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Bruce Bay Cottages

Lighthouse Accommodations

Be a Keeper of the Light at the McKay Island Lighthouse

Stay in the 1907 McKay Island Lighthouse, wake to the lapping of waves and enjoy the panoramic view of the North Channel. A great location for a romantic getaway, family vacation or just for you. Sit on the lighthouse deck, watch the sun rise or storms brew over Lake Huron and enjoy watching the freighters back into Trap Rock. Escape to nature, explore the islands, hike, bike, canoe, kayak and observe the wildlife, waterfowl and birds.The only housekeeping lighthouse in Ontario accessible by car. It is a fully equipped modern self catering lighthouse accommodation ...just let nature revive you in Bruce Mines, Northern Ontario.

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Features & Rates

  • Can accommodate 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms – 2 double beds and a set of bunk beds
  • Fully furnished open concept dining and living room
  • Kitchen is fully equipped and all basic linens provided
  • 2 piece bathroom main floor,3 piece bathroom upstairs
  • Oil furnace forced air heating with thermostat control
  • Lake Huron filtered water purified with UV lights, & tested
  • Satellite television and wifi nearby on McKay Island
  • Gas Barbeque, picnic table, bonfire pit with wood 
  • waters edge deck with outdoor chairs
  • Climb to the widow walk for a great photo of  Lake Huron
  • Library: books on lighthouses and the history of the area
  • View the Lighthouse Keepers Original documents

Lighthouse Rates:

$125.00 +HST

per night


per week

All prices are CDN funds and subjected to HST tax. For more information please visit rates and policies.

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Lighthouse Rec Room
Lighthouse Kitchen
Lighthouse Bedroom
Lighthouse View
Lighthouse Bedroom
Lighthouse Dining
Lighthouse Bedroom
Lighthouse Bunk Beds
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Fridge, stove, microwave, toaster, kettle, tea pot, coffee maker, dishes, bowls, mugs, glasses, wine glasses, serving dishes, stainless steel cutlery, can opener, bottle opener, cork screw, potato peeler, whisk, cooking and BBQ utensils, mixing bowls, milk and sugar bowls, colander, measuring cup, cutting board, pots and pans, microwave bowls, casserole dish,cookie sheet. The kitchen is fully equipped, but if you intend to cook some gourmet meals bring along anything you may require. Beds are pre made, extra blankets provided. Kitchen dish cloths, tea towels, Bathroom: wash cloths, hand towels, bath towels, beach towels. Vase for your wildflowers. Baby equipment: highchair, stroller, (let us know your needs when booking)

What To Bring for your Escape to Nature: