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Top Winter Activities in The Kawarthas

The Kawarthas, Ontario Add Kawartha Lakes to your list of go-to Ontario Winter destinations. The Kawarthas has it all from trails to sights to attractions to keep you busy in between cozy nights by the fireplace. Here is our list of the top things to do in The Kawarthas and surrounding area during the Winter….

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Jayne’s Luxury Rentals Named To The Globe and Mail’s List of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

Port Carling, Ontario  Jayne’s Luxury Rentals is pleased to announce it was ranked 242nd on the 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth. Jayne’s Luxury Rentals earned its spot with three-year growth of 156%.  Jayne McCaw, CEO, thanks her employees, owners,…

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Ontario Staycation Tax Credit

Ontario’s Staycation Tax Credit is now in effect as of January 1, 2022 Looking to book a family getaway or get out of the city for a weekend? The Government of Ontario is providing an added incentive to explore the province this year. With the Staycation Tax Credit, Ontario residents will be able to claim…

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Guest Code of Conduct

Welcome to your Muskoka vacation! Muskoka is one of the most sought-after destinations in Canada due to its natural beauty, vibrant towns and the welcoming people that tie it all together. We are incredibly grateful to be able to share this wonderful area with you and wish nothing but fond memories for you and yours….

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Introducing Jayne’s Luxury Rentals!

Jayne’s Cottages has a brand-new look! As we continue to diversify our inventory with a variety of property types, we thought it was only fitting that we encompass more than “Cottages” in our brand name. Over the past couple of years, we have been investing in different regions and property categories, offering our Guests an…

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What Short Term Rental Regulations could mean to you, the Cottage Owner

Jayne is a founding member of Ontario Cottage Rental Managers Association (OCRMA), which advocates for and promotes responsible management practices in Ontario’s short-term rental industry. By sharing knowledge and developing best practices, the OCRMA is dedicated to providing an optimal experience for Guests, Owners, and neighbours, while contributing to the economic sustainability of the stakeholders and…

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Top Winter Activities – Lake of Bays

Located southeast of the incredible Algonquin park, Lake of Bays provides visitors with the spirited communities of Dwight, Dorset and Baysville. While the Lake of Bays area is known for its scenic beauty, it is also one of Ontario’s top winter destinations. With skating, snowshoeing, hiking, sledding, ice fishing, skiing and dog sledding all nearby,…

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Winter Getaways

Ever consider visiting Muskoka in the wintertime? Well you should, because Muskoka in the winter is a whole new experience – whether you prefer staying cozy in the cabin or enjoy outdoor adventures, there’s something for everyone. The High Life The High Life is situated on a private lake on an amazing 47 acres of…

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Jayne’s 10 Favourite Boathouse Decks

The Boathouse Deck. We consider the boathouse deck a middle ground between the dock and the cottage porch – where you spend the winding hours of the late afternoon after being on the water, before making your way back up to the cottage. It is a place to totally unwind, relax, and feel the wind…

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Jayne’s 10 Favourite Muskoka Rooms

The Muskoka Room. A Muskoka namesake that is perhaps the most essential room in any cottage. There are many different varieties of Muskoka Rooms – sometimes it’s a covered extension of the deck, sometimes it is completely insulated, sometimes it resembles more of a screened-in porch. But the most important part is that it is…

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