News in category "Cottages"
You’ve set your heart on owning your own vacation home. And not just any vacation home: a perfect, picturesque cottage in the woods, or on the shores of a glimmering lake. But there’s something you need to know before you can make that dream come true: how to go about financing it! The process of […]Continue reading »
The Higginbottom family has owned the land at 1150 Stephen’s Bay Road since 1950 and thoroughly enjoyed every summer at the lakeside “Springhaven”. With the sudden passing of Bruce Higginbottom in October 2019, the time came to sell the Family Cottage. Please click here to read further and see pictures of this amazing property! […]Continue reading »
In the 1900s this little area, just outside of Kincardine on the shores of Lake Huron, was a destination for families from Ripley, Gorrie, Teeswater, Detroit and New York. Renowned for its sandy beaches and incredible sunsets, its natural beauty was worth the journey, which back then, was long, difficult and hot. The simple cottages […]Continue reading »
The thought of using their own ideas to build a lake house in Muskoka appealed to Susan and Stephen. That’s why they chose Royal Homes to construct their nine-bedroom vacation home. “They were wonderful,” Susan says of Royal Homes, a modular home builder that specializes in custom homes and cottages. “They were very accommodating,” Stephen […]Continue reading »
It’s one of the most common design challenges for cottage owners, and one of the easiest to get wrong: how to build a place that will serve as a family cottage now and a retirement home in a few years. “It’s a really tough transition for a lot of people,” says Selena McConnell, a lead […]Continue reading »