'Waitemata Lodge' - Set among tall trees on beautiful Kennisis Lake in Haliburton Highlands, this stunning five bedroom executive vacation retreat offers outstanding accommodation with all the atmosphere and charm of a log cabin in the woods. Wide plank wood floors, vaulted ceilings in the living areas, stone fireplace, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the deck and lake and a screened porch with another stone fireplace...what more could you ask for? There is plenty of space with a rec room on the lower level and a loft area overlooking the living room, as well as the screened porch. Bedrooms and bathrooms on two levels. Furnished and finished very comfortably with lots of 'extras' like high speed internet, TV, PS3, iPod sound system. Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve a short distance away. Approx. 25 minutes to town of Haliburton.
350 ft lakefrontage
5 Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
The master bedroom is on the main floor with a queen bed, walk out to the deck and a four piece ensuite bathroom (soaker tub, shower, toilet & sink). There is a two piece powder room on this level as well. The other four bedrooms are on the lower level - all queen beds. There is a three piece bathroom on the lower level (shower, toilet & sink).
Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, stove/oven, microwave. Laundry facilities, fireplace. New flat screen TV in rec room with PS3 for watching Netflix (not shown in photos). Highspeed internet access (wi-fi), iPod sound system. Ping pong table in rec room with gas fireplace. Deck along the waterfront side, will have patio table, chairs, hammock. Gas bbq, dock with ladder, water trampoline. Canoe, 2 paddle boards and 2 kayaks available for renter use.
Waterfront & Swimming
Approx. 350' of natural rocky shoreline. Accessed by fairly level path to to shoreline with ten steps down to the dock. Clean, deep water swimming from dock with ladder and with water trampoline available for renter use. Dock extension is 10' X 8' and floating section is 20' X 24' (dock not at shore in current photo).
350 ft lakefrontage
Conditions of Rental
Maximum Occupancy: 10 persons (8 adults)
No smoking anywhere on property
Check in is 3pm. Check out is 10am.
Minimum Booking Duration: High Season - 1 Week(s), Low Season - 1 Week(s) .
Security/Damage Deposit: $1500
33 kms to the town of Haliburton
21 kms to the village of West Guilford
12 kms to the Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve
23 kms to Lakeview Golf Course in West Guilford
40 kms to Pinestone Inn and golf course
Please note that a wide-angle lens is used for many interior photos, making some rooms look larger than they actually are.
August 26th week is a Sunday to Sunday booking -Aug 27-Sept.3. Saturday-Saturday bookings starting September 9th.
To book this cottage click on an available week below or go to the "Book This Cottage" tab above and follow the instructions.
For the week beginning...
Low Season 3 Night Weekend Rate $1820.00
Thanksgiving 3 Night Weekend Rate $2210.00
Rates shown do not include a $90.00 per booking Service Charge or optional charges such as Cleaning & Linen Services (if available), Cancellation Insurance, Security/Damage Waiver, etc.
Review the Booking Notes (Frequently Asked Questions) Document
Please read through our "Booking Notes". This FAQ document will explain various issues relating to the rental process and party responsibilities and obligations.
Complete the Cottage Request Form
Complete the "Cottage Request Form". If you have any questions, we can be reached by email [mail(at)cottagerental(dot)com] or by telepone at 905.862.0252 or at 1.877.862.0254 (Toll-Free). One of our staff will be happy to answer any questions that you have, verify cottage availability, rate, etc. At this time we will create/update a file for you with the information needed to respond to your booking request.
Return the Booking Application Form
Once we have put the cottage on "Hold", we will email you our Booking Application Form for completion and return to our office by fax or email within 2 days. A payment of 30% of the cost of the cottage plus our $90.00 + HST agency service fee (plus the cost of Trip Cancellation Insurance, if purchased) will be charged to the credit card provided with the Booking Form. A post-dated cheque for the balance payment of 70%, (plus any optional charges such as Accidental Damage Waiver, Cleaning Service, Linens Service) dated 6 weeks prior to occupancy, is forwarded to our office by mail within 5 business days. The Travel Package will be forwarded to you within 15 days of our having processed your booking.
Receive Booking Confirmation and Rental Package
After receipt and processing by our office, a Booking Confirmation and Travel Package are mailed to the Booking Applicant. Please note that, no booking is considered 'confirmed' until a written Booking Confirmation has been produced by our office. In addition to the Booking Confirmation, the Travel Package will include a copy of the Cottage/General page from our website listing the cottage inventory, bedsizes, etc., a map to the cottage and a set of Cottage Instructions/Rules.
Receive Cottage Access Information
Approximately one week prior to the start date of your holiday, we will contact you with instructions on accessing the cottage. Generally, this will be via a Lock Box at the cottage; however, there may be other arrangements necessary depending on the cottage..