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Kennisis Lake Lookout Cottage

Family cottage with deep clean swimming and sauna

$3,500 - $2,950
Friday to Friday
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Kennisis Lake Lookout Cottage
Kennisis Lake Lookout Cottage
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Aerial
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Aerial
Kennisis Lake Lookout - West facing for the best sunsets
Kennisis Lake Lookout - West facing for the best sunsets
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Entrance into kitchen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Entrance into kitchen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Kitchen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Kitchen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Kitchen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Kitchen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Open concept living and dining
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Open concept living and dining
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dining open concept
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dining open concept
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dining views
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dining views
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dining view
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dining view
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Living room
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Living room
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Living room
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Living room
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Living room and door to deck
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Living room and door to deck
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Exit onto wrap around deck
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Exit onto wrap around deck
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Hallway to beds and bath
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Hallway to beds and bath
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary - King with ensuite
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary - King with ensuite
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary - King
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary - King
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary ensuite 3-piece
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary ensuite 3-piece
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary ensuite 3-piece
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary ensuite 3-piece
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary ensuite 3-piece
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Primary ensuite 3-piece
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bunkroom - Double/single and single/single
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bunkroom - Double/single and single/single
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bunkroom - Double/single and single/single
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bunkroom - Double/single and single/single
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bunkroom - Double/single and single/single
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bunkroom - Double/single and single/single
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bunkroom - Double/single and single/single
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bunkroom - Double/single and single/single
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bedroom 3 - Queen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bedroom 3 - Queen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bedroom 3 - Queen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bedroom 3 - Queen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bedroom 3 - Queen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Bedroom 3 - Queen
Kennisis Lake Lookout - 4-piece washroom
Kennisis Lake Lookout - 4-piece washroom
Kennisis Lake Lookout - 4-piece washroom
Kennisis Lake Lookout - 4-piece washroom
Kennisis Lake Lookout - 4-piece washroom
Kennisis Lake Lookout - 4-piece washroom
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Hallway
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Hallway
Kennisis Lake Lookout Cottage
Kennisis Lake Lookout Cottage
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Open concept
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Open concept
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Lower level rec room
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Lower level rec room
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Rec room dry bar
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Rec room dry bar
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Rec room entertainment area
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Rec room entertainment area
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Rec room entertainment area
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Rec room entertainment area
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Entrance from below the deck
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Entrance from below the deck
Kennisis Lake Lookout - View from lake
Kennisis Lake Lookout - View from lake
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Lake
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Lake
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dock
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dock
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Hammock
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Hammock
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dock ladder
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Dock ladder
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Shoreline in fall
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Shoreline in fall
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Sauna
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Sauna
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Sauna
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Sauna
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Sauna views
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Sauna views
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Sauna views
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Sauna views
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Winter view
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Winter view
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Cottage road
Kennisis Lake Lookout - Cottage road
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathroom(s)
  • Dogs
  • Wifi
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher
  • Max. Adults 6
  • Sauna

Kennisis Lake Lookout - One of our every season family cottage rentals 

Why choose Kennisis Lake Lookout for your family vacation?

  • Perched on the Canadian shield with birch trees framing a picturesque view of Kennisis Lake, the Lookout was built in a unique octagonal shape overlooking the Blueberry Islands! 
  • Kennisis Lake is one of the Premier lakes in the Haliburton Highlands – Clean swimming and hard bottom. 
  • Outdoor lounging and dining furniture provide for plein-air mealtimes, tanning, curling up with a good book, a game of cards or checking your e-mail.
  • West facing gated, wrap around deck (500 square feet) surrounds the cottage providing both sun and shade all day long with epic sunset views.
  • The gentle tiered 60-step descent from cottage to shoreline offers a great opportunity to get your steps in before jumping in the lake.

 Family activities to enjoy while staying at the Lookout on Kennisis Lake:

  • Enjoy a game of darts or foosball in the lower-level rec room, complete with bar and seating; a great escape for the young and young at heart.
  • 4 adult kayaks, 1 child kayak and a lily pad for all-day fun on the water. 
  • An outdoor rock outcropping sitting area hosts a fire pit to enjoy your favourite beverage, shore dinner, roasted marshmallows and wildlife.
  • Enjoy unique experiences and miles of trails during every season at the Haliburton Forest just 10 minutes from the cottage door!
  • Check our "locations" tab for other day-trip inspiration. 

6 of the best features of the Lookout on Kennisis Lake:

  1. 3 bedrooms, 2 bath sleeping 7 comfortably.
  2. Deep clean swimming off the dock, with shoreline access onto a mix of stone and sand; hard bottom with 60 steps to the lake. 
  3. Open concept great room and panoramic windows overlooking views of Kennisis Lake.
  4. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, additional island countertop for extra prep space and seating. For grilling masters, a propane BBQ sits at the ready for your culinary creation.
  5. Wifi and laundry keeps your cottaging experience comfortable and modern. 
  6. Sauna overlooking the lake.

How Cottage Care Rentals can help with your vacation at the Lookout on Kennisis Lake?

