Relaxing Retreat Cottage

Relaxing Retreat Cottage

For Rent

$3,800 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 relaxing retreat






Sleeps 8 + Bunkie (Sleeps Up To 6), Walk-In Entry, Child/Elderly Friendly, Beach, Great Swimming, WiFi (unlimited), TV And DVD, Breathtaking Views, Clean, Stunning Sunrise, Pet Friendly (TBD)

Our cottage sits on a beautiful tree lined bay on Jack Lake in the Kawartha Lakes Region, a 7 min drive from the quaint town of Apsley. It is well situated: Toronto (2 ¼ hr), 1 hr north of Peterborough, 30 min south of Bancroft, and 30 min northeast of Lakefield. It is well located with a private beach and eastern exposure where you can delight in the gorgeous sunrise. Relax in the oversized hammock, with a stunning view. The property is a perfect site for children of all ages with a private beach and yard for playing activities such as catch, outdoor 6 foot Jenga, badminton, ladderball, custom monkey bars between two trees and much more. There is a fire pit for your use. The expansive 97 feet of sandy beach shoreline offers excellent swimming or you can dive off the 20’ dock. A canoe, multiple adult lifejackets, 2 child sized kayaks (each holds up to 140 lbs), a paddleboat, sand toys and relaxation flotation devices are available for your use. Enjoy the large deck with BBQ, chimenea and covered outdoor dining area in addition to the two oversized picnic tables on the property.

Jack Lake is excellent for bass, pickerel, perch, muskie and carp fishing. Many large fish have been caught right off the dock.

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Town: Apsley (7 km)
Nearest City: Peterborough (69 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (200 km)
Nearest Hospital: Peterborough Regional Health Centre
Body of Water: Jack Lake
Nearest Ski Area: Devil’s Elbow
Nearest Boat Launches: Small boat launch on site, larger boat launch at Anchorage or Forest Glen Marinas
Nearest Marinas: Anchorage and Forest Glen
Nearest Beach: On-site
Nearest Golf Courses: Marvel Rapids Golf Club and Owenbrook Golf Course


Our cottage is a non-smoking cottage that is very clean and well taken care of. The front of the cottage consists of a great room (kitchen, dining room and living room) with a 20’ vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan and windows across the entire front creating a fantastic panoramic view of Jack Lake.  The 4 bedrooms (3 of which have ceiling fans), laundry room with full sized washer and dryer, fully equipped games closet and the 4 piece bathroom are located across the back half of the cottage. There is a high vaulted beautiful red pine ceiling with ceiling fan and dimmer switch for lights. There is also a private bunkie for extra guests.

4 Bedrooms:
Bedroom #1: queen + ceiling fan
Bedroom #2: double + window A/C
Bedroom #3: double + ceiling fan
Bedroom #4: single + bunk bed (single over double) + ceiling fan

Bunkie/guest sleeping cabin:  $420 extra (includes 4 people)
Sleeps up to 6 additional people – 2 double beds and 2 single beds
Double beds are not ‘true’ double beds, they are a bit smaller, with foam mattresses
Two singles are real mattresses

Bathroom: 1 x 4 pc

Kitchen and Dining Room:
Fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, water cooler, knife block, large wooden cutting board, toaster and blender

8 pc dining table and chairs


Cottage water: from lake – not potable but ok for cooking, boiling – advised to bring bottled water for drinking

Indoor Entertainment:
2 TVs, Blu-ray player, board games, books and puzzles
Games closet
Fully functional wood stove


There is a nice beach for children with sand toys and flotation devices for your use. You can walk in from the beach for a swim or dive off the 20’ dock into 8 feet of water. Large grass space to play, relax or sit around the fire pit at any time of day.

If you are a cottager who would like to treat this “little piece of paradise” as your own with respect, you are welcome to spend some quality time here.

Child friendly, large grassy play area, sandy beach

Plenty of parking – easily 8+ spots

Good sized dock 8’x20’ – 6-8 feet deep at the end of the dock for diving

Waterfront: 97 feet

Large deck attached to cottage: 25’x15’ with BBQ, chimenea and covered dining area

Great swimming, no weeds, walk-in entry, sandy bottom, sand toys

Canoe, kid’s kayak (up to 140 lbs), and paddleboat

Quiet neighbours on both sides with trees between properties

Beautiful sunrises, cottage faces east

Monkey bars, oversized hammock, plenty of chairs and seating areas, two picnic tables, covered gazebo dining area on deck

Fire pit

Water flotation devices and multiple lifejackets


Town of Aspley (7 km): grocery store, drug store, movie rental, library, shopping, LCBO, hardware store, gift and souvenir shops, gas station (worms for fishing)

North Kawartha Community Centre – children’s activities including family skates and auctions

Two golf courses very close by – Marvel Rapids Golf Club and Owenbrook Golf Course; other golf courses 30-40 min drive

Jack’s Lake offers great fishing

Nearby towns – Bancroft, Lakefield


Cottage was comfortable. Irene S (Jul/Aug 2021)


We had an amazing time at your cottage. The kids enjoyed the water and toys. Ladder ball was loved by everyone.  You have a lovely cottage.  -Anonymous (Aug 2018)


We had an amazing weekend.  The perfect Canadian experience!  We’ll definitely recommend the cottage to our friends and our word of mouth should spread pretty far being a very diverse group!  Thank you!!  —Katherine K. (June 2017)


We had a wonderful time.  The water was warm.  We enjoyed our time here.  Fishing was great for the kids.  —Marlene L. (Aug. 2017)


We really don’t want to leave!  We will be back again sometime! Everything was magical, many thanks. We had a great time, thanks!  Thank you, thank you, thank you (everyone has pretty well covered it!!!).  —James K. (Sept 2017)

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* Rates are based on 8 guests. $210 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 14 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 10 am
Some flexibility during low and mid season

Extra Fees (Optional):
Cleaning Service: $150 (strongly recommended)
Linens: King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00
Towels: $5.00 each
Bunkie/guest sleeping cabin: $420 extra (includes 4 people)-can accommodate up to 6 people
Pet 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

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 5, 2022Oct 9, 2022$650$25002 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 7, 2022Oct 9, 2022$6503 Nights
Low SeasonOct 10, 2022May 18, 2023$650$25002 Nights
Winter Holiday SeasonDec 23, 2022Jan 7, 2023$650$38003 Nights
New Year'sDec 30, 2022Jan 1, 2023$6503 Nights
Family DayFeb 17, 2023Feb 19, 2023$6503 Nights
EasterApr 6, 2023Apr 9, 2023$6503 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 19, 2023Jun 22, 2023$650$25002 Nights
Victoria DayMay 19, 2023May 21, 2023$6503 Nights
High Season (Fri 4pm to Fri 10am)Jun 23, 2023Sep 3, 2023$38007 Nights
Canada DayJun 30, 2023Jul 2, 2023$6507 Nights
Civic HolidayAug 4, 2023Aug 6, 2023$6507 Nights
Labour DaySep 1, 2023Sep 3, 2023$6503 Nights