Waterfront Cottage Retreat on Buckhorn Lake

Waterfront Cottage Retreat on Buckhorn Lake

For Rent

$6,750 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 Waterfront Cottage Retreat on Buckhorn Lake






Sleeps 10, 3 Bedrooms + Bunkie, 2 Bathrooms, Private, Flat Property, Child/Elderly Friendly, A/C, WiFi, Smart TV, Hot Tub, Sauna, Pool & Ping Pong Table, Bluetooth Sound System, PS4, Good Swimming, Some Weeds (controlled with aqua thruster to clear in and around the dock), Walk-In Shallow Entry, Beautiful Sunsets, Fire Pit, Cell Reception, Great Fishing, Kayak, Paddleboat, 2 Indoor Wood Fireplaces, Winter Accessible, Pet Friendly (TBD – well trained dogs with trimmed claws only)

Waterfront Cottage Retreat with Hot Tub and Sauna

Welcome to our waterfront cottage in Kawartha Lakes. Enjoy this modern cottage located less then 2 hours from Toronto. Perfect for couples and families. Have a relaxing evening in the hot tub and sauna. Gather around the firepit with picturesque views of the lake and small islands all around.

Plenty of entertainment whether outside swimming, exploring the lake in the kayak and paddleboat or indoors playing pool or ping pong or snuggling around one of the 2 fireplaces.

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Towns: Buckhorn (5 km), Burleigh Falls (11 km), Youngs Point (21 km), Lakefield (24 km), Peterborough (35 km), Apsley (38 km)
Nearest City: Peterborough (35 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (173 km)
Nearest Hospital: Peterborough Regional Health Center (37 km)
Body of Water: Buckhorn lake
Nearest Ski Area: Kawartha Nordic Ski Club (23 km)
Nearest Boat Launch: 11 Sunrise Ct, Buckhorn, ON K0L1J0 (5 km)
Nearest Marina(s): Same as boat launch
Nearest Beach: Sandy Lake beach (10 km)
Nearest Golf Course: Six Foot Bay Resort and Golf Course (13 km)


4 Bedrooms:
Main Level:
Bedroom #1: 2 queen beds
Bedroom #2: queen bed (ceiling fan)
Bedroom #3: queen bed (ceiling fan)

Bunkie: (heated & A/C)
Bedroom #4: queen bed & pull out sofa (ceiling fan)

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

Cottage water: well/filtered – potable (drinkable)

Indoor entertainment: Smart TV with Netlix, YouTube, etc., Bluetooth sound system, PS4, ping pong table, pool table, board games

Hot tub

Wood burning sauna

Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker (filters), toaster, kettle, and trash compactor


Self check-in with smart lock

Internet source: high speed satellite
Quality of service: good
450GB/month bandwidth
Speed (best case): 25 Mpbs download, (10Mbps when 450GB reached)
Works for streaming on Netflix and other web-based movies on multiple devices

Cell Phone Coverage:
Quality of service: good
Signal: LTE
Carriers that work: Bell, Rogers, Telus
Can use a hotspot from the cottage


5 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

Flat property

Child/elderly friendly

Waterfront: 100 ft

Good swimming

Lake is weedy however owners use aqua thruster to clear the weeds in and around the dock so guests can easily jump off the dock

Walk-in shallow entry & lake – perfect for young children or the elderly that may have mobility issues

Water shoes recommended

Dock: 10 ft x 10 ft – water is 5 ft deep at the end of the dock

Dock will hold an 18’ – 20’ boat

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

Kayak, paddleboat


Covered area at waterfront

Deck: will fit an outdoor patio table

Neighbours on both sides, but they don’t live there full-time

Does the cottage faces south


The Trent–Severn Waterway is a 386-kilometre-long canal route (240 miles) connecting Lake Ontario at Trenton to Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, at Port Severn. Its major natural waterways include the Trent River, Otonabee River, Kawartha Lakes, Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and Severn River. Its scenic, meandering route has been called “one of the finest interconnected systems of navigation in the world”.



Peterborough Lift Locks

Locks at Buckhorn

Canadian Canoe Museum

Farmers’ Market

Warsaw Caves


Lange Pioneer Village

Curve Lake Ojibway Center

Stock car races

Kawartha Downs Casino and Racetrack

Little Lake Music Festival

Fourth Line Theatre

Showplace Theatre

Lindsay Academy Theatre

Sandy Beach

Buckhorn Fine Arts Festival

The Gallery on the Lake

Property Map

Availability & Booking Calendar

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* Rates are based on 8 guests. $315 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 12 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 10 adults. Max 12 people.

Check in: Saturday 4 pm
Check out: Saturday 11 am
Some flexibility during low and mid season

Cleaning Service: Not offered at this cottage
Linens: Provided

Extra Fees (Optional):
Towels: $5.00 each
Hot Tub: $250 weekend fee; $500 weekly fee
Pet Fee: $200 for first pet; $100 per additional 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, 2023May 18, 2023$965$40502 Nights
EasterApr 6, 2023Apr 9, 2023$9653 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 19, 2023Jun 22, 2023$965$40502 Nights
Victoria DayMay 19, 2023May 21, 2023$9653 Nights
High Season (Sat 4pm to Sat 11am)Jun 23, 2023Sep 3, 2023$67507 Nights
Canada DayJun 30, 2023Jul 2, 2023$10657 Nights
Civic HolidayAug 4, 2023Aug 6, 2023$10657 Nights
Labour DaySep 1, 2023Sep 1, 2023$10653 Nights
Mid SeasonSep 4, 2023Oct 8, 2023$965$40502 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 6, 2023Oct 8, 2023$9653 Nights
Low SeasonOct 9, 2023May 16, 2024$965$40502 Nights
Winter Holiday SeasonDec 22, 2023Jan 6, 2024$965$67503 Nights
New Year'sDec 29, 2023Jan 1, 2024$11003 Nights
Family DayFeb 16, 2024Feb 18, 2024$9653 Nights