Prospect Lake Cottages:

A great place for families and friends to get together

Main Cottage
Small Cottage
Lake View
Frequently Asked Questions

What lake is the cottage on?

Prospect Lake, Bracebridge Ontario

How many docks are there?

There are 2 docks for your use.

How deep is the water?

There is shallow entry between the docks where you can wade in. The lake gets deeper at the end of the docks approx 8ft.

What kind of fish are in the lake?

Smallmouth & largemouth bass.

Is the shoreline sandy?

There is a mix of sand and stone for several feet.

Is there an actual beach nearby?

Yes, there is a beach approximately a 30 second walk from the cottage

Are there watercraft available to guests?

Yes, there is a canoe, pedal boat, & kayak.

Is there a boat launch?

Yes. There is a government dock 1 minute away on the cottage road. There is no charge to use the launch.

Is there laundry facilities?

Yes, Washer/dryer in garage

Do I need to bring my own linens?

Yes, you must bring your own bed sheets & pillow cases. The cottage is equipped with pillows & comforters for the beds.

Are the cottages heated?

Yes, woodstove and electric heat

Where is the nearest hospital?


Is the lake water drinkable?

No. Water coolers are provided in each cottage and they can hold 5 gal jugs.

Where is the nearest town?

Bracebridge is approximately 20km away. There are a variety of shops and restaurants.

What should I bring to the cottages?

Besides bed linens, food, drinking water and your favourite beverages you should also pack: tea towels, toilet paper, garbage bags, paper towels, swimsuits, camera, insect repellent with deet, sunscreen, allergy medication, lifejackets for children, cell phone/calling card, DVD’s, fishing rods, noodles for the lake. If you forget anything, Bracebridge is a short drive away.

What do I do with the garbage?

There is garbage and recycling bins by the beach as you drive in. NO garbage whatsoever is to be left on the premises or you will be subject to a disposal fee. No exceptions!

Who cleans the cottages?

You do. You are expected to leave the cottages in the same condition you found them in, including cleanliness. Cleaning supplies and a checklist will be provided to you. If you like, you can arrange to have the cottages cleaned by housekeeping. The cottages will be inspected upon your departure. If cleaning is required then full housekeeping charges plus an administrative charge will be deducted from your deposit

How do I get they keys and directions?

Once final payment has been received, a tenant information package will be sent to you including directions, cleaning checklist and lockbox code. The keys are located in a lockbox at the cottages.