Alberta’s Cottage on Pigeon Lake

Alberta’s Cottage on Pigeon Lake

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$8,500 Per Month (High Season)

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Property ID :

 Alberta's Cottage on Pigeon Lake






Enjoy this comfortable, cozy cottage on a private Island with private road access. The 500 ft tree lined lane through marsh and waterway opens up to this beautiful and secluded place. The 1.5 acre property is well cared for with mature poplar, cedar, birch and willow trees providing shade, habitat and beauty. It’s easy to feel relaxed from the moment you step out and look around.

The cottage is a single story ranch with 2 bedrooms and a full curved window sunroom with a fold out sofa. The living room is comfortable with a large screen TV and an extensive DVD collection. The main bedroom is in the original sunroom with large windows that opens for a lake breeze and the sound of the poplar trees.

This is a great place for families or those seeking seclusion and relaxation. Children will be entertained frolicking in the big pool and playing foosball on the outside table. The un-heated pool is 20’ x 40’ and 4½ ft deep throughout and is surrounded by a deck that has a wide clear view of the lake and marsh. There is also a large deck to the cottage door accented by a garden and large potted plants with a retractable sunshade pergola to enjoy BBQ’s and socializing.  Enjoy the sunrise from the lake and the sunset from the fire pit.

There is generally a fresh and earthy light wind over the whole property that keeps mosquitoes at bay. The marsh that extends for acres on either side of the island, has diverse wildlife including beavers, muskrats, turtles and many birds such as; loons, osprey, blue herons and Canada geese.

The water from the dock is best for fishing and canoeing. It is weedy for about a 100 ft out which makes swimming better in the pool. There are some good swimming areas around the lake including a couple of shallow sand bars in the middle of the lake that are popular on hot days.

Dusk brings out the sounds of thousands of peepers and crickets (almost as special as the call of the loon). See the glow of fireflies and listen to the breeze rustling through the leaves. Gather around the fire pit surrounded by fallen trees and stumps for seating, perfect for marshmallow roasting.

Pigeon Lake is part of the vast Trent Waterway system with Buckhorn, Pigeon and Chemong lakes connected without locks.

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Municipality: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Towns: Bobcaygeon (16 km), Lindsay (21 km), Peterborough (36 km)
Nearest City: Peterborough (36 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (147 km)
Nearest Hospital: Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay (28 km)
Body of Water: Pigeon Lake
Nearest Boat Launch: Cowan’s Bay-913 Peace Rd, Omemee, ON K0L 2W0   (705) 799-5837
Nearest Marina(s): Gannon Narrows Marina (6 km on lake)
Nearest Beach: Emily Provincial Park (14 km)
Nearest Golf Course: Lindsay Golf and Country Club (19 km)


4 Bedrooms:

Main Cottage:
  • Bedroom #1: queen bed
  • Bedroom #2: double bed
  • Bedroom #3: sunroom – futon (double) – as in pictures


  • Bedroom #4: full sized bed (double) – plus 1 set of bunk beds (single over single)
  • Window air conditioner


  • 4 pc (sink, toilet, tub/shower)


  • Cottage water: from well, treated with filter, UV system and water softener, tested, potable
  • Indoor entertainment: large TV, DVDs, board games
  • Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, and blender
  • Clothes washing machine
  • Sunroom
  • Fireplace
  • Wood fireplace


  • Internet source: satellite
  • Quality of service: good
  • Unlimited
  • Works for streaming on Netflix and other web based movies


  • 4 parking spots
  • Flat property
  • Child/Elderly friendly
  • Docking
  • Firepit: $12.50/section of wood stand (please see pictures)
  • Dock: approximately 20’ floating dock (approx. 3’ deep at end)
  • Size of deck about 20’ x 16’
  • Property is 1.5 acres
  • Weedy, not good for swimming, water shoes needed
  • Large swimming pool and deck – pool: not heated – as per owner: with our warmer summers, it has been generally 78-84 from early July to end of August
  • Canoe, rowboat
  • Clothes line
  • Foosball table
  • Very private
  • Cottage faces east


Bobcaygeon (16 km north) – visit Bigley’s Shoes and Clothing which is well known for their assortment of shoes and bathing suits, The Ice Cream Parlor, Kawartha Dairy plant, beach, golfing, entertainment, summer bands, Lock 32 – Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site, Bobcaygeon Public Beach, Kawartha Settlers Village, Lakeview Arts Barn for concerts and live theatre, Buckeye marine rentals


The cottage is beautiful on a perfect lake setting. It is set back off the road in a secluded area so offers the perfect escape to paradise. The cottage and property are well maintained with numerous activities to keep you busy, from fishing to the pool to games. The boat bunkie is a big hit with the kids. We have returned each year since finding it as it is the perfect cottage vacation. —Tara H. (August 2022, 2021, 2020)

The cottage is amazing. It has everything needed for a vacation, is very private and well maintained. —Tara H. (August 2021)

Peaceful and awesome for nature-lovers! The cottage is secluded from neighbours. Ken is an attentive host and wished to ensure we felt at home and able to enjoy the pool. The cottage is cozy and comfortable, spacious and the kitchen is generously supplied with everything we needed for cooking and barbecuing. Our teenagers were able to catch some smallmouth bass off the dock. We enjoyed the use of the rowboat and canoe as well. We would recommend putting the solar cover on as soon as you arrive in order to raise the temperature. Annemarie (July 2021)

This is a beautiful property, with lots of unique spaces. —Luan (July 2021)

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* Rates are based on 8 guests. $210 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 10 guests are allowed. Children under 1 year of age are free.

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Rental Rates include all booking fees and taxes (if applicable)

  • Check in: Friday 12 pm
  • Check out: Friday 12 pm
  • Some flexibility during low and mid season

Cleaning Service: Not offered at this cottage

Extra Fees (Optional):
  • Linens: King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00
  • Towels: $5.00 each
  • Pets TBD - Fee: No charge for first pet, $75 for each additional pet
Method of Payment:
  • Interac E-Transfer (preferred method)
  • Initial deposit of 50% due upon booking
  • Outstanding balance + $500 damage deposit due 28 days prior to checking in
  • Damage Deposit: To be refunded within 7 business days upon check-out

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Property Rates

SeasonStart DateEnd DateNightly RateWeekly RateMin Stay
High Season (Sat 12pm to Sat 12pm)Jun 28, 2024Sep 1, 2024$212529 Nights