Kincardine Cabin Retreat is hidden amongst giant cedar trees overlooking the shores of Lake Huron. The property is less than 3 minutes by foot away from downtown Kincardine, the Lighthouse, and pristine Blue Flag beaches. This rustic property has a prominent place in local history stemming from its roots as a tourist retreat from 1946-1970, when it was known as HILORCORT CABINS.

This unique rental property is perfect for a group or for family reunions and special events. It is best suited for a maximum of 12 people and the weekly rate includes 4 cabins, stone cottage, cook house, bath house, deck area and exclusive use of the west end of the grounds. It is also available for weekend and nightly rental when not fully rented or on a case per case basis. In total, there is one King size bed (Cabin 4), two Queen size beds (Cabins 1 & 2), two Double bunk beds with a single bed on top (Stone Cottage) and a pull out couch and futon (Cabin 3 - which is connected to Cabin 4). In addition, the Coach House is available during July and August as a separate rental option. This is a self contained rental with a Queen bed, fireplace, big screen TV, kitchentte, and three piece bathroom. Property Rentals are from June to September.

Please take a moment and browse through the many photos that capture the beauty and essence of this rental property. Photos from the early 1940s show original owner and WWII vet, John A. "Skip" Reynolds, building the log cabins. More recent photos showcase the extensive renovations, spectacular views, grounds, gardens and many amenities. Book your next vacation or get away at Kincardine Cabin Retreat, where our motto is "A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it!"

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Kincardine Cabins

Features / Amenities


Cook House

Located on the back deck and has all the required items to cook a family feast! There are two fridges, stove, microwave, coffeemaker, dishwasher, and double sink. The Cook House also includes all dishes, pots, pans, and cutlery for the rental. On the accompanying deck area, there is a large BBQ, griddle, and deep fryer. Beach & Park access is through the main West gate. Ample parking is available during the duration of the rental.


Bath House

Located beside the Stone Cottage and has a large shower, clawfoot tub, toilet, and sink.


Outdoor Hot Water Shower

Located steps from the cabins and is enclosed in Canadian Cedar outdoor shower with two multi head shower towers and a 2' diameter rain shower head. Tankless hot water heaters ensures you never run out of hot water๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜€.


Fire Pits

Located on the grounds near the front of the cabins, which can accomodate larger groups, and a smaller firepit on the upper deck behind the cabins and overlooking the lake. Free firewood is provided during the rental period.



Water throughout the property is drinkable and provided via municipal services. The sinks in Cabins 1, 2, and 4 have cold water only.



- No Frills & Sobeys

- Two Tim Hortons locations

- Beer Store & LCBO

- Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall, and PharmaSave

- Boston Pizza and Pizza Hut

- Multiple local restaurants, bars, and stores

- Laundromat is located within walking distance from the property

Additional Features

-Pets Welcome (inquire upon reservation)
-Sleeps Twelve
-Cable TV
- smoke detectors and fire extinguishers in all buildings
- stairs to large paved parking lot and public park, tennis court and North beach.

Features Nearby the Property

-Picnic Tables




Cabins Retreat Area - $3,600/week ($514/night for up to 12 people)

(Includes: 4 cabins, Stone Cottage, Cook House, Bath House, Deck Area, and exclusive use of the grounds for up to 12 people.)

 $1,500/weekend  (June, September and October only| (check in and check out times are flexible)

Rental rates for the Cabins Retreat Area is for a maximum of 12 people and individuals beyond this number will be charged an additional $150/week per person at the time of booking or upon checking in.


Coach House Retreat - $1,200/week

(Includes: Self contained rental with a Queen bed, fireplace, big screen TV, kitchenette, and three piece bathroom.)

Additional Information

Weekly Bookings are Sunday-Sunday (Check-in Time: 4:00 PM, Check-out Time: 11:00 AM)

Note: Please respect these times in order to allow the property manager time to clean and prepare the property.

Reservation down payment & damage deposit - $500 (refundable if reservations cancelled prior to 30 days, and no damage to property upon checkout). Upon submitting the damage deposit, the renter must confirm they have read the rules and the rates and will abide by them.

Full payment must be received by e-transfer 3 weeks prior to arrival along with the list of the names of all guests to a maximum of 12.

This is a unique, historic property and we reserve the right to refuse booking to any group we feel is not compatible with it's historic nature.

Firewood is provided at no charge. Clean linens are provided, but you will need to bring your own towels and toiletries. There is a laundromat within walking distance.