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Growler Lake Deerwood Retreat

Unique cottage experience for your family

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  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2.5 Bathroom(s)
  • Pets
  • Wifi
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher
  • Max. Adults 6

Deerwood Retreat on prestigious Growler Lake in the Haliburton Highlands.  Create memories with your family to last a lifetime at this executive lakeside vacation cottage. Three generation families will find ease in gathering at meal times in the full view dining room; enjoy stories and games in the comfortably appointed living room. Spend hour’s lakeside at the fire pit, on the dock.

This Haliburton Highlands executive cottage is stunning with floor to ceiling windows allowing guests to enjoy the view to the lake and forest, comfortable living room with fireplace and lower level TV Rec room. A large 3 season room,  laundry room, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.  The lake is well stocked with excellent opportunity for trout and bass.

The open concept custom gourmet kitchen and large island provide everything you need to prepare memorable family meals.  Walk out to the upper deck with dining table and BBQ.

Deerwood Retreat can comfortably sleep 8 guests with a maximum of 6 adults in privacy and comfort.  The Master Bedroom, located on the main floor has a king bed and full ensuite bathroom. The lower level with a three piece bathroom, rec room, 2 bedrooms and walk out to the 3 season room with additional pullouts for extra sleeping. Bed, bath and kitchen linens are included.

Stone steps lead to the waterfront where you will find the fire pit, a large dock, canoe, paddle boat, lilipad and 2 kayaks to explore pristine Growler Lake in the Haliburton Highlands.  The water off the end of the dock is 4 feet deep. The shoreline is natural to help protect the lakes eco system and health.

The hamlet of West Guildford is a 15 minute drive away where you’ll find a butcher shop with groceries, beer store and LCBO. The Village of Haliburton is just 35 minutes away and has a great selection of major food stores, clothing stores, restaurants, pharmacies, banks, live entertainment and much more.  Plus, the Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Centre is only 10 minutes from the cottage and offers great nature trails, a Walk in the Clouds adventure and incredible wildlife viewing at the famous Wolf Centre.

Deerwood Retreat on Growler Lake is in an extraordinary part of cottage country.  As part of our Signature Collection, a la carte cleaning service is available for guest at Deerwood Retreat.

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General Overview

  • Bed and Bath Linens Provided
  • Bed Linens Provided
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pillows and Blankets Provided
  • Starter Supply of Paper Products


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge and Stove
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen Linens
  • Microwave
  • Pots and Pans
  • Toaster
  • Utensils


Master with Ensuite and private balcony

  • King Bed(s) (1)
  • Ceiling Fan

Bedroom 2 - with walk out to patio

  • Queen Bed(s) (1)
  • Ceiling Fan

Bedroom 3

Bunk bed - single top, queen bottom

  • Queen Bed(s) (1)
  • Single Bed(s) (1)
  • Crib


Powder Room, 4pc ensuite, 3pc lower level

Indoor Entertainment

  • Board Games
  • Internet TV
  • Television with HDMI (1)
  • WiFi

Outdoor Amenities

  • BBQ (Propane to House)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck
  • Deck Chairs
  • Dock
  • Dock Ladder
  • Fire Pit
  • Parking Spaces (3)
  • Patio Furniture
  • Screened Room/Gazebo

Water Toys

  • Canoe (1)
  • Kayak (2)
  • Paddle Boat (1)

Other Notes


Important guest information:

  • Pillows and blankets are provided.
  • Bed, bath and kitchen linens are provided.
  • A starter supply of tissue, paper towel and toilet paper is provided - please replenish what you use.
  • You will need to clean the cottage and grounds as well as remove the garbage when you check out. 
  • BBQ Gas is provided

A Welcome Book, located on the kitchen table, contains important guest information - please ensure you familiarize yourself with its contents, such as:

  • Garbage information
  • Location of cleaning supplies
  • Power failure instructions
  • Primary contact information

Should we have to do an emergency clean and/or remove any garbage, fees will be applied per the Terms and Conditions you agreed to.

All of our cottages are checked in between each group of Guests to confirm that everything is in order for your arrival.

  • Check in time is Saturday at 4pm and check out is the following Saturday by 12:00am.

You will need to bring proper size life jackets for everyone participating in water activities.

The Owner appreciates you enjoying the cottage and we all hope you have a wonderful vacation.


A water cooler and jugs of water are supplied. The Lake water system is on a filtration system and tested for drinking.


Books, kids craft materials, a Netflix account for TV.


Lily Pad

Depth off the dock is approx. 6'

Guest motorized watercraft are not permitted on Growler Lake.


Rates & Optional Services

*There is an Service Fee of $200.00 + $26.00 HST = $226.00 with every booking. This helps us run our platform and provide services such as 7/24 support on your trip.
Rental Type Dates Nightly Weekly Minimum Stay
2019-06-23 to 2019-09-15
N/A$3,000 *1 Weeks

Optional Services

  • Cleaning: $250.00 per stay plus HST
  • Linens: $0.00 per stay plus HST


There is a deposit required of 30% of the rental rate plus the Service Fee and HST upon booking and we will use your VISA, MC or Discover card for that.

The balance is due 30 days in advance of your arrival by email transfer, post-dated cheque or credit card.

Thank you for choosing us to create your cottage memories!

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