Lake Couchiching Getaway

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Orillia Vacation Rental
   
Type Cottage
   
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
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The 20 ft. white cedars encircling the property create total privacy and are the first charming detail to welcome you to this quaint two bedroom cottage. You'll love the tongue and groove pine interior, the romantic and cozy natural gas fireplace that starts with the flick of a switch. FREE Satellite television on HD Flat screen TV available with movie channels [ no extra charge ]. There are no pumps to prime or septic tanks to overflow as the water and sewer system are city connected. Barbecuing [Propane is extra] becomes enjoyable as there are no black flies to ruin your stay . There is a 25 foot dock to attach your boat [Extra charge] or canoe. A canoe is available for an additional $40.00/wk which includes two adult approved lifejackets and paddles. The yard is level and is fully landscaped right up to the cement shore wall. { There is no sand beach } Four lawn chairs are provided for your convenience to watch boats traveling through the Trent waterway system. Lake Couchiching is over 11 miles long and connects directly into lake Simcoe which is over 33 Miles long. There are thousands of miles of shoreline in the Trent system and all are accessible from our sheltered bay. Feed the ducks that call our bay home. Orillia is a small city of 30,000 people. It is surrounded by two lakes of considerable size, Simcoe and Couchiching. Orillia has all the amenities of the city but little or no traffic and you can walk everywhere via the Lightfoot Trail . It is only 4 blocks to historical Couchiching Beach Park with its' gorgeous sand beach and city owned marina. It is less than a 10 minute walk to Tudhope Park and its' secluded beaches. The Lightfoot Trail passes directly behind the cottage. The fishing is superb and many species are represented , including both Small and largemouth Bass, Crappie, Muskellunge, Walleye, Pike, Carp, and Sunfish for the kids.

Couchiching has many islands but one stands out more than the rest. It is named Chief's Island. The island is owned by Mnjikaning First Nation who run Casino Rama. The island is 110 Acres ( uninhabited ) but private with a native burial area on it. The part that is available to boaters is sand beach around most of the island, making it a popular summer destination.

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