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View from the waterfront. Every room has a view! - 1/31
View from the deck. - 2/31
Cozy finished bunkie sleeps 2 with a balcony over the water + deck. - 3/31
View of the Kitchen from Living Room. - 4/31
Gourmet kitchen, fully stocked is the heart of the cottage. - 5/31
Extra Window Seating & Breakfast Bar seats 6 to 8 people. - 6/31
View of lake from the kitchen ~ the cook gets the best view! - 7/31
Great view of the fireplace from the kitchen, the chef gets the best views! - 8/31
Dining table expands to seat 8 - 10 people with lake view. - 9/31
View of the living area with wood fireplace from sleeping loft. - 10/31
Watch movies or nature just outside the windows! - 11/31
Enjoy the citadel stone wood burning fireplace on a chilly night! - 12/31
Plenty of comfy seating around the fireplace. It's a real feature. - 13/31
Main Floor King Master Room with Soaker Tub for 2 - 14/31
A Komfy King room on the main flooor with some extra hanging space. - 15/31
Large Upstairs Queen Bedroom - 16/31
Upstairs Queen Bedroom with view of the Lake - 17/31
Upstairs loft with loads of natural light. A perfect hideaway spot for reading. - 18/31
A bunkie room with a view + a private deck overlooking the lake. - 19/31
Bunkie Deck - large with a great view of the lake, a perfect place for coffee or evening drink! - 20/31
Easily get to the dock, new stairs have been added. - 21/31
Get up early and watch the sun rise from the dock or even better ... in the canoe! - 22/31
Canoe & Kayak are here for you to explore Catchacoma Lake. - 23/31
Large Main Floor Washroom with Shower - 24/31
Large Upstairs 3pc Washroom. - 25/31
Welcome to the Tipsy Canoe! Road side view of the cottage. - 26/31
View from the dock up to the cottage. - 27/31
A lazy day at the dock with a wonderful view. Relax & enjoy the serenity of being by the water. - 28/31
This beautiful bass was caught right off the dock! You can swim with the fishes! - 29/31
Enjoy some alone time in the loft area with a good book! - 30/31
With a view of the lake, you'll want to spend some time in the hammock. - 31/31
$1000 / weekend
$1000 / weekend
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DESCRIPTION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Sleeps 8
4 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Pets
not allowed
Smoking
not allowed
Fireplace
Waterfront

WELCOME to Tipsy Canoe Cottage. Enjoy this year round cottage located on 2 acres, with 200 feet of lake frontage on Catchacoma Lake, part of a 5 lake system in the Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park. Easy to get to from Toronto, a short 2 1/2 hour drive. Only 40 minutes from Lindsay or Peterborough. Just north of Buckhorn on Hwy 507

The cottage is 2100 sq. ft with 3 bedrooms, 2 full washrooms, a huge soaker tub for 2 in the main floor master bedroom, and a finished 300 sq. ft. bunkie with a queen size bed. Cedar ceilings & hardwood flooring throughout, the Tipsy Canoe comfortably sleeps 8 people in air-conditioned comfort. Oh, did we mention cathedral ceilings!

Love to cook? Take advantage of a gourmet kitchen, stocked with everything you need to create lavish meals. Double wall oven, cook top with a view of the lake and built-in dishwasher! Doesn't get any easier. If you would rather take the cooking outdoors, enjoy a charcoal BBQ. Dine outdoors or eat around the breakfast bar, or sit down at the dining table and enjoy dinner with a view.

Play all day! The water is gorgeous. The lake is reed free, clear and deep! Swim, canoe & kayak. Enjoy all the water toys. Kids and adults will have fun. If you want to see more of the lake system the marina is just down the road where you can rent a motor boat. Relax on the dock, the deck on the bunkie or the main deck on the cottage. There is plenty of seating. Want some privacy, try the hammock with a great view of the lake.

