Chandos Serenity

Apsley, Ontario, Lake Ontario, Kawarthas

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  • 6Bedrooms
  • 3Bathrooms
  • 16Guests
  • Parking Spots
  • 241 m2Building Size
  • 2 daysMinimum Stay
Sleeps 12, WiFi, Satellite TV, Cell Reception, Beautiful Sunsets, Gently Sloped Property, Walk-In Entry, Private, Fire Pit, Child/Elderly Friendly, Great Swimming, No Weeds, Great Fishing, Kayak, Paddleboat, Stand Up Paddleboard, Shuffleboard, Fireplace, Winter Accessible, Pet Friendly (small non-shedding dogs), Non-Smoking
Magnificent newer open concept cottage with abundant natural light that affords stunning views whether inside or out, including spectacular western exposure sunsets. Beautiful open concept kitchen/living area with large Harvest style dining table and extensions for each end if necessary. The basement hosts another large sitting area with a shuffleboard table and walkout to property. Enjoy the sun on the dock from noon to sunset. Large decks with glass railing both at the cottage and down by the docking area. Swimming area surrounding dock is all sand, sandy shoreline is child friendly and makes for easy walk-in. Venture out on the water with your choice of available watercraft. For a perfect end to the day, settle in at the fire pit close by the water and marvel at the night sky while taking in the night sounds of nature.
  • Winterized
  • Pets Allowed
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Accessible
  • No Smoking
  • Waterfront


Main Level:
Master Bedroom #1: king bed with 2 pc ensuite (sink, toilet), walkout to deck
Bedroom #2: queen bed
Bedroom #3: queen bed

Lower Level:
Bedroom #4: queen bed
Bedroom #5: 2 double beds
Bedroom #6: double bed


Main Level:
1 x 4 pc (sink, toilet, tub, walk-in shower)
1 x 2 pc ensuite in Master bedroom (sink, toilet)

Lower Level:
1 x 3 pc (sink, toilet, shower)

Cottage water: from well – potable/drinkable

Indoor entertainment: satellite TV, DVD player, board games, shuffleboard

Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee maker – drip, crock pot, wine cooler

Wood-burning stove – main floor family room – wood provided

Washer and dryer – lower level


5 parking spots – roundabout parking area easily fits 5 vehicles

Gently sloping property

Child/elderly friendly


2 large docks: 28′ x 6′ + 40′ x 4′ – water is 5 feet deep at the end of the dock

3 decks: upper deck on cottage 40′ x 8′

lower deck on boat house 28′ x 9′

dock deck area 16′ x 8′

Waterfront: 70 feet

Great swimming

No weeds in immediate swimming area, there are weeds further out (7-8 foot depth)

Watercraft included for guest enjoyment: 2 kayaks, stand up paddleboard, paddleboat

Private – we are shielded from cottages on both sides by trees. One cottage uses dock in another bay so it cannot be seen from the lake.

Spectacular views

Beautiful sunsets

Cottage faces west


Cell reception
Child/elderly friendly
Fire pit
Full kitchen w. dishwasher
Good swimming
2 Kayak
No weeds
Pet friendly
Stand up paddleboard
Walk-in water entry
Winter accessible
Wireless internet

Activities Nearby

Many artists have made the area their home, and they welcome visitors, especially during the popular Studio Tour in late September. This is also the beginning of our spectacular fall colour season, second to none in Ontario.

Well-groomed snowmobile trails greet visitors in the winter. Our local trails are interconnected to the vast Ontario trail system. Cross-country skiers will find groomed trails just off Highway 28 at Silent Lake Provincial Park and the Nordic Ski Trail at Haultain. Enjoy your favourite winter sport and the crisp air of winter in Apsley and surrounding area, the hub of the North Kawarthas.

Apsley (8 km): a bustling summer community with lots of ongoing activities throughout the year. There are a variety of nearby restaurants and golf courses as well.

Bancroft (50 km): Eagles Nest Lookout, Lakeside Gems Nature Shop with gems, rocks and minerals

September Studio Art Tour

Provincial Parks: Kawartha Highlands, Silent Lake, Petroglyphs

Gut Conservation Area (30 km): walking trails, spectacular views of the gorge

Rental Rates

Rates are based on 12 guests. $105 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 16 guests are allowed. Children under 1 year of age are free.

High Season (Fri 3pm to Fri 11am)
June 26 to Sept 6, 2020
Weekly rate: $4700
Minimum Night: 7 nights

Mid Season
May 15 to June 25, 2020 & Sept 7 to Oct 11, 2020
Weekly rate: $2750
Nightly rate: $675
Minimum Night: 2 nights

Low Season
Oct 14 2019 to May 14, 2020
Weekly rate: $2400
Nightly rate: $675
Minimum Night: 2 nights

Premium Long Weekend
Canada Day, Civic Holiday
Nightly rate: $750
Minimum Night: 7 nights

Other Long Weekends
Victoria Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving,
Nightly rate: $750
Minimum Night: 3 nights

Other Long Weekends
Thanksgiving, Family Day, Easter
Nightly rate: $650
Minimum Night: 3 nights

Winter Holiday Season
Dec 20, 2019 to Jan 4, 2020
Weekly rate: $4700
Nightly rate: $750
Minimum Night: 3 nights

House Rules & Cancellations

Rental rates include all booking fees and taxes, if applicable. If your weekly rental includes a statutory long weekend, the rental rate will be calculated as a combination of the Long Weekend Rate and the regular Weekly Rate.

Linen Service, if requested: King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00, Towels $5.00

Cleaning Service, if requested: $150.00

A 50% deposit is due to confirm rental dates at time of booking (preferred method is Interac e-Transfer).
Outstanding balance + $1000.00 damage deposit is due 28 days (4 weeks) prior to checking in.
The damage deposit will be returned to you by Interac e-Transfer upon check out or once the cottage and property have been inspected by the owner or his designate (within 7 business days).

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