Serenity Bay Kasshabog Lake Retreat

Serenity Bay Kasshabog Lake Retreat

For Rent

$6,800 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 Serenity Bay Kasshabog Lake Retreat






Sleeps 15 (13 in main cottage plus 2 in bunkie), 6 Bedrooms (4 bedrooms plus loft dormer in main cottage plus bunkie), 3 Bathrooms, Private, Flat Property, Child/Elderly Friendly, WiFi, Hot Tub, Games room with Pool Table, Darts, Beach Area, Great Swimming, Calm bay, No Weeds, Walk-In Sandy Entry, Floatie Island, Fire Pit, Cell Reception (cell booster), Gym, Great Fishing, Multiple Kayaks, Canoe, Stand up Paddleboards,  Indoor Propane Fireplace, Washer/Dryer, Winter Accessible, Pets (small hypoallergenic dogs only)

This 5 year old spacious 2700 sq ft. lake house is a wonderful private location for families to create memories. Located on peaceful Macdonald Bay, on beautiful Kasshabog Lake. Enjoy the gently sloping yard to the waterfront with plenty of room for outdoor games.  Take in the beautiful gardens adorning the property. Appreciate the sandy, weedless entry from a small beach and a dock with seating for enjoying the views.

Be entertained with the many games and activities to enjoy or just relax in the hammock.  Gather around the firepit with area to seat a large group to recount the events of the day.

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Towns: Apsley (27 km), Havelock (37 km), Norwood (45 km)
Nearest City: Peterborough (77 km)
Nearest Large City: Bancroft (71 km), Toronto (210 km)
Nearest Hospital: QHC North Hastings Hospital (71 km), Peterborough Regional Health Centre (79 km)
Body of Water: Kasshabog Lake
Nearest Boat Launch: 6 km
Nearest Marina: Stoney Point Marina (south end of lake 3 km)
Nearest Beach: Peninsula Rd (2 km by boat; 6 km by car)
Nearest Golf Courses: Marvel Rapids Golf Course (36 km),  Oakland Greens (50 km),  Bellmere Winds 67 km


4 Bedrooms:
Main Level:
Bedroom #1: primary with king bed – ceiling fan, dresser, closet
Bedroom #1: queen bed – ceiling fan, dresser, closet

Upper Level:
Bedroom #3: queen and double bed – large room with ceiling fan, dresser
Bedroom #4: bunk bed (single over double) – skylight, stand up fan, storage
Bedroom #5: dormer sleeping area sleeping with double bed with privacy screen – storage area and clothes hanging nearby

Bedroom #6: king bed – ceiling fan

 3 Bathrooms:
Main Level:
Bathroom #1: 4 pc (sink, toilet, tub, and shower)
Bathroom #2: 3 pc (sink, toilet, shower)

Upper Level:
Bathroom #3: 2 pc (sink, toilet)

Open concept great room with large sectional and 60 inch TV, many board games

Dining table for 10

Den with pool table, darts, and bar fridge

Gym in the garage includes dumbells, bench, Total Gym, and Bowflex elliptical

Garage has extra fridge/freezer space and deep freezer

Upstairs common area has card table and chairs as well as a seating area with sofa, loveseat and TV for DVD movies

Cottage water: lake water filtered and UV treated- potable (drinkable)

Reverse osmosis system tap as well as water cooler (takes 3, 4 or 5 gallon jugs) – bring your own water jugs, if desired

Indoor entertainment: 2 TVs with DVD’s and IPTV (Amazon firestick), DVD player and 3rd TV, board games, puzzles, pool table, darts, poker table, and many books

Kitchen details: modern, fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, coffee grinder, nespresso machine (large pods), toaster, slow cooker, waffle maker, sandwich maker, griddle, and toaster

Internet source: satellite (Starlink high speed)
Quality of service: very good
Speed (best case): 80 Mpbs download, 25 Mpbs upload – average speed about 45 Mbps download
Works for streaming on Netflix and other web-based movies

Cell Phone Coverage:
Quality of service: good
Signal: LTE inside cottage with cell booster
Carriers that work: Bell, Rogers, Telus (best with bell and Telus)
Hotspot from personal cell phone inside cottage works well
Reception is best in great room where booster is located


