Located in the Kawarthas near Norland, 1100 sq ft Head Lake Cottage has four bedrooms and is great for families of up to eight. Mobility accessible with a level front lawn, its large mudroom offers storage, a deepfreeze, plus a two-piece bathroom with washing machine (clothesline provided).
The deluxe kitchen has new cabinets, granite countertop, tiled backsplash and slate floor tiles, plus quality appliances, a coffeemaker, toaster, microwave, Keurig coffee brewer, icemaker, griddle, cookware and water cooler, as well as table seating for six. The living room has wood laminate floors and seating for up to eight. Highlights include a large south-facing window with lake views, a flat screen TV, DVD / CD players, games and books, plus a woodstove.
All four bedrooms (one queen, two doubles and a set of single bunks, sleeping eight) are on the ground floor. The first bedroom (double) has superb views over the lake, while the master (queen) has an electric wood stove. Bedrooms three and four also feature a double bed and a set of bunks, respectively. A large three-piece bathroom is located off the living room.
Head Lake Cottage has three decks. The largest wraps around the kitchen and extends across the front of the cottage with a deluxe BBQ and outdoor prep area (granite countertop, double sink, storage), and a seating area with lake views. Stone stairs lead to the 110 ft waterfront, while a set of wood stairs leads to a large deck with cushioned seating for eight guests, plus a patio table (with umbrella) and an outdoor fire chimney. The third deck located near the beach has an outdoor fire chimney. A 25 ft long dock offers sun exposure all day. Water access is from the beach to a shallow, sandy-bottomed lakebed, and two canoes and a five-person paddleboat with canopy are provided. Other outdoor highlights include a fire pit with seating for up to eight, and solar lighting.
Things to see and do in the area:
Golfing: Blairhampton Golf Club, Pinestone Resort Golf Course, Beaverbrook Golf Course
Entertainment: Back Country Tours, Rock Top Farm Horseback Riding, Winterdance Dogsled, Highlands Cinemas
Museums: Haliburton Highlands Museum, Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre, Dorset Museum, Miden Hills Museum, Horseless Carriage Museum
Parks: Kinark Outdoor Centre, Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands, Bigwind Lake Provincal Park, Algonquin Provincial Park+ More