Waterfront Cottages for Rent in Prince Edward County

Waterfront Cottages for Rent in Prince Edward County
Waterfront Cottages for Rent in Prince Edward County

Surrounded by the waters of Lake Ontario lies Prince Edward County, a predominately rural community tucked within the “golden triangle” between Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa. It’s the only municipality in the Province nearly self-contained as an island, covering about 1,050 square kilometres and over 800 kilometres of shoreline. 

With its stunning landscape, world-class wineries and breweries, sandy beaches, and flavourful cuisine, The County attracts over 650,000 visitors annually. Each year, visitors are looking to experience the wonders of Prince Edward County through unique vacation rentals that showcase its beauties, like the waterfront

Your dream vacation starts with an extraordinary accommodation. We’ve gathered a list of waterfront cottages for rental in Prince Edward County that offer lifetime experiences for families, couples, and friends so that your time in the County is unforgettable.

Top 14 Waterfront Cottages in PEC

Waterfront Living – North Port

8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 8 beds · 1 bath

Welcome to cottage life! Guests can immerse themselves in a state-of-the-art outdoor space featuring a fully stocked kitchen, a bar, a hot tub spa, and a 60″ outdoor TV. Multiple lounging areas provide a perfect setting to unwind. The gently sloped rock beach facilitates easy water entry, adorned with storybook willow trees and a fire pit for memory-filled nights. Inside the cottage, comfort awaits with three private bedrooms and a charming loft, all equipped with new queen beds. High-speed WIFI, Netflix, Prime, and board games cater to entertainment on rainy days.

Each bedroom boasts a queen mattress, accompanied by either a closet for hanging clothes or a dresser. The loft offers ample space and a bench for luggage. The quaint kitchen is fully equipped, providing everything from an assortment of glassware to a coffee maker and microwave. Take a stroll around; every effort has been made to anticipate and provide for the needs of our valued guests.

Rate: Starting from $600/night


Waterfront Cottage on West Lake – West Lake

8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 5 beds · 1.5 baths

Welcome to a charming, newly designed full-cottage rental situated on the picturesque West Lake in Prince Edward County. This ideal location offers easy access to all that The County has to offer. Just a 5-minute drive will take you to the pristine Sandbanks Provincial Park, while a 10-minute drive to Bloomfield’s shops and restaurants and at the center of countless wineries and breweries from Waupoos to Wellington.

This light and airy lakeside cottage features 3 bedrooms, a full bath, a half bath, a cozy living room with a fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious dining area, and a TV room. Step outside to discover a delightful wrap-around deck, a waterside patio, and a generously sized dock perfect for fishing enthusiasts. Stay connected with included WIFI, and enjoy entertainment options with Roku and an HDMI cable for your own devices. The kitchen is fully stocked with plates, cutlery, pots, and pans, and you’ll find bed linens and towels provided for your comfort.

Rate: Starting from $375/night


Delightful Church – Woodville

6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bath

Perched atop a hill, the modern yet historic church offers enchanting views of the stunning Bay of Quinte, just a short drive outside of Picton. Surrounded by the allure of breweries and wineries, this unique vacation rental provides a serene escape.

The fully appointed house, once a charming church, features captivating views, delightful accents, and a spacious yard complete with a deck and fire pit. Renovated to blend modern comforts with country charm, the dwelling retains its original character with squeaky floors and doors. With two bedrooms boasting Queen-sized beds, the accommodation caters to a cozy retreat, and for larger groups, a pullout couch is available to accommodate more than four guests.

Rate: Starting from $203/night


The Trimble Lake House – Wellington

4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1.5 baths

Step into The Trimble Lake House, where chic, style, and thoughtful design meet. Just a few steps from the water—any closer, and you’d be in it—this waterfront cottage rental is adorned with expansive windows that frame the breathtaking views of Lake Ontario. Every nook and cranny of this home has been meticulously renovated with an unwavering commitment to detail and craftsmanship. You’ll find relaxation in two charming bedrooms that offer captivating water views. 

Nestled in the heart of the historic and delightful Wellington in Prince Edward County, this home is surrounded by a myriad of restaurants, cafes, and shops. It serves as the perfect hub for exploring the many wineries, Sandbanks Provincial Park, and numerous other attractions that dot the area. With exclusive access to the lake, you may find it hard to tear yourself away.

