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Cottage 761 Sandy Lake

  • Sleeps 8
  • Max 8
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
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    Cottage 761 Sandy Lake

    8 Occupants| 2 Bedrooms| 1 Bath
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    Property Description

    Note from cottage owner:
    This rustic 1935 cottage is ideal for families, or anyone, seeking a quiet, private retreat. Situated on eight acres, this traditional cottage offers extraordinary privacy. We are located on the east shore of Sandy Lake–one of the most pristine lakes in the Kawarthas–a sandy, spring fed, turquoise, and landlocked lake. This tranquil piece of paradise has been in the family for four generations and offers acres of privacy to explore, swim, paddle, and watch gorgeous sunsets. This is nature at its finest, where the call of the loons will lull you to sleep every night.
    The main cottage has a warm and comfortable feel with pine wood walls, original artifacts, impressive granite fireplace, piano, and a large enclosed front veranda. There are two bedrooms, a four-piece bathroom, traditional kitchen, and enclosed back kitchen with a cozy eating nook. The two-bedroom sleeping cabin next to the main cottage is where you can relax and sleep in. The property boasts 500 ft of prime waterfront, incredible tall white pines, and absolutely no view or sound from the neighbours.
    The cottage is located 5 km from the town of Buckhorn. Buckhorn is a lovely village on the Trent-Severn Waterway system, offering grocery, bakery, liquor, and hardware stores, and public conveniences such as the Buckhorn Public Library and Trent Lakes Health Clinic. Nearby towns include Lakefield (20 min), Bobcaygeon (20 min), Bridgenorth (20 min) and Peterborough (35 min).
    Summer activities in the area include excellent golfing at Six Foot Bay Golf Resort (5 min), paddleboard rentals at the end of Sandy Lake (5 min), fishing and boat rentals on nearby Buckhorn Lake, and Gallery on the Lake just past Buckhorn. The Whetung Ojibwa Centre, The Peterborough Liftlock, and Peterborough Canoe Museum are a 30-minute drive, should you ever choose to leave!

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    General

    Bdrms: 2 (double, double, sunroom with single, guest house has double & 2 singles)
    Traditional board and batten cottage & guest house, built in 1935, Second oldest cottage on the lake. Very well kept and looked after, a beautiful Old Canadiana Cottage experience!
    Bath: 4pc.
    Bring drinking water
    1200 sq.ft.
    7 Acres
    500 feet of sandy shoreline!

    Conditions

    Sleeps: 8
    Max. occupancy: 8
    Pets Allowed: Yes
    No Smoking
    ** Friday to Friday rental **

    Features

    TV & DVD
    Microwave
    Washing machine
    Beautiful stone fireplace
    Large sunroom/screen porch
    Extra large table in sun porch that can also be used for ping pong (nets clamp onto it if desired)
    Back entrance with large windows looking out to back of lot has a breakfast bench nook- great for enjoying a coffee with the morning sun
    12 foot fiberglass row boat
    dock (14×4)
    kayak
    Campfire pit- bring own wood
    Propane BBQ
    Patio furniture

    Special

    Very Private
    8 acres!
    500 feet of sandy shallow shoreline, 100 feet out from shore it is only 4 feet deep and still sandy!
    Western exposure
    What makes this lake so unique is its clarity and colour. On a sunny day, the water is a turquoise colour – you’d think you were in the Caribbean!!

    Area

    Treed lot with natural vegetation- trails are along the shoreline
    flat open grassy area around cottage for kids to run and play
    500 feet of shallow sandy water, entry is approx. 6 inches deep & slopes to approx. 4 feet deep 100 feet out from shore, all still sandy bottom!
    Easy access
    Close to amenities, 5 min. to Buckhorn for all your needs- grocery, beer, LCBO, pizza food etc.
    good fishing -muskie & bass
    close to Six Foot Bay Golf Course
    Picturesque lake – lake is an beautiful emerald green/turquoise colour- very unique!
    1.5 hours from Toronto !!
    Very private setting

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