Ontario's Top-Rated Place To Buy A Cottage - St. Joseph's Island
Authentic 1930's Cottage On Lake Huron, 70 km. East Of Sault Ste. Marie

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Main cottage and bunkie in autumn


Main cottage bunkie and deck


Private entrance to property


Path through cedar forest guest cottage


Main cottage and some gardens


Bunkie exterior


Bunkie windows while under construction


Main cottage stone fireplace


Typical original stone walls for terracing


Guest cottage - older photo


Turtle Pond near main cottage


Guest house screen porch


Lake Huron evening from main cottage


Main cottage large sitting room


Main cottage screen porch


More stonework, resident dog and gardens

First time offered to public since 1945! Cottages on this shore rarely offered for sale.

Very private, approximately 3 acres with 355 feet of shoreline.

This property has been in the same family since 1945. Original 1930s buildings include main cottage, maid/chauffeur cottage, guest cottage built with local lumber and maple floors. Original terraced landscaping with dry stone walls and stone walkways. Recent additions include a large sleeping Bunkie connected to the main cottage by and extensive cedar deck and a large storage building. New septic system, hot water heaters, underground electricity service and metal roofs.

St. Joseph's Island and the surrounding area provide excellent boating, fishing and recreational opportunities as well as local produce, maple syrup, coffee roasters and traditional music.

This is a three season property and includes:

Main cottage is approximately 34 by 35 with maple floors, stone fireplace and, extensive windows, new cupola. Includes very large kitchen/dining/sitting area with lofted ceiling; kitchen has maple counter and farm sink. Also includes spacious 3 piece bath with large cupboards, sitting/music area, office and a large screened porch and daybed area. Insulated walls, wood stove heat. The cottage sits in the terraced landscape with gardens and overlooking the turtle pond and Lake Huron. Fabulous sunsets.

A 400 square foot sleeping Bunkie is connected to the main cottage by a very large cedar deck. Bunkie has large sleeping area, dressing area and bath with modern European shower. Double Irish marble counter and sinks from 1800s. Lofted ceiling, fan, and celestial windows. Fully insulated with electric heat.

The detached maid/chauffeur cottage has been newly converted to a spacious bedroom and an artist studio, each with own entrance; approximately 500 square feet with 3-piece bath, new plumbing, wiring, metal roof and hot water heater. This building sits a private distance from the main cottage and overlooks the extensive lawn area where deer visit in the evening.

The guest cottage is about 100 metres to the east of the other buildings, connected by the dry stone walls and driveway. It has a fantastic 40 foot screened porch, one or two bedrooms, kitchen, sitting and dining area, and a three piece bath. This building has been maintained, has recent septic, new hot water heater and metal roof and has been rewired. However it still needs work to bring the interior up to standard. Friends stay happily every summer.

In addition to the accommodation the property includes a detached workshop, woodshed, garden shed and a new 350 square foot storage building. All are solid with metal roofs.

PRICE:  $450,000

Mature cedar and maples throughout the property.

An adjoining property is for sale separately, 3.2 acres including pasture, mature cedar forest and 185 feet of shoreline. $150,000.

Contact Andy Rowe or Linda King; 803.233.3404 or andy.rowe@earthlink.net

 

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