Lyford Island

Lyford Island
6 Bedrooms 4.5 Bathrooms Cottage in Mactier
from $4285 per /nt
from $29995 per /wk

Property Description

"Olde Muskoka" nostalgia at its finest, Lyford Island combines modern luxuries and cottage charm all in one! This beautiful private island boasts 2 large sundecks, great exposure, large entertaining areas, boathouse and 1200' of frontage on Lake Joe!

Property Details

Lyford Island is a private island containg this one cottage on Lake Joseph. Local villages, such as Port Carling, Minett, and Port Sandfield are easily accessable by boat for all your dining and shopping needs! This beautiful private island is a 5 minute boatride from Foots Bay Marina in Mactier. Private launch at Stills Bay 7 min away for mainland parking and boat slip. By car or boat, 10 min drive to Port Carling.

Built on a shelf of Precambrian rock overlooking Lake Joesph, this outstanding property offers ultimate privacy for the perfect family retreat! Boasting multiple outdoor living spaces, Lyford Island contains a large sundock with a sheltered seating area, loungers, diving board, and hot tub! For additional entertaining needs, the cottage's covered wrap around porch contains a large picnic table and a ping-pong table for outdoor fun! The island is also home to a beautiful boathouse located on the other side of the property on a private bay. Equipped with two boat slips, massive sundeck, patio furniture, and an outdoor hot tub, the boathouse offers even more space for family activities! With its perfect south-west exposure, Lyford Island enjoys all day sun and breathtaking Muskoka sunsets. 
Large open concept area with breakfast table in middle (no island)
Large 12 person dining room table
Three separate indoor living spaces: living room, sunroom, and great room
Wood burning fireplace
Sectional sofa with TV and games table
Large cabana with dock furniture
Hot tub
Diving board
TV in the living room
Upper olde Muskoka wrap around balcony
2 bedrooms 
Full Bath
Sheltered dock in a quiet bay for kayaking or SUPing
Large Hot Tub
Sea Plane landing pad

Bedroom 1 - King Bed
Bathroom 1 - 4 piece ensuite with tub and stand alone shower
Bathroom 2 - 2 piece powder room
Bedroom 2 - 2 double beds with trundles and 2 twin beds
Bedroom 3 - Queen Bed
Bedroom 4 - Queen Bed
Bathroom 3 - 3 piece bath with stand alone shower
Bathroom 4 - Full Bath
Bedroom 5 - King Bed
Bedroom 6 - Two twin beds with trundles 
Bathroom 5 - Full Bath
Large sundeck with multiple seating areas
Boathouse on a private bay with large sundeck

Air conditioning
Two Large hot tubs

Outdoor Lounge Furniture
Front dock on big water and back dock on a quiet bay
All Day Sun and Sunsets
Beautiful Lake Views

2 Large hot tub
Basketball net 
Ping-Pong Table 
Water Trampoline

Rolling Log Water Toy
This cottage includes 10 hours of midweek housekeeping
Note there is no AC in the boathouse
Stills Bay: 2 mainland parking spots at private boat launch and 1 dedicated boat slip
Maximum 14 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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Daily Rate: $4285 per night
Weekly Rate: $29995 per week
- Rate varies due to seasonality and holidays.
- Please select your dates on our online booking calendar for an exact quote.


VISA/MC Transaction Fee - 3.00% - Tax Exempt
AMEX Transaction Fee - 3.80%
Pricing Subject to Change - $0.00
Accidental Damage Protection - Optional - $149.00
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 1week rentals until springtime of the peak season as there is such high demand. Other owners have other minimum stays ranging from 2-8 weeks. - $0.00 - Tax Exempt
Cancellation Insurance - 9.00% - Tax Exempt
Wire Transfer Fee - $17.00 - Tax Exempt
HST inclusive (if applicable) - 0.00%
Wire Transfer Fee - $17.00 - Tax Exempt
Turnover Cleaning Fee - $637.50
Refundable Security Deposit - $10,000.00
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy by Agency - If the cottage is struck by disaster prior to the start date then the contract will be null and void and payments refunded.

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.
Last updated 07/15/2019
Deposit Policy
Deposit Policy - 50% of Rental Amount is due at time of booking, 25% if booked the calendar year prior to the rental and 25% on January 1 of the rental year. 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.
Last updated 07/15/2019