Foreman’s Finest

Foreman's Finest
7 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms Cottage in Muskoka Lakes
from $1929 per /nt
from $13500 per /wk

Property Details

Front of Cottage Side View of Boathouse Cottage View Fireplace Living Area Kitchen Island Kitchen Island Dining Table Master with Sink Master Bath Master Bath Games Room Reading  Room Muskoka Room Screened Porch with Speakers and BBQ Main Floor Queen Second Floor Queen and Twin Second Floor Bath Bathroom Second Floor Queen Queen with Twin Nursery Upper Level Office Office Area off of Main Floor Queen Bedroom Laundry Room Outdoor Sitting Area Outdoor Sitting Area Outdoor Sitting Area Side View of Boathouse Side View of Property Boathouse Bar Boathouse Interior KItchen Boathouse Fridge Boathouse Main Floor Bath Old Boathouse Interior (new furnishings for 2017) Boathouse Murphy Bed Boathouse Bathroom Bathroom Interior Boat Slips Interior Boat Slips Dining Table on Boathouse Deck Dock Dock with Muskoka Chairs Beach Lake View of Cottage Aerial View

Property Description

Lake Muskoka teaser! Classic well-crafted cottage from Elmo Starr, a well-known Muskoka builder. Private and set back from water on 1.8 acres. Perennial gardens and granite walkways. Boathouse with bar, beach and sauna!

Property Details

Foreman's Finest cottage is facing southeast on the north end of Lake Muskoka. Ideally located, 5 minutes to Port Carling, 10 min to Bala.

FOREMAN'S FINEST with it's very private location, beautifully-landscaped yet there is a natural Muskoka environment feel. With dramatic rock outcroppings, towering trees, a shoreline that has sand pockets and a Canadian shield sloping granite rock into the shore. Large gracious classic cottage with top quality finishes and details. 2 slip boathouse with living accommodations, a third external slip, deep water and shallow beach area.

This custom build has a 25 x 19 great room with large wood burning fireplace, large seating area including comfortable window seat and dining room table to seat 12.
Kitchen contains commercial Ultraline side-by-side full fridge/freezer and 6 burner stove. Two main floor bedrooms. The primary bedroom wing is on one side of the house from the Great Room, King Bedroom with sink and bathroom with double sinks, shower and claw tub.
To the other side of the great room is the Queen bedroom, main floor bath with shower, reading room, screened-in patio with BBQ. Extending from the lakeside of the Great Room is the white-washed Muskoka Room screened in porch with rattan chairs for shaded lakeside viewing. The Reading Room and Muskoka Room are also adjacent to the log paneled Games Room with billiards, poker games table and more seating.
The upper level consists of 3 other bedrooms, a Queen bedroom and 2 bedrooms with a Queen and single bed. There is also a large bathroom with 2 sinks and glassed in shower. Lower level consists of nursery bedroom and wine cellar. There are also two extra beds over the garage; one Queen sofa bed and one King bed.

Main floor of boathouse has 2 slips available, 6 outdoor stools against boathouse open bar area, indoor kitchen with drink fridge, Keurig coffee maker, sink and dishwasher and bathroom with shower.
Upper boathouse has a big seating area with compact kitchen (sink, fridge) with Murphy bed and futon with TV. Front walk-out deck overlooking the lake, Queen bedroom and 2-piece bathroom. New waterside wood burning sauna!

Bedroom 1 - King (Primary) with ensuite
Bathroom 1 - 5-piece ensuite with double vanity, standalone shower, and tub
Bedroom 2 - Queen
​Bathroom 2 - 3-piece bath with stand-alone shower
Bedroom 3- Queen and Twin
Bedroom 4- Queen and Twin
Bedroom 5 - Queen
Bathroom 3 - 4-piece bath

Bedroom 6 - Queen
Bathroom 4 - 3-piece bath with stand-alone shower (Lower Boathouse)
Bathroom 5 - 2-piece bath (Upper Boathouse)
Murphy Bed

Large boathouse deck and dock below
Boathouse bar
Pull-out bed in the living room of the Boathouse
Beautiful landscaping with flagstone steps and well-manicured gardens and paths among outdoor sitting areas
​Floating Raft
Billiards table in the family room
Boathouse BBQ
Nursery in the basement
Kids Life jackets
​New Furniture for 2019
New Foosball Table
Wood-Burning Sauna
2 Tesla Chargers

Paddle Boat
20 foot water bouncer

This cottage is equipped with satellite, wifi, air conditioning and a generator
This cottage participates in Jayne's White Linen Program
This rental includes 10 hours of midweek housekeeping during peak season rentals
Dockside Draught program

Boathouses, Bunkies and 3 Season Muskoka Rooms not habitable 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

6 cars
2 Tesla Chargers

Maximum 14 guests
Non-smoking cottage
Pets allowed, must sign Pet Waiver

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


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Rates & Policies


Daily Rate: $1929 - $16200 per night
Weekly Rate: $13500 - $24000 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 1 - 3.00% - Tax Exempt
Service Fee 2 - 3.80% - 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
Wire Transfer Fee - $17.00 - Tax Exempt
Turnover Cleaning Fee - $680.00
Availability Calendar Subject to Change - $0.00
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
Refundable Security Deposit per week of Rental - $9,600.00
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

Guest Reviews

Wonderful by Harry 08/31/2021
A wonderful vacation choice.