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AMENITIES AND EQUIPMENT
Bedrooms
4 bedrooms :
- 3 Queen beds
- 1 King bed
Kitchen
Coffee maker
Cooktop
Dishes and cutlery
Freezer
Microwave oven
Oven
Refrigerator
Stove
Toaster
General
Air conditioning
Electricity
Fireplace
Linens Provided

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LOCATION

LOCATION

Province: Ontario
Region: Kawarthas
City: Buckhorn
Closest ski resort:-
Distance from ski resort:-
Nearest Body of Water:Catchacoma Lake
Waterfront: Yes
Other Town/Lake/Area:-
Note: Located 20 Minutes North of Buckhorn (nearest grocery & LCBO). 40 Minutes from either Peterborough or Lindsay. Situated nearby the Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park. We are a short two hour drive from Toronto. Enjoy shopping in Bobcaygeon only 25 minutes away.

AVAILABILITY

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RATES

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Night)
WeeklyMonthlyEventMinimum
Stay
2019 SUMMER PEAK - FRI/FRI FULLWEEK ONLY
JUN 28, 2019 TO
SEP 06, 2019
--$2995--1 Week
FALL 2019 OFF PEAK WKEND(2 NIGHT) / WEEK
SEP 07, 2019 TO
OCT 10, 2019
2 night stays have early 9am checkin & late 5pm checkout. Add night + $250
-$1000$1895---
THANKSGIVING 2019 WEEKEND
OCT 11, 2019 TO
OCT 14, 2019
For this weekend we have early 9am check in and late 5pm check out!
----$14953 Nights
MAY 2020 LONG WEEKEND (3 NIGHT)
MAY 15, 2020 TO
MAY 18, 2020
For this weekend we have early 9am check in and late 5pm check out!
----$14953 Nights
SPRING 2020 OFF PEAK WKEND(2NIGHT)/WEEK
MAY 18, 2020 TO
JUN 19, 2020
2 night stays have early 9am checkin & late 5pm checkout. Add night + $250
-$1000$1895--2 Nights
2020 SUMMER PEAK -FRI/FRI FULL WEEK ONLY
JUN 19, 2020 TO
SEP 06, 2020
--$2995--1 Week
Rates are in Canadian dollars

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Check-in after04:00 PM
Check-out before11:00 AM
Security Deposit$1000 (Security deposit will be refunded within 7 days of check-out)
Payments on CottagesInCanadaYes (Visa, MasterCard & American Express)
Cottage RulesView
Fees
  • Extra ordinary cleaning $50/hour : $50.00

NOTES

Non-refundable Deposit $500 is required to book cottage. Balance of rental fee is required in full 21 days prior to check in. A $1000 security deposit is required and will be refunded in full 5 business days after check out. If you do need to cancel, we will do our best to rent the cottage for your time period. IF we are successful in doing so at the same rate we will happily refund your money.

If you wish to pay by credit card, there will be a 3% surcharge to do so. Additionally the online payment service provider will add a 4% service charge to use your credit card.

Check out is Friday at 11am. Check in is Friday at 4pm.

We do not charge HST.
We do NOT have a cleaning charge.
Primer renter must be 30+ years of age.
We require a signed rental agreement + copy of a valid drivers license to complete rental commitment.
The cottage rents to families and mature groups of adults only.

MAXIMUM number of people in group is 8.
If we do make an exception to the 8 person maximum, there is a surcharge of $50 per person for weekends, and $100 per person for a week long rental.

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"Tipsy Canoe Cottage" - what a fabulous find! Our family of 3 adults and 1 teen thoroughly enjoyed our awesome stay at this beautiful cottage. The online photos don't do it justice, it is even more impressive in real life. It is spacious ( including the great bunkie ), comfortable, beautifully maintained and equipped with everything you could possibly need, even a dishwasher and air-conditioning! The supplied linens and towels were a much appreciated added bonus.We loved spending most of our time either on the dock or in the crystal, clear water. The water trampoline provided hours of entertainment as did exploring gorgeous Catchacoma Lake from the canoe and kayak. Our daily visitors included loons, a blue heron and a couple of pileated woodpeckers. The highlight of the week was the bounty of trophy size bass caught right off the dock! It was indeed a pleasure dealing with the cottage owners Suzanne & Steve. They responded quickly to our many queries and were always very thoughtful and accommodating. We are already looking forward to returning next summer!

