Real Estate

This inland, renovated cottage across from Lake Joseph is on the market for $595K

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1011 United Church Road, Muskoka Lakes, Ont. 

Lake: Close proximity to Lake Joseph, Ont.

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Lot size: Under 1/2 acre

Living area: 983 sq. ft.

List price: $595,000

Date listed: July 13, 2023

About the property

Welcome to 1011 United Church Rd, known as “Granite Hill Cottage,” a charming, rustic-modern Canadiana retreat that was originally a rail workers’ home. Located steps to Lake Joseph and The Cove marina, this captivating property has undergone a meticulous renovation, blending contemporary comforts with a touch of wilderness. Step inside and be surrounded by the many recent upgrades, including new drywall and insulation as well as shiplap on the interior rooms. The electrical system has been completely updated to include new panel, wiring, outlets, and switches. The roof, windows, and flooring throughout the home are all brand new, ensuring a fresh and modern feel. The stunning acacia hardwood floors were installed in 2021, adding warmth and character to the space. The trim, kitchen, and bathroom were all renovated in 2021 and feature new fixtures, hardware, and appliances. Baseboard heaters, also installed in 2021, make this a four-season home. Additionally, smart thermostats and an electronic keypad lock allow for remote monitoring of heat and door access, providing convenience and peace of mind. The main living area boasts an open-plan layout that is perfect for entertaining, encompassing the kitchen, dining, and living spaces. This property offers a workspace and reliable Wi-Fi, allowing for a perfect balance of relaxation and productivity. The home also boasts a sunroom, an inviting three-season space that offers beautiful views. Unwind in the hot tub, installed in 2022, and enjoy the backyard barbecue area and cozy fire pit. Nestled amidst the natural beauty of Muskoka, Granite Hill Cottage is surrounded by stunning granite outcroppings and evergreen trees. Located just across the road from The Cove marina, where you can launch a boat into Lake Joseph and explore the wonders of Muskoka, there are plenty of opportunities to discover nearby fine dining, shopping, golf, and beautiful beaches and spas, all just minutes away from Granite Hill Cottage.

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