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Salerno Lake Twisted Log Cottage

One of the most fabulous hand-built log cottage experiences in this region

  • 1 Twisted-Log-Cottage-view-from-the-front
  • 2-Main entrance from Parking
  • 3-Main Entrance-Inside
  • 3 View-from-main-entrance
  • 2a-Entrance-view-2
  • 3 Dining-area
  • 4 Main-entrance-and-office-view
  • 4a-kitchen
  • 4b-kitchen
  • 4c-kitchen-laundry-area-pantry-and-bathroom-entrance
  • 5 Kitchen
  • 6 Kitchen-view-2
  • 8a-living-room
  • 8b-living-room
  • 9 Living-room
  • 10 Fireplace
  • Smoker BBQ
  • Upper Deck with Patio Table and Picnic Bench
  • View from Upper Deck-1
  • View from Upper Deck-2
  • 12 Stairs
  • Master-Bedroom-King-Bed-Esnuite-bathroom-private-deck
  • 8 Bathroom-1-off-the-kitchen
  • 14 Master-ensuite-shower
  • Master-Bedroom-private-deck
  • Master Bedroom private deck-view 2
  • 16 View from the Master Bedroom private deck
  • 17 Bedroom-2-Queen,-2-Doubles,-Toilet-and-Sink---Shared-Bathtub-with-Bedroom-3
  • 17a-Bedroom-2-view-of-loft-and-bathroom
  • 18 Bedroom-3-Queen-&-Double----Toilet-and-Sink---Shared-bathtub-and-Shower
  • 18a-Bedroom-3-Queen-&-Double-Toilet-and-Sink---Shared-bathtub-and-Shower
  • 19 Share-Tub---Bedroom-2-&-3
  • 20a-stairs-to-the-lower-level
  • 20b-Staircase-to-lower-level
  • 35-Rec Room on Lower Level
  • 36-Rec Room - view 2
  • 37-Rec Room - View 3
  • 22a-lower-level-bedroom
  • 22b-lower-level-bathroom
  • 31-Outdoor Shower
  • Entrance to Lower Level
  • 22-View of grounds with Fire pit
  • 23-Stone steps and pathway to Dock
  • 24-Pathway to Dock - view 2
  • 25-Decking on way to Dock
  • 26-Stairs to Dock-3
  • 27-Dock
  • 39-Fire Pit
  • 41-Entrance to Upper Deck
  • Parking Area
  • Salerno-Boat-Launch
  • 25 Salerno-Lake-Fishing-Information



  • Sleeps 12
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathroom(s)
  • No Pets
  • Wifi
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher
  • Max. Adults 8

Twisted Log on Salerno Lake - One of Our Every Season Executive Haliburton Cottage Rentals

Why Choose Twisted Log for Your Family Vacation?

  • One of the most fabulous hand-built log cottage experiences in the region
  • Winter or summer Twisted Log on Salerno Lake is the perfect vacation spot for your family
  • A Full Service Cottage Rental – Linens and Cleaning included
  • Large private lakefront cottage on a private property with many relaxation stations
  • Guests love the large Cottage, air conditioning, WiFi and modern amenities
  • Study the colours, knots, contours and shear amazement of the creativity put into the design and décor by the Owners

Family Activities to Enjoy While Staying at Twisted Log:

  • Geocaching in one of the 7 Hamlets that make up the "Geocaching Capital of Canada"
  • Two kayaks and two stand-up paddle boards (SUPs) available for guest use
  • Great fishing for largemouth & smallmouth bass, walleye & more
  • Winter snowshoeing, skiing are ice fishing in the area
  • Private dock with a deep clean swimming area

6 of the Best Features of Salerno Lake Twisted Log:

  1. Four bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms
  2. Open area kitchen, dining and living room with 30’ logs spanning across
  3. Reclaimed logs out of the local Irondale River; Most of the logs are over 100 years old when timber was driven by water to markets in the south
  4. Winter or summer at Twisted Log is the perfect family vacation cottage
  5. Very spacious upper and lower decks, BBQ’s on both levels and a fire pit area
  6. Pool table for indoor enjoyment

How Cottage Care Rentals can help with your Vacation at Twisted Log:

  • Concierge Services that include 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

Salerno Lake Twisted Log Cottage is a pet-free environment. 

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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


There is an air conditioning unit in one room only there is no central air. 


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


Wine fridge in the kitchen island. Fully equipped kitchen - Oversize kitchen aid appliances, convection microwave, gas / convection oven.

Coffee: regular drip coffee maker (12 cup), out on the Master suite porch there is a single server Keurig for use of the Master guest. There is also an Electric kettle for instant or tea


Master Bedroom with Ensuite

Main floor, private deck overlooking the lake

  • King Bed(s) (1)

Bedroom 2 with ensuite

  • Double Bed(s) (2)
  • Queen Bed(s) (1)

Bedroom 3 with ensuite

  • Double Bed(s) (1)
  • Queen Bed(s) (1)

Bedroom 4 with ensuite

  • Queen Bed(s) (1)


3pc main floor, 3 pc ensuite, full ensuite, 3 pc lower level

Indoor Entertainment

  • Board Games
  • DVD Player (1)
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Telephone (Local Calls Only)
  • Television with HDMI (3)
  • WiFi

Outdoor Amenities

  • BBQ (Charcoal)
  • BBQ (Refillable Propane)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck
  • Deck Chairs
  • Dock
  • Dock Ladder
  • Fire Pit
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Parking Spaces (4)
  • Patio Furniture

Water Toys

  • Kayak (2)
  • Stand-up Paddle Board (SUP) (2)

Other Notes


Cottage Care Rentals Exclusive Signature Concierge Services are available for guests Twisted Log Cottage.

  • This cottage comes with a cleaning and full linen service.  We ask that you kindly tidy and do the dishes prior to your departure.
  • Bed, bath beach and kitchen linens are provided.  
  • You are responsible to bring proper sized life jackets for everyone planning to enjoy water activities.
  • BBQ gas is provided.  You will need to bring or purchase locally additional Toilette Tissue, Paper Towels and Kleenex for your use and to supplement the starter supply for the next Guests.
  • All of our cottages are inspected between each group of Guests to confirm that everything is in order for your arrival.
  • Check in time is 5:00pm and check out is at 10:00am.

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. 


*There is an Service Fee of $270.00 + $35.10 HST = $305.10 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$4,500 *1 Weeks
Fall, Winter, Spring
2020-09-14 to 2021-06-20
$600 *$4,200 *3 Nights
Family Day
2021-02-11 to 2021-02-16
$645 *$4,500 *3 Nights
2020-10-08 to 2020-10-12
$645 *$4,500 *3 Nights
Xmas/New Year
2020-12-20 to 2021-01-03
$645 *$0 *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!

$4,500 - $4,200
Friday to Friday