Send your body on a relaxing retreat and your mind and spirit will follow.

the manse

The Manse was built in 1912 as a home for the Methodist ministers of Port Carling. Examining the carefully-rendered mahogany and maple detailing and the efficient use of space inside, we suspect that someone in boat building was somehow involved in the construction of this handsome three-story red brick house, though we've not been able to confirm this. Do take the time to look at the basement, which is full height and made of wonderful field stone.

We are centrally located on 12 Bailey Street, a residential street in the beautiful resort town of Port Carling, in the heart of the Muskokas. The Manse is just a few minutes walk from a park with a beach, swimming area, bathrooms and a public boat launch ramp on Lake Muskoka's Indian River, and a five minute walk to downtown shops. Across the street is the town community centre, home to the annual Muskoka Festival of Music, which spans three mid-summer weeks, and we are right around the corner from the new Norma and Miller Alloway Muskoka Lakes Library.

The Manse has a serene front porch with swing and lounge chairs. Inside is a comfortable living room and dining room, and on the second and third floors are three suites, each with its own en suite bathroom and sitting area. Each suite is named in honour of a United Church minister who lived here with his or her family.

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Come visit the heart of Muskoka in style at The Manse. Send your body on a relaxing retreat and your mind and spirit will follow.

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Bill & Linda - We leave you feeling like we have known you for years. Thankyou both so much for the beautiful accomadations, the outstanding cusine but mostly for your incredible hospitality

Al & Lee Windsor

I loved the room i slept in and i want to sleep in it again

Mason (Age 6)

Best night's sleep i have had in ages! Thanj you for your hospitality.

Carrie & Art

Are words adequate to describe how rejuvenated we feel, the scenery, the foo, the pampering and the fine company. hope to bring my hubby back to meet you some day.

Laura and David

Wow1 We knew you guys were hospitable, but you really outdid yourselve. We felt like we were on and "survivor" and that we wond a great reward challenge. Thanks for making our first anniversay memorable


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