OCR - Highbury House (F561) on Bittern Lake, near Novar

Novar, Ontario, Muskoka, Parry Sound

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Highbury House F5611 of 1
  • 5Bedrooms
  • 4Bathrooms
  • 9Guests
  • Parking Spots
  • 241 m2Building Size
  • 3 daysMinimum Stay
Please visit our website for more information: https://www.ontariocottagerentals.com/HighburyHouse/

Location: Bittern Lake, Novar, Ontario

Welcome to the essence of cottage luxury in the heart of Almaguin Highlands on the tranquil shores of Bittern Lake. Tastefully designed with great attention to detail, the combination of modern stainless-steel appliances, beautiful furnishings, elegant antiques, and paintings gives this living space a country club feel, perfect for family gatherings.

Located just north of the town of Huntsville, this property is nestled on a picturesque western exposure setting and surrounded by over a hundred acres of untouched land, creating a natural buffer, and providing an exceptionally quiet ambiance.

Bittern Lake is a small and private lake with only a few well-spaced cottages, creating a peaceful backdrop. The lake has no public access and none of the owners use motorboats, making it very serene and clean.

This stunning 3,600 sq. ft. one-of-a-kind custom built five-bedroom cottage boasts wonderful modern architectural features while maintaining a traditional cottage design. They foyer leads to a spectacular lake view and ambient light through wall-to-wall front windows. The spacious living/dining/ kitchen areas all face the lake with 12ft. ceilings and gorgeous cherry wood flooring throughout.

The cottage is spilt on two levels, with superb layouts catering to one or two families. The cottage has 5 bedrooms. The main level has three-bedrooms (two with ensuites) and a two-piece powder room. The master bedroom features a queen bed, a 42” flat screen smart TV, a four-piece ensuite, with views of the lake. The second bedroom has a double bed and three-piece ensuite including a steam shower. The third bedroom features a daybed and trundle frame set (single).

The main floor offers open concept living/dining and kitchen space. A double-sided wood burning fireplace divides the dining space from the family room which has a couch, two love seats and armchairs. The dining room offers a large antique wood table. Across from the kitchen are two extra couches, having the right amount of space to gather as meals are prepared. The kitchen provides new stainless-steel appliances, plenty of counter space, and a large island with three barstools. A laundry room is also located on this level, equipped with a washer and dryer.
Off this main living space there is a huge L-shaped wrap around deck with glass railings, which provides peaceful lake views. Ample patio furnishings and barbeque makes this an ideal spot to relax and enjoy the evening sunsets.

The lower level has another alluring, gas-powered, double sided stone fireplace acts as the centerpiece in this living space with a total of two couches, and four armchairs. The second master suite has a queen bed and gorgeous four-piece ensuite with a steam shower. The fifth bedroom features two twin beds with a small TV, dresser, and closet. The three-piece bathroom, exercise room-with a rowing machine, bar fridge and waterfront facing Muskoka room completes this walk-out level.

With an expansive lake-facing lawn gently sloping down to a sandy waterfront and sizable dock, this property caters to both young and old alike. There are plenty of water toys for a carefree paddle, such as two kayaks, and two paddle boards. All ages can gather around the firepit as the sun sets and the evening settles in, bringing another day in cottage country to a close.

A variety of local attractions in Huntsville and Burks Falls are nearby including Arrowhead Provincial Park, Tree top trekking, Heritage place, the Algonquin Theatre and the Screaming heads sculptures, something to explore for all ages.

**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.

**The wood-burning fireplace is not available/out of order from June-October.

**WiFi is offered however due to the remote location may drop at times, it cannot be guaranteed.

**Bunkie not available.

**Non power boats only.
  • Winterized
  • Pets Allowed
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Accessible
  • No Smoking
  • Waterfront

Cottage Location

Rental Rates

Low season: $816.70 nightly, $4,900 weekly.
Winter season: $933.40 nightly, $5,600 weekly.
High season: $1,166.70 nightly, $7,000 weekly.

$2,000 refundable security deposit required.
*Rates before taxes and fees.

Contact Owner

Vacation Specialist

Member since: 2010


 Show Phone Number705-788-1809