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Waterfront Cottage With Live-In Boathouse Fenelon Falls, Sturgeon Lake, Ontario

Bedrooms 6
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Waterfront Retreat 6 Bed, 4 Bath, Sleeps up to 17, 2 Kitchens, Live in Boathouse

This Executive cottage getaway is comprised of a large main cottage and a 2 bedroom boathouse. The main cottage has 3 levels. A large deck off the living room that has seating 10 for outdoor dining.It comfortably sleeps 12 people. There is a king size bed, two queen beds a set of bunks with a double bottom and single top, a single bed with a trundle bed and a pull out couch in the basement. It has 3 bathrooms. The open concept living room, kitchen and dining room is perfectly designed for entertaining with a large sofa with love seat, a decorative fireplace, a dry bar and a flat screen television with cable TV and Wi Fi. The main cottage kitchen comes equipped with a fridge, stove, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker and dishwasher. In addition there is a washer/dryer for your convenience. There is a separate dining area with a good size harvest table, seating for 6 and there are stools at the counter in the kitchen. The master bedroom is on the second level of the main cottage with its own ensuite. Bathroom is a 3 piece with stand up shower and Bathtub. Outside of the master bedroom is a large wrap around deck outside your bedroom patio door. On the Top level of the main cottage, there is a large bathroom with double sink vanity, a large stand up shower, a jacuzzi tub with a Spectacular view of the lake. In the lower level of the main cottage, there is a very well equipped recreational room with 3 recliner easy chairs, large 46 inch flat screen television with VCR, DVD and cable TV, a propane fireplace, and a billiard table for your enjoyment. Wifi is available for the main house. Responsible pet owners welcome and smoking outside if you please.

The Gorgeous boathouse sits directly on Sturgeon Lake, a two storey separate Building. The master loft bedroom has a queen bed ,pull out twin bed, ,walk in closet and spectacular views of the lake. Brand new full kitchen with stainless steel fridge, stove, Jenn-air down draft oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and blender. The open concept Granite and slate kitchen flows into the large dining area with seating for 4 with additional seating for 4 at the breakfast bar. The large living area is very cozy with 40 inch flat screen TV, 2 comfortable couches and floor to ceiling windows allowing lots of natural light and views of the water. The second bedroom is located on the main level with a queen size bed and closet. The main floor washroom has a soaker tub, shower and pedestal sink

The exterior has several decks, overhanging Sturgeon Lake. Its a short Boatride to Fenelon Falls which is on the Trent Severn Water System an inland waterway which runs from lake Ontario to Georgian bay and beyond. Supplies are readily available in Fenelon Falls where there is a large Grocery store (Sobeys), quaint shops, restaurants, Marinas ,service stations and so much more. In addition, there is health care centre in Fenelon and a Hospital within 20 miles.

More Details

Warren Bell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 13, 2017

About Warren Bell

Entrepreneur who invests in Vacation Rental Properties.

Warren Bell purchased this house in 2010

Why Warren Bell chose Kawartha Lakes

Can acomodate large groups or Multiple families.

What makes this house unique

Private ,Accommodates Large groups,On the trent severn Canal with unlimited boating destinations.The lake has three different towns to access by water.Two golf courses and a Spa accessible by water. Sand Bars.Need i say more !


Fenelon Falls House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Main House Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Main House Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main House Loft Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Boathouse Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Main House Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Boathouse Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Main House Kids Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Trundle Bed under the Single Bed, Bottom Bunk is a Double
    Boathouse Loft Bedroom - 2 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Main House Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Main House Basement - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • In the main house the breakdown for beds is as follows: 1 king 2 queen 1 double 3 singles For a total of 8 adults and 5 kids In the boat house the breakdown for beds is as follows: 2 queen 1 double For a total of 4 adults and 2 kids
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Cottage With Live-In Boathouse Fenelon Falls, Sturgeon Lake, Ontario
average rating of 4.612903 based on 31 reviews

Management Retreat

  • 4 of 5

The venue was very clean, had a number of amenities and the owner was very communicative throughout the entire rental. There is not much land with the property for socializing outside except for the the 3 large decks. The Boat house is updated decor. The main house is a bit aged but in good shape.

I would recommend this location to others.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Place for a Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We were three families with teenage boys looking to get away from the City for a couple of days after Christmas. The cottage is very clean, has many beautiful decks (though we didn't use them), and is well kept. The kitchen was well-equipped and everything was quite new and clean. We had no issues with the internet, even with all the boys. The layout is kind of like a tree fort with spiral staircases and a ladder to top floor bathroom, so not recommended for toddlers or anyone with limited mobility.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing New Years Trip!

