Sleeps 12, Propane Furnace, WiFi, Apple TV With Access To Netflix, Beautiful Sunsets, Flat Property, Walk-In Entry, Rec Room, Gas Fireplace, Fire Pit, Child/Elderly Friendly, Great Swimming, No Weeds, Pet Friendly
Cozy 4 bedroom cottage on the stunning shores of Balsam Lake. Public water access directly in front of the house gives all the perks of lakefront, for less of the cost. Regardless of season, this cottage is a great vacation getaway. Enjoy the dog days of summer or chilly winter landscapes, endless activities to be enjoyed in all weather.
Region: Kawartha Lakes
Nearest Town: Coboconk
Nearest City: Lindsay (39 km)
Nearest Large City: Lindsay (39 km)
Nearest Hospital: Lindsay (39 km)
Body of Water: Balsam Lake
Nearest Ski Area: Norland Cross Country Ski and Recreation Park (21.7 km)
Nearest Boat Launch: free public boat launch, 1 min south of cottage
Nearest Marina(s): Rosedale Marina (26.4 km), 10-15 min by boat
Nearest Beach: Balsam Lake Provincial Park with sandbar for boats (14.9 km), 10 min boat ride north
Nearest Golf Course: Bexley Golf Centre 2045 Kawartha Lakes County Rd 4 (12.2 km)
Bedroom #1: queen bed
Bedroom #2: double bed
Bedroom #3: double bed
Bedroom #4: double/single bunk bed
Bathroom: 1 x 4 pc (shower/bathtub, sink, toilet)
Main floor: walk-out front porch from fully upgraded kitchen, dishwasher, electric stove and oven, Keurig machine, hand blender and rice cooker
Summer: all taps, minus the kitchen, run on lake water. Bottled water is advised.
Living room with a pull-out couch, love seat and recliner, big screen TV, DVD’s for entertainment , Netflix via Apple TV, cards and board games
2 pull-out couches with double beds in each
Laundry room with washer and dryer
Well water: kitchen water is potable, but there may be some sulfur; all other areas are lake water
Property is flat, both child and elderly friendly, 2 steps to get to the backyard fire pit and picnic table with views for sunsets. The cottage faces east, capturing morning sunrises. There are 2 entrances –a front door from deck and a side door which leads into hallway up to kitchen and bathroom, or down to basement. Big front deck for entertaining and BBQ’s, and parking for 3 cars.
Public access directly across from the front of property at a public access dock, where water is 3 feet deep at end of dock, public boat launch is 1 min away. Swimming is great, water shoes suggested, some rocks. Walk-in entry off grass.
Lawn leading into public access – great play area for kids, and property has front and back lawns for children’s play areas.
Balsam Lake Provincial Park is situated along the Trent-Severn Waterway, a few kilometres southwest of Coboconk. It has a large sandy beach, great fishing for walleye, muskie, bluegill, large and small mouth bass. It has easy day trip hiking trails, and you can also rent canoes, kayaks and paddleboats. There is also a gift shop.
There are two golf courses nearby – Bexley and Byrnell. A great family outing is at Lindsay 500 for go-karts, batting cages, golf driving range, and watching planes at Lindsay airport next door. You can fish year-round for walleye, muskie, bluegill, and large and small mouth bass. In the winter, you can go snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and skiing in the area.+ More