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Sea Breeze

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Area: Eastern Ontario
  • Town: Colborne
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Type: 4 Season
  • Water: Lake Ontario

About This Cottage

Sea Breeze was recently professionally renovated by the tv show Income Property!

This idyllic location right on the shores of Lake Ontario has a shoreline that offers hard sand bottom and shallow water up to mid to late August then an expanse of sandy beach appears when the water levels change. The cottage is pretty great too.

Only 1 hour and 20 minutes east of Toronto (125 km), this quiet and relaxing lakefront cottage sits on a large grassy and private lot. The spectacular southerly view is the most striking aspect of the location and at night you can see the lights of Rochester across the water. The patio is a great spot to enjoy the views and a set of steps (about 12 stairs) leads from this deck down to the water. which is around a foot deep with hard sand underfoot. There is a sandy beach that is revealed in late summer as the Lake Ontario water levels recede, however this is not a guaranteed event as it depends on many factors, including spring rainfall and levels of spring run-off. There is a small public beach to one side.

The lawned gardens have lots of seating on the patio. With a barbecue, firepit and plenty of garden lighting, we can imagine many evenings spent outside listening to the waves lapping at the shore and marvelling at the canopy of stars. The 6-person hot tub with 30 jets and a waterfall feature can be enjoyed year-round.

Entrance to the cottage leads into a living area with sliding doors to the deck and an open-plan living and dining area. The space has been used effectively to create a delightful sitting room with a bookcase packed full of DVDs and paperbacks. There's lots of board games in the armoire so you won't be short of things to do if the weather is less than perfect. The two bedroms are off the living area - one has a queen, the other has a double bed with single bunk over top. The kitchen is comprehensively equipped and has a full size fridge and dishwasher along with laundry facilities. There is a large bathroom off the kitchen.

This is one of the Great Lakes so expect the water to be unpredictable at times with occasional stormy weather offering some of natures great visuals! Watercraft are not provided at this cottage because of this, however you can rent a boat from nearby Brighton Harbourfront Marina. Enjoy the local towns of Colborne, Brighton, and Cobourg and revel in the countryside of Northumberland county to the north. There's cross country skiing in the Northumberland Forest and down hill at Batawa Ski Hill or at Brimacombe, near Oshawa.

This is a terrific location for being as active or relaxed as you want. With plenty to see and do in the area - Presquile Provincial Park within a short distance, and famed Sandbanks a 40 minute drive - as well as the picturesque towns of Cobourg and Port Hope close by, you won't be short of things to do.

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Rate and Rental Information

  • Please note that bookings less than 7 days in advance are subject to confirmation of availability with owner
  • This property books Saturday to Saturday in High Season


Rate Table
Please note that a $73.45 (including tax) booking fee applies to all bookings
Please note that a $7.91 per day (including tax) Accidental Damage Waiver applies to all bookings
High Season: June 22 - September 3, December 22 - January 7
Weekly (Saturday to Saturday) $1,950.00
Low Season: September 5 - December 21, January 8 - June 22
Weekly $1,150.00
Weekends/Short Stays (Minimum 2 Nights) $675.00
Extra Nights (after 2) - $95.00
Note - after 7th night, pro-rated weekly price applies
Holiday Weekends (3 Nights)
New Years, Christmas $1,000.00
Extra Nights (after 3) - $237.50
Note - after 7th night, pro-rated weekly price applies
Thanksgiving, Victoria Day, Easter, Family Day $1,000.00
Extra Nights (after 3) - $95.00
Note - after 7th night, pro-rated weekly price applies

Inside the Cottage

  • Sleeps up to 6 (Maximum 4 adults)
  • 2 bedrooms (1 Queen; 1 double with single bunk over top ) Sofa bed in living room
  • 4-piece bathroom - tub with shower surround
  • Fully equipped kitchen with fridge, stove, microwave, dishwasher, beer fridge and many small appliances
  • Flat screen TV, satellite (Shaw), DVD player, iPod dock and XBOX 360 entertainment centre
  • High speed internet (WIFI)
  • Living room with sliding doors to patio
  • Dining area with seating for 6
  • Washer/dryer
  • Ontario Provincial Parks pass included for duration (1 vehicle)
  • Large selection of books, DVDs, board games, CDs and video games

Outside the Cottage

  • 8-Person Hot Tub
  • Propane BBQ
  • Large grassy lawn
  • Outdoor games (volley ball, badminton, frisbee, croquet)
  • Firepit

Things you need to know:

  • Waterfront is a southern exposure
  • Linens, indoor and outdoor towels provided for all reservations
  • Post departure cleaning is included with rentals. The cottage is expected to be left in a tidy condition
  • Waterline is high in spring and recedes to reveal a sandy beach in mid to late-August.
  • Pets are welcome at this property


A set of steps (about 12 stairs) leads down to the water. During late-July/early-August, the water level begins to recede which, by mid to late- August, leaves a delightul sandy beach. In the spring the water at the foot of the stairs is about a foot deep


The local town of Colborne was named after Sir John Colborne, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, in 1829. Colborne is the home of the Big Apple, a tourist attraction located along Highway 401. With a height of 10.7 metres (35 ft) and diameter of 11.6 m
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  • BBQ Grill
  • Beach Access
  • AC/Central
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Hot Tub
  • Firepit
  • Waterfront
  • 3D Walkthrough
  • Summer: Sat-Sat only
  • MaxAdults
  • WiFi Unlimited
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Winter Rentals

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Distances shown are "as the crow flies".
Driving distances will be longer. NOTE that directions are approximate. Exact directions are provided upon booking