Chandos Lake Waterside Retreat

Chandos Lake Waterside Retreat

For Rent

$5,885 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 Chandos Lake Waterside Retreat






Sleeps 13, 4 Bedrooms + Bunkie, 2 Bathrooms, Very Private, Hot Tub, Great Swimming, Spring-fed Lake, No Weeds, Walk-In/Dive off the Dock Entry, Beautiful Sunrises, Fire Pit, Cell Reception, High Speed Internet, Chromecast on TV to stream your subscription services, PlayStation 3 with Games, Great Fishing, Kayaks, Indoor Gas Fireplace, Cleaning Service (included at the end of vacation dates), Dog Friendly (no cats)

Stunning Cottage on Crystal Clean Chandos Lake

Come and enjoy spectacular swimming and boating on this large Kawartha Lake. Take in this waterfront paradise on beautiful, spring-fed Chandos Lake just over 2-hour drive from Toronto.

Make memories at this amazing, custom-built, post and beam cottage with 187 feet of northeastern waterfront with stunning sunrises. Relax on the deck, large dock listening to the many loons on the lake or in the hot tub watching the night sky. Appreciate the privacy at this cottage including on the  dock.

There is always something happening at Shantilly’s Place Marina nearby and the local towns.

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Towns: Apsley (13 km), Glen Alda (10 km), Coe Hill (19 km)
Nearest City: Bancroft (46 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (200 km)
Nearest Hospital: QHC North Hastings Hospital, Bancroft (35 minutes)
Body of Water: Chandos Lake
Nearest Ski Area: Kawartha Nordic Ski Club (29 km)
Nearest Boat Launch: Chandos Beach (5 km by car, 8-10 min boat ride)
Nearest Marina: Shantilly’s Place Marina (4 min boat ride)
Nearest Beach: Chandos Lake Public Beach (5 km)
Nearest Golf Course: Marvel Rapids (8.8 km)
Nearest Library: North Kawartha Public Library (12 km)


4 Bedrooms:
Main Cottage:
Bedroom #1: queen bed
Bedroom #2: queen bed
Bedroom #3: queen bed
Bedroom #4: single bed

Bedroom #5: 1 queen pullout, 1 double, single bunk beds, TV and ceiling fan

Ceiling fans in all bedrooms

2 Bathrooms:
Main Level:
Bathroom #1: 3 pc (sink, toilet, shower)

Upper Level:
Bathroom #2: 2 pc (sink, toilet)

Cottage water: lake drawn with UV treatment and filter system (lake is spring-fed) – we use for washing and cooking but bring in bulk water for drinking (one full 5-gallon container included, please replace when empty)

Indoor entertainment: Smart TV in main cottage with Chromecast to stream your subscriptions, DVD player, DVD movies, PlayStation 3 with games, and board games

TV in bunkie as well (can move the DVD or Playstation between the main cottage and bunkie)

Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, electric range/oven, full size fridge, beer fridge, microwave, coffee maker (Keurig), toaster, and kettle

Internet source: 10 MPS Bell cable
Quality of service: excellent
Unlimited GB
Speed (best case): 10 Mpbs download
Works for streaming on Netflix and other web-based movies and for video calls

Cell Phone Coverage:
Quality of service: excellent
Signal: 4G/5G
Carriers that work: Bell, Rogers, Telus
Can utilize your cell phone hotspot to access the internet at your cottage


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

Hot tub

Property: Pull in at parking level with walk down to cottage entrance

Waterfront: 187 ft (actually much more as lot next door isn’t inhabited…very private)

Great swimming – clear, deep water and shallow beach – no weeds – water shoes not needed

Muskoka chairs and table

Dock: 20ft x 24ft with ladder into water – water is 8 ft at the end of the dock

Dock is large enough to hold a 23” bowrider/pleasure/ski type boat or possibly larger

The lake is good for motorboats, surfing, water skiing, paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking etc.

2 junior kayaks


Deck: large deck on water side of cottage plus large dock on water

Very private

Long lake views

Northeast facing, great sunrises

Great 50 km cycling route around Chandos Lake, also many gravel road routes

Off road trails close by for quads, side by side ATV’s


Fishing on the lake, beautiful waterfalls in the region, festivals, and small towns to visit including ice cream shops in Apsley and on Highway 28.

Shantilly’s place minutes by boat includes:
Ice cream shop
Sub shop
Pizza Libretto
Chandos swag

Chandos Lake Regatta

Chandos Fireworks Display

Apsley: a bustling summer community with lots of ongoing activities throughout the year, grocery store, Home Hardware, LCBO, restaurants, ice cream, coffee shop, fresh farm markets

Chandos Lake Property Owners’ Association offers a variety of activities all summer for families – kids’ fishing derby, regatta, corn-and-wiener roast, fireworks on July 1st

Provincial Parks: Petroglyphs, Kawartha Highlands, Silent Lake

Warsaw Cave Conservation Area: Offers a range of recreational activities for the entire family

Gut Conservation Area: walking trails, spectacular views of the gorge

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

Based on up to 13 people

7 nights minimum

Check in: Friday 3 pm
Check out: Friday 11 am
Some flexibility during low and mid season

Cleaning Service: Included at the end of vacation dates -  please keep the cottage tidy
Pet Fee: no cats - for dogs, no charge but please vacuum if dog sheds

Extra Fees (Optional):
Linens: King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00
Towels: $5.00 each

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

Property Rates

SeasonStart DateEnd DateNightly RateWeekly RateMin Stay
Mid SeasonMay 19, 2023Jun 15, 2023$35317 Nights
High Season (Fri 3 pm to Fri 11 am)Jun 16, 2023Sep 7, 2023$58857 Nights
Mid SeasonSep 8, 2023Oct 13, 2023$35317 Nights