Balsam Bay Hideaway


4 Bedrooms - 1 Bathrooms
$171  / night  •  for 12 guests

Kirkfield, ON, Canada

4 Bedrooms: queen, double, double; 1 twin + 1 twin loft 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.


Cable TV
Air Conditioning



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.


Cell reception
Child/elderly friendly
Fire pit
Flat property
Full kitchen w. dishwasher
Good swimming
Pet friendly
Sandy beach
Walk-in water entry
Winter accessible
Wireless internet


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.


Check-in Time/Check-out Time: Flexible
Linen service (if requested): King/Queen/Double $25.00, Single $15.00, Towels $5.00

Cleaning service (if requested): $100

A 50% deposit is due to confirm rental dates at time of booking (preferred method is Interac e-Transfer).
Outstanding balance + $500.00 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).