Heron’s Haven on Lake Scugog

Heron’s Haven on Lake Scugog

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$3,700 Per Week (High Season) Eligible for "Ontario Staycation Tax Credit"

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Property ID :

 Heron’s Haven on Lake Scugog






Sleeps 6, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Flat Property, Child/Elderly Friendly, A/C, WiFi, Satellite TV, Muskoka Room, Games Room, Wet Bar, Office Desk & Chair, Walk in Entry (some weeds and soft lake bottom), Swimming off Dock, Beautiful Sunrises (all day sun), Fire Pit, Cell Reception, Great Fishing, 2 Kayaks, Canoe, Stand Up Paddleboard, Indoor Fireplaces, Winter Accessible, Pet Friendly

Let us welcome you to this stunning 1300 sq.ft. 3 bedroom + 2 bathrooms, lake front property in the heart of the Kawarthas located 1 ½ from the GTA. Located on Lake Scugog, escape the hustle and bustle of the GTA with this cottage home oasis.

With unobstructed panoramic views of the lake, this property is engulfed in natural light throughout the open concept kitchen, dining and living room. Making entertaining easy, enjoy family meals and genuine conversation as the chef in the group preps meals. The dining table gazing out to the lake is perfect to watch as the sun fades away after a day of outdoor adventures! The Muskoka room located off the dining room will be the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee or night cap in the evening. With all the modern comforts of a fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV, multi-sport games table and wet bar on the lower level, this space will provide endless fun at all hours of the day.  The primary suite on the main floor is an oasis of calm with diffused light and an airy feel, its the perfect space to unwind and forget all your everyday woes. The lower level is the ultimate location to continue the day’s fun, play bartender or have a sports competition with various games at your disposal.

With southeast exposure enjoy the immaculate wraparound deck and its lovely seating area! Perfect for catching up on work, reading your latest summer novel or an afternoon snooze in the sun. The sparkling waters of Lake Scugog can be found a few feet away- this property comes with kayaks, a canoe and stand up paddle board to cool off on a hot day. In peak summer, the deeper waters past the dock will be the ticket to seeking refuge from the heat. There is a beautiful public beach and sandbar about 7 minutes from the cottage with ample space to enjoy a picnic, play games and float in the shallow waters. A public boat launch just down the road from the cottage or cruise back to the property along the water from Port Perry or Fenelon Falls marinas.

Your opportunity for a perfect escape on the shores of Lake Scugog awaits!

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Towns: Little Britain (12 km), Lindsay (23 km), Port Perry (31 km)
Nearest City: Oshawa (50 km south), Peterborough (60 km east)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (114 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: on lake at end of the street/Sand bar beach area (7 km)
Nearest Marina(s): Port Perry Marina (31 km), Scugog Island Marina (46 km)
Nearest Beach: Valencia Sand Bar Beach Park (6 km)
Nearest Golf Course: Cardinal 18 Golf Club (11 km)


3 Bedrooms:
Main Level:
Bedroom #1: queen bed – primary with ensuite – with ceiling fan
Bedroom #2: queen bed
Bedroom #3: double bed

2 Bathrooms:
Main Level:
Bathroom #1: 3 pc ensuite to bedroom #1 (sink, toilet, shower)
Bathroom #2: 3 pc (sink, toilet, tub/shower)

Cottage water: drilled well, filtered, potable

Indoor entertainment: 2 TVs (43″ living room, 56″ family room), Netflix (living room; family room), multi games table including foosball, table tennis and other games

Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker (French press and drip with permanent filter), toaster and kettle

Island with 2 bar stools

Dining table with 6 chairs

Forced-air propane heating

Central air-conditioning

3 indoor fireplaces (living room, downstairs entertainment room and primary bedroom)

Muskoka Room (2 Muskoka chairs, bistro table & chairs)

Office desk & chair

Washer/dryer (main level)

Quality of service: good
Unlimited bandwidth
Works for streaming on Netflix and other web-based movies

Cell Phone Coverage:
Quality of service: good


4 parking spots

BBQ – direct line

Flat property

Child/elderly friendly

Waterfront: 88 ft

Satisfactory swimming off of the end of dock – lily pads near the shore but clear at end of the dock

Recommended swimming at Valencia Sand Bar Beach Park, about 5 min. drive from the cottage,

Sandy lake bottom with some weeds – walk in entry – water shoes recommended

Dock: 39 ft long with 15’ x 10’ floating dock with 2 Muskoka chais – has a ladder for exiting – water is approximately 5 ft deep at the end of the dock

Dock is large enough to hold an 18’ – 21” bowrider/pleasure/ski type boat or possibly larger

Lake is good for motorboats, water skiing, paddle boarding, kayaking etc.

2 kayaks, a canoe and stand up paddle board

Large wrap around deck: 15 ft x 60 ft

Some privacy

Patio dining table with umbrella and 6 chairs

Wooden lounge chairs with umbrella

Outdoor fire pit (bring own wood)

4 chairs at fire pit

Cottage faces southeast


About 1 hour and 30 minutes northeast of Toronto. Valencia Country Store is 5 minutes away for grocery shopping and the LCBO or 10 minutes to Little Britain township for gas, LCBO, groceries and most amenities. Just 40 minutes south from the cottage is Oshawa for a large town feel with more options for shopping, dining.

Recommended swimming at Valencia Sand Bar Beach Park, about 5 min. from the cottage https://goo.gl/maps/SyDFrfXGnqik1cV8A


Thank you for allowing us to rest and relax at your beautiful cottage. We had a wonderful time and would love to return next year! The Collins (Oct 2022)

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* Rates are based on 6 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)

Max 6 adults.  Max 10 people.

Eligible for Ontario's Staycation Tax Credit in effect for 2022 tax year

Check in: Friday 4 pm
Check out: Friday 10 am
Some flexibility during low and mid season

Extra Fees (Optional):
Cleaning Service: $150 (recommended)
Linens: King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00 (for out of country guests only)
Towels: $5.00 each (for out of country guests only)
Pet Fee: $75/pet

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 rentals@kawarthacottagevacations.ca

Property Rates

SeasonStart DateEnd DateNightly RateWeekly RateMin Stay
Low SeasonOct 10, 2022May 18, 2023$530$22202 Nights
Winter Holiday SeasonDec 23, 2022Jan 7, 2023$630$37003 Nights
New Year'sDec 30, 2022Jan 1, 2023$6303 Nights
Family DayFeb 17, 2023Feb 19, 2023$5303 Nights
EasterApr 6, 2023Apr 9, 2023$5303 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 19, 2023Jun 22, 2023$530$22202 Nights
Victoria DayMay 19, 2023May 21, 2023$6303 Nights
High Season (Fri 4pm to Fri 10am)Jun 23, 2023Sep 3, 2023$37007 Nights
Canada DayJun 30, 2023Jul 2, 2023$6307 Nights
Civic HolidayAug 4, 2023Aug 6, 2023$6307 Nights
Labour DaySep 1, 2023Sep 3, 2023$6303 Nights
Mid SeasonSep 4, 2023Oct 8, 2023$530$22202 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 6, 2023Oct 8, 2023$5303 Nights