Big Bear Cottage

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  • 7Bedrooms
  • 5Bathrooms
  • 15Guests
  • 6Parking Spots
  • 241 m2Building Size
  • 1 weekMinimum Stay
The epitome of lake living under the roof of one luxurious, exquisite family residence. Located on the West shore of Jack Lake in the Kawarthas, this luxury home offers over 5,500 square feet of glamorous yet relaxed lakefront living.

This luxurious 5000 sq. ft. residence is set on 3 acres next to Peterborough Wildlife Preserve, just over 2hrs from downtown Toronto. The comfortable interior is bright and open with numerous sky lights and walkouts. Big Bear Estate is designed for entertaining, with rooms on three levels including a large cathedral wood ceiling & stone fireplace in the great room, an eat-in country gourmet kitchen, a fitness centre & a family/games room with bar, HD Projection home theatre and an in-ground swimming pool with a spectacular view of the lake. Beautifully furnished and decorated this stately home with all amenities (and many extras!) is a magnificent getaway!
  • Winterized
  • Pets Allowed
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Accessible
  • No Smoking
  • Waterfront


In the main home, the great room, dining room and kitchen have 20 foot high beamed wood tongue-and-groove ceilings with stunning views of the Lake, the nature preserve and adjacent forest. The gourmet kitchen has all the amenities for large groups, including a gas fired Viking Stove and oven. With a media room, a fitness centre & a family/games room with bar, HD Projection home theatre and an in-ground swimming pool and hot tub, the home is ideal for entertaining.


Big Bear is situated within the Peterborough Game Preserve, which offers some of the last pieces of protected unspoiled land in cottage country teaming with wildlife. Jack is a large crystal clear spring fed lake with miles of boating and great fishing. Nestled among tall pines, the family compound features 300 feet of well-treed rugged natural shoreline, southeastern exposure, panoramic lake views and boasts over 2 acres of woodland.

Big Bear Estate is just 2 hours from midtown Toronto, and conveniently located just ten minutes from the town of Apsley providing many excellent options for shopping for supplies.


  • Beach Nearby
  • Maid Service
  • Great for Kids
  • Swimming
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Cards
  • Exercise Equipment/Gym
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Cable TV/Satellite
  • Home Theatre
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Fridge
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Row Boat
  • Telephone
  • Gas BBQ
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Wood Fireplace
Water Trampoline



Paddle Boat

Activities Nearby

The Kawarthas/Haliburton Highlands make great fun of winter with the arrival of crisp temperatures and a soft blanket of snow. Kawartha becomes a wonderland in its beauty and unlimited opportunities for exciting outdoor experiences. As Ontario transforms into a snow-covered paradise, ice-anglers hit choice spots like Jack Lake to drop a line.

Hit the Slopes and Trails! It's a veritable flurry of activity as alpine skiers, snowboarders, and cross- country skiers head out for an exhilarating day on the slopes, trails or terrain parks. The area is renowned for its exciting variety of resorts and facilities such as devil's Elbow and Sir Sams that cater to snowboarding and alpine or cross-country skiing enthusiasts of all skill levels. Most offer equipment rentals, special group rates and season's passes, while some will offer lessons, night skiing, ski or snowboard schools along with related activities and special events.



'BIG BEAR' rental amount varies depending on prime seasonal rates; please confirm your required time period. No short term or weekend rentals. Big Bear sleeps 15 comfortably. The reasonable cost per head of a cottage rental, means an affordable budget. When the costs of a holiday break are shared between families and friends, they become extremely good value for money.

Check in: ...... Friday 4:30 pm
Check out: .... Friday 11:00 am

'BIG BEAR' sublets by the week in the Summer season and is not available during those times on a 'weekend only basis'. Multiple-week bookings take precedence.

Low Season
Mid September - Mid June
$8500.00 wkly 7 nights)

Early Summer Season
Mid June - End June
$9,500.00 wkly (7 nights)

Summer Season
$10,500.00 wkly (7 nights)

High Summer Season
$11,000.00 wkly (7 nights)

Late Summer Season
September - Mid September
$9,500.00 wkly (7 nights)

Low Season
Mid September - Mid June
$8500.00 wkly

HST (harmonized sales tax) will be charged as follows:
1. For rental terms greater than 30 days, no HST will be charged
2. For rental terms less than 30 days, HST will be charged.

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