North Kawartha Accommodations

North Kawartha is located midway between the City of Peterborough and the Town of Bancroft which both offer all the amenities of larger urban centres. Within the Township are smaller urbanized areas such as the Village of Apsley and the Hamlets of Woodview, Big Cedar, Glen Alda and Burleigh Falls. Escape to the great outdoors in the Kawartha & Peterborough Region of Central Ontario, an easy 90... read more
North Kawartha is located midway between the City of Peterborough and the Town of Bancroft which both offer all the amenities of larger urban centres. Within the Township are smaller urbanized areas such as the Village of Apsley and the Hamlets of Woodview, Big Cedar, Glen Alda and Burleigh Falls. Escape to the great outdoors in the Kawartha & Peterborough Region of Central Ontario, an easy 90 minute drive North East of Toronto.

There are a number of serene lakes surrounding Apsley including Chandos, Jacks and Anstruther. Many apartment rental, condo rental, villa rental, chalet rental, and cottage vacation rental accommodations are situated on these lakes and offer spectacular four-season lodging. North Kawartha is a four season destination with approximately 765 square kilometres of area comprised mainly of forest, lakes, creeks and rivers which provide for an abundance of wildlife, scenic views and recreational activities for all age groups.

Vacation rental accommodations in apartment rentals, condo rentals, villa a rentals and chalet rentals are strategically located near two Provincial Parks within its boundaries; Petroglyphs Provincial Park and the Kawartha Highlands Signature Site Provincial Park.

Enjoy theatre and music at the historic Academy Theatre for Performing Arts or discover rich history touring museums and historic sites. Pamper yourself at exquisite vacation rentals, or get back to nature and stay at charming waterfront villas. Spend leisurely days in historic towns browsing quaint boutiques or finding hidden treasure in antique shops.

Celebrate local culture at agricultural fairs, seasonal festivals and art studio tours. Plan an evening of culinary delights at one of the many restaurants and cafes in close proximity to apartment rentals, condo rentals, villa rentals and chalet rentals.

Launch a rented boat on one of the 250 small freshwater lakes and waterways linked by the scenic Trent-Severn Waterway or try paddling your way through one of the extensive canoe and kayak routes. Grab your tackle and cast your line, whether it is trolling rock outcrops or casting from the dock, Kawartha Lakes is well-known for world class fishing.

A four-season resort destination, road trips during the spring and summer can be exciting and entertaining, fall offers a kaleidoscope of colours to impress all ages and winter fun activities for the whole family are abundant when staying in vacation home rental accommodation.

Experience the thrill of snowmobiling on groomed routes with breathtaking stands of snow-laden pines and maples or enjoy picturesque and exciting ATV trail riding. Ski enthusiasts will enjoy the Kawartha Nordic Ski Club, offering well groomed ski trails, skating trails and wilderness trails near apartment rental, condo rental, villa rental, chalet rental and cottage accommodation.

Whether you’re spending some relaxing time in the country or a fun night in the city, you’ll find so many ways to experience culture in Peterborough and the Kawarthas when staying in charming and unique vacation rentals.
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  • Private Islands, Water

    Lakefield: Cottage
    5 BDR • 2 BA • Sleeps 8 • #206183
    493 to 500 CAD/night
    Rent your own piece of privacy and tranquility. Two small private islands, connected by a foot bridge. Bring your family and your pets. Two original out buildings add character and authenticity (these smaller out cabins are only open in July and August.) Main cottage built in 2010, fully equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms, 3 large bedrooms, sleeps 8, breezy and cool on hot days. Windows from all sides, you feel like you are on a boat. Note that renters must be capable of driving a boat to our islands, it is included in the rental if needed, but you must have your own boating license, (PCOC) and be a good driver. There is no taxi or drop off service. Also note that in May-June, Sept-Oct our maximum occupancy is 8 people. In July and August when the outbuildings are open and usable, it is slightly higher. Trees are lovely, wildlife abounds: osprey, bald eagles, gray herons, beavers, otters, weasels, occasionally deer and fish of course. Island is low to water, easy access to/from water. Docks hold plenty of boats. Ideal for entertaining, lovely outside space, sundowners from muskoka chairs. We have most dinners outside on the large picnic table. (Less ideal for toddlers, unless parents willing to keep them in life jackets all the time.) In a very quiet part of the lake, yet only 5-7 min from the Stoney Lake action. Nearby Juniper Island boasts (on a non-Coivd year): tennis club, kids learn-to-sail program (CYA) recreational and racing sailing club (SLYC,) Juniper Island Store for home-made breakfasts and lunches, scooped ice cream, freezies etc, penny candy, swimming lessons, paddling lessons, square dancing to the live fiddling with the Leahy's on Wed nights, Fri night movies, kid and family central. Fabulous 100 yr old maintained and preserved heritage buildings. It all must be seen and experienced to be believed. Weekends boast (on non Covid years): local sailing races, competitive sailing regattas, adult square dancing, the art show in Aug, a music/talent night and much more. Or stay home and enjoy the privacy. Cottage is beautifully appointed, with piles of inside seating, art, stained glass windows. Swimming is deep off the rock on the north island with swim dock and ladder or take a dip before bed off the long dock on the main island. Paddling in the area is gorgeous, canoe provided. Parking on close by on mainland. Only 2 hrs drive to Toronto, 20 minutes into Lakefield for all amenities. About 30 minutes to Peterborough. Main Cottage Bedroom 1 - King Bed Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed, 2 Twin Beds Bedroom 3 - Twin Bunkbeds (suitable for kids only), Twin Bed Cabin 1 - Queen Bed Cabin 2 - King Bed
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  • Luxury Log Cottage with

    Buckhorn Lake: Cottage
    5 BDR • 4 BA • Sleeps 16 • #260042
    814 to 1,700 CAD/night
    Luxury Year round log Cottage, located in beautiful Kawartha Hideaway on the Upper Buckhorn Lake. Beautiful views and breathtaking sunsets, one of a kind property. 1.5 hrs from GTA Enjoy paddle board, canoeing, waterfront, hot tub, firepit, BBQ, fishing, cozy fire place, free WIFI, AIR CONDITIONING, Fully equipped high end kitchen, private dock, quiet treed neighborhood, all the amenities for an outstanding getaway. 10 minutes drive to Buckhorn City Centre. Near to Golf Courses, shopping and dining and hiking. 5 Bedrooms & 3.5 bathrooms , sleeps up to 16 people . Fully equipped high end kitchen with dishwasher, fireplace, living room , washer and dryer. TV, WiFi , satellite highs speed internet , streaming service, books. Ping pong table and hot tub. BBQ on Deck. Private Dock, it can be used for 30 foot boat. Outdoor fire pit (We provide one bag of the wood!). No neighbors nearby. Seasonal lake toys: two paddle boards, two canoes, basic fishing rods & life jackets (Lake items available from May 1st to October 31st). Located on the Trent-Severn Waterway. Please Note: We provide linens, toilet paper, garbage bags, hand soap, body wash, shampoos and towels(Laundry on-site!) *Guest access* Guests have access to the whole property and cottage, with the exception of the utility room *Other things to note* Connects to all big lakes around as it's located on Trent Lakes.

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