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?
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
By Tim Winegard If you are in the market for a cottage property, or recently made the leap into ownership, Muskoka Tree Solutions would like to welcome you to the neighbourhood. We’d like to share a few tips for understanding the management of your new forested property, and what this means for you as you start your cottage adventure. Whether you are looking for a forested retreat or a … [Read more...] about Avoiding Tree Trouble: What To Know Before Buying A Cottage
By Brooke Madden and Hosting Expert & Luxury Rental Coordinator for Cayman Marshall, Claudia Spahr-Kaye After a year indoors, it’s no surprise that Canadians are beyond ready to get outside. Whether you’re a Bear Grylls-esque hiker, or glass of wine on the patio in your yoga pants kind of outdoorsy, all of us are craving some of that sweet, fresh summer air. Naturally, we flock to cottage … [Read more...] about Your Ultimate Guide To Cottage Entertaining in 2021
By Brooke Madden “So, what was the best part of your summer?” A traditional first-day-of-school ice breaker. Usually, the question is enthusiastically met with an activity, something like soccer games, camp, or going to the cottage. Of course, these summer staples are objectively entertaining activities. But I think why kids give these answers isn’t because of the activities themselves, but … [Read more...] about Pride Marine Group: Circling the Possibilities
By Charlie Vanderpol Many people come to Muskoka simply to relax by the lake, shop and stroll in town, and enjoy the laid-back lifestyle that comes from being in one of the most beautiful regions on the planet. But there’s so much more to this area than that. From my experience, what makes this place so special goes deeper than the usual recreational activities many cottagers love to do when … [Read more...] about Muskoka’s Best Kept Secrets