10+ 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

Gently sloping, mostly grass

Child/elderly friendly

Waterfront: 160 ft

Great swimming – deep at end of dock (8ft) but shallow at shore with gentle slope walk-in entry
Small sand beach for children to play

Walk-in entry to the water is acceptable for young children or the elderly that may have mobility issues – rock wave break along the shoreline prevents wheelchair access – about 12 inch step down to beach area

Some weeds off to the sides of dock and beach areas – water shoes not required

Docks: 24 ft x 5 ft wide and 12 ft then 10 ft x 12 ft for platform seating area – dock has a ladder for exiting

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

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

Canoe, double kayak, single kayak, 2 kids kayaks, 2 stand up paddleboards, windsurfer, floaties, noodles

Many outdoor games

Patio is width of house approx 30 ft by 10  ft level to grass – no step down

Privacy, one side neighbour visible and one across visible

Cottage faces east towards the lake with open view of MacDonald Bay

Hot tub

Trails for riding, hiking, biking and ATVs


Eels Creek (31 minutes): offers hiking and kayaking adventures

Havelock (35 minutes): hardware store, full grocery store, LCBO and Beer Store

Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park (38 minutes)

Petroglyphs Provincial Park (45 minutes): historical class provincial park, popular tourist attraction

The Gut Conservation Area (31 minutes): waterfall and hiking area

Lakefield (1 hour): grocery store, butcher shop, a market with fresh fruits and vegetables, LCBO, some nice restaurants , a hardware store, Pizza Hut, a laundromat and more


Our third year on Kosh Lake Serenity bay proved to be the best yet!  What an incredible week we’ve had Sharing this beautiful cottage with our close friends.  The new swing by the dock was a huge hit with all 5 kids, and the highlight was everyone getting up on the wakeboard for the first time! ☺ Thank you, Dave and Cathy for sharing your beautiful cottage with us and giving us another memorable stay! —Sincerely, Holliday, Adam, Tessa & Adelaide and Anna Chris, Emily, Ryan and Oliva (Jul 2023)


A huge thanks Cathy & Dave! We had a fabulous stay and experience on this 5 star cottage of yours!  What a wonderful location and property. You have everything for the perfect holiday retreat!  Our family had the best time and we hope we can visit again.  We are so grateful!  —John, Gail, Courtney, Bryce, Kyle, Brooks & Kenzie (Aug 2022)


We had even more fun this time! The weather was great!  We enjoyed exploring many islands on this lake.  We loved all of the lawn games, especially badminton! We are so grateful to spend time here with friends and family. —Thank you, Sabina, Ellie & Chip (Aug 2022)


Thank you for a beautiful week! The cottage is stunning and the amenities made for a lot of fun and relaxation…especially the hot tub, pool table, & paddle boards! —Valcics & family (Jul 2022)


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* Rates are based on 10 guests. $315 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 15 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 12 adults.  Max 15 people

Check in: Friday 3:30 pm
Check out: Friday 11 am
Some flexibility during low and mid season

Extra Fees (Optional):
Cleaning Service: $250 (highly 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 + $1500 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$971$40802 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 6, 2023Oct 8, 2023$9713 Nights
Low SeasonOct 9, 2023May 16, 2024$971$40802 Nights
Winter Holiday SeasonDec 22, 2023Jan 6, 2024$1071$68003 Nights
New Year'sDec 29, 2023Dec 31, 2023$10713 Nights
Family DayFeb 16, 2024Feb 18, 2024$9713 Nights
EasterMar 28, 2024Mar 31, 2024$9713 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 17, 2024Jun 27, 2024$971$40802 Nights
Victoria DayMay 17, 2024May 19, 2024$10713 Nights
High Season (Fri 3:30 pm to Fri 11am)Jun 28, 2024Sep 1, 2024$68007 Nights
Canada DayJun 28, 2024Jun 30, 2024$10717 Nights
Civic HolidayAug 2, 2024Aug 4, 2024$10717 Nights
Labour DayAug 30, 2024Sep 1, 2024$10713 Nights