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
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.
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