Footprints On The Moon

Footprints On The Moon
4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Cottage in Bala
from $8000 per /wk

Property Details

Living Room & Fireplace Cottage - Water Side Footprints on the Moon Cottage - Water Side Main Entrance Main Interior Entrance Living Room & Fireplace Entrance Hallway Living Room Living Room & Fireplace Living Room Book Loft Living Room Living Room & Fireplace Kitchen & Bar Seating Kitchen & Bar Seating Kitchen & Bar Seating Kitchen Dining Dining Dining Dining Room Window Seat Central Pool Table Central Pool Table Central Pool Table Stairway to Upper Level Primary Bedroom - Lower Level Primary Bedroom - Lower Level Bathroom 1 - Lower Level Bedroom 2 - Lower Level with private porch Bedroom 3 - Lower Level Bedroom 3 - Lower Level Powder Room - Bedroom 3 Ensuite Stairway to Upper Level Family Room - Upper Level Family Room - Upper Level Family Room & Desk - Upper Level Screened Deck - Upper Level Screened Deck - Upper Level Bedroom 4 - Upper Level Bathroom 3 - Upper Level Bathroom 3 - Upper Level Cottage - Water Side Cottage - Aerial View Aerial View Aerial View Aerial View Dock Cottage & Garage Cottage & Garage Aerial View Moon River The Neighbourhood

Property Description

Enjoy a tranquil getaway filled with peace and quiet at this very private 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom cozy cottage. Featuring open concept living spaces, a large kitchen, 3 Muskoka Rooms and a Bunkie for the kids!

Property Details

This Moon River gem is only a ten-minute drive to the Tuesday night ski shows at Windsor Park, The KEE, restaurants and all the amenities in the town of Bala! This very accessible cottage is very private yet off a main highway and is conveniently located only 20 minutes away from both Gravenhurst and Port Carling, offering some of the best proximity to the most popular hubs in the Muskoka region!

"FOOTPRINTS ON THE MOON" - Take the long drive down to this private cottage that sits on the Canadian Shield. This charming well sized cottage has quaint gardens and meandering pathways and stairs down to the waterfront dock. Three Muskoka rooms allow for outdoor enjoyment protected from the elements!

This well equipped kitchen features a double oven and island that seats 4 at bar stools!
This dining space has a large table that seats 12 plus a smaller picnic table for kids seating.
Large open area with pool/ping pong table, big stone wall, wood burning fireplace, large TV, cozy seating area and 2 window seats.
There are 3 screened in Muskoka Rooms, two on the main floor and one on the upper level.
The upper level loft den boasts two seating areas, one with a TV and a pullout sofa bed (double) and one that is set up as more of a reading room.

Bedroom 1 - Queen (Primary) with walkout to screened Muskoka Room
Bathroom 1 - Full bath with tub/shower combo
Bedroom 2 - Double with sink and walkout to private screened patio
Bedroom 3 - 4 Twins with TV and ensuite
Bathroom 2 - 2-piece ensuite
Bathroom 3 - 5-piece bath with double vanity, corner tub and stand-alone shower
Bedroom 4 - Queen with sink and desk

Year Round Access - 2hrs from Toronto
Extreme Privacy
North Exposure
300' of frontage on Moon River in quiet cove
Bunkie for Kids
Large dock on waterfront for swimming/canoeing/kayaking
Level Land / Grassy Lawn around the house
Pool Table / Ping Pong Table
Radiant In-floor Heating throughout

4 Kayaks
2 Canoes
2 Fire Pits
Watercraft can be rented nearby at the Bala Bay Dock

This cottage is equipped with DSL internet not intended for high-bandwidth activities
This cottage is not equipped with satellite, air conditioning or 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

4 cars

Maximum 10 guests
Non-smoking cottage
Pets considered, must sign Pet Waiver

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


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Rates & Policies


Weekly Rate: $8000 per week
- Rate varies due to seasonality and holidays.
- Please select your dates on our online booking calendar for an exact quote.


HST Booking Fee - On July 1, 2021 Digital Economy Fee - HST is charged to Guest. If booking is over 29 days. HST #830090783, HST is charged on the Service portion only (approx value only). - 13.00%
Service Fee 2 - 3.80% - Tax Exempt
Service Fee 1 - 3.00% - Tax Exempt
Pricing Subject to Change - $0.00
Accidental Damage Protection - Optional - $22.50
Pet Surcharge - $250.00
Minimum Rental during Peak Season 1 week - $0.00 - Tax Exempt
Many owners prefer multi-week rentals and may not accept 2 week rentals until springtime of the peak season as there is such high demand. Other owners have other minimum stays ranging from 3-8 weeks. - $0.00 - Tax Exempt
Cancellation Insurance - 9.00% - Tax Exempt
Wire Transfer Fee - $17.00 - Tax Exempt
Private Agency Weekly Garbage Pick Up - Optional Daily Fee - $7.15
Garbage Pickup (Optional-includes HST) - $84.75
Garbage Pickup (Optional - includes HST) - $84.75
Travel Fee - $25.00 + HST - $28.25 - Tax Exempt
Turnover Cleaning Fee - $510.00
Refundable Security Deposit per week of Rental - $3,200.00
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.
Last updated 06/24/2022
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.
Last updated 06/24/2022