The Highlands House

Set high up on the Escarpment in the highlands of Duntroon, The Highlands House features a spacious, modern chalet with stunning views of the Bay and the surrounding countryside. It is at the epicentre of gravel and mountain biking routes.  It also offers curated nature walks, culinary experiences and many more activities Collingwood & the South Georgian Bay region have become famous for.


The South Georgian Bay region offers a diverse range of outdoor activities and experiences for visitors to enjoy. Gravel biking is a popular activity, with the region’s scenic villages and gravel roads providing a unique backdrop for riders of all skill levels. The area also offers several options for mountain biking, with three distinct trail areas featuring networks of trails for riders of all levels. Hiking and trail running are also popular, with numerous trails available for exploration, including the Bruce Trail, Duntroon Highlands, Creemore Hills, Kolapore Uplands, and Nottawasaga Bluffs Conservation Area.

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Nestled in the highlands of Duntroon set high along the Escarpment you will find your next four-season escape. The Highlands House is a modern spacious chalet featuring stunning views of the South Georgian Bay and the surrounding countryside. This is your ideal haven to immerse yourself in nature and local community with hiking, trail running, mountain biking and cycling at your fingertips. Once your adventure fix has wrapped for the day, discover nearby culinary experiences and events year round.

The Highlands House is located next door to Duntroon Highlands Golf and the oldest and longest hiking trail in Canada, The Bruce Trail. Take advantage of convenient access to golf, hiking and biking trails at your doorstep. Nourish yourself with food & beverage services from the Cafe at Duntroon Highlands providing you with all day dining options with locally inspired seasonal menus.

The Space

Situated near the top of the Escarpment, the property once operated as a farm dating back to the 1800’s.  The designer chalet is surrounded by lush forest, apple orchards and open fields.  Small streams trickle from the escarpment ‘brow’ and flow on to form the  headwaters of the Batteaux Creek.


Food & Drinks Delivered

Arrive with the fridge loaded with a selection of craft beers, wine and more. Pre-order meals from the Highlands Cafe. See what’s available.

Ride With Local Guides

Book a gravel, road or mountain bike guide to show you the routes the locals ride! Guides start at $120 for groups of 10 or less.

Ride-Back Van

Head out for a tour of the celebrated local craft breweries, cideries, wineries and distilleries. Be smart and get a ride back in a charterted van.

Catered Post Ride Dinner

Return from your ride with appetizers ready from one of the region’s famous Chefs. Enjoy a delicious long table dinner made in front of you by the Chef.

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"Unbelievable accommodations, martins always willing to help you with anything. And the highlands house is very clean and super modern. Definitely would rent it again whether it’s family or a group of friends going it works for everything"
"The home was really spacious and clean. The property is surrounded by a gorgeous forest and tons of trails. We also spent time at the nearby golf course which was really fun! Would definitely recommend."
“This is the bike getaway I've been looking for! Mountain biking from the front door, gravel rides galore and amenities made for bikers including a wash station and repair station. Loved it.”

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