 1 x 3 pc (sink, toilet, shower)

Cottage water: from lake, not potable – can be boiled for cooking, for drinking there are 2 jugs at the cottage, if one runs out, it is the renter’s responsibility to have it refilled or exchanged at earliest opportunity

Indoor entertainment: TV, DVD player and VCR

Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, oven, cook top, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, kettle and blender

Cell Phone Coverage:
Quality of service: good
Signal: 3G
Hotspot works from front of cottage


4 parking spots

BBQ – there are 2 propane tanks at the cottage, if one runs out, it is the renter’s responsibility to have it refilled or exchanged at earliest opportunity

Large level grassy property

Child/elderly friendly

Good swimming – water is clean and clear

Sandy beach with shallow walk-in entry that is acceptable for young children or the elderly that may have mobility issues

No weeds – water shoes not required

Dock – long with platform at the end – water is 3 – 4 ft deep at the end of the dock

The dock large enough to hold an 18’ – 21” bowrider/pleasure/ski type boat or possibly larger

The lake is good for motorboats, water skiing, paddle boarding, kayaking etc

Any boats coming into the lake need to be first cleaned to prevent the addition of zebra mussels – the boat launch has a strict rule of clear boat bottom

Row boat, paddleboat

2 decks

Cottage faces northeast – sun is strong throughout the summer and can stay that way to 7pm


Washago Centennial Park (12 km) – enjoy a peaceful picnic, leisurely swim, or just relax and watch the world go by! Playground, outdoor fitness equipment, pavilion, ball diamond and dog park are just some of the amenities located in the park.

Nearby shopping including grocery stores and malls

Casino Rama with entertainment center for big name shows

Orillia: Stephen Leacock Museum, Orillia Opera House, Orillia Museum of Art and History, The OPP Museum, Historic Orillia, cruise style lake tours on Mariposa Belle, local spas, nearby shopping including grocery stores and malls, Farmers Market on Saturday, movie theatres

Outdoor Activities: horseback riding, golfing, walking trails

Winter activities: ice fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing

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* Rates are based on 7 guests. $210 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 13 guests are allowed. Children under 1 year of age are free.

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Rental Rates include all booking fees and taxes (if applicable)

Maximum 13 guests allowed TBD

Check in: Friday 4 pm
Check out: Friday 12 pm
Some flexibility during low and mid season

All bedding (pillows, linens, comforter/bedspread etc.) are rental client's responsibility to supply or bring due to Covid-19

 Extra Fees (Optional):
Cleaning Service: $150 (recommended)
Linens: King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00 (not available until further notice due to Covid-19)
Towels: $5.00 each (not available until further notice due to Covid-19)
Pet Fee: No charge for first pet, $75 for each additional pet

Method of Payment:
Interac E-Transfer (preferred method)
Initial deposit of 50% due upon booking
Outstanding balance + $500 damage deposit due 28 days prior to checking in
Damage Deposit: To be refunded within 7 business days upon check-out

Weekly rentals including a Statutory Long Weekend will be calculated using a prorated weekly rate

If booking less than 7 nights during High Season, please click “inquire” for a quote or send us an email to

Property Rates

SeasonStart DateEnd DateNightly RateWeekly RateMin Stay
Mid SeasonSep 5, 2022Oct 9, 2022$650$27002 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 7, 2022Oct 9, 2022$6503 Nights
Low SeasonOct 10, 2022May 18, 2023$650$27002 Nights
Winter Holiday SeasonDec 23, 2022Jan 7, 2023$750$45003 Nights
New Year'sDec 30, 2022Jan 1, 2023$6503 Nights
Family DayFeb 17, 2023Feb 19, 2023$6503 Nights
EasterApr 6, 2023Apr 9, 2023$6503 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 19, 2023Jun 22, 2023$650$27002 Nights
Victoria DayMay 19, 2023May 21, 2023$7503 Nights
High Season (Fri 4pm to Fri 12pm)Jun 23, 2023Sep 3, 2023$45007 Nights
Canada DayJun 30, 2023Jul 2, 2023$7507 Nights
Civic HolidayAug 4, 2023Aug 6, 2023$7507 Nights
Labour DaySep 1, 2023Sep 3, 2023$7503 Nights