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Kawartha Cottage Vacations

Franklin Cottage On Balsam Lake

#361791 · Vacation Rental in , ,

5 Bedrooms
10 guests
2 Full Bathrooms
Vacation Rental

Property Description

Sleeps 10, A/C-Window, WiFi, Satellite TV, Flat Property, Walk-In Entry, Shallow, Sandy Beach, Perfect Cottage For Families With Small Children, Air Hockey Table, Fire Pit, Great Swimming, Weed Free, Pet Friendly

Franklin Cottage is a 5 bedroom lakefront cottage on Balsam Lake. Less than two hours from the GTA and on the Trent Water System. Perfect cottage for families with a sandy beach, and shallow water perfect for kids, or an awesome game of water football! Very little boat traffic so water is usually very calm. Walkout basement with two bedrooms and bath in the basement along with lounge area outfitted with satellite TV and DVD player. Main floor has open concept with three bedrooms (master has sliding door onto wrap around patio) and full bath. Huge deck with BBQ and patio set are perfect for watching the lake while you dine and sip your favourite holiday beverage. Property lined with huge cedar hedge that offers lots of privacy and the large even lawn is the perfect place to set up a game of bocce ball or have the kids roam free!

Bedroom Description

INTERIOR DESCRIPTION

5 Bedrooms:

Upstairs:

Bedroom #1: queen bed

Bedroom #2: queen bed

Bedroom #3: double bed

Downstairs:

Bedroom #4: queen bed

Bedroom #5: queen bed

2 Bathrooms:

Upstairs: 1 x 4 pc (tub, shower, toilet, sink)

Downstairs: 1 x 3 pc (shower, toilet, sink)

Cottage water: from well - potable

Washer/Dryer: for multiple weekly bookings only

Kitchen includes microwave, crock pot, coffee maker, blender and toaster

Puzzles, board games, stereo music player and CD player are available for your enjoyment

Propane fireplace

EXTERIOR DESCRIPTION

Parking for 6+ cars, large deck with locking gate, large, flat lawn on waterfront side, treed lot in the back. Water is very shallow and sandy. No jumping off the dock as it’s only about 2.5 feet at the end of the dock. There is an 8-foot sandy beach for kids.

  • 8 parking spots
  • Flat property
  • Very child friendly (shallow water). Stairs in cottage and to water so maybe not be elderly friendly.
  • Water depth at end of dock: 2.5 feet
  • Waterfront: 30 feet
  • Sandy beach
  • Swimming is great
  • No weeds until you get out about 100 feet from the dock. Later in the summer there are a few little weeds here and there but mostly sand.
  • Sandy walk-in entry: nice, firm sand - no rocks - no shoes necessary
  • Play areas for children – entire lot
  • Double kayak
  • Very private – huge cedar hedge on either side of the lot
  • Tons of trees offer lots of privacy from the deck
  • Hammock
  • Cottage faces east
  • Located at the end of a cul de sac so is very quiet and safe
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House Rules


Check In Time: 15:00
Check Out Time: 11:00
Max occupancy: 10

Primary renter must be 25 or older

Additional Information

Lead guest must be 25 or older and group must meet Owner approval.

Sleeping Arrangements


Common Space
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 1
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 2
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 3
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 4
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 5
Bed types not specified

Rates

Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
3 Nights Minimum
- - $3000 CAD -
New Years 2017
12/29/17 - 01/01/18
3 Nights Minimum
$600 CAD - - -
Low Season
01/15/18 - 02/15/18
7 Nights Minimum
$329 CAD - $2300 CAD -
Family Day
02/16/18 - 02/19/18
3 Nights Minimum
$600 CAD - - -
Low Season
02/20/18 - 03/28/18
7 Nights Minimum
$329 CAD - $2300 CAD -
Easter
03/29/18 - 04/02/18
3 Nights Minimum
$600 CAD - - -
Low Season
04/03/18 - 05/17/18
7 Nights Minimum
$329 CAD - $2300 CAD -
Victoria Day
05/18/18 - 05/21/18
3 Nights Minimum
$600 CAD - - -
Mid Season
05/22/18 - 06/28/18
7 Nights Minimum
$372 CAD - $2600 CAD -
Canada Day
06/29/18 - 07/02/18
7 Nights Minimum
Check in: Saturday Only
Check out: Saturday Only
$600 CAD - - -
High Season (Sat 3pm to Sat 11am)
07/03/18 - 08/02/18
7 Nights Minimum
Check in: Saturday Only
Check out: Saturday Only
- - $3000 CAD -
Civic Holiday
08/03/18 - 08/06/18
7 Nights Minimum
Check in: Saturday Only
Check out: Saturday Only
$600 CAD - - -
High Season (Sat 3pm to Sat 11am)
08/07/18 - 08/30/18
7 Nights Minimum
Check in: Saturday Only
Check out: Saturday Only
- - $3000 CAD -
Labour Day
08/31/18 - 09/03/18
3 Nights Minimum
$600 CAD - - -
Mid Season
09/04/18 - 10/04/18
7 Nights Minimum
$372 CAD - $2600 CAD -
Thanksgiving
10/05/18 - 10/08/18
3 Nights Minimum
$600 CAD - - -

Fee Name Tax Rate Fee Amount
Service Fee
- 3.60%
of Rental Amount
Linen Service - Towels
NOT Collected with Booking
- $5 CAD
Flat Amount
Linen Service - Single
NOT Collected with Booking
- $15 CAD
Flat Amount
Linen Service - King/Queen/Double
NOT Collected with Booking
- $25 CAD
Flat Amount
Cleaning Service
NOT Collected with Booking
- $150 CAD
Flat Amount
Damage Deposit
NOT Collected with Booking
- $1000 CAD
Flat Amount

Additional Rates & Fees Description

Linen service (if requested): King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00, Towels $5.00

Cleaning service (if requested): $150

$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).

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Amenities

Attractions

Grocery Store
Restaurants
Marina

Entertainment

Cable / Satellite TV
Television
Wi-Fi
Board Games
Stereo System

General

Dryer
Washer
Fireplace
Air Conditioned
Laundry
Pets Permitted

Kitchen

Dishes / Utensils
Coffee Maker
Toaster
Freezer
Small Appliances
Microwave
Fridge
Stove

Outdoors

Parking Available
Deck / Patio
Dock
Kayak
BBQ / Grill
Fire Pit
Waterfront
Sandy Beach

Additional Amenity Description

Province: Ontario

Region: Kawartha Lakes

Nearest Town: Kirkfield (11.2 km)

Nearest City: Lindsay (41.9 km)

Nearest Large City: Lindsay (41.9 km)

Nearest Hospital: Minden Hospital (50.8 km)

Body of Water: Balsam Lake

Nearest Ski Area: Sir Sam’s Ski/Ride, Eagle Lake (88 km)

Nearest Boat Launch: Go to Balsam Lake Drive and turn left. Launch is located on the left near the entrance to the canal (free)

Nearest Marina: Pride Marina, Coboconk-Rosedale

Nearest Beach: Balsam Lake Provincial Park, Kirkfield (8.6 km)

Nearest Golf Course: Western Trent Golf Club, Bolsover (20.6 km)

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Availability Calendar

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Availability last updated Jan 22, 2018
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Great Stay


A group of friends and I stayed at the Water’s Edge Cottage in May of 2015. The owners as well as the property manager were extremely prompt, helpful and friendly. Dealing with them was a pleasure. The cottage itself is beautiful. It has large windows that look out into the bay, a spacious and comfortable living area and many bedrooms. All 10 of us... Read More

May 2017

Owner Information

Booking Acceptance Rate
Low

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