Waterfront property

8 factors influencing the cottage real estate market in 2015

By Kim Pittaway March 24, 2015

This article was originally published in the Spring 2015 issue of Cottage Life magazine.  While everyone has an opinion about...

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1898 Arden Road

What $500K gets you in Lennox & Addington County

By Jessica Wynne Lockhart March 23, 2015

Lennox and Addington County might not be high on many prospective cottage buyers’ radars, but it should be. A short drive from...

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Building a cabin

4 major budget busters when building a cottage

By Sara Laux March 19, 2015

If you're preparing to build a cottage, you've likely already accepted that it's a costly affair. Even if you’re doing a lot of...

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1028 Cliffside Lane

What $500K gets you in Muskoka

By Jessica Wynne Lockhart March 11, 2015

The very word “Muskoka” has become synonymous with “cottage country.” With more than 1,600 lakes and just a two-hour drive...

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Winton Homes (British Columbia)

6 cottages that prove prefab ain’t so bad

By Cottage Life March 3, 2015

When you think “prefab cottage,” do you immediately think of trailer parks? Or wring your hands at the overwhelming idea of...

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Friday Harbour

Friday Harbour resort aims to refine the cottage experience

By Cottage Life September 4, 2014

Sponsored ContentFor cottagers, every summer Friday, from opening weekend to Labour Day and beyond, is a special day. It’s the...

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Tips for converting to a tiny home or cottage

By Stacey McLeod August 20, 2014

It’s no mystery why the tiny homes movement is creeping its way into the mainstream. As housing prices soar, some are drawn to...

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Sandbanks Summer Village

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

By Cottage Life May 6, 2014

Cottage Advisors Canada is building a new type of cottage community in Canada. Howard Hall started Cottage Advisors in the US,...

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Atlantic Coast

What to consider when buying an Atlantic Coast cottage

By Katie Ingram

As properties in coveted cottage regions become more expensive, aspiring cottagers are looking to new spots to build or buy their...

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