OVER 2.5 ACRES & 1,000 FT. OF SHORELINE ON A BEAUTIFUL LAKE JOSEPH PENINSULA. MAKES FOR A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME PURCHASE OPPORTUNITY
The word ‘peninsula’ is derived from the Latin paene, meaning ‘almost’ and insula, meaning ‘island.’ As that etymology suggests, these projecting pieces of land off er a similar range of benefits to island living. One enjoys the extensive shoreline, the unobstructed views, the refreshing lake breezes, and the privacy, but does without the hassle of having to transport things to and from the cottage by boat.
This landmark estate property, recently listed by Maggie Tomlinson, Broker with Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd. exemplifies all that is desirable about peninsula living.
To start with, at 2.678 acres on south Lake Joseph, it offers plenty of privacy in a prestigious location with easy access to Foots Bay, Port Sandfield, The Lake Joe Club, Port Carling, Lake Rosseau and into Lake Muskoka. One thousand feet of shoreline provides just about everything Muskoka is famed for, including gently sloping land, gorgeous granite outcroppings, mature pines, and a protected sand beach cove that is perfect for children of all ages. Th e unique setting guarantees multiple exposures, all-day sun, islanddotted vistas and long lake views, not to mention both sunrises and sunsets.
INSPIRED BY TRADITION
Traditional Muskoka cottages were built to blend in with their natural surroundings, not to compete with them. This cottage and boathouse, built by Shorline Construction only 20 years ago, were designed to honour that heritage. “The owner’s intent was to create a haven with modern amenities, but with the charm and character of yesteryear,” explains Maggie. Set a mere 35 feet from the shoreline, the fourbedroom, four-bath cottage offers water views from almost every room.
Huge windows guarantee a bright interior with classic Muskoka details, including wide plank wood floors throughout, two stunning stone fireplaces, an expansive wraparound deck, and a fabulous Muskoka room. The sizable kitchen includes extensive counterspace and elegant custom cabinetry with plenty of natural light. Large principal rooms are perfect for entertaining; cottagers and guests are never too far removed from the beautiful surroundings.
Level table land near the cottage offers potential for an outdoor sports court or to accommodate a variety of uses.
Th e three-slip, two-storey boathouse includes enviable guest accommodations with two bedrooms, a bathroom, an eat-in kitchen, its own Great Room with vaulted ceiling, and a large wraparound deck with open and covered areas. Totally self-contained with delightful views, guests are certain to feel they’ve had the VIP treatment during their stay. The boathouse was deliberately constructed on the leeward side of the peninsula to ensure gentle treatment for watercraft . The three generous interior slips include lifts and can accommodate a range of boats, personal water craft , and collectibles. There is also a separate boat port along the same shore.
This remarkable gem of a property comes fully furnished and turnkey ready with many elegant furnishings and décor items. Truly a pristine peninsula treasure, it will soon help one family claim the traditional Muskoka dream for their very own.