Escape to a picture-perfect waterfront paradise at this prestigious home on the shores of Georgian Bay. This custom-built beauty boasts 2+3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in 5,600 finished square feet of living space with exceptional bed and breakfast or rental potential. Nestled amongst a peaceful woodland close to Balm Beach, enjoy summer days exploring the sandy shoreline along the water. Appreciate private beach association access and just a short drive to nearby amenities.
A surround of rustic woodland welcomes your arrival to this sprawling all-wood bungalow, beautifully designed to enhance the charm of an original 1920’s log cabin this home was built onto. Ample parking for you and your guests is available in the large 10 car driveway or double car garage. Step inside to a soothing ambiance of freshly painted light neutral tones accentuated by upgraded lighting including pot lights. Elegant designer finishes include decorative columns, California shutter window coverings and gorgeous Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring.
The chef’s dream is a stunning gourmet eat-in kitchen boasting a soaring vaulted cathedral ceiling with skylights. Admire breathtaking views over Georgian Bay through an oversized picturesque window feature. Rich maple and Brazilian cherry cabinetry with crown moulding is complemented by a ceramic tile backsplash and granite countertops. The stainless steel appliances and a gas stove top are included for a seamless arrival. Preparation and storage space are maximized with a walk-in pantry and two massive islands. Serve appetizers and beverages at the breakfast bar then sit down to a family meal looking out to a view of the water and Blue Mountain on a clear day. Steps away, french doors enclose a formal dining room with the included table and chairs for hosting holiday meals.
A double sided gas fireplace between the kitchen and family room creates a serene ambiance welcoming guests to unwind in conversation. Savour a cup of tea and sink into the pages of a good book in the 3 season sunroom overlooking the water. A 3 piece bathroom serves family and friends alike.
After a day of adventure, retire to a peaceful night’s rest in the main floor master bedroom. Wake up to the sunrise on the water while walking out onto the deck from your suite. His-and-her wardrobes will be stored in two large walk-in closets. Relax in the tranquility of a 5 piece ensuite with an oversized jet tub, separate shower and dual-sink vanity. Forced air natural gas heating with a heat recovery ventilation system and central air ensure year-round comfort.
The finished lower level is an extension on your everyday living and entertaining space. Three additional sizable bedrooms provide children a space of their own accompanied by a 3 piece bathroom to keep routines running on schedule. Gather for movie nights in the theatre room or host a game of pool in the recreation room where a gas fireplace adds soothing warmth. Step out through a sliding glass walkout to waterside relaxation on the covered patio. Hobbyists can master their craft in an unfinished workshop area.
Above the garage, a 768 square foot suite provides exceptional individual living quarters for use as a nanny suite or for older children. A sliding glass walkout off the living room opens to a private deck, perfect for enjoying a moment of quiet reflection. A gas fireplace and wall unit air conditioning offer all-season comfort. One bedroom is accompanied by a private 3 piece bathroom. The original 624 square foot log cabin has been preserved as an additional individual living space, boasting a kitchenette, perfect for use as a home office or summer retreat rental opportunity. Rustic wood finishes and a stone surround wood fireplace create a cozy atmosphere.
Retreat to a waterside oasis set in the peaceful privacy of mature trees. Enjoy summertime dining on the deck or soak up the sun on a spectacular interlock patio. Step down to the sandy beachfront to cool off with a refreshing dip in the lake. As the sun sets, unwind with a soothing soak in the 8 person hot tub. Transition smoothly with the included washer and dryer, freezer, water softener, light fixtures and gas Generac generator. Your waterfront living dreams will come true the moment you set eyes on this large family home packed with opportunity.
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