Wilderness Lakefront A-Frame Cottage

Wilderness Lakefront A-Frame Cottage

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$2,500 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 Wilderness Lakefront A-Frame Cottage






Main Cottage 1950’s vintage A- Frame (Sleeps 6), Open Concept Looking onto the Lake on a Cliff,  Also Included a Separate 100 Year Old Log Sleeping Cabin (Sleeps 8), Very Private, Beautiful Sunsets, Hot Tub, Two Fire Pits, Cell Reception, 2 Bicycles,  Winter Accessible, Great Cross Country Skiing and Hiking, Great Swimming, No Weeds,  Sandy Walk-In Entry,  Swim Raft, Great Fishing, Row Boat, No Pets

Enjoy a unique, relaxing experience in this A frame open concept cottage sitting on top of a bedrock with a stunning view of the whole lake. Beautiful private hot tub overlooking the second largest provincial wilderness park in Ontario.  

Perfect retreat from the busy city to spend time in nature at this extremely private wilderness retreat. Plenty of natural privacy and shade if needed. Enjoy the abundant birds and wildlife. The property is in the pine forest of Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park, excellent for hiking. 

At night, enjoy sitting around the firepit gazing at the night sky recounting the events of the day. 

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes 
Nearest Towns: Burleigh Falls (6 km), Youngs Point (16 km), Lakefield (24 km), Apsley (27 km), Peterborough (39 km)
Nearest City: Peterborough (39 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (180 km)
Nearest Hospital: Peterborough Regional Health Centre (42 km) 
Body of Water: Raccoon Lake
Nearest Boat Launch: Raccoon Lake
Nearest Marina: no marina on lake
Nearest Beach: Burleigh Falls (6 km)
Nearest Golf Course: Katchiwano Golf and Country Club, Woodview Golf Course, Wildfire Golf Club, Marvel Rapids Golf Course, Six Foot Bay Resort, Quarry Golf Club 


Main Cottage:
Upper Loft Level: king size 

Main Level: 2 pull-out double sofa beds 

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

Bunkie: (rustic hundred year old log sleeping cabin)
Four double bunk beds

The bunkie is spray foamed and winterized with wood stove and plug in electic heaters – no running water

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

Indoor entertainment: guitar, tamborine, bongo, chess/checkers, board games & cards, water proof radio 

Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and kettle  

Cell Phone Coverage:
Quality of phone service: excellent
Signal: LTE, 4G or 5G
All major carriers work
Can use hotspot from the cottage  


3 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 very hilly – on a cliff, therefore use at own risk- not child/elderly friendly 

Waterfront: 100 ft  

Great swimming – shallow sandy beach that leads into 150 ft deep lake 

Sandy beach 

Floating swimming dock – can be moved abound the lake and tied up in the bay for sunsets 

Walk-in entry acceptable for young children or the elderly that may have mobility issues 

No weeds – water shoes not required 

Swimming: great, shallow sandy beach that leads in a 150 feet deep lake. 

Sandy beach perfect for walk in entry for swimming – about 5 feet deep 

Water shoes are not required 

Beautiful lily pads in the bay beside the swimming area 

The lake is good for motorboats, water skiing, paddle boarding, kayaking etc – is land locked so boating is limited to this lake alone 

Excellent fishing for bass and muskie 

Rowboat, canoe

Decks with privacy throughout the property 


Big Cedar General Store: (3.5 km-2 min) with LCBO 

Entrance to back country camping in Provincial Park 

Ride the rapids at Burleigh Falls 

Lock 28 on the Trent Waterway System 

Golf at any of the nearby courses including Katchiwano Golf and Country Club, Woodview Golf Course, Wildfire Golf Club, Marvel Rapids Golf Course, Six Foot Bay Resort, Quarry Golf Club  

Shopping in nearby Lakefield, Bobcaygeon or Peterborough 

Warsaw Caves 

Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park 

Viamede Resort 


Great, remote cottage. Attentive and friendly owner. Easy, quiet stay. Lake clear and warm, great for swimming. Would go again. Henryk (Aug 2022)

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* Rates are based on 4 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) 

No fireplace indoors either cottage or bunkie…not to be used

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

Cleaning Service: Not offered at this cottage
Linens & Towels: Not offered

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 rentals@kawarthacottagevacations.ca

Property Rates

SeasonStart DateEnd DateNightly RateWeekly RateMin Stay
Low SeasonOct 10, 2022May 18, 2023$450$15003 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 19, 2023Jun 22, 2023$450$15003 Nights
High Season (Fri 3pm to Fri 11am)Jun 23, 2023Sep 3, 2023$450$25003 Nights