Birch Cottage on Farquhar Lake (fully winterized)

Wilberforce, Ontario, Haliburton, Algonquin Park

Life is better at the Lake all year round!
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  • 3Bedrooms
  • 2Bathrooms
  • 6Guests
  • Parking Spots
  • 241 m2Building Size
  • 2 daysMinimum Stay
Birch Cottage is nestled in the trees and has amazing unobstructed views of Farquhar Lake, just south of Algonquin Park.
The cottage has an open floor plan on the main level. It includes the living room, dining room, kitchen, breakfast nook, children's play area, a 4 piece bathroom and a utility room. As well as a massive deck that surrounds the cottage.
The upstairs has three bedrooms and a 3 piece bathroom.
Outside there is a lake side deck, bunkie, fire pit, horseshoes, swings and dock. The shoreline is rock and sand mix. Water shoes for children are highly recommended.
Farquhar lake has clear water and great fishing and swimming. A canoe, kayak and paddle board are there for your enjoyment.
Birch Cottage is a year round rental and is perfect for all ages.

No linens are supplied.
Pillows and a blanket are provided for each bed.
  • Winterized
  • Pets Allowed
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Accessible
  • No Smoking
  • Waterfront

Sleeping Arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed

Bunkie (Summer Only)

1 Double Bed, 1 Twin Bed

Bedroom 3

2 Twin Bed


Birch Cottage has everything you need to enjoy your stay! It has been recently updates with modern features that make a trip to the cottage easier so more time is spent having fun and making memories!

The kitchen is equipped with a fridge/freezer, stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher and wine fridge. There are also small appliances, coffee maker, toaster, hand mixer, and blender. The kitchen also has a breakfast nook. Perfect for kids and their arts and crafts.

The dining room has a table for 8.

The living room is cozy with a wall of windows over looking the lake, as well as the feature round window which lets in a ton of natural light. There is a tv with a dvd player. There is no cable but the dvd player has access to netflix (your own account). There is a small kids space under the stairs with a few toys. There is a games cupboard with has dvds, games, cards, puzzles and books in case of a rainy day.

Each bedroom has storage and pillows and blankets.


There is an expansive deck of the cottage with a dining table and umbrella. It has seating for 6, as well as 4 loungers. The deck also has a bbq.

The lakeside deck has a nice seating area to watch the sunsets. The waterfront bin is also located there and has water toys, paddles etc for your use.

The fire pit, horseshoes and swings can be enjoyed by all.

The bunkie is great for guests who may want their own space. There is no washroom in the bunkie.

Farquhar Lake is a clear lake perfect for swimming, fishing and fun. The shoreline is sand and rock and its deep off the dock.


  • Great for Kids
  • Swimming
  • Cards
  • Board Games
  • TV
  • Fridge
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Canoe
  • Hammock
  • Firepit
  • Kayak
  • Dishes and Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Books
  • Hair dryer
  • BBQ (propane)
  • Electric Heat
For those of you travelling with children, Birch Cottage provides a pack and play, bumboo chair with tray, and children's plates, cups, bowls and utensils.
There is also a kids play area under the stairs with some toys and a small table and chairs.

Cottage Location

Activities Nearby

Water sports
Downhill and Cross country skiing
Dog Sledding
Horseback riding
Farmers Markets


Last Calendar Update: 26 October, 2018

February 2019
March 2019
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Rental Rates

High Season - weekly rentals only (sat-sat)
June 22-September 7 2019
Winter Break - December 22-December 29 2019
March Break - March 11-March 17 2019
Off season weekly rental:
Nightly rentals - Minimum of 2 nights:

House Rules & Cancellations

Reservation deposit of 20% and $500 security deposit required
Security deposit will be returned 7 days after rental. Please inform us right away is anything if broken or not working
Balance due 15 days before check in
Strict cancellation policy .- 100% refund 60 days before check in
$100 cleaning fee
A contract and cottage guide will be required to sign and be read by all guests. These will explain all about Birch Cottage and should answer any further questions you have about the workings of the cottage.

No smoking
No pets
No fireworks
No burning candles
Shoes off inside
Must bring your own lifejackets
No parties or events
Quiet from 11pm-7am
Please respect neighbours, sound carries on the lake
Garbage must be taken with you, $50 charge is any left inside or on the property

Contact Owner

Heather Morrison

Member since: 2018


 Show Phone Number6475215811