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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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Congratulations Jayne!!

We’re very excited to share the news that Jayne, our fearless leader, has been named as a Finalist for the 2019 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards in the Start Up category. The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards are the pre-eminent national business awards recognizing female business owners from across Canada who make impressive and substantial…

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Great Reasons to Rent a Cottage This Year!

Vacations come in many forms.  There is often a lot of debate on how you will spend your limited vacation time, but I would like to share just some of the great reasons why renting a cottage may be a good choice for your vacation this year! *Trips abroad are an amazing experience and there…

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Dog Days at the Cottage

With more and more households that include dogs, it’s inevitable that many people that rent cottages will want their dogs to join them on their vacation. As a dog lover and owner for many years, I don’t go many places without my dog, so it’s no surprise that we strive to represent cottages that are…

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Medical Attention While on Vacation

We never want to imagine getting sick or hurt on our vacation, but unfortunately, it does sometimes happen. It’s inevitable that when you are in a different place and exposed to different elements that at some point you may need immediate medical attention, a doctor’s office for urgent care or even just a drugstore for…

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6 Hot New 2019 Cottages

Ever wonder what Jayne’s Cottages gets up to when the lakes are frozen and docks have been put away for the season? We add to our stock of incredible luxury cottages for the summer season ahead, of course! Scroll through six new cottages that will have you wishing the winter would hurry up and let…

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