  • 5 of 5

A group of us 10 went up for the New Years break and had a great time. The cottage is spacious, extremely clean and well kept, and had everything that you would need. The kitchen is equipped with pots, pans, cooking supplies, and anything else that you would require. The cottage has multiple rooms that accommodate large groups that were extremely spacious. There was also lots of board games, DVDs, and a game room to enjoy. The cottage has a really cool lay out and and of the rooms and bathrooms are funky! Linens and bath towels were provided which were extremely clean (like in a hotel). The grounds of the cottage were beautiful. Although we did not get to enjoy the boathouse since it was winter, it looks very beautiful as well. We also enjoyed the fire out in a toasty winter night! The cottage is easily accessible and the driveways and paths were plowed prior to our arrival. Overall we had an amazing time and we would definitely return!! Thank you a warren for being a gracious host and replying to us whenever we had a question.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this home with our family.Enjoyed dinners on the deck at the main house overlooking the lake on most evenings.Great waterfront for swimming and deep water of the dock for the boats.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in mid-September with family and friends, including a couple babies under 2 yrs. Everyone had a great time and it suited all of our needs. Both cottages were very clean and very well maintained (which is always my main concern especially with babies). The bedrooms in the main house weren’t completely sound proof, so if you’re a light sleeper, bring ear plugs. Both kitchens were fully stocked with everything we needed. The boat house was amazing, the deck literally sits over the water and the view is just so pretty.

The wifi… I didn’t have any issues with, but we had one person who was trying to work remotely, said it was a bit spotty.

Warren and his assistant were great…they were always quick to respond. The cottage is pretty much exactly as it presents on VRBO ad. We really enjoyed ourselves and even extended our stay. Would love to go back again next year!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Looking forward to having you back!Cheers
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Decent cottage but more than a few complaints!

  • 2 of 5

We rented this cottage with family for a week in the middle of August. The weather was great and sitting by the lake was nice. However I do have several complaints or items future renters should be aware of!

1) The WiFi here is NON EXISTENT! We stayed in the boat house with our baby and had a baby mondo that uses the WiFi. It was never working and we constantly had to come up from the water or down from the main house to check on her. When you are spending thousands of dollars to rent this place having WiFi that works in an absolute must. Many others also complained of this. Poor choice on the part of the owner.

2) There is a crab apple tree which means there were tons of BEES!!! Both my father in law and brother in law were stung. I have a bee allergy and was on edge all week. Not sure why a rental property would have a fruit tree especially one that isn't kept up with (e.g. The fruit was not picked up and thus attracted bees).

3) The 'firewood' we paid $150 for was pieces of old broken dock boards. It was barely enough wood for a fire on two nights. Stop on the way up and purchase your own wood.

4) There were wires hanging out of the holes in several of the walls in the boathouse and on the outside of the boathouse as well.

5)The staircases are spirals! This wasn't shown in the pictures and did make moving up and down the stairs a challenge.

6) Stairs!! We had to walk 100 stairs from the water up the main cottage. While this isn't a problem for us it would be dangerous for young children, and difficult for elderly people or someone with mobility issues.

7) My father in law informed me that part of our security deposit was kept. He said he was told because the screen door needed repairs and the stove in the boat house was scratched. The screen door was left open all the time as we were in and out so much. So I am not sure how any damage was done. We stayed in the boat house and used the stove once. There was not a scratch on it when we left so I don't believe this claim to be true. We would have called the owner had we actually caused any damage and let him know right away. It is really disappointing to hear that. It makes me wonder if he does this to other renters?

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking time for this review in addition to your previous one! Thanks for noting the apple trees that do not exist on my property (we have never had issues with bees or wasps). Our staircases are clear as day in all our photographs. We take great pride in providing a great experience for all our guests. There is no part of this home that has been left unfinished. It was noted after your departure, that you in fact caused damage to a screen door, a glass oven top and left the house in unsatisfactory condition. In our rental agreement, for $150.00CAD we provide linens for all beds and firewood for your first night. We as property owners recommend that all tenants read the property rental agreement and communicate if there are any questions. - Warren
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Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Dockside Bar and Grill
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
121Hwy and 35 hwy
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Fenelon Falls
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Fenelon Falls House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Season Rates
May 5 2017 - Jun 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $29 per night, per additional guest
High Season Rates
Jun 12 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $37 per night, per additional guest
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $37 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $128.07 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $201.25 + Tax
Linens $91.48 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,097.7
Tax Rate 13.0%

** Rates Change during fall and winter Months due too winter Conditions, Boathouse closes for Fall and Winter Months ,which reduces occupancy from 17 to 12 persons.**

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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