Stayed: July 2018    Submitted: Aug 06, 2018

What a gorgeous cottage! We rented Tipsy Canoe for the best weather week of the whole year. Seven days, six nights of perfect weather in a lovely setting.

The cottage was very roomy for just four of us. It would comfortably sleep 8. The cottage is very well maintained, was spotlesssly clean and very nicely furnished. The grounds were kept very nicely and all the outside furniture and water equipment were in excellent condition. One of the things I liked best was that the kitchen was very well-stocked. Lots and lots of plates, bowls, glasses, serving plates, cooking dishes, pots, pans....I could go on. We cooked so many things and had everything we needed.

It's a wonderful drive from Toronto. Close enough, but also far enough! The cottage itself is very close to the road, which makes it incredibly Easy to find, but it also means that you can hear traffic from the highway. It wasn't overly loud, but if you want to feel like you're lost in the wilderness, you may have to tune out a little ambient noise (mostly just at morning rush hour).

We fished the lake every day (we brought our own motorboat) and caught mostly bass. You could fish off the dock if you were so inclined. The lake is lovely and the dock affords easy entrance if you want to swim. The water trampoline is in excellent condition. My favourite water activity was the one-person kayak.

Tipsy Canoe was the loveliest cottage experience I've ever had. Our sincere thanks to Suzanne and her family!


Stayed: September 2017    Submitted: Sep 18, 2017

We had an amazing time at the Tipsy Canoe! Our family (2 boys, mom and dad, and various in-laws) enjoyed every aspect of the cottage. The terrain around the cottage can get slick when wet, and it's a bit of an adventure to get down to the dock, but all in all an amazing time with great hosts! Clean, organized, policies/rules well laid out. Love the movie selection! Comfy beds for all and can't get better than a sunset paddle in the canoe.
Gotta be honest, the water has a unique smell but is drinkable and certainly not the "fault" of the owners....just a nice to know. I can now say I know how to cook over charcoal - not a skill I had prior to staying at the Tipsy Canoe!
Thanks Suzanne and family for the opportunity to stay at your cottage!


Stayed: July 2017    Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
Owner response:
Thanks for your review Joanne, we're glad that you had a good visit and we hope your family returns in the future!

Appreciate your comments and we agree, the path to the dock does require some steady footing, and as my husband and I get older we can certainly benefit from a gentler grade. To that end, we will be looking at solutions to make it an easier trek.

We are on well water, it is a very deep well and is susceptible to hydrogen sulphite, which when heated can release an odour, but is not a health risk. We do have the water tested regularly and it is safe to drink.

Enjoy the rest of your summer. Cheers! Suzanne

We had a lovely time at the Tipsy Canoe cottage. There are great views of the lake from both inside the home as well as out on the dock. There was ample space in all rooms, and the cottage was well organized. Suzanne was very quick to respond to all questions leading up to our stay at the cottage. Would recommend/visit again.

Stayed: June 2017    Submitted: Jun 19, 2017

This cottage was absolutely gorgeous. We went in the off-season, but it didn't matter that the weather wasn't great because the interior is so lovely! The big bedrooms meant we could set up pack-n-plays for the little ones and still have some room, and the jacuzzi tub was the icing on the cake!

The best part of the cottage is the landlords. I have been renting cottages in the Kawarthas for 5 years now and I have never had such friendly, attentive service. Emails were responded to right away, all my questions were asked, and everything was extremely straight-forward. Would definitely rebook!


Stayed: May 2017    Submitted: Jun 07, 2017

$1000 / weekend
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