The cabin sleeps 4-6. Wood stove, fridge, tub & shower (water off Nov - April)
Maple Valley Retreat Centre - Waterfall +100 acres
Maple Valley Retreat Centre - Waterfall +100 acres


Entire home/apt

12 guests

6 bedrooms

8 beds

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About this listing

Private 100 acre RETREAT meeting space! NEW mid-century MODERN HOME +++ UNIQUE CABIN (built in the 1940's; now complete with shower and satellite TV). This beautiful natural space provides privacy and an opportunity to connect with nature by hosting your family, company or corporate retreat here. Get outside & RELAX, REJUVENATE and RESTORE! Miles of Trails, open spaces, creek and bridges + WATERFALLS!! *****Warning - this place can be ABSURDLY RELAXING.

The space

100 secluded acres + NEW HOME + unique cabin + Private Waterfall. Beautiful "Rancho Relaxo" a natural escape 1.5 hours north of Toronto. Secluded cabin with stunning 100-acre property with miles of walking trails 10 minutes north of Orillia, 20 minutes to Muskoka. Granite rock croppings, open fields, with visits by deer, moose, wild turkeys Small boat for creek, 40-foot bridge, fire pit, swings & play structure. woodstove. Firewood provided. 10 minutes to Lake Couchiching or Sparrow Lake, less than 10 minutes to Canadian Tire and Orillia Square Mall (30 stores). 20 minutes to Casino Rama. 10 minutes to golf course, Tim Horton's and Webers Hamburgers.

The new home: This FLW inspired home sits on a high point of its surrounding 100 acres. It was built on a granite ridge that rises 20 feet above the general lay of the land at the front of the property. The overall goal with the design was to build an innovative home where “light, air and vista permeated the whole with a sense of unity" and fit the natural surroundings. There is an emphasis on natural light so there are lots of windows and they are large. The east facing front wall of the great room has windows that start at the floor and rise 14 feet. There are large corner windows at each end of the building to maximize the view and the light. Throughout attention was given to airflow and most windows open to catch the air.
Rancho Relaxo is located just north of Orillia with its charming heritage downtown, and beautiful lakefront park, Couchiching Park. It is an easy drive into Orillia with its interesting shops, restaurants and attractions. A 30 minute day trip drive can take you south to Barrie or north to Muskoka each with a huge variety of things to see and do. Lake St. George Golf course is 5 minutes and Hawk Ridge golf course 10 minutes. At the end of Our road, 8 km away is Lake Couchiching.

Guest access

Guests will have access to the entire home and cabin and 100 acres of land with trails, bridges, creek and waterfall, granite rock-croppings. The drive is 600 feet long to the home and another 600 feet past the home to the cabin it is cleared for winter use. The home is a 5 minute drive off of Hwy 11, just N of Orillia.

Interaction with guests

Guests will have private/total access to the home and cabin.


The space
Accommodates: 12
Bathrooms: 2.5
Bedrooms: 6
Beds: 8
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Property type: Other
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: $100 CAD
Security Deposit: $250 CAD
Weekly Discount: 14%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in is anytime after 3PM

No smoking
No Pets


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

14 Reviews


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Robert User Profile
June 2017
Our extended family spent a summer weekend at Maple Valley and really enjoyed the variety of activities available! Even considering how close Rancho Relaxo is to Orillia and Washago, we saw both deer AND bears during our two night stay! The animals must be as relaxed with the place as we were. Leanne and Mark have gained themselves some future repeat customers!
Leanne User ProfileLeanne is a superhost.
Response from Leanne:
Thanks Robert for your review and I wanted to mention that in the 16 years I have never seen a bear and my husband has only seen a bear twice! So I do want to say to future guests this is a very rare occurrence and it must have been awesome to see. :). Hope to see you again!
June 2017

Jonathan User Profile
June 2017
We spent a weekend here at Rancho Relaxo and had a very wonderful time. The cottage was beautifully designed and is very clean with hi-tech appliances. The various spaces provided by Mark and Leanne here are very interesting as you arrive at a modern cottage space, the bunkie is a heritage sugar shack, and if you're adventurous and want the ultimate escape, deep into the 100 acres forest, there's a mini cabin in the woods by the creek. Mark and Leanne are very nice hosts as well and are both highly responsive in messages and phone calls. Thank you so much for hosting our group. We will definitely look forward to coming back in the future.

Morgan User Profile
June 2017
The house is amazing, such a beautiful property with so much to do! Leanne and her husband are awesome, very punctual communication throughout the whole trip.

Wei User Profile
June 2017
Excellent cottage!!!

Kenneth User Profile
June 2017
Wow, what a great place to escape the city. If I could sum up our stay in a few words, I would say it's exactly as advertised: relaxing, scenic, and very comfortable. The house itself is very open and allows for the entire group to be in the same common space which is fantastic. The tall ceilings make the space feel even larger than it already is. The entire place is well stocked with everything you would need (like at your own home) and it was very clean upon arrival. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The BBQ was great for our whole group and there's plenty of seating. We also enjoyed the paved area for basketball and the paths are easy to follow. Leanne was very easy to communicate with and I was always provided with a prompt response. Highly recommended.

Gabriela User Profile
May 2017
This was the perfect retreat for the may 2-4 weekend. The house and the property were beautiful with 100 acres to explore that had a basketball court and a waterfall. Leanne was very kind and helpful, and checked up on us to see if we needed anything. Would highly recommend this to any group looking to get away with beautiful scenery.

Zainul User Profile
April 2017
Beautiful, relaxing serene environment to get away from it all. Leanne and her family were lovely and very helpful to deal with. The property and house is amazing. I would highly recommend this place to anyone with a large group. Thank you again for sharing your retreat with us.

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Orillia, Canada · Joined in September 2013
Leanne User ProfileLeanne is a superhost.

I work full time and am a mother of 3 girls. My husband and I have been Airbnb hosts for over 2 years and love hosting and meeting new people. We also love to share the experience of getting away to a natural, peaceful and beautiful space.

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