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FOR SALE – 40 DOE LAKE ROAD, BURKS FALLS

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40 Doe Lake Road is a beautiful waterfront property on the Magnetawan River. There is a freshly renovated main house with two additional fully winterized houses on the property. Perfect for extended family or as a rental income. The property is located just 165 miles from Toronto and is located between Huntsville and North Bay on the Magnetawan River. It …

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MAGNETAWAN RIVER – LAND FOR SALE

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A Beautiful Private Retreat On The Magnetawan River – This Property Is A Nature Lover’s Dream! Build Your Home And Enjoy The Great Outdoors Right At Your Doorstep. Just Three Parcels Available: Parcel 1: A Very Private 3.66 Acre Lot With Just Less Than 300Ft Of Frontage On The Magnetawan River. Just 3 Hours From Toronto.  Offered For Sale At …

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Grilling A Great Steak – Trade Secrets

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Because it is finally summer in Ontario cottage country and because I love a good steak, I thought I would pass along some helpful tips to preparing and (most importantly) enjoying a great steak up North at the cottage. The most important part of eating a delicious steak is buying the right cut of beef. If you end up buying …

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Who is Responsible for the Flood in Cottage Country?

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With the water from the flood in Muskoka finally gone, devastation remains. It is safe to say that damage from the flood caused millions of dollars of damage. Personal cottages and small businesses were destroyed. While it is clear that the melted snow and rain that caused the flood was a natural occurrence, some residents are saying the the flood …

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The Benefits of Owning a Cottage in an Unorganized Township

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In the Near North, unorganized townships are prevalent. Populations are small and territory is large. The area where these townships can be found is between Georgian Bay and Lake Nipissing in the District of Parry Sound. These unorganized townships have no governing bodies and are not incorporated as municipalities. The territory consists of two areas located south of the French …

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Find the Perfect Hot Tub for the Cottage

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  Submerging yourself in a bubbling hot tub and watching the sun set over the lake after an exhausting day of enjoying the outdoors sounds divine. Hot tubs can definitely add to the therapeutic nature of the cottage. They can be relaxing and rejuvenating while remaining a popular social activity. Finding the perfect hot tub for your recreational home can …

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Access to Quality Education in the Near North

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Relocating to cottage country is a huge step – especially when children are involved. If you are thinking of moving up north with your kids, check out: http://nearnorthliving.com/sellers/moving-with-children/ for some extra tips and guidelines. In rural residential areas, choice can sometimes be limited. Whether you are dealing with: real estate, grocery stores, restaurants, places of worship, doctors, toy stores – the …

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WINTER BBQ – IS IT FOR YOU?

Winter is a great time for comfort foods like stew and chilli. It is also a great time for barbecuing! Probably the last thing most people think when they gaze out of their cabin window at the snow covered landscape would be grilling something delicious on the BBQ. One of the greatest parts of living in cottage country is the …

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