Friday, August 5, 2016

Expensive listing of the Week: $4,995,000 for a Kawartha Lakes property

Address: 3239 Sandy Point Rd E
Neighbourhood: Selwyn
Agent: Ross Halloran and Roger Kolbuc from Sotheby's International
Price: $4,995,000
Previously sold for: $425,000 in 1997
The place:
A 1.7-acre property in Young's Point, a two-hour drive outside of the GTA.

The history

A rare, one of a kind lakefront luxury estate located in the desirable Clear/Stoney lake area near historic Lakefield College. Built without compromise, this Clear Lake waterfront residence features 6 bedroom/7 bath and approximately 10,000 square feet of finished living area plus a separate 2 bedroom boathouse with full kitchen, 3 piece bath and 2 large dry slips with marine railway. Interior design and furnishings selected and decorated by revered designer Katherine Newman. The hub of this lakeside estate is the main residence which is designed with a casual elegance and offers many custom furnishings included with the purchase. The estate also boasts a fenced tennis/sports court, large jungle gym play area for young children, an outdoor swimming pool with large built-in hot tub, an expansive composite dock and a built-in stone outdoor firepit for nightly family gatherings roasting `smores` at the shore.

By the numbers

• $4,995,000
• $21,000 in taxes (2015)
• 5000+ square feet
• 400 feet of waterfront
• 6 bedrooms
• 7 Bathrooms
• 10 years old


Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Listing of the week

Listing of the Week: $1,340,000 for a Kawartha Lakes cottage 

Address: 8 Fire Route 286 
Neighbourhood: Cavendish 
Agent: Michelle Stevens, Re/Max Eastern Realty
Price: $1,340,000
Previously sold for: $154,000, in 1998
The place:
A 102 x 341 property on Catchacoma Lake, a two-hour drive outside of the GTA.


The overview

Catchacoma Lake. Incredible 4 season, 4 bedroom cottage that satisfies all of the wants of a recreational property; 102 feet of prime frontage with both deep and wade in shoreline, fabulous open lake view and exceptional privacy on a mature, well treed lot. Beautifully appointed 2652 sq ft Confederation Log cottage with high ceilings, exposed log interior, stunning stone fireplace and wood floors to enhance the natural cottage feel. Fabulous open concept plan with walk out from kitchen and dining area to a lakeside deck; this beautifully designed and built cottage takes full advantage of the fantastic view. Full, unspoiled basement with high ceilings, lake facing windows and walkout to lakeside stone patio. Stunning cantilevered 2 storey boathouse with wrap around deck, wood burning sauna and custom railing and bridge by local craftsman. Part of the very desirable 7 Catchacoma-Mississagua Lakes chain. Adjacent 102 ft Vacant Lot also for sale.

By the numbers

• $7612 in taxes (2016)
• 2.500-3,000 square feet
• 102 feet of waterfront
• 4 bedrooms
• 2 bathroom