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The Boat BowNewly renovated contemporary designer studio with new top of the line appliances and all new furniture and mattress, Smart TV, large bathroom, two pax wardrobes, dishwasher, kitchen island and gas fireplace. Lots of storage, high speed Internet, parking and private entrance. Quiet tree lined private street. Steps to beach and can hear the waves from the room. Lots of windows and natural Iight. Backyard and house set back from street. Front gardens with firepit! .A cat lives here !
The Upper DeckThe upper deck is an amazing one bedroom studio with a full newly renovated bathroom, a sweet kitchenette, an amazing king size bed, a 65 “ inch HD smart Samsung TV with a live edge counter- a great workspace or eating area. One wall is floor to ceiling windows -lots of great natural light!!! Outdoors has a rustic firepit area , a beautiful covered outdoor eating area with Bbq and you can hear the lake!! Note- the studio is a separate but is part of a house.
Large Guesthouse Retreat in a Log Home by the Bay.Full basement guesthouse very close to downtown Collingwood & Sunset Point Beach. Bright, warm & spacious, beautifully furnished, & set in a large treed lot by the bay. A 10 minute walk to the great shopping & dining of Collingwood, a 3 minute walk to beautiful Sunset Point Park. Private entrance and lock, 2 bedrooms with queens, shower bathroom, large kitchen & dining, living room with TV, & wood stove fireplace. Flex rates. No children, smoking or pets please.
Whether you’re a hiker, cyclist, skier, snowboarder, or beach lover, you’ll find plenty to do in Collingwood, gateway to Ontario’s Blue Mountains along Georgian Bay. For hikers and bicyclists, the Georgian Trail, built on a former railway route, runs 21 miles (34 kilometers) west from Collingwood along the bay. In winter, you can snowshoe or cross-country ski along this path. For more of a challenge, hikers and mountain bikers can continue on the 25-mile (41-kilometer) Tom Thomson Trail, which meets the Georgian Trail in Meaford and extends west to Owen Sound.
Collingwood is only a 30-minute drive from the world’s longest freshwater beach, Wasaga Beach, and you can swim or sunbathe at other Georgian Bay beaches nearby. At the local ski resort, the relatively gentle hills may not rival the Rocky Mountains, but the 42 runs can keep most snow lovers occupied. Collingwood, a community of about 20,000, has a surprisingly large number of good restaurants and cafés, and you can follow the Apple Pie Trail through the region, sampling local orchards, cideries, and bakeries.
The major airport closest to Collingwood is Toronto’s Pearson International Airport (YYZ), a 90-minute drive to the south. Airport shuttles can take you to Collingwood. During the ski season, shuttles to the local ski resort pick up at several Toronto locations. While direct bus service between Toronto and Collingwood is not currently operating, you can make connections via Barrie and Wasaga Beach.
Once you arrive in Collingwood, you’ll have more flexibility to explore the area if you have your own car. However, you can bus among Collingwood, the ski resort, and several area communities on Colltrans, the region’s public transit system. To travel car-free between Collingwood and Wasaga Beach, catch the County of Simcoe’s LINX bus. The Collingwood area is bicycle-friendly, too, with designated walking and cycling routes, such as the Georgian Trail, and plenty of country roads that you can pedal through the hills.
You’ll find plenty to do in Collingwood year-round, depending on what activities you most enjoy. From late spring through fall, you can hike, bike, or road trip through the Collingwood region, and the local ski resort regularly hosts concerts and other weekend activities. When the warm summer weather arrives, you can add swimming and beachcombing to your plans. In winter, you can ski or snowboard, or follow local snowshoe or cross-country ski trails. Collingwood’s quietest seasons are the early spring, when the snow melts but the weather is still unpredictable for other outdoor activities, and the chilly, damp late autumn before skiing starts.
The main attraction in the Collingwood area is the ski resort, less than 20 minutes from town. Skiing and snowboarding — and a lively après-ski scene — draw winter visitors, but there’s plenty to do once the snow melts, too. From spring through fall, the resort is open for hiking, ziplining, tackling the ropes course, and a variety of adventure activities.
This adventure park located on the Niagara Escarpment — with views across Georgian Bay — is another destination for outdoor activities in summer and winter. There’s a network of caves to explore, the region’s longest suspension bridge to cross, and nearly ten miles (15 kilometers) of hiking paths to wander. In winter, you can snowshoe or cross-country ski across an extensive trail network.
Wander among the heritage buildings in this village 20 minutes south of Collingwood, checking out the galleries and shops, or stopping for a pint in the local craft brewery. The town’s quirkiest attraction is its former prison, a tiny stone structure built in 1892 that’s reputed to be North America’s smallest jail.