Retreat on Gorgeous Chandos Lake

Retreat on Gorgeous Chandos Lake

For Rent

$2,800 Per Week (High Season)

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 Retreat on Gorgeous Chandos Lake






Sleeps 14 (11 in winter), 5 Bedrooms (3 Bedrooms in Main Cottage + Bunkie + Boat House), 1 Bathroom, Private, Flat Property (from cottage to the lake), Child/Elderly Friendly, WiFi, Smart TV, Great Swimming, No Weeds, Walk-In Entry, New Dock (2022), Beautiful Sunrises and Sunsets, Firepit, Indoor Fireplace, Cell Reception, Good Fishing, Canoes and Water Floaters, Washer-Dryer, Winter Accessible, Pet Friendly (TBD)

Escape to paradise on Chandos Lake, to this charming 4-season family cottage at the end of a dead end road with no traffic. Enjoy beautiful sunrises (from the dock), sunsets (from canoe or boat) and great swimming. Make memories. Find serenity, joy, and pure bliss at our lakeside retreat.

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Towns: Glen Alda (11 km), Apsley (14 km), Coe Hill (20 km), Bancroft (47 km)
Nearest City: Peterborough (77 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (215 km)
Nearest Hospital: North Hastings Hospital, Bancroft (46 km)
Body of Water: Chandos Lake
Nearest Ski Area: Sir Sam’s Ski/Ride, Eagle Lake (85 km), Kawartha Nordic Ski Club (30 km)
Nearest Boat Launch: numerous places on Chandos Lake – closest is just past the beach (7 km)
Nearest Marina: several on Chandos Lake – closest is Lakeview (8 km)
Nearest Beach: Chandos Lake public beach (6 km)
Nearest Golf Course: Marvel Rapids Golf Course (9 km)


3 Bedrooms:
Main Cottage:
Bedroom #1: double bed
Bedroom #2: double bed
Bedroom #3: double bed

Bunkie: (not in winter/low season)
Bedroom #4: bunk bed (single over double)

Boathouse: (electric baseboard heaters in winter/low season)
Bedroom #5: bunk bed (single over double), queen size futon sofa-bed

1 Bathroom:
Main Cottage:
Bathroom #1: 3 pc (sink, toilet, shower)

Cottage water: from lake filtered and purified – potable (drinkable)

Indoor entertainment: Smart TV with Netflix, etc. Sonos music system, lots of board and table games

Kitchen details: equipped with fridge, stove and microwave, toaster, electric tea kettle, drip coffee maker (filters provided), popcorn popper, NutriBullet juicer/blender, waffle maker, and electric hand mixer

For espresso afficionados there is a Saeco Moltio

Plus on the deck: propane BBQ and propane stove, two burner with grill accessory (for those who have experience smoking meat, there is an 18” Weber Smoky Mountain with a “chimney” quick starter)

Indoor fireplace with woodburning insert – new 2022

Propane forced-air furnace, electric heat in boathouse

Internet source: DSL
Quality of service: excellent
Speed (best case): 25 Mpbs download, 10 Mpbs upload
Works for streaming on Netflix and other web-based movies
Additional information: WiFi reaches to dock and to boathouse lounge/bedroom (at lakeside)

Cell Phone Coverage:
Quality of service: limited
Signal: 3G/LTE/5G depending on service provider
Carriers that work: Bell, Rogers, Telus
Can use a hotspot from the cottage to access the internet


4- 5 parking spots (depends on size of vehicles) – ample parking room at the top of the driveway to fit boat and trailer

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 flat from the cottage to the lake

Child/elderly friendly

Waterfront: 100 ft

Great swimming: shallow at beginning then gets deep quickly

Concrete steps for walk in entry to the water – is acceptable for young children or the elderly that may have mobility issues

As shown in the pictures, the steps go down into the water beside the ramp to the main dock. There is no handrail but certainly you can use the ramp for assistance as required.

No weeds around our dock and in our swimming area – water shoes are suggested if that’s your preference

Dock (new in 2022) -16′ x 20′, excluding ramp – the lake is about 6-7 feet deep at the end of the dock

The dock is large 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.

3 canoes, 2 adult kayaks and 1 child-sized kayak

Water toys

Deck: 10′ x 34′

Quite private

Cottage faces south-east


Apsley (14 km): a bustling summer community with lots of ongoing activities throughout the year, variety of nearby restaurants and golf courses as well

Bancroft (47 km): Eagles Nest Lookout, Lakeside Gems Nature Shop with gems, rocks and minerals

Wilson Park Community Center with tennis courts, baseball diamond, library nearby

Petroglyph Provincial Park, Museum and Learning Centre with extensive hiking trail system

Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park

Warsaw Caves

Burleigh Falls and Locks

Viamede Resort

Many cross country ski trials in the area

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* Rates are based on 6 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 3 pm
Check out: Friday 11 am
Some flexibility during low and mid season

Max  10 adults.  Max 14 people (11 in winter).

Extra Fees (Optional):
Cleaning Service:  $150 (recommended)
Linens: King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00
Towels: $5.00 each
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
Low SeasonOct 9, 2023May 16, 2024$400$16802 Nights
EasterMar 28, 2024Mar 31, 2024$4003 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 17, 2024Jun 27, 2024$400$16802 Nights
Victoria DayMay 17, 2024May 19, 2024$5003 Nights
High Season (Fri 3pm to Fri 11am)Jun 28, 2024Sep 1, 2024$28007 Nights
Civic HolidayAug 2, 2024Aug 4, 2024$5007 Nights
Canada DayJun 28, 2024Jun 30, 2024$5007 Nights
Labour DayAug 30, 2024Sep 1, 2024$5003 Nights
Mid SeasonSep 2, 2024Oct 13, 2024$400$16802 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 11, 2024Oct 13, 2024$4003 Nights
Low SeasonOct 14, 2024May 15, 2025$400$16802 Nights
Winter Holiday SeasonDec 20, 2024Jan 4, 2025$500$28003 Nights
New Year'sDec 30, 2024Jan 1, 2025$5003 Nights
Family DayFeb 14, 2025Feb 16, 2025$4003 Nights