Picturesque Buckhorn Lake Retreat

Picturesque Buckhorn Lake Retreat

For Rent

$2,500 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 Picturesque Buckhorn Lake Retreat






Sleeps 6, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Recently Renovated (2020 – 2021), Clean and New, Large Private Deck Overlooking the Picturesque Bay, WiFi, Satellite TV, Fire Pit, Cell Reception, Boat House, Great Fishing (fish off the dock), 2 Kayaks, Canoe, Tin Fishing Boat, Paddle Boat, Pet Friendly (TBD-one well behaved dog)

Enjoy this relaxing summer retreat for families and/or friends nestled in the rocks, on a bay leading out to Lower Buckhorn Lake through a beautiful, scenic rock passageway.  Enjoy the large, private deck with BBQ, picnic table with umbrella and outdoor furniture over looking the gardens, firepit, storage shed, boathouse and bay.

Inside the bungalow you will find clean new bedrooms, mattresses, bathroom with shower, large table for eating/games/cards, comfortable living room and a kitchen with stove, microwave, fridge, toaster, blender, kettle, and pretty much anything you would require to make the master feast or just a quick sandwich!

The cottage is situated on a beautiful, winding road wonderful for taking long walks and Wolf Island Provincial Park is at the end of the street!  Pride of Ownership is Apparent!

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Towns: Buckhorn (9 km), Burleigh Falls (10 km), Lakefield (29 km), Peterborough (40 km)
Nearest City: Peterborough (40 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto 185 km)
Nearest Hospital: Peterborough (40 km)
Body of Water: Lower Buckhorn
Nearest Laundromat: Lakefield (29 km)
Nearest Boat Launch: Buckhorn (9 km)
Nearest Marina(s): Buckhorn (9 km)
Nearest Beach: Sandy Lake Beach  (15 km)
Nearest Golf Course: Six Foot Bay (18 km), Woodview (18 km), Katchiwano (25 km)


3 Bedrooms:
Bedroom #1: queen bed – walk out to deck – ceiling fan
Bedroom #2: queen bed – ceiling fan
Bedroom #3: day bed single – pulls out to king size – plug in fan provided

1 Bathroom:
Bathroom #1: 3 pc (sink, toilet, stand-up shower)

Cottage water: water from lake with UV filter  – can be used for showering/washing dishes; water cooler provided to use for drinking/cooking/coffee, etc. (there are 2 water jugs at the cottage, if one runs out, it is the renter’s responsibility to have it refilled or exchanged at earliest opportunity, so no one runs out of drinking water at any time)

Indoor entertainment: TV, satellite, board games, cards, unique crib board

Kitchen details: fully equipped with microwave, coffee maker (basket filter), toaster and kettle

Internet source: satellite, cable
Quality of service: good
Works for streaming on Netflix and other web-based movies

Cell Phone Coverage:
Quality of service: good
Carriers that work: Bell, Rogers, Telus


4 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

Property is partially flat / partially rock

Mostly child/elderly friendly with some stairs (deck has gates that lock)

Waterfront: 70 ft

Fair to poor swimming depending on time of year – water shoes recommended

Sandy type beach and sand play area for children to play near the water

Better swimming out on the lake

Sandy Lake Beach is 15km

Dock: 20 ft long x 3 ft wide – water varies from 3 to 4 ft at the end of your dock

Dock is large enough to hold an 18’ – 21” bowrider/pleasure/ski type boat (boat should not be very deep)

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

Canoe, 2 kayaks, paddleboat, tin fishing boat (no motor)

Deck: 400 sq ft

Private at cottage – less private down by the water

Nice view of gardens/bay

Cottage faces west


The town of Buckhorn (10 min) offers a variety of activities including fishing derbies for adults and children, great dining at various restaurants, grocery stores, LCBO

Lower Buckhorn Lake is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway – 386 km long

Wolf Island Provincial Park

Peterborough Lift Locks

Locks at Buckhorn

Canadian Canoe Museum

Farmers’ Market

Warsaw Caves

Petroglyphs Provincial Park

Lange Pioneer Village

Curve Lake Ojibway Center

Stock car races

Little Lake Music Festival

Buckhorn Fine Arts Festival

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

Based on 6 people maximum

Mid & High Season:
Check in: Saturday 3 pm
Check out: Saturday 11 am

Cleaning Service: Not offered at this cottage
Linens & towels to be brought by rental clients (pillows, bed cover/comforter provided)
Linens ($25/set) and towels ($5 ea.) only available for out of country guests
Pet Fee: 1 dog max upon discussion with owner - no fee

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 SeasonSep 4, 2023Oct 8, 2023$15607 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 6, 2023Oct 8, 2023$3757 Nights
Low SeasonOct 9, 2023Dec 1, 2023$15607 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 17, 2024Jun 27, 2024$15607 Nights
Victoria DayMay 17, 2024May 19, 2024$4757 Nights
High Season (Sat 3pm to Sat 11am)Jun 28, 2024Sep 1, 2024$25007 Nights
Canada DayJun 28, 2024Jun 30, 2024$4757 Nights
Civic HolidayAug 2, 2024Aug 4, 2024$4757 Nights
Labour DayAug 30, 2024Sep 1, 2024$4757 Nights