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A cottage closing checklist: 5 things to do

May 31st, 2017

For some families, the closing of the summer cottage is a tradition marked by routine and a gathering of family and friends. Some choose the Thanksgiving weekend to close up, but others wait until the snow starts to fly before saying goodbye. Whenever you choose to do it, having a checklist is always a good idea. Here are 5 things to do when closing up the cottage:

1. Turn Off and Unplug


Restored historic century home in huntsville

May 30th, 2017

A rare opportunity exists to own a piece of Muskoka history just south of downtown Huntsville. This charming house by the locks has a history filled with pioneering adventure and entrepreneurial spirit.



The property is now home to a successful hobby antiques business and a charming guest cottage B&B, but it was once the setting for the longest operating watermill in Muskoka. On land ...

Lake cecebe cottage has country charm and a private lagoon

May 30th, 2017

Situated on a level lot amidst 13 acres of lush woodsy greenery, this 2,700 square foot, 4-season, custom-built home is a private retreat set close to the quaint town of Mangnetawan at the foot of the Almaguin Highlands, and is a part of Northern Ontario’s longest fresh water system.

Lake Cecebe is a pristine lake in the beautiful Magnetawan Waterway and is its second largest lake, giving yo ...

All aboard!

May 29th, 2017

The Culture Station brings the community a sense of its past

Have you ever wondered what townships do with out-of-service train stations? Often the buildings are uniquely situated with a building style long since forgotten and the hope is that they will be preserved.

The Town of Huntsville has made great use of what was once a hub of activity for the travelling public. It is now once agai ...

Nuit blanche north returns to huntsville this weekend

May 29th, 2017

Saturday, July 11th, 8pm –2am Downtown, Huntsville, Ontario


Arts Festivals are typically foundin only the biggest cities around the world, but the Town of Huntsville has made a name for itself, and put its star on the map of communities that celebrate all forms of artistic expression with the success of its annual Nuit Blanche North Festival. Residents, cottagers, and visitors alike will b ...

5 things to consider when choosing a real estate agent in cottage country

May 28th, 2017

Just as no two properties are alike, so too is it true that no two locations are alike. And while it may seem easier to work with the agent who looked after your urban property purchase, there are important things to consider when choosing an agent for a real estate transaction in cottage country.


Consider the following important things before you choose an agent in cottage country.


Wired in the wilderness

May 28th, 2017

What do you do if you love nature, but your lifestyle
requires you to stay connected?

Your family and you want to escape the hot and muggy city in the summers, but your executive lifestyle means that you must stay connected; two desires that haven’t been easily combined.

Until Now.

Introducing a contemporary, custom built 6000 sq. ft. home, nestled in 5 acres of native Canadian wilderness, ...

Looking to golf in muskoka?

May 27th, 2017

Are you planning a golf getaway in the Huntsville/Lake of Bays area? Want to know which courses are the best?

Golfing in Muskoka is a cherished summer tradition for many golfers, and the natural rugged setting and lakeside vistas of the Huntsville/Lake of Bays area provide a tranquil,yet vigorous way to see what this beautiful cottage country has to offer golfers. Play the following 3 champi ...

Spring Cottage Life Show: For All Your Cottage Needs

May 27th, 2017

One-Stop Shop for Cottage To-Do Lists

For those of us who feel winter weary and ready for the change of seasons, thinking about cottage life is pleasant, indeed. Until the to-do list gets going in our heads.

Minds starts racing: We need a new shed; I doubt the old one weathered this past winter very well, and we’ve got to tackle the weeds this year, what new toys would the grandkids like to ...

Muskoka’s most captivating cottage

May 26th, 2017

The Alluring Charm of Come Hither Cottage

Like the sirens calling you to a tempting spot, Come Hither cottage on Muskoka’s Peninsula Lake beckons you to the most charming and quintessentially old-world, yet stacked with modern conveniences family cottage compound.
Located on a 40-mile stretch of connected waterways, Come Hither’s 530-feet of level and sandy shoreline offers sunset views an ...

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