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Kennisis Lake Belles Retreat

Enjoy family campfires by the water

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  • 8a View of dock at low water
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  • 17-Lower-level-rec-room
  • 18-Lower-level-Kitchenette
  • 19-Bedroom-3-lower-level---2-double-beds
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  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathroom(s)
  • Pets
  • Wifi
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher
  • Max. Adults 6

Belles Retreat on Kennisis Lake - One of Our Beautiful Haliburton Cottage Rentals

Why Choose Belles Retreat for Your Family Vacation?

  • Ideal location for privacy situated on a point for all day sun at the water, with 185 feet of shoreline surrounded by Hemlock and Pine trees on the famous Kennisis Lake chain  
  • Multiple relaxation stations, grand fire pit by the lake, very private shoreline, flat to the lake with lots of room to explore the natural surroundings
  • Guests love the large cottage which provides a wonderful mix of traditional cottage charm with modern amenities
  • A beautiful “bug free zone” screened in porch is perfect for evening enjoyment
  • As part of our Signature Collection, à la carte Cleaning and Linen Services are available

Family Activities to Enjoy While Staying at Belles Retreat:

  • Canoe, paddle boat and row boat available for guest use
  • Enjoy the private play area with badminton net
  • Beautiful sloping granite slab shoreline with easy access to deep water off the dock – great lake for swimming!
  • Take advantage of the nearby marina, where you can launch a boat or utilize their daily boat rentals 
  • Great opportunity to enjoy fishing for bass and lake trout on this large clean 2-lake chain, home to the Haliburton Gold Lake Trout
  • Kennisis Lake is home to the Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve – enjoy the Wolf Centre, Walk In The Clouds, the Cookhouse Restaurant plus many other attractions and adventures just down the road

6 of the Best Features of Kennisis Lake Belles Retreat:

  1. 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms – sleeps 8 guests in style and comfort; master bedroom with ensuite
  2. Inside is the perfect setup for meals, playing games, and relaxing with a TV and entertainment centre connected to satellite upstairs
  3. Large open concept living and kitchen area, including laundry facilities for your use
  4. Recreation room in the walkout basement with a kitchenette area, TV, pool table and board games (BBQ just outside)
  5. The “bug free zone” screened in porch provide relief and is perfect for evening relaxation with the family
  6. Close to the Hamlet of West Guilford and the Village of Haliburton for everything required to complete a perfect holiday

How Cottage Care Rentals can help with your Vacation at Belles Retreat:

  • Concierge Services that provide Linens and Cleaning 
  • Timely information leading up to your vacation
  • Careful matching of guests to cottages
  • Assistance in finding the right activity or dining experience in the Haliburton Highlands

Your one non-shedding adult dogs are welcome at Kennisis Lake Belles Retreat

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General Overview

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


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


Master main level

  • Queen Bed(s) (1)

Bedroom 2

Main floor

  • Queen Bed(s) (1)

Bedroom 3

Lower level

  • Double Bed(s) (2)


4 pc, 4pc, 3 pc

Indoor Entertainment

  • Board Games
  • DVD Player (1)
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Stereo Player (1)
  • Television with HDMI (1)
  • Television without HDMI (1)
  • WiFi

Outdoor Amenities

  • BBQ (Refillable Propane)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck
  • Deck Chairs
  • Dock
  • Fire Pit
  • Hammock(s)
  • Parking Spaces (3)
  • Patio Furniture


Paddles for the canoe are located in the closet in the basement.

Water Toys

  • Canoe (1)
  • Paddle Boat (1)
  • Row Boat (1)

Other Notes


Important guest information:

  • Pillows and blankets are provided.
  • Bed, bath and kitchen linens are not provided - you will need to bring your own, unless otherwise arranged during the booking process.
  • 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 4pm and check out is at 12pm.

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.

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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
2021-06-21 to 2021-08-31
N/A$2,950 *1 Weeks
Fall, Winter, Spring
2020-09-14 to 2021-06-20
$425 *$2,950 *1 Weeks
2020-10-08 to 2020-10-12
$425 *$2,950 *1 Weeks

Optional Services

  • Cleaning: $250.00 per stay plus HST
  • Linens: $220.00 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!

1 Reviews starstarstarstarstar

Review of H. S.'s stay in Jul 2020


Guest Comments:

Submitted: Jul 2020
$2,950 - $2,950
Saturday to Saturday