2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Inspired by Scandinavian meets modern design this apartment is located on the first floor of our home, nestled amongst the trees in the East End of Barrie. Minutes away from restaurants, beaches and bars this boutique like suite is ideal for travellers looking for the relaxation of a cottage with the amenities of the city.

The space

We named the space after my Grandfather who has always had a curiosity for the world around him. Road trips are amongst his favourite hobbies and when we started designing a space for others to enjoy on their adventures, we couldn't help but be reminded of his tenacious ability to go out and explore the country. Being a skilled woodworker we decided to pay tribute to his passion and build most of the furniture you see in the space by hand using journals he passed on to us. The Karl Heinze is a passion project for us and reminds us to always explore our surroundings.

The main room and bedroom both have big bright windows that gaze upon lush greenery and big beautiful trees. Wanting to give our guests an option to cook food, we constructed a kitchen-like space with all of the necessary tools to make simple meals. Although this is not a full kitchen, you will find dishes, cutlery, pots, pans, spices, a mini fridge, an electric cook top, a toaster oven, a crockpot, kettle and coffee maker.

We chose Belgian linens to cover the bed and turkish towels for the bathroom to give you the very best in comfort. We designed and made the furniture with a Scandinavian minimalistic appeal.

Guest access

You have a designated parking space at the bottom of the stairs on the right side of the driveway.

Please note our driveway is on a hill and during winter months can be challenging particularly with heavy snowfalls. We make every effort to make it a smooth arrival and ensure your parking space is the most convenient for you.

The only shared space is the main entrance. Once in the entrance a separate door will take you to your space on the first floor, which only you have access to. You are welcome to use the side garden for leisure.

Bikes are made available by request and are highly recommended to experience the waterfront.

Interaction with guests

You may check in and out at whatever time suits your needs. Key's are made available by us and if for some reason we are not available a spot at the house is designated for you to pick them up.

We are available 24-7 for any questions you may have and welcome you to not hesitate in asking.

Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.

Air conditioning
Wireless Internet

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events


64 Reviews

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Cassidy User Profile
October 2017
Beautiful spot!

Leigh User Profile
October 2017
Very modern, super clean. Right by the water and Adam & Sarah were super thoughtful.

Rosemary User Profile
September 2017
This apartment was excellent, every need was catered for at a high standard. The parkland and Lake Simcoe were only a short walk away. The owners made every effort to help with any requirements. Only Netflix on TV but that was not a problem. We really enjoyed our stay, Thank you Sarah.

Andrea User Profile
September 2017
Great spot. Awesome location. Cozy and Comfortable. AMAZING BATHROOM! Sadly not very sound proof. You are able to hear every move the neighbours make.

Doug User Profile
September 2017
We had a great time exploring the town and surrounding areas and it was so nice to come back to a clean, peaceful environment. Adam and Sarah were super helpful with recommendations on places to eat and things to do in the area. The space was beautiful and very well maintained. Thank you guys for the hospitality!

Kevin User Profile
August 2017
Great communication. Nice apartment in excellent location - short walk to lake and easy to bike to town or beach near by. (Only minor problem which I hope they fix was the loud hum from the boiler room present the whole time.)

Deborah User Profile
August 2017
Very clean and newer. Cute. Great location. Very responsive and easy hosts.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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