With its immense green lawn rolling gently to a sand-edged lapping lake, one is reminded of luxury estates of old – something found at the sea in the south of England, or on some southern Georgian plantation. Imagine lawn bowling, croquet, badminton, or children’s races down the middle of it. It’s that kind of lawn, that gives the promise of family gatherings and leisure.
That promise doesn’t fail, as the cottage interior is spacious with its five bedrooms, four bathrooms, as well as plenty of living space. In the living room, with its hardwood flooring and pine interior, the air conditioning helps to keep cool on those hot summer nights. In a corner of the living room is a little table perfect for card and board games. The kitchen, opening onto the dining room, features a beautiful granite island countertop and blue stained cupboards, and is fully equipped for cooking, baking and spending time with everyone.
The main dining area is open to the kitchen and living room and contains a wall of windows allowing natural light to bounce off the room and bring life and the cottage feel to the space. The dining table seats six people and is a great space for the whole family to gather and laugh at stories from the fun filled day!
Outdoors facing the water, a large deck wraps around the
house. This deck provides a great area for sitting and enjoying the scenery. On the deck is a natural gas barbecue and picnic table with umbrella offering shade. Because the deck is so large it serves as a great area for spending time with everyone while offering a lovely sunset view perfectly matched with an outdoor dinner and evening drinks.
The waterfront offers a shallow entry and walk-out several hundred feet, providing a safe area for children. The cottage is on the sandy side of Lake Couchiching which is very shallow. Lake Couchiching is 16 kilometers long, and about 5 kilometers wide; the lake is well known for its fishing in the summer as well as winter
ice fishing. The 140-foot dock is about three feet deep at the end with a ladder for easy access into the lake. The cottage’s eastern exposure provides sun for cottagers to enjoy all day long out on the dock.
Probably the very best thing about this cottage is its easy hour-and-a-half’s drive from Toronto. It’s truly a home away from home.
Couchiching Cottage is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life and enjoy a relaxing vacation in a family friendly, spacious cottage; it is perfect for groups who are looking to enjoy the cottage experience
without having to drive numerous hours north. Lake Couchiching Cottage is the perfect “close to the city” cottage experience one can find!