The Great House

Lakefront Entertaining w/ Chef’s Kitchen, Hot Tub

Our state-of-the-art Great House was designed for entertaining with a free-flowing indoor/outdoor living space, a modern catering kitchen, sensational lake views, and a layout that’s perfect for families and friends to gather at the lake.
BONUS If you need more space, rent the Eagle for four additional bedrooms. Or rent all four of our cottages, including the Little House and Lake House, to sleep 35 and have the resort to yourself.

Living Spaces

As soon as you enter this waterfront retreat, you’ll be greeted by stunning lake views through walls of glass. The spacious open floor plan invites gathering but also allows plenty of room to spread out when you need it. Take breaks from the lake in the open living room, where ample seating, a Malm fireplace, and a large wall-mounted flatscreen TV give all the cozy vibes. There are also glass sliders to the deck for easy access and beautiful views.

In the same open space, the expansive screened-in porch blends seamlessly into the living space. Just slide open the fully retractable wall of glass to have an additional seating area and the ultimate in indoor/outdoor living. Play ping pong or unwind by the wood-burning fireplace.

There’s even another living room upstairs – the perfect kids’ hangout or private retreat when you just need a little time to yourself. 

Kitchen & Dining

The modern kitchen in the Great House is a chef’s dream, designed for entertaining, with two wall ovens, two Bosch dishwashers, two refrigerators, eight burners, plenty of prep space, and every appliance you can imagine. When you’re ready to dine, there are endless options, including an eight-person table in the open dining area, a table for ten on the screened-in porch, and extra tables and seating to accommodate up to 35 guests in the wide-open space.

There’s also a second full kitchen upstairs, so there’s no shortage of options for meal prep and dining.

Bedrooms & Baths

With five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and a Queen sleeper sofa in the second-floor living room, this home comfortably accommodates 15 guests, making it perfect for families. Each of the five bedrooms has a King bed that can be converted into two  XL twins, so sleeping arrangements are a breeze no matter how many couples or children you have in your group. One of the bedrooms is wheelchair accessible, with a private ramp entrance and an accessible bathroom with a roll-in shower. 

With five full bathrooms, you’ll have plenty of privacy, and one of the main floor bathrooms has direct lake access, so you don’t have to trail water through the house to use the bathroom when you’re out enjoying the lake.

Bedroom 1: King (or two twins), accessible bedroom with ramp access

Bedroom 2: King (or two twins) and twin bed with trundle

Bedroom 3: King (or two twins) and 2 chair beds

Bedroom 4: King (or two twins) 

Bedroom 5: King (or two twins), ensuite bathroom 

Extras: Queen sleeper sofa in living room, leading to large deck

Bathroom 1: Shower, single vanity, outdoor access

Bathroom 2: Accessible bathroom with roll-in shower, single vanity

Bathroom 3: Tub/shower combination, single vanity

Bathroom 4: Tub/shower combination, single vanity

Bathroom 5: Primary ensuite, shower, single vanity

Outdoor Amenities

Located directly on Bobs Lake, the Great House has an expansive grassy lawn perfect for running around with the kids and pets or playing yard games. Just beyond the lawn is your own private sandy beach and deck over the water (dock is shared). You’ll also love both upper and lower decks just off the house, each with inviting furniture to help you enjoy the views. Unwind in your private hot tub or fire up the BBQ grill after working up an appetite at the lake.

But it doesn’t end there – we offer endless resort-style amenities at our property. Get out on the water on the provided canoes, kayaks, SUPs, and paddle boats. Bring your boat and use our boat launch, or rent one from us – we offer fishing, pontoon, and speed boats all on-site. 

If you’d rather stick to the land, you can fish right from the dock and use the fish cleaning hut. We also have bikes for your use, a basketball/pickleball court, volleyball/badminton, a playground for the kids, an outdoor shower, a fire pit, outdoor billiards, a ping pong table, and more. Enjoy Bingo night at the Tiki bar, or gather with friends and family in multiple outdoor lounge areas. 

When you visit in the winter, experience the lake like never before as it freezes and transforms into your own ice skating rink just steps from your cottage. You’re going to love it here! 

The Neighborhood 

Located in South Frontenac, midway between Toronto and Montreal, Bobs Lake is rural Ontario’s largest wilderness lake. The biggest draw of this area, which is approximately 7 hours from NYC, is the incredible access to such pristine wilderness. Surrounded by hundreds of lakes, forests, and hiking and biking trails, it’s dotted with small villages like Westport, just 22 minutes away, where you can eat fish and chips, buy fudge, and get pizza at the winery overlooking a lake. The cities of Perth and Kingston are also just 50 minutes away. Bobs Lake is a great place to escape with the family and get away from it all. 

Other Things To Note 

Pet friendly. No smoking/vaping. 

Please inquire about parties and events, as we love to host weddings, retreats, family reunions, and more. We can arrange catering, tent setup, rentals, photography, and more. 

Getting There/Transit 

Guests will need a car for their stay. The closest airports are Kingston Airport (CYGK ~67 km/42 mi) or Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (CYOW ~ 120 km/75 mi). 

Interaction With Guests 

Guests can contact us at Bobs Lake Cottages and Escapes via phone call or email. We’re always happy to help. In high season, we have a meet and greet at our tiki bar where we serve sangria to the adults and milkshakes to the children and play Bingo with the numbers called from our stage.

Guest Access 

Guests will receive a keyless entry code prior to arrival.

Air conditioning
Cable TV
Ethernet connection
Bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper
Indoor fireplaces- gas and wood

Central heating
Hot water
Laptop friendly workspace
High Speed Wifi

Family features
Baby bath
Babysitter recommendations
Children’s books and toys
Children’s dinnerware
High chair
Pack ’n Play/travel crib
Room-darkening shades
Stair gates

Luggage dropoff allowed
Long-term stays allowed
Bed and bath
Bed linens
Extra pillows and blankets
Hair dryer

BBQ grill 2
Patio or balcony
Garden or backyard

Lake access

Safety features
Fire extinguisher
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector
First aid kit

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