Open Invitation

Open Invitation
8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms Cottage in Algonquin Highlands
from $1993 per /nt
from $13950 per /wk

Property Description

Wonderfully-designed cottage on beautiful Lake Kawagama!! 5500 sq. ft. cottage offers privacy with 250 feet of water frontage. Level lot, sandy beach, trampoline, 8 bedrooms, 6 with ensuite baths! Sauna! Boathouse Private Quarters! New Waterbike!

Property Details

Open Invitation is located in the Lake Of Bays area. It's a quick 15-minute drive to Dwight or Dorset, a 30-minute drive to Baysville, and a 45-minute drive to Algonquin Park.



Your family will be able to enjoy a relaxing private vacation in this 8000 sq.ft. open-concept home nestled in the middle of nowhere!  With 8 bedrooms, each with ensuite bathrooms and a private bedroom suite on top of the boathouse, this cottage has space, amenities and summer fun for everyone to enjoy.



The Great Room is an extremely relaxing area that offers a beautiful large stone fireplace, large windows and cathedral ceilings. Also on the main floor is another living area with a large flat screen TV, as well as a games closet and a Muskoka Room. The spacious kitchen comes equipped with an island that has seating for two, granite countertops, and a Wolf 6-burner gas stove with double ovens. There are also two Queen bedrooms with 3-piece ensuites with a shower, and a Master King bedroom with a stone fireplace and a 5-piece ensuite.


There is a full entertainment area with a bar and bar stools, pool table, sitting area and large flatscreen TV. Two King bedrooms with 3-piece ensuite showers, a kids bedroom with two bunk-beds, plus a bathroom with double sinks, shower/tub combo and sauna is located on the lower level. There is also a walk out to the lake.


The boathouse has a nice sitting area, compact kitchen, Queen bedroom and bathroom with a shower.



Bedroom 1 - Queen bedroom with Ensuite

Bedroom 2 - Queen bedroom with Ensuite

Bedroom 3 - Master King bedroom with Fireplace and Ensuite

Bathroom 1 - Powder Room

Bathroom 2, 3 - Ensuite Showers to Bedrooms 1 and 2

Bathroom 4 - 5 Piece Master Ensuite with double sinks, tub and shower


Bedroom 4 - King Bedroom with Ensuite

Bedroom 5 - King Bedroom with Ensuite

Bedroom 6 - Twin Beds

Bedroom 7 - Bunk room with 3 single beds and a double

Bathroom 5 and 6 - Ensuite Showers to Bedroom 4 and 5

Bathroom 7 - 5-piece with Double Sinks, Shower/Tub Combo and Sauna


Bedroom 8 - Queen Bed

Bathroom 8 - 3-piece with Shower


Large level land = great area for kids

Private and quiet


Boathouse with Sleeping Quarters

2 Canoes

2 Water Bikes 


Muskoka Chairs on Dock

Playground Structure




Pool Table


Cottage includes 4 hours of midweek housekeeping per week.


6 cars


Maximum 17 guests

Non-smoking cottage

Pets considered; must sign Pet Waiver

Check in time: 4:00pm

Check out time: 10:00am

Booking Calendar

Availability & Booking Calendar


Property Location



Daily Rate: $1993 per night
Weekly Rate: $13950 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 - $680.00
Refundable Security Deposit - $3,500.00
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

Guest Reviews

New Review by Julian 08/15/2018
This is our second summer at this cottage and we had a great time and hope to be back next July!
Gorgeous by Melissa 09/14/2017
We loved Open Invitation... such a gorgeous cottage with a beautiful lake. Working with Jayne's Cottages was a wonderful experience - very professional and felt very taken care of.