This 19th century cottage, built on Bostwick Island, has a spacious verandah stretching nearly 13-ft wide and 10-ft floor to ceiling.
The balusters and railings of this cottage's verandah set it apart from the Victorian style so commonly found in the Thousand Islands.
This Hill Island destination was once a flat-roofed cottage built in the 60's. The renovation was inspired by 19th century style, which the owners felt represented the local heritage.
In order to channel this historic style, board-and-batten siding, ornate bargeboard, and curved brackets on the verandah posts were included in the design.
A verandah wraps around three sides of this 19th century cottage, built on the small and secluded Surveyor's Island.
This cottage's railing style is common among the Thousand Islands. Before building codes were in place, railing heights weren't as likely to spoil the view.
Verandahs of the Thousand Islands
Verandah's aren't just visually appealing, they are also the centre of socializing—where people gather for food, drinks, games, or merely to watch the day roll by. Check out some of these stunning examples from Southern Ontario's Thousand Islands region.
This Rabbit Island cottage, a replica of the original built in the 1800s, encompasses a variety of architectural styles.
The southwest corner of the verandah—which wraps around the cottage's west end, as well as parts of the north and south sides—is an elegant yet casual space for relaxing.