Rate: Starting from $600/night


Water’s Edge – Rossmore

6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths

Situated on the edge of the beautiful Bay of Quinte, this brand-new modern build is sure to steal your breath. Built-in 2023, this stunning two-storey waterfront oasis, Water’s Edge, is located just over the Bay Bridge in spectacular Prince Edward County. The Airbnb features two kayaks, fishing gear, an outdoor propane fire table, and an upper and lower deck with front-row seats for the most unforgettable sunsets.

The impeccably landscaped waterfront area includes a propane fire table surrounded by six Muskoka chairs, lounge chairs and an umbrella on the dock by the water. Water’s Edge is conveniently located near Belleville and Prince Edward County.

Rate: Starting from $600/night


Peaceful Peninsula – Milford

6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bath

Come and unwind on a private peninsula with water surrounding you on three sides. Located at the end of a dead-end lane on the southeast shores of Prince Edward County, Peaceful Peninsula may be just the waterfront getaway you are looking for. Tranquil and surrounded by nature, the four-season cottage is fitted with everything you need, from ample toiletries, two large firepit areas, a Nintendo Switch, the softest linens, a spa hot tub, luxury cooking appliances, an outdoor shower, and high-speed wifi.

Explore the various waterfront activities provided for guests, including canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, and the opportunity to swim in the refreshing waters. Peaceful Peninsula provides a private dock and boat launch, so guests have a rare opportunity to bring their watercraft and enjoy the pristine waters of Lake Ontario. Let your pets enjoy the oasis with you. This waterfront cottage rental in Prince Edward County is completely pet-friendly and offers year-round accessibility with private space for pets to roam, no additional fees required.

Rate: Starting from $399/night

Coleman – May 2023

“This place is amazing!!! Everything you would want for a special stay! From the separate games room to the hot tub, 2 fireplaces. Outdoor seating and great spaces etc. The Nespresso coffee maker was a plus! Great views from every room. The best sunrise view ever! Water on all sides with great wildlife to watch all day! Very private and has plenty of room outside for fun and games.”


Wind & Waves – Wellington

8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 5 beds · 2 baths

Step into the laid-back ambiance of Wind & Waves, a Wellington getaway. Nestled back from the water, this retreat offers stunning views of Lake Ontario and a spacious yard for children’s enjoyment. Conveniently located, it’s a short stroll to groceries, amenities, and renowned restaurants such as The Drake, East & Main Bistro, and Midtown Brewery.

Outdoors, guests can savour meals or beverages on the newly renovated deck, equipped with a Gas BBQ and seating for up to 8. Engage in a friendly soccer game with the kids or bring along a bocce or badminton set while away from the house. A wagon is provided to transport whatever is needed down to the water if you would like a lakeside picnic.

Rate: Starting from $229/night


SunriseSunsetPeace – Cherry Valley

10 guests · 4 bedrooms · 8 beds · 4 baths

Come for the sunrise, stay for the sunset at this stunning two-story home in Prince Edward County. Nestled directly on the water, it offers a tranquil escape surrounded by nature in a quiet, family-friendly neighbourhood. During the summer, guests have the luxury of launching their own boats and jet skis from a private boat launch. Year-round, the lake teems with wildlife, providing a scenic backdrop from the numerous deck spaces. Spend your days unwinding by the water, and in the evenings, soak in the seven-seater jet hot tub.

This property comes with a plethora of amenities, ensuring adventure seekers have everything they need, from fishing rods to paddle boards and kayaks. Plus, it’s conveniently located within walking distance of Massassauga Point Conservation Area, ranked as one of the top 10 attractions in Prince Edward County. So gather your family and friends and savour the beauty of this lakefront home.

Rate: Starting from $199/night


6 Acre Retreat – Hillcrest

16+ guests · 8 bedrooms · 10 beds · 4.5 baths

Situated on the shores of Lake Consecon in Prince Edward County, 6 Acre Retreat stands as a sprawling waterfront estate, offering a vast vacation experience spread across 6 acres of land. This expansive property encompasses over 5,000 sq. ft, making it an ideal setting for large family gatherings and accommodating multiple groups.

