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High Season

Low Season

May to October
November to April
  • Includes December 19 to January 4, 2015 and March Break
  • Rentals are Saturday to Saturday
  • $3400 per week.  That is $283 per person per week
  • We may be able to be more flexible with check in days outside of Saturday to Saturday during our Low Season.  Please inquire.
  • $2600.00 per week.  Does not include from December 19 to January 4, which is high season

Nightly: rate is $700.00 per night, that is $58 per person for five star luxury.  You will not find this calibre of property at this rate anywhere in the beautiful Algonquin Highlands. We require a minimum of 2 nights stay and three nights on long weekends.

During July and August we ONLY do weekly rentals, Saturday to Saturday. No exception.
***We are a private cottage rental and our accepted form of payments are certified cheque, money order, PayPal and email money transfer.  We require a 50% deposit with your rental agreement if arrival is more than 30 days.  Full payment required if arrival is less than 30 days.  A security deposit of $500.00 is required with your final payment***

Our policy!x

Payment & Policy
You will remit fifty percent (50%) of the total rent at the time of booking. The balance shall be payable thirty (30) days prior to occupancy along with the security deposit of $500. If the Property rental is being made with less than thirty (30) days, payment in full is required at the time that the Cottage Rental Application is submitted via certified cheque, PayPal, money order or email money transfer.
Cancellation By You

Any cancellation made by You shall be in writing via email addressed to Carmelita By the Lake. On receipt of such notice of cancellation we shall endeavor to re-book the holiday accommodation for the entire period of the original booking. If we are successful in re-booking the holiday accommodation for the entire period originally booked, we will refund all monies paid (whether by deposit or otherwise) less a cancellation fee of $200.00 per period booked. If we only succeed in re-booking the holiday accommodation for a portion of the period originally booked, we shall refund such portion of the monies paid that relates to the period re-booked, less a cancellation fee of $200.00 per period booked. If we are unable to re-book the holiday accommodation at all, then all monies paid (whether by deposit or otherwise) shall be forfeited.

Cancellation By Owner

If the Property is damaged, destroyed, uninhabitable, or is unavailable for any other reason, then Carmelita By the Lake may terminate this Agreement by giving written notice to You via email or in writing. All payments that You have made will be refunded and we shall have no further liability to You.


You agree that You shall not be entitled to any refund arising from weather or water conditions, changes or fluctuations in the lake level, conditions at neighboring cottages or other conditions beyond the control of the Owner.


You agree to use the Property for personal vacation use only. All persons staying at the Property overnight will be named on the Cottage Rental Application and it is your responsibility to ensure that all such persons abide by the rental terms and conditions. If You violate this provision, You will be deemed to have committed a fundamental breach of this Agreement which will entitle the Owner to evict You from the property without refund or other compensation.

The number of persons present (includes adults and children) overnight or during the day shall not exceed the maximum number indicated on the cottage profile for the property. If You contravene the maximum number stated for the cottage, You will be subject to immediate eviction without refund. Please note that any person, regardless of age is counted as a person in the occupancy of a cottage.
There shall be no camping, tenting or other auxiliary accommodation on the Property.

No person under the age of thirty (30) years is allowed on the Property unless such person is accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Pets are NOT permitted on the property. Bringing, or allowing, a pet will result in immediate eviction and You will be charged a penalty fee of $500.


Every effort will be made to ensure that all of the equipment at the Property is in good working order at the time of your arrival. Should there be a problem with the water, plumbing or electrical system or with a major appliance, You are to contact the Owner in accordance with the information contained in the Cottage Household Rules.

Your Obligations


You agree to keep the Property and all furniture, fixtures, chattels and effects in or on the Property in the same state of repair and condition as at the commencement of the rental period. If any damages are done during your stay that we feel could have been avoided the cost of such repair will be taken from your security deposit.  If the damage exceeds the $500 security deposit, we will take action in recouping such cost.

Clean Up

You agree to clean the Cottage prior to departure, remove your own garbage and recycling and to leave the Property in the same state of cleanliness and order in which it was found. If we have to do any cleaning after you leave, your security deposit of $500 will not be refunded.


