Bowes and Cocks Brokerage IS cottage country in the Kawarthas. Let us help you find your own slice of paradise.


Choosing a local agent is paramount when buying a cottage. We can help you buy smart. There’s much more than understanding wells and septic systems when buying rural. We know the lakes, the local bylaws, waterfront permitting restrictions and which areas to definitely avoid. 


There are hundreds of websites of listings with old and expired information. When it comes to finding your slice of paradise, we want to do the hard work for you. Tell us what you are looking for and we can help you find the right property faster. Spend less time searching and more time relaxing on the dock. 


If you have a cottage or recreation property in the Kawarthas, we’d like to hear from you. We love to help our clients make the most of their investment. Let’s discuss how The Parkhill Team of Realtors can help you. You’re in good hands when listing your property with us, Bowes and Cocks IS cottage country. 

Jeff Park is your Cottage Realtor

Whether you are buying or selling a cottage in the Kawarthas, you’ll want the expertise from someone in the know. In addition to being a great Realtor, Jeff Park brings a background in Biology and Ecology with Parks Canada and the Trent-Severn Waterway. Jeff offers his buying and selling clients an experience you won’t get anywhere else. He will help you make the right decision because he knows what to look for. He will listen to your needs and ensure this property, waterbody and shoreline are what you are looking for. He brings a vast knowledge about properties, shoreline permitting, environmental assessments, and so much more. There is much more to buying a cottage than what’s in the listing, or in the cottage itself. Jeff will guide you through the process of critical thinking, especially on issues often overlooked, issues that may take away from your enjoyment, or time better spent relaxing! Read Jeff’s bio, or contact him directly to discuss buying or selling recreation properties in the Kawarthas. 

Life at the Cottage

What makes a waterfront “swimmable”?

Looking for some R&R at a new Waterfront property? “Beautiful four season waterfront home/cottage with weed free swimmable water on Pigeon Lake”. Does this sound familiar to you? If you’ve been actively looking for a waterfront property, I’m pretty sure you have...

Cottage Life Show 2019

The Parkhill Team of Realtors will be at the Spring Cottage Life Show March 21 to 24 - International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, OntarioBowes & Cocks Limited Brokerage - HALL 2, AISLE 1100, BOOTH 1110Get ready for cottage season with us!...