This is a beautifully finished Post & Beam cottage completed in 2007. 4800 sq ft of living space. Covered carport and porch surround the cottage. It is located on Lake Kennisis (12 miles long). It is a deep spring fed fresh water lake with rock and sand beaches. The water is crystal clear with visibility of 80-100 feet. There are no weeds and the shoreline at the cottage is deep off the dock and offers a shallow sand beach right beside the dock. It is located near 'Algonquin Park' - Canada's largest nature reserve and the famous 'Haliburton Forest' - a large private nature reserve that is open to the public for hiking, camping, nature walks, fishing and the famous tree top walk in the summer. Snowshoeing, dog sledding, luge and groomed snowmobile trails in the winter. Just minutes away! There are also some local maintained walking trails right near the cottage as well. Just 20 minutes away is Sir Sam's Ski Hill, 4 chair lifts and bunny hill for the kids.
5 bedroom + loft bed
6 couches throughout cottage
Professional gourmet kitchen seating for 12+4 at island
Large wood burning stone fireplace
Large screened gazebo in cottage
Radiant floors on lower level and master bath
Large dock and deck at waters edge (1300 sq ft)
Clean sandy beach for the kids
Boat ramp on property
Keywords: Large Executive Cottage
We purchased the land and developed the property ourselves in 1998. The property was completely forested and the road to the property was only compeleted in 1998. We cleared the land for buidling and put in the driveway and dock in the first year. In 2006 we started the construction of the Post and Beam cottage. We have enjoyed the project along with our two children Spencer and Madison. We plan on retiring to the area in the future.
This is a beautiful area with lots of activities for both summer and winter. The privacy of the large acerage lots was a real attraction to us. This lake is touted as one of the cleanest lakes in Ontario and is surrounded by large nature reserves.
The location of the cottage is on a large 12 mile lake with great fishing and swimming in crystal clear water. Visibility of 80-100 feet for diving or snorkeling, Located near Algonquin Park one of the largest nature reserve parks in Canada and the famous Haliburton Forest. A private nature reserve open to the public with camping, hiking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, nature walks, 'walk in the clouds'-world famous tree top walk.