In most cases if not all cases, we will meet you at the property at time of check in.  If for any reason we are unable to do so, you will be notified of where on the property the key can be picked up.  You agree to return the key at the time of departure to the place where it was picked up. You agree to pay a fifty dollar ($50.00) charge if the key is lost or not returned at the time of departure.

Telephone Calls

We do not have telephone on the property so ensure you have a working mobile

Drinking Water

Our property is service by a well, You acknowledge that You have been advised that such well may run dry through overuse. Its been seven (7) years that we have had this property and to date we have never had an issue with our well, so we hope to continue not having an issue, but overuse can cause the well to run dry.

Towels, sheets, blankets, pillows, dish cloths, toiletries, etc are not included with the Property and it is your responsible to provide for yourself.
Forgotten Items

If You request the return of any items which were inadvertently left on the Property, You agree to pay an accounting/packaging fee in an amount of fifty dollars ($50.00) in addition to the cost of postage for the return of the item. You agree to allow such charges to be taken from your security deposit if we are made aware of such items before the refund of the security deposit.

Proof of Insurance Coverage

We reserves the right to request proof of a home/contents insurance of each renter to demonstrate that any damage made at the rental property will be covered by the renter’s home/contents insurance.

Check In/Check Out

Arrival time is 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and departure time is 10 a.m. on Saturday, unless otherwise stated on the Cottage Rental Agreement.


The Owner shall be allowed access to the vacation property at any reasonable time during any renter occupancy.


The information contained in any printed materials or web site is believed to be accurate at the time of printing/viewing. However, we reserves the right to make alterations thereto. Although we endeavor to inform You of such alterations, the failure to do so shall not relieve You of your obligations under this agreement.

If the alterations relate to fundamental elements or services, we shall attempt to provide comparable fundamental elements or services. If such fundamental elements or services cannot reasonably be provided, the sole obligation of Carmelita By the Lake shall be to provide such refund as it deems appropriate. Fundamental elements refer to water systems, plumbing and electrical systems, major appliances, such as refrigerator and stove. Fundamental elements do not refer to recreational items such as boats, motors, hot tubs, televisions, VCR’s or satellite dishes and such recreational items are provided at the discretion of the owner as an added feature for the renter’s use. While every attempt will be made to ensure that such equipment is in working order, should breakdown or some other situation occur whereby these elements are not available for the term of the holiday, the owner shall not be responsible for replacing same or for refunding any part of the monies You have paid.
Limitation of Liability

You acknowledge and agree that You will use the cottage and its facilities in accordance with the rental terms and conditions and the household rules and that You do so at your own risk.


You will indemnify and save the owner harmless from any personal injury, sickness or death, loss or damage, however caused, to your person or property or that of your family both during or after the time of occupancy. Further, You accept full responsibility for the use of the cottage and any recreational equipment such as paddle boats, bicycle etc. and agree to pay for any repairs or replacement of said equipment, other than for normal wear and tear. You acknowledge that You are responsible for ensuring all boating regulations are observed, for having required safety equipment in the watercraft, and for complying with operator competency requirements.

Legal Proceedings

If You are in default of the terms of this Agreement and it is necessary for the Owner to take legal action against You, You agree that the Owner shall be entitled to recover all costs and expenses of such proceedings including legal fees on a substantial indemnity basis.


This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the province of Ontario and You agree to attorn to the sole jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario with  respect to any and all disputes arising under this Agreement or between You and the Owner.

Entire Agreement
This policy and the signed Rental Agreement contains the rules and regulations of the entire agreement .

You have no right to assign or sublet this Agreement. Where separate families, groups or parties will be occupying the Property at different time periods separate Cottage Rental Applications must be completed by each party.


You agree that this Agreement will be executed by email and that email signatures will evidence the obligation of the parties to be bound by the terms of this Agreement.

***Guarantee of reservation is base on the first individual who after a mutual agreement has been made to move forward with the rental returns to us the signed agreement with the deposit and/or full payment *****. We do not hold reservation.

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