With 8 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, the home comfortably sleeps up to 16 adults, with additional space for children (10 years and under). The spacious and inviting interior features a pool table, large common areas, and an outdoor fire pit. Guests can start their day with a complimentary cup of green tea or brewed coffee, with sustainability at the forefront. The property aligns with the brand Public Goods, ensuring premium amenities from the kitchen to the bathroom, enhancing the overall experience for every visitor.

Rate: Starting from $675/night


SkySuite on West Lake – Hallowell

8 guests · 2 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths

Discover the SkySuite on West Lake, an exceptional waterfront retreat just a two-minute drive from Wellington and close to Sandbanks Provincial Park, Bloomfield, and the vibrant artistic, winery, brewery, and restaurant scene of PEC. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the waves caressing the shore while enjoying breathtaking views. The property offers unmatched privacy in addition to its convenient location. Ideal for couples and small groups, the SkySuite provides stand-up paddleboards, a pedal boat, kayaks, and canoes for your enjoyment. If you need them, there are even boat launch and docking facilities available, with float-planes warmly welcomed.

The outdoors is what makes this cottage rental stand out. Nestled amidst lush trees, grass, and vibrant flower gardens, the property offers a private outdoor haven. Relax in shaded lounging areas, dine al fresco with private BBQs, and unwind in the hot tub. The living room and private outdoor amenity space provide uninterrupted views of West Lake, enhancing your experience of this charming retreat.

Rate: Starting from $756/night


Peaceful 4-Bedroom Waterfront Cottage – Cressy

8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 4 beds · 3 baths

Nestled at the end of Cressy, this charming waterfront cottage offers a tranquil escape. With private access to Lake Ontario and a private dock, guests can unwind in the four cozy bedrooms, featuring three king-sized beds and one queen-sized bed. The sunroom, complete with heated floors, provides a perfect spot to relax, meditate, or enjoy the scenic view. The fully-stocked kitchen and worry-free amenities ensure a hassle-free stay. This Airbnb rental is an ideal haven for anyone seeking a peaceful recharge and a taste of quiet county life.

Rate: Starting from $550/night


Willow Boho Bell Tent at Lakecroft – Cherry Valley

2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath

Experience Prince Edward County a new way through this 5-metre boho-inspired bell tent located at Lakecroft. These Lakecroft Suites have been carefully designed to provide ample privacy and space between each tent. Inside this private tent, you’ll find a comfortable queen-size bed, perfect for accommodating two glampers. With its enchanting decor and a close connection to nature, you’ll get the best of both worlds during your stay.

Lakecroft is conveniently located in the heart of it all, with easy access to Sandbanks Beach, wineries, and renowned restaurants. After a day of outdoor adventures, unwind by firing up the BBQ grill and savouring a glass of wine. Additional amenities include electrical outlets, cozy lamps, and a mini-fridge for your convenience. Relaxation options abound, from lounging in hammocks to enjoying outdoor seating or even spending your day on the expansive shared dock, offering breathtaking views of East Lake.

Rate: Starting from $120/night


Land’s End – Wellington

6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bath

Land’s End is a fully renovated, luxurious waterfront cottage rental in the heart of Wellington. A deck off the main living area puts your meters away from the lake and allows you to catch breathtaking sunsets and sunrises. Located steps away from bustling downtown Wellington, this home has everything you need to enjoy your getaway in Prince Edward County. 

Rate: Starting from $375/night


Gate House at the Lake – West Lake

8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 6 beds · 2 baths

If you’re seeking the perfect private cottage rental to host all your family and friends, look no further than Shore Lodge. With the capacity to accommodate up to 15 guests, this indoor-outdoor retreat offers everything you need to create cherished memories. Nestled under a canopy of trees, this oasis boasts an array of amenities, including a rejuvenating spa hot tub, an expansive outdoor lounging family deck, a floating dock, contemporary furniture, sports equipment, and much more.

The crown jewel of this retreat is the 115-meter (375ft) ‘Boardwalk’ that stretches above a picturesque wetland filled with reeds and rushes, leading to a tranquil water cove with islands and bays—ideal for the new Pedal Boat or your kayak, SUP, and canoes. After a day of adventure on the water, come together around the inviting gas-fire table to unwind beneath the starry skies or bask in the summer shade. It’s the ultimate waterfront cottage rental in Prince Edward County, designed for sharing with your loved ones.

Rate: Contact owners to learn more


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