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Family Ties

Cottage in Bala

  • 5 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 12 Guests
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Family Ties

Cottage in Bala

  • 5 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 12 Guests
Cottage & Main Deck - Lake Side - property

Family Ties

Cottage in Bala

  • 5 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 12 Guests

Family Ties

Cottage in Bala

Booking direct with us guarantees the lowest price. Select dates to calculate taxes and fees. Inquire for off-season and special pricing.

Stay Information

  • Summer WeekFromJun 14-July 19 & Aug 11-Sep 9C$13,200 /Summer Week
  • Super Peak WeekFromJul 19-Aug 11 C$15,180 /Super Peak Week

Property Details

This beautiful timeless cottage is located on Lake Muskoka and is completely renovated and newly landscaped. Shallow, sandy entry and level land, perfect for young families!

Family Ties cottage is 5 minutes to the town of Bala and 12 minutes to Port Carling respectively, for all amenities, groceries, specialty shops and dining. For those that like to hike, the Torrance Barrens and Hardy Lake trails are just 15 minutes away. Boat the "Big 3" from this easy location and enjoy the quiet bay.

FAMILY TIES - As you drive up to this pretty property, you are greeted by a newly renovated home and recently landscaped grounds. Everything is NEW! New front porch with portico, new back deck with glass railings and new dock with boat port. The driveway has a basketball net for the kids. A large grass frontage and new front porch await. As you move around to the back, you are greeted by a new deck that runs the length of the cottage, with glass railings allowing for unobstructed views of the lake, outdoor dining area and lounging area with all new patio furniture. Step down to the level grassy yard with fire pit and outdoor stone fireplace. This magical space is lit up at night and is just steps to the water with shallow, sandy entry (great for the kids) and a new dock with a single slip boat port. This property was featured on Season 3 of HGTV Canada’s Scott’s Vacation House Rules!

This open concept kitchen has high end appliances, granite countertops, large island with seating for 4 and a walkout to the large deck.
Open concept dining area has original brick back wall, a large wooden table with chairs and a banquette that seats 8 and is open to the Great Room and kitchen.
This open concept Great Room has large windows looking out to the lake, dark wood beams and cozy seating area with tv and gas stone fireplace.

This functional rec room has a games area with a pool table and a cozy seating area with tv.

Bathroom 1 - 3-pce with stand alone glass shower
Bedroom 1 - Queen
Bathroom 2 - 3-pce with stand alone glass shower
Bedroom 2 - Queen
Bedroom 3 - Queen

Bathroom 3 - 3-piece with stand-alone glass shower
Bedroom 4 - Queen and single trundle (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 5 - Double

Level Land
Shallow/Sandy entry
100' of frontage
East Exposure
Level Land / Grassy Lawn
High-end appliances
Newly renovated
Multiple outdoor seating areas
Pool Table
Starlink Satellite High-Speed Internet

2 Kayaks
Paddle Boat
Fire Pit
Outdoor Fireplace
Basketball Net

This cottage is equipped with satellite, wifi, air conditioning and a generator
This cottage participates in Jayne's White Linen Program

Boathouses, Bunkies and 3 Season Muskoka Rooms not available from Thanksgiving-Victoria Day Weekend
Outdoor furniture is not out from Thanksgiving-Victoria Day Weekend
Water toys are not available Thanksgiving-Victoria Day due to safety concerns

8 cars

Maximum 12 guests
Non-smoking cottage
Pets considered, must sign Pet Waiver

Check-in time 4:00 pm
Check-out time 10:00 am




Sleeping Arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 3

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 4

1 Queen Bed, 1 Single Bed

Bedroom 5

1 Double Bed



1211 Dudley Road
Bala, Ontario


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy by Agency -
If the Cottage Property is for any reason not rentable prior to commencement of the Rental Period then the Guest Agreement will be null and void and all Advance Deposits will be refunded to the Guest’s credit card within 7 days of cancellation. No additional refund or damages will be paid to the Guest or Guests.

Cancellation Policy by Guest -
Guest may cancel the agreement before150 days prior to the start of the rental period, the deposit will be returned less a fee of $2000 per week of reservation if rental is under $20,000 per week. For rentals at $20,000 and over, the cancellation fee is $4000/week of rental. If the Guest cancels the agreement 61 to 149 days prior to the start of the rental all deposits will be forfeited. If the Guest cancels the agreement less than 60 days before the start of the rental agreement the Guest is responsible for the full amount of the rent and is not entitled to any refund.

Cancellation Policy on Concierge Services - Full refund on deposits made 31 days or more prior to arrival. For cancellation of concierge service for arrivals less than 31 days away, all deposits will be forfeited.

Deposit Policy

Deposit Policy - 50% of Rental Amount is due at time of booking.  If your rental's arrival date is greater than 6 months, the 25% is due upon booking and 25% is due 6 months prior to the commencement of the rental.  Balance of payment is due 60 days prior to arrival. Please note that there is a $250 penalty associated with late payment of the balance between 59-46 days prior to the commencement of the rental that will be charged to your credit card. At 45 days prior to the rental, Jayne's Cottages is entitled to treat the booking as cancelled as per below.

Jayne's Cottages is entitled to treat the booking of any Guest as cancelled in the event that: a) the Guest gives written notification of cancellation; b) the Guest fails to pay the full deposit due or the balance of rent by the time specified above. In the event that the booking is so cancelled, Jayne's Cottages may re-book the property for the period concerned or for part of that period.

Bookings made within 24 hours of arrival will be charged an additional $1000 Booking Fee.
Bookings made within 48 hours of arrival will be charged a $500 Booking Fee.


Rate varies due to seasonality and holidays.

Please select your dates on our online booking calendar and use the booking engine for an exact quote. Additional Fees may include, but are not limited to, Turnover Clean, Taxes, Security Deposit and other Optional Services to enhance your stay. 

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"Very Pleased"

by Matt


Cottage was very nice and efficient. Great kitchen, living room, and outdoor seating area. Very pleased.

Cottage & Main Deck - Lake Side

Cottage & Lake

Living Room & Fireplace

Living Room & Fireplace

Kitchen & Bar Seating



Dining & Living Room

Primary Bedroom - Main Level

Primary Bedroom Ensuite

Bedroom 2 - Main Level

Bedroom 3 - Main Level

Bathroom - Main Level

Recreation Room

Recreation Room & Pool Table

Bedroom 3 - Lower Level

Bedroom 4 - Lower Level

Bedroom 5 - Lower Level

Bathroom & Laundry - Lower Level

Main Deck & Seating

Outdoor Dining & BBQ

Main Deck & Seating


Dock & Seating

Dock & Seating

Fire Pit & Seating