Crater Basin Campsite - Wilderness Experience

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Tent hosted by Linda & Scott

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bed
  3. Half-bath
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Snuggle into your cozy double bed next to the tiny woodstove as you drift to sleep in the bell tent at Crater Basin Campsite. Nestled along the shoreline of a two acre pond is our 40x30 foot platform boasting a 10' diameter canvas bell tent, a custom shower house (unavailable during cold seasons) and toilet area, a covered outdoor kitchen (seasonal) with a barbecue and a propane fire pit.

The space
Explore the trails meandering through the 200 acre property where the campsite is located.
The end of a 50' environmentally sensitive boardwalk opens up to a stunning view of Crater Basin Peak - the bare rock rising above a 2 acre pond.  Our platform provides a front row seat to the beauty and biodiversity only found in Northern Canadian swamps and wetlands.

A bell tent with a double bed is included with the campsite.  There is a small woodburning stove inside the tent with detailed instructions for use.  Provided are:
- extra blankets
- throw pillows
- fitted sheet over mattress
- firewood
***Bedding is not provided***
Please bring:
- sleeping bags, pillows
-extra bedding as required
-flashlight

The outdoor kitchen (from May 1 to October 31) comes equipped with the essentials including:
- fry pans
- pot
- cutlery
-plates, bowls
- cups
- mugs
- dishcloth and towel
- salt and pepper
- oil
- marshmallow sticks
- camp sink
- biodegradable dish soap
- blue jug of water
Please bring:
-food and cooler for perishables
-drinking water

The custom built shower house will provide you comfort and privacy for your stay. The shower is a seasonal amenity available from May 1st (or last frost) to October 31st (or first frost). Provided are:
- towels and washcloths (seasonal)
-body wash, shampoo and hand soap (seasonal)
-toilet paper
-incinerating toilet
-portable bathroom sink (seasonal - sanitizer will be provided for colder seasons)

The propane fire pit will give you that authentic camping experience while enjoying the view from the muskoka chairs.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 double bed
Common space
1 double bed

What this place offers

Lake view
Waterfront
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Indoor fireplace: wood-burning
Fire pit
Long-term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

Faraday, Ontario, Canada

The campsite is less than 10 minutes to the town of Bancroft.
Silent lake Provincial Park is also only 10 minutes away from the site.
Cottagers and a few locals make up the 20 or so neighbours near us. You will occasionally see them driving or walking on the private shared road. Please be friendly and respectful. We have great neighbours and want to consider them as much as possible.

Hosted by Linda & Scott

  1. Joined in July 2018
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Hi I'm Linda and my husband is Scott.

We have three little ones and are at a busy stage in life!

We are laidback individuals who love privacy and cozy settings to enjoy with the kids. We don't get out that much but like to relax when we do and put our feet up.
Hi I'm Linda and my husband is Scott.

We have three little ones and are at a busy stage in life!

We are laidback individuals who love privacy and cozy setting…

During your stay

We live 20 minutes away and can be reached at anytime by text. We will only come to the campsite if there is an emergency.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety practices apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
May encounter potentially dangerous animal

Cancellation policy