Merrymeet Cottage 2023- Muskoka - family friendly

2.5 hours north of Toronto, Sleeps 6, maximum, including children. Merrymeet is open from Mid June to the end of Thanksgiving 2023

Merrymeet Cottage

Merrymeet is a beautiful family owned and hosted Cottage on Rebecca lake, Location 20 minutes northeast of Huntsville off of Highway 60, then Muskoka road 8 (the Limberlost).

rental rates:

$2000/week Saturday to Saturday $400 refundable damage deposit, $1200 to book, $1200due month before

Cottage has  full amenities, dock, swimming raft, working fireplace, wood for the fireplace, rowboat and canoe. You are welcome to bring your own (max 9.5 horse) motor for the rowboat. Ontario requires that each operator have an Ontario Boating Licence.  (Boatsmart permit)

Merrymeet is rented Saturday to Saturday weekly.


Summer 2023 rate is $2000/week

How to rent:

#1 check calendar openings

#2 if you see a week that is open, and it works for you,, complete this form with those weeks indicated  

#3 Complete the form on the right, requesting the Saturday to Saturday dates you would like; we will reply to your email.

#4 Pay 50% deposit by email transfer to Cathy (we will send you her email)  or if it is 30 days or less until rental date, pay full amount right away.


Six people maximum, including children and daytime visitors. No visitors in tents, campers or motorhomes. Merrymeet has a small septic field and the extra wear&tear cannot handle more than 6 people. A couple of daytime visitors (grandparents visiting for the day) is ok. 

Pet Policy

We welcome friendly dogs, however, please no cats due to family allergies. Dogs must keep ‘four on the floor’ and not be on furniture or beds.

Stocked items      
Merrymeet is fully stocked with cups, glasses, dishes,microwave, toaster, kettle, cooking ware and cutlery, for your stay.  Remember to bring your bedding and pillows.  Bring  towels, beach towels, life jackets, fishing and boating licenses if applicable. 

If an essential is missing, or something needs repairing, please text or call us.
Check-In Procedures
check-in time is 2pm or later.
•Your key will be left on the dining room table

Check-Out Procedures
• Please leave the cottage and BBQ as clean as you found it check-out time is 11:00am. 
•Please text or call or text us when you check-out and leave your keys on the dining room table. Thank you!

Merrymeet is 20 minutes south of  Algonquin Park where Canada's first Nations Peoples lived for thousands of years, now it invites people from around the world to experience nature in all her moods. Reservations are essential and many guests start reserving a year ahead, so if you plan on adding a trip to Algonquin park we advise you to book early.

Food and Restaurants

Bring your groceries. There is no "skip the dishes/pizza" etc delivery along this laneway, and the closest restaurant is friendly  'Muskoka on the Rocks' a "pub style" 'about 10-15 minutes away at the corner of Muskoka Road 8 and Highway 60 (you passed this restaurant on the way to Merrymeet. Other restaurants and groceries are in Dwight or Huntsville, about 30 minutes away.

Rental is by the 7-day week Saturday - Saturday
  Check-in Saturday is 11:00am
  Check-out Saturday 2:00pm

6 people maximum, including children. Merrymeet has a small septic field and cannot handle more than 6 people.



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Area Attractions

  • Hutcheson Bay is perfect for family swimming, snorkelling, fishing and canoeing
  • Rebecca and Bella lakes are joined by a small canal. Great bass and troutfishing and boating.
  • Algonquin Park - 20 minute drive away - campsites and rental equipment.
  • Solitaire Lake nature trail - beautiful views of Solitaire lake and old growth forest, pink quartz outcropping and gentle streams. Pack a lunch.
  • Deerhurst and Grandview resorts - full service golf courses - 20 minute drive
  • Bella Lake - foundation-owned private beach - accessible by car- hosts can provide access directions. If you brought a 9.5 motor for the Merrymeet boat, it's about 20 minutes away.
  • Hutcheson Road (private beyond the gate) -great for walking and mountain biking (has some steep grades, and its gravel, so you need to gear down).
  • Fieldale Road - paved road which you can cycle or run along, even a full circuit from Merrymeet and back again.

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