$1,950 Per Week (High Season)
A short hour and forty five minute drive from the GTA brings you to this gem of a cottage, Powell Cottage on Galla Lake, nestled with 42 other cottages on a small lake that warms up early in the year for swimming! The combination of rustic meets contemporary allows you to enjoy the great outdoors with many of the same luxuries you would have at home. A true cottage experience, including outside fires for marshmallow roasting, canoes for cruising, and a perfect atmosphere for enjoying whatever relaxing pursuits you desire.
Nearest Town: Mactier (18 km)
Nearest Large City: Barrie (97 km)
Nearest City: Parry Sound (52 km)
Nearest Hospital: Parry Sound Medical Center (52 km)
Body of Water: Galla Lake
Ski Area: Mount St. Louis Moonstone (33 km)
Nearest Boat Launch: 200 m
Nearest Beach: On-site
Nearest Golf Course: 17 km
A spacious kitchen large enough for 2 or 3 to work on dinner without colliding leads into a grand pine table for dinner, easily seating 10 or more. Kitchen includes microwave, coffee maker and blender. The living room features a blend of comfort for relaxing and includes a futon for additional sleeping arrangements as necessary, with access to a large screened in porch for relaxed reflection on the day. Also has a children’s bedroom, complete with bunkbeds and nightlights, as well as a secondary bedroom with a comfy double bed. The master bedroom has a queen sized bed and is great for recouping from the day! The washroom is fully set up with a tub, shower, sink and toilet for your use.
Additionally, there is a sleeper cabin with a double bed, washroom, microwave, 2 burner stovetop and fridge, as well as dining facilities and a place to read and relax.
Bedroom # 1: queen bed
Bedroom # 2: double bed
Bedroom # 3: 1 bunk bed (single over single)
Bedroom # 4: Guest cabin – double bed + toilet & sink
2 Bathrooms: 1 x 4 pc, 1 x 2 pc (in guest cabin)
Indoor entertainment: board games, books, cards, puzzles, DVD player, TV and stereo music player with iPod Dock
Bala and Mactier are only minutes away to enjoy a piece of Muskoka town life. There is a train museum in Mactier and a variety of events throughout the summer in Bala, including musical acts at the infamous Key. Both towns have all amenities available, including groceries, gas, hardware and of course LCBO.
LOCATION AND HOW TO GET TO THE COTTAGE
From Toronto: make your way to Barrie on the 400 N, continuing through the city and staying on 400 at the 11 split. Approximately 40 km will take you to 12 Mile Bay Rd, which is your exit. If you cross the Moon River bridge, you have gone too far. Stay on this road for 6 km, taking the left onto Galla Lake road (the only left there is). Follow the road as it curves to the right into the trees, and the 3rd exit on the left (Fire Sign 65). Take it, 2nd driveway, and you are here! Cottage phone: 705-375-1610, outgoing calls are local, emergency or calling card ONLY.
I just wanted to let you know that we had an awesome weekend at the Powell Cottage. The cottage is in great condition and well cared for – you immediately felt at home when you walked through the door. Chris was right – the kitchen is well stocked and everything we needed was there. We used the canoe, kayaks, and standup paddle board. Chris got the row boat ready for us to row (without the motor) but most of the ladies were just happy laying on the dock in the sun. Several of us went swimming (I went in everyday). We also made a fire the one night and that was great too – a lot of wood available to use. We also really liked the screened in porch – great for hanging out at night and escaping the bugs. I would definitely recommend the cottage and your company again. I was a bit hesitant, as you remember I am sure, since I’ve never rented a cottage before but everyone was so helpful and nice that it helped reassure me. I can’t imagine the weekend being any better. Thanks again for all your help. -Becky (May 2016)
Firstly we would like to thank you for a wonderful experience, as the cottage was almost everything we could have hoped for. The cottage was not too far from Toronto, and the directions were very clear. The cottage was neat and clean, the lake was clean, the dock was great and the paddle boat and canoe were in good condition. The kitchen was organized and had a little bit of everything we needed. The Bunkie was an asset and the screened in veranda was a nice touch, as we were able to avoid the bugs while still sitting ‘outdoors’. We will absolutely refer people to book at the Powell Cottage. -The Merchant Family
We had a very enjoyable time at the cottage, so much so that we would love to come back again next year! We loved the size of the lake, not too big so we weren’t disturbed by the noise made by large boats and jet skis (as we have experienced in the past), but still big enough for us to swim, kayak, canoe, and fish! On that note, we also loved having access to the kayaks, canoe, and paddle boats. It really allowed us to make the most of our time there and gave us the freedom to explore the lake and surrounding cottages. The cottage itself was also beautiful and very well kept and well stocked! It was great not having to worry about bringing a bunch of spices and seasonings because most of what we needed was already there (and then some!). I loved the idea of the screened in porch as it allowed us to enjoy the “outdoors” even while it was raining and when the bugs were out. The cottage owners were also absolutely awesome! They responded to emails quickly and were very informative and helpful! -Stephanie Magas
* Rates are based on 10 guests. $105 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 12 guests are allowed. Children under 1 year of age are free.
As this cottage rents on a Sun-Sun basis for weekly rentals during High Season please consider the nights of Sunday June 30, August 4 & September 1 as Premium nights.
Boat and motor to rent (9.9 HP aluminum boat) – $320.00/week $120.00/weekend
A 50% deposit is due to confirm rental dates at time of booking (preferred method is Interac e-Transfer).
Outstanding balance + $500.00 damage deposit is due 28 days (4 weeks) prior to checking in.
The damage deposit will be returned to you by Interac e-Transfer upon check out or once the cottage and property have been inspected by the owner or his designate (within 7 business days).
Rental rates include all booking fees and taxes, if applicable. If your weekly rental includes a statutory long weekend, the rental rate will be calculated as a combination of the Long Weekend Rate and the regular Weekly Rate.
|Season||Start Date||End Date||Nightly Rate||Weekly Rate||Min Stay|
|High Season (Sun 3pm to Sun 11am)||Jun 28, 2019||Sep 1, 2019||$1950||7 Nights|
|Mid Season||May 17, 2019||Jun 27, 2019||$400||$1200||2 Nights|
|Mid Season||Sep 2, 2019||Oct 13, 2019||$400||$1200||2 Nights|
|Victoria Day||May 17, 2019||May 19, 2019||$400||3 Nights|
|Canada Day||Jun 28, 2019||Jun 30, 2019||$400||7 Nights|
|Civic Holiday||Aug 2, 2019||Aug 4, 2019||$400||7 Nights|
|Labour Day||Aug 30, 2019||Sep 1, 2019||$400||3 Nights|
|Thanksgiving||Oct 11, 2019||Oct 13, 2019||$400||3 Nights|
|Mid Season||May 15, 2020||Jun 25, 2020||$400||$1200||2 Nights|
|Victoria Day||May 15, 2020||May 17, 2020||$400||3 Nights|
|High Season (Sun 3pm to Sun 11am)||Jun 26, 2020||Sep 6, 2020||$1950||7 Nights|
|Canada Day||Jun 26, 2020||Jun 28, 2020||$400||7 Nights|
|Civic Holiday||Jul 31, 2020||Aug 2, 2020||$400||7 Nights|
|Labour Day||Sep 4, 2020||Sep 6, 2020||$400||3 Nights|
|Mid Season||Sep 4, 2020||Oct 11, 2020||$400||$1200||2 Nights|
|Thanksgiving||Oct 9, 2020||Oct 11, 2020||$400||3 Nights|