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Winner of 'Residential Wood Design Award 2013'

(7 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/03/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

4 bedroom+loft spread over 5800 2ft w/state of the art outdoor BBQ entrtmnt area

Awarded best Residential Wood Design Award in Ontario for 2013. Stunning architectural design with 30 ft beamed ceilings, wood floors, stone accent walls and floor to ceiling windows capture the amazing SW/E views of Kennisis lake. The kitchen is equipped for a gourmet chef with both a kitchen eating and a formal dining area. The outside living spaces have been carefully designed for maximum entertainment with a built in state of the Art Argentine Coal Grill, wood oven pizza, sunken hot tub, a built in campfire area, all furnished with luxurious patio furniture, outdoor kitchen with sink, beverage fridge and bar stools. For those wanting a quick BBQ grill, a gas Webber BBQ is available. The grounds are beautifully landscaped which includes a private outdoor jungle gym and sand box area for the little ones.

Bedroom and Bathrooms:
4 + loft Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms: 1 King Size bed master bathroom with en-suite, 2 Queen size guest bedrooms with sharing bathroom, 1 children's room with 2 bunk beds, Kids TV loft area, Office area next to Master bedroom, Kitchen, Dining room, Living Room, TV Room, extra guest bathroom with shower. Maximum occupancy: 6 adults and 4 children

Indoors: Kitchen features Miele & Subzero appliances- double oven, gas stovetop, refrigerator/freezer with pull out drawers, microwave, beverage fridge, wine fridge, dishwasher, built in coffee machine. Laundry and food pantry. Living / dining area has 2 sided fireplace, 2 seating areas - one with satellite tv., phone, highspeed internet throughout the cottage, wii. Ping-pong table. Central Air Conditioning.

Outdoors: Hot tub, Wood Oven Pizza, Coal BBQ, Gas BBQ, Patio furniture, Dock, Swim Raft, Camp fire site, Children's Kayaks, Adult Canoe, Children's jungle gym swing set, sandbox.


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/03/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 5800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Guest bedroom 1 ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Guest Bedroom 2...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 bunk bed

    Children's Room - sleeps 4 children...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master Bedroom With stone fireplace, balcony, ensuite...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    En-suite Master bedroom bathroom ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Guest Bedroom's bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

    Powder Room - Front Entrance...moreless


  • DVD Player:

    There is a DVD player in the main TV area and children's loft...moreless

  • Games:

    Please bring your own toys and games....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Bell TV Satellite available...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose speakers for ipod, iphone set up....moreless

  • Television:

    There are 2 TV's - one in the main living room area and the other in the children's loft upstairs. Movie on Demand: password available at time of check in. ...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii is available in main TV area off the living room...moreless

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    A stunning architectural design with lofted and beamed ceilings, stone accent walls, wood floors, floor to ceiling windows capture the amazing southwesterly views....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    400 ft of frontage on Kennisis Lake, natural rocky shoreline. Clean, deep water swimming from the dock as well as a shallow entry beach area to the left next to children's play area. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Temperature will be set at 20 degrees....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Bosch Washer and Dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace is not available for use in the summer. It is also not permitted to cook any type of food in this area. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Geothermal Floor heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed Bell Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linen and bath linen are provided. You must bring your own beach linen....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    There are several parking spaces available at the entry of the cottage. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    416-203-4148 - Local...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach Towels are not provided. All bath towels are supplied. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Bosch Washer and Dryer...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Built in Miele coffee Maker or stand alone drip coffee available....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    10 Piece Dishes and matching utensils available, wine glasses, plastic cups, serving dishes, tumbler glasses, pots and pans, kitchen linen,vacuum, cleaning supplies...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    Miele and Subzero appliances - double oven, gas stovetop, refrigerator / freezer, microwave, dishwasher, beverage fridge, wine fridge, built in Miele Coffee machine....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    2 double oven Miele...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Master bedroom has a small private balcony...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large flagstone landscaped patio on the lakeside of the house leading into BBQ area. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    4 children's kayak's and 1 adult canoe is available. 1 adult paddle board...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The cottage care taker will ensure grass is cut. Please do not leave any toys ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a large outdoor coal BBQ grill + a Gas Weber BBQ outside the dining room patio. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Water trampoline Water mat 1 adult paddle board...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $731.80
  • Taxes Not included


No over payments allowed for this property. All renters are required to sign a separate rental contract agreement.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/03/2017
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La Serena Cottage:

The cottage is located on the prestigious, West Shore Road, on Kennisis Lake. It is beautifully landscaped to capture the wild and natural setting of Kennisis Lake. It is Approximately 15 mins. to West Guilford and 30 minutes west of Halliburton.

In the Summer, the rocky, irregular shoreline of Kennisis Lake provides excellent canoeing and kayaking scenery. Power boating, water skiing, jet-skiing and pontooning are also popular activities among visitors and summer residents.

Kennisis Lake is a favoured fishing destination year round. Primarily a lake trout fishery, the lake also holds yellow perch, brook trout, smallmouth bass, walleye, muskellunge, largemouth bass and rock bass.

Local attractions:

Walking in the clouds

Mountain biking

Boat rentals




Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: After many years of careful design and construction, La Serena was finally finished in 2012. Being a family of 5 and living overseas, each interior and exterior space was designed to meet the needs of all ages. Our goal was to design a cottage that could bring all family and friends together in one place and to be able to entertain our guests in a unique and above all, in a relaxing environment. It is place where we have created long lasting memories in our 'home' country, Canada

Why the Owner Chose Dysart and Others, ON, Canada:
It is clear once on site, why this property was chosen!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The landscape, unique architectural design, breathtaking views, and carefully designed outdoor BBQ entertainment area makes La Serena one of a kind.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/03/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 03, 2017

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