Life’s a Hoot

Life's a Hoot
5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Cottage in Port Carling
from $6750 per /wk

Property Details

Cottage - Lake Side Cottage - Lake Side Cottage & Boat House Dining room with fireplace dining room and kitchen area Dining Kitchen & Bar Seating Kitchen Kitchen Living room Living room Living Room enterting to kithen/dining area Primary Bedroom - Main Level Bedroom 2 - Main Level Bedroom 3 - Main Level Bathroom - Main Level Bedroom 4 - Upper Level Bedroom 5 - Upper Level Bathroom 2 - Upper Level Cottage Patio & BBQ Cottage & Patio - Lake Side Lake Side Patio Lake View Aerial View Boathouse & Dock Boat House Deck & Seating Boat House & Water Craft Child Play Structure & Swing Child Play Structure & Swing Cottage and Patio Cottage - Forest Side Aerial View The Neighbourhood

Property Description

Situated at the end of a quiet bay on Lake Rosseau, Life’s a Hoot is a perfect retreat for a multigenerational family - boasts level land and an abundance of water frontage! Also featured is a treehouse for all!

Property Details

Life’s a Hoot is in the prime Muskoka location! Located on Lake Rosseau at the end of a quiet bay with east exposure. Only 9 min drive from Windermere and Port Carling. Known as the hub of the Muskoka Lakes, Port Carling is recognized for its high-end boutique clothing shops, top-of-the-line grocers, and popular restaurants.

LIFE'S A HOOT - This cottage has over 200’ of incredible water frontage on a point at the end of Long Bay. The ranch style cottage is filled with cottage country charm with its knotty pine walls, propane fireplace and is surrounded with level land straight out to the water front. On the water side, the cottage has a lovely large flagstone patio that is perfect for family gatherings. The property features a boathouse with ample seating areas on the dock and along the shoreline to take in the spectacular views!

Corner kitchen with stainless steel appliances, white porcelain farmhouse sink and a prep island with 4 barstools!
Open-concept style kitchen with seating for 8 surrounding a wooden harvest table and a gas fireplace with two comfortable chairs off the side.
Cozy space with sectional and arm chair across from a flatscreen TV. Perfect for the family to gather for movie night! Sliding patio doors provide access to the waterfront patio.

Bedroom 1 - Queen (Primary) with lake view
Bathroom 1 - 4-piece bath with stand alone shower, and double vanity. Newly renovated
Bedroom 2 - Bunk Bed
Bedroom 3 - Twin with desk

Bedroom 4 - Queen with TV, desk and lake view
Bathroom 2 - Powder Room
Bedroom 5 - Double

Aprox. 200' of frontage
East Exposure
Large Deck
Level Land
Kids play structure
Multiple outdoor seating areas

2 Kayaks
Lily pad
Fire Pit

This cottage is equipped with unlimited wifi
This cottage is not equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV and a generator
This cottage participates in Jayne's White Linen Program

3 cars

Maximum 8 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: $6750 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
Refundable Security Deposit per week of Rental - $2,700.00
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