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Kennisis Lake Sunset Vista

Great sunsets, hot tub and well treed lot.

  • 1-Sunset-Vista-on-Kennisis-Lake-
  • 2-View from the lake
  • 4-View of Deck
  • 5-View of Deck BBQ
  • 6-Deck view to Lake
  • Dock
  • Dock-view-2
  • Dock-view-3
  • 7-Hot Tub
  • 8-Hot Tub view
  • 11-Living Room
  • 12-Living Room view 2
  • 12a-Living Room view 3
  • 12b-Living Room view 4
  • 13-Kitchen
  • 13b-Kitchen view to dining
  • 13b-View to Kitchen from Dining
  • 13e-View from Dining to LR
  • 15-Bedroom 1 King
  • 16-Bedroom 2 Queen
  • 17-Bedroom 3 Bunk
  • 18-Main Bathroom
  • 19-Main Bathroom
  • 20-Bathroom 2 with shower stall
  • 21-Bunkie
  • 22-Bunkie Bunks
  • 23-Bunkie view 2
  • 24-Picnic Table
  • 25-Shaded seating area on dock
  • 26-Hammock
  • 28-Stone Steps to the lake
  • 30-Sunset


  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathroom(s)
  • 1 Bunkie (sleeps 3)
  • Pets
  • Wifi
  • Dishwasher
  • Max. Adults 6
  • Hot Tub

Welcome to Sunset Vista on Kennisis Lake in Haliburton Ontario... fondly referred to by the Owners as The Wooden Shoe. Here, you’ll be surrounded by the beauty of hemlock and pine trees and outcrops of granite. Enjoy spectacular sunsets from the five-person hot tub with screened gazebo or from the shoreline campfire.  This location is ideal for privacy and solitude, easy steps from the cottage to the dock area where you will find a second gazebo with seating in shade or sun. The shoreline is rocky with deep entry off the dock and there a small sand area near the shore for the kids to play.

Inside you’ll be greeted by a very comfortable, open concept living space that enables everyone to congregate together for games, mealtime and comfortable relaxation. For entertainment, enjoy the Wi-Fi, internet, satellite TV, DVD and lots of board games and puzzles. The kitchen is equipped with everything you’ll need during your stay and has ample cupboards and counter space, the pine dining table seats 10 comfortably.

The front deck with picnic table has plenty of seating, bar-b-q and with the adjacent screened in hot tub all can gather in close proximity.

There are three bedrooms in the main cottage, plus the Bunkie, allowing you to sleep 10 comfortably. The master has a king size bed, second bedroom with queen bed, third bedroom has a double bottom single top bunk, the Bunkie at the rear of the cottage, with bunk bed and couch, is perfect for the kids to escape to.

This cottage has two bathrooms, one four piece with tub and shower and one three piece with shower stall, for your comfort and convenience.

Kennisis Lake is a large, premier, lake on a 2 lake chain and offers amazing boating and fishing opportunities, home to the famous Haliburton Gold Lake Trout. There is a marina less than 5 minutes away from the cottage where you can launch a boat or take advantage of their daily boat rentals.

The hamlet of West Guildford is only a 20-minute drive away where you’ll find groceries, a beer store and LCBO. The Village of Haliburton is just 30 minutes away and has a great selection of major food stores, clothing stores, restaurants, pharmacies, banks, live entertainment and much more. Mountain biking at Sir Sams Ski and Bike, Spa at Sir Sams Inn within 30 minutes of the cottage.

Plus, the Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Centre is 5 minutes from Sunset Vista cottage and offers great nature trails, a Walk in the Clouds adventure and incredible wildlife viewing at the famous Wolf Centre.


General Overview

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


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


Bedroom 1

  • King Bed(s) (1)

Bedroom 2

  • Queen Bed(s) (1)

Bedroom 3

  • Double/Single Bunk (1)


4pc, 3pc


Bunky - Beside cottage

  • Sleeps 3
  • Maximum Adults: 2
  • Double/Single Bunk (1)
  • Sofa Bed

Indoor Entertainment

  • Board Games
  • DVD Player (1)
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Television with HDMI (1)
  • WiFi

Outdoor Amenities

  • BBQ (Refillable Propane)
  • Deck
  • Deck Chairs
  • Dock
  • Dock Ladder
  • Fire Pit
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking Spaces (3)
  • Patio Furniture

Water Toys

  • Canoe (1)
  • Kayak (2)
  • 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. King sheets can be provided upon request prior to 4 weeks of arrival.
  • 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. Campfire wood is not provided, it can be purchased locally.

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



Gerry will rent a 9.9 motor for $300/week to go on the 16' row boat.  At the end of week they need to refill the tank which can be done at the Maria which has mixed gas 100:1 mix.   This is a cash transaction between owner and guest.



*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
2018-06-23 to 2018-09-16
N/A$2,640 *1 Weeks
Fall, Winter, Spring
2018-09-17 to 2019-06-22
$250 *$1,750 *2 Nights
2018-10-04 to 2018-10-09
$380 *$2,640 *3 Nights
Xmas/New Year
2018-12-20 to 2019-01-06
$380 *$2,640 *4 Nights
Family Day
2019-02-14 to 2019-02-19
$380 *$2,640 *3 Nights
March Break
2019-03-08 to 2019-03-17
$380 *$2,640 *3 Nights


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!

$2,640 - $1,750
Saturday to Saturday