Unless otherwise specified, arrival time is always 15:00 hours (3:00 p.m.) on the start date of each rental. Most rentals run from a Saturday to a Saturday.
Upon receipt of your final rent payment, you will receive property information sheets which indicate what method of key transfer will be used. In most cases, you will be required to pick up the key from our Gravenhurst office. This will ensure that you have been and gone to the cottage and that you have the proper cottage directions. At this time, you will also be given Muskoka Tourist information for the lake area. We are open until 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Keys are available 24 hours a day from our office front door lock box.
Unless otherwise specified, departure time is 11:00 hours (11:00 a.m.) on the end date of the rental.
Ensure the property is left the way it was on arrival. It is the renter's responsibility to either clean the cottage and property to the same standard it was on arrival, or, arrange and pay for a cleaning by a commercial service (to be completed prior to your 11:00 a.m. departure). Please call our office for cleaning referrals.
Take all your garbage away with you. Garbage removal directions are stated on the cottage information sheets. Do not leave garbage at the cottage; a removal charge will be deducted from the Security Deposit.
Leaving the Cottage
Please ensure that all windows are closed, turn off all lights and lock any doors leading to the outside.
If you picked up the key to the property from our Gravenhurst office, you must return the key to our Gravenhurst office.
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