  • Careful matching of guests to cottages
  • Timely information leading up to your vacation
  • Assistance in finding the right activity or dining experience in the Haliburton Highlands

Your one small non-shedding/non-water adult dog is welcome on approval. 

Guest motorized boats/vessels are not permitted at Kennisis Lake Lookout Cottage. 

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General Overview

  • Additional Pullout Bed(s)
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pillows and Blankets Provided
  • Starter Supply of Paper Products

Air Conditioning and Heating

  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Fireplace/Wood Stove
  • Forced Air Heat
  • Free Standing Fan(s)

Water Supply/Septic System

  • Filtration System
  • Gravity
  • Lake Water
  • Septic Tank

Drinking water is from the lake and through a filtration system, great for drinking.

Electric fireplace in the open concept main floor for cozy ambiance 

Hair dryer 


Kitchen

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

12 cup drip; Cuisinart blender; Kitchen Aid mixer; waffle make; sandwich press; crockpot; muffin/loaf/cake tins

 
 
 
 

Bedrooms

Primary with Ensuite

  • King Bed(s) (1)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Free Standing Fan

Bedroom 2

  • Double/Single Bunk (1)
  • Single/Single Bunk (1)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Free Standing Fan

Bedroom 3

  • Queen Bed(s) (1)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Free Standing Fan

Bathrooms

3 pc ensuite; 4 pc main

Indoor Entertainment

  • Board Games
  • Internet TV
  • Television with HDMI (3)
  • WiFi

Board games such as Monopoly, Catan, Uno, Jenga, Sequence, and more plus toys, books, and games for children.
 
Smart TV's X3 HD 

Lower Level Rec room accessed by an outside lower door has: Bar; Foosball table, pull out double bed; TV with internet; Dart board.

Pack 'n Play

Smart Home: Alexa


Outdoor Amenities

  • BBQ (Refillable Propane)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck
  • Deck Chairs
  • Dock
  • Dock Ladder
  • Fire Pit
  • Sauna

Water Toys

  • Canoe (1)
  • Floating Swim Raft
  • Kayak (5)

Waterfront and Shoreline

  • Deep Entry off Dock
  • Rocky Shoreline
  • Sandy Bottom
  • Shallow Entry Shoreline
  • Steep/Stairs to Lake

4 Adult Kayaks, 1 child kayak; lily pad

Tiered stairs to the lake, 60 steps in total

Electric sauna 


Arrival/Departure Time

Check in time Friday at 4:00 PM and check out time is Friday at 11:00 AM

Important Guest Information

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

Important guest information:

  • Pillows and blankets are provided.
  • Bed sheets, indoor and outdoor towels and kitchen linens are not provided - you will need to bring your own. Bed sizes are indicated in the listing.
  • Drinking water is from the lake and through a filtration system, great for drinking.
  • This cottage comes with a cleaning upon departure. We ask that you kindly tidy, do the dishes, and remove all garbage and food when you check out (see Welcome Book for landfill information).
  • Should we have to do an excessive clean over and above a standard clean and/or remove any garbage/recycling, fees will be applied per the Terms and Conditions you agreed to.
  • BBQ Gas is provided (direct line to cottage propane tank) 
  • Smoking/vaping and the lighting of candles is not permitted within the cottage.
  • Please be sure to watch and clean up after your dog and do not allow it to wander to the neighbour’s property.
  • You can also find helpful information in our FAQs.
  • For security reasons, the cameras on the driveway and entry door are live and recording.

Remember to bring:

  • Properly sized life jackets for everyone participating in water activities.
  • Toilet paper (Royale Original 2 ply not velour as the preferred toilet paper only please), paper towel and tissue - a starter supply is provided so please replenish what you use.
  • Firewood - If intending to use the cottage fire pit, please ensure you source firewood local to the cottage to prevent the transit of invasive species to our area.
  • A flashlight with fresh batteries for those dark evenings!

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

  • garbage information - please bring Clear Garbage Bags, there is no compost program - all compost goes into household, recycling is mandatory with details in the welcome book
  • location of cleaning supplies
  • power failure instructions
  • primary contact information.

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

Minimum Stay:

Summer - 1 week minimum stay

Off season stays shorter than 1 week are subject to a mandatory cleaning fee of $225.00 + HST

Rental Type Dates Nightly Weekly Minimum Stay
CottageSummer
2024-06-28 to 2024-09-02
N/A$3,500 *1 Weeks
Fall, Winter, Spring
2024-09-03 to 2025-05-31
$370 *$2,950 *2 Weeks

Mandatory Services

  • Non-Refundable Booking Fee: $175.00 per stay plus HST

Optional Services

  • Cleaning: $225.00 per stay plus HST
    • For your convenience a clean on departure is included in price for all week-long stays. Guests are still required to leave the cottage tidy, all food removed, garbage properly sorted and taken to the landfill on departure.

Payment Notes

*The rental rate is subject to HST

There is a deposit required of 30% of the rental rate plus the Non-Refundable Booking Fee and HST upon booking and we will use your VISA or MC.

The balance is due 60 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!

$3,500 - $2,950
Friday to Friday
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