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In 5 magazines, treehouse, hot tub, bb court, boat

Marla is a Superhost.

In 5 magazines, treehouse, hot tub, bb court, boat

16+ guests7 bedrooms21 beds3 baths
16+ guests
7 bedrooms
21 beds
3 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the treehouse to yourself.
Marla is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Badour island retreat is a one of a kind island property with 6 person hot tub overlooking the lake. The Main Cottage was written up in Fine Homebuilding and the compound in Ontario Out of Doors. Included is 2 bedroom guest cottage and an adult treehouse with skylight & stain glass window. Half size basketball court, lit at night, in the middle of the forest. Amazing 350 feet of shoreline, kayak, canoe, fire pit, bbq and lots and lots of privacy. You must arrive before dark


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed,2 queen beds,1 double bed,6 single beds,1 sofa bed,1 bunk bed,1 air mattress,1 cot,5 hammocks
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed,1 single bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
2 single beds
Bedroom 6
1 queen bed
Bedroom 7
1 king bed



15 reviews
Bill User Profile
August 2019
Incredible accomodation for a large group. Plenty of sleeping and entertainment options. Campfires, basketball court, games in the main house and some quiet places to just watch the view. The hot tub is a highlight, big dock to jump off and plenty of water toys. There are lots of…
Victor User Profile
August 2019
worth to walk 72 stairs to get up there enjoy such a beautiful and peaceful view!
Thomas User Profile
August 2019
Very nice lake for swimming and diving off the dock, which was our priority for cottaging. The cottage itself is quite basic but totally adequate. I would go again except for the cost.
Alexandre User Profile
September 2018
This was our second stay at Marla's stunning cottage and I am still under the charm. I wanted to share with more of my friends the exceptional beauty of this place. It is quite a special place that will delight everyone. Marla is a great host and has a rock star team on-site…
Jeffrey User Profile
September 2018
We had an incredible stay at Marla’s island compound. The basketball court was a huge hit with our group followed by a lake swim and a hot tub with a view. We loved having the pontoon boat available to do a bit of fishing. I would recommend this place to a group of friends or…
Johnny User Profile
August 2018
Great cottage! A perfect quiet getaway from the city. The cottage had everything we needed and easily accommodated our large group. A very unique cottage with some amazing scenic views. The island is easy to get to from the marina (about a 5 min boat ride). Marla was a great…
Melinda User Profile
August 2018
My sister and I gather our active families together once a year (13 of us - 9 adult children with spouse) and this is our first experience on Bob's Lake (and on an island). We could not have been more pleased with the whole overall experience. The island narrow and I would guess…
Marla User Profile
Response from Marla:
Thanks so much for staying with us. If there is a baby next year consider our drive up properties five minutes away, Bobs Lake Cottages and Escapes, where we have 6, 4 and 2 bedroom cottages, a sandy beach and a playground
August 2018

Hosted by Marla

Philadelphia, PAJoined in September 2011
Marla User Profile
354 Reviews
Marla is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
a psychologist who loves interior design. I live in Philadelphia and have 2 grown children and 4 grandchildren under the age of 4. I have a vacation rental compound on a wilderness lake in canada that has 5 houses, one just built, and hosts weddings and retreats. I have a condo…
Response rate: 98%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 4PM - 7PM
Checkout: 10AM
4PM - 7PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • Pets are allowed
  • Parties and events are allowed