Birch House On Scugog

Birch House On Scugog

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$6,400 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 Birch House On Scugog






A little over a 1 hour drive from the Toronto area, our all-season 5 bedroom waterfront cottage is the retreat you deserve. This spacious house will bring balance into your life and peace to your mind. Wake up to the sound of birds singing. Gaze upon the sun at the balcony or in the gazebo looking over the lake, take a ride on a kayak or a canoe, have dinner with family and friends together around the table, have fun playing pool, or foosball, and relax in the sauna. You will never want to leave.

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Municipality: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Towns: Little Britain (12 km), Lindsay (22 km), Port Perry (31 km)
Nearest City: Peterborough (59 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (112 km)
Nearest Hospital: Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay (21 km)
Body of Water: Lake Scugog
Nearest Ski Area: Dagmar Ski Resort (50 km), Lakeridge Ski Resort (50 km)
Nearest Boat Launch: Port Perry Marina (31 km)
Nearest Marinas: Port Perry Marina (31 km), Scugog Island Marina (45 km)
Nearest Beach: Valentia Sand Bar Beach Park (5 km)
Nearest Golf Course: Cardinal 18 Golf Club (11 km)


5 Bedrooms:

Upper Level:
  • Bedroom #1: king bed
  • Bedroom #2: queen bed
  • Bedroom #3: 2 queen beds, double bunk bed
Lower Level:
  • Bedroom #4: king bed with a mini kitchen
  • Bedroom #5: double bed, bunk bed (double over twin)

3 Bathrooms:

Upper Level:
  • Bathroom #1: 1 x 3pc (toilet, sink, shower)
  • Bathroom #2: 1 x 2pc (toilet, sink)
Lower Level:
  • Bathroom #3: 1 x 2pc (toilet, sink)
  • Bathroom #4: 1 x 1pc (shower)


  • Cottage water: well/filtered – potable (drinkable)
  • Indoor entertainment: 58″ Smart TV with Roku, bluetooth soundbar, 9′ pool table, foosball table
  • Large sauna
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and kettle
  • Washer/dryer


  • Internet source: satellite
  • Quality of service: excellent
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Speed (best case): 25 Mpbs download, 10 Mpbs upload
  • Suitable for streaming on Netflix or other web based movies
  • WiFi coverage entire house

Cell Phone Coverage:

  • Quality of service: good
  • Signal: LTE
  • Carriers that work: Bell, Rogers, Telus


  • 4 to 5 parking spots
  • BBQ – there are 2 propane tanks at the cottage, if one runs out, it is the renter’s responsibility to have it refilled or exchanged at earliest opportunity
  • Flat property with a few large trees and a new green grass lawn
  • Child/elderly friendly
  • Outdoor gazebo with sitting furniture
  • Hot tub
  • Volleyball and badminton net
  • Waterfront: 100 ft
  • Due to weeds walk-in entry to the water is currently not acceptable – water shoes recommended
  • Dock: 38 ft x 6ft – water is about 6 ft deep  at the end of the dock
  • Dock has a ladder for exiting
  • Dock is big enough to hold an 18’ – 21” bowrider/pleasure/ski type boat or possibly larger
  • The lake is good for motorboats, water skiing, paddle boarding, kayaking etc.
  • Public beach 3 minutes away
  • 2 kayaks and canoe with paddles
  • Balcony: 15 ft
  • Private
  • Cottage faces east


  • Everything you might need can be found at the Valentia store/LCBO and Little Britain Foodland supermarket only minutes away. 3 min away there is Valentia Sand Bar Beach Park, great for swimming. In 20-25 min away great restaurants, large grocery stores, and a lovely park on the water with a splash pad for kids, all in the town of Port Perry or Lindsay. Motor Boats can be rented at the Port Perry Marina.
  • Visit The Spudster in Little Britain, family-owned restaurant for over 25 years, specializing in beer-battered halibut and haddock, over 25 different homemade gourmet burgers and poutines. Everything is prepared fresh to order with local ingredient
  • Mariposa Woolen Mill & Farm Market offers a collection of locally made meat and cheese boxes as well as a variety of other handmade items.
  • Trails for walking and snowshoeing.


The property is pretty big. The bedrooms are large. Great for a family gathering and enough entertainment for all members. Although the washroom distribution is a bit strange, the rest of the house is very enjoyable. —Eduardo B. (Aug 2023)

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* Rates are based on 10 guests. $210 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 15 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 4 pm
  • Check out: Friday 11 am
  • Some flexibility during low and mid season

Cleaning Service: Included (at the end of your vacation dates)
Linens & Towels: Included

Extra Fees (Optional):
  • Pet Fee: $75 for first pet, $50 for each additional pet (hypoallergenic dogs only)
Method of Payment:
  • Interac E-Transfer (preferred method)
  • Initial deposit of 50% due upon booking
  • Outstanding balance + $1000 damage deposit due 28 days prior to checking in
  • Damage Deposit: To be refunded within 7 business days upon check-out

Weekly rentals including a Statutory Long Weekend will be calculated using a prorated weekly rate

If booking less than 7 nights during High Season, please click “inquire” for a quote or send us an email to

Property Rates

SeasonStart DateEnd DateNightly RateWeekly RateMin Stay
Mid SeasonMay 17, 2024Jun 27, 2024$995$44502 Nights
High Season (Fri 4pm to Fri 11am)Jun 28, 2024Sep 1, 2024$64007 Nights
Labour DayAug 30, 2024Sep 1, 2024$10703 Nights
Mid SeasonSep 2, 2024Oct 13, 2024$995$44502 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 11, 2024Oct 13, 2024$10703 Nights
Low SeasonOct 14, 2024May 15, 2025$995$43002 Nights
Winter Holiday SeasonDec 20, 2024Jan 4, 2025$875$55004 Nights
New Year'sDec 30, 2024Jan 1, 2025$8754 Nights
Family DayFeb 14, 2025Feb 16, 2025$10703 Nights
EasterApr 17, 2025Apr 20, 2025$10703 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 16, 2025Jun 26, 2025$995$44502 Nights
Victoria DayMay 16, 2025May 18, 2025$10703 Nights