Pintwala Cottage, Isabella Island

Pintwala Cottage, Isabella Island

For Rent

$4,800 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 pintwala cottage

Bedrooms

5

Bathrooms

2

Description

Sleeps 12 with 2 Bedroom Bunkie, TV, Hot Tub, Outdoor Shower, Outhouse, Beautiful Sunsets Over Parry Island, Flat Property, Hiking Trails, Walk-In Entry, Screened In Porches In Main Cottage And Bunkie, Fire Pit, Child/Elderly Friendly, Sandy Beach, Sandy Play Area, Great Swimming, 1 Canoe, 2 Kayaks, Water Bike For 2, Raft With Slide, Safe Calm Waters For Paddling And Swimming, Includes Cleaning Service (at the end of your vacation dates), Pet Friendly 

Pintwala Cottage on Isabella Island near Parry Sound has an old fashioned feel-good charm about it with modern amenities. A lovely breeze comes down the channel on hot days to cool you off. We offer comfortable eating areas inside the cottage, in our screened in porch as well as on the upper deck, which also has a large umbrella to keep the sun off while enjoying lunch.

The bedrooms are in one area of the cottage closed off by a door if you wish to keep that area private and quiet. The kitchen, dining and living rooms are open concept, facing large windows that overlook trees and the water.

The bunkie has a large open deck as well as a screened in porch with seating and a table. There is a room with a composting toilet in the bunkie for convenience at night rather than walking out back to the outhouse, which is in good condition. For further convenience, there is a private outdoor shower provided. Our intent was to discourage washing in the lake for environmental reasons.

Boat access only located on Isabella Island, Pintwala Cottage is easily accessible using Boat Taxi Service at Georgian Bay Marina: 99 Rosepoint Rd, Parry Sound ON – Phone 705-746-9559 (Lori) https://goo.gl/maps/X6Y1DJY6mMQ2

Parking is $10.00/ day – offers water taxi and boat rentals – location is very close to the cottage

Province: Ontario
Region: The Archipelago, Parry Sound
Nearest Town: Parry Sound (5 km)
Nearest City: Barrie (136 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (243 km)
Nearest Hospital: Parry Sound Hospital (4.5 km)
Body of Water: Georgian Bay (sheltered, like being on a small lake, within the 30,000 Islands section)
Nearest Boat Launch: Just off Emily Dr. – free. Directions: This launch is located about 4 km north of the cottage on Isabella Island. You must head south from the ramp, go under the swing bridge, straight ahead of the swing bridge is Isabella Island, veer to the right and go into the next bay, our cottage is the only one with a blue slide on a raft, and we also have a Canadian flag up on rocks along the water. Alternatively, the Glenn Burney Marina (5 min by boat) – parking $10/day, pay at the office. Directions: Isabella Island is directly in front of Glenn Burney Marina. Keep to the right of the island heading towards Menominee Channel (same as above) follow into the second bay and we are at the far right of the bay with the blue water slide and a Canadian flag on the water in the rocks.
Nearest Marinas: Glenn Burney Marina (5 min by boat) (705-746-6215), Point Pleasant Marina (705-746-9671), Georgian Bay Marina (705-746-9559)
Nearest Beach: Parry Sound Beach just north of Parry Sound if you follow the shoreline past the town

INTERIOR DESCRIPTION

3 Bedrooms:
Master bedroom #1: queen with mirrors and dressers
Bedroom #2: bunk bed (single over double) and dresser
Bedroom #3: queen bed with a desk/chair and end table

Each bedroom has screened windows that open, closets and at least 1 dresser with night tables and lights, and a ceiling fan.

1 Bathroom:
1 x 4 pc (vanity with sink, toilet, tub/shower) with a window

We use the rule “when yellow let it mellow, if it’s brown flush it down”, which helps to keep the septic tank happy.

Bunkie (sleeps 6):
2 bedrooms (10’ x 10’) + loft
Bedroom #4: queen with dresser
Bedroom #5: double with dresser

A sitting area off the bunkie bedrooms has a loft overhead allowing for 2 people to sleep on the queen air mattress. No standing room in the loft. A ladder is in place to use if the loft is to be utilized.

The bunkie has a private room with a sink for brushing teeth. We do not have running water in the bunkie.

There is a composting toilet for convenience during the night when needed.
We recommend using the outhouse during the day when possible.

Cottage water: can be used for bathing, washing dishes and clothes, and cooking – not potable. You must bring your drinking water.

Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster.

The interior is sided with cedar and pine in some rooms. We have a wood stove if temperatures ever get down to an uncomfortable level which is very rare in the summer months.

Indoor entertainment: board games, books, cards, puzzles, TV, DVD, VCR and CD player, dart set, movies and stereo music player

EXTERIOR DESCRIPTION

The cottage exterior is wood siding which adds to its charm. Fire wood is under the screened in porch if needed ($25.00/cart or wheelbarrow). There is a fire pit in front of the main cottage. It is very important to be smart about lighting a fire. If there is fire ban on you will be heavily fined. Check the Parry Sound website for fire bans – zero tolerance for this. We as owners are very cautious with fire on the island. The ground is very dry, heat can travel along the roots and pop up anywhere on the island, we could lose not only our cottages but also our trees and our lives.

You will see a canoe, 2 kayaks, a 2-person water bike. They will be lying upside down on logs, please store them where you find them. Since water levels can rise with a wind change please move the water toys off the beach otherwise you may or may not find them floating around the next day.

