Escape out west with Sarah Richardson in her newest HGTV Canada series, Sarah’s Mountain Escape, premiering October 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. By Brooke Madden Have you ever dreamed about escaping to the mountains? Grabbing your little ones, curating the perfect playlist, and venturing out on a cross-country road trip? While the feasibility of that kind of spontaneity may seem like it only exists … [Read more...] about A Mountainous Pursuit: Sarah’s Mountain Escape
By Martha Uniacke Breen For many cottagers, their favourite room in the house is the great room. Looking out those big windows at the sun glinting off the water, hanging out with the family in the evening, or just stretching out for an afternoon nap – it’s the place we all tend to gravitate to. Tary Roossien and Meredith Parsons, principals with Cassis Design Studio, offer the following … [Read more...] about Great Rooms with Cassis Design Studio
I’ve heard the following phrase used more and more often lately to describe Muskoka: “The Hamptons of the North.” Generally speaking, I consider the comparison as a compliment (although, for those of us who call this region home, we think the Hamptons could just as accurately be called the “Muskoka of New York”). But I started thinking about this the other day, and decided it might be … [Read more...] about Is Muskoka Undervalued?
Sophisticated, Scenic, Serene By Tara MacIntosh Welcome to a most remarkable Niagara-on-the-Lake luxury home, steps from the waterfront. The new homeowners came to this location in search of a relaxing family retreat, ideal for hosting family and friends against the sensational Niagara backdrop. Elizabeth Interiors were thrilled to design the interior of this striking property. … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Interiors’ Niagara-On-The-Lake Design Dream
By DC Rutherford You've invested in your home—its aesthetic, its furnishings, even the car in the driveway—but have you brought it into the future? Smart homes allow us to control our households from anywhere, giving us a sense of comfort and security that is inherently priceless. Smart home technology allows access to your home's efficiencies and devices so you can exploit its every … [Read more...] about The Smartest of Smart Home Devices
By Meredith Parsons One project that caught my attention recently is a beautifully crafted custom cottage on Topajo Road on Lake Joseph in Muskoka. The cottage is a contemporary masterpiece designed by Sophie Clapperton Designs. Clapperton has become known for her “unique, yet timeless, designs” throughout the GTA and Muskoka, gracing homes and cottages on Lake Joseph, Lake Muskoka, Lake … [Read more...] about Muskoka Feature Listing: A Room With A View