Callalily Cabin

From: $149.00

Kirkfield, Ontario
1 Loft Queen Bed | 105sq/ft

Summer (May-Oct): $179 Weeknight | $194 Weekend | $219 Holiday
Winter (Nov-Apr): $149 Weeknight | $164 Weekend | $189 Holiday 
Callalily Cabin is located on a magnificent 230 acre property with access to a sparkling blue, spring-fed lake (the result of a former limestone quarry). This incredibly unique and otherworldly landscape is just 1.5 hours from Toronto. This epic location is home to five lakeside cabins, four bunkie cabins in the meadow and six tents located in the heart of the forest. With dreamy desert-like vistas, fields of wildflowers & a diverse forest teeming with wildlife, this property truly has it all!

All bunkie cabins, including Callalily, come complete with their own fire pit, BBQ, picnic table and two Muskoka chairs. Communal lake area access is included with the cabin rental,  and paddle board rentals are available right at the water’s edge. In the winter months, complimentary adult-sized pairs of snowshoes are provided to explore the on-site trails, so all guests can take advantage of this truly epic location regardless of the time of year.

Due to the realities near the quarry at this site and the safety risks involved, we recommend parents of small children take extreme caution when visiting the lake. Pups are also only permitted on specific “pet-friendly” sites. See the “Be Aware” section below for more detail.

Access: Drive-in Access Remoteness: Low

Activities at this cabin:



Firewood Bundle (+$14.00)

Add a bundle (or two!) of firewood to your stay for $14 each. Delivery is included, so the firewood will be available on-site for you upon arrival.

Paddleboard Rental

Rent a paddleboard to enjoy at the quarry for the duration of your CABINSCAPE stay.

Canoe Rental

Rent a canoe to enjoy at the quarry for the duration of your CABINSCAPE stay.

Celebration Package

Create lasting memories by adding this celebratory photography shoot to your stay.
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Cabin Kits

Available for 2024 reservations.

Made for lovers, this kit transforms our isolated off-grid getaways into a romantic escape.
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Make your taste buds tingle with this sweet and savory kit for two.
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Settle into cabin life with some goodies to enjoy at the cabin and take home with you!
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☼ We require a 2-night minimum stay / 3-nights on long weekends
☼ A $50 cleaning fee for tents & a $60 cleaning fee for cabins will be included in your reservation total
☼ HST will be added on the checkout page

We book up to 5 months in advance and open reservations on a revolving monthly basis. November 2024 dates NOW OPEN! December dates open August 1st.


1 Queen Loft Bed
Indoor Toilet
Fan and Heat
Mini Fridge
Drinking Water
Salt, Pepper, Olive Oil, Sugar & Coffee
Patio Furniture
Mini Library

*There is NO running water at this cabin. There is a shared comfort station on site with two outdoor showers.


This eco-cabin is completely OFF-GRID. (Don’t let this scare you). Our cabin is modernized and solar powered with electricity and heat. Feel good knowing that you’re choosing a low-carbon, eco-friendly getaway. As an off-grid cabin, energy conservation is key. Drawing too much energy may cause you to lose power, so you’ll need to be mindful of your consumption during your stay. There is a back-up generator when solar power is low.


All garbage and recycling must be packed up and taken home on your departure.



  • Swimming (at our communal lake access area/dock)
  • Hiking
  • Paddleboard/Canoe Rentals
  • Campfires
  • Stargazing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing (2 adult pairs of snowshoes provided in winter)


  • Experience local culinary sites   
  • Visit Balsam Lake Provincial Park – 17 minutes
  • Birdwatch at Carden Plain Important Bird Area (IBA) – 11 minutes
  • Visit the Kirkfield Lift Lock (second highest lift locks in the world) – 3 minutes


This cabin is a year-round drive-in cabin. The lanes accessing the cabin will be plowed throughout the winter. However, we strongly recommend 4WD or AWD drive vehicles with snow tires during the winter as country roads and plowed lanes can be difficult to navigate with low riding or 2WD vehicles.


There are various safety hazards at the quarry that can make it unsafe for small children. Deep water, steep stairs, cliff faces without barriers and rocky pathways could pose risks for children without parental supervision. While this cabin is not lakefront and is located safely in the meadows, it is not recommended to bring children under 6 years of age to the quarry lake during your stay. Please take heed when bringing your little ones lakefront at this site. Pets are also only permitted at certain sites for these reasons.


What makes this location awesome? 

This Cabinscape location is near Kirkfield Lake, a body of water sustained by 3 underground freshwater springs. This gorgeous lake is clean and crystal clear with a blueness seldom seen anywhere in Ontario.

This geologically unique property (the site of a former limestone quarry) offers ample opportunities to connect with nature. Snowshoe, hike or run the trails on-site that meander through forests and wildflower meadows. Swim, paddleboard, snorkel or get out and cycle the roads and rail trails in the area.

Our property is adjacent to the Trent Severn Waterway system which connects to several larger lakes in the Kawartha Lakes region, making it an excellent basecamp for day-long expeditions on the water.

How far apart are the cabins? 

Our Kawarthas meadow cabins have been strategically placed to provide as much privacy as possible. While you should be prepared to see neighboring cabins, each site has it’s own private outdoor space, fire pit and deck area. Sites are big, beautiful and comfortably situated within a meadow of wildflowers. The four cabins in this section of the property are all approximately 150 to 200 meters from each other.

When is check-in and check-out?

Entry is by lock-box and key. Check in time is 3 pm. Check-out is 11 am.

What if I need assistance during my stay?

We are always just a text away for any questions or assistance. Our on-call property manager lives nearby and can be available on-site when needed.

What should I bring?

  • Your own food & drink
  • Your own towels, sheets, pillows, pillow cases and blankets
  • Firewood 
  • Bug repellent

Does this cabin have running water or a shower?

Our Micro cabins do not have running water. We provide 40L of water for dish washing and drinking. There is a shared comfort station on site with two outdoor showers.

Can I bring additional guests?

No. This cabin can only accommodate up to 2 guests.

Is there WIFI/Cell Service?

There is NO WIFI access at this cabin. There is reliable cell reception. However, access to data is slow and spotty. Don’t plan on having a Zoom meeting here.

Are there bugs or critters?!

You bet. Depending on the season, you’ll encounter bugs of all sorts. Bugs, rodents and wildlife are a reality of the wilderness. Guests should come prepared with bug spray and proper protective attire. Ticks have also been a major issue across Ontario. Please do your research ahead of time and learn how to properly check yourself for ticks. 

While we do our best to protect our cabins from pesky critters by having them seasonally sprayed, critters can sometimes find their way into the cabin. That’s why it’s important to keep your food sealed and stored. If you’re squeamish around bugs or critters, you may want to consider another kind of getaway.

Is this cabin pup friendly?

In order to keep noise levels to a minimum and to consider all our guests on-site, we only allow pups at a few sites on this property. If you are looking to bring your pup, check out our Bluebell Cabin or Buttercup Cabin.

What electronics can I use at the cabin?

There is one outlet in the kitchen for charging your phone and laptop but charging multiple phones / laptops will drain the cabin’s battery quickly. We DO NOT recommend using the outlet for high voltage items like hairdryers, coffee makers, kitchen appliances, etc. This is a low voltage outlet and power outages will result. Health-related items like CPAP machines cannot be accommodated at our cabins. Feel free to reach out to for clarification on what machines/electronics can be used at our cabins.