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Sandbanks Summer Village aims to offer a new type of cottage community

Cottage Advisors Canada is building a new type of cottage community in Canada. Howard Hall started Cottage Advisors in the US, building cottage communities in Maine and Massachusetts. Howard and his team took the lessons learned...

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Share your antique collection with Cottage Life’s new TV show!

Do you have a home, outbuilding, or property filled with antiques? Or did you inherit a collection of vintage items from family or a friend and are looking to purge or sell the items? Do you have a great story about a family...

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10 key questions to ask before choosing a cottage insurance policy

Your cottage is your home away from home — a sanctuary to escape from everyday stresses. It’s a place to decompress, reconnect with the land and create a lifetime of wonderful memories with friends and family. But for some...

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Upgrades that will increase your cottage’s value

The reasons people choose to upgrade a cottage vary, but the value and cost of those upgrades will almost always impact their decisions. If you plan to use your cottage for years to come, your choices will likely differ from those...

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Special considerations for insuring winterized cottages

Winter cottaging may not be for you, but some cottagers actually prefer visiting their retreat at that time of year. Whether it’s the serenity of the season, the lack of crowds, the ample opportunities for winter sports, or the...

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