Sunset Paradise on Balsam Lake

Sunset Paradise on Balsam Lake

For Rent

$3,500 Per Week (High Season)

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Property ID :

 sunset paradise on balsam lake






Sleeps 9, Beautiful Sunsets, Gently Sloped Property, Walk-In Entry, Private, Fire Pit, Child/Elderly Friendly, Great Swimming, No Weeds, WiFi, Pet Friendly (TBD)

Come and relax in this brand new, beautifully designed cottage on Balsam Lake. The grand room features soaring 16 foot vaulted ceilings and amazing west-facing panoramic views of the lake.  There is plenty of seating both indoors and out – whether you want to hang out in the open concept family room, relax on the expansive deck or dock or around a cozy fire at night. The property offers a great mix of sunshine and shade from the mature trees that also give you privacy. 52” Smart TV and Blue-ray/DVD, some board games and playing cards are there for those rainy days or evenings. The connected speaker system both indoors and outdoors provides rich full sound no matter where you are. There is an outdoor fire pit for those who enjoy campfires, laughter and conversation. The property boasts 100 feet of inviting natural shoreline, with walk-in entry into a hard-packed sand base with no weeds, on one of the best lakes in the Kawarthas.

Enjoy a refreshing drink sitting on the dock watching a windsurfer go by or simply soak in the quiet serenity that will make you forget you are only an hour and a half from Toronto. For those fishing enthusiasts, you may already know that the fishing on Balsam Lake is excellent – bring up your rods and fish right off the dock! This space was designed to maximize comfort and relaxation for families – great sight lines for parents, ample green space for tossing around a frisbee or setting up a friendly game of badminton, and even a sandbox for the little ones. If you are looking to sleep in or enjoy an afternoon snooze you will appreciate the specially installed sound insulation between the floors that make the bedrooms quiet enough to hear a pin drop. The open concept chef’s kitchen is fully equipped with plates, cutlery, pots and pans and most of the conveniences of home. We hope you will enjoy staying here as much as we do.

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Town: Fenelon Falls (13 km)
Nearest City: Peterborough (64 km)
Nearest Large City: Toronto (140 km)
Nearest Hospital: Peterborough (64 km)
Body of Water: Balsam Lake
Nearest Ski Area: Devil’s Elbow (52 km)
Nearest Boat Launch: Nahma Lodge (4 min)
Nearest Marina: Pride Marina on Balsam Lake
Nearest Beach: Fenelon Falls (12 min)
Nearest Golf Course: Byrnell Golf Club (12 min)


4 Bedrooms:
Bedroom #1: queen bed
Bedroom #2: double bed
Bedroom #3: 2 twin beds
Bedroom #4: bunk bed (single over double)

1 x 3 pc (sink, toilet, shower)
1 x 4 pc (sink, toilet, tub, shower)

Cottage water: from well, potable – bring own drinking water due to sulfur smell

Kitchen details: fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and blender

Indoor entertainment: board games, cards, puzzles, DVD movies/player, satellite TV and stereo music player


4 parking spots

Private, gently sloped property

Child/elderly friendly

Dock: 40’ x 10’ – 3 feet deep off dock

Deck: Large “L” shaped 35’ x 10’ and 25’ x 10’

Waterfront: 100 feet

Good swimming: no weeds in the swimming area, shallow for about 30 feet

Walk-in entry – sandy and stony, water shoes recommended

Play areas for children

Canoe, kayak

Beautiful sunsets, cottage faces west


On Balsam Lake there are 3 marinas, 2 located in Rosedale. Balsam Lake Provincial Park is located on the north part of the lake along with the town of Coboconk at its most northern tip. Balsam Lake has the highest altitude of the Trent-Severn Waterway where many lakes are connected by a series of locks. It is a favourite stop amongst boaters due to its large size and good swimming.

Fenelon Falls (12 km) is a tourist town surrounded by water as it is located between Cameron Lake and Sturgeon Lake. It has a marina with restaurants by the falls and locks, and is a popular place to get icecream and watch the boats pass through.

In town there is a Sobeys, Tim Hortons, Subway, several restaurants, various retail shops, a Beer Store and LCBO.

Lindsay is the next closest town (20 min) and is much larger than Fenelon Falls. It has many restaurants, a small indoor shopping mall called Lindsay Square, 4 Tim Hortons, Loblaws, Valumart, Staples, Dollarama, McDonalds, Wendy’s, a Beer Store, and LCBO.


We had an absolute blast at Ryan and Rebecca’s wonderful cottage.  Our family built memories that will last a lifetime. Ryan and Rebecca were extremely helpful hosts and made our stay so easy and comfortable. —Aaron Fransen (July 2018)

Sunset Paradise On Balsam Lake was a beautiful cottage, roomy lots of space on the deck/inside. The bedrooms were all big and had lots of space.  As well the lake was great. We had a good week, absolutely stunning sunsets! —Kym & Garry S. (July 2017)

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* Rates are based on 9 guests. $105 will be charged per extra guest. Maximum 12 guests are allowed. Children under 1 year of age are free.

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Linens service (if requested): King/Queen/Double $25.00ea & Single $15.00ea & Towels $5.00ea
Cleaning service (if requested): $200
$200 holding tank pump-out fee if more than 9 people.

A 50% deposit is due to confirm rental dates at time of booking (preferred method is Interac e-Transfer).
Outstanding balance + $1000.00 damage deposit is due 28 days (4 weeks) prior to checking in.
The damage deposit will be returned to you by Interac e-Transfer upon check out or once the cottage and property have been inspected by the owner or his designate (within 7 business days).

Rental rates include all booking fees and taxes, if applicable. If your weekly rental includes a statutory long weekend, the rental rate will be calculated as a combination of the Long Weekend Rate and the regular Weekly Rate.

Property Rates

SeasonStart DateEnd DateNightly RateWeekly RateMin Stay
Low SeasonOct 8, 2018May 16, 2019$250$17507 Nights
Winter Holiday SeasonDec 22, 2018Jan 5, 2019$358$25007 Nights
New Year'sDec 29, 2018Dec 31, 2018$6007 Nights
High Season (Sun 3pm to Sun 11am)Jun 28, 2019Sep 1, 2019$35007 Nights
Mid SeasonMay 17, 2019Jun 27, 2019$300$21007 Nights
Mid SeasonSep 2, 2019Oct 13, 2019$300$21007 Nights
Family DayFeb 15, 2019Feb 17, 2019$6007 Nights
EasterApr 19, 2019Apr 21, 2019$6007 Nights
Victoria DayMay 17, 2019May 19, 2019$6007 Nights
Canada DayJun 28, 2019Jun 30, 2019$6007 Nights
Civic HolidayAug 2, 2019Aug 4, 2019$6007 Nights
Labour DayAug 30, 2019Sep 1, 2019$6007 Nights
ThanksgivingOct 11, 2019Oct 13, 2019$6007 Nights