Swallowdale Guest House
Set on Black Creek among woods and fields, Swallowdale is a serene natural sanctuary offering stillness for rest, nurture and renewal. The beauty of the expansive landscape, wildlife, gardens and star filled night sky invite a gentle realignment with the natural order. The gift of time to “stop and stare”, to be, walk, read and reflect supports spiritual, personal and creative work. We follow a century old tradition of Muskoka guest houses offering hospitality for those seeking the restorative gifts of nature. Swallowdale is artist run.
A private sunlit suite in the farmhouse provides sitting, bed and private bathroom, a study, kitchen facilities, private entrances and a deck overlooking Black Creek.
The Phoebe Room in the main farmhouse, is so named for the Phoebe who nests, year after year under the eave by the window. This bright, cozy room with a west view across fields has a double bed.
The countryside offers lakes for swimming, canoeing, kayaking and boat docking within 1.5 kilometers. A quiet country lane, century old wooded farm trails and Muskoka Trail Association trails invite hiking, skiing and snowshoeing. Guided paddling and hiking excursions may be arranged through Greater Opportunities or by calling (705) 641-2420
Muskoka is renowned for artist studios, studio tours, craft shows, and farmers’ markets. The village of Port Carling, within 10kms, offers museums, theatre, shops, restaurants and churches.
Rates quoted are for two to six day bookings. Weekly and monthly rates are available on request.
At a Glance
Open Year Round
$85.00 - $150.00
Number of Rooms
Suite and 1 Guest Bedroom
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- Smoke Free
- No Guest
DirectionsFROM BRACEBRIDGE: travel Hwy 118 west 22km, turn right on Brackenrig Rd, continue 3km, turn right at Brackenrig Centre Rd, continue 1.5km to #1142
Details & Contact
Swallowdale Guest House
1142 Brackenrig Centre Road Port Carling, Ontario P0B 1J0
Phone: (705) 765-1537
We are happy to accommodate special diets on request.
Swallowdale hosts monthly one and two day silent meditation retreats. Information and dates are available on request.
For our booking confirmation and cancellation policy please inquire.
Reserve in advance. If cancellation is necessary, refund will be made with 48 hours notice before arrival date, or if room can be rebooked.