Hawks Nest Retreat

Apsley, Ontario, Lake Ontario, Kawarthas

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  • 3Bedrooms
  • 1Bathrooms
  • 9Guests
  • Parking Spots
  • 241 m2Building Size
  • 2 daysMinimum Stay
Sleeps 9 Maximum, 2 Bedroom + Bunkie, TV, Great Swimming, Small Sandy Shoreline, Floating Dock, No Weeds, Fire Pit, Child Friendly, Includes Boat And Motor, Pet Friendly

Our cottage is within the Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park, very private with no neighbours! Water access, only 700 metres from the Long Lake Lodge Marina. There are also canoe and motor boat rentals available from Long Lake Lodge (next door to the cottage’s parking space, same boat launch area).

This private, recently renovated cottage nestled within the Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park offers a rare and unique opportunity to enjoy nature within the park’s 375 sq km of wilderness. The cottage is surrounded on all sides by the park’s pristine forest and lakes. No neighbours!
  • Winterized
  • Pets Allowed
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Accessible
  • No Smoking
  • Waterfront

Sleeping Arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 King Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Bunk Bed (w/ double on bottom)


1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed


The cottage is a special place, built with open concept kitchen, living room, dining room, large windows overlooking the lake, cathedral ceilings, white washed walls, new kitchen and bathroom and refinished vintage floors anchored by a stone hearth and wood stove. Four high powered ceiling fans keep you cool on hot summer days while the wood stove and base board heaters throughout the cottage keep the place cozy in cooler months. The main cottage has two bedrooms and the boathouse over the lake has two beds and is the most amazing place to sleep.

2 Bedrooms in Main Cottage:

Bedroom 1: Master with king bed

Bedroom 2: Queen bed

Bunkie: Queen & 1 twin-king bed (twin pulls out to a king bed)

1 Bathroom: 1 x 4 pc

Cottage Water: lake water is filtered but please bring own drinking water

Kitchen includes fridge, stove, oven, microwave, rice cooker, coffee maker and toaster oven

Books, board games, cards, stereo music player, DVD and CD player and home theatre system are available


A very large floating dock is the focal point of the shoreline with deep water for swimming. The boathouse dock has a sandy shore with shallow entry making this very child and pet friendly. The cottage has over 300 square feet of deck, 220’ of waterfront and a campfire with a panoramic view of the lake.

Includes 14’ Yamaha boat and 6HP motor plus 2 single kayaks


  • Beach Nearby
  • Great for Kids
  • Swimming
  • Cards
  • Board Games
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Cable TV/Satellite
  • Home Theatre
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Row Boat
  • Canoe
  • Firepit
  • Kayak
  • Dishes and Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Books
  • BBQ
  • Linens and Beddings
Boat and motor
Cell reception
Child/elderly friendly
Fire pit
Good swimming
No weeds
Row boat
Sandy beach
Walk-in water entry

Cottage Location

Activities Nearby

The Town of Apsley (10 km) on Route 28 offers a grocery store, LCBO, beer store, antique stores, ice cream hut, and boutique coffee house. There are several dining options along Route 28 from casual to fine dining. Located in Woodview (30 min) is Petroglyphs Provincial Park which holds Canada’s largest collection of ancient First Nations petroglyphs and great hiking trails.

Rental Rates

Based on 6 people. $105/extra person. Maximum 9 people.

Rental rates include all booking fees and taxes, if applicable. Children under 1 year of age are free.

High Season (Fri 3pm to Fri 11am)
June 26 to Sept 6, 2020
Minimum Stay: 7 nights

Mid Season
2019 : Sept 2 to Oct 13, 2019
2020 : May 15 to June 25, 2020 & Sept 7 to Oct 11, 2020
Nightly Rate: $400
Weekly Rate: $1200
Minimum Stay: 2 nights

Low Season
Oct 14 2019 to May 14, 2020

Premium Long Weekend
New Years, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day
Nightly Rate: $400
Minimum Stay: 3 nights

Other Long Weekends
Thanksgiving, Family Day, Easter
Nightly Rate: $400
Minimum Stay: 3 nights

Winter Holiday Season
Dec 20, 2019 to Jan 4, 2020

House Rules & Cancellations

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

Cleaning service, if requested: $120.00

A 50% deposit is due to confirm rental dates at time of booking (preferred method is Interac e-Transfer).
Outstanding balance + $500.00 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).

Contact Owner