The property is flat, sloping upward towards the cottage, there is a ramp and a push cart to make it easier to load and unload the boat at the dock.

  • Child/elderly friendly
  • Dock 8’ x 80’-100’ long – 12 to 15 feet deep, can fit 4 x 20’ boats
  • Deck at the end of the dock: 12’ x 16’
  • Upper deck off the screened in porch: 12’ x 16’, lower deck: 20’ x 15’
  • Hot Tub (additional fee)
  • Waterfront: 325 feet
  • Sandy beach on part of waterfront
  • 2 sandy play areas for children – in case water levels are as high as they were in the summer of 2016, one of the play areas has been made much smaller but very safe
  • Great swimming
  • Great for use of small water craft like kayaks
  • Great diving off the end of the dock then swimming over to the slide raft
  • No quick drop offs in the water
  • Few weeds – we try to control weeds near the dock; there are weeds on one side of the property where we keep the canoes and kayaks. We pull weeds regularly along the beach swimming area.
  • Walk-in entry – starts sandy then gets muddy
  • Clump of rocks that kids like to play around located just off the beach along the shallow part of the dock
  • Water shoes recommended for kids since the ground around the cottage has the odd rock and tree roots protruding above ground
  • Play areas for children: in front of the main cottage, and between the cottage and the bunkie
  • Cottage faces northwest
  • 1 canoe, 2 kayaks
  • View of Parry Island about 1/2 km across with rock face and trees
  • Private – separated by trees from neighbours on both sides
  • Waterslide on a raft
  • Water bike for 2
  • Windsurfer board – use for paddle boarding
  • Baby tree swing
  • Croquet set
  • No dirt bikes or power vehicles allowed on the island trails in the summer months

ACTIVITIES NEARBY

Beautiful Georgian Bay opens up to all sorts of areas both locally and farther away.

Henry’s is a famous restaurant further south on the channel near the open water. Our water system allows the opportunity to explore the 30,000 Islands that surround our beautiful area.

Boat to Parry Sound (10 min), dock your boat at the town docks and walk into town to explore the little stores, bakery, LCBO and restaurants. You can also purchase tickets for the Island Queen and take their 3 1/2-hour tour around Parry Island. They offer sunset tours at certain times of the year.

The Stockey Centre in Parry Sound on the water front has cultural and musical events to offer. Check the website to see what is happening when you are available.

TESTIMONIAL

The cottage was amazing and had everything you could possibly need. Plenty of water toys to chose from. Beautiful private property with amazing views of the bay. Very quiet spot on the bay with not much boat traffic while still only being a 5min boat ride to Parry Sound. The main cottage and bunkie were very modern and extremely comfortable. Plenty of space for everybody. Highly Recommend this property. —Stu M. (July 2020)

 

We thoroughly enjoyed your cottage. A well laid out cottage with spacious areas for everything you want to do. Great views from everywhere in the cottage. A great dock for swimming and boating. The owner was very generous and helpful during our stay. Looking forward to going back! —Steve V. (June 2020)

 

Our experience with KCV was outstanding again this year. They provided us with a clear contract and all the important info for the property and they helped us make smooth arrangements for our island rental. Our experience at the cottage was unforgettable, everything came as advertised and the cottage was immaculate for our arrival. We had a week of great relaxation, fishing, swimming, and boating for the whole family. KCV made our whole experience pleasurable and hassle-free. I highly recommend KCV for your next cottage vacation. —Ross G. (Aug. 2019)

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* Rates are based on 10 guests. $210 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 12 guests are allowed. Children under 1 year of age are free.

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Notes

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

Check in: Friday 3 pm
Check out: Friday 11 am
Some flexibility during mid season

Cleaning Service: Included at the end of vacation dates

Extra Fees (Optional):
Linens (out of country guests only): King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00
Towels (out of country guests only): $5.00 each
Pet Fee: No charge for first pet, $75 for each additional pet
Hot Tub: $350/week

Method of Payment:
Interac E-Transfer (preferred method)
Initial deposit of 50% due upon booking
Outstanding balance + $1000 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 rentals@kawarthacottagevacations.ca

Property Rates

SeasonStart DateEnd DateNightly RateWeekly RateMin Stay
Mid SeasonMay 20, 2022Jun 23, 2022$36007 Nights
Victoria DayMay 20, 2022May 22, 2022$7557 Nights
High Season (Fri 3pm to Fri 11am)Jun 24, 2022Sep 4, 2022$48007 Nights
Canada DayJul 1, 2022Jul 3, 2022$8107 Nights
Civic HolidayJul 29, 2022Jul 31, 2022$8107 Nights
Labour DaySep 2, 2022Sep 4, 2022$8107 Nights
Mid SeasonSep 5, 2022Oct 9, 2022$36007 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 7, 2022Oct 9, 2022$8107 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 19, 2023Jun 22, 2023$36007 Nights
Victoria DayMay 19, 2023May 21, 2023$7557 Nights
High Season (Fri 3pm to Fri 11am)Jun 23, 2023Sep 3, 2023$48007 Nights
Canada DayJun 30, 2023Jul 2, 2023$8107 Nights
Civic HolidayAug 4, 2023Aug 6, 2023$8107 Nights
Labour DaySep 1, 2023Sep 3, 2023$8107 Nights