Harwood – Lake Joseph

Harwood - Lake Joseph
6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms Cottage in Minett
from $4114 per /nt
from $28800 per /wk

Property Details

Harwood & Main Dock Main Boathouse, Second Boathouse & Main Dock Great Room Great Room Great Room Kitchen & Bar Seating Sub Zero Fridge and Miele Freezer Drawers Kitchen Kitchen - Commercial Grade Stove Kitchen Kitchen - Commercial Grade Stove Kitchen Dining Dining Dining Sunset Lounge & Fireplace Sunset Lounge Sunset Lounge & FireplaceSunset Lounge & Fireplace Sunset Lounge & Fireplace Muskoka Room Muskoka Room Muskoka Room & Fireplace Office - Main Level Office - Main Level Main Floor Powder Room Upper Level Hallway Primary Bedroom Primary Bedroom Primary Ensuite Bedroom 2 Window Bed/Seat Bedroom 3 Bedroom 3 Window Seat Bedroom with 2 Window Beds Bedroom with 2 Window Beds Window Bed/Seat Window Bed/Seat Ensuite Laundry Main Deck & Seating Main Deck & Seating Main Deck & Seating Main Deck Outdoor Dining Main Deck Outdoor Dining Main Deck BBQ Outdoor Shower Outdoor Showers Mudroom Entry with Showers Harwood - Main Cottage Main Boathouse Main Boathouse Boathouse Main Boathouse Interior Main Boathouse Living Area Hide-Away TV Main Boathouse Living Area Main Boathouse Living Area Main Boathouse Living Area Window Seat Main Boathouse Kitchen & Bar Seating Main Boathouse Kitchen Main Boathouse Kitchen & Dining Main Boathouse Dining Main Boathouse Dining Main Boathouse Dining Main Boathouse Bedroom 1 Main Boathouse Bedroom 1 Main Boathouse Bedroom 1 Main Boathouse Bathroom Main Boathouse Bathroom Main Boathouse Bedroom 1 Main Boathouse Bedroom 1 Main Boathouse Bedroom 1 Main Boathouse Laundry Main Boathouse Upper Deck Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Main Dock & Seating Harwood - Lake Side Harwood - Main Cottage Waterfront Harwood - Main Cottage Walkway to Boathouse Main Boathouse Watercraft Second Boathouse & Inner Beach Inner Protected Beach Second Boathouse Second Boathouse Deck & Seating Boathouse Dock Main Dock & Seating - Aerial Main Dock & Seating - Aerial Main Dock Boat Houses - Aerial Main Dock & Seating - Aerial Main Boat House, Second Boathouse & Main Dock Main Boat House Main Boathouse Main Boathouse, Second Boathouse & Main Dock Main & Second Boathouse Harwood & Main Dock Boathouse Dock Dock to Main Boathouse Main Boathouse The Neighbourhood

Property Description

8000' square foot iconic Lake Joseph cottage with 1000 feet private frontage. Located in "the Hamptons of the North". All the creature comforts of home and all the beauty and exclusivity of your own private Muskoka retreat.

Property Details

Harwood is a breathtaking cottage located on an island in Central Lake Joseph. It's eastern exposure provides all day sun and Muskoka sunsets. Boat access only. 1000' frontage. Extreme privacy but close to all the popular Muskoka hangouts! 5 minutes to Oviinbyrd Golf. Also 10 minute boat ride to Lake Joseph's Clublink Golf Club and 15 minute boat ride to Rocky Crest. It's a beautiful, steps-free property in the heart of Lake Joseph with prime exposure. Enjoy all day sunshine and red sky sunrises and sunsets.

HARWOOD - LAKE JOSEPH - Known as “the Hamptons of the North”, Lake Joseph has gained a reputation for its uniquely private, and equally exclusive waterfront properties. Located among the "who's-who" of properties, Harwood rests comfortably surrounded by flagstone walkways, a swimming pavilion, and an outdoor sitting area that provides exposure to each beautiful Muskoka red-sky sunrise, and breathtaking sunsets. The property is steps-free and very centrally located. Two boathouses, separate swim dock with gazebo, fire pit, BBQ, private shallow sandy beach cove and two outdoor showers complete this well sought after waterfront paradise.

The lower level brings all the comfort and convenience of home, with top end appliances, full side-by-side SubZero fridge/freezer, separate walk-in refrigerator, under-counter drawer freezers and large pantry for easy storage and access. A double-sided fireplace, 2 separate sitting areas (one with TV) and a fully functioning bar area with ice-maker are complemented by a main floor powder room. There is twelve person seating in a truly traditional Muskoka dining room overlooking both sunrises and sunsets. Also located on the main floor are a mudroom, office space, laundry room with double washer/dryer. You may also take advantage of the on-site gym with barn doors that open to face the lake.
Upstairs you will enter a landing that houses a cozy nook for quiet TV viewing. There is also a Queen bedroom. The boy’s room holds two double, and two twin beds, while the girl's room features a Queen bed and window seat twin, and second ensuite washroom. You’ll also find a large 2nd-floor washroom with separate tub, shower, and large sink. Lastly, the Primary Bedroom has the added luxury of an ensuite that features a soaker tub, and glass walk-in shower as well as a walkout to its own private balcony.
Harwood also boasts a fully modern boathouse, with a bunk bedroom, Queen bedroom, bathroom including shower and bathtub. Kitchen contains a large farm sink, hotplate, full fridge, microwave and four bar stools for comfortable seating fill out the boathouse kitchen and dining table with 4 chairs. Outside on the surrounding deck, Muskoka chairs provide seating for a relaxing day in the privacy of your own Muskoka retreat. The boathouse is full of wakeskates, wake surf, wakeboards, water skis, life jackets, paddle boards, stand up paddleboards, canoes, and kayaks ready to enjoy a day of activities on the open water. All the Muskoka toys you ever thought you may need are here!

Bathroom 1 - Powder Room
Bedroom 1 - King with ensuite and private balcony
Bedroom 2 - Two Doubles and Two twins
Bedroom 3 - Queen with window seat twin bed and ensuite
Bedroom 4 - Queen
Bathroom 2 -Ensuite to Primary bedroom, all limestone floors and walls, with double sinks, soaker tub and walk-in steam shower
Bathroom 3 - Second Floor Bathroom all limestone floors and wall, modern farmer's sink with 2 faucets and shower
Bathroom 4 - Ensuite to Girls Room with Calcutta marble shower and sink
Bedroom 5 - Double
Bedroom 6 - Bunk beds with trundle roll-out
Bathroom 5 - Boathouse Bathroom separate bathtub and shower

Swimming pavilion
Diving board
Two boat slips available for Guest
Lit flagstone pathway
2 Outdoor Showers
Indoor and Outdoor Music System
Sunrise and Sunset sitting areas
Two-sided fireplace
Exercise Cabin
Master Steam Shower
Boxing Bag
Free Weights
Medicine Balls
TRX Bands
Yoga Mats

Stand Up Paddleboards

This cottage is equipped with satellite, wifi, air conditioning and a generator
This cottage participates in Jayne's White Linen Program
This cottage includes 14 hours of midweek housekeeping during peak season rentals

2 cars

Maximum 16 guests
Non-smoking cottage
Pets considered, must sign Pet Waiver

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

Booking Calendar

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Rates & Policies


Daily Rate: $4114 - $28800 per night
Weekly Rate: $28800 - $48000 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
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
Minimum Rental during Peak Season 1 week - $0.00 - Tax Exempt
Wire Transfer Fee - $17.00 - Tax Exempt
Turnover Cleaning Fee - $1,062.50
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 - $19,000.00
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