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During July and August we only accept minimum 6 day bookings (although we do allow 2-3 night stays over the Canada Day weekend). The remainder of the year we will allow 1 night stays (midweek) and minimum 2 night stays (weekend).
During July and August our weekly rate is 3695 for a 7 night stay (3195 for 6 nights). The remainder of the year our rates are substantially less.
For reference, the main cottage is 1300sf, the bunkie/guest house is 250sf and there is one bathroom- depending on the amount of time spent indoors (which may be season dependent) and the nature/ages of your group, your group may or may not find this adequate- please consider the size of the space prior to making your reservation.
Bliss is a cottage experience designed for reconnecting with nature, beauty, and loved ones. The owners have tended to all the finer details in order to offer you an inspiring retreat in this gorgeous Haliburton waterfront property. You will be staying in a newly built, beautiful log home loaded with amenities. Bliss cottage is perched on a sloping landscape amidst the treetops, peering out over sparkling Little Kennisis lake. The cottage boasts a living room with cathedral ceilings; gorgeous stone chimney fireplace; expansive windows overlooking the lake; a dining room with stunning lakeview; a fully equipped kitchen; three bedrooms, including a spacious master bedroom loft; a beautiful separate Guesthouse; and a large deck with a screen-enclosed gazebo and open air hot tub.
You can tour the beautiful Kennisis Lake system with our 15 horsepower fishing boat, which is also included in the rental price, or explore the surrounding trails with 4 hybrid bikes during the summer and in the winter by snowshoes, also included.
•26-jet hot tub
•south-western exposure, perched above the treetops
•BBQ and propane
•screened-in gazebo, for bug-free socializing beneath the stars
•over 100 feet of lakefront
•rugged Canadian shield waterfront, with a smooth, flat rock area which is nice for wading and swimming
•clean, clear, weed-free water, wonderful for swimming
•private dock for tanning and swimming
•in addition to the dock for swimming & diving, we have built a large waterfront deck for tanning
•canoe, 2 kayaks and paddles
•there is an island a few hundred metres from the cottage that is perfect for exploring & picnicking
•a pedal boat is yours to use for fun on the water
•horseshoe pit, volleyball/badminton court and children's playground
2 outdoor firepits
•cathedral ceilings, log interior & hardwood floors
•gas fireplace with beautiful stone chimney
•satellite TV with LCD screen home theatre system, computer with high-speed internet access, DVD player & movie collection, stereo, CD player, board games, library of great literature, X-box
•wireless high-speed internet access
•electric baseboard heating
•log interior, hardwood floors
•fully equipped with dishes, utensils, pots & pans
•dining room table and chairs
•large fridge with freezer
•stove / microwave
•coffee maker & other small appliances
*washer and dryer
Aside from fishing and touring the beautiful Kennisis Lake system in our outboard fishing boat there are many other trails and parks to explore nearby. Right around the corner is the Haliburton Forest which offers many unique activities including the Walk in the Clouds canopy tour (the longest treetop boardwalk trail in the world) and the opportunity to observe a wolf pack.
There are several golf courses in the vicinity and a visiting spa service will visit our cottage to pamper you if you are interested.
Winter Activities: Dog sledding, downhill skiing/snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing.
We are located 25 minutes from Haliburton, Ontario, where there are many shops, a grocery store, a movie theatre, and several restaurants. The cottage is about a two and a half hour drive from Toronto.
During July and August stays are limited to a minimum of one week, Saturday to Saturday. Duration of stay and start days are flexible during non-summer months.
Mid-week stays are quoted on a case by case basis, and may be offered at a reduced rate. Please inquire for details. (damage deposit amounts based on seasonal amenities)