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Rainy day activities in Muskoka

Enjoy Muskoka even if the day turns grey! Rain, rain go away, come again another day… or don’t. There are few things worse than settling into a beautiful cottage with your family for a long-awaited vacation, and as you’re going over all the fun activities on the horizon, someone chimes in: “Have you seen the forecast?”…

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Jayne’s Cottages Concierge

You’ve found the perfect spot, so now what? Imagine you’ve found your perfect summer hideaway.  You’ve packed up all the kids or carted your extended family down to Muskoka and are finally settling in at your rental. On the drive down you pass numerous water sports facilities, see boats cruising the lakes, take note of quaint…

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What Are Guests Saying About Jayne’s Cottages?

Last summer Jayne’s Cottages facilitated over 300 cottage rentals in the Muskoka area alone. Here’s how a few of our guests described their experience! “It was our first time renting a cottage in Muskoka, Jayne was extremely helpful through the entire process. She always responded to my emails and inquiries immediately and I felt I could…

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Jayne’s Cottages in Scottish Sunday Paper

According to “The Sunday”, a weekly paper in Scotland, Canada is among the top destinations worldwide for Scot’s’ to vacation. The article went on to lend an affectionate nod to the Muskoka region, and to Jayne’s Cottages respectively. (more…)

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Closing the Cottage for the Winter

Sad that the cottage season is over? Us too. Don’t carry any stress into the winter season by making sure your cottage paradise is safely guarded against the Canadian winter. Ensure you’ve followed the steps below so you can enjoy your cottage to the fullest next summer season! (more…)

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11 Tips to Find the Perfect Summer Cottage

Summer is coming! Jayne weighs in on how to find the perfect cottage for you and your family. 1. Well Water Or Lake Water? First of all, well water does not mean you will be pumping your water directly out of a well. Many cottage owners prefer to have water enter their cottage through a…

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Cottage Spring Cleaning Hacks

The warm weather has returned, and you have only one thought in mind: being able to enjoy your summertime weekends ensconced in your comfortable country cottage! With the snow on the ground finally melting there is no shortage of spring cleaning to be done in cottage country. After many months left alone, things can get…

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